Review: Ash of Ashes – Traces

Release: 13/05/2022 There is no question that man will eventually perish from his hubris. The conviction that we can tame nature and exploit it as we please will inevitably lead to our downfall. Compared to the splendour of our planet, we are nothing, whose existence will be long forgotten when the earth continues to turn […]

Interview: Skaldir (Ash of Ashes) – Part II

Today I am pleased to present the second part of my Zoom interview with Skaldir from Ash of Ashes. If you haven’t read the first part yet, you can find it here. André: A defining element in your sound are the very melodic, dreamy guitars. Which musicians have inspired you the most in this respect? […]

Interview: Skaldir (Ash of Ashes) – Part I

This Friday brings the release of Traces, one of those albums that I’ve already played a lot in the last few weeks. Ash of Ashes have already secured a spot on one of the first positions in my Best of 2022 list. I am especially glad that I had the opportunity to do an in-depth […]

Classic Review: Hel – Das Atmen der Erde

Release: 07/04/2012 English version below Herrscher, Gebieter der MaschinenAllein Eure Sterblichkeit steht Euch im WegeUnd doch wird das Atmen der ErdeEure Gebeine verwehen Es gibt Alben, bei denen weiß man schon nach wenigen Sekunden, dass man sie sein ganzes Leben lang lieben wird. So erging es mir bei Hels Das Atmen der Erde, das vor […]