Tag Archive: German metal

Feb 20

Kreator – Gods of Violence (2017)

So our favorite German thrash heroes are at it again. After fourteen albums you’d suspect that maybe Kreator might be risking reaching their “shelf life” and going stale like a few others who need not be named, but this album puts that fear to rest. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jan 09

Mille Petrozza of Kreator discussed the new album Gods of Violence.

After the success of their latest album Phantom Antichrist (2012), Kreator returns with Gods of Violence, a new album full of thrash metal anthems that will definitely make your heads spin at their upcoming shows when they return to North America this March/April as they are headlining the Decibel Magazine tour 2017.  Use Facebook to Comment …

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Jan 02

Wolf Hoffman of Accept on the new Restless & Live album

Teutonic speed metal legends Accept are about to released their most recent live album titled Restless & Live, is a full multi-camera insight into the band’s live performance at the German Bang Your Head festival in 2015. This new DVD/double CD features the entire festival performance, which translates into 18 powerful and iconic songs from Accept.  …

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Nov 28

Chris Bay of Freedom Call discussed Master Of Light and ProgPower USA XVII

German power metal band Freedom Call just released their 9th studio album titled Master Of Light. The album is a 12 track rollercoaster ride of the most exquisite and honest power metal material that you will get to listen this year. Power metal is, in theory, one of the most underrated genres out there, often …

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Jul 25

Maik Weichert of Heaven Shall Burn talks about The Wanderer at Hellfest

Heaven Shall Burn is one of the most noticeable bands in the metalcore scene since their formation almost 20 years ago they have shaped their own sound along with laying the foundations for the global sound of metalcore. Heaven Shall Burn last album VETO was an example of how heavily and aggressive this band could …

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Mar 15

Sodom discussed with us new music, playing in the US and 70000 Tons Of Metal

It’s a shame that a legendary band like Sodom doesn’t get to make it here to the United States. But after seeing them on the 70000 Tons of Metal cruise I have to say they were one of the best bands I saw. For over thirty years now this band hasn’t stayed quiet. They have …

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Jan 04

Mem V Stein of Exumer discussed The Raging Tides

Exumer is a classic German thrash metal band that was formed in 1985 then disbanded in 1991, they got back together in 2008 and came back to the metal scene with a powerful album called Fire And Damnation in 2012. Since then they have been toured North America, Europe, and South America.  Use Facebook to …

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Nov 30

Hansi Kürsch & Frederik Ehmke of Blind Guardian discussed touring & Beyond The Red Mirror

The name Blind Guardian does not only describe one of the forefathers of German power metal, but a whole institution within the genre, this band have written the most incredible power metal anthems in history (Valhalla, The Bard Song, Mirror, Mirror), and they still going strong to this day. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Nov 25

Chris Boltendahl of Grave Digger discussed touring North America

With 35 years of experience and more than 18 albums under their belt, Grave Digger is one of the most influential and yet one of the most underrated heavy metal bands out there. Their career started in Germany at the time that bands like Running Wild, Rage & Helloween were opening the path of heavy …

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Sep 14

Leaves Eyes – King Of Kings (2015)

Leaves Eyes keeps refining their sound and delivering not only heavy melodies, but lyrically and visually they reinforce the image of what symphonic folk metal should sound and look like, a lot of classical arrangements, heavy riffs, storytelling lyrics that bring historical events back to life that extend our enlightenment about the norse culture. Use Facebook …

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Aug 05

Dianne van Giersbergen of Xandria discussed the new EP Fire & Ashes

After releasing the album début with new singer Dianne van Giersbergen last year, Xandria is releasing a new EP titled Fire & Ashes. With only 7 tracks on it (3 new songs, 2 re-recording classics, and 2 covers) it gives us an insight into Xandria’s developing sound, and how they are adjusting their past to this new era …

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