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.

KANDIA – PORTUGUESE ALTERNATIVE METAL ACT SIGN TO FRONTIERS

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the signing of Kandia, a Portuguese alternative metal act, to a multi-album deal. Currently working on their label debut for release in 2021, Kandia is one of the first bands signed through the Frontiers & Beyond initiative, which was launched by the label with the intent to sign..

VANDEN PLAS – THE GHOST XPERIMENT – ILLUMINATION new album LP / CD / digital out 04 November 2020 on Frontiers Music

A year ago, the German progressive metal act Vanden Plas delivered The Ghost Xperiment - Awakening, the first half of a two part concept album. It ended on a cliff hanger whereby, during a séance, the main protagonist Gideon Grace at last encounters the ghosts that have haunted him since childhood. Ghosts? Exactly! The dramatic..

DECAPITATED – RE-SIGN WITH NUCLEAR BLAST + NEW MUSIC COMING SOON

Credit: Robert Zembrzycki After more than ten years of successfully working together, NUCLEAR BLAST is proud to announce that Polish tech death  DECAPITATED have decided to refresh their bond and have re-signed their contract for another era of extreme metal for the Germany based metal label. The band also hints that new music will be coming in the near future. Nuclear Blast USA General Manager Gerardo Martinez states: "Decapitated has been in my..

The Night Flight Orchestra – release new single Impossible

Enjoying the last warm sunrays of late September, THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA comforts you with a late summer anthem to extend the ease and joy of that season. Check out the latest masterpiece of Sweden's classic rock first class and watch the video for Impossible below. Listen to Impossible The band states: "Some bands might get depressed..

MY DYING BRIDE – ANNOUNCE NEW EP “MACABRE CABARET”, OUT ON NOVEMBER 20TH PLUS release lyric video for new single ‘A Secret Kiss’

No rest for one of Britain's most melancholic exports: Just half a year after MY DYING BRIDE returned from their break with their haunting and successful (German Album Charts #12) masterpiece The Ghost Of Orion, the kindred of Yorkshire raise the curtains to the Macabre Cabaret - their new MLP that will be released on November 20th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band already shares..

Cadavar – Announce New Album ‘Edder & Bile’, Partner With Decibel To Premiere Music Video For “Morgue Ritual”, pre-order available

Back with a vengeance and hell-bent on destruction, Norwegian death metallers, CADAVER,are back in business and ready to reign. Today, the band announces that Edder & Bile, the first full length from this band's new incarnation of Anders Odden's original, extreme metal vision, will be released on November 27th via Nuclear Blast Records. In celebration, the band partnered with Decibel Magazine to premiere the..

Heathen – Empire Of The Blind (Nuclear Blast)

When Metallica's Black album arrived in 1991 it was a watershed moment. Metallica's fifth offering was not just the next step in the quartet's evolution but it was like thrash metal had grown up. Naturally, there were cries of 'sell out' for a 'few' record sales - 31 million and counting and 29 years later..