Ivory Moon has been together since the year 2000 with the aim of creating a band that can play an eclectic type of metal without a specific style set. On October 1st, 2012 the band released their third album, Dark Time, produced by Ivory Moon in collaboration with Christian Ice. The album represents a kind of natural continuation from their last album Human Nature. The record contains eleven tracks of pure metal, which combine elements of symphonic, progressive, hard rock and gothic. It is an eclectic album that explores the various forms of metal through the songs and the duets between the band's two singers.
Hidden Hospitals is a four piece alternative rock band from Chicago. Amid five years of continuous touring, former Damiera frontman, Raymond and Nashville based producer J. Hall formed a bond of mutual respect and purpose. This relationship made the band’s first release EP 001 possible, and led to a re-teaming with Hall for their new release, EP 002. The band will be self-releasing their EP 002. Recorded in Nashville and mixed and produced by J. Hall, EP 002 is the Chicago band’s deepest dive into music yet.
With their sixth studio album Epidemia officially released last week, Ill Nino have released a brand new music video for "La Epidemia" featuring Emmure vocalist Frankie Palmeri. Filmed at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "La Epidemia" showcases Ill Nino's power, energy and determination to spread their madness throughout the world. The video takes fans to the depths of the The Rave and gives an inside look at the haunted pool that many have only heard stories about.
Las Vegas has watched local Sin City rock group Otherwise move their way up from a hometown favorite to national name. Otherwise has had widespread radio success with their first single "Soldiers", which became the first song by an unsigned artist to ever occupy the #1 spot on the Sirius Octane channel. Otherwise just wrapped up a tour with My Darkest Days and have just announced a handful of dates with Daughtry and 3 Doors Down.
Alpha Tiger was founded at the beginning of 2007 as Satin Black by the guitarists Alex and Peter. Later on, the drummer Axel and Bass player Dirk joined the band. In the beginning, the band only covered well-known heavy metal, but shortly after they began composing their own music. In the end of 2007 Robin became the lead singer and the band only started performing their own music. Their upcoming record is called Beneath the Surface which is due out at the end of January or beginning of February, depending on location.
Pig Destroyer's long-awaited new album Book Burner was released earlier this week on Relapse Records. The reigning grindcore champions razor-sharp, fifth full-length was recorded at guitarist Scott Hull's Visceral Sound Studios. Book Burner features 19 tracks with a return to the band's raw, misanthropic sound. In support of Book Burner, Pig Destroyer will be making special appearances at various festivals including Decibel Magazine's 100th Issue Anniversary Show and Maryland Deathfest 2013.
The Gaslight Anthem have released their music video for its new single, "Here Comes My Man." Directed by Kevin Slack and starring actress Elisha Cuthbert (24, Happy Endings), the video is the band's romantic and visually stunning narrative. Handwritten, The Gaslight Anthem's first album on Mercury Records, was produced by two-time Grammy Award®-winner Brendan O'Brien, known for his work with Bruce Springsteen (Best Rock Album Grammy, 2002), Pearl Jam, Incubus, and many others.
Pianos Become The Teeth have premiered their newest video for the song "I'll Get By." Pianos Become The Teeth will join Single Mothers as support on Title Fight’s headline tour which kicks off this week in Pittsburgh. On select dates are Tigers Jaw, WHIRR, Power Trip and Face Reality. The band’s critically-acclaimed LP The Lack Long After is available now on Topshelf Records.
Bona fide heavy metal front woman and activist Otep Shamaya has rallied up the tribe and is ready to deliver the first live album of her career, entitled Sounds Like Armageddon, out November 6th. Sounds Like Armageddon hits hard with eleven gut wrenching tracks from four albums. The album also includes the fan favorite cover of Nirvana’s "Breed" that has become a staple at the end of Otep’s live set. She is currently in the studio working on her sixth full-length studio album, out in January 2013.
On this, the 14th episode of Brutally Delicious, Love Stricken Demise guitarist Billy Blair and his two lovely assistants whip up a fantastic breakfast he calls "Enchiladas A.M." while chatting about the band and their newest release, Psychotrip.
Polish metal band Mirrordead was founded in 2009 by Tom Tatoń and after only a few months they had already recorded their first demo at Cracov "Music Artic Studio".
Love and Death is the new band from former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch. The group formed in 2009 when Welch decided to have band try outs on YouTube. There have been a few lineup changes over the last couple of years as the band has tried to carve its own identity, but now the lineup is firm and Love and Death is set to release its new record Between Here & Lost on November 19th. The first single "The Abandoning" has been released in the form of a lyric video.
Only months after escaping a near fatal wreck while on tour, Missouri rock band Decadent Nation has released the music video for "Dan Boone Stomp", the lead single off their upcoming acclaimed album Fortaleza (scheduled for an election day release). With riffs reminiscent of Led Zeppelin coupled with catchy, down home vocals, the song and video is the band's ode to the Show Me State. DN played over 90 shows across the U.S. in 2011 before recording their new crowd-funded effort.
Michigan electronica/post-hardcore newcomers The Monsters I've Met, whom features former members of Famous Last Words, are excited to announce that their new album, Lights Out!, will be released October 31st or more commonly known as Halloween. Formed earlier this year, the band has released the lyric video for “Sink Or Swim,” a guitar play through video for the title track, and been featured on Arkaik Clothing’s Summer Sampler.
On October 22, 2012 the loudest, most real and raucous rock n’ roll Grammy-winning band in the world, Motörhead, released The Wörld Is Ours Pt 2 – Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else, the follow-up to 2011’s The Wörld Is Ours – Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else. Check out this sweet live video for the song "Going To Brazil" - it sure got the crowd going!
Kuolemanlaakso has just premiered their latest music video for the track "Minä elän" which comes off the band's forthcoming Uljas uusi maailma, set for international release on November 23rd through Svart Records. Featuring members of Chaosweaver, Swallow the Sun, and Barren Earth and produced by a Triptykon/Dark Fortress member, Kuolemanlaakso's Uljas uusi maailma ("Brave New World") is the band's highly-anticipated debut album.
Rising hard rock heroes, Red Fang, have blessed the world with a new video for their infectious song "Dirt Wizard". The video chronicles the beer guzzling foursome as they tour throughout Europe. The band is set to kick off a massive tour that spans the USA and then Red Fang will head to Europe until mid-December. The band's latest album is called Murder the Mountains.
All That Remains have released a brand new lyric video for "You Can’t Fill My Shadow" from their forthcoming new studio album, A War You Cannot Win. On October 30th All That Remains will hit the road with Dethklok, Machine Head, and special guests The Black Dahlia Murder and will serve as direct support to Dethklok (alternating with Machine Head). The tour kicks off in Norfolk, Virginia and will make more than 30 stops throughout the United States and Canada before coming to an end in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Cringe hit the studio to record the self-produced album Hiding In Plain Sight with renowned engineer Steve Hardy (Vertical Horizon) and recruited Hardy and Jon Kaplan (Augustana, Parachute) to mix the band's latest full-length and fourth overall. Fronted by singer and guitarist John Cusimano, the band emits a powerful rock n' roll energy that draws parallels to contemporaries like Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver, and Queens Of The Stone Age. The band will be heading out on a short tour with Trapt in early November.
Immediately upon the release of Timing of the Void, Eagle Claw will hit the road for a U.S. tour as special guests of The Sword. The tour will launch on October 29 in Corpus Christi, Texas and run through November 24 in Baton Rouge, LA. Thought by many to be one of the best metal bands to rise from Austin's stellar music scene in quite some time, Eagle Claw now prepares to unleash its compelling song craft and electric live show on music fans nationwide.