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CARNIFEX – Drown Me In Blood

San Diego, California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX have released the official playthrough video for ‘Drown Me In Blood’. The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Slow Death, set for release on August 5th via Nuclear Blast.

USURPRESS – Across The Dying Plains

Sweden’s doom/crust/prog-infused death metallers USURPRESS have revealed the first new song taken from their forthcoming album “The Regal Tribe”, which drops on September 23rd via Agonia Records. The new song is called “Across The Dying Plains” and is available in the form of a lyric video, here

Cane Hill – (The New) Jesus

NOLA based metal band Cane Hill is releasing their new record Smile on July 15th. The band has been on fire lately with tours with Bullet For My Valentine, Atreyu, etc and performances at Welcome to Rockville, Carolina Rebellion and all summer on the Vans Warped Tour. Their music and videos are sparking buzz and controversy with their provocative, grotesque and shocking imagery!

VICIOUS RUMORS “Chasing The Priest” (Official Lyric Video)

The American Heavy / Power Metal juggernaut VICIOUS RUMORS is proud to present its first single out of the upcoming album “Concussion Protocol”. The song’s title is “Chasing The Priest” and it is released as a lyric video. Geoff Thorpe, guitarist and leader of the band, commented about “Chasing The Priest”: “In our dark tale of the earth’s final days man turns his back on religious concepts! The Song “Chasing the Priest” was written by myself along with Nick, Tilen and Larry in a house we rented last summer next to and old Church in the Netherlands. The band was in … Continue reading

SACRED STEEL Announces New Album

German Heavy Metal veterans SACRED STEEL have announced the release of their new album “Heavy Metal Sacrifice” on October 14th, 2016 via Cruz Del Sur Music. The album was recorded at Music Factory Studio Kempten (Germany) and produced by Sacred Steel and Christian Schmid. With the release of “Heavy Metal Sacrifice”, the band celebrates its first 20 years, providing one of their most convincing albums ever. With highlights such as “Heavy Metal Sacrifice”, “Let There Be Steel” , “Hail The Godz Of War” and “Children Of The Sky”, SACRED STEEL set in motion a war-machine that will crush the enemies of … Continue reading


Accept’s guitar powerhouse, Wolf Hoffmann, is set to release his second solo album entitled ‘Headbangers Symphony’, completely dedicated to the grand classic maestros, on July 1st, 2016 through Nuclear Blast. In support of this record, the first single ‘Scherzo’ has been released. Listen to Wolf’s interpretation of Ludwig van Beethoven’s composition here!

SABATON – The Lost Battalion

Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON recently announced the release of their brand-new, 8th studio album, ‘The Last Stand’ available Aug 19th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band finally present the first single from the upcoming record to their eagerly-waiting fans – ‘The Lost Battalion’.


German heavy metal giants POWERWOLF and Dutch symphonic metal stars EPICA are teaming up for an European tour in early 2017. This impressive co-headline tour comes in support of the highly awaited new EPICA album HOLOGRAPHIC PRINCIPLE, which is scheduled for a September 30th 2016 release and POWERWOLFs spectacular DVD THE METAL MASS LIVE, which will be released July 29th 2016.

OBITUARY – Battle Of The Bays!

Tampa death metal veterans OBITUARY have just announced the “Battle Of the Bays” European tour 2016, which will see them crushing The UK and Western and Eastern Europe this October and November alongside Bay Area thrash legends Exodus! NY rockers Prong and Australian grindcore up-and-comers King Parrot will provide further support. More countries on this tour will be announced at the end of August. A list of currently announced dates is available below.