Nearly five years after the release of Human Collapse, French heavy rockers Los Disidentes Del Sucio Motel are back with their fourth album Polaris, which is now set for release on April 2nd via Klonosphere. There are no two LDDSM albums alike and Polaris is no exception. The "dissidents of the dirty motel" are perhaps..
YEAR OF NO LIGHT are celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band this year. On the occasion of this, Pelagic Records are releasing not only their new album "Consolamentum" on 2nd July, but a wooden box set containing their entire discography of 5 studio albums, several split EPs, and the collaboration with Belgian composer Dirk..
Now Serving: Royal Tea Live from the Ryman (somewhere in Tennessee, USA!) Released Friday 11th June 2021 by ProVogue / Mascot Label Group A Groundbreaking Live Performance from Nashville's Landmark venue images courtesy of Kit Wood ******* AVAILABLE ON CD, DVD, BLU-RAY & DOUBLE LP (CLEAR VINYL) PRE-ORDER NOW FEATURING AN INTRO BY JEFF DANIELSINCLUDES..
Classic 70's synths denoting the past, and Modern Metal riffs painting the future collide in this powerful new offering from Melbourne's Acolyte. ACOLYTE'S ALBUM 'ENTROPY' OUT MAY 14TH 2021 PRE-ORDER NOW VIA WILD THING RECORDS AND BLOOD BLAST DISTRIBUTION Acolyte listens to: Dead Can Dance, Porcupine Tree, Opeth'Resentment' FFO - Deep Purple, Haken, Voyager, Janis Joplin, Rush..
Vokonis will release their fourth studio album "Odyssey" in May 2021. More dynamically diverse than ever, the 6 new tracks feature guest musician Per Wiberg (Opeth, Spiritual Beggars, Kamchatka) on Keyboard. Odyssey is Vokonis' first true prog-record. A record for the new decade. The album has gained a lot of hype in the stoner metal..
RELEASED 16TH JULY / MUSIC FOR NATIONSTwo decades in and still a breath-taking piece of work, Opeth's magnum opus 'Blackwater Park' is dense with extraordinary melodic moments, spine-tingling atmospherics and agile but crushing heaviness, and one that saw the Swedish metallers kick open prog's ornate doors, fed death metal through the cosmic kaleidoscope and introduced..
Following on from the release of their new album 'Obsidian' in May 2020, PARADISE LOST finally bring their masterpiece live on stage in February 2022. Today, the British gothic metal legends announce their "Obsidian Moon" tour, featuring special guests MOONSPELL. PARADISE LOST frontman Nick Holmes says: "We're looking forward to doing a full UK tour again and playing some long-awaited shows in support of 'Obsidian',..
Eagle-eyed viewers will have already seen a Velvet Thunder news story last week about Katatonia & Solstafir heading out together in January and February 2022 on the "Twilight Burials" tour, a 31-date co-headline tour of the UK and Europe. This follow-up fills in the details from Katatonia's point of view! The coming together of these two revered masters of..
Arielle is pleased to announce the release of her new Fleetwood Mac-flavoured single 'Inside &Outside' on Friday April 16, 2021. The single coincides with the news of four livestream sessions that she will undertake on May 13, June 17, July 22, and August 19. Tickets for the livestream sessions are available from www.noonchorus.com/arielle. The new single is taken from Arielle's highly anticipated new album 'Analog Girl In..
Now then , cast your mind back to a Velvet Thunder review last Autumn of the Italian retro-rock band Witchwood, described in those pages as an imagining of Uriah Heep and Jethro Tull playing together on the same stage. That perfectly captured the sense of the band, enough for me to rush out and invest!..