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Review: Arhat “Secrets Of Ancient Gods”

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Formed in Kyiv in 2017 by professional, experienced musicians, Arhat gained a lot of attention with their extremely fierce mix of groove and death metal. In 2020 they ...
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Review: Rotting Christ “Pro Xristou” [Season of Mist]

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For the 35 years of existence, Rotting Christ have come a long way in searching of their own, specific sound. At the beginning it was a raw noise, ...
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Review: HELL:ON “Shaman” [Archivist Records]

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I never thought I would say that but I miss the pandemic times. We believed that the world goes straight to hell but we had no idea how ...
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Review: Kerry King “From Hell I Rise” [Reigning Phoenix Music]

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Alright, so what the hell is going on with Slayer anyway? In 2019 they pompously end their career and get off the stage, then they declare they are ...
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Review: Tomorrow’s Rain “Ovdan” [AOP Records]

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Tomorrow’s Rain was formed in Tel-Aviv, Israel in 2011. However their debut album Hollow was released only in 2020, in the peak of COVID. This prevented to gain ...
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Review: My Dying Bride “A Mortal Binding” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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My Dying Bride, undoubtedly fathers and legends of doom metal are not quite prolific last years: if once they released an album in two or three years, then ...
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Review: Korpiklaani “Rankarumpu” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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Three years ago, in 2021 Korpiklaani released their Jylhä, where the intent to return to their roots – a fast-paced and joyful folk metal from “Happy Little Boozer” ...
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Review: Frank Never Dies “Red Moon Rising” [Argonauta Records]

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Frank Never Dies is an Italian psychedelic rock band. Formed in 2018, they record their first album Behind The Paradox, which was released in 2020. And now the ...
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Review: Ivory Tower “Heavy Rain” [Massacre Records]

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I want to start with a little confession: I don’t like progressive metal in its pure form. I mean, I can appreciate playing techniques and sophisticated melodic lines ...
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Review: Rage “Afterlifelines” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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This year Rage celebrates the band’s 40 years anniversary. 40 years! Such numbers still impress me, while Judas Priest celebrated 50 years. Also considering an amount of Rage ...
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Review: Furor Gallico “Future To Come” [Scarlet Records]

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Since 2007 Italians Furor Gallico advance their own vision of folk metal consistently, mixing brutal riffs and extreme vocals with some various folk instruments. Now, after five years ...
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Review: Karkosa “Esoterrorcult” [Redefining Darkness Records]

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There is not much known about the band Karkosa: these guys are from Fort Wayne, IN, formed not a long time ago and released their debut EP Harvest ...
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Review: Dust Bolt “Sound & Fury” [AFM Records]

Review: Dust Bolt “Sound & Fury” [AFM Records]
I remember when I heard Dust Bolt for the first time: it was in 2016, when they released their Mass Confusion album. Despite there was nothing essentially new, ...
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Hellfest announces Kerry King as special guest. Single day passes sale starts on February, 13th

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Hellfest announces additional bands for 2024 line-up: Kerry King will perform on the Mainstage 1 on Thursday,  27.06.2024 Polyphia, 7weeks and Throne also added to the festival’s line-up. ...
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Review: Saxon – “Hell, Fire and Damnation” [Silver Lining Music]

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Our world is volatile and now it staggers from the menace of nuclear war with another world wide pandemic to some tectonic changes in the society. So when ...
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Review: Arcane Tales “Until Where the Northern Lights Reign” [Broken Bones Promotion]

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Arcane Tales is an Italian Symphonic Power Metal one man band. I never heard of it up to day, to be honest and there was almost nothing about ...
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Hellfest announces a huge line up for 2024: Metallica, Foo Fighters, Megadeth, Fear Factory and many more

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After giving you the first exclusive names a few weeks ago, Hellfest are now able to announce the continuation of the line-up for this 17th edition of the ...
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Review: Night Crowned “Tales” [Noble Demon]

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In 2020 Night Crowned became probably the biggest new name with their debut longplay Impius Viam. After a year and a half these guys have evolved their ideas ...
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Interview with Nightfall @ Hellfest 2023

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We met Efthimis and Fotis from Nightfall at Hellfest 2023 and had a great talk about new music, metaphors in lyrics and everything around. Thanks to Season Of ...
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Hellfest announces first bands for 2024

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Approaching the last wave of 4-day pass tickets, Hellfest announcing first bands that will perform at 2024 festival edition: Queens Of The Stone Age The Offspring Megadeth Dropkick ...
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