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  • Smithereens Lead Singer Pat Dinizio Dead At 62

    Smithereens Lead Singer Pat Dinizio Dead At 62

    Pat Dinizio lead vocalist for the alternative band The Smithereens has passed away. No further details have been made available at this time. The remaining members of the Smithereens have posted the following tribute on Facebook: A message from Jim Babjak, Dennis Diken, and Mike Mesaros: Today we mourn the loss of our friend, brother and bandmate Pat DiNizio. Pat had the magic touch. He channeled the essence of joy and heartbreak into hook-laden three...Read More »
  • SAVAGE MESSIAH Release New Video For “Eat Your Heart Out”

    SAVAGE MESSIAH Release New Video For “Eat Your Heart Out”

    British heavy metal act, SAVAGE MESSIAH, just released a new video for their song “Eat Your Heart Out”, taken from the recently released album “Hands Of Fate”! Frontman David Silver comments, “When we were asked if we wanted to produce a ‘live’ video as our next project, we in the band jumped at the idea. I’ve always felt that the best way to communicate with people is for them to get an idea of what we’re about in...Read More »
  • SLAUGHTER VOCALIST MARK SLAUGHTER PREMIERES NEW SINGLE “HALFWAY THERE”

    SLAUGHTER VOCALIST MARK SLAUGHTER PREMIERES NEW SINGLE “HALFWAY THERE”

    Legendary SLAUGHTER vocalist Mark Slaughter has released a promo video for “HALFWAY THERE”the title track, and third single from his sophomore solo release HALFWAY THERE, in stores now from EMP LABEL GROUP. Video by: Melody Myers Slaughter says, “Halfway There, the concept with the album, and the song, is about life and how fast it goes. “Here I go, I’m halfway there.” It’s not a negative thing; it’s just a realization. It’s life. On the other side of that, I have been...Read More »
  • Shiraz Lane To Release New Album “Carnival Days” on February 23rd

    Shiraz Lane To Release New Album “Carnival Days” on February 23rd

    Frontiers Music Srl are pleased to announce the release of the sophomore album from Finland’s Shiraz Lane, “Carnival Days” on February 23, 2018. The title track is now available for your listening pleasure Pre-order the album here: http://radi.al/ShirazLaneCarnivalDays The band has also launched a PledgeMusic campaign with album pre-orders & rarities here: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/shiraz2nd “Carnival Days is a record we are sincerely proud of and feel like this is a step closer to the core of our spirit as a band....Read More »
  • Ministry Releases First Single and Video From New Album AmeriKKKant

    Ministry Releases First Single and Video From New Album AmeriKKKant

    Tour dates: Mar. 22 – Anaheim, CA @ House Of Blues (buy tickets) Mar. 23 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre (buy tickets) Mar. 24 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl (buy tickets) Mar. 26 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades (buy tickets) Mar. 28 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater (buy tickets) Mar. 29 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theater (buy tickets) Mar. 31 – Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall (buy tickets)...Read More »
  • A KILLER’S CONFESSION SET TO EMBARK ON A VERY KILLER CHRISTMAS TOUR

    A KILLER’S CONFESSION SET TO EMBARK ON A VERY KILLER CHRISTMAS TOUR

    A Killer’s Confession, the band led by former Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis is gearing up to embark on winter tour branded “A Very Killer Christmas Tour”.  Joining A Killer’s Confession on the trek will be Awake At Last and You Are A Toy. In addition to the upcoming tour, A Killer’s Confession has just released two brand new songs entitles “I Wish” and “Angels On The Outside” via their own label AKC GLOBAL.  Both songs were produced and recorded by Sahaj Ticotin.  The lyric video for “Angel On The Outside”...Read More »
  • JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES to Release “It’s Alive!” Live Album in January

    JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES to Release “It’s Alive!” Live Album in January

    OHN 5 and The Creatures (bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix) are set to release a brand new live album, It’s Alive!, in January. Becoming available on Thursday, January 25, 2018, It’s Alive! is the first album released by the world-renowned guitarist to be featured on vinyl. A stunning 24-page, full color tour book covering the JOHN 5 and The Creatures tour journeys so far will also be available for separate purchase. Pre-orders are available now at www.john-5.com/store, with more options coming soon. Fans...Read More »
  • ICED EARTH Debut New Music Video for Single, “Black Flag”

    ICED EARTH Debut New Music Video for Single, “Black Flag”

    Ready to board! Here it comes: US metal masters ICED EARTH have released a jaw-dropping new video for the song “Black Flag” from the current masterpiece, “Incorruptible”. “Black Flag” is one of the most epic tunes on “Incorruptible” and a monumental elegy of treason, oppression and the fight for freedom. Get “Incorruptible” (incl. “Black Flag”, “Great Heathen Army”, “Raven Wing”, “Clear The Way (December 13th, 1862)”, “Seven Headed Whore” as well as five more killer tunes)  on...Read More »
  • VOODOO CIRCLE: New album “Raised On Rock” coming in February!

    VOODOO CIRCLE: New album “Raised On Rock” coming in February!

    If you consider the songs on VOODOO CIRCLE’s new album “Raised On Rock” to be an indicator of the current emotional condition their most important protagonists find themselves in, there seems to be no reason to worry about band founder, guitarist and main composer Alex Beyrodt in particular. Thanks to Beyrodt’s excellent songwriting – as usual inspired by renowned sources such as Whitesnake, Rainbow, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix – and his outstanding guitar performance which...Read More »
  • NAPALM DEATH Announce “Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs” Compilation Release

    NAPALM DEATH Announce “Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs” Compilation Release

    UK’s grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are happy to announce the release of a special 2CD, 2LP and Digital Download compilation entitled “Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs” for March 2018 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. This special release will include a total of 31 songs in a playing time of over 90 minutes compiling rarities and exclusive earworms spanning 2004-2016 from the whirling gene pool of noise that is NAPALM DEATH. The release’s cover artwork, created by longtime visual partner...Read More »
  • KOBRA AND THE LOTUS PREMIERE BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR HELL ON EARTH!

    KOBRA AND THE LOTUS PREMIERE BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR HELL ON EARTH!

    Now On Tour With Beyond The Black! Prevail I, the latest offering by Canada’s finest metal export KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, has been successfully released in May 2017 on Napalm Records. This is a true rock juggernaut full of blistering guitars, pounding rhythms and haunting vocal melodies taking the listener on a sonic journey. Produced by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Epica etc) and mastered by Grammy award winning Ted Jensen, Prevail I has undoubtedly ushered the band to a...Read More »
  • CRASHDÏET introduces new vocalist

    CRASHDÏET introduces new vocalist

    Straight from CRASHDÏET: Hello DïetHeads! First of all, we would like to thank you all for the tremendous support and patience, even though we’ve been mostly silent for the last few years, we’ve always felt your love! We are now entering the next chapter in this crazy world of CRASHDÏET. With that said, we would like to introduce a new member of the family… From Stockholm, Sweden: Gabriel Keyes! He is the new lead singer of...Read More »
  • Lillian Axe Announce New Album And New Single

    Lillian Axe Announce New Album And New Single

    Steve Blaze has announced the following update on the new Lillian Axe release: I am very happy to announce the release of the first song from our upcoming album, “From Womb to Tomb.” This song is called “The Weeping Moon,”and will be released as a single for download on January 19th! Here is the official artwork for the release done by the amazing Todd Schmidt. This track was going to be the bonus track for...Read More »
  • FINISH HARD ROCKERS SANTA CRUZ PLOT RETURN TO AMERICA

    FINISH HARD ROCKERS SANTA CRUZ PLOT RETURN TO AMERICA

    The “debaucherous and flamboyant” (Rolling Stone) hard rock quartet SANTA CRUZ – whose raucous new album “Bad Blood Rising” recently debuted at #5 in their native Finland – will make their long-awaited return to America in early 2018, when they will take part in Fozzy’s “Judas Rising” U.S. tour. The trek – which also features Through Fire and Dark Sky Choir – kicks off in New Orleans on Feb. 28 and wraps up in Hampton Beach, N.H....Read More »
  • WARBRINGER Kick Off West Coast Run With Darkest Hour and Exmortus

    WARBRINGER Kick Off West Coast Run With Darkest Hour and Exmortus

    WARBRINGER released their highly anticipated and critically acclaimed album, Woe to the Vanquished, earlier this year via Napalm Records.  Following the release of the album, WARBRINGER have been on the road across the globe causing global devastation. Tonight WARBRINGER return to the road for a string of West Coast dates supporting Darkest Hour.  Opening the shows will be Exmortus.  In addition to the dates supporting Darkest Hour, WARBRINGER will also be playing select headline dates.  A complete list of all dates can be found...Read More »
  • Hogan’s Goat Release Official Video for “Annie Off The Rails”

    Hogan’s Goat Release Official Video for “Annie Off The Rails”

    Nashville based rock band Hogan’s Goat has released the Official Music Video for their single “Annie Off The Rails”. Originally premiered on Huffington Post, “Annie Off The Rails” is off of Hogan’s Goat’s self titled, debut album.   Hogan’s Goat tracks mud on your clean carpet. Located in Nashville, TN the band slithers in the swamps of Rock N’ Roll/Metal. A shotgun blast away from the big leagues, HG released their debut album in July of 2017. The...Read More »
  • Blacklite District release their third studio album ‘Instant Gratification’

    Blacklite District release their third studio album ‘Instant Gratification’

    Releasing their second album in less than a year, South Dakota trio Blacklite District follow up the hugely successful ‘To Whom It May Concern’ with another record that pushes the boundaries of the modern rock scene; with a blend of hard rock, alternative, electronic, hip-hop and EDM anthems for the masses. ‘Instant Gratification’ features ten tracks which include ‘Cold as Ice’, whose Minecraft original music video has incredibly amassed over 7 million views within a...Read More »
  • CORNERS OF SANCTUARY complete American Metal Mayhem tour

    CORNERS OF SANCTUARY complete American Metal Mayhem tour

    New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal band CORNERS OF SANCTUARY(COS) has returned home to Philadelphia fresh off their recent American Metal Mayhem Tour of California earlier this month. The trip, which was sponsored by Metal Babe Mayhem and MBM Music LLC, was the band’s first outing to the West Coast. “We had such a great time and are so happy to have been able to put this all together for COS,” said MBM Music founder Alison...Read More »
  • The Crown returns to Metal Blade Records; completes new album

    The Crown returns to Metal Blade Records; completes new album

    Swedish Death Metal legends The Crown have returned to Metal Blade Records for a multiple album deal! Comments The Crown on the agreement:“We are very honored to be back working with the label that supported us through many albums. The biggest ‘steps’ during our career have been thanks to Metal Blade. We have always had a strong mutual will to make the best possible albums. Now let’s fire up this Death Metal engine again!” The Crown have just finished recording...Read More »
  • Sweden’s GRAFVITNIR to Release ‘Keys to the Mysteries Beyond’ December 15 on Carnal Records

    Sweden’s GRAFVITNIR to Release ‘Keys to the Mysteries Beyond’ December 15 on Carnal Records

    Swedish Black Metal band GRAFVITNIR have announced the December 15 Carnal Records release of new album Keys to the Mysteries Beyond. Watch promo video for the album’s opening track, “Nidhögg,” The driving force behind the band is, and has always been, Occultism and the never-ending quest for the enigmatic emerald of Lucifer. Just like razor sharp claws of a Werewolf move and twists against whirling moonlit Night Skies, the ice-cold blades of Occultism will tear the illusion of the demiurg’s false Creation...Read More »
  • GOTH ROCK BAND MGT TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, ‘GEMINI NYTE

    GOTH ROCK BAND MGT TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, ‘GEMINI NYTE

    Following on from the success of the collaboration with Ville Valo (HIM) last year on the MGT cover of ABBA’s classic “Knowing Me Knowing You” (over 2M views on youtube / 300K plays on Spotify), former The Mission/Peter Murphy guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite has teamed up with vocalist Ashton Nyte of The Awakening to create the upcoming album Gemini Nyte. The duo have signed to legendary US gothic label Cleopatra Records, and will release the sophomore MGT album on February 23, 2018. The new...Read More »
  • ROCKSTAR FRAME ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER KIARA LAETITIA AND LINE UP

    ROCKSTAR FRAME ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER KIARA LAETITIA AND LINE UP

    ROCKSTAR FRAME ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER KIARA LAETITIA AND LINE UP Hard-rockers Rockstar Frame have announced their return. Through a Facebook statement on Tuesday, Max Klein, founder and drummer, has brought to light commitment issues from former band members and announced a new singer was going to be revealed. Today, Rockstar Frame (RSF) announce that new vocalist is Kiara Laetitia, who is known for her vocal duties in Skylark from 2004 to 2011, her cooperation with David DeFeis and founding of her record label Musicarchy Media in...Read More »
  • TENGGER CAVALRY Unveil First Album Details! ‘Cian Bi’ Coming In February 2018

    TENGGER CAVALRY Unveil First Album Details! ‘Cian Bi’ Coming In February 2018

    Nothing is impossible! TENGGER CAVALRY teach the greatness of every sound symbiosis: With a mighty mix out of Mongolian overtone singing and violin empowered folk metal these New York mind blasters create something special and unique. And here it is: TENGGER CAVALRY‘s sixth record and Napalm Records’ debut titled ‘Cian Bi‘, set to be released on February 23rd2018! ‘Cian Bi‘ stands for the name of an ancient nomadic tribe that immigrated into Northern China to merge cultural differences. The band’s...Read More »
  • British Metal Legends SAXON Release Music Video for New Album Title Track “Thunderbolt”

    British Metal Legends SAXON Release Music Video for New Album Title Track “Thunderbolt”

    New Album, Thunderbolt, out February 2, 2018 via Militia Guard (Silver Lining Music) Pre-Order Here   SAXON Touring North America in 2018 with Judas Priest and Black Star Riders   British heavy metal giants SAXON recently announced the release of their upcoming 22ndstudio album, Thunderbolt, scheduled to hit stores on February 2, 2018 via the Militia Guard label (Silver Lining Music). Thunderbolt was produced by legendary producer Andy Sneap and will feature original artwork by long time SAXON collaborator Paul Raymond Gregory. The new album follows the...Read More »
  • Outshine releases new album!

    Outshine releases new album!

    OUTSHINE – ‘1313’ New album out February 23rd 2018 Outshine new album “1313” – Back from 4 agonizing years A robbed tour bus where everything was lost. Swedish Tax Authorities, without a shred of proof, issuing a huge fine, stating “music is not a real occupation”. A long legal process that finally was won spring 2017. All this is reflected in Outshine´s new album “1313”. The resurrection After a tour with Paradise Lost the Outshine tour...Read More »
  • New Releases From Operation Mindcrime, JONO and Down ‘N Outz Available Now Via Frontiers Music Srl

    New Releases From Operation Mindcrime, JONO and Down ‘N Outz Available Now Via Frontiers Music Srl

    Today sees the release of six highly anticipated releases from Frontiers Music Srl, including Operation Mindcrime, JONO and Down ‘N Outz. Operation Mindcrime’s third and final album of their trilogy “The New Reality” is available now.  Buy or stream the album here:http://radi.al/TheNewReality The press reaction to the album has been nothing short of exceptional: Operation: Mindcrime bring forth a fitting third installment with The New Reality. Tate has shown no signs of slowing down nor should he as his vocals and songwriting talents prove strong...Read More »
  • Classic Metal Album By Lion Being Reissued In Limited Edition Release

    Classic Metal Album By Lion Being Reissued In Limited Edition Release

    LION’s highly sought after Dangerous Attraction is considered a hard rock masterpiece of the highest order by many fans of the genre.  The album, the band’s first full length, was originally issued by Scotti Bros in 1987 and featured a reworking of their independent hit “Powerlove.”  The remastered reissue also includes the “Transformers” theme song as well as a 16 page booklet, extensive liner notes detailing the band’s history written by Chris Leibundgut and is limited to...Read More »
  • CAELESTIA Release ‘Chamber of Torments’ Music Video

    CAELESTIA Release ‘Chamber of Torments’ Music Video

    Greek Symphonic Extreme Metal band, CAELESTIA, have releases a new music video for the song ‘Chamber of Torments‘. The track is taken from the new album ‘Thanatopsis‘, out on December 8th via EMP Label Group/SPV. The album was mixed and mastered at Fredman Studios (Gothenburg, Sweden) by Fredrik Nordström(Dream Evil). CAELESTIA is: Dimitra Talamantes Vintsou – Vocals Nikos Palivos – Vocals Vassilis Thomas – Guitars Socratis Panagouleas – Drums Stelios Varotsakis – Bass Vangelis Evangelou – Guitars The tracking & editing of the...Read More »
  • Pretty Boy Floyd Release “Feel The Heat” (Official Music Video)

    Pretty Boy Floyd Release “Feel The Heat” (Official Music Video)

    Frontiers Music Srl. Is excited to announce the new video from Pretty Boy Floyd- FEEL THE HEAT!!!  The video gives you a taste on what to expect from Pretty Boy Floyd- “Public Enemies” OUT NOW! Kristy Majors says “The “feel the heat” video took over 24 hours to shoot with the amazing Matt Zane directing. Matt brought our vision to life in making an old school modern video”.    PRETTY BOY FLOYD- “Public Enemies” album is available...Read More »
  • NECROPHOBIC Announce New Album “Mark Of The Necrogram” out February 23, Unveil Cover Art

    NECROPHOBIC Announce New Album “Mark Of The Necrogram” out February 23, Unveil Cover Art

    The return of Satan’s scornful legions! “Mark Of The Necrogram” is the title of NECROPHOBIC’s upcoming new studio album, which is set to be released on CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS on February 23, 2018. Following the path of true Satanic death metal ever since their genesis in 1989, NECROPHOBIC look back on a discography filled with classics, be it the band’s infamous debut album “The Nocturnal Silence” (1993), the sinister “Bloodhymns” (2002) or the all-engulfing beast “Death To All” (2009). “Mark Of...Read More »
  • UNBUILT Magazine Featuring D. Randall Blythe (Lamb Of God) and Alex Skolnick (Testament) are available hand-signed for pre-order now.

    UNBUILT Magazine Featuring D. Randall Blythe (Lamb Of God) and Alex Skolnick (Testament) are available hand-signed for pre-order now.

    Pre-Orders for UNBUILT Magazine’s Issue 04 are Now Live!   Featuring Editorial by D. Randall Blythe (Lamb of God), Alex Skolnick (Testament, Alex Skolnick Trio), Sara Taylor (Youth Code), and More! $1 from every sale of UNBUILT will go to help those in need around the world! Read more below.   Cover image by D. Randall Blythe   Limited to just 250 signed, hand-numbered copies worldwide, Issue 04 of UNBULT continues the unique printing and binding style...Read More »
  • VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Reveal Album Details and Premiere First Video!

    VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Reveal Album Details and Premiere First Video!

    Symphonic metal masters VISIONS OF ATLANTIS once more set sail to oceanic myths and the eternal dream of the sunken continent! Titled ‘The Deep & The Dark‘ and set for a release on February 16th 2018 on Napalm Records, with their upcoming seventh studio album VISIONS OF ATLANTIS showcase all musical facettes of the genre with a breathtaking classic Symphonic Metal album. Now the band fronted by the fascinating voice of Clémentine Delauney unveiled their album artwork and track list for ‘The...Read More »
  • Leaves Eyes Release New Video For “Sign Of The Dragonhead”

    Leaves Eyes Release New Video For “Sign Of The Dragonhead”

    Leaves’ Eyes release their spectacular viking epic video for single ‘Sign Of The Dragonhead’, the stunning title track from their new album due out on 12th Jan. Produced by Rainer Zipp Fränzen A big THANK YOU to the vikings of Jomsborg, Jomsborg Elag Starigard, Vaerjaborg – Stigandr, Midgard – Wulfgard and friends. Special Thanks To Wallmuseum Oldenburg. LEAVES’ EYES release their album ‘Sign Of The Dragonhead’ on 12th January 2018 The Viking sails have been set – 2018 will...Read More »
  • PRIMAL FEAR Working On New Studio Album

    PRIMAL FEAR Working On New Studio Album

    PRIMAL FEAR are back in the studio working on their upcoming new album, “Apocalypse”. 12 brand new crushing heavy metal tracks have been selected, out of 30 newly written tracks, which will be produced by PF’s own Mat Sinner and engineered & mixed by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios in Denmark. The album is tentatively scheduled for release in mid-2018. New song titles include “Apocalypse”, “New Rise”, “The Hounds Of Justice”, “King Of Madness”, “The Beast”, “Blood, Sweat...Read More »
  • AMMUNITION Scandinavian Super-Group new album out January 2018!

    AMMUNITION Scandinavian Super-Group new album out January 2018!

    Frontiers Music Srl, is excited to announce AMMUNITION, the new band from Norwegian singer Age Sten Nilsen (ex-WIG WAM), who will release the self-titled album out on January 26th, 2018.  The first track from the upcoming release is “Freedom Finder”! The Official Video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/bxymvPUrDnY Ammunition was founded in 2014 by the songwriting duo Age Sten Nilsen (former WIG WAM) and the multi-talented Erik Mårtensson (Eclipse, W.E.T., Nordic Union). They released their stellar debut album “Shanghaied” in 2015 on their own label. Teaming...Read More »
  • EYES SET TO KILL REVEAL NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “BREAK”, ANNOUNCE YEAR-END TOUR DATES

    EYES SET TO KILL REVEAL NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “BREAK”, ANNOUNCE YEAR-END TOUR DATES

    Phoenix post-hardcore outfit EYES SET TO KILL unveil the music video for the brand new single, “Break”, the first new material from the band since their 2013 Century Media Records debut album, “Masks”. Watch the music video here: https://youtu.be/UHfJxEoVGQk​ On the meaning behind “Break”, vocalist Alexis Rodriguez comments: “Putting yourself out there and staying true to your inner artist is always a challenge and is especially difficult when outside influences push you to be something you’re not. Break is...Read More »
  • JINJER Announce North American Tour With Cradle Of Filth!

    JINJER Announce North American Tour With Cradle Of Filth!

    No rest for the wicked! Through their unique and heavy sound, over the top live performances and the mesmerizing voice of singer supreme Tatiana, the Ukraine based band JINJER have quickly become one the most talked about names in the heavy metal landscape today. Since the release of their Napalm Records debut “King Of Everything“, they have kept a steady touring schedule including a main support slot on ARCH ENEMY‘s Eastern European tour and more recently a very...Read More »
  • Junkyard Announce New U.S. Tour Dates

    Junkyard Announce New U.S. Tour Dates

    Junkyard’s third full length studio album, High Water made huge waves upon release, selling out of initial pressings and cracking Billboard’s Top 25 Hard Rock Album Sales Chart. Fans and critic’s agree the album, the band’s first in full length 26 years, is among the strongest rock records released this year. Just as festival and club dates in the UK and US wrapped in August, Little Steven’s Underground Garage snagged the first single, “Faded” as the Coolest Song in the...Read More »
  • WATAIN Announce North American Winter Tour Plans,  ​”TRIDENT WOLF ECLIPSE” Due January 5, 2018

    WATAIN Announce North American Winter Tour Plans, ​”TRIDENT WOLF ECLIPSE” Due January 5, 2018

    Swedish black metal legends WATAIN have announced plans to conquer audiences across North America in early 2018 as they embark on a headlining tour next Winter featuring direct support from Destroyer 666. “We are very pleased to announce our eager return to the North American continent with TRIDENT WOLF ECLIPSE. The two “Black Metal Warfare” tours of 2015 clearly showed us the ever growing hunger and force of our american crowd, so with a new album out...Read More »
  • THE HAUNTED/FEARED Guitarist Ola Englund Announces Launch of SOLAR GUITARS Brand

    THE HAUNTED/FEARED Guitarist Ola Englund Announces Launch of SOLAR GUITARS Brand

    Guitarist Ola Englund, recognized as a member of notable Swedish metal groups The Haunted and Feared, is very proud to announce the launch of his new company, Solar Guitars. Utilizing Ola’s extensive knowledge and experience, Solar Guitars is focusing on the needs of the rock/metal touring and home recording guitar player as well as beginner and guitar enthusiasts in general.   “It has always been all about designing a modern, sleek and simply elegant guitar that is easy to play and...Read More »
  • Soulwound Release Music Video For “Alone Against All”

    Soulwound Release Music Video For “Alone Against All”

    Soulwound, the thrash metal band featuring three brothers from Kouvola, Finland, have released a music video for the song “Alone against All” off the band’s second full-length album “No Peace“. Watch music video here: https://youtu.be/T8ujYe3DvPQ The band comments: “Our previous videos have always featured some symbolic content in addition to footage of the band performing, but this time we decided to go for a really stripped down DIY performance video to accompany the song Alone against...Read More »
  • WITCHERY Reveal New Single & Lyric Video for “Welcome, Night” off Album, “I Am Legion”

    WITCHERY Reveal New Single & Lyric Video for “Welcome, Night” off Album, “I Am Legion”

    Swedish blackened thrash metallers’ WITCHERY are launching a new single and lyric video for the track “Welcome, Night”, off their upcoming album, “I Am Legion”, to be released next week on November 10, 2017 via Century Media Records. Check out “Welcome, Night” in a lyric video produced by Cloud Music Typography here: https://youtu.be/3nQzRj637Es Stream the new track and pre-order “I Am Legion” here: http://smarturl.it/WITCHERY-IAmLegion WITCHERY guitarist Jensen comment about “Welcome, Night” as follows: “On “I Am Legion” we have tried...Read More »
  • W.A.S.P. – Unveil Details For Release Of ReIdolized (The Soundtrack to the Crimson Idol)

    W.A.S.P. – Unveil Details For Release Of ReIdolized (The Soundtrack to the Crimson Idol)

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of “The Crimson Idol” – the legendary story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, which was originally intended to be accompanied by a movie, with several hundred hours of film that were shot to create approximately 60 minutes of movie footage. The album is still considered to be the best of W.A.S.P.’s career, and one of the greatest concept albums of all time! It undoubtedly belongs in every metal head’s record collection! Napalm Records...Read More »
  • New York City’s STATION Premiere New Music Video “Never Enough”

    New York City’s STATION Premiere New Music Video “Never Enough”

    New York City rockers STATION have premiered their latest single, “Never Enough,” along with an accompanying music video Watch the video HERE. “I’m really proud of this song,” says guitarist Chris Lane about the new single. “We’ve played it live a handful of times, but it really took shape in the studio. I think the process for recording this song really showed us what we can do in the studio and new ways we can create.” Adds singer Pat Kearney,...Read More »
  • Frontiers Music Srl To Release ANIMAL DRIVE’s Debut Album “Bite!” February 23, 2018

    Frontiers Music Srl To Release ANIMAL DRIVE’s Debut Album “Bite!” February 23, 2018

    Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the release of ANIMAL DRIVE‘s debut album entitled “Bite!” on February 23, 2018! Pre-order and stream the current singles at: http://radi.al/Bite The first track from the upcoming release is “Tower Of Lies (I Walk Alone)” and the official video can be viewed HERE. Introduced to the label by the one and only Jeff Scott Soto, ANIMAL DRIVEimmediately impressed the label’s executives thanks to the singer, Dino Jelusic who had an incredibly commanding presence befitting of the enormous hard...Read More »
  • Get A Taste Of Firepower From The Upcoming Judas Priest Album

    Get A Taste Of Firepower From The Upcoming Judas Priest Album

    Judas Priest will release their new album entitled Firepower in March 2018. The band is a nominee for the The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Judas Priest Fans Can Officially Cast Their Vote for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees at rockhall.com/vote The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces Nominees for 2018 Induction Judas Priest Kate Bush The Cars Depeche Mode Dire Straits Eurythmics J. Geils Band Bon Jovi LL Cool J MC5...Read More »
  • Misfits “The Fiend” ReAction Figures – Crimson Red and Midnight Black Now Available For Order

    Misfits “The Fiend” ReAction Figures – Crimson Red and Midnight Black Now Available For Order

    Misfits “The Fiend” ReAction Figures by Super7  Crimson Red & Midnight Black Variants Available “Teenagers from Mars and we don’t care…” Super7’s collaboration with punk icons the Misfits! Features new and original card art by the lengendary Ed Repka. Actual figure is 3.75″ tall. ORDER NOW – SHIPPING SOON!   Rising from the depths of the netherworld are the black and red variants of The Fiend with exclusive new card art is by the legendary Ed...Read More »
  • Ignitor Featuring Dangerous Toys Vocalist Jason McMaster Release New Album

    Ignitor Featuring Dangerous Toys Vocalist Jason McMaster Release New Album

    Austin classic Metal crew IGNITOR will release their new album Haunted By Rock & Roll Friday, 11/24 via EMP LABEL GROUP, in conjunction with horror Icon Adam Green’s ArieScope Music. HBRR is the fourth release to feature the renowned Metal vocalist Jason McMaster of Dangerous Toys and Watchtower. The album features 9 new tracks of IGNITOR’s trademark brand of classic NWOBHM inspired Metal, including “To Brave the War”, “No Sanctuary”, and a cover of the RAVENclassic “Hung, Drawn, and Quartered”. The band has released the video for album track “To Brave The War”, which can be...Read More »
  • INNER AXIS: New video released!

    INNER AXIS: New video released!

    The german heavy metal band INNER AXIS have just released their second video „ALL IS ONE“, taken from the new album „WE LIVE BY THE STEEL“, out through FASTBALL MUSIC/SOULFOOD MUSIC DISTRIBUTION.   Homepage: www.inneraxis.de Facebook: www.facebook.com/InnerAxis YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/inneraxis Twitter: https://twitter.com/inneraxis Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inneraxismetalRead More »
  • TNT Debuts New Singer – Check Out The Live Video Footage

    TNT Debuts New Singer – Check Out The Live Video Footage

    TNT has announced the following update: This will be a new chapter for TNT and we wish Baol Bardot Bulsara welcome as our new singer. A big thank you to all the people that welcomed him in Oslo Spektrum on Wednesday and for supporting us. We look forward to a new year with gigs and a new album coming up soon! Former singer Tony Harnell announced his departure from the band around one month ago.Read More »
  • David Ellefson’s EMP Label Group Brings Back Combat Records

    David Ellefson’s EMP Label Group Brings Back Combat Records

    Megadeth Bassist and EMP Label Group Founder, David Ellefson’s label has posted the following announcement: So we have a huge announcement to make. And, for once, that is really, truly, an understatement. We have teased this for a while, but now the cat is officially coming out of the bag. Most of you will remember Combat Records as one of the seminal thrash labels of the 1980s, their most prominent artist being, of course, Megadeth (the COMBAT imprint appeared...Read More »
  • DEEVER (feat. Billy Taylor ex-Inglorious) Release ‘All Come Running’ Lyric Video

    DEEVER (feat. Billy Taylor ex-Inglorious) Release ‘All Come Running’ Lyric Video

    UK Hard Rock band, DEEVER, have officially released their second storming single ‘All Come Running’. This second track from their as yet unnamed upcoming album shows they certainly aren’t a one trick pony and are already engraving their own sound into some well-produced tracks. All Come Running is now available on all digital platforms and the official lyric video is directed by Samuel Andrew Fenton. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/TzByMD3R3Jc Singer and guitarist Billy Taylor (ex-Inglorious) of the single “It’s...Read More »
  • Gabriel and the Apocalypse Release New Video For “March Of The Dolls”

    Gabriel and the Apocalypse Release New Video For “March Of The Dolls”

    Minnesota based Gabriel and the Apocalypse has just released its latest music video “March of the Dolls”. The track comes from the bands new album album “The Ghost Parade”.  Front woman Lindy Gabriel says “Unlike the previous music videos from GATA that portray a more theatrical story concept, “March of the Dolls” showcases the bands energetic and in your face live performances.  If you haven’t seen a Gabriel and the Apocalypse show, this will be...Read More »
  • Check Out DIRTY MACHINE’S New Video “Self Made Hero”

    Check Out DIRTY MACHINE’S New Video “Self Made Hero”

    Alternative metal outfit Dirty Machine from Los Angeles, California have released a powerful new music video for the track “Self Made Hero” directed and produced by Ron Thunderwood from 9Electric; who has directed music videos for Hollywood Undead, Combi Christ and Stitched up Heart. Dirty Machine recently inked a worldwide deal with Zombie Shark Records and hit the road with Insane Clown Posse. The band’s latest album ‘Discord’ was produced by Ben Jovi and Dirty Machine at Left Coast Label Studios. The album was mixed by Arnold “Hedge”...Read More »
  • Accu§er announces new album, ‘The Mastery’; releases video for first single, “Mission: Missile”

    Accu§er announces new album, ‘The Mastery’; releases video for first single, “Mission: Missile”

    German Thrash legends Accu§er will release their new album, The Mastery, on January 26th via Metal Blade Records! Accu§er comments: “2017 has been quite busy for us, as we wanted to come back with a bang and to present you a more than decent follow up to ‘The Forlorn Divide‘. For us, ‘The Mastery‘ is the essence of what Accu§er is all about. It definitely feels like the angry newborn child of ‘Who Dominates Who‘ and ‘Repent‘. We just hope all you thrashers out there are...Read More »
  • Beasto Blanco To Release “Live From Berlin”

    Beasto Blanco To Release “Live From Berlin”

    Beasto Blanco, the band fronted by long time Alice Cooper bassist Chuck Garric, will release “Live From Berlin” on January 19, 2017 via Rat Pak Records. “Live From Berlin” was recorded at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany during the 2016 sold-out Böhse Onkelz tour. The Release features songs from both their debut release “Live Fast Die Loud” (2013) as well as their highly successful 2016 self-titled sophomore release “Beasto Blanco”. Front-man Chuck Garric comments, “It was an honor...Read More »
  • Doomsday Outlaw Hit The Road And Release A New Video

    Doomsday Outlaw Hit The Road And Release A New Video

    DOOMSDAY OUTLAW hit the road for a winter mini-tour. UK blues-rock five-piece, Doomsday Outlaw, are hitting the road for a short run of shows. The band have spent the past few months recording their new album for release next year, and now that it’s in the can, they can’t wait to hit the road and batter some eardrums. Expect a mix of tunes from their highly-acclaimed album Suffer More, along with maybe a tune or...Read More »
  • King’s X Guitarist Ty Tabor To Release New Solo Album “Alien Beans”

    King’s X Guitarist Ty Tabor To Release New Solo Album “Alien Beans”

    King’s X guitarist Ty Tabor will release his all new solo effort “Alien Beans” January 12, 2018 via Rat Pak Records. “Alien Beans” is a double disc album that features 10 all new studio tracks and a “best of” compilation disc featuring 11 newly re-mixed and re-mastered tracks from Ty’s previous releases. Regarding the new album, Ty comments, “I wanted to do a rock album and put some new, heavier stuff together. Along the way we also decided to remix...Read More »
  • THE KULICK BROTHERS TEAR UP KISS KRUISE VII

    THE KULICK BROTHERS TEAR UP KISS KRUISE VII

    History was made last week in the world of KISS, arguably the biggest rock band in the world, when brothers Bob and Bruce Kulick joined the KISS Kruise for the first time in the seven years the getaway has taken place. “Our appearance on Kiss Kruise 7 the first night on the Main Deck (“Sail Away “ Stage) was one of our most exciting and memorable gigs in my life,” says Bob.  “And I know...Read More »
  • The Killerhertz Release A Mirror’s Portrait

    The Killerhertz Release A Mirror’s Portrait

    Today THE KILLERHERTZ are celebrating the release of their brand-new, by Flemming Rasmussen refined, album „A Mirror’s Portrait“, which convinces with pure Modern Hard Rock and a pinch of Danish Rock vibes. With fresh impetus and a whole load of pent-up energy, the Danish Hard Rock band THE KILLERHERTZ have recorded their second album „A Mirror’s Portrait“ in the Earplug Studio and former Metallica producer Flemming Rasmussen was again responsible for mix and mastering. With singer and...Read More »
  • Brian Johnson Pays Tribute To Malcolm Young

    Brian Johnson Pays Tribute To Malcolm Young

    Former / Current? AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson has updated is official site with the following tribute to his former bandmate, Malcolm Young, who recently passed away at the age of 64. I am saddened by the passing of my friend Malcolm Young, I can’t believe he’s gone. We had such great times on the road. I was always aware that he was a genius on guitar, his riffs have become legend, as has he. I...Read More »
  • SOULBURN Premiere Lyric Video For “Spirited Asunder”

    SOULBURN Premiere Lyric Video For “Spirited Asunder”

    Dutch blackened death/doom metal act SOULBURN have premiered a new lyric-video for the track, “Spirited Asunder”, off their latest, third studio album “Earthless Pagan Spirit”, released via Century Media Records . Check out the lyric-video by Carl Assault here: https://youtu.be/E510285JbiM The band checked in with the following comment: “We are pleased to unveil a lyric video for the track “Spirited Asunder” from our third album “Earthless Pagan Spirit”. Epic darkness is the keyword here!” SOULBURN, who feature original ASPHYX...Read More »
  • Metal Blade Records launches “Chrismassacre” holiday promotion

    Metal Blade Records launches “Chrismassacre” holiday promotion

    “Chrismassacre” artwork designed by Costin Chioreanu / http://twilight13media.com To celebrate the holiday season, Metal Blade Records has now launched a new line of Christmas and winter items, as part of the label’s “Chrismassacre” promotion (featuring artwork/merchandise designed by Costin Chioreanu / http://twilight13media.com). Purchase your gifts now and get your Christmas shopping done early: https://www.indiemerch.com/metalbladerecords/search/?q=MBR-Xmas-2017 Metal Blade Records online: http://metalblade.com https://www.facebook.com/metalbladerecords https://twitter.com/MetalBlade https://www.youtube.com/MetalBladeRecords https://instagram.com/metalbladerecordsRead More »
  • TERROR UNIVERSAL Reveals Aggressive New Anthem, “Make Them Bleed”

    TERROR UNIVERSAL Reveals Aggressive New Anthem, “Make Them Bleed”

    TERROR UNIVERSAL Reveals Aggressive New Anthem, “Make Them Bleed”   Listen Now via YouTube   New Album, Make Them Bleed, out via minus HEAD Records on January 19, 2018   Pre-Order via TERROR UNIVERSAL’s PledgeMusic Campaign Here – Options Include Blood-Splatter Vinyl, a Signed Guitar/Drumhead/Drum Sticks, Limited Edition Posters, One-On-One Lessons and More!   Masked metal supergroup TERROR UNIVERSAL recently announced the release of their upcoming debut full-length album, entitled Make Them Bleed, out January 19, 2018 via minus HEAD Records. After months of anticipation, TERROR UNIVERSAL have revealed...Read More »
  • Jeff Scott Soto Drops Video For “Retribution”

    Jeff Scott Soto Drops Video For “Retribution”

    New Album “Retribution” Out Now Via Frontiers Music Srl   Jeff could sing the phone book and make it enjoyable, but this is by far one of his most mature and personal solo albums I believe he has recorded, and will hopefully get a wide audience for it. -My Global Mind This album is more than retribution and revolution. It is also redemption and a message to the world that Jeff Scott Soto is back...Read More »
  • ANVIL Release Lyric Video For New Single “Ego”

    ANVIL Release Lyric Video For New Single “Ego”

    New Album “Pounding The Pavement” Out January 19, 2018 via SPV/Steamhammer Canadian Metal heroes ANVIL have released their first digital single and lyric video for the new song “Ego” today! The song is taken from their forthcoming studio album “Pounding The Pavement”.   “Ego” is a song where Lips spread his razor-sharp guitar riffs over the dynamic rhythm foundation courtesy of Robb Reiner and Chris Robertson, adding additional bite with his familiar raw vocal style. Watch the video HERE. The new album “Pounding The Pavement” will be released on January 19th 2018 through SPV/Steamhammer as a...Read More »
  • Cavalera Conspiracy Premiere Video For ‘Spectral War’

    Cavalera Conspiracy Premiere Video For ‘Spectral War’

    Psychosis is still the best Sepultura album since Chaos A.D. If it doesn’t make you wanna jump da fuck up, nothing will. -Metal Sucks- Psychosis, pivots the brothers towards even more previously uncharted, fascinating territory. -Exclaim- Psychosis may just be the best pure metal album of the year -Ghost Cult- Metal needed something like this and you (Cavalera Conspiracy) fucking delivered in spades! -Skulls n Bones- Bow your heads down to the Cavalera brothers, and...Read More »
  • 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 »