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On February 21st, 2015, DMR Books will release their first publication entitled Swords of Steel, an anthology of fantasy/horror adventure stories in the tradition of Robert E. Howard, Michael Moorcock, George R.R. Martin, and H.P. Lovecraft. The book will be “mass market” size (6.5” x [...]
ENTER HERE!!! Include your name and mailing address! SHIRAN, Clawhamemr PR and Hardrock Haven are giving away a copy of self-released debut EP Warm Winter Day. Female-fronted Israeli metal project SHIRAN have self-released debut EP Warm Winter Day. The EP is now up on iTunes. Created by siren [...]
The fifth album trailer for Beyond The Red Mirror, the tenth studio release by metal’s highly-esteemed storytellers BLIND GUARDIAN, is now available for viewing on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: . “We followed this [orchestral] road to see where it would take us, and it led us to writing a [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – L.A.-based rockers Lucid Fly have just released Stasis, a three track EP that follows in the footsteps of their last EP, The Escape Stage – and hopefully a prelude to a full length album. Lucid Fly has been together since 2001, when vocalist Nikki Layne [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – When you think of the wave of melodic death metal that swept out of Europe in the mid to late ’90s, it’s usually the big Swedish bands – At the Gates, In Flames and Dark Tranquillity – that come to mind. But while those [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – Norway’s Sarpedon released an EP a few years back … a raw, unpolished but promising journey through Progressive Metal, with tinges of Power Metal too. Anomic Nation can really be noted as their first official release, unless you want to get [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – Path Of Destruction is the fifth studio release from the Phil Vincent fronted power trio Tragik. Following a familiar path, this new album displays what Phil Vincent does best – making modern, edgy melodic hard rock that tips its hat to the great bands [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist – Once a spandex-clad frontman of the glam rock disciples Wig Wam, performing under the moniker of Glam and now a frontman of a super-group Ammunition – Age Sten Nilsen is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary singers to ever emerge from [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist – If you were a young glam metal fan living in Europe in mid 2000s and not quite satisfied only with watching faded music videos from the ‘80s, sometime between 2005 and 2007 there were two groups that really counted for you. On the more [...]
by Ron Higgins – Columnist – The wait is finally over. Five years after their last release, 2009’s Homeland, Red Circuit has released another monster album full of melodic Prog-Metal goodness. Haze of Nemesis is the band’s third album. For the uninitiated, Red Circuit first hit the [...]
by Mark Yesford – Photojournalist – January 11th, 2015 at Kool Haus in Toronto, Canada – Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society made a stop at Toronto’s Kool Haus with Hatebreed and Butcher Babies, in support for a no holds barred metal feast. The Toronto chapter of the BLS [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – It’s been five years since we last saw a new studio album from Brazilian progressive/power metal legends Angra. During that time, the band celebrated the 20th anniversary of their classic debut album Angels Cry with a live CD and [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Now here’s an album that slipped under the radar in the closing days of 2014. Swedish band Empire 21 is a supergroup of sorts. The players involved aren’t exactly superstars, but between them they have quite an impressive [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Now here’s a super-group with a lineup that’s sure to get people’s attention. Level 10 is the latest project to emerge from the mad scientists at the Frontiers label. This time around they’ve assembled a [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Finnish melodic death metal veterans Mors Principium Est closed out the year with a new album, their fifth to date, titled Dawn of the 5th Era. It’s the first Mors Principium Est album to feature guitarist Kevin Verlay (of [...]
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