Circle Of Silence

The Crimson Throne By Niklas Keim Circle Of Silence was formed back in 2006. The founding members Nick, Tobias, Christian, Björn and Pit are still part of the band. From 2006 until 2010 we released two self-produced demo albums. 2011 we joined the Massacre Records family and released our first official album ‘The Blackened Halo’.…

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Abinchova

Weltenwanderer By Arnaud We’d describe our music as a healthy dose of melodic death metal mixed with different influences, ranging from bands like Epica, Ensiferum, Dornenreich, and many more. In the end, we listen to the songs and decide if it works for us or not. We generally have one or two persons come up…

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69 Chambers

Machine By Nina Vetterli-Treml 69 Chambers is a minefield of contradictions, combining brutality with pop sensibility in an array of in-your-face rock and metal songs. Led by multi-instrumentalist and frontwoman Nina Vetterli-Treml, they combine outstanding musicianship with a voice that has been described as somewhere between “Tori Amos goes metal” and “Alanis Morissette with balls”.…

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Night Viper

Exterminator By Tom Sutton Since the first whispers heard in 2014, the name of Gothenburg’s Night Viper has only gotten louder and louder. Thanks to a blistering debut album on Svart Records and a reputation as one of the most energetic, exciting and downright headbangable live bands around, Night Viper is now a must-see band…

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Paradise Lost

A True Believer Paradise Lost is one of the biggest names in metal and is considered pioneers in both doom metal and sub-genres of gothic rock. Being around for nearly three decades and with 15 studio albums in their name, they have gained strength year after year, exploring sounds and being inspirations for countless bands.…

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Death Alley

Superbia by Dennis Duijnhouwer The songwriting and creative direction are a product of the journey we have lived over the past years, ever since we released our debut ‘Black Magick Boogieland’. Keeping our visor open for new musical inputs, while thematically being fuelled with the dirt and pearls of what we go through as a…

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Time Lurker

Time Lurker By Mick Moreau Born in 2014, Time Lurker is an atmospheric Black Metal one-man band from Strasbourg, France. This project, led by Mick, is influenced by Altar Of Plagues, Weakling, Yellow Eyes, Krallice or Leviathan. Time Lurker concept is based on a long and introspective journey facing the Human nature, leading us to…

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Hyrgal

Serpentine By Clément Flandrois Hyrgal was formed in 2007 by the guitarist/vocalist Clément Flandrois (Pillars, Oorthian, ex-Svart Crown) with the help of Quentin Aberne (Carcolh, ex-Sun Preachers, ex-Marble Chariot) as a bass player and Thibault Meunier (ex-Otargos) on drums. They released their first Demo on a split album with Kairn (an acoustic project of the…

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Heir

Au peuple de l’abîme By M.D. Stylistically, we try to perform a mix between black metal and post-hardcore, the goal being to be able to express at the same time both raging violence, and a sense of fragility and vulnerability. Something along the lines of Emperor meets Amenra and Mono. I think what drives our…

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F41.0

Bürde By Hysteriis Concerning F41.0 the most influential tunes definitely came from mid-nineties extreme metal publications. Records like Ulver ‘Bergtatt’, Lunar Aurora ‘Ars Moriendi’, the whole Nagelfar discography and so on. So many timeless masterpieces had been created back then, and it would blast the whole interview to describe my passion towards many of those…

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Mortuous

Through Wilderness by By Colin Tarvin ‘Through Wilderness’ is about horror, depression, real-life tragedies, belief in things beyond the outer limits of comprehension, obscurity. Every theme in this album has a direct connection, very personal. Things that are dark and vague that sound cool to us. It really took the four of us working towards…

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Deathgrave

So Real, It’s Now By Greg Wilkinson and Andre Cornejo In 2012 Fern (Amber Asylum, ex-Ringwurm) and I (Greg, Brainoil, ex-Laudanum, ex-Graves at Sea) wanted to start working on a grind/HC/metal band.  Although it was an open forum, the initial premise was to grind with siege style blast beats while incorporating Rudimentary Peni style punk…

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Stolen Memories

Paradox By Baptiste Brun Formed by Baptiste Brun (guitars) and his brother Antoine (drums) in 2007 Stolen Memories is a Progressive metal band from Lyon France. The band has released three albums, The Strange Order in 2010, Blind Consequence in 2013 and Paradox in 2017. Stolen Memories, is a progressive metal band, with a groovy…

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Sendwood

Fist Leaf By Kriss W. Wood Guitar/drums combo from south of France, Sendwood is a metal rock duet, with a blues-punk attitude. With ‘Fist Leaf’, Sendwood first album, coming out in May 2018, the two musicians raw energy is set for one goal only, headbang. ‘Fist Leaf’ was recorded in 2 days, using only live…

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Overdrivers

Rockin’Hell By Adrien Desquire Overdrivers plays an authentic and pure hard rock… A true stage presence, huge energy mixed with a wall of decibels! We play a rock’n’roll which goes back to basics, with a lot of energy, and with some Australian influences. Our latest release is our first album ‘Rockin’Hell’. We wanted to make…

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Lord Shades

The Uprising of Namwell By Cyril Imagine a time when there were three worlds: Firë-Enmek, the land of Mortals and land of suffering; Namwell, a land of bliss and harmony; and Meldral-Nok, a cursed land where only chaos and fire prevailed. Welcome to the universe created by Lord Shades. The band’s music doesn’t merely consist…

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Old Man Wizard

Blame It All In Sorcery By Kris Calabio ‘Blame It All In Sorcery’ is about a lot of things. Some of the songs are about fictional characters, and some of them are written about real experiences. There’s definitely a little bit of unifying thematic content. Lots of songs with bits about distrust of beliefs and…

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Tengil

Shouldhavebeens By Sakarias Tengil is a constellation of musicians playing atmospheric, experimental heavy music that is at once nostalgic, quasi-symphonic and spiritually violent. Tengil’s eye-opening musical style has developed from raw hardcore to an almost heavenly wall of aggressive sound. Commanding a mind-bending and dynamic meld of hardcore, rock, blackgaze and melody, Tengil wields its…

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Hekate

Totentanz By Susi Hekate was founded in 1993 in Koblenz (Germany), has since released seven albums in changing the cast. The origin of the band lies in the darkwave scene, whose elements are always found in the music. In our music, we want to touch on the hidden desires, longings and dreams of the listeners.…

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Goddess of Fate

Spiral Orchard Pt.1 By Okta Goddess of Fate is a prog/melodic death metal band from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Formed in 2009 as a technical death metal band. The band released their first EP in 2012 called ‘A Reversal of Civilization’ and met with critical acclaim by Indonesian press because of its freshness and innovative music at…

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