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Anneke Van Giersbergen, Mariangela Demurtas to Feature in Avalon’s “Return to Eden”, Due out June 14

AVALON, the metal opera project of Finnish composer Timo Tolkki (ex-Stratovarius), will release its latest installation “Return to Eden” this June. The album will feature several prominent metal musicians including Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex-The Gathering) and Mariangela Demurtas (Tristania, Ardours). “Return to Eden” will be the third of […]

Ardours – Last Moment (Music Video)

On May 2nd, Ardours released “Last Moment”, the first music video from their upcoming debut album “Last Place on Earth”. Watch it below. Founded in 2015, Tristania frontwoman Mariangela Demurtas reconnected with fellow Sardinian musician Kris Laurent to launch Ardours. Lyrics and drum parts are provided by fellow […]

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Metal Goddesses and Game of Thrones

***WARNING: Contains spoilers from Seasons I – VII*** Since 2011, the world has been captivated by the drama of Game of Thrones, the epic TV series inspired by George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” books. The series has inspired countless songs in a variety […]

“I’m here to help people… by giving them art and trying to heal them.” – Interview with Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth

Cradle of Filth vocalist/keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft is a nonstop creativity machine. In addition to her work with Cradle, Lindsay has released her own EP, voiced an animated character (Belzebubs’ “Skvllcraft”), and with friend Xenoyr (Ne Obliviscaris) launched classical/goth metal project Antiqva. She is currently on the road with […]

Secret Rule – Birth (Music Video)

“Birth” is the 3rd video in the series based off Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman”. Check it out below. Secret Rule have unveiled their latest video! “Birth” is the third single from their recent album release, “The 7 Endless”. The concept album is based on the “Endless” characters from […]