Ketzer – The Wind Brings Them Horses

 On April 12th, German extreme metallers Ketzer will release their fourth full-length,Cloud Collider, via Metal Blade Records. Looking on Ketzer’s musical history, change is what has always defined their sound. From thrashing riffs to atmospheric blackened tunes, Ketzer is a band that has always aimed to defy genres. So what can we expect on Cloud Collider? Nothing more than a ride on a storm cloud, followed by a soft breeze in your face and, finally, a cleansing rainfall. Ketzer’s fourth effort will surprise many as a shift into yet another direction, combining many of the band’s essential trademarks and carrying them one step further: Raging drum… Continue reading

John Fairhurst – New Album

London-based John Fairhurst makes heavy blues for heavy times. In equal parts revealing, vulgar, cathartic and thrilling, the virtuoso guitarist is channelling the discontent felt in the world to pay tribute to – and to update – the very idea of rock n roll as protest music.. “Personal greed has far outstripped the need to support the health of society. British politics is a farce. The Government are liars”, states Fairhurst. Powerful statements require powerful music. And it is with ragged glory that ‘The Divided Kingdom’ articulates its point of view. Created with his partner in crime, Bristolian drummer Toby… Continue reading

Snake Tounge -THE HAMMMER AND THE NAIL

Snake Tongue just released their new EP ’No Escape No Excuse‘. Check out the lyric video for “The Hammer And The Nail” here Snake Tongue reveal their new lyric video The Hammer and The Nail made by Claudio Marino (Watain, Ghost) to kick of the physical release and tour in Scandinavia and the Baltics together with Swedish/Estonian crust band Ognemöt. The EP “No Escape No Excuse” following up their debut album “Raptors Breath” Snake Tongue didn’t spare any brutality on the four track EP “No Escape No Excuse”, a much more raw and crude recording done by Seth Norder (Witchery… Continue reading

ORIGIN – Mind Asylum

Iconic, American, technical death metallers, ORIGIN, will release their anniversary album “Abiogenesis – A Coming Into Existence” on May 3rd worldwide viaAgonia Records. Revisit the Origins of ORIGIN with the new single “Mind Asylum”: the pre-ORIGIN era, never-before released track! The single is available at this link, and comes with a video made by David Hall Abiogenesis is the process by which the origin of life has arisen from non-living matter. The details of this process are still a path unknown, the transition from non-living to a living entity was not a single event, but a gradual process of increasing complexity.… Continue reading

Black Tree Vultures – No More Empathy

UK heavy rock crew BLACK TREE VULTURES continue their climb with the release of their new video and single, No More Empathy, which has been taken from their hotly-tipped self-titled EP, out on Friday 19th April. Formed at the beginning of 2017 by Jonno Smyth (Drums) and Aaron ‘Ham’ Hammersley (Guitar), BLACK TREE VULTURES set out to merge together traditional metal influences with a edgy modern vibe. After the recruitment of vocalist Celyn Beynon and bassist Ched Cheeseman, and countless hours in the rehearsal room, the band shaped a carefully crafted sound that more than fulfilled their original manifesto. To… Continue reading

Marianas Trench – I Knew You When

There are those who continue to insist that the album, as a format, is dead. However, with ‘Phantoms’, the successful Canadian pop rock act Marianas Trench prove once again that reports of its demise are greatly exaggerated. “I think we are going to see more artists releasing singles and not really doing albums anymore,” says songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist Josh Ramsay, “but that doesn’t really inspire me.” What does inspire him is creating a self-contained universe for his songs to exist in, which on ‘Phantoms’ happens to be a house possessed by the spirit of lingering loss and inhabited by somebody who has been driven to madness by… Continue reading

Myrath – No Holding Back

With their incredibly personal, epic and beautiful oriental-infused progressive metal, MYRATH have slowly but surely established themselves as one of the most fascinating bands in the current international metal scene. Their latest album “Legacy” (2016) received high acclaim internationally and contained the brilliant and until now their most successful song, “Believer”! The video collected more than ten million views on YouTube! The current and first single “Dance” from the upcoming album “Shehili” received more than one million views within the first five weeks since its release in December 2018 and is setting the bar high for what to expect! MYRATH… Continue reading

The Well – Sabbah

Austin trio The Well share a new track today from their forthcoming third album Death and Consolation via Metal Sucks. Hear and share the crushing album opener “Sabbah” HERE Death and Consolation is without a doubt a weighty album title. And, The Well is among the heaviest heavy psych bands in existence. So when we say that there’s even more darkness and intensity to the band’s third album than previous efforts, take heed. It’s a deep sea diving bell of enveloping heaviness and longing. “This one is a little more personal,” says guitarist/vocalist Ian Graham. “2018 was a strange, dark… Continue reading

SPIRIT ADRIFT – new album

Phoenix-based Metallers SPIRIT ADRIFT will release their highly anticipated third full-length, “Divided By Darkness”, on 10th May via 20 Buck Spin. Recorded under the guidance of Sanford Parker (Darkthrone, Eyehategod, Tombs) and garnished with a cover artwork by nenowned artist Joe Petagno (Motörhead, Magic Circle, Autopsy), the follow-up to “Curse Of Conception” (2017) turns out as a timeless recordfor the ages with masterful musicianship and huge production. Be prepared for SPIRIT ADRIFT’s heaviest and most accessible album to date! Continue reading

Electro-Rock Band, PRIMAL STATIC Releases their New EP “The Corrupting Of The Revolution”

March 15th, 2019 – Austin, TX: After releasing their first single, “Need You So Bad”, Primal Static is now releasing their new EP, “The Corrupting Of The Revolution” worldwide on March 15, 2019. “The Corrupting Of The Revolution” is an EP with four eclectic tracks, each song with its own distinct mix of Electronic, Rock, Soul & Blues. As band member, G.T. describes, “It is an appeal for truth, connectedness, and authenticity in a time when it’s so rare. The title sets the tone but it’s not exactly a concept album. There are windows, but not the whole house.” Songs… Continue reading