Review: Sorcerer – Reverence

Release: 10/12/2021 English version below Heute vor vier Jahren starb mit Warrel Dane (Sanctuary, Nevermore) ein Ausnahmesänger, der in unserer Szene eine nicht zu schließende Lücke hinterlassen hat. Mein Kollege und Freund Aidan hat im letzten Jahr auf unserem Blog mit einem sehr emotionalen Beitrag an dessen dritten Todestag erinnert. Mancher mag sich nun fragen: […]

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 […]

My Top 5: Ben Chadwick (On Atlas‘ Shoulders)

First of all, creating this top 5 list was challenging! Distilling all the amazing artists that have influenced me and that I look up to is no easy task, never mind which album to choose. Ask me in a month and there will probably be other records on the list… But let’s get started! 1. […]

Playlist: Hymns from Heaven Part II

A few days ago we published our playlist Hymns from Heaven – inspired by William J Tsami’s death. Due to the many positive reactions to this post, we are launching a second part today, in which other departed heroes of our scene are honoured. Enjoy listening! Black Sabbath – The Shining (RIP Geoff Nicholls) Scald […]

Interview: Runemaster

Today, we may present to you an interview with Scottish heavy metal band Runemaster. In 2020, the quartet from Edinburgh released its first full-length record, called Wanderer. In my opinion, it was one of the best outputs which can be labelled as traditional metal with a lot of epic elements. If you don’t know these […]