Monthly Archives: January 2016

Album Review: Threshold – European Journey

Band: Threshold Album: European Journey (Live) Release Date: November 13th, 2015 Label: Nuclear Blast I am a bit late in reviewing European Journey, I know, but I had to do it non-the-less, both as a Threshold fan and as the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Avantasia – Ghostlights

Band: Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia Album: Ghostlights Release Date: January 29th, 2016 Label: Nuclear Blast Unlike many, I don’t think Tobias Sammet has surpassed The Metal Opera Part I and II with his following releases with Avantasia. Well, maybe except for the … Continue reading

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EP Review ‘Divinity – The Immortalist Part Two – Momentum’

Band: Divinity Album: The Immortalist Part Two – Momentum Release Date: February 5, 2016 Calgary based Divinity is a Technical Melodic Death metal band with thrash, death, classic and progressive influences.  Since their demo The Infinity Circle was released in … Continue reading

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Album Review: Megadeth – Dystopia

Band: Megadeth Album: Dystopia Release Date: January 22, 2016 Label: Tradecraft / Universal When you talk about Megadeth, the topic usually ends up in Dave Mustaine’s rather interesting comments about his past bandmates and all. He just cannot stop talking … Continue reading

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Striker – Stand In The Fire: Album Review

Band: Striker  Album: Stand in the Fire  Release Date: February 5, 2015 Worldwide It’s not often that I am unexpectedly and pleasantly surprised when discovering bands that are new to me –  however, every once in a blue moon an … Continue reading

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Exclusive Premiere: STRIKER’s New Single ‘Out For Blood’, New Album ‘Stand In The Fire’ Out Feb 5th

Recently awarded this year’s Edmonton Music Prize for their 2014 release ‘City of Gold‘, Canadian new wave metallers STRIKER are gearing up for the release of their new album ‘Stand In The Fire‘ via their own Record Breaking Records label … Continue reading

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GLORIA MORTI: Finnish Death Metal Horde To Release Kuebiko Full-Length Via Willowtip Records March 18th

kuebiko – n. a state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence, which force you to revise your image of what can happen in this world — mending the fences of your expectations, weeding out all unwelcome and invasive … Continue reading

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MELTED SPACE To Support Sensory Records-Released The Great Lie Album On Major European Tour With Symphony X In February

Following the successful Autumn European tour with Leaves’ Eyes and Diabulus In Musica, MELTED SPACE — the ambitious French metal opera project created by composer Pierre Le Pape — is preparing for the latest round of major touring in support … Continue reading

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HALCYON WAY To Take Part In The Axes and Anchors Cruise February 20th – February 24th

Atlanta, Georgia’s HALCYON WAY are currently on the road with the legendary Queensryche as part of month-long USA tour to support their Billboard-charting 4th album, ‘Conquer‘ . The tour stops tonight in Washington, DC and runs through February 4th in … Continue reading

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XIBALBA ITZAES set release date for new NUCLEAR WAR NOW! EP

In the modern world of black metal, where countless bands seem to arise on a daily basis, there appears to be a pervasive drive to release as much music as possible in order to gain the recognition necessary to distinguish … Continue reading

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HELLEBORUS Announce Feb 17th Denver Support Date w/ Fleshgod Apocalypse And 2016 Fest Dates

Colorado Springs, CO black metal out fit HELLEBORUS founded by brothers Jerred & Wyatt Houseman announce they will be supporting Fleshgod Apocalypse on February 17th in Denver, CO at the Marquis Theatre plus confirm they will be performing later this year … Continue reading

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THE TEXAS CHAINSAW DUST LOVERS release burning debut “Me And The Devil” this March!

Sexy sweaty rock anthems topped off by a deathly rock’n’roll crooning, Morricone-inspired heavy fuzzy tones, and there you are, with a bullet straight between your eyes! Formed in 2011 in Paris, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW DUST LOVERS brought together their definitive … Continue reading

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VENEFICIUM announce release date for IRON BONEHEAD debut, reveal first track

Iron Bonehead Productions is proud to present the self-titled debut demo of New Zealand’s Veneficium, set for international release on March 11th. Comprising veterans of the vital New Zealand metal underground, Veneficium are a shrouded mystery whose sound emits both mystery … Continue reading

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Invisible Oranges Premiere RHINE ‘Dreaming Of Death’; New Album ‘An Outsider’ Out Feb 5th

Seattle’s RHINE have teamed up with Invisible Oranges for the premiere of the new track and fourth single ‘Dreaming of Death‘ off their upcoming album ‘An Outsider‘ due out on February 5th, 2016. Commented vocalist/guitarist Gabe Tachell about the song: “One of our most … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL Releases $100 ‘No Grief’ Album / European Tour Dates Announced

No Grief, the new album from Nick Noro‘s  Bay Area boundary-breakers SURVIVAL, is out now and streaming in its entirety on Bandcamp .  Hot on the heels of the Shayda cassette (January 2015), No Grief is priced at $100 for … Continue reading

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