Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights EPICA announce their first-ever streaming event titled Ωmega Alive. The universal streaming event will mark the band's triumphant return to the stage to perform for the first time in support of their latest album Ωmega, their eighth full-length release the band's first album in five years. Ωmega Alive will be streamed on Saturday, June 12 at 12:00 PM PST /..
Due to the current world situation with Covid-19, the Swedish death glam sensation DEATHSTARS have had to postpone their European tour dates to 2022. Singer Whiplasher Bernadotte states: "Since the pandemic obviously still makes it impossible for bands to perform in the flesh, the tour will be postponed yet another round. We aim to hit the stages all over the planet, starting with..
Progressive, technical death metal collective ALLUVIAL will release their highly anticipated sophomore album, Sarcoma, in a little more than a month on May 28th with Nuclear Blast. Today, they've unveiled the latest track, 40 Stories, from the record. Watch the music video now! Guitarist Wes Hauch comments on the single: "I'm really all chips in for every song on Sarcoma, but 40 Stories is one that..
Progressive heavy metal band Interloper have returned to present their debut, full-length album Search Party which will be released on June 11th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases a music video for their second single and album title track 'Search Party'. Watch the animated music video created by Tony Simone of Zen Beast Media below. Miles Dimitri Baker comments, "I am thrilled to have the title..
Swedish adventure metallers Twilight Force are pleased to announce some new dates for their first ever headline tour. The aptly named Magical Mystical Tour 2021 will now take place this coming October with special guests Cyhra, plus support coming from Silver Bullet. On the road they will recount the fantastical tales from their latest album Dawn Of The Dragonstar, released in 2019 via Nuclear..
Arizona's Go Ahead And Die are raw and unrelenting; their self-titled debut album will be released on June 11th via Nuclear Blast Records. This past Friday, they've released an animated music video for their second single Toxic Freedom. Watch the video created by Costin Chioreanu below. Max Cavalera comments, "Toxic Freedom is about police corruption, police brutality, and police racism. It can be seen and felt all..
Industrial-tinged extreme metal pioneers FEAR FACTORY are proud to announce that their tenth studio album, Aggression Continuum, will be released on June 18th via Nuclear Blast, just in time for the band's 30th anniversary. Today, FEAR FACTORY offers fans the first preview of the album with the music video for Disruptor. Watch the video, directed by Riivata Visuals below.Dino Cazares comments, "This record is one of my proudest achievements and I'm really..
Enslaved (photo credit: Roy Bjørge) Utgard-Loki beckons! Blackened avant-gardists Enslaved have launched into their30th year with thunder and flames. Although their Utgard European Tour will now take place in spring 2022, with support coming from Intronaut, Obsidian Kingdom and Crown, the band are proud to announce four new live albums/DVDs. Out June 25th, the audio and visuals for these releases have been taken from..
EXODUS' drummer Tom Hunting has revealed that he has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. Today Tom begins his treatment and hopes his story helps to raise awareness. Important statement from our man Tom Hunting: "Today, I will be starting treatment for a squamous cell carcinoma. It's a gastric tumor that was diagnosed in my upper stomach in February...
LIGHT THE TORCH — Howard Jones [vocals], Francesco Artusato [guitar], and Ryan Wombacher [bass] — will release their new album and second full length You Will Be the Death of Me on June 25 via Nuclear Blast. The band has dropped the video for the first track, Wilting In The Light, which was directed by Ramon Boutviseth in L.A. "You Will Be The Death Of Me has been..