Spanish thrash metallers Angelus Apatrida continue to promote their newest studio album, The Call, which entered the charts in Spain at a stellar #14 spot upon release in April of 2012 via Century Media Records. After performing a successful European tour together with label-mates 3 Inches of Blood in May 2012, as well as having played more than a dozen shows in their native Spain, the band is now announcing their next live shows with a few upcoming in Spain followed by some dates in Portugal in mid-February.
NILE have just posted a clip online for their latest hit track "Enduring the Eternal Molestation of Flame." The video was produced and directed by Jon Simvonis for Magnum Production Studios Co. and Arctos Broadcast Facilities. NILE will tour the United States once again this March and April with 28 shows supported by three of the best local bands in every market. The band will play two massive sets with music spanning their prolific, twenty year career.
On this, the 15th episode of Brutally Delicious, the guys from Legacy Of Disorder cook up some "On The Road Pasta" from their RV while on the road. Tune in as they cook and dish about their new record Last Man Standing and their current tour.
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 video for "Get Back In Line" from The World Is Ours Vol 2 Anyplace Crazy as Anywhere Else available everywhere.
Ironclad thrash metallers Anger As Art have announced that their new album Hubris Inc. will be released on February 5 , 2013 via Old School Metal Records.
Manchester's Minutes To Recover are an upcoming band set to release their debut album Top To Tale on November 26th. Their first single "Stereohype" is sure to get everyone singing along on the first listen from it's 'woah-oh' opening to it's anthemic chorus and soaring melodies. Other stand-out tracks are sure to be the party rock anthem "Life is a Party," the lyrically powerful "Outside of Sleep" and the hauntingly emotive "Left No Memories."
All That Remains have premiered the video for "Stand Up", the newest single from their latest record A War You Cannot Win. The "Stand Up" video was directed by P.R. Brown (Slipknot, Bullet For My Valentine, Marilyn Manson) who also collaborated with ATR on their recent album packaging and photos. "Stand Up" was filmed on location in New Hampshire. All That Remains is currently on tour as direct support to Dethklok along with special guests, The Black Dahlia Murder.
Long Island hardcore pioneers Vision of Disorder have just released their newly-completed official video for the pummeling track "Hard Times." The fourth anthem from their lauded, fourth full-length The Cursed Remain Cursed, VOD enlisted the expertise of Tom J. Cronin to direct and construct the high-paced visual depiction of the song, filmed live at two vicious gigs in London and Manchester just days before the release of The Cursed Remain Cursed this past September.
Arrow Haze, the up and coming Belgium-based rock band, is set to release their debut album Music Factory on November 23rd, 2012. Loaded with their own unique, classic-rock inspired sound, their new album is going to be hard-hitting to say the least. Posted by the band in early November, the video for the song "Crisis" is a prime example of how this young group beautifully and effortlessly melds melodic, classic rock with a hardcore edge that is driven by an innovative guitar heavy sound full of dexterity and lacking restraint. Simply amazing!
Fronted by Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd, named two of the year's 'Hottest Women In Rock' by Revolver Magazine, Butcher Babies left their mark on the United Kingdom in June, appearing on the Download festival and supporting Anthrax in Cardiff. They returned to America as direct support for Otep in the Fall, and are wrapping up their first headlining tour tonight in front of a hometown crowd at the Roxy on the Sunset Strip. The band are currently at work on their full-length debut, which is slated for worldwide release in Summer 2013 via Century Media Records.
A Tomb for the Haunted, the long-awaited new album from Mexico's legendary Agony Lords, will be released November 26th on Chaos Records. After a decade in the shadows the band returns with their most fully realized effort, one anchored in dark 'n powerful melodies and a mighty melo-death punch that in combination can only be termed Graveyard Occult Metal. A Tomb for the Haunted is a concept album consisting of 10 dark chapters extracted directly from the crypt. Watch the official video for "The Spirit in the Tower" today!
Venice, California "Destroyers of Rock 'n' Roll", The Shrine released their new album Primitive Blast this Summer and just returned from their first European tour alongside stoner rock veterans Fu Manchu. The Shrine just premiered the video for "Whistlings of Death", a true-to-life mashup of everything the band lives for: skating pools, having fun and hammering home heavy, psychedelic, riff-based rock. The Shrine are currently finalizing their touring schedule for early 2013.
The latest heavy metal supergroup is called The Resistance. The Resistance includes In Flames' founder (and main songwriter until his departure in 2010) Jesper Strömblad on guitar alongside second guitarist Glenn Ljungström (ex-In Flames, ex-Dimension Zero), vocalist Marco Aro (ex-The Haunted, Facedown) and drummer Chris Barkensjö (Carnal Forge, ex-Kaamos, ex-Repugnant). The Resistance will make its musical debut in the form of the four-track Rise From Treason EP, set for North American release on January 29, 2013 with a full-length to follow later in the year.
Fall City Fall is ready to unleash their unique sound filled with hard hitting melodies and technical riffs. With duel-vocalists Nathan Zorn and Keenan Pylychaty leading the pack, the band dives deep into the human psyche with meaningful lyrics and memorable songs. They will film two new music videos this Friday, November 23rd for "Lovebirds" and "Dissentipede" in Calgary, Alberta at Albert Park Radisson Heights, from their forthcoming album Victus.
Coheed and Cambria will also release The Afterman: Ascension (Big Beige Demos) as a limited edition clear vinyl to indie retailers on November 23, 2012 to hold fans over until volume two of their double album, The
Afterman: Descension, is released on February 5, 2013. The band is currently wrapping up their tour of intimate headlining shows and will embark on a national headlining tour beginning with two shows in Washington D.C. Supporting Coheed will be the progressive
juggernaut Between The Buried and Me and the artsy post-rock trio Russian Circles.
Swiss new wave of folk metal pioneers Eluveite and Wintersun, will co-headline a North American tour this Winter. The trek will commemorate Eluveite's 10th anniversary as well as serve as Wintersun's introduction to North American shores. This momentous event will also include the German pagan metal band Varg. Wintersun recently scanned 3,870 copies of their new album Time I in its first week of sales in the United States. The album debuted at No. 109 on the US Billboard Top 200 chart, making it their highest first week sales yet.
Greek symphonic metal band Nightfall are gearing up for a big new year with the release of their newest album Cassiopeia, due out on January 18th. The recordings for Cassiopeia took place in four different places, something Nightfall is quite familiar with. Vocals and keys were recorded in Greece (Soundflakes studios & Cyberia) while the drums got hammered down in Germany in the Soundlodge studios. Guitars and bass were recorded in the U.S. in Nashville, Tennessee in the Boomcave studios.
Teen rock sensation Cherri Bomb have just premiered the video for their latest single "Too Many Faces." "Too Many Faces" is the first single from Cherri Bomb's full-length debut album, This is the End of Control. Though the girls’ ages range from 14 to 16, their album is the product of years of work. Over the course of the past two years, Cherri Bomb opened for a Foo Fighters' arena show in Germany, performed at all the major European festivals, including Reading, Leeds, Rock En Seine, Oxegen, Highfields and Lowlands, and tore up Australia’s Soundwave festival.
Metal Blade/Rise Above has released the re-issue of Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats debut, Blood Lust, today in North America. The album has rocked an unsuspecting underground metal community in Europe for the past two years and the psychedelic sounds are beginning to ooze into North America. Blood Lust is a re-issue Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats' highly sought 2011 self-released album. A new album is currently in progress and is scheduled to be released sometime in 2013.
The Fallen Divine is a progressive metal band hailing from Oslo, Norway. The band was founded in 2009, and has since then written some great tunes, recorded one EP and one full-length album. The Binding Cycle contains eight musically strong songs, and is a considerable step forward from the group's previous EP; The Eternal Past and Future which was released in 2010. The band has released a video for their latest record for the song "Fire Lights The Night".