Manilla Road Special (36): Andrew Halliday (Culloden)

In the 36th part of our Manilla Road Special, Andrew Halliday, singer and bassist of the English heavy metal band Culloden, has his say. We hope you enjoy the read. André: Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? Andrew: For my own music I can’t cite them as […]

Interview: Epic Metal Night (25/02/2022)

English version below Ansgar, grüß dich. Die meisten unserer Leser kennen dich als Gitarristen von Midnight Force und auch als Epic Metal Blog-Autor. Darüber hinaus organisierst du mit From Beyond Events Konzerte. Wie kam es dazu und seit wann machst du das?  Ansgar Burke: Von 2011 bis 2019 habe ich in Glasgow, Schottland, gelebt. Ich […]

New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal (II)

English version below Als ich Anfang der Woche recht spontan meine Gedanken hinsichtlich der laufenden Diskussionen über die New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal (NWOTHM) niederschrieb, ahnte ich nicht, dass unser Artikel solch eine lebendige Debatte auf unseren Social Media-Profilen und auch auf anderen Plattformen auslösen würde. Grund genug, uns für das Feedback zu bedanken […]

Playlist: Hail to the King

Just in time for the weekend, we have a new playlist for you. The motto is: Hail to the King! Enjoy listening to it. Manilla Road – Road of Kings Visigoth – The Revenant King Wytch Hazel – Mighty King Possessed Steel – Skeleton King Helloween – Robot King Manowar – Kings of Metal Omen […]

New Epic Metal Blog author: Ansgar Burke (Midnight Force)

Today, we’re very happy to present to you a new Epic Metal Blog author: Ansgar Burke from Scottish/German epic heavy metal band Midnight Force. In the past, he wrote articles for different metal platforms – that’s why he’s got more journalistic experience than any of us. Two weeks ago, he already did a great interview […]

Manilla Road Special (12): Midnight Force

Today, we present to you part 12 of our huge Manilla Road Special. We talked to Ansgar Burke (guitars) and John Gunn (vocals) of Scottish/German epic heavy metal band Midnight Force. Enjoy reading. Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music?  Ansgar Burke: I think the general atmosphere and […]