Revocation – charting worldwide!

Revocation recently released their new album, The Outer Ones, via Metal Blade Records; for their efforts, the band has now entered the international charts! See below for all positions: #4 Current Hard Music Albums (USA) #4 Top New Artist Albums (USA) #11 Record Label Independent Current Albums (USA) #12 Top New Artist Albums Consumption (USA) #16 Current Rock Albums (USA) #20 LP Vinyl Albums (USA) #27 Internet Albums (USA) #43 Record Label Independent Current Albums Consumption (USA) #46 Billboard Top 200 Albums (USA) #59 Current Digital Albums (USA) #62 Digital Albums (USA) #64 Top 200 (Canada) #5 Top Hard Music Charts (Canada)… Continue reading

Amigo The Devil – Cocaine and Abel

A key figure in the US ‘Murder Folk’ scene that also includes contemporaries such as The Devil Makes Three and The Dead South, the music of singer-songwriter Amigo The Devil is a unique blend of Folk that also incorporates elements of Southern Gothic, Country and Bluegrass. Initially influenced by the likes of Tom Waits, Nick Cave and Godspeed! You Black Emperor, the artist born as Danny Kiranos has a recognised sound that carries traces of US artists such as Americana string band Old Crow Medicine Show and singer-songwriters William Elliott Whitmore and David Eugene Edwards (16 Horsepower), allied with direct, often morbid lyrics shot through with a dark sense of… Continue reading

STRIKER – pre-sale announcement

Canadian shred heads STRIKER, who are touring the United States right now as a dress rehearsal for conquering Europe in early November, just received notice that their European album pre-sale for Play To Win is on. Of course, the guys would love to share it with their friends and fans. Here’s what singer Dan Cleary has to say In addition to the CD release on October 26th, the vinyl manufacturing process has been sped up quite a bit, making a vinyl rollout in early November very likely. Pre-sale for vinyl has also already started, of course: CD: LP: Tour dates MAPLE MELTDOWN 2018: 03.11.2018 – BEL Roselare – De Veerlichte… Continue reading

Villainous – In Solace

Brit heavyweights VILLAINOUS have released their captivating self-titled debut EP, available from all platforms. The UK newcomers have also just released a spanking new lyric video, In Solace – Coming at you from Brighton, VILLAINOUS, bond together a commanding sound tugging from the rampant power of Mastodon and Lamb Of God, the astuteness of the Deftones and Alice In Chains, and the proggy intrigue of Tool. The southern riff slingers feature Sean Stakim (Vocals), Neil MacCallum (Guitar/Vocals), Nick Read (Bass/Vocals), and Callum Armitage (Drums), and pack together a heady mix of groove-driven drop-tuned riffs with expansive choruses and gripping multiple… Continue reading

Massive – Roses

Aussie Beer drinking, foot stomping rock ‘n’ rollers MASSIVE have signed a new 5-year deal with “Off Yer Rocka Recordings”. To coincide with this Red-Hot News, the band have just announced that their long awaited third studio album titled “Rebuild Destroy” will now be available for pre order with the album’s release due on 1st February 2019. As a sneak peak of what’s to come the band have dropped a lyric video for the first single “Roses” which is a solid corker, This is the album I think Massive were always meant to write, we had no pressures on us,… Continue reading

Demonbreed – Hunting Heretics

German old school death metal force DEMONBREED strikes back with a vengeance! The band will release a mini album entitled “Hunting Heretics” on 14th December 2018 via Testimony Records. The follow-up to the debut full-length “Where Gods Come To Die” (2016) features five bonecrushing new tunes and was recorded and produced by guitarist Fernando Thielmann who also plays drums on this new release. The lyrical concept deals with the era of the inquisition and the persecution of heretics. Continue reading

DarWin – Escape The Maze

 Welcome to the near-future: the world of DarWin. An epic and intricate musical fantasy concept that will launch on the 9th November 2018 with the ambitious release of “Escape The Maze.” It’s roughly ten years from now into the future, 2028. An exhausted ecology, and global conflicts, have led to a huge upheaval of the world order, straining and diminishing human populations. The lives of everyday people and families have been turned upside down by the intense ecological pressures related to climate change. No longer just a theory discussed by scientists and politicians, climate change is wreaking havoc on… Continue reading

AGE OF WOE – Euro tour

Sludge metal band AGE OF WOE are excited to announce that guitarist  Carlos Lbarra is back in the band after a brief hiatus due to illness.As a result, they are now set to embark on a short European tour this winter and begin recording new material. In addition, the band has also signed with Blackskull Services who will be the management of the band. The band commented “We are very excited to get back on the road again with our brother Carlos for the first time in a year! Don´t be surprised if we whip out a new song or 2… Continue reading


 Fast rising quintet SHREZZERS release new single and video ‘E.M.O.J.I.Q.U.E.E.N’. Featuring YouTube star Jared Dines, this is the first single taken from their soon-to-be-announced debut album. Hailing from St Petersburg, Russia and led by former Betraying The Martyrs drummer/vocalist Mark Mironov, SHREZZERS (the combination of Shredding and Brazzers) are making huge waves with their unique style of technically adept metal with pop sensibilities. Their songs and themes are based around the lifestyles of young people today in a fun and tongue-in-cheek way, and ‘E.M.O.J.I.Q.U.E.E.N’ is no different. Mark Mironov explains: “‘E.M.O.J.I.Q.U.E.E.N’ tells the story of a guy who has been chasing a girl on social media for a long time and he truly believed that they… Continue reading

Swiss Hardcore Mob INVOKER Release New Video

Quintet Unveil Clip For Latest Single End Me Swiss hardcore mob Invoker have released their new video for latest single, “End Me”. The video, which comes from their new EP “Cursed To Feel”, can be found below. Cursed To Feel is set for release on October 12th via Grim Reality Records. Vocalist David Lukas had this to say on the meaning behind the video: “So the song is basically about the moment your head/mind decides to end your life. You can’t feel your body, you can’t feel anything. You just attempt to do it. Everyone who has ever been in… Continue reading