Amorphis re-signs with Nuclear Blast Records

Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS recently finished their successful 18-concert ‘Under The Red Cloud’ summer tour where they played arena shows with Danish rockers VOLBEAT amongst others. But before the Finns close the touring cycle in support of their latest album, there’s great news from the band’s camp: AMORPHIS have signed another record deal with Nuclear Blast. Guitarist Esa Holopainen commented: “I’m really happy to announce that AMORPHIS got re-signed … Continue reading “Amorphis re-signs with Nuclear Blast Records”

Bedlam reforms to release new album Pasung

Sticking its head out of the Riff Lair, BELDAM, the Virginia-based sludge metal band is reforming, relocating to Seattle in October 2017 and releasing new album Pasung on Horror Pain Gore Death Productions in early 2018.  The band has also parted ways with its original bassist. Sophomore album Pasung, the second release on Mike Juliano’s powerhouse metal label HPGD … Continue reading “Bedlam reforms to release new album Pasung”

Godsticks to release Faced With Rage in October

Fresh from their European tour with The Pineapple Thief at the start of 2017, Godsticks entered the studio to finish work on their new studio album, Faced With Rage. The Cardiff based 4 piece, having already been hailed by the UK’s Metal Hammer magazine as “one of the UK’s most idiosyncratic rock bands”, with their new album have delivered … Continue reading “Godsticks to release Faced With Rage in October”

Sheet Happens publishing guitar transcript for Periphery III

Sheet Happens Publishing is excited to release The Complete Guitar Transcription for Periphery’s 5th studio album Periphery III: Select Difficulty.Learning to play the 11 tracks will be no easy task, but The Complete Guitar Transcription book is the only tool you will ever need to master learning the LP, including opening track “The Price Is Wrong” which was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the … Continue reading “Sheet Happens publishing guitar transcript for Periphery III”

Electric Wizard to release ninth album in November

Electric Wizard have announced the release date for their ninth full length studio album. The record is titled, Wizard Bloody Wizard, and is due to be released on November 10th, 2017 via Witchfinder Records and Spinefarm Records. “Right away we knew this was it… the new direction we should go in,” says Jus Oborn (guitar/vocals). “Real heavy … Continue reading “Electric Wizard to release ninth album in November”

Audiorehab releases Keep Me Coming single

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines ‘Audio’ as ‘pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing’ and ‘Rehab’ as ‘to restore to a former capacity or position’. Well, now we have the band AUDIOREHAB and their goal is to take all that was great about the music of the past and rehabilitate it for the 21st … Continue reading “Audiorehab releases Keep Me Coming single”

Decatur announces debut album Badder Than Brooklyn

Toronto-based metal messiahs DECATUR announce they will be unleashing their debut album “Badder Than Brooklyn” produced by Joe Duplantier of Gojira on October 6th, 2017. Named after their very own street of dreams in New York, where they recorded their debut album at Silvercord Studios in Brooklyn, DECATUR get their unique sound by being opened-minded, not just to each other in this band … Continue reading “Decatur announces debut album Badder Than Brooklyn”

Black Moth release new single Moonbow

Since releasing their debut ‘Killing Jar’ album in 2012, Black Moth have been distilling the various elements of their sound (a dark swirl of garage rock, head-spinnin’ psychedelia and metallic weight) to the point where its impact is both immediate and telling – something amply displayed on new single, ‘Moonbow’. You can purchase the single on October 27th. Taken from … Continue reading “Black Moth release new single Moonbow”

Dianne Van Giersbergen explains cancelled Xandria tour

In recent months, symphonic metal band Xandria have been cancelling shows claiming due to health issues. Well, singer Dianne Van Giersbergen (who has just been replaced by Aeva Maurelle of Aeverium) has broke silence on what is happening in the band. In her lengthy statement, she says a rift between her, the band and their management have … Continue reading “Dianne Van Giersbergen explains cancelled Xandria tour”

The Modern Age Slavery announce forthcoming album Stygian

Innerstrength Records is proud to announce forthcoming new album, Stygian, from Italian Death Metal/Deathcore stalwarts THE MODERN AGE SLAVERY. Coming almost four years since the release of critically acclaimed 2013 release Requiem for Us All (Pavement), the level-jumping blast of intensity on the band’s Innerstrength debut is the result of miles logged and the already dynamic songwriting honed to … Continue reading “The Modern Age Slavery announce forthcoming album Stygian”