The new Slipknot album is announced for August 9th this year and it will carry the title 'We Are Not Your Kind'. The artwork is unveiled as well as the tracklist that looks like this: 1. Insert Coin 2. Unsainted 3. Birth Of The Cruel 4. Death Because Of Death 5. Nero Forte 6. Critical Darling 7. Liar’s Funeral 8. Red Flag 9.... Continue Reading →
(8/10) When the King holds court in Paris it needs an announcer to prepare everybody for the royal appearance. And since the King is in France, at Download festival to be precise, the announcement is done in French, directly followed by the start of the show. His Royal Highness entertains folks for around an hour... Continue Reading →
The upcoming tour of legendary Helmet covers 30 cities with the band playing 30 songs to celebrate the band's 30th anniversary. HERE are the dates.
(7/10) In times of Spotify, Deezer and others mixtapes lost it's fascination or better, were replaced by anonymous playlists. Actually you don't even get tapes anymore the way it was in the 80's when cassettes were the only way to capture music yourself. Mixtapes featured the essence of music you liked and/or were a cheap... Continue Reading →
(8/10) The first time I heard of Port Noir was three years ago when the guys released with 'A New Way the Wind Carries' their cool sophomore longplayer. The next step for me was seeing them live while supporting Pain Of Salvation on their 2017 tour, which brought the band to Leiden. Having played an... Continue Reading →
(7/10) New Years Day, that is Ash Costello, Nikki Misery, Frankie Sil and Austin Ingerman, all four releasing with 'Unbreakable' their fourth album. New Years Day is focussing on Modern-/Alternative Metal, which is mainly built on heavy riffs and Costello's energetic voice. Reminding partly of Gwen Stefani, vocals are certainly a centrepiece of this album.... Continue Reading →
(6/10) A new album is out and you could wonder what's new. 'Retribution Therapy' is Nine Shrines' first album, a debut that follows an EP entitled 'Misery'. The quintet, hailing from Ohio, US is inspired by the '90s and early '00s, which leads to song reflecting a fusion of Alternative- and Modern Metal. 'Retribution Therapy'... Continue Reading →
(7/10) The Damned Things, that's a project initiated by Anthrax's Scott Ian and Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman. The guys started a first conversation nine years ago and found some common ground when it comes to music and idols in Rock and Metal. Next to a passion for dirty Rock music in general, it's... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Is Tronos another supergroup? No idea, since I don't like this inflationary used term. What I do know is that Napalm Death's Shane Embury and producer Russ Russell teamed-up and started Tronos. Drums are handled by no less than Dirk Verbeuren and if you read these names you don't need to look into the... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Danish metal powerhouse Forever Still is still a rather new band in the fields of metal, although their foundation date was back in 2010. After some first EP’s the band premiered in 2016 with ‘Tied Down’. Already the debut made it clear, that these guys didn‘t came to be ‚forever still‘. Their mission is... Continue Reading →
Coheed And Cambria released a new video. The clip is done for the song 'True Ugly' and fuses live impression with band members wearing various animal masks.
(9/10) ‘Anesthetic’ isn’t an album that was done overnight with Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton gathering ideas and creative thoughts for many moons. Being inspired by many different styles and genres, Morton‘s debut is a kaleidoscope of music and genres. The record features thrash metal as well as it includes alternative sounds and typical... Continue Reading →
(8/10) It’s not easy to talk about The Raven Age without mentioning Steve Harris, the father of founding member George Harris. The young guitarist is gifted with a great sense for music and shouldn’t be reduced to ‘being the son of’ only. Steve Harris and Iron Maiden might have helped the guys to get off... Continue Reading →
Swedish alternative rockers Port Noir announced a new album. It's entitled 'The New Routine' and is the first one the band releases through Inside Out Music. The album will be available on May 1oth and this is the tracklist: 1. Old Fashioned2. Flawless3. Blow4. Champagne5. Low Lights6. 137. Young Bloods8. Define Us9. Drive10. Down For... Continue Reading →