LETTERS FROM THE COLONY – TRAILER #2

You have been warned by the first band trailer that LETTERS FROM THE COLONY’s debut album Vignette (out on February 16th) is the thing you need to own. Today, the progressive extreme metal architects launch the second trailer for their upcoming full length release and unveil the scandalous background of some of their band members – in particular their ex-bassist and current guitarist Johan Jönsegård, who had to quit his position, after it was simply to dangerous for him, before Emil Östberg bravely took his place. Watch the clip with the first impressive live snippets of these Swedes and singer … Continue reading

Godsticks – Angry Concern

Following the release of Welsh rockers Godsticks’ new studio album –  Faced With Rage the band have released a video for the song “Angry Concern”. The clip was filmed during the recording sessions for Faced With Rage at the world-renowned Monnow Valley Studio in Wales. Darran Charles, Godsticks vocalist, guitarist and main writer talks in depth about the track and their time at Monnow: “‘Angry Concern’ is probably one of our most experimental sounding tracks to date and testament to how integral each band member’s contribution is these days. Dan and Tom’s bass and drums are key to keeping an aggressive edge to what is a deceptively … Continue reading

Harakiri For The Sky – Heroin Waltz

Anticipation continues to mount as Austrian post-black metal band Harakiri For The Sky prepares for the release of their awaited new album, Arson, which will debut February, 16th on AOP Records with distribution from Plastichead Distribution (Europe/North America/World) and Edel (Germany/Austria/Switzerland). Today, the band has fanned the flames of anticipation to reveal their latest song, “Heroin Waltz,” via a dark, grim new music video. “This song is not primarily about heroin or doing drugs inherently, but also about the aspiration to find warmth in life and the search for something that makes you feel complete. I think it is almost … Continue reading

Saint Apache – Wolf Machine

Brit heavy alt-rockers, SAINT APACHE, continue their assault on the UK with the release of their new single, Wolf Machine. Drawing inspiration from an array of areas, but fundamentally reared on the grit of Every Time I Die, the attitude of Gallows, and the political potency of Rage Against The Machine, SAINT APACHE spit out edgy magnetic rhythms, monolithic guitar riffs, and buoyant energy that will leave you dead on your feet. Born in Eastbourne in 2015, the angular alternative quartet have worked diligently to develop their formidable sound and have carved out a hefty reputation for their intense live … Continue reading

WHITE WIZZARD release new album and video

This Friday, January 12th, marks the release of the new album by White Wizzard. Today the band is pleased to premiere the lyric video to the album’s heavy metal title track, Infernal Overdrive. White Wizzard, who revamped their lineup last year to include the return of their strongest players to date, vocalist Wyatt “Screaming Demon” Anderson and guitarist James J. LaRue. Reviews have been overly positive and critics are recognizing the band firing on all cylinders by not only bringing back all of their expected true metal ingredients but flavoring this hour-plus ride with an expanded repertoire of moods and … Continue reading

MYRKUR – Nominated For Multiple Gaffa Awards; Tour Begins Next Week

Renowned Danish composer and classically trained multi-instrumentalist, MYRKUR, has been nominated for two GAFFA Awards for Solo Artist of the Year & Best Hard Rock Album (Mareridt)! GAFFA is a prestigious award for popular music in Denmark sponsored by the country’s largest music magazine. Register and vote for MYRKUR at http://gaffa.dk/prisen Additionally, MYRKUR will embark on her headlining Folkesange tour next week starting on January 19 at Eurosonic in the Netherlands. The tour consists of six total dates throughout the UK, Scandinavia and the Netherlands spanning January and February. MYRKUR will perform traditional Nordic folk songs and acoustic renditions of … Continue reading

IRON REAGAN & GATECREEPER – Split LP!

East Coast crossover titans IRON REAGAN and rising Sonoran death metallers GATECREEPER unite for a split recording of cranium crushing proportions. Across 8 new tracks of auditory and lyrical venom, both bands showcase why they’re two of the most talked about groups in extreme metal today! The split LP, mixed by Kurt Ballou at Godcity Studios, is due out March 2 on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Stream IRON REAGAN’s new track “Paper Shredder” via YouTube and GATECREEPER’s “War Has Begun” . IRON REAGAN kick off their brief East Coast headline tour tomorrow in Washington D.C. and consists of five intimate … Continue reading

ENSIFERUM – Euro Tour

Finnish Metal Gods ENSIFERUM have just announced a full European tour for April 2018! Comments ENSIFERUM bassist Sami Hinkka: “Greetings fellow metalheads! With great pride, we announce our next tour “Path To Glory”! It’s been ages since we did a tour this long and thorough all across Europe, so it’s going to be a blast, night after night for weeks! And that’s what we love to do: party hard with the craziest crowd in the world! We are gonna treat you with a special set combining new, old and rare Ensiferum hits! We are extremely thrilled to share the stage with the mighty Ex … Continue reading

Visigoth – Warrior Queen

 Salt Lake City’s traditional metal champions VISIGOTH will release their sophomore album, ‘Conqueror’s Oath’, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of ‘Conqueror’s Oath’, the new single ‘Warrior Queen’ can be streamed now at: metalblade.com/visigoth – where the record is also available for pre-order in the following formats: –CD –180g black vinyl –silver vinyl (limited to 400 copies – USA exclusive) –clear with white/blue smokey swirl vinyl (limited to 300 copies – USA exclusive) –opaque blue vinyl (limited to 300 copies – USA exclusive) –cool grey marble vinyl (limited to 300 copies – EU exclusive) –white/blue splattered vinyl (limited to 200 copies … Continue reading