ALTER BRIDGE just recently announced their special Royal Albert Hall shows for early October, which sold out extremely fast, followed by additional UK and Ireland shows subsequently. Due to the great demand to get them back to Europe’s mainland as well, the band now can proudly announce “The Last Hero” tour all across Europe! Starting in wonderful Paris at the Elysee Montmartre, the tour leads ALTER BRIDGE from France to the Netherlands, from Germany over Austria to Poland, Hungary, Switzerland all the way down to sunny Spain and Portugal, where they also ended their last tour just a couple of days … Continue reading


The creativity and productivity of the German heavy metal trio RAGE seems to have no limits. Little over a year after the successful “The Devil Strikes Again”, RAGE are set to deliver their new, 23rd studio album, “Seasons Of The Black”, which will be released on July 28th. Today, they release their first track by track documentary, in which the trio talks about the first four songs of the new album. If you want to get more info about ‘Seasons Of The Black’, ‘Serpents In Disguise’, ‘Blackened Karma’ and ‘Time Will Tell’, watch the clip, here. Continue reading

Venom Inc – UK Tour

Almost 40 years after the inception of extreme metal founders VENOM, the revitalized 1989-1992 line-up of guitarist Jeff “Mantas” Dunn, vocalist/bassist Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan and drummer Anthony “Abaddon” Bray have returned with a monster of an album, releasing ‘Avé’ on Nuclear Blast on 11th August. They’ve now announced details of a UK Tour for this Autumn. Comments Tony Dolan: “It gives me great pleasure to announce a limited UK run of dates for VENOM Inc..bringing our new album to you live, I cannot wait! Following the North American tour and before South America, we wanted to put some good old … Continue reading

EDGUY – Out of Control Live

In February 1992, a group of German kids founded a band that would conquer the hearts of a whole new generation of fans around the globe. Twenty five years on, founding members Tobias Sammet (AVANTASIA), Jens Ludwig and Dirk Sauer, accompanied by Tobias “Eggi” Exxel and Felix Bohnke, can look back at their hugely successful career with shows in more than 40 countries, countless tours across Asia, Australia and America, ten studio albums and top 10 chart entries from all over the world. Continue reading


With their Swan Songs-series LORD OF THE LOST showcase their ability to create fascinatingly heavy classical music. This is the second time the Hamburg-based dark rockers have conjured their music with an ensemble album in such grandiose style. Their upcoming masterpiece titled “Swan Songs II”  will be released October 6th on Napalm Records and will feature some of the finest Dark Rock-sinfonia coated by dramatic arrangements with a chamber orchestra. Now the band fronted by charismatic mastermind Chris Harms has unveiled first details about their hotly anticipated record “Swan Songs II” including the cover artwork, track listing and an initial … Continue reading

THY ART IS MURDER – Chapter 1: Stories of Desolation

Australia’s premiere incendiary musical export, THY ART IS MURDER, will release their new album Dear Desolation on August 18th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, the band has released their first studio trailer detailing the making of the album, here. Dear Desolation was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Will Putney at Graphic Nature Audio in Belleville, NJ. Artwork was created by Eliran Kantor (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). Continue reading

Jet + The Bloody Beetroots – “My Name Is Thunder”

Today (July 7), THE BLOODY BEETROOTS and Australian rockers JET announce the release of the new double single “My Name Is Thunder.” This is the first track The Bloody Beetroots has shared following his signing to Last Gang Records and will appear on his next album to be released later this year. The double single arrives to represent the various genres that define The Bloody Beetroots with the first version driven by heavy synths and electronic beats while the other is led by JET’s gritty guitar-driven rock and roll. Continue reading

Any Given Day – Arise feat. Trivium

Metal shooting stars ANY GIVEN DAY from the heart of the German Ruhr area have inked a record deal with Arising Empire. We are really looking forward to the future cooperation and are going to provide you with more information about the band very soon. Tobbe Falarz of Arising Empire comments: “As I was born and raised in the German Ruhr area I totally understand what these guys are doing and how hard they’re hitting the mark! ANY GIVEN DAY is THE modern metal band of the hour and I’m super happy that we can welcome the boys to the ARISING EMPIRE family. I’m looking … Continue reading

Across The Atlantic – Trailer#3

San Antonio, Texas’ hottest newcomers, ACROSS THE ATLANTIC have released the third episode of the official documentary for their upcoming label debut, Works Of Progress. Get to know more about the album’s title and artwork. The tour will start only 2 weeks after the release Works Of Progress which is set for a worldwide September 1 release via SharpTone Records. Continue reading

Scout Killers – Keep Telling Me Lies

Scout Killers have been burrowing away for the past five years shaping and honing their hugely captivating sound. The band have toured relentlessly throughout the UK, playing alongside Fearless Vampire Killers, The Computers, F.O.E.S, and No Devotion. The Alternative rock crew have also wooed audiences at a host of festivals, as well as joining IDIVIDE on their UK Tour. Besides having a rampant appetite for touring, the band have released a debut self-titled album, a recent follow-up EP entitled Stand Your Ground, and the industrious quintet have just unleashed their best work to date in the form of their brand … Continue reading