ALBUM REVIEW: Karpenter – Sleepless

The ever-looming darkness of horror is always a good source of inspiration for the genre of Metal. Bubbling away like a mad scientist’s experiment, comes a new source of terror in the form of Italy’s KARPENTER. Sleepless is the album opener. Imagine the musical compositions of the fabled and legendary John Carpenter mixed in with … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Karpenter – Sleepless

ALBUM REVIEW: Illusory – Crimson Wreath

With this anti-war and unfortunate loss of life topic in this masterpiece, even with a sorrowful and melodic tune and rhythm it still has a metal fire lit behind it. It comes through at an unexpected time but due to the way it has been composed it completely binds together in this audio magic. Each … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Illusory – Crimson Wreath

ALBUM REVIEW: Avaland – Theater Of Sorcery

Bursting from deep within the shadow of the French Alps is a band invoking tales of sorcerous fantasy. Turn the page and travel to the realm of AVALAND. Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. For the Metal Opera: Theater of Sorcery, is about to begin.Like any grand opener for an opera, the title track … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Avaland – Theater Of Sorcery

ALBUM REVIEW: Cellar Twins – Duality

Start the new year off with a BANG! The heavy hitting, brilliantly written Duality from Belgian band CELLAR TWINS is a must-hear for fans of AVENGED SEVENFOLD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE and TRIVIUM. Already a contender for my album of year, this really packs a punch! On January 29th 2021, Belgian rockers CELLAR TWINS are … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Cellar Twins – Duality

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: FROM THE DEPTH – Release New Single ‘Somewhere’

Italian power metallers From The Depth are sharing their third single "Somewhere" in support of their second full-length album “Moments” set for release this coming Friday, August 28th via Rockshots Records. The track features guest keyboards by Dave Castro The band adds:"You can call it “ballad” if you want, but we think this song is for sure something more than a usual ballad. It … Continue reading NEWS: FROM THE DEPTH – Release New Single ‘Somewhere’

NEWS: BLACK FATE – Sign To Rockshot Records For Release of New Album ‘Ithaca’ Out October 2020

Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of Greece's Black Fate for the release of the prog power metal band's new album "Ithaca" due out October 23rd, 2020. With their heartbreaking world-class vocals, catchy hooks, and lyrics, along with crashing guitar riffs, haunting melodies, and furious technical and melodic solos, Black Fate continues to satisfy bands with the release of … Continue reading NEWS: BLACK FATE – Sign To Rockshot Records For Release of New Album ‘Ithaca’ Out October 2020

NEWS: IN/VERTIGO – ‘Sex, Love & Chaos’ Out Now

Out Now! as of July 17th, Rockshots Records presents Calgary hard rockers In/Vertigo's debut EP "Sex, Love and Chaos". The four-song record portrays In/Vertigo's intensity, drive, and relentless ear drilling musical expressions. It's a result of their sound, says the band, "Sexy, Passionate and Chaotic. All the songs represent these three things in one or more ways. We want to get their hearts pumping, and veins throbbing. We … Continue reading NEWS: IN/VERTIGO – ‘Sex, Love & Chaos’ Out Now

NEWS: SELENSEAS – Release New Single ‘The Mirror’

Moscow heavy/power metallers Selenseas are sharing with fans their next single "The Mirror" from their forthcoming album "The Outer Limits" due out August 7th on Rockshots Records. After a debut EP and the full-length “Za gran’yu vozmozhnogo” (2017) in their native language, the band formed in 2010 by bass player and composer Vladislav Tyushin have decided to re-record their songs for the international … Continue reading NEWS: SELENSEAS – Release New Single ‘The Mirror’