Finnish hard rockers Shiraz Lane recently completed a trip to North America (for the Monsters of Rock Cruise), as well as their first headlining tour of mainland Europe, just before the continent was brought to a halt by COVID-19 and forced the postponement of other current touring plans. Rather than just sitting around until the summer, the..
Italian melodic-metallers Ravenscry have released their new music video and single for Maybe, the track is taken from the forthcoming studio album 100, which will be out on May 15th, 2020. The video - directed by Salvatore Perrone - can be viewed below: https://youtu.be/ROgLlZSBfzE 100 tracklisting 01 - Maybe 02 - Binary 03 - The..
Sacred Reich have launched their new video for Salvation. Front-man and bassist Phil Rind comments: "We want to put something positive out there right now.Salvation is about music's ability to encourage and inspire us and bring us together." Salvation is off the band's latest album, Awakening. Watch the video (shot and edited by Fiaz Farrelly) below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QGvcSD5V8A Sacred Reich's first record in twenty-three years, the towering Awakening showcases..
Joe Satriani releases statement on rescheduling the Shapeshifting UK Tour “The current COVID-19 virus has now reached pandemic proportions and is making daily life for all of us very challenging. As always, my concern for the health and safety of my fans, my band and crew always take precedence when touring, and now is no..
The Bay Area of San Francisco. Not only home to the Golden Gate Bridge, the infamous Alcatraz island and taking in cities Oakland and San Jose but also the beacon of the US thrash movement that included Metallica. With its roots stemming as far back as 1979 - and it is not forgotten as to..
Body Count - the crossover metal side venture of west coast hip-hop giant Tracy Marrow - better known as Ice-T - has been around for nigh on 30 years. As Ice-T himself explains on the 2017 album Bloodlust, 'moshing' occurred at hip-hop shows and Ice wanted to give his friend Ernie C an outlet to..
I have a confession to make. I am not a prog rock fan. There, I have said it. Normally, such a statement would be a complete irrelevance - but there is a point and that is that good music crosses boundaries and bridges the gaps between like and dislike. Where others have failed, The Dame..
Despite it being 24 years, the spectre of the Max Cavalera's acrimonious departure from Brazillian pioneers Sepultura still hangs thick. Even practically on the eve of the release of their new album there was yet another spat based on an interview that vocalist Derrick Green gave recently, a positive comment nicely stirred up and twisted...
Often compared to a jam session between Aretha Franklin and Led Zeppelin, Blues Pills' career took them from an American garage to international glory within a few years. Their 2014 self titled debut album entered the German album charts at #4 and two years later they went straight to #1 with the successor Lady In Gold. Starting..
Credit: Stefan Heilemann A praise of fight and persistence – CREMATORY’s Rise And Fall dives deep into the dark struggles of human fate. The harsh wave of the electrifying synergy of industrial metal and gothic dimness hits stronger than ever before: German pioneers of European gothic metal, CREMATORY, release their third single, Rise And Fall..