SLAYER – Unboxing “Repentless” 6.66 inch Vinyl Box Set

Metal veterans Slayer have released a new box set on specially designed 6.66″ vinyl today in celebration of International Slayer Day! The six record package, on specially-made 6.66″ vinyl created at The Vinyl Factory using a bespoke trimming unit, includes all 12 tracks from the band’s final studio album Repentless, originally released in 2015. The Repentless box set is available in limited red and gold variants as well as standard black vinyl. Order below: Order Slayer ‘Repentless’ 6 x 6.66″ Red Vinyl Box Set: Order Slayer ‘Repentless’ 6 x 6.66″ Red Vinyl Box Set: (Please note: release date 6th of July 2018)… Continue reading

Uriah Heep – new album

British Classic Rock Icons Uriah Heepare pleased to announce the upcoming release of their 25thstudio album “Living the Dream”on September 14thvia Frontiers Music Srl. Today the first single and video for the song “Grazed By Heaven”has been released.  It is available on all streaming services as well as an instant download with digital pre-orders. Watch it HERE. Album preorders are available at The lyrics for “Grazed By Heaven” were written by Jeff Scott Sotoand the music was written by bassist Dave Rimmer. “The song is clearly about sexual tension and desire, very much in the form of ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’, putting oneself at ease with the person who… Continue reading

Tarja – Live in London

Today, Tarja reveals the first song from her brand new live-art-album & video “Act II”. The bombastic live version of “Love To Hate” has been recorded at renowned Metropolis Studiosin London, UK, and showcases Tarja’s impressive vocal range and talent for compositions. InLondon, Tarja and band performed an intimate, yet rocking version of the fan favourite in front of20 lucky winners from all over Europe. The song, originally from her worldwide chart success “The Shadow Self”, gives a powerful taste of the forthcoming live release and can be found on thevideo version of “Act II” only. “Love To Hate (Live In London)” is also available… Continue reading

KATAKLYSM – The Resurrected

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM released their brand new studio album, Meditations, through Nuclear Blast Records. A gift to the fans is the bonus DVD of the new album. This live DVD was filmed in Munich, Germany on the A Moment In Time tour on October 21, 2017. Today, the band release the official live clip of the song “The Resurrected”, taken from that DVD. Originally it was the 2nd song on the classic Album Serenity in Fire.  Check it out: The DVD features the performance of the bands 2 classic albums, Shadows & Dust and Serenity in Fire in their entirety. The concert was captured by several cameras and recorded… Continue reading

MADBALL – Bad Times Makes Good Music

Only two weeks until NYHC kings MADBALL unleash their upcoming new album For The Cause via Nuclear Blast. Today, Freddy Cricien discusses how bad times produce good music. Watch the video here For The Cause is now available for pre-order in various formats: The record was mixed and mastered by renowned producer Tue Madsen at Antfarm Studios in Denmark. It was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who is also features on the album. MADBALL live: 15.06. D Ferropolis – With Full Force 17.06. CZ Prague – Palác Akropolis (w/ HATEBREED) 19.06. D Dusseldorf – Stone im Ratinger Hof 20.06. NL… Continue reading

GRUESOME – A Waste of Life (Drum Playthrough with Gus Rios)

SickDrummer is pleased to unveil GRUESOME drummer Gus Rios’ bludgeoning playthrough video for the track “A Waste Of Life.” The tune comes by way of the band’sTwisted Prayers full-length, released last week via Relapse Records. .View the band’s previously released NSFW video for “Fatal Illusions” as well as the Jeffrey Sisson-directed video for “Inhumane” and lyric video for “A Waste Of Life” . GRUESOME’s second studio album Twisted Prayers is out now on CD/LP/DLX LP/CS/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages are available via and Digital Downloads / Streaming Services. GRUESOME recently partnered with Decibel Magazine to share their cover of “Legion of… Continue reading

GOATWHORE – more Euro shows

American extreme metallers GOATWHORE are happy to announce they will be supporting DYING FETUS on their summer campaign entitled ‘European Annihilation Summer 2018’ tour! A bunch of headline shows have been added to the European campaign as well. Full listing below. GOATWHORE HEADLINE DATES 28.07.18 Croatia Zagreb @ Vintage Industrial Bar 30.07.18 Bulgaria Sofia @ Live & Loud 01.08.18 Greece Athens @ AN Club 08.08.18 Germany Hannover @ LUX GOATWHORE ALL EUROPEAN SUMMER DATES = Support to Dying Fetus + Special Guests at selected shows: Carnifex * Toxic Holocaust # Venom Prison + 27.07.18 Slovenia Tolmin @ Metaldays 28.07.18 Croatia Zagreb @ Vintage Industrial… Continue reading

Revocation – US tour

This September/October, REVOCATION will head out on the road for their first North American headlining tour in several years, with Exhumed, Rivers Of Nihil, and Yautja as support. See below for all dates! REVOCATION tour dates w/ Exhumed, Rivers Of Nihil, Yautja Sept. 17 – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery Sept. 18 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter Sept. 19 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade Sept. 21 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall Sept. 22 – Austin, TX – Come & Take It Live Sept. 23 – Ft. Worth, TX – Rail Club Sept. 24 – Tulsa, OK – The Vanguard Sept. 26 –… Continue reading

Harm’s Way – Euro Tour

American Hardcore leaders HARM’S WAY have announced a European headline tour for August and September! Support comes from Sanction and Renounced! Spread the word! HARM’S WAY European Summer Tour 2018 Special Guest: SANCTION, RENOUNCED 26.08.18 Belgium Antwerp Kavka * w/o Renounced 27.08.18 UK London Upsurge Festival 28.08.18 France Paris Le Gibus 29.08.18 Germany Wiesbaden Schlachthof 30.08.18 Netherlands Arnhem Willemeen 31.08.18 Germany Krefeld Summer Madness 01.09.18 Germany Chemnitz AJZ 02.09.18 Germany Berlin Musik & Frieden 03.09.18 Poland Poznan Pod Minogą 04.09.18 Hungary Budapest Dürer Kert 05.09.18 Germany München Backstage 06.09.18 Switzerland Zürich Dynamo 07.09.18 Germany Zwiesel Juz 08.09.18 Germany Stuttgart Juha West 09.09.18 Germany Hannover Mephisto… Continue reading

Igorrr – US tour supporting Ministry & Carpenter Brut

France’s Igorrr have confirmed that they will embark on a support tour of North America in late 2018 in support of their latest album and Metal Blade Records debut, ‘Savage Sinusoid’. The shows will be headlined by American industrial juggernaut Ministry with additional support from synthwave cessationsCarpenter Brut. Tickets go on sale via on Friday June, 8th at 10 am local time. Confirmed dates are as follows: MINISTRY, CARPENTER BRUT, IGORRR 11/21 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield 11/23 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot 11/24 Denver, CO – Fillmore 11/27 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre 11/29 Joliet, IL – The Forge 11/30 Cleveland,… Continue reading