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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KREATOR Release live video for ‘Enemy Of God’ filmed at Masters Of Rock + ‘London Apocalypticon – Live at the Roundhouse’ is out now


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Sunday, 16th December 2018: The cold fingers of winter have already reached out for the British capital but there is one place in London that is set on fire as KREATOR thrill their fans with an extensive live show and take their breathtaking performance once again to another level. The band’s new live album London Apocalypticon – Live At The Roundhouse is out now via Nuclear Blast.
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INFECTED RAIN’s Lena Scissorhands Releases New Single & Official Video “All The Things She Said” (t.A.T.u. cover) feat. Nika Comet (Chase The Comet)


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Two compelling voices of the modern metal scene unite in an emotional duet! Lena Scissorhands (INFECTED RAIN) has just revealed an energetic cover version of t.A.T.u.’s hit single, “All The Things She Said”, featuring guest vocals from Nika Comet (Chase The Comet). Creating an intimate synthesis of affection and anger, their cover only intensifies the emotions expressed in the original, while still retaining the original catchiness and melodic character of the lyrical monologue.

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POLARIS Release new video and track for third single ‘Landmine’


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As the excitement rises and the countdown begins for the release of POLARIS’ second studio album, ‘The Death Of Me’, out next week on February 21 via SharpTone Records & Resist Records, the band reveal their heaviest song to date, ‘Landmine’. ‘Landmine’ is a song that faces that mid-20s realisation that the universe doesn’t owe you anything and you’re going to have to fend for yourself.
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AMARANTHE unleash official video for new digital single ‘Do Or Die’ (featuring Angela Gossow)


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Sweden’s hottest metal export is just rounding up their European arena tour with SABATON and are ready to present a brand new song featuring former vocalist of ARCH ENEMYAngela Gossow. ‘Do Or Die’ displays AMARANTHE’s heavier side and is accompanied by a dystopian horror video filmed in Spain, featuring Fardou Keuning’s stunning creations. Brave enough? Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/iZweNFWbegI

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INTERVIEW: Imperial Age (Russia)


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Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Symphonic metal act from Russia Imperial Age formed in 2012 by singers/keyboardists Alexander ‘Aor’ Osipov and Jane Odintsova, soon after forming, they landed some great support slots for international bands such as Epica, Paradise Lost, The 69 Eyes, Tarja, Therion and more.

In 2014 while opening for Therion, founder/composer and guitarist, Christofer Johnsson of Therion approached the band and offered to distribute their CDs via his label Adulruna Records and after they joined them on a big European tour which was the start of big things for the band.

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CANDLEMASS Release ‘Porcelain Skull’ Lyric Video


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Legendary classic doom icons CANDLEMASS who, in addition to their recent Grammy nomination, just won a Swedish Grammy for ‘Best Hard Rock’ act, recently announced the release of their brand new EP, entitled The Pendulum. Due out on March 27th via Napalm Records, The Pendulum features a fine selection of never-before-heard, unused tracks cut from the The Door To Doom recording sessions.

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