RHF 2022 (III): Sulphur Demons at Midnight

Text: André, Pics & videos: Aidan On the last day of the Rock Hard Festival, there were three highlights on the bill for me: Sulphur Aeon, Night Demon and Midnight. A good portion of underground, I’m always up for that! Even though my legs were still quite heavy after the exhausting Saturday, I was already […]

Review: Fer de Lance – The Hyperborean

Release: 22/04/2022 It is certainly no exaggeration to claim that the vast majority of our readers are mainly waiting for two releases this year: Gatekeeper’s second studio album and Fer de Lance’s full-length debut The Hyperborean. The latter has already been in front of us for a few weeks – and I can already reveal […]

Playlist: Epic Growls & Screams

Both Aidan and I like extreme metal styles – as long as they have an epic feel or a sublime atmosphere. So with this playlist, we’re focusing on songs that are far from traditional epic metal – we hope you enjoy this new sound on the Epic Metal Blog as much as we do. Vanaheim […]

Playlist: Epic Longtracks

Also this week we have a playlist for you, which stands under a certain motto: Longtracks. 12 tracks, the shortest lasts 9 minutes and 25 seconds, the longest 17 minutes and 3 seconds. We hope you enjoy this epic journey – take your time! Thronehammer – Behind the Wall of Frost Lord Vigo – Six […]

Review: Thronehammer – Incantation Rites

Release: 2021/03/04 Ich habe in den letzten Jahren zahlreiche herausragende Konzerte erleben dürfen. Dabei gab es jedoch bloß zwei Bands, die mich komplett niedergewalzt haben: Sulphur Aeon und Thronehammer. Intensiv, mächtig, erhaben – Musik, die durch Mark und Bein geht. Erfreulicherweise ist der Effekt auf Konserve ähnlich, sodass sich beide Formationen einen festen Platz in […]