The Temperance Movement – Caught in the Middle

British rock and rollers THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT’s third studio, A Deeper Cut” blasted into the UK charts at No 6 (UK Official Album Chart). The band also entered at No 1 (Indie Chart), No 1 (Rock Chart) and No 1 (Vinyl Chart). The album is the highest ever album chart debut for Earache Records (Rival Sons, Blackberry Smoke) in their 31 year history. http://www.earache.com The band are currently on a full UK tour – full details below. The band today release the first official video from the album – for the single “Caught In the Middle”. The video was directed by… Continue reading

MINISTRY – Al’s take on making music videos

Today, Ministry main man Al Jourgensen muses on making music videos and their importance in the process of visually representing your music to fans in a new album trailer. PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM: Limited Edition Vinyl and merchandise:  http://bit.ly/MinistryShop CD or Black Vinyl:  https://store.hmv.com/music/vinyl/AmeriKKKant To support the release of AmeriKKKant, Ministry will headline a 7 date UK, with the dark and atmospheric singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe supporting. 17.07.18 UK Nottingham @ Rock City 18.07.18 UK Glasgow @ O2 ABC 20.07.18 UK Manchester @ Albert Hall 21.07.18 UK London @ The Forum 23.07.18 UK Belfast @ Limelight 24.07.18 IRE Dublin @ Tivoli 25.07.18 UK Bristol @ SWX + special guest Chelsea Wolfe Continue reading

RIOT V – Armor Of Light

Cult New York heavy metal band and godfathers of power metal, RIOT V, will release their 16th album entitled, Armor Of Light, on April 27th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band is pleased to release the first trailer for this upcoming masterpiece.  The album will be available on coloured vinyl (black, red) 2-LP in gatefold and as a limited CD-Digipak-Edition, both including the two bonus tracks “Unbelief” as well as a new recorded version of their classic hymn “Thundersteel”. The Digipak CD also includes a 13 track bonus CD, recorded at the legendary German “Keep It Ture Festival” 2015. The bonus CD was mixed and mastered by Sebastian “Seeb” Levermann at Greenman Studios (www.greenman-studios.de) Pre-order… Continue reading

SKELETAL REMAINS – Seismic Abyss

Californian death metal act SKELETAL REMAINS have tapped Revolver Magazine to launch the official music video for “Seismic Abyss,” the first single off the band’s forthcoming new album Devouring Mortality. Guitarist/vocalist Chris Monroy comments on the video: “The song is simply based on devastation of earthquakes and how unpredictable they can be with SR’s own touch on the topic. The footage from the video was filmed here in Los Angeles. It was our first time doing something like this and we had a lot of fun doing it. I hope you all enjoy it as much as we did!” SKELETAL REMAINS will… Continue reading

VARATHRON – Tenebrous

Greek black metal pioneers VARATHRON reveal new track “Tenebrous”. The song comes from the band’s upcoming album “Patriarchs Of Evil”, set to be released on April 27th via Agonia Records. Co-founded in 1988 by Stefan Necroabyssious, the band’s vocalist and sole original member, VARATHRON has been on a steady release schedule since 2004’s “Crowsreign”. The latter album introduced Haris (drums) and Achilleas C. (guitars) to the band, who were later joined by Sotiris (guitars) and Stratos (bass). Together, they established a new, well-bonded line-up of an already established Hellenic black metal act, considered as one of the forefathers of the genre, next to Rotting Christand Necromantia. Having previously described “Patriarchs Of Evil” as “heavy, dark and full of melodies that will revive past memories”, VARATHRON elaborates on the successor to “Untrodden Corridors Of… Continue reading

GRUESOME – Summer Euro Tour

Death Metal Defenders of the Old GRUESOME completed their second full-length album and follow-up their 2015 debut full-length, Savage Land. The new album entitled Twisted Prayers was recorded with producer Jarrett Pritchard (Exhumed, 1349, Goatwhore) at New Constellation Studios in Orlando, FL. Twisted Prayersfollows DEATH’s paradigm shift during the Spiritual Healing era, incorporating more cerebral, melodic instrumentation with elements of thrash and thought-provoking, socially conscious lyrics. Twisted Prayers once again features artwork from the legendary Ed Repka (Death, Megadeth, Venom) and is expected to be released in Summer 2018 via Relapse Records. Stay tuned for more information in the near future. Additionally, GRUESOME announce headline Summer Europe tour dates starting July 19… Continue reading

ATRIARCH – Void

Ritualistic, apocalyptic noisemakers ATRIARCH premiere the official video for “Void” off their recent full-length album Dead As Truth. Additionally, ATRIARCH has partnered with Cvlt Nation for the “We Are The Dead” Remix Project to celebrate the website’s 7th year anniversary. ATRIARCH will perform this Thursday, March 8th with Mirrors For Psychic Warfare at the Tonic Lounge in Portland, OR. The band is also confirmed to play with Will Haven on June 23rd at Star Theater PDX in Portland, OR. Stay tuned for more tour announcements in the near future. Dead As Truth is out on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages and digital order are available via Relapse.com… Continue reading

Nale – Death, Skulls & Satan

NALE are premiering “Slither”, the second video from their upcoming new album ’Death, Skulls, Satan‘. The Swedish outfit are due to release the follow-up to critically acclaimed debut album “Ghost Road Blues” on Black Lodge Records / Sound Pollution on March 23, 2018 and it sees the Swedish outfit working again with Producer Lawrence Mackrory (F.KÜ., Darkane) and was Mixed and mastered in Dugout Studio/Obey Mastering Punk, rock n‘ roll, black -and death metal; these are the cornerstones on which Nale was founded upon. After the demise of their previous band, drummer Anders Ljung and guitarist Henrik Kaveryd contemplated their… Continue reading

Vega – New Album

‘Only Human’ is the fifth studio album by UK melodic rock stalwarts VEGA. The band self-produced the record but teamed up with legendary Canadian musician and producer Harry Hess (of Harem Scarem) for the mixing and mastering to bring their fans another gem of a release. If you’re very lucky, there may be occasions in your life when you find a band and you realise you’ve discovered something a bit special. We’ve all heard groups who release ‘great’ albums, but VEGA certainly make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up and provide butterflies in the stomach excitement… Continue reading

Bearfoot Beware – Punk Is Violence

Bearfoot Beware, who are set to release their new album ‘Sea Magnolia’ on 16th March and will be on tour later this month have shared another live session video from their recent time at The Old Cutting Room Studio. Watch the video for ‘Punk is Violence’ here – Bearfoot Beware have come a long way from their scrappy, DIY beginnings. They’ve shared stages with luminaries like Future of the Left, played on the BBC Introducing stage at Reading and Leeds, and toured all over mainland Europe. Now, after years on the road they’re back with their most coherent sonic manifesto. Eschewing for the most… Continue reading