SHIBALBA – Aligment I Fa Ra On

 Greek/Swedish band SHIBALBA release first single from the upcoming album “Stars Al-Med Hum”, due out on November 23rd via Agonia Records. The new track is titled “Alignment I Fa Ra On”, and is available for streaming SHIBALBA was created by the members of black metal bands, Acherontas and Nåstrond. It differs greatly from the aforementioned acts, with main focus set on expressing shamanic, trance-like states, by the use of ethnic instruments and musical technics peculiar to religious rituals. In doing so, the band also incorporates contemporary synthesizers and guitar drones. Some of the more traditional instruments they use include Tibetan horns & singing bowls, bone & horne trumpets, darbukas, ceremonial bells & gongs… Continue reading

Irk – I Bleed Horses

Leeds 3 piece Irk make ugly, angular, noise-fused, math rock, consisting of drums, bass, and vocals. Having recently announced the release of their debut album “Recipes from the Bible” on 7th December, Irk have now shared an intense live session video featuring new track ‘I Bleed Horses’, recorded by Technoir Productions in Leeds. Vocalist Jack Gordon comments, ‘I Bleed Horses is inspired by the myriad arbitrary manifestations of horrible masculinity and all the awful bile that is effectively normalised as a result. Parts of the song can be quite triggering, which isn’t fun, but when the most powerful world leader is on… Continue reading

BaK – Dasha Hara

Enigmatic Australian project BaK are set to release their first music in the UK in late 2018 – the Flower EP will be released on the 30thNovember 2018. BaK are an intricate fusion of progressive rock and strong Indian & Middle Eastern themes – ‘ethno prog’. Like Tool doing a tribute to Disney’s Aladdin! BaK’s music is a blend of traditional Middle Eastern and Indian music, with a haunting, eerie vocal, and a rock/metal section occasionally brought in and out as a feature. The band’s first release ‘Flower’ seamlessly weaves in and out of purposeful heavy chord sections with enormous… Continue reading

Smash Into Pieces – In Need Of Medicine

 With 3 released albums, 11 singles, more than 40 million streams on Spotify and 8 million views on Youtube, Smash Into Pieces are now releasing their fourth studio album, EVOLVER. The alternative rock band Smash Into Pieces made a big breakthrough in their home country Sweden in 2015 with their second album release, *The Apocalypse DJ*. The following years contained several world tour as support to bands like Alter Bridge, Halestorm, Amaranthe to name a few… In 2017 the band released their third album *Rise & Shine*. The success continued and the international massive touring made ways to new fans. With… Continue reading

The Survival Code – Take It As It Is

THE SURVIVAL CODE continue to go from strength to strength. Last month, the highly-rated alt-rockers dropped their much-acclaimed sophomore album, Hopelessness Of People, through Good Deeds Music Ltd. The band now release a spanking new video, Take It As It Is If you are new to the band, THE SURVIVAL CODE are a ultra-impressive rock duo based in London, with a front-man from Dublin. Combining passion, outstanding musicianship, and raucous live performances, the twosome deliver concise burly rock cuts that strike and ignite your senses. The band have garnered support from many industry tastemakers, picking up coverage from Kerrang!, Classic Rock, Powerplay, Rock Sound Magazine, as well… Continue reading

NEW SINGLE/LYRIC VIDEO FROM NORWEGIAN FAANEFJELL

“Styggedommen Vaakner” is the first single from the upcoming album “Dovrefall” Faanefjell is the musical embodiment of an era where two countries were one kingdom. The human civilization had developed electrical lightning and dynamite to once and for all conquer the Scandinavian forests and mountains and drive the Trolls further into oblivion. Faanefjell uses lyrics deeply inspired by Scandinavian folklore mixed in with symphonic black metal. But make no mistake – there is no princess in the tower or happily ever after in the realm of Faanefjell. Only shadows, trolls and songs long forgotten Continue reading

MATT FINUCANE Announces New EP

Brighton-based musician Matt Finucane is set to release his new EP “Disquiet” on October 19th via Crude Records! Happy to be “an explorer and purveyor of the wonderfully unconventional and confrontational”, as Ringmaster Reviews wrote. He takes his influences from art rock, Krautrock and horrible electronic noise, and says: “All my heroes are safely dead, but it’s not just playing at being Music’s Bad Conscience – I can recall when music meant something, in these days of deadly sonic perfection and pretend grit.” Gigs are solo acoustic, in a duo, or full electric as the occasion demands. Albums are DIY-released… Continue reading

ROTTEN EVISCERATION’s second single is here!

You can enjoy the new song “Rotten Evisceration” on https://gutsandblood.bandcamp.com/track/rotten-evisceration-2nd-single as well on youtube The lyric video for the first single, “Ascending From The Putrid Grave”, is available here Both songs are taken from the upcoming album “Ancient Grave Ascension”, which will hit the stores, November 01st, via Clabasster Records in Germany and Blood Spattered Axe Records/Guts´n´Blood Records rest of the world! Get it here » https://gutsandblood.bandcamp.com It will be released on a three-panel digipak format, with exclusive artwork done by Indonesian artist Raymond Art (Stigmatuary, Decomposed, Bloodshed, Neoplassis, Swarm Of Serpents, Slaves Of Suffering…) Featuring a raw death metal… Continue reading

CORNERSTONE GOES CINEMATIC

Like many other music artists before, Cornerstone get the opportunity to act in a movie: Bassplayer/Keyboarder Michael Wachelhofer will play a (little) role as a department manager in the British drama LITTLE JOE, which will hit the European cinemas next year. The english actor BEN WHISHAW, famous for his starring in PERFUME (Patrick Suesskind) and for his role as Q in the last two JAMES BOND movies, will be the star in this drama. Beside that Cornerstone is already planning the next year’s music schedule. There will also be a bigger tour, more details to be announced! More details about… Continue reading

ZOMBIES ATE MY GIRLFRIEND Premiere First Track from Forthcoming Album

(Photo Credit – Laura McCullagh) Shun the Reptile, the vicious new album from Cape Town’s Zombies Ate My Girlfriend releases on the 2nd November 2018. The band have decided to give you a taste of what’s to come and release one track before the album drops. “Immolation” delves into some dark and very real subject matter about daily life in South Africa, guitarist Adriano Rodrigues comments: “ We live in a very violent place. There are things that happen here regularly that would send shivers down the spines of most first world citizens. Baby’s being thrown in the trash, children… Continue reading