Montage - “Misty High” single out now

Finnish rock act Montage have released their first single, the southern rock inspired feel good anthem “Misty High”. The song's video can be viewed below.
Montage is a hard rock group formed in Helsinki in 2011. Their music is a mixture of traditional hard rock and the hazy sounds of folk, early prog rock and psychedelia. Their debut album, due to be released in 2014, will consist of eight eclectic hard rock songs, featuring such titles as "Misty High", "Strawberry Skies" and "Devil's Whip".

Ashes Of Ares launch video contest for “Chalice of Man”

With the year slowly coming to its end, U.S. Metal act ASHES OF ARES, featuring vocalist Matt Barlow (ex-ICED EARTH), guitarist/bassist Freddie Vidales and drummer Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE), have set up a very special competition for all of their fans & aspiring filmmakers from around the world in form of a video contest. 

Michael Des Barres - New live album “Hot ‘n Sticky” out now

Riding the wave of critical acclaim from critics and peers such as Stevie Van Zandt for his album “Carnaby Street”, Michael Des Barres is releasing a live album recently recorded at the legendary Viper Room in Hollywood. “Hot ‘n Sticky” is just as the title describes, delivering the songs from “Carnaby Street” and other personal favorites the way this music is meant to be enjoyed. It’s down-n-dirty, straight-up rock ‘n roll played by a great band, and Michael Des Barres is here to bring it back with “Hot ‘n Sticky”.

Gorthaur’s Wrath - The first Headlining tour over Europe announced

Croatian/German black-death-metal outfit  Gorthaur's Wrath announced a tour this November.
Following the album release back in September, the band will now play the songs live on the WAR FOR HEAVEN TOUR 2013! 
You can catch the band at the following dates:
08.11.2013 (DE) Chemnitz, Südbahnhof
09.11.2013 (DE) Cottbus, Muggefug
10.11.2013 (DE) Jena, Cafe Wagner
11.11.2013 (PL) Katowice, Korba

Brain Dead - “Menace from the Sickness” tracklist revealed

Italian thrasher Brain Dead will release their new studio album, “Menace from the Sickness”, in December via Punishment 18 Records.
The CD was recorded at One Black Sock studio of Carlo Girardi and features cover artwork by Marco Hasmann (Visceral Throne, Beyond Creation, Azrath-11, Collapse Within, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Vile and many more). 
01. The Fallout       
02. Land of Cunning