Der Weg einer Freheit – Live In Berlin

I’m listening to Der Weg einer Freheit’s Live In Berlin (Season of Mist) and, while it is a masterful showcase for the band’s far encompassing sound and overall chops, I find myself questioning the nature of live albums as a concept. Again, there’s nothing wrong per se with this October 14, 2017 recording. Fans will be pleased with this ten-song package with tunes ranging from their self-titled LP all the way to 2017’s Finisterre (Season of Mist). Continue reading

Callejon – Hartgeld Im Club

Well, I can’t think of a better way to open a new year of music than with a review of German Metalcore band covering Rap songs. That band is Callejon and the album is called Hartgeld Im Club (Century Media) and this could easily go down as one of the most polarizing releases of the year. Continue reading

Motörhead To Release A Previously Unreleased Live Show On Saturday

Long live Lemmy! Continue reading

“Dio Returns” Tour Kicks Off In Germany

The ‘Dio Returns’ tour, which features a Ronnie James Dio hologram fronting the Dio Disciples, kicked off last night at the Matrix Bochum in Bochum, Germany. Continue reading

Kreator – “Hail To The Hordes” Video Released

This Friday Kreator will release a new 12″ picture disc for their ‘Hail To The Hordes’ single as part of the Black Friday ‘Record Store Day‘ event. The limited release will feature the title track, as well as two previously unreleased songs. To get fans more excited for the special 12″, the band has uploaded a new video for the title track. Continue reading

Emperor Perform “Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk” Live At Wacken Open Air

Emperor is currently celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk album by performing it live in its entirety at several European festivals this Summer. Continue reading

Wacken Open Air Crowd Pays Tribute to Lemmy Kilmister

The 2017 Wacken Open Air festival took place this past weekend in Germany, and did not disappoint. This year’s lineup included the likes of Megadeth, Alice Cooper, Emperor, Volbeat, Amon Amarth and Kreator, and over 70,000 people showed up to witness it all in person. Shortly after Alice Cooper‘s set, each and every one of those fans took part in a moving tribute to Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister. Continue reading