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Mirror - Pyramid of Terror

Cyprus’s own Mirror, a band that did comprise of an interesting and international ensemble of musicians, who released a pretty impressive debut on Metal Blade some four years prior, but were unable to capitalize on it being well received, both by the domicile of its members just as much as by how difficult it has become to successfully enter the higher echelons of the metal scene, where most of it is controlled by certain cliques, return seemingly unrepentant, twice as dark as on their debut, with now a purely Cypriot lineup that seems to lend a coupl

Gygax shares new single “Hide Mind”

California’s Gygax has released the first single from their impending third LP, “High Fantasy”, set for release on June 21st, 019, through Creator-Destructor Records.

The label has posted the soaring new track “Hide Mind” alongside pre-orders for the new album.

Listen to “Hide Mind”, the first single from “High Fantasy”, below.
 

Enforcer - Zenith

Enforcer have been true darlings of the metal scene, with their cheerful classic inspired metal, youthful looks and silly spandex pants, making them look like the natural heirs to the throne that the old school metal gods are about to vacate… sooner or later… and while I have a first-hand account that the guys live and breathe, what they’re doing, I’ve been a little more critical of their past efforts than most.

Tanith launches new single “Eleven Years”

On May 24th, 2019, NYC’s Tanith will release their debut full-length, “In Another Time”, via Metal Blade Records.

Taking their name from a character in the classic Hammer Horror The Devil Rides Out, Tanith play vintage hard rock that harks back to the glory days of Blue Oyster Cult, Thin Lizzy and Uriah Heep. However, while such influences resonate through their music, they are never derivative, having a strong musical identity and forging their own sound.

Tanith launches new single “Under the Stars”

On May 24th, 2019, NYC’s Tanith will release their debut full-length, “In Another Time”, via Metal Blade Records.

Taking their name from a character in the classic Hammer Horror The Devil Rides Out, Tanith play vintage hard rock that harks back to the glory days of Blue Oyster Cult, Thin Lizzy and Uriah Heep. However, while such influences resonate through their music, they are never derivative, having a strong musical identity and forging their own sound.

Tanith to release debut full-length album “In Another Time” on May 24th 2019

On May 24th, 2019, NYC’s Tanith will release their debut full-length, “In Another Time”, via Metal Blade Records.

Taking their name from a character in the classic Hammer Horror The Devil Rides Out, Tanith play vintage hard rock that harks back to the glory days of Blue Oyster Cult, Thin Lizzy and Uriah Heep. However, while such influences resonate through their music, they are never derivative, having a strong musical identity and forging their own sound.

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