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Powerman 5000 Builders of the Future cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 17:02 / News - Comments

Powerman 5000 - Builders of the Future on May 27th 2014

Powerman 5000 returns with its first collection of all new material in nearly five years. Builders of the Future is set to arrive May 27 via T-Boy Records/UMe.   The album can be pre-ordered now on Amazon, iTunes and PledgeMusic.   Powerman 5000 has carved out a corner of the galaxy where its devoted supporters created a culture that's bigger...
Temperance cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Sat, 05/03/2014 - 01:32 / Reviews - Comments

Temperance - Temperance

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but cloning a band?! Temperance are the mirror image of Amaranthe ala Italian... almost down to the hairdos and the facial hair... lol!   They have the over pronounced drumming, the cute soprano gal, the electronics, the dude that’s doing the screamo stuff, although he’s not occurring...
Chasing Dragons Checkmate cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 19:53 / News - Comments

Chasing Dragons - Checkmate EP on June 2nd 2014

Careering into view like a raging typhoon, female-fronted Leeds based Chasing Dragons are due to release their new EP, "Checkmate" on 2nd June, 2014 via Trash Unreal Management. Produced, mixed and mastered by Lee Batiuk (Deaf Havana); it’s a sprawling beast that incorporates frenetic post-hardcore burst of penetrating guitars, thunderous vocals and...
Ravenscry The Attraction of Opposites cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:39 / News - Comments

Ravenscry - The Attraction of Opposites on May 27th 2014

The long-awaited second album by Ravenscry, will be titled “The Attraction of Opposites”, & is going to be released on May 27th, 2014. It has been recorded at Ravenstudio and mixed by Roberto Laghi and Dragan Tanasković (In Flames, Diablo Swing Orchestra, Entombed) at Bohus Sound Recording in Sweden.   The album, whose artwork has...
Black Map at the Viper Room - Marquee
Submitted by joe on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 01:23 / Live Reports - Comments

Black Map performs at the Viper Room

The trio includes The Trophy Fire multi-instrumentalist - vocalist and guitarist Ben Flanagan on vocals and bass guitar in this line-up, FAR drummer Chris Robyn and guitarist of the band Dredge, Mark Engles. Bringing together riffs from tunes the band thought were a “little too dark” for their other projects, they have recorded a new 4 song EP to...
Poster for Kill Devil Hill at the Viper Room
Submitted by joe on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 08:53 / Live Reports - Comments

The Viper Room hosts Kill Devil Hill for a Brutal Night of Metal to Kick off their 2014 Tour

On March 15th, Kill Devil Hill announced three US dates to warm up for their 2014 tour, starting at Vamp’d Vegas in Las Vegas and then stomping their way onto the Sunset Strip for a long awaited fan favorite showcase – a performance at the World Famous Viper Room. Once the word got out, tickets were flying out the box office window and the band had the...
Goblin Stolen Babies Hate Eternal Dawn of the Dead Tour 2014 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 21:29 / News - Comments

Stolen Babies announces tour dates for July 2014

Experimental band Stolen Babies fuse avant-garde-twisted rock, metal, punk, and theatrical influences with the peculiar image of what (to an unprepared onlooker) may seem like an eccentric Tim Burton-themed after-hours club house band on happy pills. The amalgamation of these ridiculously entertaining visuals with their unforgettable music have solidified Stolen...
Meshuggah North American Tour 2014 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:20 / News - Comments

Meshuggah announces North American Tour 2014

The ninth wonder of the unnatural world, Sweden’s technically intoxicating extreme metal quintet Meshuggah, are returning to North America this summer to celebrate their 25th year of musical deviance with festival appearances, Canadian dates, and clubs that will fill to capacity. Opening for them (on all but the two festival dates) will be North Carolina...
Gus G. I Am the Fire cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:24 / Reviews - Comments

Gus G. - I Am the Fire

Gus G. has risen to the forefront of the metal elite of guitarists from rather humble beginnings, by ways of tenacity and hard work and constant touring with his band, Firewind. I still remember receiving the demo of Firewind as a trio many moons ago, which wasn’t that impressive, apart from a couple of songs that showed promise songwriting wise and the...
Nonpoint band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:03 / News - Comments

Nonpoint signs with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is excited to announce that Nonpoint will join its global roster of artists! Metal Blade will serve as the label home for the band worldwide, in addition to the band’s label partner in North America. Since their debut album, “Statement”, Nonpoint has done nothing but prove, record after record, they can still dominate stages...