Review: Dark Forest – Ridge & Furrow (EP)

Release: 30/09/2022 If I were to draw a life motto out of the music accompanying me through this journey called life, it would probably be the verse “Searching for a distant chilhood dream“ taken from the song “On the Edge of Twilight“ from Dark Forest’s unexcelled fourth album Beyond the Veil. Having lived on the […]

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 […]

Interview: Heathen Kings

With this part of the Epic Metal Blog Birthday Special, we enter Albion, the island where Aidan spent the first years of his life. There is hardly a band from there that has made such an impact on us in the past year as the Heathen Kings – both Aidan and I wrote very positive […]

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 […]