Today, intrepid British metal quintet HEART OF A COWARD release the new music video for ‘Isolation’ off their fourth full-length album ‘The Disconnect’, released earlier this year in June via Arising Empire! Buy or stream ‘The Disconnect’ here: https://HeartOfACoward.lnk.to/TheDisconnect Later this month, HEART OF A COWARD will embark on a headline tour with special guests UNPROCESSED! The tour will take them on a 10 date run of the UK in support of latest album ’The Disconnect’. ‘HEART OF A COWARD – The Disconnect Tour’ With special guests: UNPROCESSED 21/11  Newcastle, Think Tank? 22/11  Edinburgh, Opium 23/11  Sheffield, Network 24/11  Leeds, Key Club 25/11  Stafford, Red Rum 26/11  Chester,… Continue reading

Seven Spires – “Succumb”

Seven Spires is an American metal quartet who draw influence from across the metal spectrum and beyond to tell their tales of demons, death, love and the peculiarities of the human condition. ‘Emerald Seas’ is their second album and is a highly emotional, dark and theatrical epic. Released via Frontiers, the band have joined the label’s rapidly expanding metal roster. For the first single from the record, vocalist Adrienne Cowan states: “‘Succumb’ was written in Boston while we were attending college at Berklee. It began as vocals and piano, and we fleshed out the rest of the arrangement together. Everyone has their own experiences and will interpret the lyrics in… Continue reading

Fjords – Prometheus

Brit progressive metal combo FJORDS have just set loose the stunning video for the track, Prometheus, which lifted from their killer new album, Onirica, out everywhere on Friday 22nd November. FJORDS hurl out commanding progressive and atmospheric metal that tips its hat to the majesty and melancholy of European death and doom metal bands such as: Novembre, Katatonia, Agalloch, and Borknagar, and also pulls from the progressive approaches of Opeth, Tool and Leprous. Coming at you from Nottingham, FJORDS were officially born at the end of 2016. Before then, however, they previously existed under the guise, Onirica.  Comprised of Jack Thorp (Guitars), Dav Carroll (Vocals) and… Continue reading

The Inspector Cluzo Unplugged – GLOBALISATION BLUES

Gascon duo, The Inspector Cluzo, follow a whirlwind 2019 with details of their first headline UK tour for 2020. The pair will play headline shows to follow the release of new album, ‘Brothers In Ideals’, an acoustically based re-imagining of their 2018 breakthrough album release, ‘We, The People Of The Soil’. ‘Brothers In Ideals’ was inspired by a 2016 acoustic session for ARTE-DEEZER in the house of Artur Rimbaud; a session that proved so popular that the band were continually asked by fans whether a different set up to their traditional, and hard rocking, drums and guitar attack, could be… Continue reading


DIGITAL VERSION OF OKTA KHORA OUT TODAY !! “This may come as a surprise, but MONOLITHE and LES ACTEURS DE L’OMBRE have decided to release the band’s new album “Okta Khora” in its digital version TODAY. You can listen and buy the album in its entirety right now at the following location: https://monolithe.bandcamp.com Full album Videos 1/ Okta Khora (Part 1) Title : https://youtu.be/71MNLpWD1_Y Introductory video about this song’s concept: https://youtu.be/6sJWBAnCczA 2/Onset of the Eighth Cycle Title : https://youtu.be/a1zuTTDnjFU Pre-orders of CDs and Vinyls have also started : https://lesacteursdelombre.net/product-category/bands/monolithe/ Why an early digital release? It has happened before and it… Continue reading

King Diamond – Masquerade of Madness

As previously announced, King Diamond has revealed the title and theme for the first studio album in 12 years: The Institute! For a preview of this upcoming record, the new single, “Masquerade of Madness”, has been launched today. Mixed by Andy Larocque and King Diamond at Sonic Train Studios, “Masquerade of Madness” can be heard here. King Diamond comments: “‘Masquerade of Madness’ is one of the first King Diamond studio songs in a long time. It will be featured on a future two album horror concept story, of which the first part is titled ‘The Institute’. The style is very classic King Diamond with lots of… Continue reading

SEPULTURA – Isolation

Last month, SEPULTURA announced that their electrifying new concept album Quadra is set to be released in early 2020 – and today the Brazilian metal icons can now reveal that the album will be available on 7th February 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. The band is also proud to present the debut single ‘Isolation’, taken from the upcoming album. The song can best be described as a punishing, experimental thrash slap in the face. SEPULTURA debuted the song live at Rock in Rio Festival last month. The performance was recorded and turned into an impressive live video, so their fanbase… Continue reading

LORDI – Shake The Baby Silent

LORDI release their new single & video ‘Shake The Baby Silent’ on 8th November, this is the first track to be taken from their upcoming album ‘Killection: A Fictional Compilation’ which is due out on 31st January on AFM Records. This song is one of the newest on the album’s fictional time line, supposedly to have been released in 1995. The song is available on all streaming and digital platforms and you can order this & pre-order your copy of “Killection” here: https://shop.afm-records.de/de/lordi/ AFM Records are extremely excited to announce the new album ‘Killection’ from the acclaimed Finnish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal monsters LORDI!… Continue reading

H.E.A.T – “Rise”

Recently, H.E.A.T announced their brand-new album “H.E.A.T II” which is set to be released early next year. “H.E.A.T II” is the first album to be produced entirely by the band – with Jona Tee and Dave Dalone as producers. “This is what we would sound like if we made a debut album 2019, hence the title.” The recent single “One By One” (released September 27th) gave a first glance into what is to come for the new album, followed today by the anthem “Rise”. The band explains: “Rise is about uniting and rebelling against the powers that be. Whatever that… Continue reading

CRYSTAL VIPER – Bright Lights

CRYSTAL VIPER released new video and single, “Bright Lights”, taken from their forthcoming studio album, “Tales Of Fire And Ice”. The album will be released on November 22 on AFM Records, and will be available as CD, limited edition vinyl LP, and digital download. Both physical versions (CD and LP) will include special, additional bonus tracks. Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/28q5YbAYtpp32lmZFeEyPi Pre-orders: https://fanlink.to/TalesOfFireAndIce In other news, the band recently welcomed new drummer, Cederick Forsberg (BLAZON STONE, ROCKA ROLLAS), who will debut live on stage on the forthcoming tour that starts at the end of November in Portugal. CRYSTAL VIPER is a female fronted heavy… Continue reading