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REVIEW: Obsidian Kingdom – Meat Machine (Musicalypse Archive)

OBSIDIAN KINGDOM is a band hailing from Barcelona, which defines their sound as “hard-to-classify heavy with plenty of contrasts.” These kinds of bands tend...

REVIEW: Napalm Death: Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism (Musicalypse Archive)

British grindcore pioneers, NAPALM DEATH, return with their new album, "Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism," The band haven’t released any material...

BOOK REVIEW: Jordan Blum – Dream Theater: Every Album, Every Song (Musicalypse Archive)

Ever since its launch a couple of years ago, Sonicbond Publishing has published books in a series called On Track, where the discographies of...

Interview with Ayreon — “I had to learn to keep changing and keep adapting.” (Musicalypse Archive)

Fans of Arjen Lucassen were delighted to hear about the upcoming release of the next AYREON release this week, a sci-fi/fantasy ghost story called Transitus....

Interview with Altamullan Road — “You have to sometimes die in some things to be able to be reborn and discover new things.” (Musicalyse...

If you've ever wanted to hear the sounds of folk fairies singing deep, ambient, fantastical songs in perfect harmony, you need look no further...

REVIEW: Joe Below – EP: By the Rules (Musicalypse Archive)

Let me introduce you to a four-piece Finnish melodic progressive/hard rock band, known as JO BELOW. This new band from Helsinki have released a...

REVIEW: 10 Years – Violent Allies (Musicalypse Archive)

There's no doubt that this year is a period of sweeping change. While the most cynical of minds might be tempted to think that...

REVIEW: Derek Sherinian – The Phoenix (Musicalypse Archive)

Derek Sherinian is a prolific American keyboard wizard, whose name might not instantly ring a bell, but you're certainly prone to have a vague...

Interview with Varg — “I don’t regret the name Varg because we feel like a wolfpack as a band and “varg” means wolf in...

The German melodeath band VARG will be releasing their newest record, "Zeichen," on September 18th, 2020, after a 4 year absence since their album,...

REVIEW: Finntroll – Vredesvavd (Musicalypse Archive)

It's been 7 years since legendary Finnish pagan metal band FINNTROLL released their latest studio album, "Blodsvept" (2013), but at long last, fans are...

REVIEW: Brother Firetribe – Feel the Burn (Musicalypse Archive)

If you're into Finnish adult-oriented rock, you must certainly know of BROTHER FIRETRIBE, a gem in the AOR scene. Fronted by the charismatic Pekka Heino, their...

REVIEW: Ayreon – Transitus (Musicalypse Archive)

Arjen Anthony Lucassen's progressive metal opera, AYREON, is back with another album, within a mere year of the release of the DVD of the...

PHOTOSHOOT: Pekka Heino of Brother Firetribe @ Sanomatalo (Musicalypse Archive)

A photoshoot with Pekka Heino of BROTHER FIRETRIBE at Sanomatalo in Helsinki, 2020. Photos by Laureline Tilkin-FranssensMusicalypse, 2020OV: 761 Recent posts Related posts

Interview with Finntroll – “It was a lucky accident… well, I wouldn’t call it an accident.” (Musicalypse Archive)

One of the biggest names in Finnish pagan metal, FINNTROLL, are back at last with their seventh studio album, "Vredesvävd." Naturally, having had a 7-year...

REVIEW: Varg – Zeichen (Musicalypse Archive)

Red and black decorates their faces, purposefully imitating a blood splatter, as the wolves of Bavaria reappear 4 years after releasing their last album,...

PRELISTENING: Dark Tranquillity – Moment (stream) (Musicalypse Archive)

The masters of melancholy, Gothenburg melodic death group Dark Tranquillity, are coming out with a new album this year, entitled "Moment." Century Media Records...

5.9.2020 Behemoth: In Absentia Dei Livestream @ Pisarzowice (Musicalypse Archive)

During this coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen quite a few bands broadcast live streams from a wide variety of locations. We’ve seen empty barns, rehearsal...

REVIEW: Helloween – Straight Out of Hell (remastered) (Musicalypse Archive)

On September 4th, 2020, (that's tomorrow!) Nuclear Blast Records will release the remastered editions of three 10-or-so-year-old HELLOWEEN albums. Having already covered "Unarmed" (2009) and "7 Sinners"...

REVIEW: Helloween – 7 Sinners (remastered) (Musicalypse Archive)

September 2020 marks the re-release of several not-too-old HELLOWEEN albums by Nuclear Blast Records: 2009's "Unarmed" compilation/re-make album, 2010's 7 Sinners, and 2013's "Straight Out of...

REVIEW: Helloween – Unarmed (remastered) (Musicalypse Archive)

Have you ever wished one of your favorite metal bands had been a completely different genre? Well, if you want to know what that...