All original members with all new material, Babylon A.D. have recently announced the upcoming release of their latest album. Not too long ago, the band released LIVE@XXV to celebrate their 25th anniversary of recording together. Now, on November 10th, 2017, Revelation Highway will mark the 30th anniversary of Babylon A.D.’s formation with a 10-track release on Frontiers Music Srl. For the first look and an early taste of the high-powered Rock’n’Roll Babylon A.D. has to offer on Revelation Highway, check out the music video for the opening track, “Crash and Burn“. Here’s a statement from frontman Derek Davis on the band’s latest work: “This record […]
Sweet & Lynch, the Frontiers-signed band whose name combines that of Stryper frontman Michael Sweet and Lynch Mob/Ex-Dokken guitarist George Lynch, are on their way to releasing their second album this fall – an 11-track full-length by the name of Unified. This is not the first collaboration for the two, as their debut record Only to Rise hit the shelves and the Billboard charts in 2015, also released on Frontiers Music Srl. Rounding out the group for a second time are bassist James LoMenzo (ex-White Lion, ex-Megadeth, John Fogerty) and drummer Brian Tichy (The Dead Daisies, ex-Whitesnake, BashFest Founder). The band recently released […]
Early 2017 saw the arrival of Hammerfall in North America, returning for the first time in quite a long while for a tour alongside Delain. Now, it’s already guaranteed that the US and Canada will get to see the Swedish Heavy Metallers again in the not-too-far-off future, as an extensive run of dates has been set for 2018. Hammerfall hold the headline slot, but taking the ride along with them as special guests will be the classic thrashers Flotsam & Jetsam. The band has expressed their excitement on the upcoming tour, and here’s a bit of what they have to […]
The Haunted’s latest record is their ninth studio full-length, and Strength In Numbers is officially out on Century Media Records today. Produced by Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir), the album’s first single “Brute Force” was released in music video form a few months back, and can be found on the label’s official YouTube channel here. The Swedish thrashers also have another video, for the track “Spark” and the most recent of clips is for the track “Preachers Of Death”. The Haunted is headed out on a European tour at the end of the month, with further dates for the fall […]
The Metal Alliance tour is almost ready to take off, with East Coast thrash legends Overkill at the helm. Kicking off on September 8th, this set of US dates will cover plenty of ground over 20 stops through the month of September. Overkill’s latest record, The Grinding Wheel came out on Nuclear Blast earlier this year, and NJ’s legends are still going strong in support of it. Speaking of support, joining Overkill on the road will be the “sludgy” Southerners Crowbar, along with another set of thrashers in the form of Havok, Black Fast, and Invidia. Show info and tickets […]
Earthless is a Hard Rock band out of San Diego who’s been releasing classic-inspired psychedelic and mainly instrumental records since 2005. Now, they’ve officially signed to Nuclear Blast Entertainment, with a brand-new album at the stage of completion. Recorded at Rancho de la Luna with Dave Catching (Eagles of Death Metal), the fourth full-length from Earthless is set for an early 2018 release, with more details to be revealed in the near future. Meanwhile, the trio will head out on a West Coast headlining run soon, with further dates in October. All the details at: https://www.facebook.com/earthlessrips/
Chicago Metallers Mordatorium have just released a new record, consisting of original material in the vein of the classic Death Metal that inspires them. Formed in 2007, Mordatorium has been through some changes over the course of their past releases, but locked in a new lineup late last year in light of Obsessed With Death. The full album is available for purchase, downloads, and streaming at: https://mordatorium.bandcamp.com/album/obsessed-with-death. More info on the band can be found in the same place, as well as on their official Facebook page: https://facebook.com/Mordatorium/.
For the third year in a row, the season approaches for the rock ’n’ roll celebrity charity event known as Bowl for Ronnie. Taking place in Studio City, California, the bowling party’s proceeds benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. The event will feature teams of rockers, metallers, and on-air personalities, including a team led by Eddie Trunk, who is not only the official host of the event, but the first place winner in last year’s Bowl for Ronnie competition. Celebrity guests include Tom Morello, John 5 (both returning from last year’s winning team), Steven Adler, […]
The New Roses are bringing an old-school rockin’ style to their modern-day hard rock out of Germany as they approach the official street date of their new Napalm Records release. On August 25th, The New Roses will take One More For The Road, but they’ve already given a glance into what they have to offer through their latest single, “Dancing On A Razorblade”. The official audio is currently streaming on Napalm’s Official YouTube Channel here. A track-by-track look into the further details and the meaning behind the album will be revealed in a series of episodes, also on the Napalm […]
Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons – the Nuclear Blast-signees consisting of former Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell and his three sons, plus a vocalist who doesn’t share the last name of Campbell – are on their way to releasing their debut full-length as of this week. They’ve just entered the studio to begin recording the album this week, and there’s not too many details to reveal just yet in these early stages, but according to Phil Campbell, “We have spent the last few days at the legendary Rockfield studios in Wales, soaking up the atmosphere and getting inspired! We hope […]
Thy Art Is Murder have just unleashed their fourth studio album as Dear Desolation is officially out today. The band released several clips leading up to the official unveiling of the record, including a music video for the singles “Slaves Beyond Death” and “The Son of Misery”, plus a guitar play-through of the latter. Now, this week, another new music video has come out alongside the release – “Puppet Master”, which you can find via Thy Art Is Murder’s YouTube Channel here: https://youtu.be/TU9K-dIPNjY. The band will be on the road in the US later this month with Decapitated, before heading […]
Trailer by trailer, the latest work from Paradise Lost has been teased leading up to its September 1st release, and this week is no different, as the fourth in the making-of series is out this week. Featuring Producer Jaime Gomez Arellano, Making Medusa can be found via Nuclear Blast Records here. All of the other trailers, plus new lyric and music videos of tracks off Medusa are also available on the label’s YouTube Channel, including the latest short film-style clip for the song “Blood and Chaos”. Visit: http://www.paradiselost.co.uk for more info on the upcoming album, plus a list of Paradise […]
Moonspell is adding a historical touch to their discography as they prepare for the release of 1755 on Napalm this fall. Bringing their heritage to the forefront, the Portuguese band is creating a work based on the story of the Great Lisbon Earthquake which took place in the title year, entirely in their native language. Album details, including the 10-track listing and cover art (seen above) have now been revealed. 1755 will be out on November 3rd, and will be available for pre-orders soon. Moonspell also has several album release shows on the horizon, and you can see all the […]
Toronto-based record label Artoffact Records has just announced the worldwide deal signing of Vancouver up-and-comers Dead Quiet. The Heavy Metallers made their debut with a self-titled record in 2015, and now the signing with Artoffact is sure to bring another album for the band, which is already in the works with details to be revealed sometime in the near future. On the signing, Artoffact owner Jacek Kozlowski says, “I’ve always been a metalhead, and when I first heard Dead Quiet’s debut, it floored me. It’s a massive honor to be working with the band, and I’m proud to welcome them […]
Satyricon have a new single out, for which they’ve teamed up with Invisible Oranges to exclusively premiere – it’s the very first single to come off their ninth studio record Deep Calleth Upon Deep shares the exact same title as the album, and you can find it as a lyric video here: http://www.invisibleoranges.com/satyricon-finds-new-territory-with-deep-calleth-upon-deep/. The Napalm Records work is set to be released on September 22nd, and further details and singles are still yet to come. Keep up with it all at: https://www.facebook.com/satyriconofficial.