Holy Tide

Aquila By Joe Caputo I am Joe Caputo, born and raised in Italy. I am a bass player and composer. I started to play bass at the age of 15. My first “encounter” with Heavy Metal, as for most of us, was like a strike of lightning! I remember listening to Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden,…

Reveal

Overlord by Tino Hevia Reveal is a new band put together by Tino Hevia, one of the founders and composers of Darksun and Nörthwind. Tino recorded two albums with Nörthwind, and has eight albums with Darksun. Throughout his career with these two bands, he has shared the stage with Rage, Savatage, Sinergy, Bruce Dickinson, Angra,…

Inculter

Fatal Visions by Daniel Tveit Hailing from the west coast of Norway, Inculter first burst onto the scene with the Stygian Deluge 7″ EP in 2013: It sold out within two weeks from Edge Circle, and the cassette version was gone within a day. From there, the still-very-young band were voted “Band of the Week”…

High Reeper

Higher Reeper by Shane Trimble Formed in 2016, High Reeper is made up of Zach Thomas, Justin Di Pinto, Andrew Price, Pat Daly and Shane Trimble. Originally started as just a studio band, it rapidly became apparent that these songs were meant to be heard live and loud. The band made their debut in the…

Fatal Curse

Breaking the Trance by Mike Bowen We are Fatal Curse. We play traditional heavy metal forged in Moravia, a small humble town in central New York. My brother Chris is our drummer, and my close friend Dave Gruver who plays the guitar started out in a band called Rabid in 2003. At that time we…

Esoteric

A Pyrrhic Existence by Greg Chandler Esoteric formed in 1992 and started as a six-piece band with 3 guitars, bass, vocals and drums. We play predominantly slow, heavy, psychedelic, extreme metal. We have undergone some line-up changes over the 27 years but 2 of the original members have always remained. We have had keyboard players…

Enforcer

Zenith By Olof Wikstrand Hello to everyone reading this. I’m Olof, guitar player and vocalist of the Swedish metal band Enforcer. I’ve been into music my entire life more or less, growing up with two parents who have both hugely been into music and played in different bands and constellations. My dad played in a…

Destroyer of Light

Mors Aeterna By Steve Colca Destroyer of Light formed in January 2012 back in Austin, TX. Throughout their career, they have released three LPs, two EPs, and one split record with Godhunter. Also, they have toured the states, played festivals such as Psycho California, Southwest Terror Fest, Shadow Woods Fest, and SXSW. Bands that they…

Duel

Valley Of Shadows by Tom Frank Austin, Texas occult rockers Duel are super heavy, tripped out four-piece old school stoner metal. Steeped in the more sinister sounds of dungeon-esque early 80s heavy metal,  Proto metal of the 70s and late 60s psych. Their tunes spin dark tales of ritual horror, occult sex and Apocalyptic doom.…

Iron Kingdom

On the Hunt by Chris Sonea Inspired by legendary pillars of heavy metal such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, The Scorpions, and Rush, this four-piece is well known for their energetic and electrifying stage presence, as well as intricate musical melodies that bring listeners back to a time when heavy metal was in its prime.…

Devil Flower Mantis

Devil Flower Mantis By Nikos Zairis Devil Flower Mantis is a heavy-psych band from Athens, Greece, founded in late 2016. In the summer of 2019, they released their first self-titled EP. The band’s lineup consists of Nikolas on voice and FX, Dimitris on drums, Verbal on bass and Nikos on guitars. It all started when…

Crypt Sermon

Ruins Of Fading Light By Brook Wilson We’ve been a band since about 2013, beginning with a demo tape released by Dark Descent at the end of that year. Our first full length, ‘Out of the Garden’, was released in early 2015.  We had a few years of big shows and fests, which made writing…

BUS

Never Decide by Bill Politis We are a four-piece Heavy Rock band hailing from Athens, Greece, simply known as BUS. (Initials: B for Bus, U for Unknown and S for Secretary). Formed in Athens in 2011, releasing two EPs and a full length ‘The Impious Tapes’ followed by ‘The Cross’ EP 2014, and “The ‘Unknown…

Bewitcher

Under the Witching Cross By Andreas Magus Bewitcher is a three-piece Speed Metal band from Portland, OR. Founded on the fuck you attitude of Motörhead and Venom, and refined by their love for all things Heavy Metal, Bewitcher is an explosive ritual frenzy of sodomistic pain and pleasure. A place where the black metal beginnings…

Beast In Black

From Hell With Love By Yannis Papadopoulos Beast In Black is a five-piece Helsinki based heavy metal band that was formed in 2015. The international line-up consists of Yannis Papadopoulos (vocal), Mate Molnar (bass), Atte Palokangas (drums), Kasperi Heikkinen (guitar) and Anton Kabanen (guitar, vocals). The band released the debut album ‘Berserker’ in 2017 and…

Bastardizer

Dawn of Domination By Bill Morgan Bastardizer was formed in early 2013 in Sydney, Australia with the intention of producing a brand of dirty black thrash n roll that raises fists, induces heads to bang and makes babes go wild. Since then the band has garnered a very strong legion of fans after numerous live…

Asphodelus

Stygian Dreams by Jari Filppu The band started as Cemetery Fog in 2012 and changed the name to Asphodelus in 2014-2015. Asphodelus is death-doom for the lost souls, inspired by the gloominess of the British death/doom, the mysticism of the ancient Greek cult and the depression of the 90’s Finnish death metal. From the start,…

Altar of Oblivion

The Seven Spirits By Martin Meyer Mendelssohn Sparvath Altar of Oblivion was formed in 2005 and play epic doom metal. The band captures the spirit and atmosphere of this underrated genre in a compelling and credible manner. Like skeletons walking a burning tightrope, this Danish act perfectly holds and strikes a balance between the grandiosity of…

Monochromes 2019

Heavy music Artwork is honoured and humbled to dedicate Monochromes 2019 to the artist and visionary Stephen Kasner. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio against a backdrop of grey, undulating skies, Frozen winters and a tapestried shadow of Lake Erie, Stephen’s paintings, drawings and photographs reflect visions of a pre/post-apocalyptic industrial landscape and the struggle…