Tag Archives: Gothic Metal

Metal Review: Lykaion: Heavy Lullabies (2015)

Lykaion: Heavy Lullabies

Italian dark metal act Lykaion are back with their sophomore effort, Heavy Lullabies. The band gets lumped into this dark metal genre, which seem to be where bands get placed when they traverse multiple genres of metal. Pretty soon, every metal band will be dark metal. What can easily be said about Lykaion is that

Metal Review: Lehmann: Lehmanized (2014)

Lehmann: Lehmanized

Italian vocalist/bassist Matteo Lehmann, best known for being a musician on for Iron Maiden lead vocalist Blaze Bayley’s solo band, has released his own solo project now. The band is simply called Lehmann and the album is entitled “Lehmanized.” Sounds like someone has a little bit of an ego, but aside from that, let’s take

Lake of Tears to Release Live DVD/CD Set in January

Lake of Tears By the Black Sea

Swedish gothic metal band Lake of Tears will finally release their first live album ever entitled “By the Black Sea.” It will be released on January 31, 2014 via AFM Records and will contain the recordings of a full concert in Bucharest (2013), encompassing 16 songs. It will be available as a DVD/CD set. Bonus

Metal Review: Kuolemanlaakso: Musta Aurinko Nousee (2013)

Kuolemanlaakso Musta Aurinko Nousee

Finnish death/doom metal newcomers Kuolemanlaakso (translated to “Death Valley”) burst onto the scene last year with the release of “Uljas Uusi Maailma” and for good reason. After a homeland tour and a performance at the 2013 Tuska Open Air Festival, Kuolemanlaakso laid down some tracks, some of which were used for the “Musta Aurinko Nousee”

Paradise Lost Streaming New Song Loneliness Remains

Paradise Lost Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities)

British gothic metal outfit Paradise Lost is streaming a new lyric video for Loneliness Remains, taken from their upcoming compilation album “Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities).” The album will be released on October 21, 2013 in Europe (digitally on November 5, 2013 in North America) on Century Media. All tracks found on this compilation are

Paradise Lost Premiere Re-Recorded Song

Paradise Lost

Gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, and to mark this occasion, the band will release a compilation of B-sides, covers, and other rarities next month. Today the band has premiered their new version of Gothic entitled Gothic 2013. The compilation “Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities),” available on October 21,

Metal Review: Cold Colours – Self-Titled (2013)

Cold Colours is a Minneapolis group created by vocalist/instrumentalist Brian James Huebner. The band is named after a Rotting Christ song, which is the final song on this self titled release. The project touches upon a variety of different metal styles ranging from gothic metal to doom metal to death metal. Orifice is a misleading

Metal Review: Schwarzer Engel | Schwarze Sonne EP (2013)

Formed in 2007 by vocalist and guitarist Dave Jason, Schwarzer Engel has released two full-length albums, 2010’s “Apokalypse” and 2012’s “Träume Einer Nacht.” With 2013, comes another release, the EP “Schwarze Sonne,” featuring guest musicians Johanna von Orleans and El Friede from Massacre Records. Schwarzer Engel is a very deep, dark band and “Schwarze Sonne”

Tiamat Release Video For 384

384, the new video from Swedish gothic metal band Tiamat, has been released. The song comes off the band’s tenth studio album, “The Scarred People,” released on October 31, 2012 via Napalm Records. This video clip was directed by Ioanna Lampropoulou. Please upgrade your browser

Lacuna Coil Announce Latin American Tour Dates

Italian female-fronted gothic metal band Lacuna Coil, led by the amazing Cristina Scabbia, have announced The Dark Legacy Tour Over Latin America, which will be scheduled for February/March this year. Complete list of tour dates can be seen below the official tour flyer. Lacuna Coil Latin American Tour 2013: 28.02.2013 – ECU, Montevideo – Teatro Galpun