Concept albums are fast becoming some of the hottest Metal property on the market. Often needing flamboyant dressage with details ranging from costumes with the way into props, the air of the theatrical is more than just a force to be reckoned with. Having toured the US extensively together last year, Fleshgod Apocalypse and Carach Angren being their haunting theatre to a more European of audiences but will Horror outweigh Drama?
As much as there has been some absolutely pedigree Metal released in 2016, it was perhaps not the best of years. Trump is soon to be president, we lost a truly insane amount of celebrities amongst some were David Bowie, not to mention all the disasters that occurred every day and to cap it all off the horrendous news of Team Rock’s potential demise.
Fleshgod Apocalypse will be returning in 2017 and Tomasso Riccardi has a couple of words to fans!
This is not a drill.
With some long awaited support.
Everybody’s most macabre men have released a brand new video for “When Crows Tick On Windows“.
Featuring some fantastic, ghoulish support.
With added Metal!
Now with only a week away until Christmas we come to a much darker side of the festive season, so far have had the greats of :
For those among you who might not yet know, Wes Craven has sadly passed on it was announced this morning. Dying at the age of 76 we can all take comfort in the fact that the man well and truly lived his life, though after death there is still life. In the shape of his absolutely archetypal films his memory will forever live on. Making some of the most Metal movies and being one of the heroes of horror we thought that we would make a quick list of five Metal songs to do with the classic concept, dreams.
Horror and Metal seemingly go hand in hand. Comprised of many of the aspects that draw people in. Both genres might be a different medium yet create the same effect. Deciding that Carach Angren would essentially create a hybrid between the two. Having three fantastic releases under their belt already the band decided to step it up a notch with this year’s release This Is No Fairytale. Where concept albums have almost become a trend , we spoke to Ardek about the band’s latest grim effort, how it came about, what exactly inspires our new ghoulish trio along with some of Ardek’s favourite film composers and of course what Horror films are some of his favourite of all time!