DYING FETUS – Wrong One To Fuck With

Death metal overlords DYING FETUS announce the European Annihilation Summer headlining tour. The tour begins August 2 at Wacken Open Air in Germany and ends August 25 at Death Feast in Andernach, DE. Direct support will be provided by Carnifex, Toxic Holocaust, Goatwhore and Venom Prison on select dates. The tour includes additional festival appearances at Brutal Assault, Rockstadt Extreme, Party San and more! All confirmed tour dates are listed below. Additionally, DYING FETUS will perform at Las Vegas Deathfest and at 3 Floyds Brewing’s Dark Lord Day in May. Las Vegas Deathfest features additional Relapse artists Incantation, Cephalic Carnage and Devourment. Dark Lord… Continue reading

Jean Beauvoir – compilations

AOR HEAVEN is currently gearing up to release the first of two retrospective albums highlighting the music of Jean Beauvoir beginning in the summer of 2018. Jean Beauvoir: Rock Masterpieces Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 feature songs from his solo career including his International multi-platinum debut “Drums Along the Mohawk” album, from his band Crown Of Thorns, his band Voodoo X, which also made music and video history, some fan favorites and a couple of unreleased singles which are a part of several soon to be released projects. AOR HEAVEN will begin releasing his follow up album Jean Beauvoir” Rock… Continue reading

KATAKLYSM – Narcissist

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, Meditationson June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band release their music video for their second single taken from Meditations. KATAKLYSM frontman comments, “Hits don’t need comments”. Pre-order Meditations now: http://nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations   Singer Maurizio Iacono states: “Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm’s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy” Produced by the band’s own guitarist J-F Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, the record was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR a.o.). Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA a.o.). The artwork was created… Continue reading

Gioeli – Castronovo – “Through”

Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo first played together on the debut album by Hardline, ‘Double Eclipse’, which was released in 1992. A quarter of a century later, the two were reunited in Italy to commence work on the debut Gioeli-Castronovo album, ‘Set The World On Fire’. “It was so great to work with Johnny again. I’ve always loved his voice and it was a pleasure to be a part of this collaboration! It was like we’d never left each other,” says Castronovo. “It was like the first day he tried to hold my hand and kiss me in 1992. HaHa!… Continue reading

MIDNATTSOL – The Aftermath

Nordic symphonic metal masters  MIDNATTSOL have  just released the official lyric video for the title track of their upcoming new album “The Aftermath” which will be released on May 25th via Napalm Records. MIDNATTSOL now has true full sister power featuring Liv Kristine and Carmen Elise! The name „Espenæs“ rightfully makes a lot of people swoon – as  both sisters have been a vital part of a magnitude of gothic / symphonic / folk metal milestones.  Until  this point a supergroup involving both sisters sharing microphone duties was only the stuff only dreams were made of.  Now it is a reality! The band comments on… Continue reading

COMEBACK KID – Beds Are Burning

Canada’s finest hardcore/punk outfit, COMEBACK KID, have release of brand new music in the form of a 2 track single, Beds Are Burning. The single will include the band’s cover of the MIDNIGHT OIL classic as well as the previously unreleased song ‘Little Soldier’, which came together during the Outsider sessions. Watch the official visualiser for ‘Beds Are Burning’, which the band has premiered today Vocalist Andrew Neufeld explains how the cover came about: “We recorded the ‘Beds Are Burning’ cover on a whim, while recording our last record. I saw the video at a bar and it got me inspired to text and try to convince the band into doing it. It… Continue reading

ACHERONTAS – The Alchemists Of The Radiant Sepulchre

Greek occult black metallers with ritual & 70’s rock influences, ACHERONTAS, release the third single from their upcoming album “Faustian Ethos”, due out on May 18th in Europe and May 25th in North America via Agonia Records. Listen to “The Alchemists Of The Radiant Sepulchre”. ACHERONTAS stands at the forefront of the new wave of Greek black / occult metal scene, with strong dedication to spirituality, mysticism and magic, in both sound and image. As such, it is considered by its members as an otherworldly project; a medium, where Hellenic metal meets eastern philosophy and retro rock. The band commented: “Faustian Ethos…a sacrament of Devil’s Art and Magic. The Coven of Acherontas enters the indisputable paths of the… Continue reading

LORD OF THE LOST – On This Rock I Will Build My Church

LORD OF THE LOST have just released the official video for their new song “On This Rock I Will Build My Church”. The song is taken from the new album THORNSTAR which will be published on August 3rd via Napalm Records. Class Grenayde comments on the song: “On This Rock I Will Build My Church” is the perfect opener for the very large and heavy packaging in which this monster was trapped. The song paves the way for a lot more…” Chris Harms adds:“For the video we came up with something very special. We’ve invented both, a time machine and a rejuvenation apparatus to live up to… Continue reading

BIRDPEN – THIS IS YOUR LIFE

Southampton based alt/prog rock duo BirdPen will release their new studio album in the early autumn. ‘There’s Something Wrong With Everything’ is being funded via a still active Pledge campaign and is preceded by an introductory single, ‘This Is Your Life’, which is out on 1st June. The Pledge campaign can be found here :pledgemusic.com/birdpen The new album melds heavy/psychedelic guitars, rolling basslines, Krautrock drums and old school electronics to create a doom groove ambience with Dave Pen’s lead vocal sitting atop, while musically they take inspiration from acts such as Deerhunter, Hookworms, Suuns, The Beta Band, Pink Floyd and… Continue reading