Mantar sign with Nuclear Blast Records

German extreme metal duo Mantar have signed a worldwide recording contracted with German-based record label Nuclear Blast Records according to the label’s website. The first release of the new partnership will be the band’s second full-length studio album titled Ode To The Flame, tentatively scheduled for a Spring 2016 release. The band comment: “We never had … Continue reading “Mantar sign with Nuclear Blast Records”

Watch Coronatus new video, Lady of the Wall

German symphonic metal band Coronatus have released the official video for the song Lady of the Wall. The song is taken from the album Raben Im Herz and the video is currently available on YouTube here. Raben Im Herz will be released on 4th December 2015 through Massacre Records and was mixed and mastered by Markus Stock, … Continue reading “Watch Coronatus new video, Lady of the Wall”

Draconian, Omnium Gatherum announce Euro tour

Swedish doom metal band Draconian and Finnish melodic death metal band Omnium Gatherum have will co-headline a number of European tour dates. Dubbed Towards The Unknown Vol. 1 tour, support acts come in the form of doom metal bands Year of the Goat from Sweden and Finland’s Oceanwake. Omnium Gatherum guitarist Markus Vanhala comments; “We cannot wait … Continue reading “Draconian, Omnium Gatherum announce Euro tour”

uKanDanZ releases new video and announces tour

Ethiopian band uKanDanZ have released a new video for the explosive song Tchuhetén Betsèmu which is taken from their forthcoming new album Awo. The video was shot in Chalon sur Saône, France and is currently here on YouTube. Awo will be released on 12th February 2016 on vinyl by Dur et Doux & Bigoût Records, CD by Buda Musique, digitally by … Continue reading “uKanDanZ releases new video and announces tour”

Check out the box set of Rhapsody of Fire’s new album

AFM Records have detailed the box set version of Into The Legend, the forthcoming new album by Italian metal legends Rhapsody of Fire. Limited to 1,000 copies, the box set edition of the album contains an Into The Legend dragon statue which is hand painted, a copy of the original music sheet of the song … Continue reading “Check out the box set of Rhapsody of Fire’s new album”

Polish producer Tomasz Bonarowski passes away

Polish album producer Tomasz Bonarowski who has worked as producer / co-producer of Vader albums Sothis, De Profundis, as well as Litany, has passed away. He was 46 years old. According to Polish website Onet the cause of death is currently unknown at this time. An announcement was made on Facebook by Polish rock band Kumka Olik on … Continue reading “Polish producer Tomasz Bonarowski passes away”

Heavy metal … on the fourth fret!

One day prior to the 16th of November 2015, Rob Scallon set himself a challenge. That challenge was; to create a heavy metal song – complete with guitar solo – using only the fourth fret of the guitar. The one fret song was performed on a Chapman Guitars blue Ghost Fret provided by Rift City Guitar … Continue reading “Heavy metal … on the fourth fret!”

New song streaming by Nordjevel

Nordjevel are going to be releasing their début record soon and you can stream one of their brand new tracks called, Djevelen i Nord below. The song is taken from the band’s self titled album Nordjevel’s. The record is due to come out on January 29th via Osmose Productions. Nordjevel Track List: The Shadows Of … Continue reading “New song streaming by Nordjevel”

The End release Crawling Back To Life video

Former Death and Massacre guitarist Rick Rozz is back with his new band The End. Crawling Back To Life is the band’s new video which you can view below. The song is taken from The End’s new EP, Age of Apocalypse which is due to be released on January 2016. THE END: “Remember when metal … Continue reading “The End release Crawling Back To Life video”

Sorcier Des Glaces releases a brand new song

If you fancy checking out new material from the band Sorcier Des Glaces, you can do so now. The band have released a brand new number called, La Noirceur Éternelle which is taking from Sorcier Des Glaces’ new album, North. It is due to be released on February 29th 2016 via Obscure Abhorrence. Sorcier Des Glaces – … Continue reading “Sorcier Des Glaces releases a brand new song”