Drowned – The Bitter Art of Detestation

Brazilian Heavy/Thrash/Death Metal band DROWNED have released the official video for “The Bitter Art of Detestation,” the opening track on new album 7th. 7th out now on Greyhaze Records, under license from Brazil’s Cogumelo Records. The album is streaming in its entirety at drownedmetal.bandcamp.com/album/7th. Purchase 7th: store.greyhazerecords.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=516 The band’s almost 20-year career is synthesized on the album’s 11 tracks, which showcase a varied and unique style of Heavy Metal that recalls the different styles of bands like Amorphis, Nevermore, Anthrax and Bolt Thrower. On 7th, which as the title implies is the band’s seventh release, DROWNED seeks new horizons, while preserving and refining the band’s most treasured musical essence of… Continue reading

WITCHKISS – A CRIPPLING WIND

New York doom band WITCHKISS have teamed up with Echoes & Dust to stream a lyric video for their song “A Crippling Wind”. The song is taken from their album The Austere Curtains Of Our Eyes which will be released this Friday via Argonauta Records. Pre-order the album here: https://witchkiss.bandcamp.com/album/the-austere-curtains-of-our-eyes Continue reading

DORO – Lift Me Up

On August 17th, the undisputed metal queen DORO will release a 2 CD studio album, Forever Warriors, Forever United. Her new offering boasts 25 brand new tracks and today she is teasing fans further by releasing the second single. Watch the lyric video for ‘Lift Me Up’ here “‘Lift Me Up’ is one of my absolute favourites”, reveals DORO. “This song has a lot of good energy, it builds you right up. I also love the catchy melody and lyrics.” Get the single digitally here:  http://nblast.de/DoroLiftMeUp Pre-order ‘Forever Warriors, Forever United’ on a variety of Limited Edition formats: Limited Edition Gatefold Black Vinyl:  http://nblast.de/DoroNBShop (inc free signed photocard – while stocks last) Limited Edition… Continue reading

EPICA vs Attack On Titan songs – The Lyrics

In 2 weeks, Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA will release a cover EP for the highly successful “Attack On Titan” theme songs. With their legion of fans, ‘Attack On Titan’ have conquered not only the print world with over 70 million copies, but also the anime sector with an adaption that is currently airing worldwide.  The EP entitled ‘EPICA VS. Attack On Titan’ features metal covers of the anime’s theme songs and will be released worldwide – outside of Japan – on July 20th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today the band releases the third trailer where guitarist Isaac Delahaye and keyboardist Coen Janssen discuss the process of translating the lyrics for the songs.… Continue reading

KORPIKLAANI – Harmaja

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are set to release their new studio album ‘Kulkija’ (‘Wanderer’) on September 7th 2018 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have unveiled the second single, ‘Harmaja’, in the form of a thought-provoking music video. Watch the clip, directed by Ville Lipiäinen (NIGHTWISH, BEAST IN BLACK, POWERWOLF), over on YouTube Says Jonne, ‘Harmaja’ is an unusual KORPIKLAANI song with its slow tempo and emotional strength. The song is about longing and I managed to charge it with a great emotional atmosphere. When making the album we mostly used the first takes; we didn’t get stuck in details when there was no particular need to. I was surprised – although… Continue reading

Cannibal Corpse – Euro tour

American Death Metal legends CANNIBAL CORPSE will be kicking off their European summer tour this Saturday at the Rock Harz festival. CANNIBAL CORPSE 07/07/18 DE – Ballenstedt – Rock Harz 08/07/18 DE – Berlin – SO36 09/07/18 SK – Banska Bystrica – Tartaros 10/07/18 HU – Donaujvaros – Rockmaraton 11/07/18 AT – Wien – Szene 12/07/18 DE – Torgau – In Flammen Open Air 13/07/18 SE – Malmö – Kulturbolaget 14/07/18 SE – Gavle – Gefle Metal Festival 16/07/18 FI – Tampere – Tullikamarin 17/07/18 FI – Oulu – Hevimesta 18/07/18 FI – Turku – Logomo Oy 19/07/18 FI –… Continue reading

IMMOLATION – When The Jackals Come

IMMOLATION is a name long synonymous with the extreme music scene, delivering some of the most unique and creatively dark death metal the underground has witnessed over the past 30 years. With the release of Atonement last year, IMMOLATION proved once again that they are one band that does not look back, continuing to push the limits and remaining a vibrant force for the future of a genre they helped define. Today, the New York death metal giants have released a music video for the track ‘When The Jackals Come’, which can be viewed, here. Taken from the critically acclaimed release Atonement, the video was directed by none… Continue reading

CRYSTAL VIPER – The Witch Is Back

CRYSTAL VIPER’s new special, limited edition EP entitled ‘At The Edge Of Time’ is out now on AFM Records. CRYSTAL VIPER is a female fronted Heavy Metal act from Poland, founded in 2003 by the singer, guitarist and composer, Marta Gabriel. Between 2007 and 2013 CRYSTAL VIPER released 5 studio albums, 7 singles and compilations, and toured in more than 15 countries, what established their position, and made them known as one of the most hard working and most determined bands of their generation. In 2013, due to health issues relating to the band’s front woman and founder, Marta Gabriel,… Continue reading