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Duel to release new studio album “Valley of Shadows” on May 17th 2019

Heavy Psych Sounds Records is proud to reveal the first and hotly anticipated details of Duel’s forthcoming album! The Texas occult rockers conjure up another heavy dose of tripped out old school doom metal with their third full length, “Valley of Shadows”, set to be released on May 17th, 2019.

Zig Zags to release new studio album “They’ll Never Take Us Alive” on May 10th 2019

L.A. punk-metal trio Zig Zags announce their fourth album and debut on RidingEasy Records.

The new album “They’ll Never Take Us Alive” will be released on May 10th, 2019.

Listen to the lead single “Punk Fucking Metal” below.

Pre-order the new album here.

Tracklist:
1. Punk Fucking Metal
2. Killer of Killers
3. Fallout
4. No Way Out

Flight

Hi Jonas and welcome to Grande Rock. You really hit the spot with your new sophomore release, “A Leap Through Matter”. Well-done!
 
J: Hi. Thank you, and thanks for having us.
 
 
Well, it’s been almost 3 years since your debut album. What happened during these 3 years? Were you working on the new tracks or what?
 

Flight - A Leap Through Matter

Hotter than an expeditiously raging, full-tilt and inferno-bound, disintegrating asteroid is Norway’s Flight, a wickedly fleeting and original “1970s proto-metal” sounding quartet from Oslo which, three years following an idiosyncratically received – not to mention wholly innocuous – namesake debut, slickly turned around with an absolute stunner of a science-fiction conceived sophomore full-length audaciously catalogued as “A Leap Through Matter” (under the ubiquitously great High Roller Records), while featuring eight inter-woven, if not co-dependent

Nekromant to release new studio album “The Nekromant Lives” on November 9th 2018

Ripple Music is thrilled to announce the release of the brand new studio album, “The Nekromant Lives”, by heavy metal trio, Nekromant.

Hailing from the Swedish city of Vänersborg, the band – formerly known as Serpent – are renowned for delivering a raw, gritty and direct assault, cast in the fires and poured from a dedicated melting pot of metallic inspirations that include Black Sabbath, Pentagram and Texan rockers, The Sword.
 

The Necromancers to release new studio album “Of Blood and Wine” on October 5th 2018

Drawing on antiquated inspirations in mythology, religion, fantastical tales from European literature and an obsession for classic horror cinema, The Necromancers are a curious alliance of musicians, and together are a strange beast to behold.
 
Following on from the release of their debut album last year on Ripple Music, the French quartet return with the first taste of their eagerly awaited follow up, “Of Blood and Wine”, with “Secular Lord”; a song about which explores the legend of Vlad “The Empalor” Tepes.

Listen to the new song below.

Castle to release new studio album “Deal Thy Fate” on October 19th 2018

Heavy metal doomsters Castle are pleased to announce the release of their new album, “Deal Thy Fate”, on October 19th, 2018, via Ripple Music.

Recorded at Hallowed Halls Studio in Portland, Oregon by long-time producer Billy Anderson (Sleep, Neurosis) “Deal Thy Fate” is Castle’s fifth album and follows 2016’s critically-lauded “Welcome to the Graveyard”, which was described by Metal Hammer UK as “epic, heroic, tastefully melodic”.

Funeral Horse to release new studio album “Psalms for the Mourning” on June 15th 2018

Made up of front man/guitarist Paul Bearer, drummer Chris Bassett and new addition, Clint Rater on bass, Funeral Horse return to the fold this June with a brand-new studio album; their third in the canon for the Houston-based record label, Artificial Head Records.
 

Lucifer signs with Century Media Records and announces new album “Lucifer II”

Century Media Records are proud to announce the signing of heavy rockers Lucifer, who will release their much anticipated, second studio album, “Lucifer II”, on July 6th, 2018.
 
Singer Johanna Sadonis comments: “We are beyond thrilled to roll our Heavy Rock tank to the monster fortress of Century Media. What better place to kick off the new chapter! This should go together like Buck Dharma and his mustache. Here's to an unholy union!”...