ALBUM REVIEW: Derek Sherinian – The Phoenix

Derek Sherinian is one of the most significant keyboard players of our times. He has been a key contributor in several different bands and worked with artists such as Alice Cooper, DREAM THEATRE, KISS and Billy Idol. He has also worked on at least seven solo albums, including Planet X, Mythology and Oceana 2011, with … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Derek Sherinian – The Phoenix

NEWS: NIGHTMARE – Release Third Single And Video ‘Divine Nemesis’

NIGHTMARE release their third single and video 'Divine Nemesis', taken from upcoming new album 'Aeternam' due for release on 2nd October, out on AFM Records. NIGHTMARE, the power metal export out of France released their third video-single 'Divine Nemesis' from the new forthcoming album “Aeternam”, due for release on 2nd October via AFM records. The dark, fierce ‘Divine Nemesis’ is … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTMARE – Release Third Single And Video ‘Divine Nemesis’

NEWS: T-REX MARATHON – Confront Abusive Relationships In ‘A Prison Just For Us’

Ottawa’s punk/post-hardcore act T-Rex Marathon are releasing their second single “A Prison Just For Us” off their upcoming album “Days Without Incident”. This is the next instalment in the band's discography which already boasts a handful of singles and 2 EPs.  T-Rex Marathon is out to prove they aren’t a one-trick pony with their first full length which serves as a … Continue reading NEWS: T-REX MARATHON – Confront Abusive Relationships In ‘A Prison Just For Us’

NEWS: AURAL DECAY – Release Single ‘Facing The Obscure’

Brit prog metal project, AURAL DECAY, has released an ear-splitting new single, Facing The Obscure. Formed and born out of the recent Covid-19 lockdown, AURAL DECAY is a brand new and exciting solo endeavour from multi-instrumentalist Daniel Robinson. Based in Northern England, AURAL DECAY pulls from everyone from Periphery, Meshuggah, Gojira and TesseracT to Humanity's Last Breath. Hurling out gargantuan riffs, twisted groves, … Continue reading NEWS: AURAL DECAY – Release Single ‘Facing The Obscure’

NEWS: UNCLE WOE – Reveal Second Album ‘Phantomescence’ Premiere First Single ‘Become The Ghost’

Canada’s Uncle Woe brings you a contemplative, progressive doom album “Phantomescence” that was completely conceived and recorded in pandemic induced isolation. The opening track/lead single, “Become The Ghost” is a meandering exploration of death and dreams.  “Phantomescence” deviates from the first Uncle Woe album as the band moves forward from a solo studio project. It is an easily digestible, logical next step in the … Continue reading NEWS: UNCLE WOE – Reveal Second Album ‘Phantomescence’ Premiere First Single ‘Become The Ghost’

NEWS: GAZPACHO – Share New Video For The Title Track Of Their New Album ‘Fireworker’

To coincide with the release of their new studio album, Fireworker, Gazpacho have released a video for the title track.  Thomas Anderson from the band checks in and explains the video’s meaning  «To celebrate the release of “Fireworker” here is the film for the track. The album is about our deepest instinctual side and the fireworker who controls us … Continue reading NEWS: GAZPACHO – Share New Video For The Title Track Of Their New Album ‘Fireworker’

NEWS: PAIN OF SALVATION – Announce ‘The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)’ Release

Following the release of their acclaimed new studio album “PANTHER”, Sweden’s progressive Metal innovators Pain of Salvation are announcing a special re-issue edition for their “The Perfect Element, Pt. I” album from 2000. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s third album, the re-issue version is entitled “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” and will be released on … Continue reading NEWS: PAIN OF SALVATION – Announce ‘The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)’ Release

NEWS: BEAST IN BLACK – Announce European Headline Tour For Late 2021

Having released two sensational records through Nuclear Blast Records, international Heavy Metal group BEAST IN BLACK have played numerous thrilling shows, including a run of mostly sold out international headline tours in Europe, Russia and Japan, supporting GLORYHAMMER in the UK and festival appearances around the world (Sweden Rock, Graspop, Summer Breeze, Heavy Montréal etc.) Now the five-piece Helsinki based heavy … Continue reading NEWS: BEAST IN BLACK – Announce European Headline Tour For Late 2021

NEWS: ACCEPT – Announce New Single + Video ‘The Undertaker’ Out 2nd October, From Upcoming Studio Album

Photo Credit: Iana Domingos ACCEPT are back! The German kingpins of heavy metal will release new single 'The Undertaker' on October 2nd 2020 via Nuclear Blast, accompanied by a brilliant video. The track is the first insight into their new studio album. More details will be revealed on this in due course. The single will be a 2-track featuring a previously unreleased … Continue reading NEWS: ACCEPT – Announce New Single + Video ‘The Undertaker’ Out 2nd October, From Upcoming Studio Album

NEWS: SKIES TURN BLACK – Release New Single ‘The Silence’

Expressing a sound that draws from contemporary titans such as Avenged Sevenfold and Trivium, but also firmly nods to classic British Heavy Metal, SKIES TURN BLACK unleash monster choruses and ferocious dual guitar melodies to devasting effect. To date, the northern riff merchants have earned much critical acclaim, and it’s easy to see why. Loaded … Continue reading NEWS: SKIES TURN BLACK – Release New Single ‘The Silence’