-- We're on vacation. MERRY CHRISTMAS and A HAPPY NEW YEAR from MetalKings.com!!!
-- Hey, man, we ain't gonna go on vacation without leaving some reviews for you to read: ANCIENT, AXXIS, BOLT THROWER, GURKKHAS, PUNGENT STENCH, SIEBENBURGEN, THYRANE/DEAD BEGINNERS, VARIOUS ARTISTS...
-- Phew, finally we got our shit together and made a whole lot of updates. And never mind it's five in the morning again! Firstly of course go the reviews that went to the November archives and are located here...
-- Secondly we have a bunch of new ones for you to chek out, which include: ASTRAL GROOVE, AT VANCE, BENEDICTION, CYBERIA, CSSO, DEATH, DISINTER, DOVER, GAMMA RAY, GRAVE DIGGER, HALFORD, NOSTRADAMEUS, PROJECTO, THE SCARR, SINISTER, TRANSATLANTIC, and VOICE...
-- Also we have drawn the winners of the Aggressor of the Month and Dark Princess of the Month contests, with the lovely dark-haired mystery of a woman called Maria and the bearded viking Gosha of Miscreant taking the prizes.
-- But that's not it yet -- An exclusive interview with Germany's finest Sodom and none other but Tom Angelripper himself now here
-- Plus a gig report covering the recent visit of British punk rockers Exploited to Moscow
-- And last but not least a complete thre- parts report with exclusive footage and interview of Norway's MAYHEM during their early October visit to Moscow, has finally been translated and put together... Enjoy!
-- Y' know, when it's five o'clock in the morning and yer still do not have the slightest intention of going to bed and is still in the process of site updating... That's really encouraging y'know... extremely... new reviews here: AJATTARA, HYPNOS, MACHINE HEAD, MIDNIGHT SUN, NAGELFAR, SHAPE OF DESPAIR, SIEGFRIED, SUMMONING, THUNDERSTORM.
-- Let's keep it short this time: we have some new reviews for you... ANGRA, ARMORED SAINT, CONDITION RED, EDGUY, TORBEN ENEVOLDSEN, HEAVENLY, LACRIMOSA, LEGION, MACHINE HEAD, NAGELFAR, ROYAL HUNT, TARANTULA, THEIRON, TRIBUTE TO ACCEPT - 2
-- Took us a while to put the updates together, hasn't it? But hey, we did it finally ain't we ;) - Well the most important stuff is that we updated the Dark Princess of the Month section - where you can now find the lovely Miss November 2001 - DANA (a stunning beauty she is). And of course the new Aggressor (or plural rather since there are three of them there) is also online.
-- Well nothing else special: 4 new reviews - BORKNAGAR, BROKEN MIRROR, MELECHESH, OZZY
-- Old reviews moved to Archives. By the way last month we hit the absolute record mark of 49 revz.
-- And a new exclusive interview online - ANGRA
-- Another day, another death, another review, another breath, click here to find out what we think of the latest LIZZY BORDEN, OTEP, POUNDHOUND, and VIVID
-- Any of you, psychos, out there remember this good ol' Winnie-the-Pooh story? Remember the part where this greedy nasty bear ate all of the poor Rabbit's honey? Damn right - 'And then he had a little bit more, and a little bit more...' Well here's exactly what we've got with the reviews, another four arrived here :) BALTIMOORE, BRUCE DICKINSON, MIND ECLIPSE, SAXON
-- Alright, more reviews are coming this way again: ALAS, ANCIENT RITES, DESTRUCTION, EIDOLON, EMPEROR, FALCONER, SODOM, SONATA ARCTICA, and THRONEAEON14/10/01
-- Hey, as ye might have all noticed we are starting for a gradual launch of a new design, for this site, as well as moving it in line with its name to ensure consistency... er... or something. So far this page is changed and the new review page has got itself a new look too, check it out here.
-- Asides from the new design the review page also contains some new reviews, i.e. AZAGHAL/BEHEADED LAMB, DORNENREICH, HOSTILE BREED, POVERTY'S NO CRIME, SOUL DOCTOR, TROLLECH, TRIBUTE TO ABBA
-- And there's also a new interview, this time with Finland's Sonata Arctica.07/10/01
-- Good morningz in the 'hood! How is it going? Well we've just slashed the previous month's reviews into the archive oblivion which is to be found here.
-- And of course our dearest Fireball and Maniac have got you some new reviews that open the month of October: ALASTIS, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, BLIND DOG, C.O.E, THE GATHERING, GLENN HUGHES, IRON FIRE, JUDAS PRIEST, LUCYFIRE, RAGE, VICTOR SMOLSKI, WACKEN ROCKS, VIRGO, WITHIN TEMPTATION.
We have drawn up the results of the Aggressor of October contest, which
are awaiting you new photos and, who knows, you might
be the next winner.
-- We've also drawn up the results of the Dark Princess of Month contest, and are happy to announce the winner. As of the results of your votes Miss September is Alexandra, whose magic eyes melted the hearts of our readership.
Only the best of the best are contending for the honorary title of the
Dark Princess of the Month at MetalKings.com - Rag Doll's Metal Industry.
-- Nearly a dozen new reviews are closing the month of September: CEREMONIAL OATH, CREMATORY, CRIPPLE BASTARDS, DARK FUNERAL/INFERNAL, ENTER MY SILENCE, FORGOTTEN SUNRISE, MANDRAGORA SCREAM, MYSTIFIER, RAM-ZET, SKINNY PUPPY è SLIPKNOT
-- Besides we finally got the Nightwish Moscow gig report online.
-- 5 new reviews were posted, that is CANNIBAL CORPSE, KREATOR, ROLLINS BAND, NILE, and of course the mighty SLAYER
-- Well, firstly we’re sorry for being late with the updates of the Dark Princess and drawing up the results of the previous month. Anyways, the winner of the title “Dark Princess of August 2001” is none other but the lean Veronica – talking of looks that kill. ;)
-- Alright there, we've gotten three new reviews for you: SHADOW GALLERY - a fulltime progressive release, and two Russian bands: MISCREANT and KUWALDA...
-- Tonight we have a very special honour to introduce our new project: the legends of Eastern European black metal, Poland's Behemoth are now hosted at MetalKings.com After having withdrawn from their previous host, the band has been offline for several months straight. Now, wrapped in a new design, made by the webagenius of Maciej Gruszka, the chaotic kings of inferno are back on the net ready to conquer the virtual plains of the world wide web.
-- Hello, Cleveland! We are back here again and with us we bring our "prickly-frigging" reviews, as one of the Russian subscribers described them. ;) Well, get'em: CORONA BOREALIS, ICED EARTH, NIKOLO KOTZEV, LARS ERIC MATTSON (2 albums), NIGHTWISH, THE BLACK LEAGUE, FLOTSAM & JETSAM, JACOB'S DREAM, HADES, ALEX MASI, STRATOVARIUS and SIX FEET UNDER
-- We've drawn up the results of the September Aggressor Contest, which means we are waiting for you photos which just might occupy the hollow grave of the Aggressor of October. This time around the honorary title was awarded to the bloody-summer adventures of Valery a.k.a. J.H. and his begone pet-monkey ;) Unfortunately we have no knowledge as to what actually happened a moment later after the picture was taken, but we send our sensirest wishes of health and prosperity to the winner :))
-- Howdy-gowdy! First of... the biggest event of this month, week, and, coming to think of it, the entire lifetime of this whole project is today - which is the birthday of our beloved RAG DOLL - the joy of our eyes, inspirator of dreams and true leadress of this project. All the best, hon, we love you!
-- Secondly, given the paramounce of the event, we came up with some very special updates - our very own exclusive report from the Wacken Open Air 2001 festival, which we visited earlier in this month, becoming thus Russia's first online project to be officially accredited to these world-known fesitivities :)
-- And thirdly, the last reviews of August - DIABLERIE, EISHEILIG, HOLY MOSES, PRIMITIVE BRUTALITY, PYOGENESIS, SCORPIONS and SIRIUS
-- Hear me, all hear me, for I hath wondered the paths of the undead, and a great plenty atrocious daemons and vulturing fiends I met, and my eyes saw the devil himself, and my tongue spoke with him in the language of torture and pain - the language of Hell... Check out Drak Funeral's Lord Arhiman speak exclusively with yours truly on the upcoming album, black metal visiualizing, Rammstein and many more... click here to read the interview
-- Warden through a party in the slaughter house... Euronemus was there preaching holocaust... Oh, yeah, we gotta some for you - ABSU, BONFIRE, DECAPITATED, IMPALED NAZARENE, MAYHEM, MURDER SQUAD & MURDER CORPORATION - reviews section everyone
-- To add to this, check out the review of the Moscow Megadeth gig which took place early in July. The gig reports are here
-- Week after week we are coming back here to get some new reviews for ya folks -- click here now for DERANGED, LUNAR AURORA, MISCREANT, THY INFERNAL and a very interesting compilation of Baltic black metal DARK FIRE DANCING - IV...
-- The July reviews are now in the Archives.
-- Also see the gigs section for the report of the Hellish Helloween show in Moscow, and a news conference that preceded it...
We have officially drawn the results of the Dark Princess contest for July. The winner's name is Mary - truly the bloodiest Mary of all kinds and sorts.
The Aggressor contest for the month running has been officially closed, which means we are waiting for you photos which just might occupy the hollow grave of the Aggressor of September. As for this month - we are all hailed by Gniffuts the black herald of gehenna...
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