Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Epica’s Mark Jansen talks ‘Omega,’ third “Kingdom of Heaven,” reflects on ten years of MaYaN’s ‘Quarterpast’

Posted by on February 23, 2021

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a halt to concerts, it hasn’t stopped artists from working on new music. Dutch symphonic metal giants Epica did everything they could to face these challenges head-on as their new album, Omega, was pushed back to February 26, 2021 via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). The follow-up to […]

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Interview: Therion’s Christofer Johnsson talks pleasing fans with new album ‘Leviathan;’ looks back on thirty years of ‘Of Darkness…’

Posted by on February 8, 2021

    There is a natural brilliance behind Therion mastermind Christofer Johnsson. as he doesn’t seem to stop writing and isn’t afraid of experimenting. We did see a tremendous experiment with the ambitious soundtrack to the rock opera that never had its debut live performance yet due to the COVID-19 pandemic with 2018’s Beloved Antichrist. […]

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Interview Soulburn’s Eric Daniels discusses pandemic challenges recording new album ‘Noa’s D’ark’

Posted by on February 2, 2021

  Dutch death/black/doom metal outfit Soulburn concluded 2020 with the release of their new album, Noa’s D’ark (order here). We caught up with guitarist Eric Daniels to discuss their latest effort and their overall experience recording an album during the COVID-19 pandemic.    How has the response been so far for the new album Noa’s […]

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Interview: Nachtblut drummer Skoll talks new album ‘Vanitas’

Posted by on January 25, 2021

    German melodic gothic/black metal outfit Nachtblut released their new album Vanitas in October 2020 via Napalm Records (order here). We caught up with drummer Skoll right before the new year to discuss their latest effort.   How has the response been so far on the new album, Vanitas? The feedback by fans and […]

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Accept’s Wolf Hoffmann on new album “A good dose of fresh, heavy metal from your favorite band”

Posted by on December 31, 2020

    2020 will be remembered as the year when all touring went to an abrupt halt. While artists have participated in Livestreams, others focused on writing new music while patiently waiting until it’s safe to go back on the road. 2021 is already shaping up to look like a great year in terms of […]

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