Tag: Gothic Metal

Oct 07

Charlotte Wessels of Delain talked about the North American tour & The Human Contradiction

Dutch band Delain had raised to stardom in North America since their début tour last year as supporting act for Kamelot, fast-forwarding a year later, they are at it again, this time supporting Finnish metal legends Sonata Arctica, along to fellow label mates Xandria. A bill that caters the lovers of fast riffs, sing along …

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Oct 06

The Dragon Conversation: An Interview With Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation

Within Temptation has been a huge inspiration for many bands out there, as their music pioneers the symphonic metal genre, and the band itself is the love of many people that is fond of that genre and lifestyle. Last time they toured the west coast of the United States was back in 2008. Now they have returned to …

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Jul 02

Amberian Dawn – Magic Forest (2014)

After releasing a re-recorded selection of the best songs from their previous musical work with the voice of their new singer, Capri Paivi, last year. This 2014 Amberian Dawn returns with a new album titled, Magic Forest. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 16

Capri of Amberian Dawn talked about Magic Forest with The Age Of Metal

Bringing a different approach to what Amberian Dawn has done in the past, in 2014 the band returns with a new album called Magic Forest. But this is not the only thing new for Amberian Dawn, this album is also their first containing original material interpreted by their new vocalist, Päivi Capri Selo. Last year, the band …

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May 05

Unfolding The Wild Card – A Conversation With Floor Jansen Of ReVamp

Unless you were living under a rock during the last two years, by now you should know about ReVamp, as the band of Nightwish’s new vocalist Floor Jansen (ex-After Forever). The band was created in 2010 and released their self-titled début album the same year, in 2013 ReVamp released their second album Wild Card, and toured …

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Apr 03

Delain – The Human Contradiction (2014)

Once again Delain challenged and shocked the very foundations of gothic metal with the heaviest record they have ever done since their début album, Lucidity (2005). If We Are The Others (2012) was their melodic peak, The Human Contradiction is without a doubt their consolidation as one of the heaviest bands within the genre.  Use Facebook to …

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Mar 31

Cristina Scabbia & Andrea Ferro of Lacuna Coil discussed Broken Crown Halo

Broken Crown Halo is the name of the new Lacuna Coil album that will be released upon the world this April 1st 2014. Currently the band is on a headlining tour promoting the album in the United States. Yesterday we had the opportunity to hear some of that new material live at the Marquee Theater, in …

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Mar 27

Lacuna Coil – Broken Crown Halo (2014)

Dark, dense, & full of sweet melodies. That is how I can describe the new Lacuna Coil album, Broken Crown Halo. This album follows the successful path that Dark Adrenaline created a couple of years back, and takes the band a step further on their dark melodic journey.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Feb 07

Fernando Ribeiro of Moonspell talked with The Age Of metal

During the last 20 years, Moonspell has become one of the most important, and one of the bands pioneers of the gothic metal genre. From the release of their first album Wolfheart all the way to their latest double album Alpha Noir/Omega White, they had transformed the landscape of gothic metal, and along with bands like Typo O Negative, and Paradise Lost, they …

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Dec 18

Insatia – Asylum Denied (2013)

Insatia‘s new album Asylum Denied was released a couple of weeks ago in Itunes without any label, sponsorship or the already overused IndieGoGo. This Canadian/American trio unleashed a pretty good album that is worth the attention and support of gothic metal fans in the US. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Sep 28

Charlotte Wessels of Delain checked in with The Age Of Metal

I heard about Delain from the first time at a Nightwish concert back in 2007, during a conversation with an old friend, after research them and order a copy of their debut album Lucidity, they blew my mind, as by that time the project was more like the pilot for a super group. Use Facebook to …

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