• newQUEEN Launches First-Ever Official Game On Mobile
    With live music in lockdown and the return of tours still uncertain, rock group QUEEN has come up with a safe alternative — no masks, no social distancing, just the good old fashioned live experience, with "Queen: Rock Tour", the band's first ever official game for Android and iOS devices.The ar…
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  • newRATT's STEPHEN PEARCY Is 'Very Excited' About His 'Backstage Past' Docuseries
    RATT singer Stephen Pearcy spoke to Shawn Ratches of Laughingmonkeymusic about his upcoming docuseries, "Backstage Past", which will arrive later this year on ASY TV (Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV). Regarding how the idea for a show featuring his own "house party"-style sessions came about, Pearcy sai…
    - 15 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 7:21pm -
  • newDJ ASHBA On His Exit From GUNS N' ROSES: 'That Was A Chapter In My Life, And I'm Starting A New Chapter'
    DJ Ashba spoke to Richard Allan, host of "Action Figures" on Amazon Prime, about his exit from GUNS N' ROSES in 2015 after a six-year stint with the legendary rock group.The guitarist, who joined GUNS N' ROSES in March 2009 following the departure of Robin Finck, issued a statement in July 2015 sa…
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  • newCHEAP TRICK's RICK NIELSEN: 'We're Too Dumb To Quit'
    Rick Nielsen spoke to Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA about CHEAP TRICK's upcoming 20th studio album, "In Another World", which is due on April 9 via BMG. Asked how long it took for him and his bandmates to complete the effort, the guitarist said: "It was supposed…
    - 18 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 4:26pm -
  • newAC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG: BON SCOTT Thought BRIAN JOHNSON Was The Best Singer He Had Seen In A Long Time
    Lead guitarist and co-founder of the legendary AC/DC, Angus Young spoke with Matt Pinfield for the latest installment of 95.5 KLOS's "New & Approved" series. Virtually connecting from his Australian studio, Angus took some time to speak on the newest AC/DC offering, "Power Up", the 45th anniversary…
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  • newLACUNA COIL Singer Explains Band's Non-Performance During Livestream, Says She Understands Fans' Anger
    LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia has explained the band's decision to take part in an initiative dubbed "L'Ultimo Concerto?" (Last Concert) to highlight the increasingly uncertain future of music venues. Instead of delivering live performances as part of a scheduled free virtual stream on Saturda…
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  • newTODD LA TORRE 'Really Appreciates' The Greatness Of First Five QUEENSRŸCHE Albums
    In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, Todd La Torre, who has fronted QUEENSRŸCHE for nearly a decade, was asked how his appreciation of the band's music has changed now that his is also one of its curators. He responded (hear audio below): "I don't know that…
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  • newTHE OFFSPRING's DEXTER HOLLAND: 'I Don't Consider Us A Political Band'
    THE OFFSPRING singer Bryan "Dexter" Holland and guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman spoke to the Minneapolis, Minnesota radio station 93X about the band's upcoming tenth studio album, "Let The Bad Times Roll", which will arrive on April 16 via Concord Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Days Go By" wa…
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  • newBrand Of Sacrifice - Video For 'Altered Eyes' Track Revealed
    Deathcore slammers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=13596&bandname=Brand+Of+Sacrifice>Brand Of Sacrifice</a> premiere a new music video for the track called "Altered Eyes". The latter is going to be part of the group's oncoming reocrd <i>Lifeblood</i>, due out this coming Friday, March 5. <a href="/e…
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  • newAlterbeast - Introduce New Vocalist
    California tech death formation <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8250&bandname=Alterbeast>Alterbeast</a> have announced the addition of Mac Smith as the new vocalist and co-manager of the band. You may know Mac from his previous work with up-and-coming deathcore band <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1…
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  • newWyrd - Entire New Full Length Streaming Online
    Finnish folk/black metal operatives <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3195&bandname=Wyrd>Wyrd</a> have recently put out their new 3-song full length, <i>Vandraren</i>. You can stream the entire effort on YouTube player below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=41212>Read more...</a>
    - 29 mins ago 1 Mar 21, 10:19am -
  • newGhosts Of Atlantis - Unveil 'Gardens Of Athena' Single
    <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=13775&bandname=Ghosts+Of+Atlantis>Ghosts Of Atlantis</a> premiere "Gardens Of Athena", the fourth and final single from their upcoming debut album <i></i>, coming out March 26th via Black Lion Records. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=41225>Read more.…
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  • newExhorder - Working On New Material
    After releasing comeback record <i>Mourn The Southern Skies</i> in 2019, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2659&bandname=Exhorder>Exhorder</a> vocalist Kyle Thomas recently revealed that the band is working (in "distance manner") on new material. The plan is to put out new record towards the end of th…
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  • new2020 Metal Storm Awards - Voting Is Closed
    Another February has been remanded to the custody of memory, and one of the most exciting editions of the Metal Storm Awards is now naught but a matter of record. The MSAs continue to expand slowly; if we can just pull Symphonic up to ten nominees next year (and we'll make an effort, we promise), we…
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  • newAnatomia - To Release Fourth Studio Album, Premiere First Track
    Me Saco Un Ojo Records and Dark Descent Records are proud to present <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7419&bandname=Anatomia>Anatomia</a>'s highly anticipated fourth studio album, <i>Corporeal Torment</i>, on vinyl LP and CD/CS formats, respectively. Japanese doomers will unleash their new music offe…
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  • newMitochondrial Sun - Drop New Music Video
    Niklas Sundin's <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=13483&bandname=Mitochondrial+Sun>Mitochondrial Sun</a> has dropped a brand new music video for "Pulsar 7". The song comes off Sundin's second solo album <i>Sju Pulsarer</i>, released in November (digital platforms) and now also on LP and CD edition (Ar…
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  • Metallica to perform on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ next week
      Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” performance from earlier this month on The Super Bowl edition of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert resulted in Colbert inviting the group to return to his show on Wednesday, March, 3rd for another performance. The band will perform once again at 11:35 PM EST. …
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  • Tomahawk drop “Dog Eat Dog” video
      Tomahawk have shared a graphic video directed by Eric Livingston for their latest single “Dog Eat Dog.” The track is taken from their first full-length effort in eight years, Tonic Immobility, out March 26 via Ipecac Recordings.   Duane Denison (The Jesus Lizard/Unsemble) comments: “It’s…
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  • Anneke van Giersbergen unveils “I Saw A Car” video
      Anneke van Giersbergen’s new album, The Darkest Skies Are the Brightest, has finally arrived! The record marks her most personal album to date as it was inspired by heartbreak. To celebrate today’s arrival, the artist shared a music video for the song “I Saw A Car.”   Giersbergen comment…
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  • Metalhead/Nat’s What I Reckon YouTuber gives TED Talk on finding your own way in life
      YouTuber Nat’s What I Reckon gave an inspirational TED Talk about finding success in your own way. The Australian native spoke about his troubles in school, his experience with “shitty jobs” and how he eventually found success with jar sauce videos. Nat first went viral during the quarant…
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  • Tom Morello (RATM) will be an executive music producer for Netflix’s “Metal Lords”
      Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello will act as the executive music producer for Netflix’s new film “Metal Lords“. The story is about two high school kids who want to start their own heavy metal band, “in a high school where exactly two kids care about heavy metal.” Starring in t…
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  • Listen To Best Music From Foo Fighters To Julien Baker This February 2021
      The year 2021 will witness the long-awaited debut albums as the shortest month of the year is packed to the brim with some great releases. From Foo Fighters to Julien Baker, you can hear some of the best songs this year. A few of these albums are recorded in haunted houses even. Medicine at […]…
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  • Liquid Tension Experiment share “Beating The Odds” video
      Liquid Tension Experiment, the supergroup of Dream Theater and King Crimson members, have dropped their second new song, “Beating The Odds.” The album, LTE3 drops March 26th via InsideOut Music and is twenty-two years after the bands’ last studio album. Each member commented on the single.…
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  • Album Review: Architects – “For Those That Wish to Exist”
        Let me start by saying, For Those That Wish to Exist is an album I greatly enjoyed. Along with ERRA and Gojira, this record was one of my most anticipated albums of the year. However, after listening, I was somewhat disappointed. Being a fan of Architects for several years, I’ve grown accu…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 6:03pm -

Metal Underground

  • 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 79 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’…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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)…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 13 Nov 20, 7:34pm -

Antichrist Magazine

  • newReview: Nodfyr “Eigenheid” [Ván Records]
    Ván Records proudly presents the debut full-length album “Eigenheid” from Dutch pagan/heavy metal band Nodfyr, active on the metal scene for ten years now. This 40-minute release is full of epic melodies, doomy restraint, and folky catchiness. Nodfyr isn’t one of the productive bands; they pr…
    - 2 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 8:39am -
  • newReview: Terrordome “Straight Outta Smogtown” [Selfmadegod Records]
    Fast, furious, fun – that’s Straight Outta Smogtown in 3 words. Carrying the carefree thrash/punk flame of the likes of Anthrax and Suicidal Tendencies, Poland’s Terrordome address the current political climate with their usual black humour – track 2’s title Possessed by Blyat and…
    - 4 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 6:31am -
  • Video interview with Ainur
    Interview video with Ainur. It’s been 17 years since Ainur thought to transform Tolkien’s masterpiece “The Silmarillion” into music. Each member of the band was lost in his own musical themes inspired by Tolkienian mythology. As if hypnotized, they outrageously composed themes for the main…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 12:18pm -
  • Review: Varang Nord “Pārķiuņa Uomurs” [Sliptrick records]
    What do we hear in the distance? A war horn through winter and mist! Varang Nord attacks and the world knows the fury of the warriors from the Baltic heaths. “May God protect us from the fury of the  Northmen“. I tell myself: “May this howling wave come to imbued us with an epic savagery”.…
    - 4 days ago 25 Feb 21, 6:46pm -
  • Review: Asgardsrei “End of the Night”
    ”War is hell” William T. Sherman once said. Now the Asgardsrei crew might not have any war experience at all, but I’m sure that they’re aware of this either way, because End of the Night captures the essence of war oh too well. Let’s just say that given its violent nature, my enjoyment out…
    - 4 days ago 25 Feb 21, 3:08pm -
  • Review: Fractal Generator “Macrocosmos” [Everlasting Spew Records]
    Their second LP after a 6 year wait, Canada’s death metal trio Fractal Generator return with 9 scathing tracks designed to unsettle and stimulate in equal measure. Macrocosmos starts with some odd alien throbbing sample before the band crunch their way brutally through an odd time signature at…
    - 5 days ago 24 Feb 21, 9:07am -
  • Review: Druadan Forest / Old Sorcery [Werewolf]
    The Finnish Werewolf Records, well-known for their black metal collaborations, this February has released the Split of two local bands – Druadan Forest and Old Sorcery, where every band has presented two long non-metal opuses. Druadan Forest and Old Sorcery both have decent reputations on the unde…
    - 7 days ago 22 Feb 21, 1:38pm -
  • Review: Culted “Nous” [Season of Mist]
    After a couple of releases with Relapse Records the Canadian-Swedish formation Culted has joined forces with the label Season of Mist, and this February was published their full-length album “Nous”. So, this is their third album after seven years of silence (apart from EP “Vespertina Syntaxis…
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  • Ego-Death in Death Metal
    You will find no shortage of praise for the experience of “ego-death.” The self-haters, both megalomaniac and neurotic in the mediocrity they recognize in themselves, like it because Buddhists like it and self-destructive, self-pitying people love anything foreign. However, the process has a ric…
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  • Architects – For Those Who Wish To Exist (2020)
    On this site, we have always used the term “metalcore” to apply to any rock, metal, and punk hybrid, since they all converge on what they have in common, which is rock. Currently Architects are widely praised by the media, which makes sense because this empty gesture of an album is Clown World f…
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  • Sorcier des Glaces Releases Ghastly Memories EP on February 23
    Quebecois black metal band Sorcier des Glaces has slated its new EP, Ghastly Memories, for release on February 23, 2021.
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  • Cancel Culture Goes After Lemmy Kilmister
    We make fancy terms for obvious things. Political correctness means making taboo any terms except those which support our “Libertarian Communist” style system; cancel culture and deplatforming mean the public spectacle of removing dissidents and non-conformists. Unfortunately for them, metalhead…
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  • Metal Tops Vinyl Sales With Metallica Classics
    As mentioned in last week’s music industry analysis, metal fans tend to buy discographies. This week, the Billboard charts revealed how much this phenomenon affects physical media sales. According to the charts for the week of February 13, not only is Ride the Lightning riding the charts, but so a…
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  • Graveland Announces Hour of Ragnarok Release in Summer 2021
    Iconic pagan black metal band Graveland announced yesterday that their latest offering, Hour of Ragnarok, will see release in late spring or early summer of 2021 through Forever Plagued Records on CD, Inferna Profundus Records on vinyl, and The Oath Records on cassette. Early demos showed the band t…
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  • Dawning Releases “Battle of Odin” From Forthcoming Album
    Hybrid war/progressive metal band Dawning has issued a new track, “Battle of Odin,” from the forthcoming album Battle of Odin. Check it out at the Dawning Bandcamp!
    - 24 days ago 5 Feb 21, 3:36am -
  • Music Industry Considers a New Direction
    American music as an industry peaked in 1995, when thanks to the new hip-hop boom, CDs fully taking off, and a record number of Generation X consumers buying music, record sales went through the roof. However, right after that point, something went wrong. Within the year, harried executives were dev…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
    - 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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

  • newHerzel-Le Dernier Rempart
    'Le Dernier Rempart' by Herzel Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Maitres de 'océan," is a ripper of a beginner. It flies through the tone and delivers something intriguing, pressing through the listener's initial hesitancy and showin…
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  • Enforced-Kill Grid
    'Kill Grid' by Enforced Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "The Doctrine," starts off softly, luring the listener in with a tempting vibe, before unleashing absolute chaos for all to see."Beneath Me," turns the screws in completely, hammer…
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  • Tygers of Pan Tang-Majors and Minors
    'Majors and Minors' by Tygers of Pan Tang Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Only The Brave," kicks off this intriguing new album with a fascinating twist. A song that has stood the test of time, it [...]The post Tygers of Pan Tang-Ma…
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  • The Crown-Royal Destroyer
    'Royal Destroyer' by The Crown Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Let The Hammering Begin," is a potent and powerful riff frenzy of a song. It catapults the listener into another dimension and demands absolute loyalty and [...]The pos…
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  • The Mighty One-Torch Of Rock and Roll
    'Torch of Rock and Roll' by The Mighty One Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Comin' On," kicks things off with power and glory, smashing through boundaries and hitting things into a new century. "So High," [...]The post The Mighty O…
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  • Secret Chord-Aurora
    'Aurora' by Secret Chord Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Dawn," gets the listener intrigued as to what is going to happen next. It burns with passion and positivity."Lack of Contact," hammers through the customised deadlock, bringing a…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 12:03pm -
  • Black Juju-Purple Flower Garden Black
    'Purple Flower Garden Black' by Black Juju Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Jaguar Paw," kicks things off with a heavy lid and gets the listener's interest peaked early. "Venus Fly Trap," accelerates through the concord. "Burn [...]…
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  • Arcane Dread-A Path Befouled
    'A Path Befouled' by Arcane Dread Rating Musical Feel Emotion Grandiosity Song / Album Composition Melody Structure Pulse "Fear Instilled In Blood," hits like a battering ram to the gut. It punches through and demands subservience. "A Path Befouled," is the title [...]The post Arcane Dr…
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  • The Germs – (MIA) The Complete Anthology
    There’s a certain perfect irony about the fact that, upon opening my vinyl copy of The Germs’ (MIA) reissue [yes, The Germs’ single best-known...The post The Germs – (MIA) The Complete Anthology appeared first on
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  • Neil Young – After the Gold Rush
    It’s not easy to articulate what kind of mark a fiftieth anniversary represents. Those who remain married for fifty years call it their Golden...The post Neil Young – After the Gold Rush appeared first on
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    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
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Rock Metal Network

    “Age Of Fire” ist die erste Single aus dem kommenden, zweiten Album “Hyperion” und wurde von der Band geschrieben, während sie in Deutschland im Lockdown eingesperrt waren. Musikalisch bietet dieses Traditional/Power Metal-Epos einprägsame Melodien und Backing Vocals, ein neoklassisches Do…
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    Ljubljana’s underground legends NOCTIFERIA have signed with Blood Blast Distribution for the digital release of their ‘Reforma’ album, set to be unleashed on May 28th. Furthermore the band has revealed the tracklisting, coverart and release date. The first single + video “Now You Will Pay”…
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    MOTHER OF ALL are set to release their debut album, ‘Age of Solipsist’ – featuring legendary Steve Di Giorgio (Testament, ex-Death, Sadus) – on April 23rd via Black Lion Records. Now the band has released the first single “Autumn” from the album. Watch the lyric video here: Black Lion Re…
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  • Phallosopher’s
    Phallosopher’s first single ‘Death is the King and the King has Returned’ out in February 23th 2021 e.v. Listen to the single: Hailing from Tampere, Finland, Phallosopher is a black metal project by Jesse Heikkinen (Hexvessel, Iterum Nata, Kauko Röyhkä & the Boots), aka ‘Fra. Kailash’. P…
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    Finnish rockers GENTLE SAVAGE! Watch the videos for the singles, here: ‘YNAMW (You Never Ask Me Why)’ – ‘Honey Bunny -the Rock’n Roll transformation’ – ‘Run Run Poor Boy’ – ‘Karelian Magic’ – These singles are taken from the GENTLE SAVAGE’s debut album, ‘Midnight Waylay…
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    A Finnish Symphonic Death Metal act EPHEMERALD has just released their debut full-length album “Between the Glimpses of Hope”. Listen to the album Spotify: Apple Music: Amazon: The band themselves describe EPHEMERALD’s m…
    - 10 days ago 19 Feb 21, 9:54am -
  • Split Screen Management
    Split Screen Management  was born out of the abrupt change in the Entertainment world. We realised that future of entertainment is to take the existing and putting it together in a new way: adapt or perish. “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” –Frank Zappa The Pandemic…
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  • Imperial Pilots
    The alternative rock band, Imperial Pilots, has just released the music video for the song “You’re mine”, the last track on the album “Imperial Pilots”, released in 2020 by Electric Funeral Records. The third clip of the album, brings in the composition the theme about abusive relationship…
    - 11 days ago 18 Feb 21, 7:39pm -


  • Sacred Reich – Ignorance/Surf Nicaragua/The American Way
    That was how things rolled back in the day folks, along with a lot of tape trading, pen pals and obscure handwritten zines that would be distributed by the most strange ways…The post Sacred Reich – Ignorance/Surf Nicaragua/The American Way appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • ALBUM STREAM: Domestic Terror – Domestic Terror
    What I really love about the album are the nasty, dissonant riffs thrown into the mix throughout. That’s what really gets it all cooking for me.The post ALBUM STREAM: Domestic Terror – Domestic Terror appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • Summoning the Lich – United in Chaos
    Summoning the Lich unleashes United in Chaos - a record that takes the standard expectations of melodic and technical death metal and injects it with an insane amount of adrenaline, blazing through a labyrinth of incredibly strong guitar riffage and next-level vocals.The post Summoning the Lich –…
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  • Stortregn – Impermanence
    The sound is fresh, but certifiably Stortregn.The post Stortregn – Impermanence appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • portrayal of guilt – We Are Always Alone
    Who is currently doing a better blend of anti-music? Go ahead...I’ll wait.The post portrayal of guilt – We Are Always Alone appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • Carrion Bloom – Heretic Howl
    Rugged and abrasive, the album comes at you full on from the moment you press play.The post Carrion Bloom – Heretic Howl appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • Wharflurch – Shitslime
    Have we heard this genre mixing before? Duh. Of course. Here's the thing though, the changing of said genres is absolutely seamless.The post Wharflurch – Shitslime appeared first on MoshPitNation.
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  • Spire – Temple of Kronos
    ...what I discovered was an offer of a selection of different styles and approaches under the black metal banner, fitting together cohesively like the inner gears, springs, and screws of a monstrous timepiece. The post Spire – Temple of Kronos appeared first on MoshPitNation.
    - 8 days ago 21 Feb 21, 10:01pm -

Decibel Magazine

  • No Corporate Beer Reviews: Oro Negro
    When it comes to balancing the scales of justice between “sweet” and “heat,” Jackie O's nailed it with Oro Negro.The post No Corporate Beer Reviews: Oro Negro appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 8:00pm -
  • Five For Friday: February 26, 2021
    We've got your latest supply of raging riffs to get you through the next week, featuring Moonspell, Forhist, Summoning the Lich and more!The post Five For Friday: February 26, 2021 appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • Earth Crisis To Release “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series
    Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from straight edge hardcore heroes Earth Crisis.The post Earth Crisis To Release “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
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  • Split Premiere: Mausoleum and Anatomia – “Nyctophilia”
    "Disgustingly heavy, abysmal horror death-doom madness by two veterans!" New split from Mausoleum and Anatomia streaming now!The post Split Premiere: Mausoleum and Anatomia – “Nyctophilia” appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 4 days ago 25 Feb 21, 8:00pm -
  • Fight Fire with Fire: ‘Scream Bloody Gore’ vs. ‘Seven Churches’
    In which we pit Death's Scream Bloody Gore vs. Possessed's Seven Churches in the battle for old-school death metal supremacy.The post Fight Fire with Fire: ‘Scream Bloody Gore’ vs. ‘Seven Churches’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 4 days ago 25 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • Album Stream: The Plague Can’t Stop Plague Weaver from Pushing a Satanic Agenda with Ascendant Blasphemy
    Check out Ascendant Blasphemy, the debut from Canuck black metallers, Plague WeaverThe post Album Stream: The Plague Can’t Stop Plague Weaver from Pushing a Satanic Agenda with <em>Ascendant Blasphemy</em> appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
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  • Watch Members of Napalm Death, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Child Bite & Yakuza Cover Cardiacs
    Dan “Chewy” Mongrain, Dave Witte, Shane Embury, Bruce Lamont, Christian Doble and a host of other metal and punk luminaries pay tribute to the Cardiacs' “Tarred and Feathered” with an assist from bassist Jim Smith! The post Watch Members of Napalm Death, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Child Bite…
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  • My Dying Bride – The Angel and the Dark River
    My Dying Bride's 1995 gothic doom landmark The Angel and the Dark River gets its Hall of Fame induction some 15 years after we gave Turn Loose the Swans the nod. The post My Dying Bride – The Angel and the Dark River appeared first on Decibel Magazine.
    - 4 days ago 25 Feb 21, 1:37am -

  • newNew video: WinterMoonShade – “Low Tide Ghost”
    Recently Australia’s Krave took advantage of our “guaranteed news article” to promote their rather great new video. As part of that deal, we find another band in the inbox and give them some love as well! Step forward WinterMoonShade from… well, somewhere dark and evil, I suspect. They’ve…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 5:20pm -
  • Livestream Review: Crowbar (20th February, 2021)
    What could lift our spirits more in this Covid world that we live in? Boris Johnson’s head on a silver platter? A delivery of free beer to the house? Or ideally attending a real gig with other human beings? With none of these available for the foreseeable future, what more can we ask for on … Co…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 7:03pm -
  • Headline Act: Unknown Refuge
    Time to get noisy with today’s Headline Act, all the way from just down the road! Founder member Alex takes time out to tell us about the band, as they release their new single and build up the excitement for upcoming album From The Darkness (March 26th)… Simple things first – where are you g…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 6:20pm -
  • Album Review: Wenches – Effin’ Gnarly
    Ordinarily, you wouldn’t expect a band to be introduced as a blend of Metz and AC/DC. Mainly because one is noisy and filthy and the other is hard rock. But since I enjoy both bands and styles of music in their own bubbles, it’s only natural you want to investigate an album which claims to … C…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 12:50pm -
  • Headline Act: When Rivers Meet
    When Rivers Meet are comprised of husband and wife, Grace, and Aaron Bond.  Grace sings lead vocals and plays mandolin and fiddle while Aaron Bond plays guitar, bass, drums, and sings backing vocals. Both of them sat on what looks like a very comfy sofa and answered our Headline Act question. Simpl…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 7:10pm -
  • Sabaton release “Livgardet” video and announce another new single
    For the 500th anniversary of one of the oldest military establishments in the world – the Swedish Royal Guard – metal giants Sabaton return with an epic hymn to celebrate this commemoration, whilst simultaneously satisfying the wish of thousands of fans to sing in Swedish again. This is the firs…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 2:59pm -
  • The Chronicles of Manimal and Samara release their debut album today
    We’ve been following duo The Chronicles of Manimal and Samara for a while now and they’ve just reached an exciting point in their musical journey. Debut album Full Spectrum hits stores (and streaming services such as Spotify), as it were, today and features a couple of new tracks which haven’…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:59pm -
  • Famous Rock Songs Dedicated to Casino Games
    Many of the top rock artists have written songs dedicated to casinos and casino games. These can be a metaphor for the challenges faced in life, living life on the edge and being thrilled by risks or can tell true stories of encounters at casinos. Rock bands have held sell-out shows in Vegas and oth…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:49pm -


The Forgotten Scroll

  • SOLOMON KANE – Die By The Sword
    SOLOMON KANE was a Progressive Hard Rock band from Rapid City, South Dakota, USA (1981-1983). It was formed by members of the midwestern supergroup ASIA (1976-1981), which in turn had been formed from the remains of WHITEWING (1968-1975). ASIA independently released two albums, “Asia” and “Arm…
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  • LUNAR SHADOW – Wish to Leave
    LUNAR SHADOW from Germany was always a special case of a band for me. If I have to answer the “Give me a band based on a clear artistic vision” question, their name would come into my mind without any second thought. From the very first days of the “Trumphator” EP, it was clear that […]
    - 31 days ago 29 Jan 21, 3:07pm -
  • 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…
    - 100 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…
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  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
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  • 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…
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  • newIt's Screamfeeder's 30th Anniversary.. help us celebrate!
    We're ..30   We know, it's pretty crazy to think we've been around so long, and we still choose to hang out together and play music.   And it's kinda thanks to you all that we even can, so Thank You!   To celebrate we’re rehearsing new songs for our 8th album – to be recorded in April. We’…
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  • A Ripple Conversation With Ric From Sondag
    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…
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  • ANGEL Signs with Cleopatra Records for New Album, Takes to the Radio with Keith Roth This Sunday
    Legendary Rock Band ANGEL is set to start recording a brand new album on Cleopatra Records. This will be the second album on Cleopatra and a follow up to the very successful album “RISEN” released in 2019. Founding members Punky Meadows and Frank DiMino have been working with new partner and ban…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 6:58am -
  • Have You Seen Our Euro Webstore?
    Have you seen our European webstore? It's seriously a can't miss for our European fans. Not only do you save money on shipping, you also get product faster and with less risk of it getting damaged. Seriously, check it out:   We've had this Euro store for a while now,…
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  • Don't Miss Out On Jakethehawk!
    It's always interesting when a band really draws from the influence of their home in their music. Such is the case with Jakethehawk and their new album Hinterlands. Their unique brand of sprawling psych fuzz captures the imagination and you NEED to experience it by heading here and grabbing it: htt…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 6:41am -
  • A Fistful Of Questions With 20 Watt Tombstone’s Tom Jordan
         Vocalist.  Guitarist.  Gentleman & Scholar.  Soon to be author!?  This edition of Fistful of Questions goes to 20 Watt Tombstone’s Tom Jordan.        What is your full name?   Thomas Vincent Jordan III   Do you have any aliases?   Not really, no.   What bands are you activel…
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  • The Xroadie Files
    Incursion - The Hunter E.P. Steve Samson – Vocals, Maxx Havick – Guitars, Michael Lashinsky – Guitars, Stone Jamess – Bass, Buddy Norris - Drums   The Hunter: Prologue/Warrior Of Destruction majestic rhythms searing leads that just envelop you. Guiding Faith Gothic chants powerful riffs s…
    - 5 days ago 24 Feb 21, 6:30am -
  • Announcing The Ghost Road Fest!
    6th November 2021 - London 7th November 2021 - Leeds  Ghost Road Fest is a multi city two day festival with a mission to offer opportunity to the UK’s most exciti…
    - 5 days ago 24 Feb 21, 4:39am -

Heavy Mag

  • newOCEANHORSE With New Single
     Four-piece Finnish metal outfit Oceanhoarse has been operating a couple of years with a relentless self-made attitude releasing a bunch of singles, an EP Voluntary Bends in 2019 and a live album The Damage is Done – LIVE! in 2020. The year 2021 sees the band moving up a gear with the German…
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  • newFROM SORROW TO SERENITY Release Single
     Scottish metal outfit From Sorrow To Serenity have dropped a new single for the track “Red Mist”. “Red Mist” is the second single from the band’s upcoming EP Trifecta which is set to be released on April 23 via Long Branch Records. Watch “Red Mist” below: Continue reading F…
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  • newSABATON Return With New Single
     For the 500th anniversary of one of the oldest military establishments in the world – the Swedish Royal Guard – metal giants Sabaton return with an epic hymn to celebrate this commemoration, whilst simultaneously satisfying the wish of thousands of fans to sing in Swedish again. This is th…
    - 8 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 2:52am -
  • newFANGZ With New Tune
     Following on from the release of their critically praised second EP But No Thanks, Sydney-based punks FANGZ have just revealed tour dates and their ghastly new single “Self Medicate” which is produced by Stevie Knight (Yours Truly, Stand Atlantic, The Dead Love), and mixed by James Paul Wisne…
    - 8 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 2:44am -
  • newEPICA Drop New Music Video
     The wait is finally over! Dutch symphonic metal band Epica have released their new album Ωmega. To celebrate the release, Epica present a brand-new video for the song “Skeleton Key” which can be viewed below: Continue reading EPICA Drop New Music Video at HEAVY Magazine - Rock, Pun…
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  • newMISTER MISERY Return With New Single
     After the pace-setting release of their praised debut album Unalive in 2019, modern horror metal band Mister Misery return with the second single from their upcoming album. “Devil In Me” is out now and can be viewed below: Continue reading MISTER MISERY Return With New Single at HEAVY…
    - 9 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 2:18am -
  • newTHORNHILL Announce Shows
     Thornhill have announced an Australian tour kicking off in March. They will be taking Bloom along with them for the ride, which starts at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse on March 25 and travels through Queensland, NSW and Victoria, finishing in Ballarat on April 30. Tickets available from5 pm Tuesd…
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  • newWHEEL Announce Album & Single
     Finnish prog metal band Wheel have announced their new album Resident Human. The follow-up to their 2019 album Moving Backwards, Resident Human will be released on March 26. The band have released the single “Futile” which can be viewed below:   Continue reading WHEEL Announce…
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  • newEinherjer – North Star
    Reviewed: March, 2021 Released: February, 26, 2021 Napalm Records Rating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: The Elitist Metalhead Einherjer, according to Nordic mythology, are the glorious dead. All those who died bravely in battle and were brought to Valhalla by the Valkyries to fight and kill each other by day, the…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:31am -
  • newEmpyrium – Uber den sternen
    Reviewed: March, 2021 Released: February 26, 2021, Prophecy Productions Rating: 4/5 Reviewer: The Elitist Metalhead Germany’s Empyrium has had an impressive career spanning almost three decades now. Formed in 1994 they are a symphonic folk/doom band that has gotten a lot of great reviews but never…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:31am -
  • newSarkrista – Sworn to Profound Heresy
    Reviewed: March, 2021 Released: March 21, 2021, Purity Through Fire Rating: 4/5 Reviewer: The Elitist Metalhead Germany’s Sarkrista came across my radar with their 2017 release SUMMONERS OF THE SERPENTS WRATH. Their raw and furious approach to black metal is what stuck out with me. Fierce melodic…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:31am -
  • newWheat, Brian – Son Of A Milkman:My Crazy Life With Telsa (Book review)
    Reviewed: March 2021 Published: 2021, Post Hill Press Rating: 4/5 Reviewer: JP I’ve read a lot of rock star autobiographies and this is one of them!  On a more serious note, I don’t know why but I came away feeling slightly…underwhelmed after reading SON OF A MILKMAN. Brian Wheat, bassist, fo…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:30am -
  • newWÿntër Ärvń – Abysses
    Reviewed: March 2021 Released: 2021, Antiq Records Rating: 3.5/5 Reviewer: Kira Levine Abysses is the sophomore album from French neo/dark folk project Wÿntër Ärvń, following up 2018’s Au Devant du Gouffre. It is comprised of namesake Wÿntër Ärvn (also of Aorlhac) and Vittorio Sabelli (Dawn…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:30am -
  • newTolkki, Timo-Lonliness Of A Thousand Years (Book review)
    Reviewed: March 202 Published: 2010, Indie Rating: 4/5 Reviewer: JP 2021 is the year where I gave up. I have the lost the war.  I had been holding out reviewing only real books, actual printed on real paper books, but the digital wave has all but drowned traditional publishing. In the past If I saw…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:30am -
  • newDurbin – The Beast Awakens
    Durbin – The Beast Awakens Reviewed: March 2021 Released: 2021, Frontiers Records Rating: 3.5/5 Reviewer: Aaron Yurkiewicz Let’s address the obvious, shall we? 1) James Durbin was a contestant on American Idol, almost immediately endearing himself to a national audience of repressed soccer moms.…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:30am -
  • newMoonspell – Hermitage
    March 2021 February 26th, 2021 / Napalm Records Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 Reviewer: John Haseltine   By now, when the name Moonspell is said aloud, you should all know who is being spoken of. Moonspell is approaching their 30th year in the metal world. HERMITAGE is the band’s 13th full-length studio albu…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Mar 21, 3:30am -

  • Striborg / Satanath – Prisoners of the Solar System
    Recently, along with some other releases, I received Prisoners of the Solar System. This is the split release of Satanath and Striborg. If the name Satanath remind you something, you remember correctly. This is the personal project of the owner of Satanath Records. So, Satanath is a one-man ambient…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:40am -
  • Panzerfaust – Jehovah-Jireh: The Divine Anti-logos
    There are times that the first contact with a band doesn’t happen musically but optically, something that can create emotions, positive or negative, before you even listen to the band’s work. So when Panzerfaust from Canada contacted me and asked me to listen to their new album, the first thing…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:39am -
  • Patria – Liturgia Haeresis
    “Liturgia Haeresis” is the third full length album of Patria, a duo from Brazil which was formed in 2008 and their music is a journey through the old Norwegian sound. In this album there are ten fast tracks baptized in the Norwegian sound of the first half of the ‘90ies with many rhythmic Thra…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:39am -
  • Orthanc – L’Amorce Du Déclin
    Lately I have received many good albums from the French underground, which shows that there is a very good level and enough passion by the bands there, new and older. One of those albums is “L’ Amorce Du Declin”, the second full length album of Orthanc, a quite old band, who exist since 1995 a…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:38am -
  • Primal – Obłęd
    The sound of“Obłęd”, the third full length album of Primal is quite weird but at the same time familiar to me. Primal come from Poland, they consist by one member which plays all the instruments, the were formed in 2008 and they have released until today two demos, one split, two EPs and three…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:25am -
  • Primeval Mass – Blood Breathing Idols
    Primeval Mass return at the end of 2012 with their new album which has the weird name “Blood Breathing Idols”. For all those who don’t know, the band comes from Greece, it was formed in 2000 and it consists of two members. This album is their second full length album, while they have also rele…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:04am -
  • Pyrophoric – Accursed Oblivion
    Accursed Oblivion is the second album of Pyrophoric. This album consists of 2 tracks, an intro and an outro. For sure there is much improvement in this album both in composition and in other parts that had a problem in the first album. The band continues playing in the same style with the previous a…
    - 12 days ago 17 Feb 21, 8:03am -
  • Pyrophoric – Diabolizing the Priest

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  • Exclusive / Kitt Wakeley releases ‘Conflicted’ with Joe Satriani
    Four time Grammy nominated and multiple award winning Kitt Wakeley is to release his latest album ‘Symphony of Sinners and Saints’ later this year, with the first track ‘Conflicted’, a collaboration with Joe Satriani, released today exclusively at MetalTalk. Kitt told MetalTalk, that workin…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 5:24pm -
  • MTTV Episode Twenty Nine: Joseph Williams
    It has been a busy few months for the members of Toto and a very exciting few months for their fans. Frontman Joseph Williams has just released his much anticipated new solo album ‘Denizen Tenant’ and it comes right alongside Steve Lukather’s excellent new album ‘I Found The Sun Again’. ..…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 5:15pm -
  • Joanna Connor / The house is really rocking with Destination
    Joanna Connor has released her album ‘4801 South Indiana Avenue’ today and to celebrate, she has shared the video for the track ‘Destination’. You can watch the track below, or catch it on the MetalTalk SoundCloud Tracks Of The Week playlist. The unstoppable locomotive that is ‘Destination…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 3:46pm -
  • Evergrey / Stirring, elating and dazzling ‘Escape of the Phoenix’ is a triumph.
    Twelve albums into their career, it would be hard to think of a band so consistent, yet so ambitious as Evergrey have proven themselves to be. This new release builds on their reputation as one of the finest Rock bands to ever come out of mainland Europe, let alone Sweden, their ...The post Evergr…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 2:36pm -
  • Chez Kane / Born in the 90’s but Rocking hard 80’s style
    Welsh rocker Chez Kane’s first solo album has been a long time coming. She has been fronting Kane’d with her sisters Steph and Stacey for over a decade before being approached by Crazy Lixx’s Danny Rexon in 2019 about a project he was working on. COVID-19, of course, has intervened ...The pos…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:56pm -
  • Sullen Guest / Embrace the emotional experience of Chapter III
    Formed in 2013, Lithuania’s first ever Death/Doom Metal outfit Sullen Guest return with a second studio full length ‘Chapter III’. This follows their 2018 release ‘IIIIXXI’, which saw a major change of line-up, with the only original member, guitarist and founder Tenebra remaining. In a se…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:31pm -
  • Interview / Tom Englund is Evergrey’s Phoenix from the Flames (Part Two)
    With his highly acclaimed work, not just with Evergrey but with side project Silent Skies and also as a member of American Prog Metal kingpins Redemption, Tom Englund, the perpetually working Swede, is a force of nature. Friendly, genuinely charming, witty and with a razor-sharp mind and real emotio…
    - 5 days ago 24 Feb 21, 5:48pm -
  • SMITH/KOTZEN – Second Single ‘Scars’ released
    Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen have shared the video for their second single ‘Scars’ today. The track is a powerful 70’s style Blues Rock track, which Adrian Smith told us “starts off with a dreamy intro, then comes in Heavy.” Richie Kotzen told MetalTalk: “I remember ‘Scars’ being o…
    - 5 days ago 24 Feb 21, 3:28pm -

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…
    - 23 days ago 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…
    - 24 days ago 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 […]
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  • 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. “…
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  • 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…
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  • 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  …
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Metal Wani

  • Will MÖTLEY CRÜE’s ‘The Stadium’ Tour Happen This Year? Nikki Sixx Clarifies
      MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx confirms that the “The Stadium Tour” will happen when it’s safe to go to concerts again.   “The Stadium Tour” is now scheduled to kick off on June 19, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee, and conclude on September 12, 2021, in San Diego, California. Asked b…
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  • LIVE NATION Boss Michael Rapino Confirms Outdoor Concerts Will Return This Summer
      Based on conversations with governors in key U.S. states, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino is optimistic that large-scale American concerts are closer than ever to return.   He said that “a clear outline to a 75% to 100%” capacity for outdoor U.S. events in 2021 was looking likely to be green-…
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  • RUMOR: RATT Reunion Is On Cards With Stephen Pearcy & Bobby Blotzer
      It looks like the RATT reunion is on the cards.   Stephen Pearcy & Bobby Blotzer may end up on stage at the “Whisky-A-Go-Go” stream event. This was reported by Metal Sludge. Pearcy is apparently slated to film a concert at the legendary Whisky A Go-Go in West Hollywood, California, the USA t…
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  • THE END MACHINE Is Back With Another Album ‘Phase2’; Unveil Video For “Blood And Money”
      Legends are back after an amazing debut album.   The End Machine consisting of guitarist George Lynch, bassist Jeff Pilson, lead vocalist Robert Mason and drummer Steve Brown have unveiled a video for their new single “Blood And Money” from their upcoming album titled Phase2. Track List for…
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  • David Coverdale Says Proposed COVERDALE PAGE Reissue Will Include New Music
      David Coverdale updates the fans about the 30th anniversary re-release of his collaboration with Jimmy Page.    In a recent chat with SiriusXM’s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk”, Coverdale spoke about the progress of a possible Coverdale/Page reissue: “Well, I’ve gotta tell you, th…
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  • MEGADETH’s David Ellefson Expresses Concern Over Post-Pandemic Concert Business
      Megadeth’s David Ellefson spoke to the “Do You Know Jack?” podcast about how the internet and streaming platforms changed the terrain of the music industry.   He said: “The music business, and especially with the Internet, boy, things change every six months — the speed at which it dev…
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  • SAMMY HAGAR Says He Will Cancel His Shows For EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Tribute Concert
      In a new interview with Kyle Meredith, singer Sammy Hagar spoke about the tribute show in honor of Eddie Van Halen.   Here’s what he said: “I have nothing to do with the [Eddie Van Halen] legacy. That’s their business — that’s Wolfie [Wolfgang Van Halen; Eddie‘s son], Alex Van Ha…
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  • REVIEW: WITHERFALL – “Curse Of Autumn”
    Witherfall’s genre-bending new record does not necessarily defy classification, but to pin it down to a specific metal subgenre does the record an injustice. A necessary evil, subgenre categorization allows for a convenient way to navigate the vast waters of modern heavy metal. Gone are the good o…
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Distorted Sound

  • newALBUM REVIEW: Interstice – Knoll
    Extreme metal has really grown into its own in recent years. A multi-faceted monster of various shades of terrifying auralThe post ALBUM REVIEW: Interstice – Knoll appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newALBUM REVIEW: Escape Of The Phoenix – Evergrey
    Once you have become an established artist some bands find it difficult to stay at the level that brought alongThe post ALBUM REVIEW: Escape Of The Phoenix – Evergrey appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newEP REVIEW: Delicate – Lastelle
    It is difficult to imagine LASTELLE being anything other than a seasoned band if you were to listen to theirThe post EP REVIEW: Delicate – Lastelle appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newEP REVIEW: Altars of Cosmic Devotion – Vøidwomb
    Though bands from North America, Central Europe and Scandinavia still dominate much of the top spots in the worldwide heavyThe post EP REVIEW: Altars of Cosmic Devotion – Vøidwomb appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newOf Mice & Men release new song ‘Anchor’
    OF MICE & MEN have released a brand new song! The new song, titled Anchor, is taken from the metalcore band’s brandThe post Of Mice & Men release new song ‘Anchor’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newGreenleaf release new song ‘Love Undone’
    GREENLEAF have released a brand new song! The new song, titled Love Undone, is taken from the Swedish stoner metal band’s upcomingThe post Greenleaf release new song ‘Love Undone’ appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newALBUM REVIEW: Abyssal Trip – Spelljammer
    The thick, intoxicating grooves of stoner rock and doom are probably not what come to mind when you think ofThe post ALBUM REVIEW: Abyssal Trip – Spelljammer appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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  • newAcid’s Trip sign to Heavy Psych Sounds
    ACID’S TRIP have signed to Heavy Psych Sounds! Formed in late 2018 by Acid, former guitarist of HONEYMOON DISEASE, the Gothenburg-based bandThe post Acid’s Trip sign to Heavy Psych Sounds appeared first on Distorted Sound Magazine.
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