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Obituary Live Concert Photos In Tampa May 18th 2024

Obituary Live Concert Photos In Tampa May 18th 2024

May 20, 20241 min read

Obituary live concert shots from their show in Tampa Florida at The Yuengling Center.

Listen To New Song "Hordes Of The Horned God" By Hellbutcher

Listen To New Song “Hordes Of The Horned God” By Hellbutcher

May 14, 20243 min read

As the frontman of legendary Swedish maniacs Nifelheim, Hellbutcher stands among the most elite figures of the black metal underground, and with his eponymous new band, HELLBUTCHER, his frenzied mission continues conjuring sounds of pure blasphemy and absolute musical Armageddon.…

Black Metalers Kvaen Unleash "The Formless Fires" Music Video

Black Metalers Kvaen Unleash “The Formless Fires” Music Video

May 7, 20243 min read

A sumptuous but bitingly intense exploration of beauty and violence, KVAEN’s The Formless Fires is a melodic black metal masterwork radiating an inspirational sense of place. Even more than 2020’s folky, speed metal-infused debut The Funeral Pyre or 2022’s compelling,…

Listen To New Song By 1349 Called "Ash Of Ages" Featuring Satyricon's Frost On Drums

Listen To New Song By 1349 Called “Ash Of Ages” Featuring Satyricon’s Frost On Drums

May 4, 20244 min read

In the grand tradition of black metal supremacy, 1349 returns with a searing standalone single, “Ash of Ages”, paving the desolate path to their much-anticipated North American tour later this May. Echoing the grim roots of black metal’s full-throated cry,…

Bathory Biography Available In English For The First Time

Bathory Biography Available In English For The First Time

May 2, 20242 min read

The English-language edition of the unofficial but definitive biography of one of the most influential metal bands of all time – BATHORY. Written by renowned metal journalist José Luis Cano Barron, this comprehensive tome delves into the band’s illustrious career,…

Testament And Kreator Announce U.S. Tour With Possessed

Testament And Kreator Announce U.S. Tour With Possessed

Apr 30, 20243 min read

This Fall, the ‘Klash of the Titans’ makes its triumphant return to North America! Fans will enjoy an epic night of metal with thrash royalty TESTAMENT and KREATOR co-headlining the run. The 33-date trek will kick off on September 12th in Reno making its…

Black Metal Band GAEREA Release "World Ablaze" Video

Black Metal Band GAEREA Release “World Ablaze” Video

Apr 29, 20242 min read

With talons dipped in the inky blood of black metal and scraped across the flesh of human suffering, GAEREA is leading a charge into the future of darkness, and all those who find beauty and power in the dark side…

Watch "Endless Machine" Music Video By Ingested

Watch “Endless Machine” Music Video By Ingested

Apr 20, 20242 min read

https://youtu.be/dsnnX4UJpNY Since their fifth album, 2020’s Where Only God May Tread, INGESTED has been on a creative tear that has produced almost a full record every year, each displaying the kind of musical growth that only comes from constantly practicing,…

Nifelheim Singer Hellbutcher Returns With New Album-Watch The Video For "Sword Of Wrath"

Nifelheim Singer Hellbutcher Returns With New Album-Watch The Video For “Sword Of Wrath”

Apr 18, 20243 min read

From the depths of the black metal underground, comes one of its most elite figures with a new band and an even more evil attitude. As frontman of legendary Swedish maniacs Nifelheim, Hellbutcher upheld the bad name of real black…

Watch Video For New Song "War" From Satanic North's Debut Album

Watch Video For New Song “War” From Satanic North’s Debut Album

Apr 18, 20242 min read

SATANIC NORTH will unleash their self-titled debut full-length on April 19th, via Reaper Entertainment. In advance of the record’s release, today the band reveals first single, “War.” The band comments, “‘War’ is a face-melting song to show you what’s coming…

French Black Metal Band SETH Release First Video From Upcoming New Album

French Black Metal Band SETH Release First Video From Upcoming New Album

Apr 16, 20247 min read

In an era where the echoes of revolution have dulled to whispers, SETH roars back into the heart of the metal realm with their new album La France des Maudits. Its lead single, “Et Que Vive le Diable !”, channels…

Black Metal Sensation PERCHTA Release "Explicit Uncensored Adults Only" Video For 'Vom Verlånga' ("About the Desire")

Black Metal Sensation PERCHTA Release “Explicit Uncensored Adults Only” Video For ‘Vom Verlånga’ (“About the Desire”)

Apr 9, 20246 min read

Folk black metal sensation PERCHTA have at last found an outlet for the uncensored version of the explicit video ‘Vom Verlånga’ (“About the Desire”). The full clip is now available for adults only on the site Xvideos (dot) com, and can be found by entering “Perchta…

LIMBONIC ART Releases Video 'Ad Astra et Abyssos' From New Album"Opus Daemoniacal"

LIMBONIC ART Releases Video ‘Ad Astra et Abyssos’ From New Album”Opus Daemoniacal”

Apr 8, 20243 min read

LIMBONIC ART announce details of their forthcoming ninth full-length “Opus Daemoniacal”, which is scheduled for release on June 28, 2024. https://youtu.be/TV9TydtwNmQ LIMBONIC ART comment: “Seeing the very track that ignited the process of creating music again unleashed, gives me great pleasure and satisfaction”, mastermind Vidar…

Listen To "Under The Dead Sky" By Finnish Black Metal Band Night Shall Drape Us

Listen To “Under The Dead Sky” By Finnish Black Metal Band Night Shall Drape Us

Apr 8, 20241 min read

Night Shall Drape Us was born from the mind of LRH, who recorded all of the drums and guitars on their debut album. But it wasn’t fully consecrated until his blood brothers joined to sing these eight heretical hymns. Fast, melodic…

Listen To Brand New Single "Saoirse" By Rotting Christ

Listen To Brand New Single “Saoirse” By Rotting Christ

Mar 28, 20245 min read

In celebration of their 35th year as a band, this May, Rotting Christ are releasing their 14th album. ΠΡΟ ΧΡΙΣΤΟU (Pro Xristou) is bound to hold a revered place in the Greeks’ heretical history. Always true to their name, Sakis Tolis and his…

Watch The Video For "Bastard Of The East" By Black Metal Masters The Infernal Sea

Watch The Video For “Bastard Of The East” By Black Metal Masters The Infernal Sea

Jan 25, 20242 min read

Unrelenting black metal masters THE INFERNAL SEA return with their captivating and terrifying new album, ‘Hellfenlic.’ Filled with historical stories of religious brutality at the hands of the notorious Witchfinder General, the album is a masterpiece of groove-laden riffs, relentless…

80s Heavy Metal News

Watch New Video For "Crack Cocaine" Featuring Ozzy Osbourne From Guitarist Billy Morrison's New Album

80s Heavy Metal

Ozzy Osbourne has opened the Osbourne Media House which is described on their site as: OSBOURNE MEDIA, SITUATED IN ENCINO, CALIFORNIA, IS A VERSATILE...

Rose Tattoo Rose Tattoo

80s Heavy Metal

Rose Tattoo Singer Angry Anderson has announced the following: TATTS UPDATE… Brothers and Sisters, so where to start? Well, it may not be common...

Watch Lzzy Hale Perform With Skid Row For The First Time Watch Lzzy Hale Perform With Skid Row For The First Time

80s Heavy Metal

Lzzy Hale, vocalist for Halestorm performed with Skid Row for the first time as their fill-in singer in Carterville Illinois on Friday, May 17th....

80s Heavy Metal

Apocalyptica are thrilled to announce the third single from Apocalyptica Plays Metallica, Vol. 2 – the hotly-anticipated sequel to their legendary debut record. One falls hot on the...

Stryper to Release Their First Ever Acoustic Album 'Acousticyzed' On Feb. 16th Stryper to Release Their First Ever Acoustic Album 'Acousticyzed' On Feb. 16th

80s Heavy Metal

Stryper has announced the following: We want to share an important update regarding our guitarist, Oz Fox. Many of you might remember the challenges...

MIKE TRAMP Announces New Release 'Songs of White Lion' Out April 14 MIKE TRAMP Announces New Release 'Songs of White Lion' Out April 14

80s Heavy Metal

Mike Tramp has announced that his version of White Lion, Mike Tramp’s White Lion will be touring the U.S. starting in August with more...

Hard Rock & Metal News

Black Metal, Extreme Metal And Death Metal

Obituary live concert shots from their show in Tampa Florida at The Yuengling Center.

Hard Rock & Metal

Live photos from Amon Amarth at The Yuengling Center In Tampa Florida.

Black Metal, Extreme Metal And Death Metal

Hard Rock & Metal

June 7, 2024Apocalyptica – Apocalyptica Plays Metallica Vol. 2 (Throwdown)Bon Jovi – Forever (Island)Candy – It’s Inside You (Relapse)Carnivore – Carnivore Re-Release (Dissonance)Dvrk –...

Hard Rock & Metal

XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news. Any new projects coming out, live shows, or announcements? Paul-Yes indeed. Today we release our...

Ashes to Omens - Feed Me More (Review) Ashes to Omens - Feed Me More (Review)

Hard Rock & Metal

Ashes To Omens comes on strong with their new single “Feed Me More”. This modern metal sex-fueled anthem has an instantly likable groove. Ashes...

XS ROCK Featured Articles

The Top 20 Hard Rock And Metal Albums Of 2023

Featured Articles

2023 had some really good hard rock and metal albums released if you know where to look and listen. The hard rock and metal...

45 Christian Heavy Metal Bands From The 80s And 90s That You Should Hear 45 Christian Heavy Metal Bands From The 80s And 90s That You Should Hear

80s Heavy Metal

Angelica Attempting to hit on the sound of guitar slingers like Van Halen and George Lynch, Angelica went for a more glam-sounding singer, similar...

20 Albums Released In 2023 That 80s Metal Fans Should Hear 20 Albums Released In 2023 That 80s Metal Fans Should Hear

80s Heavy Metal

Each year, it seems that the remaining 80s hard rock and metal bands that are still putting out new music seem to get smaller...

Check Out These 80s Metal And Hard Rock Stars' Real Names Check Out These 80s Metal And Hard Rock Stars' Real Names

80s Heavy Metal

Check out these 80’s Hard Rock And Metal Stars’ Real Names! Some of these names are well known to fans, while others might find...

Who Were The Top 15 Most-Glam Mainstream Metal Bands Of The 80s? Who Were The Top 15 Most-Glam Mainstream Metal Bands Of The 80s?

80s Heavy Metal

The 80s were the decade of excess and musically that was absolutely true as well. The hard rock and heavy metal musical landscape exploded...

Who Were The Best Straight Up, No Frills Hard Rock And Metal Bands Of The 80s? Who Were The Best Straight Up, No Frills Hard Rock And Metal Bands Of The 80s?

80s Heavy Metal

The 1980s hard rock and metal scene is widely known as a generation of excess and a lot of over-the-top imagery. In fact, most...

80s Rock & Pop

What's Happened To Jon Bon Jovi's Voice?

80s Rock & Pop

Bon Jovi has a brand new album coming out on June 7th and the band has just released their second single from the album...

Wang Chung's Jack Hues Discusses New All-Star "Abducted By The 80s Tour" Wang Chung's Jack Hues Discusses New All-Star "Abducted By The 80s Tour"

80s Rock & Pop

Wang Chung’s Jack Hues sat down for an interview to discuss the new All-Star tour for “Abducted By The 80s” which features Wang Chung,...

Watch Brand New Bon Jovi Video For "Legendary" Watch Brand New Bon Jovi Video For "Legendary"

80s Heavy Metal

BON JOVI, Grammy Award@-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, and oneof history’s most iconic acts, continue their 40th-anniversary celebration, withthe release of...

Listen To INXS' Michael Hutchence's Previously Unreleased Song "One Way" Listen To INXS' Michael Hutchence's Previously Unreleased Song "One Way"

80s Rock & Pop

In the great pantheon of musicians transcending above mere “celebrity” status, the late MICHAEL HUTCHENCE towers over most. A consummate “rock star” if there...

'80s POP HITMAKERS WANG CHUNG, MEN WITHOUT HATS, THE MOTELS, AND NAKED EYES ANNOUNCE THE “ABDUCTED BY THE '80s” TOUR '80s POP HITMAKERS WANG CHUNG, MEN WITHOUT HATS, THE MOTELS, AND NAKED EYES ANNOUNCE THE “ABDUCTED BY THE '80s” TOUR

80s Rock & Pop

The 1980s were a unique, fun-filled era of music shaped in no small part by the emergence of MTV and the genre of New...

Watch Kevin Bacon Perform The Song "Losing The Night" With His Band The Bacon Brothers Watch Kevin Bacon Perform The Song "Losing The Night" With His Band The Bacon Brothers

80s Rock & Pop

The Bacon Brothers, featuring Michael and Kevin Bacon, are excited to announce the release of their new video, “Losing The Night”, from their forthcoming...

Alternative-Punk-Electronic

Alternative / Punk

Alexander Sink April 27, 2024 Orlando, FL Like late Sublime founder and frontman Bradley Nowell, I don’t practice Santeria and even if I had...

Alternative / Punk

Alexander Sink April 27, 2024 In a city that is known for it’s world-class entertainment, one would think that there is little room to...

Watch "Mercy" Video From Suicide Vocalist Alan Vega's Unreleased Album "Insurrection" Watch "Mercy" Video From Suicide Vocalist Alan Vega's Unreleased Album "Insurrection"

Alternative / Punk

Brooklyn-born master of minimalism Alan Vega is today announcing a previously unreleased new album, “Insurrection,“ and sharing the video for the lead single “Mercy.“ The video, directed by founding member of Jesus...

Alternative / Punk

Classic U.K. punk band Vice Squad has just released a newly remixed version of the song “Spitfire” along with a new video for the...

Bon Harris Says Nitzer Ebb Have No Plans For A New Studio Album Anytime In The Near Future Bon Harris Says Nitzer Ebb Have No Plans For A New Studio Album Anytime In The Near Future

Alternative / Punk

Electro-industrial legends Nitzer Ebb have released the following message regarding Douglas McCarthy’s health issues and the band’s future:

Face To Face, Save Ferris, Unwritten Law, Zebrahead & More Face To Face, Save Ferris, Unwritten Law, Zebrahead & More

Alternative / Punk

Brew Ha Ha Productions has announced the initial music lineup for the first-ever BRIGHTSIDE Music Festival, presented by WJRR-FM, on Saturday, April 27 at Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, Florida.  Summer comes...

Rock News

Sam Ash Music Store Chain Closing All Stores

Hard Rock & Metal

Sam Ash, the music retailer that has been in business for 100 years has announced the following sad news: It is with a heavy heart...

Hard Rock & Metal

The AC/DC comparison is relevant throughout the entire album, and it fits the raspy vocal style of Robert Zawisza to give it a real...

Watch Pink Floyd's David Gilmour's New Solo Music Video For "The Piper's Call" Watch Pink Floyd's David Gilmour's New Solo Music Video For "The Piper's Call"

Rock

David Gilmour announces his new album ‘Luck and Strange’, to be released September 6th. The album features eight new tracks along with a beautiful...

ZZ Top And Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock Historic Night On Capitol Hill ZZ Top And Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock Historic Night On Capitol Hill

Music Reviews

Concert Review April 5, 2024 Tallahassee, FL Legendary Hall of Fame rockers ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd brought their Sharp Dressed / Simple Man...

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT BLUE ÖYSTER CULT

Rock

Today, legendary rockers BLUE ÖYSTER CULT share a fresh single to celebrate the release of their new album, ‘Ghost Stories,’ out now on Frontiers...

Watch New Black Crowes Video For "Wanting And Waiting" Watch New Black Crowes Video For "Wanting And Waiting"

Hard Rock & Metal

The legendary Black Crowes have just released their latest single and music video for the song “Wanting And Waiting”. The song is from their...

Rock Stars…Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

W.A.S.P. was originally known for outrageous antics such as throwing raw meat into the audience and appearing to torture people on a horror-themed stage....

Winger...Where Are They Now? Winger...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

Winger released their debut album “Winger in 1988 and it scored the band its first platinum-selling album. Winger released its second album In the...

Britny Fox...Where Are They Now? Britny Fox...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

Britny Fox was formed in 1985 with “Dizzy” Dean Davidson on vocals, former Cinderella drummer Tony Destra, former Cinderella guitarist Michael Kelly Smith and...

badlands badlands

Hard Rock & Metal

After guitarist Jake E. Lee was fired from Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band, Badlands was formed when Lee recruited bassist Greg Chaisson, former Black Sabbath...

Hurricane...Where Are They Now? Hurricane...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

Hurricane started out in 1983-84 with the original lineup of lead vocalist Kelly Hansen (vocals/rhythm guitar), Robert Sarzo (guitar), Tony Cavazo (bass), and Jay...

Black N' Blue...Where Are They Now? Black N' Blue...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

  Black ‘N Blue was formed in 1981 and released four successful and critically acclaimed albums through Geffen Records including their self-titled debut (1984),...