Brave Words

  • newTHE PLAGUE Reveal "Spawn Of Monstrosity" Video
    Bitter Loss Records has announced April 30th as the international release date for Within Death - the debut album from Australian old-school death metal band The Plague - on CD and Vinyl LP formats.Formed in 2016 in Sydney, The Plague self-released their debut EP, Mass Genocide, in 2017 and...
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  • newTHE AMENTA Disclose Video For "An Epoch Ellipsis"
    One week ago, "An Epoch Ellipsis", the second single of The Amenta's forthcoming album Revelator, was unveiled. Now, Debemur Morti Productions presents a sinister and horror-esk video clip for the composition. The black and white visual components of The Amenta's art complete the nasty and unrelenti…
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  • newHOOKERS & BLOW To Release New Single "Time Of The Season"
    Hookers & Blow, the now legendary project formed by longtime Guns N' Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed and Quiet Riot guitarist Alex Grossi, recently hit the studios last year to record a covers album that will be released in 2021 via Golden Robot Records.Now the band are set to release the...
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  • newTHE UNNAMED HORRORS Featuring Former CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarist PAUL ALLENDER Signs To Black Lion Records
    Black Lion Records has announced the signing of The Unnamed Horrors and the upcoming release of their debut album, Lullabies For An Unsound Mind, later this year. Partly inspired by the tales of H.P. Lovecraft, the album conjures emotions of a visceral nature, projecting psychological trauma and…
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  • newPARADISE LOST Postpone Obsidian Show To 2022, Release "Last Desire" Lyric Video
    Paradise Lost released their 16th studio album, Obsidian, in May 2020. To commemorate the occasion, the band announced a very special, one-off gig at The Warehouse in Leeds, where they would play Obsidian live, in full, for the one and only time. That concert was originally scheduled to take...
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  • newKISS - Late Drummer ERIC CARR's Girlfriend CARRIE STEVENS Reads From Tell-All Memoir In New Videos
    To celebrate the release of her new audiobook, UNRATED: Revelations Of A Rock 'N' Roll Centerfold, now available on Audible, actress, author, model, Playboy Playmate, business entrepreneur, and girlfriend to late KISS drummer Eric Carr, reads the preface, as well as an excerpt of Chapter One from h…
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  • newMEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Tells All About Vibratos In Video Tutorial
    Ever wondered how to have a precise and clean vibrato and bend? Megadeth guitarist, Kiko Loureiro, has filmed an instructional video discussing just that.In the video below, Megadeth guitarist Kiko Loureiro can be seen performing a playthrough of his song, "Black Ice":"Black Ice" appears on Ki…
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  • newSLASH Has Written "A Lot Of Good Material" During COVID-19 Lockdown
    Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash was recently interviewed by Nick Bowcott for Sweetwater via Zoom; their complete chat can be seen below. Asked how he's been spending his time during the pandemic, Slash answered: "I've been really busy. If anything, this whole episode has afforded me a lot of time...
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Metalhead Zone


Metal Temple

  • GAEREA: Announces First Ever Virtual Concert via Gimme TV
     Cathartic black metal outfit GAEREA has partnered with Gimme TV to air their first ever virtual concert on Saturday, February 13 @ 20:00 CET! In addition to performing their sophomore record 'Limbo' in full for the first time ever, the band will also be selling exclusive merch and will be…
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  • DEBAUCHERY: Announce "Monster Metal"
     Death metal outfit DEBAUCHERY will release its new album "Monster Metal" on May 21, 2021 via Massacre Records!The album's cover artwork - available below - was created by by the band's mastermind Gurrath. Mixing and mastering was handled by Dennis Ward.You can expect 100% DEBAUCHERY Monst…
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  • WINTEREVE: Sign to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions; "October Dark" set for release on February 19th
     Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have signed French female-fronted Gothic Doom/Death Metal act Wintereve. The new album "October Dark" is up now for pre-order and will be released February 19th on CD and Digital formats. "October Dark" was Mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio.  Be…
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  • QWÄLEN: Finnish black metal unit to release new album "Unohdan Sinut" in February
     Finnish black metallers QWÄLEN have signed to Italian label Time To Kill Records for the release of their first album, "Unohdan sinut".The album will see an official release on 19th February 2021 on limited edition vinyl and digital formats. The title track, "Unohdan sinut", is now strea…
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  • SECRET SPHERE: Announce New Album "Lifeblood", due to March 12, 2021 via Frontiers music SRL
     Italian power/progressive metallers Secret Sphere are back with a new studio album, “Lifeblood” on March 12, 2021. The album, aside from the deft musical prowess on display, is also special because of the return of original vocalist Roberto Messina. Today, the band has released the si…
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  • VELVET VIPER: Reveal first album details
     Powerful heavy metal outfit VELVET VIPER is going to release its new album "Cosmic Healer" on April 23, 2021 via Massacre Records!The cover artwork - available below - was created by Manfred Smietana / MS Art DesignThe songs on the album were mixed by Ralf Basten, and mastered by Alexande…
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  • MARA: Sign With Wormholedeath & Announce Debut Album "Djävulstoner"
     Swedish metal outfit Mara have signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut album "Djävulstoner". (TBA)The band will unleash their first single & video "Born to Die" on 29/01/2021.Mara is a unique band that deliver a sort of misty metal, fusing the sounds of misanth…
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  • STIRIAH: To release new album "Into The Depths"
     Another blast from the twilight has been delivered by the german black metal squad STIRIAH.Two years after the last full length album "Aurora", the four guys from Berlin released their newest piece of black metal craftmansship "Into The Depths". A free fall into the chaos of the human min…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 21, 9:12pm -

Metal Injection

  • newBongzilla - Sign To Heavy Psych Sounds, Announce First Album In 16 Years
    Wisconsin-based weedian sludge/stoner institution <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4715&bandname=Bongzilla>Bongzilla</a> have signed with Heavy Psych Sounds to release their long-awaited new record, titled <i>Weedsconsin</i>. Though <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4715&bandname=Bongzilla>Bongzilla</a…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 9:43pm -
  • newMoonspell - Video For New Single Launched
    With one month left before the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=172&bandname=Moonspell>Moonspell</a>'s new full length <i>Hermitage</i> hits the streets, another song premiered online. Check out the newest music piece, "All Or Nothing", with accompanying official video. Directed by Guilherme Henrique…
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  • newDvne - Announce Sophomore Studio Record, First Single Unveiled
    On March 19th, British quintet <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=11240&bandname=Dvne>Dvne</a> will release their sophomore album, <i>Etemen Ænka</i>, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of the record, a video for the new single "Sì-XIV" has been unleashed. On this music output, the band on…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 7:15pm -
  • newMachine Head - Working On New Album
    <a href="/bands/band.php?band_id=157&bandname=Machine%2BHead">Machine Head</a> recently shared a photo on <a href="">Instagram</a> that depicts the band members in the studio together working on what appears to be a new…
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  • newTrollfest - Reveal Cover For 'Don't Worry Be Happy'
    Norwegian outfit <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3214&bandname=Trollfest>Trollfest</a> are back, ready to deliver their new dual-themed EP, <i>Happy Heroes</i> (out March 19, 2021 via Napalm Records). As a first glimpse of what to expect from this new effort, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3214&ban…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 7:01pm -
  • newÆvangelist - Detail Forthcoming Studio Album, Stream Available
    <i>Dream an Evil Dream III</i>, the next studio record from <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7401&bandname=%26AElig%3Bvangelist>Ævangelist</a>, will be released next month through Dead Seed Production. Mixed by Matron Thorn and Jeremie Bezier. Mastered by Jeremie Bezier at Blackout Studio (Belgium).…
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  • newAttacker - Present New Single
    New Jersey based veterans <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=592&bandname=Attacker>Attacker</a> have just released a brand new single, called "Spiritual Warfare". It features new vocalist "Ski", formerly of <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3720&bandname=Deadly+Blessing>Deadly Blessing</a> and <b>Faith F…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 1:29pm -
  • newIncarceration - 'Empiricism' EP Coming In April, Launch First Track
    <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=11641&bandname=Incarceration>Incarceration</a>, German based death metallers, are premiering their first track from the newly announced EP <i>Empiricism</i>. Listen to "Psychic Totality" via Bandcamp widget or as an official video clip on YouTube. <i>Empiricism</i> dr…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 1:24pm -

  • newTrollfest share “Don’t Worry Be Happy” video; announce new EP
      Trollfest are ready to spread a little joy this year as these Norwegian folk metallers have announced their dual-themed EP, Happy Heroes, will be released on March 19th via Napalm Records. To celebrate the EP announcement, the group has unveiled a cover of Bobby McFerrin’s classic, “Don’t W…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 9:57pm -
  • newVio-lence have entered the studio!

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  • newEktomorf are “Smashing the Past” in new video
      Tomorrow (22nd), Ektomorf’s new album, Reborn, will be released via Napalm Records. Today (21st), these Hungarian thrashes have shared a video for their third single “Smashing The Past.”   Singer/Guitarist Zoli Farkas comments: “This was the very first song I wrote for Reborn – not a s…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 6:34pm -
  • newWatch Foo Fighters perform “Times Like These” during ‘Celebrating America’ concert
      Yesterday (20th) marked President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s inauguration. The entire day was a celebration for the 46th U.S President, which included a virtual parade from people across all fifty states. The party continued last night at the Celebrating America concert, hoste…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 6:25pm -
  • newExclusive Album Stream: Red Cain – ‘Kindred: Act II’
        Canadian metal outfit Red Cain are gearing up for their new album, Kindred: Act II, out digitally tomorrow (22nd), with the CD physical release out via Sliptrick Records later this year. The group’s style is a mix between progressive, power, and gothic metal. They are influenced by bands suc…
    - 13 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 6:00pm -
  • newTomahawk streaming new song “Business Casual;” announce first album in eight years
      Yesterday (20th), Ipecac Recordings shared a teaser of what was suspected to be new Tomahawk music. Today (21st), our guess turned out to be accurate as Tomahawk officially announced their first full-length effort in eight years. Tonic Immobility will be released on March 26th via Ipecac Recordin…
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  • Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: Jeff Pennachio – “Hone in during this time on your skills”
        Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and m…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 21, 9:14pm -
  • Machine Head are in the studio
      Machine Head have posted a picture of themselves in the studio. Whether the band is working on a new album or another single, it has yet to be determined. The band went through a couple of lineup changes in the past couple years but joining the mastermind Robb Flynn and bassist Jared MacEachern i…
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Metal Underground

  • newEktomorf Posts New Music Video "Smashing The Past" Online
    Ektomorf has revealed the third single off their upcoming album, "Reborn," out January 22 via Napalm Records! On "Smashing The Past," the Hungarian thrash metal power machine is at their best: speedy, crushing guitar riffs and smashing drums upon angry, hateful vocals by singer and guitarist Zoltan…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 4:31am -
  • newDvne Reveals New Album "Etemen Ænka" Details; Posts New Music Video "Si`-XIV" Online
    On March 19th, Dvne will release their sophomore album, "Etemen Ænka," via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of the record, a video for the new single "Si`-XIV" can be viewed below or at: - where "Etemen Ænka" can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:- digi…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 4:27am -
  • newMoonspell Releases New Music Video "All Or Nothing"
    With their forthcoming 13th studio album, Portuguese dark metal giants Moonspell are approaching their 30th anniversary as a band more ambitiously and stronger than ever. Hermitage will see the light of day on February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records, and invites us on an entertaining and revolutionary,…
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  • newThe Cosmic Truth Premiere New Song "Will I Wake Up?"
    New Delhi, India-based ambient progressive metal outfit The Cosmic Truth premiere a new song entitled "Will I Wake Up?", streaming via YouTube for you below.Comment the band: Read More/Discuss on Metal
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  • newVarmia Premiere New Song & Music Video "Upperan" From Upcoming New Album "Bal Lada"
    Polish pagan black metal quartet Varmia premiere a new song and music video called "Upperan", taken from their upcoming new album "Bal Lada". The record which will be out in stores March 12 on M-Theory.Tell Varmia about the track: Read More/Discuss on Metal
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  • newForhist (Blut Aus Nord) Premiere New Song "II" From Upcoming Debut Album
    Blut Aus Nord guitarist and vocalist Vindsval's solo black metal project Forhist premiere a new song entitled "II", taken from their upcoming self-titled debut album. "Forhist" will be out in stores on February 26 through Debemur Morti. Read More/Discuss on Metal
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  • newSepulcros Premiere New Song "Magno Caos" From Upcoming Debut Album "Vazio"
    Portuguese death-doom metal band Sepulcros premiere a new song entitled "Magno Caos", taken from their upcoming debut full-length "Vazio". The album is set for release by Transcending Obscurity Records on March 12th.Check out now "Magno Caos" below. Read More/Discuss on Metal
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  • newArchitects Premiere New Single & Music Video “Dead Butterflies”
    “Dead Butterflies” has premiered as the third advance track from Architects‘ impending ninth studio full-length, “For Those That Wish To Exist“, which will be out on February 26th via Epitaph Records.The below music video for it was shot this past November at the Royal Albert Hall in Lon…
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  • El Colosso – Forgotten Ancestors
    Another heavily underrated local act, this Melbourne band has been around for quite some time, and this is their second full-length album. Forgotten Ancestors finds them progressing strongly from their debut, 2017’s Pathways (which itself was excellent), winding out and really exploring their soun…
    - 33 days ago 19 Dec 20, 11:57pm -
  • Markus Saastamoinen – Puzzle Pieces
    A little background on Markus Saastomoinen: he is a Melbourne-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and currently frontman for extremely promising progressive heavy rock outfit Cirrus Crown. This is his debut solo record. And it’s an interesting ride, with a broad musical palette and go…
    - 41 days ago 11 Dec 20, 11:16pm -
  • Malcura – Malcura II
    Wow, talk about coining a sub-genre. Or at least getting as close to doing that as you can these days. This Aussie band features members of Annihilist, Orsome Welles and Kettlespider, and have created a sound that can only really be described, or categorised, as ‘instrumental flamenco prog rock’…
    - 53 days ago 30 Nov 20, 12:24am -
  • Plini – Impulse Voices
    The new album from Sydney instrumental guitar prodigy Plini far from outstays its welcome. At eight tracks, only two of which stretch out to longer than five minutes, and under fourty minutes of music all up, it redefines the word ‘tasteful’. But, man oh man, does it pack a shitload into its run…
    - 61 days ago 22 Nov 20, 12:53am -
  • HJELVIK – Welcome to Hel
    Ex-Kevelertak frontman Erlend Hjelvik is about to open the gates of Hel with his new solo project, a blackened viking heavy metal outfit in HJELVIK, who are due to release ‘Welcome to Hel’ on the 20th of November. Taking all that we love from a range of heavy genres, this record consists of a br…
    - 65 days ago 17 Nov 20, 6:51pm -
  • AC/DC – Power Up
    Due to the long arc of their career, can anything AC/DC release at this point contribute to their legacy? Stick around because I’ve had a thorough listen to their new album, Power Up, and I’ve got an answer. On their 19th studio album (18 if both editions of High Voltage count as a single album)…
    - 66 days ago 17 Nov 20, 6:29pm -
  • Scour – Black
    SCOUR are an extreme metal super group featuring Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down), John Jarvis (Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Derek Engemann (Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals), Mark Kloeppel (Misery Index), and Adam Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Lock Up). The group play an intense brand of black metal which has stro…
    - 69 days ago 13 Nov 20, 7:54pm -
  • Depravity – Grand Malevolence
    The sophomore album in a band’s career usually ends up being a definitive statement in crafting their own sound. The likes of Ride the Lightning by Metallica, Hell Awaits by Slayer and Morbid Angel’s Blessed are the Sick are all fine examples of this. A band such as Depravity hailing from the mo…
    - 69 days ago 13 Nov 20, 7:34pm -

Antichrist Magazine

  • newReview: Therion “Leviathan” [Nuclear Blast]
    Three years ago, in January 2018 Therion released their ambitious three-hour long Metal opera Beloved Antichrist. When the following world tour came to its end, Christopher Johnsson, according to his words, had no idea what to do next: seems like everything he wanted was done and there is no directi…
    - 14 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 4:54pm -
  • newVideo interview with Scepter of Eligos
    Interview video with Scepter of Eligos – Sludge Metal from USA. Hailing from Denver, Colorado, Scepter of Eligos crashes into listeners in a wave of death, doom, and psychedelic sludge. An amalgamation of heavy styles with an unique spin, Chris Candelario (bass), Frank Candelario (drums), and Andr…
    - 21 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:06am -
  • newVARMIA Premiere Music Video for ‘Upperan’
    Polish pagan black metal group VARMIA have premiered their new music video for “Upperan,” the second single from their upcoming third album (and M-Theory Audio debut) “bal Lada.” The clip was shot on location at a castle in the band’s home region of Warmia and features a guest appear…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 8:59am -
  • Review: Nervosa “Perpetual Chaos” [Napalm Records]
    Last year was, let’s say it gently, disgusting for all of us but for Nervosa it was crucial: in spring 2020 Fernanda Lira and Luana Dametto leaved the band and guitarist Prika Amaral stayed alone. Nevertheless, Prika said that the band will continue to exist and despite the pandemic and lockdowns…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 5:16pm -
  • Video: Cattle Decapitation ”Finish Them”
    Cattle Decapitation released a new video, featuring live footage from the 2020 Melbourne- Australia sold out show. The band presents the video of the track ”Finish Them”, taken from the 2019 release Death Atlas, out via Metal Blade records. Vocalist Travis Ryan comments: When traveling to Aus…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 1:24pm -
  • Review: Valravn “Prey” [Primitive Reaction]
    Valravn is a Finnish black metal band formed in 2016. On 4 December 2020, their first album “Prey” was officially released. It features sounds typical of the genre, managing not to be repetitive and that’s a hard thing to say, since often such an album, if not approached with a certain researc…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 21, 6:21pm -
  • Review: Generation Steel “The Eagle Will Rise” [Pure Steel Records]
    Generation Steel is a very fresh band, formed not a long time ago, in 2019. Nevertheless, these guys were able to gain attention of Accept‘s guitarist Uwe Lulis, who produced the band’s debut album The Eagle Will Rise, which will be released in the end of January. From the very short information…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 21, 2:31am -
  • Interview with David Nilsson of Feral (Sweden)
    David how are you and how is the band? I hope busy working on a new Album for us? Hey man, I am doing fine! In spite of this shitty pandemic. Of course I miss playing and attending shows as well as our rehearsals though. But we’re all in the same boat, so who am I to complain? Yeah, in fact we hav…
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  • How Underground Music Captures The Shadow Zeitgeist
    We should probably discuss an unpopular relationship: how much of underground music, and wider 1980s and 1990s subculture, came from the unexceptional suburbs. It turns out that if we look into how boredom inspired minds to “see through” the illusions of our time, and by doing so to reveal an in…
    - 4 days ago 18 Jan 21, 3:07am -
  • No Iced Earth Albums for Awhile: Jon Schaffer Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot
    Jon Schaffer has been taken into custody for his role in the Capitol riot: Schaffer faces 6 charges including engaging in an act of physical violence in a Capitol building. Schaffer was allegedly among rioters who sprayed Capitol police with ‘bear spray.’ As the former USA comes to grips with no…
    - 4 days ago 18 Jan 21, 1:52am -
  • Asphyx Launches “The Nameless Elite” From Necroceros
    A new Asphyx track sounding roughly like a hybrid between The Rack and late-model Bolt Thrower, “The Nameless Elite” runs long with a riff pair and a quick break and detour before returning to the classic death metal cadenced groove. This allows Asphyx to avoid the bulk of what makes up “moder…
    - 10 days ago 12 Jan 21, 4:26am -
  • Infamous Releases Muttos Pro S’Aristocratzia on CD
    Sardinian black metal cadre Infamous recently released its most recent album, Muttos Pro S’Aristocratzia, on CD for a new generation of fans to appreciate this somewhat difficult to acquire offering. On this album, Infamous streamlines its black metal tinged with RAC and atmospheric music, develop…
    - 10 days ago 12 Jan 21, 3:45am -
  • Cadaver – Edder & Bile (2020)
    For most albums, you can write a shorthand review: needed more time in the oven. That is, they have the right elements, but in the wrong order, and the transitions do not make enough sense to be powerful, which results in a chaotic feeling with moments of “wow, this is pretty good.” Edder & Bile…
    - 34 days ago 19 Dec 20, 5:57pm -
  • Mekong Delta – Intersections (2012)
    Speed metal never went away; it went underground and combined its many different veins. Mekong Delta mix in some Voivod with their Helstar and Coroner, maybe throw in some Slayer and later progressive old school death metal. Is it power metal? Not in any way that Heathen, Mephisto, or Necronomicon a…
    - 34 days ago 19 Dec 20, 5:44pm -
  • Inquisition – Black Mass For A Mass Grave (2020)
    We predicted many years ago that rock would assimilate metal and adopt its techniques, missing the point, and Inquisition comes along with a release that is half metal of various subgenres and half 1970s album-oriented rock, sure to be popular and yet, not bad at all. Most songs consist of rushing d…
    - 34 days ago 19 Dec 20, 5:30pm -
  • Cro-Mags Drop New Single “2020” From Upcoming EP 2020
    Legendary abrasive hardcore band Cro-Mags releases its new EP, 2020, on Friday December 11, 2020, and published the single of the same name recently to announce this new recording. The single reveals a new technical metal, emo, and metalcore influenced edge to the classic Cro-Mags sound. You can acq…
    - 44 days ago 9 Dec 20, 5:17pm -

  • Six Feet Under: “Nightmares Of The Decomposed” Album Review
    Six Feet Under make it very clear that more than 25 years into their career, they remain at the forefront of the death metal. Dynamic, heavy-as-hell, catchy, and uncompromising, it is everything that the band’s longtime faithful have come to expect from these giants. The band members are Chris Bar…
    - 75 days ago 8 Nov 20, 4:19pm -
  • Behemoth: “And The Forests Dream Eternally” Reissue Review
    Behemoth slithered out of Poland and forever changed the black metal scene. After numerous successful albums and multiple monstrous tours, Nergal and company have risen to become quite the powerhouse in a genre that was once very much underground and taboo. Perhaps this album is their gift of sorts…
    - 80 days ago 3 Nov 20, 4:40pm -
  • Zakk Sabbath: “Vertigo” Album Review
    Zakk Wylde, Blasko, and Joey Castillo finally decided to go into the studio as Zakk Sabbath and cover the the self-titled debut from Black Sabbath in its entirety under the title Vertigo.  Black Sabbath’s now 50-year-old debut is one of the most iconic albums in metal history and is credited as t…
    - 14 Sep 20, 1:00pm -
  • Valkyrie: “Fear” Album Review
    Hidey ho, all you Skullsnboners! Que pasa? Hope you are all surviving the summer of isolation and no live shows. In the words of the greatest philosopher of our time, Butthead, “This sucks more than anything that has ever sucked before.” But one thing that does not suck this summer is the end of…
    - 25 Aug 20, 12:00pm -
  • Pig Destroyer: “The Octagonal Stairway” EP Review
    The forthcoming EP by the grindcore legends Pig Destroyer, The Octagonal Stairway, is a killer mix of their iconic, intense grind delivered during the first half and industrial noise tracks filling the second. With song lengths ranging from 45 seconds to 11 minutes, there is a lot of variety in this…
    - 24 Aug 20, 12:00pm -
  • Static-X: “Project Regeneration Vol. 1” Album Review
    Evil disco lives! There has been much speculation and some controversy in the metal community around Static-X releasing a new album featuring the final vocal recordings of Wayne Static with original members, Tony Campos, Koichi Fukuda, and Ken Jay. Some said it’s a money grab. Others said it shoul…
    - 11 Aug 20, 7:22pm -
  • Jupiter Hollow: “Bereavement” Album Review

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  • Jochen Boellat Talks Grand Massive’s Sound, Release Of “IV”
    Greetings from the King Rhino quarantine bunker. OK, it’s not really a “bunker.” The King actually just moved into a gorgeous, new, two-story condo with a rooftop terrace overlooking Budapest. But, I’m still enjoying spending time 24/7 with the girlfriend and dog. (You believe me, right?). A…
    - 20 Jul 20, 2:00pm -

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The Median Man

  • newAn interview with The Jailbirds
    An interview with The Jailbirds An interview with The Jailbirds What inspired the name of the band? What are your influences? One night in 2015, Liam was dreaming of us robbing a moving train in the 1800s… this was around the time where [...]The post An interview with The Jailbirds appe…
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  • newAn interview with Skags
    An interview with SKAGS An interview with SKAGS What inspired the name of the band? What are your influences? The band’s name began as an acronym, formed by the first letters of our member’s names at that time. Since then, inevitably, some members [...]The post An interview with Skags…
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  • newAn interview with Ninth Degree
    An interview with Ninth Degree An interview with Ninth Degree What inspired the name of the band? What are your influences? We spent the first 2 months or so brainstorming ideas that fit the vibe we were going for. We then had a list [...]The post An interview with Ninth Degree appeared…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 11:13am -
  • newAn interview with Poison Oak
    An interview with Poison Oak An interview with Poison Oak What inspired the name of the band? What are your influences? The name of the band is inspired from a Bright Eyes song called Poison Oak. I guess we have a wide range [...]The post An interview with Poison Oak appeared first on The…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 11:01am -
  • newAn interview with Vanity Fear
    An interview with Vanity Fear An interview with Vanity Fear What inspired the name of the band? What are your influences? (VF)  I (Matt) came up with the name several years ago while watching TV one night, and it just hit me like [...]The post An interview with Vanity Fear appeared first…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:48am -
  • newYawn-Wasting Time
    'Wasting Time' by Yawn Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Wasting Time," shimmers along the dreaded pathway of time. "Dreaded" It shimmers and turns, rolling through the ground. "Shimmers" The melodies soar and [...]The post Yawn-…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 9:06am -
  • Tribulation-Where Gloom Becomes Sound
    'Where The Gloom Becomes The Sound' by Tribulation Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "In Remembrance," sets the tone. Thoughtful, reminiscent and purposeful."Hour Of The Wolf," hits upon something new here. A song that delivers a true p…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 11:37am -
  • Tease The Demon-A Series Of Unfortunate Events
    'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' by Tease The Demon Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "March Into Death," slams hard. A song that gets the listener going, pushing through and slicing down the temperature for everything."Death For Pride,…
    - 7 days ago 15 Jan 21, 1:15pm -

  • Jamie Wyatt – Neon Cross
    After having watched all the sonic and stylistic directions in which the artists on New West’s roster have gone, it feels more than a...The post Jamie Wyatt – Neon Cross appeared first on
    - 31 days ago 22 Dec 20, 3:00pm -
  • Art Bergmann – Christo Fascists
    It’s hard to know why Christo Fascists has been released as a standalone digital single – separate from a physical 7” or even as a...The post Art Bergmann – Christo Fascists appeared first on
    - 32 days ago 21 Dec 20, 5:42pm -
  • Serpents of Secrecy – Ave Vindicta
    While Ave Vindicta is the band’s first album, Serpents of Secrecy are no strangers to the Maryland doom scene, featuring members of Sixty Watt...The post Serpents of Secrecy – Ave Vindicta appeared first on
    - 51 days ago 2 Dec 20, 3:00pm -
  • Staff Playlists – November 2020
    Another month goes by and we give you another month’s worth of staff picks and playlists from some of the folks at Hellbound. Feel...The post Staff Playlists – November 2020 appeared first on
    - 52 days ago 1 Dec 20, 3:00pm -
  • The Full Counts – Next Up
    About two years after the release of their debut album (which is a marked acheivement, at a certain level – many bands go many...The post The Full Counts – Next Up appeared first on
    - 62 days ago 21 Nov 20, 3:00am -
  • The Full Counts – First Out
    The fact of the matter (as inconvenient as it may be) is that not every record is a work of genius and not every...The post The Full Counts – First Out appeared first on
    - 64 days ago 19 Nov 20, 3:00pm -
  • Round Eye – Culture Shock Treatment
    Fuck this year. 2020 has proven to be the most disappointing annum in many regards but, perhaps most importantly (at least within the goings...The post Round Eye – Culture Shock Treatment appeared first on
    - 65 days ago 18 Nov 20, 3:00pm -
  • The Texas Gentleman – Floor it!
    It’s funny to think about how much The Texas Gentlemen have changed since first appearing with the release of Texas Jelly in 2018. Just...The post The Texas Gentleman – Floor it! appeared first on
    - 66 days ago 17 Nov 20, 4:58pm -

Rock Metal Network

  • Dead Exaltation Indian prog-tech death metal band
    “Musically, I’d call this tech death for people who don’t like tech death. It’s fast and intricate, but it’s a far cry from the typical hyper-polished trappings of the majority of the genre, cleaving closer to traditional death metal in tone and delivery.” — Toilet ov Hell. Dead Exalta…
    - 14 days ago 8 Jan 21, 1:00pm -
  • COLDUN – Atmospheric Progressive Metal
    Spirituelle Reise! Am 26. Dezember veröffentlichte die Band das neue Musikvideo mitsamt den dazugehörigen Lyrics zum Albumsong “The Forest And The Soul”. Frontmann Coldun sagt dazu: “Es geht darin um eine transzendentale Reise im Übergang zwischen Leben und Tod, welche mit der Symbolik des…
    - 23 days ago 30 Dec 20, 4:00pm -
  • Finnish symphonic extreme metal band Abstrakt
    Promo pic by: Mia Johansson Finnish Helsinki-based symphonic death/black metal band Abstrakt has woken up from hibernation and will release a new album ‘Uncreation’ on February 25th 2021 via Inverse Records. First single ‘Radiant Darkness’ is released today and video is available here: The b…
    - 23 days ago 30 Dec 20, 3:00pm -
  • Tokyo based “Samurais from Hell” SURVIVE
    SURVIVE Release New Single + Music Video “Immortal Warriors”, Acoustic version! Tokyo based “Samurais from Hell”, SURVIVE – active in the world for over 20 years – have released their new digital single and official music video for “Immortal Warriors”, in acoustic version! Watch the…
    - 23 days ago 30 Dec 20, 2:00pm -
  • Belgian band Malfested
    Artist: Malfested Title: Shallow Graves Format: CD/Digital Independent Release Tracklist: 1 – Shallow Graves 2 – Masked with the Skulls of the Fallen 3 – Fields of Bloodshed 4 – Venefica (The Banished One) 5 – Incantations 6 – Cistern of Souls More about this band can be found at: https:…
    - 24 days ago 29 Dec 20, 9:00am -
  • RAVENOIR – Triumph of the winged one
    RAVENOIR, a new formation of heretics centered around frontman Alesh AD, plays an uncompromising, yet technically challenging blend of black and death metal. Their irreverent debut „The Darkest Flame of Eternal Blasphemy“ will no doubt be a breath of fresh air for the black metal scene in Czech…
    - 40 days ago 13 Dec 20, 9:00am -
  • DAKAR – Come and Get it
    DAKAR: ‘Come and Get it’ EP Now Available On Spotify, New Lyric Video Coming Out Soon! “You either bleed out or you learn to grow from the scars!” Florida based rockers DAKAR’s new EP ‘Come and Get it’ is out now and available on Spotify! Furthermore the band reveals that their new lyr…
    - 40 days ago 13 Dec 20, 8:00am -
  • Heavy industrial collective Lament Cityscape
    Lament Cityscape shares new track “Among The Dead” from the upcoming EP [Listen] Heavy industrial collective Lament Cityscape concludes the year with the EP, The Old Wet. The finale of the conceptual EP trilogy, The Old Wet will be out on the occasion of the winter solstice (December 21st…
    - 41 days ago 11 Dec 20, 8:00pm -


  • newVIDEO PREMIERE: Gravehuffer – Sights To The Sky
    I’m certain that headbanging, fist pumping, and living room moshing will all ensue. Perhaps there will even be a sing along.The post VIDEO PREMIERE: Gravehuffer – Sights To The Sky appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 14 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 4:55pm -
  • FULL ALBUM STREAM: Kharàce – Dakhalè
    Primarily mid-paced in rhythms and riffing, predominate on Dakhalè, drawing the listener down into hypnotic contemplation.The post FULL ALBUM STREAM: Kharàce – Dakhalè appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 8 days ago 14 Jan 21, 2:43pm -
  • 0-NUN – The Shamanic Trilogy
    First, the chaos, then the separation, then the rising away from all, from everything...from anything.The post 0-NUN – The Shamanic Trilogy appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 8 days ago 13 Jan 21, 9:58pm -
  • EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Uncertainty Principle – Stationary State
    What you should take from that is that this album is exceptional, gripping, dark, and powerful.The post EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Uncertainty Principle – Stationary State appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 11 days ago 11 Jan 21, 1:55pm -
  • Hayduke’s Top 50 of 2020
    Take some time to explore my top 50 albums of 2020. There are some choices you'll like. I promise.The post Hayduke’s Top 50 of 2020 appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 15 days ago 7 Jan 21, 1:14pm -
  • Zebulon Kosted – A 20 Year Recording Retrospective
    Through the entire history of ZK, Ghafur has walked his own path. In the eyes (ears and mind, as well) of this writer, that has served him well.The post Zebulon Kosted – A 20 Year Recording Retrospective appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 21 days ago 31 Dec 20, 7:47pm -
  • Zebulon Kosted – Torches Behind The Waterfall
    A strong ambient blur brings you into a reminiscent period where for a split second you can duplicate the complexity of emotions and feelings you gave birth to while being in the center of life, light, and love.The post Zebulon Kosted – Torches Behind The Waterfall appeared first on MoshPitNation…
    - 36 days ago 17 Dec 20, 2:47pm -
  • Folterkammer – Die Lederpredigt
    These songs are composed with perfection in mind, despite drawing from the messy rawness of traditional black metal.The post Folterkammer – Die Lederpredigt appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 36 days ago 17 Dec 20, 2:29pm -

Decibel Magazine

  • newTrack Premiere: Black Sheep Wall – “New Measures of Failure”
    Hear a new 13-minute epic from reactivated post-sludge crushers Black Sheep Wall.The post Track Premiere: Black Sheep Wall – “New Measures of Failure” appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 11 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 8:00pm -
  • newTrack Premiere: Spire – “Hymn IV – Puissant”
    Hear a powerful new track of crushing black metal off the forthcoming sophomore album from Australian anomaly Spire. The post Track Premiere: Spire – “Hymn IV – Puissant” appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 11 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 8:00pm -
  • newPrimitive Origins: Crushed Butler’s ‘Uncrushed’
    Re-examining the output of early British punk/metallers Crushed Butler.The post Primitive Origins: Crushed Butler’s ‘Uncrushed’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 14 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • Track Premiere: Sepulcros – “Magno Caos”
    Hear the latest devastating slab of Portuguese death-doom from Sepulcros’ forthcoming massive debut full-length, Vazio. The post Track Premiere: Sepulcros – “Magno Caos” appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 21, 8:00pm -
  • Brutal Renaissance: Rich Thurston (ex-Terror/Blood Has Been Shed) Talks Raising Up the High End Hardcore of Lowest
    Ex-Terror/Culture lifer Rich Thurston talks Lowest, Treason, and lessons from fighting MMA and playing in Blood Has Been Shed.The post Brutal Renaissance: Rich Thurston (ex-Terror/Blood Has Been Shed) Talks Raising Up the High End Hardcore of Lowest appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 5:21pm -
  • Track Premiere: Forhist – ‘II’
    Blut Aus Nord mastermind Vindsval takes a more straightforward approach to black metal with Forhist.The post Track Premiere: Forhist – ‘II’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • Album Premiere: SNOW – ‘Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow’
    Brazilian project SNOW balances sludge and hardcore skate punk on their accurately titled debut LP, Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow. The post Album Premiere: SNOW – ‘Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 2:30pm -
  • Video Premiere: Varmia – ‘Upperan’
    Polish black metal unit Varmia pay tribute to their roots with new song "Upperan."The post Video Premiere: Varmia – ‘Upperan’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 21, 8:00pm -

  • newVideo drops (like a heavy thing) for Seething Akira’s “Knock Off God”
    As reported last week, Seething Akira have announced a new album, Dysfunctional Wonderland, due later this year with the first single, “Knock Off God” being our first taste. Along with the title, the band have also let us know that the album will be out on April 16th. The single released offici…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 9:36pm -
  • newHeavy metal laptop ads? Why not?
    We just had to share this one with you in case you hadn’t seen it. Manufacturers of mid-range laptops, Lenovo, have partnered with the band Iron Savages (who are apparently real, but the only mentions of them that we can find are in reports of this story…) for an ad campaign running in Sweden a…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 9:11pm -
  • newBand Of The Day: Enemynside
    It’s nice to get a bit old school and get the head banging to some quality thrash. To that end we present you with Enemynside! Thanks to Matt for answering our questions. Simple things first – where are you guys from? Bay Area Of Rome – Italy! How did you meet? I met Francesco back … Continu…
    - 11 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 7:24pm -
  • newVideo Roundup: Teen Creeps / Infected Dead / Kivanc Kilicer / Vicious Rooster / Them Bloody Kids / Eight Rounds Rapid
    I didn’t get a chance to rattle one of these off yesterday in with all our other news posts, so here’s a quick selection of tracks to tide you over the afternoon! Teen Creeps Belgian indie rockers are getting ready to drop their sophomore album Forever tomorrow. But first they are releasing the…
    - 18 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 1:15pm -
  • newThings to Consider Before Undergoing Hair Transplant Treatment
    Hair transplant treatment is a procedure that seriously changes people’s lives. Thanks to hair transplantation, people regain their hair permanently and thus look the way they want. Thanks to the mentioned situation, people’s self-confidence levels increase and this situation reflects positively…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:42am -
  • Bannerman’s Bar – #SaveOurVenues crowdfunder update
    A quick catch-up on the fundraising for Bannerman’s Bar in Edinburgh that we told you about last May. Along with many other venues, they kicked off some crowdfunding to help keep themselves afloat during the forced closures. Courtesy of many generous donations they currently sit at a smidgen under…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 21, 8:52pm -
  • Album Review: Chaos Bleak – A New Age Of Darkness
    In an age when most bands are contentedly treading water Nottinghamshire’s Chaos Bleak have hit on a unique sound and, quite rightly, they’re pushing it to the max. Existing someone between Killing Joke and The Sisters Of Mercy, their debut album A New Age Of Darkness is an explosive effort that…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 21, 8:33pm -
  • Band of the Day: El Fatso
    Is that Wednesday over already? Well, as a happy humpday present have some immature hard rock from the Netherlands! Simple things first – where are you guys from? We’re from the greatest city in the Netherlands: Rotterdam! How did you meet? The band started out as a threesome between childhood f…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 21, 8:06pm -


The Forgotten Scroll

  • RAVEN (UK) – Metal City
    One of the greatest inequities of modern metal industry is that bands who kept on releasing classic metal albums during the 90’s never managed to receive the recognition they deserved. Bands like RAVEN that went on an album releasing spree from 1987 till 1999, among which, my all time favorite Rav…
    - 62 days ago 21 Nov 20, 12:37pm -
  • HEXX – Entangled in Sin
    HEXX! The legendary Power / Speed / Thrash band that originally came out during the 80’s is back! Well to tell the truth, they have been around for some time now, and they already have released a comeback album called “Wrath of the reaper” a couple of years ago, but this time they are actually…
    - 69 days ago 14 Nov 20, 6:24pm -
  • MEGATON SWORD – Blood Hails Steel – Steel Hails Fire
    MEGATON SWORD is one of the numerous bands that became active through the new rebooting of Epic Metal that is taking place the last years. As a matter of fact, I had the pleasure of reviewing their first EP a release showed potential for something fat greater in the future and earned MEGATON SWORD r…
    - 69 days ago 14 Nov 20, 3:18pm -
  • Interview with ETERNAL CHAMPION
    I guess that for the readers of Forgotten Scroll, ETERNAL CHAMPION from Austin, Texas, US, need no special introduction. Their “Armor of Ire” debut is already identified as a classic on the Epic Metal genre. They are about to march into battle again, releasing a second album called "Ravening Ir…
    - 81 days ago 1 Nov 20, 9:23pm -
  • ETERNAL CHAMPION – Ravening Iron
    Metal genres. They remain as trademarks through the years. Trademarks that are based on specific standards. Standards that are set by the classic albums that eventually mark the characteristics of each genre. Epic Metal: Perhaps one of the most important Metal genres, identified by classics needless…
    - 7 Oct 20, 1:50pm -
  • HEDSTONE – Out Of The Crypt
    HEDSTONE from Downers Grove, Chicago, Illinois, USA are a special case of a band. They became known to the underground scene, thanks to “Air Raid”: their one song participation on the “Chicago Metal Works, Battalion 2” compilation, released back in 1986 on Silver Fin Records (HAMMERON, PARAD…
    - 2 Oct 20, 3:37pm -
  • Interview with SANCTUM
    Ray Babula guitarist and spiritual father of SANCTUM is one of the kindest musicians I have ever met. It was a really wonderful experience to be in extensive contact with him in order to write, form and complete the biography which featured on the SANCTUM - "Believers" CD reissue on Arkeyn Steel rec…
    - 2 Oct 20, 3:30pm -
  • HITTMAN – Destroy All Humans
    I consider the comeback album by the legendary Heavy / Power Metallers HITTMAN from New York, USA, as one of the most important Metal releases for this year. I know that you have somehow get used doing the math for comeback albums lately. No big deal, I will make the job a little more easy […]
    - 30 Aug 20, 11:13pm -


  • newCirith Ungol – Frost And Fire
    Hear me waveriders!  Praise be to other more experienced listeners who offer guidance to unknowing music fans like myself!  If it wasn’t for the enthusiasm of Pete Pardo, the main man behind website/youtube channel Sea Of Tranquility, I would still be ignorant of the glorious heavy metal band Ci…
    - 17 mins ago 22 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • Song Premiere From Holy Death Trio! Listen To "The Killer" Now!
    Here is what the band has to say about their new song:  "The killer was written in the same vein as an old blues song from the early 1900’s.  It was originally written and performed as a one man blues band and then it naturally worked well with a full band so we made it Holy Death Trio standard.…
    - 1 day ago 21 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • The Xroadie Files
    Arcanum Sanctum – Ad Astra Ivan Beschastny – Vocals, Vadim Nalivaiko – Guitar, Roman Rysyev – Guitar, Kirill Kulinichev – Bass, Nikolay Kondratyev - Drums (Session)   Wanderers in Space melodies just envelop your dreams. The Quest the music build sin intensity as it flows along in your i…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • Ripple Music's Todd Severin Special Guest DJ At Gimme Metal!
    Hey waveriders! Thanks to your support, I’m returning WEDNESDAY for a second Ripple Music Guest DJ Special!   On this show, I’m gonna take a look at the Year End Doom Charts, play songs from all 16 Ripple bands that placed (hell yeah!) and share songs from many friend’s labels as well (blues…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 21, 7:00am -
  • Ripple Music's RIPPLEFEST WINTER 2020 performances from Howling Giant, Horseburner and Jakethehawk now available on Youtube!
    Californian label Ripple Music had the pleasure of hosting the Ripplefest Winter 2020 event back on December 18th, with Ripple protégés Horseburner, Jakethehawk and Howling Giant. Watch all three performances now on Youtube!   A magical evening, three bands that yearn for the golden days of live…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • Return To Forever – Romantic Warrior
    How do you do waveriders?  Say, let me ask you a couple of questions.  Do you like rock ‘n’ roll?  Of course you do!  Why else would you be here?  Do you like jazz?  Ah good, I see more than a few hands up out there in the audience!  Now then, what if I told you that those are two musical…
    - 4 days ago 18 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • A Ripple Conversation With The Simple Radicals
    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…
    - 5 days ago 17 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • Strips Of Bacon: The Importance Of Community
    I’m Matt Bacon – head of artist development at Ripple Music – the label side of this whole thing. It’s an honor to get to wake up every day and work on Ripple artists. And now I get to work on sharing some of what I’ve learned with Ripple with you guys via The Ripple Effect! For my inaugu…
    - 6 days ago 16 Jan 21, 6:30am -

Heavy Mag

  • newPremiere: TORIZON “Burning Away”
     Australian Alt-Rockers Torizon are back with their heaviest track yet “Burning Away”. Opening the song with “We could do so much more without you” the band sends a clear message of urgent action underpinned with frustration. Vocalist Mish explains “2020 has been a challenging year…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 11:07pm -
  • newMESHIAAK With New Single “Severed”
    Australian heavy-hitters Meshiaak have released their latest single “Severed”. Vocalist/guitarist Danny Camilleri had this to say: “It seems that over time, aggressive music in the style that Meshiaak creates has become somewhat watered down, like, there just seems to be not all that much c…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 11:06pm -
  • newBOYSCLUB Release “Best For You”
     It’s now 2021 and the patriarchy is cornered, lashing out like a beast with nowhere else to run. It’s time to sound the death knell on misogyny, discrimination and bigotry. But rather than the dreary toll of a bell, we send off the patriarchy with a blast of furious, energised punk rock sent…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 11:01pm -
  • newTHE DEAD DAISIES ‘Holy Ground’ Out Now
     The Dead Daisies fifth studio album Holy Ground is finally out! The band have covered a lot of ground getting to where they are today with new singer/bassist, Glenn Hughes. As a band, they have finally reached holy grounds with the leaner four-piece outfit delivering a new urgency and vigour t…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:56pm -
  • newMIDNITE CITY Release “Crawlin’ In The Dirt”
     UK melodic rock/hair metal outfit Midnite City have upped the tempo with latest single “Crawlin’ In The Dirt”. Packed full of guitar and hooks, “Crawlin’ In The Dirt” is a heavier release for the band and can be viewed below:  “Crawlin’ In The Dirt” is the first single…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 9:02pm -
  • newThe Wheels Keep Turning For COG
    Words by Andy Parkinson Look up the word debacle in the dictionary and odds are you’ll see a picture of the year 2020 smack bang, front and centre. While some businesses were able to prosper on the back of Covid-19, others were left decimated, with few being hit harder than the music and art…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:32am -
  • newTORIZON Explore Their Heavy Side With New Single
     Brisbane hard rock/heavy outfit Torizon have started the year in style with the release of their latest single “Burning Away” After teasing fans of their potential with their EP Singles Collection, Torizon have ramped up everything with their new song, a powerhouse of unbridled heavy metal…
    - 21 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:10am -
  • newBAD RELIGION With ” Emancipation of the Mind”
     Pre-eminent Los Angeles band Bad Religion have just released “Emancipation Of The Mind,” an outtake from the band’s critically acclaimed 2019 album Age Of Unreason. The tracks upbeat messaging calls for reason and open-mindedness as a new administration is welcomed into the White House t…
    - 23 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 8:08am -

  • newTungsten – Singer Mike Andersson
    Singer Mike Andersson – Tungsten Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall Thanks to Iris Bernotat at FOCUSION Promotion & Marketing for help with setting up the interview. Thanks to Arising Empire for the promo pictures and cover. Tungsten is back on the attack with their brand new album TUNDRA, released a…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 10:36pm -
  • newMOONSPELL Share Brand New Music Video from Upcoming Album, Hermitage
    Hermitage out February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records! Watch the New Video for “All Or Nothing” HERE: With their forthcoming 13th studio album, Portuguese dark metal giants MOONSPELL are approaching their 30th anniversary as a band more ambitiously and stronger than ever. Hermitage will see the lig…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 6:39pm -
  • newBelushi Speed Ball full album premiere on Metal Rules!
    Metal Rules is proud to premiere the new album from Belushi Speed Ball. The band says: “We are super excited to release our Double EP, Stella 1 and Stella 2 VIA sonaBLAST! Records. It has been a dream come true working with Joel Grind (Toxic Holocaust) in the mastering process, and Chase Bensing i…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Jan 21, 3:07pm -
  • Iced Earth, Demons & Wizards Removed From Century Media Website
    Iced Earth and Demons & Wizards are no longer listed on Century Media Record’s website following guitarist Jon Schaffer’s participation in the Capitol riot earlier this month. Century Media seems to have scrubbed all traces of the two bands, both of which include Schaffer as a founding member. I…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 5:37pm -
  • Prog Power RED CAIN Shares Black Metal Influenced Single “Baltic Fleet”
    New Album “Kindred: Act II” Out January 22, 2021 Calgary, Canada’s progressive power gothic metal band Red Cain will be unleashing their new album “Kindred: Act II” set for digital release on January 22, 2021 with the CD physical release out via Sliptrick Records at a later date thi…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 21, 10:03pm -
  • Funeral Drone Duo Alexander (ft. Members of Zaum, Jealousy Mountain Duo) Share Video “Runes”

    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 21, 10:01pm -
  • BLUE HOUR GHOSTS New Music Video “On Black Clouds”
    New Album “Due” Out February 12, 2021 Recently announcing their signing to Rockshots Records for the release of their new album “Due” on February 12, 2021,  BLUE HOUR GHOSTS are sharing the new music video for their second single “On Black Clouds”. The music video was shot and d…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 21, 9:58pm -
  • Rockshots Records: Welcome To The World of AVALAND w/ Debut Music Video “Theater of Sorcery” ft. Emmanuelson (Rising Steel)
    Metal Opera Album “Theater Of Sorcery” Out April 2, 2021 Album Guests w/ Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear), Zak Stevens (Savatage/TSO), Zaher Zorgati (Myrath), Emmanuelson (Rising Steel), Stéphan Forté (Adagio), Madie (Nightmare) Avaland is: Camille Souffron: Bass, Double-Bass Christophe Feutrier:…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 21, 9:56pm -

  • In Tenebriz – Bitter Wine of Summer
    The cover of an album is something very important for me. If a cover is ugly or you feel you have seen it a thousand times before, most of the times that applies to the music too. On the other hand, a unique, different from the ordinary album cover, apart from making you have a […]The post In Ten…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 1:10pm -
  • From the Vastland – The Haft Khan
    Some releases are so good that you can’t remain objective, despite how hard you try. “The Haft Khan” is that kind of release. From the Vastland is a band formed by Sina in 2010 in Iran as a solo project. After one full length release in 2011, he moved in Norway in 2013 and since […]The post…
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