epic metal

Stormburner - Shadow Rising

Hmm… given the album title, company, country of origin and track titles, I sort of knew what to expect, but in all truth I wasn’t expecting it to be delivered with such aplomb.
 
Epic power metal that feels as if someone mixed Enforcer with Manowar with slightly more straightforward songwriting that feels a little like Hammerfall at their “heaviest” with a bit more shouting and ear splitting falsettos than it should be legal.
 

Bloodstock reveals Devin Townsend setlist plans and 5 new bands

As Winter rolls in and Christmas approaches, Bloodstock has been busy confirming yet more bands for 2020’s best heavy metal weekender, plotting daily festive competitions, preparing to launch this year’s deposit scheme, and even devising an early Christmas present, with a little help from Friday headliner, Devin Townsend… 

Powerwolf live in Athens 2019

The long queue of people waiting outside going around the corner could only mean too things, ie that actually lots of people had turned up and that the doors had not opened at the appointed time and it was probably a bit of both. Gloryhammer, who were the support band, had been late to arrive, as they had their own traveling arrangements and as such their soundcheck was delayed.

Human Fortress - Reign οf Gold

Human Fortresses career is a little weird. They released two imperfect by highly promising albums with vocalist Joti Parharides, who went on to sing for Herman Frank and Victory, among others, that were inspiring slabs of power metal, but then did a 180 turn, by releasing a third album that only retained the moniker and went into a groove direction, introducing a new singer that only lasted that album’s cycle.

Bloodstock reveal Sophie Lancaster stage headliners and more

Bloodstock is delighted to share that New Delhi’s Bloodywood will headline the Sophie Lancaster stage on Friday, in a UK festival exclusive. Blending Indian folk instruments and heavy metal, this is sure to be a unique set you won’t want to miss! Check out their most recent single (closing on 1.4 million views), “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)” here.

Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra release new music video for “War Feeds War”

One of the most ambitious projects in metal history is out today! To celebrate the release of Blind Guardian’s new album “Legacy of the Dark Lands”, the band has premiered an otherworldly video for “War Feeds War”. Enter the magical world of Blind Guardian’s Twilight Orchestra, below.