TRAPPIST – Victims Of A Bomber Raid

Los Angeles craft beer squad TRAPPIST presents the new single from their Relapse Records-bound Ancient Brewing Tactics debut LP. The new track, “Hymn To Ninkasi,” features guest vocals by Tony Foresta (Municipal Waste, Iron Reagan), and sees its premiere at No Echo with a brief interrogation of the band. TRAPPIST’s debut album Ancient Brewing Tactics is due out August 17th on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages are available via and Digital Downloads / Streaming Services. TRAPPIST has also been added to Decibel Magazine’s inaugural Beer & Metal Fest Los Angeles on December 1st and 2nd, set to perform alongside the likes of The Black Dahlia Murder, Khemmis,… Continue reading

ENDSEEKER – sign to Metal Blade

ENDSEEKER – since 2015, this name has stood for the finest Swedish styled death metal from Hamburg, Germany. Hard as a fist and uncompromising like binge drinking on St. Pauli – but with a big chunk of heart and soul to it. Metal Blade and ENDSEEKER are both just as happy to announce agreeing on a multiple album deal. Comments the band: “Becoming part of the mighty Metal Blade family is literally a dream coming true that we didn’t even dare to wish for when we started the band a couple of years ago. To see ourselves in line with… Continue reading

BURNING WITCHES – Recording ‘Hexenhammer’

BURNING WITCHES are not only the hottest export from the Alpine Republic, the five piece from Switzerland are also one of the most thrilling newcomers in old school heavy metal spanning the last few years. The band’s new album Hexenhammer, which will be released on November 9th via Nuclear Blast Records, was produced in the Little Creek Studio by the same team as its predecessor: V.O. Pulver (PRO-PAIN, DESTRUCTION, NERVOSA, PÄNZER) and DESTRUCTION legend Schmier, who also helped and advised as a close friend of the band. The result is a truly brilliant heavy metal album. Today, the band released their first trailer from the studio.… Continue reading

OUTER HEAVEN – Bloodspire

Conjured in the backwoods of Pennsylvania, Death Metal newcomers OUTER HEAVEN spew forth their long-awaited debut album Realms of Eternal Decay. Listen to the album’s first audio offering “Bloodspire”  HERE and all streaming services . OUTER HEAVEN’s debut album Realms of Eternal Decay is due out October 12th on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages are available via and Digital Downloads / Streaming Services . Additionally, OUTER HEAVEN will tour with labelmates FULL OF HELL in October throughout the East Coast. The band will also perform at select upcoming concerts with Mortician, Eternal Champion & Metal Punk Death Fest 3. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below.… Continue reading

Primitai- Overdrive

PRIMITAI have announced more dates including a full play through show of their new album ‘The Calling’ at Metalworks, Camden, London. Catch them here: PRIMITAI August 2018 31st         READING – Sub 89 September 2018 2nd         LONDON – Metalworks, Camden (The Calling full play through) 8th         DEINZE (Belgium) – Café Elpee 20th         LONDON – Black Heart (with Cauldron) October 2018 6th         HATFIELD – University Of Hertfordshire November 2018 9th         OXFORD – The Wheatsheaf 22nd         MANCHESTER – Grand Central PRIMITAI recently released their highly anticipated new album The Calling. It’s a killer slab of high quality melodic metal mixed and mastered by… Continue reading

THE ORDER OF APOLLYON – Recording Sessions

French black/death metal band THE ORDER OF APOLLYON announce the title and street date for their third studio album, successor to “The Sword And The Dagger”from 2015. The band’s Agonia Records debut (excl. a split release with label mates VI and Temple Of Baal from 2017) is titled “Moriah” and is set to be released on October 26th. In anticipation of revealing more details, THE ORDER OF APOLLYON reveal a video from “Moriah’s” recording sessions, feat. unmixed and unmastered bits of new music. THE ORDER OF APOLLYON was formed in 2008 by then Aborted members BST(guitars and vocals, also ex-Aosoth, VI) and Dan Wilding. They were joined by guitarist James McIlroy and bassist/vocalist Peter Benjamin, and started working on their debut album, “The Flesh”, which was released… Continue reading


Norwegian one-man-band, Ivan “Meathook” Gujic‘s SON OF A SHOTGUN (guitarist of BLOOD RED THRONE) – who just recently joined CANNIBAL CORPSE in Tallinn (July 20th) and Riga (July 21st) has issued a recap video from the shows. The video was filmed and edited by Ivan “Meathook” Gujic. Furthermore a new SOAS song is playing on the video, watch it here SON OF A SHOTGUN is a one man band from Norway, Kristiansand. Ivan “Meathook” Gujic, guitarist from BLOOD RED THRONE, is the mastermind of SOAS, who started the project in 2014. He writes all the songs, plays all the instruments,… Continue reading

Scarlet Aura – Immortal In Your Eyes

Romanian female-fronted melodic metallers SCARLET AURA have signed a record deal with Sliptrick Records. The new album “Hot’n’Heavy” is coming out still this year. The official release date is to be confirmed soon! With “Hot’n’Heavy”, SCARLET AURA bring a heavy sound, darker and deeper lyrics and a state-of-the-art production, which takes the band into a new age melodic metal direction. “Hot’n’Heavy” will be available at the bands merchandize store on their upcoming US tour with Angra and digitally via Outlanders Productions worldwide. The release of the CD will be also accompanied by the publication of “The book of Scarlet – Ignition” (the first book… Continue reading

Black Water Chemistry – Oracles

Rising South Wales metallers BLACK WATER CHEMISTRY keep on climbing and climbing. The UK riff beasts are set to launch out of the underground with their blistering new EP, Return To Ashes, which arrives on Friday 31st August. Before then, the band have released a new video, Oracles, which can be streamed Coming at you from Newport, BLACK WATER CHEMISTRY were formed in 2014 by blood brothers Matt Saunders and Chris Saunders, respectively handling lead vocals and lead guitars, aided and abetted by long-time friends Gizz on bass, Murph taking care of the rhythm guitar, and Dan behind the kit.… Continue reading

Concrete Kingdoms – Die This Day

CONCRETE KINGDOMS are here to make their mark, and the Scottish Rockers have the perfect ammo in the form of their blistering debut self-titled EP, out Friday 17th August. Before then, the band have just dropped a new video, Die This Day CONCRETE KINGDOMS are an electrifying hard rock band from Fife, Scotland. Taking inspiration from Guns N Roses, Alter Bridge, Audioslave and Led Zeppelin, the emerging quintet have been winning over audiences since their formation. Supports shows with the likes of Puddle of Mudd, Diamond Head, Mitch Malloy and Nazareth, as well as festival appearances at Rockmantic on the… Continue reading