Review and Photos by Rainer Kerber Location: Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany Date: September, 22/23, 2017 “The hardest event on the Reeperbahn Festival” – for the sixth time the Hamburg Metal Dayz… Read more Gallery: Hamburg Metal Dayz 2017 →
Photos by Rainer Kerber For our German speaking fans, check out the live review by Rainer! HERE!
Written by Rainer Kerber – Photos by Rainer Kerber Location: Château Buskett (Malta) Date: September 1st/2nd 2017 The small Mediterranean island of Malta is the venue for several rock and… Read more Gallery: Voices of The Succubi 2017 →
Photos by Rainer Kerber For our German speaking fans check out the show review HERE!
Photos by Rainer Kerber For our German speaking fans, here’s the live review from Rainer Aeternitas, Final Horizon, Straitjacket – Hamburg 2017
Photos by Rainer Kerber
Photos by Rainer Kerber For our German speaking fans, check out Rainer’s review of the show HERE!
Photos by Shannon Reardon
Bloodbound, Crystal Viper – Dragons & Witches Tour 2017 Location: MarX Hamburg Date: April 9th 2017 Written by Rainer Kerber – Photos by Rainer Kerber At the end of the… Read more Gallery: Bloodbound, Crystal Viper – Dragons & Witches Tour 2017 →
Tribute to Monsters of Metal 2017 Location: Monkeys Music Club Hamburg-Altona Date: April 14th 2017 They are among the greatest Metal bands of all time – Saxon and Iron Maiden.… Read more Gallery: Tribute to Monsters of Metal 2017 →
Photos by Rainer Kerber Location: Marias Ballroom, Hamburg, Germany For our German speaking fans please check out Rainer’s live review HERE!
Photos courtesy of Stephen Kugler and Randy Randall At long last Divitius has hit the stage! The progressive metal outfit from the Pacific Northwest has long sought to take the stage… Read more Gallery: Divitius Debut Live Show [Video] →
Photos by Rainer Kerber and Written by Rainer Kerber Location: Château Buskett (Malta) Date: March 10th/11th 2017 For the third time was the sunny island in the Mediterranean Sea, located… Read more Gallery: Metal Over Malta 2017 →
Photos by Tom Callahan Metal Blade Records is celebrating its 35th anniversary by sending four of its top contenders on the warpath. As expected, Goatwhore, Cattle Decapitation, Allegaeon and Whitechapel… Read more Gallery: 35 Years of Metal Blade Records →
Photos by Rainer Kerber Covering all your favorites from AC/DC and Saxon to Judas Priest, Dockerrock rocked Maria’s Ballroom in Hamburg, Germany. For our German speaking fans, here is the… Read more Gallery: Dockerrock Rocks Marias Ballroom →
Lacey Sturm Palisades Stitched Up Heart
Photos and Review by Rainer Kerber At Long last Xandria returns with a new album and it’s a real banger! Our own Rainer Kerber made it out to a very… Read more Gallery: Xandria ‘Theater of Dimensions’ CD Release Show →
Written by Rainer Kerber – Photos by Rainer Kerber Location: Logo Hamburg Date: January 24th 2017 Years ago, I was able to experience Fates Warning live on the actually much too… Read more Gallery/Live Review: Fates Warning, Fallen Arise, Armored Dawn →
Way back in October, just about before he joined our ranks, Rainer attended the Autumn Moon festival in his native Germany. This one may be a few months old, but… Read more Gallery/Live Review: Autumn Moon 2016 →
Photos by Rainer Kerber Terra Atlantica and Black Hawk rocked Marias Ballroom in Hamburg, Germany. Our own Rainer Kerber was on the scene to rock out and show off his… Read more Gallery: Black Hawk and Terra Atlantica at Marias Ballroom →
Written by Rainer Kerber – Photos by Rainer Kerber Want to end the holiday season with a bang? No problem! It is a good tradition of the Kiez Rocker Ohrenfeindt… Read more Live Review: Ohrenfeindt, Hellectrokuters, and The Colts in Hamburg 2016 →
Photos by Rainer Kerber MFVF returned with another astounding lineup of female-fronted metal bands including Enemy of Reality, Mercy Isle, Liv Kristine, Tarja, Leaves Eyes and many more. Complete lineup… Read more Gallery: Metal Female Voices Fest 2016 →
Photos by Rainer Kerber Over two days, Rainer Kerber snapped photos of the some of the best heavy metal bands in the world. These bands included Anvil, Saxon, Primal Fear,… Read more Gallery: Metal Hammer Paradise 2016 →
Photos by Shannon Reardon Symfinity Sinaro Anaka Bandita Kore Rozzik
Video by Kolin McCormick
Featuring Austin Olson (right) and Mikeal Dollak Posch (left) of Eleventh Hour Onset, we delve into the darker realms of the music business, particularly addiction and mental health. If you… Read more Untold Stories: Addiction and Mental Health →
Photos by Ariel Buchmeier Putting on a one day event with 20 bands is no easy feat, but Midwest Mix-Up and the Knuckle Down Saloon (Madison, WI) pulled it off.… Read more Gallery: Midwest Massacre 2016 →
Colorado death metal giants, Allegaeon, returned with their 4th major label studio album Proponent for Sentience on August 10th. To celebrate the release the band teamed up with Denver’s Black… Read more Allegaeon Unleashes Live Video For ‘All Hail Science’ →
Hammerfall has been away for far too long, but they’re back in action with the new album ‘Sacred Vow.’ Though the album won’t be released until November 4th, 2016 this… Read more Hammerfall Returns! New Lyric Video Available From The New Album →
Archiver was picked for ShredFest’s final act for a reason – this band cannot be topped in terms of stage presence. Making for a powerful finish, the dark symphonic metal… Read more Video: Archiver Haunts ShredFest 2016 →
Four days before showtime Eternal Voyager dropped off the ShredFest roster. Fearing that our show might be a bust with just four bands when five were promised we hit the… Read more Video: They Never Say No Rocks ShredFest 2016 →
Circleswitch is one of the funnest bands you’ll ever see live. There’s just so much energy coming off that stage that you can’t help but feel the groove in the… Read more Video: Circleswitch Rocks ShredFest 2016 →
Wisconsin shred lord, Steven Lesko opened up the debut ShredFest with a handful of tunes from his metalcore project, Assets. For more information on Steven check out this exclusive feature… Read more Video: Steven Lesko Performing at Shredfest 2016 →
Despite losing a band four days prior to the show Metal at the Gates’ debut summer concert went down as an astounding success. The bands we brought together tore down… Read more Gallery: MATG Presents Shredfest 2016 →
Photos by Nicole Rush and Dave Emerson Be sure to check out the full live review by Nicole “The Black Metal Bitch” Rush https://metalatthegates.com/2016/08/06/live-review-carcass-crowbar-ghoul-and-night-demon-live-at-toads-place-in-new-haven-ct/
Photos courtesy of Anthony Simone Life Barrier Justin Symbol
Joined by Feed Her to the Sharks, Micawber, Towering Abomination, Armageddon Awaits, and Fed to the Forest, Battlecross rocked the Metal Grill in Cudahy, WI.
Photo Credit – Tom Callahan California groove metal veterans, DevilDriver, returned to the Rave in Milwaukee, WI with special guests Hemlock, Holy Grail, Conniption, and Incite. Editor’s Note – Due… Read more Gallery: DevilDriver Live in Milwaukee →
Conniption recently released their 3rd full length album ‘Relentless Tides’ on April 19th. This footage was shot at the Metal Grill in Cudahy, Wisconsin, USA at the band’s CD release party. Footage was captured and edited by our own Kolin McCormick.
Photo Credit: Denisse Cordero
Kolin goes on a solo road trip to hangout and film Wisconsin shred lord, Steven Lesko of Assets. Here’s some behind the scenes footage of Kolin throughout the day.
Gallery: Fear Factory Live in Chicago with Special Guests Soilwork, No Convictions, and Spades and Blades
Photo credit to Tyler LaRiviere