Monthly Archives: February 2016

Album Review: Redemption – The Art of Loss

Band: Redemption Album: The Art of Loss Release Date: 26.02.2016 Label: Metal Blade Redemption is not a new name if you are into progressive metal. Founded in LA, the band has the distinction of featuring Ray Alder, the voice of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Anthrax – For All Kings

Artist: Anthrax Album: For All Kings Release Date: 26.02.2016 Label: Nuclear Blast, Megaforce Another giant band with your everyday member and line-up melodrama. You know, Dan Spitz stuff and such. It is a necessity to be a part of the … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Blue Stones – Black Holes

THE BLUE STONES – BLACK HOLES RELEASED DATE: APRIL 15th, 2016 It used to take a lot for a rock duo to pique my interest. Usually when I was referred to review them I wasn’t all that psyched. I used to actually pass … Continue reading

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Exclusive Premiere: RAPHEUMETS WELL Streaming New Track ‘Planetary Cenotaph’ via Metal Nation Radio

Test Your Metal Records Releases the New Album ‘The Exile’ Due Out March 18th, 2016 Blending a sound that is a complex mix of classical orchestrations, cosmic synths, and extreme metal to portray the epics of parallel worlds, Hickory, N.C. … Continue reading

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Children of Bodom Interview – 70,000 Tons of Metal

Never wear latex in an interview in the sweltering heat of Miami, or you might just end up flashing the interviewee after it decides to stick to you like a second-skin. Seriously, it looked like someone ordered ‘room service’, if … Continue reading

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OTEP Unleashes “LORDS OF WAR” via Loudwire

New OTEP Album GENERATION DOOM out April 15th via Napalm Records Formed from the poetic marrow of creative intercourse, OTEP is more than a band. OTEP is an Art Movement, a Revolution; Breaking ground. Breaking rules. Breaking barriers. Articulate. Aggressive. … Continue reading

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GOATWHORE To Pillage New Orleans Tonight; Short Run Of North American Shows To Commence Next Week + Initial Summer Festival Dates Confirmed

New Orleans’ favorite road demons GOATWHORE will take to the streets again with their first live performances of 2016. The onstage uprising begins tonight on their home turf at Gasa Gasa. Next week, the band will level stages in six … Continue reading

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If Chris Adler Told You To Jump Out Of A Plane – Would You Do It?

If Chris Adler told you to jump out of a plane – would you do it?? Now’s your chance to prove how much of a badass you really are. Come fly Dystopia Air with us!  Enter for a chance to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Holy Grail – Times of Pride and Peril

Band: Holy Grail Album: Times of Pride and Peril  Release Date: February 12, 2016 Label: Prosthetic Records I came across the new release from Holy Grail recently and, having some familiarity and fondness for their previous album, gave it a … Continue reading

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Album Review: Anvil – Anvil is Anvil

  Band: Anvil  Album: Anvil is Anvil  Label: SPV STEAMHAMMER Release Date: February 26, 2016 (ex Japan) Anvil is Anvil. That is a ballsy statement. It means that they are Anvil and we are not; nor is anyone else. It implies … Continue reading

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Rotting Christ Interview – 70,000 Tons of Metal

Never did I imagine that my days of procrastinating at university by learning Greek instead of writing an essay would come in handy until I interviewed Sakis Tolis from Rotting Christ, the unholy masters of black metal from Greece. We discussed … Continue reading

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70,000 Tons of Metal: Kinks’ High Seas Heavy Metal Adventure

Stepping onto the 70,000 Tons of Metal ship and taking my first look around, I couldn’t help but think that if this ship goes down, we’d sink straight to the bottom from all the heavy metal on board. The sun … Continue reading

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Album Review: Oceans of Slumber – Winter

Band: Oceans of Slumber Album: Winter Release Date: March 4th, 2016 Label: Century Media The amazing voice of Cammie Gilbert welcomes you to this disc and it is one hell of a welcome, that is for sure. The next thing … Continue reading

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Per Valla releases new song and lyric video – Also announces plans for live shows in the future

As we heard from previous VALLA tracks, Per Valla reveals his talent in mixing Scandinavian Black Metal filled with poise, imagination, and craft with haunting atmospheric passages throughout.If you’re looking for a monumental, atmospheric, appealing and unique Black Metal act, … Continue reading

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New track from Brown Acid: The Second Trip comp series of long-lost 60s-70s proto-metal, stoner rock singles streaming today

The celebrated compilation series of long-lost vintage 60s-70s proto-stoner-psych singles,  Brown Acid returns for a second edition this spring. Curated in partnership by L.A. retailer  Permanent Records and RidingEasy Records,  Brown Acid: The Second Trip  will be released (fittingly) on April … Continue reading

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