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02-06 February 2017

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Earth And Pillars - Stream Entire New Album 26.10

A few days prior to its official release, Italian atmospheric black metal outfit Earth And Pillars has made available online for streaming their upcoming sophomore album Pillars I. You can stream the whole album at Invisible Oranges. Tell us what you think about the successor to Earth I. (by Paz)   Read more ››
Hail Spirit Noir - 'Mayhem In Blue' Streaming In Full 26.10

Greece-based metallers Hail Spirit Noir are about to release their new album set for October 28th via Dark Essence Records. However, you can stream the entire piece right now online. Enjoy it while you can! The band's 3rd album is called Mayhem In Blue and is available in full at this location. Do you think it is a good album? (by Paz)   Read more ››
Primordial - To Release First Live Album 26.10

Irish folk metallers Primordial have announced the release of the first live album in the band's history: Gods To The Godless (Live At Bang Your Head Festival Germany 2015), due out this November 25th via Metal Blade Records. As of now, you can hear the title track of the release below to get an idea of what to expect. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Metal Church - To Begin Writing New Album 26.10

Although it's been only seven months since Metal Church released their latest album, XI, frontman Mike Howe, who returned to the band last year, recently revealed in an interview the band's plans to begin writing their next album, possibly due for release next year. (by Metal God)   Read more ››
Myrkgrav - Stream Entire New Album, On Hiatus 26.10

Norwegian one-man folk act Myrkgrav just shared online their entire new album, Takk Og Farvel; Tida Er Blitt Ei Annen. The album is officially released today but according to the band's mastermind Lars Jensen, the band is currently on hiatus. So, fans might as well enjoy the new material, their first new album in ten years. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 6 Issue #4 - Awesome New Demos and EPs 01.09

Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Ànteros, Equipoise, Abest, Cloak Of Organs, Twingiant & Conjurer. (by Nefarious, BloodTears, Susan)   Read more ››
Saor 26.10

Bad English: Hi, and thank you for doing this interview with us at Metal Storm. Andy Marshall: Thanks! BE: Can you introduce yourself and tell us about your musical background? How did you become a metalhead and what music do you listen to on your own time? AM: I grew up listening to a lot of different rock and metal bands in High School. I got my first guitar when I was about 12/13 I think. I started jamming with friends in a local studio, nothing serious, just playing covers and goofing around. I properly started writing and recording music in my late teens, when I was about 16 or 17. I played... (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Votum - :Ktonik: (SBS) 19.10

Back by popular demand is the Song-By-Song Interview! We're ringing in the new era with Zbigniew Szatkowski of Votum to learn more about their impassioned and eloquent :Ktonik:. Susan: What was the band's initial vision with :Ktonik: and how does that differ from what you created in the end? Zbigniew: The album is exactly what we wanted it to be and what we expected. When we picked the recording studios, the mixing and mastering studio and the people to record and work with our tracks, we had had the end game in our mind. Before we even set our foot in the studio we had recorded the... (by Susan)   Read more ››
Ereb Altor 12.10

Bad English: Hi. Thank you for doing this interview with us as Metal Storm! Jonas Lindström: No problems! BE: Can you tell us a bit about yourself, how you picked up the drumsticks and began listening to metal? J: It all starts when I'm at the age of about 5-6 and my father, who plays the piano, are trying to make me a pianist. He taught me how to read notes, and at the age of 6 I had played through the easier note books. The thing was, I accidentally stumble upon a radio show playing all kinds of rock and metal, and I knew right away this was the thing for me! This was around 1984-85.... (by Bad English)   Read more ››
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The Legion - A Bliss To Suffer (2009)

Imagine going into a hotel elevator only to discover that the elevator man is wearing corpsepaint. The man then proceeds to screaming about Satan and blood, running around really fast and generally making a nuisance of himself throughout the ride. The Legion's music is exactly like that - it might seem like fun but in the end is still black metal elevator music. The problem with the material on A Bliss To Suffer is that it is so pedestrian. There is no sense of threat here, no spark that would... (by jupitreas)   Read more ››

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