Soleil Moon – “Here For You”

 Following the great critical acclaim that Soleil Moon gathered with the release of their first two albums, ‘Worlds Apart’ (1999) and ‘On the Way To Everything’ (2011), the band reconvened in 2018 to make a new record. Born as a collaboration between singer Larry King (Michael Thompson Band) and keyboard player John Blasucci (Dennis DeYoung), Soleil Moon has become a personal outlet for writer/producer King to “spread my wings and share a piece of my life with everyone. In order to stay in this business you have to be a ‘Warrior’. Frontiers has given me the chance to express myself my way. I am very… Continue reading

The Irontown Diehards – Ride

Supreme Belfast Hard Rock group The Irontown Diehards, an organic outfit whose potent brew of heavy blood boiling riffs, outstanding anthemic choruses and electrifying live shows has already captivated a sizeable following, have lined up the release of a brand new single, ‘Ride’, on June 28th. The Irontown Diehards, four incredibly talented musicians who have all previously played in top Northern Ireland rock and metal bands, have concocted their own unique style and blues-tinged original sound. ‘Ride’, the first single to be taken from The Irontown Diehards’ sophomore album ‘Linchpin’, set for release on September 6th, is a blistering, groove-laden,… Continue reading

Henry’s Funeral Shoe – Everybody Says Hi

Hailing from South Wales, Henry’s Funeral Shoe is thrilled to announce brand new album “Smart Phone Rabbit Hole” due for release on 20thSeptember 2019. To coincide with the new record announcement, the Welsh duo is launching the first single “Everybody Says Hi” today. With “Smart Phone Rabbit Hole” the Clifford brothers created a modern, complex yet familiar record; filled with no fillers, the listener is taken on a powerful roller-coaster ride through the best of British rock ‘n’ roll. Anchored in today’s music landscape, each and every track on the album is bursting with energy, pulsating with a stomping beat… Continue reading


Finnish technical death metal act De Lirium’s Order released their fourth album Singularity on April 26, 2019 via Inverse Records. Ayatollah is the third single of Singularity, and comes accompanied with a music video. De Lirium’s Order was formed in 1998 by guitarist Juha Kupiainen and today, it is one of the most praised groups in technical death metal. Drawing inspiration also from thrash and progressive metal, De Lirium’s Order is known for their creative, experimental guitar riffs, solos and drum patterns. The current line-up consists of musicians from the acts like Abbath, Omnium Gatherum and Raskasta Joulua. The band’s previous album release Veniversum (2012) got a much awaited continuum… Continue reading

MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST – ‘Revelation’ cover art + release date

Following on from the release of their successful debut album Resurrection, MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST have completed the recordings for their second studio album, which is now scheduled to be released on (please note new date) September 20th this year worldwide through Nuclear Blast. The album pre-order will start on June 14th. Today MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST reveal the cover artwork for Revelation,which was created by Zsofia Dankova (Powerwolf etc.). “It is a fantastic artwork and a great cover. A picture tells all!“, says Michael Schenker adding: “The album title and cover concept express things that have happened in my past as well as what is still happening in the present. It’s about… Continue reading

Destruction – Randy Black drum play through of “Born To Perish”

Legendary German thrashers, DESTRUCTION, are set to unleash their 17th studio album, Born to Perish on August 9th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, drummer Randy Black has released a play through video for the record’s title track. Watch the trailer, here Randy states: “The playthrough of BORN TO PERISH was filmed during the drum recording sessions at my studio in Berlin this March. This song is especially cool for me because it started with me recording all the drum parts first and then sending the recording to the guys and they wrote the song around it! This is the final result… Continue reading

IMMOLATION – The Distorting Light

New York death metal giants IMMOLATION are proud to release the official video for ‘The Distorting Light’, taken from their latest album Atonement The video was created and directed by Robert Vigna, while the technical advisor and equipment specialist Angelo Damanti also handled the camera work. The band performance was filmed at Dark City Studios in Yonkers, NY. Order a physical copy of Atonement here: IMMOLATION will spend the remainder of the year touring in support of Atonement. Catch them live at the following worldwide dates: Jun. 19 – Copenhell – Copenhagen, DK Jun. 21 – Metal Frenzy Open Air – Sachsen-Anhalt, DE Jun. 22 – Graspop… Continue reading

ACID REIGN – sign to Dissonance

It’s been a while but they’re back with arguably their finest album to date. Acid Reign will release their third full length on Dissonance this September. Vocalist Howard Smith had this to say: “For our first album in 29 years it was vitally important that we find the right home and I feel we have. From the very first contact it was obvious that the Dissonance team not only had an overwhelming enthusiasm for what we have recorded but the intelligence and infrastructure to deliver. Many involved are the same people I dealt with when curating The Apple Core Archives… Continue reading

Cult of Luna – “The Silent Man”

 head of their main stage appearance at ArcTanGent festival in August, Cult of Luna have announced that they will return to the UK in November for 2 UK dates in Leeds and London as part of their European tour. They will be joined by Brutus and A.A Williams. Recently Cult Of Luna released new single, “The Silent Man” – the group’s first taste of new material under their sole name since Vertikal 1&2 (2013). The track will also appear on Cult Of Luna’s new album, which will be released later this year. Stay tuned for more details about Cult Of Luna’s album coming soon! The band are… Continue reading


Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS are premiering the official video for their anthemic new track,’Untamed’. The song is taken off their new album Wolf God and the animated video was created byMartin Björnlund. General overlord JB states: “Headbangers! We are proud to give you the video for UNTAMED. This feral and epic visualisation of our song was created by our good friend and directorial wizard Mr. Martin Björnlund. We hope you’ll enjoy it, best wishes from the north, Stay Heavy!!!” Be sure to catch the band headlining the Sophie Stage at Bloodstock festival! Order the album on a variety of… Continue reading