ASTROSAUR / Poyekhali Premiere

ASTROSAUR’s virtuous necro-nautic universe consists of equal parts instrumental rock and post-metal, studded with lavish prog-, jazzmathrock- and black metal ornaments. „The general public perceives academia and heavy metal as rivals, but ASTROSAUR, whose members studied at the Conservatory of Music in Kristiansand, lean toward the intellectual without sacrificing any authenticity“, Invisible Oranges said about the Oslo 3-piece. Virtuous guitarist and main song writer Eirik Kråkenes has filled in as a session musician for Norwegian acts Leprous and Ihsahn, among many others… he is one of those people you meet at literally every European metal festival, but always with a… Continue reading

THE SHAKING SENSATIONS (Pelagic Rec.) Premiere New Track: ‘Tremendous Efforts’

Copenhagen-based instrumental 5-piece THE SHAKING SENSATIONS are finally back with a follow up to their critically acclaimed 2013 album Start Stop Worrying. October 4th will see the release of How Are We To Fight The Blight?, an album that has been 6 years in the making. THE SHAKING SENSATIONS have expanded the classic post-rock constellation by addition of a second drummer, allowing the band to develop a unique approach to the rhythm section and a fresh and unconventional take on instrumental rock music. During 4 extensive European tours, the band have shared the stage with acts such as Caspian, And… Continue reading

Maltese Metallers BOUND TO PREVAIL Release New Video

Extreme Metal Quintet Unveil Lyric Video For Irreverent Progeny Carrying on with already impressive 2019, Maltese extreme metal quintet Bound To Prevail have unveiled their new video for the track “Irreverant Progeny”! The video, which received premieres on New Noise Magazine (USA), Distorted Sound Magazine (UK) and Kvlt Magazine (Poland) comes from their 2017 EP ‘Omen Of Iniquity’. Bound To Prevail’s brand of Death Metal is influenced by a wide variety of extreme music sub-genres, with each band member bringing their own distinct influences to the songwriting process. Bound To Prevail’s core sound fuses aggressive, frantic, pounding rhythmic passages, accentuated… Continue reading

MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST – Rock Steady

MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST have completed the recording sessions for their second studio album, Revelation, which is scheduled to be released on September 20th this year worldwide via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band release their first single, ‘Rock Steady’, as well as launching pre-orders for the new album. Get the song digitally here: http://nblast.de/MSFRockSteady “This song almost did not make it on the album”, says Michael Schenker. “It developed from a ‘maybe’ into a definite, after we swapped things around like an added solo, psychedelic pieces, the lyrics, the slide plus all the other goodies and sprinkles. It turned out to be a party song… Continue reading

BLOODY HAMMERS – Let Sleeping Corpses Lie

Two weeks before The Summoning will be unleashed, BLOODY HAMMERS release the third single and video “Let Sleeping Corpses Lie” from the new studio album. The Transylvania County based duo centered around mastermind Anders Manga draws the listener and viewer once again in a sinister and dark surrounding, that no band can evoke better in 2019 than BLOODY HAMMERS and their very own “Bloody Hammers Film Production”! Manga proves once more that he is the master of darkness! Anders Manga on the video and the song: “’Let Sleeping Corpses Lie’ was the first song I wrote for what has become The Summoning album. I really liked the song so it… Continue reading

THE NEW ROSES – new album

German Hard Rockers THE NEW ROSES are back to climb the rock Olympus with their fourth studio album Nothing But Wild! After successful live appearances all over the world, lately opening for KISS, and the invitation to tour with the legendary Scorpions in summer, the four piece around Timmy Rough is ready to deliver the long awaited follow up for One For The Road (2017), which hit the top 20 in Germany. The band on Nothing But Wild: “On Nothing But Wild, we fully concentrated on catchy songs with big melodies. Our goal was to record a strong and energetic Rock’n’Roll album without any frills and fillers. Simply… Continue reading

ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE – Bullshit Destroyer

New York/New Jersey Crossover veterans ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE have unveiled their first new song in 15 years today. The track, “Bullshit Destroyer,” is featured on the band’s upcoming EP, Life Without Pain is a Fucking Fantasy, that will be released by Innerstrength Records on August 9, 2019. “We chose “Bullshit Destroyer” to kick off Life Without Pain Is A Fucking Fantasy because it captures the overall feel of the record: energetic, fast, heavy, pissed – and blending cues from multiple heavy genres.  “Bullshit Destroyer” rages against propagandists, alternative facts, and plausible deniability. It’s a counter-attack on people who stand in front… Continue reading

OddFellas – Walk On By

Pampa, Texas, alternative rockers OddFellas premiere the music video for “Walk On By,” a song from their upcoming self-titled debut EP. OddFellas is set for a worldwide release on September 20, 2019, via Pavement Entertainment. The EP is also available for pre-order and includes “Walk On By.” Stream the track now on iTunes and Spotify. Vocalist and guitarist, Drake Fisher, shares how “Walk On By” is a love song at its core, which documents rough patches in relationships. His marriage served as an inspiration. Fisher says, “I feel like nowadays all you see is people trying to prove how ‘perfect’ their relationships are. I wanted to… Continue reading

Rat Face Lewey – Comfortable

RAT FACE LEWEY release their intoxicating sophomore album, The Fall Of Man, on Friday 6th September. In anticipation of this, the energetic alt-rockers have just revealed a new single and video for the track, Comfortable On first listen, RAT FACE LEWEY points to Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and The Manic Street Preachers, however, when you dig a little deeper into their layered sound, you soon discover an affluence of undefinable texturing and songwriting prowess that will consume you completely. RAT FACE LEWEY were originally formed back in 2010 by brothers Jonny (lead vocals/guitar) and Mav (bass) with Gregg on drums. Born in… Continue reading

SINNERS BLEED – “Age Of The Crow”

 German Death Metallers SINNERS BLEED have revealed another video clip for their furious comeback album “Absolution”!16 years after their highly acclaimed debut, “From Womb To Tomb”, the Berlin-based group has returned impressively and still convinces with highly intense, fast, varied material. “Absolution” is out now on War Anthem Records! Continue reading