First two HIRAX albums available in vinyl again

Legendary metal outfit Hirax premiered in 1985 with an album called ‘Raging Violence’. The sophomore longplayer ‘Hate, Fear and Power’ was unleashed next, also through Metal Blade Records. These days Armageddon Label re-issues both records as vinyl. The first time in 20 years. Release date will be April 22nd, 2023 and the audio has been... Continue Reading →

LOST SOCIETY announce tour dates

Lost Society will hit the road early June for a few shows in Europe. Frontman Samy Elbanna comments: “After the biggest Finnish tour of our career, we are beyond excited to announce the first European headline dates for the “If the Sky Came Down” tour!  We can’t wait to bring you a long set of... Continue Reading →

Review ENDLEVEL ‘Weekend War’

That Southern Germany has generated some famous metal bands, is not a new fact. If you think of Destruction, Primal Fear,… etc. then it shows that Swabia also has a lot to offer musically. A band that is not completely new, but also not really established yet are Endlevel from Albstadt. Jonas Frey (drums), Ken... Continue Reading →

PRESTIGE from Finland launch a new song

Finnish thrash metal band Prestige re-issued their debut album ‘Attack Against Gnomes’ via Massacre Records and share a new song. ‘Candles’ is the title of a new track and vocalist and bassist Aku Kytölä states: "Fear not, "Candles" is not your average romantic or cheesy song. But it's still based on real life. There are... Continue Reading →

SCHIZOPHRENIA covered Slayer’s ‘Necrophiliac’

Belgium thrash metal force Schizophrenia announced an EP with cover versions for February 10th, 2023. After having unveiled ‘Maze of Torment’ from Morbid Angel the band launched with Slayer’s ‘Necrophiliac’ a next single. Vocalist and bassist Ricky Mandozzi comments: "Slayer has always been one of our main influences so it was an easy choice to... Continue Reading →


To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Roadrunner Records, the label arranged an all-star session, an event that took place on December 15th, 2005 at Nokia Theater in New York City. A total of 57 musicians, representing 45 bands performed a huge number of songs with Joey Jordison of Slipknot, Robb Flynn of Machine Head, Dino... Continue Reading →

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