Jeff Pennachio is a New York based guitarist and song writer and he appears to have been in a number of disparate groups ranging from Design The Void, a US progressive metalcore band, through to covers bands as well as releasing music under his own name too. For the three tracks on this short EP,..
It's not so often that you get albums by duos with just the two musicians represented and not a guest musician in sight but that is what we have here with this pairing of vocalist/guitarist Kevin McKeown and drummer/bass and synth player Eric Owen. Both are originally from Toronto in Canada but are now long time..
Dutch symphonic giants EPICA recently announced the release of their new alum Omega, out on February 26th, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. Omega is the band's first studio album in five years. This past Friday, the band released a music video for their mesmerising third single, the ballad Rivers. "Our third single has arrived! 'Rivers' symbolizes..
Since forming in 2013 UK label Blackbow Records has continued to release music created and appreciated by those who worship tone and riffs. Now in 2021 they are set to continue this trend with a new split LP of pure heaviness from Belfast based, sludge-juggernauts Slomatics alongside the blistering and crushing sounds of Ungraven. With..
MVSIC2MVRDER2 PAVE THE WAY FOR RITUAL INDUSTRIAL METAL WITH NEW OFFERING 'BLöD'NEW SINGLE OUT NOW mvsic2mvrder2 - 'BlakGod' EP out February 22nd 2021 -Hardcore kicks and occult guitar licks- mvsic2mvrder2 live to do something off key. Coming from the Belgian darksynth and metal scene, tired of hearing the same sounds everywhere, m2m2 started combining black metal riffs and..
Today sees the release of Therion's 17th studio album Leviathan! The album has been met with widespread praise and critical acclaim, and the Swedish symphonic metal forerunners are proud to celebrate its release day with yet another magnificent music video for the song Tuonela. You can expect to see demons, swordplay, fire, blood and drama - and basically..
Prolific label Cherry Red Records are currently outdoing themselves with their output of classic and rare vintage boxed sets – search for the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, Pub-Rock, Back Street Crawler and Fraternity reviews on this website for starters. This latest 3-CD boxed set, complete with 40-page booklet insert, strives to document the..
Warzaw is a new heavy rock band from Trondheim in Norway with the wonderfully titled Werewolves On Wheels being the bands self released debut album. A quick look at the cartoon based album cover screams biker rock and that is pretty close to the band's style as this is hard and heavy retro rock influenced..
photo : Cunene Photography www.cuneneart.com Italian power/progressive metallers Secret Sphere are back with a new studio album, Lifeblood, which will be released on 12th March 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl. Aside from the deft musical prowess on show, it is a special record in that it marks the return of original band vocalist Roberto Messina...
Souls Of Diotima is yet another in an ever growing list of female fronted symphonic rock bands although they have been around since 2004 with Janas being the bands fourth album to date. The name is new to me and it seems that this album is the second part of a concept that began with..