Interview: Lycanthro

The third year of our blog has been running for a few weeks now. And we still haven’t posted an interview with James Delbridge, singer and guitarist of the Canadian metal band Lycanthro. That has to change as soon as possible – especially since there is new music from our friend’s camp. André: Hi James, […]

Interview: Æternia

English version below Es ist immer wieder schön, wenn neue Bands quasi aus dem Nichts auf der Bildfläche erscheinen, um einen gleich mit ihrem ersten Release komplett zu begeistern. Dies ist vor einigen Wochen Æternia aus Siegen gelungen – ihre Debüt-EP The Quest gehört meiner Meinung nach zum Besten, was in diesem Jahr in unserem […]

Interview: Melissa Moore (Sonja)

It’s no exaggeration to say that Sonja are one of the bands of the moment in our scene. Just yesterday, the trio from Philadelphia was confirmed for the next warm-up show at the legendary Up the Hammers festival. Reason enough to talk to Melissa Moore about her band and all kinds of other things. We […]

Review: Oathbringer – Tales of Glory

Release: 22/06/2022 MoriaWe are passing throughThrough the darkTo the bridge of Khazad-Dum Those who know our blog know that we regularly look to Serbia. This is not primarily because you can spend a wonderful time with all kinds of culinary delights in Novi Sad, for example, but because of Claymorean. But Serbia has even more […]

Manilla Road Special (45): Manolis Karazeris (Dexter Ward)

Today we have a very special interview for you: Manolis Karazeris (Dexter Ward; ex-Battleroar), who we don’t have to introduce to any of our readers, talks about his great love for Manilla Road. Up the Hammers! André: Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? Manolis: I would categorise […]

Live report: MANOWAR (Krefeld, 16/06/2022)

Text: André; Pics: Aidan & Christoph If someone had told me a few weeks ago that I would be attending a Manowar club concert in mid-June with my two Epic Metal Blog colleagues Aidan and Christoph, I probably would have laughed out loud. But sometimes things happen that no one expects and that even, when […]

Interview: Starscape

In this part of the Epic Metal Blog Birthday Special we enter Sweden. Last year, Starscape’s debut Colony was one of Aidan’s favourite records, which kept him excited all year long. I am therefore very happy that Anton Eriksson (all instruments) took the time to chat with us about his band and all sorts of […]