“Our ambition was to write more memorable songs and choruses without watering down the heaviness” – introducing: Billy Boy In Poison

releasing their third album ‘Umbra’. “Our new single combines a heavy and driving verse with a damn catchy chorus. Being one of the most political songs we have done to date, the lyrics deal with inequality, racism and how the top 1% divides and conquers” – as the guitarist, Mikkel Ellung Larsen explained. Here’s our interview with him!

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“We all are in this band together because we want to write together” – introducing: Osyron

n is a symphonic metal band based in Calgary, Alberta. The group consists of vocalist Reed Alton, guitarists Krzysztof Stalmach and Bobby Harley, bassist Tyler Corbett, and drummer Cody Anstey. Bridging the gap between traditional European metal and the music of their homegrown contemporaries, Osyron has a sound all their own. We had a small chat with Krzysztof Stalmach about the band’s history and future plans.

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Deep, dark, powerful gothic metal – introducing: The End Of Melancholy

The End of Melancholy is a female-fronted alternative/gothic metal band, founded in 2014 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Since 2015 The End of Melancholy had performed with such bands as Motionless in White, Theatres des Vampires, Hanzel und Gretyl, released five music videos, EP, singles, at the beginning of 2019 released first LP “Paradox Intention”. In May 2021 “The End of Melancholy” released their fifth official music video “Sacrifice” with the same name single, and after that the second brand new album “Nature Unleashed”. Here’s our interview with the voice of the band, Olly Lex!

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“The stage was in a truck trailer and it was hot as hell outside” – introducing: Past Five

Past Five is a five-piece alt-metal post-punk crossover band from Borås, Sweden. The band’s latest single “Dop(e)amine” is a soaring rock anthem about the will to change the world and the consequences thereof. For some, a change can be positive but for others, that same change can tip the balance of the universe and affect others with devastating consequences. Here’s our interview with Simon Hellgren (rhythm guitar, background vocals), aka Kråkan.

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“We like to have the creative process be as collaborative as possible” – introducing: Arsenic Addiction

Salt Lake City’s Arsenic Addiction released their fourth album “XIX” in September 2019. The album is the story of an outsider, those who dare to be different, strange, or unusual and are made out to be monsters, demons, or witches because of it. It’s the journey of the human soul from a feminine perspective experiencing love, hate, finding inner power, and making deals with the devil to conquer those who would stand in the way of that power.

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“Our music praises the significance of love and internal power” – Introducing: Scarlet Desire

Scarlet Desire’s music is dark, romantic gothic metal with symphonic elements like symphonic orchestration and powerful female opera vocals. The vocalist, Danae Komodromou has a classical background and she is an educated soprano. Her vocals are very powerful and she has a pretty big vocal range (3 and a half octaves) – this means that she can also sing extremely high notes and different styles when needed. The result is very classical-sounding powerful symphonic metal with a dark and unique sound. Here’s our interview with Danae and Esa!

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“We have had a lot of ups and downs, but we have come out as a stronger team in the end, which these songs reflect” – introducing: Between Oceans

Between Oceans and their melodic metalcore has rummaged through the Danish underground since 2015. Always keeping their eyes peeled on the current tendencies in modern metal, these five young guys deliver a blend of bone-shattering breakdowns, rifferama, and catchy melodies. A few months ago they presented their first single in two years, ‘FADE’. 

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Prepare for neck pain – introducing: Sickret

Founded in 2010, the band has already played over 170 concerts in 8 different countries. Sickret played shows, they shared the stage with renowned bands like MadBall, Skindred, Jinjer, Crazy Town, Clawfinger, Jonathan Davis (Korn), and many others. With 3 albums under the belt, official chart placements & a huge fan base, Sickret will smash you in the face with a masterpiece. Check out our interview with the singer of Sickret, Tommy!

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