Post Tagged with: "heavy metal"

Trauma band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 20:28 / News - Comments

Trauma releases new single “The Rage” and announces new bassist Greg Christian

Trauma is highly revered by those in-the-know as an important evolutionary entity in the intersection of traditional heavy metal, the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, and the more melodically minded classic rock influenced bands on the Sunset Strip. Trauma is responsible for the much sought after classic '80s album, “Scratch and Scream”, featuring...
Gateway To Hell Clovers EP cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:15 / News - Comments

Gateway To Hell to release debut EP “Clovers” on July 21st 2017

Baltimore doom metal unit Gateway To Hell – fittingly self-described as a, “groovy, ghoulish mix of doom metal and the laughter of ugly children, with a touch of inebriation and shame” – will release their debut EP next month via Unholy Anarchy Records. Slated to drop on July 21st, 2017, the five bottom-heavy ragers comprising “...
For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records book cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:36 / News - Comments

BMG to publish new book “For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records” on August 29th 2017

Metal Blade Records and BMG are proud to announce the upcoming release of “For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records” on August 29th, 2017. Written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, the book features a foreword by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and celebrates the storied label’s 35th anniversary. Slagel...
Walpyrgus Walpyrgus Nights cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:26 / Reviews - Comments

Walpyrgus - Walpyrgus Nights

Well, this US five piece is, if nothing else, doing a nice job in delivering somewhat unpredictable, melodic power metal. Made up of members of Twisted Tower Dire and While Heaven Wept – who seem to be on ice currently, Walpyrgus (seriously with that spelling?) offer us “Walpyrgus Nights” (no mystery here)… an album that’s quite...
Portrait Burn the World cover
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:40 / News - Comments

Portrait to release new studio album “Burn the World” on August 25th 2017

On August 25th, 2017, Swedish heavy metallers Portrait will release their new full-length, “Burn the World”, worldwide via Metal Blade Records! Listen to the album’s title track below. Click here to pre-order the album in the following formats: • CD • 180g black vinyl • pale violet red marbled vinyl (EU exclusive –...
Castle US Tour 2017 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:28 / News - Comments

Castle announces Fall 2017 US Tour

Newly relocated to the Mojave Desert where writing for a fifth full-length is currently underway, occult rock alchemists Castle will be taking a break from conjuring the as-of-yet untitled album, to take on another round of live takeovers. The perpetually road-bound unit will take to the streets later this month on the previously announced “Stormbringer...
Grand Magus Euro Tour 2017 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:13 / News - Comments

Grand Magus announces Fall 2017 European Headline Tour

Swedish riff lords Grand Magus released their current studio album titled “Sword Songs”, on May 13th, 2016 through Nuclear Blast. After several support shows for Amon Amarth with their label mates Testament all over Europe last year plus a UK/Ireland headline tour earlier this year, the time has come for the band to embark on another European headline...
Jorn Life on Death Road cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:54 / Reviews - Comments

Jorn - Life on Death Road

Jorn has been unstoppable in releasing solo releases, with this being his eighth or so album of original material, in his near two decade “solo” career… which boasts some eighteen or so releases (including live, remix, and several cover ones). After parting ways with the “Dracula” project, unceremoniously or not, is anyone’s...
Rabid Bitch Of The North Nothing But a Bitter Taste cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:16 / News - Comments

Rabid Bitch Of The North to release debut full-length album “Nothing But a Bitter Taste” on August 18th 2017

Wearing their influences on their sleeves, quite literally, patched denim and all things NWOBHM is their art, they are the purveyors of traditional heavy metal. Belfast heavy metal trio Rabid Bitch Of The North have announced they will release their debut full-length album, “Nothing But a Bitter Taste”, this August via Hostile Media. “"...
Iced Earth Incorruptible cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:00 / Reviews - Comments

Iced Earth - Incorruptible

One thing that one cannot really blame Jon Schaffer for, is really not trying. He’s kept Iced Earth going through thick and thin, through no less than what almost thirty or so different members throughout their existence. While the band really peaked in popularity and almost became the next big thing in the late 90s, a series of mediocre albums and the lineup...