Following the success of their recently released and highly acclaimed Sundowners album, The Answer are thrilled to announce a further 5 new UK dates in November and December this year. Manchester, London, Wolverhampton, Glasgow and Belfast will get to see the band perform their latest stunning new show, peppered with hits and loads of material from the..
Delightful Sharp Edges is an intoxicating mix of irresistible riffs and epic progressive landscapes. The scale and ambition of the concept is truly remarkable. It feels as if the Norwegian band Hex A.D. have been on an upward trajectory since 2018 when they recorded their third album (and their first on the Fresh Tea label),..
Some detractors have whispered that just maybe the Frontiers label are releasing too many project albums and there may be a point to that statement but the listener has a choice and you can buy, download, stream or ignore depending upon your tastes and your pocket! However, this project heavy format does allow musicians to..
Photo: Johan Carlén. The heavy metal 'n' roll, dark, madcap visionaries collectively known as AVATAR, released their magnum opus and ninth album, Dance Devil Dance, this past winter via Black Waltz Records, distributed by Thirty Tigers. The band has now shared the animated hybrid video for Chimp Mosh Pit. Watch it below. On the release of the..
Hunt The Flame is album number four under the name of Magnus Karlsson's Free Fall which was a project began by the Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer back in 2013 with all releases following a very much tried and tested route. Karlsson's name is one that guarantees quality and you only need to check out the..
If you liked the previous two Damanek albums, you won't find anything not to love about this one, while the breadth of styles attempted may just make this the most ambitious of the three. Dive in, and aim for shore... For those unaware of the origins of Damanek, or indeed the odd-sounding name, the band..
Photo: Ekatarina Yakyamseva FRANTIC AMBER is a 6-piece Melodic Death Metal band based in Stockholm, fronted by five incredible female musicians. The band is currently working on their third full length studio album. The first single Angel Maker was released in November 2021, followed by Bloodbath in May 2022. The band has now released their third and new single for..
Photo: Rat Pak Records. US thrash metal veterans Metal Church have released another song from their upcoming 13th studio album, Congregation of Annihilation. The new track Making Monsters puts the musicianship of new vocalist Marc Lopes, founding guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, guitarist Rick Van Zandt, bassist Steve Unger and drummer Stet Howland on full display in 2023. The new song comes on the heels of the recently released Pick A..
Photo: Anthony Ponce. Extreme metal legends CRADLE OF FILTH - led by iconic front man Dani Filth - have unleashed a thirst-quencher of epic proportions in the form of their first live album to be released in over 20 years, Trouble And Their Double Lives, out today via Napalm Records. In celebration of today's album release, CRADLE OF FILTH has..
Photo by Ilaria Conte. The American performer Jesse Malin is an inspirational singer, guitarist and song writer who first came to prominence with the New York hardcore band Heart Attack before moving onto D Generation. He now has a flourishing solo career as well as being much sought after by other musicians and when you..