Tag Archives: Jon Asher

Band Submissions Open For DAYS OF THE DEAD FEST 2017

Halloween may be about putting on a costume and trick or treating around your city block, but in Red Deer, AB it’s about so much more. The rumours in the area describe a mass pilgrimage, a collective gathering from across … Continue reading

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The Sludgelord Premiere SLAGDUSTER’s ‘Peeping Ron’

 Isolation has most certainly bred inspiration in the shape of SLAGDUSTER. Hailing from Grand Forks, B.C, the band is name after a slang term local to their area for a piece of machinery that was used in the mines over a … Continue reading

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CELESTIAL RUIN Premiere New Track ‘Sense of Exile’ via SkullsnBones; New EP ‘Pandora’ May 20th

Combining a heavenly destruction of heavy riffs with beautiful melodies, Vancouver, BC’s European influenced symphonic metal band  CELESTIAL RUIN create catchy, singable and epic tunes that draw on lyrical themes of fantasy and horror, plus sometimes implying deeper meanings or just celebrating the subject matter at hand. Their … Continue reading

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April 16 & 22 – Toronto – Semi-Finals – Wacken Metal Battle Canada – One Band To Rule Them All!

 WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA is proud to announce the Prairie Finalon April 16th at Distortion in Calgary, AB for this year’s 2016 national competition to send one independent metal talent to the world stage at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, which holds an … Continue reading

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ACCURSED SPAWN Announce New Bassist, Summer Festival Dates

ACCURSED SPAWN has announced that 6-string, fretless bassist Weiyun Lu will be playing his first official dates with the band this summer in Ontario and Quebec, including stops at Grind Your Mind Open Air, Trailer Thrash Festival, and the third annual … Continue reading

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JULY 31 – AUG 1 – Loud As Hell Announce 2015 Fest w/ Obey The Brave, Ken mode, Striker

CCE Productions, Jurassic Ink Custom Tattoo, Metal Nation Radio, and Asher Media Relations are proud to announce the return of this year’s 2015 Loud As Hell Heavy Metal Festival in Drumheller, Alberta at the Dinosaur Downs Stampede Grounds. With 3 days of … Continue reading

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VESPERIA Unleash New EP ‘The Iron Tempests’; Canadian Tour Dates And Wacken Open Air

 VESPERIA, Canada’s epic metal quartet and recently crowned 2015 champions of Wacken Metal Battle Canada are proud to unleash their new EP ‘The Iron Tempests’ out today, July 10th. The EP was co-produced with the effort of Ryan Bovaird, frontman of Canadian melodeath band Hallow’s Die. The EP … Continue reading

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FALLEN ANGELS Want You To Remember The Atomic Chaos of WWII In ‘Nightmare’ Video

 Seattle, WA thrashers FALLEN ANGELS want you to remember not to forget the nuclear chaos brought upon Japan’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki during WWII in their new lyric video ‘Nightmare‘, which demonstrates with historical visuals the aftermath caused by the Atomic bombs being dropped on those cities. … Continue reading

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FUCK THE FACTS Post ‘Desire Will Rot’ Artwork Time Lapse Video + Streaming ‘Solitude’ Track

 Canadian grindcore outfit FUCK THE FACTS have posted a video taking a progressive look at the creation of the band’s cover art created by vocalist Mélanie Mongeon for their upcoming album ‘Desire Will Rot’. The video also features a small clip of their song ‘Nothing Changes’. … Continue reading

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Shock Rockers NEW JACOBIN CLUB July Show Dates (AB, SK, BC) + Music Video ‘Angel MMXIV’

Canadian gothic shock rockers New Jacobin Club will be performing show dates in Calgary, Saskatoon, Vancouver and Victoria this coming July in support of their latest album ‘Soldiers of The Mark’ released this past September on Manticore Music Group and available on NewJacobinClub.com/webstore. “This … Continue reading

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VESPERIA Announce Oshawa Tour Kickoff Party For Western Leg Of Cross Canada Tour

Recently announcing dates for both Eastern and Western Canada this coming June & July with select dates supported by Winnipeg’s melodic death metal band Laika, epic metal quartet VESPERIA have announced a special self-hosted tour kickoff party that will take place prior to their West Coast leg of … Continue reading

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OUT NOW! Canadian Blackened Death XUL Unleash ‘EXTINCTION NECROMANCE’

Vernon, BC blackened death metal band XUL have unleashed their new EP ‘Extinction Necromance’ out this week as of May 19th to follow 2012’s full length ‘Malignance‘. The EP is now streaming and available for download at following link here … Continue reading

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METAL NATION RADIO Teams Up With CALGARY METAL FEST For Guitar Auction of Double-Neck Schecter

Every year, Calgary Metal Fest (June 3-6) has auctioned off the giant 4’x 6’ signed poster of the fest to raise money for Make-A-Wish Southern Alberta. This year will be extra special in this area as Reverend Rock (Ross Ingall) … Continue reading

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Wacken Metal Battle News: Vancouver Round 4 Winner: Medevil

VANCOUVER ROUND #4 Winner from March 22nd at Red Room Ultra Bar (Vancouver) , (398 Richards St.) – Medevil– https://www.facebook.com/medevilband Judges: JJ Caithcart – Scrape Records Chris Dyck – Nothing Is Heavy Michael Johnston – Mikillink Digital Media Myk Shaflik – All Star … Continue reading

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