German heavy metal

Primal Fear- Rulebreaker (Frontiers Records)

When they're not breaking the law or breaking jaws, Primal Fear shows that they can be great rulebreakers.

They say that too much of a good thing can be bad for you, but if that were really true Nutella would not be an acceptable breakfast food.

Fifteen Albums that Shook the Twentieth Century: Black Space Riders' JE...

'Unfortunately Van Halen paved the way for hair metal'...

Greetings, and welcome to Metal as Fuck… In our latest strand of Q&A interviews we’re looking at fifteen albums we consider to have been important landmarks in the world of hea

Helloween - My God-Given Right (Nuclear Blast)

Is it any band's God-given right to release sub-standard product?
Release Date: 
29 May 2015 (All day)

Germany’s Helloween really don’t care what you think about this, their fifteenth studio album.

Scorpions - Return to Forever (Sony)

Fifty years and counting...
Release Date: 
19 Feb 2015 - 11:30pm

Incredible to relate, German hard rock institution the Scorpions is fifty years old this year.

Alpha Tiger - iDentity (SPV/Steamhammer)

Derivative yet engaging metal from these German hopefuls...
Release Date: 
19 Jan 2015 (All day)

Young German outfit Alpha Tiger have definitely got a few – wait for it – identity problems.

U.D.O. - Decadent (AFM Records)

Solid, but we expect more from this man...
Release Date: 
22 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

Udo Dirkschneider: Living legend, metal treasure and, also, one of the hardest working men in (metal) showbusiness.

The German Panzer - The German Panzer (Nuclear Blast)

A Panther rather than a King Tiger, but deadly nonetheless...
Release Date: 
28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Whilst the word ‘supergroup’ is bandied around so much these days it has sadly ceased to have much meaning, you could, no word of a lie, apply it with a straight face when describing The Ge

Kissin' Dynamite - Megalomania (AFM Records)

Coming of age has never sounded so good...
Release Date: 
30 Sep 2014 (All day)

BOOM!! Lordy lordy lordy, what a bunch o’ toonz!