Stepson – Come With Me

Brisbane, Australia’s STEPSON released Help Me, Help You worldwide on March 26th via SharpTone Records.  “Come With Me’ is about the struggle of understanding both sides to a story, especially where no communication is involved,” the band explains. “It’s about being unable to fulfill expectations you’ve been set and failing to be the person they thought you were. The film clip captures one side of this story and how the subtle decline can lead to desperation.” Stepson were eager to release Help Me, Help You – after a turbulent 2020 and the disappointment of delaying not only their debut album but also their maiden… Continue reading

Recall The Remains – Our Hell

Rising Brit Metallers RECALL THE REMAINS have just unleashed an engrossing new video for the track, Our Hell. This ferocious cut of engaging metalcore has been lifted from the band’s debut EP, Dead Dreams, which is out now. Coming at you from the West Midlands and born in 2017, RECALL THE REMAINS pull from a mass of influences spanning from Thy Art is Murder, Trivium, Whitechapel, and Bleed From Within to Rammstein. The Brit riff merchants combine the essential elements of deathcore and metalcore to create both a fresh vibe and a potent take on modern metal. To date, the… Continue reading

Five Finger Death Punch – Dot Your Eyes

Five Finger Death Punch have just released a new lyric video for their song “Dot Your Eyes” which features on the band’s 2013 studio album The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1. The album instantly charted as a global #1 Rock Album upon its release and has gone on to reach platinum certification in the U.S. Since their debut in 2007, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has become one of the most recognizable names in music. The band has amassed over 7.5 billion streams, 24 Top 10 singles, eleven #1 singles (including “Living The Dream”… Continue reading

HELLOWEEN – Skyfall

Today is the day – HELLOWEEN have released the first single, ‘Skyfall’, from their upcoming self-titled album, along with an amazing video! Written by Kai Hansen, “Skyfall” is a storming 7 plus minute ride into the HELLOWEEN universe (and beyond!). The epic track describes an alien landing on earth and the dramatic chase that ensues while Michael Kiske, Andi Deris and Kai Hansen duel each other in a breathtaking manner. Produced by Martin Häusler, it will be the most elaborate clip in the history of the band, with the story of the song will be displayed cinematically through the use of 3-D animation. The self-titled “HELLOWEEN” record, out on June 18th via Nuclear Blast Tonträger… Continue reading

SATYRICON – “Dark Medival Times” & “The Shadowthrone” Re-Issues

SATYRICON’s first album, Dark Medieval Times, was released in the autumn of 1993 followed by its successor, The Shadowthrone, only eight months later. These pioneering pieces of art marked a start of a Black Metal evolution and have influenced the genre ever since. Both records will now be released as remixed and remastered reissues with altered cover artworks, on May 28, 2021 via Napalm Records. When it comes to pivotal moments in the evolution of heavy music, the Norwegian black metal scene of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s takes some beating for sheer audacity and contrarian verve. Most importantly, many of… Continue reading

GUS G. – Exosphere

Guitarist Gus G. was and always will be a guarantor for extraordinary playing, great guitar riffs and melodies. Same applies to his brand new single “Exosphere” – once more he proves outstanding skills without losing track and creates an inspiring sound world with distinct power and incomparable finesse. His partners in crime are again talented Dennis Ward on bass guitar (also handling mixing and mastering) and new drummer Vincent Velazco, who shows distinguished feeling for music and groove. The release of Gus‘ new single comes along with a stunning video clip. „Exosphere“ has been written during times of pandemic and… Continue reading

TETRARCH – Negative Noise

Breakout metal stars TETRARCH have continued to deliver on their promise of taking over the metal scene in 2021 with the release of their two successful new singles, “I’m Not Right” and “You Never Listen”, and today – in anticipation of their new album Unstable (out April 30 via Napalm Records) – they’re dropping a third! Their most aggressive single yet, “Negative Noise”, sees TETRARCH enter full-on blisteringly heavy metal territory with an addictive modern twist. The sonic call to rise above the mediocre static that surrounds us stands tall as a vigorous, unrelenting banger – walloping with gritty riffage, forceful growls and an unrelenting double bass assault. The track impacts today… Continue reading

ALLUVIAL – Thy Underling

Progressive, technical death metal collective ALLUVIAL has released a cataclysmic new single titled, “Thy Underling” from the band’s highly anticipated sophomore album, “Sarcoma,” that’s due out May 28th from Nuclear Blast. Guitarist Wes Hauch comments on the single:  “The first half of the song is from the perspective of a scornful entity. The idea is that a wraith and aims to confuse and debilitate the host ‘Until he rots and lies stinking in the earth’, a line borrowed from one of my favorite movies. The second half is from the perspective of the host. The content is based on an ongoing experience I have, but I think anyone… Continue reading

S.H.I. – In The Mouth of Madness

Relapse Records, in a collaboration with Cherry Nishida, are proud to present AGONY憎悪REMAINS, a collection unearthing all of the material from Nishida’s legendary Japanese hardcore band ZOUO, as well as 4 死 Death, a brand new album from Nishida’s current outfit, S.H.I.. AGONY憎悪REMAINS, a discography spanning ZOUO’s studio recordings is available across digital platforms HERE. ZOUO will release AGONY憎悪REMAINS as a deluxe remastered reissue featuring all of ZOUO’s recorded studio output (including the highly sought-after 1984 debut 7″ The Final Agony,) and 9 blistering live songs on April 23rd. Pre-orders for AGONY憎悪REMAINS can be found HERE. The reissue’s physical track list can be found below. Originally formed by friends of a local skateboard crew in the early 80’s, ZOUO quickly… Continue reading

NO POSSESSION – new album

The record label Melodic Passion Records is very proud to release the first single “Lights out” by No Possession from their upcoming album, Third time‘s a charm. No Possession captures the sweet old rock ’n‘ roll vinyl sound and you will hear echoes from the past (Rolling Stones, Faces, Deep Purple, Black Crowes & Aerosmith) and sounds from today (John Mayer, Joe Bonamassa, Rival Sons).   Producing the song together in the studio made the band a tight knit unit with a unique rock ’n roll sound. Micko (lead vocals and guitar) says: The band started to work on the… Continue reading