BATHORY Tournament 2021 (5)

We would like to thank you for your lively participation in the Group D matches. Here are the results (in %): 10: Under the Sign of the Black Mark vs. Requiem 95:5 11: Under the Sign of the Black Mark vs. The Return… 69:31 12: The Return…  vs. Requiem 90:10 Qualified for the next round: Under […]

BATHORY Tournament 2021 (4)

We would like to thank you for your lively participation in the Group C matches. Here are the results (in %): 07: Twilight of the Gods vs. Blood on Ice 67:33 08: Twilight of the Gods vs. Nordland I 72:28 09: Nordland I vs. Blood on Ice 25:75 Qualified for the 2nd round: Twilight of […]

BATHORY Tournament 2021 (3)

We would like to thank you for your lively participation in the Group B matches. Here are the results (in %): 04: Hammerheart vs. Nordland II 91:9 05: Hammerheart vs. Blood Fire Death 60:40 06: Blood Fire Death vs. Nordland II 79:21 Qualified for the 2nd round: Hammerheart, Blood Fire Death Today we continue with […]

BATHORY Tournament 2021 (2)

We would like to thank you for your lively participation in the Group A matches. Here are the results (in %): 01: Bathory vs. Destroyer of Worlds 90:10 02: Bathory vs. Octagon 93:7 03: Octagon vs. Destroyer of Worlds 23:77 Qualified for the 2nd round: Bathory, Destroyer of Worlds Today we continue with, you guessed […]

BATHORY Tournament 2021

It’s time to start a new Epic Metal Blog tournament. You all know it: We like playlists and games in equal measure. This time, we’re not focusing on the greatest epic metal bands of all time in a general sense, but on Bathory’s discography. From today on you can choose your favourite records that Quorthon […]

My Top 5: Gordon Overkill (Atom Smasher)

During our interview with Gordon Overkill from Atom Smasher we also talked about his favourite albums. Here is his selection: 1. Manowar – Into Glory Ride 2. Bathory – Blood on Ice 3. Cirith Ungol – King of the Dead 4. Slough Feg – Traveller 5. Candlemass – Epicus Doomicus Metallicus

Interview: Atom Smasher

Atom Smasher zählt zu den Bands, die Aidan und ich ohne jegliche Einschränkung großartig und zu 100% Epic Metal Blog-kompatibel finden, nachzulesen auch in meinem Review der Debüt-EP The Age of Ice (2020) sowie auf unseren Newcomer– und EP-Bestenlisten aus dem zurückliegenden Jahr. So war es nur eine Frage der Zeit, bis wir das Duo […]

Playlist: Hymns from Heaven

On the occasion of the death of William J Tsamis, we are launching a playlist that honours him and many other heroes who left this world far too early. You are unforgotten! Warlord – Deliver us from Evil (RIP William J Tsamis) Vicious Rumors – Out of the Shadows (RIP Carl Albert) Omen – In […]

My Top 5: Evgeny Gromovoy (Adamantis)

Today, Evgeny Gromovoy, drummer of US American power metal band Adamantis, presents to us his five favourite albums of all time. These are the 5 albums that influenced me the most: Judas Priest – Defenders of the Faith Blind Guardian – Imaginations from the Other Side Aria – Hero of Asphalt Bathory – Twilight of […]

Review: Gladius Dei – The King is Dead (EP)

Release: 23.04.2021 Es ist nicht lange her, dass Chris Blackwood der Öffentlichkeit das Debütalbum/-demo Long Gone Ghost seines Projektes Gladius Dei präsentierte und damit in unserer Crew, vor allem bei meinem geschätzten Kollegen Blaze Breeg und mir, großen Anklang fand. Düstere Atmosphären, berührende Melodien, eine Menge Leidenschaft sowie eine riesige Portion des in unserem Genre […]