From February, 2013

NEVERWORLD Interview

Neverworld – born out of the ashes of two Hertfordshire based UK bands – (Sentinal and Killer Messiah) – are a 5 piece traditional heavy metal band..  In Oct 2010 they released their début EP ‘Welcome to…’ The Grand Inquisitor had the opportunity to have a quiet chat with Ben Colton (Vocals and guitar) from Neverworld…

CULT OF LUNA Interview

Cult of Luna is a Swedish post-metal band from Umeå. They formed from the remnants of the hardcore punk band called Eclipse in 1998. Cult of Luna’s sound has progressed from material that was strongly influenced by doom metal, to a much less aggressive and more interesting orchestrated variant. Fans and critics have termed this…

RAVEN BLACK NIGHT Barbarian Winter

It was late 1999 when Jim Petkoff,  [guitar/vox], and Rino Amoriono,  [guitar], met over a cold beer in Adelaide, South Australia: the city of churches and where AC/DC found Bon Scott. This would mark the beginning of Raven Black Night’s campaign to bring their traditional metal sound to a worldwide audience. After deciding to form…

VREID The Reap Video

Following up the critically acclaimed and Norwegian Grammy-nominated album ”V”, Vreid is back with their new opus “Welcome Farewell”, displaying a new and fresh approach to their already trademark sound. The Vreid Brigade’s music is often referred to as ”Black & Roll”, and Metal Hammer UK described their music as “a unique time-travel in metal, and…

AUDREY HORNE Interview

Continuing on our holy battle against the heretics and irreligious purveyors of musical perversity, our Grand Inquisitor has had the opportunity to have a quiet chat with Toschie (vocals) from Audrey Horne about the commitment of the band to the religion of metal. Audrey Horne is a heavy / melodic classic rock band from Bergen in…

FOR THE IMPERIUM Sudden Death

When trying to describe For The Imperium, the first thing you need to ditch are the more conventional subgenres of rock music within the equation. Yet at the same time, there is probably something from every one of them on this new album. Comparing one of the post-hardcore bands of today with For The Imperium…