My Dying Bride – A Harvest of Dread

A Harvest Of Dread  – a deluxe 92-page 12” hardback book on the rise of the UK doom metal legends. Containing 5 discs of rarities, early works, newly unearthed & never-previously-heard pre-production demos, band track favourites, & live audio. My Dying Bride has been the leading light of doom metal since their debut album “As The Flower Withers” was released on Peaceville Records back in 1992, and the band’s heavy atmospherics and expertly crafted compositions make them among the most essential and legendary acts of the gothic doom/death genre. To celebrate their illustrious career to date, Peaceville Records will release A… Continue reading

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE – Veleno: Writing and Recording

Italian orchestral-death metal juggernauts FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have released a new trailer today, that discusses the writing and recording process for their forthcoming, highly-anticipated new album, ‘Veleno’. The band’s 5th record will be released on May 24th from Nuclear Blast Records. Watch the 4th trailer for ‘Veleno’ Pre-order ‘Veleno’ now: www.nuclearblast.com/fleshgodapocalypse-veleno Pre-order the album digitally to receive ‘Carnivorous Lamb’ and ‘Sugar’ instantly (Amazon and iTunes only)! Listen to both tracks in the NB New Releases Playlists: http://nblast.de/SpotifyNovelties / http://nblast.de/AppleMusicNovelties Italian for ‘venom’, ‘Veleno’ marks FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE’s first record in 3 years, since the release of their critically acclaimed record ‘King’ (2016). The ‘metal part’ of ‘Veleno’ was recorded in Rome, Italy at Bloom… Continue reading

PINKISH BLACK – Until

Texas experimental duo PINKISH BLACK will release their 4th full-length Concept Unification on June 14th. Listen to the first single, the slow-burner HERE and all streaming services. Concept Unification is due out June 14th on CD/LP/Digital. Physical packages are available for pre-order via Relapse.com. Digital Downloads / Streaming Services are available. PINKISH BLACK Tour Dates: May 18 Taos, NM @ Monolith on the Mesa PINKISH BLACK’s new album, “Concept Unification” is the band’s most adventurous record to date. Each of the 6 tracks on the album explore the innermost depths of forward-thinking doom rock, as psychedelic undertones collide with dark, crushing heaviness. Brooding… Continue reading

Myrath – “Born To Survive” (Live)

Today, MYRATH are releasing their third single “Born To Survive”from their new album “Shehili”. “Born To Survive” is a song that is especially dear to the band’s heart and one that stands out in defining the sound of “Shehili” and therefore the elegant fusion of powerful melodies with exceptional lyrics. “Born To Survive”, a song that captivates through its heavy rhythm and Andalusian influences, is prove that MYRATH’s interesting take on foreign sounds never compromises the band’s true heavy metal fashion. This combination, referred to as “Blazing Desert Metal” is what makes MYRATH worth a listen – that and their… Continue reading

Sad Iron – “Revolution”

 Dutch speed metal icons Sad Iron are proud to announce that their new album “Chapter II – The Deal” will be out on 19/04/2019 via Wormholedeath/The Orchard/Wormholedeath USA worldwide. The album is already available in Brazil  via Hellion Records. Sad Iron was formed in 1979 by guitarist Bernard Rive. The band released 2 albums so far, “Total Damnation” in 1983 and “The antichrist”, recorded in 1985 and due to several reasons, released in 2016. Now they are back with their 3rd full-lenght album “Chapter II – The Deal” : 10 songs of pure 80’s old school speed / thrash metal!! Continue reading

Dead Register – Live Captive Art Party + Album Release @ The Bakery Atlanta

 Gothic metal band DEAD REGISTER have teamed up with Distorted Sound to stream the live footage of their Captive EP release. The EP was originally released in November to vast critical acclaim. Stream/Purchase Captive here: https://deadregister.bandcamp.com/ Dead Register is a genre-bending, sad-sap, tortured, cry-in-my-coffee, gloomy, pretentious, heavy, dual-bass three-piece fronted by husband and wife: M. Chvasta (vocals, bass VI, bass) and Avril Che (88 keys of synthetic bass, low-low end, textures; plus backing vocals, live visuals, all band artistic media and music videos), along with Danny Ryann (percussion). Est. 2013 with EZdrummer on beats, swiftly evolving in 2014 to the panty-melting drumming of Chad… Continue reading

MAJESTICA – Rising Tide

 Swedish symphonic power metal band MAJESTICA recently signed a record deal with Nuclear Blast and will release their debut album Above The Sky, on June 7, 2019. Today the band has revealed the album’s tracklist and cover artwork, which was crafted by SABATON guitarist Chris Rörland (FOLLOW THE CIPHER etc.). The album was recorded with guitarist Alex Oriz (Soundgarden Studio/Studio Oriz) andRonny Milianowicz (Studio Seven), who also mixed the record and took care of the production alongside Tommy Johansson (guitars, vocals). Mastering duties were handled by Tony Lindgren (KATATONIA, ANGRA, ENSLAVED) at Fascination Street Studios. And as if that… Continue reading

Flat Earth – School (Live in Helsinki)

FLAT EARTH release their new single, a live cover of Nirvana’s ‘School’. If you’ve listened to their debut album “None For One”, you probably agree that it has its Grunge-inspired moments. So it’s no wonder that FLAT EARTH wanted to add a true classic to their repertoire. According to the band, “…we were trying out a few songs. Anthony then suggested  ‘School’ and Linde was like that’s his favourite Nirvana song. We played it once and realized that this works well for us. So we recorded it on our very first show that we ever played live together. Even if it’s not… Continue reading

FULL OF HELL – Silmaril

Extreme harsh-grinding quartet FULL OF HELL share the official audio for “Silmaril” off their highly anticipated, new album Weeping Choir.  FULL OF HELL Comments: “Silmaril is about the upheaval of forbidden knowledge. We enlisted Paulo Paguntalan, NYC’s own purveyor of gore and death for additional vocal duties on this song. ‘All goes onward and outward, all collapses’.” Weeping Choir is due out May 17th on CD/LP/CS/Digital. Physical packages are available for pre-order via Relapse.com HERE. Digital Downloads / Streaming Services are available. FULL OF HELL will the headline the Weeping Caustic Torment North American tour with labelmates PRIMITIVE MAN & GENOCIDE… Continue reading

Visionatica – “The Pharaoh”

 Led by vocalist Tamara Amedov alongside guitarist Manuel Buhl, drummer Gerhard Spanner and bass player Tim Zahn, VISIONATICA first entered the symphonic metal scene in 2016. With fantastic, crystal clear soprano vocals combined with powerful grooves, melodic guitars and orchestral elements, the band announced themselves with their debut album ‘Force Of Luna’ and a popular single entitled ’She Wolf’. Their second album ‘Enigma Fire’ marks the beginning of a newly minted worldwide collaboration between the Nuremburg, Germany based act and Frontiers Music. Fans of bands such as Nightwish, Within Temptation, Delain and Xandria will find much to love here.… Continue reading