90's Alternative Rock was never anything else then great pop-songs filtered through screaming guitars. The Swedish based power trio Statues can be filed under your typical Scandi-rock band, centred on simple, impulsive, eccentric, and just fun, high energy rock! They could be that third band that played somewhere in the Mid-West US together with Hüsker..
Photo: Rat Pak Records West coast metal veterans Metal Church will release their 13th studio album, Congregation of Annihilation, on May 26th via Rat Pak Records (America) and Reaper Entertainment (Europe). The new album marks the first release since the tragic death of legendary front man Mike Howe who passed in July of 2021. It also marks the first album with new vocalist Marc Lopes (Ross the Boss..
The song— which takes a bow to bands like Radiohead and Mogwai— appears on their album Holocene, incoming May 19th. Photo Credit: Geoffrey Wallang. Holocene's latest single— "Sea of Reeds"— features intricate time signatures and uses biblical metaphors to carry a critical message. Engrossing brass arrangements and the sound of an old 70s' vibraphone build towards the vocal hookline..
Melbourne heavy rock act Torrential Thrill have announced their new album State Of Disaster set for release on April 1st 2023. The album is the band's most prolific and ambitious album yet. With 11 tracks and over an hour of new music, the album has been in the works for just over 5 years! For those..
photo by Michael Heller. Amid preparations for a busy period of live appearances, Oslo-based art rock/pop outfit Dim Gray have also begun work on a new album for release in 2024. It will be the follow-up to the widely acclaimed Firmament, released in September 2022. "Playing live last year for the first time outside of..
The first time I went to a Beth Hart gig, she was wearing a floor-length dress and performing, hippy-like, in bare feet – the second time she was wearing a shimmering gold leopard-print number and throwing shapes; a very different presentation, but the same great voice, of course. Her incredible ability to communicate with an..
Pist.On is an alt-rock/hard rock band from Brooklyn that released two albums in the '90s but folded in 2001. Fast forward to 2015 and the band reformed and started writing some new material which led to live performances around 2018 onwards. This new material was put out on the Cold World EP which initially received..
TAKEN FROM DEBUT ALBUM 'INFLAMED RIDES' TOUR KICKS OFF APRIL IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM 'SCREAMNASIUM' Following on from the release of their latest album Screamnasium in late 2022, we take you back to the very beginning with the first ever track penned by O.R.k. Taken from O.R.k's debut release Inflamed Rides (2015), 'Pyre' shares a sentimental space..
Charming dark cabaret metal adepts TARDIGRADE INFERNO announces the impending release of their new EP, Arrival of a Train. This four-song spectacle of dark, avant-garde metal is due out on May 17. TARDIGRADE INFERNO plunged into the creative process and even slightly damaged the space-time continuum while creating the Arrival of a Train EP in their dark laboratory! From..
What is it about so many Italian bands? - they seem to share a sense of the Operatic, to effortlessly lure you into a soundscape that entrances with a natural sense of atmosphere regardless of the actual instrumentation. Walk In Darkness have that knack, in common with A Day In Venice, Witchwood and all sorts..