FEAR FACTORY – Disruptor

Industrial-tinged extreme metal pioneers FEAR FACTORY are proud to announce that their tenth studio album, Aggression Continuum, will be released on June 18th via Nuclear Blast, just in time for the band’s 30th anniversary. Today, FEAR FACTORY offers fans the first preview of the album with the music video for ‘Disruptor’. Dino Cazares comments, “This record is one of my proudest achievements and I’m really excited for it to finally be released. There were a lot of personal struggles, sacrifices, and legal issues involved with this record which almost didn’t see the light of day, but through passion, determination, lots of hard work and not giving up the fight, it’s finally ready for the world… Continue reading

SIN QUIRIN (MINISTRY): 3 HEADED SNAKE – Tyrants

Los Angeles, CA – One of the most well-known figures in all of the industrial metal world, Sin Quirin, guitarist and songwriter for the legendary Ministry since 2007 as well as a member of Revolting Cocks, American Head Charge, and a slew of others, is proud to announce his most potent project yet – the venomous 3 Headed Snake! The band, which consists of Quirin alongside former Ministry drummer Derek S. Abrams, guitarist Diego “Ashes” Ibarra of DevilDriver, vocalist Johnny Ray and bass guitarist D.V. Karloff, previously released an excellent 3 song EP Wisdom Screams and blew audiences away at live appearances… Continue reading

Artillery – Turn Up the Rage

On May 7th, Artillery will release their tenth full-length, X, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of X, a video for the new single, “Turn up the Rage” (produced by Terkel Christensen // Aggressive Artwork), can be viewed here. In the mid-1980s, Denmark’s Artillery established themselves as being at the cutting edge of the thrash movement, and nearly forty years later, they continue to destroy. Returning with their tenth – and aptly titled – full-length X, they prove once again that they have not missed a step, delivering a record that’s ruthlessly heavy, catchy and pure molten metal. “We… Continue reading

Timo Tolkki’s Avalon – “Master Of Hell” ft. @Raphael Mendes​

Frontiers Music Srl is proud to announce the fourth album from Timo Tolkki’s Avalon, which once again features a slew of talented guest vocalists alongside the Finnish guitar maestro. The first single from the album, ‘Master Of Hell’, is out today and features up-and-coming Brazilian singer Raphael Mendes, whose own band Icon Of Sin are about to drop their debut album. Tolkki began working on songs for this new record in the spring of 2020 and enlisted regular collaborator Aldo Lonobile (Secret Sphere, Archon Angel, Sweet Oblivion) to co-write and produce it. As per previous Avalon albums, ‘The Enigma Birth’… Continue reading

DESASTER – new album

17 On June 4th, Desaster will release their new album, Churches Without Saints, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of Churches Without Saints, a video for the new single, “Learn to Love the Void”, can be viewed here. Since 1989, Germany’s Desaster have been churning out their unique and unholy blend of extreme metal, and in 2021 they return with perhaps their most powerful album to-date, the towering Churches Without Saints. “It’s a typical Desaster old school black-death-thrash metal album, with a lot of aggression, but also great atmosphere and epic tunes!” enthuses guitarist and founding member Infernal. With a… Continue reading

S.H.I. – Terminus

Relapse Records, in a collaboration with Cherry Nishida, are proud to present AGONY憎悪REMAINS, a collection unearthing all of the material from Nishida’s legendary Japanese hardcore band ZOUO, as well as 4 死 Death, a brand new album from Nishida’s current outfit, S.H.I..AGONY憎悪REMAINS, a discography spanning ZOUO’s studio recordings is available across digital platforms. ZOUO will release AGONY憎悪REMAINS as a deluxe remastered reissue featuring all of ZOUO’s recorded studio output (including the highly sought-after 1984 debut 7″ The Final Agony,) and 9 blistering live songs on April 23rd. Originally formed by friends of a local skateboard crew in the early 80’s, ZOUO quickly became torchbearers for Japanese hardcore… Continue reading

H.E.A.T – reschedule UK tour with Mason Hill and Collateral

Celebrated Swedish rock band H.E.A.T have rescheduled their “Sign In The Northern Sky” October 2021 UK tour to October 2022. The rescheduled 2022 UK tour dates include Leeds Warehouse (Friday October 14), Wolverhampton KK’s Steel Mill (Saturday October 15), Swansea Patti Pavilion (Sunday October 16), Nottingham Rescue Rooms (Monday October 17) and London Electric Brixton (Tuesday October 18). Tickets remain valid for all dates. Tickets for the rescheduled 2022 concerts are available from https://myticket.co.uk/artists/h-e-a-t. The UK tour celebrates the welcome return of H.E.A.T’s original lead singer and powerhouse frontman, Kenny Leckremo. ”It’s like a shot at redemption,” says Leckremo. ”I’m… Continue reading

STORMRULER – Of Hollowed Souls & Distant Flame

Fast-rising St. Louis, MO, USA based black metal export STORMRULER recently announced the impending release of their infernal, fantasy battle-inspired full-length offering, Under The Burning Eclipse (May 28, 2021 via Napalm Records), alongside the release of an epic first music video for the opus “Reign Of The Winged Duke”. Today, the band is following up with a second new track – the searing, dynamic “Of Hollowed Souls & Distant Flame” – along side a brand new lyric video. STORMRULER offers about the new single: “‘Of Hollowed Souls & Distant Flame’ is the final song we composed for the record, and we felt it was a good second single to… Continue reading

LOST RELICS – new EP ‘Now We’re Even’

Denver dirt rockers LOST RELICS are back with their 1st official release, the 5 track EP Now We’re Even to be released via Coffin & Bolt Records / Golden Robot Records on April 30th. Low rumblings of jagged frequencies form an avatar of oppressive weight for our crumbling society. We clutch to the last gasps of truth smothered by the ocean of deception. Harbingers of this decline, LOST RELICS, employ Richter scale riffs to manifest the emotional density of these troubled times. Songs of protest. Songs of desperation. Songs for the end. The weight of indifference is the boulder that crushes our… Continue reading

HIRAES – Debut “Solitary”

After recently signing with Napalm Records and Napalm Events, German based melodic death metal unit HIRAES is set to drop its first sonic monster with ultimate strength: Their long-awaited, phenomenal debut offering, Solitary, will be released on June 25, 2021 via Napalm Records. HIRAES impressively combines the full force of all four instrumentalists formerly of DAWN OF DISEASE (Lukas Kerk, Oliver Kirchner, Christian Wösten and Mathias Blässe) with the powerful vocals of Britta Görtz (CRITICAL MESS, Ex-CRIPPER) to create an exciting new melodic death emergence. Brutally rising like a thunderous maelstrom comprised of boisterous riffs and blaring, relentless drums, and backed by massive vocals and a chorus… Continue reading