News Posts

Can’t attend Hellfest Open Air this year? Just like we did in previous years, GRIMM Gent will bring you live updates from Hellfest 2022! General info about Hellfest can be found in our Encore section: Hellfest Festival Guide. Check out our liveblog down below : (initially, it might take a couple of seconds to load, so if […]

Metallica is celebrating the 30th anniversary of ‘The Black Album’ with a remaster and one of the most ambitious projects ever with over 50 artists bringing their own take of songs from the album on ‘Metallica The Blacklist’!

Now hear about the history of Metal Blade Records through the soothing voice of Brian Slagel himself in the audio book version of his autobiography!

The heavy metal legends of Diamond Head are coming your way!

Metallica has won the Swedish Polar Music Prize, check out the details here!

Humanity’s time is over, »Zero Hour« is here!

Gig Reports

Sabaton’s The Great Tour has come to burn the place down in Het Sportpaleis in Belgium. They were all too happy to perform their songs in the country where it all happend. Support of Amaranthe and Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica (****1/2) at Cirque Royale in Brussels: an amazing performance!

The Weekend Man was here!

Pick Your Poison

Metallica joined hands with Stone Brewing to create the Enter Night pilsner. Find out our opinion about this collaboration of two respected powerhouses!

Strap yourselves to your electric chair and get ready to ride the lightning with the boys from Brouwerij Bliksem from the Netherlands and their rye session IPA!

An evening of beer tasting brewed by the collaboration between Mikeller and 3 Floyds: Warpigs! We encountered some of the most surprising beers backed with a metal and hard rock soundtrack…

Album Reviews

Steve ‘N’ Seagull and their Grainsville album, can this bluegrass band and album really be the guilty pleasure of a metalhead?

Khemmis Desolation cover

Khemmis’s third album “Desolation” shapes traditional harmony to modern metal

A Decade of Destruction left us wanting more, well here it is! Five Finger Death Punch’s new album! Come celebrate its release with a bottle of Sham-Pain!

Toxic Shock comes, explodes and destroys… one of the most intense bands from our little country bringing to live everything crossover is supposed to be!

Is it just a coincidence this record gets released on Friday the 13th? I don’t think so. This album is pure evil.

After a silence of three years, British thrashband Shrapnel is back with a vengeance. With their second album “Raised On Decay”, prepare for a thrash attack that won’t leave any survivors after listening.

Denver youngsters Havok bring thrash metal with an old school feel that has a righteous spot between the greats of the genre!

The Norwegian black ‘n’ roll nuts of Kvelertak coming to blast away through your speakers!

One of the most anticipated thrash metal releases of the year!

Thrash/Power metal grown and matured in Belgian soil

Interviews

An interview with Johannes Eckerström of Avatar… Or was that Terminator 2? Has that name change gone through yet? Old Kerry McKee got lost… So lost that he found his way into this article! Read more about it here!

We had a long talk with guitarist Teemu about the new album, live set-up, crowdfunding campaign and some of his musical preferences.