Fulci

Tropical Sun By Dome We started to play death metal inspired by Lucio Fulci works since 2014. After a couple of demos, we released our first album titled ‘Opening The Hell Gates’ in 2015 and based on the movie ‘City of the Living Dead’. Since the beginning, we played using a drum sequencer synchronized with…

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…

Aggressive Perfector

Havoc at the Midnight Hour By D. Shaw With one eye on heavy metal’s heritage and the other looking ahead to the impending Armageddon, Aggressive Perfector is classic heavy metal played with fire and fury that cuts deep in our fearful times. Released in 2016, their 4 track tape ‘Satan’s Heavy Metal’ established the band…

Firebreather

Under a Blood Moon by Kyle Pitcher, Axel Wittbeck & Mattias Nööjd HMA: Can you tell us about the musical backgrounds? MN: As a kid, I grew up listening to Twisted Sister, KISS, W.A.S.P, Accept etc. but also my uncle’s ZZ Top albums. When I got a few years older I started listening to Sisters…

Aephanemer

Prokopton By Martin Hamiche HMA: Please introduce yourself and tell us how you started your journey as a musician? Hello there! I’m Martin, lead guitar and songwriter in Aephanemer. My journey as a musician began in 2004 when I discovered System of a Down which was my first metal band, and actually the first music…

We are the Catalyst

Ephemeral By Kenny Boufadene We started back in 2012 after me (Kenny) and Cat decided we no longer wanted to continue in our old band One Without, and started writing songs and testing new styles that we really hadn´t dared earlier but felt was right for us. We also incorporated more of a “message” in…

Visions of Atlantis

Wanderers by Clémentine Delauney We worked on it the same way as we did for ‘The Deep & The Dark’, sending ideas and songs drafts back and forth with our producer Frank Pitters from Silverline Music. Since we had worked together before, everything ran really smoothly and I think this is one of the reasons…

Tytus

Rain After Drought by Markey Moon Tytus rises in 2014 from the ashes of the punk rock ’n’ rollers Gonzales, sharing the same line-up. In zero time we came up with the first 7” Ep ‘White Lines’, edited by the 3 labels Ghost Highway (Spain), Kornalcielo (Italy) and Self Destructo (USA). Immediately after we toured…

The End Machine

The End Machine By Jeff Pilson The band features George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob, KXM), Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio, Foreigner), Robert Mason (Warrant, Lynch Mob, Cry of Love) and Wild Mick Brown (Dokken, Ted Nugent, Montrose). The whole project started when George approached me (Jeff Pilson) about writing and recording a Jack Russell solo record.…

Seax

Fallout Rituals by Carmine Blades & Derek Jay DJ: My background always seems messed up and backwards to me hahaha. I got into metal around the age of twelve with Metallica. My taste got heavier and heavier from there. As far as joining Seax… Matt Tomasz…the original bassist of Seax is a life long friend…

Oreyeon

Ode To Oblivion By Richard Silvaggio  Formed in 2014 by members of such as Woodwall, Mexican Mud or Army of Angry Youth, Oreyeon made a first impressing impact on the heavy rock scene with their debut ‘Builders of Cosmos’ released back in 2016. The band’s inspirations come from various kinds of the heavy music genre,…

Onirophagus

Endarkenment (Illumination Through Putrefaction) By Paingrinder Onirophagus is a Spanish doom/death band born under the musical influence of My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Hypocrisy, Ophis, Asphyx, Immolation, Incantation, Autopsy and Evoken among others. The band was created in September 2011 in order to compose music like that created by the great extreme metal bands of…

Ketzer

Cloud Collider By David Gruber Based in Cologne, Ketzer (“heretic” in German) is comprised of five individuals who joined together as teenagers to release Satan’s Boundaries Unchained(2009). Hailed as one of the best blackened Thrash Metal records of recent years, the quintet’s debut launched them out of the underground and onto some of Germany’s most…

Big | Brave

A Gaze Among Them By Robin Wattie Mathieu and I started out as roommates, jamming together with acoustic instruments in our living room with friends. I had just started teaching myself how to play the guitar and once I started jamming with Mathieu, he gave me some pointers and taught me some unconventional chord shapes…

Hypoxia

Abhorrent Disease by Mike Hrubovcak Hypoxia is a New York City-based death metal band featuring members from Monstrosity, Secrecy, Castrator and Lethal Entity. Hypoxia was founded in 2008 by Drummer Carolina Perez and Guitarist Carlos Arboleda. In 2015 Hypoxia recruited Monstrosity Vocalist Mike Hrubovcak into the band for the Recording of their First full-Length album…