MOONSPELL – Extinct (Live)

It was a special day for every MOONSPELL fan, when the band invited their “aficionados” to Campo Pequeno arena in their hometown Lisboa on February 4th, 2017. Only 4.000 of them could take part in the unique and solemn spell, when the Gothic Metal legends entered the stage. Once again Fernando Ribeiro and his bandmates proved that they are one of the best live acts around. Playing three sets in one day and being as energetic as MOONSPELL was on that day is just impressive. The intimate bond between fans and band never broke in all these hours of ultimate alchemist magic. You can… Continue reading

SOILWORK – Writing Process For The New Album

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have finished the recordings for their long awaited upcoming 11th studio album. The as of yet untitled album is the band’s first in more than three years and also marks the first to feature Bastian Thusgaard on drums, who replaced DirkVerbeuren in 2016. Today the band released the first studio webisode in which they talk about the recording and production process of the album. The record is scheduled for a tentative early 2019 release. SOILWORK will also embark on an extensive European co-headlining run with label mates AMORPHIS and NAILED TO OBSCURITY as well as JINJER from January 11 through to February 16. SOILWORK / AMORPHIS+ JINJER+ NAILED TO OBSCURITY 11.01. D Oberhausen… Continue reading

POWERWOLF – Killers With The Cross

Yes, we know you can not get enough of POWERWOLF! No wonder, as they are the most successful band in Germany and probably the hottest act in terms of Metal nowadays! For weeks they have been mixing up the international charts, in Germany they rigorously topped the charts again with their latest album The Sacrament Of Sin! A golden record and sold-out tour cities later, it’s time for a new music video premiere for the song “Killers With The Cross”! Falk Maria Schlegel states: “With the song “Killers with the cross”we made a video for one of my absolute favorite songs from… Continue reading

WINDHAND – Diablerie

Today WINDHAND give us another glimpse of what’s to come on their impending album Eternal Return with new single “Diablerie”. Embodying the album’s more reflective side, “Diablerie” fully captures the band’s artistic growth and the juxtaposition of genre-bending, heavy psychedelia that’s apparent throughout Eternal Return. Additionally, watch WINDHAND’s previously released “Grey Garden” video, the lead single off their forthcoming album Eternal Return. WINDHAND’s 4th studio album Eternal Return is due out October 5th on CD/2xLP/CS/Digital on Relapse Records. Physical packages are available for pre-order and Digital Downloads/Streaming. WINDHAND LIVE DATES: — All Dates March 07-24 w/ Grime — Mar 07 Vienna, AT @ Arena Mar 08 Munich, DE @ FeierwerkM Mar 09 Lausanne, CH… Continue reading

FIFTH ANGEL – Can You Hear Me

FIFTH ANGEL are back after almost 30 years – their new record entitled ‘The Third Secret’, will be released on October 26th through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band finally presents the first single, ‘Can You Hear Me’, off of their upcoming record in the form of a lyric video. Purchase ‘Can You Hear Me’ now: http://nblast.de/FifthAngelCanYouHearMe Comments Ken Mary, “This track from the ‘The Third Secret’ album is one of our favourites musically, and is reminiscent of our former power ballads. I feel that Kendall did an amazing job on the vocals, delivering an incredibly emotional performance. The song is a very heartfelt tale about the internal struggle that we all have within our being. Everyday we… Continue reading

RED FANG – Listen To The Sirens

Portland, OR rockers RED FANG announce additional end of the year tour dates with Telekinetic Yeti. The tour begins November 29th in San Francisco, CA and ends December 8th in Boise, ID. Tickets are on sale Friday, September 7th at 10am local time. RED FANG has also been confirmed as the new headliner for Slaughter Que 2018 on October 6th in Atlanta, GA. All confirmed tour dates are available below. Additionally, RED FANG have shared a cover of the 1978 cult hit “Listen to the Sirens” originally performed by Gary Numan’s Tubeway Army. Watch the official music video directed by Ray Gordon on Kerrang! and all streaming… Continue reading

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS – The Last Home

After releasing their first three video singles “Return to Lemuria”, “The Silent Mutiny” and the title track of their latest album The Deep & The Dark, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS now premiere the melancholic ballad entitled “The Last Home”. Watch the brand new video of “The Last Home” right HERE! Classic power metal infusions meet hauntingly beautiful duets between vocalists Clémentine Delauney and Siegfried Samer, embodying the symphonic metal cake: VISIONS OF ATLANTIS’ brand new album The Deep & The Dark is a true must-have for all genre-fans and beyond. The band showcases all of their musical facets with a breathtaking classic Symphonic Metal album and created their most powerful and… Continue reading

METAL ALLEGIANCE – Recording & Mixing of Volume II

METAL ALLEGIANCE began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community’s most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and off) that read like a Wikipedia entry on the genre itself. Their upcoming sophomore album, Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty, will be released on September 7th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Only 3 days until the release of Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty. Today, the band discusses the recording and mixing. The album was.produced by Mark Menghi and Alex  Skolnick while Mark Lewis  of MRL Studios handled the mixing and mastering. Watch the trailer where the band details the journey to creating Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty here… Continue reading

ILSA – Old Maid

Horror-obsessed, underground cult ILSA share the official video for “Old Maid” off the recently, released album Corpse Fortress. The song features guest vocals by Amy KC Oden. Watch the Jeffrey Sisson (Exhumed, Gruesome) music video via Revolver and all digital streaming services . Additionally, ILSA announce Fall North American tour dates with Fister. The tour begins November 16th in San Diego, CA and ends November 22nd in Vancouver, BC. ILSA will also perform select shows in the coming weeks with Monolord, labelmates USNEA and All Pigs Must Die. All confirmed tour dates are available below. ILSA’s new album Corpse Fortress is out now CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages are available via… Continue reading

HOLYGRAM – Signals

Holygram, who blend post-punk and new wave with Krautrock and shoegaze elements into a headstrong, multi-layered and thoroughly contemporary homage to the sound of the 1980s, have signed to Oblivion / SPV to release their debut album ‘Modern Cults’ on November 9th. The musical influences of the five band members, who got together in Cologne’s vibrating musical landscape in 2015, are unmistakable: New Order meets NEU!. Their unpretentious approach to their own icons proves that references to the past must always be future-oriented, too. Previously impossible-to-combine elements come together cleverly to become the soundtrack of a city that appears threatening… Continue reading