GOAD – La Belle Dame (My Kingdom Music)

GOAD is not a band I have come across before which is strange given that they name check acts that I adore with VDGG, King Crimson, Genesis, PFM and Procol Harum being very instrumental in developing the sound of the band; sadly, some bands are destined to forever fly under the RADAR! GOAD is an..

BATTLE BEAST – release new single ‘The Lightbringer’ + kick off iTunes pre-order for bonus version of “Circus of Doom”

Photo: Terhi Ylimainen On January 21st, BATTLE BEAST unleashed their brand new masterpiece Circus of Doom, via Nuclear Blast. In true BATTLE BEAST fashion, the 10 tracks blend true heavy metal with pop and rock-vibes, paired with Noora Louhimo's unique voice. Since its release, the album has entered the charts worldwide, including #1 in their home country Finland, #5 in Switzerland and..

Abbath – Dread Reaver (Season Of Mist)

Everyone knows the story of Immortal, their fallout and constant mud-slinging between present and ex band members, so I’m not going to bore you to death with that. Their legendary frontman Abbath formed the band bearing his artistic name in 2015 and has since released two full lengths, in 2016 and 2019, respectively. Dread Reaver,..

She-Wolf – She-Wolf (Frontiers music)

There seems to be so many releases these days by hard rock bands featuring earth shattering female vocals and so many of them operate in the symphonic and gothic rock arenas. The latest name to watch out for is SheWolf which is the new vehicle the Greek born and now UK based Angel Wolf-Black. The..

CRADLE OF FILTH | release stunning video for ‘How Many Tears to Nurture a Rose?’

Photos: James Sharrock Demonic outfit Cradle Of Filth are proud to release an extraordinary new video, accompanying their magnificently mournful track How Many Tears To Nurture A Rose?. The video premiered last night as part of Cradle Of Filth's Infernal Vernal Equinox Deadstream, and now fans all across the globe can also bask in its sublime black magick. Directed by Vicente Cordero, the stunning video winds a..

House Of Shakira – Lint XXV (Frontiers Music)

I sometimes wonder what the European rock scene would look like without the uncountable bands leased to us from Norway, Sweden and Finland and, for sure, the melodic rock scene would most certainly be smaller and quieter. House Of Shakira is yet another of those essential Swedish rock bands that works hard and furious to..

French Metallers STENGAH New Video for “Swoon” + Debut Album ‘SOMA SEMA’ Out Now

Photo: Earl A Wakes French metallers STENGAH have released their debut album SOMA SEMA via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group.  To celebrate they have revealed the lyric video for new song Swoon, which you can watch below. Stengah have also kicked off their French tour. Talking about the song Eliott Williame says, "Swoon is the sad story of a person who falls..

Warzaw – Black Magic Satellite (Self Released)

The Norwegian hard rock band Warzaw has rapidly followed up on the most impressive and wonderfully titled album Werewolves On Wheels and it's great to see a band keen to keep up the impetus they began with the debut. This was a great old school hard rock album with more than one foot in the..