Band Interview: Epica

Matt Albers One of Europe’s strongest contributing scenes to metal in the past two decades has been all of the female-fronted symphonic metal acts. Bands that formed in the mid 1990s like Nightwish, Within Temptation, and Lacuna Coil started a movement of strong, beautiful, operatic female vocals and neo-classical symphonic elements juxtaposed over driving heavy metal guitar…

Band Interview: Nekrogoblikon

Matt Albers I don’t want to simply copy and paste my introduction from my last belated, overdue entry. But, if you read Angel’s interview with The Sword bassist Bryan Richie – as well as Nick’s photo gallery of their set at The Ready Room with Royal Thunder – the transition from the end of one year to the…

Photo Album: An Evening with Ne Obliviscaris (Fubar St. Louis,Mo)

Let’s face it, I have been looking forward to the day I would get to see Ne Obliviscaris live for like the past four years since discovering them. Last January we had conducted an interview with them on their upcoming album “Citadel” which at the time we sent the questions (November 2014) was yet to…