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French metallers E-FORCE will release their fourth album ‘Demonikhol‘ on June 19th via Mausoleum Records. Fronted by vocalist/bassist, Eric Forrest, previously with the legendary Voivod, ‘Demonikhol‘ is lyrically a concept album, illustrating the ravages and devastation alcohol is capable [...]
Belgium based progressive power metal band MAX PIE will release their third album, “Odd Memories” on June 19 via Mausoleum Records. MAX PIE are powerful, melodramatic with heroic choruses, soaring vocals, and mind-blowing instrumentation. MAX PIE will appeal to fans of Dream Theater, Rhapsody, [...]
British hard rock giants TEN released a 16 minutes video sampler, featuring song samples of their upcoming album “Isla De Muerta”, which will be released on the 20th of May via Rocktopia Records. The European edition of the new album “Isla De Muerta” includes the bonus track “We Can Be As [...]
Divebomb Records has announced the release of the reissue of the self-titled debut from EXISES. EXISES’ roots go as far back as 1978, but it took six years for the lineup featured on their stellar eponymous 1986 debut album to take shape. Opting not to follow in the footsteps of such Dutch [...]
Swedish hard rockers DEGREED will release their third album, “Dead But Not Forgotten” on June 19 via Sun Hill Production. It’s heavier, softer, darker, brighter and everything in between! This is something truly special. So…fasten your seat belts cause Heaven & Hell are about to [...]
“Sequels suck! Oh please, please! By definition alone, sequels are inferior…..” Randy – Scream 2 Rob Lane (People on Vacation / TCC) disagrees, especially when it comes to his Movie Soundtrack / Pop Culture Music Project, STRAIGHT TO VIDEO. Following the great response to [...]
Ohio swamp rock masters The Magic Lightnin’ Boys have released their self-titled debut album through Bottled Lightnin’ Records. The seven song affair is an album focusing on hope and positivity and crosses several musical boundaries, including blues, R&B, soul, rock, funk and a [...]
Hollywood hard rock group Beat the Drag is set to release its debut album, “What’s Your Damage?” on April 28th. Eschewing the need to follow trends just to make it big, the members of Beat the Drag would rather play what they want. That just happens to be rock and roll the way it once was: [...]
A new teaser for “World In Sin“, the forthcoming EP from metallers EXORCISM, can be seen below. The limited edition EP, 666 copies, will be made exclusively available on June 1 via Dream Records, through the band’s website: www.exorcism13.com and on all digital platforms. “World In [...]
Ronnie James Dio was a hero and inspiration to many musicians, such as Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Doro Pesch or Axel Rudi Pell, and rumor has it that he‘s the main reason why every metal head worldwide is familiar with the sign of the horns. Now it‘s time for us to pay tribute to him as well: 12 [...]
Welcome to the Massacre Records family, HEADLESS CROWN! The Swiss classic heavy metal band was formed as a duo in 2011. Meanwhile, and after a few line-up changes, HEADLESS CROWN are destroying your ears and live stages as a quintet. The band plays powerful classic heavy metal with melodic vocals, [...]
Australian hard rockers HANSEL will release their new album, “69 Minutes … with Hansel!” on June 15, 2015 via Prime EON Media on CD. HANSEL‘s “69 minutes … with Hansel” is a culmination of the album “Never Say Die” & their 2 hard to find EPs, “Mission To Rock” & [...]
Legendary all girl British hard rockers Girlschool are gearing up to storm North America for the first time in 20 years, reclaiming their rightful place as the hardest rocking bunch of females to ever destroy a stage. The band will be previewing tracks from their new album, Guilty As Sin, set for [...]
The long awaited “Resurrect The Insurgence” has just been released on Bandcamp. “Resurrect The Insurgence” is Katagory V’s 5th album, produced by the bands bassist & chief songwriter Dustin Mitchell, and mixed & mastered by Dennis Ward (Unisonic, Pink Cream [...]
Los Angeles, California’s Armored Saint are set to release their seventh studio album this summer. The album, “Win Hands Down,” is all things Armored, a vintage crush of classic power propelled by a cathartic blast of life in the year 2015. The album is scheduled for release on [...]
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