Tag Archives: Germany

Kreator Release New Album Cover Art and Details

Kreator - Gods of Violence

German thrash metal veterans Kreator have released the cover art and details of their upcoming release, “Gods of Violence.” This marks the band’s 14th album and will be released on January 27, 2016 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover art was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also did the limited edition artwork

Bethlehem Releasing Self-Titled Album

German black metal veterans Bethlehem have announced a new album, titled Bethlehem, on December 2, 2016 via Prophecy Productions. Produced by the band and Markus Stock (Alcest) at Studio E (Helrunar, Secrets of the Moon), Bethlehem is the band’s eighth full-length record.

Metal Review: Scanner – The Judgement (2015)

Scanner - The Judgement

German power metal band Scanner are back with their sixth studio album, The Judgement, which follows a huge layoff from the band, so it is nice to hear their brand of metal back with the fans. The band plays a standard style of classic/power metal that never gets old. It is hard to say anything

Metal Review: Axel Rudi Pell – Game of Sins (2015)

Axel Rudi Pell - Game of Sins

German guitar virtuoso Axel Rudi Pell is back with his sixteenth studio album, Game of Sins through SPV/Steamhammer. It is hard to believe the the guitar player has been around for over 25 years, but the band shows no sign of slowing down as can be evidenced in their latest album. After the fun, brief

Metal Review: Brainstorm – Scary Creatures (2016)

Brainstorm - Scary Creatures

Veteran power metal act Brainstorm from Germany is back with a vengeance with Scary Creatures, a collection of ten powerful anthemic tracks loaded with razor sharp guitar riffs and Andy B. Franck’s dynamic vocals. The follow-up to 2014’s Firesoul ends up being one of the band’s more powerful albums to date. The album opens with

Metal Review: Eisregen – Marschmusik (2015)

Eisregen - Marschmusik

German dark/death metal veterans Eisregen, formed in 1995, have had a lot of output over their 20 years career. As their namesake translates to “freezing rain,” you would expect that the band knows how to create a very atmospheric sound and Marschmusik is yet another example of just how atmospheric the band can sound. The

Varg Releases Video For Rotkäppchen

Varg - Rotkäppchen

German metal beast Varg have released a video for “Rotkäppchen” [2015 version], which is the version that will appears on the band’s upcoming EP by the same title. The EP will hit shelves on October 9, 2015. This EP is just a little taste of what to expect with the upcoming fifth release Das Ende

Bethlehem Splits Up

Bethlehem: Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia

German metal outfit Bethlehem has decided to split up. Their last album was 2014’s Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia. Jürgen Bartsch of the German outfit Bethlehem had this to say: “Game over! Hey guys. Bethlehem has split up and does a break. If there will be a comeback or won’t isn’t certain yet. Obviously isn’t. Bethlehem has to stay

Metal Review: Finsterforst: Mach Dich Frei (2015)

Finsterforst: Mach Dich Frei

Here we are in 2015 and I am reviewing the first album with a 2015 release date. This is sort of an epic moment. To celebrate this epic moment, it only makes sense to review an epic release, and with 2015 comes German outfit Finsterforst’s fourth full-length release entitled “Mach Dich Frei” out via Napalm

U.D.O. Streaming New Song Pain

U.D.O. Decadent

German metal veterans U.D.O., fronted by former Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider, are streaming a new track, Pain, from their new studio album, “Decadent.” out now in Europe via AFM Records. “Pain” is a brand new song from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider, which can be streamed in the