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  • newSTONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer JEFF GUTT Came Close To Auditioning For ALICE IN CHAINS
    During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, Jeff Gutt confirmed that he came close to auditioning for the singer position in ALICE IN CHAINS back in the early 2000s, just a couple of years after the death of the band's original frontman, Layne Staley. "It's…
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  • newHAMMERFALL's OSCAR DRONJAK Says ACCEPT's WOLF HOFFMANN Is His 'Guitar Hero'
    In a recent interview with France's Duke TV, HAMMERFALL's Oscar Dronjak singled out one guitarist as a major influence on his playing and songwriting style. He said (see video below): "One guy who, without me listening to him, I would not sound and play the guitar the way I do is Wolf Hoffmann from…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 11:22am -
  • newADAM DUTKIEWICZ Hopes To Complete New TIMES OF GRACE Album By End Of 2019
    KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz spoke to the "Wall of Sound: Up Against The Wall" podcast about the progress of the recording sessions for the new album from TIMES OF GRACE, his collaborative project with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach."We are working on it right now," he said. "…
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  • newVideo Premiere: DORO's 'Freunde Fürs Leben'
    German metal queen Doro Pesch has released the official music video for her new single "Freunde Fürs Leben" (Friends For Life). The song is the only German-language cut on her latest double album "Forever Warriors, Forever United", which charted higher than any other Doro album in Germany, reaching…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 10:01am -
  • newMETALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD To Display 10 Custom Cars At Petersen Automotive Museum
    According to Hagerty, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has donated his collection of 10 highly regarded custom cars to the Petersen Automotive Museum.The announcement was made at the museum's annual press conference at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, along with news on the Petersen's upcomi…
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  • newVENOM INC. Frontman Undergoes Long-Overdue Hip Surgery

    VENOM INC. Frontman Undergoes Long-Overdue Hip Surgery

    Former VENOM and current VENOM INC. singer and bassist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan underwent hip surgery last week (Thursday, August 15) at a hospital in London. The frontman had postponed the procedure for the last three years due to the ongoing obligation with VENOM INC., causing him to be in cons…
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  • newWatch JESSE LEACH And HOWARD JONES Face Off In KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's 'The Signal Fire' Video

    Watch JESSE LEACH And HOWARD JONES Face Off In KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's 'The Signal Fire' Video

    "The Signal Fire", the new music video from Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, can be seen below. The song, which features a guest appearance by former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones, is taken from the band's new album, "Atonement", which was released on August 16 via Metal Blade Reco…
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  • newOPETH Frontman On YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'His Records Have Been Pretty F**kin' S**t For A Long Time'
    OPETH frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt has shared his thoughts on fellow Swede Yngwie Malmsteen, saying the legendary axeman's "records have been pretty fuckin' shit for a long time."Åkerfeldt offered his opinion as part of a Music Radar feature dubbed "The 10 Guitarists That Blew My Mind".…
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  • SKINLAB: Making Of New Album 'Venomous' Part Two (Video)

    SKINLAB: Making Of New Album 'Venomous' Part Two (Video)

    Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have uploaded the second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of their new album, "Venomous". The disc, which will be released in October via Art Is War Records, was produced and mixed by Ulrich Wild. Also avail…
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  • Ex-NECROPHOBIC Bassist ALEXANDER FRIBERG Slams His 'So-Called Brothers' After Getting Fired From Band
    Swedish extreme metallers NECROPHOBIC have announced that they have parted ways with bassist Alexander Friberg "due to several reasons." They added in a statement: "We thank him for great times together and wish him the best in the future with his other obligations in NAGLFAR and his main band FIRES…
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  • SLIPKNOT Guitarist Says TORTILLA MAN Is 'A Hell Of A Musician': 'He's Just Out Of His Mind'
    SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root says that people will eventually figure out the identity of the band's newest member — the percussionist nicknamed "Tortilla Man." Tortilla Man joined SLIPKNOT three months ago, when he was first featured in the video for comeback single "Unsainted". Since then, there…
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  • GENE HOGLAN Feels Good About DETHKLOK's Future

    GENE HOGLAN Feels Good About DETHKLOK's Future

    DETHKLOK, the stars of the Adult Swim series "Metalocalypse", will perform at this year's Adult Swim Festival, set to take place November 15-16 at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The show will mark DETHKLOK's first live appearance since taking part in the 2014 edition of Festival Supr…
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  • Original AC/DC Singer DAVE EVANS Says 'A Lot Of Fans' Want Him To Write A Book About His Time With The Band
    Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans says that he would consider writing a book about his time with the band if the "right published" approached him with an offer.Dave recorded AC/DC's first two singles, "Can I Sit Next To You Girl" and "Baby Please Don't Go". But in October 1974, less than a year aft…
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  • RUSH To Release 'Clockwork Angels Tour' 5LP Set In October

    RUSH To Release 'Clockwork Angels Tour' 5LP Set In October

    On October 11, RUSH will release "Clockwork Angels Tour" in a 5LP vinyl set.This live 5LP set is pressed on 180-gram vinyl, and includes an etching on the flipside. The set comes packaged in a two-piece telescopic box with a full-color booklet, and a code to download a high-definition digital vers…
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  • SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: Why Most Artists Get 'Screwed' By Music-Streaming Services
    In a recent interview with Rock Feed, SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor was asked what musicians can do to better facilitate opportunities for higher royalty rates for artists from music-streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. He responded: "I'll tell you what they can do; they ca…
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  • New MEGADETH-Branded Beer, 'Saison 13', Now Available
    A new MEGADETH-branded beer, Saison 13, has just been made available in select Canadian provinces. The follow-up to 2016's À Tout Le Monde will arrive in the U.S. this September.Saison 13, with its pale amber color and its red-orange hues, is brewed with 13 carefully selected ingredients. This de…
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  • VINNIE PAUL Was 'Always Worried' That He Would Die Prematurely, Says HELLYEAH Guitarist
    HELLYEAH guitarist Tom Maxwell says that Vinnie Paul Abbott was "always worried" that his life would end prematurely in the years prior to his untimely death.Vinnie Paul passed away in June 2018 at the age of 54 in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. The official cause of death was dilated cardiom…
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  • AEROSMITH Is Continuing To Play Shows Without Drummer JOEY KRAMER
    Fan-filmed video footage of AEROSMITH's August 18 concert at the Borgata Event Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey can be seen below.The band has played the last few shows of the "Deuces Are Wild" tour without drummer Joey Kramer, who is still recovering after twisting his ankle during rehearsal.…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 1:45pm -
  • THREE DAYS GRACE Releases KENYA PROJECT Video
    Today on World Humanitarian Day, THREE DAYS GRACE and World Vision Canada have released the video for the Kenya Project. The Kenya Project is a MTN Of Hope social justice initiative created by THREE DAYS GRACE. The project protects Kenyan children from violence and provides them with clean water to…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 1:15pm -
  • RUSH: New Trailer For 'Cinema Strangiato' Film

    RUSH: New Trailer For 'Cinema Strangiato' Film

    A new trailer for RUSH's "Cinema Strangiato: An Annual Exercise In Fan Indulgence" is available below. The film will get a one-night-only cinematic screening on August 21."Cinema Strangiato: An Annual Exercise In Fan Indulgence", which takes viewers behind the scenes of RUSH's 2015 "R40" 40th-anni…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 12:41pm -

Brave Words

Metalhead Zone

  • newMötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx Makes A Bold ‘Opioid Crisis’ Announcement
    Mötley Crüe’s legendary musician, Nikki Sixx participated in NBC News and spoke out on the opioid crisis yesterday. Nikki Sixx shared the screenshot of the program and shared his opinion on the caption. Here is what he wrote: “So many’s tentacles being organized to work together to raise awa…
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  • newSlipknot’s Corey Taylor Makes An Emotional Statament After A Tragic Loss
    Corey Taylor of Stone Sour and Slipknot had a recent and emotional Twitter conversation with his fan and sent his condolences to her beloved days. A fan named Lottie Eason wrote this heartbreaking tweet to Corey: “I remember watching the sound city with dad days before he died. This was one of the…
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  • newLed Zeppelin’s Robert Plant Accused Badly By A Famous TV Personality
    The famous TV personality and the host of The Greg Gutfeld Show of Fox News, Greg Gutfeld made a recent statement on his latest show and mocked iconic Led Zeppelin member, Robert Plant. As you will read below, Greg called Robert Plant as ‘jerk’ on his joke. Here is what he said, transcribed by A…
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  • newElton John Makes A Touching Statement: “I’m Deeply Distressed”
    The iconic rock star Elton John has posted a special photo of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle on Instagram, and wrote a touching open letter about the issue that distressed him. You can read the open letter of Elton here: “I am deeply distressed by today’s distorted and malicious account…
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  • newQueen’s Brian May Poses Like Freddie Mercury On The Exact Spot After 40 Years
    The legendary guitarist of Queen, Brian May continued to share astonishing photos on his Instagram page and showed how he went to the same spot where he, Freddie Mercury and their old-time friends in 1979. Brian May said that he struggled to find the same spot of the photo and posed like the same ph…
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  • newGuns N’ Roses Legend Criticizes Axl Rose Over An Untold Problem
    The bassist Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses had a new interview with Paul Henderson of GQ Magazine. Duff was asked if his bandmates, Axl Rose and Slash’s mood has changed while aging. Duff admitted that Slash is getting mellower day by day but Axl Rose’s intensity is the same. Here is what Duff…
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  • newLate Pantera Star’s Well-Kept Secret Revealed By Famous Rockstar
    Tom Maxwell of Hellyeah had a new interview with Midwest Beatdown, and shared an untold truth about late Pantera drummer and co-founder Vinnie Paul, who died at 54 in 2018. According to Tom Maxwell, Vinne Paul was always worried about dying early after the death of his brother and late Pantera guita…
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  • Rob Zombie Shares A Really Scary Photo With A Satanic Message
    Rob Zombie posted yet another bizarre photo on his official Instagram page and asked his fans to repost this Instagram photo. As you will see below, Rob Zombie celebrated his followers’ Satan Sunday. Here is what Rob Zombie wrote: “Dr. Satan Sunday! Please repost! Very important! #drsatan #hous…
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  • Dave Grohl Responded to Stolen Song Claims Against Nirvana
    Former Nirvana, current Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl had a new interview with The Guardian and responded to claims that Nirvana’s iconic song Smells Like Teen Spirit’s arrangement was stolen from a Rick Astley song named “Never Gonna Give You”. Here is his statement: “Nothing changed my li…
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  • Kurt Cobain’s Daughter Shares A ‘Hot Revealing’ Desert Photo
    Courtney Love and iconic late frontman of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain’s beloved daughter, Frances-Bean Cobain posted a new photo on her official Instagram page and revealed that she’s not bothered with aging. Frances-Bean Cobain also shared her wishes for the next year of her life. Here is the caption…
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Metal Temple

  • newTHE LONE MADMAN: Set release date for Saturnal Records debut, reveal first preview

    THE LONE MADMAN: Set release date for Saturnal Records debut, reveal first preview

     On October 25th internationally, Saturnal Records is proud to present The Lone Madman's striking debut album, Let the Night Come.The Lone Madman is an epic doom metal band from Helsinki, Finland. Founded in 2014, their first EP, Dreary Task, was released in 2016. The Lone Madman's roots a…
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  • newTERROR: Announce European Tour in autumn 2019

    TERROR: Announce European Tour in autumn 2019

     Today, LA hardcore juggernauts TERROR announce a tour throughout Europe in fall of 2019 with special guests CRO MAGS JM, LIONS LAW, and JESUS PIECE. The band is still touring in support of their latest album, »Total Retaliation«. Check out the new tour dates below:Kingstar presents:01.1…
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  • newTURBOKILL: Releases debut album in October

    TURBOKILL: Releases debut album in October

    In an enlightened world, it must be allowed to ask how the musical succession to Metal legends like Judas Priest or Iron Maiden is to be realised. Or is the change of guards already under way? Following in the footsteps of the Metal giants of our era will by no means be an easy feat. Still, it must…
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  • newCARCINOID: Set Release Date for New Album; Reveal Track.

    CARCINOID: Set Release Date for New Album; Reveal Track.

     In their endless quest to push and support current underground acts that perpetuate the odor of vintage death metal, on October 7th, Memento Mori is proud to present Carcinoid's striking debut album, Metastatic Declination, on CD format.Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Carcinoid belong…
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  • newLENAR DELLERT: Released New Album.

    LENAR DELLERT: Released New Album.

     Russian Doom/Death Metal artist Lenar Dellert released his new album «Секунда Бесконечного Молчания». The album was recorded in "DellertRecs Studio" and mixed/mastered by Oleg Ershov at "Yorshoff Mix Studio".https://lenardellert.bandcamp.com/album/--4…
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  • newUN: Announce Tour with Khemmis.

    UN: Announce Tour with Khemmis.

     Seattle, WA doom rising stars, UN have announced a tour supporting Colorado doomed heavy metal giants, KHEMMIS (Nuclear Blast). The tour, which begins on December 6th, takes the band throughout the western United States then down the west coast with the tour coming to a close on December…
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  • newHORROCIUS: Set Release Date for New Album.

    HORROCIUS: Set Release Date for New Album.

     Today, Osmose Productions sets October 25th as the international release date for Horrocious' highly anticipated debut album, Depleted Light and the Death of Uniqueness, on CD and vinyl LP formats.Inexorable hatred occurred with the coming together of Godslaying Hellblast, Sarinvomit, and…
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  • newINGESTED: Announce 10 Year Anniversary Tour.

    INGESTED: Announce 10 Year Anniversary Tour.

     Worldwide Slam Kings INGESTED have announced a European headlining tour commemorating the 10 Year Anniversary of their seminal debut Surpassing The Boundaries of Human Suffering. The trek, which runs from November 1st - 23rd, will see the Manchester, UK group performing the legendary albu…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 8:40am -
  • ATREYU: Announce Fall 2019 Tour.

    ATREYU: Announce Fall 2019 Tour.

     ATREYU will celebrate 20 years of rock with an anniversary tour this fall. The tour features support from Whitechapel, He Is Legend, Tempting Fate, and Santa Cruz. The tour kicks off on October 19 in Las Vegas and runs through November 20 in Ventura, California. All dates are below."This…
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  • CARCASS / INTRONAUT / XIBALBA: Added to final lineup of Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest LA 2019

    CARCASS / INTRONAUT / XIBALBA: Added to final lineup of Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest LA 2019

     Carcass, Intronaut, Xibalba added to final lineup of Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest LA 2019; all ticket options on sale nowDecibel is honored to reveal that death metal legends Carcass will headline day two of Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: L.A. at the Observatory in Santa Ana on…
    - 21 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 8:08pm -
  • CHEVELLE: Announces Intimate Headline Dates and Festival Appearances

    CHEVELLE: Announces Intimate Headline Dates and Festival Appearances

     On the heels of the current massive amphitheater tour with Breaking Benjamin, multi-platinum alternative rock band CHEVELLE has announced two intimate headline shows and two festival appearances on the West Coast this fall.CHEVELLE will perform at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento on…
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  • EMPTY TRAIL: Release New Single and Announce Release Date For Debut EP

    EMPTY TRAIL: Release New Single and Announce Release Date For Debut EP

     After the success of debut single My World, which saw them crack the US Top 40 Radio Charts and debut week of release at #2 behind Metallica! Three-piece Texan rockers Empty Trail have now released their next single and first for Golden Robot Records, Lost.Lost is a bonafide arena rock sm…
    - 21 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 7:57pm -
  • WOLFPAKK: Signs with Massacre Records

    WOLFPAKK: Signs with Massacre Records

     Massacre Records is happy to announce the signing of WOLFPAKK, the all-star project led by the two alpha wolves Mark Sweeney (ex-Crystal Ball) and Michael Voss (Mad Max, Casanova)!A total of 32 guest musicians will contribute to the new album "Nature Strikes Back", which will be released…
    - 21 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 7:53pm -
  • STEW: Share groovy single along with album details on Ripple Music

    STEW: Share groovy single along with album details on Ripple Music

     Lindesberg’s hard blues trio STEW successfully surf the pioneering era of rock’n’roll with their debut album “People”, out October 11th on Ripple Music. Come and get groovy with their first single debuting now on The Obelisk!Get into STEW’s irresistibly vintage "Endless Journe…
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  • BLEED FROM WITHIN: Announce tour with Any Given Day and Landmvrks

    BLEED FROM WITHIN: Announce tour with Any Given Day and Landmvrks

     After wrapping up their latest run supporting OF Mice & Men UK’s BLEED FROM WITHIN are excited to announce that they will join Germany heavyweights Any Given Day on their upcoming tour.The band comments: “This tour marks the end of the ‘Era’ touring cycle. It’s been a crazy 18 m…
    - 21 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 7:42pm -
  • HELLSCREAM: Release Second Album "Hate Machine."

    HELLSCREAM: Release Second Album "Hate Machine."

     HELLSCREAM, the unholy metal alliance of guitarist David Garcia & vocalist Norman Skinner are back with a vengeance with their brand-new 2nd album titled “Hate Machine”.“Hate Machine” was released on July 26, 2019 through Pure Steel Records (Germany) and is available for purchase…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 9:08am -
  • ANTIPOPE: Release Music Video for "Resolution."

    ANTIPOPE: Release Music Video for "Resolution."

     The Finnish extreme heavy metal group Antipope has released a new lyric video. The song ”Resolution” appears on ”Denial/Survival” album, released in 2017. Mikko, a vocalist-guitarist of Antipope, describes the song as being ‘the conclusion for the previous album. At the same tim…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 9:02am -
  • WEDNESDAY 13: Debut Single "Bring your own Blood."

    WEDNESDAY 13: Debut Single "Bring your own Blood."

     Ghoulish horror fiends WEDNESDAY 13 have released a visualizer for a new single titled 'Bring Your Own Blood.' The track is found on the band’s upcoming album, »Necrophaze«, that’s out on September 27th via Nuclear Blast Records.Watch the visualizer for 'Bring Your Own Blood':Commen…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 8:55am -
  • SONS OF APOLLO: Launch Live Clip for "Labyrinth."

    SONS OF APOLLO: Launch Live Clip for "Labyrinth."

     SONS OF APOLLO – former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force) — are pleased to announce the relea…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 8:49am -
  • RIG TIME: Release Official Video "No Faith."

    RIG TIME: Release Official Video "No Faith."

      Wisconsin based Hardcore Metal Band RIG TIME! has released the official music video for their new single, "NO FAITH."“’NO FAITH’ is a bleak declaration about giving up and a satirical response encouraging one to forgo their community. The lyrics declare “You’ll never miss what…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 7:54am -
  • TALES OF THE TOMB: To Release EP “Volume Two: Mendacium.”

    TALES OF THE TOMB: To Release EP “Volume Two: Mendacium.”

     Every town has stories to caution or warn, every police officer has a seen a crime that keeps them awake at night, and every coroner has seen death in ways that the rest of us could never imagine. Murder, conspiracy, supernatural horror, and real-life terror are stains on the cutting room…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 9:23am -
  • FOUL BODY AUTOPSY: Join The Uprising Festival Bill.

    FOUL BODY AUTOPSY: Join The Uprising Festival Bill.

     After battling the elements to win over the crowds with a savage set at Bloodstock Open Air last weekend, Tom Reynolds has announced that his Foul Body Autopsy one man death machine will be appearing at the Uprising festival in Leicester on September 14th. After the rain and wind made Blo…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 9:17am -
  • UNE MISÈRE: Announce New Album, "Sermon."

    UNE MISÈRE: Announce New Album, "Sermon."

     Icelandic wrecking crew, UNE MISÈRE, are proud to announce they are unleashing their full length debut, »Sermon«, unto the world on November 1st, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records.In celebration of the announcement, the band offer fans the music video for the first single 'Sermon'. Watch…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 9:11am -
  • DAWN OF DISEASE: To Release New Album, "Procession of Ghosts."

    DAWN OF DISEASE: To Release New Album, "Procession of Ghosts."

     DAWN OF DISEASE return with their smashing new album, "Procession of Ghosts" – a phenomenal new melodic death metal album with more than enough energy to stand out from the masses. Accompanied by sinister artwork by Michał "Xaay" Loranc, who has worked with bands like Behemoth, Nile, a…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 8:53am -
  • EQUILIBRIUM: Release Music Video for "Renegades."

    EQUILIBRIUM: Release Music Video for "Renegades."

     German epic metal pioneers, EQUILIBRIUM, will set aflame a brand new bonfire this summer with their sixth studio album. “Renegades” (out: August 23rd via Nuclear Blast) is heralding a watershed, the turn of an era for this genre. This is metal at its most epic and most monumental, bea…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 8:47am -
  • AS I LAY DYING: Post New Album Trailer.

    AS I LAY DYING: Post New Album Trailer.

     San Diego quintet AS I LAY DYING rise together on their seventh full-length and debut for Nuclear Blast, the aptly titled »Shaped By Fire« will be released on September 20th.Today, the band releases the first album trailer where they delve into the title track 'Shaped by Fire'. Watch as…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 8:43am -
  • CALL OF CHARON: Post Video for New Single.

    CALL OF CHARON: Post Video for New Single.

     A new song from CALL OF CHARON's upcoming debut album "Plaguebearer" - due out on November 1st via Massacre Records - is out now! As of today, you can watch the official video for the brand new single "Illusive Savior" at:"Plaguebearer" was mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren at Castle Ultim…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 8:38am -
  • BLACK BEAST: Set Release Date & Reveal 1st Track.

    BLACK BEAST: Set Release Date & Reveal 1st Track.

     Today, Primitive Reaction sets November 8th as the international release date for the LONG-awaited debut album of Finland's Black Beast, Nocturnal Bloodlust.Formed in the dark days of 2002, Black Beast made their public debut in 2005 with a self-titled 7" EP. Back then, the band's native…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 8:30am -
  • SHAPED IN DREAMS: Release 'Echoes Of Eldren Deeds' Album Teaser, Feat. Members Of Black Crown Initiate, Obscura, Obscurity

    SHAPED IN DREAMS: Release 'Echoes Of Eldren Deeds' Album Teaser, Feat. Members Of Black Crown Initiate, Obscura, Obscurity

     SHAPED IN DREAMS have released a video teaser for 'Echoes Of Eldren Deeds', their debut album, which will be released in November 2019. SHAPED IN DREAMS featuring Members Of Black Crown Initiate, Obscura, Obscurity, Alkaloid and more. The first single 'Fire Within' is set for release on S…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:48am -
  • THY ART IS MURDER: Announce European Tour for 2020

    THY ART IS MURDER: Announce European Tour for 2020

     THY ART IS MURDER have announced the dates for their European headline tour in early 2020.The band will be touring in support of their latest effort, »Human Target«, which was released to global critical acclaim in late July via Nuclear Blast (rest of world) and Human Warfare (Australia…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:43am -
  • NECROPHILIAC: Signs to Xtreem Music; new album in the works!

    NECROPHILIAC: Signs to Xtreem Music; new album in the works!

     Spanish death metal pioneers NECROPHILIAC have just signed to Xtreem Music for the release of their long-awaited  sophomore album, which comes 27 years after their legendary debut "Chaopula - Citadel of Mirrors", released back in 1992 by the pre-Xtreem Music label, Drowned Productions. T…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:39am -
  • VULTUR: Set release date for new MEMENTO MORI album, reveal first track

    VULTUR: Set release date for new MEMENTO MORI album, reveal first track

     In their endless quest to push and support current underground acts that perpetuate the odor of vintage death metal, on October 31st, Memento Mori is proud to present  the highly anticipated second album of Greece's Vultur, Drowned in Gangrenous Blood.Spawned from the sick brain cells of…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:34am -
  • DISSORTED: Debut album to be released this autumn on Black Sunset!

    DISSORTED: Debut album to be released this autumn on Black Sunset!

     Germany's melodic thrash metal maniacs Dissorted have signed a deal with Black Sunset and will release their debut album this fall! The album will feature 10 tracks and was mixed and mastered at Dreamsound Studios Munich (Graveworm, Serenity)! Somewhere between the neck breaking riffs inf…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:28am -
  • NORTHTALE's Bill Hudson: "I run the show. It’s my music, and the people around me are the people I want around me. I found an amazing writing partner in Christian, and the music we make is the music I dreampt of making the entire time."

    NORTHTALE's Bill Hudson: "I run the show. It’s my music, and the people around me are the people I want around me. I found an amazing writing partner in Christian, and the music we make is the music I dreampt of making the entire time."

    Swedish/USA "supergroup" NORTHTALE recently released their latest album, "Welcome to Paradise." Metal Temple writer John Paul Romero recently got the chance to sit down with Christian Eriksson (Vocals) and Bill Hudson (Guitars) to chat with them about their project, the new album,…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 10:41am -
  • LAKESHORE: "The Black Magic Tour."

    LAKESHORE: "The Black Magic Tour."

     Tour Promo:Get in the Halloween spirit with the Black Magic Tour featuring eclectic rock band Lakeshore and power pop rockers A Light Divided.  The Black Magic tour will commence on Oct 10th in Shippensburg PA at The Thought Lot and conclude Oct 19th at The Stoney Badger Tavern in Lynchb…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:59am -
  • VULCANO: Joins Mighty Music Roster.

    VULCANO: Joins Mighty Music Roster.

     This week Brazilian black/death/thrash metal legends VULCANO signed a two-album record deal and publishing agreement with Mighty Music. The band from São Paulo is currently putting the final touches on their new, 11th studio album, entitled "Eye In Hell", which will be released on LP, CD…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:38am -
  • ANAMORPH: Reveal Guitar Playthrough for "Sublimate."

    ANAMORPH: Reveal Guitar Playthrough for "Sublimate."

     Photo: Brian KraheUp and coming progressive metal instrumentalists ANAMORPH have partnered up with Ultimate Guitar to showcase an incredible new guitar playthrough for the song "Sublimate" from ANAMORPH's upcoming, Lucid. Watch the playthrough at:https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/gener…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:32am -
  • THE COLONY: To Release New Album "Smoke and Mirrors."

    THE COLONY: To Release New Album "Smoke and Mirrors."

     With so many bands constantly clamouring for your attention, with barely time to take a breath between the arrival of each ‘next big thing’, it’s a wonderful feeling to discover a band whose songs seem to be speaking only to you. Since they first began, more than a decade ago, The C…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:28am -
  • LAKESHORE: Release New Song "Sorry."

    LAKESHORE: Release New Song "Sorry."

     Lakeshore is an active rock band from New Fairfield, CT headed by brothers Ben and Joe Lionetti (guitarist & drummer) who originally founded the metalcore giants Emmure. The band has deep roots in music and combines a very powerful and melodic sound with a fresh new touch, unlike any othe…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:23am -
  • DICTADED: Unleash Album Cover, Release Date & Tracklist.

    DICTADED: Unleash Album Cover, Release Date & Tracklist.

     Dutch death metal crushers DICTATED are revealing the cover artwork & tracklist of their upcoming assault 'Phobos', which will be released on October 25th 2019. 'Phobos' is the follow-up to 2014's 'The Deceived'. With ‘Phobos’, Dictated is leaving behind their known-path of ‘old-sch…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:14am -
  • THRASHFIRE: 1st single, cover art and tracklist revealed

    THRASHFIRE: 1st single, cover art and tracklist revealed

     The most relevant Turkish Thrash Metal band of today, THRASHFIRE, have just revealed the cover art, tracklist and 1st advance single of what will be their second album entitled "Into the Armageddon" that will be released through from Xtreem Music on October 10th in CD format.THRASHFIRE em…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 6:06pm -
  • CRYSTAL EYES: Announce new album

    CRYSTAL EYES: Announce new album

     The Swedish heavy metal outfit CRYSTAL EYES has re-signed with Massacre Records, and will release a brand new album this December!The upcoming album "Starbourne Traveler" will be available as CD, limited edition Vinyl LP as well as download & stream.The band's 8th studio album was mixed a…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 5:57pm -
  • BLACK STAR RIDERS: Robert and Ricky discuss themes and inspirations for the new album!

    BLACK STAR RIDERS: Robert and Ricky discuss themes and inspirations for the new album!

     Hard rock heavyweights BLACK STAR RIDERS are set to release their fourth studio album »Another State Of Grace« on September 6th via Nuclear Blast Records.In a new trailer released today, Ricky and Robert discuss the themes and inspirations for the album, in particular the title and how…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 5:36pm -
  • TRESPASS: Release "Be Brave" Video.

    TRESPASS: Release "Be Brave" Video.

     This Wednesday Trespass, the legendary NWOBHM band from the '80s, released a new official video of the track "Be Brave". The song is taken from Trespass' latest album "Footprints In The Rock", released by Mighty Music in January 2018.About the video, Mark Sutcliffe (vocals, guitar) has th…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:38am -
  • CYNIC: Announce Renewed Edition of "Traced in Air."

    CYNIC: Announce Renewed Edition of "Traced in Air."

     CYNIC are announcing the re-release of 'Traced In Air' (2008), featuring new tracking by virtuoso bassist Sean Malone, a vibrant new mix by PERIPHERY’s Adam “Nolly” Getgood (ANIMALS AS LEADERS, DEVIN TOWNSEND, HAKEN), and mastering done by Ermin Hamidovic, The album is slated for re…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:33am -
  • 5RAND: Share New Video "Black Ocean."

    5RAND: Share New Video "Black Ocean."

     Rome-based 5RAND are preparing for the September release their second studio full-length, "Dark Mother", through Time To Kill Records, and this week share a new single entitled "Black Ocean".Listen to the song streaming at Metal Underground HERE!https://www.metalunderground.com/news/detai…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:28am -
  • BATS: To Release New Album "Alter Nature."

    BATS: To Release New Album "Alter Nature."

     Having supported the likes of The Locust, These Arms Are Snakes, The Jesus Lizard, Gang Gang Dance, Sebadoh and Chrome Hoof, BATS have previously earned critical acclaim from the Quietus, Metal Hammer, NME, Kerrang! and more, for their frenetic, cacophonous and rhythmic sound. We’ve jus…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:23am -
  • ARKAIK: Sign With The Artisan Era; New Song “Supernal Flame.”

    ARKAIK: Sign With The Artisan Era; New Song “Supernal Flame.”

     Riverside, California-based technical death metal outfit Arkaik is proud to announce their signing to rising extreme metal label, The Artisan Era. Active since 2004, Arkaik began when the band members were quite young and inspired by the thriving California death metal scene to make music…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:15am -
  • TULIP: Release Video for "Pray for Me."

    TULIP: Release Video for "Pray for Me."

     Female-fronted Symphonic groove metal band, TULIP, have released the video for their cover of "Pray For Me" originally written and performed by The Weeknd/Kendrick Lamar."Pray For Me is just a great song, and when we first heard it, we thought it would lend itself well to a bouncy metal r…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:10am -
  • FLYING COLORS: Announce New Album "Third Degree."

    FLYING COLORS: Announce New Album "Third Degree."

     Flying Colors will be releasing their brand new album ‘Third Degree’ on 4th October via Music Theories Recordings. You can pre-order it HERE:https://smarturl.it/Flying-Colors?utm_source=UK+Press+ONLINE&utm_campaign=36992c84fb-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_08_12_03_25&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 8:03am -
  • NIFROST: Streams Single "Varden."

    NIFROST: Streams Single "Varden."

     Norwegian pagan black metal act NIFROST unleashed a new song "Varden" as second single from the sophomore album "Blykrone" set to release on 18 october.The song is about the burdens many carry while trying to climb towards their summit. It is also about the ones who never reach their purp…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 7:58am -
  • LIZZY BORDEN: Launches lyric video for "The Scar Across My Heart"

    LIZZY BORDEN: Launches lyric video for "The Scar Across My Heart"

     Lizzy Borden launches lyric video for "The Scar Across My Heart"; set to kick off North American tour with Demons & Wizards, Týr this weekendSet to kick off his North American tour with Demons & Wizards and Týr this weekend (August 17th), Lizzy Borden is now launching a new lyric video…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:56pm -
  • ABSENCE OF DESPAIR: Unveils Exclusive New Guitar Playthrough for "Bite My Tongue"

    ABSENCE OF DESPAIR: Unveils Exclusive New Guitar Playthrough for "Bite My Tongue"

     Watch the Playthrough Now via Ultimate GuitarPre-Order ABSENCE OF DESPAIR's New Album, Desolate, HereModern metalcore upstarts ABSENCE OF DESPAIR unveil a guitar playthrough for the track "Bite My Tongue," available today exclusively via Ultimate-Guitar.com. "Bite My Tongue" is the first…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:48pm -
  • SILVERTOMB: Signs With Long Branch Records

    SILVERTOMB: Signs With Long Branch Records

     US metal act Silvertomb signs international record deal with German independent label Long Branch Records / SPV.Formed in the wake of Type O Negative and Seventh Void, Silvertomb is the latest musical endeavor of Kenny Hickey (Type O Negative, Seventh Void), Johnny Kelly (Type O Negative,…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:44pm -
  • BELPHEGOR: Fire Procession clip from Party San; band is working on new album for 2020

    BELPHEGOR: Fire Procession clip from Party San; band is working on new album for 2020

     In late 2018, death/black commando BELPHEGOR has started composing new material for their twelfth full-length studio album that is due to be released in Summer 2020 via Nuclear Blast.Now Helmuth and Serpenth will soon enter the studio again and give you several insights into the recording…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:38pm -

Metal Injection

metalstorm.net

  • newRoadburn Festival 2020 - Announce Curators, Commissioned Music And First Acts
    For those eager to take the Roadburn pilgrimage once again, the poster by Dutch artist Douwe Dijkstra, and dates for the 2020 edition were made public while the 2019 edition was ongoing, but it is only now that we get some confirmed acts, including two curators and three commissioned performances. <…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 2:49pm -
  • newGoregäng - Video Clip 'Cathedral Of Chemicals' Streaming
    <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=10598&bandname=Goreg%26auml%3Bng>Goregäng</a>, the band consisting of vocalist and guitarist Jeramie Kling (<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9341&bandname=Venom+Inc.>Venom Inc.</a>, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2848&bandname=The+Absence>The Absence</a>) and drummer…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 12:57pm -
  • newWolfpakk - Sign To Massacre Records, New Album In 2020
    German heavy metal act <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7477&bandname=Wolfpakk>Wolfpakk</a> and <b>Massacre Records</b> label have partnered and sealed a new record deal. Following this announcement, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7477&bandname=Wolfpakk>Wolfpakk</a> have confirmed the release of a b…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 10:35am -
  • newCapilla Ardiente - Premiere New Song 'The Crimson Fortress'
    Doom metal purveyors from Chile <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8659&bandname=Capilla+Ardiente>Capilla Ardiente</a> are ready to unleash their second studio record, titled <i>The Siege</i>. It is due September 13th through High Roller Records. "The Crimson Fortress" single from this album is now bei…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 10:18am -
  • newAlestorm - Tour Over Canada Announced
    This coming November, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2786&bandname=Alestorm>Alestorm</a> will hit the cities of Canada for a headlining tour. Joining them on this run will be French melodic death metallers and label mates <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=10543&bandname=Aephanemer>Aephanemer</a>. See…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 9:57am -
  • Isole - Upcoming Album Streaming In Full
    This Friday, August 23rd, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2155&bandname=Isole>Isole</a> will set free their seventh full length album <i>Dystopia</i>. Prior the official release day, Swedish doomsters now stream entire album (49 minutes in total). Check out the new stuff below. <a href="/events/news…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 7:56am -
  • Necrophobic - Part Ways With Bassist Alexander Friberg
    Couple of days ago, Swedes <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3093&bandname=Necrophobic>Necrophobic</a> announced that they have parted ways with bassist Alexander Friberg due to several reasons. Alexander, who joined the band in 2008, will be focusing on his other projects/bands, where he is involved…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 7:36am -
  • Paganizer - Launch New Track
    Death metal machine <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=703&bandname=Paganizer>Paganizer</a> have another new track on the plate to share, taken from their upcoming studio album, <i>The Tower Of The Morbid</i>, due on November 1st. Give a listen to "Cannibal Remains" now by streaming it via YouTube dow…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 7:23am -
  • King Diamond - Reveal New Album Details, North A. Tour Booked
    After introducing a new live show, as well as music, at festivals across Europe this summer, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=140&bandname=King+Diamond>King Diamond</a> now unveiled the title for the first studio album in 12 years: <i>The Institute</i>. Fans can expect the debut single to arrive this…
    - 19 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 9:19pm -
  • Vision Divine - Announce New Studio Album, Details Unveiled
    Italy's power metal representatives <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=591&bandname=Vision+Divine>Vision Divine</a> are excited to share details for their forthcoming, new full length. The follow-up to 2012's <i>Destination Set To Nowhere</i> will be entitled <i>When All The Heroes Are Dead</i> and wil…
    - 19 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 9:15pm -
  • Madder Mortem - 20th Anniversary Re-Release Of 'Mercury' Album
    Norwegian based metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=252&bandname=Madder+Mortem>Madder Mortem</a> have prepared a re-release of their debut studio album, <i>Mercury</i>, celebrating 20 years of its original release. This special edition of <i>Mercury</i> will be out on September 6th through Dar…
    - 20 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 8:11pm -
  • Runemagick - New Album Detailed, Drop First Single
    <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=893&bandname=Runemagick>Runemagick</a>'s new full length offering, <i>Into Desolate Realms</i>, will hit the stores on October 25th via High Roller Records. This will be the band's 13th studio album and will include 11 new tracks. One of them, "Necromancer Of The Red…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 1:53pm -
  • Implore - European Headlining Tour Confirmed
    Germans <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8664&bandname=Implore>Implore</a> will be soon releasing their new product, third studio album <i>Alienated Despair</i>. In support of this release, due on September 27th, the band announce a headlining European tour. It kicks off in Munich, Germany on the exa…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 1:43pm -
  • Bury Your Dead - New EP Coming In October, Details Unveiled
    <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5968&bandname=Bury+Your+Dead>Bury Your Dead</a> are pleased to announce the release of a new EP this fall, their first new music since 2011's <i>Mosh 'N' Roll</i> full length. Entitled <i>We Are Bury Your Dead</i>, the new EP will be available on October 11th, 2019 th…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 9:26am -
  • Belenos - Announce New Record, Share New Tunes
    French pagan black metal bringers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=599&bandname=Belenos>Belenos</a> announce the release and details of their ninth studio record, to be entitled <i>Argoat</i>. It will be co-released by Northern Silence Productions and Les Acteurs De l'Ombre on September 20th in diffe…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 9:04am -

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  • newVenom Inc’s Tony Dolan underwent long-overdue hip surgery
    Venom Inc. frontman/bassist Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan underwent hip surgery last Thursday (15th) in a hospital in London. Dolan has put this procedure on hold for the last three years due to his commitment to the band. The bassist/singer is currently recovering at home. Dolan commented: “The…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 2:59pm -
  • newKillswitch Engage premiere “The Signal Fire” video featuring Howard Jones
    Killswitch Engage have released a music video for the song “The Signal Fire,” which features Light the Torch frontman/former KSE vocalist Howard Jones. The track is taken from the group’s latest effort, Atonement, which was released on August 16th via Metal Blade Records. Jesse Leach commented…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 2:22pm -
  • Thirteen videos to check out – 8/19/19
    2019 is a great year for metal, which includes New & Noteworthy albums that were released this past Friday (16th). While we have a lot of new music to listen to and tours to check out, we gathered thirteen videos that have premiered within the last week for you to check out.   13) Dawn […]
    - 19 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 9:59pm -
  • Tool haven’t unveiled official ‘Fear Inoculum’ artwork?
    According to Metal Injection, there’s a chance Tool haven’t unveiled the official artwork for their new album, Fear Inoculum. With the countless of updates we’ve heard about tool since 2006’s 10,000 Days, we’re not surprised the band are having fun surprising their fans. Revolver recently…
    - 22 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 6:33pm -
  • Slipknot charts their third No.1 album with ‘We Are Not Your Kind’
    Slipknot have successfully scored their third No.1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with We Are Not Your Kind. Billboard reports, the record earned 118,000 equivalent album units in the week ending on Thursday (15th). Of that sum, 102,000 were in album sales. We Are Not Your Kind was released on Aug…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 4:21pm -
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces 2019 Winter Tour
    Trans-Siberian Orchestra have announced their 2019 winter tour dates. Once again, the progressive rock outfit will bring their insane stage production for their Christmas Eve and Other Stories extensive trek. The tour will kick off on November 13th and scheduled to stop at 66 cities for over 109 per…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 3:16pm -
  • King Diamond announces fall North American tour, new album arriving in 2020
    We already knew 2020 is a big year for King Diamond when Mercyful Fate announced their first reunion show in two decades. However, it was obvious there would be more as the legend performed a live debut of the new song “Masquerade of Madness.” Today (19th), King Diamond has announced the title a…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 2:28pm -
  • New & Noteworthy: August 16th 2019 – Infest The New Music’s Nest
    New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features news music from Killswitch Engage, Hammerfall, and more! For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numb…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 1:41pm -
  • Police investigate man who died at Slipknot concert in Tinley Park, IL
    Patch.com reports, Tinley Park police have opened an investigation into the death of 62-year-old Richard Valadez who died during Slipknot’s concert at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater on Sunday (11th). Police have concluded that “foul play is not suspected.” The investigation ignited after Valade…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 10:43pm -
  • Nine tours announced this week – 8/16/19
    We’ve already seen quite a few awesome tours this year and 2019 isn’t even over yet! While we’re excited to see Mr.Bungle’s first show in 20 years next year and 1349’s upcoming North American fall trek, there are at least nine additional tours that have been announced this week. 09) Sancti…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 10:14pm -

Metal Underground

MetalObsession.net

  • Lagerstein releases Men At Work cover ‘Down Under’.

    Lagerstein releases Men At Work cover ‘Down Under’.

    Metal pirateers, Lagerstein has released an epic cover of Men At Work‘s uniquely Australian anthem ‘Down Under’, which is currently streaming via the band’s official Youtube channel. The band comments As Australian party pirates, we’ve always been unashamedly proud of that crazy southern I…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 10:13am -
  • Good Things Festival is back this December in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

    Good Things Festival is back this December in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

    In December last year, Goods Things Festival made its debut across the east coast of Australia with headlining heavyweights Stone Sour and The Offspring performing with a host of local and international bands. Those who attended the festival would have no doubt sensed a similar vibe to Soundwave Fes…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 9:50am -
  • Melbourne’s Elm Street release artwork of their new EP ‘Blood Diamond’.

    Melbourne’s Elm Street release artwork of their new EP ‘Blood Diamond’.

    Melbourne’s illustrious thrash metal icons, Elm Street, have been hard at work on their new EP entitled ‘Blood Diamond’. Mixed & Mastered by Ermin Hamidovic (Side A) and Keon Keijers (Side B). The EP will be released on November 9th at Sydney’s Steel Assassins Festival. The band comments on…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 9:25am -
  • “It was a long process doing this album” – An interview with Lord Tim (LORD)

    “It was a long process doing this album” – An interview with Lord Tim (LORD)

    Australian metal legends LORD have returned with their new album Fallen Idols. I caught up with Lord Tim to chat about the process of making the album, the way that the band works and Australian metal in general. Fallen Idols has clearly been a mammoth effort for the entire band. When asked what he…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 8:45am -
  • 9 Foot Super Soldier – Party Violence

    9 Foot Super Soldier – Party Violence

    9 Foot Super Soldier is set to unleash their sophomore release entitled Party Violence later this month.  ‘Party Violence’ is a term the band have used to describe their sound for some time now and is a fitting title for the new release –  Crossover ‘Party’ Thrash meets the abrupt inten…
    - 8 days ago 13 Aug 19, 3:39am -
  • “We want to meet everybody and say thanks” – An interview with Kurdt Vanderhoof (Metal Church)

    “We want to meet everybody and say thanks” – An interview with Kurdt Vanderhoof (Metal Church)

    Metal Church is a no-bones thrash band from Seattle via San Francisco who have produced exceptional heavy metal for well over a quarter of a century. Through that expanse of time, and except for his absence from The Human Factor (’91), guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof has been the easily recognisable sp…
    - 8 days ago 13 Aug 19, 3:23am -
  • “The songwriting process, it’s so fantastic” – An interview with Tarja Turunen

    “The songwriting process, it’s so fantastic” – An interview with Tarja Turunen

    The likely prospect of talking about Disney’s Frozen with a globally renowned heavy metal vocalist is hardly related to topical subject matter such as touring and the most recent album. But there is only one Tarja Turunen. Alongside Within Temptation‘s Sharon Den Adel and the ‘Godmother’ of…
    - 9 days ago 11 Aug 19, 7:10am -
  • LORD – Fallen Idols

    LORD – Fallen Idols

    Australian power/trad band LORD is back in full force with their sixth album Fallen Idols. LORD has been a mainstay in the Australian metal scene for decades, stretching back to their original incarnation as Dungeon, yet Fallen Idols shows no signs of slowing down with age. The promotional material…
    - 9 days ago 11 Aug 19, 6:30am -
  • Envenomed – The Walking Shred

    Envenomed – The Walking Shred

    Melbourne thrash/power band Envenomed return with their second full-length The Walking Shred, a follow up to 2014’s Evil Unseen. For those not familiar with the band, Envenomed play a fairly melodic brand of thrash metal, reminiscent of Metallica infused with Avenged Sevenfold, Iron Maiden, Megade…
    - 9 days ago 11 Aug 19, 6:04am -
  • Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind

    Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind

    I remember when the first Slipknot album came out, and all the ‘true’ metalheads started howling that it’s a ‘fad’, it’s a ‘flash in the pan’. Here we are, two decades later, they’ve just released their sixth record, and those diehards are being made to eat their words. They may ha…
    - 10 days ago 11 Aug 19, 2:47am -

Antichrist Magazine

  • newBrutal Assault 2019 pt. II

    Brutal Assault 2019 pt. II

    Another Brutal Assault festival is over and it was awesome! It’s like I was in some different universe. Once again I found that metalheads community is a big, friendly world. Notwithstanding there were something like 20000 people in a time, it was positive, without any sign of aggression! Super, k…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 12:02pm -
  • newBrutal Assault 2019 pt. I: “The Model Of An Ideal Society”

    Brutal Assault 2019 pt. I: “The Model Of An Ideal Society”

    Do you know what the model of an ideal society is? I’m dare to consider Brutal Assault as an example of an ideal society because in spite of various musical genres, people don’t blame on each other like “oh you kind of shit, you are going to the performance of band I do not like/respect so you…
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  • Brutal Assault 2020: dates and first bands announced!

    Brutal Assault 2020: dates and first bands announced!

    BRUTAL ASSAULT 2020 – 25th anniversary – August 5 – 8 2020! First bands announced: Asphyx, Dark Funeral, Razor, Evoken, Manes, Myrkur, Nocturnus AD! Follow here – https://www.facebook.com/events/493050868165392/
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 6:57am -
  • Interview: Tom Warrior and Mia Wallace of Triumph of Death @ Wacken 2019

    Interview: Tom Warrior and Mia Wallace of Triumph of Death @ Wacken 2019

    As usually goes on the festivals, everything was in less than organized chaos, which includes the interviews. There was some complications and a game of broken phone with the organization but luckily Tom Warrior and Mia Wallace were pros and very down to earth individuals with me who were a nervous…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 6:08am -
  • Review: Idle Hands ”Mana” [Eisenwald Records]

    Review: Idle Hands ”Mana” [Eisenwald Records]

    Push my cosmic engine into overdrive… Idle Hands! Oh, what a discovery. I’ve been into metal and its wondrous adventures for more than 15 years now and I must admit that feelings of pure, unfiltered excitement and deep emotional impact have become a true rarity these days. Not that I feel burnt…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 2:03pm -
  • Photo report: Wacken 2019. Day 1

    Photo report: Wacken 2019. Day 1

    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 10:44am -
  • 30 years of the most immersive metal madness. Wacken Open Air 2019 report

    30 years of the most immersive metal madness. Wacken Open Air 2019 report

    “…an amount of human waste everywhere! Its the biggest!” – Jon A. Nodtveidt on Wacken Open Air 2005. Yup, that time had come; the big 30. To a metalhead 30 years is slowly but surely getting accustomed going to the chiropractor for your back pains and every time you need to explain to the gu…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 7:45am -
  • Belphegor Performs An Unreleased Song. New Album Set For 2020
    Austrian extreme metal act Belphegor announces a new album set for 2020. The band has started writing the new album materials for the 12th album, which is due to be out on summer of 2020 via Nuclear Blast records. Below you can see a live clip of the band’s latest performance at Party San Open A…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 6:00pm -
  • Premiere: Tresspass “Be Brave”

    Premiere: Tresspass “Be Brave”

    Trespass, the legendary NWOBHM band from the ’80s, will release a new official video of the track “Be Brave”. The song is taken from Trespass’ latest album Footprints In The Rock, released by Might Music in January 2018. About the video, Mark Sutcliffe (vocals, guitar) has the following to s…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 3:15pm -
  • Gig Report: Hellfest @ 21-23.06.2019 | Clisson, France

    Gig Report: Hellfest @ 21-23.06.2019 | Clisson, France

    Day 0 (Arriving, Amon Amarth, Slipknot) On June, 20th at 5:30 am I left Tel Aviv and flew off to my first big festival in nine years: Hellfest! Ancient said that all roads lead to Rome, but in my case it was Kyiv: there I needed to change the plain to Paris, then to take a train to Nantes, meet my f…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:01am -

Metalsucks

DeathMetal.org

  • Demonpalm – Demo

    Demonpalm – Demo

    Metallica’s mark on metal in both the mainstream and underground still continues to grow as every riff, drum fill,solo etc has been plagiarized. As Metallica progressed towards much tamer territories, the band did the opposite of what common sense dictated at the time. Instead of reneging their pr…
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  • Projekt Records’ The Gesture of History (2019) Available For Free Download on Bandcamp

    Projekt Records’ The Gesture of History (2019) Available For Free Download on Bandcamp

    One of the best releases of 2019 is currently available for an authorized “name your price” download for the rest of the month. The Gesture of History is an exquisite Ambient/Neo-Classical Darkwave release from Sam Rosenthal, best known as founder of the greatest label for Ambient – Projekt Re…
    - 18 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 10:58pm -
  • Mysticum – Planet Satan

    Mysticum – Planet Satan

    Formed in the heyday of the Norwegian Black metal movement and even rehearsing with one of main participants, Hellhammer. Mysticum never fell into the trap of copying the more popular bands and though the death of Euronymous and various issues had delayed the release of their first album, Mysticum a…
    - 5 days ago 16 Aug 19, 3:17am -
  • Mefitis Release Debut Album Emberdawn
    Dark metal band Mefitis have finally released the album of the decade Emberdawn. The full review can be found here. According to the band, a physical release is planned for September for those who don’t care for digital purchases. Either way it is compulsory listening for all our readers. Emberdaw…
    - 7 days ago 13 Aug 19, 10:21pm -
  • Sammath Debuts Video For “Ferocious Mortar Fire”

    Sammath Debuts Video For “Ferocious Mortar Fire”

    Controversial war/black metal hybrid Sammath homebrewed a video for the first track from Across the Rhine is only death, “Ferocious Mortar Fire,” demonstrating the visual aesthetics of a form of ruthlessly inhuman music that sees the evil in humanity as a product of our stupidity, not religious…
    - 8 days ago 12 Aug 19, 1:26pm -
  • Bizarre Curiosities: Unexpected Surprises

    Bizarre Curiosities: Unexpected Surprises

    Musical surprises come in various forms and sometimes even within the most cliched tropes, bands manage to escape mimicking their peers with creativity and the will to truly express themselves through pre-defined methods. Here we look at three songs outside the metal universe that attempt such conce…
    - 11 days ago 10 Aug 19, 12:25am -
  • Mefitis – Emberdawn (2019)

    Mefitis – Emberdawn (2019)

    DMU song contest #3 winners Mefitis return with their glorious debut album Emberdawn. “Kolossos Pt II” which was featured in the song contest gave us a glimpse into some of the incredible ideas that this band has shown. Mefitis has existed for over twelve years and had been plagued by various pr…
    - 12 days ago 9 Aug 19, 3:44am -
  • Polemicist – Zarathustrian Impressions (Fólkvangr, 2019)

    Polemicist – Zarathustrian Impressions (Fólkvangr, 2019)

    In the past, metal journalism used to function mainly as a filtering device; weeding out the bad so that the good stuff would rise to the top. Nowadays, it’s more likely the other way around. We’re now searching for potential in a seemingly endless flow of “interesting” or pleasant-sounding…
    - 14 days ago 6 Aug 19, 3:33pm -
  • Dayton Shooter Was Failed Goregrind Vocalist, Antifa Member

    Dayton Shooter Was Failed Goregrind Vocalist, Antifa Member

    As the nation mourns the deaths of 9 people killed in the Dayton, Ohio shooting on Sunday more information about 24 year old shooter Connor Betts is surfacing based on his newly unearthed Twitter profile. While mainstream media outlets such as the Daily Beast have falsely reported that Betts had no…
    - 15 days ago 5 Aug 19, 8:22pm -
  • Vargrav – Reign in Supreme Darkness (Werewolf Records, 2019)

    Vargrav – Reign in Supreme Darkness (Werewolf Records, 2019)

    Article by Belisario Among the latest newcomers of note to the realms of underground metal we find Vargrav, a Finnish one-man-band with a debut album released in 2018 and a sophomore effort published just a few months ago. Under the title Reign in Supreme Darkness, this latest album has stirred some…
    - 19 days ago 1 Aug 19, 10:16pm -

skullsnbones.com

  • Rod1313: “Gravity” EP Review
    It’s rare that I get a chance to review an instrumental album, and I know of many people who cannot get into it. My best “office” to assess album of the instrumental kind is driving in my car down Route 146. If the album passes my “does it give me chills when driving” test, it … Rod1313…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 12:58am -
  • Spreading the Disease: “Mindcell” EP Review
    Que pasa, all you headbanging heavy metal heathens! Welcome to another entry in the SkullsnBones/Steel Panther search for the coolest of the cruel, the badassest of the bitches, the fucking furious of the fantastic … Spreading the Disease! Disclaimer: I have been championing and following and revi…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 4:00pm -
  • Detherous: “Hacked To Death” Album Review
    With the onslaught of reviews pouring in from our northern neighbors, I am starting to believe that Canada has become quite a hotbed for heavy metal. I suppose the cold, beautiful atmosphere lends itself to a wellspring of creativity. From glam to extreme, what I am hearing is undoubtedly massive. F…
    - 7 days ago 13 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Karmanjaka: “Seven Names For The Witchqueen” Album Review
    From the beautiful land of Sweden, Karmanjaka recently released Seven Names for the Witchqueen, an album that interlaces black metal with Nordic folk and prog elements. Seven Names for the Witchqueen features phenomenal classic black metal riffs with decipherable lyrics, as if Amon Amarth paired wit…
    - 8 days ago 12 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Extinguish The Sun: “Antihero” Album Review
    The well-informed may realize that Dixon, Illinois, is where President Ronald Reagan grew up, but enough about history. For today’s intents and purposes, “The Catfish Capital of Illinois” is notable because of Extinguish the Sun, purveyors of a barreling, distorted sound that packs a wallop th…
    - 11 days ago 9 Aug 19, 4:39pm -
  • Blackening: “Mental Disorder” Album Review
    I have to admit that Blackening‘s Mental Disorder album blew me out of the water. Having grown up with brothers that continuously played the albums of “The Big Four,” I grew to love the thrash metal genre long before they were called that. I am of the belief that there is not much more powerfu…
    - 12 days ago 8 Aug 19, 1:17pm -
  • Tool Return With Mighty “Fear Inoculum” From New Album
    Tool are back, and their return is marked by the incendiary 10-plus minute track “Fear Inoculum.” The title track of the band’s first album in 12 years, it is a multi-segmented, emotive work full of complex, driving rhythms and guiltless tension. Listen to “Fear Inoculum” below, and pre-or…
    - 13 days ago 7 Aug 19, 12:37pm -
  • Carriage: “Visions” Album Review
    In this corner, your next contender in the SkullsnBones/Steel Panther search for the baddest and bitchinest bands in the world, Carriage! And, I gots to tells ya, I was stoked to check these boys out since they hail from my own home state of Virginia. Virginia is for lovers … and, heavy fucking me…
    - 14 days ago 6 Aug 19, 2:00pm -
  • Anoxide Discuss Death Metal, Knitting, The London Scene And Three Days of Death
    One of Europe’s heaviest death metal outfits, Anoxide are working on new material for their upcoming album, have a sweet spot opening for Deicide at Three Days of Death, and are gearing up for some solid touring.  The London five piece write and perform some blistering metal that’s technical an…
    - 15 days ago 5 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Lagerstein: “25/7” Album Review
    Up next in the SkullsnBones/Steel Panther “Battle of the Bands” is an Australian band, Lagerstein. The fact that this is an Aussie band almost ensures that they’re going to be fun but it gets better … Lagerstein play Pirate Metal! Yes, in case you were not aware, there is actually a pirate g…
    - 18 days ago 2 Aug 19, 2:32pm -
  • Godsmack Live Photos From Beacon Theatre In New York, NY
    Boston’s Godsmack crashed into Manhattan on July 23 and laid down a two hour set of hard rock. Fans packed the venerable Upper West Side’s Beacon Theatre for a rare, all-seated Godsmack show which prevented mosh pits but did nothing to stop the usual beer chugging, headbanging and fistpumping th…
    - 19 days ago 1 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • Wednesday 13 Live Photos from The Apollo Theatre AC 2019
    Until Wednesday 13 opened for Static-X, I was unfamiliar with the band. Not knowing what to expect musically or visually, I was pleasantly surprised when both aspects of the show were well done. I think it’s well known by now that I have a thing for bands with a unique stage presence (Avatar, GWAR…
    - 21 days ago 30 Jul 19, 3:27pm -
  • Hunter: “Hunter” Album Review
    When I heard about the new SkullsnBones/Steel Panther promotion looking for the best of the best in up-and-coming metal bands, I dragged my old Rhino ass out of retirement to get on board. So, let’s kick this bitch! The first delivery to my inbox was the debut album by Hunter out of Belgium. And,…
    - 21 days ago 30 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • Byron Nemeth: “The Video Chronicles Reimagined” Album Review
    In celebration of the upcoming album from Steel Panther, Heavy Metal Rules, SkullsnBones and the Bad Boys of Spandex, Bandanas and Damp Mom Jeans are looking for the hidden gems in unsigned underground metal. So, meet Byron Nemeth, guitar-slinger extrordinaire. Originally hailing from Ohio, Nemeth n…
    - 22 days ago 30 Jul 19, 1:50am -
  • Dope Live Photos from The Apollo Theatre AC 2019
    Dope is currently touring as support for Static-X. The band put on a good show and were highly energetic with a lot of jumping around on stage. Sadly, the stage lighting was not conducive to producing high definition shots or capturing jump shots without blur. With stage lighting so dark, it makes y…
    - 25 days ago 26 Jul 19, 3:01pm -
  • Holocausto: “Diário de Guerra” Album Review
    Dark extreme metal music has always been a part of my life. From Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Holocausto join the ranks of other extreme metal bands such as Sepultura, Sarcófago and Mutilator with a death thrash sound on Diário de Guerra that is as brutal as it is sinister. Rodrigo Führer’s vocals a…
    - 25 days ago 26 Jul 19, 2:24pm -
  • DevilDriver Live Photos from The Apollo Theatre AC 2019
    DevilDriver was the final band to perform before Static-X took the stage at The Apollo Theatre AC in Belvidere, IL on July 21st. If you missed the Static-X gallery, click here. Check out the DevilDriver gallery below!
    - 27 days ago 24 Jul 19, 8:57pm -
  • Watch The New Official Behemoth Music Video For “Sabbath Mater” Right Now
    Extreme metal titans Behemoth have released a brand new music video for their aggressive track, “Sabbath Mater” from the recent release, “I Loved You At Your Darkest.” Enjoy! Behemoth, “Sabbath Mater” You can see live photos from Behemoth‘s recent performance at Tuska Open Air Metal…
    - 27 days ago 24 Jul 19, 2:15pm -
  • Static-X Live Photos from The Apollo A.C. 2019
    I have been a fan of Static-X since I first saw them open for Fear Factory back in 1999. Wayne Static came out on stage and my friend goes, “Look, it’s the Slim Jim guy!” I laughed. Then Static-X started playing, and I replaced that laughter with fanatic screaming as my ears greatly enjoyed th…
    - 28 days ago 23 Jul 19, 5:27pm -
  • The Best Pictures Of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2019 By Sam Roon
    Sam Roon picks his favorite photos from Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2019 and shares them with commentary! Take a look!
    - 28 days ago 23 Jul 19, 6:08am -

HardRockHaven.net

  • The Divined
    by Dan Corey — Guest Columnist — I was fortunate to have a chance to speak with The Divined after they came off a hot set at The Whiskey-A-Go-Go in Hollywood the other night. Frontman Brett Copeland and lead guitarist Mitch Micoley filled me in on the band’s mission, making it clear that this…
    - 9 days ago 11 Aug 19, 1:32pm -
  • Sean Martin of The Quarantined
    Hardrock Haven recently got a chance to sit and chat with Sean Martin, leader of SoCal-based band The Quarantined, to get his thoughts on music, life, and political activism. Here’s what he had to say. – Let’s start from the beginning: how did The Quarantined come into being? The band began in…
    - 9 days ago 11 Aug 19, 1:21pm -
  • DUDLEY TAFT BRINGS RAUCOUS AND RIGHTEOUS ROCK N’ROLL ON HIS NEW ALBUM SIMPLE LIFE
    “The more I write about basic human interactions and feelings, the more honest it is, I just want people to know they’re not alone in what they’re going through. I hope you get to know me as a real guy and connect to the songs.” – Dudley Taft Clad in a black leather cowboy hat and sporting…
    - 11 days ago 9 Aug 19, 5:53pm -
  • Hell’s Addiction | V1.0
    by Dan Skiba — Columnist — Hailing from the U.K. are the up-and-coming rockers Hell’s Addiction, and V1.0 is their latest release. With an album entitled V1.0, you’d think this was the band’s debut offering, but in fact the band has been active in the studio since 2012 … they’ve just s…
    - 19 days ago 1 Aug 19, 2:18pm -
  • Erik Kluiber of Void Vator
    by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Guitarist Erik Kluiber of Void Vator checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about how the band came together; like a number of bands working with multi-national members and running into immigration/visa/etc. problems and how it impacts the band; how the songw…
    - 33 days ago 18 Jul 19, 5:47pm -
  • The Dollyrots | Daydream Explosion
    by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — The world is a laughably dark place. It’s always been this way, unfortunately, and certain bands wallow in said darkness with morbid bleakness, drying scabs and dreams of eternal pitch-black death. Fortunately for the world, there are bands like The Dollyro…
    - 37 days ago 14 Jul 19, 1:09pm -
  • Helix | Old School
    by Dan Skiba — Staff Writer — Canada’s Helix has released Old School via Perris Records, which is celebrating over 25 years in existence as (perhaps) the record label most dedicated towards the preservation and advancement of both newcomer and veteran Hair Metal bands. In the case of Helix, ve…
    - 43 days ago 8 Jul 19, 6:18pm -
  • In Concert: Judas Priest
    by Tamara Igleheart — Photojournalist — Judas Priest @ Toyota Arena in Ontario, CA 6/28/19 Few bands can say they have been going strong in the music industry for nearly 50 years and still sound great today, but Judas Priest undoubtedly falls into that category. The Firepower tour made a stop at…
    - 47 days ago 4 Jul 19, 1:05pm -
  • Fiction Syxx | The Alternate Me
    by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Any time a band wants to have some sort of staying power, they need to improve release after release. You could say the sophomore album (if they make it that far) sets the tone for everything to come. While Fiction Syxx’s debut Tall Dark Secrets was a polis…
    - 51 days ago 30 Jun 19, 3:43pm -
  • Mikael Stanne of Dark Tranquillity
    by Chris Willow — Guest Columnist — Dark Tranquillity is a Swedish Melodic Death Metal group formed in 1989, Gothenburg, Sweden. Mikael Stanne, vocal and lead guitarist Niklas Sundin were the founding members. Other three of them Anders Friden, Anders Jivarp and Martin Henriksson joined them lat…
    - 51 days ago 30 Jun 19, 1:33pm -
  • Christina and Bruce Baldwin of Ascent
    by Daniel Corey — Guest Columnist — I recently had a chance to talk to Christina and Bruce Baldwin, collectively known as Ascent: an exciting rock duo based out of Southern California. They describe their style as “gritty guitar, propulsive rhythms and commanding, melodic vocals equal a new, u…
    - 51 days ago 30 Jun 19, 1:21pm -
  • Tony Mills | Beyond the Law
    by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — There’s few singers out there who were just “born with it.” Tony Mills is one of those guys; you can put him in the same ranks as a legend like Dio as far as someone who had no choice but to be a voice no one can deny or reckon with. Oddly enough, wheth…
    - 53 days ago 28 Jun 19, 4:58pm -
  • RockHard Festival 2019
    by Arta Gailuma — Photojournalist — Since the first edition in 2003 Rock Hard Festival has become one of the most important metal open- airs in Germany. Located in a lovely spot directly next to Rhein- Herne canal with a lot of cargo and some party boats drifting past it is a festival with very…
    - 56 days ago 25 Jun 19, 11:29pm -
  • Rocklahoma 2019
    by Zane Cash — Photojournalist — Biggest Rocklahoma Ever! 13th Annual Rocklahoma Wraps Record-Breaking Weekend With Over 77,000 In Attendance May 24, 25 & 26 At Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds In Pryor, Oklahoma The 13th annual Rocklahoma wrapped another successful weekend Friday, May 24, Sat…
    - 60 days ago 22 Jun 19, 1:26am -
  • Scared of the Dark | Something to Burn
    by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Redfield, S.D. Exactly where the hell else do you expect to find one of the most surprising upcoming bands in the Metal universe? That’s right … nothing says METAL like the frozen soil of the Midwest prairies. Said band is Scared of the Dark, a band that…
    - 61 days ago 20 Jun 19, 6:40pm -
  • Seven Hard Years | No Going Back
    by Franco Cerchiari — Contributing Writer — It’s a given fact that useless American radio couldn’t give two shits about supporting great bands like Seven Hard Years (7HY) and add their music to their play lists. But for fans of Harem Scarem, Room Experience, Blood Red Saints, Cats in Space,…
    - 62 days ago 19 Jun 19, 1:18pm -
  • DAMBUSTERS NEW TRACK FEATURING JIMMY KUNES
    Raw and unpolished, “All The Way To Your Heart” is rock n’ roll in its purest, most unadulterated form and represents Dambusters at their incendiary best. Recorded mostly live at an undisclosed location on Long Island, NY, in the fall of 2017, “All The Way To Your Heart” is rock n’ roll…
    - 64 days ago 18 Jun 19, 3:18am -
  • In Concert: Uriah Heep
    by Gary Dean Ash — Contributing Writer — What I witnessed at the Uriah Heep concert was nothing short of epic Rock ‘n’ Roll! The band is currently on tour with Judas Priest but made a headlining stop at Knuckleheads in Kansas City Missouri. Formed in 1969, one would think they would be going…
    - 64 days ago 18 Jun 19, 1:53am -
  • SOTO | Origami
    by Dan Skiba — Contributing Writer — Jeff Scott Soto is one of the “good guys” in Hard Rock/Metal who has a ton of talent and has demonstrated great command of the microphone regardless of the musical backdrop. At one early end of the spectrum he’s been with Yngwie Malmsteen, all the way t…
    - 76 days ago 5 Jun 19, 7:52am -
  • D.A.D | A Prayer for the Loud
    by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Since 1986, Denmark’s D.A.D. has been releasing high quality–OK scratch that. Their first two releases were just plain weird; no way you can listen to songs like “Riding With Sue” and “It’s After Dark” and ever think this band would also create…
    - 81 days ago 31 May 19, 1:12pm -

hellbound.ca

  • newSwamp Coffin – Flatcap Bastard Features

    Swamp Coffin – Flatcap Bastard Features

    While not immediately obvious from song titles like “Last of the Summer Slime” and “Black Shirt, Blacker Sabbath,” this debut EP from UK outfit...The post Swamp Coffin – Flatcap Bastard Features appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 50 mins ago 20 Aug 19, 3:49pm -
  • newDefying Gravity: Jordan’s Story

    Defying Gravity: Jordan’s Story

    By Jordan Mooney with Cathi Unsworth Published by Omnibus Press There is a great quote on the back cover of this fine book from...The post Defying Gravity: Jordan’s Story appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 5 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 11:30am -
  • Void King – Barren Dominion

    Void King – Barren Dominion

    Indiana doom band Void King does NOT contain any current or former members of Apostle of Solitude…but I’ll be damned if their riffs don’t...The post Void King – Barren Dominion appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 23 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 6:03pm -
  • Katusha: Girl Soldier Of The Great Patriotic War

    Katusha: Girl Soldier Of The Great Patriotic War

    By Wayne Vansant Published by Dead Reckoning It’s sad how mediocre so many graphic novels are when it’s a great storytelling medium. This, however, is...The post Katusha: Girl Soldier Of The Great Patriotic War appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 7:49pm -
  • AMATEUR CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY HOUR: TRUCKFIGHTERS/Sierra/Familiars @ Lee’s Palace

    AMATEUR CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY HOUR: TRUCKFIGHTERS/Sierra/Familiars @ Lee’s Palace

    You knew this one was gonna be special. Ending a two-year hiatus, Truckfighters announced that their 2019 tour would feature their seminal debut Gravity X, played in its entirety...The post AMATEUR CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY HOUR: TRUCKFIGHTERS/Sierra/Familiars @ Lee’s Palace appeared first on Hellbound…
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  • AMATEUR CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY HOUR: NEUROSIS/Bell Witch/DeafKids @ The Opera House, August 15, 2019

    AMATEUR CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY HOUR: NEUROSIS/Bell Witch/DeafKids @ The Opera House, August 15, 2019

    It was not so long ago that a Neurosis concert in Toronto was a rare occasion -- but lately, they've become much more frequent. In fact, I can now say that I've seen 'em four times in the last six years...The post AMATEUR CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY HOUR: NEUROSIS/Bell Witch/DeafKids @ The Opera House, Aug…
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  • Harms Way & Jesus Piece in Toronto, August 2019

    Harms Way & Jesus Piece in Toronto, August 2019

    Hard Luck Bar, 10 August 2019 After releasing exceptionally good albums last year both Harms Way and Jesus Piece have been making waves and...The post Harms Way & Jesus Piece in Toronto, August 2019 appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 5:51pm -
  • Fish On Friday – An Initiation (2010-2017)

    Fish On Friday – An Initiation (2010-2017)

    This album serves as an engaging introduction to progressive rock Fish On Friday, which draws from their four albums released betwixt 2010 and 2017....The post Fish On Friday – An Initiation (2010-2017) appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 3:11pm -
  • Samson – Bright Lights: The Albums 1979-1981

    Samson – Bright Lights: The Albums 1979-1981

    5CD Boxset If ever there was a box set to capture everything that was (and still is!) great and magical about the New Wave...The post Samson – Bright Lights: The Albums 1979-1981 appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 7:09pm -
  • The Many Lives of The Evil Dead

    The Many Lives of The Evil Dead

    Essays on the Cult Film Franchise Edited by Ron Riekki and Jeffrey A. Sartain Published by McFarland The Evil Dead really does mean a...The post The Many Lives of The Evil Dead appeared first on Hellbound.ca.
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 11:44am -

The Metal Den

  • KHEMMIS – West Coast Tour Dates Announced
    KHEMMIS have a West Coast headlining tour booked for December with UN opening. Here is word from the band: “After the success of the first leg of the North American Desolation Tour we are thrilled to announce the West Coast Desolation Tour a nine-date...
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  • ECTOPLASMA – Debut New Song
    Greek band ECTOPLASMA have premiered a new song entitled “Psychomanteum Immolation”, taken from their upcoming new album “White-Eyed Trance”. The album will be released on October 31st by Memento Mori (CD) and Caligari Records (cassette tape), and vinyl...
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  • KING DIAMOND – North American Tour Dates
    KING DIAMOND‘s upcoming first studio album in 12 years has officially been titled “The Institute“. An early 2020 release is being eyed for the outing with a first single to launch sometime this fall. Speaking of the album, Diamond stated: “For reasons...
    - 18 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 10:19pm -
  • SLIPKNOT – Score #1 Album
    Iowa metal/hard rock veterans SLIPNOT have earned their third consecutive No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 charts with new album We Are Not Your Kind. The new album tallied 118,000 equivalent album units in its first week of release in the United States...
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 10:09am -
  • OPETH – Debut New Song
    Swedish progressive rockers OPETH have unveiled a new song titled “Dignity.” The track comes from the band’s forthcoming album, In Cauda Venenum (out September 27), and can be streamed above. Sweden’s Opeth are preparing to release their most important...
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:49am -
  • The Curious Case of John Podesta: Public Enemy #1
    The Curious Case of John Podesta: Public Enemy #1 by Randy “Rocket” Cody Since the recent suicide death of jailed billionaire pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein, many around the world following the sensational scandal called #Pizzagate have turned their focus...
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 1:38pm -
  • SLAYER – Sponsorship Pulled From NASCAR Race
    Last week, SLAYER announced that it had joined Rick Ware Racing as the primary sponsor for the No. 54 entry at tomorrow’s Bristol Motor Speedway. Today, reportedly due to reactionary concerns from other long-time participating sponsors, Slayer has been...
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 7:59am -
  • MetalTrump – “5 Minutes Alone” (PANTERA)
    When your life seems to add up to nothing but mosh pits filled with fat, sweaty bodies bouncing off of each other, there is only one figure you can guarantee to deliver the most chaos center pit. That is MetalTrump. He might be in denial that he was...
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 7:59am -
  • HAMELIN – New Single Released
    The newest addition to the ever-evolving Wolves of Hades roster, Belgium natives HAMELIN are thrilled to announce their debut EP for the label. Watch the official video for the band’s new single, “Nadir”, above. Buried deep in the consciousness of four...
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 10:38pm -
  • BLACK TUSK – Fall U.S. Tour Dates With CHILD BITE
    BLACK TUSK have announced a fall U.S. tour with Child Bite, you can catch them together at the following stops: 11/08 Asheville, NC – Mothlight (no Child Bite) 11/09 Raleigh, NC – Maywood 11/10 Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery 11/11 New Hope, PA – John...
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 10:35pm -

TheBlackPlanet.org

  • SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Autopsy

    SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Autopsy

    SWR Barroselas Metalfest, one of the oldest, most respected festivals dedicated to extreme sonorities in the old continent, will return to Vila de Barroselas, Viana do Castelo, Portugal on April 29th until May 2nd 2020. The organizers have announced oldschool death metal act Autopsy as their first c…
    - 14 days ago 6 Aug 19, 1:05pm -
  • 1349 announce ‘The Infernal Pathway’ and premiere new song

    1349 announce ‘The Infernal Pathway’ and premiere new song

    Norwegian black metal masters 1349 have announced the release date of their new album. The record, titled ‘The Infernal Pathway’ was recorded in Amper Tone studios and Studio Nyhagen with engineer Jarrett Pritchard earlier this year. ‘The Infernal Pathway’ will see a worldwide release via Se…
    - 19 days ago 2 Aug 19, 2:12am -
  • Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

    Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

    The Vagos Metal Fest is returning in 2019 once again! More than 30 bands will pass by the stage of the festival that takes place from 8th to th 11th of August at Quinta do Ega, Vagos. This year the festival brings you big names like Satyricon, Six Feet Under (a group founded in 1993 […]The post P…
    - 19 days ago 2 Aug 19, 12:54am -
  • Esoteric reveal album title and cover for “A Pyrrhic Existence”

    Esoteric reveal album title and cover for “A Pyrrhic Existence”

    UK Doomsters ESOTERIC have unveiled the cover artwork and track list of their new album ‘A Pyrrhic Existence’. The record is set for worldwide release  on November 8, via Season of Mist. The long-awaited follow up to 2011’s ‘Paragon of Dissonance’ was recorded earlier this year at vocalis…
    - 19 days ago 1 Aug 19, 2:54pm -
  • Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

    Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

    Following up on their successful tour “The Book of Souls” which was a celebration of the 16th and latest album in Iron Maiden’s discography, the beast is unleashed again! Iron Maiden is back two years after their last show in Québec City for “The Legacy Of The Beast World Tour ‘19. This t…
    - 28 days ago 24 Jul 19, 2:10am -
  • Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2
    DAY 3: Day number three was opened by Matt Heafy and Trivium on the main stage, and the chaos around it. The inflow of crowd surfers during their show was the highest until that moment at Copenhell. Trivium delivered a high-quality performance as they always do. Matt is an amazing performer, he has…
    - 29 days ago 22 Jul 19, 8:31am -
  • Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1
    Occurring for ten years— the second part of June in Copenhagen equals the biggest metal event in Denmark: Copenhell. The 10th edition of this metal event took place as always, in Copenhagen’s Refshaleøn. Counting with tens of thousands of fans invading the place eager to listen to some good mus…
    - 29 days ago 22 Jul 19, 6:40am -
  • Desolate Plains release new video “A Final Thought”

    Desolate Plains release new video “A Final Thought”

    Greek progressive death metal act Desolate Plains released their brand new video “A Final Thought”. This is the first single extracted from the band’s new album “The Face of the Earth”, out now in digital format via Molon Lave Records. Just two years after the release of Desolate Plains’…
    - 34 days ago 18 Jul 19, 12:47am -
  • Under The Doom fest announces Alcest, Daylight Dies & more

    Under The Doom fest announces Alcest, Daylight Dies & more

    Portuguese festival Under The Doom has just revealed the first confirmations for this year’s edition. Alcest (Fr), Daylight Dies (Usa), Disillusion (Ger), Darkher (UK), Ardours (Pt), Wells Valley (Pt) and Pântano (Pt) are the first confirmations. The Festival will be held on 6, 7 and 8 December i…
    - 34 days ago 17 Jul 19, 5:35pm -
  • Milhões de Festa festival postponed to 2020

    Milhões de Festa festival postponed to 2020

    The Municipality of Barcelos and Lovers & Lollypops, partners and co-producers of the Milhões de Festa festival since 2010, agreed not to hold the festival in 2019, deferring to 2020 the tenth edition of this collaboration. This decision has been announced today. Here is what the organizers have to…
    - 35 days ago 16 Jul 19, 1:30pm -

metal4africa.com

  • Dreams Of Nightmares: new album, Dark Shadows
    Dark Shadows Bloemfontein, South Africa: with the fifth installation of this city’s annual metal show, Metal Circuit V, just been wrapped up, we take a moment to look at what…The post Dreams Of Nightmares: new album, Dark Shadows appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 9:57am -
  • Asonicism: Sonus Absque Vita, EP written without sound!
    Sonus Absque Vita Johannesburg, South Africa: Alec Larsen, it turns out, is a prolific musical creative. We’ve followed output from projects linked to the metal musician which include Surdus, Abhorrent…The post Asonicism: Sonus Absque Vita, EP written without sound! appeared first on metal4afri…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 11:18am -
  • Truth And Its Burden: Surfacing, single with lyric video
    Surfacing Johannesburg, South Africa: it’s hard to believe that two years have already passed since Truth And Its Burden lit up the listening ring with its third album, I Labour.…The post Truth And Its Burden: Surfacing, single with lyric video appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 7 days ago 13 Aug 19, 10:29am -
  • Wacken Metal Battle 2019: winners
    Wacken, Germany: what a monumental experience. At www.metal4africa.com we often write about Wacken Open Air and the affiliated Wacken Metal Battle, and now M4A has seen it at “the promised…The post Wacken Metal Battle 2019: winners appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 17 days ago 3 Aug 19, 2:35pm -
  • A Collection of South African Metal: compilation album
    A Collection of South African Metal Hamburg, Germany: today, 100 copies of a promotional album are making their way to Wacken Open Air festival. Our own Editor in Chief, Patrick…The post A Collection of South African Metal: compilation album appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 21 days ago 30 Jul 19, 5:51am -
  • Alestorm: on touring, drinking and being stranded on an island
    Alestorm The infamous pirate metal band Alestorm continues its conquest of the seven seas this year while playing metal festivals all over the world. With the quintet’s current tour including…The post Alestorm: on touring, drinking and being stranded on an island appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 27 days ago 24 Jul 19, 11:47pm -
  • Monuments: return to South Africa, two cities
    Monuments Johannesburg, South Africa: on the eve of hosting its tour for the Ukraine’s Jinjer, Turning Tricks Entertainment is already announcing the next international visitor to South Africa: Monuments, from…The post Monuments: return to South Africa, two cities appeared first on metal4africa…
    - 28 days ago 23 Jul 19, 10:32am -
  • Facing The Gallows: supporting Jinjer in Germany
    Facing The Gallows Johannesburg, South Africa: in one week’s time, Facing The Gallows will board a flight to Germany. Not only is the Metalcore act going to champion South Africa…The post Facing The Gallows: supporting Jinjer in Germany appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 32 days ago 19 Jul 19, 12:40pm -
  • The Drift: new song, Seer, plus video and Cape Town show
    Seer Johannesburg, South Africa: we’re thrilled today to receive, finally, some new musical output from the powerful Sludge and Groove Metal band, The Drift. After storming on to the live…The post The Drift: new song, Seer, plus video and Cape Town show appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 34 days ago 17 Jul 19, 7:05am -
  • Vulvodynia: watch Famine music video
    Famine Johannesburg, South Africa: whilst Vulvodynia continues to slay on its first USA tour, fans globally get treated to a brand new music video. The song ‘Famine’ comes from the…The post Vulvodynia: watch Famine music video appeared first on metal4africa.
    - 35 days ago 16 Jul 19, 9:21am -

earsplitcompound.com

moshville.co.uk

  • newInterview: Joe Ragosta of Patent Pending
    An interview with Joe Ragosta will always be a) chaotic and b) a whole lotta fun! Just before their show in Glasgow as part of their Summer Tour, I managed to squeeze in a ten-minute chat with Patent Pending’s frontman and main songwriter.
    - 52 mins ago 20 Aug 19, 3:47pm -
  • newSludge trio Cazador release micro-documentary and full live set – watch them here

    Sludge trio Cazador release micro-documentary and full live set – watch them here

    In today’s society, it can sometimes feel like that there are no solutions for the problems of humanity. The unavoidable tidal wave of static seems it may doom all of us… yet a voice can still be heard. A voice of fear. A voice of anger. A voice unafraid to embrace the dark and churn […]
    - 3 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 2:00pm -
  • Interview: Elliott Aldermann-Broom of Enso Music Management

    Interview: Elliott Aldermann-Broom of Enso Music Management

    Hot on the heels of reviewing the excellent “Digital Prime” single, composed, mixed and mastered by Elliott Aldermann-Broom of Enso Music Management, Elliott took time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions about “Digital Prime”, Enso Music Management and himself. For bands lookin…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 2:58pm -
  • Album Review: Equilibrium – Renegades

    Album Review: Equilibrium – Renegades

    If there was ever a list of bands which should be much bigger than they are, then Equilibrium would definitely be pretty close to the top on that. The sextet (yes, there’s 6 of them now) from Germany have been putting out consistent release on consistent release for the best part of 15 years now […
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 2:05pm -
  • Album Review: Lagerstein – 25/7

    Album Review: Lagerstein – 25/7

    Pirate metal has become a bit of a “thing” in recent years, and Lagerstein are one of the biggest up-and-comers. They’ve managed it through hard graft and, as of their appearance at Wacken, they still had 55 dates across Europe to go before returning home. Thankfully, they can back up this har…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 11:47am -
  • 5 Easy Ways To Be A Groupie
    Groupies do what they can to communicate and spend time with artists so that they can get to know them better. Usually, groupies follow musicians and bands, but some groupies follow film stars and other famous celebrities. Groupies need to have a passion for the music as well as the person, and if y…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 11:24am -
  • Bloodstock 2019 Interview: Pär Sundström / Chris Rörland – Sabaton
    We ploughed through a load of interviews at Bloodstock this year. Sabaton are always a highlight for me as they’re so damn nice, and easy to talk to! With the now twenty year history of the band and no signs of them stopping there’s also plenty to talk about… Sabaton: official | facebook |…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 8:57am -
  • Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 1 – Ross’ View

    Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 1 – Ross’ View

    After a couple of years away from Catton Hall, 2019 saw me return to Bloodstock, my first since 2016 and second overall. As is tradition, we headed down from Glasgow (ish) on the Thursday with a slightly different crew compared to that year – this time, it was myself, Mosh, Sean and Aidan. With a…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 1:16pm -
  • Premiere: WRTHLESS – Happy

    Premiere: WRTHLESS – Happy

    Glaswegian pop-punks WRTHLESS have burst onto the live scene over the last 6 months with a series of top supports including the likes of Story Untold and The Bottom Line. Their forthcoming single “Happy” is released on August 17th Guitarist/vocalist, Stuart MacDonald comments: We feel this song…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • Album Review: Pijn & Conjurer – Curse These Metal Hands

    Album Review: Pijn & Conjurer – Curse These Metal Hands

    Born of a joint European tour, an invitation to collaborate for ArcTanGent festival in 2018, and a mutual fondness of riffs (as well as Peep Show, and memes, probably), Curse These Metal Hands is an album composed by members from two of the brightest bands in the UK’s promising metal scene, Pijn &…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 9:57am -

UltimateClassicRock.com

Lambgoat

The Forgotten Scroll

  • ATLANTEAN KODEX – The Course Of Empire

    ATLANTEAN KODEX – The Course Of Empire

    The perfect balance. This is the state that Germany’s ATLANTEAN KODEX have managed to reach with their third “The Course Of Empire” full length album: An absolute Epic Metal masterpiece. Yes lets make some thing straight and clear from the beginning. The album is a masterpiece. But what abou…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 6:45am -
  • LIGHTFOLD: To Release New Lyric Video For Song “The Battle”

    LIGHTFOLD: To Release New Lyric Video For Song “The Battle”

    - 23 hours ago 19 Aug 19, 5:45pm -
  • KING DIAMOND: First Details For New Album Revealed; On Tour With UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS, IDLE HANDS

    KING DIAMOND: First Details For New Album Revealed; On Tour With UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS, IDLE HANDS

    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 2:50pm -
  • HORIZON’S END are back

    HORIZON’S END are back

    Steel Gallery Records have just announced, something that will cause big surprise: The return of the legendary Greek Progsters, Horizon’s End. More info soon. To stay updated you can visit Horizon’s End facebook page. ps. Before you ask: No. This is not the end of Wardrum.  
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 1:33pm -
  • NIGHTRIDER – Rock Machine

    NIGHTRIDER – Rock Machine

    NIGHTRIDER from New Hampshire, USA have been around since 1980. During the 80s they have been on the process of composing and recording their originals -and some covers-, of course they did live shows and all the usual stuff that a band after the rock ‘n’ roll dream does. They did some recording…
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 9:58am -

RippleMusic

  • The Lost Tapes: Ian & Sylvia To Be Released September 6th

    The Lost Tapes: Ian & Sylvia To Be Released September 6th

    "The pivotal role of Ian & Sylvia in music history may be their refusal to be trapped in the patterns of their past as one of the leading acts of the '60s folk era, and along with the Byrds, Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, Linda Ronstadt, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson, laying the foundation of Amer…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Best Intentions - The Loser's Club

    Best Intentions - The Loser's Club

    Race Street Music Group https://www.facebook.com/racestreetmusicgroup/http://www.racestreetmusicgroup.comhttps://www.facebook.com/BestIntentionsMusic/https://www.instagram.com/bestintentionsmusic/https://twitter.com/bestintentionsmhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7apCopwjfg00MkIDJvGjYw Nashville b…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • A Sunday Conversation With Sam Orr From 1968.

    A Sunday Conversation With Sam Orr From 1968.

    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 e…
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Bandcamp Bonanza – 094

    Bandcamp Bonanza – 094

    Hey two weeks in a row. I’m on a roll. Good thing is my backlog is so fat all I gotta do is go down the line. All quality all the time. 10 more to check on this week’s Bandcamp Bonanza. The Yawpers – Human QuestionHuman Question by The YawpersHuman Question begs the question why aren’t you l…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • GOATWHORE To Kick Off Tour With Ringworm This Week; Band To Play Psycho Las Vegas Friday

    GOATWHORE To Kick Off Tour With Ringworm This Week; Band To Play Psycho Las Vegas Friday

    [Photo by Peter Beste]GOATWHORE will return to the road this week for a short run of live dates with Cleveland metallic hardcore veterans Ringworm. Set to commence August 13th in Lubbock, Texas, the band's latest stretch of shows - which includes an appearance at this year's edition of Psycho Las V…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Rising Norwegian Occult Rockers SAINT KARLOFF to unleash monolithic, one track album INTERSTELLAR VOODOO this October

    Rising Norwegian Occult Rockers SAINT KARLOFF to unleash monolithic, one track album INTERSTELLAR VOODOO this October

    Interstellar Voodoo by Saint Karloff is released on 4th October through Majestic Mountain RecordsPre-order begins 30th August 2019 HERE"This is some heavy, groovy, addictive riffing! This is ultra-riffing if I ever heard it..."CVLT NATIONSAINT KARLOFF on Facebook | Bandcamp | Instagram | Twit…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • The Xroadie Files

    The Xroadie Files

    Nightbound – Self-titledArianna Cuenca – Vocals, Mike Martinez – Guitar, Katz Leiv – Bass, MikyDoldan – DrumsNightbound stand up fist pump and sing along hard rock n roll. Time Is On Your Side will have you up on your feet fist in the air just Headbanging and foot stomping. No Mercy fast…
    - 6 days ago 14 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Nick de la Hoyde - Animals (Single)

    Nick de la Hoyde - Animals (Single)

    Gatcombe Music Pty Ltd http://www.gatcombemusic.comhttps://www.facebook.com/gatcombemusic/https://www.nickdelahoyde.com/https://www.facebook.com/nickdelahoyde/https://instagram.com/ndelahoyde/https://twitter.com/nickdelahoyde1https://nickdelahoyde.bandcamp.com/https://soundcloud.com/nickdelahoydeht…
    - 7 days ago 13 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • A Fistful Of Questions With Thomas Amoriello Jr

    A Fistful Of Questions With Thomas Amoriello Jr

    Teacher.  Children’s book author.  Dad.  KISS Army member.  8 track enthusiast?  This edition of Fistful of Questions goes to guitar shredder Thomas Amoriello.  What is your full name?Thomas J. Amoriello Jr.Do you have any aliases?Most students (and their parents) that I teach call me "Mr…
    - 8 days ago 12 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • A Sunday Conversation With Psychlona

    A Sunday Conversation With Psychlona

    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 ep…
    - 9 days ago 11 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Bandcamp Bonanza – 093

    Bandcamp Bonanza – 093

    Wow looks like I’ve really been slacking. Sorry, but hopefully you’re just following me on bandcamp and haven’t fallen too far out of the loop. I’ll try and be more deliberate about getting features up on here more regularly. So, without further ado, we’ll pretend I didn’t go anywhere an…
    - 10 days ago 10 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • THE BROOD (UK) - "DEMOCRATIC WARFARE" EP - WORLD PREMIERE

    THE BROOD (UK) - "DEMOCRATIC WARFARE" EP - WORLD PREMIERE

    The Ripple Effect is thrilled to present to you the world premiere of the new EP by UK's The Brood!Born from the steaming entrails of a deviantly multicultural London, The Brood assembles the worst depraved souls of Spain and England.Grinding hardcore tainted with hints of dirty punk, filthy death a…
    - 11 days ago 9 Aug 19, 2:05pm -
  • A Ripple Conversation With Horseburner

    A Ripple Conversation With Horseburner

    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…
    - 11 days ago 9 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard share trippy new cosmic video for 'The Spaceships Of Ezekiel'

    Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard share trippy new cosmic video for 'The Spaceships Of Ezekiel'

    NEW ALBUM OUT NOW (NEW HEAVY SOUNDS) ‘Yn Ol I Annwn’, Welsh for 'Return To The Underworld’, released in March is the third part of a trilogy of albums from Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard that began with ‘Noeth Ac Anoeth’ in 2015 and 2017’s ‘Y Proffwyd Dwyll’ (which got them nominated f…
    - 12 days ago 8 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • The Xroadie Files

    The Xroadie Files

    Face Without Fear – Deliverance (Single) Kenny Hoyt – Guitar/Vocals, Tripp Eisen – Guitar, Dante – Guitar/Keyboards, T.J. Cooke – Drums/PercussionDeliverance swirling keyboards chugging chainsaw guitars pounding drums and industrial vocals just get up dance and grove along. Vince Guarnere…
    - 13 days ago 7 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • A Ripple Conversation With Kevin Jennings From MNRVA

    A Ripple Conversation With Kevin Jennings From MNRVA

    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 epi…
    - 14 days ago 6 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • RPM Fest 2019 In West Mass. Aug. 30 - Sep. 1, Featuring INTER ARMA, PSYCHOSTICK, BYZANTINE, MOON TOOTH + Over 40 MORE!

    RPM Fest 2019 In West Mass. Aug. 30 - Sep. 1, Featuring INTER ARMA, PSYCHOSTICK, BYZANTINE, MOON TOOTH + Over 40 MORE!

    The heaviest party of the summer is back for our 5th year! RPM Fest is New England’s biggest heavy music and camping festival! Join in this Labor Day Weekend for the best heavy music community gathering with fellow fans and musicians.The RPM Fest full band roster for the August 30th to September…
    - 15 days ago 5 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • A Fistful of Questions With Eric Mayer From The Hands Resist Him

    A Fistful of Questions With Eric Mayer From The Hands Resist Him

    Pianist.  Student.  Sausage lover.  Aspiring audio engineer?  This edition of Fistful of Questions goes to Eric Mayer the driving force behind the exquisite doom-sludge project known as The Hands Resist Him.  What is your full name?Eric MayerDo you have any aliases?Nope.What bands are you ac…
    - 16 days ago 4 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Gravitoyd Presents Announces the First Annual Texas Jam Revival - Featuring Black Tusk, Wo Fat, Forming the Void and More

    Gravitoyd Presents Announces the First Annual Texas Jam Revival - Featuring Black Tusk, Wo Fat, Forming the Void and More

    The fine folks of Gravitoyd Presents are thrilled to introduce the first annual TEXAS JAM REVIVAL!This year's show is at Barracuda Austin and features:Black TuskWo FatForming the VoidMountain of Smoke (featuring Kyle Shutt of The Sword)CLOAKHexxus Electric AgeTemptressHow's that for a line-up?Check…
    - 17 days ago 3 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Undesiccated - Xylem & Mycorrhizae

    Undesiccated - Xylem & Mycorrhizae

    The trio Undesiccated from Virginia formed out of the ashes of the sadly departed giants Lord, where messieurs Steve Kerchner, drums & vocals; Todd Wuehrmann, guitar & vocals and Chris Dugay, bass guitar & vocals plied their trade. Musically they have retained some of Lord’s traits while moving in…
    - 18 days ago 2 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • Swedish Power Trio STEW Signs to Ripple Music, New Album People Slated for October Release

    Swedish Power Trio STEW Signs to Ripple Music, New Album People Slated for October Release

    Riding the buzz of their self-released debut EP, Hot, from which Classic Rock Magazine cherry-picked a track for their Best Songs of 2018 list, Swedish trio STEW parlayed their rich, authentic 60s/70s riff-rock revivalism into the perfect next step for a band of their talent: a record deal with heav…
    - 19 days ago 1 Aug 19, 7:30am -
  • The Xroadie Files

    The Xroadie Files

    Mike Campese – The Fire WithinMike Campese – Guitar/Bass/Vocals, Patrick Johansson - DrumsThe Fire Within shredding neoclassical guitar that just pierces your soul with amazing musicianship and shredding leads. All Alone melodic guitar with a Spanish classical feel just close your eyes and let…
    - 20 days ago 31 Jul 19, 7:31am -
  • Come Hang Out with Ripple Music at this Year's Psycho Las Vegas!

    Come Hang Out with Ripple Music at this Year's Psycho Las Vegas!

    America’s rock ‘n’ roll bacchanal returns and  Ripple will be there!  Stop by and say hi as PSYCHO LAS VEGAS brings its annual debauchery and unbridled volume to the Strip.  With a move to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino setting the stage for a Las Vegas Boulevard takeover, the heavy un…
    - 21 days ago 30 Jul 19, 7:30am -
  • The Story of Pale Divine

    The Story of Pale Divine

    Discography1. Crimson Tears Demo(1997)2. Thunder Perfect Mind Full-length(2001)3. Eternity Revealed Full-length(2004)4. Cemetery Earth Full-length(2007)5. Crimson Tears Full-length Compilation(2008)6. Imperial Anthems No. 6 /w Spiritus Mortis Split 7"(2011)7. Painted Windows Black Full-length(201…
    - 22 days ago 29 Jul 19, 7:30am -
  • Untitled

    Death Rides A Horse - More God than ManSpecial shoutout to Deadbangers Productions​.  Everything we love in an underground, independent record label.  Folks doing what they do purely out of love to uncover some of the best unheard metal in the bowels of the earth.  Like this gem from Death Ride…
    - 23 days ago 28 Jul 19, 7:30am -

Heavy Mag

  • THE DARKNESS ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia & New Zealand Tour 2020
    The Darkness is bringing their faithful show on an Australian and New Zealand headline tour in March 2020 – Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. Pre-order the new Easter Is Cancelled Out Oct 4 via Cooking Vinyl The Darkness have also released today a new single “Heart Explo…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Aug 19, 5:56am -
  • RIFF RAIDERS Reformed and Playing Two Shows
    Classic hard rock band, Riff Raiders, relaunched recently with a brand new line-up. Joining Jenni Powell and Marty Powell are Ross W. Hetherington (Bodyjar, Dirt River Radio) on drums, direct-from-Detroit bass wizard Ron E. Smith and guitar maestro Josh King (The Resheads). The band has supported th…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 19, 8:29am -
  • GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL dates announced!
    After revealing this years festival logo last week on social media today we’ve just been sent the dates for Good Things Festival! Good Things Festival Dates Friday 6 December – Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne Saturday 7 December – Centennial Park, Sydney Sunday 8 December – Brisbane Showgro…
    - 2 days ago 19 Aug 19, 12:00am -
  • Listen to music from VIRTUES
    The theme of “White Willow” follows on from our first track, “When in Rome“. Our vocalist Wade penned it about a very dark time in his life, before recovering from alcoholism.His perspective at that time changed for the better, from being self-destructive and without purpose, to wanting to m…
    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 19, 8:10am -
  • Birthed in Fire with PAVILION
    "It's not so much of a religious song but it uses the ideology of Heaven and Hell and you will suffer the consequences if you sin. Hell is waiting for us sort of thing". More
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 11:52am -
  • HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #86
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 11:29am -
  • Meet The HEAVY Shop! We now have T-shirts, hoodies, caps, mugs ,beanies and more!
      Today we officially launch our new store with heaps of new items now including not only HEAVY magazines and photo prints but you can get yourself some T-Shirts, caps, beanies, jewellery, hoodies, books & more to come! For a limited time get 15% off your first order! Use this code during the check…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 11:14am -
  • Listen to music from TOXIC BEARS
    The human heart seeks liberation in confined spaces. ‘Call Centre’ is a psychedelic punk song from Toxic Bears about Mumbai telemarketers embarking on a subversive romance. It bolts out of the gate with majestic bombast and a hardcore romp through the soul-hardening routine of the aspiring phone…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 6:15am -
  • DIRTY HEADS “Super Moon” + video “Fear And Love”
      Alt-rockers Dirty Heads have just released their seventh studio album, Super Moon, through Five Seven Records Available now to order JB Hi Fi & Apple Music FOLLOW DIRTY HEADS:  Website | Apple Music | Facebook | Instagram | Spotify | Twitter | YouTube More
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 5:07am -
  • THE DECLINE new single and video for “It Was Always You”
    Skate punksters The Decline are following up their pop-punk animal rights anthem “Brovine” with brand new single “It Was Always You” (out 16th August) from upcoming album Flash Gordon Ramsay Street, due for release on Friday, August 30. Pre-orders live now through Pee Records and digitally a…
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 4:59am -
  • DEADSPACE new album on Aug 15 today + new video!
      Depressive black metal, Deadspace will release their fourth album The Grand Disillusionment on August 15. Pre-order available now https://deadspacecollective.bandcamp.com/album/the-grand-disillusionment www.deadspace.com.au www.facebook.com/deadspaceaus   More
    - 5 days ago 15 Aug 19, 4:43am -
  • WAGE WAR release two new songs + album out 30th August
      Wage War have released two new tracks from their forthcoming album Pressure – out Friday, August 30 through Fearless Records and Caroline Australia Check out the songs here below – the two tracks is the very heavy “Prison” and the melodic “Me Against Myself”. Pressure can be pre-order…
    - 6 days ago 15 Aug 19, 4:34am -
  • HEAVY Rotation: CODE ATLANTIC listen to the EP “Eclipses”
      Sydney prog band, Code Atlantic, have released an impressive EP fusing progressive melodic rock with hard-edge alternative metal titled, Eclipses. “Eclipses” is out now on Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify and all major streaming services. Facebook: www.facebook.com/codeatlantic Instagram: @codeatlan…
    - 6 days ago 15 Aug 19, 4:13am -
  • TEMPEST RISING to release new album “Alter-Ego” August 16
    A unique and powerful live band, Western Australia’s Tempest Rising will release their new album, following on from 2014’s Transmutation, titled Alter Ego. ‘Ghosts’ out now iTunes – Apple Music – Spotify – Google Music ‘Alter Ego’ out August 16 via Firestarter Distribution…
    - 6 days ago 15 Aug 19, 3:44am -
  • ANGEL WITCH signs deal with Metal Blade Records + extremely limited cassette
      Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Angel Witch to its worldwide roster! Angel Witch‘s 1980 eponymous debut on Bronze records created shockwaves that would resonate throughout the nascent realm of thrash, doom and death metal. Now, nearly four decades later, the band remain custodians of…
    - 6 days ago 15 Aug 19, 3:11am -
  • FLYING COLORS to release new album “Third Degree”. New song here!
      Flying Colors have announced the global release of the band’s third studio album THIRD DEGREE on October 4. The band’s debut album was released on March 26, 2012, and was celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic with a Top Ten debut on the Billboard Hard Rock chart, alongside an entry at #11…
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  • See TARJA roller skating in her new video “Tears In Rain”
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