German heavy metal

Gun Barrel: Bracing for the Impact of Album Number Five

The veteran German outfit welcomes a new vocalist...

Massacre Records will release the latest album from German dirty rock 'n rollers Gun Barrel, entitled Brace For Impact, in North America on May 22nd.

Exumer - Fire & Damnation (Metal Blade)

Fire, damnation and disappointment more like...
Release Date: 
5 Apr 2012 - 11:30pm

I remember standing in the street in 1986 screaming ‘I AM POSSESSED BY… FIIIIRRRRRREEEEEE!!!!!!’ At the top of my longs repeatedly until the Police arrived and told me to shut up

Running Wild - Shadowmaker (SPV/Steamhammer)

Welcome back, but was it really worth the effort?
Release Date: 
23 Apr 2012 (All day)

Why do bands bother retiring and/or splitting up, only to come back a couple of years later when the cash runs out?

Accept - Stalingrad (Nuclear Blast)

Stalingrad was one of the German Army's greatest defeats; it's also one of German metal's greatest triumphs!
Release Date: 
5 Apr 2012 - 11:30pm

The very thought that Stalingrad, the second album from rejuvenated metal icons Accept with vocalist Mark Tornillo, would be anything other than excellent

Secrets of the Moon - Seven Bells (Lupus Lounge)

German black metallers give their Norwegian counterparts a run for their money
Release Date: 
9 Apr 2012 - 11:30pm

After some obligatory bell chiming - the album is called Seven Bells after all - Secrets Of The Moon launch with a riff that reminds one a little of Enter San

Accept: New Album Details Revealed

The Teutonic Terror Returns!

April 6th 2012 is the day! The new Accept album Stalingrad will be released worldwide.

Beyond the Bridge - The Old Man and the Spirit (Frontiers)

Promising German Prog...
Release Date: 
24 Feb 2012 (All day)

German prog maestros BtB, despite being comaparative novices in the recording stakes, have been together nearly fifteen years, so its tempting to see this new album from them as so

Freedom Call - Land of the Crimson Dawn (SPV/Steamhammer)

Chris Bay and Co are messing with Ferrum Templor's head!
Release Date: 
26 Jan 2012 (All day)

Stoic German power metallers Freedom Call certainly never give up, Despite being seemingly doomed for all eternity to dwell in the bottom half of the second division of Teutonic po

Rage - 21 (Nuclear Blast)

The German thrashers come of age in solid style...
Release Date: 
24 Feb 2012 (All day)

I first came across Rage in my misspent youth – I found them in a “Metal Only” music store located on Hunter Street, Newcastle – I still have the vinyl vers