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 […]

Discography Check: Seven Sisters

It’s about time to continue our section Discography Check, which we started a year ago. We kick off with a band that means a lot to us: Seven Sisters. With this little feature, the Epic Metal Blog also thanks these artists for their just completed European tour, where they absolutely captivated many fans. We hope you […]

Playlist: Epic 70s Part I (Readers‘ choice)

A few days ago we asked our Facebook and Instagram readers which songs from the 70s they consider particularly epic. Since there was a lot of feedback, we decided to make two lists. Here is No. 1 – have fun listening! Rainbow – Stargazer Deep Purple – Child in Time Uriah Heep – Pilgrim Styx […]

Interview: Konquest

If you appreciate classic twin guitar harmonies that remind you of legendary bands like Thin Lizzy or Heavy Load, you undoubtedly have to give Konquest from Italy a listen. Perhaps Alex Rossi – who sings and plays every (!) instrument on his debut album The Night Goes On – has already created one of your […]

My Top 5: Joseph Tholl

A few days ago, I wrote about two wonderful classic rock performances at Hell Over Hammaburg in March 2020. If you’ve read my post, you know that Joseph Tholl (VOJD, ex-Enforcer) played an important role in this regard. That’s why I’m glad to present to you his pick in the context of our new series […]

Interview: Orodruin

We’re very glad to have the opportunity to present you an interview with John Gallo and Mike Puleo from US Doom Metal band Orodruin. Enjoy reading! Hi, how are you doing? How are you dealing with the current situation? Did the pandemic destroy a lot of your plans with Orodruin? John Gallo: Thanks, doing good […]

Review: Coltre – Under the Influence

Oft werden junge Bands dafür kritisiert, keinen eigenen Stil zu kreieren, eine einfache Kopie vergangener Helden zu sein. Aber ist das wirklich so schlimm? Sind nicht viele der Bands, die wir kennen und lieben, von anderen inspiriert worden? Naja, Coltre aus London zählen zu einer der vielen vielversprechenden, jungen Bands aus Britannien, die den alten […]