News Posts

Faroe Islands viking metal collective Týr is set to release their new album ‘Battle Ballads’ in April via Metal Blade Records and shared a new single with ‘Axes’!

Symphonic metal vikings Leaves’ Eyes shared a gripping music video for the new single ‘Realm of Dark Waves’, pulling us down into the ocean’s desolate depths of Rán, the Goddess of the Sea! Another track from their upcoming album ‘Myths Of Fate’, set for release in March via AFM Records!

The iconic Vintersorg signs to Hammerheart Records for the release of new music, and brings along the Dimbild project as well!

Folk metal band Vansind unleash first single ‘Grib Til Våben’ off their upcoming debut album ‘Mørket’, set for release in November via Mighty Music! Get ready to pick up your sword and respond to the call to arms!

The first batch of names for the Wacken Open Air 2023 edition was announced over the weekend and pre-sales start in an hour! Don’t miss out!

Swedish folk/viking metal outfit Månegarm released the first single and video ‘Ulvhjärtat’ from the upcoming album ‘Ynglingaättens Öde’

Kvaen releases another single with ‘In Silence’ in anticipation of the release of his new album ‘The Great Below’!

The symphonic viking metallers of Heidra announce the approach of their next release ‘To Hell Or Kingdom Come’!

The Norwegian viking metal outfit Hjelvik unleashed a brand new single and animated music video for ‘Synkverving’! Check it out!

Hjelvik releases yet another viking themed video for the latest single ‘Glory of Hel’ in anticipation of the upcoming debut album!

Photo Reports

The Polish black metal institution Batushka brought their unholy sermon to the halls of Helsinki’s Vanha Ylioppilastalo and brought with them the Russian pagans of Arkona, the pretty epic Canadian Aeternam and Latvian vikings of Varang Nord!

Machine Head and Amon Amarth are well on their way on their conquest of Europe with “The Vikings & Lionhearts Tour 2022”! This time we caught them in Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, of course again with warming up by The Halo Effect.

Pictures of the 1st day of celebration of the dark, obscure and extreme at the 10th anniversary edition of Steelfest!

Skálmöld + Alestorm = Skálstorm. Throw on top of that the cowboys of Bootyard Bandits and it results in one hell of a party night!

Primordial

Photo coverage of DWEF, Moonsorrow and Primorial from the Heathen Crusade show in Bruges (BE) on 15 April 2018

We went to check out the sold out Korpiklaani show in Antwerp a couple of weeks ago, check out the photos here!

An extensive collection of pictures of a unique event at a historical site with highly interesting and often almost magical bands!

Photo report Durbuy Rock 2017

Festival Reports

The second day of Graspop Metal Meeting 2023 was for our team member very emotional, yet energetic at the same time, with performances she caught of Thundermother, Airbourne, Amon Amarth and Disturbed!

The 1st day of the 10th anniversary edition of Steelfest brought us Trve Kvlt music, Finnish black metal legends and international acts with an intensity that was immense, and was only the beginning of a massive 3 days of this that was to come still…

Read about the magic of Wacken Winter Nights: a winter folk/pagan metal festival in Wacken, Germany!

We got the opportunity to take part in a unique event at a historical site with music and tons of other activities. The highly interesting and often almost magical bands helped celebrating viking history, paganism and the beauty of nature.