What is Metal Storm?

Metal Storm is an international metal website with over 2.5 million pageviews per month. Approximately 50% of our users come from Europe, 40% from North America and 10% from the rest of the world. Our main goal is to provide information about metal bands and the international metal scene: news, events, releases, reviews, interviews and so on. All site members are allowed to submit information/reviews/articles, which are afterwards checked by the Staff members.

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25.09 Within Temptation - Release Official Video For 'The Reckoning'
Within Temptation have released the official video, directed by Julian Ticona Cuba, for their recent song "The Reckoning" featuring Jacoby Shaddix (Papa Roach). The track appers on their new album, Resist, which will be out on December 14th via Spinefarm Records. Watch it here.Read more

Getting stoked: 70000 Tons Of Metal 2019 - Party Mode On !!!
by D.T. Metal | 17.09
Still a little over 4 months to go, and yes, I am stoked for the 9th edition of 70000 Tons Of Metal, The Original, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise.
The Work Which Transforms Black Metal: Fifteen Years Of Blut Aus Nord's Masterpiece
by Apothecary | 05.09
The Work Which Transforms God, quite likely Blut Aus Nord's most influential and celebrated release, turns fifteen this year. Let's talk about that, shall we?
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 8 Issue #1 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by Nefarious, RaduP | 30.08
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 Toadeater, Gaupa, Meridian Sun, Death Will Tremble, Nug & Potion.
The Machinists United In Paris
by Darkside Momo | 27.08
Not being as watchful as I used to be about shows in Paris, I, at first, missed the announcement of this joined Front Line Assembly / Die Krupps co-headlining tour (some 20-odd years after the last they did together). But when I learned about it, guess what? I HAD to be there, as that is not the kind of line-up you'd want to miss - especially when you've never seen any of them live before!
The Witch Is Back
by BitterCOld | 18.08
What up, witches? I am Bitter, Witchreviewer… I will find out the truth for you, have no fear.
Staff pick

Night Verses - From The Gallery Of Sleep

I'll keep it simple... From The Gallery Of Sleep is the most exciting instrumental album you'll hear all year. It's proggy, layered and fun. We're not worthy of Aric Improta's drumming. He is so good!

Picked by: Paź
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