The many faces of Hammerfall: metal, My Sharona, and Taekwon-Do

Back towards the end of January I had the fortune to chat with Anders Johansson of Hammerfall about the band's upcoming release No Sacrifice, No Victory - coming out in March this year. The last time I talked to Anders was in May 2008, when they were just heading into the studio to record the album.

Listening to No Sacrifice, No Victory, and comparing it to earlier releases, such as 1998's Legacy of Kings, you can really see how Hammerfall have evolved; their releases are les

Ihsahn: Dark and Decadent

The mastermind behind Emperor exposes the passion behind his seventh solo album Àmr

After two decades of defining and shaping the contours of black metal as the musical force behind Emperor,

Alexander Backlund of Letters From The Colony: Musical “Omnivores” and Earthy Sounds

In the wake of one of the most successful debuts of the year so far, Swedish progressive metal newcomers LFTC’s vocalist sheds some light on Vignette.

Seldom does a band epitomise the fact that there is always room in metal music for something different like Swedish rising stars Lett

Attila Csihar of Mayhem: The Brotherhood

"When I heard Mayhem for the first time, it was unbelievable - it was a whole new level of music".

Mayhem are a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo.

Damnation Festival, Leeds, UK | November 2017 [In Review]

"...Well he had a giant sized boil on the side of his chin. the guy next to him couldn’t take it any longer and punched him in, you guessed it, his chin. Yes, it popped and I don’t know how many people the mess covered..."

Damnation Festival 2017 was held in Leeds, England, at the monstrosity that is Leeds University on the 4th of November.

Metal As Fuck Sit Down With Paradise Lost at Damnation Festival 2017 [UK]

"This tour has taken it all up a notch higher"

Paradise Lost are a band that has stood the test of time, they continue to tour and create new music relentlessly so whilst on tour, naturally Nikki Hallam st

Ivar Bjørnson of Enslaved: Ehwaz and Paradoxes

Ivar Bjørnson discusses Enslaved's rugged and enigmatic new album, E.

Having recently completed their incredible 25th Anniversary tour, Norway’s purveyors of melodic-extreme metal Enslaved are set to release their fourteenth studio album, enigmatical

Brujeria: Satanism, Sex & Spite

“Our attitude is always going to be the same and we will continue to bring that same attitude, Pocho Aztlan is a reflection of that attitude, it hasn’t wavered – only gotten stronger”.

Never have we seen Brujeria in Australia, never did we expect it - though our darkest dreams have come true as the one and only Brujeria are heading our way next month!