Review: Fer de Lance – The Hyperborean

Release: 22/04/2022 As announced, we present you two reviews of this album. Today it’s Aidan’s turn. In order to create a perfect record, a timeless piece of art, it is in my opinion is essential that it has an overarching atmosphere which in itself is conclusive and consummate. Due to this it is hardly surprising […]

Interview: Ryghär

You didn’t seriously think there would be an Epic Metal Blog Birthday Special for Aidan without Ryghär? If you did, you don’t know our blog that well… There is hardly any other band that my friend and colleague has been so intensively dealing with since the beginning of his blogging career. So it’s only fitting […]

Interview: Morgul Blade

It’s only appropriate to conclude our Epic Metal Blog Birthday Special with a trip to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is the home of the band whose debut album Aidan chose as his album of the year in 2021: Morgul Blade! As he did shortly after the founding of this blog, Klauf (vocals, guitars, synth) answered our […]

Review: Knight and Gallow – For Honor and Bloodshed

Release: 17/03/2022 Knight and Gallow came to our attention back in 2020, when the guys from Sacramento released their promising demo Men of the West. At the time, I was particularly taken with the title track – you really can’t go wrong with epic heavy metal that is lyrically set in Middle Earth. With For […]

Best of 2021: Newcomers

Like last year, we are presenting a list of “newcomers“. We discussed for a long time which bands could be given this label in 2021. Besides the quality factor, the “surprise factor“ is especially important to us. Bands that appear on the scene out of nowhere are therefore particularly interesting for us in this context. […]

Review: Morgul Blade – Fell Sorcery Abounds

Release: 26/11/2021 English version below Morgul Blade gehören zu den zahllosen obskuren Bands, die ich dank Aidan schon eine Weile kenne. Wer mehr über die Jungs aus Philadelphia wissen möchte, sollte sich einmal das ausführliche Interview durchlesen, das mein Freund und Kollege vor fast genau einem Jahr mit ihnen für den Epic Metal Blog geführt […]

Interview: Morgul Blade

The last couple of years have revealed tons of very exciting young bands. This is epecially true for the vast lands of the US. The seed is sprouting and one of this very young bands is Philly four-piece Morgul Blade, who have released a very promising EP in 2019. I talked with guitarist and vocalist […]