In the second half of the glorious '80s, shredding was gaining momentum and brought some quite interesting bands and projects to surface. On of these shred guitarists was Marty Friedman, who, together with Jason Becker, was a driving force of Cacophony. After the duo disbanded, Friedman joined no less than thrash experts Megadeth and was... Continue Reading →
Gilby Clarke is known for his time with Guns’n’Roses during the first half of the ‘90s and there is much more too. Clarke released several solo albums, starting with ‘Pawnshop Guitars’ in 1994, He was part of bands like Candy, The MC5 and work with Slash in Slash’s Snakepit in 1995. With ‘The Gospel Truth’... Continue Reading →
A Super Deluxe Edition of Black Sabbath's sixth album 'Sabotage' will be released on June 4th through BMG. The remastered original recordings and complete live recording from a show in 1975 will be part of this package that will come in various formats. The albums are provided with detailed liner notes that tell the story... Continue Reading →
On May 7th, Danish thrash metal powerhouse Artillery launch their tenth album, simply entitled 'X'. 'Turn Up the Rage' is a song, taken from this album and can be watched HERE. Tracklist: The Devils SymphonyIn Thrash We TrustTurn up the RageSilver CrossIn Your MindThe Ghost of MeForce of IndifferenceVarg I VeumMors OntologicaEternal NightBeggars in Black... Continue Reading →
Due to the pandemic, tour dates are something very unpredictable these days. Please always check the digital channels of local venues for possible changes along the way.
Here are the dates: 21 Jan 22 Tullikamari (FI) Tampere22 Jan 22 Kulttuuritalo (FI) Helsinki23 Jan 22 Helitehas (EE ) Tallinn25 Jan 22 Stodola (PL) Warsaw26 Jan 22 Huxleys (DE) Berlin27 Jan 22 Longhorn (DE) Stuttgart28 Jan 22 Batschkapp (DE) Frankfurt29 Jan 22 Roxy (CZ) Prague30 Jan 22 Arena (AT) Vienna01 Feb 22 Akvarium Klub... Continue Reading →
2021 marks 30 years since the formation of extreme metal pioneers, Emperor. Formed in 1991, their game-changing debut In The Nightside Eclipse (1995) set the template for symphonic, bombastic, melodic black metal, whilst their follow-up record, Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) became an instant hit. Emperor were a force to be reckoned with as underground, experimental and extreme forms... Continue Reading →
Wait a second, is Bruce Dickinson singing in a new band called Icon Of Sin? The answer is 'no'. What leads to the impression though is the voice of Icon Of Sin frontman Raphael Mendes who reminds a lot of the iconic Iron Maiden singer. I can remember that I read in a comment on... Continue Reading →
Myles Kennedy reveals a new video. It's an animated video for the song 'Get Along', taken from the forthcoming album 'The Ides Of March' which will hit the shelves on May 14th and comes through Napalm Records. 'Get Along' can be watched HERE.
Statement from Nuclear Blast: Exodus' drummer Tom Hunting has revealed that he has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. Today Tom begins his treatment and hopes his story helps raise awareness. Important statement from our man Tom Hunting: "Today I will be starting treatment for a squamous cell carcinoma. It's a gastric tumor that was diagnosed in my upper stomach... Continue Reading →
Flotsam And Jetsam, the Arizona-based thrash metal powerhouse, announced a new album. ‘Blood in the Water’ is the title of the upcoming new record that will be available on June 4th, 2021 and comes via AFM Records. The band unleashed with ‘Burn the Sky’ a first song that can be watched HERE. Says frontman Eric A.K.: "While... Continue Reading →
To introduce Motörhead is like carrying sand to the beach. If you haven’t lived under rock for the last decades you couldn’t miss the band and their legendary frontman Lemmy Kilmister. Although Lemmy passed away far to early a few years ago there is still material available that faces a release. In this case it... Continue Reading →
Gore-iented lyrics and a splatter artwork, that belongs to Cannibal Corpse as well as the controversy discussions resulting of it. If a band can release 14 album though until now, it seems like the discussions never added any harm to Cannibal Corpse's rise in the fields of extreme metal and also the new longplayer 'Violence... Continue Reading →
High Roller Records started a while ago with a re-release series of metal classic that deserve attention and never really got the focus, when having been originally released. One of the longplayers is Tokyo Blade's sophomore record 'Night of the Blade', that belongs to the classics in heavy metal. At the time, Tokyo Blade was... Continue Reading →
Their are quite interesting news that reach us from Argentinian power metal unit Feanor. The South American sword and steel warriors started in 1996 and premiered in 2005 with 'Invencible'. In a five years rhythm, two additional longplayers have been unleashed before an interesting turn started to happen. Sticking to the five years rhythm, the... Continue Reading →