ALESTORM – Treasure Chest Party Quest

Let’s drink and party the ALESTORM way – we’re only here to have fun. Ahoy, filthy landlubbers: ALESTORM has just landed ashore with a brand new single “Treasure Chest Party Quest”, fresh off of their upcoming album Curse of the Crystal Coconut – out on May 29 via Napalm Records. Captain Christopher Bowes transports the listener right into another world the ALESTORM way – with a lot of bloody good rum underlined by a striking melody and a choir full of drunken sea emperors. They make one thing crystal clear: they will come for your treasure chest while partying so… Continue reading

ELVENKING – No Prayer For The Dying

They recently had to postpone their European “Divination” tour dates but come around with a little ear candy to cheer up their fans: Italy’s pagan metal heroes ELVENKING unleash their new single “No Prayer For The Dying” (IRON MAIDEN cover) today. The band states: “Dear Elvenlegions, This difficult year is coming with a lot of hard decisions and a lot of sacrifice. Especially now that we are all facing a global emergency. We were forced to cancel this year’s headlining tour and this was really sad for us. Anyway we want to make a special gift to you all by releasing this… Continue reading

Cattle Decapitation – “Bring Back the Plague”

After releasing their latest record, Death Atlas, last year to critical acclaim, Cattle Decapitation are now launching a video for one of the album tracks, “Bring Back The Plague”. Cattle Decapitation’s Travis Ryan (vocals) comments: “With the cancellation of our ironically titled ‘Europandemic Tour’ and social distancing recommendations set in place, we found ourselves with not much to do. So we figured why not address the elephant in the room in the form of a music video for ‘Bring Back The Plague’ and just film it on our mobile phones instead of with an actual crew. Dave didn’t even have access to a drum… Continue reading

YE BANISHED PRIVATEERS – “No Metal, No Pay” feat. Kris Olivius of Naglfar

Mirror, mirror on the wall – who is the maddest of them all? The social media rumors are true: The savage beast from the North YE BANISHED PRIVATEERS return in an unabashed metal guise to lead their listener astray. Just in time for the most foolish day of the year, the Swedish sea-pillagers have just released a new piece straight from the untamed sea via Napalm Records: „No Metal, No Pay“ feat. Kris Olivius (Naglfar) along with a social statement, that they have ambitions to become the number one Power Thrash Pirate Metal Band in Europe. YE BANISHED PRIVATEERS are well known for… Continue reading

SYLOSIS – Cycle of Suffering

UK modern Metal quartet Sylosis unleashed their long-awaited 5th studio album, Cycle Of Suffering, earlier this year via Nuclear Blast followed by an album release show at Islington Hall in London. The band filmed a video for the raging title track at that show, which they will be premiering on YouTube on Thursday, April 2nd at 6pm GMT / 7pm CET / 10am PST. Join Josh to chat about all things Sylosis as the video goes live, here Order Cycle Of Suffering on various formats now: nuclearblast.com/cycleofsuffering Continue reading

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS – Nothing Lasts Forever

Symphonic Metal marvels VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have just released a bittersweet, bewitching acoustic version of their single “Nothing Lasts Forever”, along with a beautifully conceptualized music video. This stunning new offering is a “Thank you” from VISIONS OF ATLANTIS to their fans for the massive support in response to their recent GoFundMe campaign, as well as all of the warm regards and additional encouragement  received after they’d been forced to interrupt their US tour. Although they are spread out over different countries, the symphonic quintet has united their powerful musical expertise to record this sonorous acoustic piece. The exclusive version of “Nothing Lasts Forever”… Continue reading

Panzram – “Long Shadows”

Texas blackened industrial outfit PANZRAM — featuring former Absu bassist Ezezu — has released its latest video for “Long Shadows,” taken from the band’s third album War Drums For Dreary Scum. Sink to the rankest depths with “Long Shadows” here Named after serial killer Carl Panzram (1891-1930), the duo exists solely to create a truly terrifying and abyssic sound through a combined effort between multi-instrumentalists Ezezu and Hexx. While the sound can be quite diverse, PANZRAM’s roots lie in the chaos of black metal with its ethos not defined by predecessors. Instead, the band interprets the nuances and traditions of… Continue reading

VICTORIUS – Wrath Of The Dragongod

Join forces with Power Metal upstarts VICTORIUS and attack the cosmic cage with their brand new lyric video for “Wrath Of The Dragongod”, taken from the latest album, Space Ninjas From Hell. To make up for the postponed live gigs, the power metal ninjas blast another sonorous offer into the infinite expanse of space. In a classic VICTORIUS fashion, they present yet another excerpt off their epic ninja fight through the adventurous universe: A shout out to the true ninja souls to join their clan and liberate the mighty dragon god. Fast pulsing guitar riffs and clocking, powerful drums push this interstellar hymn… Continue reading

KLONE – Silver Gate

Atmospheric French rockers Klone have premiered their new video for the track “Silver Gate” taken from their 2019 studio album Le Grand Voyage Klone’s guitarist Guillaume Bernard explains how the track fits within the album “‘Silver Gate’ is the most atmospheric track on our album ‘Le Grand Voyage’. Lyrically the song takes a look at the cyclical side of things, like death and rebirth, one cycle ends another begins. Each instrument you hear tells part of the story and together forms a whole, in a suspended and dreamlike atmosphere. It could be seen that ‘‘Silver Gate’ is closely linked to ‘Yonder’; almost like mirror tracks, as ‘Yonder’… Continue reading

Myrath – “Believer” (Live in Carthage)

2019 was a big year for the Tunisian metal band and pioneers of blazing desert metal Myrath! They wowed international audiences with their magical stage performances, for example at Sweden’s renowned Sweden rock festival or at Germany’s Wacken Open Air. Furthermore, the band released their brand new studio album “Shehili” – a beautiful collection of powerful metal choruses set against a backdrop of Middle Eastern melodies. Now in 2020, the Tunisian success story release the first ever live album of their promising career. “Live In Carthage”includes stunning live recordings of the best songs from past Myrath albums with classics like “Believer”,… Continue reading