OPETH – Garden of the Titans: Episode 1

Swedish progressive metal legends OPETH are set to release Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheater on 2nd November via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast. This historic show in the band’s career was captured for the DVD, Blu-Ray and vinyl formats during their set on 11th May 2017 at the world renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, CO. In a trailer released today, Mikael Åkerfeldt offers a behind the scenes look at the making of Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre Video footage for Garden of the Titans was overseen by The Deka Brothers (Carpenter Brut, The Prodigy) and audio was mixed by David Castillo (Bloodbath, Katatonia).  All… Continue reading

SOILWORK – TRAILER #2

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have finished the recordings for their long awaited upcoming 11th studio album. The as of yet untitled album is the band’s first in more than three years and also marks the first to feature Bastian Thusgaard on drums, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016. Today the band released the second studio webisode in which they talk about their inspiration on the recording process of the album. The record is scheduled for a tentative early 2019 release. SOILWORK will embark on an extensive European co-headlining run with label mates AMORPHIS and NAILED TO OBSCURITY as well as JINJER from January 11 through to February 16. SOILWORK / AMORPHIS + JINJER + NAILED TO… Continue reading

GRAVE DIGGER – The Power Of Metal

German heavy metal legends GRAVE DIGGER released the official video for “The Power Of Metal” off their new album The Living Dead! Chris Boltendahl on the new single: „It’s a song about metal, about a life in the underground, about a life which is different. To be a metalhead is the greatest gift on earth – from the day you heard the first notes of a Judas Priest or Iron Maiden song, you´re addicted to this kind of music! The love and passion for metal makes you to a special person and the power of metal can heal. It makes you stronger and… Continue reading

Bloodbath – Bloodicide

The track penned by vocalist Old Nick (Nick Holmes) explains his choice of guests “The lads play a part in representing the backbone of the old school British Death Metal scene, which has also been a big influence on Bloodbath since the beginning.” Excited to be a part of the band’s new opus, Carcass’ Jeff Walker commented “I owed Nick a tenner, so he told me instead of sending the bailiffs round he would kindly let me pay off my debt by contributing vocals to his new album. Imagine my great disappoint when I found out it wasn’t for THAT band but,… Continue reading

KADAVAR – Into The Night

Berlin based rock overlords KADAVAR are set to release their new live album, Live in Copenhagen, featuring their transcendent show at Pumpehuset in Denmark’s capital on October 12th via Nuclear Blast. Today the band are premiering a video for the live version of ‘Into The Night’ The new live album will be available as a tour edition packaged with Rough Times (CD only), as well as being made available separately on vinyl. Pre-order your copy here:  nuclearblast.com/kadavar-roughtimeste Limited Edition 2 CD Digipack:  nblast.de/KadavarRTLAMZ Limited Edition Double Gatefold Black Vinyl:  nblast.de/KadavarRTLAMZ Limited Edition Double Gatefold Red/White Vinyl:  nblast.de/KadavarStore Limited Edition Double Gatefold Blue/Yellow Vinyl:  nblast.de/KadavarStore Limited Edition Double Gatefold Clear Vinyl:  nblast.de/KadavarStore Continue reading

THE OCEAN – Euro tour

THE OCEAN announces European tour for October plus additional December dates in support of new studio album ‘Phanerozoic I: Palaezoic’ (out November 2nd)! On November 2nd Metal Blade Records will release ‘Phanerozoic I: Palaezoic’, the new studio album by multinational outfit THE OCEAN! For a preview of ‘Phanerozoic I: Palaezoic’ surf over to metalblade.com/theocean, where you can stream the 1st single ‘Permian’. Make sure to check out the pre-order section as well, ‘Phanerozoic I: Palaezoic’ is available in the following formats: — ltd. Digipak-CD with elaborated packaging — ltd. (1000) wooden boxset including the ltd. Digipak-CD, full album as instrumental… Continue reading

EARTHLESS – Electric Flame

San Diego based rock trio EARTHLESS will release From The West on September 28 via Silver Current Records (vinyl and cassette) and October 19 via Nuclear Blast (CD and digital). From The West was recorded live at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA on March 1, 2018. Today, the band has released the first single in the form of a live rendition of ‘Electric Flame’, here Pre-order the album in various physical and digital formats at nuclearblast.com/earthless-live today! Limited Edition Digipack CD: nblast.de/EarthlessLiveCD Limited Edition Gatefold Double Black Vinyl: nblast.de/EarthlessLiveIT Drummer Mario Rubalcaba commented on the new release: “Really excited to share this recent recording that includes some of the newer material off Black Heaven (and the… Continue reading

FLAT EARTH – BLAME

FLAT EARTH release their first single and video for ‘Blame’, out on Drakkar Entertainment. FLAT EARTH (feat. ex-members of HIM and Amorphis) signs with Drakkar Entertainment (for Europe excl. Finland). Flat Earth unites Mikko “Linde” Lindström and Mika “Gas Lipstick” Karppinen (both ex-HIM), Niclas Etelävuori (ex-Amorphis) and Anttoni “Anthony” Pikkarainen (Polanski) to bring a creative vision to life that points to the heyday of alternative rock, but also draws from a variety of other genres without losing the thread in-between. Although some of the musicians can look back on impressive careers, Flat Earth can be seen as a new beginning and isn’t intended to… Continue reading

Airrace – “New Skin”

’New Skin’ is the latest song from the acclaimed new album by Airrace to be made into a video. Released in August, the ‘Untold Stories’ album has been praised for its songwriting and wide-ranging stylistic approach. A nine date UK tour in September to promote the album sees Airrace pairing up with Frontiers labelmates The Treatment, with support from Tequila Mockingbyrd. The itinerary is as follows: 21.09.18 CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach 22.09.18 LONDON Underworld 23.09.18 NORWICH Waterfront 24.09.18 CAMBRIDGE Portland 25.09.18 MANCHESTER Rebellion 27.09.18 WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms 28.09.18 SHEFFIELD Corporation 29.09.18 NEWCASTLE Cluny 30.09.18 GLASGOW Stereo Founded by Laurie Mansworth,… Continue reading

The Treatment – “Let’s Get Dirty”

The Treatment are back! Fresh with a brand-new singer Tom Rampton, a brand-new single ‘Let’s Get Dirty’and a co-headline tour this September with Airrace. The band are currently putting the finishing touches to their new album which is due out early 2019 via Frontiers. New single ‘Let’s Get Dirty’is a groove-laden, fist-pumping, unapologetic rock n roll anthem which showcases a band hungry for more and showing no signs of slowing down. The hard-hitting five-piece based out of Cambridge, invoke the good-time swagger of band’s like AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, The Cult, and Guns N’ Roses. Formed in 2008, the band released its debut… Continue reading