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Interview with Kyo Calati (MindAhead)

MindAhead is an Italian Progressive Metal who are set to release a new album on the 28th of October. MindAhead already released singles “The Last Stand” and “What You Are”, with the former being released with a music video. As we wait for the sophomore album from the Italian band that will resume the band’s story that began with their debut, we interviewed vocalist Kyo Calati and asked her about her band’s music as well as her take on different industry and social issues. Enjoy this wonderful chat with Kyo Calati!

Interview with Effy Gold (The Effigy)

Just like black with never go out of fashion, the same thing for gothic metal: it will always be a hot deal, and I am very happy to be the host of interviewing this gothic musician and composer from Australia, Effy Gold.

Interview with Diana Studenberg (Trope)

If the debut album can be a hit or miss, the second one is the confirmation of the band. And this American band Trope has all the requirements to go big: I chatted with their lead singer Diana about it. You can read the interview below!

Interview with Anna Gołębiowska (Sighwind)

Ladies and Gentlemen, today I got you a young band from Poland, who are like pepper: small but strong. Luckily, I had the chance to follow them from day one and I can tell you these people are really hard-working and motivated and truly love making music. Since they conquered the music streaming platforms, I have been wanting to introduce them to our beloved Audience.

Volturian + Infected Rain LIVE REPORT

Concerts during the week are not rare, but this is my first time attending a show on a Wednesday. And for FemMetal, we had the pleasure of seeing two breathtaking bands ready to make us pass an unforgettable night. As usual, I partnered with our photographer Silvio Colombo to make this report. I would also like to thank Vertigo for their excellent assistance!

Venus Mountains + Siska + Pretty Boy Floyd LIVE REPORT

When it comes to music, every one of us has had our influences and artists that shaped our taste in this fabulous art. While talking to our photographer Silvio Colombo he mentioned that he used to listen to the glam rock bands that made the history of “Sunset Boulevard” in California, including Pretty Boy Floyd. So when they arrived here in Italy for their European tour, we hightailed over to Bergamo and saw them live. This is what happened!

After Evolution – “War of the Worlds” Album Review

After Evolution released their new album “War of the Worlds” on June 17th 2022. The eleven-track album is the second full-length release by the band from Czechia and is a living witness of their growth and progression.

Interview with Alicia (Barbarian Prophecies)

Last year, seasoned Spanish Death Metal band, Barbarian Prophecies, released their new album “Horizon”. We had the pleasure of chatting with the band’s vocalist and bass player, Alicia. Enjoy our interview with Alicia as we ask her about the new album and get to know her better!

APRIL ART – Interview with Lisa-Marie Watz

We had the pleasure to chat with Lisa-Marie, the vocalist of April Art, and ask her about her music, upcoming deluxe album, and her thoughts on many other things. ENJOY!

RockersDen Rock Fest @ Legend Club – LIVE REPORT

If I had to choose which one is my favourite concert venue in Milan, it is definitely going to be the Legend Club. Their acoustic is close to perfection, and their food and drinks are amazing, as well as the staff over there. Also, and this is the main reason, they host the best concerts ever. And this RockersDen Rock Fest was no exception!

Veronica Driven (Break Me Down) & Vitali Mats collaborate to create their Mixtape as Break Me Down releases “Break In”

Italian band Break Me Down have released a new cover for Halestorm’s hit “Break In”. The song originally released in 2012 in the album ‘The Strange Case Of…” was re-released in 2020 featuring Evanescence’s Amy Lee. Break Me Down’s cover of “Break In” saw the band join forces with vocalist Vitali Mats, who shared vocals duty with Veronica Driven. You can watch the video here below.

Interview with People as Machines @ RockersDen Rock Fest

Talent is found everywhere on this planet Earth, and this outstanding band from Austria and Mexico is the definitive proof. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting the lead guitarist and drummer and have a chat with them at the Legend Club during the RockersDen Rock Fest.

Interview with Renate de Boer (Epinikion)

Epinikion is a Belgium-based band who have recently released their new album “Inquisition”. Band’s co-founder and keyboards player Renate de Boer, told us about her band’s new album, their music, as well as her perspective on many issues. Here’s our interview with Renate de Boer!

Interview with Priscila Da Costa (PTOLEMEA)

We had the pleasure to chat with Priscila, as she shared her unique perspective on music and feminist issues and talked about her upcoming album and her love for Blueberry muffins! Enjoy!

Interview with Elyn Vandenwyngaert (Gallia)

Gallia is a band from Belgium who have recently released a new album entitled “Obscura”. We had the chance to interview Elyn, the band’s vocalist to learn more about her, Gallia, and their music vision.

Interview with Iva Toric

In Today's Interview, you will read a chat with the wonderful Iva Toric, a multitalented singer straight out of The Bay Area. She creates melodies that carry you to an exciting...

Festa Bikers 2022 – PHOTO REPORT

FemMetal was present at this year’s Festa Bikers that takes place in Cologno Al Serio (BG). Our photographer Silvio captured some amazing moments of three Italian bands, Dragonhammer, Strana Officina and Labyrinth. Here are his shots!

Interview with Holly Royle (Disconnected Souls)

I had the privilege to chat with Holly Royle and ask her about her band Disconnected Souls and their upcoming plans, as well as her views on many issues.

Interview with Vic Gregg (Pistacia)

Meet Vic Gregg, the striking and talented singer of the Boston-based band, Pistacia. We had the wonderful opportunity to chat with Vic and ask them about their music and plans and of course, get to know them on a nerdy level.

Interview with Lexi Layne

We had the chance to chat with Lexi and ask her about her music, her plans for the future, and her views. Here’s our interview with the majestic Lexi Layne.

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Venus Mountains + Siska + Pretty Boy Floyd LIVE REPORT
Venus Mountains + Siska + Pretty Boy Floyd LIVE REPORT

When it comes to music, every one of us has had our influences and artists that shaped our taste in this fabulous art. While talking to our photographer Silvio Colombo he mentioned that he used to listen to the glam rock bands that made the history of “Sunset Boulevard” in California, including Pretty Boy Floyd. So when they arrived here in Italy for their European tour, we hightailed over to Bergamo and saw them live. This is what happened!

Interview with People as Machines @ RockersDen Rock Fest
Interview with People as Machines @ RockersDen Rock Fest

Talent is found everywhere on this planet Earth, and this outstanding band from Austria and Mexico is the definitive proof. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting the lead guitarist and drummer and have a chat with them at the Legend Club during the RockersDen Rock Fest.

Festa Bikers 2022 – PHOTO REPORT
Festa Bikers 2022 – PHOTO REPORT

FemMetal was present at this year’s Festa Bikers that takes place in Cologno Al Serio (BG). Our photographer Silvio captured some amazing moments of three Italian bands, Dragonhammer, Strana Officina and Labyrinth. Here are his shots!

Interview with Drabik @ Summer Crock Fest
Interview with Drabik @ Summer Crock Fest

After seeing Drabik live at Isola Rock, I knew I couldn't pass up the opportunity to interview this group from Verona that is about to release their debut record. I had the pleasure of chatting with guitarist Francesco and drummer Alessandro about music, hobbies and...

Tuska 2022 – LIVE REPORT
Tuska 2022 – LIVE REPORT

My first time ever in Finland was supposed to end with three days of metal music at the Tuska Festival 2022, the first edition after the Coronavirus pandemic.
After getting my badge and wristband at the REDI Shopping Centre in Suhvilati on Thursday, I patiently waited for the following day when the festival began.

V-THOUGHTS

by Vanessa K

Say Her Name: Mahsa Amini
Say Her Name: Mahsa Amini

Nothing shakes the foundations of criminal regimes more than the defiance of those who they have considered weak, even if the rebel was killed. The phantom of Mahsa Amini’s rebellion will forever echo in the halls of patriarchy, haunting every tyrant and every misogynist. Say her name. Keep her flame alive so patriarchy would burn. Mahsa Amini.

The Matriarch: A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
The Matriarch: A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

People who know me know that I am a republican in my political thinking (not to be confused with the distorted American party currently dominated by misogynists and homophobes). However, with this article, I intend to pay tribute to the woman herself, not her status as the Queen.

Can you guess these bands from emojis?
Can you guess these bands from emojis?

Here's a challenge for all of you Metal fans! 🤘🖤🎸 Can you guess which band I'm referring to through emojis? The emojis represent the band's name, sometimes using wordplay and double meanings, or a song or album the band is famous for. I added in some cases a flag to...

The V-Thoughts Quickies Volume I
The V-Thoughts Quickies Volume I

When I was younger I wanted to be a stand-up comedian. I've always loved writing jokes and making people laugh. I still love writing jokes and coming up with humorous comments. In fact, the idea behind V-Thoughts on FemMetal was initially writing quick jokes out of...

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