October 26, 2020

Voodoo Six – Simulation Game (Explorer1)

I've come very late to the Voodoo Six party, their new studio album Simulation Game (to be released on 16th October) being their sixth studio album! It follows on from their last, critically acclaimed, 2016 album Make Way For The King.   The band specialise in driving, contemporary hard rock with an undercurrent of metal, blues and cut through with killer..

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Michael Schenker reveals cover artwork for the upcoming MSG album ‘Immortal’

Michael Schenker has completed the recording of a brand new MSG album, which is set to be released on Nuclear Blast on January 8th, 2021. The album title will be Immortal, a perfect statement to describe Michael Schenker's legacy and to celebrate his 50th anniversary as a musician. This past Friday, Michael Schenker reveals the cover artwork of  Immortal, created by Zsofia Dankova (POWERWOLF a.o.). „We have..

Kataklysm release music video for second single ‘Underneath The Scars’

Canadian melodic death metal heavyweights KATAKLYSM will unleash their 14th full-length studio album, Unconquered, on September 25th via Nuclear Blast Records. This past Friday, the band releases the music video for their second single entitled, Underneath The Scars. Maurizio Iacono comments, "Underneath The Scars is a bulldozer of a track that will surely ignite the world's metalheads into straight headbanging madness. We..

Wytch Hazel to release new LP, ‘III: Pentecost’, October 30, 2020. Revered UK medieval metal phenomenon set to summon sacrosanct new full-length offering; stream New Song I Am Redeemed

Lancashire's soaring hard rock sect, Wytch Hazel, will release its shimmering new album, Wytch Hazel III: Pentecost, on October 30, 2020 via independent underground label Bad Omen Records (Satan's Satyrs, Spell). Recorded by ex-Purson multi-instrumentalist Ed Turner, the quadruple-tracked record imbues a rich, anthemic late night drivetime vibe, passionately embracing the most high-end, smash-hit classic rock and heavy metal..

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Cradle Of Filth announce live stream concert from St Mary’s Church

Despite the extremely difficult situation for musicians and concerts all over the world, Vampyric Masters of Extreme Metal, CRADLE OF FILTH, continue to appease their salivating fans by celebrating All Hallow's Eve in style, even in 2020, the official year of the plague. This time the band, draped around lead singer Dani Filth,  take it to the next far-flung..

Twister – Cursed and Corrected (Off Yer Rocka Records)

Twister are a high energy 'New Wave of Classic Rock' band of the highest order. Their anthemic songs are bursting at the seams with swooping guitars, great melodies, and humungous, monster choruses. These four North-East lads are really going for it, and you can see just how passionate they are in their live performances -..