Interview: Black Messiah

Vor einer Woche schrieben wir bereits, dass uns Black Messiah auf dem Wolfszeit Festival 2022 sehr gut gefallen haben. Kurz nach unserem Ausflug nach Thüringen stand fest: Mit Bandgründer Zagan, als einziges Mitglied seit 1992 an Bord, möchten wir uns unbedingt für den Epic Metal Blog unterhalten. Herausgekommen ist ein sehr lebendiges Zoom-Gespräch, das wir […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

My Top 5: Vladimir Garčević (Claymorean)

Today, the focus is once again on one of our regular guests: Vladimir Garčević from Serbian heavy metal band Claymorean presents to us his five favourite albums of all time. Virgin Steele – Invictus Manilla Road – The Deluge Running Wild – Death or Glory Iron Maiden – Seventh Son of a Seventh Son King […]

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: Rhett Davis (Stygian Crown)

With their self-titled debut Stygian Crown released one of the best doom metal records of 2020 – no doubt about it. That’s why my colleague Tim (Mr. Metalsson) and I gave this amazing quintet from Los Angeles a spot on our Top 15 newcomers list which we published yesterday. As you can imagine, we’re really […]

Review: Midnight Priest – Aggressive Hauntings

von Mr. Metalsson Release: 2019 Metal on Metal Records; 2020/21 Dying Victims Productions. Line-up: Lex Thunder (Vox), Iron Fist (Gitarren), Steel Bringer (Gitarren), Joe Dalton – inzwischen nicht mehr Teil der Band (Bass) & Alex „War Tank“ (Drums) Liebe Freunde, ich muss ja zugeben, ich blicke bei der Vielzahl an Bands, die “Midnight” im Namen […]