Rifftera – Cutthroat Game

Finnish metal band Rifftera has released a new single called Cutthroat Game. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming second album, Across the Acheron, which will be out on January 18, 2019 via Inverse Records. Janne Hietala (guitar & vocals) states; “Cutthroat Game is definitely the most melodic Rifftera song that has been released so far. Across the Acheron contains both more brutal and more melodic songs than what we had on our debut, Pitch Black, and Cutthroat Game represents the most straight forward and melodic side. But then again, being Rifftera’s “pop song” (like we call it in the band), of course it… Continue reading

AENIMUS – Signing to Nuclear Blast

With an arsenal of technical skills ready to unleash upon the world, Bay Area natives AENIMUS are set to release their forthcoming sophomore album, Dreamcatcher, on February 22nd via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, drummer Cody Pulliam and singer Alex Green chat about signing to Nuclear Blast Dreamcatcher will be available on jewelcase CD, black vinyl LP and digitally. Pre-order your copy: All formats: nuclearblast.com/aenimus-dreamcatcher CD: nblast.de/AenimusCD Vinyl: nblast.de/AenimusVinyl Order the album from iTunes to receive ‘Before the Eons’ instantly: nblast.de/AenimusDreamcatcherIT Continue reading

Dark Sky Park-Stand My Ground

 Sheffield Rock trio DARK SKY PARK have just revealed a new video for their current single, Stand My Ground, which is out now via Holier Than Thou Records . All proceeds from the single go to the charity, Refuge. DARK SKY PARK were originally formed in 2013 in Tenerife when drunken holidaymakers Debbie Bilson (lead vocals and gnarly bass) and Ainsley Stones (guitar and backing vocals) devoured copious amounts of cheap local wine before hatching a plan for world domination. In serving up a barrage of rock-infused riffs and alluring vocals, the duo began to make their way. Sharing a… Continue reading

MOTANKA – LIVE “Ой ти, моя Земле!” Oy ty moya Zemle!

Traditional Ukrainian Mystic Metal masterminds MOTANKA have joined forces with Napalm Records! Their unique sound, blending modern electro, metal and ethnic motives, leads the listener back to ancient times. Adding traditional Ukrainian instruments like dulcimer and ocarina to a classic metal band outlet underlines their traditional trademarks. MOTANKA is the name of the traditional doll that ancient Ukrainians used as an overseer for their protection and for the communication with their ancestors. Napalm Records is proud to welcome one of the most talented and promising bands on the market to their family! After the band took the second place at Wacken Metal Battle 2018,… Continue reading

Monte Pittman – “Evidence” LIVE at Canton Hall in Dallas

Starting January 27th, Monte Pittman will head out on the road as direct support to Tony MacAlpine, with special guest Lonero. Monte Pittman comments: “I’m excited and honored to hit the road opening for Tony MacAlpine. We’re playing some of the cities I recently played while opening for Sebastian Bach earlier in the fall, so I’m really looking forward to getting back there. This is going to be a great way to start the year.” See below for all dates! Monte Pittman tour dates w/ Tony MacAlpine, Lonero Jan. 27 – San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick Jan. 28 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red Jan. 30 – El Paso, TX… Continue reading

Nothgard – “Guardians of Sanity”

Epic Melodic Death Metallers Nothgard have just finished their live activities for 2018. Bandleader Dom R. Crey comments: “Wow, what a blast! Four weeks, countless shows all over Europe and an incredibly awesome time. At the end of October, we started with the guys of Parasite Inc. in the ‘Malady X’ release-tour, and would like to thank all those who came to the shows. The energy that our fans put up here was fantastic. We had never expected that lyrics of the new songs would be shouted at us during those shows – incredible! Just as great was the subsequent European tour with our Finnish… Continue reading

Holding Absence – Like A Shadow

Cardiff’s Holding Absence have announced that their self titled debut album will be released through SharpTone Records on 8th March 2019. The post-hardcore quintet have also confirmed that they will be embarking on a UK headline tour in support of the record throughout March with special guests Capsize. Vocalist Lucas Woodland had the following to say about the bands newly announced full length “After what feels like the longest time, we are incredibly happy to announce our debut self-titled album, “Holding Absence”. Lyrically and musically, we have pushed ourselves so hard to have an album that we fully feel represents this band in the best way possible. We’re… Continue reading

Freedom Fuel – Two To Tango

 Freedom Fuel is set to release their second album ‘DANCE!’ in February 2019 via Secret Entertainment. The first single ‘Two to Tango’ is released today. Vocalist/guitarist Teemu Holttinen comments: “The song Two To Tango is a perfect snippet from the album DANCE!. It has that certain paranoia that you are alone inside your own head and the space surrounding you is filled with thread, hate and opportunism. Yet, there is hope and need for human connection and coming together as people. Together we can survive. The album is about to be born, live, die and to be born again. Lots of stuff. This is… Continue reading

ODDKO – Disobey

ODDKO, a Los Angeles based music project in conception since 2011 and created by musician and award-winning visual director Giovanni Bucci (www.giovannibucci.com), is a manifestation of the animal within – the wild beast in all of us – driven by instinct and the longing to break free of society’s cage. The project’s debut 13-track album, Escape The Maze, is the fruit of Gio’s eclectic tastes, passion, and his desire to make a vibrant new multifaceted work of art. The album’s soundscape includes a range of influences from metal and alternative, to classical, electronic, and cinematic sounds. The album’s first single, “Disobey,” delivers an… Continue reading

City of Thieves – “Buzzed Up City”

 London based hard rock trio City Of Thieves released their debut album, ‘Beast Reality’, in mid- October and will tour to promote it in early 2019 with Frontiers label mates Inglorious (see itinerary above). A new single from the album entitled ‘Control’ will be made available in mid-January. The buzz began spreading about City Of Thieves as soon as they made their debut in 2015, via early Planet Rock Radio support and slots at festivals such as Ramblin’ Man Fair, Bloodstock and Planet Rockstock. Having signed to Frontiers, where they joined the label’s expanding roster of exciting and classic sounding hard rock bands, the recording of ‘Beast Reality’… Continue reading