Randolph’s Grin

The journey represented on dark wave duo Randolph’s Grin’s first album in 15 years is labyrinthine, spiritual, and uplifting. Fittingly, the twosome has titled this latest release, Dragon Road. The album, out digitally and physically on September 4th on Rough Trade, is a concept record that offers a fresh take[…]

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FIRSTBORN It is time for revolt. The pressures of social expectation are ours no more. We will not do as our fathers command, we will not be what our mothers wish and we will not fit into the mold that they made for us. We are the firstborn and we[…]

Aurelio Voltaire

Meet VOLTAIRE – a true modern day renaissance man. With the looks of an “aristocratic pirate vampire”, he is a man of many talents: Not only is he an achieved musician, but also a performer, entertainer and creator of books, toys, and films – a complete one-man show! Trying to[…]

Black Map

Mark Engles: Guitar Chris Robyn: Drums Ben Flanagan: Vox/Bass

Death Valley High

Everybody experiences a rebirth at some point. It can be brutal, or it can be beautiful. It depends on how ready you are for that moment of change and evolution. Death Valley High definitely was prepared and willing. That brings us to their new album for minus HEAD Records the[…]


The year 2012 heralds the start of a new chapter in the ever-evolving ENGEL saga with the launch of their third and most epic new offering so far: Blood Of Saints. Once again legendary producer Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Hatesphere, Dark Tranquillity) had been called upon to continue developing the[…]


For their third full-length album, Up In Hell [minus HEAD Records], Incite took a look around. What they saw inspired the record’s intense, invasive, and infectious charge. Vocalist Richie Cavalera explains, “We live Up In Hell nowadays. The world is getting crazier all the time. Nothing seems like it’s getting[…]

Nox Interna

Internal Night, from latin “Nox Interna”, is a project created in Madrid at the end of 2007 by Richy Nox, together with Bea, Pablo and Aitor, members of his previous band, and Danny Lamberg, who joins the band at the end of 2008. “XIII (Trece)”, the first band’s work, was[…]

The Crying Spell

Sometimes you have to take a big step back to the past in order to realize what lies in the future. Just like the Seattle, Washington-based quartet The Crying Spell: In the past year, the US formation could already convince German audiences as support act for Julien-K – and now[…]