Lee Rodgers – Dark Notion (Zenith Cafe)

Lee Rogers is a singer song writer from Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland with an obvious love of Americana having an almost perfect delivery aimed somewhere around Van Morrison territory with an eclectic approach to his music that also calls to mind the later works of the genius and much missed Johnny Cash. He is not..

Voyager announce participation in “Eurovision – Australia Decides”!!

Perth's Epic-Electro-Progressive-Pop-Metal titans make moves to take the crown to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022 in Italy. Voyager - 'Eurovision - Australia Decides' Announcement Perth's premier prog/pop outfit, VOYAGER, have announced that they are going to be a part of 'Eurovision - Australia Decides'!They will be up for selection to be 2022's Australian contingent to take..

U.D.O. – signs to Atomic Fire Records + announces special album release for spring 2022

German heavy metal icon Udo Dirkschneider will turn 70 years old on April 6, 2022. He is THE constant among the German metal scene. Born in Wuppertal during the post-war period, when heavy metal hadn't even been envisioned, he is one of the decisive characters who helped shape the genre so significantly over the course of about five decades. Originally becoming world-famous..

Bangkok Dollars – Lost Souls (Sliptrick Records)

Bangkok Dollars is a hard rock band from Finland with Lost Souls being the band's second release following on from 2019's debut Roses N' Ravens. It is very much an old school metal band but with an element of grunge and also that special blues groove to give the music fluidity and depth. They seem..

POWERWOLF – A LIVE EVENT IN BLOCKBUSTER DIMENSIONS: THE MONUMENTAL MASS – A CINEMATIC METAL EVENT, VIDEO FOR ‘FIRE AND FORGIVE’ RELEASED + STREAMING EVENT EXTENDED TO 2 JANUARY 2022

Photo: Christian Ripkens Last Friday, POWERWOLF launched a stream with real event character that reaches dimensions that have never been seen before. While other bands compensate the circumstance of not being able to perform in front of an audience within the given circumstances with filmed live performances, the wolves take several gigantic steps further!  The band is..

Pattern-Seeking Animals announce third studio album ‘Only Passing Through’

PATTERN-SEEKING ANIMALS, the California-based band featuring Ted Leonard (lead vocals & guitars), Jimmy Keegan (drums & vocals), Dave Meros (bass) and John Boegehold (keyboards), are pleased to announce the band's third studio album titled Only Passing Through, to be released through InsideOutMusic on April 1st, 2022.  The album is the follow up to the critically acclaimed 2020..

Skeletoon – 1.21 Gigawatts Club (Scarlet Records)

The gloriously over the top Skeletoon make a welcome return with album number five, the wonderfully entitled The 1.21 Gigawatts Club, which is a concept work based on the time travelling film Back To The Future. Quite possible, only Skeletoon would consider such a story line as perfect for re-telling in a power metal album!..

SNAFU RELEASES ‘SOIL OF BLOOD’ LYRIC VIDEO + NEW RECORD EXILE//BANISHMENT OUT NOW

Detroit hardcore punk thrashers SNAFU (Situation Normal All Fucked Up) today unleashes a brand new lyric video for Soil Of Blood. The track comes by way of the band's Exile//Banishment full-length released earlier this autumn via Housecore Records in North America and Nuclear Blast in Europe. Captured amidst plague, governmental corruption, and widespread societal suffering, Exile//Banishment is the band's heaviest, darkest, and most unrepentantly volatile offering..