Month: January 2012

Submitted by newseditor on Jan 30, 2012
The ugliest band in the world is back! Feat members from Immortal, Mayhem, Virus and Ava Inferi, Aura Noir serves up their latest masterpiece "Out to Die". More intense and aggressive than ever, with an increasingly stark and raw vibe to it all.   The bar is once again raised. Another… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 30, 2012
Due to popular demand, Australian power rock trio “TRACER” kick off their first nationwide headline UK tour at London’s Islington O2 Academy on Tuesday 24th April.    Planet Rock (www.planetrock.com) will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale for Planet Rock listeners from Wednesday 1st February at… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 30, 2012
German hard rockers HARD RIOT have signed to Pitch Black Records and the band’s debut album, “Living on a Fast Lane”, is due for release on April 10th, 2012.   HARD RIOT were formed in 2006 in the city of Heilbronn, Germany and the band consists of four young friends who share the same… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 28, 2012
This will be the fulfillment of MANOWAR’s promise made 10 years ago to return to Italy in triumph.   "The Italian fans have won; their belief, shown by their non acceptance of false metal is the reason we will finally return." said Joey DeMaio after the announcement. "There was no compromise… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 28, 2012
GUN BARREL dont breathe new life into the great tradition of heavy metal, they inject it with high pressure. These guys combine old school, misfit rock n roll and metal attitude in an ingenious way. Being the representatives of this dirty metal rock 'n' roll, they really let it rip during… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 28, 2012
HolyHell will celebrate their long awaited return to Europe with a performance at the 15th anniversary edition of Gods Of Metal Italy. This will be the band's first appearance in Italy, and their first European performance with drummer John Macaluso.   The band is currently in the studio,… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 28, 2012
Legendary thrash band, OVERKILL have announced their next full length entitled "The Electric Age" due out on Nuclear Blast March 30, 2012.   "The Electric Age" was recorded and mixed at Gain Studios in New Jersey, owned and operated by bassist D.D. Verni. This is the bands followup record to… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 28, 2012
After the new NIGHTWISH album "Imaginaerum" has reached gold status in Germany, Greece and Finland (multi platinum), the CD also reached the gold level in Switzerland and Slovakia. Including the fantastic sales of the new record "Imaginaerum", NIGHTWISH have now sold more than 1.000.000 albums in… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 27, 2012
Finnish melancholic melodic death metal outfit BEFORE THE DAWN returns after living through a phase of changes and uncertainty – cleansed, renewed and stronger than ever! Leaving pieces of both the musical and personal past behind, mastermind Tuomas Saukkonen, lead guitarist Juho Räihä and their… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Jan 27, 2012
EPICA come forward with the following hot news:    “Here we are with the first official teaser of the upcoming album “Requiem for the Indifferent”, which will be released by Nuclear Blast on March 9th (March 13th in the US). This time however we're doing it like no one has done before, by… Read More