Playlist: Hail to the King

Just in time for the weekend, we have a new playlist for you. The motto is: Hail to the King! Enjoy listening to it. Manilla Road – Road of Kings Visigoth – The Revenant King Wytch Hazel – Mighty King Possessed Steel – Skeleton King Helloween – Robot King Manowar – Kings of Metal Omen […]

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. […]

Interview: Skyryder

Skyryder is undoubtedly a traditional metal band that everybody who goes for soaring twin guitars will appreciate. Honestly, I got to know them due to a positive review my colleague Aidan had written in April 2020. I’m therefore glad to present to you today an interview with Skyryder’s drummer Andrew Macknight who talked to me […]

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 […]

Our Top 20 albums of 2020

2020 comes to an end and without any doubt it will be rememberd as a historic year. But not only for the mad circumstances: a pandemic that drives all of us insane, an election that might have prevented the end of democracy, no, but also for tons of amazing albums that will write history. Epic […]

Interview: Megaton Sword

Megaton Sword gehören zu den absoluten Lieblingsbands der meisten Epic Metal Blog-Redaktionsmitglieder. Daher freuen wir uns sehr, euch heute ein Interview mit der Epic Heavy Metal-Band aus der Schweiz – bzw. Niralet – auf unserem Blog präsentieren zu können. Zu Wort standen uns Dan Thundersteel (Schlagzeug), Uzzy Unchained (Gesang) und Simon the Sorcerer (Bass). Freut […]

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 […]

Interview: Jag Panzer (Mark Briody)

Today, we’re able to present you a very special interview: I had the opportunity to ask Mark Briody, founding member of mighty Jag Panzer, a couple of questions. Enjoy reading! Hi, Mark, thanks a lot for your time. My colleagues and I are big fans, especially Aidan who saw you in Essen a year and […]

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 […]