2017

Sky One and Sky Arts announce All-Star “It’s Christmas – Live from the Royal Albert Hall” on December 7th 2017

Sky One and Sky Arts, together with specialist live-events producer CC-Lab, are pleased to announce an All-Star line-up Christmas concert at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, which will take place on Thursday, December 7th, 2017.

Tickets are available through the Royal Albert Hall Box Office. 020 7589 8212 or can be booked online here.

Sister Shotgun to release new video single “Silhouettes” on December 8th 2017

Sister Shotgun are a five-piece modern rock band from the West Midlands who create engaging anthemic hooks served with hard-hitting, yet melodic guitar riffs.

The Brit rockers deliver their explosive new single, “Silhouettes”, on December 8th, 2017.
 
Sister Shotgun were born in 2013, and ever since then, they’ve shared stages with everyone from INME, Toseland, Fearless Vampire Killers and Kobra And The Lotus, to Butcher Babies. The quintet have wooed festival audiences at 2016’s Macmillan Fest and FortFest, and at 2017’s Highway to Hell. The band are also confirmed to perform at next year’s HardRockHell: Metal.
 

Alestorm to release “Captain Morgan’s Revenge” – 10th Anniversary Edition – on January 26th 2018

Oh wow! Back in 2008, Alestorm were mere newcomers and beginners - and yet they created a modern metal classic and a completely new subgenre.

Captain Morgan’s Revenge” marks the birth of Pirate Metal as we know it today and turned a couple of young Scotsmen into the hottest band the modern metal scene has to offer! Ten years later and sold-out shows all over the world, their boozy debut gets its well-deserved anniversary treatment and will be re-released on January 26th, 2018, with Napalm Records!

Wolf King signs to Prosthetic Records and announces new album “Loyal to the Soil” - due out in Spring 2018

Bay Area-based blackened hardcore outfit, Wolf King, is the latest band to join the Prosthetic Records roster.

The group most recent release, their 2016 EP, “Into the Infinite”, contained five tracks of grim, chaotic, hardcore.

Wolf King has toured throughout the U.S. with the Enfold Darkness, Outlier, Seeker and many others, as well as shared the stage with Archspire, Cattle Decapitation and Whitechapel.
 
Vocalist Tim Wilson comments on the signing: “I'm so stoked to be signing with Prosthetic Records - together with their support, we can show the world the next level of hardcore”.
 

Nocean to release new studio album “Diamond” on December 1st 2017

Nocean is one of Sweden's latest bands on the rise and in 2016 they released their first single from this album and it was also the first Swedish rock video filmed in 360 degrees (“The Change”).

The new album “Diamond” consists of ten tracks with melodic, alternative rock and a strong female voice in the front.

Influences of metal, electronic elements and a powerful well produced sound. On November 17th, 2017, Nocean will release a third single - “Here For You” along with a new 360 music video. The album is distributed through Sony Music's subsidiary, Rambo Music.

Tracklist:

Sleep Signals announce November/December 2017 US Tour with Elisium

Minneapolis, MN-based rockers Sleep Signals recently released their album, “At the End of the World”, produced by Justin Rimer (Saving Abel, 12 Stones) to all digital outlets.

In continued support of the release the band will return to the road on “The High Tides Tour” with Elisium. The tour is presented by Relik Management and will kick off on November 2, 2017 in La Crosse, WI and conclude December 9th in Chippewa Falls, WI at Every Buddy's..

Tickets are available here.

Pop Evil to release new self-titled studio album on February 16th 2018

American rock band Pop Evil have announced a brand new single and music video for a track called “Waking Lions” today, exclusively through VEVO. Watch the video below.

As previously heard on SiriusXM Octane channel, “Waking Lions” is the first bit of music we're hearing from the band's 5th studio album.

“This is a Dawn of a New Day for Pop Evil”, says vocalist Leigh Kakaty. “The new lineup feels like a whole new chapter for us. We could not be more proud to lead off this new album cycle with "Waking Lions", sending a positive message to our fans”.

Nightingale to release new album “Rock Hard Live” on December 8th 2017

Sweden’s Progressive Hard Rockers Nightingale have announced the release of their first-ever live album, “Rock Hard Live” out on December 8th, 2017.
 
Following up Nightingale’s latest studio album “Retribution”, which was released in 2014 via InsideOut Music, “Rock Hard Live” was recorded at Germany’s Rock Hard festival in 2016 and contains the following tracklisting.
 
Tracklist:
1. Nightfall Overture
2. A Raincheck on My Demise
3. Hideaway
4. Forevermore

Valdur to release new studio album “Divine Cessation” on December 1st 2017

Eastern Sierra Black/Death Metal crew Valdur will release new full-length “Divine Cessation” on December 1st, 2017, via Bloody Mountain Records.

The seven bloodied, snarling tracks therein stand upon a foundation built upon two decades' worth of filth, sweat, and metal. Frighteningly fierce and eschewing trend-chasing nonsense, “Divine Cessation” is proudly devoid of triggers, click tracks, and Pro-Tools! The album's title track is now streaming below.

Autopsy to release mini album “Puncturing the Grotesque” on December 15th 2017

Marking 30 years of depravity, the highly influential US death metal pioneers, Autopsy, return with the “Puncturing the Grotesque” mini-LP, containing 7 tracks of blistering sickness, and their first new material since the pulverising “Skull Grinder”, on December 15th, 2017, exclusively through the Peaceville store, here.