Playlist: Favourite Riffs (Readers‘ Choice)

This weekend we asked our Facebook users for their favorite guitar riffs. We have now selected 20 of them for our playlist. We hope you enjoy listening to it! Heir Apparent – Tear Down The Walls Savatage – Power of the Night Crimson Glory – Heart of Steel Manilla Road – The Veils of Negative […]

Interview: Reinforcer

Dass wir in Deutschland seit einigen Jahren eine äußerst vitale Underground-Metalszene erleben, steht außer Frage. Eine Band, die man spätestens seit ihrer ersten LP Prince of the Tribes zu den Nachwuchshoffnungen zählen darf, ist Reinforcer. Das Power/Heavy Metal-Quintett aus Ostwestfalen ist nicht zuletzt wegen seiner Lyrics, in denen sich fast alles um historische Themen dreht, […]

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 […]

PLAYLIST: EPIC 70s PART II (READERS‘ CHOICE)

A while ago we asked our Facebook and Instagram readers which songs from the 70s they consider particularly epic. Since there was a lot of feedback, we decided to make two lists. Here is No. 2 – have fun listening! Rush – 2112 Legend – The Destroyer Chris de Burgh – Crusader Wishbone Ash – The King Will Come […]

My Top 5: Jonathan “Sealey“ Seale (Iron Void)

Jonathan “Sealey“ Seale can already be called a permanent guest on the Epic Metal Blog. Last year, my colleague Aidan interviewed his doom metal band Iron Void. A few months later, he answered my questions as part of our big Manilla Road Special. Today, the British bassist/vocalist introduces us to his five favourite albums of […]

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

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: Angel Martyr – Nothing Louder Than Silence

Release: 2021/02/26 Während sich heutzutage die populäre Musik und der Mainstream dadurch auszeichnen, dass man schnell möglichst viel konsumieren kann, ohne sich groß mit der Materie auseinanderzusetzen, ist dies in so leidenschaftlichen Subgenres wie dem Epic Metal grundsätzlich anders. Man versucht neue Welten zu schaffen, Geschichten zu erzählen, auf den Kern seiner Gedanken und Emotionen […]

Review: Sandstorm – Desert Warrior

Release: 2021/02/26 Der NWOTHM haben wir es zu verdanken, dass immer mehr junge Bands hervorkommen, die den Sound von Legenden der 80er aufleben lassen. Hierbei hat sich besonders Kanada als Juwelenmine erwiesen, so tauchen doch jedes Jahr aufregende neue Bands auf unserem Radar auf, die es schaffen, sich einen Namen zu machen, der auch noch […]