KADAVAR – You Found The Best In Me

Berlin based rock overlords KADAVAR have announced the release of a new live album called Live in Copenhagen, featuring their transcendent show at Pumpehuset in Denmark’s capital in November 2017 during the band’s tour in support of the most recent album, Rough Times. To celebrate the announcement, the band has premiered the official video for ‘You Found The Best In Me’, which was shot on the beach at Dunajam in Sardinia The new live album will be available as a tour edition packaged with Rough Times (CD only), as well as being made available separately on vinyl. Pre-order your copy here:  nuclearblast.com/kadavar-roughtimeste Limited Edition 2 CD Digipack:  http://nblast.de/KadavarRTLAMZ Limited Edition Double Gatefold Black Vinyl:  nblast.de/KadavarRTLAMZ… Continue reading

Nothgard – Malady X

Epic Melodic Death Metallers NOTHGARD from Germany have finished the recordings for their new album ‘Malady X’ and are proud to present the first song to the masses! Surf over to metalblade.com/nothgard to check out the stunning video for the title track ‘Malady X’. Make sure to check out the pre-order section as well, ‘Malady X’ will be released October 26th and is available in the following formats: – ltd. ed. metallic boxset (incl. ltd. Digi-CD, excl. bonus-DVD, hand-signed photo cards, miniature guitar, patch, numbered certificate, possible golden ticket to win studio gear of Dom R. Crey / ESP LTD… Continue reading

GRAVESHADOW – Warchief

Since the spring release of their sophomore album “Ambition’s Price,” the Sacramento, California-based symphonic metal quintet GRAVESHADOW has toured the Western United States extensively, first with Sirenia and Threat Signal and then again earlier this summer on their first headlining tour. Today, the band announced their third leg of dates in support of the record, a 10-day trek in September that includes six Texas shows, their first-ever appearance in Denver and a performance in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico alongside former Nightwish vocalist Tarja Turunen. Upon their return to Sacramento, GRAVESHADOW will then perform alongside the legendary Brazilian power metal act Angra.… Continue reading

WOLFHEART – Breakwater

After releasing “Breakwater” as a digital single on all streaming platforms last Friday, the wolves around mastermind Tuomas Saukkonen didn’t just return to their den. Today WOLFHEART unveils the result of their long journey into the ice and snow of Iceland’s glaciers to record the official music video. Here you can see the final result. It is the start of the story, telling about the Constellation Of The Black Light. WOLFHEART’s music videos are always very intense and have a deep connection to the concept behind the band, since they are all done by the band, from production to editing. So it is no surprise,… Continue reading

BELL WITCH – Mirror Reaper

Seattle doom metal duo, BELL WITCH, have confirmed a European tour – during which they will play their 2017 album, Mirror Reaper, in full. The 83-minute opus was released via Profound Lore to widespread acclaim. Although the band have played part of Mirror Reaper live at previous shows, the full album has only been performed once in full, at this year’s Roadburn Festival – complete with visuals created by Taylor Bednarz, and vocals from Aerial Ruin’s Erik Moggridge. This full scale performance will be replicated in its entirety at a number of special, seated shows across Europe at the end of the year. The band comments: “We performed the… Continue reading

Arnór Dan – Stone By Stone

Arnór Dan, the multi-award winning vocalist and front-man of Iceland’s Agent Fresco, released his debut solo single, ‘Stone by Stone’ today via Clash Magazine, who are calling it ‘a beautifully nuanced, highly graceful return.’ An ambient track that gradually builds with cinematic strings and hypnotic percussion, ‘Stone by Stone’ is a fragile and haunting lament that highlights the void created in the current digital age. Despite being consumed by our  innate desire for intimacy and connection, this era is marked by an unavoidable sense of apathy that feeds a grander sense of detachment. The accompanying video features an emblematic intimate portrayal… Continue reading

FEAR WITHOUT REASON Release New Single

Quintet To Release “Broken” on September 7th West Midlands based quintet Fear Without Reason are set to release their comeback single, “Broken”, on September 7th! The band streamed the new track exclusively over at Pure Grain Audio, which can be found here: https://puregrainaudio.com/audio/don-t-worry-the-new-fear-without-reason-single-isn-t-broken-exclusive-single-premiere Fear Without Reason as a name comes right from the heart. Anxiety has affected band members, family and friends, it touches everything they do. The result is a sound that puts energy and feel first, taking inspiration from bands such as Alter Bridge, Mallory Knox, Funeral For a Friend, Paramore, Senses Fail, Incubus, Breaking Benjamin, Blink 182… Continue reading

DRIFT INTO BLACK release single/lyric video and new album details

New Jersey’s Doom Metal act DRIFT INTO BLACK has just completed their first full length album entitled “Dead Suns Under the Forever Moon” to be released October 12th on Digipak CD as well as all streaming services. “This is a concept album about absolute cold revenge by being used as the devil’s puppet” Craig Rossi says. “How much revenge is too much? Do two wrongs make a right? When all of that rage, adrenaline is gone and there’s nothing left, can you feel normal again? Was it all worth it?”. The first single “Death From Above” can be heard below… Continue reading

HELLOWEEN – STARLIGHT BOX SET

NOISE Records are proud to announce, Helloween – Starlight : The Noise Records Collection. A deluxe, limited edition boxset containing all the bands Noise recordings, from the long out of print EP’s ‘Helloween’ & ‘Judas’, through their debut album ‘Walls Of Jericho’ to the masterpieces, ‘Keeper Of The Seven Keys parts 1 & 2’ and a new, revised version of ‘The Best, The Rest, The Rare’ that covers all the obscure and rare tracks from the Noise catalogue. Three of these titles have long been out of print on vinyl and all of them are now on colour vinyl for… Continue reading

MANTAR – The Modern Art Of Setting Ablaze

Monstrous black/doom/punk chimaera MANTAR have released the official video for another brand new song off of the band’s new album, ‘The Modern Art Of Setting Ablaze’, which is set to be unleashed on August 24, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The album (as well as accompanying merchandise) is now available for pre-order in various formats: http://nblast.de/MantarAblaze ‘The Modern Art Of Setting Ablaze’ is in-keeping with MANTAR’s symbolic obsession with fire on their previous albums; this time disavowing mankind‘s tendency to blindly follow those that would lead us into oblivion. This isn‘t necessarily a political statement; more a morbid fascination with current smouldering tensions that threaten to set the minds of… Continue reading