DeadRisen - DeadRisen Album Review By Rainer Kerber What happens when old rock hands meet young wild ones. They form a new band and try to combine the influences of different styles and take them to a new level. This is what happened at DeadRisen on the American east coast. The superstars
All Our Creativity Comes From The Heart - Interview With Sanctorium By Rainer Kerber I have already met some bands from Russia. Most recently, singer Daria Zhukova from the St. Petersburg band Sanctorium contacted me. They have dedicated themselves to symphonic heavy metal for fifteen years. The third studio album "Ornaments" was
Rämlord - From Dark Waters Album Review By Rainer Kerber The Finns Rämlord were founded in Helsinki in 2010. From guitarists Jarno Anttila, Tommi Kanerva, drummer Janne Mannonen and bass player Niko Karppinen. All four previously played in other Finnish bands such as Impaled Nazarene, Legenda, Terveyskeskus or YUP. And this quartet
Elegy of Madness - Invisible World Album Review By Rainer Kerber Elegy of Madness were founded in 2006 by guitarist Tony Tomasicchio. In the same year the demo “Another Path” was released. In 2009 followed the album debut “The Bridge of Sighs”. The next two albums were then released every four years.
Scarlet Desire - Cry For Your Name Album Review By Rainer Kerber Rock and metal projects are springing up like mushrooms. Modern recording techniques make it possible. And thanks to the Internet, even greater distances between musicians do not hinder cooperation. The most recent example is Scarlet Desire. Guitarist Esa Mikkola lives
M.I.L.F. - Rolling Thunder Album Review By Rainer Kerber The abbreviation M.I.L.F. is quite negative. That is why the Italians also state their meaning: “Make It Long 'n Fast”. OK, there is scope for interpretation here too. That may even be wanted. The band was founded in Florence in 2010. From the
Nightfear - Apocalypse Album Review By Rainer Kerber Hard rock and heavy metal have a long tradition in Spain. Nightfear from the capital city of Madrid was also founded in 2008. The debut “Inception” appeared four years later. With this they became known nationwide. After “Drums Of War” the third album “Apocalypse”
LORDI - Killection Album Review By Rainer Kerber Since when the LORDI monsters have been around has not been finally clarified. The official founding year is 1992. The band became known through their victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. They showed all pop song dudes where the metal hammer hangs. So
Magg Dylan - Amethyst Album Review By Rainer Kerber Magg Dylan come from the US East Coast from Virginia Beach. Bands like In This Moment, AC / DC or Rise Against are mentioned as influences. Since 2018 the musicians have also performed various live performances as openers for various national bands (All
Elfika - Secretum Secretorum Album Review By Rainer Kerber There are many symphonic metal bands. Here is a new name - Elfika. Although so new, the band is not. The band was founded in 2012 by “Manu BasseKiller”. Well, one can certainly argue about the artist names that some musicians give themselves.