Best of 2021: Songs (Top 15)

In the last post of the ending year we present you our favorite songs. With this you also have a perfect playlist for your New Year’s Eve party (25 songs, 2 h 32 m) – you know, service is very important to us. 😉 A note from André: Aidan will publish a commented list with […]

Best of 2021: Albums (40-21)

We are approaching the climax of our Best of series. Today we present you the first part of our Top 40 lists in the category “Album“. Every record you find in this list gets an unrestricted buy recommendation from us, of course. In our opinion 2021 was a strong metal year – that’s why many […]

Review: Lynx – Watcher of Skies

Release: 26/11/2021 English version below Ich mag Luchse. Das sind einfach wunderschöne Tiere, die ja auch glücklicherweise in unseren Wäldern wieder häufiger in freier Wildbahn leben. Zwar sind es immer noch zu wenige dieser Wildkatzen, aber im Monitoringjahr 19/20 waren es laut des Bundesamts für Naturschutz 194 Individuen in Deutschland, mit steigender Tendenz. Ob die […]

Best of 2021: EPs

Today we present you our third “Best of 2021 list“: This time we focus on EPs. Admittedly, not so many EPs have been released this year that could really thrill us. Therefore we limit ourselves to a sixpack. But every record that shows up here is REALLY awesome! Aidan’s Sixpack 1. Knight’s Oath – s/t […]

Sarah’s Sanctified Sacralities

(Firsty, I dearly apologise for the title, but the alliteration simply had to be fulfilled.) It’s Christmas time again and also time to spread a little kindness. Therefore, I out of hand decided to write a little appreciation article about one of the most important people in our scene: Sarah Vincent. It was at the […]

Best of 2021: Newcomers

Like last year, we are presenting a list of “newcomers“. We discussed for a long time which bands could be given this label in 2021. Besides the quality factor, the “surprise factor“ is especially important to us. Bands that appear on the scene out of nowhere are therefore particularly interesting for us in this context. […]

Interview: Epic Metal Night (25/02/2022)

English version below Ansgar, grüß dich. Die meisten unserer Leser kennen dich als Gitarristen von Midnight Force und auch als Epic Metal Blog-Autor. Darüber hinaus organisierst du mit From Beyond Events Konzerte. Wie kam es dazu und seit wann machst du das?  Ansgar Burke: Von 2011 bis 2019 habe ich in Glasgow, Schottland, gelebt. Ich […]

Best of 2021: Gigs

As the year draws to a close, there are lists again on the Epic Metal Blog. This time Aidan and I start with the topic “Gigs“ – each of us highlights six gigs that particularly excited us in the past year. Fortunately, there were some really great live experiences, as you could already read on […]

Crom – Into the Glory Land

Release: 03/12/2021 English version below Fast auf den Tag genau vier Jahre nach dem großartigen letzten Album When Northmen Die melden sich Crom mit der EP Into the Glory Land zurück (ihr glaubt gar nicht, wie oft ich Into Glory Ride geschrieben habe…). Wer auf erhabene, epische Klänge steht, die nicht zuletzt das musikalische Erbe […]