SABATON – Sparta

Heavy metal heroes, SABATON, released their new record entitled ‘The Last Stand’, on August 19th through Nuclear Blast and have entered the Top 10 of the worldcharts at a fantastic #6. A result showing that SABATON are more successful globally than ever before (see worldwide charts below).


Finnish power metal titans, SONATA ARCTICA, will unleash their new studio album, ‘The Ninth Hour’ on October 7th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have released their second single and a video teaser (directed by Ville Jurikkala) for the track, ‘Life’.

Opeth – Sorceress: Studio Report #8

Swedish experimental heavy-rock pioneers OPETH have released the eighth instalment, “Studio Report – Episode 8,” of their in-depth, behind the scenes series on the making of their 12th studio album, ‘Sorceress’. In this new trailer, keyboardist Joakim Svalberg talks about the recordings for ‘Sorceress’ and his love for vintage instruments. The highly-anticipated record is out on September 30th via the band’s imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Allegaeon – the making of “Proponent for Sentience”

On September 23rd, melodic death metal outfit ALLEGAEON will be releasing their fourth full-length, ‘Proponent for Sentience’, via Metal Blade Records. Today, the band has launched a mini documentary for ‘Proponent for Sentience’ online, which gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album with footage from the studio.

Good Tiger – “Aspirations”

After completing a North American tour with Between the Buried and Me and August Burns Red earlier this year, Good Tiger (featuring former members of Tesseract, The Safety Fire, and Architects UK) will be heading out on the road again next week – this time, with Dance Gavin Dance, The Contortionist, Hail The Sun and The White Noise. To celebrate their return to the states, Good Tiger is premiering a new video for “Aspirations” today via, alongside an exclusive interview with guitarist Derya “Dez” Nagle. To watch “Aspirations” and read the story, please visit: 

The Album Leaf – “Never Far”

Electronic / rock pioneers THE ALBUM LEAF have just announced a new remix contest for fans in conjunction with the release of their critically-acclaimed new album Between Waves! Fans can download the stems for the track “False Dawn” via and create their own unique remixes for a chance to win software, The Album Leaf merch, concert tickets, and more. Check out details for the contest at this location.

GosT – Arise (feat. Kriistal Ann)

Gost and have teamed up to unveil Gost’s new incredible and NSFW video for the track, “Arise” featuring Kriistal Ann. The video’s plot is centered around the creation of Hell was created by Valenburg (Perturbator, Marilyn Manson) in his classic 16-bit style.

Knocked Loose – “Last Words”

After months of anticipation and continuous building momentum, Kentucky hardcore band Knocked Loose’s debut, full-length album, Laugh Tracks, has been released today via Pure Noise Records. Fans can now purchase the physical album at and digitally at The band has also partnered with to stream the album at

Unconscious Disturbance – Our Secret

“Our Secret,” marks one of Unconscious Disturbance’s most cinematic videos to date. Shot guerilla-style on the streets of São Paulo, Brazil, the action-packed mini-movie showcases the passion and dedication that the band brings to every track. “We shot it in one 20 hour day with no permit,” drummer/vocalist Daniel Freiberg told Metal Insider of the production process, “[We] had people screaming ‘robbery’ many times, guns pulled at us by police, people calling the police on us, and lots of fun.”