SIX FOOT SIX

LINE-UP: Kristoffer Göbel VOCALSChristoffer Borg GUITARSMarkus Gustafsson BASSSnowy ShawDRUMSBIO: Pure anthemic heavy metal at its best: ‘Beggar’s Hill’ is the third Six Foot Six record and the most coherent of their works until this date. Influenced by classic bands such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Metallica, it’s a guitar and vocal melody-driven album, but…

VOLTURIAN

LINE-UP: Federica LannaVOCALSFederico MondelliGUITARS, KEYBOARDSMassimiliano RossiBASSAndrea ZanninDRUMSBIO: The second Volturian effort is a truly inspired and stylish rendering of the modern metal blueprint. A blend of the gothic & melancholic feeling of the exceptional debut “Crimson” with an even more refined pop vein and some extra subtle electronic layers. Each “Red Dragon” song displays a…

TRICK OR TREAT

LINE-UP: ALLE CONTIVOCALSGUIDO BENEDETTIGUITARSLUCA VENTURELLIGUITARSLEONE VILLANI CONTIBASSLUCA SETTIDRUMSBIO: Born in 2002 as a tribute to Helloween, Trick Or treat soon became one of the most solid realities in the vibrant Italian metal scene, with albums very well received by critics and fans alike (including ‘Tin Soldiers’, which includes the presence of Michael Kiske and Michele…

VERIKALPA

LINE-UP: Jani IkonenVOCALSSami IkonenGUITARSJanne NivaGUITARSSami KnuutinenBASSJussi SauvolaKEYBOARDSJari HuttunenDRUMSBIO: “Tuomio” is the most accessible record ever in Verikalpa’s discography, and yet another intense and aggressive display of power. The new album of the Finnish alcoholic trolls showcases an exceptional guitar work and a pristine production, enhancing the majestic melodies for which they are known for and…

VISION DIVINE

LINE-UP: IVAN GIANNINIVOCALSOLAF THORSENGUITARSFEDERICO PULERIGUITARSANDREA “TOWER” TORRICINIBASSALESSIO LUCATTIKEYBOARDSMIKE TERRANADRUMSBIO: ‘When All The Heroes Are Dead’ is the new, long waited album from Vision Divine, coming 7 years after the critically-acclaimed ‘Destination Set To Nowhere’, which is still considered one of their best releases to date. The long wait was all worth it: the band now…

HORNED ALMIGHTY

LINE-UP: SPREACHINGHELLPIGGUITARSHAXENBASS HARM DRUMSHARMDRUMSBIO: ‘To Fathom the Master’s Grand Design’ is the sixth album for the Danish extreme metal institution. Following the highly acclaimed ‘World of Tombs’, this new Horned Almighty  frontal attack is even more brutal, dark, replete with vitriol and utterly caustic. Written over the course of five years, material took form and evolved…