What a strange yet somehow genius pairing!
The time has come, the aliens have indeed landed and we can finally hear a brand new Meshuggah track. Get ready.
Along with some new album details to be following shortly.
Another day, another lyric video!
Nightwish’s drummer has been sidelined for sometime with insomnia, but has mustered up the courage to return to the stage much to the surprise of the fans!
In keeping with the trend of differing line ups Carcass have announced a new US tour with support coming in the form of Inter Arma and Deafheaven.
After premiering the brand new track Korn have made their brand new video for Insane available for our viewing pleasure.
Delain have transformed into an ambitious supergroup project into a symphonic powerhouse, easily now ranking alongside the Dutch greats of Within Temptation, Epica and After Forever. The band are on a perpetual mission to gain an identity as a great in their own manner, and with each album, they have succeeded a little more. Is ‘Moonbathers‘ the album to fire the band into the stratosphere?
In a slightly different reveal Darkthrone have unveiled their latest track with a little bit of spoken word as an introduction.
At long last the lands from down under will be able to get some of that Purple goodness.
The Ninth Hour is soon approaching.
After the absolutely phenomenal first day’s proceedings the bar was set incredibly high for Saturday. As the crowd thankfully weren’t needed to evacuate their slowly sinking tents owing to the constant beam of beautiful sunshine, save for that terrifying moment when we all woke up and heard rain, the ground had stayed firm. Walking / stumbling / running into the main stage area we were greeted with the roar of approval brought forth from the English take on Death ‘n’ Roll that is Vallenfyre.
A return can often be somewhat of a nerve wracking instance, marking their comeback with the release of their brand new album Long Live last September, Atreyu are very much back in the game. Performing at this year’s Download Festival we saw the band bring out the big guns in the form of old material and new bangers at their set. Fortunately we were able to catch up with long time member and guitarist extraordinaire Travis Miguel after the band’s set to speak to the man about Long Live, the band’s return and what the future might hold now.
The famed goth-metallers are heading back out into the live arena – first stop – the good old USA!
The interpretation of wilderness can be manifold, potentially signifying a land that is barren, devoid of modern society or a more conceptual adaptation in the form of the metaphoric wilderness. The sense of abandon felt on a tertiary level rather than an obvious one. Playing with the idea of abandonment The Pineapple Thief delve into their own world to create an incredibly abstract take on the idea of wilderness in its true sense.
Many would say that power metal is a dying breed. It’s hard to argue really. Apart from the classics, how many fresh faces have you seen in the genre that have really blown you away? But with a new major record contract, someone has put a lot of faith in Twilight Force…time to find out why!
Often seen as a throwaway word, community is something that is felt throughout each genre of music. However none is more in a sense of unity than that of Metal. Beginning as a small family run festival Bloodstock has fast become one of the premier Metal festivals in the UK. Showcasing band’s from all different genre specifics, from the moody Norwegian stylings of Black Metal to the bloodsoaked entrails of Death Metal. Banding together once again this August for three more days of Metal bliss we were kindly enough invited back to the UK’s premier extreme Metal festival. Complete with good ol Bloodstock Jesus, crowd favourite Darth Vader and enough fire to ignite hell itself, this is our account of Bloodstock 2016.
Known for their grandiose stage performances Opeth are not one to do shows by halves. Easily their biggest shows to date Wembley Arena will play host to the swedes and their special sets complete with some surprises for classic fans.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, suffering somewhat of a speed bump after the set back that was the departure of longtime vocalist Chance Garnette, Skeletonwitch slowed down somewhat. After the deadly strike that was Serpents Unleashed the band were uncertain which direction to go in. Eventually settling on Wolvhammer singer Adam Clemans, cutting the band’s teeth instead of going the whole hog with an album the band settled on releasing a four track EP, The Apothic Gloom.
Where the hell did this come from?!
Along with announcing various preorder formats.
The second track coming from their brand new album La Petite Mort or A Conversation With God titled “Alpha And Omega” has a somewhat shocking video to go with it.
Everyone’s favourite guitar slaying Finns are heading out on a big US tour and bringing some frosty support with them.
After nearly 10 years with the band, the guitarist has decided it is time to step down.
Shortly releasing their brand new album Winter’s Gate, Insomnium will be embarking on a European Tour supporting the record.
It is with a heavy heart that I write this today.
Having conquered all of the corners of Europe Cattle Decapitation announce that they will be bringing their brand of Grind back to the US this Autumn.
Unveiling a third brand new track from the band’s forthcoming record Stage Four featuring a helping hand by female vocalist Julien Baker.
Sad news for Flyleaf as yet another singer announces her abrupt departure from the band.