New video from CLUTCH

Clutch unleashed the third video for the upcoming album entitled ‘Book of Bad Decisions’. The longplayer will be available on September 7th and the new video help to bridge the waiting time. HERE is 'Hot Bottom Feeder'.

SOEN announces ‘Lykaia Revisited’

Swedish quintet Soen released their latest album ‘Lykaia’ in 2017 and it’s this fall that the band will launch a renewed version of their third longplayer. ‘Lykaia Revisited’ will be unleashed in a remastered edition on September 14th and will feature a new artwork and three live songs. Tracklist: Sectarian Orison Lucidity Opal Jinn Sister... Continue Reading →

CD review SINSAENUM ‘Repulsion for Humanity’

(9/10) ‘Repulsion for Humanity’ is the second strike of supergroup Sinsaenum. The band started in 2016 and is a collaboration of musicians, known from other pretty successful extreme metal bands. Drummer Joey Jordison is known from his days with Slipknot. Next to the drummer the band consist of two growlers/shouters. Attila Csihar (Mayhem) is one... Continue Reading →

CD review MAD MAX ’35’

(8/10) I have to admit that I'm always looking forward to a new Mad Max album with full excitement. It was their fourth album, ‘Night of Passion’, that put a spell on me and since then new longplayers by Michael Voss’ melodic metal outfit always have been a delight. Nothing changed when I heard about... Continue Reading →

TOM MORELLO announces ‘The Atlas Undergorund’

Tom Morello announced a new collaboration he started, leading to an album entitled ‘The Atlas Underground’. The list of guests, contributing to the longplayer, features musicians like Marcus Mumford, Portugal. The Man, Bassnectar, The Wu-Tang Clan-Members RZA and GZA, Vic Mensa, K. Flay, Big Boi, Gary Clark Jr., Pretty Lights, Killer Mike, Steve Aoki and... Continue Reading →

New video from RIVERSIDE

Riverside unveiled a new video and HERE it is. The song's taken from the upcoming Riverside album, entitled 'Wasteland'. Release date is September 28th and the record comes via InsideOut. Tracklist: 1. The Day After 2. Acid Rain 3. Vale Of Tears 4. Guardian Angel 5. Lament 6. The Struggle For Survival 7. River Down... Continue Reading →

CD review ARTIZAN ‘Demon Rider’

(8/10) Jacksonville, Florida is the homebase of Artizan, a US metal powerhouse that has its fourth longplayer in the pipeline. 'Demon Rider' follows the 2015 release 'The Furthest Reaches' and features, in the standard version, 5 songs. A limited version includes, next to the 5 songs, the title track with no less than Jag Panzer's... Continue Reading →

SAXON’s ‘Thunderbolt’ as special tour edition

British metal pioneers Saxon will release on September 7th their latest longplayer 'Thunderbolt' in an special tour edition. The album contains two live bonus tracks plus a 10"x10" photo of the band on tour. Tracklist: Olympus Rising Thunderbolt The Secret of Flight Nosferatu (The Vampire’s Waltz) They Played Rock and Roll Predator Sons of Odin... Continue Reading →

HESPERA announces EP for August

Hespera, that's Björn 'Speed' Strid (v), Cole Martinez (g), Matt Silac (g), Andrew Lenthe (b) and Dirk Verbeuren (d). This powerful quintet will release a six track EP on August 31st. Not much more than a teaser has been unveiled so far, but what we can expect is an aggressive EP entitled 'In Absence'. Stay... Continue Reading →

CD review HALESTORM ‘Vicious’

(9/10) Halestorm definitely belongs to the rising stars in rock over the last few years. The quartet from Pennsylvania debut in 2010 with a self-titled longplayer, which entered the US charts immediately. The ice was broken by this stunning kickstart and Lzzy Hale and band managed not only to maintain success, the band grew even... Continue Reading →

CD review JUNGLE ROT ‘Jungle Rot’

(8/10) Jungle Rot's start in the first half of the nineties wasn't the easiest time for a metal band to enter the scene. Traditional metal faced a hard time during these years, a time when nu metal and grunge grew rapidly. However, the band from Wisconsin showed a lot of willpower and premiered in 1997... Continue Reading →

MTV Headbangers Ball tour 2018

  Also the 2018 edition of the MTV Headbangers Ball tour features an impressive package with thrash metal veterans such as Bay Area legends Exodus and Death Angel. Next to these two bands it's Ruhrpott thrash metal pioneers Sodom, being part of this tour with the renewed line-up that premiered at Rock Hard Festival. Last... Continue Reading →

Metal Blade re-issues KING DIAMOND classics

Metal Blade Records started in early summer a re-release series of King Diamond classics. From 'Fatal Portrait' to 'Abigail II - The Revenge', vinyl versions have been launched already or will see the light of day within the coming weeks.  The re-issues are done as an exclusive edition on 180gr. vinyl and come as pic... Continue Reading →

DVD review TARJA ‘Act II’

(9/10) Following Tarja’s ‘Act I: Live in Rosario’ release from 2012, the Finnish singer has the next chapter ready to be shared with fans and the world. ‘Act II’ is the continuation of Tarja’s successful first live album and it comes in two chapters. ‘Act II’ comprises of  ‘Metropolis Alive’; an intimate show at Metropolis... Continue Reading →

CD review OBSCURA ‘Diluvium’

(8/10) Obsurca is mainly the brainchild of guitarist and vocalist Steffen Kummerer who founded the band in 2002. Next to the founder, Obscura today is Rafael Trujillo (g), Linus Klausenitzer (b) and Sebastian Lanser (d). This quartet recorded Obscura's fifth longplayer. 'Diluvium' is the final chapter of a four-album conceptual journey and includes eleven new... Continue Reading →

CD review BURY TOMORROW ‘Black Flame’

(8/10) British metalcore-ians of Bury Tomorrow launched their latest studio output 'Earthbound' in 2016. Two years later album number five will step out of the darkness into the light. The 'Black Flame' starts burning mid July, featuring ten new songs of the metalcore quintet and will be the debut for Bury Tomorrow's new label Music... Continue Reading →

CD review ARMORY ‘The Search’

(7/10) Gothenburg-based Armory is a metal powerhouse that grew out of the ashes of a band called  Resurrector. The guys debut with an album entitled ‘World Peace … Cosmic War’ and now it’s time for second strike of Swedish speed metal. ‘The Search’, that’s the title of Armory’s sophomore record, features an eleven songs-comprising tracklist,... Continue Reading →

CD review MR. BIG ‘Live in Milan’

(9/10) Some cameras and additional microphones have been placed for Mr.Big‘s live show in Milan last autumn. Following the release of the bands latest studio album ‚Defying Gravity‘ the band embarked on a tour with a setlist, comprising of an comprehensive overview of the band's creative work. 23 songs reflect all moments of Mr. Big,... Continue Reading →

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