SOILWORK – Stålfågel

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have released a video teaser for the brand new Song,’Stålfågel’. Check the excerpt from the upcoming music video here. The song is taken from their impatiently awaited 11th album, ‘Verkligheten’,  which marks their first in more than three years and also the first to feature Thusgaard on drums, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016. Also, watch the official music video for ‘Full Moon Shoals’ and pre-order the album here : Get/listen to the song here: ‘Verkligheten’ is set to be released on January 11, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The first edition digipack, as well as the vinyl versions, will also contain the exclusive ‘Underworld’ EP, containing 4 more songs (see tracklist… Continue reading


Norwegian visionary artist MORTIIS proudly announces his return to North America in 2019! The godfather of dungeon synth is set to embark on a 10-date trek from March 28th to April 7th 2019. After playing in Europe (including several festivals), Russia, Australia, Mexico and South America, for the first time in almost 20 years MORTIIS will perform his Era 1 material in USA and Canada. “It’s been almost 20 years since I toured the US under the Era 1 version of Mortiis, so it seems like it’s about time to do it again. I’ve been travelling around Europe and parts of the rest of the world,… Continue reading


Flotsam And Jetsam release their blistering new album ‘The End Of Chaos’ on 18th January on AFM Records. You can check out their video for Demolition Man here: Pre-order The End Of Chaos here: “Hell no!”, Flotsam And Jetsam’s master behind the microphone Eric “A.K.” Knutson exclaimed when asked if this was the band’s final swing of the axe! The End Of Chaos certainly could be construed that way title-wise. But what do you do when you unleash arguably the finest hour in your 30-plus year career (2016’s genius Flotsam And Jetsam)? You head back to the dark n’ dusty garage to… Continue reading

Styx – Exclusive UK Show June 2019

Styx bring their only UK show in 2019 to the prestigious London Palladium on the 4th June for “An Evening Of Styx.” They will perform music to celebrate their hugely successful 47-year career, including tracks from their most recent studio album The Mission. The band have been a staple of “Rock radio” playlists throughout this time, with songs including Crystal Ball, Come Sail Away, Lorelei, Blue Collar Man, Renegade, The Grand Illusion, Too Much Time On My Hands and Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man). This will be the first time Styx have headlined their own show in the UK since 2005 and their first performance since… Continue reading


 The second single of HERMAN FRANK’s upcoming album “Fight The Fear” (out February 8th) is a true Metalgroover! Introducing Heavy Metal veteran HERMANN FRANK to the crowd is just meaningless like carry coals to Newcastle. The guitarist has been an integral part of the German metal scene since the early 80s. From ACCEPT to VICTORY to his solo project started in 2009 and his work as a producer. “Fight The Fear “, released by AFM Records on February 8th, 2019, and is the fourth studio of band history. “Fight The Fear” thrills with Herman’s guitar attacks, killer riffs and… Continue reading

Deadland Ritual – Down In Flames

DEADLAND RITUAL, featuring bassist Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), vocalist Franky Perez (Apocalyptica, Scars on Broadway), drummer Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver) and guitarist Steve Stevens (Billy Idol) has unveiled a debut track and video, “Down In Flames” (via Sonik Riot Recordings / AWAL powered by Kobalt) available today HERE. Produced by Greg Fidelman (Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Metallica), “Down In Flames”features the lush and powerful vocals of Perez, alongside Stevens’ signature thundering guitar conjugating with the hard-driving tribal rhythm section of Butler and Sorum. Watch the official video for “Down In Flames”HERE Drawing inspiration from the ritual symbolism of desert badlands… Continue reading

Rivers of Nihil – “Where Owls Know My Name”

Currently wrapping up their European tour with Revocation, Archspire, and Soreption, Rivers of Nihil will head back out on the road again stateside this March/April – this time, headlining the trek with Entheos, Conjurer, and Wolf King as support! Rivers of Nihil comments: “We are excited to head out on our first full US headlining tour. Entheos, Conjurer, and Wolf King are all bands that are making big waves in their respective fields and we are honored to have them as part of this fantastic package. We are also excited to be bringing a healthy dose of material from our newest album out with us this time, in addition to some old favorites. See you on… Continue reading

BURNING WITCHES – The Tour Of The Living Dead

 In January 2019,  old school heavy metal newcomers BURNING WITCHES will head out on an extensive tour throughout Europe, supporting GRAVE DIGGER on their Tour Of The Living Dead. All dates can be found below. Today, the witches have unleashed an official tour trailer. Check it out, here The band commented: “We were really happy when Chris Boltendahl came up to us at the Bang Your Head!!! Winter Festival to ask if we might be interested in joining GRAVE DIGGER out on tour. This will be the first big tour for us and it’s an honour to get a chance like this as a new… Continue reading

Devil’s Gun – Lights Out

Devil‘s Gun are back! Hot off the presses, “Sing For The Chaos”, Devil‘s Gun’s new album will showcase the world what heavy metal is all about. This is the real deal. No frills. No punches pulled. No ballads. No bullshit. The band‘s sophomore album includes ten tracks that will make your head spin, your adrenaline rush and work those neck muscles like never before. From speed to boogie with melodies, sharp riffs and choruses that will set ears ablaze around the globe. The album will be released on the 12:th of April and is preceded by the single “Lights Out”,… Continue reading

ARION – Through Your Falling Tears

Finnish melodic metal band ARION has just launched their brand video clip, which was filmed for “Through Your Falling Tears”, one of the ballads on their latest album “Life Is Not Beautiful”. In further news, ARION have been nominated for the metal album of the year at Emma Gaala 2019 (Finnish Grammys)! Continue reading