NAGLFAR announce new album “Cerecloth” out May 8th, 2020

t has been a long eight year stretch between releases for Umeå, Sweden’s black metal nihilists NAGLFAR, but despite the eight year wait, the band hasn’t been resting on their laurels. Like any slumbering beast, NAGLFAR have returned from their respite ferocious and hungry with their seventh full length album “Cerecloth” which is due for…

TULUS Pest from the Past

Tulus is one of those bands that comes from Norway and they were found some 30 years ago. They have been more prominent during 90s and during that time of period they have released three quite good record, but yet later they have changed their style (not so much, but it was very common for…

BLAZE OF PERDITION The Harrowing Of Hearts

Here we have the 5th full length of Polish black metal spearheads Blaze of Perdition (their first for mighty Metal Blade) and while they made themselves well known in the underground with series of albums, EPs and splits The Harrowing Of Hearts is point in their career where I feel the band is going way…

GOD DETHRONED Illuminati

Dutch premiere blasphemers God Dethroned are back with their 11th studio album entitled Illuminati which shows that they are firmly back with full force. We all know that the band was on hiatus for a couple of years, but then 2017’s World Ablaze marked their return and now Illuminati is here to prove that they…

MORTIIS Spirit of Rebellion

The lord of dungeon synth has returned stronger than ever before (or we hope so!) Well, this was the best way to start a new year. Spirit of Rebellion is actually remaking of some of older (ancient) Mortiis’ material recording back in 1993-1994. Anyway, it was very good back than, and this remake is even…

MIDNIGHT Rebirth by Blasphemy

Here we have the 4th full length of Midnight, the name basically led by one and only hooded demon Athenar, and the only thing that has changed in his world is the new label. Everything else is basically just the same good old sleazy Midnight people grew to love years ago so if you are…

RAGE Wings of Rage

If you are at least a bit serious listener of melodic metal forms you know the story behind this troop so I do not need to waste many words about German institution Rage led by indestructible Peavy Wagner. Led by this man and his various line ups, this band has survived decades of various musical…

Metal Days 2019 Report

It was one of the better festivals during 2019. And, actually, the entire festival tour has started with this one. In a moment when I am writing this review we even do not know if MD will continue to exist in the same form and at the same place, but none the less, I will…

Schlamm, Regen und Heavy Metal bis zum Morgengrauen

Wacken ist ein kleines Dorf mit nur 2.000 Einwohnern, mit einer Kirche, wenigen Kneipen, mit wenigen Straßen, einem größeren Markt und einem kleinen Friedhof und, ich denke, ist das alles. Im Wesentlichen das ist ein ruhiges Dort, aber jedes Jahr, gibt es, in der ersten Augustwoche in Wacken ein großes Music Festival. Die nächste Stadt…