An exclusive interview with Christian Lindell of heavy metal monsters Portrait detailing the recording of epic new album 'Burn the world'
their metallic assault incorporates myriad elements that expand the palette beyond the expected. It is these moments that raise the album above the average and which will keep the listener returning for more. Trad. Metal with an edge, ‘Burn the world’ is an impressive effort and well worth a listen. 8
Extreme, brilliantly conceived and played, this is a rare gem that is more or less essential listen for fans of intelligent, brutal metal. ‘Ascent from hell’ is a stunning effort and worth far more than the not inconsiderable sum of its parts. Make sure you don’t miss out on this one.
Unhinged, untamed, and quite amazingly good, ‘the hunt’ is a stone-cold killer that deserves to be spoken of in the same breath as ‘as the palaces burn’, ‘reign in blood’ and ‘the preacher’; Hell:on have delivered their masterpiece – don’t miss it.
With only four weeks to go to the mighty Bloodstock, more names are announced for the jager stage
More bands announced for BOA 2013 - including Skreamer... find out more inside
Bloodstock just keeps getting better, come inside to find out who else is on the bill
The mighty LOG are set to tear up the main stage on Sat alongside a number of other additions to the bill. Find out more inside.