Our Top 10 Albums of 2022 (First Half)

Today we present you our favourite albums from the first half of the current year. Aidan: 1. Véhémence – Ordalies 2. Fer de Lance – The Hyperborean 3. Ash of Ashes – Traces 4. Vanaheim – Een verloren verhaal 5. Aara – Triade II: Hemera 6. Iron Griffin – Storm of Magic 7. Mamorlis – […]

Gravety: Best of 2021 (Albums – Top 3)

Gravety have produced one of the greatest epic heavy metal highlights of the past year with Bow Down. Reason enough to ask the guys which albums they themselves found particularly awesome in 2021. A little spoiler: Next week we will have an interview with the band, in which we will deal with Bow Down in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]