Interview: Kat Gillham (Nine Altars/Thronehammer)

As most of you know, there is a circle of bands that we – and let’s be honest about this – have grown particularly attached to over the years. One of them is without question Thronehammer, who Aidan and I were able to see live together twice last year. Against this background, we were of […]

Best of 2022: Festivals & Concerts

Today we would like to share with you our first Best of 2022 list. We start with our best live moments – more precisely with our 3 favourite festivals of the year and our 3 favourite concerts (We cheated a bit here, sorry). Basically, it is almost impossible to make a selection, because we have […]

Interview: B.S.T.

Während ich diese Zeilen tippe, schneit es draußen heftig, ja, so was passiert sogar mal in Dortmund – das ideale Wetter, um sich doomigen Klängen zu widmen, die Herz und Seele wärmen. Das machen wir heute auf unserem Blog mit dem Hamburger Quartett B.S.T., das uns mit seiner letzten Platte Herbst und erst kürzlich mit […]

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 […]

Playlist: German Gems

Today we present you a playlist containing ten of the most magnificent, epic songs that have been released by German bands in recent years. We hope you enjoy listening to them! 1. Lunar Shadow – Hadrian Carrying Stones 2. Cross Vault – Gods Left Unsung 3. Thronehammer – A Fading King 4. Old Mother Hell […]

Review: Crestfallen Queen – Hall of Maati

Release: 11/02/2022 I associate Crestfallen Queen with a wonderful weekend in November 2019: At the Hammer of Doom in Würzburg, the Swabians opened a great festival with a strong performance that focused on their latest studio album Queen of Swords. With this in mind, I was very glad to receive the promo of their new […]

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 […]

Playlist: 1 Hour Doom 2021

Today we’ll keep our playlist short and sweet – even though it’s about the slowest kind of metal: 1 hour of excellent doom from the year 2021. 7 gems to enjoy! We dedicate this playlist to Eric Wagner. Rest in peace. Purification – Unholy Resurrection Wheel – When the Shadow Takes You Over Mortajas – […]