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UK Deathfest 2022

Rounding off the British summer festival season, the first (and likely last) edition of UK Deathfest was witnessed by an eager Omne.

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Posted: 28.09.2022 by musclassia | Comments (4)

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Getting Into: Thin Lizzy

In case you hadn't heard, the boys were back in town recently, and they were asking about you. Specifically, they were asking why you haven't listened to every single Thin Lizzy album yet.

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Posted: 24.09.2022 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (15)

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Progventure Part 13: Green Carnation - Ääniwalli, Helsinki, Finland, 09.09.2022

Back in February I got an opportunity to go to Stockholm for three weeks on short notice. As Swedes were very liberal with their pandemic restrictions, I started looking for concerts I could attend. I found five! Once there, however, not a single one of them happened. Among those postponed shows was the Green Carnation acoustic tour that I was so eager to see and eventually was lucky to attend in Helsinki about half a year later.

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Posted: 21.09.2022 by Ivor | Comments (2)

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Opeth - Helitehas, Tallinn, Estonia, 14.09.2022

The impacts of the pandemic can be felt far and wide. Touring bands alongside restaurant businesses are probably the ones that have suffered the most from the travel restrictions, lockdowns, and isolation requirements. After a sit-out period of two years, the test for bands is not only to overcome their own pandemic rustiness but also to stand out amongst the busy competition.

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Posted: 18.09.2022 by Ivor | Comments (8)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - August 2022

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.

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Posted: 12.09.2022 by RaduP | Comments (3)

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ArcTanGent 2022

A festival 3 years in the making, ArcTanGent rounded off the British summer festival season with a 3-day musical orgy for fans of prog, post-, math and similar forms of rock and metal.

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Posted: 07.09.2022 by musclassia | Comments (5)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 12 Issue #8 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from the metal underground. This issue features music from Allt, The Cimmerian, Gob Ribbons, Split Image, Loam, and Dispar.

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Posted: 05.09.2022 by nikarg | Comments (22)

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Bloodstock 2022

Last year, Bloodstock was the oasis in a desert of live music; this year, Bloodstock became the desert, as metal descended upon a scorching Catton Hall. Metal Storm's Omne metallum braved the heat, while musclassia popped up for a brief appearance.

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Posted: 01.09.2022 by musclassia | Comments (4)

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Hellfest 2022 - a live report

Two months later, here's the Hellfest report!

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Posted: 24.08.2022 by Darkside Momo | Comments (2)

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Battling Nostalgia

I was taking the scenic route home from a gig the other night and listening to the crickets filling the evening tranquillity as I passed through a clearing by the river. I was in a mild state of shock, overwhelmed by a severe case of nostalgia having had a profound experience at a Nightwish concert of all places. This write-up is, however, less about that particular musical event and is more of an essay of personal observations using Nightwish as a pretext and an example.

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Posted: 17.08.2022 by Ivor | Comments (10)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - July 2022

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.

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Posted: 13.08.2022 by RaduP | Comments (5)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 12 Issue #7 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from the metal underground. This issue features music from Wings Of Steel, Obelos, Swarm, Apoorv Singh Kathait, Exhumation, and Kryatjurr Of Desert Ahd.

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Posted: 07.08.2022 by nikarg | Comments (9)

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Dark Bombastic Evening 2022

Another festival whose 2020 edition was canceled finally coming back in 2022, Dark Bombastic Evening brought a return to dark music among fortress walls.

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Posted: 03.08.2022 by RaduP | Comments (0)

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ARTmania Festival 2022

After a long pause, 2022 marked itself as the year where festivals could finally take place again in Romania. Though I may not be attending all of them, the one I was certain I would be attending was ArtMania.

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Posted: 30.07.2022 by RaduP | Comments (11)

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Tech-Fest 2022

Omne finds himself in surprisingly technical surroundings for his most recent festival excursion.

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Posted: 27.07.2022 by omne metallum | Comments (2)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - June 2022

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.

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Posted: 17.07.2022 by RaduP | Comments (10)