October 25, 2020

Kimono Drag Queens – Songs Of Worship (Copper Feast Records)

Wow! I have to confess, I got it into my head this lot would be over-the-top exhibitionist glam-rockers (or something like that).....how humungously wrong can you be!! Kimono Drag Queens are a psychedelic/World Music seven-piece with musical influences spanning continents, decades, genres...you name it. With a focus on great rhythmic syncopation linked to intricate arrangements, they’ve..

Enslaved – Utgard (Nuclear Blast)

With some bands there are simply not enough superlatives to throw down as to the scale of their creativity or looking to push past the musical veil in search of more. The uninitiated may roll their eyes at the thought but the extreme end of the metal spectrum is a hotbed of creativity that is..

Korpiklaani – announce new album Jylhä for February 2021 & release new single Leväluhta

Korpiklaani today announce their new studio album Jylhä,which will be released on February 5th via Nuclear Blast Records. Jylhä (which has no direct translation, but can be described as majestic and also wild or rugged in a strong, beautiful way) will be available as digital album, CD, black vinyl and grass green vinyl [limited to 300 pieces]. The pre-order will start soon. In celebration of the happy news,..

Majestica – release new single ‘Ghost Of Christmas Past’ + kick off pre-order for their new album “A Christmas Carol”

In 2019 the Swedish power metal heroes MAJESTICA released their debut album Above The Sky and it became a huge success within the metal community. Now in 2020 they are back with not only a new album, but a special treat for their fans: a Christmas musical power metal album entitled A Christmas Carol. It's pure symphonic power metal in the true MAJESTICA spirit along..

Hatebreed share new song ‘Instinctive (Slaughterlust)’

Connecticut hardcore metal titans Hatebreed will release their eighth studio album Weight of The False Self via Nuclear Blast on November 27, 2020.The band has just dropped the video for the ferocious album opener "Instinctive (Slaughterlust)." The clip was directed by Justin Reich and can be seen below. "In a fight for survival, which a lot of us are right now, we must channel..

Atlas – Parallel Love (AOR Heaven)

Atlas is a relatively new British melodic rock band from Manchester and has already released an EP in 2017 and the full debut In Pursuit Of Memory in 2018. This means that Parallel Love is that important second album and the band have spent a lot of time in the studio making sure that it..

Trishula – Time Waits For No Man (AOR Heaven)

Trishula is a rather fine melodic rock band put together by most talented duo of guitarist Neil Fraser and singer Jason Morgan, two musicians with a wealth of experience between them with Morgan singing with the band Orangefall and also supplying backing vocals on Magnum's latest album The Serpent Rings and Fraser playing and/or recording..