MEMORIAM – The Veteran

The war rages on! The third album from old school metal veterans MEMORIAM, ‘Requiem For Mankind’, was released last Friday. Just a year after the release of their second album ‘The Silent Vigil’, the band returns with an authentic, raw offering packed with old school death metal destruction. Once again, the groove is monstrous, the riffs are merciless, and the atmosphere is oppressive, paralyzing, even overwhelming. Willett’s aggressive vocals are rousing and relentless. Today, the band presents a very special video for new album track The Veteran. The video was created by Daniel Dodd. Daniel was a soldier in the British Army, who came back from Iraq as a veteran… Continue reading

Iamthemorning – Ghost of a Story (live chamber recording) (from The Bell)

 Following the announcement of IAMTHEMORNING’s new studio album The Bell, due for release on Kscope on 2nd August, the Russian duo, comprising of virtuoso classical pianist Gleb Kolyadin and charismatic vocalist Marjana Semkina have premiered the first single to be taken from the new opus “Ghost Of A Story”. Marjana explains more on how “Ghost Of A Story” fits into the album’s song cycle “’Ghost of a Story’starts the second part of the song cycle that is The Bell, and we decided to launch it with a brighter note to have a bigger contrast with all what comes after. It’s a song about awakening, reinterpreting and… Continue reading

OCTOBER TIDE – Euro tour with SWALLOW THE SUN

Sweden’s melodic death/doom metallers OCTOBER TIDE, who recently released their new studio album “In Splendor Below”, will hit the road as direct support to SWALLOW THE SUN this autumn. The band’s European tour will commence on October 31st and run through November 17th. In July, prior to the tour, OCTOBER TIDE will perform at Exit Festival in Serbia, Metaldays Festival in Slovenia andPeace & Love Festival in Sweden, among other festivals. October Tide live dates: 05.07.2019: Explosive Stage @ Exit Festival, SRB 06.07.2019: Borlänge @ Peace & Love Festival, SWE 19.07.2019: Gävle @ Gefle Metal Festival, SWE 21.07.2019: Tolmin @ Metaldays… Continue reading

NEMESEA – Kids With Guns

Records. Combining the finest rock licks with modern metal riffs and electronica to stir up a dark and strangely addictive brew – Nemesea have fine-tuned the musical combination to perfection on their fifth album White Flag. The guitars and Sanne Mieloos outstanding vocals continue to be the driving force behind the band, which has several surefire hits up its sleeve and it’s impossible to not be enthralled by the all-encompassing balance between driving rock and soothing ballads. This record offers intense and soulful alternative rock complete with a subtle breath of goth and loudly demands the attention the band undoubtedly… Continue reading

Indya – Gimme Ya Luv

INDYA releases her brand new single, Gimme Ya Luv, which arrives via all streaming sites on Friday 12th July. The track is a blistering slab of hard-hitting glamour rock complete with haunting guitars and engulfing vocal lines. The video for the single can be viewed now INDYA is the performance title of solo artist Natalie Indya West. Prior to INDYA, Natalie studied music and dance, performing in a series of musicals, as well as dancing at the Brit Awards. However, Natalie has always had rock ‘n’ roll flowing through her veins. As a child she was absorbed and engrossed by… Continue reading

SOILWORK – Underworld EP now digi

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have made the ‘Underworld’ bonus EP, which was made available before as part of the physical versions of the band’s globally acclaimed new record, ‘Verkligheten’ (album of the month in Metal Hammer, Rock Hard, Aardschok and Scream), available digitally. ‘Underworld’ contains 4 more songs and can now be listened to via all known DSPs. ‘Underworld’ Bonus EP tracklist: 13. Summerburned and Winterblown 14. In This Master’s Tale 15. The Undying Eye 16. Needles And Kin (original version) Recently, the band had also released an intense  live video for their anthemic hit song, ‘Stålfågel’, here: The clip was shot by Jörg Harms from Black Vision Films and mixed… Continue reading

SKID ROW – UK Tour

Multi-platinum selling band SKID ROW will embark on a full UK tour this year, which will see the New Jersey rockers playing shows across the UK, starting in WINTERSTORM FEST, Scotland on 29th November and ending at The Mill, Birmingham on 8th December. Tickets are on sale on 19th June at 9am on Eventbrite.co.uk. Skid Row started in 1986 when a group of New Jersey kids, armed with their punk and metal attitude, and a collection of riff-heavy, high-octane songs, set out to conquer the world, one concert at a time. This determined and focused approach proved to be an… Continue reading

DEATH ANGEL – ‘Alive & Screaming’ The Ted Aguilar Song on Humanicide

After the celebrated release of Bay Area thrash metal legends DEATH ANGEL’s new album, Humanicide, the band is giving fans yet another look inside the making of the record. In a new trailer released today, guitarist Ted Aguilar discusses writing his first song on an album in his 17 years with DEATH ANGEL – find out more about ‘Alive and Screaming’, here Order Humanicide on various formats, here: nuclearblast.com/deathangel-humanicide Listen to Humanicide on Spotify: nblast.de/DeathAngelPreSave With their forthcoming album Humanicide, DEATH ANGEL has maintained their throne in the universe of thrash while still managing to remain progressive in their style. They apply a wide variety of different elements to their… Continue reading

BURNING WITCHES – new vocalist

The sad news of frontwoman Seraina leaving BURNING WITCHES has been circulating the internet over the last week, highlighting that sometimes there are things beyond your control that you don’t see coming… Continuing in their relentless pursuit of bringing heavy metal magic to the masses, the band are delighted to welcome new witch Laura from the Netherlands into the fold. The band are introducing Laura to their fans in the form of a new track. Seraina states about her departure: “Dear friends, for personal reasons and after much deliberation I’ve decided to fully dedicate myself to my band DEAD VENUS and to leave the… Continue reading

THE 69 EYES – The Artwork Of ‘West End’

Finland’s dark rockers THE 69 EYES recently announced that they will release their 12th studio album on September 13th. Right in time for their 30th band anniversary, ‘West End’ will see the light of day, so prepare for 11 up-tempo rock anthems full of heaviness, black memento mori moments and dark humour featuring several top-notch guest vocalists including Cradle Of Filth’s Dani Filth, Wednesday 13 and Beastö Blancö’s Calico Cooper. Today, the band have revealed the first trailer for their upcoming album, in which they discuss the ”funeral balloons” sculpture on the cover of the album. The artwork was created by… Continue reading