Interview: Crimson Dawn
Crimson Dawn are an epic doom metal band from Italy who have been around since 2005. Their fourth studio album It Came from the Stars will be released on 28 April and is sure to be one of the genre highlights of 2023. To celebrate this event, I had the…Keep reading
An inclusive metal scene? – Part 3 – What actions contribute to make the change to an inclusive metal scene?
written by Igor Jakobsen (Dreamslain) In general, metalheads are great at signalling a stance. What bands they like and support, what genre and so on. So it’s only natural that metalheads, artists, promoters and venues committed to this work could use patches, stickers and merch to show their commitment. A…Keep reading
An inclusive metal scene? – Part 2 -A harassment-permissive ideology?
written by Igor Jakobsen (Dreamslain) The discussion panel theorised that metal’s image as “music of the underdogs” might contribute to less willingness to address problematic sides within the scene. Many seek to metal because of being marginalised in some way. But the metal scene, instead of welcoming diversity, ends up…Keep reading
An inclusive metal scene? – Part 1 – Barriers to participation
written by Igor Jakobsen (Dreamslain) What do you need to be a metalhead, to go to metal concerts or start a metal band?Not much, the interest in heavy music should be enough. And yet, the metal scene seems to be dominated by white, heterosexual, able bodied young men. I’ve already…Keep reading
“Know, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the Sons of Aryas, there was an Age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars – Nemedia, Ophir,…Keep reading
With sophisticated, epic metal, you’re of course at the right place here – so it’s only logical that we talked to the Greek newcomers from Triumpher about their very impressive debut album Storming the Walls. Singer, bassist and main songwriter Mars answered our questions. André: Thank you very much for…Keep reading
Interview: Cloud of Souls
Those who know our blog are aware that Chris Latta is one of our most loyal readers. That’s why it’s something very special for us when he releases a new album – which also differs stylistically from his other bands. We are happy that he took the time for an…Keep reading
Interview: On the Loose
It is well known that we on this blog are always delighted with well-played and passionately performed epic doom metal. Therefore, it is obvious that we are very much looking forward to the second album by the Portuguese On the Loose, who totally convinced us last year with their self-titled…Keep reading
Interview: Arkham Witch
There are bands that have a special sound that sets them apart from the pack. Arkham Witch from West Yorkshire, who have been active since 2008, undoubtedly belong to these bands. We talked to singer, bassist and – since recently – guitarist Simon, who turned out to be an extremely…Keep reading
Here we have already talked several times about our great 2023 festival kick-off in Mannheim: The Atmospheric Arts Festival could excite us all around – reason enough to speak with another band that impressed us on this evening. This time we talked to HK from the Italian act Eyelessight. André:…Keep reading
Roots Black Roots: Willie Dixon
“The blues is the roots; everything else is the fruits.“ (Willie Dixon) For us on the Epic Metal Blog, there is no question that every decent person has to speak out against racism – fortunately, the same also applies to the vast majority of our readers, who repeatedly express themselves…Keep reading
If there is a new album in the house of Claymorean soon, it is obvious that we let our Serbian friends have their say in detail. However, I spoke with Vladimir Garčević not only about the new release By This Sword We Rule: A Decade of Steel, but about many…Keep reading
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2 Kommentare zu „From Albion to Attica“
Ahoi, saubere Idee und die Umsetzung sieht auch schon richtig stark aus. Wünsche euch viel Erfolg 🙂
Moin Daniel, vielen lieben Dank!