Sometimes when you meet a band you have an idea what will happen. Sometimes not at all. You prepare your questions and you look forward to have a good time or an interesting, deep-going conversation or get some hard business facts. And at some very rare occasions you get that all when expected none of […]

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Meeting Jon Schaffer was special to me. I have listened to his music for 15 or even 20 years now. And then he surprised me with some very personal replies on the band history, its dynamics and his attitude towards metal. It’s a brutally hot summer day in the remote scenery of rural German countryside […]

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Like a tornado the new song “Dead Like Silence” from Post Pulse kicks off. Nothing of silence in here. Not all. But then again who needs silence if you can have the growls and screams of Mikko Kotamäki (Swallow the Sun), Otto Aleksanteri Eräjoki (Mørket), Niko Kalliojärvi (Humavoid), and Sami Silvennoinen (Skein) adding to Doe‘s […]

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OK, I missed Radio Rock, Finlands number one radio program for the harder music, playing “Blame” by Flat Earth for the very first time. F*! But then the internet is not really forgetting anything and thus, soon I got my opportunity. The teaser had been promising already. Anttoni’s voice sounds different on the teaser than […]

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V předchozích letech se o tom šuškalo a nyní to tu máme oficiálně. Frank Mullen, letitý frontman americké death-metalové legendy, tento víkend oficiálně potvrdil, že opustil kapelu Suffocation. V předchozích letech již neabsolvoval s kapelou celou tour, přestože skupině pomohl dodělat jejich poslední společný zářez, desku „…of The Dark Light“ z roku 2017. Franka čeká ještě […]

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The new album – “A COMPLEX OF CAGES” – is announced to be released on March 30th, 2018. Back in summer already Olli-Pekka Laine (bass, main composer) told me, “Yeah, definitely. It’s darker.” While the first single “FURTHER DOWN” is pretty much that from the first moment on, listening to second, just released single, “THE […]

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Megaherz vocalist Lex in an interview on their new album “KOMET” (>> deutsche Vollversion) The German band, well more like an institution in heavy music, Megaherz is about to release a new album, „KOMET“. As I had the chance to do an email interview with them I could not resist. Then again email interviews are […]

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For quite some time I … well ok, we have waited to see what Niklas Etelävuori is going to do after leaving Amorphis in April 2017. And who would have guessed that when only few weeks later HIM announced their farewell tour, the ‘lose’ ends – speaking of Linde (Mikko Lindström) and Gas Lipstick (Mika […]

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Chození na koncerty někdy přináší opravdu zajímavé příběhy a rozšiřuje obzory hudby. Můj poslední příběh, jak jsem poznal dobrou začínající kapelu, začíná na grindovém koncertu v Brně, kde jsem potkal Itala Lucu žijícího pět let v Česku. Mezi řečí se zmínil, že má doomový projekt, se kterým aktuálně začíná vystupovat a nahrávají album. A tak […]

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Line-up největšího tuzemského temněhudebního festivalu Brutal Assault se postupně plní, a proto nám nemohla uniknout ani šestice čerstvě potvrzených kapel. Té vévodí především američtí industrial-metaloví matadoři Ministry. Partička kolem Ala Jourgensena se vrátí do josefovské pevnosti po dvou letech a přiveze s sebou nové CD. Poprvé se v pevnosti objeví kapela Saint Vitus, která v […]

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