Congratulations, guys! With their new album, Powerwolf entered the German charts at position no 1. I can´t remember the last time when a non-mainstream Metal band achieved this. But what are the differences between Preachers of the Night an its predecessors that could explain this sudden success? The answer is easy: There are actually ... more/mehr
Blessed & Possessed
Two years after their no 1 hit album “Preachers of the Night” (at least in Germany), Powerwolf release their new album “Blessed & Possessed”. Those who know the band know what they can expect: up-tempo Heavy Metal songs with catchy melodies and choruses, organ sounds and vocals that have a little opera touch. It actually is a mixture ... more/mehr
The Plague of Ignorance
Upon receiving “The Plague of Ignorance” I was struck a little funny by the cover artwork. It was an old photograph of dead Union soldiers on the bloody field of Gettysburg. On the inside, Mr. Gill is shown playing a guitar with the Confederate battle flag - a good way to win points with a southern boy such as myself.
Four young ladies from the Bochum area who make emo-rock, that's how thier record company describes this band. And even though one look at the band photo in the CD booklet makes you suspect that these four girls haven't taken their finals yet, the album „Finding Home“ sounds mature and professional nonetheless. The singer ... more/mehr
This year seems to be a very hard one for all hard rock fans but luckily only for their wallets because of all the great new releases that are must-haves. After many others, there´s some new stuff coming form the Danish rockers of Pretty Maids who were on a hiatus for four years and it has definitely been worth the wait. With Pandemonium ... more/mehr