GRAVESHADOW – “Widow and the Raven”

 Sacramento-based quintet GRAVESHADOW – who deftly mixes symphonic/gothic metal with elements of doom, thrash and epic progressive power metal – unveil the first taste of their new album via the lyric video for the song, “Widow and the Raven,” premiering today courtesy of The band describes the track as “a song of self-reflection and the struggle to begin anew.” “Widow and the Raven” comes from the group’s sophomore album, Ambition’s Price, which will be released April 13, 2018 on the GRAVESHADOW’s new label M-Theory Audio. The stunning and detailed cover art for Ambition’s Price was created by Serbian … Continue reading

ST. ELMO’S FIRE – Hammer

ST. ELMOS FIRE has released a video for the song “Hammer”. That song is on the new album “Evil Never Sleeps”, which will be released March 30th, 2018 via PURE STEEL RECORDS. The pre-order phase will start on March 16th, 2018 in our webshop.Two and a half years ago, the complete back catalogue of this California US Metal cult band had been re-released through Karthago Records, which included all re-releases between 1986 and 1992. Now the first album since “Desperate Years” is ready to take over. Powerful, yet melodic Heavy Metal still is the sound, and St. Elmo’s Fire are back after … Continue reading

Naxatras – On the Silver Line

The band says: “On the Silver Line” was conceived when the band was listening to a recorded rehearsal. The guitar riff was born while John was testing his guitar and the others joined in! The hazy guitar-work and the endlessly-forward-moving beat reminded us of a silver line flowing inside the void. Are you ready for a real trip?” Naxatras is a hard psychedelic rock band from Greece. They play a warm psychedelia full of fat grooves, dreamy melodies, heavy riffs and trippy guitar solos all with the vintage touch of the 70’s. They have been playing since 2012, developing their … Continue reading

I Fight Bears – ‘Envision’

Welsh hard hitters I FIGHT BEARS come at you with imposing vocals, blistering riffs and powerful beats. The ascending five piece release their self-titled debut album on Friday 16th February, and the metallers have delivered a new video, Envision Taking from Lamb Of God, Killswitch Engage, and Parkway Drive, born in Bridgend, the same town as Funeral For A Friend and Bullet For My Valentine, I FIGHT BEARS were formed just over two years ago, and since then, they have never looked back. In the early days, the metallers created demos which pricked the attention of industry tastemakers, and live … Continue reading

Voodoo Circle – Raised On Rock

Hard rock fans, watch out! The new VOODOO CIRCLE album „Raised On Rock” will be released on February 9th (CD, Digipak, colored Vinyl).It’s VOODOO CIRCLE’s first with new vocalist Herbie Langhans (Avantasia), so it made perfectly sense that he and band leader Alex Beyrodt are the protagonists who guide through the official “Raised On Rock” EPK. Find out how the collaboration between Alex and Herbie started, what’s different/new this time and what the future holds for VOODOO CIRCLE.Coming in form of “Running Away From Love” and “Higher Love”, two singles from “Raised On Rock” have been released upfront already. Continue reading

VOIDHANGER – War Is Certain, Peace Is Not

Poland’s d-beat infused extreme metallers VOIDHANGER reveal a new track in anticipation of their third studio album, “Dark Days Of The Soul”, due out on March 2nd in Europe and April 27th in North America via Agonia Records. Listen to the album’s second single “War Is Certain, Peace Is Not” VOIDHANGER is a blackened death/thrash influenced three-piece of Zyklon (Infernal War), Warcrimer (Infernal War, Iperyt) and Priest (Massemord, Odraza). The band emerged in 2010 with a clear intention of “spreading darkness and negativity through metal music”. Nihilistic and militant in its outcome, “Dark Days Of The Soul” follows suit two previous releases, the debut “Wrathprayers” (2011) and its follow-up “Working Class … Continue reading

Booze & Glory – “Back On Track”

BOOZE & GLORY the street-punk brigade have been nominated for an award at the Inaugural Vive Le Rock Awards, which will take place at the O2 Academy, Islington in London on Wednesday March 28, 2018. To vote for Booze & Glory in the New Blood / New Band category where they join Barstool Preachers, Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind, Maid Ov Ace and Wonk Unit please head here: The Vive Le Rock Awards will be celebrating the true believers and legends of Rock N Roll, Punk and New Wave plus live appearances from Ginger, T.V. Smith and the … Continue reading

Pop Evil – Waking Lions

American rock band POP EVIL are set to release their fifth studio album “Pop Evil” in March 2018, via Entertainment One. Late 2017 saw the band release the first single from the album, “Waking Lions” exclusively through Vevo. “This is a Dawn of a New Day for Pop Evil,” said vocalist Leigh Kakaty. “The new lineup feels like a whole new chapter for us. We could not be more proud to lead off this new album cycle with Waking Lions, sending a positive message to our fans.”  Pop Evil teamed up with Columbia Tatone on the video and couldn’t be happier with the … Continue reading


 Death metal legends OBITUARY have announced an early Summer North American headline tour with support from Pallbearer, Skeletonwitch and Dust Bolt. The tour begins May 2nd in Atlanta, GA and ends June 3rd in Miami, FL. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below. OBITUARY comments on the tour: “We are stoked about our North American tour and super excited to be back at the headlining spot. We have been very fortunate to be a part of some killer tours for our last few US/Canada runs as support to Carcass, Cannibal Corpse and Kreator but that came … Continue reading