hard rock

Sunflower Dead - C O M A

When California based quintet came out with their first two albums, the 2012 self-titled debut “Sunflower Dead”, and the 2015 release “Time to Get Weird”, they established themselves as an up and coming heavy weight band. With their constant touring in support of those albums and their theatrical makeup and stage show they built up their fanbase. With some upheaval in the band, and a new record on the horizon, it was time for a new direction. They ditched their makeup and refocused their sound to match their new look.

Gypsy Chief Goliath to release new studio album “Masters of Space and Time” on February 22nd 2019

Ontario’s stoner metal heavyweights Gypsy Chief Goliath have signed with legendary German based record label Kozmik Artifactz. The label proudly announces that the band’s massive fourth full-length recording, “Masters of Space and Time”, will see worldwide release on February 22nd, 2019. The album art, track listing, and more have been issued.
 

Superseed to release self-titled debut album on February 8th 2019

Superseed announce the release date and tracklist of their self-titled debut album!

With a varied melting pot of rock influences proudly worn on their sleeves, Superseed manage to deliver an epic initial opus that will be released through ROAR - Rock of Angels Records physically and digitally worldwide on February 8th, 2019.

You can pre-order the album in Digipack CD or LTD. 2LP Orange Vinyl (300 copies Worldwide) here.

Holter - Vlad the Impaler

Holter is the project that initially was known as “Dracula: Swing of Death” an album that saw a collaboration between a couple of ex-members of Norwegian glam merchants Wig Wam (whose bassist however has always also held membership in Artch – so they’re also versed in pure heavy metal as well) with the celebrated Jorn Lande.

Death SS - Rock ‘n’ Roll Armageddon

Death SS deserve of recognition simply due to the fact that in the face of adversity their output extends over some five decades (they started way back in 1977), even if during recent times they’ve been largely laying dormant, with the occasional legacy release, popping up from time to time and post millennial albums occurring every four to five years that extended to some seven between the “7th Seal” and “Resurrection”.
 

Imperial State Electric nominated for Swedish Grammy Award

Imperial State Electric have been nominated for a Swedish Grammy Award for their “Anywhere Loud” album which came out on Psychout Records/ Sound Pollution in February 2018 and crashed the Swedish national charts at Number 1 on release!

The band stated:
“We were stoked to hear our double live record "Anywhere Loud" was nominated Best Rock Album in the Swedish Grammis 2019! The award ceremony will be on February 7th. In the meantime, hope you all have a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!”...
 

Last Union release lyric video for new single “A Place in Heaven”

Italian progressive metal band, Last Union feat. as guest Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie have released a new lyric video for “A Place in Heaven”.

The track is taken from their debut album “Twelve”, which also features Mike LePond (Symphony X) on bass, Uli Kusch (Helloween, Masterplan) on drums, will be released on December 21st, 2018, through ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. The video can be viewed below.