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…

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.…

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…

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…

Beneath the Hollow

Nihilist By Jesse DeGroot  Beneath the Hollow is a four-piece heavy metal juggernaut hailing from Chicago, Il. Combining a heavy power reminiscent of Pantera, Mastodon and Nothingface with soaring melodies of Alice In Chains and Soundgarden. This is a band that strives to create something truly unique. October 2018 The band released a six-song EP…

Amulet

The Inevitable War By Samuel Mackertich Hello! Samuel Mackertich bass player, keyboards and words for Amulet. This hellride through music all started at a school talent show doing a Green Jelly cover at maybe 10 years old. We mimed. It was all the fun and embarrassment I needed to convince me to take on life…

Evil Conspiracy

Evil Comes By Andreas Makela This lineup has been together since 2014-2015. We have struggled a lot with members coming and going but this lineup feels like a homecoming! We have a wonderful creative spirit between us so everything runs easily compared to the old days. The new album ‘Evil Comes’ was recorded by ourselves…

Narnia

From Darkness to Light By Christian Rivel-Liljegren It is a long process where our guitar player CJ Grimmark came up with demos and ideas early 2017 for our new album ‘From Darkness To Light’ and then we work from there. So this process took over 2years from start to the end. On this album, CJ…

Sonata Arctica Discuss artwork for Talviyö

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, called Talviyö (which means Winter Night), which includes eleven new tracks. “We were speaking about having an album cover made from a photo, and luckily managed to find the award-winning photographer Onni Wiljami who actually hails from a village not too far from our hometown. His pictures…