Gazpacho – Know Your Time

Barcelona based festival Be Prog! My Friend have this morning announced 2 more bands for next year’s line-up in the form of Gazpacho and Persefone. They will join Sons of Apollo, Pain of Salvation and Plini. We’ll have news on the headliners for the festival very soon though. Continue reading

Echopraxia – Pumpkin Palace

Blackened tech-metal project ECHOPRAXIA has announced a Halloween inspired EP Pumpkin Palace, set for release on 31 October. Check out the trailer here. ECHOPRAXIA’s second EP is five instrumental cinematic tracks inspired by composer Danny Elfman’s ‘Halloween‘ theme as well as his score for ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas‘. Influences also include the jazz innovator Django Reinhardt, the rhythmically aberrant Vildhjarta, the blackened darkness of Dimmu Borgir and J.S. Bach, a cornerstone of western melody. Continue reading


Swedish Death Metal pestilence DEGIAL premieres a videoclip of the track “Thousand Spears Impale” of their upcoming 3rd album “Predator Reign” TODAY AT 18:00 CET! Wild and unleashed, the clip perfectly captures a typical DEGIAL performance. It is as raw as it is authenthic & of course the black devours the white. “Predator Reign” will be released on november 24th on LP/CD by Sepulchral Voice Records. Continue reading


Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker will start touring “Michael Schenker Fest” in less than a month. The tour includes dates in London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (Nov 2), Sheffield O2 Academy (Nov 3), Manchester O2 Ritz (Nov 4) and Hull City Hall (Nov 5).Tickets for the concerts at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire London, O2 Academy Sheffield and O2 Ritz Manchester are on sale from Ticketmaster and Ticketweb.  Tickets for the Hull City Hall concert are on sale from the Hull City box office booking link – Continue reading

INTEGRITY – Playthru By Domenic Romeo

INTEGRITY has released a guitar playthrough video for the song “Burning Beneath the Devil’s Cross” via their latest album, Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume. Additionally, INTEGRITY has partnered with No Echo, B.C. Rich, Ernie Ball, Lace Pickups and Relapse Records to allow fans to win a prize pack including a B.C. Rich Guitar. Fans are encouraged to enter by recording their own version of the guitar solo in “Burning Beneath The Devil’s Cross” and uploading the video to YouTube or any social platform with the hashtag #IntegrityGuitarContest. More details are available via No Echo . Continue reading

FORGOTTEN TOMB – Second Chances

Italian black/doom metal masters FORGOTTEN TOMB premiere a new song from their upcoming studio album “We Owe You Nothing”, due out on October 27th in Europe and November 10th in North America via Agonia Records. The track “Second Chances” is available in a form of 360 VR video, here: Continue reading


Spanish blackened extreme metal band NOCTEM released their 2016 full-length album, Haeresis, via Prosthetic Records to great buzz. Earlier this year, the band followed up with a separate digital single, “A Cruce Salus”, giving fans a taste of what’s soon to come. Now, the band is thrilled to reveal their brand new music video for the track, via Metal Injection. The video, which features blistering black & white live performance footage, can be viewed here Continue reading