Running Wild – Blazon Stone, Pile Of Skulls, Black Hand Inn, Masquerade Reissues

If ‘Riding The Storm’ from Death or Glory, the album that closed the first chapter of Running Wild’s career as well as being the chronological end of the first batch of Noise Records/BMG’s reissues, saw the band absolutely perfect their main songwriting style, sixth album Blazon Stone saw them kick off a run of unprecedented consistency and quality. By now armed with a recognisable, cohesive and distinct sound, for the next four albums, Rock n’ Rolf dragged Running Wild to a level of Heavy Metal excellence that, though predictable stylistically, was welcomed with open arms, raised horns and strained voices. During this period, Running Wild became masters at their craft, even if they had not yet perfected the art of the photo shoot (seriously… the Labyrinth style costumes and volumized bouffants have not aged well…)Continue reading

The Vintage Caravan Vocalist To Appear In Upcoming Film Metalhead

Left to right: Guðjón Reynisson (drummer), Óskar Logi Ágústsson (singer/guitarist), Alexander Örn Númason (bass)

Left to right: Guðjón Reynisson (drummer), Óskar Logi Ágústsson (singer/guitarist), Alexander Örn Númason (bass)

Óskar Logi Ágústsson, singer and guitarist of Icelandic rocker The Vintage Caravan played a key role in the new Icelandic film Metalhead, as the older brother of the main character who died of a gruesome death, leading their sister to adopt the lost brother’s musical lifestyle.. The film was directed by Ragnar Bragason. Watch the trailer below.

METALHEAD – Trailer from Cinelicious Pics on Vimeo.

The Vintage Caravan’s second album Arrival is due out June 2, 2015 via Nuclear Blast, and was produced by Axel “Flexi” Árnason, who also worked on the band’s album Voyage. Watch the album trailer below.

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