TOP 5 HOLIDAY FEATURE


TOP 5 Holiday Music by Cammie Gilbert, Sylvaine, Vermilia, Mizuho Lin, Danielle Evans

Music is a special thing, as it most often relaxes and helps you cope with everyday life. A certain song makes the memories come back and you remember the moment you heard it for the first time. It makes you travel far away, live in the moment, think about the future,
It gives energy, this year more with jogging than with gigs.

This year has been particularly exceptional in many ways,
but the holidays remain and people spend them differently.
Often certain songs belong to certain moments and different styles of music make people relax in different ways.

We contacted five artists to ask about their top 5 recommendations for holiday music.
What kind of music is included in their holidays or what they have liked to listen to lately.

It’s also great to always find new music. That moment, that feeling when you find something new where you get shivers.

If you haven’t heard our featured artists yet, I recommend you to check out their versatile taste of music, but also the art they create, because you might find something new for your holidays.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Krzysztof Drabikowski Of Batushka (Poland) “There is only one true Батюшка.”


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Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Polish black metal project Batushka was founded and created by guitarist and songwriter Krzysztof Drabikowski back in 2015. They caught the attention of metalheads and press alike with their successful debut release ‘Litourgiya’ and even went on to sign with popular label Metal Blade Records. The project also featured vocalist Bartłomiej “Bart” Krysiuk and drummer Marcin Bielemuk, to accompany Krzysztof however that is no longer the case as in December 2018 a shocking video was released from Krzysztof Drabikowski informing everyone that former vocalist Krysiuk had gone behind the creators back and essentially stolen his own band from him as Krzysztof had parted ways with the vocalist but Krysiuk turned the story around on Krzysztof instead. Currently, there are two sides claiming to be Batushka but there is only one true Batushka and we were lucky enough to speak to the real founder Krzysztof Drabikowski  to get the full details of this unbelievable and shocking deceptive story and get the truth out there…

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VENOM INC. release lyric video for new single ‘Come To Me’


Extreme metal pioneers VENOM INC. are proud to present ‘Come To Me‘ – the 3rd single from their upcoming album There’s Only Black, which will be released on September 23rd 2022 via Nuclear Blast Records. The song comes with an atmospheric lyric video, full of occult imagery, which you can watch below.

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Five Finger Death Punch’s new ‘AfterLife’ album is out now + watch the new ‘Times Like These’ video


Five Finger Death Punch, the American metal band that has collected more than eight billion streams, is releasing a new album today. The AfterLife record is the ninth in the band’s career, and the album is released through Better Noise Music. The album’s title song has reached number one on the Rock charts in the USA, breaking records, and the latest single Times Like These is also taking over a few playlists.

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SOILWORK reveals live video for ‘Valleys Of Gloam’ + new album Övergivenheten out now


Swedish metal legends SOILWORK have released their new album Övergivenheten today. Both highly anticipated by fans and lauded by the press, the twelfth output by Helsingborg’s finest, lands as one of the finest metal records of the year, and of SOILWORK’s career.

Together with the new album, the band have released a live video for their focus track ‘Valleys Of Gloam’ that you can watch here: https://youtu.be/fBKixj7XAHU

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SEVENTH DAY SLUMBER Join FOZZY on 2022 SAVE THE WORLD TOUR


Nashville, TN based, legendary hard rock band SEVENTH DAY SLUMBER has announced that they will be joining CHRIS JERICHO fronted, metal powerhouse FOZZY on their 2022 SAVE THE WORLD US dates .Launching September 8 at The King Of Clubs in Columbus, OH, the tour will span the US and into Canada, wrapping up October 10 at Elevation in Virginia Beach, VA,

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Epic Legends CANDLEMASS Announce New Album, “Sweet Evil Sun” & Release First Single


Swedish godfathers of epic doom metal, CANDLEMASS, have returned to continue their unmatched legacy. With their new album, Sweet Evil Sun, out November 18, 2022 via Napalm Records, they are ready to prove once again that they reign as one of the heaviest metal bands on earth, bringing epic doom to the world of metal.

Alongside the new album’s pre-order kickoff, CANDLEMASS – purveyors of legendary albums like Epicus Doomicus Metallicus and Nightfall – have released a monumental new single and video, “Scandinavian Gods”, kicking things off with a hammer blow. The single and video stomp in with a dark, Nordic metal chant driven by slow and heavy drums, droning guitars and majestic vocals that convey mysterious tales of Scandinavian mythology to the next generation!

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Award Winning Documentary ‘This is GWAR’ Arrives on DVD & BluRay on 25th October


This is GWAR, the critically acclaimed documentary detailing the history of the iconic heavy metal art collective, began streaming earlier this summer via Shudder, AMC Network’s premium service for horror, thriller and the supernatural.  On October 25th, This is GWAR will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD and  is available for pre-order HERE.  Both the Blu-Ray and DVD are chock full of special bonus features which are detailed below.

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