NAILS – I Don’t Want To Know You

Called the “harshest band in America” by The Guardian, NAILS has returned to unleash their relentless fury once again with the release of a new song, ‘I Don’t Want To Know You.’ The digital single out now is accompanied by the ripping B-side ‘Endless Resistance,’ which features guest Max Cavalera (ex-SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY). Pre-orders are now available for a limited edition 7″ vinyl that will be released on June 7th and will include an additional remix of ‘Endless Resistance’ by PETBRICK (Wayne Adams, Iggor Cavalera). ‘I Don’t Want To Know You’ was tracked by NAILS drummer Taylor Young, mixed by Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) at GodCity Studio, and is the band’s first recording to feature their second guitarist Leon del Muerte (MURDER CONSTRUCT, NAUSEA, EXHUMED). NAILS has also unveiled a music video for the new… Continue reading

POSSESSED – “Shadowcult”

POSSESSED are set to release their first album in over 3 decades, Revelations of Oblivion, on May 10th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases their second single, ‘Shadowcult’ with a live video from their performance at Bloodstock Open Air 2017 – watch the video for ‘Shadowcult’, Jeff Becerra comments, “We had such a fantastic time at Bloodstock. The audience was on fire and we could just feel the excitement in the air. While England has always been an exciting place for POSSESSED this concert felt extra special. Very much looking forward to our next trip across the pond.” Pre-order Revelations Of… Continue reading

ENFORCER – Zenith: Olof and Jonas on recording the new album

Swedish metallers ENFORCER will release of their highly anticipated new studio album Zenith on April 26th. Today, brothers Olof and Jonas discuss how the album came together and the recording process in a new trailer. Find out more, here Zenith can be pre-ordered in various formats, here: nblast.de/EnforcerZenith Limited Edition Digipack CD – nblast.de/ZenithAMZCD Black Vinyl – nblast.de/ZenithAMZVinyl Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl and Digipack CD + patch – nblast.de/ZenithNB Pre-order the album digitally to receive ‘Die For The Devil’ and ‘Searching For You’ instantly:nblast.de/EnforcerZenithIT Pre-save the album via Spotify: nblast.de/ENFORCERzenithPreSave Purchase ‘Die For The Devil’ now: nblast.de/EnforcerDieForTheDevil Listen to the track in the NB Novelties Playlists: nblast.de/SpotifyNovelties | nblast.de/AppleMusicNovelties Zenith contains 10 brand new anthems, bringing not… Continue reading

TOXPACK – Setz die Segel

German streetcore legends TOXPACK from Berlin return with their ninth full length album Kämpfer on May 31st! After entering the Top 20 of the official German album charts with their last two releases (Schall & Rausch #20 and Friss! #16),TOXPACK continues their journey to the top with the impressive, honest and strong new album Kämpfer. Now the five piece from Berlin release its first single and video „Setz die Segel“. OXPACK on the new album: “On May 31st 2019 our ninth studio album Kämpfer will be released via Napalm Records! With 16 songs + Bonus Track at about 54 minutes play… Continue reading

Ketzer – “Keine Angst”

Ketzer launches new single and video “Keine Angst”; ‘Cloud Collider’ album out and European tour starting today! German extreme metallers Ketzer release their fourth full-length, Cloud Collider, today via Metal Blade Records. Ketzer have checked in with the following comment about the clip as follows: “Recorded during two cold days and nights in Leipzig by the magnificent director Paul Schlesier of Pallid Eyes Films we hereby present to you the first video clip in the band’s history to our new single entitled ‘Keine Angst’. Press play and experience a nightmare put to film!” For another preview of Cloud Collider, the album’s… Continue reading

MOTANKA – Verba

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners MOTANKA release a stunning and dramatic 7 minute official video for their first single “Verba” (Ukrainian for “willow tree”) from their upcoming self-titled debut album. The video underlines the strong connection of the Mystic Metal four-piece to mystical nature and ancient traditions. MOTANKA on “Verba”: “One of the strongest songs that has powerful energy. The energy that all of us really need now. All we want to say is in it, all you want to know or ask, you will find in it.” MOTANKA will release their self-titled debut album Motanka on June 7th via Napalm Records. Influenced by traditional Ukrainian folk… Continue reading

Royal Republic – Boomerang

Sweden’s four-man rock sensation and party machine ROYAL REPUBLIC are proud to present the next savage-soul-rock-and-roll-explosion from their forthcoming album, Club Majesty. This action-packed, modern ROYAL REPUBLIC-classic with retro-boosters will haunt your dancing-reflexes. No matter where you throw it, it’ll come right back. Yes, it’s true – it’ll come spinning right back to you! Club Majesty will be in stores on May 31st 2019. Pre-order the album below: Limited Edition Vinyl from Recordstore: http://nblast.de/ClubMajestyVinyl (inc signed insert) CD from Recordstore: http://nblast.de/ClubMajestyCD (inc signed insert) Digital Album from iTunes: http://nblast.de/RRClubMajestyIT The four-piece have a string of UK live dates planned for 2019 – kicking off with Download Festival on June 15th this… Continue reading

Carousel Kings – Lock Meowt

Never afraid to show their loveable demeanor, CAROUSEL KINGS are delivering a second peek into their upcoming album through the new video “Lock Meowt,” ahead of the release of Plus Ultra on May 31, 2019. The video showcases the Pennsylvania quartet’s lighter side without straying from their bounce-off-the-wall rhythms and wildly energetic sing-alongs. A stunning blend of progressive guitars and thumping beats, “This is the most energetic song from the album,” promises founder and vocalist David Alexander. “It is my favorite track from Plus Ultra and has some of CAROUSEL KINGS’ best guitar work ever.” As one of eleven guests on the album, the band brought in their… Continue reading

Avandra – “Even//You”

 Honed in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Avandra’s second albumDescender promises to be a stunning offering from this rising band.  In anticipation of the album’s April 26th release date, they have put out a lyric video for fifth track “Even//You.”  This contemplative song is presented on a backdrop of futuristic waves and features a solo by guest guitarist Israel Romero Perez. Avandra’s frontman and founder Christian Ayala explains the song’s origins and inspiration: “Even//You” started out as a shorter version a few years back. That whole middle section didn’t exist, as the main purpose for its creation was to show off a… Continue reading

SECRET RULE – Birth

Italian female fronted Metal band SECRET RULE will kick-off their next European headliner tour in Mörlenbach, Germany on April 26th, 2019! All dates are found below. To promote the shows and their current album “The 7 Endless”, the band just released a new video clip for the track “Birth”. Secret Rule played numerous shows all over the Europe, including headlining European tours, sharing the stage with great bands such as Delain, Beyond the Black, Xandria, Serenity, Kobra & the Lotus, Blaze Bayley, Visions of Atlantis and Cellar Darling and performing at festivals including the Barcia Metal Fest and the Metal… Continue reading