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EPICA – Omega Alive Universal [Livestream Review] (June 12th, 2021)

The concert as a grand spectacle and the sub-genre of symphonic metal are companions almost to the point of necessity, and have been since the latter’s inception during the late 1990s. While the specific tale of Epica only began in 2003, a good while after the likes of Kamelot (whom inspired the band’s name), Nightwish and Rhapsody Of Fire had…

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VOIVOD – Nothingface: Live-stream (May 30th, 2021)

As some parts of the world are finally opened up for concerts, Canadians are still struggling with covid variants and waves, and the country is currently being ignored by tour announcements. Seeing a live show seems like a distant dream if you live in the North. Enter local heroes Voivod, the pioneers of mixing thrash and prog, who quenched our…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch TRANSPORT LEAGUE New Lyric Video For “Me, The Cursed”

Time for a new TRANSPORT LEAGUE video, taken from their eagerly awaited upcoming new studio album. “Me The Cursed” is a tormented song, with a structure not-so-usual in the TL camp. However, the progression of the song, the first lines, where a “cursed” Jelencovich speaks his battered mind like ever before, all set a path to one of the heaviest riffs on the Swedes’ career. And it’s BIG! “”Me The Cursed” is a reflection of the daily struggles in life”, Tony Julien Jelencovich, Transport League vocalist and guitarist, comments. “All the boundaries that you endure, all the choices that you…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch FINDING ELYSIUM Video for Striking Rendition of HEART’s “Alone”

Often the only two women in their classes at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, they quickly became friends, bonding over a shared love of fantasy games, books, and films. Soon after, the newfound duo assumed the name FINDING ELYSIUM. Singer Angie Grayfox first moved from Russia to New Jersey at the age of 13 to train full-time to be a figure skater, but by age 17, the sport left her badly hurt. It forced her to think of what her next step would be and the teen came back to her life-long love of music. When she made the…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch ELECTRIC GUITARS Video For “Dopamine”

ELECTRIC GUITARS is more than ready for the reopening. “Dopamine” is the new single and video from Denmark’s most revered rock band. With it, the band sends a pure feeling of happiness to the concert-hungry fans. The single is the sound of cold draft beer, the hair back, and the guitar up to 11. “We’re coming out with our fastest number ever because we’re SO ready for the scene to open again. We’re hungry like never before!” tells Mika Vandborg – one half of the guitar duo in front of Electric Guitars. “Dopamine” is about the unbridled feeling of happiness that…