Tag Archives: Gothic Metal

Metal Review: Ashes You Leave – The Cure For Happiness (2012)

Croatian gothic / doom metal band Ashes You Leave are back with the sixth full-length release entitled The Cure For Happiness, and their latest effort is anything but happy. They have taken their dark ways to new levels with one of their strongest efforts ever. With The Cure For Happiness, Ashes You Leave is hell

Draconian Has Recruited a New Female Singer

Gothic/doom metal band Draconian has announced that the search for a new singer has ended. Joining their ranks is Heike Langhans, a South African singer, who will replace Lisa Johansson after her departure from the band last year. This is the band’s statement: “It has been nearly a year since last we braced the stages

Metal Review: Katatonia – Dead End Kings (2012)

Katatonia is one of those bands that a complete evolution of their sound over the years. Evolution of a band’s sound is a natutal progression, but when there is a drastic change in a band’s sound, you take notice. Fans new to Katatonia would probably not believe what their old stuff sounded like. When I

Paradise Lost – Premiere Video for Fear of Impending Hell

Gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost have just premiered their brand new video for the song “Fear of Impending Hell,” which is taken from their recently released 13th studio album Tragic Idol. The video for “Fear of Impending Hell” was directed and produced by the band’s own Steve Edmondson (bass) and features clips of live performances

Moonspell: New Video Online for White Skies

White Skies, another new video from Portuguese gothic metal band Moonspell is now available for your viewing pleasure below. The song comes off the band’s Alpha Noir bonus album Omega White, which was released on April 27th in Europe and May 8th in North America via Napalm Records. Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review – Draconian – A Rose for the Apocalypse (2011)

In a completely overblown and overexposed subgenre of metal such as gothic doom metal, it is hard to find a gem, but every once in a while that does happen. Okay, so Draconian’s latest effort, A Rose for the Apocalypse, may not be a gem, but at the very least, it is more than listenable.

Metal Review – Lake of Tears – Illwill (2011)

Lake of Tears is a band that I have liked for a long time and I am so glad that they are back stronger than ever. While Illwill is not their strongest effort to date, it is one of their best and quite possibly one of their most self-reflective releases ever. Take a listen to

Metal Review – Woods Of Ypres – Woods IV: The Green Album (2009)

Woods Of Ypres have always their own unique blend of Metal. They are a mixture of Black Metal with splashes of a lot of other subgenres of Metal including Doom Metal, Gothic Metal, Progressive Metal and more. The music is very depressive with exceptional vocals from David Gold. As an aside, David Gold is an

The Gathering Reveals Dates For South American Tour

The Gathering has revealed the dates for its upcoming tour of South America. You can view the currently announced list of dates, cities and venues below with more expected to be announced shortly. June 24 – Lima, Peru – Auditorio Derrama Majesterial June 26 – La Paz, Bolivia – Teatro 16 de Julio June 28

New Lake of Tears Song Available for Free Download

“U.N.S.A.N.E.”, a brand-new track from Swedish Gothic Metal greats Lake of Tears, has been made available for free download, over at AFM Records. This is an MP3 download. You can listen to the new track below. Lake of Tears is a Gothic Metal band that I can really get behind. I love a ton of