Tag: Sabaton

Review: “As A Unit” by Hagalas

Recorded in an old cottage at the shore of Lake Päijänne with Samuli Raappana from Tuuliajo in charge of recording and mixing with mastering in Sweden by Tony Lindgren (Amorphis, Dark Tranquillity) from the iconic Fascination Street Studios Örebro, Sweden who was taught by Jens Bogren (At The Gates, Sepultura), “As A Unit” marks the

NEWS: Sabaton announce April arena shows!

Following the release of their tenth studio album “The War To End All Wars”, a second concept album The First World War features stories, miracles, and atrocities of one of the darkest episodes of modern history combined with Swedish Heavy Metal, Sabaton have announced a rescheduled and cunningly titled “The Tour To End All Tours”

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Amon Amarth!

An album which appeared on Metal Hammer Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2008, “Twilight of the Thunder God” marked the seventh studio record from Swedish Melodic Death Metallers Amon Amarth. A concept release based on Thor’s slaying of the serpent Jörmungandr it was recorded at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with Producer Jens Bogren (Sepultura, Opeth,

Riff Police! Pull Over! #141: Savatage Vs Sabaton!

Lawyers all over the globe have their ears trained and their pencils sharpened for our weekly lethal dose of possible plaigarism that we do for s**** and giggles because we can. Don’t go writing in folks, it’s just for fun. You know, what we used to get from going to gigs, crowd surfing and… Facing

Exclusive Interview: Vesuvian talk “Devotion To Infinity”!

In Seattle Washington a storm has been brewing as members and former members of The Fabled, Ocean of Obsession, Beldom, Igne Irae, Silent Uprising got together to reform brutal Power Metal act Vesuvian who had started out in 2015 with EP “Lahar“. Original member vocalist/lyricist RJ Mitchell remains at the helm of the project and after

Review: “Trail Of The Fallen” by Sometimes We Make Music

If you think that Sometimes We Make Music (often abbreviated to SWMM) have a strange band name, then it isn’t without good reason. Ivar Oftedal (lead guitar and composing), Danny Valle Johannessen (vocals and lyrics), Terje Martinussen (drums), Zlatko Kusmic (rhythm guitar) and Alejandro Roberto Sanhueza (bass) started SWMM in the spring of 2013 as a

Review: “Of Snow And Blood” by Glacial Coffin

South Louisiana isn’t the place you’d usually associate with being the home of a band who play “Melodic Blackened Death Metal with a Nordic core” and are on a quest for “the legendary cursed  blade of a night tyrant”. But then again, why not? That’s the sound of Glacial Coffin who feature in their ranks

Review: “Kinahmia” EP by Goatskullt

“Kinahmia” is an ancient Finnish term, meaning the knowledge of the portal between different levels of existence; and this is a perfect definition for this release, a portal descending from furious riff-driven neon temples towards the more atmospheric temples of the old. It’s also the title of the second offering from Goatskullt, a three piece Black Metal

Review: “Kingdom of Mine” EP by Blutfeld

Somethings happen at a lightning pace. Somethings happen at a glacial pace. Recorded and mixed at Goatman Studios over a two year period between 2016-2018, “Kingdom of Mine” is the sort of labour of love that a lot of bands debut EP ends up becoming. It’s a Death Metal vision that sees the duo that