Exalt (Kitchener, ON) is a band comprised of five friends and brothers. Together they make passionate, sullen and above all else real music for those of like-mind. Promoting self-worth and a life separate of the negative aspects of the world, Exalt makes music straight from the heart, as their love/hate relationship with humanity fuels every song.
Prong have confirmed the release date for their new album 'Carved Into Stone'. The album will be released April 24th in North America on Long Branch Records. The band has also unveiled the album artwork and track listing for the album. The artwork was created by Vance Kelly (Down, The Sword).
Italian hard rockers Voodoo Highway announce that they will be back in studio to record their second album at the end of this month. Recordings will start on February 27th 2012 at the renowned Zeta Factory Studios with producers Dualized and Eddy Cavazza for "dysFUNCTION Productions", who has already worked with big names such as Anthony Phillips (Genesis), John Wetton (King Crimson, Uriah Heep, Asia), Logan Mader (Machine Head, Soulfly), Danish producer Tue Madsen, Fear Factory, Jonny Santos (Spineshank), RipTide Music, Reality Entertainment and more…
The track listing for the jewel-case version of Municipal Waste's fifth studio album 'The Fatal Feast' (featuring artwork by Justin Osbourn of Slasher Design) is below. 'The Fatal Feast' features guest appearances by Nuclear Assault guitarist and vocalist John Connelly, Zombi's Steve Moore, and former Avail vocalist Tim Barry.
Attention old-school death metal fans, zombie/horror culture freaks and general savages… the debut full-length from Austrian deathsquad Zombie Inc. has arrived. Zombie Inc. may be a new name to the death metal scene, but some of the henchmen involved this gory, plodding debauchery will surely raise some interest… namely former Pungent Stench vocalist Martin Schirenc's return to the death metal scene! Schirenc's guttural oral thunder is brutally backed by guitars from songwriting mastermind Wolfgang Rothbauer (Disbelief, Eisblut, etc.) and Gerald Huber (Collapse 7), low-end from bassist Daniel Lechner (The Cascades, ex-Lacrimas Profundere) and the percussive onslaught of Tomasz “Nefastus” Janiszewski (Belphegor, Fleshcrawl, Debauchery).
King Mob is a brand new English beat combo comprising guitar legend Chris Spedding (Roxy Music, Elton John, John Cale, Paul McCartney), Martin Chambers – drums (Pretenders), Stephen W Parsons aka Snips – vocals (film composer and vocalist of legendary 70's band Sharks) and introducing amazing young Japanese bassist Toshi Ogawa and hot new guitar talent Sixteen.
Their energetic live shows have established Cygnets as a staple in their native Canada, where they've shared the stage with acts such as You Say Party! We Say Die!, Apoptygama Berzerk and Shout Out Out Out Out. With significant national radio play and attention from print media under their belts, these 3 boys from Edmonton are ready to take their brand of new wave/electro/post-punk to the masses.
Originally set to be released in late February via Inside Out Music, The Safety Fire's debut full-length, 'Grind The Ocean', is now due out on April 9th in the UK and April 10th in North America.
The first of a series of webisodes from power metal band Reverence (members of Savatage, ex-Tokyo Blade, Burning Starr) features behind the scenes footage of the making of their debut album and has set 'When Darkness Calls' as the title of Revence's upcoming album, due in April/May.
Hollow Earth was a thought between members Mike Moynihan (Guitar) Steve Muczynski (Vocals) and Aaron Goodrich (Drums) during their stint of touring with legendary hardcore band Shai Hulud during November 2010.
Born at the dawn of the new millennium in Italy, Incoming Cerebral Overdrive are heavy to the core. ICO first emerged with their debut 'Cerebral Heart' (Myphonic Records, 2008) which was characterized by a ferocious energy that has stayed with them to this day. However it was their union with Supernatural Cat and the 2009 album 'Controverso' where they defined and honed their unique sound into something all the more dynamic. Their style on one hand was contemporary, heavy, furious and dirty, whilst also acknowledging and embracing Italy's progressive musical past. 'Controverso' really was the first step in a more focused direction.
Westchester, New York ambient indie rockers Moving Mountains will release the 'New Light' EP on April 24th, both digitally and on vinyl, via Triple Crown Records. The EP consists of acoustic and re-interpreted versions of songs that originally appeared on the band's breakthrough 2011 LP 'Waves' and their 2007 debut 'Pneuma'.
To the casual on-looker, PS I Love You's quick rise to the summit of the intensely competitive Canadian music landscape is the thing dreams are made of. Heck – just over one year ago the band released their highly praised homage to their hometown Kingston, Ontario. 'Meet Me At The Muster Station' was embraced by critics across the globe garnering consistently dazzling reviews. As a result PS I Love You's Benjamin Nelson and Paul Saulnier began to tour 'Muster Station' around the planet.
Deep, dark, and dynamic Wisconsin black metallers Shroud Of Despondency will release the CD version of 'Pine' on March 1st. The album was just released digitally and can be purchased/streamed below.
U.K. based hard rock band, Starseed, is preparing to hit the US like a roundhouse kick of rock with their debut of 'Peace Machine' on February 21st, 2012. AOL Music will be holding a full CD listening party for the entire week. Additionally, throughout the month of February leading up to the release, fans will be able to preview select tracks from the album at Pastepunk, February 7th, Loudwire on February 10th, SkullsNBones and HearEvil on February 14th and on Revolver on February 20th.
The cover artwork for Municipal Waste's fifth studio album – due out in North America on April 10th and in Europe on April 13th - was created by Justin Osbourn of Slasher Design. 'The Fatal Feast' features guest appearances by Nuclear Assault guitarist and vocalist John Connelly, Zombi's Steve Moore, and former Avail vocalist Tim Barry.
Legendary technical metal act, Believer, are currently in the process of writing their fifth album. It's their third for Metal Blade Records and the follow up to 2011's 'Transhuman'. Believer also performed at last year's New England Metal and Hardcore fest. Since then, the band has been writing new material.
'Lay Your Weapons Down', the new album from Kiros, is available today. The Ain't No Grave Records debut full length was produced by Mark Lee Townsend (Relient K, House Of Heroes), and the 10 song disc delivers a perfect blend of melodic rock, infectious hooks and faith-based lyrics.
Dublin trio The Minutes, have left a trail of destruction in their wake across the ocean. The band are now setting their sights on the USA this spring with the February 14th release of their self-titled EP. They bring their celebrated live show to SXSW in March, where American audiences will have the chance to get up close and personal with the band and their explosive riffs. Watch the music video for "Black Keys" below.
The All-American Rejects have now revealed the album artwork to their 4th studio album, 'Kids In The Street', with a short video clip. The clip shows Tyson bringing the cover to life by welding neon lights. Watch and see how he puts it all together to show off the final reveal of the album!