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Killswitch Engage live in Bristol 2019

The good thing about the o2 Academy is that if you are with the o2 network, you are able to skip the ridiculously long queues and be one of the first people inside the venue. In this case, anybody with this advantage should be thankful because of the absolute lack of space, trying to even see the stage, when everybody had finally made it inside.
 

Temperance to release new studio album “Viridian” on January 24th 2020

Italian Melodic Metal institution Temperance return with their fifth studio album “Viridian” in January 2020! Temperance is where exceptional vocal melodies, energetic metal guitar riffing, symphonic and electronic atmospheres meet in perfect harmony. Led by a unique vocal triad, Temperance manage to unite heaviness with an impressive level of catchy melodies that will make you want to push the repeat button instantly.

Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

Trying to be shocking, when you’re into shock rock, is an art form in itself. A lot of people are unable to keep the person and persona separate enough, others lose themselves in a haze of drinks and drugs… being a monster, the boogeyman, your mother’s worst nightmare – it’s hard work.
 
A much different band than the one that started it all, with people dying or being pushed out of the band over business reasons, now it pretty much feels like a one man ego trip, albeit a very successful one…
 

Killswitch Engage release new music video for “The Signal Fire”

Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling metal heavyweights Killswitch Engage have just released the video for new song “The Signal Fire” from their latest album “Atonement”, released last Friday by Music For Nations. Current and former KsE singers Jesse Leach and Howard Jones trade vocals in this simple but electrifying performance clip.

Watch the video, directed by the band’s longtime collaborator Ian McFarland (The Godfathers of Hardcore, Meshuggah), below.

Killswitch Engage unveil emotive video for “I Am Broken Too”

Grammy-nominated, Gold-selling metal heavyweights Killswitch Engage have just shared an emotive video for latest single “I Am Broken Too”, taken from upcoming album “Atonement”, due out on August 16th, via Music For Nations.

Watch the video for “I Am Broken Too” below.

The full-concept video was directed by Kyle Cogan and Zack Stauffer of SIMIAN.LA (A Perfect Circle, Breaking Benjamin) and was shot in the Los Angeles area.

Follow The Cipher release lyric video for new single “The Pioneer”

Swedish newcomers Follow The Cipher are currently working on their sophomore record, the follow-up to their self-titled debut album (2018), as well as arming for their upcoming festival shows at Rockharz Open Air, Germany (July 6) and Masters of Rock, Czech Republic (July 13).

But before the band hits the stage again, the quintet are surprising their fans by unveiling a brand new single today. Watch the lyric video for “The Pioneer” below.

House Of Hatchets to release debut album “Reach” on June 21st 2019

UK Hard-hitters House Of Hatchets continue their climb with the release of their debut album, “Reach”, which arrives on Friday 21st June, 2019.

Already picking up favorable comparisons to everyone from Killswitch Engage, Slipknot, Deftones and Funeral For A Friend, the towering riff maestros keep on going from strength to strength.