FOREVER STILL – European tour

No sleep for the wicked – Denmark’s heavy rock phenomenon FOREVER STILL is ready to hit the road again and this time, the band will embark on an extensive European tour together with their label colleagues CHILDREN OF BODOM to deliver another taste of their latest album ‘Tied Down’ to the masses. Watch vocalist Maja Shining’s exclusive invite to the shows here Continue reading

Soen – “Lykaia”

Soen – “Lykaia” (UDR Music) Titled from the ancient Greek mountain festivals where primal rituals offered the possibility of werewolf transformation, Soen in turn have taken them as both a reflection and inspiration of that independent, unfettered spirit animal that dwells within us all. (Trans)formed in 2010 as a super group of extreme metal musicians featuring most notably drummer Martin Lopez (Amon Amarth, Opeth) and bassist Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Death, Sadus, Charred Walls Of The Damned), Soen’s debut material immediately drew comparisons to that of Opeth and the post metal of Tool, while their 2014 sophomore embarked on a more experimental Pink … Continue reading

Primordial – headline the Uprising Festival!

PRIMORDIAL have announced they will headline the Uprising Festival which takes place at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Saturday May 27, 2017. They join Barb Wire Dolls, Eastern Front as well as previously named acts Onslaught, Lawnmower Death, Kill II This, Boss Keloid, Harken and an acoustic set from In Me’s Dave McPherson with more to be announced soon Continue reading

Evocation – Children of Stone

On March 10th, EVOCATION will celebrate their return to Death Metal with their stunning new longplayer ‘The Shadow Archetype’! The album is a confession to their Swedish Death Metal roots while adding bits and pieces of roaring Thrash Metal to their addictive heavy sound! Head over to metalblade.com/evocation to listen to the first single ‘Children Of Stone’! Continue reading

Nova Collective – Dancing Machines

On March 10th, NOVA COLLECTIVE (featuring members of Between the Buried and Me, Haken,Trioscapes, Cynic) will release their debut album, ‘The Further Side’, via Metal Blade Records.NOVA COLLECTIVE’s music can be described as fusion, weaving progressive rock influences with world music, jazz and classical, to create something entirely new that is pure aural candy for prog/jazz fans. For a preview of ‘The Further Side’, a full-band, live performance video for the first single, ‘Dancing Machines’, can be viewed HERE Continue reading

THE DOOMSDAY KINGDOM – Songwriting Process

On April 7th, THE DOOMSDAY KINGDOM will release of their self-titled debut album. With this first studio masterpiece, including eight haunting doom metal tracks with a pinch of NWOBHM, Leif Edling (CANDLEMASS, AVATARIUM) and his bringers of darkness will summon the spirits of the catacombs and prove that doom has never been so alive. Continue reading