TIM BOWNESS – Northern Rain

Taken from Tim’s forthcoming sixth solo outing “Late Night Laments” (released on InsideOutMusic on August 28th, 2020), the song was mixed by his longtime partner in no-man Steven Wilson and mastered by Calum Malcolm (The Blue Nile, Prefab Sprout). Co-produced by Bowness and Brian Hulse, ‘Northern Rain’ combines electronic soundscapes and acoustic percussion with a powerfully emotional lyric and melody. Melanie Woods (Sidi Bou Said / Knifeworld) and Evan Carson (Kate Rusby / iamthemorning) guest. Bowness comments: ‘To an extent, this is about a person seeing their partner slowly descend into the fog of dementia, reflecting on their life together and coming to terms with… Continue reading

Wings of Destiny – “Live Again” feat. Ivan Giannini & Marco Garau

After announcing their 5th album “Ballads”, Wings of Destiny unleash their first single “Live Again”, featuring Marco Garau & Ivan Giannini! “Ballads” is due for release on 04 09 2020 via Wormholedeath / The Orchard worldwide.Wings of Destiny is a Power Metal band originally from Costa Rica, founded at the end of the year 2013, influenced by such bands as Helloween, Rhapsody of Fire, Angra and Symphony X; nevertheless through the time the band managed to develop a very particular and recognizable sound creating a cult following among fans all around the world. Wings of Destiny was originally called only “Destiny”, but… Continue reading

OF LIMBO – “My Kind of Girl”

“My Kind of Girl,” a brand new song from Long Beach, California hard rockers Of Limbo is now available for streaming on all platforms. The track is a follow up to the band’s powerful and driving first single, “Nothing But Now” from the “Nothing But Now” EP. Of Limbo is on a fast track to success as they are quickly raising eyebrows with their high-octane live performances. Keep an eye out for them! The limited-edition of the “Nothing But Now” EP is available now at OfLimbo.com. “My Kind of Girl” was recorded by Michael Pepe at Barefoot Recording and mastered… Continue reading

Brandy and the Butcher – Dick Circus

South Carolina punks Brandy and the Butcher have released their video for “Dick Circus”. The song is from their upcoming album of the same name which will be released on August 21st. It may be 2020, but South Carolina punks Brandy and the Butcher party like it’s 1979.  A staple in Columbia’s heavy music scene, this outfit channels CBGB’s with every stage they step on.  After releasing several singles and EPs to many accolades, Brandy and the Butcher is now putting out their debut LP Dick Circus on August 21st, 2020. The band got started in 2018 when longtime friends… Continue reading

SEPULTURA – welcomes Phil Campbell and Ney Matogrosso to this week’s SepulQuarta session

On this week’s ‘SEPULQUARTA’ session SEPULTURA welcomes legendary Brazilian singer Ney Matogrosso for a live Q&A session in Portuguese, and will also undertake a live quarantine performance of ‘Orgasmatron’ with Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD). Andreas Kisser comments “This next SepulQuarta will be amazing. I’m so happy to announce that we will have a live Q&A with a living legend, the amazing Ney Matogrosso. One of the pioneers of rock music in Brazil with his band Secos & Molhados, he is the most recognisable voice in Brazilian music, we are truly honoured! Plus we will have another living legend jamming with us,… Continue reading

Subway To Sally – Königin der Käfer

Chart-breaking, cult-followed German band SUBWAY TO SALLY, featuring remarkable singer Eric Fish and exceptional violinist Ally Storch, have now signed a worldwide record deal with Austrian metal institution NAPALM RECORDS. Since their foundation in the early 1990s, SUBWAY TO SALLY have established themselves as an integral part of the scene and convince with their unerring symbiosis of folk, heavy metal and rock.  The band’s earlier full-lengths were mainly characterized by bagpipes, flutes and harmonizing acoustic guitar lines. Throughout their successful career, they have increasingly added harsh metal fragments to their music – thus SUBWAY TO SALLY have shaped their expressive trademark sound and have taken the charts… Continue reading

INCANTATION – Entrails of the Hag Queen

Death metal pioneers INCANTATION share the third single and official “Entrails of the Hag Queen” music video from their highly anticipated new album, Sect of Vile Divinities, coming August 21st. Watch the Nader Sadek (Morbid Angel) directed video. Sect of Vile Divinities is out August 21st on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical Pre-Orders are available and Digital Downloads/Streaming . Continue reading

Anaal Nathrakh – Endarkenment

On October 2nd, Anaal Nathrakh will release their 11th full-length, Endarkenment, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of the album, the title track can be heard now at: metalblade.com/anaalnathrakh – where the record can also be pre-ordered on a number of exclusive formats Extremity has been Anaal Nathrakh’s stock in trade for more than two decades, and with Endarkenment, they maintain their legacy of aural devastation. However, for all the furor they stir up, the duo have never been a two-dimensional entity, with a great deal of depth involved in everything that they do, and on many levels the new record is distinguished from its predecessors. “I think… Continue reading

PRIMITIVE MAN – Entity

PRIMITIVE MAN return after 3 years with the extreme, terrifying and confrontational new album, Immersion; out in less than two weeks on August 14th. Watch PRIMITIVE MAN’s “Entity” music video, directed by Neil C. Barrett. PRIMITIVE MAN frontman Ethan McCarthy comments: “The inspiration for this video/song is a part personal experience, part Robert Johnson acknowledgment as the originator of taking the left-hand path of music,  and part from a story out of Malachi Martin’s book “Hostage to the Devil” called “The Smiler.”  On tour back in 2014, we stayed with a guy we met named Matt in Baltimore.  He had… Continue reading

LIK – Decay

On September 25th, Stockholm’s Lik will unleash their third full-length, Misanthropic Breed, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Misanthropic Breed, the video for the first single, “Decay” (directed by Mathias Blom), can be viewed at: metalblade.com/lik – where the record can also be pre-ordered in multiple formats. Sweden has long been held in high regard as one of the hotbeds of global death metal. With Misanthropic Breed – produced, mixed and mastered by Lawrence Mackrory (Obey Mastering) – Lik only add fuel to this fire. “The title of the record is ‘Misanthropic Breed’, because it describes the world today and the generations that are emerging,” states… Continue reading