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  • Operation: Mindcrime Release Lyric Video For “Under Control”

    Operation: Mindcrime Release Lyric Video For “Under Control”

    “The New Reality” Available December 1, 2017 on Frontiers Music Srl Frontiers Music Srl is set to release Operation Mindcrime’s “The New Reality” on December 1, 2017.  Today, a second single has been released from the album with an accompanying lyric video.  Watch the lyric video for  “Under Control” HERE. Buy or stream the album here: http://radi.al/TheNewReality Listen to the first single “Wake Me Up”HERE. “The New Reality” is the third and final chapter in the musical trilogy from iconic metal vocalist Geoff Tate, following a little...Read More »
  • EXHORDER REUNITE

    EXHORDER REUNITE

    Legendary American thrash metal band EXHORDER are back and have signed a worldwide management deal with All Independent Service Alliance (AISA) . The Exhorder reunion is lead by founding members Vinnie LaBella (Guitar) and Kyle Thomas (Vocals) joined by Jason Viebrooks (Heathen) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-Superjoint Ritual, ex-Phil Anselmo & The Illegals) on guitar and Sasha Horn (Forbidden) on drums. Lead guitarist and primary songwriter Vinnie La Bella commented “Over our 30 year history we have...Read More »
  • AT THE GATES Begin Recording New Album, Announce Live Shows for 2018

    AT THE GATES Begin Recording New Album, Announce Live Shows for 2018

    Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES have begun recording their upcoming studio album with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, The Haunted, Dimmu Borgir) at Parlour Studios in the UK, which follows up 2014’s acclaimed comeback release “At War With Reality”. Frontman Tomas checked in with the following comment: “We are finally hitting the studio and are super excited about this! The songs have been worked on in such detail for the last 7 months and...Read More »
  • TRIBULATION Reveal Details & Launch Pre-Order For New Album “Down Below”;  Unveil Video Of Debut Single “The Lament”

    TRIBULATION Reveal Details & Launch Pre-Order For New Album “Down Below”; Unveil Video Of Debut Single “The Lament”

    TRIBULATION are excited to share the details on their upcoming album, “Down Below”, scheduled for release on January 26, 2018 via Century Media Records. The album’s cover art, as seen above, features a hauntingly beautiful painting completed by TRIBULATION guitarist Jonathan Hultén. The first track of the album is being premiered today! Check out the album’s opening track “The Lament” in a music video directed by Robert Piel here: https://youtu.be/fvJQGOFltSk TRIBULATION commented on the video as follows: “We always plant strange seeds, seeds that...Read More »
  • Rock Stars Comment On The Death Of AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

    Rock Stars Comment On The Death Of AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

    Eddie Van Halen: It is a sad day in rock and roll. Malcolm Young was my friend and the heart and soul of AC/DC. I had some of the best times of my life with him on our 1984 European tour. He will be missed and my deepest condolences to his family, bandmates and friends. Paul Stanley (KISS): The driving engine of AC/DC has died.A tragic end for a sometimes unsung icon. One of the true greats....Read More »
  • AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Dies

    AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Dies

    AC/DC has posted the following regarding the death of Malcolm Young: Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of AC/DC. With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band. As a guitarist, songwriter and visionary he was a perfectionist and a unique man. He always stuck to his guns and did and...Read More »
  • LIV SIN RELEASES VIDEO FOR “KING OF THE DAMNED”

    LIV SIN RELEASES VIDEO FOR “KING OF THE DAMNED”

    Swedish metal priestess LIV SIN has released the video for her newest single, King of the Damned,” out now through Despotz Records.  The track is both heartfelt and in your face at the same time as it concerns one of Liv’s most passionate loves, animals.  And specifically wildlife. “”For me, this song is a call to action to everyone that we as humans will soon extinguish all of the world’s wildlife,” Liv says. “And we need...Read More »
  • Babylon A.D. Release Music Video For “One Million Miles”

    Babylon A.D. Release Music Video For “One Million Miles”

    An album that is as relevant today as it would have been a quarter century ago. Buckle up for Revelation Highway. -Metalholic- Fans of the hair band era may have missed them the first time around, but now is your chance to discover or re-discover an underrated group. -Heavy Music HQ- …Sounds like something that could have come from their 1989 self titled debut and has that classic Babylon A.D. sound that only they can...Read More »
  • Summoner´s Circle Release Debut Music Video for “Become None”

    Summoner´s Circle Release Debut Music Video for “Become None”

    SUMMONER’S CIRCLE, the epic metal band from the USA, released their debut music video for the track “Become None”, from the upcoming full-length album Tome. This video, originating from the otherworldly denizens of Mercury, successfully captures the essence of the band’s theatrically inspired, occult-infused brand of heavy metal. Shrouded figures, hidden books of lore, ceremonial daggers, human sacrifice and rituals of transformation all accompany the eerily anthemic musical score. The video was filmed and edited...Read More »
  • VANDROYA: “THE PATH TO THE ENDLESS FALL” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    VANDROYA: “THE PATH TO THE ENDLESS FALL” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    VANDROYA: “THE PATH TO THE ENDLESS FALL” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED   The female fronted progressive power metal band VANDROYA just released a music video for “The Path To The Endless Fall”, the second single from their new album “Beyond The Human Mind”. The album is available now through Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and North America and through Bickee Music in Japan. Link to the music video: https://youtu.be/1qGFFTD8h9M With a more evident progressive influence but without...Read More »
  • VECORDIOUS Reveal ‘Anthropogenic Deterioration’ Album Details

    VECORDIOUS Reveal ‘Anthropogenic Deterioration’ Album Details

    Norway’s extreme metal band, VECORDIOUS, have announced the release of their full-length album ‘Anthropogenic Deterioration‘ on December 1st, 2017. The album was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö (Katatonia, Edge of Sanity, Karaboudjan, Pain). A teaser video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/2iJdCmdUAP8 The cover artwork for ‘Anthropogenic Deterioration‘ was made by Chris Cold and the album layout by Tröllpeis. Track listing: 1. Descent Of The Djinn 2. Purging 3. Sentinel Of Decay 4. The Lycan 5. Awaiting Decimation 6. A Septic Illusion 7. The Apparition...Read More »
  • Cannibal Corpse lands on international charts with new album, ‘Red Before Black’

    Cannibal Corpse lands on international charts with new album, ‘Red Before Black’

    Cannibal Corpse recently released their new album, Red Before Black, via Metal Blade Records; for their efforts, the band has now entered the international charts! See below for all positions: Top 200 Current Albums #21 (USA) Hard Music Albums #2 (USA) Independent Albums #4 (USA) Rock Albums #5 (USA) Top 200 # 95 (USA) Top 200 Charts #20 (Canada) Hard Music Charts #1 (Canada) Digital Music Charts #38 (Canada) Germany #16 Czech Republic #24 Austria #29 Switzerland...Read More »
  • REAPING ASMODEIA Solve a Murderous Mystery in New Music Video for “Irreversible Evolution”

    REAPING ASMODEIA Solve a Murderous Mystery in New Music Video for “Irreversible Evolution”

    Minneapolis, MN-based progressive/technical death metal group REAPING ASMODEIAdropped their Prosthetic Records release, Impuritize, in February of this year. Impuritize is available to order here: www.smarturl.it/REAPINGASMODEIA REAPING ASMODEIA is back on the spookiest day of the year with their equally-thrilling new Arlo Myren-directed music video for “Irreversible Evolution”. In the video, we see a man following clues to a remote destination, but things quickly take an unexpected, frantic turn. In a group statement, the band offers: “We love incorporating different styles and dynamics...Read More »
  • CREMATORY To Release New Album “Oblivion” in April 2018

    CREMATORY To Release New Album “Oblivion” in April 2018

    Germany’s leading Gothic Metal band CREMATORY are currently working on the new studio album titled “Oblivion”, which will be released on April 13th, 2018 via SPV / Steamhammer worldwide. According to the motto “Never change a winning team” CREMATORY have chosen again Kristian Bonifer as producer and the Kohlekellerstudio for the new album. Through collaboration with new idea donors and arrangers such as Stefan Glass, Dirk Riegner and Walter Stobbe, as well as the intensive cooperation of the two new guitarists Rolf and Tosse and the new bassist Jason, not onlymassiveguitars were given to the new CREMATORY songs...Read More »
  • CRANELY GARDENS Release Official Video for “The Challenger”

    CRANELY GARDENS Release Official Video for “The Challenger”

    New Jersey Crushers CRANELY GARDENS, in partnership with Pure Grain Audio, have released “The Challenger” official video. The track is taken from new album House of Decay. House of Decay is out now and can be purchased and/or streamed in its entirety at:   https://cranelygardens1.bandcamp.com/album/house-of-decay Drawing influence from deathcore, metalcore, the new wave of American heavy metal, black, death, thrash and nu-metal, CRANELY GARDENS blends these various ends of the spectrum together to form their particular style. The band consists of Chaz Macklin...Read More »
  • WITCHERY’S NEW ALBUM, “I AM LEGION”, OUT NOW VIA CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

    WITCHERY’S NEW ALBUM, “I AM LEGION”, OUT NOW VIA CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

    The new album,“I Am Legion”, by Swedish blackened thrash metallers WITCHERY is out NOW via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS! Read below to find out what the critics have to say about the release! – 6/7 Points Review – # 1 in Soundcheck – Metal Hammer (DE) – 8/10 Points – # 6 in Soundcheck – Rock Hard (DE) – 11/15 Points – # 7 in Souncheck – Legacy (DE) – 8/10 Points Review – Rock Tribune (BE) – “…a...Read More »
  • BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video for “Fade Away” – A Tribute to the Victims of the Bataclan Tragedy

    BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video for “Fade Away” – A Tribute to the Victims of the Bataclan Tragedy

    The origin story of the fastest rising band in underground rock, BARB WIRE DOLLS, is undoubtedly an impressive one. From being discovered and signed by late rock legend Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, to being personally invited to move to Los Angeles by iconic KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer, BARB WIRE DOLLS have proven worthy of some of music’s biggest stars. While BARB WIRE DOLLS are humbled by those honors to this day, their chief honor was to be personally invited to record...Read More »
  • ENTHEOS RELEASE “INVERTED EARTH (I)/SUNSHIFT(II)” VIDEO – WATCH!

    ENTHEOS RELEASE “INVERTED EARTH (I)/SUNSHIFT(II)” VIDEO – WATCH!

    Entheos, comprised of masterful musicians who cut their teeth in bands like Animals as Leaders, The Faceless, Scale the Summit, and Animosity, have released the video for “Inverted Earth (I)/Sunshift (II).” The track will appear on their new album Dark Future, out now throughSpinefarm Records. The band has just embarked on a tour with Whitechapel, Carnifex, Rings of Saturn and So This is Suffering. All dates are below. PRESS PRAISE FOR DARK FUTURE: “A head-spinning, tech-death workout” -Revolver “Invigorating” – Invisible Oranges “Some of the...Read More »
  • DARK FUNERAL ANNOUNCE LINEUP CHANGE,  ​BAND TO CELEBRATE 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

    DARK FUNERAL ANNOUNCE LINEUP CHANGE, ​BAND TO CELEBRATE 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

    Swedish black metal masters,DARK FUNERAL, have just announced that they are parting ways with their drummer Nils “Dominator” Fjellstroem. Lord Ahriman comments: “We must sadly inform you that we have agreed to let Nils ‘Dominator’ Fjellstroem take a much needed timeout from the band to handle personal matters. We of course wish him the best! Yet the world keeps turning and so DARK FUNERAL will stride on. We have hired an extremely talented drummer that will fill...Read More »
  • Symphonic metal band Vinide to release third album early next year

    Symphonic metal band Vinide to release third album early next year

    Finnish symphonic metal band Vinide will release their third album ‘Reveal’ on January 26th 2018 via Inverse Records. The first single ‘The Beginning Scene’ from the concept album is released today. The single is also available on: Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2AHZgHB Deezer: http://www.deezer.com/us/album/51508062 iTunes: http://apple.co/2zUvbHD Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/album/81099493 ”Reveal” is a science fiction story about a large information technology company ”OMEGA’s” former employee who finds himself locked in a mental asylum and is even sentenced to death. After he escapes the asylum he starts to find out...Read More »
  • CHRIS BAY – FREEDOM CALL Singer/Guitarist To Release Solo Album in February 2018

    CHRIS BAY – FREEDOM CALL Singer/Guitarist To Release Solo Album in February 2018

    It’s a well-known predicament that the Freedom Call founder and frontman shares with many other composers: occasionally, his wealth of inspiration goes beyond the stylistic and thematic scope of his own band. “I permanently write songs and am constantly working on ideas in the studio,” he explains.“That’s why I’ve collected a whole lot of tracks over the years that on the one hand don’t really suit Freedom Call and on the other are just too good to gather dust...Read More »
  • R.I.P. American Head Charge Bassist Chad Hanks

    R.I.P. American Head Charge Bassist Chad Hanks

    The School Of Rock In Eden Prairie Minnesota posted the following about Chad: Chad Hanks, a dear man, wonderful person and former teacher passed away this morning after a health battle he’s been fighting. He touched the lives of more people than anyone could imagine. He was a kind and patient teacher, an incredible musician and he cared deeply about everyone in the School of Rock family. Though I am tremendously sad that the world...Read More »
  • Former Faith No More Singer Dead

    Former Faith No More Singer Dead

    Chuck Mosley  was an American singer-songwriter who was best known as the frontman for Faith No More from 1984 to 1988. During his tenure with the band, they released two albums, We Care a Lot and Introduce Yourself. The EMP Label Group posted the following tribute to Chuck: Today the EMP/THC family has suffered a devastating loss, with the passing of our friend, and artist, Chuck Mosley. Here is the official statement from his family....Read More »
  • Watch Genus Ordinis Dei risk life & limb crossing the Italian Alps in ‘Cold Water’

    Watch Genus Ordinis Dei risk life & limb crossing the Italian Alps in ‘Cold Water’

    GENUS ORDINIS DEI make the ultimate sacrifice to survive the frigid Italian Alps in their powerful new COLD WATER music video New album Great Olden Dynasty out November 24, album features Cristina Scabbia on guest vocals for song ‘Salem’ Watch ‘Cold Water’ music video here / Stream the single via Spotify & Apple Music Italian symphonic death metal quartet Genus Ordinis Dei have just unveiled a stunning new music video for their latest single ‘Cold Water’. The impressive music video was directed by Steve Saints, and filmed in the dangerous Italian...Read More »
  • VNV NATION sells out American Empire Tour – returns to Denver + LA in December!

    VNV NATION sells out American Empire Tour – returns to Denver + LA in December!

    VNV Nation just wrapped up their Automatic Empire Tour in the US and are now taking the show abroad to select cities in Germany and Spain. Harris will continue to perform the iconic albums Automatic and Empires in a series of small clubs. Nearly every single date SOLD OUT in advance of the tour but have no fear, Ronan Harris is slated to return to the states in December for fans who may have missed him this time around. Harris will be performing DJ sets at Bar Standard in Denver, CO on December 30th and...Read More »
  • MAUSOLEUM sign to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

    MAUSOLEUM sign to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

    Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have signed zombie cult Death Metal ghouls MAUSOLEUM and are set to release the deadly double CD collection entitled Cadaveric Displays from The Funeral December 1. The morbid coffin of MAUSOLEUM has been opened and out from its foetid confines lurks…Cadaveric Displays From The Funeral! This abhorrently horror-choked two-disc collection is the final word in that Johnstown, Pennsylvania doom-horde’s ‘Zombiecult Death Metal’ gospel. It scrapes from their dreadful and disgusting slab 2003’s Cadaveric Displays of Ghoulish Ghastliness and 2011’s Back from the Funeral, along with 7″...Read More »
  • Toseland Signs To Frontiers Music

    Toseland Signs To Frontiers Music

    Frontiers Music Srl is thrilled to announce that up and coming UK rockersToseland have joined the Frontiers’ family! “Myself and the band are so excited and proud to have been recognized by one of the world’s leading rock labels. We know having a label as respected as Frontiers behind us makes a massive difference in our continued development. We are looking forward to working with Frontiers on our 3rd studio album, which we hope will be released in...Read More »
  • Apophys ‘Retaliate’ With New Song From Upcoming Sci-Fi Epic

    Apophys ‘Retaliate’ With New Song From Upcoming Sci-Fi Epic

    Apophys ‘Retaliate’ With New Song From Upcoming Sci-Fi EpicDutch death metal bruisers Apophys have been making waves since their surfacing in 2012, slowly carving their path in the modern death metal scene. Featuring members from God Dethroned and Toxocara this is a band with experience and a clear vision and approach to their writing, song structure above technicality. Their debut album was testament to that and seen the band tour internationally with acts such as...Read More »
  • TRIBULATION Announce Ltd. Edition 7″ EP, New Album “Down Below” due January 26

    TRIBULATION Announce Ltd. Edition 7″ EP, New Album “Down Below” due January 26

    “Down Below” is the title of TRIBULATION’s much anticipated upcoming studio album, which is set to be released on Century Media Records on January 26, 2018. Preceding the album release, TRIBULATION are issuing a brand-new 7” EP on December 22entitled “Lady Death”. The EP will include the album’s debut track, “Lady Death”, as well as the B-side piece entitled “Skärselden”. This fine item comes adorned by beautiful artwork (as seen above) crafted by TRIBULATION guitarist Jonathan Hultén and is limited to 1500 copies worldwide...Read More »
  • CARMINE AND VINNY APPICE TO PERFORM AT 2018 HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY CELEBRITY INDUCTION CEREMONY

    CARMINE AND VINNY APPICE TO PERFORM AT 2018 HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY CELEBRITY INDUCTION CEREMONY

    Famed drumming brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice will perform songs from their first and newly released joint studio album “Sinister,” at the 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Celebrity Induction Ceremony, January 24, 2018. This great collection is comprised of 13 tunes, and has numerous high profile musicians on all tracks. “Carmine has been singing lead and background for years. He´s a very good singer and I´m glad he sang one number on this record,” says Vinny...Read More »
  • Watch Veer Union’s Video For Their Cover Version Of Faith No More’s Epic!

    Watch Veer Union’s Video For Their Cover Version Of Faith No More’s Epic!

    The Veer Union Announce Release of ‘Decade: The History of our Evolution’ Box Set Pre-Order with Immediate Free Download Cover of Faith No More’s “Epic” Catch The Veer Union LIVE with Guest Vancouver, BC based Rock / Metal band The Veer Union has started a PRE-RELEASE worldwide through ROCKSHOP ENTERTAINMENT (RSE) for their first ever box set, Decade: History of Our Evolution, which will include 6 albums: Decade, Decade Acoustic, Decade 2, Decade 2 Acoustic,...Read More »
  • WATAIN Launch Pre-order For New Album “Trident Wolf Eclipse”

    WATAIN Launch Pre-order For New Album “Trident Wolf Eclipse”

    “Wild and fierce, the storm is coming No time for when and how Did you think it would wait forever? The time is now! – Watain “Furor Diabolicus” WATAIN’s new studio album “TRIDENT WOLF ECLIPSE” will be released on January 5, 2018. Pre-orders start today. The album is available as LP, Standard CD, limited CD Digipak, digitally as well as in a limited deluxe box set of 3000 copies. Check the links below for detailed information on...Read More »
  • SAXON Announce New Album “Thunderbolt”

    SAXON Announce New Album “Thunderbolt”

    SAXON isn’t wasting any time in 2018. Following the critically acclaimed release of Battering Ram in 2015, the heavy metal giants are set to release their latest studio album, Thunderbolt, on February 2, 2018 via the Militia Guard label (Silver Lining Music). The new album Thunderbolt will feature original artwork by long time SAXON collaborator Paul Raymond Gregory.   “This is album 22 and it’s called Thunderbolt.  It’s a storming, smashing, thundering collection of tracks we’ve been crafting with producer Andy Sneap, and it’s finished ready to be...Read More »
  • Vintersea Releases Official Music Video for “Skies Set Ablaze”

    Vintersea Releases Official Music Video for “Skies Set Ablaze”

    Oregon Melodic Metal Band Vintersea has released the Official Music Video for the single “Skies Set Ablaze,” off of their debut album The Gravity of Fall. “Skies Set Ablaze” was produced, directed, and edited by Karl Whinnery of Hotkarlproductions. Track List: 1. Arise 2. The Host 3. Entities 4. Skies Set Ablaze 5. The Holy Procession 6. The Gravity of Fall 7. Crevasse 8. Embers 9. Twinleaf 10. Mirror Lake VINTERSEA is a melodic metal...Read More »
  • SWEET & LYNCH Release New Video For “Walk” From New Album Unified

    SWEET & LYNCH Release New Video For “Walk” From New Album Unified

    SWEET & LYNCH will release their second album “Unified” November 10th via Frontiers Music Srl.  This past Friday the band debuted the first music video from the album, “Walk”. Watch it HERE. Sweet describes ‘Walk’ as “A song that stretched the boundaries of the band and it’s also a song that may surprise some people in a great way. It takes the listener back to the days when it wasn’t about keeping a song under four minutes but more so about creating a masterpiece.” George...Read More »
  • Natas Lived release new MUSIC VIDEO!

    Natas Lived release new MUSIC VIDEO!

    Natas Lived have released an official music video for the track “The One To Walk Away” produced by InglewoodFilms and features footage from the FEAR LEVEL movie. Natas Lived recently inked a worldwide deal with Zombie Shark Records, the new label from Motograter/Ex-The Browning drummer, Noah “Shark” Robertson. Their ‘We Are The Grey’ EP was recorded and produced by Dan Whittaker (Chelsea Grin, The Used, Vampires Everywhere) and Bucket at High Vibe Studios. The band...Read More »
  • Leaves Eyes Reveal New Album Info

    Leaves Eyes Reveal New Album Info

    AFM Records proudly presents the new cover artwork, tracklisting and release date of the upcoming LEAVES’ EYES album ‘Sign of the Dragonhead’ The hearts of symphonic metal fans will beat faster: Epic metal hymns, cracking rock songs, great choirs, powerful classical music, a top notch production and magic melodies – on top of it all Elina’s outstanding voice. The energy of the latest shows and tours (a.o. with Sabaton in North America) were taken directly into...Read More »
  • RAM releases new single, “Incinerating Storms”

    RAM releases new single, “Incinerating Storms”

    Swedish heavy metallers RAM will release their striking new album, Rod, this Friday (November 3rd) via Metal Blade Records! In anticipation of this release, RAM has now unleashed the third and final single from Rod: “Incinerating Storms” – which can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rUmbKLAqnw The previous single, “Gulag”, can be heard at: metalblade.com/ram – where the record can be pre-ordered in the following formats: –Jewelcase CD –Digipak CD –180g black vinyl –orange red vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies) –flame splatter vinyl...Read More »
  • ORPHANED LAND reveal cover art and details for new album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”

    ORPHANED LAND reveal cover art and details for new album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”

    Oriental metal pioneers, ORPHANED LAND, will release their new studio album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” on January 26, 2018 via Century Media Records. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band’s best and biggest production so far. “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” will feature a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and...Read More »
  • Operation: Mindcrime Release New Song “Wake Me Up”

    Operation: Mindcrime Release New Song “Wake Me Up”

    Frontiers Music Srl is set to release Operation Mindcrime’s “The New Reality” on December 1, 2017.  Today, the first song from the album has been released. Take a listen to “Wake Me Up” HERE. Buy or stream the album here: http://radi.al/Resurrection “The New Reality” is the third and final chapter in the musical trilogy from iconic metal vocalist Geoff Tate, following a little over one year after the release of the second chapter, Resurrection, in 2016 and about two years after the first chapter, The Key. Operation:...Read More »
  • Cannibal Corpse streams new single, “Scavenger Consuming Death”

    Cannibal Corpse streams new single, “Scavenger Consuming Death”

    Tomorrow (November 3rd), Cannibal Corpse will release their 14th full-length, Red Before Black, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Red Before Black, the new single, “Scavenger Consuming Death”, can be streamed online now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ee75jnP26U To hear the previous singles (“Code of the Slashers” and “Red Before Black”), please visit: metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –digipak CD (US exclusive) –limited edition 2CD digipak (EU exclusive) –jewelcase CD (EU exclusive) –opaque red vinyl (USA...Read More »
  • MARTY FRIEDMAN DEBUTS NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE,”SELF POLLUTION”

    MARTY FRIEDMAN DEBUTS NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE,”SELF POLLUTION”

    Grammy nominated recording artist and iconic guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN reveals a brand new music video featuring his touring bandmates for the aggressively melodic single, “Self Pollution”, taken from his groundbreaking new album, “Wall of Sound”, via PROSTHETIC RECORDS. FRIEDMAN adds, “This video is the first to feature my live band, with Kiyoshi on bass, Chargee on drums and Jordan Ziff on guitar. These guys (and girl) outshine me every night on tour. The video is loosely based on some...Read More »
  • Through Fire Release Video for Their Latest Single “Where You Lie”

    Through Fire Release Video for Their Latest Single “Where You Lie”

    Through Fire released the video directed by Steven Contreras for their current single “Where You Lie” off of their latest album Breathe today. THROUGH FIRE – Where You Lie (Official Music Video) After touring coast to coast as support for bands such as Seether, Black Stone Cherry and All That Remains, Through Fire announces their first headline run, the 2017 BREAKOUT TOUR!! They’ll be hitting the road with Dangerkids, Righteous Vendetta and Sumerian Records label...Read More »
  • HEIDEVOLK Release First Details Of Upcoming Album!

    HEIDEVOLK Release First Details Of Upcoming Album!

    HEIDEVOLK are the true definition of Pagan Metal Brotherhood. These Dutchmen hold up the flag for intelligent and perfectly balanced Pagan Folk Metal like no other. It’s time to unveil the info on their brand new release and upcoming masterpiece from HEIDEVOLK. Please welcome “Vuur van Verzet” – set to be released on January 12th 2018. Marvelous riff power, bombastic ensembles and folkloric tunes make up the amazing album that is “Vuur van Verzet”.   The band states: “Friends, We are...Read More »
  • The Black Dahlia Murder: ‘Miasma’ and ‘Nocturnal’ LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

    The Black Dahlia Murder: ‘Miasma’ and ‘Nocturnal’ LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

    The Black Dahlia Murder has just announced two catalog vinyl releases for November 24th: Miasma and Nocturnal! See below for more pressing information. Miasma LP re-issue –180 g black vinyl –night-blue vinyl (limited to 300 copies) –multi-colored splatter vinyl (limited to 200 copies) –ultra-clear vinyl (limited to 200 copies) Nocturnal LP re-issue –180 g black vinyl –navy blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies) –blue with red circles split colored vinyl (limited to 200 copies) –Picture Disc (limited to 300 copies) Pre-order...Read More »
  • Párodos release ‘Catharsis’ album and announce European tour!

    Párodos release ‘Catharsis’ album and announce European tour!

    Italian Avant-garde post black metal band Párodos released their awaited debut album ‘Catharsis’ via Inverse Records. Catharsis was recorded, mixed and mastered by Marco Mastrobuono (Hour of Penance), at Kick Recording Studio ( FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, Shores Of Null, Hour Of Penance). Mastrobuono also plays fretless bass in “Space Omega”, “Black Cross” and “Evocazione”. Francesco Ferrini from FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE has fully arranged and composed the track ‘Stasima’. Also Massimiliano Pagliuso from Novembre plays an impressive guitar solo in “Black Cross”. Párodos is going to kick off for an European tour, supporting the parthenopean black metal band Scuorn....Read More »
  • APPICE PREMIERE “MONSTERS AND HEROES” VIDEO

    APPICE PREMIERE “MONSTERS AND HEROES” VIDEO

    “Carmine & Vinny are both two of rocks greatest drummers of all time. It’s long overdue that they collaborated on a kick ass album together and Sinister delivers on all fronts. Far from just a drum showcase, this album rocks in all ways”. -Eddie Trunk- The family that rocks together, stays together – as evidenced by brothers and veteran performers Carmine and Vinny Appice  -Ultimate Classic Rock-   You’re unlikely to find a phenomenon like...Read More »
  • Finnish metal band Torchia release their furious debut album ‘Of Curses and Grief’

    Finnish metal band Torchia release their furious debut album ‘Of Curses and Grief’

    Finnish metal upcomers Torchia released their furious debut album ‘Of Curses and Grief’ Finnish metal horde Torchia released their bloodthirsty debut album ‘Of Curses and Grief’ on October 27th through Concorde Music Company. ‘Of Curses and Grief’ guides the listener from soaring melodies of Hell all the way to the filthy gutters of death metal. The album was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa, a legendary Finnish producer who in the past has worked with HIM, Amorphis, Ensiferum...Read More »
  • Seven Blocks release new single and music video “Ride”

    Seven Blocks release new single and music video “Ride”

    Seven Blocks released a new single and music video “Ride” Seven Blocks is a Finnish rock band from Tampere and they have just released a new single and music video “Ride”. Both tracks on the single represent the new style of Seven Blocks that combines the bands familiar style with a hint of American sound. The single offers first bites of the material that the upcoming full length from Seven Blocks shall offer. Singer/Songwriter Ville...Read More »
  • NYC-Based Hardcore Leaders VIBRATER Release Music Video for “Chameleon”

    NYC-Based Hardcore Leaders VIBRATER Release Music Video for “Chameleon”

    VIBRATER: Featuring Founding Members of NYC Industrial Metal Veterans BILE     New York City hardcore leaders VIBRATER just released their Jesse Ketive (ex-Emmure)-produced debut studio album, New Era of Terror, via Hong Kong label Nowed Records, and are set to perform two NYC-based shows next week – on October 29 at Revolution Bar & Music Hall and on Halloween, October 31, at Bowery Electric with Carnivore A.D. (click the embedded links for tickets and more info).   In anticipation of these shows, VIBRATER just released...Read More »
  • Future Punk Group BLXPLTN Unleash New Single ‘Education Destruction’

    Future Punk Group BLXPLTN Unleash New Single ‘Education Destruction’

    Known for championing social justice for people of colour, the LGBTQ community, women, immigrants and the forgotten members of society, BLXPLTN’s radical and empowering message is a punch in the face of the punk rebellion that – as many aspects of pop culture – has seen its historical image whitewashed. Their debut album Black Cop Down was produced by … And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead’s Autry Fulbright and Ringo Deathstarr’s Elliott Frazier, with early tracking by the late Jack White and The Mars Volta keyboard...Read More »
  • Coffin Carousel gets lobotomized in slimy new ‘Skull Candy’ music video

    Coffin Carousel gets lobotomized in slimy new ‘Skull Candy’ music video

    Melbourne Australia’s adrenaline-infused horror-punk rockers Coffin Carousel have released a spooky new music video for their latest single ‘Skull Candy’.The video was directed by Howard Von Noise and shot by Sionainne Costello. Skull Candy is the fourth single taken from the band’s new album Between Death & Dead which saw a worldwide release on October 13 via Eclipse Records. “Like all the previous Coffin Carousel music videos, Skull Candy captures the essence of working with good friends, bringing small ideas to...Read More »
  • DEAD QUIET RELEASE NEW SONG “BLOOD LOVERS”

    DEAD QUIET RELEASE NEW SONG “BLOOD LOVERS”

    Dead Quiet’s new album “Grand Rites” will be released on November 3, 2017. Pre orders for “Grand Rites” are available now Bandcamp and iTunes! When you pre-order from iTunes you’ll be able to own the song ‘Blood Lovers,’  ‘Spiritual Abuse,’ ‘Fucking Oath,’ and ‘Dear Demon’ or you can listen to it on Apple Music or Spotify. Today the fourth single, ‘Blood Lovers’, from “Grand Rites” has been made available for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music. Go now to listen! With influences ranging from doom metal to classic rock, Dead Quiet seeks...Read More »
  • NIGHTINGALE – To release “Rock Hard Live”; First single “Chasing The Storm Away” Launched

    NIGHTINGALE – To release “Rock Hard Live”; First single “Chasing The Storm Away” Launched

    Swedish progressive hard rockers NIGHTINGALE have announced the release of their first-ever live album, “Rock Hard Live”, for December 8, 2017. Following NIGHTINGALES’ latest studio album, “Retribution”, which was released in 2014 via InsideOutMusic, “Rock Hard Live”, was recorded at Germany’s Rock Hard Festival in 2016 and contains the following tracklisting: NIGHTINGALE – “Rock Hard Live”: 1. Nightfall Overture 2. A Raincheck On My Demise 3. Hideaway 4. Forevermore 5. Into The Light 6. Chasing The Storm Away 7....Read More »
  • Stryper Announce Their New Bass Player

    Stryper Announce Their New Bass Player

    From Stryper: We are proud to announce our New Bass Player! Please welcome Perry Richardson!! Stryper Announces New Bass Player Perry Richardson The multi-platinum rock band will return from a hiatus in 2018 with a new album and upcoming tour. Monday, October 30, 2017 — After months of speculation, multi-platinum rock band Stryper is excited to announce the addition of iconic bass player Perry Richardson to the band lineup. Richardson joins original members Michael Sweet (vocals...Read More »
  • Metal Legends ANNIHILATOR Release New Track “One To Kill”

    Metal Legends ANNIHILATOR Release New Track “One To Kill”

    ANNIHILATOR will release their highly-anticipated 16th studio album, For The Demented, on November 3, 2017 via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The album will be available in a Limited Edition Digipack with Lenticular cover, a jewel-case CD, a 12″ 180gms coloured vinyl in gatefold and digital download. Pre-order now via http://hyperurl.co/ForTheDemented.   Today, ANNIHILATOR have revealed a second new single, “One to Kill”. Listen to the aggressive, pummeling thrash track now via a new lyric video.   Guitarist and vocalist Jeff Waters says, “‘One To Kill’...Read More »
  • Sorcerer launches lyric video for new single “The Devils Incubus”

    Sorcerer launches lyric video for new single “The Devils Incubus”

    Swedish Epic Heavy Doom Metal warlords Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, this Friday (October 20th) via Metal Blade Records! Sorcerer have now released a lyric video for the new single “The Devils Incubus” at: youtube.com/watch?v=8i39_TeAhuk To hear the first single, “Sirens”, please visit: metalblade.com/sorcerer – where The Crowning Of The Fire King can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –Digipak-CD (with bonus tracks) –180 g black vinyl –Clear Turquoise Blue Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 400...Read More »
  • DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM PACIFISTICUFFS

    DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM PACIFISTICUFFS

    Swedish avant-metallers DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA have confirmed details of their upcoming new album titled Pacifisticuffs. The 13-track album will be released on December 8, 2017 via Candlelight/Spinefarm. The eight-headed beast behind Pacifisticuffs is notoriously hard to pigeonhole; although comfortable nestled in the rock and metal worlds, they incorporate elements of jazz, prog and even classical music. With tongues firmly in cheek, they take a sideways look at the world we live in and sprinkle their musical output with a healthy dose of theatrical sparkle....Read More »
  • DIAMOND BLACK (feat. The Sisters Of Mercy Guitarist Ben Christo) ‘Sorrow’ Debut Single & Video Released

    DIAMOND BLACK (feat. The Sisters Of Mercy Guitarist Ben Christo) ‘Sorrow’ Debut Single & Video Released

    UK rock band, Diamond Black (feat. The Sisters Of Mercy Guitarist Ben Christo), have released their debut single and music video for the song ‘Sorrow‘. The video can be viewed here: ‘Sorrow’ is produced and mixed by Jaani Peuhu. Mastering by  Minerva Pappi / Waudio. The superb cover artwork features the amazing Nange Magro Designer with art by Flashbang Studio. Intense, sensual and arcane, Diamond Black are a dark-rock quartet from Camden, London, UK. Founded by Ben Christo (guitarist of The Sisters of Mercy) and Finnish singer J.I. Turunen, Diamond Black bring you crushing...Read More »
  • CORNERS OF SANCTUARY release new single “Burn”

    CORNERS OF SANCTUARY release new single “Burn”

    raditional heavy metal rockers CORNERS OF SANCTUARY (COS) has released a new single with singer Treese Logan. This latest song, “Burn,” is now available as a free mp3 download exclusively on the band’s official website until November 1st. After which, the single will be available through Exquisite Noise Records USA. Corners of Sanctuary – “Burn” full song mp3 download link Coming off the heels of their recent “Dreams” collaboration with Powerless Rise vocalist Kayla Marie, COS quickens the...Read More »
  • ARKONA UNVEIL ALBUM DETAILS!

    ARKONA UNVEIL ALBUM DETAILS!

    Khram, isthe Russian word for temple – and the upcoming title ofARKONA‘s hotly anticipated, eighth studio album, set to be released onJanuary 19th 2018 via Napalm Records! A Khram is a temple shrouded in natural mysticism slumbering behind nocturnal treetops, yet open to everyone. The sincerity and depth that binds all five band members together resonates in the sumptuously dark cover artwork and leading lady Masha`s lyrics that are written in her own blood (which is also...Read More »
  • THE BREW – Sign With Napalm Records Worldwide!

    THE BREW – Sign With Napalm Records Worldwide!

    THE BREW – Sign With Napalm Records Worldwide!  photo credit: The Brew Hailing from the North Eastern fishing town of Grimsby, UK, THE BREWhave gained a reputation as being one of the most exciting live rock acts in Europe today. To date they have released five chart topping albums to their credit, in their unchanged, original lineup, featuring, Tim Smith on bass, Kurtis Smith on drums and Jason Barwick on guitar and vocals. Eclipsed, one of...Read More »
  • THE ELEMENT prepares their second album with production of JENS BOGREN

    THE ELEMENT prepares their second album with production of JENS BOGREN

    THE ELEMENT is a Prog Metal band based in California (USA) which started activities in Brazil with their guitarist and frontman Rafael Macedo in 1998. The band had a very promising career start, when they were pointed as one of the greatest highlights of the south of Brazil and got to support BLIND GUARDIAN and GRAVE DIGGER at the renowned Bar Opinião in Porto Alegre, Brazil. With the great acceptance of the band by the American audience, the band decided...Read More »
  • MORITZ ‘To The Moon And Back’ Music Video Released

    MORITZ ‘To The Moon And Back’ Music Video Released

    UK AOR/Classic Rock band, MORITZ, have released a music video for the song ‘To The Moon And Back‘, the track is taken from their long-awaited follow-up ‘About Time Too‘, which was released on 25 August, 2017 via  Shadows of a Dream/Cargo Records. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/TJqCGZNd6cY The album was recorded over the last four years at a number of studios. It was produced by MORITZ and mixed and mastered by MORITZ bass/keyboard player Ian Edwards. It is now 30 years since the band’s first release, the...Read More »
  • Amon Amarth: ‘Surtur Rising’ and ‘Twilight of the Thunder God’ LP re-issues now available

    Amon Amarth: ‘Surtur Rising’ and ‘Twilight of the Thunder God’ 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, Versus The World, Fate Of Norns and With Oden On Our Side. Now it’s time for Surtur Rising and Twilight of the Thunder God to receive the same treatment! Both Surtur Rising and Twilight of the Thunder God will be...Read More »
  • Cattle Decapitation launches “The Prophets of Loss” video

    Cattle Decapitation launches “The Prophets of Loss” video

    This past summer, Cattle Decapitation embarked on a European trek, during which director Paul McGuire / Obscenery Films (https://obsceneryfilms.com) travelled with the band and captured behind-the-scenes and live footage. To watch the music video for “The Prophets of Loss”, taken from 2015’s The Anthropocene Extinction, Cattle Decapitation is currently headlining the Metalsucks & Exclaim! Aggressive Tendencies Presents “The North American Extinction Tour Part II: Inhuman Beings”, featuring Revocation, Full Of Hell, andArtificial Brain as support. See below for all dates. Metalsucks...Read More »
  • Bloodshot Dawn ‘Reanimated’ With New Album!

    Bloodshot Dawn ‘Reanimated’ With New Album!

    Having been reported recently that melodic death metallers Bloodshot Dawn had entered the studio to begin work on their third full length album, entitled Renanimation; an album that is also set to feature prominent guests including Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy, Nevermore), Paul Wardingham, Ken Sorceron (Abigail Williams, The Faceless), Mendel Bij De Leij (Aborted). Today the band are pleased to reveal the album is set to see the light on12th January 2018 and will be released via...Read More »
  • Powerman 5000 Releases New Wave and “David F**cking Bowie” Video

    Powerman 5000 Releases New Wave and “David F**cking Bowie” Video

    Powerman 5000 releases New Wave today, October 27, 2017, via Pavement Entertainment. Pick up the album at Best Buy, specially priced at $7.99, and at all other digital and retail outlets everywhere. New Wave is Powerman 5000’s eleventh official release since forming in 1992. The new album marks the next chapter in the world of PM5K and is the follow-up to 2014’s highly successful Builders of the Future. On the direction of New Wave, vocalist Spider One says, “We went...Read More »
  • The Poodles – It´s No Good! New single!

    The Poodles – It´s No Good! New single!

    The Poodles  “IT`S NO GOOD” New single out today!  The Poodles are back with “It’s no good”, the second single from the coming album “PRISMA”, in virtual and physical stores early 2018! “We took on the challenge to do our version of an iconic song from a different genre”, says lead singer Jakob Samuel. “Depeche Mode is such an influential band and their darker 90s stuff is really cool!” he continues. The choice to do...Read More »
  • Small Town Titans Release Official Music Video for “Me, Myself, and Monster”

    Small Town Titans Release Official Music Video for “Me, Myself, and Monster”

    York, PA heavy rock band Small Town Titans has released the Official Music Video for their new single, “Me, Myself, and Monster,” “The song is about accepting and striking balance with the darkest parts of oneself. Anyone who says they could never commit an evil deed is probably the first person that will, at some point, blindly and ignorantly commit it. Once you acknowledge your ability to become a monster, that’s the path to becoming a...Read More »
  • Jeff Scott Soto Releases Music Video For “Feels Like Forever”

    Jeff Scott Soto Releases Music Video For “Feels Like Forever”

    Jeff Scott Soto Releases Music Video For “Feels Like Forever”   New Album “Retribution” Available November 10th via Frontiers Music Srl   As the release date of Jeff Scott Soto’s new album  “Retribution” draws closer, JSS has released a new music video for the third song from the album,“Feels Like Forever.”‘  Watch the clip HERE. Jeff commented on the video, “Here it is finally, one of the two clips we created for “Retribution,” this one features Howie Simon and me, who wrote, performed and produced the...Read More »
  • Tom Gabriel Fischer Of Celtic Frost Discusses The Loss Of Martin Eric Ain

    Tom Gabriel Fischer Of Celtic Frost Discusses The Loss Of Martin Eric Ain

    “The sands of time will never run, for an immortal dead man” Hellhammer/Celtic Frost, “Visions Of Mortality”, 1984, lyrics by Martin Eric Ain. Martin Eric Ain. 18. July 1967 – 21. October 2017 “I have had to draft a disconcerting number of obituaries in recent years, mourning the loss of individuals who were either very close to me or of distinct importance to my life. But this obituary is by far the most difficult one...Read More »
  • MAGNUM To Release New album Lost On The Road To Eternity

    MAGNUM To Release New album Lost On The Road To Eternity

    The release of their latest album Lost On The Road To Eternity sees British hard rock band Magnum celebrate a very special anniversary on 19 January 2018. It will be the 20th studio recording by the group surrounding founder members Bob Catley (vocals) and Tony Clarkin (guitar) since their 1978 debut Kingdom Of Madness. At the same time, Clarkin, Catley and bassist Al Barrow are set to introduce their current line-up featuring new additions Rick Benton (keyboards) and Lee Morris (drums). Benton joined the Magnum camp in December 2016 to replace long-standing member Mark...Read More »
  • BUTCHER BABIES New Album “Lilith” Out Now, Debuts at #1 on iTunes Metal Charts

    BUTCHER BABIES New Album “Lilith” Out Now, Debuts at #1 on iTunes Metal Charts

    For nearly a decade, BUTCHER BABIES have been crushing stages and eardrums worldwide with their vicious live performances and explosive energy which the band has now unleashed into their third studio album, “Lilith”, out today via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. Produced by Steve Evetts (Suicide Silence, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Cure), “Lilith” has already seduced fans worldwide as it debuts at #1 on iTunes Metal Chart, #7 on iTunes Rock Chart and #35 on iTunes Top 100 Charts. Grab your...Read More »
  • Sparzanza World Premiere New Video For “Vindication” On XS ROCK

    Sparzanza World Premiere New Video For “Vindication” On XS ROCK

    Huge guitars, high-octane pile-driving energy, choruses that wind around melodies that you cant’t get out of your head and a darkness that never lets up – these well-known elements of Sparzanza’s music mean that their fanbase is growing. The band’s street team “Black Cult” have outposts all over the world and together with the band, they can take pride in a twenty year career filled with explosive metal, prestigious award nominations, successful tours and radio...Read More »
  • Sparzanza World Premiere Of “Vindication” Video at 3PM EST Today Only On XS ROCK!

    Sparzanza World Premiere Of “Vindication” Video at 3PM EST Today Only On XS ROCK!

    Sparzanza World Premiere Of “Vindication” Video at 3PM EST Today Only On XS ROCK! Check back here for the exclusive premier of “Vindication” from their new album “Announcing The End”  Read More »
  • DEMON TONES RINGTONES ARE HERE TO DARKEN YOUR HALLOWEEN!

    DEMON TONES RINGTONES ARE HERE TO DARKEN YOUR HALLOWEEN!

    DEMON TONES RINGTONES ARE HERE TO DARKEN YOUR HALLOWEEN! OPEN THE GATES OF HELL EACH TIME YOUR PHONE RINGS! DEMON TONES ARE AVAILABLE ON MOST MAJOR CELLULAR NETWORKS AND THE GOOGLE PLAY STORE. Demon Tones Ringtones are a selection of 12 dark ringtones and soundscapes that are a great way to personalize your phone for this Halloween Season. Demon tones are available directly through many major cellular networks including: Verizon Wireless, Apples iPhone ringtone store, Sprint, Metro PCS,...Read More »
  • Thin Lizzy Founder ERIC BELL Details New Album ‘Standing At A Bus Stop’

    Thin Lizzy Founder ERIC BELL Details New Album ‘Standing At A Bus Stop’

    Founding Thin Lizzy guitarist Eric Bell will release his new solo album ‘Standing At A Bus Stop‘ on December 1st, via Of The Edge Productions/Cargo Records UK. ‘Standing at a Bus Stop‘ is legendary guitarist, musician and songwriter Eric Bell’s second album for Of The Edge Productions. The eagerly anticipated follow up to 2016’s Exile – Eric’s first studio recording for more than ten years – Standing at a Bus Stop gives fans more of what Eric does best – bitter sweet lyrics, gorgeous melodies and fantastic guitar riffs. Featuring nine brand...Read More »
  • Hardcore Superstar Release Video For New Single “Have Mercy On Me”

    Hardcore Superstar Release Video For New Single “Have Mercy On Me”

    New single ‘Have Mercy On Me’ followed up by  European tour with FOZZY, START FIRDAY!  “Have Mercy On Me” was released on all digital platforms on Friday the 13th of October and as an exclusive, limited edition 12” vinyl single. The b-side on the vinyl single will be “Next Please” a demo from the writing sessions for the new album “You Can´t Kill My Rock N’ Roll scheduled for release in Spring 2018. Support act The Last Band has also...Read More »
  • GWAR Premieres Video For “I’ll Be Your Monster

    GWAR Premieres Video For “I’ll Be Your Monster

    The wait is almost over, GWAR are set to release their latest opus “The Blood of Gods” tomorrow via Metal Blade Records. GWAR are set to return to the The Howard Stern Wrap Up Show this Halloween, Tuesday October 31st.   The band is set to perform two songs including their new single “I’ll Be Your Monster” and another special song. The show is hosted by Gary Dell’Abate and Jon Hein and airs at 11:00 AM ESTon Howard 100 and Howard 101 on SiriusXM and repeats throughout the day. “The Blood of Gods” is...Read More »
  • NWOBHM Legends WEAPON UK Sign a World Wide Deal with PURE STEEL RECORDS!

    NWOBHM Legends WEAPON UK Sign a World Wide Deal with PURE STEEL RECORDS!

    London, England UK- PURE STEEL RECORDS are Proud to announce the OFFICIAL signing of NWOBHM Legends WEAPON UK! A band with a rich tradition who have influenced the likes of Metallica and so many other bands around the world! Lemmy (Late of Motorhead) once proclaimed them to be “the greatest band we’ve ever toured with”. With this signing, the band are currently working on their forthcoming new album that will see its release in 2018...Read More »
  • Melodic death metal band DEATH ON FIRE reveal new video

    Melodic death metal band DEATH ON FIRE reveal new video

    DEATH ON FIRE REVEAL AMERICAN SCUM DEATH ON FIRE have teamed up with Nine Circles to reveal a new video for the single “American Scum”. The track is a three and a half minute scorcher of melodic death metal and is highly recommended for fans of Carcass and At The Gates. Order the single at this location: http://deathonfire.com/ Band founder Tim Kenefic commented “This video along with the lyrical content is meant to show how the...Read More »
  • DOLL SKIN Release ‘Daughter’ Music Video, On Tour With ONE-EYED DOLL

    DOLL SKIN Release ‘Daughter’ Music Video, On Tour With ONE-EYED DOLL

    DOLL SKIN have released the video for their new single “DAUGHTER”. DOLL SKIN is currently on tour supporting ONE-EYED DOLL on the SOMETHNG WICKED Tour, with special guests CO-OP (featuring Dash Cooper) on select dates, plus a select handful of headlining dates. The tour follows up several legs of headlining on the SHUT UP! Tour, and a Summer stint on the 2017 VANS WARPED TOUR. DOLL SKIN is supporting MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, the June 2017 released follow up to their 2016 EMP Label Group debut, IN YOUR FACE (AGAIN), Produced...Read More »
  • Visual rockers SALEMS LOTT reveal abstract gothic music video for “You Can’t Hide From the Beast Inside”

    Visual rockers SALEMS LOTT reveal abstract gothic music video for “You Can’t Hide From the Beast Inside”

    Hollywood-based visual hard rock front runners SALEMS LOTT have released a new video for the track “You Can’t Hide From the Beast Inside” from their album Mask Of Morality. With the recent release of part one of their new two-part album series, Mask Of Morality, the band delved into socially-conscious themes on individualism, values, morality and current politics. Check out the brand new music video for “You Can’t Hide From The Beast Inside” Directed by Ian Moore...Read More »
  • Anneke van Giersbergen’s VUUR release debut album “In This Moment We Are Free – Cities”

    Anneke van Giersbergen’s VUUR release debut album “In This Moment We Are Free – Cities”

    Anneke van Giersbergen’s new band VUUR release their much-anticipated debut album, “In This Moment We Are Free – Cities”, today! It has been receiving fantastic reviews and you can find just a few below: “Powerful, melodic & expertly arranged” – Powerplay “a punchy and upbeat take on modern progressive metal” – Prog Magazine “a wonderful debut” – The Prog Report Anneke comments: “Today is a special day. For close to 2 years I have been living, breathing, writing,...Read More »
  • OCEANS OF SLUMBER Announce New Album, “The Banished Heart”

    OCEANS OF SLUMBER Announce New Album, “The Banished Heart”

    Houston-based progressive metal outfit, OCEANS OF SLUMBER, have just announced the release of their forthcoming full-length album, “The Banished Heart”, on March 2, 2018 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. Singer Cammie Gilbert comments, “Guided by our resolve to only make music that is real to us, we explored a new depth and crawled deep inside ourselves to uncover what had been hiding and bring it out into the light. Sometimes in life there are places where we are able to turn...Read More »
  • Twelve Noon team up with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to raise awareness about PTSD with their new music video Hope In Tragedy

    Twelve Noon team up with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to raise awareness about PTSD with their new music video Hope In Tragedy

    Twelve Noon team up with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to raise awareness about PTSD with their new music video Hope In Tragedy Watch Hope In Tragedy music video at this location Pittsburgh, PA – Alt-rock hometown heroes Twelve Noon are back with a new music video for their latest single, Hope In Tragedy. This time, the band has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to raise awareness of treatment options for veterans suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The emotional music video...Read More »
  • Cannibal Corpse premieres title track of new album, ‘Red Before Black’

    Cannibal Corpse premieres title track of new album, ‘Red Before Black’

      On November 3rd, Cannibal Corpse will release their 14th full-length, Red Before Black, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Red Before Black, the title track can now be streamed   On November 3rd, Cannibal Corpse will release their 14th full-length, Red Before Black, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Red Before Black, the title track can now be streamed To watch the video for the previous single, “Code of the Slashers” (directed by Zev Deans / www.panoramaprogramming.com – who created videos forBehemoth‘s...Read More »
  • KOBRA AND THE LOTUS RELEASE BRAND NEW VIDEO!

    KOBRA AND THE LOTUS RELEASE BRAND NEW VIDEO!

    Prevail I, the latest offering by Canada’s hottest metal export KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, has been successfully released in May 2017 on Napalm Records. A true rock juggernaut full of blistering guitars, pounding rhythms and haunting vocal melodies that is taking the listener on a sonic journey leading them out from the darkness and into the light. Produced by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Epica etc) and mastered by Grammy award winning Ted Jensen, Prevail I has undoubtedly ushered...Read More »
  • Warrior Soul Announces New Album ‘Back On The Lash’

    Warrior Soul Announces New Album ‘Back On The Lash’

    WARRIOR SOUL, the band fronted by legendary singer Kory Clarke, will release their new studio album, entitled ‘Back On The Lash‘ on December 1st, via Livewire/Cargo Records UK. Warrior Soul are back with profane sermons delivered at high velocity and maximum volume and this is what the new album is all about! ‘Back On The Lash’ is a powerful statement of intent from Kory and Warrior Soul. Kory Clarke is one of the last true rock n’ roll frontmen and since the classic ‘Last...Read More »
  • DOWN ‘N OUTZ (FEATURING DEF LEPPARD’S JOE ELLIOTT TO RELEASE NEW LIVE ALBUM

    DOWN ‘N OUTZ (FEATURING DEF LEPPARD’S JOE ELLIOTT TO RELEASE NEW LIVE ALBUM

    OWN ‘N OUTZ TO RELEASE NEW LIVE ALBUM: “THE FURTHER LIVE ADVENTURES OF….” DECEMBER 1, 2017   RE-ISSUES OF “MY RE-GENERATION” + “THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF….” ALSO SET FOR DECEMBER 1, 2017   Instant Grat Track, “Overnight Angels” Available with Preorder of Live Album; Video Out Now   Down ‘n’ Outz are pleased to announce the release of a brand new live album“The Further Live Adventures Of …” on December 1st, via Frontiers Music Srl. The live album, recorded in Sheffield Corporation...Read More »
  • Former Celtic Frost, Hellhammer Bassist Martin Eric Ain Dead From Heart Attack

    Former Celtic Frost, Hellhammer Bassist Martin Eric Ain Dead From Heart Attack

    Martin Eric Ain (born Martin Stricker, was best known for being the former bassist of the extreme metal band Celtic Frost. He died on October 21, 2017 following a severe heart attack. After amassing a small fortune in the 1980’s from Celtic Frost’s success, he became an entrepreneur. He owned a successful DVD shop and bar in Zurich called Acapulco. He was also a co-owner of the music club Mascotte, which has become well known...Read More »
  • Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Daisy Berkowitz Dies

    Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Daisy Berkowitz Dies

    Scott Mitchell Putesky , more famously known as Daisy Berkowitz, was the lead guitarist and co-founder of the band Marilyn Manson. His stage name was created by combining Daisy Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard TV Show, with the serial killer David Berkowitz. He left the band on May 8, 1996, about halfway through the recording of Antichrist Superstar over differences with Marilyn Manson. In September 2013, Putesky was diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer. Besides Marilyn...Read More »
  • HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

    HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

    2017 marks another chapter in the career of exceptional rock act,HOOBASTANK, by signing to the Austrian indie label NAPALM RECORDS and announcing their next album, scheduled for the first half of 2018. HOOBASTANK comments on their future endeavors: “We’re extremely thrilled about signing with Napalm Records and honored to be joining their roster of talented artists. For our 6th full-length album we finally got to work with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5). We had been wanting...Read More »
  • ARCH ENEMY Debut New Music Video for Single, “The Race”, Taken From “Will To Power”

    ARCH ENEMY Debut New Music Video for Single, “The Race”, Taken From “Will To Power”

    Having just completed a successful run of dates across Eastern Europe on the “Will To Power International Tour”, extreme metal giants ARCH ENEMY are back with another ripping single from their recently released album, “Will To Power”, with the music video single for “The Race”. Founding member Michael Amott commented: “This was actually the last song written for the ‘Will To Power’ album. Listening through all the material we had up to that point we agreed that...Read More »
  • Announcing Vai Academy, 2018!

    Announcing Vai Academy, 2018!

    VAI ACADEMY 4.0 4 DAYS & NIGHTS OF NON-STOP GUITAR   Vai Academy is a 4 day event for players and music-lovers of all ages, levels, interests, and taste! Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan. Our four-day programs offer activities and workshops for you. Our environments are non-competitive and are strictly about immersing oneself in the joys of music and our lovely surroundings! Please visit http://vaiacademy.com/ for more information JANUARY 3 – 7,...Read More »
  • Doro Pesch Voters Crash XS ROCK Site In Queen Of Metal Poll

    Doro Pesch Voters Crash XS ROCK Site In Queen Of Metal Poll

    Voting is now closed! After 4,000 votes for Doro came in an extremely short amount amount of time our server was knocked offline by the sheer amount of hits to the poll. Our site received so many votes for her that it crashed our site temporarily.  We had to end the poll prematurely, to get the site back online for everyone! Thanks to everyone who voted! No disrespect to any of the other candidates, as we...Read More »
  • WATAIN To Release “Nuclear Alchemist” 7-Inch Single on October 31, 2017

    WATAIN To Release “Nuclear Alchemist” 7-Inch Single on October 31, 2017

    Prepare for Swedish Black Metal violence courtesy of WATAIN on Halloween as October 31 marks the international release date for the band’s savage new single, “Nuclear Alchemy”, taken from their new album set for release on January 5, 2018. “Nuclear Alchemy” is the sound of an eager beast let loose from its cage at last. A song of violent fire, impending doom and of necks craned in ecstasy. A dissolving injection of power and force into the coagulated veins of...Read More »
  • Overdrive.ie Premiere New Overoth Music Video ‘God Of Delusion’

    Overdrive.ie Premiere New Overoth Music Video ‘God Of Delusion’

    Late last month Irish death dealers Overoth released their second full length The Forgotten Tome via Hostile Media. With no less than ten tracks and over 40 minutes of extreme metal laden with orchestration, and artwork from none other than Will Simpson (Game Of Thrones, DC Comics), the quartet’s grand opus has seen praise from fans and the metal press the world over. “If there was ever a perfect example of what death metal is, I would...Read More »
  • SEVENTH CALLING announce special appearance at Swordmetal Festival

    SEVENTH CALLING announce special appearance at Swordmetal Festival

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota heavy metal band SEVENTH CALLING has announced a special appearance by guitarist Alex Ritchey at this year’s installment of the Swordmetal Festival set to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Neisen’s Sports Club in Savage, Minnesota. Guitarist / vocalist Steve Handel has checked in with the following comment: “I am totally excited about Alex joining us on the stage for this great event. It has been a while since Seventh Calling was based...Read More »
  • Prog Metallers ‘Vrona’ announce two new tracks – and the addition of a vocalist!

    Prog Metallers ‘Vrona’ announce two new tracks – and the addition of a vocalist!

    Prog Metallers ‘Vrona’ announce two new tracks – and the addition of a vocalist! Within a year of their inception, Vrona had already performed at Bloodstockand Mammothfest, and shared stages with the likes of Dorje, Cambion, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing and more. Their first EP ‘A Lapse In Time’ released in early 2016 gained them critical acclaim with their instrumental offerings being compared to a vocal-less mix of Karnivool, TesseracT and Tool. 2017 sees a marked change in the band as...Read More »
  • INTEGRITY Release Playthrough Video; Announce B.C. Rich Guitar Contest

    INTEGRITY Release Playthrough Video; Announce B.C. Rich Guitar Contest

    INTEGRITY has released a guitar playthrough video for the song “Burning Beneath the Devil’s Cross” via their latest album, Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume. Watch the clip via YouTube HERE.   Additionally, INTEGRITY has partnered with No Echo, B.C. Rich, Ernie Ball, Lace Pickups and Relapse Records to allow fans to win a prize pack including a B.C. Rich Guitar. Fans are encouraged to enter by recording their own version of the guitar solo in “Burning Beneath The Devil’s...Read More »
  • Wolfhorde releases digital tribute EP featuring songs from Finntroll, Moonsorrow and Amorphis!

    Wolfhorde releases digital tribute EP featuring songs from Finntroll, Moonsorrow and Amorphis!

    Wolfhorde is releasing a tribute EP with three cover songs from the best known pioneers of Finnish metal music: Finntroll, Moonsorrow and Amorphis. These bands have been big inspiration to Wolfhorde and also to many others.   From the core, Wolfhorde is a Folk Metal band, but after all categories don’t really mean that much. With this release we want to show where our biggest musical inspiration comes from and how long and diverse is the history of Finnish...Read More »
  • NARCOTIC WASTELAND Releases New Track “Return to the Underground”

    NARCOTIC WASTELAND Releases New Track “Return to the Underground”

    Extreme metal four-piece NARCOTIC WASTELAND – the full-time project of former Nile frontman Dallas Toler-Wade – will release their second full-length album, entitled Delirium Tremens, this coming Friday, October 13, 2017 via Megaforce Records/MRI. Pre-order your copy via Amazon. In celebration of tomorrow’s release, NARCOTIC WASTELAND have dropped another new single, entitled “Return to the Underground”. “‘Return to the Underground’ is sort of a celebration of all art that is uncompromising, and artists who stick to their guns and create from the heart...Read More »
  • LIFE OF AGONY’S ALAN ROBERT DRAWS UP A MONSTER MASH-UP YOU WON’T SOON FORGET

    LIFE OF AGONY’S ALAN ROBERT DRAWS UP A MONSTER MASH-UP YOU WON’T SOON FORGET

    Download FREE Horror Coloring Pages From the Best-Selling ‘Beauty of Horror’ Artist   New York, NY (October 13, 2017) – What better way to celebrate Friday the 13ththan by coloring in your favorite horror icons? Life of Agony’s Alan Robert, creator of the best-selling Beauty of Horror coloring books, has illustrated two FREE coloring pages for you to get your creep on! One drawing features a wild combo of Twisty the Clown (American Horror Story), Freddy Krueger...Read More »
  • Metal Blade Records signs Hamferð from the Faroe Islands

    Metal Blade Records signs Hamferð from the Faroe Islands

    Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of up-and-coming doomsters Hamferð from the Faroe Islands. Hamferð comments: “We’re thrilled and proud to announce that we have signed a recording agreement with Metal Blade Records! Since we started out back in 2008 we have worked closely with our local label TUTL. The cooperation has been rewarding and our ties will not be severed completely. However, for the upcoming album and in the future we felt it was time...Read More »
  • VIRGIL & STEVE HOWE – Title Track From Collaborative Album “Nexus” Launched

    VIRGIL & STEVE HOWE – Title Track From Collaborative Album “Nexus” Launched

    Following the news earlier this week that STEVE HOWE would continue with plans to release his recently completed collaborative album with late son VIRGIL, he can now reveal the first piece of new music to be taken from the album. Listen to the title track from “Nexus” streaming below or here: https://youtu.be/gSQcpGmT3Uw. VIRGIL & STEVE HOWE – “Nexus” STEVE commented: “On most of the tracks on the album I stick to one featured guitar per track but on Nexus I...Read More »
  • Melissa VanFleet new single “RAVEN” is out now

    Melissa VanFleet new single “RAVEN” is out now

    MELISSA VANFLEET RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE  ‘RAVEN’  PRODUCED BY MARCO COTI ZELATI OF LACUNA COIL On October 13, 2017, american alt-metal artist Melissa VanFleet released her highly anticipated and hauntingly compelling new single, “Raven”, available now at all major digital retailers. The single was recorded in February 2017 at BRX Studio in Milan with the team behind italian gothic metal band Lacuna Coil‘s critically acclaimed 2016 album “Delirium” – bassist/producer Marco Coti Zelati with engineers Marco Barusso (Thirty Seconds To Mars, Coldplay, etc..), Dario Valentini and Marco D’Agostino – and features guest musician Douglas Blair (W.A.S.P.) on lead guitar....Read More »
  • POWER QUEST: “LORDS OF TOMORROW” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    POWER QUEST: “LORDS OF TOMORROW” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    Power Quest, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the UK just released a music video for “Lords of Tomorrow”, the second single from their long awaited 6th album “Sixth Dimension”. The album will be released on October 13th via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe/USA and on October 11th in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. Link to the music video: https://youtu.be/67A1RjzFLQQ “Sixth Dimension” was mastered by Jens Bogren [Dragonforce, Symphony X, Arch Enemy] and the artwork was...Read More »
  • METALITE: “NIGHTMARE” LYRIC VIDEO RELEASED

    METALITE: “NIGHTMARE” LYRIC VIDEO RELEASED

    The Swedish melodic metal band METALITE just released a lyric video for “Nightmare”, the second single from their debut album “Heroes In Time”. Link to the lyric video: https://youtu.be/cNVur6CDJ8w “Heroes In Time” will be released on October 27th in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. “Heroes In Time” is an impressive debut album filled with melodic and memorable songs, crowned with the strong and emotional vocals by vocalist Emma Bensing as well as a powerful production by Jacob Hansen [Volbeat, Amaranthe, Evergrey]. The...Read More »
  • NEON COVEN RELEASE COVER OF DEPECHE MODE “NEVER LET ME DOWN AGAIN”

    NEON COVEN RELEASE COVER OF DEPECHE MODE “NEVER LET ME DOWN AGAIN”

    Neon Coven, the new industrial rock band from Los Angeles, CA, featuring Jacob Bunton (Adler/ Lynam) and Ace Von Johnson (Faster Pussycat) has released their take on Depeche Mode’s “Never Let Me Down Again” today.  Produced by Bunton, the song is available on the band’s official YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38RXFOPqtpw Neon Coven is comprised of Anthony Montemarano (vocals), Jacob Bunton (bass), Ace Von Johnson (guitar), and Kyle Cunningham (drums). From Los Angeles, CA, Neon Coven abandoned much of the ethos of the tradition of heavy rock to create an intellectual and theoretical sound, linked to an...Read More »
  • Through Fire Announces the 2017 BREAKOUT TOUR!!

    Through Fire Announces the 2017 BREAKOUT TOUR!!

    After touring coast to coast as support for bands such as Seether, Black Stone Cherry and All That Remains, Through Fire announces their first headline run, the 2017 BREAKOUT TOUR!! They’ll be hitting the road with Dangerkids, Righteous Vendetta and Sumerian Records label mates American Sin. It’s been an amazing year with their single “Breathe” going top 10 in the Country at rock radio, #1 on Billboards Mainstream Rock recurrent chart and their second consecutive...Read More »
  • WITHIN SILENCE: “CHILDREN OF LIGHT” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    WITHIN SILENCE: “CHILDREN OF LIGHT” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    The melodic metal band WITHIN SILENCE just released a music video for “Children of Light”, the second single from their new album “Return From The Shadows”. Link to the music video: https://youtu.be/ooqdd0nd8_A “Return From The Shadows” will be released on October 27th in Europe and North America through Ulterium Records. “Return From The Shadows” is a perfect follow-up to the debut album “Gallery of Life” and feels like a more mature and focused album. The impressive song-writing and...Read More »
  • Brad Jurjens Releases Solo CD feat. Jeff Scott Soto of Sons of Apollo

    Brad Jurjens Releases Solo CD feat. Jeff Scott Soto of Sons of Apollo

    Los Angeles – based guitarist Brad Jurjens is releasing his first solo album today. It’s a heavy metal record featuring Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, Journey, Sons of Apollo) on vocals, among others David Ellefson (Megadeth) and Ralph Ciavolino (Yngwie Malmsteen) on bass, Aaron Stechauner (Rings of Saturn) and Brandon Pertzborn (Doyle, Black Flag) on drums. The album’s kickoff party happened at the Ultimate Jam Night at the legendary Whisky a Go Go on Tuesday...Read More »
  • TENGGER CAVALRY SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS! Unveil First Lyric Video

    TENGGER CAVALRY SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS! Unveil First Lyric Video

    Hailing from New York City, with their exotic mix of throat singing, the Mongolian fiddle and Central Asian instruments, TENGGER CAVALRYhave signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records! TENGGER CAVALRY, or “the army of sky god”, is not just a Billboard-featured metal band, but also the symbol of nomadic warrior spirit that connects fans from all over the world. Since the band formed in 2010,TENGGER CAVALRY successfully completed two headlining tours across over 40 cities of North...Read More »
  • LADY BEAST’s ‘Vicious Breed’ Coming November 17 on Cruz Del Sur Music / Lyric Video Released

    LADY BEAST’s ‘Vicious Breed’ Coming November 17 on Cruz Del Sur Music / Lyric Video Released

    Cruz Del Sur Music is proud to announce the November 17 release of Vicious Breed from Pittsburgh’s NWOBHM-inspired upstarts LADY BEAST. The album was produced by Jason Jouver.  Karl Dahmer is credited with the album’s cover art. A lyric video for album track “Every Giant Shall Fall” is available at https://youtu.be/HUexedxAqUc   Recorded at +/- Studios in Pittsburgh under the supervision of Jason Jouver, Vicious Breedis LADY BEAST‘s most dynamic album to date. Sporting a wide variety of moods and flavors, the record features the speedy title...Read More »
  • OMNIUM GATHERUM Release Lyric Video For New Single, “Blade Reflections”

    OMNIUM GATHERUM Release Lyric Video For New Single, “Blade Reflections”

      Preorder a copy of the 7-inch at OMNIUM GATHERUM’s web store: https://www.backstagerockshop.com/products/omnium-gatherum-blade-reflections-signed-bundle Singer Jukka Pelkonen comments, “In the light of recent events we wanted to voice our opinion about the tragedy of suicide. This is a subject that may concern anyone at some point. ʻBlade Reflectionsʼ is a statement against suicide and an encouragement to all of those who dwell in the depths of self-annihilation. Having been there myself too, I know how devastating it...Read More »
  • Powerman 5000 Releases “Cult Leader” Music Video

    Powerman 5000 Releases “Cult Leader” Music Video

    On October 13, 2017, Powerman 5000 releases the music video for “Cult Leader,” giving fans another taste of their upcoming New Wave album, available everywhere October 27, 2017, via Pavement Entertainment. “Cult Leader” pumps up the propaganda with the ultimate theme song for the Follow Me Age! The song also makes a commentary on society’s modern vices. According to vocalist Spider One, “We live in a culture of cults. It’s not just Charles Mason or Jim Jones anymore....Read More »
  • Announcing The 2017 Holiday Bash Featuring L.A. Guns, Warrant, Jack Russell’s Great White, & Riverdogs

    Announcing The 2017 Holiday Bash Featuring L.A. Guns, Warrant, Jack Russell’s Great White, & Riverdogs

    Frontiers Music Srl Presents The 2017 Holiday Bash Featuring L.A. Guns, Warrant, Jack Russell’s Great White, & Riverdogs on December 2, 2017 at The Canyon Club! Tickets On Sale Now: http://bit.ly/2g5SBRW Frontiers Music Srl will be celebrating the holidays in style this year with the first annual Frontiers’ Rock Holiday Bash in Los Angeles! L.A. Guns (featuring the reunion of Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis), Warrant, Jack Russell’s Great White , and Riverdogs will provide the evening’s entertainment at The Canyon Club on December 2, 2017....Read More »
  • STORMBRINGER release their second single & video from upcoming album

    STORMBRINGER release their second single & video from upcoming album

    STORMBRINGER release their second track from new album ‘Born A Dying Breed‘, due to be released in November, with the full promo video for the blistering rocker ‘Bleed For’ Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a91czFWwxHo&feature=youtu.be Their monster third album ‘Born A Dying Breed’ will be released on 3rdNov and it sees the band really ramping things up a notch, huge chunky hard rock tracks intermingled with some sublime songs showcasing their lighter touch, this truly is a...Read More »
  • JONO To Release New Album “Life” December 1st

    JONO To Release New Album “Life” December 1st

    Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the upcoming release fromJONO, “Life,” which will be available December 1st. Today, JONO has released a music video for the first single, “No Return.” Watch the videoHERE. Order “Life” here: http://radi.al/JonoLife or at the links below: Frontiers: http://www.frontiers.shop (CD & VINYL) Amazon: http://radi.al/JonoLifeAmazon     iTunes: http://radi.al/JonoLifeiTunes   Google Play: http://radi.al/JonoLifeGooglePlay Digital pre-orders come with an instant download of “No Return” Follow JONO on Spotify: http://radi.al/JonoLifeSpotify and Apple Music: http://radi.al/JonoLifeAppleMusic to be alerted when new singles from the album are released and to add JONO to your favorite playlists. The band says: ‘We are very thrilled...Read More »
  • SKINNED Release Official Video for First Single from Forthcoming Album ‘Shadow Syndicate’

    SKINNED Release Official Video for First Single from Forthcoming Album ‘Shadow Syndicate’

    Colorado Death Metal veterans SKINNED have released the official video for “We Are The End,” the first single from forthcoming new album Shadow Syndicate. The video was filmed/edited by Obscenery Films and can be viewed at https://youtu.be/0XfOynaoik8 Recorded by Dave Otero at Flatline Audio (Cattle Decapitation, Cephalic Carnage, etc),Shadow Syndicate features 10 songs of crushing, shredding Death Metal born of Rocky Mountain blood. Plans for the album’s official release are currently in the works. Stay tuned! Track List: 1. Wings...Read More »
  • THE HAXANS RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM ‘PARTY MONSTERS’

    THE HAXANS RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM ‘PARTY MONSTERS’

    Los Angeles-based Goth Pop duo THE HAXANS are pleased to announce that they have unleashed their debut full-length, Party Monsters. The group, comprised of New Years Day vocalist Ash Costello and Rob Zombie bassist Matt Montgomery (better known as Piggy D), came together over three years ago and have taken their longstanding passion project from grotesque dream to a frightful reality with ‘Party Monsters’. Speaking about what fans can expect from the new record, the band states, “This...Read More »
  • LESBIAN BED DEATH confirmed as the main support toThe Birthday Massacre’s 2017 UK Tour

    LESBIAN BED DEATH confirmed as the main support toThe Birthday Massacre’s 2017 UK Tour

    LESBIAN BED DEATH, the UK female fronted HARD ROCK / GOTHIC PUNK  band, are back from their successfully crowdfunded whirlwind tour of Spain, and are getting ready to head back on the road, this time across the UK. The band have been confirmed as the main support for The Birthday Massacre’s upcoming UK tour which starts in London on 24th October and will serve as a great opportunity to further promote their fifth studio album, EVIL NEVER DIES, to a wider audience.  ...Read More »
  • Anti-Flag – American Fall

    Anti-Flag – American Fall

    Artist: Anti-Flag Album: American Fall Genre: Punk Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: November 3, 2017 Track Listing: 01 American Attraction 02 The Criminals 03 When The Wall Falls 04 Trouble Follows Me 05 Finish What We Started 06 Liar 07 Digital Blackout 08 I Came. I Saw. I Believed. 09 Racists 10 Throw It Away 11 Casualty Music bestows a voice upon the voiceless. It provides a mouthpiece for the unheard to be heard. It amplifies the...Read More »
  • PANORAMA (feat. members of Unisonic, Pink Cream 69, Random Eyes, Gods Of Silence, Amoral) Signs With Rock Of Angels Records

    PANORAMA (feat. members of Unisonic, Pink Cream 69, Random Eyes, Gods Of Silence, Amoral) Signs With Rock Of Angels Records

    Swiss/Finnish/American hard rock band, PANORAMA, have signed with European label ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. PANORAMA’s debut album “Around The World“, includes 11 tracks and is produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Dennis Ward(Unisonic, Pink Cream 69). PANORAMA is: Christian Palin – Vocals (Random Eyes, ex Adagio) Dennis Ward – Bass (Unisonic, Pink Cream 69) Sammy Lasagni – Guitars (Gods of Silence, ex Kirk, ex Godiva) Ben Varon – Guitars (Amoral, ex Grease Helmet) Philipp Eichenberger – Drums (Gods of Silence, ex Kirk)...Read More »
  • BUTCHER BABIES UNLEASH NEW TRACK “POMONA (SHIT HAPPENS)”

    BUTCHER BABIES UNLEASH NEW TRACK “POMONA (SHIT HAPPENS)”

    BUTCHER BABIES UNLEASH NEW TRACK “POMONA (SHIT HAPPENS)”   ON TOUR NOW WITH HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD   NEW ALBUM ‘LILITH’ OUT OCTOBER 27TH With two weeks to go until the release of their third studio album, Lilith, Hollywood-based Metal outfit BUTCHER BABIES have released another new track off the upcoming record. The new song, titled “POMONA (Shit Happens)” is perhaps the bands most unhinged and irreverent track to date, and fans who pre-order Lilith will be able to download it as an...Read More »
  • DEATH ALLEY Sign Worldwide Deal with Century Media Records; Premiere New Song, “The Sewage”

    DEATH ALLEY Sign Worldwide Deal with Century Media Records; Premiere New Song, “The Sewage”

    Dutch destroyers DEATH ALLEY already raised attention with their debut album, “Black Magick Boogieland”, in 2015. The band, revolving around former The Devil’s Blood guitarist Oeds Beydals, singer Douwe Truijens, Swedish drummer Uno Bruniusson (ex-In Solitude) and latest addition Sander Bus on bass, mainline an unorthodox cross contamination of psychedelic hard rock and punk, played with excellent precision and power. The spirit of Bad Brains and King Crimson, Hawkwind and Poison Idea, and hints of The...Read More »
  • HR Of The Bad Brains’ Eccentric Life  Revealed In Documentary

    HR Of The Bad Brains’ Eccentric Life Revealed In Documentary

    Shamanistic Frontman HR Of The Bad Brains’ Eccentric Life Revealed In Documentary, “  Finding Joseph I”   In Theaters Now and on DVD November 3rd “By digging through Hudson’s triumphant and tumultuous past emerges a story of the life of the man credited with being the driving force of one of the greatest bands of all time.” –OC Weekly “Explores both the singer’s legacy as a dynamic frontman and as a quixotic figure possibly struggling with mental...Read More »
  • Dyscarnate Post ‘With All Their Might’ Making Of Video

    Dyscarnate Post ‘With All Their Might’ Making Of Video

    Dyscarnate Post ‘With All Their Might’ Making Of Video The kings of UK death metal, Dyscarnate, have today revealed a video documenting the making of their latest album With All Their Might. The video delves into the recording process as well as the lead up with the recruitment of new bass player and second vocalist Al Llewellyn. Watch The Video Here: https://youtu.be/d8STHEMGlfU Last month the band teamed up with Metal Hammer to stream their new album...Read More »
  • VIOLENT DIVINE Launches New Video !

    VIOLENT DIVINE Launches New Video !

    The Swedish Metallers from Violent Divine have uploaded today the brand new video for the song “Unbeliever” (shot and directed by Jonas Andersson). The video can be seen at this location : https://youtu.be/Nu_LlLMc0b0 “Unbeliever” is taken from the upcoming album “Louder Than Love”, which has a release date set for November 10, 2017.   Track List :  CRAWL I BELIEVE RIGHT YOU ARE IN YOUR BEDROOM LOUDER THAN LOVE DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS POISON THAT I AM FAITH FRANTIC APOCALYPTIC AND INSANE...Read More »
  • The Hawkins – Aint Rock n Roll!

    The Hawkins – Aint Rock n Roll!

    Artwork by: Micke Lindén The Hawkins “Aint Rock n Roll” Debut album out now!   The Hawkins. One band. Four band members. Ten songs. Sometimes it’s just as easy as that. ”’Ain´t Rock n Roll’ proposes ten supercharged songs that will take you into a real whirlwind of rocknroll punky hot rock! This first album by these Swedish Rockers is a good vintage and we want to see them live!” – Cricri Dans, Rockmetalmag.fr There are many classic debut...Read More »
  • CLUTCH TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION VINYL COLLECTOR PICTURE DISCS

    CLUTCH TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION VINYL COLLECTOR PICTURE DISCS

    Clutch and Weathermaker Music have prepared three very special Clutch limited edition vinyl collector picture discs.  The first in the series, “Live At The Googolplex” will be available tomorrow. Recorded in 2002 in Chicago, Montreal, Kansas City, and Columbus, OH.  “Live At The Googolplex”, like all three releases in the series will be the first time these releases will be available as a picture disc vinyl. The next two releases in the series will be “Jam Room” (scheduled for release October 27th,...Read More »
  • Act of Defiance lands on international charts with new album, ‘Old Scars, New Wounds’

    Act of Defiance lands on international charts with new album, ‘Old Scars, New Wounds’

    Act of Defiance lands on international charts with new album, ‘Old Scars, New Wounds’ Act of Defiance – the heavy metal group featuring the veteran talents of Chris Broderick on guitar, Henry Derek on vocals, Shawn Drover on drums and Matt Bachand on bass – released their latest full-length album, Old Scars, New Wounds, just under two weeks ago via Metal Blade Records. The band is thrilled to announce that the record has debuted on both the U.S. and...Read More »
  • Relapse Records Offers Free Album Featuring Obituary, Dying Fetus, Integrity and More!

    Relapse Records Offers Free Album Featuring Obituary, Dying Fetus, Integrity and More!

    Relapse is proud to partner with Rock To The Future to offer our annual label sampler highlighting another year of incredible music from our eclectic roster, featuring the best dark and heavy music from around the globe. Ranging from death metal, black metal, doom, sludge, and grindcore to hard rock, electronic, synth, industrial, experimental, prog, and more, the sampler features over 30 tracks from metal legends like OBITUARY, DYING FETUS, INTEGRITY and INCANTATION to rising stars and sonic innovators MYRKUR, KING WOMAN, S U R V I...Read More »
  • NE OBLIVISCARIS Stream New Track, “Urn (Part II) As Embers Dance In Our Eyes”

    NE OBLIVISCARIS Stream New Track, “Urn (Part II) As Embers Dance In Our Eyes”

    Australian progressive metal visionaries NE OBLIVISCARIS are streaming another new track off their highly anticipated new album, ‘Urn’.  The track titled “Urn (Part II) – As Embers Dance In Our Eyes” exudes power, grace, and confidence from these progressive metal visionaries. “Urn (Part II) – As Embers Dance In Our Eyes” is streaming online now at the Season of Mist YouTube channel. Regarding the track, NE OBLIVISCARIS frontman Tim Charles comments: “With just over two weeks left until our new album is officially released,...Read More »
  • THE FRIGHT Release New Single and Video for “Oblivion”

    THE FRIGHT Release New Single and Video for “Oblivion”

    THE FRIGHT Release New Single and Video for “Oblivion”   New Album Canto V Out Now   Something dark but beautiful is coming your way shortly! The new The Fright album titled Canto V will be released this coming Friday the 13th of October. Prior to the album release the Dark Rockers hailing from Leipzig, Germany are releasing a new single and matching video for the song “Oblivion” You can see the video right here on Steamhammer’s YouTube channel HERE.   Lon...Read More »
  • DR. LIVING DEAD! Debut video to new song “Terror Vision”

    DR. LIVING DEAD! Debut video to new song “Terror Vision”

    DR. LIVING DEAD! Release Video To New Single, “Terror Vision”, “Cosmic Conqueror” out October 27 via Century Media Here it comes, folks! A brand new video of the song “Terror Vision”, taken from DR. LIVING DEAD!’s upcoming studio album, “Cosmic Conqueror”, which will be released on October 27, 2017 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Check out “Terror Vision” streaming below or click here: https://youtu.be/Xs328I1NNqc Pre-order the new album “Cosmic Conqueror” today at http://smarturl.it/Dr.LivingDeadCC You can also view the video for the album’s title...Read More »
  • DESPYRE Releases “Irritation” EP

    DESPYRE Releases “Irritation” EP

    DESPYRE hails from Long Island, NY, and is made up of five seasoned musicians who’ve been influenced and cultivated in the shadow of the long traditions of NY heavy metal. The core philosophy that drives DESPYRE is the combination of two emotions that forms the basis of their name, despair and inspire. The band’s mission is to encourage those who have reached a point where life has lost its spark through driving, melodic, and hard-hitting...Read More »
  • SWEDISH THRASH SHOCK BAND F.K.U. RELEASE “FRIDAY THE 13TH PT. 2” SINGLE AND LYRIC VIDEO

    SWEDISH THRASH SHOCK BAND F.K.U. RELEASE “FRIDAY THE 13TH PT. 2” SINGLE AND LYRIC VIDEO

    Horror loving Swedish thrashers F.K.U. have released the second single from their upcoming 1981 album, conveniently sharing a title with it’s release day, “Friday the 13th Pt.2“. The band celebrate by premiering the lyric video through Australian website Sentinel Daily. 1981 was recorded at The Overlook Studio in Gävle, Sweden and is produced by F.K.Ü., recorded by William Blackmon, mixed by Lawrence Mackrory & Daniel Bergstrand at Dugout Productions,and mastered by Lawrence Mackrory at Obey Mastering.  The astonishing artwork by Tom Hodge from The Dude Designs. As for the...Read More »
  • TECHNICAL DEATH METALLERS TERMINAL FUNCTION RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “CHIRAL GHOST”

    TECHNICAL DEATH METALLERS TERMINAL FUNCTION RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “CHIRAL GHOST”

    Stockholm based technical death metal band TERMINAL FUNCTION have dropped the first single from their upcoming Krakstören EP release, teaming up with American website Unsung Melody to premiere it. Founded in 1998 by guitarist, Stefan Aronsson and drummer David Lindkvist, TERMINAL FUNCTION was formed with the idea of creating challenging metal.  In 2001, guitarist Mikael Almgren (now also in Soreption) and singer Victor Larsson joined and the musical vision broadened to an even bigger horizon Guitarist Mikael Almgren says, “The...Read More »
  • ANVIL To Release New Album “Pounding The Pavement”

    ANVIL To Release New Album “Pounding The Pavement”

    ANVIL To Release New Album “Pounding The Pavement” via SPV/Steamhammer in January 2018!  European Tour Confirmed For 2018   Of course there are bands that have garnered higher chart positions, sold more albums and filled bigger venues than Anvil. Yet there are few metal acts that have earned as much respect from their colleagues as the Canadian act surrounding vocalist/guitarist Steve ´Lips` Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner. The most renowned Anvil aficionados include, among others, international stars such as Metallica and...Read More »
  • CRASHDÏET Release Teaser For Live Album

    CRASHDÏET Release Teaser For Live Album

    Back in 2005 we made a mess everywhere we went. We were the first sleaze rock act in decades to get signed directly to a major label. In support of our critically acclaimed and charting debut album ”Rest in sleaze”, we toured every small venue in Sweden. We had a small but growing crowd every night. We were four hungry and naive men in our 20s, out to destroy mostly everything that went our way....Read More »
  • DISSONA Cover ‘Blade Runner’s’ “One More Kiss, Dear” in Honor of ‘Blade Runner 2049’s’ Release

    DISSONA Cover ‘Blade Runner’s’ “One More Kiss, Dear” in Honor of ‘Blade Runner 2049’s’ Release

    In honor of the theatrical release of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049,progressive metal outfit DISSONA have shared a cover of Vangelis’ song,“One More Kiss, Dear,” which appeared on the soundtrack for the 1982 version of Blade Runner. The track can be heard at this location. Regarding their decision for covering the cult classic, the band explained, “It is clear that DISSONA draws inspiration from a vast number of sources, though one we are particularly partial to would undoubtedly be science fiction. Producing themes, concepts,...Read More »
  • RAM releases video for new single, “On Wings Of No Return”

    RAM releases video for new single, “On Wings Of No Return”

    Swedish heavy metallers RAM will release their striking new album, Rod, on November 3rd via Metal Blade Records! In anticipation of this release,RAM have now unleashed a full production video for the 2nd single, “On Wings Of No Return” RAM comments: “We assembled the same team that worked on the ‘Flame of the Tyrants’ video, to present this macabre tale of unhealthy fandom, the countryside, digestion of biohazardous waste, chainsaws and family! The song is another RAM neckbreaker that we are certain will become a...Read More »
  • Heavy Rockers ZERO THEOREM Release Sci-Fi Music Video for Unforgettable New Anthem, “Area”

    Heavy Rockers ZERO THEOREM Release Sci-Fi Music Video for Unforgettable New Anthem, “Area”

    Los Angeles-native heavy rockers ZERO THEOREM have made a name for themselves by releasing top quality tracks and performing high octane sets as an independent force. Producing a dynamic, haunting and penetrating brew of anthemic rock songwriting and vocals with earworm-worthy metal riffs, ZERO THEOREM have scored the attention of fans in and outside of their local area.   In August, ZERO THEOREM turned heads with the release of their rock solid EP, Ataraxis, available via iTunes. Today, the band is thrilled to...Read More »
  • OSYRON Reveals Full Album Details !

    OSYRON Reveals Full Album Details !

    The Canadian Symphonic Metallers from OSYRON have revealed full details for their upcoming second album ! The new album will be titled “Kingsbane” and has a release date set for November 07, 2017.   The 8 – track album tells the tale of a reluctant hero embarking on a journey as unlikely as it is fantastic. A sprawling tale of outward motivations driving inward change. Our hero faces the daunting task of overthrowing a powerful tyrant...Read More »
  • Infected Dead Reveal ‘Archaic Malevolence’ Details

    Infected Dead Reveal ‘Archaic Malevolence’ Details

    Infected Dead Reveal ‘Archaic Malevolence’ Details From the rotten shores of the River Medway in Kent, Infected Dead have emerged to reveal details of their debut record Archaic Malevolence, set for release 8th December via Hostile Media. Six tracks of visceral death metal, brutal, catchy, influenced by genre leaders Aborted and The Black Dahlia Murder, as well as a love of the occult and Lovecraftian cosmic horror. The 5-piece have honed a razor-sharp sound, underlined by their trademark...Read More »
  • Sisters Of Mercy Guitarist Ben Christo launches Diamond Black

    Sisters Of Mercy Guitarist Ben Christo launches Diamond Black

    ntense, sensual and arcane, Diamond Black are a dark-rock quartet from Camden, London, UK. Founded by Ben Christo (guitarist of The Sisters of Mercy) and Finnish singer J.I. Turunen, Diamond Black bring you crushing riffs, mesmerizing electronica and cinematic choruses; a dark fusion of irreverence, intrigue and isolation. Diamond Black to release their debut single & video ‘Sorrow‘ on October 20th, 2017. Diamond Black is: Ben Christo – Guitars, Backing Vocals (The Sisters Of Mercy) J.I. Turunen – Lead Vocals Adam Lightspeed – Bass, Backing Vocals Jan-Vincent...Read More »
  • THREE SIXES kicks off US tour Thursday

    THREE SIXES kicks off US tour Thursday

    California-based industrial thrash four-piece THREE SIXES will strike out Thursday, October 12 for a two-week tour in support of their latest release, Know God, No Peace. The band will be joined by PERPETUAL DEMENTIA and ARISE IN CHAOS for the first leg of the tour, which starts with a guaranteed rager in Colorado Springs. The tour will also see THREE SIXES hook up with ALLEGAEON in Denver and play two late October dates with MICHALE GRAVES...Read More »