IOTUNN Access All Worlds Metal Blade CD

What a nice surprise! When I saw the name Iotunn on Metal Blade’s e pool it meant absolutely nothing to me but the fact that Jón Aldará (singer of Hamferð and Barren Earth) is in the line up picked my interest immediately so I rushed into the album. The band is labeled on Metal archives…

THE CROWN Royal Destroyer Metal Blade

Swedish destroyers The Crown have reached the album number 10 in Royal Destroyer which is no small feat, considering the band’s rough past but they have soldiered on mercilessly and here we are. They have never been the biggest band from Sweden, not riding any wave of popularity but they have always enjoyed cult status…

EMBRACE OF SOULS Shape Your Fate

Now I am writing about my fellow mates from the same label and I have to say that I am really proud to be on the same label as Embrace of Souls. The band is a new one and a new singer of Rhapsody of Fire is the leading vocalist in the band but moreover…

BLIND GUARDIAN Studio Report Part 2

In this second part you could learn more about the next Blind Guardian album, and in the first part we have already covered first 5 songs and in this second part we will cover the rest of the songs for a brand new record which is still untitled one. One thing is for sure you…

PALADINE Entering the Abyss

After 4 years if I am correct Greek power metal band Paladine has returned once more to rock the very foundation of earth. I have to say that I follow the band since their very beginnings and their debut record was one very promising act when it was released back than in 2017, but, yet…

STELLAR TOMB Shadowtheater

As observing the southern Serbia metal scene for a very long time, I could see that therewere a lot of rises and falls on the same scene. Mostly, in the city of Nis, were bandsthat are influenced by the most iconic bands, such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Slayer,Pantera, and so on. Aside from not…

ABLAZE MY SORROW At the Graves of Giants

Hello! Among Ashes and Monoliths is already out for some time, and the first reviews and interviews are coming, so how about your first impressions? Yeah, it’s finally released. It seems like people really do enjoy the album if you look at the reviews we’ve had which feels really good. I’ve been quite busy the…

PERSUADER Curse Unbound

As a matter of fact I strongly believe that Persuader are one of the best bands around when it comes to power metal. Their style is very unique since it stronger one comparing to other softer power metal bands since they have obvious thrash or even melodic death metal moments in their style. Anyway, their…

NUMENOR Where the Battle Rages On

Hello Marko, thank you for your time taking this interview. You must be busy thisdays regarding Numenor and it’s release of the new record – Draconian Age. Firstly I must ask how are you? I’m hoping you’re doing good regarding the Covid situation. Are this hard times or easier when it comes to releasing new…