As anticipation builds toward the Feb. 22 release of “The Harrier,” the sophomore album by HISS FROM THE MOAT (the transcontinental black/death metal band founded by former Vital Remains and Hour of Penance drummer James Payne), the group has unveiled a play-through video of a new song, “God Nephasto.” Gear Gods described the blistering song as “blackened tech-death,” writing that “the precise technical execution and raw blackened aesthetic, two seemingly opposing approaches, are combining in a marvelous way.” The site went on to praise Payne’s performance, calling him “one of the only drummers with the god-like capability of playing with… Continue reading

Of Virtue – Suffer

Lansing, Michigan’s crushing rock/metal band Of Virtue has officially joined forces with SharpToneRecords and has released a brand-new single/video called “Suffer.” The band joins the ranks of the label’s roster that includes notable acts like Miss May I, Crystal Lake and Being As An Ocean among others. “We are humbled and honored to be welcomed as a part of the SharpTone family. It is a dream come true for us to be on the same platform as many bands we look up to now and also some which we grew up listening to as well! We can’t wait to see what the future holds! We all have moments where we are grasping… Continue reading

SLOW – “The Break of Dawn”

Belgian doom duo SLOW have just released a lyric video for their stunning track “The Break of Dawn”. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming re-recorded, remastered and remixed album IV-Mythologiae. The album is set to be released on January 25th via code666. Pre-order the album here: http://www.auralwebstore.com/shop/index.php Continue reading

ExitWounds – Medusa

Indianapolis metal group EXITWOUNDS has announced plans to release a new EP titled Visions with SharpTone Records on February 22nd. In anticipation, the band has dropped a music video today for a brand-new single, ‘Medusa’. The digital EP can now be pre-ordered over on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/gb/album/visions-ep/1447160792 “Medusa is one of my personal favorites off of the EP. I really enjoy the easy listening of it all while it still manages to hit heavy where it needs to. The video is something in of itself – Vince (Lundi; Video Director) captured it perfectly and managed to match an aesthetic with an auditory vibe, which to me can be very… Continue reading

RAGE OF LIGHT – Imploder

Something big is coming! Switzerland’s rising stars RAGE OF LIGHT are about to unleash a musical monster! Their mix of sharp riffs, electronic beats, melody and screaming violence breaks down to the long awaited debut album Imploder, out on March 29th via Napalm Records! After the success of their EP, Chasing a Reflection, the time has come to take the next step for Switzerland’s new rising electronica/metal stars RAGE OF LIGHT around the charismatic Melissa Bonny and founder Jonathan Pellet. The band on the new album: “Imploder opens a window on a hypothetical future where the detention of power and the technological evolution have been led by… Continue reading

Dust Prophet – Revolutionary Suicide

 New Hampshire’s DUST PROPHET have teamed up with Doomed & Stoned to reveal a video for their new single “Revolutionary Suicide”. The single is set to be released tomorrow on all digital platforms. The band commented “We’re thrilled to be debuting our newest single, Revolutionary Suicide, with the almighty Doomed & Stoned!For a newer band like ours, it is an honor to be able to partner up with such a huge supporter of underground metal, and especially a huge supporter of stoner, doom, and space rock like Doomed & Stoned.” The end of all we know is coming and Dust… Continue reading

Holding Absence – Perish

UK’s ascending newcomers Holding Absence have released a music video for their new single “Perish.” The song is taken from their self-titled debut album, which will be released through SharpTone Records on March 8th. The album is available to pre-order through the band’s website here :http://www.holdingabsence.com. “‘Perish’ is the second single off our new album ‘Holding Absence’, and it helps to show a darker, heavier side of our universe. The album contains lots of different depths and directions, and we feel like the contrast between ‘Like A Shadow’ and ‘Perish’ helps to perfectly sum up the forthcoming album.” – Lucas Woodland, vocalist Vocalist Lucas Woodland had the following to say about the… Continue reading

Burning Rain – “Midnight Train”

Burning Rain is the hard rock band founded by guitarist extraordinaire Doug Aldrich (Revolution Saints, The Dead Daisies, ex-Whitesnake, Dio) and vocalist Keith St. John (Montrose, Kingdom Come). They will release their fourth studio album, ‘Face the Music’, on 22nd March 2019 via Frontiers Music srl and have made a first single and video from the record available to coincide with its announcement. When asked why they chose to release ‘Midnight Train’ as the first single, Aldrich explains that “it’s been some time since the last BR record, and we wanted to come out swinging! ‘Midnight Train’ encompasses the sound of Burning Rain. It sounds fresh and heavy. I thought… Continue reading