First land acquisition for Savage Lands

Sign showing the first metal forest preserved area. Andreas Kisser being displayed as a support in front of the text describing a protected area.

A first step Thanx to your support and our first royalties from signing with record label Season Of Mist, we created our first sanctuary! “We successfully saved a piece of dry tropical forest in Costa Rica from getting cut down.” A forest saved by Metal music! Months after releasing a single aimed at combating deforestation, […]

The “My Forest” planting season

new trees to be planted

The “MY FOREST” concept we just launched shown very promising potential. We do believe it all can start in everyones property. Especially here in Costa Rica where the reward is almost immediate. Who doesn’t want to see monkeys and birds closer to their houses ? This is not only a good thing to do, but […]

My Forest “round 1”

My forest reforestation plan

July 2023, rainy season has started very late but we began our first reforestation operations of the year. Our new concept : MY FOREST allows us to bring a more public and visible action, starting on every landowner’s property who registered on the program. This is a very symbolic initiative that claims to bring the […]


Bring the national park to your backyard ! Because we needed to gather as many goodwill as possible. And because everything starts with an idea then some people willing to be the change… We came up with the “My Forest” concept in our focus on reforestation. Instead of waiting for other to start a preservation […]

What happened in HELLFEST 2022

The true birth of Savage Lands We knew it was gonna be special. After two years of canceled editions, it had to be something. Not only we were finaly gonna meet again for real Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth) and I, no more zoom talks ! But we also had to gather with several artists that wrote […]


Actions, not words ! Because we know may people want to take action about the environment… Because we know about all the greenwashing attempts. Because we’ve always been dedicated to lost cause (Metal was kind of a lost cause in the 90’s when we started our bands…). We think we can act and inspire others. […]

One tree to save them all !

This is the story of a dead tree who will save hundreds ! When Dirk Verbeuren from “Megadeth” and Sylvain Demercastel decided to re-unite in a reforestation and preservation project, it had to keep one foot in their metal historical roots ! The idea to use Dirk’s network to find a partner that could build […]