Tag: German metal

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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Jul 03

Falk Maria & Matthew of Powerwolf discussed Blessed & Possessed

After reaching success with their latest album Preachers Of The Night, the German wolfpack known as Powerwolf has returned with a new album titled, Blessed And Possessed, The band’s success on combining thunderous heavy metal music with a dark imaginary of religious icons, plus adding the unique voice of Attila Dorn had them tour Europe …

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Jun 08

Michael Weikath of Helloween discussed My God Given Right, and the band’s 30th year anniversary

After reaching an astonishing 30 year music career, and be referenced as one of the creators of power metal, German metal pioneers Helloween, continuing producing interesting music. They recently released their 15th studio album titled, My God Given Right. An album that takes us back to their early sound, back to where everything started, back to …

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Apr 28

Michael Kiske & Amanda Somerville discussed the new Kiske/Somerville album, City Of Heroes

Kiske/Somerville it’s a studio project that saw that light of day in 2010 with their début self-titled album Kiske/Somerville. This project involves Michael Kiske (Unisonic, ex-Helloween) and Amanda Somerville (Trillium, Avantasia, Rock Meets Classic). These two powerful voices have united their talents again this year, and have delivered a new album titled City of Heroes. …

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Mar 09

Udo Dirkschneider discussed the new U.D.O album Decadent & hints North American tour 2015

Udo Dirkschneider is a name that doesn’t need an introduction, after fronting Accept in the 80’s and making a name for himself on his own band U.D.O Mr.Dirkschneider, returns in 2015 with a new U.D.O album titled, Decadent, their 15th studio album. That along is a long run for a band that has been around since 1987.  Use …

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Feb 25

Sebastian “Sebi” Swart of Morgoth checked in with The Age Of Metal

Morgoth is one of the few bands that started playing death metal when the genre was on its early stages, they begun their work in Germany in 1988, after being one of the first bands signed by Century Media Records. Morgoth‘s greatest achievements are reflected within their albums Curse (1991) and Odium (1993) both records …

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Feb 11

Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian discusses Beyond The Red Mirror

Where to beginning to describe how great is the new Blind Guardian album, the first words that come to mind might be epic or fantastic, but those are fairly enough to define what this band had created with Beyond The Red Mirror. One of the things about Blind Guardian‘s new album is not only how great …

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Feb 06

Panzer – Send Them All to Hell (2014)

Panzer - Send Them All to Hell

Panzer was born as a side project of three of the most influential heavy-thrash metal musicians: Schmier (Destruction), Stefan Schwarzmann and Herman Frank (ex-Accept) who announced the big news to the heavy metal scene. This metal trio cannot be properly called as “superband”, but its debut album honours their talent and skills. Send Them All to Hell is a well …

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