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Sifting to release new studio album “The Infinite Loop” on September 27th 2019

Progressive metal prodigies Sifting will release their upcoming third full-length album entitled “The Infinite Loop” on September 27th, 2019, via Eclipse Records.

The album was produced by Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Poison the Well), mixed & mastered by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me, The Contortionist), and the album’s artwork was designed by Jimmy León.
 

Sweden Rock Festival 2019 - Day 4

Dog tired, by the fourth day, we arrived a little later than usual, missing, nice Swedish hard glam rockers Dust Bowl Jokies, funky Canadian corpo rockers Danko Jones, as well as the vintage propositions of Jared James Nichols. We got to watch a tiny bit of Electric Boys on the Rock Stage, who were damn fine….

Dvne signs worldwide deal with RidingEasy Records

Edinburgh, Scotland quintet Dvne have signed to L.A. purveyors of heavy, RidingEasy Records for worldwide release of future recordings.
 
The band also returns to the US this summer to perform at the hugely popular Psycho Las Vegas festival on August 17th.
 
Dvne (pronounced dune) is a 5 piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh Scotland. Founded in 2013, the band was then called Dune in reference to Frank Herbert sci-fi masterpiece of the same name.
 

Sweden Rock Festival 2019 - Day 3

Following a good night’s sleep and getting some stuff from a local supermarket, we returned for the third time, to the festival grounds, this time, without having to grind through heavy traffic. We did watch the last song of impressive looking all female Suiss metallers, Burning Witches, after an anemic cover of “Holydiver”, who despite having the 80s aesthetic and sound perfectly figured, sounded quite plain, to make some lasting impression. Maybe in the future, who knows.

Sweden Rock Festival 2019 - Day 2

Due to it, being Sweden’s National Day (Thursday 6th June, as we found out later – Go Sweden!) there was more traffic on the roads than usual, so despite our best calculations, we only managed to arrive midway Blaze Bayley’s show, missing Canadian’s The Wild! completely.

Conception launches crowdfunding campaign to record first full length album in over two decades

After a year which has seen Norwegian hard rock band Conception triumphantly returned to the musical fold with the highly acclaimed EP “My Dark Symphony” and a series of sold out shows, they now launch a new campaign aiming to record their first full length album since 1997.

Hemina to release new studio album “Night Echoes” on August 9th 2019

Australian progressive metal quartet Hemina have announced further details of their upcoming fourth studio album “Night Echoes”, which will release in full on August 9th, 2019.

Hemina’s fourth studio release will provide the latest instalment in an extensive, episodic concept arc that has unravelled across the band’s previous studio albums; “Synthetic” (2011), “Nebulae” (2014) and “Venus” (2016).