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BESVÄRJELSEN release and stream new album Atlas

Swedish forest rockers BESVÄRJELSEN have released their sophomore full-length, Atlas. BESVÄRJELSEN have previously released a three-part ‘The Making Of Atlas‘:Part I Part II Part III Order at THIS LOCATION BESVÄRJELSEN comment: “We celebrate the release of Atlas!”, singer Lea Amling Alazam enthuses. “We would like to use this opportunity to give very big thanks to everyone who helped make this beautiful piece of music come together. We also send huge thanks to our label Magnetic Eye Records and its manager Jadd as well as to Studio Gröndahl and Karl Daniel Lidén for the great sound. And last but never least, […]

NILE Mastermind KARL SANDERS to Release New Solo Album, Saurian Apocalypse

NILE mastermind and multi-instrumentalist KARL SANDERS is thrilled to announce that the subterranean slumber of his Eastern-ambient Saurian series has finally ceased with the impending release of its dark third chapter, Saurian Apocalypse, out July 22, 2022 via Napalm Records. This segment of the hypnotizing saga arrives 13 years after the release of its predecessor, 2009’s Saurian Exorcisms, and nearly 20 after 2004’s equally lauded Saurian Meditation. Emphasized by unique instruments like the baglama saz (Turkish lute), Ancient Egyptian Anubis Sistrum, Dumbek (Middle Eastern goblet drum), glissentar and gongs, the album’s score weaves cinematic auras and deep grooves, accented by […]

New Fates Warning biography, Destination Onward – The Story Of Fates Warning’ by Jeff Wagner, to be released July 15th

After several years of work, noted author and journalist, Jeff Wagner, will release his third book on July 15, 2022. Destination Onward – The Story Of FATES WARNING is a 400-page history of the legendary prog metal band. Published by FYI Press and Radical Research, Destination Onward includes 176 b&w photos and 56 color photos, many of which have never been seen before. Culled from interviews with every member of FATES WARNING, past and present, Destination Onward covers the early days of the original members, the band’s formation in 1983 as Misfit, their commercial peak with 1991’s Parallels, right through […]

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAMER ARTIMUS PYLE SIGNS WITH GET JOE RECORDS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In keeping with its mission statement “to distribute world-class artists’ content,” GET JOE RECORDS announces the signing of legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Artimus Pyle (best known for his work with the iconic Southern-rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd) to the newly-formed, Texas-based label. Pyle, whose musical career spans a half a century, is currently back in the studio with members of the ARTIMUS PYLE BAND (now comprised of Scott Raines-guitar/vocals; Jerry Lyda-guitar; Brad Durden-keys/vocals; and Dave Fowler-bass), a group he established in 2010 to honor the music of Ronnie Van Zant’s Lynyrd Skynyrd. “Artimus is […]

DOWNFALL OF MANKIND’s Vile Birth Out Now on Lacerated Enemy Records

Lisbon (PT) – Lacerated Enemy Records has released Vile Birth, the full-length debut album from slamming symphonic deathcore band DOWNFALL OF MANKIND. Stream and purchase via Bandcamp HERE Hailing from Portugal, DOWNFALL OF MANKIND formed in 2019 creating their brand of Slamming-Deathcore Metal in the vein of Shadow Of Intent, Signs Of The Swarm, Lorna Shore, Mental Cruelty and the like. After releasing a successful EP, The Path Of Human Existence, the band established a strong fan base in Europe and received great reviews on their live shows. In late 2021 DOWNFALL OF MANKIND was ready to enter the studio […]

Jordan Rudess, keyboardist from Grammy-Award winning band Dream Theater, to launch solo tour this summer

Voted “Best Keyboardist Of All Time” (Music Radar Magazine), virtuoso musician/composer and keyboardist for Grammy-Award winning prog rock band Dream Theater, JORDAN RUDESS, will embark on a 2 month solo tour titled AN EVENING WITH JORDAN RUDESS this summer from June to August. Audiences can expect to spend this intimate evening with Jordan immersed in his musical virtuosity as he shares personal stories from his musical journey. The tour kicks off on June 7th in Seattle, WA and concludes on Aug 6th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Playing many cities for the first time, along with a return to select markets, […]

Greek Black Metal Act Corax B.M Debuts with Pagan Records

CORAX B.M, the latest spawn of the Greek black metal scene, will release its debut EP entitled Spread The Occult on 27 May 2022 via Pagan Records after signing to the label earlier this year. The band’s most notable music element is the combination of primal Scandinavian black melodies, with a punk aesthetic and their main influences are Behemoth, Mayhem, Rotting Christ, Necromantia and Darkthrone. CORAX B.M was established in 2021 as a solo project by the artist Corax (aka Kostas Katoikos) who collaborated with drummer Morker (Yiannis Chariskos) and vocalist Énnea (Marita Makaronidi) for her use of “whisper vocals”. […]

Metal Blade Records Celebrates 40 Years

“So as we enter our 40th year it is pretty crazy to think about that. The first thing I thought of was reissuing the first Metal Massacre album. I thought it would be difficult to get the rights etc.. it ended up being one of the easiest things as all the bands were super cool and now hopefully you got a copy! We’re still planning some cool shows and parties for this year so stay tuned for those! It’s been pretty overwhelming with all the stuff that’s happened so far and its certainly amazing —just all the things that have […]

DEVIL MASTER: NEW ALBUM, ECSTASIES OF NEVER ENDING NIGHT, OUT NOW

DEVIL MASTER welcome new drummer/keyboardist Chris Ulsh (Power Trip and Iron Age) for an intricate second full-length that masterfully mixes black metal, death rock and Japanese-style hardcore. Produced & recorded live to analog tape by Pete DeBoer (Blood Incantation). WATCH / SHARE OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEOS: ‘Acid Black Mass’ and ‘The Vigour Of Evil’ Listen and Order at THIS LOCATION Ecstasies Of Never Ending Night witnesses Philadelphia’s DEVIL MASTER at its core – its roots in ritual magick have never been more prominent. Recorded live to analog tape by Pete DeBoer (Blood Incantation, Spectral Voice), Ecstasies… expands on the warped riffing […]

BOG BODY: New York City Cult Black Metal Duo Issues Dregs Soar To The Skies’ Single; Debut LP, Cryonic Crevasse Cult, Nears Release Through Profound Lore Records

As New York City black metal cult BOG BODY prepares for the May release of their debut full-length album, Cryonic Crevasse Cult, label home Profound Lore Records today offers the latest auditory barrage from the record, issuing the new single ‘Dregs Soar To The Skies’. Following in the footsteps of their 2018 Through The Burial Bog demo and 2020’s The Gate Of Grief MLP, BOG BODY – a duo consisting solely of bass, drums, and vocals – has transcended the cultic guts of black metal’s early forefathers with a subsonic war doom incursion for their debut album that’s as much […]