RED FANG – 2nd US Tour

Portland, OR rockers RED FANG announce the second leg of their US headlining tour dates at the end of the year. The brief tour begins December 12nd in Eugene, OR and ends December 15 in Bellingham, WA. Support will be provided by R.I.P. on all four dates. The tour rounds up RED FANG’s Winter 2018 tour dates featuring additional select support by Thunderpussy, Telekinetic Yeti, Wizard Rifle and Gaythiest. All confirmed tour dates are available below. Tickets are on sale Friday, October 5th @ 10am local time at https://redfang.net/live.html. Additionally, RED FANG have shared a cover of the 1978 cult hit “Listen to the Sirens” originally performed by Gary Numan’s… Continue reading

THE OCEAN COLLECTIVE – Devonian Nascent

On the heels of their massive, sprawling ‘Permian,’ The Ocean Collective is unleashing another piece of their highly anticipated upcoming album: ‘Devonian: Nascent’ makes its debut today Proving again why they are one of the most respected groups in the contemporary prog-metal world, ‘Devonian’ takes a completely different turn than their previous single, in part due to the vocals of Jonas Renkse, of Swedish metal giants Katatonia. The collaboration has long been in the making, explains Renkse: “Robin approached me for a guest spot already in 2005, and I really wanted to be part, but at that time we were… Continue reading

OUTER HEAVEN – What Lies Beneath

Pennsylvania, death metal newcomers OUTER HEAVEN share the third single off their long-awaited debut album Realms of Eternal Decay. Watch and stream “What Lies Beneath”, featuring clips from various cult horror movies Additionally, OUTER HEAVEN begin their US tour with labelmates FULL OF HELLnext week! The tour commences with the official Realms of Eternal Decay record release show on October 10th at the Voltage Lounge in Philadelphia. The band will also perform with Mortician and Malignancy on December 7th in Philadelphia. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below. Watch OUTER HEAVEN’s recent animated video for “Putrid Dwelling”, a Novelconcept.TV Production and directed by Marcos Morales (Primitive Man), . OUTER… Continue reading

GREENLEAF – Good Ol’ Goat

Mighty Swedish Stoner force GREENLEAF just released their amazing and amusing music video for “Good Ol`Goat”. Watch the video right HERE! The band on their epic movie: “We wanted to do something funny and entertaining and Peder Bergstand came up with this idea. It’s a very fitting video since it’s packed with dad jokes and some of us recently became fathers. Enjoy the bass!” On November 9th, Hear The Rivers comes into world via Napalm Records. This album turns out to be quite the mesmerizing bag of tricks that seizes the Swedish Stoner sound and enriches it with so many wonderful things, like the just released… Continue reading

NORTHWARD – TRAILER #2

Before releasing their powerful debut self-titled album on October 19th, 2018,NORTHWARD, the hard rock project from masterminds Floor Jansen and Jorn Viggo Lofstad, will release a second trailer, in which they talk about the artists and music that inspired them. The album is now available for pre-order via this link: http://nblast.de/NWNorthward The album will also be released on vinyl (black, green, red, white), out on November, 11. You can get it from The Nuclear Blast mailorder: https://www.nuclearblast.de/de/shop/artikel/gruppen/51000.1.nuclearblast.html?article_group_sort_type_handle=rank&custom_keywords=northward+vinyl It was during the ‘All Star Jam’ at Progpower USA Festival in 2007, when current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN’S MIND guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad spontaneously joined forces on stage for some cover songs and noticed the creative magic between them.… Continue reading

Eliminator – Last Horizon

ELIMINATOR kick off their Eliminatour this week starting in Lancaster on October 4, 2018. ELIMINATOR – October 2018 4th            LANCASTER – Yorkshire House 5th            NEWCASTLE – Little Buildings 6th            SHEFFIELD – Shakespeares 7th            MANCHESTER – Aatma 12th            ASHFORD – The Windmill Inn 13th            OXFORD – The Cellar 14th            LONDON – The Dev They‘ll be joined across the seven shows by a supporting cast that includes Insurgency, Black Sheets Of Rain, Acalon, Dark Heart, Aggressive Perfector, Pink Cigs and more. Check locally to see who plays at which show The highly praised debut from Eliminator hit the shops in March 2018.… Continue reading

Whores. – UK Tour

Supreme extreme Noise Rockers WHORES., whose cranium crunching debut studio album ‘Gold.’, was released on Steamhammer / SPV at the end of 2016 to huge acclaim, are set to drop in to the UK on their current European headline tour to play their first ever headline shows here next week. Dates are:- 8th October                   LEEDS Temple of Boom 9th October                   SHEFFIELD Corporation 10th October                 LONDON Underworld 11th October                 MANCHESTER Star And Garter 12th October                 BRISTOL Exchange ‘Gold.’, an awesome collection of grimy sludge-meets-metal-meets-post-hardcore tinged tirades, was rated 7/10 by Metal Hammer in their January 2017 issue by writer Joe Daly,… Continue reading

Piah Mater – Solace in Oblivion

Brazillian progressive death metal band PIAH MATER are now streaming “Solace In Oblivion”, a new track from their upcoming album The Wandering Daughter which is being released this Friday. The band commented “The lyrics for Solace in Oblivion depict the relationship between humans and nature in its most menacing, adversarial and primeval form. They talk about a “strangling forest” and the feeling of sinking down in a “mat of leaves.” I knew that the video to go along with the music should convey those bare emotions – the sense of being slowly engulfed by roots and vines until the spectator becomes one with the… Continue reading

Transmaniacon – Dogs Of War

‘The Strange World of Suzie Pellet’ featuring Lydia Lunch, Maya Berlin, Transmaniacon, Ian Miller is set for release on 23rd November (New Heavy Sounds). A hard rocking concept album featuring a dark, unsettling and mysterious tale of future street dweller Suzie Pellet. A feisty survivor in a ruined world, Suzie is the brainchild of Ian Miller, fantasy/horror artist and novelist. His surreal. nightmarish creations have graced book covers, graphic novels and films, and have given form to the works of HP Lovecraft, Tolkien and many more. Now, one of his own dark gothic characters comes to life with ‘The Strange World… Continue reading

Helsott – Runnin’ Down A Dream

To commemorate the first anniversary of Tom Petty’s passing, the California-based pagan metal group HELSOTT has released a music video for their rendition of his 1989 classic, “Runnin’ Down A Dream,” which features Elvenking violinist Lethien. Petty might seem like an unlikely influence for a pagan metal band, but according to HELSOTT vocalist Eric Dow, covering one of his songs was an easy decision. “Tom Petty was and will forever be an American songwriting hero,” Dow says. “He was one of my all-time favorites, and I was lucky enough to see him live several times. We were working on ‘Slaves… Continue reading