(8/10) Three years after having unveiled their self-titled third strike, Danish six-piece band Helhorse finished the recording of their next musical delivery. ‘Hydra’, that’s the title of the new album, features ten new songs and will hit the shelves in August. The fact that Denmark is a home for many exciting metal bands isn’t new... Continue Reading →
(9/10) When Iowa-based Metal icons Slipknot unveiled with ‚Unsainted‘ their first new song, taken from the new album ‚We are Not Your Kind‘, curiosity was rising even more. The song, being the perfect opener of the band’s sixth record units the unleashed energy of the eight-piece band as well as it comprises of melodic moments... Continue Reading →
26 years after having premiered with the iconic 'River Runs Red' album Life Of Agony announced 'The Sound of Scars'. The album is a kind of 'chapter two' to their first album and continues the story of the highly succssful debut. 'The Sound of Scars' will be released on October 11th through Napalm Records. 'Scars'... Continue Reading →
‘Fear Inoculum’ is the title of the fifth Tool album. Release date is on August 30th. The 85 minutes long epos was produced by Tool themselves and it was Joe Barresi supporting with engineering and mix. The title track has been unveiled and can be watched on YouTube. Stay tuned for more.
(6/10) ‘Rewind, Replay, Rebound’ is Volbeat’s seventh studio album and if you expected the longplayer to be a turning point with the band moving away from the more trivial Rock music I must disappoint you. The new record is a continuation of a way that comes from innovative Metal and leads to mainstream Rock. After... Continue Reading →
The thermometer showed more than 30 degrees and it was one of the hottest days in The Netherlands this summer when American Modern Metal band Three Days Grace scheduled a show at 013 in Tilburg. The guys have played a sold-out concert at 013 a few months ago, a motivator to return and rounding off... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Florida-based Torche will unveil their new album ‘Admission’ early July this year. It will be the second record via Relapse Records and longplayer number five in general. Since the band premiered in 2005 with ‘Torche’ it's almost a mission impossible to add a specific genre to Torche’s sound. To many musical preferences of involved... Continue Reading →
Thunder and lightning, that was the outside weather condition on Wednesday evening when Boston-based Godsmack stopped in Tilburg for a show on their recent tour. In a certain way it was also what fans of powerful Modern Metal could experience inside the 013 with the quintet playing a show that was thunderous loud, accompanied by... Continue Reading →
Killswitch Engage announced a next album for August this year. ‘Atonement’ will hit the shelves on August 16th and comes via Sony Music Entertainment. ‘Unleashed’ is a first song taken from the album and HERE you can get a first impression of what to expect. Tracklist: UnleashedThe Signal Fire [featuring Howard Jones]Us Against the WorldThe... Continue Reading →
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 →