KORPIKLAANI – ‘Beer Beer’ Feat. Christopher Bowes

2018 will go down in the history as an important year for KORPIKLAANI. The band celebrated its 15th anniversary, released their 10th album ‘Kulkija’ and finally wrapped up the year with a successful North American tour in December. 2019 will be just as busy. The Finnish Folk Metal Superstars will start the year with an 8-date Finnish tour and will be joined on stage with a brass section from Lahti Sinfonia. With KORPIKLAANI attracting a wide and varied audience, it is especially nice that the tour includes also two all-ages shows at Nosturi in Helsinki and Finlandia Klubi in Lahti. The show in Helsinki will be… Continue reading

OVERKILL – Welcome To The Garden State

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will unleash their 19th studio record, ‘The Wings Of War’, on February 22, 2019, via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band launches their multi-part documentary series entitled ‘Welcome To The Garden State’. Watch as the band details their beginning and how each member was introduced here. Stay tuned for the upcoming episodes that will detail the journey to the upcoming album, ‘The Wings Of War’. Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth comments, “The time has come for a first taste; ‘Last Man Standing’. This cut got the unanimous nod to open ‘The Wings of War’, all the way back to the first demos in March, so much so, it was mock… Continue reading

OOMPH! – Tausend Mann Und Ein Befehl

Today’s the music video premiere of the brand new OOMPH! single “Tausend Mann und ein Befehl” of the upcoming studio album Ritual – out on January 18th. CRAP, DERO und FLUX on the song and important message of the new single: “We are very excited to show you our brandnew video of “TAUSEND MANN UND EIN BEFEHL”! This song is about the tragedy of blindly following orders during warfare. Without a strict hierarchy most wars would certainly not happen.” OOMPH! will then hit the road starting this March! Check out all upcoming European tour dates listed below & meet OOMPH! on their RITUAL TOUR 2019! 01.03.19 DE –… Continue reading

STEVE HACKETT – new album

Following the tremendous success of 2017’s The Night Siren” (charted at #22 in Germany, #28 in the UK), legendary former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces the release of his new studio album At The Edge Of Light on the 25th January 2019. The album which features ten songs, sees Steve unite a vast amount of styles ranging from guitar driven rock to epic orchestration, from world music to the reflective and atmospheric all brought together in Steve Hackett’s unique style. Steve says: “In these dangerous times, deep shadows feel even sharper than usual and we find ourselves standing at the edge of light… The contrast… Continue reading

BEAST IN BLACK – ‘From Hell With Love’ – Inspiration

Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK lie in wait for the release of their sophomore album ‘From Hell With Love’, on February 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the group has launched the second album trailer, in which band founder Anton Kabanen and vocalist Yannis Papadopoulos talk about the inspiration sources for their upcoming record. Pre-order the album digitally to receive ‘Sweet True Lies’ instantly! Listen to ‘Sweet True Lies’ in the NB Novelties Playlists: http://nblast.de/SpotifyNovelties / http://nblast.de/AppleMusicNovelties /http://nblast.de/SpotifyUKNukeBox BEAST IN BLACK live: ‘From Hell With Love Tour 2019’ 20.02. FIN Turku – Apollo 21.02. FIN Jyväskylä – Lutakko 22.02. FIN Tampere – Pakkahuone 23.02. FIN Helsinki – The Circus w/ TURMION KÄTILÖT 27.02. D Hamburg –… Continue reading

CALL ME AMOUR – Tourniquet

The man behind CALL ME AMOUR Harry Radford (Ex Yashin) is no stranger to success in the music industry, yet understands through experience, the pitfalls that can accompany it. “It’s taken me a couple years to even want to find my voice again, I was forcing it for so long at the end of my musical career in the past, that I didn’t know if I wanted to come back to it. My life has been a crazy ride since the end of Yashin and I’m lucky enough to come back to music in a position where I don’t really… Continue reading

SOILWORK – Witan

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have released a short teaser for the upcoming music video for the next single, ‘Witan.’ The song is taken from their impatiently awaited 11th album,’Verkligheten’,  which marks their first in more than three years and also the first to feature Thusgaard on drums, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016.Watch the official music video for ‘Full Moon Shoals’ and pre-order the album here: http://nuclearblast.com/soilwork-verkligheten Get/listen to the song here: http://nblast.de/SoilworkFullMoonShoals ‘Verkligheten’ is set to be released on January 11, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The first edition digipack, as well as the vinyl versions, will also contain the exclusive ‘Underworld’ EP, containing 4 more songs (see tracklist below). The digipack version will also feature special… Continue reading

10:13 – Beyond the Grip of Humanity

One-man instrumental black metal act 10:13 have released the official video for “Beyond the Grip of Humanity,” the second single from their forthcoming debut album Result of an Iron Age. Stream/Purchase “Beyond the Grip of Humanity” 1013.bandcamp.com/track/beyond-the-grip-of-humanity 10:13 will release debut album Result of an Iron Age on January 24, 2019. From the mind of multi-instrumentalist/composer Neil Carter and inclusive of a guest appearance by Derek Sherinian (PLANET X), Result of an Iron Age is a bleak, futuristic soundtrack to humanity’s descent into a hellish, post-apocalyptic world. Indeed, the album’s 11 tracks form a cohesive whole, a musical journey that transcends the common constructs of depressive black metal by… Continue reading

Master’s Call – From Once Beneath The Cursed

With the release of their debut EP ‘Morbid Black Trinity’ looming, Master’s Call have premiered a new music video for ‘From Once Beneath The Cursed’. Recorded at Parlour Studios (Napalm Death, At The Gates, Sikth) ‘From Once Beneath The Cursed’ is the Wolverhampton Black Metal group’s first music performance video. “The track is about a physical embodiment formed from the underlying evil and madness of the world, and we have a depiction of this running throughout the video in the form of a decrepit figure awakening and rising”, explains guitarist Dave Powell. “These scenes in a small cellar that had been… Continue reading

SOILWORK – Stålfågel (OFFICIAL TRAILER #3)

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have released a video trailer in which singer Björn “Speed” Strid talks about the band’s most recent single, ‘Stålfågel’. The song is taken from their impatiently awaited 11th album, ‘Verkligheten’,  which marks their first in more than three years and also the first to feature Thusgaard on drums, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016. ‘Verkligheten’ is set to be released on January 11, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The first edition digipack, as well as the vinyl versions, will also contain the exclusive ‘Underworld’ EP, containing 4 more songs (see tracklist below).The digipack version will also feature special artwork with lavish foil print.The album as well as accompanying merchandise is now available… Continue reading