Rage of Light sign with Napalm Records

Napalm Records recently announced that they have signed the Swiss band, Rage of Light. Below is the press release for the announcement. The band on the signing: “We are thrilled to join the Napalm family! Currently working on our first full-length album, we are very much looking forward to this collaboration. Rage will be unleashed!” Napalm Records … Continue reading “Rage of Light sign with Napalm Records”

Matt “Guitar” Murphy has died

American blues guitarist Matt “Guitar” Murphy has died. The blues guitarist  was known for his extensive work with Memphis Slim, Howlin’ Wolf and many other blues legends. He also starred in the cinema classic The Blues Brothers alongside Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as well other well known musicians like Donald Dunn and Steve cropper amongst others. His most well known scene … Continue reading “Matt “Guitar” Murphy has died”

Mantar releases new album teaser

The monstrous black and doom metal band Mantar have released a trailer for their next full length studio album. You can check the band’s new trailer below via Youtube. 16.06.2018          Download Paris Brétigny-sur-Orge France 17.06.2018          Alter Schlachthof Lingen Germany 22.06.2018          Tons of Rock Halden Norway 23.06.2018          Umbaubar, Oldenburg Germany 24.06.2018          Graspop Dessel Belgium 29.06.2018          Tuska Open Air … Continue reading “Mantar releases new album teaser”

Flaw are working on a new album

As Flaw awaits their summer run with Smile Empty Soul, they’ve been busy at work in the studio, working on their fourth official full-length release. This comes just after Tommy Gibbons made his return to Flaw earlier this year to take over lead guitar duties. Guitarist Tommy Gibbons states, “I’m excited to be back in … Continue reading “Flaw are working on a new album”

Deadly Circus Fire announces PledgeMusic campaign for new album

Progressive quartet DEADLY CIRCUS FIRE have launched a PledgeMusic campaign for their third studio album. On offer to pledgers are exclusive items including signed drumsticks, signed handwritten lyrics sheets and even a personal concert. Guitarist Save Addario comments: “After many months of writing as well as working on a detailed pre production, we are delighted to have finally completed work on our … Continue reading “Deadly Circus Fire announces PledgeMusic campaign for new album”

Dimmu Borgir announces new bassist Victor Brandt

DIMMU BORGIR have announced that Swedish bass player Victor Brandt (Entombed A.D., Firespawn) has officially joined the team. The symphonic black metal titans will play their first show since 2012 in June and are planning to visit all corners of the world throughout this year and 2019. Victor is ready to storm the world’s stages with vocalist Shagrath, guitarists Silenoz and Galder, keyboarder Gerlioz and drummer Daray. Victor comments: “It’s … Continue reading “Dimmu Borgir announces new bassist Victor Brandt”

Altair sign with Alpha Omega Management

ALPHA OMEGA Management has a pleasure to announce the signing of the Italian power-prog metal act ALTAIR! Italian power-prog metal band ALTAIR released the debut full length “Lost Eden” in 2013. The first single from the album won an important online contest whose first prize was the collaboration of Fabio Lione from Rhapsody, who recorded … Continue reading “Altair sign with Alpha Omega Management”

Lykhaeon reveal new EP

Chthonic sounds of torment from below are about to devastate your senses again as LYKHAEON, the three-piece black metal act from Switzerland, have just released their EP titled Ominous Eradication of Anguished Souls released on June 1, 2018 through Godz Ov War Productions. This time, LYKHAEON, a band affiliated with the Helvetic Underground Committee, have recorded only two tracks, but … Continue reading “Lykhaeon reveal new EP”

Phil Mogg announces retirement from UFO and music industry

Phil Mogg has confirmed that next year’s 50th anniversary tour with UFO will be his last as the frontman of the long-running hard rock band. Consequently, it seems almost certain that at that point they will cease to exist. UFO were formed in London in 1968 and Mogg is their only ever-present member, performing on all of the group’s 22 studio albums. “This … Continue reading “Phil Mogg announces retirement from UFO and music industry”

Spinefarm signs Hangman’s Chair

HANGMAN’S CHAIR will release their latest (and fifth) studio album, Banlieue Triste, digitally and on CD through Spinefarm Records on July 27 in all territories outside of France; a special double vinyl version of the album will follow. This comes as the result of a deal that will see the Paris outfit working with Spinefarm worldwide … Continue reading “Spinefarm signs Hangman’s Chair”