Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spectral Darkwave Release ‘Last First Contact’ & Stream Album In Full!

They say never judge a book by its cover and never a truer statement can be made about London mob Spectral Darkwave and their debut album Last First Contact. At first glance you might expect to hear something industrial, but in reflection … Continue reading

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More Bands Added! OBSCENE EXTREME AMERICA: ARCHAGATHUS, SOOTHSAYER, ABDICATE, DECHE CHARGE

And the brutality keeps on coming! Obscene Extreme America has added more bands to this year’s line up for its fest taking place from August 20-23 in Montreal, QC. ARCHAGATHUS 10 YEARS OF MINCEGORE PARTY AT OBSCENE EXTREME AMERICA!!! ARCHAGATHUS!!! The … Continue reading

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CHRIS ADLER of LAMB OF GOD Joins DAVE MUSTAINE in the Studio for New MEGADETH Album

Dave Mustaine, the creative driving force behind original American metal and hard rock crossover giants MEGADETH, and Chris Adler, drummer for the leaders of modern American heavy metal LAMB OF GOD, will join bassist David Ellefson in the creation of … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Sanity Days – Evil Beyond Belief

Band: The Sanity Days  Album: Evil Beyond Belief  Release Date: March 24, 2015  Label: Candlelight Records The Sanity Days is the latest project to feature legendary NWOBHM vocalist Steve Grimmett of Grim Reaper, Lionsheart and Grimmstine fame. Jaded metal fans might … Continue reading

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SCHAMMASCH: Remastered version of debut album coming in May; track stream featuring new artwork unveiled

Following the release of their stunning 2014 double album “Contradiction” — described by Metal Hammer as “cerebral and utterly absorbing” and “one of the most overwhelming albums of the year” — modern black metallists SCHAMMASCH will release a re-mastered version … Continue reading

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AT THE GATES ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

If there is a name that is synonymous with Swedish melodic death metal, it has to be the one and only At The Gates. Known as one of the forefathers of what would become Swedish melodic death metal, At The … Continue reading

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SOILWORK’s Dirk Verbeuren Announces Exclusive Live Youtube Q&A

Calling all drummers! Here is your chance to ask a professional member of your musical tribe those million dollar questions that keep you up at night! SOILWORK‘s drummer, celebrated clinician and drum teacher Dirk Verbeuren sits down for an exclusive … Continue reading

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Corpse Garden Release First Single From ‘Entheogen’!

‘Completely Different’ is what fans both old and new can expect on Corpse Garden’s upcoming release Entheogen says vocalist Felipe Tencio. The Costa Rica based five-piece steeped with death metal roots recently announced Entheogen, the band’s second album, would be released … Continue reading

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Melodic Black Metallers WITHERING SOUL to Release ‘Adverse Portrait’ June 9 on Mortal Music

 Melodic Blackened Metallers WITHERING SOUL will release Adverse Portrait June 9 on Mortal Music . The album from the Chicago band follow’s 2011’s No Closure. Adverse Portrait, which features guest vocals from Steve Sagala (ex-ENFORSAKEN) on “No Longer Within,” was engineered … Continue reading

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MINSK: Avant Sound Voyagers Reveal The Crash & The Draw Closing Track Via Stereogum; Release Day Looms

The Crash & The Draw is the long-anticipated new full-length from Midwest avant sound voyagers, MINSK. Set to drop via Relapse Records next month, The Crash & The Draw follows the enigmatic collective’s six-year hiatus and delivers eleven stunning movements … Continue reading

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LORDS OF THE TRIDENT announces new lead guitar player

LORDS OF THE TRIDENT have confirmed the addition of their new lead guitarist to their dual six string weapon department. Lead vocalist Fang VonWrathenstein has checked in with the following update: We are extremely excited to announce that we have … Continue reading

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MARUTA: Miami Deathgrind Act Demolishes The Social Order With Relapse Records Debut; Track From Remain Dystopian Released

Having inked a blood pact with underground overlords, Relapse Records, Miami, Florida’s unhinged deathgrind maniacs, MARUTA, will declare war on society by unloading their charged label debut, Remain Dystopian LP, now set to disrupt early June. It is inarguable that … Continue reading

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KLOGR NEWS: Video “Guilty and Proud” out today!

Klogr are digging deeper into their ‘Make Your Stand’ EP+DVD, unveiling the new performance-based ‘ Guilty and Proud ‘video. ( can be viewed below) The clip features the band performing live at the Live Music Club in Trezzo, Italy, opening for … Continue reading

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Waster get ‘Skrwd’ – Newcomers Announce Debut EP – Release Video

“When we started the band we were all in a situation of waking up every morning, going to work, coming home and going to sleep,” recalls Sammy Clifford, vocalist with Liverpudlian newcomers Waster, recalling the origins of his band’s blunt … Continue reading

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SECRETS OF THE SKY: Atmospheric Doom Quintet To Release Sophomore Full-Length Via Metal Blade Records This May

Oakland-based atmospheric doom quintet and recent Metal Blade signees, SECRETS OF THE SKY, will release their long-awaited sophomore full-length this May. Titled Pathway, the mammoth thirteen-track follow-up to 2013’s critically-heralded To Sail Black Waters full-length was engineered, mixed, mastered and … Continue reading

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