SUFFOCATION + BELPHEGOR – London show in April!

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION and diabolic death/black commando BELPHEGOR have teamed up for a co-headlining tour across Europe in April, due to feature a show in London at The Underworld on April 15th! Special guests will be GOD DETHRONED and supporting acts NORDJEVEL and DARKRISE. The tour will kick off in Ludwigsburg on April 4th, with more dates and cities due to be announced soon. Spread the word! Tickets for London are on sale now, via the link below: BELPHEGOR + SUFFOCATION + GOD DETHRONED + NORDJEVEL + DARKRISE Europe Under Black Death Metal Fire Tour 04.04.              DE        Ludwigsburg – Rockfabrik 05.04.             … Continue reading

CHILDREN OF BODOM – ‘Hexed’ Musical Direction (OFFICIAL TRAILER #3

Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM are set to release their tenth album, Hexed, on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, guitar-wielding frontman Alexi chats about the musical direction of the band’s new album. Alexi comments, “This time around, we had Daniel on guitar for the first time. It is a lot of fun for me to work with that dude ’cause he is very enthusiastic and has that hunger and drive to be involved. I love that drive and fire. He calls me up asking questions and throwing ideas around. Saying, ‘Ya, let’s get together and jam.’ I haven’t really had that in my life for a long time now that I think about… Continue reading

ELUVEITIE – Euro Tour

We all wade through archetypes. We all ARE archetypes. Distant echoes of a life both primeval and noble. To embrace these archetypes, to accept them not only as a part of life but as life itself is what some may call enlightenment, some peace of mind. ELUVEITIE call it »Ategnatos«. And by using their longest gap between two Metal albums to gather momentum, they just forged their strongest album around it. »Ategnatos« will be released on April 5th 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band revealed the stunning new album cover. This impressive artwork was created again by Travis Smith. The band states: “‘Ategnatos’ probably became our most… Continue reading

BEAST IN BLACK – From Hell With Love

On February 8th, up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK will finally unleash their highly anticipated new album From Hell With Love via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the quintet has unveiled the first part of a track by track series covering the new album over on YouTube. Watch here to learn more about’Cry Out For A Hero’, ‘From Hell With Love’, ‘Sweet True Lies’ and ‘Repentless’ From Hell With Love can now be pre-ordered in various formats, here: beastinblack.com/fhwl.html The album formats are as follows: – DIGIPACK CD + PATCH (Mail Order only!) – DIGIPACK CD – 2 LP (black + orange) – DIGITAL States Anton, “‘Die By The Blade’ is one of the ‘Berserk’ manga related… Continue reading

Mother Feather – “Man, I Wish You Were Here”

New York City‘s Mother Feather are kicking off 2019 with brand new video for “Man, I Wish You Were Here.” The video originally debuted at the Triskelion Arts Dance Film Festival in November of 2018. Watch the video and listen to more cuts from Constellation Baby out on Metal Blade Records / Blacklight Media Records. Vocalist Ann Courtney elaborates on the concept behind the video and what makes it special: “I am a huge fan of artist Lia Bonfilio’s short-format dance films, and watching them on Instagram while listening to mixes for ‘Man, I Wish You Were Here’ gave me… Continue reading

DIABOLICAL – We Are Diabolical

 Blackened death metallers Diabolical will release their sixth studio album “Eclipse”, to be released on February 15th via Indie Recordings. The first two singles off the upcoming album, “We Are Diabolical” and “Betrayal” are out now! More than twenty years after their formation in northern Sweden, innovative death/black metal hybrid DIABOLICAL proves to be more vital than ever and puts forth “Eclipse”, a concept album reflecting on the dark side of humanity that forces the listener to explore his own diabolical side. The album is a tour de force with spitting musical and aesthetic complexity swirling around a dense soundscape of excellently distilled and refined ideas, altogether forming… Continue reading

TEMPERANCE – ‘The Last Hope In A World Of Hopes’

 TEMPERANCE is where exceptional vocal melodies, energetic Metal guitar riffing and symphonic atmospheres meet in perfect harmony! Different from most Symphonic Metal bands, these Italians bring together no less than three vocalists, all adding their own style and flavor to the ensemble. The combination of Alessia Scolletti’s crystalline voice, the strong timbre of Michele Guaitoli and the rough vocals of mastermind and guitarist Marco Pastorino, makes TEMPERANCE stand out completely. This vibrant five-piece has now joined forces with Napalm Records and is ready to take the next step! Marco Pastorino (Vocalist/guitarist/main songwriter of TEMPERANCE) on the new signing:”We are thrilled to announce that we are joining… Continue reading

Erica Drive – All We Are

 UK tunesmiths ERICA DRIVE have just released a brand new video for their alluring new single, All We Are – which is taken from the band’s explosive sophomore EP, The Hate, The Hurt, The Healing, out everywhere on Friday 12th April. ERICA DRIVE were officially formed at the start of 2017, when vocalist/guitarist Matt Underdown and guitarist Frank Harding worked on some initial song ideas, simply for the love of creating music. As the project gained momentum, long-time friends Sam Firmin (guitar & vocals) and Damien Carter (drums) joined the ranks. The newly-formed band then hit the rehearsal room… Continue reading

SWORN ENEMY – new album

 After turning back the clock in 2018 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their Jamey Jasta-produced debut, “As Real As It Gets,” the Queens, New York-based SWORN ENEMY resets their sights on the present day with their punishing new album “Gamechanger.” Due April 5 via M-Theory Audio, the album – produced by Robb Flynn of Machine Head, and engineered, mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren (Suffocation, Fallujah, Warbringer) – features 11 tracks that expertly fuse metal, thrash and New York hardcore. A brief teaser can be seen/heard at this location Vocalist and founding member Sal Lococo says the new… Continue reading