UNE MISÈRE – Damages

Icelandic wrecking crew UNE MISÈRE have signed to Nuclear Blast Records. UNE MISÈRE comment, “As a band we are more than excited to be signing with a label that has hosted many bands that we have listened to and loved since we started listening to heavy music. This signing will serve as a jump start to what we aim to achieve – We are nothing but humble for the opportunity and excited for what the future holds. This signing marks the beginning of a cooperation that everyone will know of. We aim for the world, and Nuclear Blast is going to help us get it.” In… Continue reading

DieKlute – “It’s All in Vain”

 Industrial superpowers have collided, forming an explosive new band called DIE KLUTE. Featuring Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares, Die Krupps’ Jürgen Engler and Leæther Strip’s Claus Larsen, the collaboration combines decades of industrial blood and sweat equity for one of the most aggressive records the genre has seen in years. The band’s debut album, Planet Fear, will arrive February 1st from Cleopatra Records. DIE KLUTE has partnered with Loudwire.com to reveal their first new song, “It’s All In Vain,” via a music video. The incendiary clip features footage from the upcoming horror movie starring screen legend William Shatner, “Devil’s Revenge!” The power trio’s debut, Planet Fear, features 10 original songs plus supercharged… Continue reading

MONO – Meet Us Where the Night Ends

2019 sees MONO head into their 20th anniversary – and they show no signs of stopping. 2018 saw the band personally invited by Robert Smith to perform at his Meltdown Festival curation in London, where they sold out Queen Elizabeth Hall almost as fast as the likes of Nine Inch Nails and Deftones sold out their intimate shows at Royal Festival Hall. It was recognition of an artist revered amongst their peers, and MONO duly created one of the stand-out performances of the festival. Following on from their successful pre-release tour around Europe in late 2018, the band will present new album Nowhere Now Here in January… Continue reading

Icarus Dive – The New Gods

Brit newcomers ICARUS DIVE continue their climb by dropping a spanking new video for the track, The New Gods. The song has been lifted from the alt rockers’ much acclaimed recent EP, Among The Thorns, which is out now. Hailing from the leafy suburbs of Guildford, ICARUS DIVE are certainly making their mark on the UK’s buoyant scene. The crafty quartet released their new breath-taking EP, Among The Thorns, this Summer, and the response has been amazing. To date, the record has picked up rampant support from Powerplay Magazine, Classic Rock Magazine, and Louder, as well as regular rotation on… Continue reading

Sabaton – History Channel launches 7 February 2019!

A brand new Youtube channel dedicated to telling the stories behind SABATON’s music will launch next month. The band has teamed up with historians Indy Neidell and Timeghost to create the Sabaton History Channel, which will deliver a new episode every week, each based on a different SABATON song. The news was delivered in an exclusive trailer, shot on the recent Sabaton Cruise, and thousands of Youtube fans have already subscribed to the channel ready for the 7 February launch. SABATON just released a special platinum edition of their legendary »Carolus Rex« album. »Carolus Rex«(2012) has been certified quadruple platinum in the band’s home country of Sweden, and in an exclusive new video,… Continue reading

IN FLAMES – I, The Mask

After recently announcing the release of their upcoming album ‘I, The Mask’, out on March 1 via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excl. North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America), Swedish legends IN FLAMES are ready to unleash the third single off their 13th studio piece. The title track, ‘I, The Mask’ is another heavy anthem accompanied by a visually stimulating lyric video that gives us the first look into the album’s intricate artwork. Stream or download the new anthem, here: http://nblast.de/InFlamesITheMaskSingle The pre-order for ‘I, The Mask’ as well as several exclusive album pre-order bundles are live NOW.  All digital pre-orders will receive an instant download of  ‘I Am… Continue reading


Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM are going to release their tenth album, ‘Hexed’, on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, Alexi Laiho discusses the lyrical themes of  ‘Hexed’. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments: “They just come from real life, real feelings. Anything that is negative that is happening inside my head that I need to get out some how.. I need to vent all the negative stuff that is going on inside my head, it is the best and safest way for me to do it. I channel my shit feelings to the music and at least try to turn it into something positive.” Continue reading

Downfall Of Gaia – “We Pursue The Serpent Of Time”

February 8th sees Downfall Of Gaia release their new album, Ethic Of Radical Finitude! In anticipation of this release, Downfall Of Gaia have now launched a video for the second single, “We Pursue The Serpent Of Time”, which can be viewed here Downfall Of Gaia comments: “Today we’re excited to share the music video for our song ‘We Pursue The Serpent Of Time’, the second new song of our upcoming album, ‘Ethic Of Radical Finitude’! This time we’re joined by our friend Nikita Kamprad from Der Weg einer Freiheit for some guest vocals, and we hope you enjoy this collaboration as much as we do! Thanks for listening!” For another… Continue reading

OVERKILL – Welcome To The Garden State PART 2

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will unleash their 19th studio record, ‘The Wings Of War’, on February 22, 2019, via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band launches part 2 of their multi-part documentary series entitled ‘Welcome To The Garden States’.  Watch as each of the band members detail their early influences and how it has helped shape the genre and their sound. Check it out here Stay tuned for the upcoming episodes that will detail the journey to the upcoming album, ‘The Wings Of War’. Pre-order ‘The Wings Of War’ now digitally and receive ‘Last Man Standing’ instantly or stream the song: http://nuclearblast.com/overkill-thewingsofwar ‘The Wings Of War’ will be available for purchase… Continue reading

SYMPHONY X – Without You

New Jersey’s progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X are delighted to announce some UK tour dates, as part of a wider European tour which will take place throughout May and the beginning of June this year. The run will see the five piece hit eleven countries in one month – with the tour kicking off on May 7th in Lyon, France, culminating in Gelsenkirchen, Germany at the Rock Hard Festival. “We are really excited about the upcoming tour! Can’t wait to get back on the road and look forward to seeing everyone again very soon!”, stated the band. Tickets are on sale now! Symphony… Continue reading