AMBERIAN DAWN – Sky Is Falling

Just in time for hitting the road all over Europe Finish Symphonic Metal masters in AMBERIAN DAWN premiere a brand new music video! AMBERIAN DAWN mastermind Tuomas explains on the track:  “Sky Is Falling is a very special song for me. It represents the ABBA-metal style of which Amberian Dawn has lately been famous of. The song is heavily based on the strong keyboard riff which is introduced in the very beginning of the song. I used a lot of time polishing it since the theme /phrasing is very long. During the composing process I realized quite fast that this song would need some… Continue reading

Alien Weaponry – Rū Ana Te Whenua

New Zealand’s rising musical stars and teenage thrash metal band ALIEN WEAPONRY have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records! With such an impressive career that started five years ago when the band members were just 10 and 12 years old and this unique combination of thrash metal and M?ori cultural background, Napalm Records is excited to welcome ALIEN WEAPONRY to their eclectic artist roster: „Napalm Records is proud to announce the signing of the thrash metal band Alien Weaponry from New Zealand“ says Sebastian Muench, A&R of Napalm Records. „Besides the fact that they are the youngest musicians we ever added to the Napalm band… Continue reading

FELSKINN – Our Favorite Game

FELSKINN feat. Maxxwell, Krokus and Live/Wire members is massive hard rock from Switzerland for fans of Krokus, Shakra, Gotthard and Ain’t Dead Yet! Feat. guest: Mike Terrana, Mandy Meyer & Jgor Gianola! The album was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PRIMAL FEAR, PRETTY MAIDS). Brand new lyric video ‘Our Favorite Game’ out now Live Shows: 07. May – Kofmehl, Solothurn, CH 12. May – Metbar, Lenzburg, CH 19. May – Kulturwerk 118, Sursee, CH 26. May – Hall Of Fame, Wetzikon, CH w/ Crystal Ball + King Zebra Continue reading

Burnt Out Wreck – Flames

Burnt Out Wreck, featuring ex Heavy Pettin’s Gary Moat, release their lyric video for ‘Flames’, taken from their debut album ‘Swallow’ which was released last year. They’ve also announced their upcoming shows & festivals for 2018 kicking off with support slots to Anvil, more shows are to be confirmed. BURNT OUT WRECK 6th February – Underworld, Camden supporting Anvil 9th February – Yardbirds, Grimsby supporting Anvil 10 February – Cathouse, Glasgow supporting Anvil 20th February – Robin 2, Bilston supporting Anvil 2nd March – Iron Road, Evesham supporting Little Caesar 25th March – New Cross Inn, London, Four Sticks All-dayer 30th March –… Continue reading

VULTURE – sign to Metal Blade

Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the sealing of a pact with German Speed MetallersVULTURE. The full metal quintet has signed a multiple album deal with the Blade and is right now in the songwriting process for their tentative new album to be released by the end of 2018. Comments VULTURE: “We feel proud and honored to officially announce our contract conclusion with METAL BLADE RECORDS! Signing up with the legendary label that released many of those albums that sparked our passion for extreme metal in our youths feels like completing the circle. Now, more motivated and bloodthirsty than ever,… Continue reading

Harm’s Way – “Become a Machine”

This Friday (February 9th), HARM’S WAY will release their fourth full-length, ‘Posthuman’, via Metal Blade Records. In anticipation of this release, the band has launched a video for the new single, ‘Become A Machine’, by director Max Moore (maxmoorefilms.com; Code Orange, Converge, etc.) For another preview of ‘Posthuman’, the previous singles (‘Human Carrying Capacity’ and ‘Call My Name’) can be streamed at: metalblade.com/harmsway – where the record can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: With producer Putney overseeing the tracking at Graphic Nature Audio in Belleville, New Jersey, ‘Posthuman’ came together easily and fluidly. Having three weeks to track it – the longest… Continue reading

LETTERS FROM THE COLONY – Galax

The release date of February 16th is drawing closer and soon, LETTERS FROM THE COLONY’s debut album Vignette will crush the music scene with the (ordered) chaos of their progressive extreme metal. Today, the band launch the music video for their third single, the impressive 8 minute long opening track ‘Galax’. Songwriter Sebastian Svalland states: “This is a song that has a bit of everything in the LETTERS FROM THE COLONY spectrum – enjoy!” Vignette is now available for pre-order here: http://nblast.de/LFTCVignette LETTERS FROM THE COLONY build upon the intersection between perfection and ordered chaos; the unbridled joy of experimentation… Continue reading

TAX THE HEAT –

Following the announcement of two close to sell out album launch shows, Tax The Heat are delighted to announce a full UK headline tour in April 2018. Full UK tour dates for Tax The Heat are now as follows: March 2018 Fri 9th                        London, The Islington April 2018 Sat 7th                       Bristol, Rough Trade (Album Launch show) Thurs 19th                  Sheffield, Foundry Studio Fri 20th                 … Continue reading

Polaris – Consume

Today, Australian powerhouse POLARIS have released a brand new  live video for ‘Consume’. The footage from the video was filmed during Never Say Die! Tour with EMMURE back in November. POLARIS will return to the UK later this year alongside labelmates WE CAME AS ROMANS, ALAZKA and joining them, Ohio-based The Plot In You. UK dates as follows: 02.05.18 UK Nottingham @ Rescue Rooms 03.05.18 UK Bristol @ Fleece 04.05.18 UK Glasgow @ Cathouse 05.05.18 UK Manchester @ Night People 06.05.18 UK Leeds @ Key Club 08.05.18 UK London @ Underworld “We‘re so stoked to be making our way back to… Continue reading

TESSERACT – Luminary

TesseracT, a band that sit outside the bounds of any genre specificity, pioneers of the ever-evolving metal scene and unstoppable force of off-kilter riffs, soaring melodies and disorientating atmospherics release their fourth studio album Sonder on April 20th 2018 through Kscope. Sonder adds significant firepower to the band’s arsenal, blending the harsh abrasiveness of One (2011) and progressive ethereal elements of Altered State (2013) with the accessibility of Polaris (2015). Sonder is streamlined, honest and direct with all the trademark TesseracT dreamy atmospherics and bending grooves. Sonder was recorded in the UK at 4D Sounds, Celestial Sounds and Project Studios, engineered by the band and Aiden O’Brien with mastering by Acle Kahney, and… Continue reading