Avantasia – A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower Society Review

Though it was originally formed as a side-project of Edguy’s vocalist Tobias Sammett, Avantasia has since surpassed Edguy’s reach and popularity. Although the project was initially intended only as a vessel for the two-part Metal

Diamonds & Rust: 35 Years Of King Diamond’s Abigail

[Cover artwork by Studio Dzyan // Thomas Holm, Torbjörn Jörgenson] July 7, 1777: An individual called Count de LaFey hurls his pregnant wife down a flight of stairs upon discovering the unborn child she carries

Lord Of Confusion – Evil Mystery Review

There was a time when you couldn’t throw a rock without breaking the CD case of some amazing doom release from I Hate Records. Right around 2005 to about 2010. Isole. Burning Saviours. The Gates

Track Premiere: Cryptae – “Pearl”

There was this kid in my fourth (maybe fifth?) grade class who was smart–I mean exceptionally smart. Xavier was very well spoken, well-read for his age, and extremely intelligent. The teachers mostly left him alone as

Queensryche – Digital Noise Alliance Review

Not to be too presumptuous, but it must feel great to be Michael Wilton and Eddie Jackson these days. For decades now, they’ve dedicated themselves to making some of history’s greatest progressive metal under the

Black, Raw, & Bleeding: Eulogy For The Unfallen, or Summoning The Flame Amongst The Shadows Of The Black Metal Underground

Greetings once again, Travel’rs, to the unhallowed halls of the dungeon beneath Castle Last Rites. This turn of the moon, a candle is set aflame in the darkest corners of the metals most black–not just

Mother Of Graves – Where The Shadows Adorn Review

There’s a time for everything. The time for Mother Of Graves is now, in a few senses. In the broadest one, the time is now because it feels like this young band is rapidly gaining

Faceless Burial – At The Foothills of Deliration Review

[Cover art by Dan Seagrave] Australia is well known for its multifaceted ability to take human lives. There are trapdoor spiders ready to pierce venom-dripping fangs into the weak flesh of gardening hands when least

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