Phil Sgrosso Leaves Wovenwar
30th September 2016, 09:30
Posted by Tristan

Guitarist of Wovenwar has decided that enough is enough and has parted ways with the band.

Deftones Release Beer
29th September 2016, 15:06
Posted by Tristan

Another band have put their efforts into creating more froth than riff with Phantom Bride IPA.

Leprous Announce DVD
29th September 2016, 10:30
Posted by Tristan

Everyone’s favourite Norwegian crooners will be releasing their first DVD titled Live At Rockefeller Music Hall. 

Dark Tranquility Release First Atoma Track “The Pitiless”
27th September 2016, 10:53
Posted by Tristan

Known for their aptitude at Melodic Death Metal the swedes are renown for creating some of the darker tones in the spectrum of Metal and now Dark Tranquility break the silence with “The Pitiless“.

Graveyard Announce Break Up
26th September 2016, 15:40
Posted by Tristan

Seemingly out of nowhere the swedes have announced that they are all done with the band. 

Asphyx Debut Video
23rd September 2016, 18:00
Posted by Tristan

The legendary Dutch Death Metallers will be releasing their brand new album next Friday so what better way to celebrate than listening to one of their songs this Friday! 

A Video Interview With : Insomnium
23rd September 2016, 17:30
Posted by Tristan

Fortune favours the bold as the saying goes. Daring to do something different Insomnium bring an idea not previously tackled in their career. Returning to the studio after Shadows Of A Dying Sun the band were somewhat non plus send as to how they might tread their next steps. After thorough consideration the band opted for the decision to record a one track album. Encompassing all of the band’s strengths the track moves in waves. Moving back to the likes of Prog Rock classics the Finnish Metallers wanted to echo the ideas presented by the greats of our time. Birthing a living breathing map of music brought together in their patented sound. Based on the novel created by the band’s own Niilo Sevanen of the same title Winter’s Gate sees a band take on the elements and win. Triumphing over the endless pitfalls that come with undertaking a task as daunting as a one track album, the band surpass these boundaries to give one of their most engaging listens yet.

Between The Buried And Me To Record Live DVD
23rd September 2016, 10:20
Posted by Tristan

Currently on their tour with Devin Townsend and Fallujah, Between The Buried and Me have some exciting news for fans in the San Diego area.

An Interview With : Joe Copcutt (Zoax)
22nd September 2016, 11:00
Posted by Tristan

One of the many beauties that is found within music is its bountiful, ever expanding canvas of genre. Despite performing at what is one of the biggest Metal festivals in England, Zoax are not quite the classic definition of heavy. Owing to their various members ever changing taste in music gives the band a rich palette of differentiation within music. Allowing for not only musical creativity to be rife within the band but the art of expression within music to be one that is unique. Making waves throughout the London scene, Zoax have slowly but surely been crafting their own niche. With premiere’s over at Radio One courtesy of Mr Dan Carter and the like the band return for their third appearance at Download Festival this year climbing ever higher on the bill. Speaking to the delightly Joe Copcutt we were able to get an idea into what life was like in the cycle of Zoax or is it ZO-AX or Zoox? Ask Joe…

Opeth Release “The Wilde Flowers”
21st September 2016, 17:10
Posted by Tristan

Three’s a crowd when it comes to Opeth

An Interview With: Simone Simons & Mark Jansen (Epica)
29th September 2016, 21:40
Posted by Chris

It’s that time where Epica begin a new cycle of symphonic dominance with the unleashing of a brand new album.┬áIt was their previous effort of ‘The Quantum Enigma‘ that solidified the bands status as one of the best in their genre, but the band want bigger, and they want better. ‘The Holographic Principle‘ might just be the opus to that statement, and we ask some questions about the driving force behind it.

Kvelertak Unveil Video For “Svartmesse”
29th September 2016, 12:30
Posted by Tristan

Set to return for a European tour later this year Kvelertak are keeping the energy topped up with their new video for “Svartmesse”.

Meshuggah Announce Support For UK Shows
29th September 2016, 09:30
Posted by Tristan

The aliens have landed and today they announce support for their UK shows. 

Devilment Premiere “Under The Thunder” Video
26th September 2016, 16:40
Posted by Tristan

Treading the lines between lyric video and video itself the brand new offering from Devilment’s sophomore record is an interesting watch and listen. 

Every Time I Die Release New Video For “It Remembers”
26th September 2016, 12:11
Posted by Tristan

After releasing their brand new ass kicking album Low Teens, Every Time I Die have debuted a new video for “It Remembers”.

Vader Release First Track By Track To “The Empire”
23rd September 2016, 17:45
Posted by Tristan

Welcome to the world of The Empire and what better host than Vader’s own Piotr

Riverside Release Statement Regarding Line Up
23rd September 2016, 14:35
Posted by Tristan

Having come to terms with the type of life the band will now lead following the death of guitar Piotr the band have released an in dept statement regarding the future of the band. 

Xandria Announces “Theatre of Dimensions”
22nd September 2016, 23:40
Posted by Chris

The German power metallers are determined to stake their claim as a force in European metal, and continue their rise with the announcement of a brand new album.

Battlecross, Allegaeon and More Announce Tour
22nd September 2016, 09:40
Posted by Tristan

Banding together this Autumn for what will be no doubt a wicked shred fest Battlecross will be taking the boys in Allegaeon and Necromancing The Stone out on tour.

Death To Reissue The Sound Of Perseverance On Vinyl
21st September 2016, 16:42
Posted by Tristan

Today, in the best news ever. 

Rhapsody of Fire Part Ways With Vocalist Fabio Lione
29th September 2016, 19:45
Posted by Chris

There was definitely something fishy up with the band when they announced their recent Israeli concert was cancelled, and it’s finally come to the official announcement.

Suicide Silence Reveal Date For New Album
29th September 2016, 11:30
Posted by Tristan

Suicide Silence have revealed when their brand new album will be hitting the shelves.

Album Review: Epica – The Holographic Principle
28th September 2016, 09:00
Posted by Chris

The release of a new Epica album has been commonly been referred to as a celebratory time in symphonic metal. Every offering the band has conjured in the past has surpassed it’s predecessor in every way, always leaving something to look forward to with the successor. We look to see if the flying Dutchmen can continue their trend of exponential brilliance with the latest opus, ‘The Holographic Principle‘.

Zhrine Announce New Drummer
26th September 2016, 16:00
Posted by Tristan

The Icelandic Black Metal come Death Metal blasters have announced their brand new drummer.

Meshuggah Detail Recording Process In New Studio Video
23rd September 2016, 18:00
Posted by Tristan

Slowly but surely we’re getting closer to the release of the band’s brand new album and today we are taken behind the scenes in PUK studios to find out what it was like recording the album. 

Album Review : Insomnium – Winter’s Gate
23rd September 2016, 17:30
Posted by Tristan

Innovation is something that often goes hand in hand with the more progressive of bands. Returning with their brand new album Winter’s Gate, Insomnium have decided to tackle the idea of the concept. With a blueprint laid out by the band’s vocalist Niilo Sevanen, from the man’s own book of the same name the band opted to transform words into music with the conceptual arc of Winter’s Gate.

Parkway Drive Release Video For “Botttom Feeder”
23rd September 2016, 11:49
Posted by Tristan

“Now snap your neck to this!”

Album Review : Every Time I Die – Low Teens
22nd September 2016, 15:48
Posted by Tristan

Like a bitter couple with a repertoire of old resentment. Both steadfast, unflinching determined in their dejected efforts to conjure yet another argument oozing acrimony from the fallout of past failures. Every Time I Die return for another metaphorical boxing match. Screaming at their opponent,  an armada of dissonance armed with sarcasm and wit Keith Buckley holds the fort as lyricist. Except this time, with Low Teens, the rules in the ring have changed once again. 

Album Review : Allegaeon – Proponent of Sentience
21st September 2016, 17:40
Posted by Tristan

Lanning’s third law states that a robot cannot harm a human. Independent of free thought robots were bred for a purpose to act without reason save for one Sonny. Breaking the indifferent code the robot became a sentient being leading the revolution of a self awakening. Tackling the lofty idea of the understanding of the ability to differentiate the ability to think to the ability to feel our reprogrammed quintet Allegaeon return. 

ProgPower USA 2016: The Full Review
21st September 2016, 16:25
Posted by Chris

A lot of people ask us – ‘is it really worth travelling that far for such a small festival’?. We only answer ‘absolutely’. ProgPower USA has become a staple in the The Metalist’s summer festival diet, and also a indication that the festival season has officially wrapped up. 2016 boasts one of the best line-up’s yet, and we travelled to Atlanta to enjoy every moment of it.

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