26 mrt 2020

Interview Troy Donockley (Nightwish) by Sven Bröker

On February 21st, I (Sven Bröker) got the opportunity to listen to the upcoming Nightwish release “Human Nature” and talk to Troy Donockley (vocals, pipes) about all the things in Nightwish’s musical universe. After being told that the band members spent the last night at the hotel’s bar (with way too many whiskeys) I got asked to start off the interview with the questions, which in Troy’s opinion has been asked way to often: “So troy, tell me: how’s the new album?!”. After doing so and having a good laugh with everyone the real interview started…

05 feb 2019

Review: Avantasia – Moonglow

Vertel je Valentijn dat haar/zijn cadeautje een dag later komt want op 15 februari verschijnt het album Moonglow van Avantasia. Een album voor passievolle samenwerkingen tussen mastermind Tobias Sammet en o.a Geoff Tate, Ronnie Atkins, Michael Kiske, Jørn Lande, Eric Martin en Bob Catley. 10 prachtige nieuwe nummers en 1 cover (sorry), vallen dan op je deurmat, kunnen gespeeld worden op je platenspeler of staan klaar in je streamingsapp.

16 jun 2017

Review: Cellar Darling: This Is The Sound

In a small cellar hidden in the Swiss alps a new musical trio has been working on their debut album, in a few days Cellar Darling will release their first album “This Is The Sound”, which exactly fulfils the promises made by the title and defines a very own sound.

10 apr 2017

Review: Spoil Engine – Stormsleeper

Ja hoor. weer een mooi product uit eigen land. Althans, deels uit eigen land want zangeres Iris Goessen en Matthijs Quaars, de drummer, zijn de Nederlandse inbreng in de band Spoil Engine. De band is een tijdje zoekende geweest en heeft met het aantrekken van de nieuwe zangeres weer een frisse

07 apr 2017

Review: Dimmu Borgir – Forces Of The Northern Night

Written by: Sven Bröker Have you ever wondered what it would sound like if the final battle between heaven and hell came over us? Well, the Norwegian band Dimmu Borgir created exactly this scenario during two live show a few years ago, when they played a sold-out show in 2011

28 feb 2017

Review: The Charm The Fury – The Sick, Dumb & Happy

The Charm the Fury is ready! Op 17 maart knalt het nieuwe album, The Sick, Dumb & Happy de schappen in en zodra dit beest los gaat en je te pakken krijgt gaat ie je niet meer loslaten! De band maakt al jaren de verwachtingen waar maar toch heeft het

22 feb 2017

Persbericht: AVATARIUM – announce new album ‘Hurricanes And Halos’

Sweden’s doom darlings AVATARIUM are back with their third studio album and once again, singer Jennie-Ann Smith and her gentlemen cast a spell over you with a truly magical sound experience – »Hurricanes And Halos« will take the world by storm on May 26th and contains eight majestic new tracks.

01 feb 2017

Persbericht: SPOIL ENGINE announce release date and reveal cover artwork of »Stormsleeper«

The hot Belgian/Dutch modern metal outfit SPOIL ENGINE have announced the release date and revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming album »Stormsleeper«. »Stormsleeper« contains 10 songs (mixed and mastered at Fredman Studios) and will be officially released worldwide on May 5th, through Arising Empire/Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork is done by

25 jan 2017

Persbericht: TEXTURES – to tour Europe in April 2017!

Dutch polyrhythmic metal maniacs, TEXTURES, released the first part of a diptych, »Phenotype«, last year through Nuclear Blast. The second record of the diptych, »Genotype«, is currently in progress. In April, the band will embark on another touring trek in support of their latest album. Support on select dates will come

23 jan 2017

Persbericht: DORO – announces ‘Strong & Proud’ tour dates for 2017!

It’s a long lasting tradition that at the end of the year, DORO always tours around Germany. In 2017, the metal queen will kick off some live shows in her homeland once again. After her winter tour in 2016 was a great success with lots of sold out shows, DORO is today announcing the