Hi Lukas… first of all, I’d like you to accept my compliments on your new brilliant album “Where Stories Unfold”…
L: Much appreciated! I am glad you enjoy it.
Tell us… why did it take you almost 5 years to release a new album? What happened in the meantime?

Illuminata - Where Stories Unfold

Illuminata returns after 4 years since “A World So Cold”, with their third and most essential work to date. I have explained why the third release is very important for every band in the past, so I won’t do it again… I’ll just say that Illuminata seems to have understood the significance of the situation so they did take it all the way.

Sarpedon - Anomic Nation

Sarpedon were formed back in 2005, by Torgeir P. Krokfjord (ex-Throne of Thor, ex-Vargariket), and they released two demos, one in 2006 and the second in 2008. They had been working on their debut all these years, when that was possible; they had been trying to do so by finding time between the members’ other responsibilities with several bands and projects. Torgeir’s brother Eirik P. Krokfjord is on vocals, Carl Engstrom (Attentat, Carpticon, Endezzma, Troll, Astaroth, ex-Moloch, etc.) and Andreas Wærholm (Unspoken, Astaroth) on bass.

The Spiritual Machines - Volunteer

In a future world, where humanity is supposed to have evolved vastly, death will only be exercised voluntarily. So, all humans will have the chance to live forever if they choose to do so. Healing will still be indispensable. Everything will be dependent on each one’s actions and decisions. In a few words, that’s the lyrical concept behind “Volunteer” which has been inspired by the writings of Ray Kurzweil. I know it’s quite intriguing and so is the music.

Ensiferum to release “One Man Army” on February 24th 2015

Finland’s favorite folk metal collective and recent Metal Blade signees, Ensiferum, will unleash their sixth studio album on February 24th, 2015. Titled “One Man Army”, the predominantly analog-recorded offering was tracked between September and November of this year with award-winning producer Anssi Kippo (Children Of Bodom, Impaled Nazarene, Entwine etc.) at Astia-Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland.

Isole - The Calm Hunter

It’s already been one decade since Isole appeared on the doom metal scene. And during those 10 years they managed to gain the respect of the press and fans and release 6 full-lengths albums, if we also count the new one “The Calm Hunter”. Not bad at all… on the contrary!

Below announces European tour 2015

Swedish doom newcomers, Below, are embarking on their “Across the Dark Rivers of Europe” tour in February of 2015! Joining them will be special guests Taiwaz, courtesy of Electric Assault Records. The tour will begin on February 4th in Copenhagen.

Below comments: “We can’t wait to be back on the roads of Europe to bring the heaviest of doom for you guys. To maximize the darkness over Europe in February we have invited Taiwaz to join us for this adventure”!