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…

FALCONER From a Dying Ember

Although the year 2020 turned out to be horrible due to raging COVID-19 pandemic we are all sick of by now, there are some cool things happening in the metal world to ease our pain while being away from gigs, festivals and all our favorite activities. One of those things is for sure the return…

ENSIFERUM Thalassic

I am sorry to tell you that Serbia is facing another huge wave of covid-19 infection but on the other hand we have to turn to things we love… and what is better thing to keep us through this chaos and give us strength than our beloved metal? Finnish sword bearers Ensiferum are here with…

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…

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Verminous

In the midst of destruction of everything around us due to damn virus, it is good to see that some things are not changing. Case in point – 9th studio album of USA death mongers The Black Dahlia Murder! This band is not known for reinventing the wheel but one album after another they are…

CIRITH UNGOL Forever Black

After 3 decades of waiting we are having finally a chance to listen some brand new material from Cirith Ungol. Many things has changed during last 3 decades not only in heavy metal, but in many other musical styles, but what’s has happened with Cirith Ungol? More or less, when it comes to their style…