European Metal

Kamelot announce release date for new album Haven!

Get excited kids, artwork and track listing revealed!

Symphonic metal masters Kamelot return after 2 years of touring the globe and 12 months of intense writing and recording.

Nummirock - Day Three, June 21st 2014, Nummijärvi, Kauhajoki, Finland

Nummirock is held over the crucial Finnish Juhannas holiday. Metalheads from all over head to the serene lakeside venue to set up camp and cry havoc for the long weekend. The last day of the festival swept in cold and damp, but that didn't deter the thousands from drinking and live music! It had our photographer hiding in the warmer drinking areas, but we've got live shots from Stone, Turisas, Turmion Kätilöt, W.A.S.P., Whispered, Suicide Silence and Tuoni!

Sinheresy- Paint the World (Bakerteam Records)

A fine display of European power...
Release Date: 
30 Sep 2013 (All day)

I consider myself something of a cheese connoisseur, I adore clean melodic vocals as much as I do the dirtiest death growl and mere mention of the words "symphonic" or "power" gets me hot under the

Crushtor's Predictive Guide to the Best of 2010

No - this isn't my personal top ten - it's a prediction and guide to Top Tens that are coming in across the globe as this year fades into twilight.

When you're in the game a while, you can almost anticipate what's going to be on the Top 10 lists of everyone else.

Axel Rudi Pell - The Crest (SPV/Riot)

Album no. 19 (depending on whether you count compilations or not) from Axel Rudi Pell offers nothing new, nothing that will make you go WTF? but then again, why change a winning formula?

With Johnny Gioeli once again providing a voice that sits somewhere between Ronnie James Dio circa Rainbow and The Scorpi