DERANGED – A Murderous Indonesian Siege

Sweden’s death metal long-runners DERANGED, whose last album “Struck By A Murderous Siege” was released in 2016, present a music video for the album’s title track. The video was filmed by The Metal Rebel and features a recap of the band’s headlining tour of Indonesia, which took place in 2016. As previously reported, DERANGED has parted ways with their vocalist, Anders Johansson. The band’s choise as his successor fell on Johan Bergström (Visceral Bleeding), with whom the band will emerge on a new string of European dates this season. First confirmed shows are available below. “Struck By A Murderous Siege” – DERANGED’s first studio album in five years and ninth altogether – … Continue reading

KHEMMIS – Isolation

Denver doomed heavy metal quartet KHEMMIS have issued the first details and lead single for their anxiously-anticipated third album, Desolation. Confirmed for release on 22nd June, Desolation will see release via 20 Buck Spin in North America and via Nuclear Blast Entertainment throughout the rest of the world. The bewitching cover artwork for the new album was created by Sam Turner (Black Breath, 3 Inches Of Blood, In The Company Of Serpents). Debut single ‘Isolation’ has also been made public today, alongside an esoteric video directed by Italo Ganni. You can view the video here. Desolation is now available for pre-order now: All formats: Limited Edition Orange Vinyl: Limited Edition Digisleeve CD: Limited … Continue reading

BOOZE & GLORY – festivals & tour

BOOZE & GLORY who kick off their next North American tour this week in Chicago have added more festivals and club shows in Europe through summer. Check out the dates added to an already packed schedule. Check out the new video for “The Time Is Now” shot on tour at the end of last year here. BOOZE & GLORY recently walked away with an award at the Inaugural Vive Le Rock Awards, which took place at the O2 Academy, Islington in London. BOOZE & GLORY have already clocked up over 100 shows so far since the critically acclaimed release of ’Chapter … Continue reading

TAX THE HEAT – ‘Cut Your Chains’ Live

Electrifying Bristolian rockers TAX THE HEAT recently spent the day at YouTube Space in London to record a live session. To celebrate kicking off their UK tour today, the band have released the first live video from that shoot. Watch the video for new single, ‘Cut Your Chains’, here “Cut Your Chains is all about being free and living your life. Do what ever the hell you like”, explains vocalist Alex Veale. ” When we first played it live it got the place jumping, I think there is something just fundamentally fun about the tune and people connect with that. When we spoke about the next single we decided … Continue reading


After taking the world of rock music by storm with last year’s surprise hit Amber Galactic,which also got nominated for a Swedish Grammy in the process, and leaving people speechless after a breath-taking first European tour in November/December, Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA have completed the works on their impatiently awaited next album, Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough.The band has just wrapped up shooting the official music video for the first single off the album. Commented the band: “Recording this video was like combining different dimensions in a space cocktail. Numerous times during the video shoot, band members had to call the tax authorities, to confirm … Continue reading

The Heretic Order – Evil Rising

The Heretic Order today unveil the cover art for their upcoming new album ‘EVIL RISING’ which will be released by Massacre records on June 22, 2018. The long awaited and highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s ‘All Hail The Order’ was produced by Will Maya (The Answer, Breed 77) and The Heretic Order. Prior to their special guest appearance on the return of PIST.ON tour The Heretic Order play five headline shows across the UK. Catch them here: THE HERETIC ORDER June 2018 15th         LEEDS – Temple Of Boom Meat Locker 16th         OXFORD – The Cellar 17th         COVENTRY – Arches … Continue reading

Primitai – The Calling

Get ready as something special is about to be unleashed, heed “The Calling” by PRIMITAI – a killer slab of high quality melodic metal! Primitai (pronouned Primi-tie) are a London based melodic metal band drawing inspiration from classic heavy metal and combining it with a modern production, intensity and a subtle progressive edge. Whether sharing the stage with NWOBHM bands like Saxon, power metallers Edguy, thrash bands like Warbringer, or even Scandinavian sleaze rock like Crashdiet, the power, melody and intensity of Primitai’s songs and performance has struck a chord with fans across a wide spectrum of metal. It’s also … Continue reading


Roterfeld are not only rocking the long-awaited fans with their new single “Bring Your Own Star To Life”, but also millions of smartphones. The video “Bring Your Own Star To Life” is the single preview to the new album “Hamlet At Sunset” (out: 4. May 2018) and was chosen by the social media app “” for the worldwide smartphone release 2018. From smashing guitars in the opener “No Friend of Mine” and the distinctive synths of “Bring Your Own Star to Life” via virtuosic orchestral arrangements to even an eye-winking flirt with pop music, Roterfeld are juggling with musical styles and … Continue reading

Sentient Horror – Enter Crypts Below

New Jersey based Death Metallers SENTIENT HORROR have unleashed a lyric video for the song “Enter Crypts Below”! The track is taken from the band’s new EP “The Crypts Below”, which is out now via Testimony Records. Featuring 4 new songs and a cover version of the EDGE OF SANITY classic “Darkday”, it paints a beautifully haunting landscape that celebrates Death Metal’s past while carving a hollow path towards the future. Full stream and ordering options: + Continue reading

Refuge – From The Ashes

Refuge marks the reunion of arguably the most successful, line-up of the German metal band Rage, featuring Peavy Wagner, Manni Schmidt and Christos Efthimiadis. Coming together in 1988, they parted ways in 1994, with Wagner continuing Rage, Schmidt joining Grave Digger and Efthimiadis eventually joining Tri State Corner. After a long period with no contact, the trio met up in 2014 and decided to play a secret show in their hometown Herne (Germany) under the moniker ‘Tres Hombres’. Aside from word of mouth and social media rumblings, the show was not promoted and therefore one where you had to be … Continue reading