Mother Feather – “Red Hot Metal”

 Mother Feather tackles “Red Hot Metal” as Maria Manic takes on Matt “The Bulldozer” Tremont in new video; NYC release show tomorrow at Knitting Factory As the year comes to a close, New York City’s Mother Feather aren’t letting up: the notorious stage-destroyers are releasing the visuals for album opener “Red Hot Metal” just ahead of their hometown album release show. The blazing cut is undeniable proof that the pop-inspired glam rockers’ sophomore LP Constellation Baby is right at home on Metal Blade Records. Directed by award-winning photographer and documentarian Marc McAndrews, the visuals feature pro deathmatch wrestlers Maria… Continue reading

THE SPIRIT – Illuminate The Night Sky

 Although THE SPIRIT’s black/death fog has barely left the stages of the extensive ‘Death… Is Just The Beginning’ European tour that the band recently concluded with HYPOCRISY and KATAKLYSM, a new chapter is already being scripted. While the quartet from Saarbrücken is currently working on new songs for their sophomore full-length release, the band is now set to unleash a new official video from their debut album ‘Sounds From The Vortex’, released in August 2018. THE SPIRIT’s new music video for ‘Illuminate the Night Sky’ depicts the live energy of several different shows from the latest tour and can be watched here The critically acclaimed ‘Sounds From The Vortex’ was… Continue reading

THE HERETIC ORDER – The Forest Of The Impaled

 The Heretic Order have announced loads of shows through the first quarter of 2019 January 2019 18th            UK – LONDON – Underworld (with Die Kur, Apophis) THE HERETIC ORDER + Negacy February 2019 15th            F – SEDAN – Ba Kunda 16th            B – ROESELARE – DE Verlicht Geest 17th            NL – GELEEN – Café De Meister 20th            D – HUSBY – Plunschli 21st            D – BERLIN – Schicksaal-Tommyhaus 22nd            D – HAMBURG – Bambi Galore 23rd            CZ – PRAGUE – Modra Vopice 24th            B – BREE – Ragnarok Live Club March 2019 21st            UK – HAMMERFEST IX 23rd            UK… Continue reading

HATE – Path To Arkhen / Pre-production 2018

Polish Death Metal squadron Hate is preparing to head to the studio in December to record the follow-up to 2017’s Tremendum. The new opus, bearing the working title Salve Ignis, is tentatively slated for summer 2019 and will be the band’s debut collaboration with the legendary Metal Blade Records. Details are still surfacing, but the band has so far released two raw pre-production tracks: “Path to Arkhen” and “In The Shrine Of Veles”, and have confirmed that production on the finished record will be handled by the talented Wiesławski brothers at Hertz Studio, Poland (Behemoth, Vader, Decapitated, and others). Stay tuned for more info coming soon!… Continue reading

THE 69 EYES – Greetings From The Studio!

Helsinki’s goth’n’roll vampires THE 69 EYES are currently putting the final touches to their 12th studio album scheduled for spring 2019. While the title and release date are yet to be unveiled, the tracks have once again been recorded with longtime producer Johnny Lee Michaels in Helsinki. Coinciding with the band’s 30th anniversary, the legendary Finnish quintet gathered and combined forces to forge another milestone featuring plenty of top notch guests, as well as an additional DVD, which of course features their signature rock’n’roll gothic vibe. Plans for worldwide touring are currently in the making and will soon be announced with further info on… Continue reading

KISSIN’ DYNAMITE – HEART OF STONE

Kissin’ Dynamite releases new single and video for “Heart Of Stone” with accompanying orchestra; announces more dates with Powerwolf Kissin’ Dynamite had a very successful year with the launch of their latest album Ecstasy, plus a tour supporting Powerwolf, which saw them take over arenas all over Europe. Now, the lads have released a new single for the song “Heart Of Stone” – with an accompanying orchestra! Kissin’ Dynamite will support Powerwolf on their second European run in January, before embarking on a headline tour in March. See below for all dates! Kissin’ Dynamite tour dates w/ Powerwolf Jan. 10 – Toulouse, France – Bikini Jan. 11 – Bordeaux, France –… Continue reading

MYRKUR – Bonden og Kragen

Myrkur shares her solo reinterpretation of traditional Danish folk song, “Bonden og Kragen” (or Kragevise). “The song dates back to around 1600,” Myrkur explains. “It exists in many different versions, including Swedish and Norwegian. The tale features a peasant/farmer who ventures into the woods and shoots a crow. A local Church Bishop gets word of this and demands to know what the peasant will use the dead crow for. Back then, the Church would take from the farmers and they were not fully allowed to own their livestock and crops. In response, the peasant starts making up a very long and unrealistic list of every… Continue reading

AntropomorphiA – new album

Unholy Dutch Death Metallers AntropomorphiA are currently busy in the studio recording their next album‚ Merciless Savagery. The album is being recorded at Aftermath studios and will be produced by drummer Marco Stubbe. Mastering duties will be handed over to infamous Dan Swano in December for a tentative release in spring of 2019! AntropomorphiA comments: “As we shred closer to the end of the recordings of our 4th full length album, everything feels more pervasive than ever before. While we went through some unsettling dark and overwhelming times during the writing of this album, which is not necessarily something negative in our realm, it gave us… Continue reading

Hamferð – “Stygd” (Live from Sjónleikarhúsið, Tórshavn)

Faroese doomsters Hamferð have released a live video recording of “Evst”, the title track off the band’s 2013 debut LP. The song was performed at the release show for their latest album, Tamsins likam, on March 17th, 2018 at the old Sjonleikarahusið theater in Torshavn, Faroe Islands. Singer Jon Aldara comments: “This concert was a meticulous production in regards to performance, sound and lighting, and we felt it was the perfect opportunity to record it properly. It’s a great feeling to have a live recording of Hamferð that does not come from an iPhone or from a festival production that we had little to no control… Continue reading

NAILED TO OBSCURITY – About The Band And Their New Record

German melodic death/doom metallers NAILED TO OBSCURITY will release their Nuclear Blast debut,Black Frost, on January 11, 2019. Today, the band have unleashed the first album trailer, in which frontman Raimund Ennenga reveals more details about the band and their forthcoming album Black Frost is now available for pre-order in various formats (TS+DIGI BUNDLE, DIGI, LP), here:nblast.de/NTOBlackFrost Pre-order the album digitally to receive the title track instantly: nblast.de/NTOBlackFrostIT Listen to ‘Black Frost’ in the NB Novelties Playlists: nblast.de/SpotifyNovelties /nblast.de/AppleMusicNovelties Black Frost was recorded at Woodshed Studio (near Landshut, Germany) with producer V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS, BARREN EARTH, OBSCURA etc.). The artwork was designed bySantiago Caruso. For more than ten years, NAILED TO… Continue reading