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In Flames Battles cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:20 / Reviews - Comments

In Flames - Battles

Actually ever since In Flames toured with Slipknot a while ago, they decided to throw any metal cred they had to the garbage can and try to make music suited for the American market. Poppy, plastic and American “Metal” inspired. Sugar coated choruses, pseudo angst, full of breakdowns etc. This has gone for some albums to the point their main guitarist/...
Source Return to Nothing cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Sun, 11/06/2016 - 02:11 / Reviews - Comments

Source - Return to Nothing

Source is a Colorado based band that’s weird to put it bluntly. They have a modern sound, their performances can be rather meandering and intricate at times, but overall their arrangements are not always as complex, so you would be hard pressed not to call them prog… rock? Probably rock, because they’re not really metal, but there’s also...
Motorfingers Goldfish Motel cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Sun, 10/16/2016 - 00:23 / Reviews - Comments

Motorfingers - Goldfish Motel

Motorfingers is an Italian quintet out of Modena, with a few albums under their belt and a number of lineup changes. Their latest incarnation which sports a couple of new members including a new singer, delivers a new album, some elven new songs and the closest thing I could compare this with would be the alternative/crossover punk sister of the Eldritch offshoot...
Red Cain EP cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 22:11 / News - Comments

Red Cain to release self-titled debut EP on November 25th 2016

Calgary, AB's Red Cain have teamed up with PureGrainAudio for the premiere of their new lyric video for their first single “Hiraeth” off their upcoming self-titled debut EP set for release on November 25th, 2016. The track was written as an anthem to glorious ages past, driven by the band's Eastern European roots. Enveloped in Slavic mythology...
In Flames 1993 - 2011 vinyl box cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 21:19 / News - Comments

In Flames to release strictly limited, hand numbered vinyl collector’s box “1993 - 2011” on December 9th 2016

Without a doubt In Flames are one of the most successful and influential Swedish Metal bands. Together with At The Gates and Dark Tranquillity they are one of the forefathers of the “Gothenburg sound”, which did not only heavily influence melodic death metal artists such as Insomnium, Soilwork, Wintersun or Eluveitie, but also left an undeniable mark on...
In Flames Sounds From the Heart of Gothenburg DVD cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 07/15/2016 - 15:44 / News - Comments

In Flames announces new DVD “Sounds From the Heart of Gothenburg” - due out on September 23rd 2016

They break the rules, reinvent themselves with every album and are considered to be Gothenburg's brightest metal pearl - since the early 90's, In Flames have delivered a spectacular band progression which has seen them transform their sound from classic Melodic Death Metal to their current modern and unique style. The Swedes never cease to challenge their...
In Flames band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:06 / News - Comments

In Flames signs with Nuclear Blast

Nuclear Blast proudly announce the signing of Swedish metal icons, In Flames for the world ex-North America and Scandinavia. Formed in 1990, the band are considered one of the forefathers of melodic death metal and the purveyors of the “Gothenburg sound”. With eleven studio albums released, countless successful tours around the globe, millions of...
Lords Of Black band pic
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:29 / Interviews - Comments

Lords Of Black

Hi Tony… I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk about the second full-length album, “II”, of Lords Of Black.   T: Hi, there! Very cool to have this interview for you, guys!     Firstly, do tells us what are the new elements that you introduce with “II” and which are the main differences between your...
Lords Of Black II cover
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 04/17/2016 - 16:34 / Reviews - Comments

Lords Of Black - II

Lords Of Black are back with their sophomore release, two years after the eponymous debut and this time under Frontiers Records. I guess it’s a major step for the band to be under the wing of one of the pioneering rock/hard rock labels globally and that will give an extra boost to their reputation as well.   Tony Hernando, the mastermind behind Lord Of...
Scar Of The Sun band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 03/15/2016 - 20:56 / News - Comments

Scar Of The Sun announces new album “In Flood”

Scar Of The Sun is a modern metal band formed in 2005 in London, UK. With their first release “A Series of Unfortunate Concurrencies” Scar Of The Sun has successfully toured Europe three times with the likes of Dark Tranquillity, Moonspell, Pain, Rage, Tyr and are currently about to release their sophomore effort “In Flood”. The new album...