Interview: Mace’n’Chain

2023 promises to be one of the best epic metal years in a long time. Contributing to this is a newcomer who unveils his debut album, Among Ancient Pillars (No Remorse): Mace’n’Chain. With this band name, nothing can go wrong, right? Behind it is the Swede David Nilsson, who in our lively interview turns out […]

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 opportunity to talk to guitarist […]

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 good example here is Metalheads […]

Interview: Vanquisher

“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, Brythunia, Hyperborea, Zamora with its […]

Interview: Triumpher

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 taking the time for us. […]

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 interview. Have fun reading! And check […]

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 debut. We talked to band […]

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 interesting interviewee. Those who like […]