BELPHEGOR – ‘Totenritual’

Diabolical death/black metal commandos BELPHEGOR have just released another trailer showing insight into their bass guitar recording at Stage One Studios, Germany with Andy Classen. Watch Serpenth crushing through the recordings here.Serpenth states: “This is my strongest bass performance so far, it sounds obscure and utterly brutal. BELPHEGOR are back to conquer – possessed, on fire and stronger than ever!” Continue reading


In 1982, when four long-haired metal maniacs from Frankfurt am Main, Germany decided to found a band named TANKARD, nobody expected them to still be going three decades later. Not to mention being at the top of the German thrash metal scene! But they are still alive and kicking, and throughout these years there’s barely been a blip in their path! Today, when the routine of breaking-up, making a “reunion” and disappearing again seems to be the order of play, TANKARD never joined this course of action – instead they kept flying the flag of thrash metal high: a very … Continue reading


Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE barrel back onto the scene with their latest piece of toxic detritus, Slime And Punishment. Watch Ryan Waste and Tony Foresta share how the album title materialised here. Continue reading

Candiria – Live at Spaceman Sound

Musical and heavy metal alchemists Candiria have premiered a video for the title track from their new album and Metal Blade debut While They Were Sleeping, out now. Watch the clip, recorded live at Spaceman Sound, here. Fans can find additional exclusive Candiria content as part of the ongoing “90 Days to Warped” promotion, leading up to the band’s appearance on this summer’s Warped Tour. Continue reading

Igorrr – The Making of Savage Sinusoid Part 2

Igorrr – the brainchild of French musician and eclectic composer Gautier Serre – will release their new album, Savage Sinusoid, via Metal Blade Records. On this record, electronic manipulations, accordion, saxophone, sitar, harpsichord, mandolin and strings sit comfortably alongside ruthless blastbeats, chunky riffs, death grunts and soaring operatic vocals – and as chaotic as this might sometimes seem, there is no lack of heart behind everything thundering from the speakers. Continue reading

Miss May I – Shadows Inside

With the release of their sixth full-length studio album, Shadows Inside, less than a month away, Metalcore heavy hitters MISS MAY I are thrilled to unleash their new music video for the record’s title track. Slated for a June 2 release on the band’s new label, Sharptone Records, Shadows Inside is the follow up to Miss May I’s critically acclaimed efforts ‘Deathless’ and ‘Rise of the Lion’, which debuted at #5 & #6 on the Billboard Rock Charts, respectively. Continue reading

GATECREEPER – Live at Middle East

Arizona death metal unit GATECREEPER has released a live tape entitled Unleashed In The Middle East from their recent tour with Nails and labelmates Toxic Holocaust. Recorded live at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA on March 23, 2017 by Robert Cheeseman at GodCity Studio and mixed by Ryan Bram at Homewrecker Studios. The full set is available now via Bandcamp. Continue reading

Diablo Blvd – European Tour

Belgian dark groove rockers DIABLO BLVD proudly announce their first European headliner tour in support of the highly awaited new album, ‘ZERO HOUR’, which is scheduled for release on Nuclear Blast September 22th, 2017. The dates include two UK shows which will be the band’s first ever in the country. Continue reading

Chris Holmes – The Pool Interview 2.0!

It is probably one of the most memorable interviews done in Metal history, the “Pool Interview” legendary ex-WASP guitarist Chris Holmes did in 1988 for the documentary film “The Decline Of Western Civilization Part II : The Metal Years”. Till today, the older generation remembers this interview and the younger generation gets familiar with it. Nobody gave Holmes a chance to survive with the lifestyle he had. He wouldn’t survive the music industry and many even feared for his life. Continue reading