• newUDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Talks His Legacy: 'I Inspired A Lot Of Bands'
    In a new interview with Jon Marchewka of Rock In The FastLane, former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider was asked what he would like his legacy to be. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I always try to be normal. I'm not a typical rock and roll star, [sporting] su…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 2:28pm -
  • newALICE IN CHAINS' JERRY CANTRELL: Metal Is 'A Big Piece Of The Pie For Me'
    In a new interview with the "Everblack", ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell was asked if he still likes cranking it up and churning out some heavy riffs in between delivering a softer side of the rock spectrum. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Absolutely. It depends…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 1:25pm -
  • newEXODUS Frontman Says It Was 'A Better Decision For Now' To Postpone 'The Bay Strikes Back Tour'
    EXODUS's Steve "Zetro" Souza talked to "The Zach Moonshine Show" about his band's decision to postpone the North American leg of its "The Bay Strikes Back Tour" to 2022. The 30-date trek — also featuring TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL — was originally scheduled to kick off on October 6 at the Fremont…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 12:43pm -
  • newNITA STRAUSS Picks STEVE VAI As Her 'Rock God'
    Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, was the featured guest on BBC's "The Rock Show With Johnnie Walker" during the "Rock God" segment. Nita picked Steve Vai and stated about her choice: "Steve Vai has been my favorite guitar player since I first started playing guitar and al…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 12:09pm -
  • newWatch Three-Hour Virtual Album-Release Party For DREAM THEATER's 'A View From The Top Of The World'
    A nearly three-hour virtual album-release party for DREAM THEATER's 15th studio LP, "A View From The Top Of The World", is available below. The video includes a live question-and-answer session with the band, the premiere of the "Digging For A Spark" making-of documentary, a conversation with engine…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 11:40am -
  • newWatch SEBASTIAN BACH Perform SKID ROW's Entire 'Slave To The Grind' Album In Philadelphia
    Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has returned to the stage for a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band's double-platinum, acclaimed album "Slave To The Grind". The trek kicked off on September 25 in Waterloo, New York and will wrap in San Diego, California on December 17.Fan-filme…
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  • newWatch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Snoqualmie, Washington
    Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's October 23 performance at Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, Washington can be seen below.For the past four and a half years, Casey Grillo has been filling in for QUEENSRŸCHE's original drummer Scott Rockenfield, who stepped away from the band's touring ac…
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  • newNIKKI SIXX's First Girlfriend Had No Idea He Ended Up Playing With MÖTLEY CRÜE
    MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation L.A. Invasion" about "The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx", his new book which looks back at his formative years beginning with his birth in 1958 as Franklin Carlton Feranna to the date in 1980 — before the band was formed — wh…
    - 10 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 9:31am -

Brave Words

Metalhead Zone

  • newAlice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Unleashes Track ‘Siren Song’
    Jerry Cantrell released his new track named ‘Siren Song’ from his upcoming album ‘Brighten’ and made his fans look forward to his album, which he will drop after almost two decades of not releasing an album. Cantrell’s last solo album, ‘Degradation Trip’ was released in 2002. Even thou…
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  • newOzzy Osbourne Biopic Is On The Road
    Polygon Entertainment officially announced that their new project is a biopic focusing on the lives of Ozzy Osbourne and his wife and partner Sharon Osbourne. According to Variety, the untitled biopic is currently in the works. Back in 2020, Osbournes announced a new biopic about Ozzy Osbourne. Spea…
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  • newIron Maiden’s Adrian Smith Reflects On Working With Steve Harris, ‘It’s A Challenge’
    Iron Maiden’s guitarist Adrian Smith recently spoke about the band’s new album ‘Senjutsu’ and analyzed the album track by track alongside his bandmate Janick Gers. Adrian stated that it was challenging to work with the band’s bassist Steve Harris. As you may know, Iron Maiden released ‘S…
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  • newDavid Ellefson Says He Hired A Criminal Lawyer To Put The Person Leaking His Video In Jail
    Former Megadeth bass guitarist David Ellefson made a statement about his controversial sex scandal which ended his career with Megadeth during a recent appearance on the Eddie Trunk podcast. Ellefson returned to Megadeth in 2010 after his departure in 2002, and he recorded three studio albums during…
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  • newDid Iron Maiden Try To Replace Bruce Dickinson With Dream Theater’s James LaBrie, The Singer Explains
    Dream Theater frontman James LaBrie joined an interview with The Metal Voice in which he revealed whether Iron Maiden tried to hire him as Bruce Dickinson‘s replacement. Back in 1982, Iron Maiden hired Bruce Dickinson as lead singer to replace Paul Di’Anno. With Dickinson, they released ‘The N…
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  • newJohn 5 Announces His Departure From Yngwie Malmsteen Tour
    Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 recently released a statement on Instagram and saddened the fans by announcing that he won’t be joining the Yngwie Malmsteen tour. Yngwie Malmsteen announced his North American tour which included John 5 as the special guest for some of these shows. However, the guitar…
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  • newJudas Priest’s Rob Halford Enjoys Having Rivalries With Other Bands
    Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford joined an interview with Heavy Consequence in which he explained why he thinks having rivalries with other bands is fun. As you may know, there was a rivalry between Judas Priest and Iron Maiden, especially in the 1980s. Although both performed on the same stage sev…
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  • newTed Nugent Says His Music Is Inspired By Hunting And Sex
    Rock Veteran Ted Nugent talked about the two things that inspire him the most while writing and composing his hit records during his recent interview with Bushnell’s Matt Rice. As you probably know, Ted Nugent has been interested in hunting and shooting alongside his professional career, which bro…
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Metal Temple

Metal Injection

  • newVoivod - Finished Recording & Mixing New Album
    As reported in a post on Daniel Mongrain's Facebook page, Voivod have finished recording their new album. Produced by Francis Perron at the RadicArt studio in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec. It will be mastered by Maor Appelbaum and is scheduled for release in 2022 on Century Media Records.
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  • newPathology - Unleash 'Dirge For The Infected' Single
    Gore fueled death metallers Pathology recently announced their eleventh full length, The Everlasting Plague, to be released on November 19th via Nuclear Blast. Now, the band offer in listening the album's third single "Dirge For The Infected".
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  • newEarthless - West Coast Tour Dates Confirmed
    Early 2022, psychedelic rockers Earthless will hit the road over the West Coast part of the United States. 10 booked shows, listed below, will happen in January and February.
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  • newEucharist - Share Second Track From Upcoming Album
    The Eucharist's second single, "Mistress Of Nightmares", from their upcoming album I Am the Void (out December 16th via Regain Records), is streaming online in the form of a lyric video clip on YouTube channel.
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  • newHazemaze - Ink Record Deal With Heavy Psych Sounds
    Hazemaze, Swedish doom rock trio, have signed a worldwide record deal with Heavy Psych Sounds for the release of their next studio album and the reissue of the first two.
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  • Diablo Swing Orchestra - Reveal Official Video For New Single
    As part of their soon-to-be-released studio album Swagger & Stroll Down The Rabbit Hole (out on November 2nd), Diablo Swing Orchestra present an Etienne Visora-directed official video for their newest single "Speed Dating An Arsonist".
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  • Exhumed - Surprise EP Released
    Goregrind freaks Exhumed put out a surprise new EP, Worming, to kick off the 'Worming Through America tour'. This 4-track music effort can be streamed in its entirety via Bandcamp player. Check it out.
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  • Funeralium - Premiere 'Aviditas' Track
    After unveiling a massive 24-minute long track "The Lunatic Escalation Towards Extinction" from their oncoming record Decrepit, extreme doomers Funeralium now offer in listening another one. A short, 10-minute music piece called "Aviditas" is available for streaming below.
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  • Puscifer are back in the studio
      Puscifer have posted studio footage from the studio on Thursday (21st). The caption reads: Doin secret stuff. Shshshshhhhhh. @Juliettecommagere @Matmitchell @Carinaround @gunbuns @septimuswarren @iamthebriefcase @puscifer.   In addition to a shot of a recording console and video of drum tracks p…
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  • Serj Tankian of System of a Down has tested positive for Covid 19
        System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian has tested positive for COVID-19. After playing their first shows since 2019 last weekend, System of a Down have had to postpone their upcoming LA shows, rescheduling them for February 4th and 5th. Originally, SOAD was set to perform at the Banc Of Califo…
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  • Every Time I Die drops music vid for “Thing With Feathers”
      Every Time I Die have released a music video for ‘Thing With Feathers.” The track lives on their ninth studio album Radical which is now available. The song features a guest appearance by Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra. ETID will be out on the road soon, starting in November. In December t…
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  • Death Angel ready to release ‘The Bastard Tracks’ in November
        Death Angel will make The Bastard Tracks available in November! You may remember that the band recently live streamed their performance at The Great American Music Hall in their hometown of San Francisco, CA back on May 22nd of this year calling it The Bastard Tracks. The band has decided to m…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 10:56pm -
  • JD McGibney’s “Voices in the Dark” featuring Chen Balbus (Orphaned Land) spotlights the struggles of anxiety and depression
      “Voices in the Dark” is the first release from JD McGibney and friends, a project created by guitarist JD McGibney of Angels on the Battlefield. The purpose of this project is to raise awareness and to help those struggling with anxiety and depression, conditions that are on the rise across t…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 8:02pm -
  • Gaahl’s Wyrd explores consciousness and reflection with ‘The Humming Mountain’
      Gaahl is mostly known for his groundbreaking work as vocalist for classic Norwegian black metal bands Trelldom and Gorgoroth, which feature a wide array of cold and abrasive sounds mixed with lots of speed. In more recent times though, Gaahl demonstrated a much wider range of musical interest wit…
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  • Battle Beast unveil “Master of Illusion” video
        Battle Beast have recently announced their new album, Circus of Doom, will be released on January 21st, 2022 via Nuclear Blast. Today (22nd), these Finnish metal giants have unveiled a video for the first single “Master of Illusion.”   Watch the clip below and pre-order the album here:  …
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  • Of Mice And Men set December release for Echo album and drop single “Fighting Gravity”
      Of Mice And Men have revealed December to be the release month of Echo, their brand new album. Today the band dropped “Fighting Gravity,” a new single from that album which will consist of the previously released, “Timeless” and “Bloom” EPs, along with the new and final “Ad Infinitu…
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 9:43pm -

Metal Underground

Antichrist Magazine

  • Review: Tiamat “Sumerian Cry” [C.M.F.T. Productions]
    There are a few albums out there that marked the harsh beginning of several bands that seem to be underrated, or perhaps underappreciated nowadays. Think of Therion’s Of Darkness…, Sentenced’s Shadows of the Past and of course, Tiamat’s Sumerian Cry. These bands would continue to evolve…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 1:07pm -
  • Review: Runemagick “Darkness Death Doom” [Aftermath Music]
    For some reason I was convinced that Darkness Death Doom was the Runemagick album that changed the band’s dynamics for the worst, but fortunately I was rather mistaken. Yes, the band is getting comfortable here; meaning that these riffs and leads, as well as intros and outros start to sound iden…
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  • Review: Carnifex “Graveside Confessions” [Nuclear Blast]
    In the beginning of the fall Californian natives Carnifex have released their eighth studio album Graveside Confessions via Nuclear Blast records. No doubt, that these guys have a strong reputation on a deathcore scene, collaborating for years with such an iconic metal label. Hardcore scene is rathe…
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  • Review: Graveland “Hour of Ragnarok” [Inferna Profundus Records]
    One of the Polish pagan metal legends Graveland has returned with the fresh studio album Hour of Ragnarok in collaboration with the music labels Inferna Profundus, Forever Plagued and The Oath Records. And it is their thirteenth full-length work through their 32-year long career. Hour of Ragnarok is…
    - 4 days ago 20 Oct 21, 1:38pm -
  • Review: Mystic Charm “Shadows of the Unknown” [Shiver Records]
    There are a few misconceptions that people who are new to metal usually make. One includes the assumption that anything slightly slower than a sub-genre’s usual trademarks would result into something different to begin with; think of the folks who believe that Obituary are a doom/death metal band…
    - 5 days ago 19 Oct 21, 1:58pm -
  • Review: Crimson Relic “Purgatory’s Reign” [Radiation Records]
    At one point death metal had got rid of its thrash-like roots, as bands such Cryptopsy, Suffocation and Kataklysm had clearly showed. The future wouldn’t be too bright for old school death metal fans who yearned for a more simplistic, yet effective take on death metal, or would it? No, I’m not t…
    - 5 days ago 19 Oct 21, 8:11am -
  • Review: Cemetary “Black Vanity” [Black Mark Production]
    Cemetary are one of those weird bands to me; not because of their stylistic changes (since those weren’t uncommon in the 90s to begin with), but more because this shift in style sees them reach their potential. Black Vanity shows no signs of death metal anymore, as it’s basically a refined and…
    - 5 days ago 19 Oct 21, 7:35am -
  • Review: 1914 “Where Fear And Weapons Meet” [Napalm Records]
    First of all I need to say that in this review I can hardly remain impartial due to some valid reasons. In my early years I found two beautiful novels about World War I: “The Good Soldier Švejk” by Jaroslav Hašek and “All Quiet On The Western Front” by Erich Maria Remarque. If the first on…
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  • Kaeck Releases “De kwekeling” From Het Zwarte Dictaat
    War metal band Kaeck — integrating elegant northern European black metal and technical death metal with its rampaging, atmospheric assault — will make its latest stream, “De kwekeling,” live at 12:00 EST on YouTube.
    - 7 days ago 17 Oct 21, 3:53pm -
  • Dauþuz – Vom schwarzen Schmied (2021)
    For underground metal to inherit itself, it must become what it is, which is a complex transition between modern decay and a scientific pagan folk music that brings out the natural order in a transcendental beauty of light paired with darkness, and to do that, it must go inward and unleash the compl…
    - 9 days ago 16 Oct 21, 2:38am -
  • Hideous Death – “Remnants of Archaic Evil” (2021)
    This demo mixes the anthemic aspects of 1980s heavy metal and melodic speed metal with the primitivism of early war metal, achieving a sound later than Venom but earlier than Slayer, while covertly working in techniques from underground metal for a hooky but self-possessed release. Most impressively…
    - 10 days ago 15 Oct 21, 2:15am -
  • Katavasia – Invoking the Spirit of Doom (2021)
    The problem with black metal is that it tried to evolve, not realizing that it was the ultimate evolution and had to go within, making more complex melodies and keeping its droning ambient mood-shifting textural structure. Katavasia attempts to return to black metal with heavy metal roots like Varat…
    - 10 days ago 15 Oct 21, 12:58am -
  • Massacre – Resurgence (2021)
    Like most of nowadays death metal, this album has its moments, but fundamentally, is a speed metal and heavy metal hybrid dressed up as death metal. Like rock music, it focuses on establishing tonal centers and then using fills around those to keep its riffs together, instead of getting fully chroma…
    - 10 days ago 14 Oct 21, 11:21pm -
  • Sinister Perpetual Damnation Reissue Arrives
    Foundational Dutch death metal band Sinister has re-issued its 1990 demo “Perpetual Damnation” on a CD, cassette, and vinyl release titled Perpetual Damnation. You can get your copy from Xtreem Music or on the Hammerheart Records compilation The Blood Past. Tracklist: 1. Putrefying Remains 2. Sp…
    - 10 days ago 14 Oct 21, 10:59pm -
  • Sadist Reveal Upcoming Album Firescorched
    Progressive death metal band Sadist, who brought an early fusion of 1970s prog with 1990s technical death metal, intend to revisit their origins with Firescorched, their ninth album, due out in 2022. The band writes: Italian progressive death metal band SADIST has signed a record deal with Agonia Re…
    - 17 days ago 8 Oct 21, 2:28am -
  • Deber – Aspire to Affliction (2021)
    This band wears its influences on its sleeve — Evoken, Worship, Skepticism, and Colosseum — but at its core, this is something more like EyeHateGod, a riff look that breaks into an inner sanctum of something like rage, emulating a cry from the betrayed generation that carved out the rudiments of…
    - 18 days ago 6 Oct 21, 5:21pm -

  • Post Pulse, “Figures On The Sand/Scorching The Sky” EP Released (And New Lyric Video)
    A new EP/Single from Post Pulse is out now, along with an epileptic inducing lyric video. Buckle up.
    - 24 days ago 30 Sep 21, 10:29am -
  • Judas Priest – Live Photos from The Rosemont Theatre 2021
    Judas Priest is out on tour with Sabaton celebrating 50 Heavy Metal Years! I caught the stop at the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, IL on September 20, 2021 to catch the tour as it rolls through the United States. Go catch Judas Priest on tour and celebrate 50 Heavy Metal Years with them! Setlist1. On…
    - 27 days ago 27 Sep 21, 7:23pm -
  • Avatar – Live Photos from The Sylvee 2021
    Avatar is currently Going Hunting across North America with support from Tallah and Magic Sword! When I saw the tour was making a stop in Madison, Wisconsin at The Sylvee on a Friday night, I knew it was time for a mini road trip to a venue I haven’t shot at before, and I’m glad … Avatar –…
    - 32 days ago 22 Sep 21, 10:19pm -
    (New York, NY) Multi-platinum selling industrial music icons Static-X will bring more of their self-proclaimed “Evil Disco” to the masses with their Rise Of The Machine North American Tour 2022. The 37-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on February 21st in Portland, OR and runs over 5…
    - 41 days ago 13 Sep 21, 6:22pm -
  • The Black Dahlia Murder – Live Photos from Concord Music Hall 2021
    I’m baaaaaaaaaaack! The Black Dahlia Murder kicked off their “Up From the Sewers Tour” with a sold out show Friday night in Chicago, IL at Concord Music Hall with support from Undeath, Rivers of Nihil, Carnifex, and After the Burial. After a year and seven months since my last concert, to say…
    - 50 days ago 4 Sep 21, 10:41pm -
  • TRAGEDY at The Brooklyn Monarch Brooklyn, NY

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  • Withered: “Verloren” Album Review
    Withered are different. I realize many reviewers have stated this about thousands of other bands, but sometimes you get something in your inbox that really stands out. They are not new to the metal tapestry, and they have toured with Mastodon, High On Fire, Dismember, Grave, Watain, 1349, Mayhem, an…
    - 18 Jun 21, 2:00pm -
  • Sojourner: “Perennial” EP Review
    It’s always good to venture out to realms unknown, and while atmospheric black metal is not a genre that I visit often, Sojourner is always enjoyable. On Perennial, Sojourner mix a richly conceived slab of black metal with hints of folk and epic, and with the addition of female vocalist Lucia Amel…
    - 14 Jun 21, 1:00pm -

Metal Injection

WHITECHAPEL on Vocals, Addictions, Mental Disorders, the Deathcore genre & more | Metal Injection

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MOTLEY CRUE's Vince Neil “Back Home And Resting After Breaking A Few Ribs | Metal News

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- 9 days ago 15 Oct 21, 2:06pm -
Kerry King Thinks SLAYER Retired Too Early | Metal Injection

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The Median Man

  • newBloodsport-Hot Blood & Cold Steel
    'Hot Blood & Cold Steel,' by Blood Sport Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Machine Gun," roars through the meddlesome quantity. Delivering a crucible of sin toward the majestic overture. "Niterider," snarls and lets loose, smashing throug…
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  • newWonders-The Fragments Of Wonder
    'The Fragments Of Wonder' by Wonders Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Good and Bad," comes in with a powerful harmony and a soaring riff. It moves into a riptide of performance and aggression. A song that really captures the imagination…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 1:16pm -
  • L.A. Guns-Checkered Past
    'Checkered Past' by L.A. Guns Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Cannonball," is a rocker of the truest sense. Those riffs are groovy! "Living Right Now," shimmers and turns, galloping to the turn. "If It's Over Now," slows things down.…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 5:29pm -
  • Insania-V
    'V' by Insania Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Praeparatus Supervivet," hits hard. A song that shimmers through the turnaround and glides into the magic. "Prometheus Rise," turns and hints at something just beyond reach. A song that s…
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  • Groundbreaker-Soul To Soul
    'Soul To Soul' by Groundbreaker Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Standing On The Edge of A Broken Dream," is big, bombastic and groovy. A song that captures the imagination completely. "Captain Of Our Love," hits something different, c…
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  • Enuff Z’Nuff-Hardrock Nite
    'Hardrock Nite' by Enuff Z'Nuff Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Magical Mystery Tour," is a straight ahead groover. Immediately grabbing the listener and smashing through the boundaries of time. "Eleanor Rigby," grooves and turns, bri…
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  • Eliminator-Ancient Light
    'Ancient Light' by Eliminator Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Arrival," kicks things off for Eliminator on their new album, and it is strong start. Powering riffs, thunderous vocals and melody to die for. The listener is immediately…
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  • Serpent Lord-Apocrypha
    'Apocrypha' by Serpent Lord Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "The Final Horseman," is abrupt, powerful and filled with melodical discontent. Shimmering and shining through the pages of time, it unleashes something otherworldly. "Hail…
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  • HRH Punk Fest, Sheffield, UK 2021
    After a successful start in 2019, the 2nd edition of the HRH Punk Fest was taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of October at...The post HRH Punk Fest, Sheffield, UK 2021 appeared first on
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  • RAZOR, SACRIFICE and SLAUGHTER autograph signing this Saturday in Toronto
    This Saturday night the fine folks at UXB Press have created a cool event happening at Sonic Boom Records in Toronto. They have arranged an autograph signing for their new Eve Of Darkness book, which will feature members of Razor, Sacrifice and Slaughter. The post RAZOR, SACRIFICE and SLAUGHTER aut…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 21, 1:17am -
  • Mastiff – Leave Me The Ashes Of The Earth LP
    Mastiff Leave Me The Ashes of the Earth LP (Entertainment One Music) There has always been something which felt a little off about really...The post Mastiff – Leave Me The Ashes Of The Earth LP appeared first on
    - 8 days ago 17 Oct 21, 4:33am -
  • Plizzken – …And Their Paradise Is Full Of Snakes LP
    Plizzken …And Their Paradise Is Full Of Snakes LP (Pirates Press Records) The fact of the matter is that, in punk circles, no one...The post Plizzken – …And Their Paradise Is Full Of Snakes LP appeared first on
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  • Bridear – October 7th, 2021 – Birmingham, UK
    It is not very often we see a Japanese band playing in Birmingham; therefore I did not want to miss the chance to catch...The post Bridear – October 7th, 2021 – Birmingham, UK appeared first on
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  • Neil Young – Young Shakespeare LP
    Neil Young Young Shakespeare LP (Reprise Records/Warner Brothers) One of the more interesting things that has happened since the CoVid pandemic basically put the...The post Neil Young – Young Shakespeare LP appeared first on
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  • Neighborhood Brats – Confines Of Life LP
    Neighborhood Brats Confines Of Life (LP) (Dirt Cult Records) I confess that I spent most of my first play through Confines Of Life, Neighborhood...The post Neighborhood Brats – Confines Of Life LP appeared first on
    - 29 days ago 26 Sep 21, 12:40am -
  • NEEDLES//PINS – s/t LP
    NEEDLES//PINS s/t LP (Dirt Cult Records) There is something particularly special about self-titled albums – the unspoken rule is that, when a band puts...The post NEEDLES//PINS – s/t LP appeared first on
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Rock Metal Network

  • Lost Division
    Finnish Oulu-based female fronted hard rock band Lost Division is set to release their debut album Cuts And Scars on May 28th 2021 via Inverse Records. Second single Trapped is released today. The band comments: “The second single of the album, Trapped, is punchy and energetic. To counterbalance t…
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    Lektion mit dem Vorschlaghammer❗ Das österreichisch-süddeutsche Metal-Kommando INFECTED CHAOS hält dem verfaulten, pervertierten Teil der Menschheit einen Riesenspiegel direkt vor die Nase. Ja, die Wahrheit, sie ist schmerzvoll. Kreativ geht es bei diesen Hartstahl-Enthusiasten ebenso schonungs…
    - 61 days ago 24 Aug 21, 5:51pm -
    Jetzt wird’s aber echt zünftig! Um der Metal-Szene nach den leidigen und entbehrungsreichen Krisenmonaten von 2020 auch mal wieder eine satte Dosis gute Laune vor den Latz zu knallen, gehen es HEATHEN FORAY nun betont unterhaltsam und humorvoll an! Am 07. Mai 2021 veröffentlichen die Grazer ein…
    - 61 days ago 24 Aug 21, 5:49pm -
    INSAMMER has shared the official music video for its single ” Endless Sky “. The song remains a standout from the band’s upcoming yet untitled album, set for release in autumn 2021. The visual was directed by famous Turkish director Can Katipzade, with production by Roman Jinjaradze. Vika, the…
    - 61 days ago 24 Aug 21, 5:48pm -
  • Insanidade “On Fire”
    Insanidade has just released their most recent material, the music video of the track “On Fire”, second video of the new album “High Speed”, that consists of 12 songs and was produced by the Brazilian producer Gustavo Vázquez of the RockLab studio, and shows all the maturity of the band, wi…
    - 61 days ago 24 Aug 21, 5:46pm -
    One of the newest representatives of Brazilian Old School Thrash Metal, SACRIFIX, have released their powerfully fourth video and single, “Let Him Die”, the first track of their full-lenght debut album “World Decay 19” released in March 21 through the brazilian labels Thrash Or Death Rec…
    - 66 days ago 19 Aug 21, 8:03pm -
    „Seid Ihr bereit für das nächste große Sober Kapitel? FLY – DON´T CRY! Das Wichtigste seid Ihr! Wir freuen uns, dass Ihr an der riesigen Sober Truth Passion teilhabt. Geht mit uns zusammen den weiteren Weg der Mission, das Ziel im Blick, mit Feuer im Kopf und flammendem Herz zuversichtlich i…
    - 66 days ago 19 Aug 21, 7:47pm -
    Die neue EP “Tristesse” stellt den dritten Release der Band dar, und obwohl das Recording während der Covid-Pandemie begonnen hat, haben SWEEPING DEATH bereits kurz nach ihrer letzten LP “In Lucid” (2018) den Entschluss gefasst, als nächstes eine Konzept-EP mit dem thematischen Fokus auf d…
    - 66 days ago 19 Aug 21, 7:30pm -


  • Abstracter – Abominion
    Abomination joins the party as a worthy successor to the prior releases, staying the course of magnificently grim blackened doom, while evolving in ever more spiteful directions.The post Abstracter – Abominion appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • SNAFU – Exile//Banishment
    This album is a much needed throat punch to the decadence and oppression of modern society. Plus, it absolutely rips!The post SNAFU – Exile//Banishment appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 6 days ago 18 Oct 21, 4:07pm -
  • Blackwater Holylight – Silence/Motion
    Each spin of the album immerses me anew in the comfortable/painful waters, ebbing and flowing through the labyrinthine artwork playing through my speakers.The post Blackwater Holylight – Silence/Motion appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 9 days ago 15 Oct 21, 4:17pm -
  • CemeteriuM – Ruin
    Above all, Ruin is a transcendent album in which to lose oneself.The post CemeteriuM – Ruin appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 11 days ago 13 Oct 21, 4:16pm -
  • Huronian – As Cold As A Stranger Sunset
    The nine tracks form a very complete album, going from strength to strength, and truly pulling the listener into the clutches of the mighty riffs. The post Huronian – As Cold As A Stranger Sunset appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 12 days ago 12 Oct 21, 4:16pm -
  • INTERVIEW: Veilburner
    There’s a lot going on between both records. The lyrics were written in a way that fuses both records together so people can, if they want to, dissect the songs and see if they can crack the mystery of the whole concept/story that’s been written for A Sire and Lurkers.The post INTERVIEW: Veilbu…
    - 13 days ago 11 Oct 21, 3:58pm -
  • Profeci – Aporia
    Aporia, the band's sophomore album seems at its surface to be your ordinary black metal album. But after a proper listen, one begins to recognize the heavy sludge, doom, and drone influences that add loads of interesting sections on the album.The post Profeci – Aporia appeared first on MoshPitNat…
    - 16 days ago 8 Oct 21, 10:48am -
  • EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Bizarre – Awaiting the Equinox
    It’s deep horror, rising up from the bowels of the hidden void beneath - beyond - outside our world.The post EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Bizarre – Awaiting the Equinox appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 17 days ago 7 Oct 21, 3:55pm -

Decibel Magazine

  • For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Massacre, Sexmag and Ghost Bath
    Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some legendary death metallers, speed metal deviants, and an outfit neither black metal, nor from China this week.The post For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Massacre, Sexmag and Ghost Bath appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 7:00pm -
  • Five For Friday: October 22, 2021
    This week is coming in hot with blazing new releases from Cradle of Filth, Massacre, Waking the Cadaver and more!The post Five For Friday: October 22, 2021 appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
  • Death Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘Human’
    Eric Greif, Steve Di Giorgio, Paul Masvidal, and René Miville reminisce about the genre-changing, mandatory-listen that is Death's Human on its 30th birthday.The post Death Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘Human’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 2:19pm -
  • Doom Wizards KHEMMIS Make Their Decibel Magazine Cover Debut! Available NOW!
    We have a limited number of advance copies of the December issue of Decibel, featuring our exclusive new flexi disc single from grinding black crust trio Gravesend available NOW!The post Doom Wizards KHEMMIS Make Their Decibel Magazine Cover Debut! Available NOW! appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 1:18pm -
  • Full Album Stream: LIVLØS – ‘And Then There Were None’
    Preview the second album by Danish melodeath crew LIVLØS now!The post Full Album Stream: LIVLØS – ‘And Then There Were None’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 7:00pm -
  • Album Premiere: Scarecrow – ‘ Scarecrow II’
    Check out a full stream of Russian retro/throwback-doom rockers Scarecrow's new album, Scarecrow II, which drops tomorrow.The post Album Premiere: Scarecrow – ‘ Scarecrow II’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
  • Track Premiere: Andrew Lee – “Maybe”
    If endless riffs and shredding are what you crave above all else, you can scratch that monstrous, gnawing, inner itch with Andrew Lee's Heavy Metal Shrapnel, out via Nameless Grave Records on December 10.The post Track Premiere: Andrew Lee – “Maybe” appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
  • Single Premiere: Unto Others – “I Believe In Halloween”
    Portland goth metal quartet Unto Others set the Halloween mood with a surprise new single.The post Single Premiere: Unto Others – “I Believe In Halloween” appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -

  • newGreece’s C.O.D.E release album ‘No Excuses’

    - 3 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 4:23pm -
  • newVazum release ‘Unrated V’
    Unrated V is the new electronic Halloween album from Detroit deathgaze duo, Vazum. Released on Friday, October 22nd Unrated V features twelve dark electronic tracks inspired by classic horror tales and ghoulish characters. Layered with synths and drum machines, Unrated V explores industrial, electro…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 2:57pm -
  • newBadgerfest 2021 interview: Clashmute
    The Moshville Times had a delegation of staff attending this year’s Badgerfest with thirty five bands in attendance over a three day period in Manchester. Shells of Moshville Times, Bracken Hake and Ricky of Moshville Times had the best time ever with a very warm, friendly and welcoming Mancheste…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 1:17pm -
  • newI Fight Bears release video for “Chainbreaker”
    Coming at you from Bridgend, home to Funeral For A Friend, Those Damn Crows and Bullet For My Valentine, South Wales metal beasts (and former Band of the Day) I Fight Bears hurl out juggernaut riffage, imposing vocals, and thunderous beats, that suck you in and spit you out. Breaking out from Covid…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 1:08pm -
  • EP Review: MuddiBrooke – Lunacy
    Despite forming at the beginning of 2020, MuddiBrooke haven’t let adversity stop them from getting enough time together to write and record their debut EP. And for a band who haven’t performed live to an audience in-person at the time of recording, the songs found on Lunacy sound well-worn as if…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 9:08am -
  • Badgerfest 2021 interview: 0161 crew James and Jayne Bennett
    The Moshville Times had a delegation of staff attending this year’s Badgerfest with thirty five bands in attendance over a three day period in Manchester. Shells of Moshville Times, Bracken Hake and Ricky Fleming had the best time ever with a very warm, friendly and welcoming Manchester metal scen…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 9:04am -
  • Badgerfest 2021: Interview with John Badger
    The Moshville Times had a delegation of staff attending this year’s Badgerfest with thirty five bands in attendance over a three day period in Manchester. Mark Shelley, Bracken Hake and Ricky Fleming had the best time ever with a very warm, friendly and welcoming Manchester metal scene. To show th…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 5:46pm -
  • Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators announce new album (single/video out today)
    A decade and four albums into their career, Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators haven’t been deterred by any obstacles in their path–including a global pandemic. Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have announced today, October 22 they’ll release their new album titled 4 on Febru…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 4:23pm -


The Forgotten Scroll

  • MORGUL BLADE – Fell Sorcery Abounds
    MORGUL BLADE comes from the United States, specifically from Philadelphia, and Fell Sorcery Abounds is the first full-length album of the band, following the Harbingers of Power and the World’s End EP a couple of years ago. If someone has listened to the EP and liked it, then the debut of MORGUL B…
    - 4 days ago 20 Oct 21, 7:21pm -
  • TOWER – Shock to the System
    Back in 2016, TOWER from New York presented their self-titled debut and gained attention with their rock & roll-ish heavy metal attitude and the vocals of Sarabeth Linden which resembled a mixture of CHASTAIN’s Leather Leone and Christine Davis (the former singer of CHRISTIAN MISTRESS). That album…
    - 8 days ago 16 Oct 21, 8:51pm -
  • FORTRESS – Don’t Spare the Wicked
    FORTRESS is a new band from California and Don’t Spare the Wicked is their first album after an EP in 2018. They have a very beautiful heavy/power metal style, in the sense of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and his Marching Out era. So, we are talking about an album that could be described as a gift to […]
    - 9 days ago 15 Oct 21, 6:40pm -
  • HITTEN – Triumph & Tragedy
    HITTEN from Spain is not unknown to those interested in the traditional heavy metal sound. The band started in 2013, and their debut First Strike with the Devil, was a mixture of speedy heavy metal with several hard rock/rock and roll touches. These hard rock touches become even more detectable in t…
    - 11 days ago 13 Oct 21, 9:40pm -
  • CYCLOPEAN WALLS – Enter the Dreamlands
    CYCLOPEAN WALLS is an international Progressive Metal project founded back in 2019, in Paris, France, by Greek guitarist Yiannis Tziallas. Back then Yiannis was working on the project’s first songs, composing all the music and recording guitars, bass and keyboards himself. For the vocals he got in…
    - 30 days ago 24 Sep 21, 5:14pm -
  • OBLIVION KNIGHT – Forgotten Realm
    Seriously? Are you expecting a “review” on OBLIVION KNIGHT stuff? Well who can “review” something that is considered as an absolute classic? Anyway. Arkeyn Steel Records is reissuing both their demos in one CD, so it is a good chance to refer to a standard. Yes because OBLIVION KNGIHT’s mu…
    - 30 days ago 24 Sep 21, 5:14pm -
  • SAFE HAVEN – Savage Harvest
    A huge amount of time on my musical activities during the last 25 years is spent on the process of tracking down recordings from the worldwide Metal underground. I would often catch myself totally ignoring a -for example- new release, simply because I am obsessed by the non stop listening of a 30 ye…
    - 30 days ago 24 Sep 21, 5:14pm -
  • WANTON ATTACK – Wanton Attack
    Hailing from Norrköping, Sweden, WANTON ATTACK is a new heavy metal band consisting of Micael Zetterberg (vocals, drums) and Niklas Holm (guitars, bass). The group was formed back in 2019 and this is their debut -same titled- album. They deliver a very special type of obscure yet powerful Heavy Met…
    - 55 days ago 30 Aug 21, 8:44pm -


    Photo Credit: Jonathan WeinerLISTEN TO “SIREN SONG” PRE SAVE LINK  Iconic singer, songwriter, guitarist, and Alice In Chains co-founder Jerry Cantrell today releases “Siren Song”, the third and final song before next week’s release of his project, Brighten.   Brighten will be released…
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  • New Wo Fat Is Coming!
    Seriously, it’s time to start getting excited. After many years of silence, the band has submitted their masters and we are in the process of pressing them and beginning the release process.The record is great by the way.Seriously great.  While you wait – why not pre-order our upcoming vinyl re…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 21, 5:30am -
  • A Ripple Conversation With Wizzerd
    When I was a kid, growing up in a house with Cat Stevens, Neil Diamond, and Simon and Garfunkel, the first time I ever heard Kiss's "Detroit Rock City," it was a moment of musical epiphany. It was just so vicious, aggressive and mean. It changed the way I listened to music. I've had a few minor epip…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 21, 5:30am -
  • OLD MAN WIZARD Release "Parasite"
    Hard rockers OLD MAN WIZARD have released their song "Parasite" over at The Obelisk. The track is taken from their upcoming album Kill Your Servants which will be released on November 5 2021. Frontman Francis Roberts comments:   "I love Carly Simon. “You’re So Vain” isn’t even close to my…
    - 4 days ago 21 Oct 21, 5:30am -
  • Witness The Premiere Of Appalooza's Brand New Smoky Van Session!
    We'll let the fine folks at Smoky Van Sessions introduce their work... “Appalooza gifts us with an unforgettable live set under a blazing sun. Defending their new album “The Holy of Holies” (2021) is not even a challenge for them as it is effective and gripping. With an effortless virtuosity,…
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  • The Xroadie Files
    Iron Lizards- Hungry For Action Elio – Vocals/Guitar/Bass, Kevin -Drums   It’s About Time screaming guitars thundering drums thumping bass fist pumping head banging metal. The Way You Play The Game thundering bass pounding drums with strong vocals and crunchy guitars. Rip It Up fist in the air…
    - 5 days ago 20 Oct 21, 5:30am -
  • RAIBARD Premiere Their New Single "Angel of the Clockwork"
    "This song was written about and is dedicated to Neil Ellwood Peart 1952 - 2020. Rarely does the world get to encounter such a multi-faceted, and supremely talented soul. We are all left the lesser for his parting; yet his journey through the world leaves behind a significant mark in the worlds of f…
    - 5 days ago 20 Oct 21, 5:00am -
  • A Fistful Of Questions With Holly Royle
         Keyboardist.  Guitarist.  Vocalist.  PR Guru?  Brain!!!  This edition of Fistful of Questions goes to the scholarly Holly Royle.    What is your full name?   My name is Holly Frances Royle   Do you have any aliases?   No, I’m not quite that mysterious.   If you had an alias w…
    - 6 days ago 19 Oct 21, 5:30am -

Heavy Mag

  • newHEAD OF CLAY Rock Out On New Single
    Melbourne hard rock heroes Head of Clay are delivering old school, hard hitting rock and smashing out a positive message of freedom with their brand new single Dirty Lies. Upholding their reputation for well crafted, super catchy hard rock classics and lyrics examining current social issues, Dirty L…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Oct 21, 9:51pm -
  • HAMMER KING With New Music Video
    Royal metal powerhouse Hammer King have dropped a hammer strike with its Napalm Records debut, Hammer King. Now, the German keepers of the hammer surprise their fans with a fiery music video for Ashes To Ashes. On Ashes To Ashes, the kings from Kaiserslautern, Germany set everything ablaze with a…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 3:13pm -
  • HATE Unleash Music Video
    Long-running blackened death metal unit Hate have unleashed their new video for Exiles Of Pantheon. The ferocious track comes by way of the band’s Rugia full-length, recently released via Metal Blade Records.  With sharp, unflinching viciousness and a sense of atmosphere unique to the band, no on…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 3:08pm -
  • ARMORED SAINT With Live Album
    Armored Saint have released a new CD/DVD, Symbol of Salvation Live, via Metal Blade Records to celebrate the seminal album’s 30th anniversary. For a preview of Symbol of Salvation Live, a live video for Spineless can be seen below.
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 3:05pm -
  • WALLAPALOOZA Rescheduled To 2022
    The Gold Coast’s longest-running independent festival, Wallapalooza, is postponed to Saturday 26 February, 2022. The date has been moved in order to ensure that artists and attendees living around Australia are able to attend the event. All artists, including Wallapalooza’s six headline acts; Gr…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 2:56pm -
    Sydney metalcore sensations Together In Traged have released their sophomore EP Memoriam. Balancing a congenial blend of heaviness and groove, Memoriam moves with purpose, severity and a cathartic deluge of emotional themes. Just a few seconds into the introductory track Griefwound will reassure…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 2:51pm -
  • BLOODSHOT Release Debut EP
    Sydney metalcore newcomers Bloodshot have released their debut EP Mono Pneuma. Drawing influences from Polaris, Northlane and Alpha Wolf, this bold release encompasses the full spectrum of sonic assault with savage riffs, brutal breakdowns and magnetic vocals. Watch The Simulation below.
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 2:47pm -
  • DECLAIRE THE LIAR Release Single
    UK-based punk act Delaire The Liar have just released their brand new single and video No Thanks via their new home at Rude Records. This is the follow up to recent singles Furnace and Halloween, both out in the last five months.  Speaking about the new song the band said, “there’s a confli…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 2:35pm -

  • MIKE TRAMP: European tour w/ The Dead Daisies coming in February/March 2022
    After a long period of concerts absence, rock’n’roll veteran MIKE TRAMP will resume international touring, supporting super-rock group The Dead Daisies in Europe in February and March 2022. The 25 date tour will have stops in 15 different countries and will see Tramp performing the songs of Whi…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 4:13pm -
    Long running hard rockers L.A. Guns have announced the release of their new studio album, “Checkered Past” on November 12, 2021. The band has released a third single, ‘Get Along’ from the album today. Watch the music video for the previously released single ‘Cannonball’ : Watch the lyric…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 4:10pm -
  • Armored Saint releases new CD/DVD, ‘Symbol of Salvation Live’
    Armored Saint have released a new CD/DVD, Symbol of Salvation Live, via Metal Blade Records, to celebrate the seminal album’s 30th anniversary. Stream the live audio of Symbol of Salvation Live, plus purchase the CD/DVD now at: – where this release is available in th…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 4:07pm -
  • THE HELLACOPTERS – Sign With Nuclear Blast
    Legendary Swedish high energy rock’n’roll band THE HELLACOPTERS has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Records! To celebrate the new partnership, their classic third album, Grande Rock, from 1999 has been made available on digital services for the first time ever. Furthermore, the band has wr…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 4:03pm -
  • Interview with Criminal
    Criminal Interview with Anton Reisenegger, guitars/lead vocals Interview by Paul Macmillan You’ve probably heard Anton Reisenegger in action before, even if you didn’t realise it; Pentegram Chile, Lock-Up, Brujeria, and, I’m led to believe, a certain spoken word section of a recent(ish) At The…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 21, 11:44am -
  • SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS Announce New Album ‘4’ To Be Released February 11, 2022
    A decade and four albums into their career, SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS haven’t been deterred by any obstacles in their path–including a global pandemic. SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS have announced today, October 22 they’ll release their new album titled 4 on Febru…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 3:29pm -
    Bay Area thrash legends DEATH ANGEL have announced plans to release a new live record titled “The Bastard Tracks” on Black Friday, November 26th with Nuclear Blast. Recorded live at The Great American Music Hall in their hometown of San Francisco on May 22nd, 2021, and streamed live soon afte…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 21, 3:09am -
  • Arch Enemy launches stunning video for new single, “Deceiver, Deceiver”
    Today (October 21st), metal legends Arch Enemy will launch a stunning video for a new standalone single, mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen: “Deceiver, Deceiver” – the band’s first original release since 2017’s acclaimed Will To Power! Directed by Patric Ullaeus, the video premiere for “…
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 4:16pm -

  • Leiru – Idő
    Leiru come from the Hungarian Black Metal scene and they started as the personal project of Leiru, the only founding member since 2004 when they were created. Some years passed and some demos been released, four to be specific, until Sadaist joined the band in 2010 and took over the drums. An EP in…
    - 35 days ago 20 Sep 21, 7:02am -
  • Siculicidium – A halál és az iránytű
    After their EP release of 2016, ‘Land Beyond the Forest’, Siculicidium return with another, sorter this time, EP called ‘A halál és az iránytű’. So, the duet from Romania, in this EP they present two new compositions, recorded during 2018 and 2019 and finally got released in the 8th of A…
    - 64 days ago 21 Aug 21, 9:33am -
  • Frozen Wreath Interview 2021
    The post Frozen Wreath Interview 2021 appeared first on OBM.
    - 84 days ago 2 Aug 21, 7:05am -
  • Siculicidium – Land Beyond the Forest
    It’s been quite a while, since ‘Hosszú út az örökkévalóságba’ their album of 2013, since I listened to a Siculicidium’s release. So let me take it from where i left of and speak about their EP release of 2016 called ‘Land Beyond the Forest’. This was released in 21st of November o…
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  • Upir – Possession
    Upir is a new band which comes from the Polish underground scene, they consist of two members and “Possession” is their first full length album. Actually the album is an EP because it contains three Black Metal tracks and three ambient ritualistic, atmospheric tracks of twenty two minutes of dur…
    - 13 Jul 21, 6:41am -
  • Veneror – Percussimus Foedus cum Morte
    Veneror is one of the bands of the new generation of the Italian underground scene. They consist of three members and they were formed in 2008 while they have released a demo and a full length album. “Percussimus Foedus cum Morte” is their first full length album which was released in January of…
    - 13 Jul 21, 6:40am -
  • Unholyath – Antidogma
    Ukrainian scene has always been special to me because, apart from the talent that i think it exists there, the most of the bands put out sincerity and true love for Black Metal. One of those bands is Unholyath which consists of three members, they were formed in 2005 and they have released two full…
    - 13 Jul 21, 6:40am -
  • Solipsism – Trhliny v (ne)skutočnosti
    Solipsism is a three members band from Slovakia, formed in 2018 and Trhliny v (ne)skutočnosti is their first and sole release until now. This release is one of those ones that Sun & Moon records from Romania, likes to present to the world, that is obscure, sophisticated Black Metal from small scene…
    - 24 Jun 21, 6:42am -

  • British Lion / Club and pub shows confirmed with Airforce as support
    Steve Harris’ British Lion will tour the UK over 16 pub and club dates, following on from their withdrawal supporting The Darkness. Support for the dates will be from Airforce, who feature former Iron Maiden drummer Doug Sampson. Tickets are available from the British Lion website. There is no onl…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 2:33pm -
  • Trivium / Border travel and restrictions see November Dates moved to 2023
    Trivium have had to move their November 2021 tour to January 2023, due to the “uncertainty of cross border travel and restrictions.” “We are deeply disappointed that we have to postpone these dates,” Paolo Gregoletto told MetalTalk, “as we were determined to be one of the first internation…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 2:11pm -
  • In the musical form of his life, Toby Jepson talks Wayward Sons, Little Angels and more
    Time stops for no one, but the Toby Jepson fronted Wayward Sons have just released their third album, Even Up The Score, to huge acclaim, the response from critics and fans radiant. Wayward Sons – Even Up The Score (Frontiers Music) Release Date: Out Now Interview: Paul Monkhouse The band, ...The…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 10:48am -
  • Whitechapel / Kin is exciting – “like watching Kill Bill 1, and then Kill Bill 2 comes out”
    Ben Savage, lead guitarist and founding Whitechapel member, discusses Kin and their previous album, The Valley, which saw the band begin their transformation from their once-deathcore sound to a more melodic Metal sound. Whitechapel – Kin (Metal Blade Records) Release Date: 29 October 2021 Words:…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 9:45am -
  • The Pineapple Thief / Progressive rock maestros release their stunning April live stream gig
    Due to “that pandemic”, all artists were forced to find a new way to interact with their fans. The Pineapple Thief, along with many others, decided to go down the live stream gig route, but, as Bruce Soord told MetalTalk, they decided to tackle it differently. The Pineapple Thief – ...The pos…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 21, 8:50am -
  • Stream Of Passion: ‘A War Of Our Own’
    STREAM OF PASSION ‘A War Of Our Own’ (Self released) Release Date: 18/04/14 Ian Sutherland Stream Of Passion have been one of my favourite bands for years, ever since their initial incarnation as a side project from Arjen Lucassen through the multiple line up changes when Lucassen left and on ..…
    - 4 days ago 20 Oct 21, 3:35pm -
  • Zornheym / Anyone into Symphonic Black/Death Metal must listen to their new album
    Swedish Black/Death Metal outfit Zornheym return with their latest dramatic musical and narrative-driven concept revolving around the horrors of a mental institution and its prisoners. Four years after their last exposé of the terrible happenings at The Zornheim Asylum, more revelations are exposed…
    - 4 days ago 20 Oct 21, 12:57pm -
  • Seven Sisters / Five date album release party begins next week
    Seven Sisters will release their new album Shadow Of A Fallen Star Part 1 on 22 October 2021 and will head out on a five-date album launch party with Toledo Steel, whose Heading For The Fire album is released on the same day. Seven Sisters have released the second song ...The post Seven Sisters / F…
    - 5 days ago 19 Oct 21, 10:31am -

Rock Feed

  • Slayer’s Kerry King Says Children Of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho Was A “Guitar God”
    Slayer guitarist Kerry King recently paid his respects to Children of Bodom guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho.  Speaking to Metal Hammer King said: “Are You Dead Yet? was probably my favorite album by them. Even back then I was like, ‘This is the next dude, this is the next guitar hero.’ He’s…
    - 5 Feb 21, 11:52pm -
  • Otep Shamaya Says Marilyn Manson’s Wife Used To Call Her House Crying
    Otep Shamaya, frontwoman for Otep, has released a statement describing her own experiences with Marilyn Manson. Otep states she was once a huge fan, but that all changed when her ex-girlfriend would receive phone calls from Manson’s current wife Lindsay Usich. Otep’s Facebook post said: “WARNI…
    - 5 Feb 21, 5:05pm -
  • Serj Tankian Releases First Single “Elasticity” From Upcoming EP
    Serj Tankian has just released a music video for his first single “Elasticity” from his upcoming EP of the same name. The EP is set to drop on March 19th. Tankian said that this song was originally written to be a System of a Down song, but with the band not creating new music he […]
    - 5 Feb 21, 4:33pm -
  • Tool Frontman Maynard James Keenan Reveals He’s Had Covid-19 Twice
    Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan was recently interviewed by Apple Music Hits’ George Stroumboulopoulos, where he revealed that he had caught Covid-19 twice in 2020. The second time, he ended up in the hospital. “I don’t know if I said anything online, but I had it twice,” said Keenan. “…
    - 5 Feb 21, 2:27am -
  • Steven Wilson Apologizes To Wolfgang Van Halen For Comments About His Father
    Porcupine Tree founder Steven Wilson was recently interviewed by Face Culture. During the interview Wilson was asked if he was impacted by Eddie Van Halen’s passing.  “Honestly, it didn’t, because I was never a fan,” Wilson said. “I know he’s an extraordinary musician, and it’s always…
    - 4 Feb 21, 10:44pm -
  • Marilyn Manson’s Ex-Wife Dita Von Teese Releases Statement Regarding Abuse Allegations
    Dita Von Teese has just released a statement regarding the abuse allegations against Marilyn Manson and her own experiences with him. Von Teese was with Manson for 7 years, getting married in 2005 until their divorce in 2006.  Von Teese said: “I have been processing the news that broke Monday reg…
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  • Cradle Of Filth Announce Title Of Upcoming New Album
    Cradle of Filth have been busy recording their thirteenth studio album with producer Scott Atkins at Grindstone Studios. Vocalist Dani Filth says the upcoming is “our best album of current years, if not all time.” That’s a pretty high bar to hit. But Dani thinks they’ll clear it with the new…
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  • Metallica Will Play Live On Super Bowl Sunday
    Metallica will be performing live this upcoming Sunday, for the first time since their charity streaming event in November 2020, which helped to earn over $1.3 million for the All Within Amy Hands Foundation. The band will be playing live on as part of a special Super Bowl Weekend edition of The  …
    - 3 Feb 21, 10:43pm -

Metal Wani

  • REVIEW: EXODUS – “Persona Non Grata”
    ‘Persona Non Grata’ is the 11th album from Exodus, and it’s been an unusually long break from their last release. Fortunately, the seven-year absence hasn’t blunted the band’s talent in the slightest. Before we get into what makes this album so good, let’s start with the already released…
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  • REVIEW: CYNIC – “Ascension Code”
    One of the more surprising announcements in the metal world this year was the announcement that Cynic will be releasing their fourth full-length album, ‘Ascension Code,’ in late November. With the departure (2015) and untimely death of drummer Sean Reinert, and the tragic death of bassist Sean M…
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  • REVIEW: OBSCURA – “A Valediction”
    German tech-death metal leading lights Obscura is a truly innovative band. Throughout the band’s few lineup changes, Obscura has kept innovation at the core of its music apart from the oodles of technicalities that came with it. The band’s newest record ‘A Valediction’ once again conjures aw…
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  • REVIEW: KHEMMIS – “Deceiver”
    On his critically lauded track “Shelter from the Storm,” Bob Dylan sang the lines “Well the deputy walks on hard nails and the preacher rides a mount, but nothing really matters much it’s doom alone that counts.” The song’s tempest-tossed narrator looks for peace of mind in a “world of…
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  • REVIEW: DEMONSTEALER – “The Holocene Termination” [EP]
    India, though not a country that usually people normally relate with metal, maintains a steadily growing trajectory with newer bands popping up and breaking through the local scene, the upper echelon of whom even release successful records on American/European labels. A lion’s share of spearheadin…
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  • NIKKI SIXX Would Like To Write Raw & Dirty New Music With MOTLEY CRUE Members
      In a new interview on SiriusXM’s “Trunk Nation L.A. Invasion,” Nikki Sixx talked about the upcoming tour & possible new music. When asked about playing more tours, he said: “I know we’re gonna tour next year, and that’s gonna take us from June 19th to sometime in September. And then w…
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  • James Michael Confirms End Of SIXX:A.M. Project: “No Tour Or New Music”
      Sixx: A.M.’s James Michael recently spoke to Metal On Loud, where he talked about the band’s future plans, and if they are going to tour supporting their new compilation album ”Hits”. Here’s what James said: “We don’t have any tour plans. I know that, of course, Motley Crue has…
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  • Ex-SKID ROW Manager Recalls Explaining SEBASTIAN BACH On Why He Wasn’t Receiving Publishing Royalties
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Distorted Sound

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    YOUTH FOUNTAIN have released a brand new music video! The video combines the band’s latest singles, My Mental Health andThe post Youth Fountain release video for dual singles ‘My Mental Health/Century’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newPyrexia announce new album ‘Gravitas Maximus’
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  • newALBUM REVIEW: Dooms Children – Dooms Children
    DOOMS CHILDREN is quite the juxtaposition. On one hand, doom is a symbol of death, destruction, or some other terribleThe post ALBUM REVIEW: Dooms Children – Dooms Children appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newTHECITYISOURS release new music video for ‘Body Count’
    THECITYISOURS have released a new music video! The new music video, for the track Body Count, is taken from theThe post THECITYISOURS release new music video for ‘Body Count’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newCold Years release new song ‘Home’
    COLD YEARS have released a brand new song! The new single, titled Home, is the latest single from the Aberdeen-basedThe post Cold Years release new song ‘Home’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
    - 4 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 3:13pm -
  • newGilt release new music video for ‘In Windows (Ignore What’s Missing)’
    GILT have released a brand new music video! The new video, for the track In Windows (Ignore What’s Missing), isThe post Gilt release new music video for ‘In Windows (Ignore What’s Missing)’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newEternity’s End release new music video for ‘Hounds Of Tindalos’
    ETERNITY’S END have released a brand new music video! The video, for the track Hounds Of Tindalos, is the latestThe post Eternity’s End release new music video for ‘Hounds Of Tindalos’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • The Hellacopters sign to Nuclear Blast Records
    THE HELLACOPTERS have signed to Nuclear Blast Records! Since their formation in 1994, THE HELLACOPTERS, alongside THE HIVES, have beenThe post The Hellacopters sign to Nuclear Blast Records appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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