Michael Angelo Batio Brutally Kills Burn!

As a preview for his up coming release,  Michael Angelo Batio  has release a cover of Deep Purple’s Burn and Rush’s What You’re Doing. The results are at best questionable. Whilst no one can deny this guys ability to play guitar, the resulting tracks are just the perfect way to ruin two excellent classics. I … Continue reading “Michael Angelo Batio Brutally Kills Burn!”

American Airlines new soundtrack is music to the ears

One of our favourite sources of intellectual news, Quartz, have noted the improvement in the choice of music by American Airlines. The airliner has moved away from the piano muzik of yesteryear and have adopted a playlist composed of indie rock and pop music which has been music to the ears of passengers. Playlists have … Continue reading “American Airlines new soundtrack is music to the ears”

Teethgrinder to support Tombs and Black Anvil

Dutch death metallers Teethgrinder are to support New York acts Tombs and Black Anvil on their Savage Death European tour. The tour will kick off on the 9th April 2015 in Berlin, Germany and will conclude on 23rd April 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. The tour dates are as follows; 09/04/2015 – Cassiopeia – Berlin, Germany 10/04/2015 … Continue reading “Teethgrinder to support Tombs and Black Anvil”

J.D. Overdrive release new lyric video

Polish metal band J.D. Overdrive have released a lyric video for the song Wreckage, Part II. The song is taken from their new album titled The Kindest of Deaths which is due to be released on 13th April 2015 in Europe and 5th May 2015 in North America through Metal Mind Productions. Michał ‘Stempel’ Stemplowski comments … Continue reading “J.D. Overdrive release new lyric video”

Edguy to join HammerFall in Gothenburg

German heavy metal act Edguy will appear as special guests to Swedish power metal titans HammerFall when the band performs at their hometown gig in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vocalist Tobias Sammet comments on behalf of Edguy through their Facebook post, “we were asked if we wanted to be the special guest of HammerFall in their hometown in … Continue reading “Edguy to join HammerFall in Gothenburg”

Slash Announces New Live Album!

The top hat wearing guitar slinger, Slash, has announced a new live album featuring, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators.  The new release titled, Live At The Roxy 25.9.14, was recorded at the legendary Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip. The album is going to be released as 2x CD, 3x LP, DVD and Blu-Ray on June 15th. … Continue reading “Slash Announces New Live Album!”

Schammasch Sic Lvceat Lvx Remaster

Schammasch has announced that they are remastering their 2010 album,  Sic Lvceat Lvx. The new  Sic Lvceat Lvx remaster is being handled by V. Santura (Dark Fortress, Triptykon) and also features brand new art work. You can hear the remastered version of their song, “Black But Shining,” below. Sic Lvceat Lvx, is being released in North America … Continue reading “Schammasch Sic Lvceat Lvx Remaster”

Nergal Releases Solo Project Snippets

The front man of Poland’s Behemoth, Nergal, has released a couple of snippets for his new solo project. He previously described the material as, “very stripped down and simple. The most primitive, acoustic-based stuff.” He is not wrong either, the short snippets show that this project is a big contrast to Behemoth. Follow the links … Continue reading “Nergal Releases Solo Project Snippets”

Barren Earth stream new video for Set Alight

Finnish progressive death metal act Barren Earth have begun streaming the video for the song Set Alight, which is track five from their latest studio album On Lonely Towers. Their new album On Lonely Towers was released this week through Century Media Records and is the first to feature Faroese vocalist Hamferð‘s Jón Aldará.

Monuments announce next UK tour

British progressive metal act Monuments have announced another UK tour, this time with No Consequence and Murdock which will take place in May. Monuments tonight, with Karnivool, will wrap up the UK leg of their European tour before kicking off the rest of the dates starting in Berlin, Germany tomorrow. The UK tour dates in May are … Continue reading “Monuments announce next UK tour”