SEPULTURA – Isolation

The age of Quadra is upon us: on February 7th, SEPULTURA will release their new masterpiece – a savage slap in the face proving once again the sheer endless versatility of the Brazilian metal heroes. Pre-order your copy of Quadra here: https://nblast.de/Sepultura-Quadra Quadra is SEPULTURA’s fifteenth studio album, which presents a thrilling and brutally honest concept around the Portuguese word “quadra”. Everyone grows up in a different quadra, shaped by rules and definitions. We are all determined by these concepts, our relationships, our careers. Our whole lives. Quadra will be available as Limited Edition 2CD Digipack, 2LP Vinyl, 2LP Vinyl Picture Disk, Earbook, and CD. Continue reading

CRO-MAGS – No One’s Victim

New York’s hardcore punk legends CRO-MAGS have released an official live video for the track ‘No One’s Victim’, which is taken from the 7″ single they released this summer called, Don’t Give In. Order the limited 7″ EP Don’t Give In here: Cro-Mags.lnk.to/DontGiveIn CRO-MAGS recently released their new single ‘From The Grave’ and launched pre-orders for a new limited 7″ EP titled From The Grave, which will be available on four different colours on the 6th of December 2019 via Arising Empire. Order From The Grave here: Cro-Mags.lnk.to/FromTheGrave Pre-save the new From The Grave EP here: nblast.de/Cro-MagsPreSave Buy and/or stream their new single ‘From The Grave’ here: Cro-Mags.lnk.to/FromTheGraveSingle Harley Flanagan: “In late 2018 I went in to the studio to… Continue reading

GUN – Rock The Casbah

Scottish Rockers GUN release second single ‘Rock the Casbah’ from the up and coming best of album “R3L0ADED”, due out on 29thNovember via Silver Lining Music. “In my early teens punk rock was taking off and my favourite two punk bands were The Clash and the Pistols.” Explains Giuliano Gizzi “I loved The Clash more because they wrote songs about real issues and troubled times in Britain under Tory government in the 70’s that we could relate to.  When they brought out the album Combat Rock, ‘Rock The Casbah’ stood out: it was different, more dance but still The Clash and… Continue reading

Turilli / Lione RHAPSODY – Announce “Rebirth And Evolution” European Tour 2020!

Italian symphonic metallers Turilli / Lione RHAPSODY released their much-celebrated debut album »Zero Gravity (Rebirth And Evolution),« on July 5, 2019 through Nuclear Blast. After recently announcing a Latin American run for March 2020, the band is pleased to add a European leg to their tour itinerary today, which will see them perform in 20 cities and 12 countries across the continent in April & May. Support at these shows will come from special guests, their label mates CELLAR DARLING, as well as opening acts CANTERRA (April 13-25) and QANTICE (April 26 – May 8). All dates can be found… Continue reading

SKYBLOOD – Out Of The Hollow

Without a doubt, Mats Leven is one of the most influential and illustrious names in Swedish metal. His distinctive and colorful voice has graced albums by Candlemass, Therion, Krux, Yngwie Malmsteen and At Vance – and now, after lending his vocals to others for decades, fans can finally experience the charismatic singer‘s solo album! Under the solo flag of Skyblood, the self-titled debut album will see the light of day this Friday, November 22, 2019 via Napalm Records. Mats Leven has been working on his solo project for several years, and aside from some additional guest musicians, most instruments were… Continue reading

DEATH ANGEL – Immortal Behated

Capping off a monumental year, Bay Area thrash legends DEATH ANGEL are currently slaying crowds across North America with special guests EXMORTUS and HELLFIRE, in support of their latest album, Humanicide. Having recently been nominated for a Grammy Award in the ‘Best Metal Performance’ category, the band is celebrating by unleashing a new video for their song ‘Immortal Behated’. “‘Immortal Behated’ is the second video from our latest release Humanicide. The song is basically about one’s coming to terms and finally having to confront and face one’s enemy/monkey on one’s back… And sometimes unfortunately for many that enemy/monkey on one’s… Continue reading

Me And That Man – My Church Is Black

Blackened blues project ME AND THAT MAN – founded in 2013 by Behemoth frontman Adam Nergal Darski – has officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records (excluding Poland). ME AND THAT MAN released their debut album, Songs of Love and Death, in 2017 – introducing the world to their unique brand of folk and blues, mixed with hints of outlaw country. The atmospherically dark album provides a strong contrast to Behemoth with its catchy melodies and relaxed rhythms, and gives Nergal space to express his creativity in a different setting. Since its release, the album’s lead single, “My Church is Black”, has racked up over 2.5 million streams on Spotify. ME AND… Continue reading

Cattle Decapitation Presents – “The Unerasable Past”: A Short Film by Wes Benscoter

Shot during summer and fall 2019, this elaborate music video showcases the striking universe of Wes Benscoter’s art in conjunction with the concepts brought into play by Cattle Decapitation in stunning 4K glory. The video is the culmination of a fruitful 18 year long relationship between the band and the world renown artist and is the first ever music video of his vastly expansive career, which includes having worked with such metal mainstays as Slayer, Kreator, Dio, Nile, Autopsy, Broken Hope, among many others. Having worked with him for so many years and being admirers of his 2009 award-winning short film, “Hold Your… Continue reading

LEAVES’ EYES – Female Metal Voices tour

LEAVES’ EYES headline the upcoming Female Metal Voices Tour which heads to the UK in November. Check out their short trailer here Dates: 26.11 – London, O2 Islington 27.11 – Southampton, The 1865 28.11 – Manchester, Factory 29.11 – Birmingham, Asylum The Flaming Arts Agency presents the 2019 run of the yearly FEMALE METAL VOICES TOUR over EU and the UK. Headlined by LEAVES EYES (DE) and SIRENIA (NO), who are joined by FOREVER STILL (DK), LOST IN GREY (FI), KASSOGTHA (CH) and ASPHODELIA (IT), the tour will run from late November to early December. LEAVES’ EYES  has always been a band of superlatives: The international group has toured… Continue reading

TEMPERANCE – My Demons Can’t Sleep

 Italian symphonic metal five-piece TEMPERANCE have just released their heartfelt new song, “My Demons Can’t Sleep”, off of their upcoming album Viridian. The new single is about the demons that everyone harbors inside of them: all of the inner troubles, issues, fears, rage and daily struggles that are often hidden away from the world. “My Demons Can’t Sleep” paints a picture of those feelings in a beautiful way and symbolizes a beacon of hope in the darkness of those frenzied thoughts. TEMPERANCE’s journey through the depths of the subconscious was filmed in the somber 14th century Castle of Verrès. A young woman enters the castle and… Continue reading