New HEIR APPARENT album in October

HERE comes a first teaser for the upcoming Heir Apparent album 'View From Below', which will be released on October 15th via No Remorse Records. Stay tuned for more. Tracklist: 1. Man in the Sky 2. The Door 3. Here We Aren't 4. Synthetic Lies 5. Savior 6. Further and Farther 7. The Road to... Continue Reading →

Second new SINSAENUM song online

Sinsaenum unveiled a second song from their next album. 'Repulsion For Humanity' will hit the shelves on August 10th and comes via earMUSIC. 'Sacred Martyr' also features Lauren Hart of Once Human and can be watched HERE.

MICHAEL ROMEO presents ‘Djinn’

Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo will launch his solo debut 'War of the Worlds / Pt. 1' on July 27th and 'Djinn' is one song, coming from the tracklist of this longplayer. The tune got a video that can be watched HERE. 

CD review HALCYON WAY ‘Bloody but Unbowed’

(6/10) The label sheet that came with Halcyon Ways’s new album ‘Bloody but Unbowed’ mentions Megadeth, Dream Theater, Testament and Chimaira as a source of inspiration for the five guys from Atlanta, Georgia. After having listened to the album several times I think that the mentioned comparison nails it pretty much and what could be... Continue Reading →

New ALICE IN CHAINS album in August

Alice In Chains announced there new album 'Rainier Fog' for August 24th and the quartet unveiled a new track entitled 'So Far Under', which can be enjoyed HERE. It's a dark and oldschool tune and is an excellent appetiser for more.  'Rainier Fog' is the first Alice In Chains studio album within five years and... Continue Reading →

CD review ATROCITY ‘Okkult II’

(8/10) Atrocity belongs to the pioneers of German death metal. Formed in 1985 the band debut in 1989 with 'Blue Blood'. Since then various releases followed. The band became known by a wider audience in the late 90's when the 'Werk 80' album was revealed. The approach of taking 80's and 90's pop-/electro songs and turning... Continue Reading →

CD review STORMWITCH ‘Bound to the Witch’

(7/10) Stormwitch is a band name most of you should be familiar with. The glorious early longplayers, such as 'Tales of Terror' and 'Walpurgis Night', were underground highlights in the mid 80's. These records made Stormwitch to 'the masters of black romantic' and it was this band that brought Gerstetten, their home-village, for the first... Continue Reading →

BLACK TUSK comes with a new song

Noise masters Black Tusk will release their next studio album 'TCBT' on August 17 via Season Of Mist. 'Burn the Stars' is the second song they unveil and it can be watched HERE.  The tracklist looks like this: 1. A Perfect View of Absolutely Nothing  2. Closed Eye  3. Agali 4. Lab Rat  5. Scalped ... Continue Reading →

New SATAN album in September

NWoBHM veterans Satan will release a new studio album on September 7th. 'Cruel Magic' will come via Metal Blade Records and comprises of 10 songs: 01. Into The Mouth Of Eternity 02. Cruel Magic 03. The Doomsday Clock 04. Legions Hellbound 05. Ophidian 06. My Prophetic Soul 07. Death Knell For A King 08. Who... Continue Reading →

CLUTCH unveils a new song

Clutch unveiled a second track of their upcoming album 'Book of Bad Decisions'. The song's title is 'How to Shake Hands' and will be also available as limited 7", which will also include 'Gimme the Keys'. Album release date is September 7th and the new video can be watched HERE...

News from DREAM THEATER

In late 2017, Dream Theater signed with Sony Music’s progressive imprint InsideOutMusic. Now, in preparation for the band’s fourteenth studio album and their first album ever produced in collaboration with this leading worldwide label, they are pleased to announce that they have entered the studio to begin the writing process. James comments: “We’ve been here... Continue Reading →

CD review BATTLEROAR ‘Codex Epicus’

(8/10) Four years have gone by since Greece epic metal powerhouse Battleroar unveiled their latest longplayer. ‘Blood of Legends’ has been released in 2014 and it’s ‘Codex Epicus’ that marks the return of the band, hailing from Athens. As with the earlier records also the newest one comprises of epic power metal that finds its... Continue Reading →

CD review BLOODLOST ‘Diary of Death’

(7/10) Switzerland is known for some good rock and hard rock bands as well as their striking extreme metal scene with bands like Celtic Frost, Messiah and Triptycon in forefront. It’s not that many thrash metal bands that could gain a widened popularity beyond Swiss borders. The legendary prog thrashers Drifter have been one of... Continue Reading →

CD review KHEMMIS ‘Desolation’

(8/10) Denver, Colorado – based metallists Khemmis belong to the rising stars over the last years. The quartet debut in 2015 with ‘Absolution’, followed by the sophomore album, entitled ‘Hunted’. Both records were critically acclaimed and acted as a springboard for inking a deal with no less than Nuclear Blast Records. The decisive third album... Continue Reading →

PEARLS new video is launched

Pearls unveils a light swinging alternative rocker 'The Salvation and the Power'. The self-titled album of this Münster-based band is already launched and you might want to check out the new video.   Photo: Netinfect (Promotion)

THUNDERPUSSY announces debut

All-female band Thunderpussy, hailing from Seattle, began in 2013 and the selftitled longplayer 'Thunderpussy' that will hit the shelves on August 10th. Thunderpussy plays exciting heavy indie rock and you can check it out HERE.

New THE DEAD DAISIES single

Hardrock powerhouse The Dead Daisies releases a new single, accompanied by a new video clip. The song is entitled 'Dead and Gone' and you can watch the video HERE. Furthermore the new single is also the starting point for the new 'Daisyland'-platform, which will give all rock fans a place to hang out and have... Continue Reading →

CD review LADY CATMAN ‘Eyes Wide Open’

(8/10) Some of you might have heard of Lady Catman already but I assume that the most of you aren’t familiar with the name/band/project. Lady Catman is a project of guitarist, producer and songwriter Cathleen , known from her contribution to some Die Apokalyptischen Reiter records. This time Lady Catman worked on a solo album,... Continue Reading →

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY presents ‘Trampled Down Below’ video

Black Label Society, led by American guitar icon Zakk Wylde, has released another new music video today, this time for the single 'Trampled Down Below'. The video was directed by Dan Sturgess and filmed at the world famous Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, London during the band's tour there earlier this year.  Photo: Justin Reich

CD review KING HEAVY ‘Guardian Demons’

(8/10) ‘Guardian Demons’ is King Heavy’s next studio album, following the 2015 debut ‘King Heavy’. The sophomore record comprises of six songs with roots in traditional  doom metal. King Heavy was founded back in 2009 by former Procession founder Daniel Perez Saa and Luce Vee. The quartet is not looking for the quick outs. These... Continue Reading →

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