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

CHILDREN OF BODOM – ‘Hexed’ – TRAILER #2

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

HISS FROM THE MOAT – God Nephasto

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