IN FLAMES – About The Re-Recorded Tracks On Clayman 20th Anniversary Edition

Swedish metal powerhouse IN FLAMES have revealed a new trailer today for their upcoming “Clayman (20th Anniversary Edition)” that’s due out on August 28th from Nuclear Blast. In their latest video Anders Fridén and Björn Gelotte discuss their decision and process for re-recording fan favourites from the groundbreaking album. Celebrating the 2 decade milestone of their critically acclaimed breakthrough, IN FLAMES has released the “Clayman 2020″ bonus tracks, which are available now on all digital and streaming services via Nuclear Blast. Listen here: The recent release features 4 re-recorded tracks and 1 new instrumental track and is available for a limited-time only as a Comic-Con@Home 2020 exclusive 12″ picture vinyl featuring custom artwork by Dirty Donny… Continue reading


Ace Frehley, KISS co-founder and 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, continues his reflections on a lifetime in music with the release of ‘Origins Vol. 2’, a thoughtful and exciting collection of new covers, on September 18th one One / SPV as a DigiPak CD (plus bonus track), double gatefold 180 gram blue vinyl LP (with printed inner sleeves), download and stream. ‘Space Truckin’, the first single and video to be taken from the album, has just been released and can be viewed here No stranger to cover versions throughout his entire history – having recorded, rebranded and… Continue reading


Sweden’s Pain of Salvation move another step closer to the release of their upcoming new studio album “PANTHER”, due out August 28th, 2020 worldwide via InsideOutMusic. Today, the Progressive Metal/Rock innovators launch their new single “RESTLESS BOY”, in the stunning video, scripted/directed by Lars Ardarve and Daniel Gildenlöw and filmed/edited by Lars Ardarve, which can be seen here. Pain of Salvation’s Daniel Gildenlöw commented about the song and video as follows: “We are happy and proud to present to you our newest video, for the song ‘RESTLESS BOY’, our second single from the upcoming album ‘PANTHER’. Once again, we have worked together with… Continue reading

Defy the Tyrant – Tightrope

Hailing from Tallahassee, Florida, rock band Defy The Tyrant is proud to unleash their first worldwide release, Bones, via Pavement Entertainment. Listen to the new album HERE: Defy The Tyrant brings listeners a slow-burning style of heavy rock. Their style is a polished fusion of Southern and classic rock, blended uniquely with nu-metal. Founded by bassist David Norton (aka Slim), they aspire to defy the norm and seek fellow musicians to bend the rules and re-structure and combine very diverse influences. Defy The Tyrant wants to push a fresh voice and sound into the heavy rock machine and redefine what “alternative metal”… Continue reading


Iceland based power-trio Volcanova will release “Super Duper Van” today, July 31, 2020. The single is the last one leading up to their upcoming debut album “Radical Waves”, out August 21, 2020 on The Sign Records. Released with a music video, “Super Duper Van” tells the tale of a never-ending ride through outer space in a magic, flying camper, and has an epic chorus made possible by the band’s three singers. “Super Duper Van” is the third and final single leading up to Volcanova‘s debut album “Radical Waves”. The Icelandic band, whose resumé includes 2 full UK tours and opening… Continue reading

JD Simo – Love

On the new single from his upcoming self-titled solo album, frenetic funk strumming by JD Simo gives way to a passionate vocal delivery as a raucous riff then roars, JD tempering buzzing feedback with a hypnotic hook. Described by Guitarist magazine as “a very appealing sum of James Brown meets Prince dashed with fuzzed out 70’s rock”, the song certainly contrasts with the record’s recent opening salvo, the psychedelic soulful ‘One Of Those Days’. As for its lyric, JD states that “the song is about how fucking divisive everything really is in this country. It was written pre-pandemic, but it’s obviously eroded… Continue reading

ATHON – Reverse Satyr

Of what started as a cover project in 2014, paying a tribute to bands alike Mastodon, Black Tusk, Red Fang or Sleep, should soon become a hot tip of Italy’s eclectic underground scene, when ATHON began to create their own tracks and sound. The four-piece collective hailing from the alps of Varese, Italy, combines their various influences with individual ideas, songwriting and a personal trademark sound, balancing graciously between the elements of stoner, sludge and doom metal. After ATHON played several shows performing their very own stamp of a musical identity live, they gained the attention of Italy’s powerhouse label… Continue reading

Manticora – The Farmer’s Tale, Pt. 3 – Eaten by The Beasts

MANTICORA, the Danish prog-thrash veterans, are releasing the first single/video from their upcoming album ’To Live To Kill To Live‘, the follow-up and 2nd part of a huge concept, to 2018’s ’To Kill To Live To Kill‘ – both albums, based on the 334-page horror/thriller novel that leadsinger Lars F. Larsen wrote (also released in 2018). The video for the song “Eaten By The Beasts” deals with the brutal murder of a young criminal, who has raped the daughter of a farmer. The farmer hires a hitman to get rid of the rapist, and the rapist is eaten alive by… Continue reading

Grimgotts – Rise Again

London power metal band GRIMGOTTS have just released the lyric video “Rise Again.” The song is taken from their upcoming album “Sagas” which is being released in August. The band commented “We’re beyond happy to release our latest track ‘Rise Again’, a song about great heroes in a distant land and the battle against evil. We were inspired by all things epic, over the top and powerful! If you’re into epic metal, fantasy literature and catchy anthems, this might be for you!” Fans of Rhapsody of Fire, Dragonforce, Sonata Arctica, and Alestorm will be signing up to set sail with London… Continue reading