ETERNAL CHAMPION Ravening Iron

Ravening Iron is the second full-length coming from Eternal Champion. EC is definitely among the leading bands nowadays when it comes to US scene. They have one very unique style of playing and performing although it reflects the scene like 40 years ago. With Ravening Iron they are about to establish themselves as one of…

MORK GRYNING The Return with Fire

I can recall that 20 years from now, somewhere during a time when Maelstrom Chaos was released I have done one interview with Mork Gryning for my Hornburg fanzine at that time, but yet it was a long time ago. Now, after almost two decades its time to return fire and we have a brand…

Blind Guardian (Studio Report)

We always change the way that we are working on production a little bit. It’s not gigantic steps in comparison with Beyond the Red Mirror or At the Edge of Time, but the way we are approaching an album with regard to song writing and pre production is always different. For this album we decided to after finishing the song writing to…

BLIND GUARDIAN Interview Part II

During February we have visited Twilight Hall Studio where magic happens so to say. During the paying of a visits to Hansi Kursch and co. we have done several video live-interviews and this is the second part from this interview session where Hansi and I speak about different influences on Blind Guardian poetry and music…

PARADISE LOST Darker Thoughts

PARADISE LOST have just issued their brand new effort obsidian and I have to admit that somehow the band has become more popular during last few years. it seems that nobody has a clue how did it happened but Paradise Lost is quite popular know perhaps like never before. Obsidian is definitely more coherent record…

SORCERER The Hammer of the Witches

Swedish doomsters Sorcerer are continuing their winning streak of albums with their 3rd full length Lamenting Of The Innocent which is about to be released in a couple of days. Their singer Anders Engberg was our guest for this conversation… Greetings Sorcerer and welcome to the pages of Metal Sound! How are you guys doing…

CIRITH UNGOL Legions Arise!

CIRITH UNGOL has just made mighty and marvelous return with their latest full-length Forever Black. There’s no questions or any  doubt about this one: its one of the best records that I have lately check out and I have to say it one of the best records, or the most mature one, when it comes…

AND OCEANS The Dissolution of Mind and Matter

Melodic black metal was very big subgenre back in nineties, and one of the bands that spearheaded it back in the day was Finnish troop weirdly titled …and Oceans. Later in their career, the band had somewhat tumultuous development (with name change) but in 2017 …and Oceans moniker came back and they decided to go…

CARACH ANGREN Der Vampir von Nurnberg (studio report)

CARACH ANGREN is one of my favorite newer bands when it comes to last ten or even more years. I have been following their career since their early beginning with their absolute great debut Lammendam. They are just about to release their 6th full-length so it was a time to have a chat with Clemens…

BLAZE OF PERDITION The Grand Harrowing

Polish black metallers Blaze of Perdition have just released their debut album for mighty Metal Blade, this opus entitled The Harrowing Of Hearts represents another step in their ever moving evolution. Their singer Sonneillon is here to tell us all we needed to know about it… Greetings Sonneillon and welcome to the pages of Metal…