IMAGINAERIUM – THE RISE OF MEDICI (Crime Records)

The music is intertwined with the storyline, and the two help each other along in a genuinely symbiotic relationship, as opposed to falling into the dangers of being either too 'wordy' or else the lyrics seeming like an afterthought. It's perfectly judged. Before looking at this release, a small note first to put into context..

CAVALERA – ‘Bestial Devastation’ & ‘Morbid Visions’ reissues out now + release animated video for ‘Troops Of Doom’

Photo: Jim Louvau. Metal legends CAVALERA released the re-recorded versions of  SEPULTURA's first EP Bestial Devastation and their first full-length album Morbid Visions via Nuclear Blast Records. Today also marks the release of the band's animated video for their commanding single, Troops Of Doom off Morbid Visions. Max Cavalera states, "I can't think of a better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of SEPULTURA with my..

CYHRA | release third single ‘IF I’ + new visualizer video

Photo: Linda Florin With only a month left until the release of CYHRA's new album The Vertigo Trigger, the Swedes today deliver the album's third single IF I. The melodic metallers, based around singer Jake E (ex-Amaranthe) and guitarists Jesper Strömblad (The Halo Effect/ex-In Flames) and Euge Valovirta (ex-Shining), offer a track brimming with tuneful heaviness, ear-worm riffs, and a striking chorus. The track especially salutes the..

GABRIELLA HUNZINGER : ‘Body Away’ – stunning debut single by British alt-folk singer-songwriter out now

Deeply interested in human behaviour, York-based singer-songwriter Gabriella Hunzinger writes music that explores the connection we foster between ourselves, the earth and the potentiality of what is beyond our immediate conscious experience. Acknowledging the power in the creative process, writing music also enables her to process emotional upheaval and other trying life circumstances. Influenced as..

PSYGNOSIS announce new album and release first track!

Photo: Philippe Parickmiler - Daynightpicture. Instrumental Prog quartet PSYGNOSIS are proud to announce their brand new album Mercury, which will be released on September 15, 2023 via Season of Mist! This beautiful album reveals a whole different approach on extreme metal with different elements, of which one stands out the most: the band is forgoing a traditional vocalist and..

Crobot Cover Janet Jackson’s “Black Cat”

Photo: Stesha Whitney  Crobot and Mascot Records have released a recording of Janet Jackson's Black Cat. You can listen to the track HERE. Crobot's Brandon Yeagley shares, "Every time we talked about covering a song, Black Cat would come up as one we wished we had written.  So, here's our chance to pay homage to the great Janet Jackson.  It's got..

KAMELOT Reveals Stunningly Cinematic Music Video for Album Track “Eventide”

Photo: Tom Couture Modern heavy symphonic metal leaders KAMELOT recently released their most introspective, uplifting, vital release to date - their first full-length in five years, The Awakening. The album, which debuted at #2 on the US Current Hard Music Albums chart and #27 on the Current Album Sales chart, connected with fans and critics alike - touted by many as the..