CLEANBREAK : ‘Coming Home’ – debut album by new metal group helmed by singer James Durbin out 8 July 2022 via Frontiers

Frontiers Music Srl are pleased to continue their partnership with James Durbin as the US singer continues to wave the heavy metal flag with his new group Cleanbreak. Guitarist Mike Flyntz of Riot V plus the Stryper rhythm section of bassist Perry Richardson and drummer Robert Sweet complete the band line-up. A debut album entitled..

Infamous Stiffs – Lockdown Live (Riot Records)

Infamous Stiffs is a SoCal (Southern Californian) punk rock band which formed in 2019 and released a pretty impressive debut record last year with the short but very effective Kill For The Sound. SoCal punk bands take their influences from British bands like Throbbing Gristle and Wire and Infamous Stiffs concentrate on fast and furious..

LAST FLIGHT TO PLUTO have released their new single ‘Stop Yourself From Turning Into Dust’, out now, new album ‘Random Karma, Fate and Destiny’ is out on 10th May on White Knight Records

Last Flight To Pluto is led by singer/songwriter Alice Freya and drummer/songwriter Darren Joseph, who are joined on the album by longtime guitarists Jack Parry and Ryan Barnard, with appearances from bassist Ed Rees and Son Of Man guitarist George Jones. They use a variety of musicians for recording and touring. Since their formation, they have..

Nazareth – Surviving The Law (Frontiers MUsic)

It is probably understandable if today's casual rock fan has not heard of Nazareth but if you pop back in time to the early 1970s then this hard rock band from Dunfermline in Scotland were real pioneers of the hard rock movement. They had a fair amount of album chart success plus several singles but..

CRADLE OF FILTH announce UK/European tour with ALCEST in October

Photo: James Sharrock British extreme metal ghouls Cradle Of Filth are pleased to announce that they will be hitting the road this October, on an extensive European wide tour. Each night, the vile six-piece will be bringing their eldritch extravaganza live to our stages, travelling to 22 cities across 12 different countries. Blackgaze pioneers Alcest will be accompanying them on the road..

DEREK SHERINIAN shares new single “The Vortex” from upcoming album

World acclaimed keyboardist Derek Sherinian, (Sons of Apollo, Black Country Communion), one of the most significant keyboard players of the modern era, has shared the title track from his new album 'Vortex' which is due out on July 1st, 2022 on InsideOutMusic. Returning alongside Sherinian is legendary drummer Simon Phillips, who once again co-wrote and co-produced the..

iVardensphere – Ragemaker (Metropolis Records)

The sub-genres within rock music seem to be ever growing these days and now we come to another one, of which I was previously unaware, with Industrial-tribalism which sounds pretty strange but it does make a great deal of sense when you listen to the album. I have not previously heard of iVardensphere with the..

AFTER FOREVER | launch pre-order for 15th anniversary re-issue of self-titled album + releases single ‘Sweet Enclosure’

Symphonic metal masters After Forever are soon approaching the 15th anniversary of their self-titled swansong album After Forever (2007), and to celebrate this anniversary, the band will release a special re-issue of the album - completely re-mastered by Darius van Helfteren and featuring two rare Japanese bonus tracks. One track is the beautiful piano ballad Lonely and the other a catchy progressive symphonic..

MOTIVE BLACK release fabulous new video for single ‘Lift Me Up’, feat. Carla Harvey of BUTCHER BABIES, out now on AFM Records

Los Angeles based alternative metal band, Motive Black (AFM Records) has released their new single Lift Me Up. Produced by Grammy-winner Nick Rowe (Bloodsimple, Vampire Weekend), the track focuses on the talents of newcomer Elana Justin, and features special guest Carla Harvey, of the internationally acclaimed metal band Butcher Babies, on vocals. Music video for Lift Me Up, replete with vintage hot rod and fight sequence,..