September 22, 2020

Neal Morse – Sola Gratia

For those of you feeling like 2020 has been a rather apocalyptic year, Neal Morse may have the answer to your prayers. On 11 September, he released a solo album on Inside Out Music, entitled Solo Gratia, meaning “Only Grace”. Fans of Sola Scriptura (the story of Martin Luther) will be familiar with the format...

TY MORN – Istor (Doc Gator Records)

Ty Morn is a band project put together in the UK in 2018 by musician and songwriter Aron Biale, with this debut album being released in 2019, so we are a little late picking up on it. It seems that Biale had written a collection of songs influenced by his love of '70s and '80s..

ALPHA WOLF FIGHT THE DEMONS INSIDE ON NEW SINGLE RESTRICTED (R18+). SOPHOMORE ALBUM OUT NEXT WEEK

Melbourne's Alpha Wolf have never been ones to shy away from the darker parts of the human soul, and on their new single Restricted (R18+), vocalist Lochie Keogh stared as deeply into the void as he could, to face the monster inside us all. "Restricted is about selfishly bearing the burden and weight of something terrible that's happened to someone you love...

Abbath announces Russian tour dates

ABBATH have now added Russian dates to their already announced run in Australia next year. The tour kicks off on September 22 (2021) in Canberra (AU), and sees the band destroying 4 more Australian cities before crushing stages in Moscow and St. Petersburg (RU). A full list of confirmed shows can be found below. ABBATH will be playing in support of the..

BEAST IN BLACK – Announce European Headline Tour For Late 2021

Having released two sensational records through Nuclear Blast Records, international Heavy Metal group BEAST IN BLACK have played numerous thrilling shows, including a run of mostly sold out international headline tours in Europe, Russia and Japan, supporting GLORYHAMMER in the UK and festival appearances around the world (Sweden Rock, Graspop, Summer Breeze, Heavy Montréal etc.) Now the five-piece Helsinki based..

ACCEPT ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE ‘THE UNDERTAKER’ TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 2ND PLUS VIDEO TAKE FROM UPCOMING STUDIO ALBUM

ACCEPT are back! The German kingpins of heavy metal will release new single The Undertaker on October 2nd 2020 via Nuclear Blast, accompanied by a brilliant video.. The track is the first insight into their new studio album. More details will be revealed on this in due course. Photo: Deaf Music The single will be a 2-track featuring a previously unreleased live..

Aevum – Multiverse (Dark Tunes)

On first listen, I thought that this symphonic metal band with soprano type operatic vocals and death metal growls to be something of a chaotic whirlwind with far too much happening to take it all in. However, after a couple of plays it all falls into place, makes perfect sense and starts to grow on you to..

CARCASS RELEASE “THE LONG AND WINDING BIER ROAD” FROM UPCOMING EP, “DISPICABLE”, OUT 30TH OCTOBER

English metal legends CARCASS are back with their first collection of new music in 7 years, Despicable, coming October 30th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has released a new song titled The Long And Winding Bier Road, check it out below. Commenting on the song, founding vocalist/bassist Jeff Walker states:  "The gift that keeps on giving, if you want it or not...

Veonity – Sorrows (Scarlet Records)

Veonity is a well established band from Sweden and is a unit very much in the mainstream of Swedish/German power metal. The closest comparisons to their style are the usual big boys in Helloween, Gamma Ray, Stratovarius, Edguy but, to me, the closest band in style and delivery has to be the wonderful and imperious..