Manilla Road Special (28): Luis Thor (Interceptor)

Good Friday is a perfect day to talk about legends. That’s why Luis Thor from Argentine heavy metal band Interceptor honours Manilla Road and Mark Shelton for our blog. Enjoy reading. Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiraton for your music? Luis Thor: Absolutely. They were not only pioneers but also […]

Manilla Road Special (27): Mark Nicholson (Illegal Bodies)

Today, Mark Nicholson from Canadian heavy metal band Illegal Bodies talks all things Manilla Road. Enjoy reading! Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiraton for your music? Mark Nicholson: Definitely, like anything with an 80s heavy metal feel with a touch of fantasy and mystery.  Can you point out a special […]

Manilla Road Special (26): Anna Loppacher (Dreamslain)

Today, our colleague Anna Loppacher from Dreamslain talks about Manilla Road and Mark Shelton. Enjoy reading! Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? For 2/3 of the band they definitively are. Our drummer is the least Manilla Road-influenced, he is the one among the band members who draws […]

Review: Achelous – Northern Winds

News have reached us that Hepaithos has been forging again. With the help of the River God Achelous they now present to us a piece of pure epic steel from Hellas, Northern Winds! On the occassion of their tenth anniversary, Achelous from Athens initially planned to celebrate with «great gigs and restless parties», yet as […]

Manilla Road Special (25): Claudio Livera (Crystal Skull)

Today, Claudio «the Reaper» Livera from Crystal Skull talks about his deep passion for Manilla Road. Enjoy reading! Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? Manilla Road has completely changed my way of seeing and savoring epic metal and metal generally speaking. It’s a kind of music that […]

Manilla Road Special (22): Ernest Clark

Do you want to talk about Manilla Road? If so, read the next chapter of our great special. Ernest Clark, a passionate fan like Mark Anderson, praises his favourite band – and his friend Mark Shelton, of course. How many times did you attend a Manilla Road concert? Between 1986 and 2015 I have seen […]

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 […]