Louise Patricia Crane – “Ophelia”

Louise Patricia Crane launches the second video from her forthcoming album, ’Deep Blue‘ with the stunning clip for “Ophelia” which is also released as a single across all streaming platforms today. Produced by Full Moon Media; the production company responsible for the award-winning video of Crane’s debut single “Deity”, “Ophelia” takes a darker turn than it’s predecessor, in keeping with the tragic narrative of the Shakespearean character on which the lyric is based. Filmed entirely at night across a full week in the bleak cold of early February 2020 “Ophelia’ takes its visual lead from Sir John Everett Millais’ painting… Continue reading

And The Sky Darkened – Burden Hardest to Bear

UK stout rockers AND THE SKY DARKENED will release their stunning new sophomore EP, Between Ghosts, on Friday 8th May. The rising quartet have also just dropped an explosive new single and video for Burden Hardest To Bear. Born in 2015 by long-time friends Ryan Lewis (Vocals/Guitar) and Ollie Hansen (Guitar), AND THE SKY DARKENED have formed a powerful and dynamic sound which pulls from many areas of contemporary and classic rock/metal. The rising riff merchants revealed their debut EP, The Fracture, at the end of 2016. The record showcased the band’s shrewd ability to blend dark and brooding Metallica and Alice In Chains-esque… Continue reading

SEPULTURA – launch weekly SepulQuarta sessions

Brazilian heavyweights SEPULTURA have launched their SepulQuarta sessions, a weekly event where the band will give insight into the band’s colourful history, do a Q&A session and perform a new track live. “SepulQuarta was born out of the necessity to express ourselves in a different way since we’re all facing a new situation. We came up with this idea still influenced by the concept of our recent album Quadra, using geometry, numerology and numbers. Wednesday, which is the fourth day of the week, was chosen for the event ”, explains Andreas Kisser. Join the band every Wednesday at 8PM UK time (4PM Brazilian official… Continue reading

PARADISE LOST – Greg And Nick On The Band’s First Rehearsal

On May 15th PARADISE LOST continue to write a new chapter of their gloomy story of death doom and gothic metal when they release their new album “Obsidian”. In a series of trailers that the band launched recently Nick and Greg have been sharing memories from the band’s early days with fans. You can order “Obsidian” now in various formats here: https://nblast.de/ParadiseLostObsidian To get your hands on one of the exclusive bundles with tickets for PARADISE LOST’s release show at The Warehouse in Leeds on 17th September check out the Crash Records’ online shop: Paradise Lost – Obsidian: (Various Formats)… Continue reading

DEATH – ‘Non Analog – On Stage Series – TIJUANA 10-06-1990’

Relapse Records is proud to continue its DEATH: Non Analog – On Stage Series with the third installment TIJUANA 10-09-1990! Available digitally now at https://orcd.co/death-tijuana90. Death: Non Analog – On Stage Series – TIJUANA 10-09-1990 captures the band live during the infamous Spiritual Healing tour! At a moment when the world has been forced to push pause on live music, Relapse Records and the DEATH estate have pulled together to launch a series of previously unreleased, career-spanning live concerts that touch upon all eras and lineups of the legendary band. We at Relapse sincerely hope to see you all at a concert, festival, or a stage… Continue reading

Devin Townsend – NHS fundraiser show

Music fans across the world are missing the thrill of going to live concerts, and Devin Townsend is here to help. Devin has been hosting live concerts in his home studio this month, each one raising money for healthcare workers around the world. The latest, which took place on 25th April sold 3420 tickets raising over £65,000 ($81,000) for the NHS in the UK. For each show Devin has put together an impressive 4-camera rig, controlled using nothing more than an Xbox controller. The previous show in aid of Vancouver’s General Hospital sold close to 2000 tickets, and raised nearly $50,000. The third will be… Continue reading

Steve Rothery – La Silla Trailer

Marillion guitarist, Steve Rothery releases the video of the first part of La Silla, the first track taken to be taken from his forthcoming album Revontulet which will be released later in the year. Steve Rothery Says: “The Crowdfunding campaign won’t launch until September, but i thought it would be nice to release something in the current situation….” La Silla is now available to purchase form Rothery’s bandcamp page. Rothery will launch a crowdfunding campaign for Revontulet on September 28 from his website. Continue reading

Jeff Scott Soto – “Eyes Of Love”

Jeff Scott Soto has released a surprise live album on all digital platforms today, which was recorded exactly one year ago at the sixth edition of the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan. The performance will also be released later in 2020 on physical format as a bonus disc on Jeff’s forthcoming new solo album, ‘Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)’, which he has co-written and co-produced with producer Alessandro Del Vecchio. This special one-off hour long live set saw Jeff present a fantastic overview of his solo career, including a treat towards the end where he called fellow singer and labelmate Dino Jelusick… Continue reading

JINJER – Perennial (Lego Fan Video)

Staying indoors for long periods of time does have its silver linings – for instance, more time for artistic inspiration! JINJER fan Mychailo Halinin turned boredom and isolation into creativity and remade the seminal music video for “Perennial” from their 2019 EP Micro – with LEGO. Today, the band releases the video through the official channels.  Commented bass player Eugene Abdukhanov: “Who has not played with LEGO as a kid? Who has not secretly dreamed of starring in their own LEGO MOVIE!? What a wonderful gift and pleasure this was to watch and now to release Perennial LEGO to the world… Continue reading

ÅSKVÄDER – GOD’S GRACE

Åskväder released a music video for their single “God’s Grace”, taken from their S/T debut album released in March. A thunderous video featuring a sinful priest If you’re a Spotify user, make sure to join the band’s competition where you can win free stuff, CD/LP/T-shirts. It’s very simple – just click the link below to follow the band on Spotify and fill in your postal address, and that’s it! Join the Competition (Spotify) HERE: https://orcd.co/askvader_competition Electrifying Swedish power-trio Åskväder makes thunder and lightning through rock music. Well balanced seasoning to the sound of the 90s Scandinavian rock scene mixed up… Continue reading