Monthly Archives: March 2016

VESPERIA Sign With Fatal Illness Management And Cross Canada Tour With KALMAH

After a hectic 2015, which included 3 tours, a new EP, a music video, an appearance at Wacken Open Air and being crowned the International Wacken Champions, Canada’s VESPERIA have rung in 2016 by signing a management agreement with California-based … Continue reading

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SANTA CRUZ TO SERVE AS MAIN SUPPORT FOR SEBASTIAN BACH ON SPRING TOUR

Lock up your daughters, hide your booze, and grab your earplugs, because SANTA CRUZ will return to American soil this April and May. The boys are back with the intention of kicking a whole planet’s worth of ass, partying hard, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Artillery – Penalty By Perception

Band: Artillery  Album: Penalty By Perception  Label: Season of Mist  Release Date: March 25, 2016 Artillery release “Penalty By Perception“, their eight studio album, fourth since 2007’s reunion, on Season of Mist on March 25, 2016. I’ve been a follower … Continue reading

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Album Review: Hellraiser ‘Revenge of the Phoenix’

Band: Hellraiser Album: Revenge of the Phoenix Release date: July 2014 Being formed during the year 2000 with the purpose of paying tribute to heavy metal and especially to the eighties period, heavy metal band Hellraiser has turned away from … Continue reading

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OTEP Debuts New Song “In Cold Blood” via AfterEllen.com

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. Pure Adrenaline. ARTcore of Heavy Mental Rock.”  This is how mastermind/vocalist … Continue reading

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New Texas-Based Label Hammer Forged Records Celebrates Launch at SXSW

First Artist Signing MEMORIES IN BROKEN GLASS Performs Saturday, March 19 th at Dirty Dog Bar in Austin, TX Brand new Texas-based music label Hammer Forged Records is pleased to announce the company’s official launch, which they will celebrate with … Continue reading

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Album Review: Circus Maximus – Havoc

Band: Circus Maximus Album: Havoc Release Date: March 18th, 2016 Label: Frontiers Circus Maximus is one of the most promising progressive metal / rock acts to come to come out of Europe. Although I am a huge fan and / … Continue reading

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Yell! Mag Premiere A REBEL FEW Track ‘Rebel Few’; Debut Album ‘As The Crow Flies’ Out April 22

April 16 – Maxwell’s – Waterloo, ON – Event  info (CD Launch Show) A heavy hitter of Southern rock with an injection of groove, Cambridge, ON’s A REBEL FEW is comprised of ex-West Memphis Suicide members Chris Raposo (Vocals-Guitar), Barry Martin … Continue reading

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GYPSY CHIEF GOLIATH Returns For Release Of Third Album Through Pitch Black Records This April; New Tracks Streaming

Pitch Black Records is thrilled to announce the return of one of Canada’s premier stoner metal acts, GYPSY CHIEF GOLIATH, with their new, third album, Citizens Of Nowhere, set for release this April. Citizens Of Nowhere is the follow-up to GYPSY … Continue reading

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MOONSORROW launch static video for “Non Serviam” (Rotting Christ cover)!

On April 1st, 2016, Finnish pagan metal act MOONSORROW will release its brand-new, seventh studio album Jumalten Aika – which means ‘The Age Of Gods’ in English – via Century Media Records. The limited edition 2CD formats come with a … Continue reading

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Amon Amarth premieres new video for “At Dawn’s First Light” online; launches digital picture book for new album, ‘Jomsviking’

On March 25th, Swedish metal kings Amon Amarth will unleash their 10th studio album, Jomsviking , via Metal Blade Records (North America)/Sony Music (International)! Jomsviking – the band’s first concept record in their storied career – tells a tragic, original … Continue reading

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Dakesis- The New Dawn

Band : Dakesis Album : The New Dawn Release Date : March 10th, 2016 Label: CapsAArx ‘The New Dawn’ from Dakesis is a concept album based upon a Kingdom in jeopardy, this forms a story around a revolution among the … Continue reading

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Album Review: A Rebel Few – As The Crow Flies

A REBEL FEW – AS THE CROW FLIES RELEASE DATE: APRIL 22nd, 2016 A Rebel Few once went by the name West Memphis Suicide. I caught a performance of theirs a couple of summers ago at a bar and got … Continue reading

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Rhapsody of Fire Interview – Into the Legend

Into the Legend – Rhapsody of Fire’s mythical crusade for poetic justice that has seized audiences worldwide. I caught up with Alex Staropoli to talk about their illuminating new album, guiding us through the realm of musical influences, epic soundtracks … Continue reading

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SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST V: Houses Of The Unholy — Initial October Festival Lineup Announced

The initial lineup for Arizona’s SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST V: Houses Of The Unholy has been announced, as early bird tickets for the event have been made available this week. For the fifth installation of the annual SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST, this … Continue reading

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