hard & heavy

Eternal Odyssey signs with Combat Records and announces debut album “Awakening”

Eternal Odyssey, the new project featuring brothers Kent (vocals, guitars, bass) and Brent Smedley (Iced Earth drummer) have signed to Combat Records/EMP Label Group, who will release their debut album “Awakening” on March 15th, 2019.

Formed in Jacksonville, Florida, Eternal Odyssey is a Melodic Hard Rock band crafted from soaring vocals, blistering guitars, thunderous drums, and masterfully crafted song-scapes, by brothers Kent and Brent Smedley, as showcased on “Awakening”, “the culmination of their collective life and musical experiences”.

Full House Brew Crew release new lyric video for “Hollow God”

Greek Power Groove Metallers Full House Brew Crew featuring a Rotting Christ member in their ranks, have released a new lyric video for “Hollow God”, the track is taken from their monstrous second album “Me Against You”, out on November 16th, 2018, via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

Check out the lyric video below.

Pre-order the album here and here.

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Chrome Division unveil lyric video for second single “Walk Away in Shame”

For one last time, infernal hard rockers Chrome Division will let their engines roar.

After 5 full-length albums and the band celebrating their 15th anniversary this year, the Norwegians led by Dimmu Borgir’s Shagrath have decided to go out with a bang as they gear up to release their final studio effort “One Last Ride”!

Four years after “Infernal Rock Eternal”, Chrome Division join forces again with their first lead singer Eddie Guz and have brewed up a new masterpiece crackling with metallic energy and spinning wheels, ready to be unleashed on November 16th, 2018, through Nuclear Blast.

Cauldron and Primitai live in London 2018


This heavy metal band orientated in the sleepy Berkshire town of Sandhurst. So not the sort of place you’d expect to give birth to a heavy and thrash metal band! Primitai have combined influences from the 80s Glam Metal revival and classic hard rock and metal bands, such as Iron Maiden, AC/DC and Motley Crue. Creating melodic, rhythmic and powerful heavy metal. Whilst giving it a unique, modern twist to give them a unique edge in the resurgence of 80s Glam and Heavy Metal.
 

Gin Annie signs with Off Ya Rocka Records and announces the release date of their debut album

Following their success at this year’s HRH Highway To Hell finals, Gin Annie are thrilled to announce that they have signed a 2 album licensing deal with Off Yer Rocka Records, beginning with their debut album to be released on Fri 25th January 2019.
 
Off Ya Rocka Records (OYR) are part of the Hard Rock Hell (HRH) family that includes a label, radio station, a printed magazine, PR division and of course, numerous festivals. Each year HRH have offered emerging rock talent the chance to win a licensing deal with OYR through the fan-voted Highway To Hell competition. Previous finalists have included Massive Wagons, Stone Broken, Ryders Creed and Thirteen Stars.
 

God’s Army release lyric video for “Before the Fall”

Rock/Metal band God’s Army featuring current and former members of Helloween, Scanner, Firewind, Outloud, Vivaldi Metal Project, Joe Stump’s Tower Of Babel have released a new lyric video for “Before the Fall”, the track is taken from their upcoming second full length album “Demoncracy”, out on October 12th, 2018, via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

Check out the lyric video below.

Gotthard to release unplugged compilation “Defrosted 2” on December 7th 2018

“Defrosted” released in 1997 - was Gotthard’s very first live album. Still to this day it’s seen as a cult-milestone within the bands career that helped establish their reputation as the most successful band from Switzerland.

For more than 25 years, Gotthard have thrived in the global spotlight; with a career that includes 16 No.1-albums, over three million records sold, multiple awards and over 2000 shows all over the planet.
 
And now, 21 years after the first edition, Gotthard return to SONY Switzerland and Nuclear Blast with “Defrosted 2”, an ultimate unplugged-compilation of Gotthard’s greatest hits, recorded on the “Defrosted Tour” in March.

Bad As to release new studio album “Midnight Curse” on November 30th 2018

Italy's modern hard-rock band Bad As signs to Rockshots Records!

Founded in 2016 by the worldwide known bassist Alberto Rigoni (solo, Vivaldi Metal Project, former - Twinspirits) under the monicker Badass, in 2018 the Italian moder hard-rock band turned into Bad As, featuring a brand new line-up and a huge step forward their unique and personal music style.

While “Hard Rock” is the starting point of Bad As , the new album is a melting of genres including metal and progressive, as well as a mixing of influences in the style of legendary bands such as Metallica, Megadeth, Whitesnake, DIO, Symphony X, Alter Bridge and many others.

Full House Brew Crew to release new studio album “Me Against You” on November 16th 2018

Greek Power Groove Metallers Full House Brew Crew have announced the release of their monstrous second album “Me Against You” on November 16th, 2018, via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

After many years of absence, because of Vagelis’ duties as the bass player of the legendary Rotting Christ, Full House Brew Crew are coming back with a strong statement of an album.

“No Retreat” and “Black Empty Box” were the fan’s favourite songs from their debut album “Bet It All” and with those songs in mind, now they put out “Me Against You”, which maybe includes the heaviest power grooves ever written from a European artist.

Gotthard re-sign with Nuclear Blast and announce unplugged-compilation “Defrosted 2”

“Defrosted” released in 1997 - was Gotthard’s very first live album. Still to this day it’s seen as a cult-milestone within the bands career that helped establish their reputation as the most successful band from Switzerland.

For more than 25 years, Gotthard have thrived in the global spotlight; with a career that includes 16 No.1-albums, over three million records sold, multiple awards and over 2000 shows all over the planet.
 
And now, 21 years after the first edition, Gotthard return to SONY Switzerland and Nuclear Blast with “Defrosted 2”, an ultimate unplugged-compilation of Gotthard’s greatest hits, recorded on the “Defrosted Tour” in March.