Tag Archives: gothicmetal

Imperia – Flames Of Eternity

It has been a long wait but Imperia finally return with their new album ‘Flames Of Eternity’ This latest Gothic Metal release represents the bands fifth full length album, and the first since 2015’s ‘Tears Of Silence’. Straight away, this record hits you as being one of pure quality, as …

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Season’s End interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Season’s End were a ‘must see’ for me at this years Bloodstock festival, ‘Failing Light’ being one of my favourite albums of all time It was a bit of a fan boy moment getting to chat to David, Becki and Mike but I managed to hold it …

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Elysion – Someplace Better

      The Gothic Metal band from Greece return with their highly anticipated follow up to 2009’s excellent debut album “Silent Scr3am”. “Someplace Better”, again released through Germany’s Massacre Records label, is without doubt a major step up in class and performance from beginning to end, as good as …

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Madness Of The Night, interviewed

Having had the pleasure of reviewing the duo’s debut album, “The Asgarda” a short time ago, I decided to try and get a better idea of what makes the band tick. If you read just one interview this month, make it this one, we all bemoan the music industry and …

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Winter Storm – Within The Frozen Design

Follow up album that sees a real step up in class.     Wolverhampton based band Winter Storm return with the follow up to 2010’s well received debut album “Serenity In Darkness”. The music definitely falls into the Dark Gothic category but has a wealth of depth and atmosphere to …

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Wythyn Shadows – Something In The Darkness

          Although this four track E.P. has been out for a couple of months now, it’s one that may have passed you by. The Lancashire five piece have been in existence for a couple of years , steadily progressing and building a loyal fan base. Not …

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Schwarzer Engel – Schwarze Sonne EP

  If you like your music to come at you from the darker end of the spectrum then this is well worth checking out, although a mere fifteen minutes in duration it packs a mighty punch, very much in the Gothic vein. As a German language band Schwarzer Engel are …

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Sirenia – Perils Of The Deep Blue

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.. To say I’ve been chomping at the bit to get hold of this album to listen to is an understatement, one of Gothic Metals best loved bands are finally back on the scene with their sixth album …

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Trail Of Tears – Oscillation

A sad but fitting end to the Trail Of Tears story.   My love affair with Trail Of Tears began with the release in 2007 of the amazing ‘Existentia’, an album I stumbled upon whilst hunting out new Gothic bands for my collection, they were also one of the main …

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Tears Of Martyr – Tales

‘Tales’ is a Gothic masterpiece, one of the genres best albums of the year so far.   The bands roots lie within the beautiful borders of the Canary Islands, where their earlier recordings were a much more Doom Metal affair. Although  Tears Of Martyr have retained aspects of those earlier …

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ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW – Saivon Lapsi.

Finland’s Gothic masters return with an album full of energy and passion.   Eternal Tears Of Sorrow must be doing something right, you don’t get to just short of 20 years in the business by luck alone. The band have been true to their Gothic roots throughout their career and …

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