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25.05 Alcest - Finish Writing Music For Next Record
French outfit Alcest is currently in the process of the new album making. The writing process of the follow-up to 2019's Spiritual Instinct is completed. Pre-production phase of the new songs is now on the schedule. More info in due time. Read more

Need: Live in Athens w/Calyces
by nikarg | 24.05
A live report of Need's return to the stages, supported by Calyces. Read what happened at Gagarin 205 Live Music Space in Athens on May 20th, 2022.
Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - April 2022
by RaduP, musclassia, nikarg, omne metallum | 22.05
We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves in the metal that we live and breathe, and most importantly, write about. But there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal. Here's what we checked out this month.
Abattoir's Concert Hunt (Revival) - April 22
by Abattoir | 19.05
So here we are, back on track, I guess… at least for a couple of months ahead. Abattoir’s Concert Hunt (monthly) publication is up for some fresh reporting from the field of all over Central Europe. This time on the menu: Naxatras, Hans Zimmer Live, Messa, and Vader.
Ignoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
by ScreamingSteelUS | 16.05
At some point every year, the conversation in the world of popular music turns to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: who’s getting in, who isn’t getting in, who deserves to be in, and whether or not the whole thing matters.
Roadburn 2022, Day 1 & 2
by X-Ray Rod, musclassia, RaduP | 11.05
Hello, fellow Metalstormers! Now that the dust has settled from our minds, we can finally share our Roadburn experience with you! We hope that this testimony will inspire you to check out one of the finest music festivals Europe has to offer, or if you also attended, feel free to add your own experiences!
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