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HOLY TIDE present the first guest on debut album Aquila: Don Airey from DEEP PURPLE

The first guest to take part to the recordings of Aquila, HOLY TIDE debut album, is the great Don Airey, today keyboards player of the legendary Deep Purple. For over 30 years, Don Airey has undoubtedly been one of the most inspirational Heavy Metal keyboard players. Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Rainbow are just some of the names he offered his services to, marking their music with his imprint.The British composer played his unmistakable Hammond on the song ‘The Shepherd’s Stone’, giving us a truly unique performance. Aquila will be released on June 28th, 2019 […]

THONIAN HORDE: Maryland Blackened Doom Act Debuts ‘Brickstorm’ Through Decibel Magazine; Downfall Album To See Release Late This Month Via Grimoire Records

Decibel Magazine is now streaming ‘Brickstorm’, the latest single by Maryland-based blackened doom rock outfit THONIAN HORDE and their impending Downfall album, nearing late May release through Grimoire Records. Downfall is the third album in as many years from the productive band, comprised of scene veterans who play with the likes of Admiral Browning, Pale Divine, Faith In Jane, Weed Is Weed, Bailjack, and other known acts throughout the region. The band’s Ron “Fez” McGinnis offers of the ‘Brickstorm’ single, “This song was written by Dan and Tyler while I was on call for work (interrupted practice). When I got […]

GOMORRAH Signs With Willowtip Records

Willowtip Record welcomes Canadian tech-death band GOMORRAH to its roster. The deal will see Willowtip re-issue the band’s highly-acclaimed self-titled album on vinyl, CD and digital formats. Released March 22, 2019, Gomorrah is the band’s second full-length album and was produced by Hannes Grossmann (Hate Eternal, Blotted Science). Check out the video for album track ‘Frailty’ HERE. GOMORRAH is a death metal project founded in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. The project’s two official members are vocalist Jeff Bryan and guitarist Bowen Matheson. GOMORRAH have released two full-length releases and are in the writing process of their third […]

ITHEIST Premiers New Track, Announces Album Release

UK Black/Death Metal Duo ITHEIST have partnered with Heaviest of Art for the premiere of ‘Neter Amon’, a track from the band’s forthcoming self-titled debut album. Stream the song and check out an insightful interview with the band below. ‘Neter Amon’ Formerly known as Aetherium Mors, UK extreme metal duo ITHEIST will self-release its self-titled debut album on June 21. Album track ‘Guardian Of Baphomet’ can be streamed on YouTube or at the Bandcamp link below. Pre-orders available now HERE Formed by multi-instrumentalist Dan Couch and vocalist / lyricist Kane Nelson, with roots tracing back to 2004, ITHEIST is ready […]


WEAR YOUR WOUNDS was created by CONVERGE founder Jacob Bannon. Initially conceived as a solo project, it evolved into a five-piece band that often works with collaborating musicians. In 2017 WEAR YOUR WOUNDS released WYW (the debut double album) and ‘Arthritic Heart’ (a New Noise Magazine single). A live band was then assembled for a number of shows including Roadburn Festival 2017 and Desert Festival UK. Later on that year their Dunedevil (an experimental album) was released; a companion piece to Bannon’s abstract art book of the same name. In 2018 WEAR YOUR WOUNDS released their Live At The BBC […]

Cult Of Luna releases new single, ‘The Silent Man’

CULT OF LUNA has released a new single, ‘The Silent Man’ – the group’s first taste of new material under their sole name since Vertikal 1&2 (2013). The track will also appear on CULT OF LUNA’s new album, which will be released at the dawn of fall. To hear ‘The Silent Man’, please visit: Stay tuned for more details about CULT OF LUNA’s album coming soon! Recognized for their apocalyptic live performances that unrestrainedly explore the audience’s imagination, transposing music-triggered sensations visually, CULT OF LUNA will bring their stunning live show to fans across Europe soon – appearing at […]

MISÞYRMING set release date for new NOEVDIA album

Today, Norma Evangelium Diaboli announces May 24th as the international release date for Misþyrming’s highly anticipated second album, Algleymi. Misþyrming hail from Reykjavík, Iceland. Since their formation in 2013, the band have put the Icelandic black metal scene on the international metal map, both with the sterling quality of their sparse-yet-momentous discography thus far as well as their spellbinding live performances across numerous festivals and tours of Europe. Although certain bands within that Icelandic black metal scene have been around slightly longer or have more prolific catalogs, it could be easily argued that Misþyrming are seen as Icelandic black metal’s […]


New Jersey death metal band EYE OF THE DESTROYER have just released a surprise cover version of NIRVANA’s classic song ‘Breed’. The band commented “We were talking about doing a cover and wanted to do something out of the box and unexpected. We all really love Nirvana and we are super happy with how it turned out. We hope everyone enjoys it!” Listen to the song HERE In further news the band is gearing up for their release of Baptized In Pain. The album is set to be released independently on May 17th 2019. Official HomepageFacebookBandcamp


Listen to DARKTHRONE’s new track ‘ The Hardship Of The Scots’ HERE FENRIZ introduces the track “There really isn’t just ONE song that can represent this album, ‘The Hardship Of The Scots’ was my song and although we also wanted one of Ted’s songs to preview the album Ted took one for the team and we chose my song! His songs are somewhat faster with more black metal in them but still has slow thrash and doom, my song here seems to start with an Invasion Of Your Privacy RATT-era riff or perhaps one from The Ultimate Sin by OZZY […]

WAYFARER: Denver Black Metal Outfit Announces North American Summer Tour With Saor; Euro Tour Underway

Denver, Colorado black metal outfit WAYFARER announces a run of North American tour dates for this summer with Scotland’s SAOR, as they continue to support their latest LP, World’s Blood, released last year through Profound Lore Records. WAYFARER continues their latest tour across Europe, which included a triumphant performance at Roadburn last week. The current trek stretches onward for another two weeks, the final show taking place in Krakow, Poland on April 27th. A month after their stateside return, WAYFARER will initiate their Spring MMXIX Tour on May 22nd in their hometown of Denver, with shows following in Oakland, Eugene, […]