CORNERSTONE GOES CINEMATIC

Like many other music artists before, Cornerstone get the opportunity to act in a movie: Bassplayer/Keyboarder Michael Wachelhofer will play a (little) role as a department manager in the British drama LITTLE JOE, which will hit the European cinemas next year. The english actor BEN WHISHAW, famous for his starring in PERFUME (Patrick Suesskind) and for his role as Q in the last two JAMES BOND movies, will be the star in this drama. Beside that Cornerstone is already planning the next year’s music schedule. There will also be a bigger tour, more details to be announced! More details about… Continue reading

ZOMBIES ATE MY GIRLFRIEND Premiere First Track from Forthcoming Album

(Photo Credit – Laura McCullagh) Shun the Reptile, the vicious new album from Cape Town’s Zombies Ate My Girlfriend releases on the 2nd November 2018. The band have decided to give you a taste of what’s to come and release one track before the album drops. “Immolation” delves into some dark and very real subject matter about daily life in South Africa, guitarist Adriano Rodrigues comments: “ We live in a very violent place. There are things that happen here regularly that would send shivers down the spines of most first world citizens. Baby’s being thrown in the trash, children… Continue reading

Texas Metal Outlaws – “Echoes of Memory”

TEXAS METAL OUTLAWS have released the official video for “Echoes of Memory,” a track from the all-star project’s self-titled debut album.The song features vocalist James Rivera (Helstar, Distant Thunder, Destiny’s End, Seven Witches, Malice, Flotsam and Jetsam, Agent Steel, Shadowkeep);  guitarist Robert Williams (Ignitor, Witches Mark); guitarist Stuart Laurence (Agony Column, Ignitor); guitarist (solo on the track) Larry Barragan (Helstar, Eternity Black, Santa Oscuridad), bassist Stony Grantham (Shadowkeep, Byfist); and drummer Cody Gilliland (Immortal Guardian). Links to stream and pre-order TEXAS METAL OUTLAWS’ s/t debut album, which will be released October 26 on CD (Heaven and Hell Records and vinyl (Texas Metal Underground… Continue reading

Dead Ground – We All Feel The Same

 Dispatching a powerful sound that is raw, moody and immersing, DEAD GROUND endeavor to create music that holds true value built upon integrity and honesty. The alternative trio have just released their brand new single, We All Feel The Same Formed in 2015 and pulled together by a mutual love for alternative and singer/songwriter rock, this powerhouse trio have released two EPs which adeptly showcase the band’s captivating blend of heavy rock and delicate songwriting. Framed around Ollie Harris’ vocals, and Ed Tucker and Jake Friese-Greene’s solid rhythm section, the threesome pave a superb pathway for the intense and… Continue reading

Mandrel Cantus – Excerpt

Internationally acclaimed composer and virtuoso cellist Jo Quail, who is currently on tour across Europe with Mono and A Storm of Light has shared a new track from her upcoming album ‘Exsolve’. Recorded with Chris Fielding at Skyhammer Studios (Electric Wizard, Primordial, Witchsorrow, Conan), the album will be released on 2nd November. Commenting on the track Jo adds, ‘Mandrel Cantus is a track that’s been evolving over a long period of time, and continues to morph each  time I perform it live. I started with abstract percussion, in fact I I built a whole new armoury of sounds for this track, and… Continue reading

OPETH – LIVE AT RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE

Swedish progressive metal legends OPETH are set to release Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheater on 2nd November via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast. This historic show in the band’s career was captured for the DVD, Blu-Ray and vinyl formats during their set on 11th May 2017 at the world renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, CO. Video footage for Garden of the Titans was overseen by The Deka Brothers (Carpenter Brut, The Prodigy) and audio was mixed by David Castillo (Bloodbath, Katatonia).  All versions of the release feature the masterful artwork of revered artist Travis Smith. Fans can now check out and pre-order the various formats (including… Continue reading

SOULFLY – OFFICIAL INTERVIEW

Metal icons SOULFLY are set to release their devastating new album Ritual, on October 19 via Nuclear Blast. The band has been releasing a series of trailers detailing the making of the album and in today’s trailer, Max Cavalera discusses how he chooses what music belongs in SOULFLY rather than one of his various other projects – watch here Pre-order SOULFLY’s eleventh studio album Ritual, in various physical and digital formats, here:nuclearblast.com/soulfly-ritual Limited Edition Digipack CD + signed insert, Limited Edition Gatefold Grey, Red or Black Vinyl + signed insert, Ritual T-Shirt and Ritual Hooded Sweatshirt from the NB UK store: nblast.de/SoulflyNBStore Recordstore.co.uk + signed insert: nblast.de/SoulflyRecordstore Digital album: nblast.de/SoulflyRitualIT Ritual was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE… Continue reading

METAL CHURCH – Damned If You Do

West coast metal veterans METAL CHURCH will release their 12th full length studio album Damned If You Do via Nuclear Blast Records on December 7th 2018 (Rat Pak Records/America & King Records/Japan). The latest release is the follow-up to their highly successful 2016 album XI, which saw the return of legendary front man Mike Howe. Damned If You Do is a cross between the band’s iconic Blessing In Disguise and The Human Factor. This new offering features ten fully-charged, classic-metal influenced songs showcasing the sound that has garnered the band a solid fan base for over 3 decades. Hot on the heels of the aforementioned announcement, METAL CHURCH have released the first music video for the title track ‘Damned If You Do’. The… Continue reading

BONFIRE – to release covers album

German hard’n’heavy legends BONFIRE proudly present a covers album extraordinaire: “Legends” pays tribute to numerous legendary artists of the rock- and metal scene who all have toured (or will this Fall) with them. The personal connection can be felt throughout the entire double album (which consist of 32 songs, on 2 CDs, in total). No matter if BONFIRE give world hits such as Toto’s “Africa” or “Eye Of The Tiger” (Survivor) their individual touch or even enter heavy metal territory (Grave Digger’s “Rebellion”) – it’s perfectly executed and recognizable as BONFIRE versions right away. This covers double album (out October 19th) is the ultimate soundtrack for… Continue reading

BILLYBIO – Animated Album Teaser

AFM RECORDS is proud and damn happy to announce our newest signing BillyBio! Welcome to the AFM family! BillyBio “ Feed The Fire”– the first solo release from Billy Graziadei of BIOHAZARD and POWERFLO will hit the streets 30th of November worldwide! See here the official animated video teaser! Get stoked as we are! As you can hear, the anticipation is huge and BILLYBIO will more than deliver the goods. This is the best of all worlds. “”Feed The Fire” is heavy, fast, groovy and full of energy, I couldn’t have it any other way. It’s full of my roots but modern.”, states Billy The album will… Continue reading