ALBUM REVIEW: Moonlight Haze – Lunaris

With a fantastic debut album De Rerum Natura already released recently last year, rising Italian Power Symphonic Metal quintet MOONLIGHT HAZE are back. They deliver an ecliptic barrage of songs that will take you on a symphonic journey of lunar proportions with their new album Lunaris.Right from the opening song Till The End, the listener … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Moonlight Haze – Lunaris

ROCK OUT STAND PLAYLIST – 04.07.2020

Two weeks has passed, which means it's time for the latest edition of the playlist. There are some bangers on this one. In the past two weeks, there have been some eagerly anticipated albums and EPs. So songs from Battle Born, Mike LePond's Silent Assassins, Feuerschwanz and a very special version of a classic Powerwolf … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND PLAYLIST – 04.07.2020

NEWS: CREMATORY – Releases New Video ‘When The Children Cry’

Photo Credit: Stefan Heilemann German pioneers of European gothic metal, CREMATORY, showcase another facet of their manifold spectrum with the release of their heart-wrenching cover version of “When The Children Cry”, along with an atmospheric audio-visual.CREMATORY is well known for their harsh wave of industrial metal and gothic dimness – but this cover version proves that they are … Continue reading NEWS: CREMATORY – Releases New Video ‘When The Children Cry’

NEWS: SERUM 114 – Announces New Album ‘Im Zeichen der Zeit’

Photo Credit: Christian Eschweiler German punk rockers SERUM 114 have been kicking up the fuss for over 10 years with their hard-hitting blend of punk and modern rock – without counting bruises or scars! Today, the punk rock unit releases their new single, "Abgefucktes Leben" (engl. “fucked up life”), along with an authentic music video, fresh off their … Continue reading NEWS: SERUM 114 – Announces New Album ‘Im Zeichen der Zeit’

NEWS: THE OCEAN – Reveals Details For New Album, ‘Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic’

On September 25th, The Ocean will release their 8th full-length, Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic, via Metal Blade Records (CD / digital) and the band's own Pelagic Records (vinyl). In 2018, The Ocean released Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic - the first half of a sprawling but superbly cohesive paleontology concept album. Now, the group is ready to release the eagerly-awaited concluding parts of the … Continue reading NEWS: THE OCEAN – Reveals Details For New Album, ‘Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic’

NEWS: THE INFERNAL SEA – Announce New Album And Share Video For Title Track ‘Negotium Crucis’

Black Metal from the Fenlands of East Anglia, UK. Terrifying & captivating wrenched from the bleak, flat nothingness that makes up much of the surrounding area native to The Infernal Sea. The Infernal Sea draw influences from the founding fathers of Black Metal while firmly imprinting their own unique plague-ridden UKBM stamp. With British Bravado … Continue reading NEWS: THE INFERNAL SEA – Announce New Album And Share Video For Title Track ‘Negotium Crucis’

NEWS: VHÄLDEMAR – Reveal Cover Art, Tracklist & 2nd Song From New Album

Spanish Heavy Metal band VHÄLDEMAR, has just revealed the cover art, the tracklist and a new song titled "Afterlife", as a 2nd advance single from their 6th album "Straight to Hell", which will see light on October 6th, 2020 on CD, 12"LP and Cassette formats through Fighter Records and you can listen to the song … Continue reading NEWS: VHÄLDEMAR – Reveal Cover Art, Tracklist & 2nd Song From New Album

NEWS: SIGH – To Re-Release Their 1993 Genre Classic Debut ‘Scorn Defeat’ On 28th August

Cult Japanese black metal legends Sigh formed in 1989/90, featuring mainman Mirai Kawashima, Satoshi Fujinami & Kazuki Ozeki. Their masterful debut Scorn Defeat became one of the country’s greatest and most revered metal exports. With a journey through the strange and the psychedelic, incorporating a whole eclectic mix of genre styles & experimentation throughout their career, Sigh has remained … Continue reading NEWS: SIGH – To Re-Release Their 1993 Genre Classic Debut ‘Scorn Defeat’ On 28th August

NEWS: ENSHADOWED – Streaming New Album ‘Stare Into the Abyss’

Hellenic black metal trio Enshadowed is streaming its fourth full-length "Stare Into the Abyss" in its entirety. Produced at Descent Studio, in Athens, the album is due out June 30 via Odium Records on CD, digital and gatefold vinyl LP.  Conjured from quintessential recordings of greek entities such as Necromantia, Rotting Christ and Varathron, Attica … Continue reading NEWS: ENSHADOWED – Streaming New Album ‘Stare Into the Abyss’

NEWS: VELKHANOS – Present The Video Clip For The Song ‘Bring Me The Fire’

The Spanish band VELKHANOS present the video clip for the song "Bring Me The Fire", taken from their recent debut album "The Wrath" released through Art Gates Records. Formed in 2018 the Velkhanos quintet is a melodic Death Metal and Black Metal formation led by vocalist Miriam Ortiz, with a great presence of melodic guitars and rabid … Continue reading NEWS: VELKHANOS – Present The Video Clip For The Song ‘Bring Me The Fire’