Batushka replace Dimmu Borgir on Bloodstock bill

Bloodstock is disappointed to announce that Dimmu Borgir are forced to cancel their appearance at this weekend's festival due to circumstances beyond their control. Dimmu Borgir's statement reads as follows: Dimmu Borgir regrets to inform you that we have to cancel our appearance at this year´s Bloodstock due to illness.  The doctors have ordered full … Continue reading Batushka replace Dimmu Borgir on Bloodstock bill

2018 Crew Review: Jim Costin – Senior Editor

Is it really the end of 2018? This year has gone far too quickly for me and has been a little more challenging than others. Real life duties have sadly kept me from doing as much with the site but hopefully that will change soon. There have been some amazing shows I have been to … Continue reading 2018 Crew Review: Jim Costin – Senior Editor

Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2019

As the festive season descends upon us, Bloodstock come bearing gifts! Four more bands for 2019! Saturday’s special guest on the Ronnie James Dio main stage will be none other than thrash titans, Anthrax. The band are set to start work on a new studio album in 2019, so maybe we’ll get to hear something … Continue reading Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2019

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

Album Review: Dimmu Borgir – Eonian

After what feels like a millennium, the titans of symphonic black metal have finally returned. With it being nigh on 8 years since the release of Abrahadabra, I had high hopes for this album as I personally loved that album. I know it's a cliche almost, but as soon as I heard "Gateways", I was hooked on … Continue reading Album Review: Dimmu Borgir – Eonian

Watch Dimmu Borgir’s “Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse” live from Oslo – with an orchestra

As black metal heavyweights Dimmu Borgir gear up for the release of double live album Forces Of The Northern Light, they've upped the hype following the release of the epic "Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse". Accompanying them onstage are the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the Schola Cantorum Choir. It can be seen below. As for Forces Of The Northern Night, … Continue reading Watch Dimmu Borgir’s “Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse” live from Oslo – with an orchestra