Mark Caro – Summertime, USA

Former Abattoir guitarist, Mark Caro has released an instrumental single, “Summertime, USA” along with an accompanying video, which can be seen here. The new single – featuring local L.A. drummer Lawrence Owens as well as Caro himself on bass – is the first of three songs from the upcoming EP, Serial Thriller. Continue reading

TAU CROSS – Pillar of Fire

Today sees the worldwide release of TAU CROSS’ highly anticipated sophomore album Pillar of Fire on CD/2xLP/Digital via Relapse Records. The album is available for purchase at HERE and digital downloads can be ordered via Bandcamp AT THIS LOCATION. Listen to the album in full featuring photography by Cavan Blight HERE. Additionally, TAU CROSS will tour throughout Europe beginning next week. The tour commences July 29th in Finland and ends August 8th in Denmark. A full list of confirmed tour dates is listed below. Continue reading

EXPULSION – Altar of Slaughter

Extreme metal act EXPULSION, featuring members of Repulsion, Exhumed, Phobia, Intronaut, Gruesome and numerous others, has shared an official guitar playthrough video for “Altar Of Slaughter” performed by guitarist Matt Olivo. The track is off the band’s debut album Nightmare Future out now via Relapse Records. Watch the video now AT THIS LOCATION. Continue reading

ENSIFERUM – new album

On September 15th, ENSIFERUM will release their seventh full-length, ‘Two Paths’, worldwide via Metal Blade Records. Produced by Anssi Kippo, the master was recorded on tape, for a true analog experience. To hear the first single, ‘For Those About to Fight for Metal’, please – where the record can be pre-ordered in the following formats: Continue reading

Portrait – Martyrs

On August 25th Swedish Heavy Metallers PORTRAIT will release their new album ‘Burn The World’ worldwide via Metal Blade Records! PORTRAIT has now released the 2nd single taken off album ‘Burn The World’. The new song is entitled ‘Martyrs’ and can be streamed here. Continue reading


On July 28th the wait is finally over, as Kansas’ blues rockers THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN will return with their brand new album ‘Cypress Ave.’! This impulsive trifecta torch dark’n’dirty Southern Rock with a massive dose of the Blues, Sludge and Funk, while also showing a new side of themselves like you have never heard the band before. ‘Cypress Ave.’ will not just please fans of THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN but will enthrall and impress new fans as well. ‘Cypress Ave.’! is THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN’s most diverse and surprising album to date! Continue reading

Itchy-O – Gallow’s Disco

Denver avant ritualists itchy-O are excited to announce their brand new music video for “Gallow’s Disco”, the first single from the upcoming album From The Overflowing, which is due out September 8th on Alternative Tentacles. “Gallow’s Disco” was directed by Joe Nicolosi, who provided visual effects for “The Babysitter Murders”, an official selection of Fantastic Fest, Telluride Horror Show, Fantasia, and other world-renowned film festivals. Nicolosi was supported by producer Stephanie Noone and cinematographer Jason Harter. Continue reading