October 20, 2020

Author: Lee Vickers

Born metal head. Began a musical journey running Queensrÿche's official UK campaign in the late 1980s/early 1990s during the band's most successful period. Former reviews editor of the Classic Rock Society's 'Rock Society' magazine; features writer and "that back page" 'Graveyard Shift' scribbler. Will entertain anything in the genre but especially thrash (Bay Area in particular) and death metal.

UK Melodic Death Metallers COUNTLESS SKIES Premiere New Single, “Zephyr”

MetalSucks has premiered new single Zephyr from UK-based melodic death metal band COUNTLESS SKIES. The song comes from forthcoming album Glow, which will be released November 6 on CD, vinyl, and digital formats via Willowtip Records. The follow-up to 2016’s full-length debut New Dawn, Glow takes the band’s progressive brand of melo-death to new heights with richly-layered instrumentation, superb musicianship and raw emotion...

Warrior Soul release cover of Alice Cooper’s ‘Elected’

WARRIOR SOUL have released a new single for a cover of Alice Cooper's Elected, the track is taken from their covers album called Cocaine and Other Good Stuff, out on November 13th 2020 via Livewire/Cargo Records. Listen to Elected on Spotify The album is an incendiary compilation of songs that everyone in the band, both current and..

Majestica announce new album “A Christmas Carol”

In 2019 the Swedish power metal heroes MAJESTICA released their debut album Above The Sky and it became a huge success within the metal community. Now in 2020 they are back with not only a new album, but a special treat for their fans: a Christmas musical power metal album entitled A Christmas Carol. It's pure symphonic power metal in the true MAJESTICA spirit along with..

American Tears announce ‘Free Angel Express’ album and release video for “Sledgehammered”

US Hard Rock band American Tears will release their latest album Free Angel Express through Deko Entertainment on October 23, 2020, first single and video for Sledgehammered out now, check out the video below. American Tears is an American keyboard trio that released its first record, Branded Bad, on Columbia Records in 1974, it's second, Tear Gas, in 1975, and..

Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons release new single/video for “We’re The Bastards”

The Hard Rock powerhouse PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS from Wales have released a music video for their brand-new single We're The Bastards from the upcoming new album "We're The Bastards", which will be released on November, 13th via Nuclear Blast. Check the video below. Singer Neil Starr on the new album: "It's definitely great to know that we have an audience now. We..

Empress – Australian Post-Metal Group Share New Song “Void Shaped Void” Via Invisible Oranges

Australian post-metal group Empress have just revealed a new song from their forthcoming second album Wait 'til Night, which is set for release on November 20th via Brilliant Emperor Records. Titled Void Shaped Void this new track is now playing at Invisible Oranges, who commented "The Australian group's hazy, gothic-tinged rock creates the distinct impression of a haunting, vignetted portrait, while their exquisite..


ILLER BE KILLED's Max Cavalera (Soulfly/ex-Sepultura), Ben Koller (Converge/Mutoid Man), Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan/The Black Queen) and Troy Sanders (Mastodon/Gone Is Gone), debut a second single from the band's forthcoming album, Reluctant Hero (Nov. 20, Nuclear Blast Records), unveiling a fiery live performance video for Dream Gone. Check the video below! Troy said of the song: "Dissecting the idea of uncertainty and how you pull from that..


Bay Area thrash giants DEATH ANGEL have surprised fans today with a remarkably unique rendition of rock legends QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE's iconic song Under Pressure, that's featured on an unannounced digital EP of the same title out now on Nuclear Blast. The Under Pressure EP also includes a brand new original song, Faded Remains, and two newly recorded acoustic versions..