Sad Iron – “Revolution”

 Dutch speed metal icons Sad Iron are proud to announce that their new album “Chapter II – The Deal” will be out on 19/04/2019 via Wormholedeath/The Orchard/Wormholedeath USA worldwide. The album is already available in Brazil  via Hellion Records. Sad Iron was formed in 1979 by guitarist Bernard Rive. The band released 2 albums so far, “Total Damnation” in 1983 and “The antichrist”, recorded in 1985 and due to several reasons, released in 2016. Now they are back with their 3rd full-lenght album “Chapter II – The Deal” : 10 songs of pure 80’s old school speed / thrash metal!! Continue reading

Dead Register – Live Captive Art Party + Album Release @ The Bakery Atlanta

 Gothic metal band DEAD REGISTER have teamed up with Distorted Sound to stream the live footage of their Captive EP release. The EP was originally released in November to vast critical acclaim. Stream/Purchase Captive here: https://deadregister.bandcamp.com/ Dead Register is a genre-bending, sad-sap, tortured, cry-in-my-coffee, gloomy, pretentious, heavy, dual-bass three-piece fronted by husband and wife: M. Chvasta (vocals, bass VI, bass) and Avril Che (88 keys of synthetic bass, low-low end, textures; plus backing vocals, live visuals, all band artistic media and music videos), along with Danny Ryann (percussion). Est. 2013 with EZdrummer on beats, swiftly evolving in 2014 to the panty-melting drumming of Chad… Continue reading

MAJESTICA – Rising Tide

 Swedish symphonic power metal band MAJESTICA recently signed a record deal with Nuclear Blast and will release their debut album Above The Sky, on June 7, 2019. Today the band has revealed the album’s tracklist and cover artwork, which was crafted by SABATON guitarist Chris Rörland (FOLLOW THE CIPHER etc.). The album was recorded with guitarist Alex Oriz (Soundgarden Studio/Studio Oriz) andRonny Milianowicz (Studio Seven), who also mixed the record and took care of the production alongside Tommy Johansson (guitars, vocals). Mastering duties were handled by Tony Lindgren (KATATONIA, ANGRA, ENSLAVED) at Fascination Street Studios. And as if that… Continue reading

Flat Earth – School (Live in Helsinki)

FLAT EARTH release their new single, a live cover of Nirvana’s ‘School’. If you’ve listened to their debut album “None For One”, you probably agree that it has its Grunge-inspired moments. So it’s no wonder that FLAT EARTH wanted to add a true classic to their repertoire. According to the band, “…we were trying out a few songs. Anthony then suggested  ‘School’ and Linde was like that’s his favourite Nirvana song. We played it once and realized that this works well for us. So we recorded it on our very first show that we ever played live together. Even if it’s not… Continue reading

FULL OF HELL – Silmaril

Extreme harsh-grinding quartet FULL OF HELL share the official audio for “Silmaril” off their highly anticipated, new album Weeping Choir.  FULL OF HELL Comments: “Silmaril is about the upheaval of forbidden knowledge. We enlisted Paulo Paguntalan, NYC’s own purveyor of gore and death for additional vocal duties on this song. ‘All goes onward and outward, all collapses’.” Weeping Choir is due out May 17th on CD/LP/CS/Digital. Physical packages are available for pre-order via Relapse.com HERE. Digital Downloads / Streaming Services are available. FULL OF HELL will the headline the Weeping Caustic Torment North American tour with labelmates PRIMITIVE MAN & GENOCIDE… Continue reading

Visionatica – “The Pharaoh”

 Led by vocalist Tamara Amedov alongside guitarist Manuel Buhl, drummer Gerhard Spanner and bass player Tim Zahn, VISIONATICA first entered the symphonic metal scene in 2016. With fantastic, crystal clear soprano vocals combined with powerful grooves, melodic guitars and orchestral elements, the band announced themselves with their debut album ‘Force Of Luna’ and a popular single entitled ’She Wolf’. Their second album ‘Enigma Fire’ marks the beginning of a newly minted worldwide collaboration between the Nuremburg, Germany based act and Frontiers Music. Fans of bands such as Nightwish, Within Temptation, Delain and Xandria will find much to love here.… Continue reading

Villainous – Obsolete

UK heavyweights VILLAINOUS have dropped a blistering new video, Obsolete – which has been lifted from their much-praised self-titled debut EP, now available from all platforms. Hailing from Brighton and formed at the end of 2017, VILLAINOUS off load a towering sound that pulls from the ample power of Mastodon and Lamb Of God, the guile of the Deftones, and the proggy vibe of Tool. The Brit newcomers consist of Sean Stakim (Vocals), Neil MacCallum (Guitar/Vocals), Nick Read (Bass/Vocals), and Callum Armitage (Drums), and deliver an engulfing mixture of groove-driven dropped-D riffs with well-crafted and thoughtful hooks and enthrallingly layered… Continue reading

Sad Planets (Patrick Carney and John Petkovic) with J Mascis – Just Landed

SAD PLANETS– John Petkovic (Cobra Verde, Sweet Apple, Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha) and Patrick Carney (Black Keys) – has just released a video for Just Landed. The video for the lead track off SAD PLANETS’ debut albumAkron, Ohio – out April 19 on Tee Pee Records – features J. Mascis on lead guitar. The video focuses on a spaceman (Petkovic) who ‘just lands’ in Los Angeles and proceeds to wander aimlessly from a disco to the streets of L.A. He is picked up and taken back to a motel room by a space girl (played by Chelsea Debo, a Los Angeles actor… Continue reading

Danko Jones – Lipstick City

Buckle up and take a trip to the rock n’ roll El Dorado with DANKO JONES, who today release a lyric video for their irresistible new song “Lipstick City.” The track can now be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music and other digital platforms, and a lyric video can be seen at this location. Says front man Danko Jones, “Can’t wait for everyone to hear ‘Lipstick City.’ It’s another rocker off our new upcoming album, ‘A Rock Supreme.’ Turn up the stereo when you listen, roll down the window and keep driving.” “Lipstick City” – which the Canadian hard rock group… Continue reading

SCOTT STAPP – Purpose For Pain

Grammy winning songwriter, powerhouse frontman for Creed, and platinum certified solo artist, Scott Stapp today debuted the video for his new single, “Purpose For Pain,” revealing an auto-biographical rush of memories, from abuse, to escape, and going from bad to worse before finding the beauty in life’s hard-learned lessons. The single is the first from Stapp’s upcoming album, THE SPACE BETWEEN THE SHADOWS (July 2019 on Napalm Records) and will arrive during a summer tour that has now doubled its routing. Tickets for today’s newly announced dates go on sale Friday, April 12 (full list of dates below). The video… Continue reading