Cannibal Corpse – Code of the Slashers

CANNIBAL CORPSE will release their 14th full-length, ‘Red Before Black’, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of ‘Red Before Black’, the band has launched a video for the single, ‘Code of the Slashers’. Directed by Zev Deans (panoramaprogramming.com – who created videos for Behemoth’s “Messe Noire”, Ghost’s “Square Hammer”, Portal’s “Curtain”), ‘Code of the Slashers’ can be viewed at: metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: Continue reading

The Black Dahlia Murder – Matriarch

TBDM Matriarch Video Premiere 9/19/2017 4 PM EST The Black Dahlia Murder dropped their latest single, "Matriarch" which is absolutely killer! The new album, "Nightbringers" is out October 6th, and it can't come soon enough!! Posted by Alternative Press on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will release their eighth full-length, ‘Nightbringers’, via Metal Blade Records – which has already become the best-selling direct-to-consumer pre-order in the label’s storied history! For a preview of ‘Nightbringers’, the new single, ‘Matriarch’, can be heard now HERE. To watch the video for the album’s title track, please visit: metalblade.com/tbdm – where the album can … Continue reading

Artillery – When the Magic Is Gone

Danish Power Thrash Metallers ARTILLERY have just released a brand new video for the song ‘When The Magic Is Gone’. The song is taken off the bands latest album ‘Penalty By Perception’. Head over here to check out the video! Comments ARTILLERY: “Our new video ‘When the magic is gone’ is a song about death and grief, it is a very personal song which shows the more mellow side of Artillery. The Video was recorded in Nørrebro, Copenhagen by Terkel Christensen (Aggressive Art) who is an old friend of Artillery.” This week Saturday ARTILLERY will start their co-headline tour with ONSLAUGHT. ARTILLERY will celebrate the 30th Anniversary … Continue reading

Ensiferum – the making of “Two Paths”

ENSIFERUM will release their seventh full-length, ‘Two Paths’, worldwide via Metal Blade Records. Produced by Anssi Kippo, the master was recorded on tape, for a true analog experience. In anticipation of this release the band has now launched a “making of” documentary video for the album, which can be viewed HERE. For another preview of ‘Two Paths’, the previous singles (“King of Storms”, “For Those About to Fight for Metal”, “Way of the Warrior”) can also be heard at metalblade.com/ensiferum, and the record can be pre-ordered in the following formats: Continue reading

RAM – “Gulag”

Swedish Heavy Metal spearhead RAM will release their striking new album ‘Rod’ November 3rd via Metal Blade Records! As of today you can watch the lyric video for the first single ‘Gulag’ at metalblade.com/ram. At the same location you can pre-order the album in the following formats: Continue reading

Blackfinger – Afternow

Featuring the instantly recognizable vocals of former Trouble (and current The Skull) front man Eric Wagner, the doom group BLACKFINGER – which also features guitarist Terry Weston (Dream Death, Penance) – has unveiled a music video for their song “Afternow.” Filmed in the band’s rehearsal room, with additional footage added and edited by Rafael Ortega (Helsott, Ayreon), the clip can be seen at this location. Says Wagner, “I think ‘Afternow’ is about wondering why things are the way they are when they don’t really need to be. Maybe if we could only catch a glimpse of where we came from, … Continue reading

ENSLAVED – The Recording Process

On October 13th, true avant-garde Norwegians ENSLAVED will unleash their highly anticipated studio album E and herald a new era of their career. The band’s 14th opus melds mesmerising prog with jarring extreme metal and epic musical landscapes; and today, the band unveils the third album trailer. Watch as guitarist and songwriter Ivar Bjørnson guides you through the recording studio where E was created, while singer and bassist Grutle Kjellson explains the band’s working relationship with co-producer Iver Sandøy Continue reading

Shakra – Snakes & Ladders

On November 10th, SHAKRA will release their new studio record „Snakes & Ladders“. Check out the lyric video for the first single, the title track of the album! It’s been almost 2 years since „High Noon“ was released, the comeback album with former leadsinger Mark Fox back on the microphone. „High Noon“ made it to #2 in the swiss album charts and also entered the german charts. The haunting melodies, the distinctive voice of Mark Fox, the striking guitar riffs from Thomas Muster, the emotional solos from lead guitarist Thom Blunier and the irrestistible grooves from Drummer Roger Tanner and bass player Dominik Pfister are all typical SHAKRA … Continue reading

We Came As Romans – Lost In The Moment

Michigan Post-hardcore outfit WE CAME AS ROMANS have just dropped the official music video for ‘Lost In The Moment’. The band’s heavily anticipated fifth album, Cold Like War will be available on October 20th via SharpTone Records. In their expansive tenure as a band, they’ve released four full-length releases, charted #8, #11 and #21 respectively on the Billboard Top 200, performed in five continents and 40 different countries and that doesn’t even begin to touch on what they have in the works for 2017 which is the start of a new era for We Came as Romans. In a word, the … Continue reading