Tag: Napalm Records

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2024, Part 2

Welcome back to our look forward to some of our most anticipated albums of 2024. If you missed Part 1 on Monday, it’s right here. Part 3 will be available for your hungry eyes on

Hällas – Isle Of Wisdom Review

[Artwork by Lena Richter & Maldo Illustration] It must be strange to be a weird band facing curious obstacles in this bizarre world. Even stranger if you jump from the gate as an eccentric band

Stälker – Black Majik Terror Review

The world’s in flames. Capitalism and the environment are collapsing, cyberwars are rife, entire nations are reduced to battlefields, and I’m sure you’re aware there are political, social, and cultural clashes galore. To top it

Grave Digger – Fields Of Blood Review

The $10* or so that Chris Boltendahl spent on a ticket to Braveheart in 1995 may have been the best money he ever spent… Now in their fortieth year, the bombastic Teutonic trad metallers in

An Interview With Hällas: Auras, Candy Bars And Traditional Heavy Metal

What a year it’s been for Hällas. First they drop an incredible album in Conundrum and then they embark on a European tour to support that album. Then all gosh darn hell breaks loose and

Candlemass – The Pendulum Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Evidently the sessions that created last year’s The Door to Doom didn’t just lead to the best Candlemass record in over a decade – and the first with

Hällas – Conundrum Review

[Cover artwork: Nighjar Illustration with Photos by Broken Int and Layout by Branca Studio] Here’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself: “Can I pull off a cape?” Here’s an answer: “No, you cannot pull off a

Candlemass: Epicus Accidenticus Perfecticus, Plus A Review Of The Door To Doom

A great many Candlemass devotees point to full-length number two when discussing “the ultimate jewel” in the band’s discography, and it’s easy to understand why—Nightfall is a paragon, and no doom record is likely to