Villainous – Obsolete

UK heavyweights VILLAINOUS have dropped a blistering new video, Obsolete – which has been lifted from their much-praised self-titled debut EP, now available from all platforms. Hailing from Brighton and formed at the end of 2017, VILLAINOUS off load a towering sound that pulls from the ample power of Mastodon and Lamb Of God, the guile of the Deftones, and the proggy vibe of Tool. The Brit newcomers consist of Sean Stakim (Vocals), Neil MacCallum (Guitar/Vocals), Nick Read (Bass/Vocals), and Callum Armitage (Drums), and deliver an engulfing mixture of groove-driven dropped-D riffs with well-crafted and thoughtful hooks and enthrallingly layered… Continue reading

Sad Planets (Patrick Carney and John Petkovic) with J Mascis – Just Landed

SAD PLANETS– John Petkovic (Cobra Verde, Sweet Apple, Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha) and Patrick Carney (Black Keys) – has just released a video for Just Landed. The video for the lead track off SAD PLANETS’ debut albumAkron, Ohio – out April 19 on Tee Pee Records – features J. Mascis on lead guitar. The video focuses on a spaceman (Petkovic) who ‘just lands’ in Los Angeles and proceeds to wander aimlessly from a disco to the streets of L.A. He is picked up and taken back to a motel room by a space girl (played by Chelsea Debo, a Los Angeles actor… Continue reading

Danko Jones – Lipstick City

Buckle up and take a trip to the rock n’ roll El Dorado with DANKO JONES, who today release a lyric video for their irresistible new song “Lipstick City.” The track can now be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music and other digital platforms, and a lyric video can be seen at this location. Says front man Danko Jones, “Can’t wait for everyone to hear ‘Lipstick City.’ It’s another rocker off our new upcoming album, ‘A Rock Supreme.’ Turn up the stereo when you listen, roll down the window and keep driving.” “Lipstick City” – which the Canadian hard rock group… Continue reading

SCOTT STAPP – Purpose For Pain

Grammy winning songwriter, powerhouse frontman for Creed, and platinum certified solo artist, Scott Stapp today debuted the video for his new single, “Purpose For Pain,” revealing an auto-biographical rush of memories, from abuse, to escape, and going from bad to worse before finding the beauty in life’s hard-learned lessons. The single is the first from Stapp’s upcoming album, THE SPACE BETWEEN THE SHADOWS (July 2019 on Napalm Records) and will arrive during a summer tour that has now doubled its routing. Tickets for today’s newly announced dates go on sale Friday, April 12 (full list of dates below). The video… Continue reading

NAILS – I Don’t Want To Know You

Called the “harshest band in America” by The Guardian, NAILS has returned to unleash their relentless fury once again with the release of a new song, ‘I Don’t Want To Know You.’ The digital single out now is accompanied by the ripping B-side ‘Endless Resistance,’ which features guest Max Cavalera (ex-SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY). Pre-orders are now available for a limited edition 7″ vinyl that will be released on June 7th and will include an additional remix of ‘Endless Resistance’ by PETBRICK (Wayne Adams, Iggor Cavalera). ‘I Don’t Want To Know You’ was tracked by NAILS drummer Taylor Young, mixed by Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) at GodCity Studio, and is the band’s first recording to feature their second guitarist Leon del Muerte (MURDER CONSTRUCT, NAUSEA, EXHUMED). NAILS has also unveiled a music video for the new… Continue reading

POSSESSED – “Shadowcult”

POSSESSED are set to release their first album in over 3 decades, Revelations of Oblivion, on May 10th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases their second single, ‘Shadowcult’ with a live video from their performance at Bloodstock Open Air 2017 – watch the video for ‘Shadowcult’, Jeff Becerra comments, “We had such a fantastic time at Bloodstock. The audience was on fire and we could just feel the excitement in the air. While England has always been an exciting place for POSSESSED this concert felt extra special. Very much looking forward to our next trip across the pond.” Pre-order Revelations Of… Continue reading

ENFORCER – Zenith: Olof and Jonas on recording the new album

Swedish metallers ENFORCER will release of their highly anticipated new studio album Zenith on April 26th. Today, brothers Olof and Jonas discuss how the album came together and the recording process in a new trailer. Find out more, here Zenith can be pre-ordered in various formats, here: nblast.de/EnforcerZenith Limited Edition Digipack CD – nblast.de/ZenithAMZCD Black Vinyl – nblast.de/ZenithAMZVinyl Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl and Digipack CD + patch – nblast.de/ZenithNB Pre-order the album digitally to receive ‘Die For The Devil’ and ‘Searching For You’ instantly:nblast.de/EnforcerZenithIT Pre-save the album via Spotify: nblast.de/ENFORCERzenithPreSave Purchase ‘Die For The Devil’ now: nblast.de/EnforcerDieForTheDevil Listen to the track in the NB Novelties Playlists: nblast.de/SpotifyNovelties | nblast.de/AppleMusicNovelties Zenith contains 10 brand new anthems, bringing not… Continue reading

TOXPACK – Setz die Segel

German streetcore legends TOXPACK from Berlin return with their ninth full length album Kämpfer on May 31st! After entering the Top 20 of the official German album charts with their last two releases (Schall & Rausch #20 and Friss! #16),TOXPACK continues their journey to the top with the impressive, honest and strong new album Kämpfer. Now the five piece from Berlin release its first single and video „Setz die Segel“. OXPACK on the new album: “On May 31st 2019 our ninth studio album Kämpfer will be released via Napalm Records! With 16 songs + Bonus Track at about 54 minutes play… Continue reading

Ketzer – “Keine Angst”

Ketzer launches new single and video “Keine Angst”; ‘Cloud Collider’ album out and European tour starting today! German extreme metallers Ketzer release their fourth full-length, Cloud Collider, today via Metal Blade Records. Ketzer have checked in with the following comment about the clip as follows: “Recorded during two cold days and nights in Leipzig by the magnificent director Paul Schlesier of Pallid Eyes Films we hereby present to you the first video clip in the band’s history to our new single entitled ‘Keine Angst’. Press play and experience a nightmare put to film!” For another preview of Cloud Collider, the album’s… Continue reading

MOTANKA – Verba

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners MOTANKA release a stunning and dramatic 7 minute official video for their first single “Verba” (Ukrainian for “willow tree”) from their upcoming self-titled debut album. The video underlines the strong connection of the Mystic Metal four-piece to mystical nature and ancient traditions. MOTANKA on “Verba”: “One of the strongest songs that has powerful energy. The energy that all of us really need now. All we want to say is in it, all you want to know or ask, you will find in it.” MOTANKA will release their self-titled debut album Motanka on June 7th via Napalm Records. Influenced by traditional Ukrainian folk… Continue reading