YOB – Amoeba Green Room Session

YOB, who kick off a new round of North American tour dates on Tuesday, share a recently taped Amoeba Green Room session. The session was filmed during the band’s previous national tour and features the songs “The Lie That is Sin,” “Breathing from the Shallows,” and “Our Raw Heart,” the title track from the band’s critically-acclaimed 2018 album. Our Raw Heart surfaced on a wide range of best of 2018 lists, nabbing the #1 spot in Decibel Magazine’s extensive year-end issue, as well as receiving nods from NPR, Rolling Stone, ArtForum, Mashable, New York Magazine’s Vulture, Noisey, Treble and more.… Continue reading

OCTOBER TIDE – I, The Polluter

Sweden’s melodic death/doom metal masters OCTOBER TIDE, feat. ex-Katatonia guitarists Fredrik and Mattias Norrman, premiere the first single from their upcoming, sixth studio album, “In Splendor Below”. The album is set to be released on May 17th worldwide via Agonia Records, while the new track titled “I, The Polluter” is available for listening With a history tracing back to the epicentre of melodic death metal in Sweden,OCTOBER TIDE have come a long way and have generated a spark that is strongly felt in the energy of the scene. “In Splendor Below” is the latest addition to their vibrant discography of guitar-driven, emotive death/doom metal art. It packs some of the most authentic and unique compositions from the capable… Continue reading

Moran Magal – Under Your Bed

 Bands that started off in metal and shape-shifted a bit towards singer-songwriter, indie or folkish rock later are plenty today. But what would happen if a gifted, dedicated and poetic singer-songwriter and indie pianist turned her head towards metal? The answer is here: MORAN MAGAL is happening right now, and an ambitious feat of an album will see the light very soon. Now before this thoughtful Israeli woman got positioned to go out all guns blazing, she went on an intense spiritual journey into the realm of metal, constantly testing her own artistic fidelity as her own transformation progresses and more… Continue reading

GOLD – “Taken By Storm”

Dutch avant-garde dark rock ensemble, GOLD, have released the video for their track Taken By Storm – which will hit streaming platforms from tomorrow. The track is taken from their upcoming album, titled Why Aren’t You Laughing? which will be released on April 5 via Artoffact Records. Of the video guitarist, Thomas Sciarone, comments: “Black metal has been one of the few constants in my music consumption since it hit me first in 1993. If you’d have the chance to dissect some of the GOLD songs and listen to the guitar layers, you’d hear that there’s a lot of black metal in… Continue reading

THE DAMNED THINGS – About The Song “Cells”

THE DAMNED THINGS announced their long-awaited return recently with the release of their new single,’Cells’, off their forthcoming album High Crimes due April 26 via Nuclear Blast Records. In the second album trailer released today, guitarist Joe Trohman discusses the band’s new single ‘Cells’ and the idea behind the music video. Check out what he has to say, here Pre-order High Crimes in both digital and physical formats from this location:nuclearblast.com/thedamnedthings-highcrimes High Crimes was produced by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR, AMON AMARTH) and is the follow up to 2010’s hugely successful debut album, Ironiclast. Nine years ago, Scott Ian – guitarist and co-founder of legendary thrash metal outfit, ANTHRAX – took a meeting with Joe Trohman (also a… Continue reading

Inglorious – “Glory Days”

Inglorious are thrilled to announce the brand new video “Glory Days”, set for release on Tuesday 19th March. You can watch video premiere on Planet Rock About “Glory Days” frontman Nathan James says: “This song is so special to me and on our recent tour I loved singing it every night. I wrote the lyrics in about 10 minutes and knew it was the most honest I had been as a songwriter. It’s about the end of my last relationship and the fact that sometimes you know someone is right for you and you believe they are your soul mate…but… Continue reading

FULL OF HELL – Burning Myrrh

Extreme harsh-grinding quartet FULL OF HELL make their Relapse debut with their most explosive album to date, Weeping Choir, coming May 17th. Dynamic, pissed, and wholly urgent, the highly anticipated Weeping Choir is a definitive statement of intent by one of the underground’s most dynamic and virulent entities. Watch the official video for Weeping Choir’s opening track “Burning Myrrh”, directed by Cody Stauder HERE. Weeping Choir is due out May 17th on CD/LP/CS/Digital. Physical packages are available for pre-order via Relapse.com . Digital Downloads / Streaming Services are available . FULL OF HELL will the headline the Weeping Caustic Torment North American tour… Continue reading

Neal Morse – “Get Behind Me Satan” feat. Ted Leonard

 ‘Jesus Christ The Exorcist’ is a monumental project in the already impressive discography of the American singer, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and progressive rock composer Neal Morse. A decade in the making, this Prog Rock Musical was written and produced by Morse and features an all-star cast of vocalists and musicians. The double album set contains two hours of music that encompasses the entire musical spectrum that Morse is known for. Lyrically, of course, it tells the Story of Stories. Discussing the first single from the album, ‘Get Behind Me Satan’, Morse says: ”I don’t know why it came to me in quite this way, but… Continue reading

Alpha Wolf – Sub-Zero

 Los Angeles, CA – Fault in and of itself is a blameless word; it’s the weight we decide to put into the direction it’s thrown that defines who we are. Melbourne’s Alpha Wolf have spent the past few years growing, learning, understanding, and accepting, and through that growth has come realisation, as guitarist Sabian Lynch explains. “Fault is our way of opening up, and doing our best to show that it’s okay to mess up, it’s okay to fail, it’s okay make mistakes, as long as we can find ways to grow from it. We always want to be… Continue reading

Destrage – “Horsepower” / new album title?

After 1 week of letting fans vote on their new album name, Italy’s Destrage has announced the true title of their fifth full-length: The Chosen One – which will be released May 24th via Metal Blade Records. The trailers for the fake album names can be viewed below: For a preview of the album, a video for the title track can be seen now at: metalblade.com/Destrage – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –jewelcase-CD –light yellow vinyl / includes CD (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies) –pink / blue marbled vinyl / includes CD (EU exclusive – limited to… Continue reading