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  • 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 »
  • Poll: ‘Which Singer Deserves To Be Crowned The Queen Of Metal?’

    Poll: ‘Which Singer Deserves To Be Crowned The Queen Of Metal?’

    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 »
  • Poll: If The Big 4 Became The Big 5, Which Band Should Be Added?

    Poll: If The Big 4 Became The Big 5, Which Band Should Be Added?

    Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax, have collectively become known as “The Big Four” of thrash metal. If they were to do another concert and add another band, which one of these bands deserves the spot the most? Each of these bands has been an important and historical part of the “Thrash” movement over the years. But, unfortunately, only one can be voted as the rightful heir to the “Thrash Metal” crown.  You have until October...Read More »
  • Hard Rock And Metal New Releases For Friday, October 13th, 2017

    Hard Rock And Metal New Releases For Friday, October 13th, 2017

    Altarage – Endinghent (Season Of Mist) Ancient VVisdom – 33 (Magic Bullet) Antisect – The Rising Of The Lights (Rise Above) Bigfoot – Bigfoot (Frontiers) Daniel Cavanagh – Monochrome (Kscope) Enslaved – E (Nuclear Blast) Fozzy – Judas (Century Media) Fragile Mortals – The Dark Project (eOne) The Fright – Canto V (SPV/Steamhammer) Godsticks – Faced With Rage (Kscope) Gothminister – The Other Side (AFM) Hallatar – No Stars Upon The Bridge (Svart) The Haxans...Read More »
  • TNT And Vocalist Tony Harnell Part ways Again

    TNT And Vocalist Tony Harnell Part ways Again

    After a 35-year career…with a few scattered breaks and temporary line-up changes in that time, it is with a heavy heart that the remaining original members of Norwegian rockers TNT have made the decision to move on in separate musical directions. The bands management team expressed how extremely difficult this decision was for the band… “There is no easy way to break up a family” Being together for so long…even though separated by an ocean,...Read More »
  • Genus Ordinis Dei Release New Single & Video for ‘Halls of Human Delights’

    Genus Ordinis Dei Release New Single & Video for ‘Halls of Human Delights’

    New album features Cristina Scabbia on guest vocals for song ‘Salem’ – Great Olden Dynasty out November 24 Watch ‘Halls of Human Delights’ music video here / Stream the single via Spotify & Apple Music Watch Genus Ordinis Dei’s new music video ‘Halls of Human Delights’ right now! Symphonic death metal quartet Genus Ordinis Dei have released a new single and music video for the song ‘Halls of Human Delights’. The impressive music video was directed by Steve Saints, and filmed on location at Villa Cavour in Trino,...Read More »
  • Torchia release their debut album: Tour to Taiwan and a music video announced

    Torchia release their debut album: Tour to Taiwan and a music video announced

    Finnish death metallers Torchia release their debut album ”Of Curses and Grief”on October 27th and heads on to tour Taiwan.  The album is produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Amorphis, Ensiferum) so expectations might rise high for Hiilesmaa has worked with some top names out there. The band tells the sound they were after was some what old schoolish, organic and raw in a way that really serves the music. Advance sale is now on and you can...Read More »
  • RITES OF DAATH Reveal Hexing Graves EP Details!

    RITES OF DAATH Reveal Hexing Graves EP Details!

    Godz Ov War Productions has set October 13th as the international release date for the debut EP of Poland’s Rites of Daath, Hexing Graves. The EP is going to premiere during a gig No Reason To Livewhere Rites of Daath will be support Malthusian, Outre and Taran. This release will be available as a standard jewel case CD and Digital Download. A few words from the band about their concept: ‘Rites of Daath‘s general aim is to create a heavy and crushing sound. It blends massive, slow parts...Read More »
  • b.o.s.c.h. Release New Video for “Schock” – New Album “Fleischwolf” out October 13th, 2017

    b.o.s.c.h. Release New Video for “Schock” – New Album “Fleischwolf” out October 13th, 2017

    Germany is well known for German singing artists like Rammstein or maybe Eisbrecher, who already have a massive following outside of their homeland. If you like this kind of music this might be interesting for you to check out. b.o.s.c.h. have released a new video for the song “Schock” (Shock). You can watch the video right HERE. The rough sea, the blustery wind, the bracing climate: possibly residents of Germany’s North Sea coast are really more robust than...Read More »
  • “The Dark Element” Offer Another Glimpse Into Their Debut With “Here’s To You”

    “The Dark Element” Offer Another Glimpse Into Their Debut With “Here’s To You”

    “The Dark Element” Offer Another Glimpse Into Their Debut With “Here’s To You” Available November 10th via Frontiers Music Srl “The Dark Element” is a new musical project fronted by the formerNightwish vocalist Anette Olzon together with Finnish guitarist and songwriter Jani Liimatainen.  Since word of this project got out, fans have been frothing at the mouth with anticipation for its arrival.  Fortunately they won’t have to wait much longer though as their debut album will be released November 10th via Frontiers Music Srl....Read More »
  • HOUSTON ‘Dangerous Love’ Lyric Video – Single Released

    HOUSTON ‘Dangerous Love’ Lyric Video – Single Released

    Swedish AOR band, HOUSTON, have released a brand new lyric video & single for the song ‘Dangerous Love’, the track is taken from their forthcoming 5th album titled ‘III’, due out on November 24th via Livewire/Cargo Records UK. Houston has been around since their self-titled debut album in 2010 and landed the number one in Classic Rock Magazine’s AOR chart that year, up against outfits such as Unruly Child, Crashdiet, H.e.a.t and Nelson. The band then went on to play the festival...Read More »
  • ELLEFSON COFFEE CO RELEASES NEW ROCK N’ ROSE BLEND FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    ELLEFSON COFFEE CO RELEASES NEW ROCK N’ ROSE BLEND FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    Ellefson Coffee Co., the premium coffee blend of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, has announced the release of their latest seasonal coffee offering ROCK N’ ROSE, a smooth, satisfying light roast blend of premium Nicaraguan and Ethiopian coffees. ROCK N’ ROSE replaces SHE-WOLF as the light roast in the ECC lineup. Said Ellefson Coffee founder David Ellefson, “We wanted to introduce a new roast to replace the recently retired SHE-WOLF, and with October being breast cancer awareness month, we thought it would be a great opportunity...Read More »
  • FATES WARNING Announce Additional 2018 Tour Dates in USA & Mexico

    FATES WARNING Announce Additional 2018 Tour Dates in USA & Mexico

    U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING have announced further live shows in the USA and Mexico as part of their next touring run in January 2018 in support of their much acclaimed latest album, “Theories Of Flight”. Below is a list of the exact dates, which now also include German post rockers LONG DISTANCE CALLING as special guests for the shows in Germany: FATES WARNING – “Theories Of Flight” – Live 2018: 1/5    Seattle, WA – Studio Seven...Read More »
  • SULO (Diamond Dogs) Release “Sulo’s Full English” Album

    SULO (Diamond Dogs) Release “Sulo’s Full English” Album

    Swedish rocker SULO (Diamond Dogs, The Crunch) to release his new album “Sulo’s Full English” on October 27th, via Livewire/Cargo Records UK. The album contains 12brand new tracks plus 7 bonus tracks. The extra tracks comes from the soundtrack that followed with the book “Keep yourself alive“, and it’s the first time they’ll be released outside of Scandinavia. “Sorry for the young” is the first single, with special guest appearance from ex Quireboy‘Guy Bailey‘ and produced by Kevin Porée. Video was made by The Duke of Honk Henrik...Read More »
  • Good Tiger launches new single, “Blueshift”

    Good Tiger launches new single, “Blueshift”

    On February 9th, Good Tiger will release their sophomore full-length, We Will All Be Gone, via Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records. For a preview of the album, the new single, “Blueshift” (which was premiered on BBC’s Radio1 Rock Show yesterday, October 1st!), can be heard now at:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LZyrtenRtM Good Tiger comments: “The response to ‘Devil’ has been amazing and we are excited for people to hear another part of the album. We’ll be playing a whole bunch of new material at all forthcoming shows, we’ve...Read More »
  • Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime To Release “The New Reality” December 1, 2017

    Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime To Release “The New Reality” December 1, 2017

    Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of “The New Reality” on December 1, 2017.  “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: Mindcrime is a creative platform that continues in the spirit of the historic album of the same name, spawning concepts as grand as...Read More »
  • Rose Tattoo To Release Tatts: Live In Brunswick 1982 Album

    Rose Tattoo To Release Tatts: Live In Brunswick 1982 Album

    Legendary rockers Rose Tattoo release their Tatts: Live In Brunswick 1982 album featuring 14 tracks recorded at Melbourne’s Bombay Bicycle Club in Brunswick in 1982 and mastered for loyal fans in 2017! Here’s an album that takes you back thirty-five years; the Australian pub rock scene was at its peak, live music was everywhere, and so was Rose Tattoo, becoming one of Australia’s most revered rock bands of all time, known for their peerless, raw,...Read More »
  • SAVAGE MESSIAH Launch Music Video for new single, “Wing And A Prayer”!

    SAVAGE MESSIAH Launch Music Video for new single, “Wing And A Prayer”!

    British heavy metal act, SAVAGE MESSIAH, have just released a video for their brand new single, “Wing And A Prayer”, which is taken off their upcoming album, “Hands Of Fate”! Frontman David Silver comments: “This is a powerful snapshot of our upcoming album, loud and anthemic! With my favourite guitar solo yet. We’ve had this song in our set for the past few shows and have been really taken aback at how ‘instant’ the song has...Read More »
  • WITCHERY Launch New Single & Music Video for “Of Blackened Wing”

    WITCHERY Launch New Single & Music Video for “Of Blackened Wing”

    Swedish blackened thrash metallers’ WITCHERY are now launching a second single and video for the track, “Of Blackened Wing”, off their upcoming album, “I Am Legion”,  due out on November 10, 2017 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. WITCHERY guitarist Jensen checked in with the following comment about “Of Blackened Wing”: “’Of Blackened Wing’ is a song that perfectly combines both the old and new sounds of WITCHERY. It mixes the thrashing touch of old with the grittiness and rawness of new....Read More »
  • Drakonis Announce ‘The Great Miasma’

    Drakonis Announce ‘The Great Miasma’

    Northern Irish extreme metal quintet have signed a deal in blood with Hostile Media which will see the extreme metallers release a new record entitled The Great Miasma. Guitarist Saul McMichael (also of Irish pagan metal outfit Waylander) comments, “Signing to Hostile Media for this release is a significant mile stone in the bands career. We’ve always believed in what we do, and to have a label share that belief is more validating than words can...Read More »
  • Post-Hardcore Outfit DISPARAGER Announce “Sayonara Summer” Tour 2017

    Post-Hardcore Outfit DISPARAGER Announce “Sayonara Summer” Tour 2017

    DISPARAGER will embark on its “Sayonara Summer” Tour throughout the U.S. during the month of October playing shows alongside 36 Crazyfists, Genosha, Your Chance to Die, and Set and Setting. The trek will kick off on October 3 in the band’s hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. and will conclude onOctober 19 in Atlanta, G.A. The full itinerary can be seen below. After a line up change and nearly three years of blood, sweat, and tears, Brooklyn’s DISPARAGER is as brutal and...Read More »
  • Plan Three – Wish I Was Stormborne OUT NOW!

    Plan Three – Wish I Was Stormborne OUT NOW!

    PLAN THREE “Wish I Was Stormborne” New album out NOW! Over six years in the making, Plan Three will follow up their 2009 debut album “Screaming our Sins” and 2011 EP “The Signal – Part One” with their much-anticipated sophomore full length “Wish I Was Stormborne”. “The road here hasn’t been straight nor without obstacles and that is why we are extra excited. Our fans have shown us loyalty, love and respect for almost a...Read More »
  • New Jersey Rockers VEXES Premiere Official Lyric Video for “Lift”

    New Jersey Rockers VEXES Premiere Official Lyric Video for “Lift”

    New Jersey’s hard rock outfit VEXES  premiered the official music video for “Lift.” “Lift” is the first single from the band’s debut album, Ancient Geometry, which is tentatively scheduled for an early 2018 release. VEXES was formed from the ashes of A Life Once Lost, Vessl, Fury of Five, and Downstage. Some say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. That’s especially true when passionate artists draw from multiple sources to create striking, original compositions that retain the essence,...Read More »
  • SATAN TAKES A HOLIDAY PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR “GOOD COP BAD COP”

    SATAN TAKES A HOLIDAY PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR “GOOD COP BAD COP”

    Swedish rockers SATAN TAKES A HOLIDAY have released their new single and video for “Good Cop Bad Cop” today, premiering the video. Regarding the video, the band says, “The director (Daniel Bäckström) approached us with a script for the video to the song “Good Cop Bad Cop” and it was obvious to us that he not only understood the very premise of the lyrics, but also that had a clear vision of how he was going...Read More »
  • SILENT SCREAMS SIGN WITH LONG BRANCH RECORDS

    SILENT SCREAMS SIGN WITH LONG BRANCH RECORDS

    The UK metalcore powerhouse SILENT SCREAMS signed a worldwide deal with Long Branch Records. Formed in 2007 by Tom Craig, Sam Varney, Ozzi Osman, Adam Mallabone and James Ryan, the band quickly started working on their first EP. In 2008 with the help of Producer Matt Hyde (As I Lay Dying, Gallows, Funeral for a Friend) Silent Screams self released “Ghosts“. The band signed with Ghost Music and in 2011 released their first full length, “When It Rains“,...Read More »
  • Scorpions Forced To Cancel The Rest Of The Entire North America Tour

    Scorpions Forced To Cancel The Rest Of The Entire North America Tour

    Scorpions Press Release.. The Scorpions regretfully announce that due to severe laryngitis, the remainder of the U.S. 2017 tour will be cancelled. Klaus Meine has been advised by top throat specialist in Los Angeles to rest his voice. If he continues the tour, he could risk permanent vocal damage. The band stated, that they “truly hate to disappoint our fans, and hope to come back to America soon, but this time we have no choice...Read More »
  • PSY:CODE Release “Paralyzed” Official Video

    PSY:CODE Release “Paralyzed” Official Video

    Copenhagen-based modern hardcore group PSY:CODE have released the official video for “Paralyzed,” a track from new album MØRKE. The band issued the following statement about the video: “We’ve chosen not to appear in this video, but to keep focus on the emotions that fit the song perfectly. With this amount of videos, it is important for us that they are very different. The video is made from the short film ‘Unwind’ which has been cut to pieces, and...Read More »
  • The Outfit Releases Lead Single “Soldier Boy” and Announces Debut Album Details

    The Outfit Releases Lead Single “Soldier Boy” and Announces Debut Album Details

    From the streets of Chicago, something is brewing. Chicago veteran musicians, brothers Mark and Matt Nawara, and Mike Gorman, along with Phoenix, Arizona’s, Andy Mitchell have formed The Outfit. The Outfit brings you straight up rock and roll, with catchy hooks and an aggressive sound. The Nawara brothers played the Chicago club scene for years, along with writing and recording original music. Mike Gorman comes from two legendary Chicago bands, Pezband and Off Broadway. Rounding...Read More »
  • The Hirsch Effekt Premiere Video For Their New Single “BERCEUSE”

    The Hirsch Effekt Premiere Video For Their New Single “BERCEUSE”

    After their breathless “Holon” album trilogy, The Hirsch Effekt have probably crafted their most extreme, darkest and most complex chapter, which goes by the name of “Eskapist” and was released on August 18th, 2017. The album set an exclamation point with charting at #21 in the official German album charts. The Hirsch Effekt’s third single “BERCEUSE” is out today and currently premiering on the bands’ YouTube channel HERE. Socially critical, caustically political and musically overwhelming, the fourth album from the Hanoverian...Read More »
  • Ronnie Jame Dio Touring Hologram – Fitting Tribute Or Terrible Mistake?

    Ronnie Jame Dio Touring Hologram – Fitting Tribute Or Terrible Mistake?

    Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion, revealed initial dates for “DIO Returns: The World Tour,” featuring a hologram of Ronnie James Dio reunited with the late rock star’s former bandmates from the DIO Band. The tour will make more than 80 stops around the globe, kicking off in Helsinki, Finland on November 30. It marks the first tour of its kind, breaking new ground just as Dio did throughout an accomplished career as a lead...Read More »
  • JUNKYARD announce Tour Dates and Video release

    JUNKYARD announce Tour Dates and Video release

    Junkyard’s third full length studio album, High Water (released April 21, 2017) 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 in 2017. 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...Read More »
  • CHRONUS ‘BARON’ MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    CHRONUS ‘BARON’ MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

    Swedish rock/metal band, CHRONUS, have released a music video for ‘Baron’, the song is taken from their self-titled debut album, due out on October 27th, 2017 in Europe on Ellefson Music Productions, aka EMP LABEL GROUP, the label of legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson.  After a well-received performance at this year’s Sabaton Open Air, the band are currently preparing for a Scandinavian tour supporting Soilwork and The Unguided. Hailing from Helsingborg, Sweden, Chronus is an exalted quartet formed in 2015 and led by the Baron. Young, fresh and visionary, they...Read More »
  • RIG TIME! Release “Blister” Video / Tour Dates Announced

    RIG TIME! Release “Blister” Video / Tour Dates Announced

    Wisconsin bruisers RIG TIME! have released the official video for “Blister,” a track from forthcoming sophomore album War. Video credit goes to Jymi Calkins of Circadian media. Get some! https://youtu.be/OA6ZLvIyoo8 War is coming October 20 via Innerstrength Records. Pre-order the album below. https://innerstrengthrecords.bandcamp.com/album/rig-time-war RIG TIME! will embark on a short U.S. tour with THE OTHELLO SYNDROME next week. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct 9 – Cedar Rapids, IA at The Hive Oct 10 – Fayetteville, AR at Backspace Oct 11 – Joplin, MO at Cesspool Castle Oct 12 –...Read More »
  • DR. LIVING DEAD! Reveal Debut Single From Upcoming Album, “Cosmic Conqueror”,

    DR. LIVING DEAD! Reveal Debut Single From Upcoming Album, “Cosmic Conqueror”,

    “Once more fans of Suicidal as well as Municipal Waste, Nuclear Assault & Co. get the full treatment in the zombie clinic.” – Rock Hard Germany DR. LIVING DEAD!’s new album, “Cosmic Conqueror”, will be out on October 27 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. Offering 41 minutes of skull-fracturing thrash ecstasy, the band has returned more aggressive, more compelling and more fun than ever before! Get a first listen and check out the album’s title track streaming below via YouTube or...Read More »
  • Will Five Finger Death Punch Survive With Or Without Ivan Moody?

    Will Five Finger Death Punch Survive With Or Without Ivan Moody?

    Five Finger Death Punch have just dropped a new video for the track “Ain’t My Last Dance”. The band seems to be using the video as lead singer, Ivan Moody’s return to the band and hopefully, sobriety. Moody has been in a recovery program to deal with substance abuse problems. His problems have been widely publicized and band had to bring another vocalist, Tommy Vext to fill in for scheduled tour dates. Moody almost quit the band...Read More »
  • BODY COUNT RELEASE VIDEO FOR “THIS IS WHY WE RIDE”

    BODY COUNT RELEASE VIDEO FOR “THIS IS WHY WE RIDE”

    Los Angeles-based Thrash Metal icons BODY COUNT have released a new music video for their track “This Is Why We Ride”, which is featured on the band’s 2017 full-length, Bloodlust. Fans can view the new video, which was directed by Treach (Naughty By Nature) . The Ice-T fronted metal outfit has received universal acclaim on the strength of Bloodlust, with the group earning nominations for Metal Artist of the Year, Metal Album of the Year(Bloodlust) and Metal Song of the...Read More »
  • SALIVA – NEW SINGLE “Lose Yourself” OUT NOW!

    SALIVA – NEW SINGLE “Lose Yourself” OUT NOW!

    Multi-platinum and Grammy nominated hard rock group SALIVA surprised their fans on September 22nd with an initial release on their newly formed music entity Refuse to Lose Music LLC. The new single is a cover of Eminem’s iconic “Lose Yourself” and is creating an organic buzz across social media. It has been met with extremely favorable fan testimonials. “It’s nuts. We’ve been getting 100’s of cool messages and comments across our social media profiles,” says lead...Read More »
  • CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Unleash ‘Insane’ Lyric Video

    CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Unleash ‘Insane’ Lyric Video

    The brothers Max and Iggor Cavalera formed the legendarily trailblazing heavy metal band SEPULTURA as teenagers together in 1983. Across six studio albums the Brazilian punishers perfected the art of darkness and extreme music with thrash classics such as Beneath the Remains, Arise andChaos AD, while exploring the underbelly of third world political issues and broadening the genre’s horizons with an exploration of indigenous culture, culminating with the landmark Roots album in 1996. A decade after Max left SEPULTURA and meanwhile released seven successfull...Read More »
  • Poll: Which Rock Vocalist Has The Worst Case Of Lead Singer’s Disease

    Poll: Which Rock Vocalist Has The Worst Case Of Lead Singer’s Disease

    The Urban Dictionary defines LSD (Lead Singer’s Disease as: The tendency for the lead singer of a rock band to become egotistical and impossible to work. Lead singer’s disease is what happens when a lead singer lets the success of their band go to their head, starts acting like he or she is god and begins to demand that everything be done their way. If they don’t get their way their inflated ego makes them...Read More »
  • CONAN Unveil Album Details! ‘Man Is Myth – Early Demos’ Now Available For Pre-Order!

    CONAN Unveil Album Details! ‘Man Is Myth – Early Demos’ Now Available For Pre-Order!

    The world’s heaviest doom metal-band CONAN finally provide some exciting insights into a secret world! ‘Man Is Myth – Early Demos‘ are the unheard beasts out of the band’s rehearsal room and studio, and will see the light of day on November 17th on Napalm Records. It roars and cranks all over, dull distortion drags nerves into the coldest regions of the world. It’s no accident that they call themselves Caveman Battle Doom. Man Is Myth – Early Demos is...Read More »
  • Tombs announces USA tour dates with 1349, Goatwhore

    Tombs announces USA tour dates with 1349, Goatwhore

    After recently releasing their fourth full-length, The Grand Annihilation, Tombs is heading back out on the road again in support of it, this time with 1349 and Goatwhore, leading up to the bands’ Ozzfest/Knotfest appearances. See below for all dates! Tombs tour dates w/ 1349, Goatwhore Oct. 28 – The Earl – Atlanta, GA * Oct. 29 – Hi Tone – Memphis, TN Oct. 30 – Come and Take It Live – Austin, TX (supporting Kreator) Oct. 31 – Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX (supporting Kreator) Nov. 1 –...Read More »
  • DARK FUNERAL Announce Plans For 2018 North American Co-Headlining Tour with Septicflesh

    DARK FUNERAL Announce Plans For 2018 North American Co-Headlining Tour with Septicflesh

    In continued promotion of their 2016 release, “Where Shadows Forever Reign”, Swedish black metal luminaries DARK FUNERAL have announced plans to return to North America in 2018 on a co-headlining tour alongside Greek symphonic death metalllists’ Septicflesh with support by Thy Antichrist. Stay tuned in the following weeks for further details on their grand return! Garnering massive critical acclaim, including a cover feature with New Noise Magazine, “Where Shadows Forever Reign”, “is a solid and well crafted...Read More »
  • Blackened Extreme Metal Band NOCTEM Reveal Music Video for Single, “A Cruce Salus”

    Blackened Extreme Metal Band NOCTEM Reveal Music Video for Single, “A Cruce Salus”

    Spanish blackened extreme metal band NOCTEM released their 2016 full-length album, Haeresis, via Prosthetic Records to great buzz. Earlier this year, the band followed up with a separate digital single, “A Cruce Salus”, giving fans a taste of what’s soon to come. Now, the band is thrilled to reveal their brand new music video for the track. The video, which features blistering black & white live performance footage, can be viewed here: The live performance footage in the...Read More »
  • Groove Metal Outfit DEATH RATTLE to Release New Album “Volition” on October 20, 2017

    Groove Metal Outfit DEATH RATTLE to Release New Album “Volition” on October 20, 2017

    Five years ago, New Hampshire-based groove-thrash band DEATH RATTLE self-released their debut album, Man’s Ruin, which served as a striking introduction to the fist-in-face outfit that channeled the musical styles of their favorite bands into sharp-taloned songs that sunk deep. Back, refreshed and heavier than ever, DEATH RATTLE return with their sophomore full-length album, Volition, set for independent release on October 20, 2017. The album is available for pre-order now via Big Cartel – more pre-order options are coming soon! Watch a brand new...Read More »