Misery Loves Company – False Hearts

UK Alt-rock crew FALSE HEARTS will reveal their engulfing new EP, Remedy, on Friday 3rd April. The foursome have also just dropped an explosive new track, Misery Loves Company. Expressing a sound that lifts from everyone from Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, Muse, and Shinedown, to The Foo Fighters, FALSE HEARTS deliver raucous riffery, killer hooks and an engrossing live show. Born in Cambridgeshire in 2016, the modern rock quartet are comprised of vocalist/guitarist Emma Hodgson, lead guitarist Ali Westwood, drummer Adi Bowes and bassist Phil Benton. Since their formation, FALSE HEARTS have racked up an impressive list of accolades; the… Continue reading

BLACK STAR RIDERS – In The Shadow Of A War Machine

Off the back of an extremely successful 2019, Black Star Riders greet the new decade with an incredibly relevant new video “In The Shadow Of The War Machine”, out today via Nuclear Blast. The track describes the condition in which we all currently live in: a world where economical interest prevails over the common good; a world where we are forced to face constant uncertainties. As the band says: “vote for a clown … you have a circus”. The music perfectly reflects the content: the pounding rhythm of each verse echoes the oppression of the war machine; the heavier and… Continue reading

Behemoth – Rom 5:8

Having released their most gripping album to date I Loved You At Your Darkest, BEHEMOTH return once again spread the word of the unholy. On January  24th, the band will release the I Loved You At Your Darkest Tour Edition – an obsidian gem in their discography, including the I Loved You At Your Darkest track listing with brand new, alternate artwork by Nicola Samori; plus an exclusive BBC Radio 1 session and unreleased documentary Thou Darkest Art taken from the band’s career affirming art gallery exhibition in London last year. Pre-order the I Loved You At The Darkest Tour Edition here: https://nblast.de/Behemoth-ILYAYD-TE Today, the band releases an official music video… Continue reading

FRACTAL UNIVERSE – “Rhizomes of Insanity” (Full Live Show)

Fractal Universe releases new live album featuring ‘Rhizomes of Insanity’ in its entirety; full live video of ‘Rhizomes of Insanity’ now online Last year, Fractal Universe released their latest full-length, Rhizomes of Insanity, via Metal Blade Records, and toured across Europe in support of it. During their album release show at Le Gueulard+ in Nilvange, France, on April 19th, 2019, the band recorded their performance, where they played Rhizomes of Insanity in its entirety, along with some fan favorites. Next month, Fractal Universe will hit the road again in Europe, this time with Obscura, God Dethroned, and Thulcandra. Fractal Universe comments: “We’re stoked to be part of this amazing line-up alongside… Continue reading

MARKO HIETALA – The Voice Of My Father

Recently, Finnish singer/ bassist Marko Hietala announced his signing with Nuclear Blast for his upcoming solo album ‘Pyre Of The Black Heart’, that is set to be released on January 24th. Today, he reveals the lyric video for the second single ‘Voice of my Father’, which you can see here Get the single digitally here: https://nblast.de/HietalaVoiceOfMyFather Listen in NB New Releases playlist: http://nblast.de/SpotifyNewReleases / http://nblast.de/AppleMusicNewReleases Pre-order ‘Pyre Of The Black Heart’ now on CD (Jewelcase) or Clear Vinyl via the following link: https://nblast.de/MarkoHietala-POTBH About the goal behind his solo album, Marko Hietala comments, “Well, let’s put it this way: NIGHTWISH is without any doubt my main band, and thanks to income… Continue reading

Karg – Tod, Wo Bleibt Dein Frieden?

KARG, project of the Harakiri for the sky vocalist, released a new video. Produced & directed by Oliver König (responsible for videos of Firtan, Imperium Dekadenz &Sun of the Sleepless) and Michael Winiecki. Taken from the album „Traktat“. To be released on february 7 via AOP Records…Quote J.J.„This song may be my own private autumn. It feels beautiful, yet everything is dying…” KARG was founded back in the summer of 2006 as a one-man project by HARAKRI FOR THE SKY vocalist J.J., offering a furious and original mixture of Atmospheric Black Metal, Post Rock, Grunge, Shoegaze and Post Punk. The… Continue reading

ALMANAC – Line Up & Artwork For ‘Rush of Death’

Victor Smolski’s ALMANAC are set to unleash their third studio album, Rush Of Death, on March 6th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band unveil the first album trailer, in which Victor discusses the band line-up and album artwork Pre-order Rush Of Death on various formats, here: https://nblast.de/AlmanacRushOfDeath LMANAC won’t be resting on their laurels in regards to live shows either – they’re set to present tracks from Rush Of Death to fans in spring 2020, when the band joins the Finnish Horror Metal maniacs LORDI on their European tour. Headline Shows 01.02.  DE         Hamm – HoppeGarden 15.02.  DE         Dusseldorf – Pitcher 29.02. … Continue reading


SERIOUS BLACK release their new album ‘Suite 226’ on 31st January, out on AFM Records. The band have released their second single & lyic video for ‘Let Me Go’, taken from upcoming album ‘Suite 226’. After 18 months, Serious Black – Official are back with a bang with their killer new album ‘Suite 226’. They used their well-deserved time-out to design new concepts, to work on fresh material and also to build their own studio. Bassist Mario proudly announces: “The waiting comes to an end, we are fresh and rested. Above all, we are hungry to return to the stage.” After guitarist Roland Grapow… Continue reading

SEMBLANT – Mere Shadow

A rapidly rising act in the South American metal scene, Semblant are more than ready to take the world stage. The band have already received international praise from the metal community with the 2014 release of their second album ‘Lunar Manifesto’, the singles from which (‘What Lies Ahead’, ‘Dark Of the Day’ and ‘Incinerate’) have racked up over 30 million views on YouTube. They are now ready for the next phase of their career with the upcoming release of their highly anticipated new album, ‘Obscura’. pre-order link: https://radi.al/Obscura LIVE IN LONDON 06.04.20 – Underworld Semblant formed in 2006 in Curitiba, Brazil when singer Sergio Mazul and keyboardist J.… Continue reading

IMPERIAL AGE – The Legacy of Atlantis

Being already possibly the first Russian metal band to ever succesfully tour the UK as headliners,  IMPERIAL AGE have announced dates of their second – and bigger – UK tour in April 2020, kicking off at The Dome in London. Prior to working on the highly anticipated follow up to 2018‘s ’The Legacy Of Atlantis‘ you can catch them here: April 2020 16th            LONDON – The Dome 17th            BIRMINGHAM – Asylum 18th            MANCHESTER – Rebellion 19th            GLASGOW – Ivory Blacks Founded in Moscow by singers/songwriters Alexander “Aor” Osipov and Jane “Corn” Odintsova in 2012, IMPERIAL AGE has become Russia‘s most… Continue reading