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 […]

Interview: Skyryder

Skyryder is undoubtedly a traditional metal band that everybody who goes for soaring twin guitars will appreciate. Honestly, I got to know them due to a positive review my colleague Aidan had written in April 2020. I’m therefore glad to present to you today an interview with Skyryder’s drummer Andrew Macknight who talked to me […]

Interview: Runemaster

Today, we may present to you an interview with Scottish heavy metal band Runemaster. In 2020, the quartet from Edinburgh released its first full-length record, called Wanderer. In my opinion, it was one of the best outputs which can be labelled as traditional metal with a lot of epic elements. If you don’t know these […]

Review: Sylent Storm – The Fire Never Dies

Released: 2020/11/27 Last year, Sylent Storm undoubtedly released one of the best traditional metal albums which far too many people haven’t checked out yet. Otherwise, The Fire Never Dies would have been included in a lot of »Best of 2020« lists. When I first looked at the cover artwork, I expected a kind of Judas […]

Interview: Matt V. Peppe (Royal Hell)

Last week the four members of Royal Hell presented to us their five favourite bands of all time. Today, vocalist Matt V. Peppe tells us a bit more about his favourite music, his band, their future plans and some other topics. Enjoy reading! Hi, Matt, thanks a lot for your time. How are you doing? […]