CHERUBS – A Pair of Pear Tarts

Austin, TX’s cult noise rock trio CHERUBS return with their new EP, SLO BLO 4 FRNZ & SXY out October 15 on Relapse Records. Play it on 45! Play it on 33! Twice the speed! Watch the new “A Pair of Pear Tarts” music video. Physical pre-orders are available via Relapse.com and Digital Downloads / Streaming. A follow up to their critically acclaimed Immaculada High (2019), the new EP capitalizes on the musical frenzy and shining moments of the latest full length, resulting in another dose of the legendary band’s take on punk infused noise rock. SLO BLO 4 FRNZ & SXY digital version… Continue reading

Blackwater Holylight – Around You

Portland, OR band Blackwater Holylight share a new single from their forthcoming third album Silence/Motion (on RidingEasy Records) today. Hear/share album opener “Delusional” — featuring guest vocals by Brian Funck of Thou HERE. The band also announce tour dates with former RidingEasy labelmates Monolord in Europe in November-December, followed by North American shows with All Them Witches. Please see all dates below.  Empty surrounds all of me. It‘s a poignant line from the third album by Blackwater Holylight that encapsulates the search for self when suddenly everything has changed. There‘s a theme of processing vast personal trauma throughout Silence/Motion that… Continue reading

Last Temptation – “Ashes And Fire”

After crushing the metal world with their recent single ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your God’, LAST TEMPTATION are back with another new metal anthem ‘Ashes and Fire’, which is out now via Crusader Records. ‘Ashes and Fire’ is about people who want to be the centre of the universe, no matter what it takes. People who feel the need to attract views to flatter their egos. No price is too big for these people. Killing people, killing the Earth and everything that goes along with it, as long as they get attention. ‘Ashes and Fire’ is chunky and groove laden,… Continue reading

MONOLORD – The Weary

Gothenburg, Sweden – Monolord, “the towering doom trio that’s torn its way through the international heavy-music circuit over the last several years” (Bandcamp), return with their enthusiastically-awaited fifth album, Your Time To Shine, on Oct. 29 via Relapse Records. A preview of the 5-song, 39-minute collection, which was recorded by drummer Esben Willems in their newly founded recording space, Studio Beserk, arrives today via the soaring, fist-raising album opener, “The Weary” (link). “‘The Weary” that’s us telling a story to future generations that we are sorry but we fucked it all up” says Guitarist/Vocalst Thomas Jäger. Never ones to shy away from sharp social commentary,… Continue reading

UNTAMED LAND – A Nameless Shape

Ohio, USA based project UNTAMED LAND – the world’s very first metal band incorporating the feral sounds of classic, old western cinematics – recently announced its sophomore release, Like Creatures Seeking Their Own Forms, scheduled for release via Napalm Records on October 8, 2021. Today, following soaring recent single, “Clothed In Smoke”, UNTAMED LAND has revealed a second single, entitled “A Nameless Shape”, alongside an official music video. The track blends ghostly acoustics, doom-drenched riffs and icy screams as it cascades into a wave of blast beats, rhythmic guitars and operatic accent vocals, making it one of the key epics on the record! Project mastermind Patrick Kern… Continue reading

Avdagata – Avdagata

Best known for his bands such as AVSMAK, ALVSVART, SWORN and UNGODLY LEGION, Swedish black and death metal mastermind Sebb Drago has unleashed a brand new song taken from his upcoming solo album. The blistering debut by AVDAGATA, entitled Damnatio Cursus, will be out as CD and Digital formats on October 15, 2021 via Swedish underground powerhouse Black Lion Records! The idea behind this solo project was to create music and lyrics that are Sebb, reflecting his soul. Look into his eyes and you will get the same feeling as when you hear and experience AVDAGATA: Melodic and raw black / death metal without any… Continue reading

Aeon – God Ends Here

Swedish death metal veterans AEON today unleash a new video for “God Ends Here.” The track comes by way of the band‘s impending new full-length of the same name — their first new record in nearly a decade! — set to drop October 15, 2021 via Metal Blade Records. With 2012’s Aeons Black standing as one of the defining death metal albums of the twenty-first century, it has been a long wait for the follow up. In 2021, Sweden’s Aeon finally return with its successor, God Ends Here, and in doing so only up the ante with a record that… Continue reading

MOLYBARON – Amongst The Boys And The Dead Flowers

After the French-Irish quartet MOLYBARON recently landed a deal with InsideOut Music / Sony Music Entertainment, they revealed that THE MUTINY will be re-released on October 29th this year! To celebrate, the band have recorded a series of studio sessions featuring tracks from the record. Watch the first clip for “Amongst The Boys And The Dead Flowers” here Gary Kelly (vocals/guitar) adds: “As a prelude to the re-release of our new album, ‘The Mutiny’ on 29th October through Inside Out Music / Sony Music, we wanted to give our fans and new fans alike, a little glimpse of our cozy… Continue reading

Ghostheart Nebula – Mira feat. Lucia Amelia Emmanueli

Only a few days ahead of their upcoming, hotly anticipated album release, blackened death and doom act GHOSTHEART NEBULA have unleashed a new track taken from Ascension, which will be out this Friday, September 17th, via Swedish label Black Lion Records! The new single is featuring the haunting guest vocals of Lucia Amelia Emmanueli (Sojourner, Monochrome the City). Says the band: “Mira, the most wonderful dying comet in the firmament is traveling towards its own death. A solitary man sees this trajectory from afar and tries to express his last wish to save himself from a state of sadness and tragedy. In that moment he… Continue reading

Insania – “Praeparatus Supervivet”

Swedish power metal masters Insania return after a lengthy hiatus with their fifth album, ‘V (Praeparatus Supervivet)’, a powerful record packed with speedy, soaring tracks in the classic European power metal tradition with double-bass drums, great hooks and amazing solos. Showcasing a freshly inspired group, it is their first release via Frontiers Music Srl and is out on 12th November. Insania was initially formed in 1992 by drummer Mikko Korsbäck and guitarist Henrik Juhano. Bassist Tomas Stolt was soon added, with other musicians joining for short periods. Starting out by performing covers of their favourite bands (such as Helloween and… Continue reading