KORPIKLAANI – Pivo Pivo [feat. Meri | IRIJ]

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are currently hopping from festival stage to festival stage (next stop: MetalDays, Tolmin, SLO) in support of their current studio album ‘Kulkija’ (“Wanderer”; released on September 7, 2018 through Nuclear Blast). Today, the group has unleashed another version of their much-loved hit ‘Beer Beer’, taken from the aforementioned album’s tour edition; this time in Croatian, entitled ‘Pivo Pivo’ and graced by a guest vocal appearance of former ELUVEITIE violinist Meri Tadic (IRIJ). Grab a pint and enjoy the track! Meri states, “During my time with ELUVEITIE, I actually participated in numerous and unforgettable ‘beer adventures’ with the guys… Continue reading

LORDI – Devil Is A Loser Live at Z7

LORDI haunted the Z7 last year and the final proof of this „Sexorcism“ will be released on 26th July, when the first Live DVD of the Finnish Heavy Metal monsters comes into the stores. „Recordead Live – Sextourcism In Z7“ is a precious treasure chest that does not only include the whole show of the evening but also comes along with exclusive bonus material like music clips and an extensive documentary. Today, LORDI release a short extract of the forthcoming Live DVD, the thrilling Live version of „Devil Is A Loser“. With this video, the band captured the dangerous thrill of their unique stage… Continue reading

ELVENKING – Silverseal

The wheel of fortune is turning again: The Italian Pagan Metal band ELVENKING release „Silverseal“ today. This epic song with its catchy melody is the second stroke of the forthcoming album „Reader Of The Runes – Divination“ (out August 30). The tenth masterpiece of ELVENKING thrills with a fantastic concept around ancient powers and the secret of the runes. „Silverseal“ comes along with a visually stunning music video that the band filmed in the geothermal springs in Tuscany. „Reader Of The Runes – Divination“ is available as Digipak, Clear Red Vinyl (Ltd. to 200 pieces), Solid Blue Vinyl (Ltd. to 200 pieces), Blue-White… Continue reading

THE 69 EYES – Recording ‘West End’

Finland’s dark rockers THE 69 EYES recently announced that they will release their 12th studio album on September 13th. Right in time for their 30th band anniversary, ‘West End’ will see the light of day, so prepare for 11 up-tempo rock anthems full of heaviness, black memento mori moments and dark humour featuring several top-notch guest vocalists including Cradle Of Filth’s Dani Filth, Wednesday 13 and Beastö Blancö’s Calico Cooper. Today, the band have revealed the second trailer for their upcoming album – get a glimpse into the studio where the band recorded ‘West End’ with their longtime producer Johnny… Continue reading

YEAR OF THE GOAT – Avaritia

September 6th will see Swedish occult rock masters YEAR OF THE GOAT return with their brand new opus, Novis Orbis Terrarum Ordinis, on Napalm Records. Today the band is not only sharing the initial album details, spectacular album artwork, but also a brand new music video for the hard-hitting rock juggernaut Avaritia! Evoking a musically, sinister reality that surrounds us in this world with the majestic sound by YEAR OF THE GOAT, the occult rock collective adds a fire to the chaos with the band’s third studio album. In these times of global upheaval, the band’s upcoming record will celebrate your… Continue reading

EXHORDER – “My Time”

NOLA thrash metal legends EXHORDER have announced plans to release their first album in 27 years, Mourn The Southern Skies, which will be released on September 20th via Nuclear Blast Records. The wait is finally over; today the band has also debuted the record’s lead track, ‘My Time’, alongside a music video that can be seen at the link below. Fans can pre-order the album now as well. Pre-order Mourn The Southern Skies in various formats, here: http://nuclearblast.com/exhorder-mtss Listen to the band’s new track in the NB New Releases Playlists: http://nblast.de/SpotifyNewReleases / http://nblast.de/AppleMusicNewReleases Pre-order the aalbum digitally to recieve ‘My Time’ as an instant grat track:http://nblast.de/ExhorderMTSSIT EXHORDER will also support the new record with their… Continue reading

Mortem – Ravnsvart (from Ravnsvart) (feat. members of Arcturus, Thorns, Mayhem & 1349)

Before Arcturus there was Mortem. Bringing together members of Arcturus, Mayhem, Thorns, & 1349 for a masterwork of eerie black metal, Peaceville proudly presents the long-awaited debut studio album from the newly reformed Norwegian legends, Ravnsvart will be released on 27th September 2019. When one looks back at the bloodstained history of black metal, the names are as familiar as those of old friends – Mayhem, Burzum, Darkthrone. But in the shadows lurked another prime purveyor of northern darkness.  Formed by Marius Vold & Steinar Sverd Johnsen in 1989, Mortem was one of the first black metal bands to crawl out of the woodwork in Norway, releasing the highly… Continue reading

CHERUBS – Full Regalia

Austin, TX’s cult noise trio CHERUBS share the third single “Full Regalia” off Immaculada High. CHERUBS Comments: ‘This video is based on a little masterpiece made for the U.S. Information Agency (1953-1999) in 1976, by animator Vincent Collins. It’s a sad, doomy thing, but festooned with bright blinky colors… so you’ll lick it without thinking. Like a military parade, ymmm.’ Immaculada High is due out July 26 on CD/LP/Digital. Physical packages are available for pre-order via Relapse.com . Digital Downloads / Streaming Services are available . Additionally, CHERUBS will also perform two exclusive East Coast concerts this weekend with Low… Continue reading

In Search Of Solace – Path To Destruction

Minnesota metal band IN SEARCH OF SOLACE is set for a massive year ahead. The band recently announced a July headline tour and has now revealed they’ll be releasing their new album, »Enslaved To Tragedy«, with SharpTone Records on August 30th. Today, the band has debuted a music video for a brand new single titled ‘Path To Destruction’ and has launched a pre-order for the record at https://fanlink.to/ISOS. Commenting on the new single, vocalist Jonny LaDuke says: “We felt compelled to bring forth a song that touched base on our discomfort with the chaos around us. A world that feels out of sync and far from where we believe we could… Continue reading

The Neptune Power Federation – Watch Our Masters Bleed

The stylistic diaspora of heavy metal has transformed it into one of the most diverse genres prominent in the modern era; despite this resplendent variety, though, there remains a steadfast cult of followers utterly devoted to maintaining the original strain of metal, that unholy phenomenon birthed from psychedelia and heavy blues that reigned before the advent of metal’s multifarious subgenres. One such band carrying this mantle deep into the future is Australian outfit The Neptune Power Federation. A squadron of leather-clad rock-‘n’-roll occultists, their project was created as an aesthetic and cultural tribute to that first era of heavy metal,… Continue reading