PRIMORDIAL – charting worldwide

Irish Pagan Metal Gods PRIMORDIAL have just released their new album ‘Exile Amongst The Ruins’ through Metal Blade Records. The album has entered a whole lot of charts globally including a Top 10 entry in Germany. The band is happy about the positive reception from the fans! Comments PRIMORDIAL: “They say it’s the small things, well with a wry smile, a raised eyebrow of curiosity, a glint of minor satisfaction and an expression of general bemusement we raise a glass to all of you who went out there and bought the album in the first week and for supporting real independent music … Continue reading

REDEMPTION – Vikram Shankar joins

Keyboardist Vikram Shankar has joined progressive metal band REDEMPTION. Nick van Dyk – the band’s guitarist and songwriter, who has also played the majority of keyboards on REDEMPTION’s seven studio albums – comments: “We haven’t had a dedicated keyboard player since before 2011’s ‘This Mortal Coil’. We were very happy and fortunate to have had Greg Hosharian in the band for some time, but when Greg left to focus on composing and conducting classical music, we decided to continue without replacing him and I returned to playing keys in addition to guitar. I’m comfortable enough handling things, but at the … Continue reading

ALAZKA – Everglow

Recklinghausen, Germany-based post-hardcore act ALAZKA just released the official video for ‘Everglow’. The track comes off their debut record Phoenix which was released on September 1st 2017. The band comments: “We want to share this as a gift for you to celebrate our first year as ALAZKA. Without you none of this would have been possible. Thank you guys so much for making this dream become real. Our journey has just begun and we hope you guys will follow us on this path cause we have great things ahead.” The band will start their EU/UK tour with WE CAME AS ROMANS, POLARIS and THE PLOT IN YOU this week and … Continue reading

Settle Your Scores – Zero Hour

SETTLE YOUR SCORES are back with a dynamic and utterly fun new album, Better Luck Tomorrow – OUT NOW via SharpTone Records! To tie in with this new release, the band have published the video for ‘Zero Hour’ which can be watched here Order Better Luck Tomorrow here: Christian Fisher (vocals) states: “‘Zero Hour’ was the first song that Ricky wrote for »Better Luck Tomorrow«, so it sounds pretty similar to songs from »The Wilderness«. For me personally, this song sums up an overarching theme for »Better Luck Tomorrow«. Dwelling on your past mistakes won’t change your life; getting out there and pursuing your dreams will. When you … Continue reading

Dana Fuchs – Love Lives

The career of Dana Fuchs began in her late teens when she ignited Manhattan’s blues-rock circuit with her burnt-honey vocal and bruisingly honest songwriting. With a voice acclaimed by Classic Rock magazine in a Blues album of the month review as “juke-joint dirty and illicit, evoking Joplin, Jagger and a fag butt bobbing in a glass of bourbon,” a trio of soul-drenched studio releases signalled her talent, while in between records she starred in the Broadway musical ‘Love, Janis’ and made her big screen debut as Sexy Sadie in the film ’Across The Universe’, which was centred on songs by … Continue reading

Midas Fall – Glue

Scottish post-rock duo Midas Fall, who release their new album ‘Evaporate’ on 27th April, have shared a stunning animated video for ‘Glue’. Directed and produced by Stefano Bertelli, with the set design by Riccardo Orlandi, the band describe the track as,’a song that exists in 4 parts and goes on a journey. Over the years time starts to blur the edges of the situation you are in up to the point that this becomes your normality and impossible to see an outside perspective. As the track unfolds the realisation is made and leads to further realisation of the difficulties associated … Continue reading

The Raven Age – Surrogate

Dubbed as “the UK’s next brightest metal hope” (Metal Hammer) and Planet Rock’s‘Best New Band 2017’ award winners, The Raven Age have today announced the addition of former Wild Lies vocalist Matt James who takes over frontman duties as the band continue their path to global stardom. “I’m feeling incredibly honoured and excited to become part of The Raven Age family. It’s been such a natural fit for me, and has made me see that the possibilities are endless for the future of this band”, says Matt. The first taste of the new line up, completed by guitarists George Harris … Continue reading

Mad Dogs Unchained – Official Documentary

Mad Dogs Unchained successfully finished their first European tour and say thank you to everyone in the enthusiastic audience, who played their role to make each show a special experience. The atmospheric concerts at the beginning of the year will certainly not remain the last sign of life of Mad Dogs Unchained in Europe: they’re already working on new shows to happen in the not too distant future. Meanwhile the tribute band released an official documentary that provides a captivating insight in the project’s development, recent shows as well as the musicians’ personal connection to the great Joe Cocker. “Mad … Continue reading

ARCADIA – Kickback

ARCADIA announce their arrival with the release of their new single & video, Kickback, which is out now. Watch the video for the track, here: Manchester quintet, ARCADIA, take from the groove of Limp Bizkit fused with the venom of Rage Against The Machine, and it doing so, hurl out alluring crossover rap-infused metal that will ignite and excite. The band’s debut EP, Hunting Season, opened doors for the five-some and firmly placed the crossover combo onto the Manchester scene. Sharing stages with the likes of Tequila Mockingbird, Asteroid Boys, and Dubwar has further served to increase ARCADIA’s emerging reputation. … Continue reading