Rammstein’s new album is brimming with bombastic riffs, militaristic drum beats, and epic synths that provide the stage for Till’s booming vocals. ‘Rammstein’ is brash, unrepentant, and heavy, with gritty, sleaze-ridden lyrics and filthy grooves that will draw you in and have you instantly hooked. This is Rammstein at their absolute best.
In a new feature we will be exploring global metal with a focus on bands from countries with emerging or little known metal scenes. Our first series will include Afreet from Afganistan, Appearance of Nothing from Switzerland, The Hu from Mongolia, Motanka from Ukraine, The Tengger Cavalry from Mongolia, and Zygnema from India, with many more to follow.
While there are no-brainers like Sabaton, Anthrax, and the Scorpions, there are so many bands on offer that it’s possible to miss out on something special. So with no further ado, here are our bands to see for Bloodstock 2019.
With ‘Shehili’, Myrath have produced one of the stand-out albums of 2019. If you are looking for something new, or are an existing fan of this tremendous band, then I urge you to check out Shehili upon its release on May 3rd. You will certainly not be disappointed.
‘Wired For Madness’ is truly a musical experience for any music lover regardless of preferred tastes and genres. The deep and epic nature of the songs flow in and out of your consciousness as you are pulled along by the musical currents that make this such a special album.
London has hosted the inaugural World Metal Congress to celebrate 50 years of heavy metal and look ahead at the next 50 years.
‘EMPATH’ by Devin Townsend is not an album for the feint-hearted, but give it a chance and you will be well rewarded.
The metal world lost one of its biggest unsung heroes this past Friday. Mark “The Shark” Shelton was one of that rare breed of people that hold such a deep love and passion for the music he made with his band Manilla Road that he didn’t care about fame and fortune.
If you’ve made it to the end of the weekend…. pause for a moment to pay respect to fallen comrades, those who have been overcome by the mixture of heat and the demon drink.