DORO – Lift Me Up

On August 17th, the undisputed metal queen DORO will release a 2 CD studio album, Forever Warriors, Forever United. Her new offering boasts 25 brand new tracks and today she is teasing fans further by releasing the second single. Watch the lyric video for ‘Lift Me Up’ here “‘Lift Me Up’ is one of my absolute favourites”, reveals DORO. “This song has a lot of good energy, it builds you right up. I also love the catchy melody and lyrics.” Get the single digitally here:  http://nblast.de/DoroLiftMeUp Pre-order ‘Forever Warriors, Forever United’ on a variety of Limited Edition formats: Limited Edition Gatefold Black Vinyl:  http://nblast.de/DoroNBShop (inc free signed photocard – while stocks last) Limited Edition… Continue reading

EPICA vs Attack On Titan songs – The Lyrics

In 2 weeks, Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA will release a cover EP for the highly successful “Attack On Titan” theme songs. With their legion of fans, ‘Attack On Titan’ have conquered not only the print world with over 70 million copies, but also the anime sector with an adaption that is currently airing worldwide.  The EP entitled ‘EPICA VS. Attack On Titan’ features metal covers of the anime’s theme songs and will be released worldwide – outside of Japan – on July 20th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today the band releases the third trailer where guitarist Isaac Delahaye and keyboardist Coen Janssen discuss the process of translating the lyrics for the songs.… Continue reading

KORPIKLAANI – Harmaja

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are set to release their new studio album ‘Kulkija’ (‘Wanderer’) on September 7th 2018 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have unveiled the second single, ‘Harmaja’, in the form of a thought-provoking music video. Watch the clip, directed by Ville Lipiäinen (NIGHTWISH, BEAST IN BLACK, POWERWOLF), over on YouTube Says Jonne, ‘Harmaja’ is an unusual KORPIKLAANI song with its slow tempo and emotional strength. The song is about longing and I managed to charge it with a great emotional atmosphere. When making the album we mostly used the first takes; we didn’t get stuck in details when there was no particular need to. I was surprised – although… Continue reading

Cannibal Corpse – Euro tour

American Death Metal legends CANNIBAL CORPSE will be kicking off their European summer tour this Saturday at the Rock Harz festival. CANNIBAL CORPSE 07/07/18 DE – Ballenstedt – Rock Harz 08/07/18 DE – Berlin – SO36 09/07/18 SK – Banska Bystrica – Tartaros 10/07/18 HU – Donaujvaros – Rockmaraton 11/07/18 AT – Wien – Szene 12/07/18 DE – Torgau – In Flammen Open Air 13/07/18 SE – Malmö – Kulturbolaget 14/07/18 SE – Gavle – Gefle Metal Festival 16/07/18 FI – Tampere – Tullikamarin 17/07/18 FI – Oulu – Hevimesta 18/07/18 FI – Turku – Logomo Oy 19/07/18 FI –… Continue reading

IMMOLATION – When The Jackals Come

IMMOLATION is a name long synonymous with the extreme music scene, delivering some of the most unique and creatively dark death metal the underground has witnessed over the past 30 years. With the release of Atonement last year, IMMOLATION proved once again that they are one band that does not look back, continuing to push the limits and remaining a vibrant force for the future of a genre they helped define. Today, the New York death metal giants have released a music video for the track ‘When The Jackals Come’, which can be viewed, here. Taken from the critically acclaimed release Atonement, the video was directed by none… Continue reading

CRYSTAL VIPER – The Witch Is Back

CRYSTAL VIPER’s new special, limited edition EP entitled ‘At The Edge Of Time’ is out now on AFM Records. CRYSTAL VIPER is a female fronted Heavy Metal act from Poland, founded in 2003 by the singer, guitarist and composer, Marta Gabriel. Between 2007 and 2013 CRYSTAL VIPER released 5 studio albums, 7 singles and compilations, and toured in more than 15 countries, what established their position, and made them known as one of the most hard working and most determined bands of their generation. In 2013, due to health issues relating to the band’s front woman and founder, Marta Gabriel,… Continue reading

Mother’s Cake – Streetjaman – Live at Bergisel

The ancient Greek and Roman amphitheatres were renowned for their sound quality, with claims made about the acoustics being so perfect that spectators watching from the back seats could hear the actors with perfect clarity, two millennia before microphones were invented. Other studies seem to expose this assumption as a myth. But hey – they are certainly rad venues for live performances, which is what Austrian rock act Mother’s Cake certainly prove with their dazzling takeover of Bergisel – a ski jump arena transformed into an amphitheatre to accommodate 25,000 spectators. The band’s performance begins with an aerial drone shot… Continue reading

I’LL BE DAMNED – The Entire Universe

Rebel rockers I’LL BE DAMNED are back and set to release their second full length album titled ‘Road To Disorder’ on August 31st 2018! Dark issues, clad in explosive tunes: The direction is similar to that taken on last years’ self-titled debut sensation. Denmark’s hottest Rock sensation since Volbeat has just unveiled first and exciting album details and release a first single to the track ‘The Entire Universe’, which is now available to stream here “Road To Disorder has something for the whole family; Punk, Sludge, Blues, Hard Rock, Heavy, Orchestral and all things in between. It is our salute to everything hard and heavy. We… Continue reading

Throat – No Hard Shoulder

Finnish noise rockers Throat have revealed their new video “No Hard Shoulder.” The track hails from the band’s highly anticipated second album, Bareback, set for international release on August 31st via Svart Records. See & hear Throat’s “No Hard Shoulder” in its entirety . Throat’s sophomore album, Bareback, sees the band plunge headfirst into unprotected encounters with musical elements hardly even hinted at on their previous releases. With a new and improved lineup, Throat spice up their version of ’90s-inspired noise rock with more melodic post-hardcore and indie rock ingredients yet show no fear in throwing influences from AOR all the way to harsh noise into the concoction. The result might… Continue reading