NEWS: GRIMMREAPER – Announces Concept Album ‘The Tragedy Of Being’ And First Single ‘Resent’

Grimmreaper comes from the mind of Logan Grimm, formed as a result of learning that he could write music. This whole project came from watching a psychologist on YouTube, Jordan Peterson, talk about the idea of slaying dragons in your life, cleaning your room, taking responsibility, and reaching your potential.  Peterson explained stories in the Bible … Continue reading NEWS: GRIMMREAPER – Announces Concept Album ‘The Tragedy Of Being’ And First Single ‘Resent’

ALBUM REVIEW: Anthea – Illusion

If you haven’t heard of ANTHEA, this needs to change and you will find out why after listening to them. The LA based Symphonic Metallers are due to release their debut album Illusion this week and after listening to this mesmerising record, it is easy to see why it’s receiving high praise from critics. This … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Anthea – Illusion

NEWS: ANTHEA – Shares New Music Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album ‘Illusion’

Los Angeles symphonic power metal band Anthea are sharing their new music video for the title track "Illusion" off their upcoming album due out on October 23rd via Rockshots Records. The band adds about the track:“The title song of the album, Illusion, is one of our faster tracks featuring some epic dueling guitar and keyboard action. This song really gives … Continue reading NEWS: ANTHEA – Shares New Music Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album ‘Illusion’

NEWS: IMPERISHABLE – Debuts Single

Photo Credit: Kevin Nealey Imperishable is a brand new extreme metal band out of South Carolina. Created by NILE guitarist Brian Kingsland, they are off to a solid start with plans to release the EP “Revelation In Purity”(release date to be determined). Before presenting the final cut, the band is introducing themselves with their debut single, “Exclusion Continuum”. The … Continue reading NEWS: IMPERISHABLE – Debuts Single

NEWS: WITHOUT MERCY – Guitar Playthrough Showcases The Shred Of ‘The Disaster’ Off Upcoming Album ‘Seismic’

Photo Credit: Shimon Karmel Canada’s Without Mercy have their new album "Seismic" coming out in November and recently unleashed the first single “The Disaster” to throttle listeners around the world.  Teaming up with GuitarWorld today, guitarist DJ Temple is showcasing the shred on the track with the premiere of his playthrough that can be viewed HERE. Temple adds: "'The Disaster' was written to be … Continue reading NEWS: WITHOUT MERCY – Guitar Playthrough Showcases The Shred Of ‘The Disaster’ Off Upcoming Album ‘Seismic’

ALBUM REVIEW: Protokult – Transcending The Ruins

When opening the press pack, the bands listed under the “for fans of…” are ARKONA, KORPIKLANNI, WINDIR, NIGHTWISH, TURISAS and SKYFORGER. This piqued my curiosity as that is such a wide range of influences and since this is my first experience of Toronto Pagan/Folk act PROTOKULT, I wasn’t sure what to expect. With that said, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Protokult – Transcending The Ruins

NEWS: EVERY HOUR KILLS – ‘Re:Awaken’ With New Animated Music Video For EP Out October 9th

Photo Edit: Empirius Canada’s Every Hour Kills will be releasing their new EP “Re:Awaken” due out on October 9th. Each song on the record tells the story of an individual existing in this fragmented future; their struggle to exist amidst the chaos of forces of the elite race and the constant encroaching tide of technology. One of those stories is depicted … Continue reading NEWS: EVERY HOUR KILLS – ‘Re:Awaken’ With New Animated Music Video For EP Out October 9th

NEWS: Ancient Thrones – NCS Premiers Next Single ‘The Sight Of Oblivion’ Off ‘The Veil’

Photo Credit: Matt LeBlanc Ancient Thrones have a second single “The Sight of Oblivion” off their debut release, under their new name, which continues the immersion into their sweeping saga of a concept album “The Veil”. Far more technical than before, with lots of challenging riffs and guitar parts than their previous material, Ancient Thrones experimented with diverse time signatures resulting … Continue reading NEWS: Ancient Thrones – NCS Premiers Next Single ‘The Sight Of Oblivion’ Off ‘The Veil’

NEWS: WITHOUT MERCY – Bring Forth Crushing Single ‘The Disaster’ Off New Album ‘Seismic’

Photo Credit: Shimon Karmel Canada’s Without Mercy have a new album coming out in November and already have a single “The Disaster” ready to throttle listeners around the world.  The album “Seismic” is the fifth release from the band who have garnered praise from metal fans around the world for almost two decades. Unrelenting and diverse, this upcoming offering contains the … Continue reading NEWS: WITHOUT MERCY – Bring Forth Crushing Single ‘The Disaster’ Off New Album ‘Seismic’

NEWS: PROTOKULT – Release New Music Video ‘Troubled Lad (Slainte Mhaith)’

Protokult have been defining folk/pagan metal since 2009 when they released their debut album “Ancestral Anthems”, since then they have created three additional uncompromising and relentless albums with their fifth “Transcending The Ruins” coming out on October 1, 2020. Over two years in the making, “Transcending The Ruins” is a rush, meant to be enjoyed either as a whole journey or … Continue reading NEWS: PROTOKULT – Release New Music Video ‘Troubled Lad (Slainte Mhaith)’