BLIND OATH – BLIND OATH (HORTON RECORDS)

Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Blind Oath is a new band, operating under the NWOTHM tag, although there are some nuances, which we will stress at later. Their self-titled debut album was released on March 17th through Horton Records and just one glance at the cover artwork and killer band logo speaks volumes of what you should expect...

FIVE STAR HOTEL: The Blackheart Orchestra talk about their ‘Hotel Utopia’ album, with a full track by track guide

The Blackheart Orchestra have been making great strides over the last few years. Far from a physical 'orchestra', they are in fact a duo, comprising multi-instrumentalists Rick Pilkington and Chrissy Mostyn, who never fail to impress with their ability to perform their intricately arranged music in a live environment without any backing tapes or the..

L.A. Cobra – Superstition (Crusader Records)

L.A. Cobra is not a name I know but this sleaze/glam rock band was formed in Pretoria, South Africa and serves up a heady brew of US inspired party sleaze even though the inspirational city of LA is around 10,400 miles away which only goes to show the global reach and influence of music. The..

Kamelot – The Awakening (Napalm Records)

Photo: Nat Enemede Kamelot is a power/progressive/symphonic metal band from the United States that was put together by the guitarist Thomas Youngblood way back in 1987 and has always followed the same road as the heavyweights of Queensryche, Redemption, Symphony X, Dream Theater and Fates Warning in its very successful career. We now come to..

SHAKRA release new single ‘Tell Her I’m Sorry’, out now, new album ‘Invincible’ out on 9th June on AFM Records

Swiss hard rock act SHAKRA has finally revealed more details about their upcoming, new album. Invincible will be released this summer, on June 9, 2023 via AFM Records!  "You are invincible — You can achieve anything, not if you believe in it, but if you know it...and that makes you invincible!" That's the core message of the band's forthcoming offering. After previously-released..

Flickertail – Afterlife EP (Golden Robot Records)

Flickertail is a heavy rock band from Sydney and is something of an Irish-Australian outfit that takes the fire and passion often founds in bands from Oz and merges it with the dexterity and sheer infectious enthusiasm found in the music from the Emerald Isle. The band has released several EPs and each shows an..

ELEINE – unleash new anthem ‘We Are Legion’ alongside music video; pre-order 4th studio album »We Shall Remain« available

Photo: Madeleine Liljestam & Rikard Ekberg. Swedish dark symphonic metal powerhouse ELEINE have the world at their feet! Not only are they setting stages on fire as support band of KAMELOT's current European tour, but they are also pleased to unveil details of their fourth full-length album today. Appropriately titled We Shall Remain, ELEINE's highly-anticipated new opus -- which marks..