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.

Mat Sinner, bassist & vocalist with (among other things) Primal Fear and Sinner, talks to Metal as Fuck.

Mat Sinner; the patience of a saint...

Have you ever tried ringing a phone number over a 100 times in an hour? If so, then you’ll probably understand that it gets a bit annoying after a while.

Symfonia - In Paradisum (Avalon/Marquee)

Could this be the album to breathe life into the rotting corpse of power metal?
Release Date: 
18 Apr 2011 - 11:30pm

Two minutes into In Paradisum, nearing halfway through album opener Fields of Avalon, I’ve already involuntarily shouted 'YES'!!

Strat's Fantastic - In conversation with Jens Johansson

Finnish power metal titans Stratovarius are back with a new album, so we decided it was time to catch up for a chat with their uber-talented keyboard maestro, Jens Johansson.

Jens Johannson, as you will doubtless know, is one of modern metal’s great keyboard players.

Hardcore Superstar – Beg For It (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

With a bottle of Virgin Bourbon in one hand and a hooker in the other, these sleazy metal glam rock bums have pumped out another album of hook laden, air guitar-playing party tunes.

Hardcore Superstar claim they marry thrash with glam and, although they certainly can play hard, it’s still glam sleaze by any other name.  LA Guns, Aerosmith, M