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Potion

Hey, ghouls! A wizard creates a magic potion, what could it be?  

Poisonous herbs and plants: from aconite to yew

Magical plants, relaxing plants, calming plants, plants for winter. We talked about all these types of herbs in previous articles, and what about poisonous plants? What are those plants and herbs to which we must pay particular attention to avoid intoxication? Or...

The Union

Hey, ghouls! A demon's job is not easy at all

The Ghouls

Hey, ghouls! This week's protagonist receives a menacing call, but he has other plans

Trinkets

Hey, ghouls! Becca has a new business, will she find clients?
Sergio González Catalán talks about The Burial

Sergio González Catalán talks about The Burial

After listening to My Dearest Wound's album The Burial, we decided to ask Sergio González Catalán, author of the project and of the album itself, some questions. Welcome Sergio to our portal. First of all, we thank you for being here to tell us about your project and your debut album. As a first question I ask you, can you tell us about My Dearest Wound? I have two other bands “Rise to the Sky” (Amospheric Death/Doommetal) and “Winds of Tragedy” (Black/Doom metal) which focus on other genres...

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Interview to SORRY…

Interview to SORRY…

While eagerly anticipating the release of their upcoming album, 'Self Inflicted Razor Cutting,' on October 20th, we had the opportunity to contact the band SORRY... and requested their insights through a series of questions, allowing us to gain a deeper understanding of their artistic endeavors. Welcome to our site, it's a pleasure to have you here. Self Inflicted Razor Cutting is a very strong album. What did inspire you in the creation of this album? Hello thank you for this interview....

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Special books on visual kei

Special books on visual kei

What happens when fashion, music and writing come together? Between smashing your favourite shoes, consuming music albums and devouring books, numerous unique strands have sprung up in each field. For this reason, I would like to share with you a mini video review of three special books on visual kei! 🖤 Please remember that opinions are totally personal and criticism made wisely, respectfully and politely is accepted! 🖤 The material shared is easily available on various online platforms! 🖤...

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StartTheMonkey talk about Urban Psyche

StartTheMonkey talk about Urban Psyche

We previously covered the upcoming release of StartTheMonkey's Urban Psyche, set to be released on May 5th, 2023 through Electric Talon Records. We have asked the band to answer some questions and tell us more about this new album. First of all, welcome to our website. Thank you for accepting our invitation and being here with us today. Good evening, we thank you for the invitation. It is our pleasure to be here. The first question is the most obvious one. How did Urban Psyche come about? So...

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Motionless In White return to Italy in June

Motionless In White return to Italy in June

It's now official. Motionless In White returns to Italy on 21 June 2023 at Magazzini Generali, Milan. The concert On 21 June 2023, Motionless In White returns once again to the stage of the Magazzini Generali (Via Pietrasanta, 16), eager to perform some of the most listened songs from their latest album, Scoring the End of the World. The band will be a special guest on the Milan stage of The Ghost Inside's tour, titans on the international scene thanks to an overwhelming melodic metalcore....

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Thus Always to Tyrants –  ARRAYAN PATH’s interview

Thus Always to Tyrants – ARRAYAN PATH’s interview

Thus Always to Tyrants, is the new  ARRAYAN PATH album. It's been released the December 9th and it is ready to bring everyone on a new trip.  Musically, the new album is one of the band’s strongest efforts to date; one that includes several style variations that go beyond the usual epic-power style that the band has become known for. Welcome to Vampire’s Tears. First of all thanks for accepting to do this interview. A few days left until the release of your new album. How do you feel with it?...

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Fever Dream: Palaye Royale new album review

Fever Dream: Palaye Royale new album review

On October 28, 2022, the glam rock group Palaye Royale released their new album: Fever Dream, signed by the record label Sumerian Records, in collaboration with producer Chris Greatti. The disc consists of 15 tracks and promises to be a new unforgettable journey. Review Intro and outro Palaye Royale have decided to make this new album a succession of ups and downs, a challenge against the blows that can give life, a search for hope, and new points of view. The disc begins with an intro to the...

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Motionless In White return to Italy in June

Scoring The End Of The World: Motionless In White new album review

On June 10, 2022, the new Motionless In White album was released by Roadrunner Records: Scoring The End Of The World. Preceded by the singles Masterpiece and Cyberhex, the thirteen tracks merge into a perfect blend of industrial/digital and hardcore. Review Scoring The End Of The World In this new work, MIW have chosen to break away from what made the rhythm of their previous albums swing, to give new shape to the lyrics of the songs and somehow make them more pounding, more indelible. With a...

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Fever Dream: Palaye Royale new album review

Palaye Royale: new album coming out

Good news arrives from Palaye Royale: their new album is coming on October 28, 2022, released by Sumerian Records in collaboration with producer Chris Greatti. The title track? Fever Dream, the single that has already won thousands of fans. Fever Dream On July 15, 2022 Palaye Royale release the video of their single Fever Dream. No one expected it to be the highlight of an unexpected new album. Fever Dream marks the beginning of a new experience for the Las Vegas band. The song starts with...

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Klabautamann’s interview about numbered

Klabautamann’s interview about numbered

“numbered” is the new album by  the German Progressive Black Metal pioneers KLABAUTAMANN released in the end of 2021.  “numbered” is kind of a concept album around the topic that all things in life are actually limited, numbered, a contemplation deeply rooted in the songwriter’s own experiences of loss and grief that he had to deal with in recent years. We invited KLABAUTAMANN to our website to take a small interview.  Welcome to our website. We are happy to have you here and that you allowed...

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Motionless In White return to Italy in June

Motionless in White: new singles released

After a period of silence and creation, Motionless in White is back with two new singles, in anticipation of what will be their new album: Scoring The End Of The World to be released on 10 June 2022 on Roadrunner Records. Cyberhex and Masterpiece On March 11, 2022, the metal group announced the release of their debut single that opens the dance to their new album. Cyberhex has quickly reached millions of views on YouTube and many plays on Spotify. The single has strong electronic notes and a...

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NightWraith’s interview about Offering

NightWraith’s interview about Offering

We have talked about NightWraith on late February dedicating an article to them. Today we are glad to publish our interview we have done to the band where we talk about their upcoming full length, but also about music and Death Metal. Have a nice reading! First of all, thank you for dedicating your time to our site. So, to start this interview feel free to introduce the band to our readers in the way you prefer. Thank you for taking the time to discuss our new album, “Offering”. We put so much...

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HYDE COMPLETE BOX 2001-2003 – A tribute to ROENTGEN

HYDE COMPLETE BOX 2001-2003 – A tribute to ROENTGEN

It's gonna be out on his birthday, 29th January 2022, the "Hyde Complete Box 2001-2003". It's a celebration of the 20th anniversary of HYDE's career as a solo singer. It's gonna be a super special and limited collection that contains all of the works of the artist related to the Roentgen project, plus some new contents. HYDE COMPLETE BOX 2001-2003 HYDE Complete Box 2001-2003 [2Blu-spec CD2 + 2Blu-ray + Goods / Limited Release] HYDE The box includes 4 CDs, three of them related to the Roentgen...

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Oceana on The Pattern: “This album contains our very blood” – Exclusive Interview

Oceana on The Pattern: “This album contains our very blood” – Exclusive Interview

Oceana is an interesting presence on both the Rome and national music scene who, with their first full-length record The Pattern have had an immediate charm on me and pushed me to bring them to our platform with a few questions so we can better get to know them. To be quite fair, what I got to ask them for this interview is only barely even half of what I would have liked to ask them, but nothing is stopping us from inviting them back in the future, especially considering that they're already...

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HYDE: new NOSTALGIC commercial released

HYDE: new NOSTALGIC commercial released

With the release of NOSTALGIC, the Japanese musician seems to want to wake his oldest fans from hibernation. The previous announcement about MIRAI had already made some shy heads pop up from their long winter hibernation in search of those vocalizations that HYDE taught us to love throughout the years and that, over the latest period of his career, had seemed to get further and further away with a switch to a style that reminded us very little of them. That doesn't mean that...

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MIRAI, a new single by L’Arc∼en∼Ciel

MIRAI, a new single by L’Arc∼en∼Ciel

Mirai [CD + Hakosuko + VR Appp / Limited Release] L'Arc∼en∼Ciel, a name that always manages to stir up a lot of emotions in its followers, e every time one of their new works is set to be released, it drives all the fans into a frenzy. Mirai is the title of the new single set to be released on August 25th, 2021, after about four and a half years since their last single Don't Be Afraid.  The product will be available in four different versions, two on CD and two on Blu-ray of which we'll be...

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Walpurgis, Aimer’s new album, releasing soon

Walpurgis, Aimer’s new album, releasing soon

There's only a few more days before the release of Walpurgis, Aimer's new album. The record is expected for April 16 and it is the sixth by the Japanese singer. Walpurgis The album will include songs used by various TV programs and anime of the last few years. Examples of this being the tracks STAND-ALONE that was used as the theme for the dorama Anata no Bandesu (Your Turn to Kill), Hary wa Yuku used as ending theme to Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel, and Torches used as ending theme...

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~One Side & One Side~: rayflower’s Greatest Hits coming next July

~One Side & One Side~: rayflower’s Greatest Hits coming next July

On the occasion of their 10th anniversary, rayflower are releasing a Greatest Hits collection titled ~One Side & One Side~ that will be available for sale starting July 28th 2021. Already postponed once because of Covid-19, the album contains a series of songs chosen by the fans through polling that were re-recorded and re-arranged for the occasion, so as to adapt to the evolution of the band throughout the years. ~One Side & One Side~ - One Side & One Side - Rayflower The album is...

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The Pattern – Oceana [Review]

The Pattern – Oceana [Review]

The Pattern – Double Vinyl Acquista su Big cartel Oceana is a Roman band that debuted in 1995 with a demo printed in only 500 copies. In 1996 an EP was released containing two new tracks, Violet and Tragicomic Reality, and the four of the reissue of the debut demo. A second EP was to be produced, but it all fell apart when Massimiliano (guitar player and choirs singer) joins Novembre, a capitol band. They return in 2020 with a launch video for the song You don't know, and in 2021 with their...

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Death by Rock and Roll: The Pretty Reckless’ new album

Death by Rock and Roll: The Pretty Reckless’ new album

On February 12, 2021, five years after their last work, the new album of the group The Pretty Reckless was finally released, published by Fearless Records. The name of the record comes from one of the songs from which it is composed: Death by Rock and Roll. A battle cry During these long years of silence, The Pretty Reckless was held back by two serious griefs: Chris Cornell's suicide, which occurred during a tour in which The Pretty Reckless opened the concerts; the death of their producer,...

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HYDE Live 2020-2021 Anti Wire from May 26 in DVD & Blu-Ray

HYDE Live 2020-2021 Anti Wire from May 26 in DVD & Blu-Ray

Starting May 26, 2021, HYDE Live 2020-2021 Anti Wire will be available for sale on DVD and Blu-Ray. The record will include his January 31st performance at the Tokyo International Forum. HYDE LIVE 2020-2021 ANTI WIRE The complete tour was held in seven different cities in Japan and included a grand total of 11 performances. The first date of the tour was on the 26th of December 2020 and it will be coming to a close on the 7th of March 2021, taking into account two postponed dates. Even though...

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The Bastards: the latest album by Palaye Royale

The Bastards: the latest album by Palaye Royale

May 29, 2020, is the release date of the latest Palaye Royale album, signed by Sumerian Records: The Bastards. With a little delay, we have listened to the 15 tracks from which it is composed for you, Nightowls. The dystopian island of reality The Palaye Royale has been able to rise in recent years, following a completely original style, crowned by an incisive and extravagant personality, which has conquered fans all over the world. With their latest album, they have done nothing but highlight...

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Natural is YUI’s solo album

Natural is YUI’s solo album

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of her career, FLOWER FLOWER's singer, YUI, has decided to record a solo album titled Natural. The record will contain covers of some of the best track written and performed by the Japanese singer and will be released on February 24, 2021. The singer first debuted in 2005 with feel my soul, and proceeded to become one of the most sought-after Asian female voices, ultimately influencing many other artists. The album contains six tracks, rearranged with the...

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The Umbrella Academy – questions after season two

The Umbrella Academy – questions after season two

The second season of The Umbrella Academy left everyone in awe, not only for the avalanche of events depicted, but also for all the possibilities it introduced for future seasons. Breakdown of some questions It's already been over a month since the release of the second season of The Umbrella Academy and we've already done a short, spoiler-free review of the new episodes, but now seems like the right time to finally dive into the plot in more dept and not with few spoilers. In this article,...

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Let It Out –  Hyde new single on November 2020

Let It Out – Hyde new single on November 2020

After the long period of quarantine, which also affected artists, HYDE is preparing to launch its new single Let It Out, scheduled for November 25, 2020. I make a small introduction, those who have known us for a long time, know that we were once "famous" for our articles on Japanese music. Unfortunately, for a long time, these articles then went a bit to get lost, so much so that the music section, in general, was a bit neglected. We would like to be more active again on this issue, both for...

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The Umbrella Academy – season two review

The Umbrella Academy – season two review

The Umbrella Academy season two: a one-year-and-a-half wait, but was it worth it? I swear there are no spoilers this time. Synopsis of season two Five warned his family (more than once) that using his powers to escape the 2019 apocalypse caused by Vanya would be risky. As it turns out, he was right. The time-jump scatters the seven brothers through time and around the city of Dallas, Texas for a period of three years, starting in 1960. Some of them will be stranded in the past for years,...

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The Umbrella Academy – season one & a look to the future

The Umbrella Academy – season one & a look to the future

The Umbrella Academy, a streaming event that many hope will be a repeated success. The following article might contain spoilers. Synopsis On the same day of 1989, forty-three children are born from random women who weren’t showing any signs of pregnancy the previous day. Seven of them are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist who founds The Umbrella Academy to prepare his “children” to save the world. But things don’t go quite as expected. During their adolescence,...

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What The Dead Men Say: the last Trivium’s success

What The Dead Men Say: the last Trivium’s success

With a lot of energy and hard rock, Trivium return with their latest album What The Dead Men Say, released on April 24 by Roadrunner Records. Ten tracks that pulsate with emotions, with a well-paced rhythm and riffs that enter the soul. Review The album has a dark personality that goes well with the heavy metal genre. Between reality and imagination, we find the desire for rebellion, great suffering, and the question that no one will ever answer: what the dead men say? The first track is IX, a...

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Clouded Minds & Silver Lines: Sertraline’s metal

Clouded Minds & Silver Lines: Sertraline’s metal

Today we present a young English band, together with their EP (Extended Play) which will be officially released on May 15th. I'm talking about Sertraline, a progressive tech metal group and their latest project Clouded Minds & Silver Lines. The band Originally formed in Stoke-On-Trent (Staffordshire) in 2014, they quickly established themselves as a band playing original singles with fascinating live performances. And with their EP Guilty (2017), which met with great success, now behind...

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Record Player – Music Review

Record Player – Music Review

Today we present a new column for our website: Record Player. On our website, we often talk about music, but even if we have often reported several releases, we didn't have we reviewed new and old albums. However, we do not deny that we have been asked for these reviews. So for that reason, we decided to give them a dedicated space. This column will not have a fixed cadence. A little bit because it will depend on the albums that will be sent to us, a little bit because it will also talk about...

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