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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THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!  79 DAYS ‘TIL BLOODSTOCK 2022!


The clock is ticking!  There’s just 79 days left until the marauding hordes thunder their way through the gates of Catton Park, pitch their tents, crack some beers and kick off the best heavy metal weekender of the year!  As is often unavoidable in these still uncertain times, there have been a couple of changes due to travel logistics for some bands, but BLOODSTOCK always finds a way! 

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FOZZY Announce November UK & Ireland Headline Tour


Today, international rock powerhouse Fozzy, led by multi-hyphenate superstar Chris Jericho and acclaimed guitar guru Rich Ward announce the UK and Ireland run of their Save the World Tour. The ten-date tour begins in Manchester on 4 November and calls through Birmingham, Nottingham, Dublin, Belfast, Swansea, Bournemouth, Bristol, Glasgow and finishes in London on 14 November.  You can buy tickets and meet the band VIP packages from HERE. Support comes from Escape the Fate and Scarlet Rebels. 

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James LaBrie releases new solo album ‘Beautiful Shade of Grey’ + Making of documentary out now


James LaBrie, known internationally as the vocalist for progressive metal icons & Grammy-winners Dream Theater, embarks on uncharted waters with his fourth solo album, titled ‘Beautiful Shade of Grey’, out now! To celebrate the release, they have launched a special 30min look at the making of the album, and you can watch that now here: https://youtu.be/KoL-ZHuqTp8

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GWAR Have Gone Berserk On New Single


As the release date draws nearer, the mighty alien overlords of GWAR have unleashed the second track from their forthcoming masterpiece, ‘The New Dark Ages.’ Watch the visualizer below, and listen to the song ‘Berserker Mode’ HERE. The visualizer features the first animated art cells from the band’s upcoming graphic novel, ‘GWAR In the Duoverse of Absurdity.’

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96 BITTER BEINGS (ex-CKY) joins Nuclear Blast


Revered Los Angeles rock band 96 Bitter Beings have officially joined Nuclear Blast! Formed in 2016 by ex-CKY founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Deron Miller, the band plans to release, ‘Synergy Restored‘, their long-awaited follow-up to 2018’s widely praised debut ‘Camp Pain‘, later this year. In the meantime, they’ll be hitting the road in the USA with Howling Giant this summer, performing at their first shows in years. 

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EVERGREY Releases Flawless New Single “Call Out The Dark”


Celebrating over 25 years of metal mastery, chart-topping icons EVERGREY have unveiled their eagerly longed for, thirteenth full-length, A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament), today! To commemorate this massive next milestone in the band’s history, Gothenburg’s dark metal masters have just released their emotive, mystical new single, “Call Out the Dark” – a heartfelt sonic experience that wanders the realms of prog and melodic metal to combine the best of both worlds into one.

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