PODCAST: Episode 85: Maik Weichert of Heaven Shall Burn on “Of Truth And Sacrifice”

Ghost Cult recently caught up with Maik Weichert of Heaven Shall Burn, who just released a brilliant double album (review here), Of Truth And Sacrifice, out now via Century Media Records. We talked to Maik about the German metal legends ambitious decision to create a double album, the meaning behind the topics, their lyrics tackling topics such as content supports anti-racism & anti-fascism along with resistance, oppression and animal rights, their new music videos for ‘Übermacht’ and ‘Eradicate’, his take on the history of the genre, the longevity as a band and much more. Order Of Truth And Sacrifice here and listen to the podcast now! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Heaven Shall Burn – Of Truth and Sacrifice

It’s been four years since the German Extreme Metal act, Heaven Shall Burn, released their last album. After Wanderer (Century Media Records) came out, these hard-hitting fellas took a very justified break. Now with batteries recharged, they’re back with an adventurous new release. The band gifted us with the double album, Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media Records) earlier this month and it’s making quite the impression. Known for their aggressive sound and topical lyrics, this ninth full-length release is taking these extreme characteristics to a new level. The band has been around for nearly twenty-five years and they are still taking their massive sound to some exciting, uncharted territories. Continue reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: March 20th New Music Releases

Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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Heaven Shall Burn Share New Single and Video for “Eradicate”

Heaven Shall Burn has dropped a new single and video for the track ‘Eradicate’! Coming from their forthcoming new double album Of Truth And Sacrifice drops worldwide on March 20th, 2020. Fro the video the band teamed up with African film producer Isaac Nabwana at Wakaliwood a.k.a. Ramon Film productions, who is known for his unique and ultra-violent movies. Watch it now! Continue reading

Metallica, Ghost, Sodom, Heaven Shall Burn, Dool And More Take Home Germany’s Metal Hammer Awards

Metal Hammer Germany held their award show this past weekend. Among the winners are Metallica, Ghost, Sodom, Heaven Shall Burn, Night Demon, Barney Greenway of Napalm Death and more. We have the full list of winners and nominees! Continue reading

Arch Enemy, Heaven Shall Burn, Amaranthe, etc Confirmed For Nummirock 2015

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Nummirock Heavy Metal Festival has confirmed the 2015 edition to be held on June 18-20, 2015 in Nummijärvi-Kauhajoki-Finland. The confirmed acts for the event include:

Arch Enemy
Heaven Shall Burn
Amaranthe
Dark Funeral
Sonic Syndicate
Moonsorrow
Korpiklaani
Insomnium
Steve N Seagulls
Mors Principium Est
Eluveitie
Sotajumala
Ranger

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Heaven Shall Burn – Veto

HeavenShallBurn-VETOHeaven Shall Burn have been on the radar for quite some time and after having only gave them the ‘look-in’ recently and more out of curiosity than anything you can immediately understand all the hype surrounding the quintet. The Heaven Shall Burn blend of metalcore / Scandanavian style death metal might not be the most inspiring but there’s a feeling they’ve never actually went out of their way to reinvent the wheel. Where these Germans stand out is their sheer brutality and high intensity deliverance. Continue reading