The good people at Dissonance Productions are once again preparing a great package of out of print classic metal, reissued for new life and possibly – new fans. This time, on September 30th, we have the two undisputed best albums by US metal veterans Vicious Rumors – their eponymous one from 1990 and Welcome To..
Photo: Dirk Behlau With today's single release, German metal giants BLIND GUARDIAN throw Violent Shadows on these hot summer days. In this pulsing track, the band delivers another epic track foreshadowing the release of their new album The God Machine - out on September 2nd via Nuclear Blast Records. Violent Shadows is an onslaught of thrashy riffs and relentless drumming, presenting itself as one of the..
Hemlock was the early-1970s brainchild of Scottish singer/songwriter/guitarist Miller Anderson, whose main previous claim to fame was that he had been the front man for the Keef Hartley Band. Hartley had been playing drums for blues supremo John Mayall, but split off to form his own outfit in 1968 – he needed a singer, placed..
This past weekend, Swedish metal legends IN FLAMES tore up the stage at KNOTFEST Germany with their world-renowned live show. Today, the band release a brand-new track titled The Great Deceiver - a crushing piece of high-class modern metal that reinforces IN FLAMES' unique mark deep in the foundations of the genre. The band states: "The Great Deceiver was born out of frustration,..
After recently announcing the release of their upcoming EP, Acoustic In Hell, which presents 8 of their classic tracks in a raw acoustic form, Swedish high-flyers ELEINE finally launch the pre-order for this brand new gem that will be out on October 14th, 2022 through Atomic Fire Records - right in time for their extensive European acoustic tour with label mates SONATA ARCTICA. Get..
With festival season well under way, THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA are here to deliver the ultimate summer hit with their brand new single 'Black Stars And Diamonds'. Frontman Björn Strid comments on the track: "This song is the ultimate weekend tribute, where fallen angels, dreams of glitter and late summer twilight unite in an exploding cocktail" This release also marks a change..
Polish rockers Leash Eye's new album "Busy Nights, Hazy Days" is now available for order through their website: https://leasheye.pl/produkt/busy-nights-hazy-days/ The band has also just released their new music video "...Of The Night", see below, it's well up to scratch! These guys have recently celebrated their 25th anniversary show in Warsaw, and this selection underlines their strong song-writing and..
'The Myth of the Mostrophus' the new solo album from Ryo Okumoto, is out today on InsideOutMusic. The six-song Prog extravaganza from the long-time keyboardist for prog rock group Spock's Beard features Okumoto's signature style accompanied by the talents of a "who's who" of progressive rock. To celebrate the album's released Ryo is pleased to share the..
Photo: Travis Shinn Watch and listen to Omens, the title track from LAMB OF GOD’s forthcoming ninth album. The new single from the GRAMMY-nominated metal colossus is available everywhere for download and streaming. “I think a lot of the messes human beings find ourselves in could be very easily prevented simply by paying attention to obvious..
There are plenty of larger than life characters in metal but there will never be another Peter Steele - the statuesque bassist more widely known for his fronting of gothic/metal miserabilists Type O Negative. While Steele will be remembered for the dirge like gothic romance of Type O, Steele's previous band Carnivore gained recognition and..