From January, 2013

WHAT NOW Move Like a Sinner

Moody South African brood WHAT NOW have released a delicious new video to accompany their new full-length album ‘MOVE LIKE A SINNER’ out 11th March. Here’s what we thought: Moody keyboards provide a spooky prelude to a gravitating, agonizingly buzzing beat … it is like a sabre-toothed tiger gnawing at your leg.  Then shimmering pans of silvery light…

CELTIC PRIDE Video Release

At the end of the ‘90s, in a small Welsh village CELTIC PRIDE was born. Emerging from popular Welsh Rock outfit, Amazon, who’s supporting credentials included Girlschool & Paul DiAnno, the Classic Rock Outfit brought to the music scene the highest standard of playing & Rock ethos which commanded a loyal fanbase who, to this…

AKARUSA YAMI Interview

Akarusa Yami were formed in 2010 by guitarist Tom Clarke (Insidious) and singer Tom Brumpton. These founding members were later joined by Drummer Adam Jones, Guitarist Damian Lee, Bassist Jake Bennett and Keyboardist Lee Dowling. Describing their music as Progressive-Industrial Metal, the band lists influences such as Fear Factory, Meshuggah, Beneath The Massacre, Rammstein and NIN. We had a chat with Akarusa…

DROWNING POOL New Single and UK Tour

Drowning Pool turned the world into believers with their breakthrough single “Bodies” in 2001. Ten years and four albums later, they gave fans a new reason to believe. “Feel Like I Do,” the lead single from their self-titled fourth studio release [Eleven Seven Music, 2010], became the band’s biggest radio hit to date, reaching No.…

HUMANFLY Tour with Cult of Luna

  Humanfly began in late 2000 – rising from the embers of ‘Canvas’. Their 2011 album entitled ‘Darker Later’  featured six songs, one of which was the epic ‘Heavy Black Snow’ featuring the vocal talents of Rose Kemp. The record was recorded by Ben Gardener. Their new release ‘Awesome Science‘   will be released on February…

SLOUGH FEG Signs to Metal Blade

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of SLOUGH FEG. Guitarist/vocalist Mike Scalzi comments: “We are very excited to announce that we have signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records for a new album, which we are beginning to record this month. The new material will be standard Feg-Fare— that is, totally non-standard ..”…

AMON AMARTH announced for Download 2013

AMON AMARTH along with Limp Bizkit, Korn, Airbourne, Enter Shikari, Cancer Bats, Down and 30 more names have been announced to play Download 2013. They join headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden, and Rammstein, as well as Bullet for My Valentine, Mastodon, Stone Sour, Volbeat and Coal Chamber, for what’s set to be THE biggest weekend in…

AUDREY HORNE New Album Youngblood

Audrey Horne from Bergen, Norway play  powerful, heavy, melodic hard rock, with an energizing attitude. The band was formed late in 2002 and their debut album “No Hay Banda” received two Norwegian Grammy nominations in the categories for Best Newcomer and Best Metal Act, and took home a Grammy for Best Metal Act. AUDREY HORNE…

CULT OF LUNA Issue Single from Vertikal

Cult of Luna is a Swedish post-metal band from Umeå,  formed from the remnants of hardcore punk band ‘Eclipse’ in 1998. On October 8, 2012, the band announced the title of their sixth studio album as “Vertikal”, as well as announcing the first leg of their upcoming European tour. The release dates were confirmed on…

NIGHTFALL Release Third Single from Cassiopeia

Greek symphonic metallers NIGHTFALL have released the third and final single from their upcoming new album Cassiopeia  out January 21st. NIGHTFALL commented on the song ‘The Reptile Gods‘  : “This track refers to the mythical Salamander that said it was born in fire. That amphibious species that looks like lizard played a significant role in Alchemy and occultness.…