German heavy metal

Miracle Master - Tattooed Woman (GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music)

Tattooed treats...
Release Date: 
7 Mar 2014 (All day)

German MELODIANS Miracle Master sure as hell pack a lot of class into their debut album, Tattooed Woman – maybe a little too much class, I’m thinkin’ – and I’ll expand on

Stormwarrior - Thunder & Steele (Massacre Records)

Glorious stuff...
Release Date: 
24 Jan 2014 (All day)

It’s a long time since I’ve anything so ridiculously, gloriously heavy metal as Thunder & Steele, the fifth full-length album from German defenders of the faith Stormwarrior

Freedom Call - Beyond (SPV/Steamhammer)

An exhilharating reminder of just how exciting good power metal can be...
Release Date: 
24 Feb 2014 (All day)

I never used to believe in resurrection. Especially when it comes to bands.

Black Space Riders - D:REI (BSR/Cargo)

Expand your horizons with the BSR...
Release Date: 
23 Jan 2014 - 11:30pm

German prog metallers Black Space Riders really are an intriguing bunch.

Blackwelder: The New Force in Power Metal

Another metal supergroup appears on the horizon...

International power prog metal band Blackwelder has signed a worldwide management deal with Germany’s Rock’n'Growl Management.

Black Space Riders: New Album released - have a listen to a track here!

'a record that sets the mental cinema in transition'...

D:rei, the newest opus from German extraterrestrial heavy rockers Black Space Riders, is now available through the band's own BSR label.

Silent Force - Rising From Ahes (AFM Records)

Classy... very classy...
Release Date: 
12 Dec 2013 - 11:30pm

Another set of superior hard rockin’ tunes from the Alex Beyrodt/Mat Sinner axis – seriously, where do they find the time? 

Primal Fear - Delivering the Black (Frontiers Records)

Frighteningly good stuff from aband I'd feared were finished...
Release Date: 
24 Jan 2014 (All day)

German speed metal kings Primal Fear have, in my opinion, been running on empty for a while now; whether that’s because main songwriter Mat Sinner is involved in so many o

AC Angry - Black Denim (Dust on the Tracks Records)

More dirt please!
Release Date: 
7 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

‘Pure fucking rock n’roll’. That’s what it says on the header for Saarbrucken rock troupe AC Angry’s google entry and really, there’s not much more to be said.

Mad Max - Interceptor (SPV/Steamhammer)

Good, at times great - but you've heard it all before...
Release Date: 
27 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Veteran German rockers Mad Max, nearly thirty years in ‘the hardest game in the world’ now, have returned to the fray with a new album, Interceptor that sounds like, well,