Top 10 lists of 2016

  As 2016 is drawing to an end, we are finally revealing some of our favorite albums of the past year. There were a hell of a lot of albums that came out and we couldn’t listen to all of them, however of the ones we heard, here were some of our favorites. Choosing a…

Album Review: Dark Tranquillity – Atoma

Band: Dark Tranquillity Album: Atoma Release Date: November 4, 2016 Record Label: Century Media These days it’s easy to just toss a band aside because they sound just like every other band or they lack talent. Dark Tranquillity, however is the exact opposite. Running alongside bands like In Flames, Soilwork and various other Melodic Death…

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…

Photo Album: SepticFlesh @ The Riot Room, Kansas City

A month or two ago we were contacted by Prosthetic Records about covering a show at the Riot Room. That show was the Conquerers of the World tour Pt. III featuring SepticFlesh as the headliner, Moonspell as the co-headliner and Deathstars as the opening act. Now seeing as this show was so far off we…

Official Video: Moonspell – Extinct, European and US Tour Dates

  “Extinct” that’s what the brand new album by Portuguese Gothic Metal pioneers MOONSPELL is entitled, recently released via Napalm Records. The album has already entered the charts in Portugal at #1. To celebrate this new release the band will hit all over Europe now and will continue on to the USA this May alongside Septicflessh.The band has now unveiled…

Moonspell premier title track to Extinct

Portuguese Gothic Metal pioneers MOONSPELL first brought the dark flames to their native country – and then set the rest of the world aflame with milestone albums including Irreligious and Night Eternal. Now with their eleventh studio album Extinct, the band has erected yet another monument in the realm of gothic music.Check out their first audio premiere for the title track of…