Static Fires – Black Velvet

UK Alt Rock crew STATIC FIRES continue their climb with the release of their mesmerising debut album, Thirteen, out on Friday 10th August. The ascending riff merchants have also just released a new video for ‘Black Velvet’, and you can watch it here There is truly something in the water in South Wales, as year after year, this relatively small area of the UK has produced a cornucopia of premium talent. The next band aiming to add to this already impressive list are STATIC FIRES. Making their way out of Swansea, STATIC FIRES are a striking four piece that have… Continue reading

ASILA release new video for their second single “Ignite”

South African alternative rock band Asila have released the live performance video for their second single Ignite Taken from their forthcoming debut album Acid Rain which is set for release later this year. The video was shot over the last three years at various shows in Johannesburg as well as the multiple practice studios they’ve used. Band statement: “It’s a very personal video for us because it reminds us of how we’ve grown as friends and musicians and as a band. Ignite is a song about empowerment and growth. The video is an honest reflection of who we are and… Continue reading

DORO – All For Metal

On August 17th, the undisputed metal queen DORO new 2 CD studio album, Forever Warriors, Forever United. Her new offering boasts 25 brand new DORO tracks. Speaking about the album she says, “There are some big anthems on the album, countless heavy songs, as well as heart-warming melodies! The album is supposed to give you power and thus contains a lot of energy.” The first single from the epic collection of tracks is ‘All For Metal’, which is to stream and purchase digitally now. The track is also available on Limited Edition 7″ Silver Vinyl and Picture Disc: The track features an assortment of metal heroes, who can also… Continue reading

Korpiklaani – Kotikonnut

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI recently announced the release of their new studio album entitled Kulkija (“Wanderer”) for September 7th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the start of their summer festival tour, the band has revealed the first single, ‘Kotikonnut’, from their upcoming record. Watch the accompanying lyric video Purchase the track here: Accordionist Sami, who has also written the track, states, “It’s a midtempo song with a lot of melodies. It was surprising how our lyricist managed to write it, he really captured the feeling and the character of the song. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!” About ‘Kotikonnut’ (“Homestead”): During his journey,… Continue reading


After taking the world of rock music by storm with last year’s surprise hit Amber Galactic (which was also 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 announced the release of their impatiently awaited next album, Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough – out June 29th via Nuclear Blast. Today, they are releasing the second single off the upcoming album, entitled ‘Lovers in the Rain’. It’s accompanied by an animated music video, which you can watch here Pre-order the album here in a variety of formats: Just like 2017’s Amber Galactic the… Continue reading


NYHC kings MADBALL will unleash their upcoming new album »For The Cause«, on June 15th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band releases the brand new single, ‘Rev Up’, including the official music video for the song »For The Cause« is now available for pre-order in various formats: Pre-order the album digitally to receive ‘Old Fashioned’ instantly! The record was mixed and mastered by renowned producer Tue Madsen at Antfarm Studios in Denmark. It was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who is also featured on the album. MADBALL recently released the »Family Biz« split 7″ vinyl single with WISDOM OF CHAINS, featuring an early version of the upcoming album’s title track. Order it here! MADBALL live: 15.06.  D         Ferropolis –… Continue reading

Jungle Rot – Fearmonger

Maximum violence has been JUNGLE ROT‘s battle-cry since their inception and it’s proven again on ‘Fearmonger,’ the lead track from their tenth and most vicious album to date, the self-titled Jungle Rot, set for release on July 20, 2018. “Expect a beatdown if you aren’t prepared,” promises bassist James Genenz. As the album hits shelves, JUNGLE ROT will hammer audiences as they return to the road with Havok and Extinction AD starting July 23 in St. Paul, MN. ‘Fearmonger,’ features Destruction vocalist/bassist Schmier lending his shrieking throat as JUNGLE ROT vocalist/guitarist Dave Matrise lays down a counter-guttural growl lower than Dante’s Gates of Hell. Matrise explains the… Continue reading