Video Roundup: Ben Blutzukker, Absque Cor, Beast In Black, Ornimental, Kamelot, Dominhate

Here's our first roundup of 2018! A few stragglers from last year, and a couple of new ones to wrap your musical enjoyment gear around. Ben Blutzukker - "Riptide" Ben Blutzukker got in touch to showcase us his latest video, featuring some awesome LEGO animation by A&M Studios. You can get the whole Riptide LP via … Continue reading Video Roundup: Ben Blutzukker, Absque Cor, Beast In Black, Ornimental, Kamelot, Dominhate

Bloodstock 2018 – four more bands announced

Bloodstock is excited to announce another four bands for their August 2018 metal weekender. Joining Friday’s main stage bill are crossover thrash legends Suicidal Tendencies, who play Bloodstock for the first time in their storied 38-year career. The revered band’s twelfth studio album, World Gone Mad landed last year, featuring ex-Slayer drum icon, Dave Lombardo … Continue reading Bloodstock 2018 – four more bands announced

Wednesday Video Roundup (Destruction, Seeds of Mary, Kamelot, Unlit Face)

Anyone else as knackered as me as we reach the middle of the week? Doubt it, somehow. Mind, I've still got the energy to thrash around to the new Destruction video, the first of today's bunch... Destruction - "Under Attack" Thrash icons Destruction release their new album, Under Attack, on May 13th. Check out the title … Continue reading Wednesday Video Roundup (Destruction, Seeds of Mary, Kamelot, Unlit Face)

Noise Records to relaunch with classic compilations

BMG purchased Noise’s holding company Sanctuary records from Universal Music in 2013, and will re-launch Noise Records in 2016. Noise's early releases - including the seminal 1984 Death Metal compilation - would lay the groundwork for future European metal mainstays such as Grave Digger, Hellhammer (who became Celtic Frost), Helloween, Kreator, Running Wild, and Tankard. These acts would … Continue reading Noise Records to relaunch with classic compilations

Interview: Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot

[avatar user="Lara" size="50" align="left" /]Few weeks back I had the opportunity to fire up some questions to Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot; back then, they were about to embark on the North American length of the tour. Here's what he had to say about their new album (reviewed here), musical collaborations and band mates, along other things. … Continue reading Interview: Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot

Review: Kamelot – Haven

[avatar user="Lara" size="50" align="left" /] Kamelot were founded in Tampa, Florida, by Thomas Youngblood and Richard Warner back in 1992. There have been some line up changes over the years but the unstoppable creative force of Kamelot symphonic power metal keeps shining bright after twenty years from their debut album Eternity (1995) and twenty-three years on … Continue reading Review: Kamelot – Haven