Best of 2022: Festivals & Concerts

Today we would like to share with you our first Best of 2022 list. We start with our best live moments – more precisely with our 3 favourite festivals of the year and our 3 favourite concerts (We cheated a bit here, sorry). Basically, it is almost impossible to make a selection, because we have […]

Interview: Thy Listless Heart

Epic, atmospheric doom metal is the music that usually reaches me the most emotionally. So it should come as no surprise that Thy Listless Heart strike a chord with me with Pilgrims On The Path Of No Return. I am therefore particularly pleased to present to you today an interview with Simon Bibby, the creative […]

Review: Antyra – Poiema

Written by Mario Wolski, translation by Epic Metal Blog. The German original was published by our colleagues from Saitenkult. We thank them for allowing us to use the text for our blog. Release: 29/04/2022 When the chronicler raises the word, his voice trembles with zeal, the old look up from the jug, the waverer takes […]

RHF 2022 (III): Sulphur Demons at Midnight

Text: André, Pics & videos: Aidan On the last day of the Rock Hard Festival, there were three highlights on the bill for me: Sulphur Aeon, Night Demon and Midnight. A good portion of underground, I’m always up for that! Even though my legs were still quite heavy after the exhausting Saturday, I was already […]

RHF 2022 (II): Heed to the Atlantean Kodex

Text: André, Pics & videos: Aidan After we reported yesterday on the phenomenal Blind Guardian old school set at the Rock Hard Festival 2022, today we would like to take a closer look at the second day of the festival. It all started for us with the Villagers of Ioannina City, who I only knew […]

RHF 2022 (I): Blind Guardian is love

We are followingThe will of the oneThrough the dark ageAnd into the storm Since 1958, Gelsenkirchen’s leading football club has been waiting for a championship in the 1st Bundesliga – the last time they won the title, Konrad Adenauer still resided in the Bundeskanzleramt, and that was located in Bonn. Fortunately, the metal fans in […]

Playlist: German Gems

Today we present you a playlist containing ten of the most magnificent, epic songs that have been released by German bands in recent years. We hope you enjoy listening to them! 1. Lunar Shadow – Hadrian Carrying Stones 2. Cross Vault – Gods Left Unsung 3. Thronehammer – A Fading King 4. Old Mother Hell […]

Manilla Road Special (36): Andrew Halliday (Culloden)

In the 36th part of our Manilla Road Special, Andrew Halliday, singer and bassist of the English heavy metal band Culloden, has his say. We hope you enjoy the read. André: Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? Andrew: For my own music I can’t cite them as […]