Interview: Gatekeeper

Exactly two years ago, on 26 January 2021, we published for the last time an interview with Jeff Black from Gatekeeper – this article was released as a part of our big Manilla Road Special. Since we always enjoy chatting with Jeff and the new Gatekeeper album From Western Shores will be out on 1 […]

Interview: Heathen Kings

With this part of the Epic Metal Blog Birthday Special, we enter Albion, the island where Aidan spent the first years of his life. There is hardly a band from there that has made such an impact on us in the past year as the Heathen Kings – both Aidan and I wrote very positive […]

Review: Gravety – Bow Down

Release: 19/11/2021 English version below Gravety ist eine Band, die dank ihres Sängers Kevin Portz bereits häufiger auf unserem Blog in Erscheinung getreten ist (Lesestoff gibt es hier). Daher entfällt an dieser Stelle die obligatorische Vorstellung. Nur so viel: Auf Album Nummer 2 mussten die Fans der Saarländer sehr, sehr lange warten: Als Into the […]

Review: Inmolador – Firmes y Dignos

Release: 11/10/2021 English version below Wer an Epic Heavy Metal denkt, hat vermutlich nicht sofort Argentinien vor Augen. Wenn ich mich nicht täusche, war das Power Metal-Quartett Sorcerer (nein, nicht die Schweden!) bis vor wenigen Tagen sogar die einzige Band aus der Heimat Diego Maradonas, die es in meine Plattensammlung geschafft hatte. Dank Inmolador gibt […]

Review: Tabernacle – Terror in Thrace

As the pandemic dominates lives worldwide, an awareness has been resurrected, an awareness almost lost in the vortex of every day live, taken for granted. I am talking about the awareness of globalisation. The world is interconnected, distance has become obsolete. Even tough globalisation has caused many problems, we can’t deny that it always has […]