BLOODSTOCK 2018 – Saturday, August 11 – Part 1 (Festival Review)

BLOODSTOCK 2018 – Saturday, August 11 – Part 1 (Festival Review)

Saturday for this reviewer featured more bands on the main stage (Dio) and the big tent (Sophie). Although there were still a few bands that caught the ears in the New Blood tent as well. This was a day that when it rained it bloody rained! Due to the bite I received, I tried to not run around as much. Difficult when enjoying a festival like Bloodstock 2018. But the plan was to make sure…

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The Best of 2017 (Feature)

The Best of 2017 (Feature)

First of all, hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has consequently grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photo galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our website team encompasses some 40 authors and contributors…

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BLOODSTOCK METAL FESTIVAL – Halloween Announcements – 4 More Bands

BLOODSTOCK METAL FESTIVAL – Halloween Announcements – 4 More Bands

Bloodstock Metal Fest announce 4 more bands for 2018’s shindig at Catton Hall Derbyshire. First up is the announcement of Swedish black metal legends Watain who are going to headline Sunday night on the second stage (Sophie Lancaster). Without doubt, this will mean a VERY “Black Sabbath” for those in the large tent! No doubt there will be an over the top stage show with candles, Satanic rituals, and blood, although being in a tent…

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ORDEN OGAN – Gunmen (Album Review)

ORDEN OGAN – Gunmen (Album Review)

Across the musical fields of dawn stride a band of substance, with a steely determination in their eyes, carrying a sack full of magnificent songs that will make your head turn and your heart swell.  Orden Ogan is that group.  A German power metal band with progressive and folk metal elements, they have completely blown away all my preconceptions and this Gunmen album is another excellent release in 2017. The band was formed in 1996…

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Interview: Samuel Nyman of Manimal

Interview: Samuel Nyman of Manimal

Decibel Geek scribe Adam Cox talks to Swedish Power Metallers Manimal (guitarist Samuel Nyman) and gets interesting answers to questions about Trapped In The Shadows, plans for 2016, influences and being kind! I started out by asking Samuel about Trapped In The Shadows and stating that is a great sounding album.  It displays a great deal of pain, so I was eager to know what the band’s main inspirations were for this record. “Thank you! …

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