Wilderun

Veil of Imagination by Daniel Müller The band technically started in 2008 with a totally different lineup. Evan had recruited more string players and the like in that iteration but things didn’t really come together until about late 2011 when the lineup as it is now was mostly formed. Wayne responded to an add Evan…

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Twilight Force

Dawn of the Dragonstar By Blackwald Greetings! I am Blackwald from Twilight Force. My journey into the world of music began at a very early age, when one cold winter night, the bearded benefactor of benevolence gifted me with a musical instrument. Namely a violin. I struggled with this infernal contraption for countless days and…

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Thrashfire

Into the Armageddon By Okan Özden Thrashfire emerged in 2006, releasing their first demo in 2007, a promo EP in 2010 and their debut album ‘Thrash Burned the Hell’ in 2011. In 2015, the band signed to Xtreem Music and released a new EP entitled ‘Vengeance of Fire’. Thrashfire have played with bands such as…

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Stramonia

The WelcKomed By Federico Arata Hello, Heavy Music Artwork, we’re Stramonia: a heavy-dark-goth-doom band from Genoa (Italy). We would like to thank our label, This Is Core, for this fantastic interview.  “At the end of the XIX century, strange deaths caused by stramonium poisoning cast a light on certain bourgeois parlours in Turin. During the…

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Savage Master

Myth, Magic & Steel by Stacey Savage Savage Master lead vocalist Stacey Savage and her hooded henchman have been creating Old School Heavy Metal since 2013. They have toured extensively in North America and Europe with their exciting and theatrical live show. They’ve appeared on many festivals such as Keep it True, Frost and Fire,…

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Skullsmasher

Rocket Hammer Brain Surgery by Andrew Lee Brandon Corsair (Draghkar, Azath, Grave Spirit) started Skullsmasher as an ode to the ancient days of death grind in 2017. Joined by Neil Tyrant and Vince Gutfucker on drums and bass respectively, they recorded a demo titled Cranial Emulsification and released it on Night Rhythms Recordings. Shortly after…

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Nibiru

Salbrox by Ardat, RI Salma,  HMA: How did you get here? Ardat: Nibiru has always been a part of us, inside of us. In the exact moment when we hate and despise ourselves, we go blind by necessity, and when we see the unknown everything becomes clear… and hurts.  RI Salma: I didn’t get here,…

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Sectile

Falls Apart By Gabriel Gaba Sectile are a five-piece prog metal band from Dublin, Ireland. Formed in November 2016, they released their debut self-titled EP one year later to a positive reception, receiving coverage in local media such as HotPress Magazine and MetalIreland, as well as being featured on radio stations across Ireland and the…

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Visigoth

Conqueror’s Oath By Jake Rogers HMA: How do you describe your music? We play heavy metal music, no more, no less! HMA: Tell us about ‘Conqueror’s Oath’? ‘Conqueror’s Oath’ marks an attempt to tighten our songwriting and provide the listener with a more immediate and concise experience than the long-winded approach of our debut record.…

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Men in Metal

Let The Soul Spread Its Wings By Yuriy Sakhnov We are a Russian heavy/power band from Yekaterinburg. Constant members of the band remain Yuri Sakhnov (vocals) and Alexander Rudenko (guitars). Currently, drummer Vladimir Kosovskikh and guitarist Yevgeny Shipunov also play on a permanent basis in the group. Discography includes the EP ‘Victory’ (2015) and LP…

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Of Virtue

What Defines You By Damon Tate I am Damon and started my first band when I was 12-13 years old with some friends from my neighbourhood doing pop-punk songs and from there just kept going throughout my musical evolution. The rest of the dudes have similar stories where we just loved hanging out and listening…

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Norvhar

Kauna by Matt Favrr Formed in 2018 from the ashes of the band Harmoniks, Norvhar is oriented towards pagan/folk/epic metal. It consists of six skilled musicians, all of them with stage experiences. Those six friends offer music which is inspired, epic, melodic, but which also makes you want to drink beers until the end of…

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Mammoth Storm

Alruna by  Emil Ahlman Mammoth Storm is a stoner/doom band from Sweden who’s been around long enough to make some fuzz in the world of slow and heavy riffs. Previously on Napalm records, Mammoth Storm has now changed the label and are about to release the second LP, called ‘Alruna’, at Italian Argonauta records.  How…

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Lord Vicar

The Black Powder By Kimi Kärki As the final nails were hammered to the coffin of Reverend Bizarre (1995–2007, R.I.P.), guitar player Peter Vicar – nowadays going with his real name Kimi Kärki (also Orne, Uhrijuhla, E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr, and singer-songwriter albums) – started to follow his vision of a new Doom Metal band. He…

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