Interview: Traveler

Traveler unquestionably belong to the spearhead of the currently so enormously strong Canadian metal scene. Therefore, we are very glad to be able to present to you an interview with Matt Ries (guitar) today. Have fun reading! Hi, thank you for your time, how are you? Matt Ries: Thanks for having me man! What’s the […]

Interview: Claymorean (Part II)

Today we present to you the second part of our big interview with all band members of Claymorean. Have fun reading! (First part: Click here) Let’s start with “local history“: You are from Lazarevac. Please tell us more about your hometown. Vlad: Lazarevac is a small town in the heart of Šumadija (or Forestia in […]

Interview: Claymorean (Part I)

Already a few weeks ago Aidan and I got the promo of the new Claymorean album Eulogy for the Gods. Since we are both very enthusiastic, it is no surprise that there is now also a big, two-part interview with this very nice band from Serbia on our Epic Metal Blog. Enjoy reading! (André) It’s […]

Review: Helloween – Helloween

Release: 16.06.2021 English conclusion below Es steht wohl außer Frage, dass Helloweens selbstbetiteltes Studioalbum im Jahr 2021 mehr Aufmerksamkeit erhalten wird als jeder andere Metal-Output – vorausgesetzt, dass Iron Maiden nicht plötzlich mit einem Doppelalbum um die Ecke kommen, auf dem neben Bruce auch noch ein Paul in Bestform zu hören ist. Über die Hintergründe, […]

Playlist: Hail to the King

Just in time for the weekend, we have a new playlist for you. The motto is: Hail to the King! Enjoy listening to it. Manilla Road – Road of Kings Visigoth – The Revenant King Wytch Hazel – Mighty King Possessed Steel – Skeleton King Helloween – Robot King Manowar – Kings of Metal Omen […]

My Top 5: Uroš Kovačević (Claymorean)

As Aidan and I are big Claymorean fans, it is obvious that gradually all band members join in one of our categories. Today it’s guitarist Uroš Kovačević who shows us his five favourite albums of all time. Helloween – Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I Symphony X – V Cacophony – Speed Metal Symphony […]

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 Part II

A few days ago we published our playlist Hymns from Heaven – inspired by William J Tsami’s death. Due to the many positive reactions to this post, we are launching a second part today, in which other departed heroes of our scene are honoured. Enjoy listening! Black Sabbath – The Shining (RIP Geoff Nicholls) Scald […]

My Top 5: Giannis Vrontis (Crystal Winds)

Today, Giannis Vrontis, guitarist of Greek heavy metal band Crystal Winds, shows us his five favourite records of all time. Judas Priest – Sad Wings of Destiny Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast Accept – Restless & Wild Helloween – Keeper of the Seven Keys (Part 1) Warlord – Deliver Us

Helloween – Skyfall (Single Edit)

Release: 02.04.2021 I fell from the skySo don’t ask me whyI’m feeling so down Es ist gar nicht so einfach, sich beim neuen selbstbetitelten Helloween-Album, das am 18. Juni 2021 in den Orbit geschossen wird, einzig und allein auf die Musik zu beschränken. In zahlreichen Reviews dürfte in einigen Wochen erst einmal ein historischer Abriss […]