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In the annals of 21st century alternative rock history there are few artists who cast a longer or more peculiar shadow than Finnish Love Metal pioneer Ville Valo. After all, his band HIM were easily among the most iconic and idiosyncratic groups of the millenium. Zealously revered, gleefully reviled but impossible to ignore, their music … Continued


With “What remained”, Luxembourg-based melodic death metal quintet Sleepers’ Guilt release their second full-length studio album. Without being a concept album, “What remained” explores the end of humanity and takes the audience to a musical journey into the tides of fate. In a dystopic world, humanity is on the verge of extinction, machines have taken … Continued


Local bands, here’s your chance to play at Wacken Open Air 2022! The Metal Battle is an international music contest, which strives to support young, unsigned Metalbands from the underground. Metal Battle has grown to more than 40 countries worldwide. The winners of the various countries will perform alongside other finalists at the international finale … Continued


For as explosive as Mark Tremonti’s playing may be at times, he has quietly and rather unassumingly asserted himself as one of the most pure, precise, and prolific guitarists, songwriters, and frontmen of the modern era. With a GRAMMY® Award, recognition at #1 on Guitar World’s “Top 20 Best Guitarists of the Decade,” and 40 … Continued

Avatar + Veil of Maya

The heavy metal-n’-roll dark madcap visionaries collectively known as AVATAR didn’t pick their moniker by accident. An “avatar” is defined as either a manifestation of a deity in bodily form or an icon representing a separate being in another realm. Both meanings perfectly describe the Swedish rock sensations, as they’ve built something larger than life. … Continued