Robin McAuley – “Standing On The Edge”

The forthcoming new solo album by Robin McAuley, ‘Standing On The Edge’, sees the respected Irish rock singer make a strong musical statement during a period that has been more creative than ever for him. Following his re-emergence on the recordings side of the music industry with guest spots on Michael Schenker Fest albums and fronting the hard rock supergroup Black Swan, McAuley is feeling invigorated and creative, while also demonstrating that his voice is as powerful as ever. ‘Standing On The Edge’ will be released on 7th May 2021. “It was hard not to draw reference to the dreaded pandemic we… Continue reading

HEAVY FEATHER – “Sometimes I Feel”

Heavy Feather is set to release “Sometimes I Feel”, the fourth and final single leading up to the Swedish root rock band’s upcoming sophomore album “Mountain of Sugar”. “Sometimes I Feel” stands out from the rest of the album as guitarist Matte Gustafsson takes on the role as lead singer. Delivering a psychedelic, organic tune that brings the true sound and feel of the late 60’s to the modern world. “Sometimes I Feel” is released on The Sign Records February 26, 2021 When Heavy Feather’s first album “Débris & Rubble” (2019) was released, it became praised by both press and… Continue reading

Of Mice & Men – Anchor

Following their new singles ‘Obsolete’ and ‘Timeless’, described as “crushing” by Revolver and as “thought provoking” and “cinematic” by Loudwire, California’s Of Mice & Men have released their critically acclaimed new EP Timeless today, via SharpTone Records. It’s available. The artwork for the EP was hand-drawn by iconic artist Derek Hess. The band have also shared ‘Anchor’, which appears on the EP. Listen to the moody and vibey song. “Anchor is the final song from the Timeless EP,” says vocalist/bassist Aaron Pauley. “It deals with themes of uncertainty about the future, as well as the complicated feelings associated with them.… Continue reading

MONO – Nowhere, Now Here (Live with the Platinum Anniversary Orchestra)

Japanese instrumental rock band MONO have shared the new official live music video “Nowhere, Now Here” performed and recorded at London’s historic Barbican Hall on December 14, 2019 as part of the 20 year anniversary celebration with the Platinum Anniversary Orchestra, formally known as the National Youth String Orchestra.Created by one of the band’s longtime partners Ogino Design, featuring a beautifully captured live recording of the night by Matt Cook and footage by Honeycomb Films, the video brings back the memory of the night vividly almost like a short film. Guitarist Taka states,’We’re excited to reveal our new live video… Continue reading

Ninkharsag – Under The Dead of Night

Black Metal unit NINKHARSAG has announced the release of their highly anticipated, sophomore full length album. “The Dread March of Solemn Gods” will be out on April 30th through Berlin’s finest home for blackened underground music, Vendetta Records! Formed in 2009 with one desire; to create cold, majestic Black Metal in the classic, unspoilt style of old and drawing inspiration from masters such as Mercyful Fate, Bathory, Metallica to the Scandinavian scions of the 90’s like Emperor, Dissection & Mayhem, NINKHARSAG rapidly established themselves in the UK as a unique and powerful force on the Black Metal. Following their latest, critically acclaimed album, “The Blood Of Celestial Kings” (Candlelight Records), the… Continue reading

SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE – Ascend

Israeli progressive metal outfit SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE this week unveils the details for their anxiously awaited new album, Mountain Fever. The band‘s fourth LP, and sixth overall release, marks the band‘s first record to see release through their new label home, Sensory Records, who this week unveils the album‘s cover art, track listing, and more. SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE, which until recently was considered a cult studio project for fine taste followers, has transformed over the last two years into an exciting, colorful live act, mixing the traditions of heavy metal together with the aesthetics of world music performance, spiritual punk, and pure… Continue reading

Nekromantheon – Thanatos

Behold The Visions of Trismegistos! After nine long years stirring the cauldron in the underground, Nekromantheon finally re-emerge from the depths with their most ferocious record to date! The oracles of death release their new single titled “Thanatos” today. The band has commented: “A centennial celebration of the stride beyond the principle of lust, Thanatos is a hymn to the drive for death and self-destruction. “Into the fire I follow the…”” “Thanatos” is the second single off their upcoming record “The Visions of Trismegistos”, due April 30th! Pre-order the album here: htps://shop.indierecordings.nekromantheon The Visions of Trismegistos is a long-awaited metal assault, bringing forth… Continue reading

VEXED – Debut Album

The UK’s most exciting new talent, fearless alt-metal upstarts VEXED, instantly turned heads and took names with the release of two recent standalone singles – including the fearsome “Elite” featuring Thy Art Is Murder’s CJ McMahon – creating a palpable underground buzz and giving fans a hefty sample of what to expect in the future. Now, the wait is over – the crushing Hertfordshire foursome have resurfaced with the announcement of their aggressive and uncompromising debut full-length, Culling Culture, out May 21, 2021 via Napalm Records. With their devastatingly heavy first output, VEXED underline their refusal to be pigeonholed into sonically conformist categories. Their instrumental dagger is sharpened by… Continue reading

When Rivers Meet – “Walking On The Wire”

British husband and wife blues rock duo When Rivers Meet are pleased to announce the release of their new single “Walking On The Wire” on Friday February 26th. “Walking On The Wire” is the third single taken from their debut album “We Fly Free”. It follows hot on the heels of their previous singles “Battleground” and “Did I Break The Law”. The new single will be accompanied by a music video filmed in the Essex countryside utilising stunning aerial drone footage. When Rivers Meet is comprised of husband and wife, Grace, and Aaron Bond. Grace takes the lion’s share of lead vocals, plays mandolin and fiddle. Aaron… Continue reading

LEAGUE OF LIGHTS – new album

League Of Lights are an electronic pop-rock duo comprised of Farrah and Richard West. Their third and most accomplished album to date, ‘Dreamers Don’t Come Down’ is an outstanding collection of songs that is redolent in places of early ’80s synth pioneers like John Foxx, as well as ’00s exponents of the genre such as Ladytron. With a powerful secret weapon in Farrah’s voice, plus uptempo songs such as ‘The Collector’ and ‘Persephone’ boasting club-banger choruses to kill for, the duo possess crossover pop nous in abundance. Meanwhile, slower and lyrically introspective tracks such as ‘Dreamers’ and ‘Lines In The… Continue reading