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For more than a year, RISING STORM took their time to suddenly blow your mind with a new masterpiece! After their debut smasher “Tempest”, that was a.o. presented at 70000Tons Of Metal and Metaldays festival in Slovenia, they are once again the center of attention for all music and [...]
Careering into view like a raging typhoon, female-fronted Leeds based Chasing Dragons released their new record, ‘Checkmate’ on 2nd June via Trash Unreal Management. Produced, mixed and mastered by Lee Batiuk (Deaf Havana); it’s a sprawling beast that incorporates frenetic post-hardcore burst [...]
The brand new video by Denied, their latest single, “Three Degrees of Evil” was co-produced, mixed and mastered by Fredrik Folkare of Unleashed at Chrome Studio in Stockholm, Sweden. “Three Degrees of Evil 2014,” will be available exclusively digital on each and every [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – Thrash metal architects Slayer had an extremely tumultuous 2013 with the tragic loss of guitarist Jeff Hanneman and the dismissal of drummer Dave Lombardo. Somehow, the band soldiered on with Gary Holt (Exodus) on guitar and now Paul Bostaph [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – New Jersey thrash pioneers Overkill are currently destroying North America with their German brothers-in-arms Kreator and Californian upstarts Warbringer as part of the Legends of Thrash tour. Never a band to rest on their laurels, Overkill have [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Ohio-based Skeletonwitch are about to release their latest blackened thrash masterpiece entitled Serpents Unleashed on October 29th. Serpents Unleashed is the band’s fifth full-length record and the fourth for Prosthetic Records. The stunning cover [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – Anabel Dflux sat down with goth-metal band Diminished 7 in the studio to talk about the band’s future plans, their upcoming Austin concert, and life as Hollywood rockers. Band: Alex Crescioni – Vocals William Liermann – Drums [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Ancient Egyptian-themed death metallers Nile recently toured the US to commemorate their 20th anniversary together as a band and also to support of their most recent record, 2012’s At The Gate Of Sethu. As part of the tour, Nile performed a show at [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – For 14 years Joel Stroetzel has played guitar as a member of the formative American heavy metal band Killswitch Engage. In this interview filmed on the back of the KSE tour bus, Joel talks about the longevity of the band, personnel changes, the [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – Jason Odaniel had a vision in his head for his band “Social 66″ and for years he created the band but worked essentially alone. Now, teamed up with his musical kindred spirits, ODaniel has a touring band and a new album that rocks hard. [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – German metal legend Udo Dirkschneider recently visited Cleveland, OH as part of a brief North American tour in advance of the release of his upcoming new album with U.D.O. entitled Steelhammer which hits record stores in late May. The ex-Accept vocalist [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Atlanta-based rock/metal band Royal Thunder recently came through Columbus, OH on March 1st as part of their tour with Ancient VVisdom as support. The Relapse Records recording artists’ sound can be described as ominous Sabbath-esque riffs wedded with [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – Video Interview with the Atomic Clock: Gene Hoglan In the world of heavy metal drumming, Gene Hoglan is a legend. Known as “The Atomic Clock,” Gene’s been in about every metal band on the planet. Recently he’s found a home [...]
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