On October 6th, Damnation Defaced unveiled the story around Daza Znieh, the “Invader From Beyond”. Within their newest video “The Key To Your Voice” the band repairs to the spaceship which contains the genetic heritage of Daza Znieh and seeks for a new habitable planet for her. The haunting atmosphere and the anthemic chorus take the listener along to a fundamental point of the journey which is described through the quintet’s current album. Since their foundation in 2006, Damnation Defaced have always typified groovy and rhythmically experienced death metal, which never forgets the brutality and the trademarks of the genre … Continue reading

AXEMASTER – 10,000 Pound Hammer

AXEMASTER has released a new video for the song “10,000 Pound Hammer”. That song is on the new album “Crawling Chaos”, which was released November 24th, 2017 via PURE STEEL RECORDS. The Album is available as CD and Download. Two years after the release of the „Overture To Madness“ album, the current edition of AXEMASTER delivers their second album of new material, titled „Crawling Chaos“ (both through Pure Steel Records). With the vocals of Geoff McGraw (AXEMASTER singer since 2013), as well as the additions of second lead guitarist Damin Bennett and drummer Denny Archer, AXEMASTER is back stronger than … Continue reading

STARBLIND – “Tears Of A Soldier”

STARBLIND has released a video for the song “Tears Of A Soldier”. That song is on the new album “Never Seen Again”, which was released Novermber 24th, 2017 via PURE STEEL RECORDS. The Album is available as CD and Download. With their third album “Never Seen Again” STARBLIND convince totally. The musical direction is close to IRON MAIDEN, but of course with their own unique style influences. Since “Dying son” in 2015 some points changed. The most important one is the new vocalist Marcus Sannefjord Olkerud (Ex-Rocka Rollas) who is able to sing with power, epical and speedy. The band makes … Continue reading

SPEED LIMIT – “Good Year For Bad Habits”

SPEED LIMIT release brandnew videoclip:  „Good Year For Bad Habits“ –  the perfect song for New Years Eve and a best resolution for 2018 – not only fort he hard rocking minority but for everyone. The Melodic Metal Veterans from Austria offer a serious alternative to heavy rotation of „Last Christmas“! Make your neighbours stumble while doing their odd midnight walz. Speed Limit wants you to play this version as loud as possible for this turn oft he year and forevermore. This ain´t no „Dinner For One“. A partycrasher for every metalhead worldwide! Taken from the album SPEED LIMIT „Anywhere … Continue reading

CRUCIFYRE – “Post Vulcanic Black”

Swedish Heavy-Thrashers CRUCIFYRE have announced their third full-length: “Post Vulcanic Black”! The album will be released on 9th February 2018 via Pulverised Records. Armed with a revamped line-up, “Post Vulcanic Black” still retains a lethal dose of catchy Blackened Thrash and offers a grandiose slab of raw intense riffs – musically their best effort to date! A lyric video for the title track, done by Romanian illustrator Costin Chioreanu (Grave, At The Gates, Grave Miasma), is available at this location. The cover for “Post Vulcanic Black” was designed by Thrashing Rage, with additional Serpentagram artwork by Obssessed By Cruelty. Continue reading

Nevicate – Shattered

Nevicate is a fresh metal band from Joensuu, Finland whose music is a mixture of symphonic tones, pop vibes and electronic elements. The band released their debut single ‘Shattered’ and its music video can be seen here. The single that reaches catchy but even progressive spheres includes profound keyboard arrangements and tritonal harmonic singing that create harmony to balance with the gritty guitar riffs. ”Shattered” is a blend of feminine power, masculine headbanging and melancholic moodiness. The lyrics of ”Shattered” deal with locked-away feelings, wounds caused by negligence and eventually fragmentation of one’s self-image. “Shattered” is produced in collaboration with … Continue reading

TEMPLETON PEK – Nowhere to Hide

Templeton Pek and Ibanez have teamed up to present you an exclusive stream of “Nowhere To Hide”, the opening track from the forthcoming album “Watching The World Come Undone”. “Watching The World Come Undone” will be released on February 23rd, 2018! – Here you can preorder the album: https://lnk.to/WatchingTheWorldComeUndone Don’t miss Templeton Pek on tour in January: 17.01.2018    Munich – Backstage (w/Flash Forward) 18.01.2018    Vienna – Arena Wien 19.01.2018    Nuremberg – Z-Bau (w/Los Fastidios) **NEW** 20.01.2018    Annaberg-Buchholz – Alte Brauerei (w/Los Fastidios) **NEW** 21.01.2018    Berlin – Cassiopeia (w/Flash Forward) 22.01.2018    Hamburg – Marx (w/Flash Forward) 24.01.2018    Wiesbaden – Schlachthof (w/Flash … Continue reading

THAUROROD – The Commonwealth Lives

“The Commonwealth Lives” is the second single taken from the new album “Coast Of Gold”, which will be released on February 16th, 2018! A fast-paced and highly energetic track that deals with a historic topic lyrically. – Or as vocalist Andi explains it: In 1644, Oliver Cromwell led his Ironsides Cavalry to victory in the battle of Marston Moor, and set in motion a movement which would end with the execution of the king. Though Cromwell’s Commonwealth only lasted 11 years, its memory would forever limit the power which any British monarch could hold over the people. The song is … Continue reading

Tarja – “Feliz Navidad”

This year, Tarja is bringing the festive season early with the release of her brand new Christmas album “from Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a dark Christmas)” on November 17. This Christmas you can expect the unexpected. The album includes 11 Christmas classics and brings them to a never before seen level, uniquely blending Tarja’s classically trained voice with darker gothic influences. Utilizing the sound of a grand orchestra, the most successful Finnish solo artist puts a sinister spin on traditional songs like “O Tannenbaum”, “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” and “Feliz Navidad”, reminding the listener of a dark … Continue reading

Myles Kennedy – Year Of The Tiger

Coming on the heels of the recent announcement of his debut solo album Year Of The Tiger, Myles Kennedy has released the video for the title track. The music video is directed by Dan Sturgess and is based on a concept that was created from a discussion between Kennedy and his manager. The video follows a reflective Kennedy as he travels through the memory of the loss of his father in 1974 – the year of the tiger. Year Of The Tiger is currently available for pre-order in various bundle configurations at: http://smarturl.it/YearOfTheTiger-NPR and www.MylesKennedy.com. Starting today, the album is … Continue reading