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Doom Metal Kings CANDLEMASS Announce Select U.S. Tour Dates in 2022

Swedish Grammis award-winning/US Grammy-nominated doom metal legends CANDLEMASS will officially hit American shores in 2022! The band will perform at the SOLD OUT Hell’s Heroes Festival in Houston, TX on April 22, bookended by two other performances featuring support from special guests The Skull and Frayle. See below for all tour dates and grab tickets when the go on sale this Friday, June 25 at 10:00am EDT. Visit for more information and individual venues for tickets. Mats Björkman of CANDLEMASS says: “We are really pleased to finally get back to the US of A. Our fans have been waiting […]

St. Louis Black Metal Duo STORMRULER Reveals Scorching New Track, ‘At The Cliffs Of Azure City’ + New Video

Fast-rising St. Louis, MO, USA based black metal export STORMRULER will release their infernal, fantasy battle-inspired full-length offering, Under The Burning Eclipse, this Friday, May 28 via Napalm Records, and are gracing fans with a special early surprise – a brand new lyric video for the track ‘At The Cliffs Of Azure City’. Combat-ready standout ‘At The Cliffs Of Azure City’ proves exactly why STORMRULER have turned heads in the underground with their grim attack. The track incorporates ruminations of classic heavy metal combined with scorched, war-torn percussion to create a blackened offering for the modern age. STORMRULER says about […]

VAN CANTO Reveals Official Teaser for Upcoming Album, To The Power Of Eight – Pre-Order Starts NOW

The world’s most exciting acapella metal masters VAN CANTO return with their energetic and unique Rakkatakka-power and are set to release their highly anticipated, eighth inimitable offering, To The Power Of Eight, on June 4, 2021 via Napalm Records. Prepare for an outstanding vocal offering smashing in with full force! The record marks another milestone in the band’s impressive career and presents VAN CANTO as a coherent entity stronger than ever! With an impressive new teaser, VAN CANTO draw their devotees into a flawless universe and sonic adventure to deliver a glimpse of what can be expected in this multifaceted […]

Caveman Battle Doom Masters CONAN Release New Video ‘Battle In The Swamp’

Hail Supreme Doom! Live At Freak Valley! CONAN are not only releasing their third live album, Live At Freak Valley, today – they’ve also unleashed the fierce sludge crusher ‘Battle In The Swamp’! This live version pushes violently on the brake pedal – you can literally hear your feet stuck in the marsh. This relentlessly heavy, constantly charging amalgamation of intensity rages from the first to the last second. CONAN states:“‘Battle In The Swamp’ is one of our earliest songs, appearing on the first demo tape we recorded back in 2007. It is simple and to the point, and always […]

NERVOSA Releases New Official Lyric Video for ‘Genocidal Command’ Featuring Schmier of DESTRUCTION

NERVOSA’s latest critically acclaimed record, Perpetual Chaos, steamrolled through the metal scene, demonstrating the band’s new line-up in absolute peak form! The album secured the band their first chart positions at #18 in Germany, #6 on the US Hard Music Album charts, #9 on the US Top New Artist Albums charts and recently returned to #1 on the NACC Heavy chart. The four women of NERVOSA haven’t stopped to catch their breath, delivering their next thrasher, ‘Genocidal Command’, featuring Schmier (DESTRUCTION) along with a powerful official lyric video. The track perks ears with Diva Satanica’s vocal eloquence, accented by the […]

Viking Metal Pioneers EINHERJER Release Second Single & Video ‘The Blood And The Iron’

Norse Heavy Metal Legends EINHERJER Release Second Single and Video ‘The Blood And The Iron’ – Watch HERE New Album, North Star, out February 26 Pre-Order NOW Re-Mastered Version of Legendary Debut Album, Dragons Of The North, out February 26 Pre-Order HERE “Where’s your horizon? Where’s your light of day? Will the tide ever turn? We’re all cast away” Viking Metal pioneers EINHERJER will release their eighth studio album, North Star, on February 26, proving their status as the pioneers of blending Nordic Black Metal and Folk Metal genres into pure Norse Heavy Metal once again. The album marks the […]

SCHANDMAUL Signs Worldwide Contract with Napalm Records

German Folk Rock frontrunners SCHANDMAUL have officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records. Founded in Munich 1998, SCHANDMAUL quickly took the German and international music scenes by storm. Now with seven top 10 long-players (GER), two nominations for the German Echo Award and millions of streams, they’ve truly manifested their standing at the top of the folk rock scene. Their musical trademark is stamped with bagpipes, hurdy-gurdy, flutes and other standard medieval folk instruments. SCHANDMAUL are the leading edge of the spear, with every album in their catalog offering a comprehensive example of their musical expertise. SCHANDMAUL state:“We are […]

Texas Melodic Death-Doom Unit HINAYANA to Release Death Of The Cosmic EP

Austin, Texas-based melodic death-doom metal unit HINAYANA have been turning heads in the metal scene since their formation in 2014, starting out as a one-man band spearheaded by frontman Casey Hurd. Now, after releasing their crushing 2018 full-length Order Divine and subsequently securing the attention of Napalm Records, HINAYANA are poised to release their next musical offering – the crushing Death Of The Cosmic EP – set for release on August 28, 2020. Today, HINAYANA are introducing their new and improved sound to the world via the charging, melancholy crusher ‘Cold Conception’, featuring trailblazing late Tengger Cavalry frontman and multi-instrumentalist […]

FEUERSCHWANZ – Release Official Music Video For ‘Meister Der Minne’

German medieval rock masters FEUERSCHWANZ have released the official music video for their song ‘Meister der Minne’. The song comes off their brand new album Das Elfte Gebot which was released on June 26 and landed #3 of the official German album charts. Commented the band: “As a thank you for your incredible support we present to you yet another music video. If Iron Maiden and A Knight’s Tale as well as Bon Jovi and Robin Hood: Men In Tights each had a child and those two would beget an heir during a hot and sticky night on the highest […]

Heavy Experimental Rockers VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY Release New Lyric Video for ‘Age Of Aquarius’

Experimental rock standouts VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY’s intense wall of sound manifests itself once again with their newest atmospheric audiovisual for ‘Age Of Aquarius’, fresh off their same-titled album, which was physically released last Friday, April 3rd, via Napalm Records. ‘Age Of Aquarius’’ pulsating and picturesque expressiveness envelops the listener and engulfs them in a furious cabinet of psychedelic soundscapes. Alex’ echoing voice, swelling riffs and thundering drums float through the sophistication of the underlying composition, creating a deeply hypnotizing magnetic field. VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY play themselves into a veritable frenzy – long, intense instrumental passages unfold their entirety […]