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  • EUROPE Announce New Album “Walk The Earth”

    EUROPE Announce New Album “Walk The Earth”

    EUROPE are pleased to announce the release of a new studio album, Walk The Earth, out October 20, 2017.   If EUROPE‘s 2015 album, War Of Kings, was the album that made the rock world realize what a formidable act EUROPE had become, then Walk The Earth is the album that is set to establish the band as one of the most exciting contemporary rock acts of current times.   The new album Walk The Earth will feature original artwork by famed Los Angeles artist Mike Sportes of...Read More »
  • Interview With Paranova’s Bassist Erin Sperduti

    Interview With Paranova’s Bassist Erin Sperduti

    XS ROCK:  Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements? Erin:   We just released our first full-length album, titled “Hyperhollow.” We also just finished up with a tour in support of it! The next show we are playing is September 12th at the Rebel Lounge with The Ongoing Concept and Eidola, and we have some big changes in store for our live set! XS ROCK: How long has...Read More »
  • Vinnie Moore and Gus G Locked and Loaded for “Gunslingers” Tour 2017

    Vinnie Moore and Gus G Locked and Loaded for “Gunslingers” Tour 2017

    Guitar wizards Vinnie Moore (UFO) and Gus G (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE) will hit the road for some shows together in November and December, 2017. This is Moore’s first solo tour since 2015, and will mark the first time these two powerhouse players have toured together. The show will feature music from both guitarists’ impressive catalogs. “Gus and I met years back in Greece. I brought him up onstage to jam a couple tunes with me...Read More »
  • CAVALERA CONSPIRACY ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW ALBUM! “Psychosis” Coming In November 2017!

    CAVALERA CONSPIRACY ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW ALBUM! “Psychosis” Coming In November 2017!

    CAVALERA CONSPIRACY led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max and Iggor Cavalera have unveiled first details about the release of their fourth studio album titled “Psychosis“. The upcoming record is set for release on November 17th 2017 on Napalm Records and is produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk in Phoenix, Arizona. Max Cavalera in a recent interview with Metal Wani: “The album right now is finished. It was produced by Arthur Rizk, our friend and a great producer...Read More »
  • MOTOGRATER FILMS VIDEO FOR LATEST SINGLE IN CREEPY FAMOUS PRISON

    MOTOGRATER FILMS VIDEO FOR LATEST SINGLE IN CREEPY FAMOUS PRISON

    Motograter recently filmed the music video for their latest single “Dorian” at the famous Ohio State Reformatory. The historic prison was built between 1886 and 1910 and remained in operation until 1990, when a United States Federal Court ruling (the ‘Boyd Consent Decree’) ordered the facility to be closed. While this facility was used in a number of films, TV shows and music videos, it was made famous by the film The Shawshank Redemption (1994)...Read More »
  • Quiet Riot Premiere First Music Video In 29 Years For “Can’t Get Enough”

    Quiet Riot Premiere First Music Video In 29 Years For “Can’t Get Enough”

    Quiet Riot’s new MUSIC VIDEO just debuted. It’s for our latest single “Can’t Get Enough” from the new album “Road Rage” due out August 4th. The “Can’t Get Enough” video was directed by Regina Banali who also directed the documentary on the band. This marks the first music video Quiet Riot has done in 29 years. Check out our recent interview with QR drummer Frankie Banali here. The new album ROAD RAGE is out on August...Read More »
  • L.A. rock legend Tracii Guns teams up with Nashville country rocker Charlie Bonnet III for new EP

    L.A. rock legend Tracii Guns teams up with Nashville country rocker Charlie Bonnet III for new EP

    Tennessee country rocker Charlie Bonnet III is preparing to release a new studio EP, titled Sinner With A Song, on July 28th. Having built a following over the course of 8 solo albums and hundreds of live performances, Bonnet is a working man’s musician and songwriter, bringing grit and raw honesty to a music world saturated with AutoTune and gimmicks.  “My stuff ain’t rocket science.  I’ve got a one, maybe two octave voice on a good day. ...Read More »
  • MOTÖRHEAD to Release “Under Cöver” Album on September 1

    MOTÖRHEAD to Release “Under Cöver” Album on September 1

    MOTÖRHEAD to Release “Under Cöver” Album on September 1, 2017   Covers Compilation to Include Unreleased Version of David Bowie’s “Heroes”  Pre-Order | Watch an Album Trailer      One thing Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee liked to do throughout their years together in MOTÖRHEAD was grab a favorite song by another artist and give it a good old fashioned ‘Motörheading’.  To run them through the Motörizer, if you will. To rock them, roll them and even...Read More »
  • Late Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza’s Family And Biographer Say They Have Received Disgraceful Treatment From Dave Mustaine

    Late Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza’s Family And Biographer Say They Have Received Disgraceful Treatment From Dave Mustaine

    Breaking news just released from the Menza Estate: With the 53rd anniversary of late Megadeth drummer Nick Menza’s birthday, his family, management and biographer are promising some shattering public disclosures about Nick’s final months — and the disgraceful treatment they’ve received since the musician’s sudden death.   Late in the evening on May 21, 2016, Nick collapsed after suffering a heart attack during a concert with Chris Poland and Robertino “Pag” Pagliari in their band OHM at The Baked...Read More »
  • JAG PANZER Release New Lyric Video

    JAG PANZER Release New Lyric Video

    New Album “The Deviant Chord” Out September 29th, 2017  US Metal legends JAG PANZER release a new lyric video for the song “Far Beyond All Fear” today. The track is taken from their forthcoming album“The Deviant Chord”. JAG PANZER guitarist Mark Briody created the lyric video: “I wanted the video to be a Jules Verne style adventure, like the kind we grew up with. I always wanted to set the lyric video in the same time period as the cover (late 1800s) so I could...Read More »
  • Steelheart To Release New Album “Through Worlds Of Stardust” September 15th

    Steelheart To Release New Album “Through Worlds Of Stardust” September 15th

    Steelheart is the brainchild of Miljenko Matijevic whose powerful voice and multi-octave range is the heart and soul of the band.   Today they have announced the release of their new album “Through Worlds Of Stardust”set for September 15th via Frontiers Music Srl. Today the first single from the album “Got Me Runnin” has been released.  “Through Worlds Of Stardust” is available for pre-order here:http://radi.al/Steelheart or at the links below: Frontiers: http://www.frontiers.shop Amazon: http://radi.al/SteelheartAmazon iTunes: http://radi.al/SteelheartiTunes Google Play: http://radi.al/SteelheartGooglePlay Digital pre-orders come with an instant download of “Got Me Runnin”....Read More »
  • LYNCH MOB “THE BROTHERHOOD” OUT SEPTEMBER 8th, Watch The First Video!

    LYNCH MOB “THE BROTHERHOOD” OUT SEPTEMBER 8th, Watch The First Video!

    RAT PAK RECORDS SET TO RELEASE LYNCH MOB “THE BROTHERHOOD” Produced by Chris “The Wizard” Collier (Lynch Mob; Flotsam And Jetsam; Prong; KXM), “The Brotherhood”features eleven brand new hard rock tracks from Lynch Mob. This album will surely resonate with long time fans of the band, as well as those longing for that good ol’ hard rock sound and feel. “The Brotherhood” highlights the unique pairing of Oni Logan and George Lynch, and along with Sean McNabb (bass) and Jimmy D’Anda (drums), the band has created...Read More »
  • ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’ Out August 29th

    ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’ Out August 29th

    On August 29th, Metal Blade Records and BMG will release For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records – written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, and featuring a foreword by Metallica‘s Lars Ulrich. Celebrating the storied label’s 35th anniversary,For the Sake of Heaviness is an inside look at how Slagel built Metal Blade from a one-man operation in his mom’s non-air-conditioned garage to the preeminent international home of heavy music that it...Read More »
  • Vixen Vocalist Janet Gardner Announces Solo Tour

    Vixen Vocalist Janet Gardner Announces Solo Tour

    Vixen Vocalist Janet Gardner partners up with Justin James of Staind, Collective Soul, and Tyketto to bring rock fans everywhere her first full-length debut solo album. The album, self-titled “Janet Gardner,” hits shelves on August 18, 2017, and released through Pavement Entertainment (USA) and Eternal Sounds Records (Europe). The album will be available both digitally and in retail stores. As a special treat to everyone who pre-orders the album, Pavement Entertainment is offering an exclusive bundle deal....Read More »
  • DevilDriver Teams Up With Superjoint For “The Broken Bones Tour”

    DevilDriver Teams Up With Superjoint For “The Broken Bones Tour”

    Southern California’s revered groove metal band DevilDriver is teaming up the one and only Superjoint for one of the most anticipated US tours of the Fall.  Support on the tour will come from King Parrot, Cane Hill and Child Bite.  The tour begins September 23rd in Austin, TX and runs through October 20th in Orlando, FL.  A complete list of dates can be found below. DevilDriver mastermind Dez Fafara cannot wait to hit the road longtime friends Superjoint again: “They say lightning doesn’t strike...Read More »
  • Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead By Suicide

    Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead By Suicide

    In a scenario that sounds eerily similar to Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell’s suicide comes the news that Linkin Park’s singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide by hanging. Ironically, today would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday. Bennington recently spoke and performed the song “Hallelujah” at Chris Cornell’s funeral. When he became aware of Cornell’s death he took to social media to post the following: “I can’t imagine a world without you in it,” he wrote. “I pray...Read More »
  • Execration launches new single, “Hammers Of Vulcan”

    Execration launches new single, “Hammers Of Vulcan”

    Norwegian death metallers Execration release their new album, Return To The Void, via Metal Blade Records. Today the band premieres a new song taken off Return To The Void: “Hammers Of Vulcan” For another preview of Return To The Void, the title track and previous single “Eternal Recurrence” can be heard at: metalblade.com/execration – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –Digipak CD –180g black vinyl (EU exclusive) –grey-marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies – EU exclusive) –pot...Read More »
  • Bloodclot launches new single, “Slow Kill Genocide”

    Bloodclot launches new single, “Slow Kill Genocide”

    This Friday (July 14th), Bloodclot – featuring true hardcore pioneers John Joseph (Cro-Mags), Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law), Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Blast!), Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Dwarves) – will release their new album, Up In Arms, via Metal Blade Records. In anticipation of this release, the band has launched a new track today: “Slow Kill Genocide” For another preview of Up In Arms, the title track and previous single “Kali” can be...Read More »
  • New Video Premiere from Shattered Sun – Hollow Chains

    New Video Premiere from Shattered Sun – Hollow Chains

    SHATTERED SUN UNLEASH NEW VIDEO “HOLLOW CHAINS” The Evolution Of Anger, New Album Coming July 21 Album Release Show and Warped Tour Dates With a week away from the release of The Evolution Of Anger, their second album for Victory Records, modern metal trailblazers SHATTERED SUN have unveiled the video ‘Hollow Chains.’ Perfectly outlining the demise of cultural and social consciousness, the video also exhibits the ferociousness SHATTERED SUN are known to deliver on stage.     “Everyone hides behind a keyboard...Read More »
  • Bigfoot to Release Self-Titled Debut Album October 13th via Frontiers Music

    Bigfoot to Release Self-Titled Debut Album October 13th via Frontiers Music

    Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of the self-titled debut of one of their latest UK signings – Bigfoot.  The album will be released October 13, 2017. Bigfoot is a hard rock band from Wigan who burst onto the scene in the spring of 2014. With a wide range of influences from The Eagles through to Pantera, the group boasts the powerful vocals of Antony Ellis, dual lead guitars from Sam Millar and Mick McCullagh, plus the thunderous rhythm section of bassist Matt Avery and drummer Tom Aspinall....Read More »
  • Kissin’ Dynamite – Dynamite Nights Live

    Kissin’ Dynamite – Dynamite Nights Live

    Artist: Kissin’ Dynamite Live Album: Dynamite Nights Genre: Metal / Hard Rock Label: AFm Records Release Date: July 14, 2017 Track Listing: 01. Intro (Live in Stuttgart) 02. Generation Goodbye (Live in Stuttgart) 03. Money Sex & Power (Live in Stuttgart) 04. Dna (Live in Stuttgart) 05. Highlight Zone (Live in Stuttgart) 06. Running Free (Live in Stuttgart) 07. Love Me Hate Me (Live in Stuttgart) 08. If Clocks Were Running Backwards (Live in Stuttgart) 09. She’s...Read More »
  • DAYSEEKER SHARE “SLEEP IN THE SEA PT II” VIDEO

    DAYSEEKER SHARE “SLEEP IN THE SEA PT II” VIDEO

    Southern California’s DAYSEEKER will release their Spinefarm debutDreaming Is Sinking /// Waking Is Rising on July 14. The band has premiered the video for the song “Sleep in the Sea Pt II,” which features Silent Planet singer Garrett Russell. Watch it HERE. “It was an honor getting to collaborate with Garrett Russell again for this particular song,” said Dayseeker singer Rory Rodriguez. “He’s always been a writer that I have the utmost respect for and his creativity is so unique in style. We revisited one of the first tracks we ever...Read More »
  • Adrenaline Mob’s David Zablidowsky Dead After Fatal Tour Bus Crash

    Adrenaline Mob’s David Zablidowsky Dead After Fatal Tour Bus Crash

    Disturbed’s John Moyer has posted the following on his Facebook page regarding Adrenaline Mob’s Bass Player, David Zablidowsky: This talented, humble, sweet soul left us today way too soon. If you saw him perform you were lucky. If you knew him you were blessed. RIP David Z. You were a beast on stage and it was my pleasure to have shared it with you on your last days. Going to miss you brother.   Gainsville.com is...Read More »
  • SIFTING sign with Eclipse Records, new album ‘Not from Here’ set for release this Summer

    SIFTING sign with Eclipse Records, new album ‘Not from Here’ set for release this Summer

    Eclipse Records is thrilled to announce the signing of SIFTING to an exclusive, worldwide deal. Based in Los Angeles, CA, SIFTING are a progressive metal band strongly influenced by modern active rock. The band was originally formed in Caracass, Venezuela (2010) before relocating to the U.S.A. Their new album Not from Here was recorded and produced by award-winning producers Ryan Williams (Velvet Revolver, Pearl Jam, Rage Against The Machine), and Steve Evetts (Suicide Silence, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Sense’s Fail). Not from Here will be released...Read More »
  • Breaking News! Adrenaline Mob Tour Bus Involved In Fatal Crash In Florida

    Breaking News! Adrenaline Mob Tour Bus Involved In Fatal Crash In Florida

    Gainsville.com is reporting the following news regarding a crash that involves the band Adrenaline Mob. One person was killed and six others injured Friday afternoon when a tractor-trailer veered off Interstate 75 and struck a band’s RV, which had pulled off the highway with a flat tire. Marion County firefighters were dispatched at 12:24 p.m. The accident was on the southbound side near Micanopy. At the scene, a sound man for the band, Adrenaline Mob,...Read More »
  • MARDUK To Embark on “Frontschwein North American Tour: Part Two” in August / September

    MARDUK To Embark on “Frontschwein North American Tour: Part Two” in August / September

    Legendary Swedish Black Metal outfit MARDUK will return to North America once again as they have revealed dates this fall for the “Frontschwein North America Tour: Part 2”! Featuring support from death metal troupes Incantation and Abysmal Dawn, the tour will kick-off in Los Angeles on August 18, traveling southeast across the U.S., before voyaging across the border to Canada and making their final stop in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec on September 3. “Frontschwein North America Part 2” Dates: 8/18    Los...Read More »
  • With The Dead To Release Sophomore Album  “Love From With The Dead” September 22nd

    With The Dead To Release Sophomore Album “Love From With The Dead” September 22nd

    Doom is all around us. The optimism of a new millennium has steadily disintegrated. The light at the end of the tunnel turned out to be a burning tower block and the powers-that-be are dancing in the smoldering ruins. Humanity is eating itself and we’re all terminally fucked. As a result, it makes perfect sense that the emergence of British doom metal mavens With The Dead would strike a dissonant chord with so many people. Formed in...Read More »
  • Amon Amarth launches new video for “The Way Of Vikings”

    Amon Amarth launches new video for “The Way Of Vikings”

    After releasing the visually stunning videos for “First Kill” (https://youtu.be/qw5G6fF-wqQ) and “At Dawn’s First Light” (https://youtu.be/h6-krHfdmGg) last year, in support of their latest album, Jomsviking, Amon Amarth is now ready to debut a new video from the record: “The Way Of Vikings” – which was once again directed by Grupa 13 (http://www.grupa13.com). To watch the video – featuring the full band as Peaky Blinders inspired characters at a brutal underground gambling hall and boxing match – please visit: http://www.facebook.com/OfficialAmonAmarth –...Read More »
  • ARCH ENEMY UNVEIL MUSIC VIDEO FOR DEBUT SINGLE, “THE WORLD IS YOURS”

    ARCH ENEMY UNVEIL MUSIC VIDEO FOR DEBUT SINGLE, “THE WORLD IS YOURS”

    ARCH ENEMY have risen once again and are ready to accelerate at full force as they unleash the masterful new single, “The World Is Yours”, taken from their forthcoming album, “Will To Power”, due out on September 8 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS worldwide. Mastermind Michael Amott comments, “We’ve been hard at work on the new album for a while now and we’re proud to present the first taste of new Arch Enemy music in over three years with...Read More »
  • SCOTT WILSON SPEAKS OUT ON HIS DEPARTURE FROM TANTRIC, JOINING SAVING ABEL.

    SCOTT WILSON SPEAKS OUT ON HIS DEPARTURE FROM TANTRIC, JOINING SAVING ABEL.

    Bassist/Producer Scott Wilson, who, after over six years, and as the band’s second longest standing member, recently announced his departure from Tantric. Wilson, now bassist for SAVING ABEL, released the following statement regarding the situation surrounding his exit from the band. “There has been some untruths and speculation circling about my departure from Tantric. To clarify, I made the decision to leave, as did the rest of the band. This was not a spur of the moment decision,...Read More »
  • Every Mother’s Nightmare Return With New Album “Grind” In October

    Every Mother’s Nightmare Return With New Album “Grind” In October

    Memphis, TN rockers EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE is wrapping up the final details of their forthcoming full-length release ‘GRIND’. ‘GRIND’ features a total of 11 tracks and 3 videos. The enhanced CD contains the 5 tracks from the self-released EP, plus 3 brand new studio tracks, 3 new live tracks recorded from the band’s performance at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN on August 21, 2016 and the new video for ‘Push’ along with the videos ‘Blown...Read More »
  • L.A. Guns to Release “The Missing Peace” October 13th. Watch New Video For “Speed”

    L.A. Guns to Release “The Missing Peace” October 13th. Watch New Video For “Speed”

    First Studio Album in 15 Years to Feature Tracii Guns & Phil Lewis  As the revival of the classic ’80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlists of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed like a distant memory with no hope of returning...Read More »
  • SATYRICON UNVEIL FIRST DETAILS ABOUT BRAND NEW ALBUM!

    SATYRICON UNVEIL FIRST DETAILS ABOUT BRAND NEW ALBUM!

    Nearly three years in the making, SATYRICON have announced that ‘Deep calleth upon Deep’, their highly anticipated ninth studio album, is set for release on 22nd September via Napalm Records. Recorded in Oslo, Norway and Vancouver, Canada, during early 2017 and mixed together with revered studio guru Mike Fraser (who previously worked on SATYRICON‘s 2006 album, ‘Now, Diabolical’), ‘Deep calleth upon Deep’ is not just a new collection of songs from one of extreme music’s most enduring and reliable bands: this is a...Read More »
  • Chris Cornell Suicide Scene Hotel Room Photos Released

    Chris Cornell Suicide Scene Hotel Room Photos Released

    Detroit officials have released information from the suicide investigation of late Soundgarden vocalist, Chris Cornell. Crime scene photos can be seen here: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2017/07/11/cornell-death-details/103609948/ In addition to the photos, local Detroit news released audio of the 911 calls. The Detroit News reports the following: Materials released include photographs of the hotel room doors that were kicked in by the Soundgarden singer’s bodyguard after he could not gain access to the room, which was locked from the inside;...Read More »
  • Pro-Pain Vocalist Shares Update And Photos After Severe Beating

    Pro-Pain Vocalist Shares Update And Photos After Severe Beating

    Statement from Gary: First off, I’d like to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your concerns, well wishes and generosity. It really means the world to me and my family. I also would like to express my sincerest gratitude to Dr. Olivier Sanese and his wonderful staff at C.H.U. St-Pierre Hospital for saving my life, and the Brussels Police Department for diligently tracking down suspects. To think that just a few...Read More »
  • Marilyn Manson Comments On His Dad’s Death

    Marilyn Manson Comments On His Dad’s Death

    Marilyn Manson recently posted the following regarding the passing of his father: Today I lost my father, Hugh Warner. He taught me how to be a man, a fighter and a survivor. He taught me how to shoot a gun. How to drive. How to lead. He will always be the best dad in the world. Somehow and somewhere, I know he is with my mom now. I will keep my promise and never let...Read More »
  • Marilyn Manson Announces Heaven Upside Down Tour Dates

    Marilyn Manson Announces Heaven Upside Down Tour Dates

    Marilyn Manson announces new dates for his North American Fall Tour as well as World Tour Dates! Tickets go on sale this Friday 07/14. JUL 20 BUDAPEST PARK OPEN AIR BUDAPEST, HUNGARY SOLD OUT JUL 21 METAL HAMMER FESTIVAL KATOWICE, POLAND TICKETS JUL 22 JUNGE GARDE DRESDEN, GERMANY TICKETS JUL 24 METALDAYS 2017 TOLMIN, SLOVENIA TICKETS JUL 25 ROCK IN ROMA ROME, ITALY TICKETS JUL 26 VILLAFRANCA CASTLE VERONA, ITALY TICKETS JUL 28 QSTOCK 2017...Read More »
  • White Lion’s Mike Tramp Comments On Dad’s Passing

    White Lion’s Mike Tramp Comments On Dad’s Passing

    Mike Tramp of White Lion fame has posted the following regarding the death of his father: R.I.P Father….. Today our Father passed away. A month short of his 87th birthday. He was born into a world without his own father, not even a name to hold on to. He grew up in a home, not able to live at home with his unwed mother, so why should we ever expect him to know how to...Read More »
  • SOiL to Release New Album of Greatest Hits and New Material in September 2017

    SOiL to Release New Album of Greatest Hits and New Material in September 2017

    Chicago heavy rockers SOiL will release “Scream: The Essentials” on September 15, 2017, via Pavement Entertainment and AFM Records. Celebrating the band’s 20-year career, this release will feature tracks from their humble beginnings, rise to fame, and also include alternate versions and mixes. A brand-new track “Gimme Some Lovin’” will be featured on the compilation and released as a single and video. The track “Gimme Some Lovin’” originally made its on screen debut in the...Read More »
  • VENOM INC. Reveal Sinister New Track, “Avé Satanas”

    VENOM INC. Reveal Sinister New Track, “Avé Satanas”

    New Album, Avé, out August 11, 2017 via Nuclear Blast | Pre-Order Here   “Blood Stained Earth” Headline Tour with Goatwhore, Toxic Holocaust and The Convalescence Begins September 1 | Tickets & VIP: www.venom-inc.com Black metal originators VENOM INC. will unleash their upcoming full-length opus, Avé, out August 11, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. After setting the metal world ablaze with their latest music video for “Dein Fleisch”, the band is following up with a second new track from Avé – the sinister crusher “Avé Satanas”. VENOM INC.‘s Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan says: “This is...Read More »
  • Kabbalah release “Spectral Ascent” and new video

    Kabbalah release “Spectral Ascent” and new video

    Spanish occult doom metal band KABBALAH are pleased to announce that their new album Spectral Ascent is now available via Twin Earth Records. The album is a blend of occult rock, doom and psychedelic. Buy the album here:  https://kabbalahrock.bandcamp.com/album/spectral-ascent Pre-order the vinyl edition here: http://twinearthrecords.storenvy.com/products/20518964-kabbalah-spectral-ascent-limited-edition-clear-transparent-vinyl-lp-pre-o In further news, the band has also revealed a chilling new video for their track “The Reverend”, which can be streamed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrT3WUN5P0A​ Share This PostRead More »
  • TOWER OF BABEL release official lyric video for new song “Midnight Sun”

    TOWER OF BABEL release official lyric video for new song “Midnight Sun”

    July 7, 2017, For immediate release: TOWER OF BABEL, the new American / European high energy international heavy rock band have released the official lyric video for the song “Midnight Sun” from their upcoming debut album “Lake of Fire” out on July 20 via Lion Music. Tower of Babel features vocalist Csaba Zvekan (Exorcism, Raven Lord, Metal Machine), virtuoso guitarist Joe Stump (Raven Lord, HolyHell, Reign of Terror), bassist Nic Angileri (Exorcism, Jorn), keyboardist Maestro Mistheria (Vivaldi...Read More »
  • Pro-Pain Vocalist Admitted To Hospital After Being Attacked By Ice Pick

    Pro-Pain Vocalist Admitted To Hospital After Being Attacked By Ice Pick

    Pro-Pain has posted the following: This past Monday night, Gary was the victim of a Robbery and Attempted Murder in Brussels. He was pick-pocketed of cash, credit card, and passport, struck on the head with an ice pick and then subsequently attacked by a gang of individuals. The police have confiscated more than one weapon and they have established the identities of some of the suspects. Gary was quickly admitted to ICU after suffering head...Read More »
  • Former Warbringer Drummer Nic Ritter Dead

    Former Warbringer Drummer Nic Ritter Dead

    Warbringer vocalist had posted the following: A couple days ago we got some tragic news. Our former drummer, Nic Ritter, is dead. He passed either Wednesday or Thursday and I got the word Thursday night. I know few details of how he died. I had not seen Nic in many years, though I had spoken to him a few times fairly recently. I always will regret that I never saw him again, and we never...Read More »
  • TURN ME ON DEAD MAN: new album “Heavymetal Mothership” coming out this fall

    TURN ME ON DEAD MAN: new album “Heavymetal Mothership” coming out this fall

    San Francisco based heavy psych freaks TURN ME ON DEAD MAN have confirmed the release of their new full-length “Heavymetal Mothership” on October 13th via Heavy Psych Sounds.  “Heavymetal Mothership” is the 5th release by the San Franciscan heavydelic space rock behemoth known as TURN ME ON DEAD MAN. Secrets of sound, hidden bases on the moon, trans-humanism: it’s all in here. Apocalypse rock for the end of the world or the soundtrack to a mothership invasion? You decide. “Heavymetal Mothership” is both incredibly...Read More »
  • KLOGR ANNOUNCE TITLE AND RELEASE DATE OF NEW ALBUM

    KLOGR ANNOUNCE TITLE AND RELEASE DATE OF NEW ALBUM

    With two albums, a DVD and 23 dates supporting Prong on their European tour, the alternative rock metal band, KLOGR, is back, heavier and more powerful than ever. Today the band announces its third full-length entitled “Keystone”, scheduled to be released on October 6th, 2017 on Zeta Factory. Coinciding with the announcement of the release of “Keystone”,  KLOGR launch the video of the first single “Prison Of Light”. Watch it now: “Keystone, is a central point of a system, a doctrine, a school of thought, a series...Read More »
  • Powerwolf: ‘Return In Bloodred’, ‘Lupus Dei’ and ‘Bible Of The Beast’ vinyl re-issues now available

    Powerwolf: ‘Return In Bloodred’, ‘Lupus Dei’ and ‘Bible Of The Beast’ vinyl re-issues now available

    Powerwolf has risen over the years to become one of the biggest flagships in the heavy metal scene of today! The band has a deep bond with Metal Blade Records who helped them over the period of four albums to become the dominating force they are today. Metal Blade will now re-issue the first three full-lengths in the history of Powerwolf – Return In Bloodred, Lupus Dei and Bible Of The Beast – onAugust 11th on vinyl. This is the first time these...Read More »
  • MONSTER VOODOO MACHINE Album Suffersystem Re-Released

    MONSTER VOODOO MACHINE Album Suffersystem Re-Released

    Toronto-based experimental metal band MONSTER VOODOO MACHINE will finally see their 1995 Juno Award Winning album Suffersystem re-released on June 30, 2017 via RCA. The album, which highlighted the band’s signature blend of heavy Black Sabbath-inspired guitar riffs, hardcore vocal intensity, and electronic sampling flourishes has been unavailable commercially for over 20 years. This will also mark the first time that the album featuring the singles “Bastard Is As Bastard Does” and “Inside The Walls (Salvaged And Recycled)” will be made...Read More »
  • BARB WIRE DOLLS Share Powerful Message in New Track “If I Fall”

    BARB WIRE DOLLS Share Powerful Message in New Track “If I Fall”

    The freshest new name in punk-influenced rock, BARB WIRE DOLLS, will release their electrifying new album, Rub My Mind,  July 7, 2017 via Motörhead Music. The band is touring all summer long on the Vans Warped Tour in support of the album! Along the way, BARB WIRE DOLLS have met many fans, new and old, face-to-face – hearing their personal stories and bonding over a mutual love of rock music. But one young fan’s story, in particular, really stuck with the band...Read More »
  • Watch Saint Apache ‘The Story Doesn’t End Here’ Video

    Watch Saint Apache ‘The Story Doesn’t End Here’ Video

    Saint Apache are a highly intriguing angular alternative quartet hailing from Eastbourne, England. Pulling from an array of influences, ranging from the venom of Every Time I Die, to the attitude of Gallows, and the political potency of Rage Against The Machine, the south-coasters churn out compelling monolithic guitar riffs, distorted bass, hard-hitting drums, and an aggressive gritty edge, served up by Thom Meredith’s super charged vocals.   Formed in 2015, and already widely noted...Read More »
  • EXIT EDEN Release Video Of Rihanna Cover “Unfaithful”

    EXIT EDEN Release Video Of Rihanna Cover “Unfaithful”

    After some initial and recent promising news, EXIT EDEN have now unleashed their first video! Their debut album “Rhapsodies in Black” is now also available for pre-order. For those who are aware of the talent of these four ladies – Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner – they can imagine what masterpiece they would create if they would ever collaborate. But the good news is: they’ve already been busy working together, their debut album is...Read More »
  • RANDOM EYES Signs With Rock’N’Growl Records

    RANDOM EYES Signs With Rock’N’Growl Records

    Finish metal band, RANDOM EYES, have signed with German labelRock’N’Growl Records. RANDOM EYES‘ third album ‘Grieve No More‘, includes 10 tracks and was produced, mixed and masteres byChristian Palin (Panorama, Magic Kingdom, ex Adagio). The clear strength of RANDOM EYES are the attacking vocals, paired with powerful sound and catchy melodies, backed by great guitar-work and grooving drums. RANDOM EYES is: Christian Palin – Vocals (Panorama, Magic Kingdom, ex Adagio) Markus Grimald – Lead guitars Hercules Buccolieri – Guitars (Ill Confine) Daniel Pfister – Bass...Read More »
  • Theatrical Metallers SEVEN SPIRES Show Off Their Melo-Death Face With “Serenity”

    Theatrical Metallers SEVEN SPIRES Show Off Their Melo-Death Face With “Serenity”

    New Album “Solveig” Out August 4th via SAOL      After the bad ass rockin’ “The Cabaret Of Dreams”, the power metal hymn “Stay” and the blackish “The Paradox”, US theatrical metal outfit SEVEN SPIRES show off another new face with “Serenity” and prove that they are far away from having reached their musical boundaries. This time the highly talented four-piece deliver a modern melodic death cocktail accentuated with subtle symphonic arrangements: “We wanted to write something moshable, straightforward, and catchy,” says vocalist Adrienne Cowan,...Read More »
  • DEVILDRIVER Announces US Tour With 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill, Uncured and Tetrarch

    DEVILDRIVER Announces US Tour With 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill, Uncured and Tetrarch

    DEVILDRIVER Announces US Tour With 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill, Uncured and Tetrarch Southern California’s revered groove metal band DevilDriver are set to return to the road this August and September on a headline tour featuring special guests 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill, Uncured and Tetrarch.  The tour starts August 18th in San Jose, CA and wraps up September 22nd in Lubbock, TX.  A complete list of dates can be found below. “I am proud to announce the next DevilDriver headlining through the...Read More »
  • UK Death Metal Band VENOM PRISON Premiere New Music Video for “Perpetrator Emasculation”

    UK Death Metal Band VENOM PRISON Premiere New Music Video for “Perpetrator Emasculation”

    VENOM PRISON are premiering their new video, “Perpetrator Emasculation”. Watch here: The track is taken from their critically acclaimed debut full length, Animus, out now. The video was shot at a house show by Ashlea Bea Photography in the band’s hometown. VENOM PRISON frontwoman, Larissa, described the need for house shows, explaining they are a vital part in the music community: “VENOM PRISON grew from a grass roots hardcore scene, and have no intention of forgetting where we have come...Read More »
  • STREET DOGS Ink Worldwide Record Deal With Century Media Records

    STREET DOGS Ink Worldwide Record Deal With Century Media Records

    Boston, Mass. punk rock legends STREET DOGS are excited to reveal they have signed a worldwide record deal with CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. Bassist Johnny Rioux comments: “We are thrilled to be invited into the Century Media family. We have always appreciated bands and labels doing something different and who value and express themselves through multiple genres of music, CM are no exception and have a rich history to back it up. Rock and roll, metal, hardcore, if it has heart, soul,...Read More »
  • ORPHANED LAND Announce New Album “Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs”

    ORPHANED LAND Announce New Album “Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs”

    ORPHANED LAND Announce New Album “Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs”, January 26, 2018 Release Scheduled via Century Media Records Band to Embark on North American Tour this Fall alongside Voodoo Kungfu & PAIN Oriental metal pioneers ORPHANED LAND have just announced they will release a brand new studio album on January 26, 2018 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. The album, which will be titled “Unsung Prophets And Dead Messiahs”, is mostly recorded and has been sent, once again, to Jens Bogren who will take...Read More »
  • HAVOK To Begin US Tour w/ Darkest Hour & Jesus Piece

    HAVOK To Begin US Tour w/ Darkest Hour & Jesus Piece

    HAVOK To Begin US Tour w/ Darkest Hour & Jesus Piece Next Week Band Joins “Metal Alliance” Tour with Overkill & Crowbar This Fall Modern Thrash Metal trailblazers HAVOK will make their return to the states with a pair of US tours in the Summer and Fall. The band joins Metalcore titans Darkest Hour on the “Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora” tour in July. Following this run, Havok is thrilled to be a part of the...Read More »
  • Goatwhore topples Billboard charts

    Goatwhore topples Billboard charts

    Goatwhore‘s latest album, Vengeful Ascension – released on June 23rd via Metal Blade Records – toppled Billboard charts upon its first week of release, earning the #4 on Billboard’s Heatseeker Albums chart, #6 on the Hard Rock Album Sales chart, #16 on the Hard Rock Albums chart, #11 on the Independent Albums chart, #18 on the Rock Album Sales chart, #49 on the Top 200 Current Albums chart, and #59 on the Top 200 Albums chart, making...Read More »
  • MONSTER MAGNET To Release Re-Issues of “Tab” and “Spine Of God” via Napalm Records

    MONSTER MAGNET To Release Re-Issues of “Tab” and “Spine Of God” via Napalm Records

    1989 marks the year of birth of New Jersey’s spacerock legends MONSTER MAGNET. Three years after their first EP on Glitterhouse, the band released their official debut album “Spine Of God” on Caroline Records, which became a full on genre classic literally in an instant. The original debut album“Tab” was recorded a year earlier then “Spine of God”, but only saw the light of day because of the overwhelming success of its actual successor. The drug hazed heavy sound of both...Read More »
  • Shadowside to release new album Shades of Humanity

    Shadowside to release new album Shades of Humanity

    Brazilian/Swedish metallers SHADOWSIDE revealed more details about their upcoming album today. After several international tours and achieving international notoriety with the highly praised “Inner Monster Out”, in 2012, the band announces their brand new work “Shades of Humanity”, marking the official debut of their new bassist Magnus Rosén (ex-Hammerfall). “Shades of Humanity” explores deep subjects such as depression, abortion, the Mariana dam disaster in Brazil and mankind’s moral values, branching out in musical ways nobody expected while still keeping their...Read More »
  • ORDEN OGAN release lyric video for ‘Come With Me To The Other Side (feat. Liv Kristine)

    ORDEN OGAN release lyric video for ‘Come With Me To The Other Side (feat. Liv Kristine)

    ORDEN OGAN release lyric video for their third single ‘Come With Me To The Other Side’ (featuring Liv Kristine), taken from new album ‘Gunmen’ out 7th July. Video by Andy Pilkington, Very Metal Art Quote from Seeb Levermann: “When whe had just finished the intro for ‘Come With Me To The Other Side’, we immediately felt that it needed a fragile, angelic, female voice to bring it to full bloom and capture the song’s atmosphere in...Read More »
  • WRAITH To Release ‘Revelation’ With Guests From Members of UFO, Tigertailz, TNT and More

    WRAITH To Release ‘Revelation’ With Guests From Members of UFO, Tigertailz, TNT and More

    British hard rock band, WRAITH, to release their new album ‘Revelation‘ on August 4th, 2017 via Ice Rain Records / Cargo Records. ‘Revelation‘ is produced and mixed by legend Neil Kernon(Dokken, Qeensryche, Shy) and mastered by Andy Sneap (Accept, Kreator, Machine Head, Megadeth). Pete Way (UFO) is co-writer on ‘Under The Hammer‘ and this song was mixed by Mike Fraser (Whitesnake, David Coverdale, Blue Murder). The album artwork was made by Tristan Greatrex (Ufo, Vinnie Moore, Lionheart, Paul Raymond, Michael Schenker). Track listing: 1. Lifeline 2. Dream Steeler 3. Into...Read More »
  • POWER QUEST: NEW ALBUM “SIXTH DIMENSION” AND DRAGONFORCE TOUR ANNOUNCED 

    POWER QUEST: NEW ALBUM “SIXTH DIMENSION” AND DRAGONFORCE TOUR ANNOUNCED 

    POWER QUEST: NEW ALBUM “SIXTH DIMENSION” AND DRAGONFORCE TOUR ANNOUNCED Power Quest, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the UK, will release their long awaited 6th album “Sixth Dimension” on October 13th via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe/USA and on October 11th in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. The album cover, once again designed by Felipe Machado Franco, can be seen below.​ Steve Williams commented: “We are all so excited about this record, probably more so than ever before....Read More »
  • MARTY FRIEDMAN Streams Eclectic New Track, “Whiteworm”

    MARTY FRIEDMAN Streams Eclectic New Track, “Whiteworm”

    New Album, Wall Of Sound, out August 4, 2017 via Prosthetic Records   U.S. Tour featuring SCALE THE SUMMIT and THE FINE CONSTANT Begins August 2 After dropping his searing lead single, “Self Pollution“, early last month, MARTY FRIEDMAN is following up today with the release of another new song – the eclectic “Whiteworm”. Both tracks are cut from his new album, Wall Of Sound, which will be released on August 4, 2017 via Prosthetic Records. You can stream “Whiteworm”, plus read Marty’s personal commentary...Read More »
  • VENOM INC. Discuss the Writing Process Behind “Avé”

    VENOM INC. Discuss the Writing Process Behind “Avé”

    VENOM INC. Discuss the Writing Process Behind “Avé” in Second Episode of Video Interview Series   Watch Here   New Album, Avé, out August 11, 2017 via Nuclear Blast | Pre-Order Here   “Blood Stained Earth” Headline Tour with Goatwhore, Toxic Holocaust and The Convalescence Begins September 1 – Meet & Greet Packages Available!     Reincarnated forefathers of black metal, VENOM INC., will unleash their upcoming full-length opus, Avé, out August 11, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Last week, the band revealed the first installment in a new...Read More »
  • ÖBLIVÏON (feat. former Nightmare members) Signs With ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records

    ÖBLIVÏON (feat. former Nightmare members) Signs With ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records

    French Heavy/Power Metal band, ÖBLIVÏON, (feat. former Nightmare members) have have signed with European label ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. ÖBLIVÏON‘s debut album ‘RESILIENCE‘, includes 11 tracksand was recorded, mixed and mastered by Pat Liotard (Nightmare, Now Or Never). A first video trailer can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/psib7UpQrJ0 ÖBLIVÏON is representing the “Dream Team” of Heavy Metal’s musicians in France ! Jo Amore, David Amore and Steff Rabilloud (3 former members of Nightmare) joined by Markus Fortunato, bassist 6-string soloist from metal-neoclassical (Fortunato, ex-MZ) and the shredder Flo Lagoutte – a new guitar hero –...Read More »
  • Crimfall reveals details for new album, ‘Amain’; launches first single, “The Last of Stands”

    Crimfall reveals details for new album, ‘Amain’; launches first single, “The Last of Stands”

    On August 25th, Finnish cinemascope metallers Crimfall will release their new album, Amain, worldwide via Metal Blade Records! To hear the first single, “The Last of Stands”, please visit: metalblade.com/crimfall – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –limited Digipak CD with exclusive bonus tracks (acoustic and instrumental songs) –180g black vinyl –red/black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies) –skin colored marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies) –bluish gray marbled vinyl...Read More »
  • Wovenwar launches new video for “Cascade”

    Wovenwar launches new video for “Cascade”

    After releasing their sophomore full-length, Honor Is Dead, to critical acclaim last year, Wovenwar is launching a new video for the album track “Cascade” today. Directed/edited by the band’s own Nick Hipa (guitar), “Cascade” can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbNGviLx7Mg More aggressive and fluid than its self-titled predecessor, Honor Is Dead was written with contributions from all members. The results speak for themselves, capturing a group that sounds truly unified, and hungry. Expanding upon the ruthlessly catchy melodies and hooks of their...Read More »
  • THE LURKING FEAR Launch First Single, “Vortex Spawn”, From Upcoming Release, “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”

    THE LURKING FEAR Launch First Single, “Vortex Spawn”, From Upcoming Release, “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”

    As Swedish death metallists’ THE LURKING FEAR prepare for the release of their debut album, “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”, on August 11, 2017 via Century Media Records worldwide, the band is excited to share with fans the first single, “Vortex Spawn”. Vocalist Tomas Lindberg gave insight on the song’s meaning by stating, “To us, this track sums up all the raging, interstellar evil that we tried to convey with this album. We want the riffs to slither out of...Read More »
  • STRIKER Win “Metal Recording of The Year” At Edmonton Music Awards

    STRIKER Win “Metal Recording of The Year” At Edmonton Music Awards

    Edmonton shredders STRIKER have won their third Edmonton Music Award for “Metal Recording of The Year” for their single “Phoenix Lights” off their 2016 album “Stand In The Fire”, a record packed with incredible riffs and colossal anthems, all laced together with epic harmonies. The album was both self-released via their indie label Record Breaking Records and self-recorded by the band (Dan Clearly (vocals), Tim Brown (lead/rhythm guitars), William Wallace (bass), Adam Brown (drums) plus help from Randy Black (Primal Fear, Bif Naked, Annihilator) who filled...Read More »
  • Los Angeles rock’n’rollers THE LORDS OF ALTAMONT share details about new album

    Los Angeles rock’n’rollers THE LORDS OF ALTAMONT share details about new album

    Los Angeles rowdiest rock’n’roll revelers THE LORDS OF ALTAMONT are ready and steady to unleash their sixth album “The Wild Sounds Of Lords Of Altamont” thisOctober 6th on Heavy Psych Sounds. Let’s welcome the L.A combo back and hit the road to rock’n’roll with them ‘Savage 4’ ! Let the turntable roll and the record spin with The Wild Sound of Lords of Altamont, carefully produced at Kitten Robot Studios in the City of Angels by punk rock legend...Read More »
  • Dirty Thrills To Release “Heavy Living” September 15th

    Dirty Thrills To Release “Heavy Living” September 15th

    “Dirty by name dirty by (musical) nature, these London based noiseniks do riffy blues rock with a side of Rival Sons-esque soul, as on the strutting ‘Law Man’.”  CLASSIC ROCK Dirty Thrills are a young, exciting and charismatic London based hard rock quartet who play bluesy rock ‘n’ roll with an appealing filthy edge, churning out endless crowd pleasers that make guitar music sound sexy again. With lung-busting, powerful vocals from front man Louis James, killer guitar...Read More »
  • Bloodclot premieres new single, “Manic”

    Bloodclot premieres new single, “Manic”

    On July 14th, Bloodclot – featuring true hardcore pioneers John Joseph (Cro-Mags), Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law), Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Blast!), Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Dwarves) – will release their new album, Up In Arms, via Metal Blade Records. :http://www.revolvermag.com/artist-music-song-premieres/hear-cro-mags-and-murphys-law-members-team-explosive-new-bloodclot-song For another preview of Up In Arms, the title track and previous single “Kali” can be heard at: metalblade.com/bloodclot – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –CD –black vinyl +...Read More »
  • Mindscar announce new line-up and upcoming release

    Mindscar announce new line-up and upcoming release

    Mindscar have parted ways with drummer Robbie Young and have now added second guitarist Alyssa Day(Visioner) and new drummer Tom Beheler(Path To Prevail). The new line-up is currently working on pre-production for their upcoming release, which will be titled Nine Knives. Band founder Richie Brown commented “I’m really excited to have Alyssa and Tom in the band.They both bring so much to the table musically. It has already been so much fun working with them both on the new...Read More »
  • JAG PANZER To Release The Deviant Chord September 29th

    JAG PANZER To Release The Deviant Chord September 29th

    For Jag Panzer, team spirit is more important than anything else. Without team spirit, guitarist Mark Briody would no longer see any reason for continuing the band. “We’re like a family, we’ve all known each other for many years,” he says and looks back at the years between 2011 and 2013 when Jag Panzer were on the brink of calling it a day. “Two band members quit and there was little interest in hiring new people and starting over. Introducing new musicians would...Read More »
  • RPWL Debut Video For ‘Misguided Thought’

    RPWL Debut Video For ‘Misguided Thought’

    Starting today, the single-track MISGUIDED THOUGHT from the upcoming RPWL concert film A NEW DAWN on YouTube and Vimeo is online. The track gives a taste for this two-hour concert-highlight which is not only in German and English synchronized versions, but also satisfies the highest demands on sound with DOLBY ATMOS. The concept albums ‘Wanted’ (2014) and its predecessor ‘Beyond Man And Time’ (2012) are widely recognised as career highlights of the German art rock giants RPWL, who celebrate two decades together in 2017 with the...Read More »
  • Original Members Of NEWMACHINE Part Ways And Form Two Bands

    Original Members Of NEWMACHINE Part Ways And Form Two Bands

    Former NEWMACHINE bass player Jim Miller has posted the following update: FOR CLARIFICATION: Guitarist Polo Staber, singer Tommy Williams, and bassist Jim Miller wish to address continued confusion regarding their involvement with the band NEWMACHINE. After a mutual band decision in April to continue playing as a single-guitar four piece, which they did in May, differing views within the band regarding live shows proved irreconcilable. This led to HighVolMusic releasing NEWMACHINE from the contract that...Read More »
  • EYES SET TO KILL Announce US Tour Dates w/Alesana

    EYES SET TO KILL Announce US Tour Dates w/Alesana

    EYES SET TO KILL Join Alesana on “Hero With A Thousand Faces” US Tour Arizona-based Hard Rock outfit EYES SET TO KILL are pleased to announce that they’ll be joining Alesana on the band’s upcoming “Hero With A Thousand Faces” US Tour, with support from Lakeshore, Alteras, and The Amatory Murder rounding out the tour package. Speaking about these upcoming shows with Alesana, Eyes Set To Kill lead vocalist Alexia Rodriguez says, “We’re very excited to...Read More »
  • ABORTED Release Title Track From New EP “Bathos”

    ABORTED Release Title Track From New EP “Bathos”

    ABORTED have unveiled the title track from their forthcoming two-track EP, “Bathos”, due out via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS on July 7, 2017.  A very fine example of ABORTED’s development from a Belgium death metal underground act to one of the most influential and most consistent extreme metal acts today, take a listen to “Bathoss” streaming in the static video below or HERE. Pre-order their offering of flawlessly executed brutal, technical, sick and dark death metal now at https://smarturl.it/AbortedBathos. ABORTED –...Read More »
  • Watch Accept’s New Video For The Rise Of Chaos

    Watch Accept’s New Video For The Rise Of Chaos

    Just over 5 weeks are left until fans of heavy metal pioneers ACCEPT can finally put their hands on the band’s forthcoming studio album, »The Rise Of Chaos« (August 4th, 2017). The band’s 4th studio release through Nuclear Blast will continue the tradition of its three predecessors – »Blood Of The Nations«, »Stalingrad«, and »Blind Rage« – with grandeur and precision. The title track ‘The Rise Of Chaos’ was released digitally a few weeks ago, and the song will also be purchasable physically in the form of...Read More »
  • KMFDM New Album “Hell Yeah” Set For Release

    KMFDM New Album “Hell Yeah” Set For Release

    Following the release of the album teaser EP “YEAH !” one week ago, KMFDM finally reveal the title, cover artwork, track list and release date of their highly anticipated new studio album. “HELL YEAH” will be released on August 18th, 2017 on earMUSIC. On “HELL YEAH”, the legendary pioneers of industrial rock once again redefine themselves while, at the same time, staying true to their roots. KMFDM’s signature sound, a crossover between techno/dance and heavy...Read More »
  • My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult Announce 30th Anniversary Tour

    My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult Announce 30th Anniversary Tour

    In celebration of 3 decades together, TKK will hit the road this fall for the 30th Anniversary Show; a 24 city North American tour commencing October 5th. Joining Groovie Mann and Buzz McCoy will be Mimi Star on bass, “Bomb Gang Girl” Arena Rock, and drummer Bradley Bills from the Austin band CHANT. To commemorate the event, they will perform their iconic Wax Trax! albums “I See Good Spirits And I See Bad Spirits” and...Read More »
  • Helix Releases New Single “The Devil Is Having A Party Tonight”!

    Helix Releases New Single “The Devil Is Having A Party Tonight”!

    Brian Vollmer, lead vocalist for legendary metal band, Helix has issued the following statement: Well, no time like the present to release the new Helix song “The Devil Is Having a Party Tonight”. I was going to release it on Canada Day (July 1st for those who are not Canadian) but Lynda pointed out to me that the long weekend might not be the best time as everyone will be away from their computers. Anyway,...Read More »
  • Riot Albums Available Digitally For The First Time

    Riot Albums Available Digitally For The First Time

    On June 30th, Metal Blade Records will release three new re-issues of Riot‘s classic catalog: Inishmore, Shine On and Sons Of Society. These two studio albums (Inishmore, Sons Of Society) and live album (Shine On) are melodic power metal gems, and these new editions are a must-have for any fan’s collection. All three albums have been re-mastered by Patrick Engel for optimal sound quality; the vinyl versions also include 350 g covers, an insert and free poster, while the digipak...Read More »
  • Bonfire Signs Deal With AFM Records

    Bonfire Signs Deal With AFM Records

    After BONFIRE’s latest studio records “Glörious” (2015) and “Byte The Bullet” (2017) both made it to the Top 50 of the German album chart and more than 160 live shows played in the last two years, AFM Records and BONFIRE decided to strike a new path together! During the more than 30 year-long history of the band, there were of course several different label partners releasing BONFIRE’s 16 studio records and some were not available...Read More »
  • Amon Amarth: ‘Fate Of Norns’ and ‘With Oden On Our Side’ LP re-issues now available

    Amon Amarth: ‘Fate Of Norns’ and ‘With Oden On Our Side’ LP re-issues now available

    Amon Amarth has a long history with Metal Blade Records, that goes back to 1998 when they released their debut album, Once Sent From The Golden Hall. That album, along with 1999’s The Avenger, were the first two Amon Amarth records that received the Metal Blade “Originals”-treatment, followed by The Crusher and Versus The World last month. Now it’s time to give Fate Of Norns and With Oden On Our Side the same treatment! Both Fate Of Norns and With Oden On Our Side will be released with 400g heavy cardboard spine...Read More »
  • VARDIS Classics “100 MHP”, “The World’s Insane”, “Quo Vardis” Remastered & Re-Released on CD & Vinyl

    VARDIS Classics “100 MHP”, “The World’s Insane”, “Quo Vardis” Remastered & Re-Released on CD & Vinyl

    Hard Rock/NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) band VARDISwill have the classics albums “100 MHP“, “The World’s Insane“, and “Quo Vardis” remastered & re-released on CD & Vinyl via Dissonance Productions and Back On Black Records. The CD digipaks featuring exclusive bonus tracks, to be realeased on September 22nd and Vinyl on October 20th 2017. Preoder is open now: “100 MPH” http://bit.ly/DISS067CDD, “The World’s Insane” http://bit.ly/DISS068CDD, “Quo Vardis“http://bit.ly/DISS069CDD. The VARDIS comeback album, “Red Eye“, was...Read More »
  • Alternative Rock Band Call of All Premiere their Lyric Video for “War & Illusion”

    Alternative Rock Band Call of All Premiere their Lyric Video for “War & Illusion”

    Alternative Rock band Call of All premiered their single and lyric video for “War & Illusion” off of their debut album also titled ‘War & Illusion’ today on AlternativeNation.net. Call of All, reminiscent of iconic appeal and the nostalgia that the Rock arena and world once knew, is on the scene loud and clear with their Debut Album ‘War & Illusion’ set to be released August 25th, 2017. The premiere can be seen here: From...Read More »
  • Rock Legends EUROPE Release Exclusive Clip from Iconic Roundhouse 30th Anniversary Show

    Rock Legends EUROPE Release Exclusive Clip from Iconic Roundhouse 30th Anniversary Show

    The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show – Live At The Roundhouse  Out July 21, 2017 | Pre-Order Here n July 21, 2017, Swedish classic rock icons EUROPE will share their unique 30thAnniversary performance of The Final Countdown from London’s legendary Roundhouse with fans everywhere. The band’s new limited edition audio/video release, The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show – Live at the Roundhouse, celebrates the multi-platinum album’s triple-decade success.    The band played the album in its sequential entirety...Read More »
  • NIGHT LEGION release official video for new song “Hell Below”

    NIGHT LEGION release official video for new song “Hell Below”

    NIGHT LEGION, the new high energy Australian power metal band featuring members from Dungeon, Death Dealer, Blasted to Static and Darker Half has announced the release of their new video for the song “Hell Below”. Filmed during Night Legion’s smash headlining show at the Under the Southern Cross festival in Sydney, Australia, “Hell Below” recalls the legend of a swashbuckling adventure and tale of blood and gold! The video includes enhanced special effects from video...Read More »
  • Night Ranger Premiere Video For “Running Out Of Time”

    Night Ranger Premiere Video For “Running Out Of Time”

    This past spring, Frontiers Music Srl released “Don’t Let Up”, the latest studio album from Night Ranger. The album is available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring a bonus DVD). Today, the band has premiered their video for “Running Out Of Time” Order “Don’t Let Up” here: http://radi.al/NightRangerDontLetUp or at the links below: – Frontiers: http://www.frontiers.shop – Amazon: http://radi.al/DontLetUpAmazon – iTunes: http://radi.al/DontLetUpiTunes – Google Play: http://radi.al/DontLetUpGooglePlay Stream the album on Spotify:...Read More »
  • THE RODS joined on stage by original MANOWAR guitarist ROSS THE BOSS

    THE RODS joined on stage by original MANOWAR guitarist ROSS THE BOSS

    Old school classic heavy metal power trio THE RODS were joined onstage by legendary MANOWAR co-founding guitarist ROSS THE BOSS during their recent headline show at St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. THE RODS drummer Carl Canedy has checked with the following comment: “The first time Ross and I played together in Manowar, it was like we’d been playing together for years. It was the same feeling being on stage again with him at...Read More »
  • THE HIRSCH EFFEKT Return With Their New Single “LIFNEJ”

    THE HIRSCH EFFEKT Return With Their New Single “LIFNEJ”

    THE HIRSCH EFFEKT Return With Their New Single “LIFNEJ” New Album “Eskapist” Coming August 18th, 2017! After their breathless “Holon” album trilogy, The Hirsch Effekt have probably crafted their most extreme, darkest and most complex chapter, which goes by the name of “Eskapist” and will be released on August 18th, 2017.Socially critical, caustically political and musically overwhelming, the fourth album from the Hanoverian band is truly a lesson in progressive metal, prog and core. All...Read More »
  • Cattle Decapitation announces headlining tour

    Cattle Decapitation announces headlining tour

    Cattle Decapitation announces headlining tour, Metalsucks & Exclaim! Aggressive Tendencies Presents “The North American Extinction Tour Part II: Inhuman Beings”, with Revocation, Full Of Hell, Artificial Brain This October/November, Cattle Decapitation will headline the Metalsucks & Exclaim! Aggressive Tendencies Presents “The North American Extinction Tour Part II: Inhuman Beings”. Featuring Revocation, Full Of Hell, and Artificial Brain as support, these upcoming shows are not to be missed! Tijuana, Mexico’s mad doctors of gore Thanatology will...Read More »
  • SCATTERED HAMLET ANNOUNCE SUMMER US TOUR

    SCATTERED HAMLET ANNOUNCE SUMMER US TOUR

     Scattered Hamlet, the Honky tonk metal road warriors are pleased to announce a summer US tour to continue supporting their new album “Swamp Rebel Machine.”  With strong critical praise from press and Billboard Heatseeker Chart status, the album has spawned the singles and videos for “Swamp Rebel Machine” and “White Trash” capturing the essence of the band’s unapologetic and unique style.  The summer tour will feature a festival appearance at Wisconsin’s Rock Fest XVII. Scattered Hamlet will appear at Rockfest July 14,...Read More »
  • Metal Blade Records launches new edition of “6 Bands in 60 Seconds”

    Metal Blade Records launches new edition of “6 Bands in 60 Seconds”

    Metal Blade Records has launched a new edition of the “6 Bands in 60 Seconds” campaign, where CEO Brian Slagel spotlights six artists from the label’s roster every three months. The goal of the promotion is to help fans discover new music from some of the most promising acts in the scene. The latest installment of the series features Byzantine, God Dethroned, Execration, Below, Tombs, and Igorrr; to watch the video clip, and to learn...Read More »
  • The Black Dahlia Murder: limited, exclusive ‘Nocturnal’ vinyl now available

    The Black Dahlia Murder: limited, exclusive ‘Nocturnal’ vinyl now available

    The Black Dahlia Murder: limited, exclusive ‘Nocturnal’ vinyl now available via Metal Blade Records; bass play-through for album track, “I Worship Only What You Bleed”, online now by ex-TBDM bassist Ryan Williams On July 28th, Metal Blade Records will release The Black Dahlia Murder‘s classic album, Nocturnal, on vinyl, to commemorate the record’s 10th anniversary. Available in a black and blue split-colored vinyl (limited to 1000 copies!), Nocturnal can be pre-ordered now at:https://www.indiemerch.com/metalbladerecords/item/52328 Nocturnal track-listing...Read More »
  • Portrait reveals details for new album, ‘Burn The World’

    Portrait reveals details for new album, ‘Burn The World’

    On August 25th, Swedish heavy metallers Portrait will release their new full-length, Burn The World, worldwide via Metal Blade Records! To hear the album’s title track, please visit: metalblade.com/portrait – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –CD –180g black vinyl –pale violet red marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies) –pastel rose marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies) –mahogany brown marbled vinyl (EU exclusive –...Read More »
  • KillSET Announce New Video cover/parody of “Jump” by Kris Kross

    KillSET Announce New Video cover/parody of “Jump” by Kris Kross

    KillSET based out of L.A., California is pleased to announce the release of another video from a single off their upcoming album “S.T.F.U.” When you combine a metal band with a rap hit from the 90’s, you get an undeniably unique cover track and parody video destined to create a viral sensation.  KillSET‘s cover/parody of “Jump” by Kris Kross is here!    KillSET  wanted to cover a song that already had a cool vibe on its own and impart the KillSET style...Read More »
  • INVIDIA To Hit The Road This Summer With Wednesday 13

    INVIDIA To Hit The Road This Summer With Wednesday 13

    INVIDIA To Hit The Road This Summer With Wednesday 13   On The Metal Alliance Tour This September With Overkill, Crowbar, Havok and Black Fast “The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t how hard you hit;...Read More »
  • DEAD EARTH POLITICS part ways with drummer

    DEAD EARTH POLITICS part ways with drummer

    Austin, Texas-based metal group DEAD EARTH POLITICS has parted ways with drummer Mason Evans. Evans co-founded DEAD EARTH POLITICS in 2005 with vocalist Ven Scott and contributed heavily to the band’s meteoric rise through the Austin metal scene. The band issued the following statement on Evan’s departure: “One of the toughest decisions to make in a band is whether or not to part ways with a brother who has been there from the beginning. Mason...Read More »
  • VYCES Premiere Video For Their Single “Nocturnal” Featuring Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies

    VYCES Premiere Video For Their Single “Nocturnal” Featuring Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies

    Los Angeles, California Independent Heavy Active Rock Band VYCES premiered the video for their latest single “Nocturnal” featuring Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies “Nocturnal” was released to all digital media outlets on June 6th and will be on their next EP titled ‘Angels’ due out Fall of 2017. The debut single is currently impacting radio with early adds already in at WIIL, KHTQ, KFRQ, and Music Choice. In support of the release the band has...Read More »
  • SCREAMING FOR SILENCE PREMIERE LYRIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE “HOUSE OF GLASS”

    SCREAMING FOR SILENCE PREMIERE LYRIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE “HOUSE OF GLASS”

    creaming for Silence have announced tour dates in support of their new, independent release titled House of Glass due out on July 28, 2017. The House of Glass Tour will kick off on the same day, July 28th in Ames, Iowa at DG’s Taphouse and conclude on August 19th in Omaha, Nebraska. The band will premiere the lyric video for the first single off of the release, currently at radio, and also titled “House of...Read More »
  • BMG to publish new book, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records’

    BMG to publish new book, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records’

    Metal Blade Records and BMG are proud to announce the upcoming release of For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records on August 29th. Written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, the book features a foreword by Metallica‘s Lars Ulrich and celebrates the storied label’s 35th anniversary. Slagel comments: “I have been asked many times about doing a book about the history of Metal Blade and it just...Read More »
  • Interview With Scotty Mac From Year of the Locust

    Interview With Scotty Mac From Year of the Locust

    XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements? Scotty Mac: We hit the road with Devour the Day and Sons of Texas on June 28th! Super excited XS ROCK: How long has the band been together? Scotty Mac: Little over 3 years XS ROCK: What was your main motivation for starting or being in a band? Scotty Mac: All I ever wanted to do was be...Read More »
  • SAMAEL Reveal Lyric Video For New Song “Angel of Wrath”

    SAMAEL Reveal Lyric Video For New Song “Angel of Wrath”

    After playing a very special live set at Inferno and Metalmania Festivals earlier in spring, Swiss black metal pioneers SAMAEL are now ready to reveal a first glimpse into their upcoming album that will crown their 30thband anniversary later this year! The band already played the brand new track “Angel of Wrath” live at the above mentioned festivals, and the response from fans and devotees in front of the stage was amazing! Now SAMAEL are...Read More »
  • RADIO MOSCOW Announce New Album, “New Beginnings”

    RADIO MOSCOW Announce New Album, “New Beginnings”

    Southern Californian rock trio RADIO MOSCOW are currently putting finishing touches on their much-anticipated fifth studio album, “New Beginnings”, which is set for release via Century Media Records on September 29, 2017. Right on time with the release of their new opus, the band has confirmed the “The Drifting Tour”, which will drown Europe from September 26 to October 31 in waves of fuzzy, hard rocking riffs and sweaty, cranked up blues! Formed in 2003, the power...Read More »
  • Year of the Locust Announce Tour Dates with Devour the Day and Sons of Texas

    Year of the Locust Announce Tour Dates with Devour the Day and Sons of Texas

    Hard Rock band Year of the Locust- YOTL has announced tour dates with Devour the Day and Sons of Texas. The tour will kick off on June 28th in Baton Rouge, LA at the Varsity Theater. In addition the band has released The “MOVIN” ON” music video made from tour footage in 2017 alongside Puddle of Mudd, Saving Abel, Tantric and Saliva while traveling across America. New York’s Year of the Locust is doing things...Read More »
  • CLUTCH TO RELEASE BOX SET “PSYCHIC ROCKERS FROM WEST GROUP”

    CLUTCH TO RELEASE BOX SET “PSYCHIC ROCKERS FROM WEST GROUP”

    Clutch will release a box set entitled “Psychic Rockers From The West Group” tomorrow June 23rd viaWeathermaker Music. “Psychic Rockers From The West Group” is a 5 CD and 1 DVD package that contains The Bakerton Group’s “El Rojo” (Clutch’s instrumental blues jam side project), “Strange Cousins From The West”, “Earth Rocker Deluxe“(2 CD + 1 DVD) and the latest Clutch release, “Psychic Warfare“. This is a limited release, hand numbered and signed by all band members on the back. “The ‘Psychic Rockers From The West Group’ is a...Read More »
  • Poison’s Bret Michaels To Appear In Sharknado 5 Movie

    Poison’s Bret Michaels To Appear In Sharknado 5 Movie

    Multi Platinum Recording Artist, Global Entrepreneur, highest rated Celebrity Apprentice Winner & Avid Philanthropist Bret Michaels is set to appear in SHARKNADO 5, debuting his custom made Sharkslayer Guitar in one of the most action packed scenes of the entire franchise. SHARKNADO tapped rock icon and reality TV superstar, Bret Michaels to appear in the newest edition of the pop culture phenomenon, SHARKNADO 5: GLOBAL SWARMING. The latest installment in the hit franchise will premiere...Read More »
  • GRAVE PLEASURES Announce New Album, “Motherblood”

    GRAVE PLEASURES Announce New Album, “Motherblood”

    CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS is proud to announce the signing of the apocalyptic post-punk band GRAVE PLEASURES! GRAVE PLEASURES have finished the recording of their eagerly awaited second studio album, “Motherblood”, recorded at Orgone Studios in the UK (Ghost, Paradise Lost, Ulver). It has been scheduled to a worldwide release for late September/early October 2017 on Century Media Records worldwide. Risen from the ashes of Beastmilk, GRAVE PLEASURES features the writing talents of Mat McNerney (Hexvessel,...Read More »
  • THE HAUNTED Reveal Details On New Album, “Strength In Numbers”

    THE HAUNTED Reveal Details On New Album, “Strength In Numbers”

    Swedish Thrash Metallers THE HAUNTED are geared up to kick off the promotional campaign for their upcoming ninth studio album effort entitled “Strength In Numbers”. Recorded at Parlour Studios in the UK with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, The Exploited), the album will be released worldwide via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS on August 25, 2017 and it’s finally time to reveal the first details about the release… The album’s debut single for the merciless...Read More »
  • Shock Rockers SALEMS LOTT Reveal Anime-Style Music Video for Dystopian Track, “Enigma”

    Shock Rockers SALEMS LOTT Reveal Anime-Style Music Video for Dystopian Track, “Enigma”

    New Album, Mask Of Morality, Out Now via Rēd Moon Rēcords Hollywood-based shock rock frontrunners SALEMS LOTT have been making a name for themselves on the Sunset Strip since their inception in 2013, selling out venues such as House of Blues, The Whisky A Go Go, The Roxy and Viper Room countless times. Performing a heavy speed metal sound mixed with shocking theatrics and an even more surprising look, the band have amassed fans from...Read More »
  • WE ARE THE CATALYST Release Video For One More Day

    WE ARE THE CATALYST Release Video For One More Day

    Hugely engaging heavy rock crew WE ARE THE CATALYST continue their surge with the release of their new video single, One More Day, Formed in November of 2012, Sweden’s We Are The Catalyst has been described as many things, from Alternative Metal and Emotional Rock, to Electronic Rock, or even Pop Metal. Members Cat Fey, Kenny Boufadene, Joni Kaartinen and Håkan Strind spent years together touring with their former band, One Without, providing the group...Read More »
  • EMP Label Group Announces Release Date For New Motograter Album

    EMP Label Group Announces Release Date For New Motograter Album

    FINALLY, we are excited to announce the final street date for the new Motograter album DESOLATION, which will hit the streets, digital and retail, August 11th, (with an LP release to follow) and pre-orders should all be shipping out by early July! Mark it on your calendars!! Thanks to everyone for their patience!! There is still time to pre-order direct from empmerch.com! On August 11th, 2017 EMP Label Group will release ‘Desolation’, Motograter’s highly-anticipated sophomore...Read More »
  • MOB RULES Releases New Digital Single And Announces Tour Dates

    MOB RULES Releases New Digital Single And Announces Tour Dates

    Northern German Metal band MOB RULES have released a new digital single for the song “Somerled” today – taken from their current studio albumTales From Beyond. The band commented on the track: “Somerled is based on a famous historical character and combines all trademarks of Mob Rules in a powerful metal hymn. It is a homage to the life of the Scottish warlord born with Viking roots who united Scotsmen and Vikings in the so-called...Read More »
  • AS PARADISE FALLS reveal new video ‘Dead Message’

    AS PARADISE FALLS reveal new video ‘Dead Message’

    AS PARADISE FALLS reveal new video ‘Dead Message’, announce Summer Tour Dates Watch the ‘Dead Message’ video right now New full-length album Digital Ritual out July 21, 2017 via Eclipse Records (pre-order here). Brisbane’s AS PARADISE FALLS have premiered their new music video for the song ‘Dead Message’. This is the second music video from the upcoming full-length album Digital Ritual. The video was produced by Ben Wrigley at Third Eye Visuals, and the album...Read More »
  • Evergreen Terrace: ‘Wolfbiker’ now available for the first time ever on vinyl

    Evergreen Terrace: ‘Wolfbiker’ now available for the first time ever on vinyl

    On July 14th, Metal Blade Records will release the Evergreen Terrace magnum opus Wolfbiker for the first time ever on vinyl! It has been exactly ten years since its initial release, and it’s just in time for their upcoming European summer tour! Wolfbiker will be available in following versions: –Black vinyl (EU exclusive) –Orange-brown marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies) –Lilac marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 100 copies) –Golden marbled...Read More »
  • BODY COUNT Release New Video for “Here I Go Again”

    BODY COUNT Release New Video for “Here I Go Again”

    Los Angeles Thrash Metal legends BODY COUNT have released yet another music video in the wake of their widely acclaimed new album, Bloodlust. The band’s music video for the song “Here I Go Again” is arguably their most gory and horrific offering to date, all the while showcasing frontman Ice-T’s well known fascination with the morbid side of art and playing the villain. Only befitting for such a video, the band has partnered with some...Read More »
  • SOiL and Saving Abel to Join Forces on “Redneck Rebellion Tour” 2017

    SOiL and Saving Abel to Join Forces on “Redneck Rebellion Tour” 2017

    Heavy rock mainstays SOiL and Saving Abel will join forces on the aptly titled “Redneck Rebellion Tour” in September and October 2017. In a co-headlining venture, each band will rotate slots throughout the tour and both perform a full set. Joining the rebellion will be openers Kirra. “We’ve had a blast hanging with the Saving Abel guys on various one-off dates and festivals,” states SOiL bassist Tim King. “It was definitely time that we combined...Read More »
  • ARCH ENEMY Reveal Details on  New Album “Will To Power”

    ARCH ENEMY Reveal Details on New Album “Will To Power”

    Metal powerhouse ARCH ENEMY are ready to bring their fierce brand of metal to audiences worldwide as they announce details on their upcoming album, “Will To Power”, out September 8, 2017 via Century Media Records. The band are excited to reveal the album’s captivating cover artwork, as shown above, designed by Alex Reisfar. Guitarist Michael Amott commented on the artwork: “It was a pleasure working with Alex Reisfar on the ‘Will to Power’ cover artwork,...Read More »
  • Goatwhore streams new single, “Mankind Will Have No Mercy”

    Goatwhore streams new single, “Mankind Will Have No Mercy”

    Mankind Will Have No Mercy” is the latest single from New Orleans metal legion Goatwhore. The punishing hymn comes by way of the band’s anticipated new full-length, Vengeful Ascension, set for worldwide release this Friday, June 23rd, via Metal Blade Records. Check out the audio menace of “Mankind Will Have No Mercy” at: metalblade.com/goatwhore – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –Digipak CD –Limited “spell book” edition including two CDs...Read More »
  • Stryper Appears To Have Parted Ways With Bassist Tim Gaines

    Stryper Appears To Have Parted Ways With Bassist Tim Gaines

    Christian metal band Stryper no longer list Tim Gaines as a band member on it’s official website. After much speculation about Gaines’ status in the band and numerous posts, mostly, from lead singer Michael Sweet that seemed to indicate a rift between the band, or at least Michael Sweet and Tim Gaines, it now looks as if Tim Gaines tenure with band is done. While nothing official has been announced yet, removing Gaines from the...Read More »
  • THUNDERMOTHER PREMIERES “WE FIGHT FOR ROCK N ROLL” VIDEO THROUGH SLEAZE ROXX

    THUNDERMOTHER PREMIERES “WE FIGHT FOR ROCK N ROLL” VIDEO THROUGH SLEAZE ROXX

    THUNDERMOTHER PREMIERES “WE FIGHT FOR ROCK N ROLL” VIDEO THROUGH SLEAZE ROXX Swedish female hard rockers Thundermother have returned with a new single, “We Fight For Rock N’ Roll” releasing a video to coincide with the track.  The band has teamed up with Sleaze Roxx for the premiere of the video. The band’s new lineup, featuring new members lead vocalist Guernica Mancini, bassist Sara Pettersson and drummer Emlee Johansson, who join guitarist and founding member Filippa Nassil,...Read More »
  • Seven Spires Add The “Extreme” To Their Symphonic Metal With New Video for “The Paradox”

    Seven Spires Add The “Extreme” To Their Symphonic Metal With New Video for “The Paradox”

    One month after releasing the official video for “The Cabaret of Dreams”,the symphonic metal wonder Seven Spires is back with a brand new video for“The Paradox”, another exciting song off their highly anticipated concept album “Solveig“. This song marks the first step towards the resolution of the storyline’s dramatic tension. The cabaret’s lights are now subdued and the master of the house is preparing to speak, knowing that her confession may tear her bewitching mask...Read More »
  • Small Town Titans Release New Single “Too Much To Dream”

    Small Town Titans Release New Single “Too Much To Dream”

    Small Town Titans have released an acoustic version of their brand new single titled “Too Much To Dream” that was based off of a poem written by one of their fans, Don Mattox, a veteran of the U.S. Military. In addition, the band has launched a PledgeMusic Campaign for pre-orders of the official single which will be accompanied by a music video. While touring across the U.S. last year, the band met a fan named...Read More »
  • MOONSPELL ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘1755’

    MOONSPELL ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘1755’

    MOONSPELL ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘1755’ OUT NOVEMBER 3RD!   SPECIAL PORTUGESE SHOWS PLANNED TO COINCIDE WITH RELEASE! NAPALM RECORDS, MOONSPELL and Alma Mater Records (band’s owned label) are proud to announce that in support of their new album ‘1755‘, there will be three shows in Portugal to coincide with the albums release.  ‘1755’ is a concept album, sung in Portuguese, about the Great Lisbon Earthquake, of 1755. MOONSPELL will have a double date hometown- show in...Read More »
  • ADRENALINE MOB Reveal “King Of The Ring” Guitar Play Through Video

    ADRENALINE MOB Reveal “King Of The Ring” Guitar Play Through Video

    ADRENALINE MOB founding member and guitarist Mike Orlando has teamed up with GEAR GODS to reveal a play through video for their blistering single, “King of The Ring”, taken from their newest effort, “We The People”, out now via Century Media Records. “We The People” was self-recorded, mixed and mastered at Orlando’s Sonic Stomp Studios and features 13 energetic, fist-raising and foot-stomping tracks that put the hard back in hard rock and the heavy back...Read More »
  • King Leviathan announce debut album ‘Paean Heretica’

    King Leviathan announce debut album ‘Paean Heretica’

    King Leviathan announce debut album ‘Paean Heretica’, due out 5th August on Infernum Records King Leviathan, hailing from Brighton UK have gathered quite the following since releasing their critically acclaimed 2015 E.P ‘The Shrine’, spreading their “Black Mass” to Bloodstock Open Air and several iterations of Mammothfest as well as touring the UK with the likes of Wretched Soul, Abhorrent Decimation and Meta-Stasis. The south coast act have become known for their combination of extreme...Read More »
  • THE NEW ROSES Unveil Track List For New Album!

    THE NEW ROSES Unveil Track List For New Album!

    THE NEW ROSES Unveil Track List For New Album! ‘One More For The Road’ Now Available For Pre-Order! Rock juggernauts THE NEW ROSES are set to return with their brand new album ‘One More For The Road‘, is set to be released August 25th on Napalm Records! Just recently the 4-piece band from Wiesbaden, Germany, unveiled first details about their upcoming new record (find out MORE ). Today the track listing has been revealed and...Read More »
  • Spinefarm Records Adds Three New Bands To It’s Roster

    Spinefarm Records Adds Three New Bands To It’s Roster

    Spinefarm Adds Three New Bands To Its Roster   Entheos, the metal quartet lauded for crafting technically masterful, conceptual music, have signed to Spinefarm. The band features one-time members of highly respected heavy bands Animals as Leaders, The Faceless, and Scale the Summit, and they have shared the stage with Black Dahlia Murder, Veil of Maya, and other metal heavyweights. Entheos are currently working on their highly anticipated second album and Spinefarm debut, which is expected this...Read More »
  • ORPHANED LAND Announce Headlining U.S. Fall Tour Dates

    ORPHANED LAND Announce Headlining U.S. Fall Tour Dates

    ORPHANED LAND Announce First North American Tour Dates in Six Years with PAIN and Voodoo Kungfu Band To Make Debut Performance at ProgPower USA Festival in Atlanta, GA 25th Anniversary Compilation, “Orphaned Land & Friends” Out Now Across Digital Platforms ORPHANED LAND are excited to reveal plans for a headlining North American tour later this fall following their featured performance at the prestigious ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, GA on September 6. The tour will...Read More »
  • IMPLORE Finish Recording Sept. 22 release, “Subjugate”

    IMPLORE Finish Recording Sept. 22 release, “Subjugate”

    IMPLORE Finish Recording September 22 Album, “Subjugate”, Post Studio Video Report Announce European Tour Dates with Gadget FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 14, 2017  IMPLORE are excited to reveal that they have finished recording their new album, “Subjugate”, which is scheduled for release on September 22 via Century Media Records. The band has documented the recording and prepared three studio reports for you. The first one can be viewed below or via YouTube HERE. Check it out...Read More »
  • NEW ENGLAND’S MAMMOTHOR RELEASES ‘DEVOTION LOST’, NEW LYRIC VIDEO FOR ‘FAITH HEALER’

    NEW ENGLAND’S MAMMOTHOR RELEASES ‘DEVOTION LOST’, NEW LYRIC VIDEO FOR ‘FAITH HEALER’

    NEW ENGLAND Hard Rock/Metal act Mammothor have released their new LP, DEVOTION LOST, which debuted at #3 on the New England-based Bull Moose charts. The album was recorded at New Alliance Audio in Cambridge, MA (Godsmack, Powerman 5000), mixed and engineered by Kyle Paradis (I Was Awake), and mastered by Jay Frigoletto (Alice in Chains, Shinedown, Tesla, Nonpoint) at MASTERSUITE. DEVOTION is 12 tracks of full-on East Coast Rock fury, becoming the #7 most-added album...Read More »
  • ANCHORED Releases Lyric Video for “Shots ‘n’ Cookies” and Announces Summer Tour

    ANCHORED Releases Lyric Video for “Shots ‘n’ Cookies” and Announces Summer Tour

    ANCHORED Releases Lyric Video for “Shots ‘n’ Cookies” and Announces Summer Tour ANCHORED comes straight out of Dallas, Texas. The band originally formed in 2009 with vocalist Brandan Narrell, drummer Matt Clark, and guitarist Joel Estes. Later, lead guitarist Michael Thomas and bass player Greg Betsworth completed the band. This gang of five packs a punch and produces loud, hard-hitting rock’n’roll. ANCHORED’s new album, “Beneath the Surface,” is out now via Pavement Entertainment and features...Read More »
  • HE IS LEGEND ANNOUNCE HOT LIKE SAUCE TOUR

    HE IS LEGEND ANNOUNCE HOT LIKE SAUCE TOUR

    He Is Legend will embark on a headline tour this summer. The band, which premiered the song “Gold Dust” HERE, will bring the sizzle this summer and hit the road on the Hot Like Sauce Tour, which runs from July 14 through August 23. The tour features support from Islander, To Speak of Wolves, andBad Seed Rising. He Is Legend dropped their Spinefarm debut few earlier this year. It debuted at No. 1 on the...Read More »
  • DAYSEEKER RELEASE “ABANDON” VIDEO

    DAYSEEKER RELEASE “ABANDON” VIDEO

    DAYSEEKER RELEASE “ABANDON” VIDEO – WATCH   SPINEFARM DEBUT DREAMING IS SINKING /// WAKING IS RISINGOUT JULY 14 Southern California’s DAYSEEKER will release their Spinefarm debut Dreaming Is Sinking /// Waking Is Rising on July 14. Following last week’s video premiere for  “Vultures,” which premiered at Alternative Press, the band has shared another new song and video to the delight of fans eager to hear more of DIS///WIR. Watch the video for “Abandon” HERE. Dayseeker will hit...Read More »
  • THE FRIGHT Sign Worldwide Deal With SPV/Steamhammer

    THE FRIGHT Sign Worldwide Deal With SPV/Steamhammer

    THE FRIGHT, hailing from Leipzig Germany, just inked a worldwide deal with Steamhammer / SPV. The new album by the German Dark Rockers is already recorded and was produced by the very well known Waldemar Sorychta (Lacuna Coil, Sodom, Tiamat, Moonspell, The Gathering etc.) who created a top-notch sound for the band. The release is targeted for autumn this year. More information on this will follow soon. Lon Fright (Vocals THE RIGHT) on the signing: “This...Read More »
  • THE LURKING FEAR Reveal Album Details for “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”

    THE LURKING FEAR Reveal Album Details for “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”

    THE LURKING FEAR Reveal Cover Artwork & Tracklist For Debut Album, “Out Of The Voiceless Grave” Album Release Scheuduled For August 11 via Century Media Records Swedish Death Metallers THE LURKING FEAR will soon release their debut album, “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”, worldwide on August 11, 2017 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS.  The cover artwork for “Out Of The Voiceless Grave”, which was designed by Stefan Thanneur, can be seen above and the tracklisting for the album...Read More »
  • Guitarist Ray Suhy (Six Feet Under, Cannabis Corpse) Drops New Song

    Guitarist Ray Suhy (Six Feet Under, Cannabis Corpse) Drops New Song

    As the excitement continues to build and Ray Suhy gears up for the release of his “Fulmination” EP June 16th, he has teamed up with Dread Central for an exclusive premiere of the track “Cess Pool”.  Listen HERE. For those that want to see Ray in action, head over to Gear Gods, to watch an exclusive playthrough video where Ray “invokes open string madness” on the title track “Fulmination” HERE. Guitarist Ray Suhy of the...Read More »
  • OBITUARY Announce “Battle of the Bays” North American Co-Headlining Tour with Exodus

    OBITUARY Announce “Battle of the Bays” North American Co-Headlining Tour with Exodus

    Tampa Bay Florida Death Metal Godfathers OBITUARY collide with Bay Area Thrash Metal Kings EXODUS for another epic Battle of the Bays this Fall! The two American legends went to war in Europe last year and are now bringing the Battle to America this time with support from POWER TRIP and DUST BOLT. The co-headlining tour kicks off September 14 in Durham, NC and ends on October 15 in Baton Rouge, LA. Tickets go on sale...Read More »
  • Wayward Sons To Release “Ghosts Of Yet To Come”

    Wayward Sons To Release “Ghosts Of Yet To Come”

    Wayward Sons are delighted to announce the release of their debut album“Ghosts Of Yet To Come” on September 15th via Frontiers Music Srl.   Wayward Sons is a UK guitar act made up of Toby Jepson (Vocals/Guitar), Sam Wood (Guitar), Nic Wastell (Bass), Dave Kemp (Keys) and Phil Martini (Drums). They have an impressive resume of groups they have previously worked with – Little Angels, Gun, Spear Of Destiny, Treason Kings and Chrome Molly to...Read More »
  • Secret Sphere Spread “Kindness” With New Video

    Secret Sphere Spread “Kindness” With New Video

    New Album “The Nature of Time” Out Now on Frontiers Music Srl   Secret Sphere brings music to a new level on “The Nature of Time” – another brilliant performance of progressive metal with a touch of power that shows off the band’s “Commitment,” “Faith,” “Reliance, “Courage” and total “Honesty.”  The songwriting has never been better from one of Italy’s finest exports. -Metal Underground “The Nature Of Time”, celebrates Secret Sphere’s 20 years of hard...Read More »
  • Tombs streams new album, ‘The Grand Annihilation’

    Tombs streams new album, ‘The Grand Annihilation’

    Brooklyn’s Tombs will release their fourth full-length, The Grand Annihilation, via Metal Blade Records. Produced once again by Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Soilent Green, Belphegor, Hate Eternal), The Grand Annihilation remains rooted in the blackened, post-metallic sound that the band has become known for since 2007’s self-titled EP, while also being their most experimental record to-date. To hear the album in full, please visit Noisey.Vice.com now for the exclusive stream, before release date: https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/stream-tombss-powerful-new-album-the-grand-annihilation To...Read More »
  • Riverdogs Release New Video For “American Dream”

    Riverdogs Release New Video For “American Dream”

    Riverdogs Release New Video For “American Dream”   New Album “California” Out July 7th On Frontiers Music Srl   Featuring Rob Lamothe, Nick Brophy, Vivian Campbell and Marc Danzeisen  As the release of their new album (July 7th) “California” draws closer,Riverdogs have unveiled their music video for “American Dream”.  Jamie Brown for Smoking Guns Productions directed the video and it was shot in one day on location in the high desert north east of Los Angeles....Read More »
  • DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Release Video for “Offer Your Light”

    DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Release Video for “Offer Your Light”

    The DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT have been on the road for the majority of 2017 thus far as they continue to support the group’s latest album Transcendence. Yesterday Devin was in attendance at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods ceremony in London, where he was given the event’s “Riff Lord” award, which has been previously bestowed upon the likes of Dave Mustaine, Brian May, and Phil Campbell In response to being recognized and given such a high honor,...Read More »
  • ALL-FEMALE TEXAS PUNK ROCK BAND TRICOUNTY TERROR TO RELEASE THEIR LATEST OFFERING VIA EMP UNDERGROUND

    ALL-FEMALE TEXAS PUNK ROCK BAND TRICOUNTY TERROR TO RELEASE THEIR LATEST OFFERING VIA EMP UNDERGROUND

    TRICOUNTY TERROR, the all-female Punk hellions of Texas, are set to release their self-titled major independent debut via EMP UNDERGROUND/EMP LABEL GROUP October 6th. TRICOUNTY TERROR are five sexy, savage, whiskey shootin’ ladies from Texas, who are steeped in the fast, heavy, loud roar and punch of Southern-Inspired Punk Rock. Having played with scum-rock heroes such as The Murder Junkies, Antiseen, Hellstomper, The Hookers, Saint Vitus, Orange Goblin, and more, with the partnership with EMP...Read More »
  • All-Female Four Piece Band EXIT EDEN Announces Debut Album “Rhapsodies in Black”!

    All-Female Four Piece Band EXIT EDEN Announces Debut Album “Rhapsodies in Black”!

    Four musicians from four different countries with four entirely different biographies, yet all stemming from the world of Rock, now united in one band: EXIT EDEN! The all-female four piece ensemble unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do their very own thing! Despite their diversity, the four singers Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner blend together personally as superbly as they do vocally with...Read More »
  • Travelin Jack – To Release New Album “Commencing Countdown”

    Travelin Jack – To Release New Album “Commencing Countdown”

    You can’t design rock´n`roll at the drawing board. You have to feel it from within, be really passionate if you want to play this music authentically and convincingly. Flo The Fly, guitarist with Berlin rock group Travelin Jack, refers to this phenomenon as “self-entertainment”, putting his band’s philosophy in a nutshell. He and his three comrades-in-arms, vocalist Alia Spaceface, bassist Steve Burner and drummer Montgomery Shell, are prototypes of passionate rock musicians who won’t be...Read More »