Tag: German metal

Jan 27

Steffen Kummerer of Thulcandra talked to us about the new album Ascension Lost

Since 2003 Thulcandra has delivered a specially aged brew of death metal, a style that was lost in time, and now has return to brings us back to where everything started. Thulcandra‘s music was molded with the style that made Dissection ruled the 90’s, and that forged the traditional Swedish death metal sound.  Use Facebook to …

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Jan 20

Thulcandra – Ascension Lost (2015)

Once again the heir of Dissection in the 21st century have delivered a dark and majestic rendition of pure death & black metal goodness on Ascension Lost their new studio album, Since 2003 Thulcandra has forged their music following the line left by Dissection back in the 90’s, if you liked Under A Frozen Sun (2011) …

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Jan 16

Sebastian ‘Seeb’ Levermann of Orden Ogan discussed with us the new album Ravenhead

Orden Ogan is a promising german band that it seems to be carrying the torch of power metal in the 21st century, their musical style is often compared to Blind Guardian and Running wild, even though that the band’s sound its different as they have mastered the used of elements from folk, progressive and even …

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Jan 12

Blind Guardian – Beyond The Red Mirror (2015)

THE GUARDIAN HAS RETURN…This is really a motive of celebration, after almost 5 years without a new release Blind Guardian returns with a new studio album titled, Beyond The Red Mirror. There is something special about listening to new material from these teutonic icons of power metal, It feels almost like you are renewing your power …

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Dec 02

Lyriel – Skin and Bones (2014)

After 10 years of musical career and 6 albums under their belt. German folk/symphonic metallers Lyriel returned a new album titled Skin And Bones, The album reflects not only the maturity and artistic development of Lyriel, but shows a more melodic side of them, which was not present on their latest album Leverage (2012).  Use …

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Nov 25

Mille Petrozza of Kreator talked to us about touring North & South America on a single year, and what is next for 2015.

Kreator‘s live performances are quite amazing, not only they deliver a hell of a show, but the charisma of Mille Petrozza on stage is impressive. While you see a frontman greeting the crowd, and telling tour stories, or telling jokes while on stage, Mille‘s style is quite different, he incite, provoke and dare the crowd …

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Aug 11

Accept – Blind Rage (2014)

The third chapter on the new age of Accept will be released on August 19th (USA) August 15th (Europe) under the name of Blind Rage. After their return in 2010 with Blood Of The Nations, and the following up release Stalingrad (2012), the band releases this year and album that could be considered as ‘One …

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Jun 27

Chris Boltendahl of Grave Digger talked about Return Of The Reaper

Teutonic heavy metal legends, Grave Digger returns with a new album titled Return Of The Reaper. The record presents itself as a no conceptual album, after many years of working with different concepts and narrating different stories. Grave Digger releases an album full of individual stories, heavy riffs, and with a fresh approach to heavy metal.  Use Facebook to …

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Jun 20

Tankard – R.I.B (2014)

Since the late 80’s German thrash metal had broken apart from the traditional format developed by the Bay Area movement (Metallica, Testament, Death Angel, Exodus, etc). The German response has been always darker and in some cases heavier, and albums like Agent Orange by Sodom, Extreme Aggression by Kreator and Chemical Invasion by Tankard are some …

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May 31

Marco Wriedt of 21 Octayne checked in with The Age Of Metal

21 Octayne was formed officially in 2010, but it was in 2008 that Alex Landerburg (Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody) & Marco Wriedt (Axxis) discovered that they were destined to create music together in a band of their own, after adding Hagen Grohe (The Joe Perry Project) & Andrew “The Bullet” Lauer (Paul Gilbert) to the line up, …

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May 20

Randy Black of Primal Fear checked in with The Age Of Metal

Primal Fear is one of those rare heavy metal bands that once you get to see live, their performance will get stuck in your mind forever, their show, and Ralf Scheepers‘s vocal range are things quite difficult to forget. In fact the last time I saw them was 4 years ago (which is a long …

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