Live Review: Bloodstock 2018

Taking place from the 9th to the 12th August 2018, Bloodstock is the UK’s premier rock and metal festival and once again it delivered an exceptional experience. As an event, the four days are one filled with a real family feel. We’re all Bloodstockers.

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Single Slam – Violet Hours by Aonia (Self Released)

Having just been completely won over by a triumphant set on the New Blood Stage at Bloodstock Festival 2018, I now get the pleasure to look back at one of the previous releases from symphonic metal power house, Aonia, starting with the 2017 release of the single, Violet Hours.

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UnholyDarklotus’ Top Ten Nightwish Songs

With Bloodstock Festival 2018 fast approaching, I have been thinking about some of the bigger bands playing and what my favourite tracks are by those bands. Songs I would love to hear or even songs that I am probably not going to. That thinking led me to Nightwish, the symphonic metal giants from Finland, who close out the festival on the Sunday night.

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Bloodstock 2018 – Feature/Interview: Orden Ogan

As part of the GBHBL run up to Bloodstock Festival 2018, we chat with the frontman of power metal warriors, Orden Ogan – Sebastian Levermann.

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Single Slam – Old Friends by Riverman (Something This Way Comes)

Here is a bit of new music from a brand new band for you. Riverman hail from Finland, the land that just keeps giving when it comes to rock and metal. Riverman aim to add to the mix with a fresh and folkish take on dark rock.

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Album Review – The Shadow Theory by Kamelot (Napalm Records)

Melodic, power, symphonic metal masters Kamelot released their 12th studio album on April the 6th via Napalm Records. That album is called The Shadow Theory and it continues the band’s long tradition of refinement and class.

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Single Slam – Tree of Life by Tragul

Symphonic power metal band, Tragul, have released a new single called Tree of Life. The band formed in 2016 have released three singles prior to this one.

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Single Slam – To Erebor by Wind Rose (Inner Wound Recordings)

To Erebor is the latest single from folk/power metal band Wind Rose. The Italian metal band released their third full length album this May.

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