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Queen Elephantine – truly exotic

Queen Elephantine releases its fourth full length, on the much acclaimed Heart & Crossbone records presenting its latest and most accomplished work yet – a myriad shades and moods, presented in a state of trance, music twining like the curls emanating from incense sticks, something ever-intriguing, relaxing and mesmerizing at the same time.

SWITCHLBADE – Signs To Rock’N'Growl‏

Israeli heavy metallers SWITCHBLADE signs worldwide management deal with Germany’s ROCK’N’GROWL MANAGEMENT. SWITCHBLADE aims to attain the same sparkles and enthusiasm that made the 80s Metal scene so great in a sense that it will sink in deep in today’s perception of Metal music.

H.E.A.T – tear down the walls!

The long-awaited new studio album from Sweden’s hottest rock and roll band, H.E.A.T, will be officially released by earMusic in the UK on April 14th. Entitled “Tear Down The Walls”, the album features the new single “A Shot At Redemption” – taken from the same titled 4-track EP, released digitally on February 14th.

BROOD OF HATRED – debut

Tunisian Extreme Death Metal band BROOD OF HATRED will release their debut full length album “Skinless Agony” on March 10th through the Norwegian Independent Record Label CRIME RECORDS (http://crimerecords.no).

BIGELF – reveal ‘Control Freak’

With the release of the brand new album from Bigelf, entitled ‘Into The Maelstrom’, set for 3rd March 2014, the band are extremely pleased to launch the first track to be taken from the record. Damon Fox had this to say about the first taste of new music from the band in six years:

DEVILDRIVER – Euro Tour 2014

Californian Groove Metallers DEVILDRIVER are returning to Europe in Spring 2014 for a headline tour that will bring the legendary Metal institution to major cities on the old continent. Along for the ride are support bands SYLOSIS and BLEED FROM WITHIN. The tour will kick off on March 27 in Cologne!

TÝR – debut “The Lay of Our Love”

TÝR has unveiled their latest music video, “The Lay of Our Love,” from their most recent album, “Valkyrja.” The song features a vocal duet with Leaves’ Eyes vocalist Liv Kristine. So, naturally, fans will be excited to see that Kristine joins Heri Joensen and the rest of TÝR in this new video! The video was produced by Stanimir Lukic, directed by Ivan Colic, and can be seen now here

Black Star Riders – 2nd Studio Album

2013 was a fantastic year for Black Star Riders. It saw the release of their fan and critically acclaimed debut album, All Hell Breaks Loose. The album charted well all over the world and the hot single “Bound For Glory” appeared on the tops of many year end best-of lists from outlets all over the world!

IRON SAVIOR – “Burning Heart” streams

Hamburg-based power metallers IRON SAVIOR give a first teaser for their upcoming album “Rise Of The Hero”. Check out the “inofficial” clip for their brand new track “Buning Heart”. “Rise Of The Hero” will be released on February 28th (Europe), March 18th (US).

EKTOMORF – “Numb And Sick“!

Hungarian neo thrashers EKTOMORF were joined by Ill Niño’s Cristian Machado for guest vocals on their new track „Numb And Sick“. Cristian also took part in the filming of the „Numb And Sick“ video clip. EKTOMORF’s new album “Retribution” will be released on January 31st (EU), March 4th (US).