classic metal

Anthrax announces 40th anniversary celebrations

One of The Big Four turns the big 4-0 this year, and are celebrating with a number of special activities and events to honour the landmark anniversary. Formed by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker in Queens, NY on July 18th 1981, Anthrax were one of the first thrash metal bands to emerge from the East Coast and quickly became regarded as a leader in the genre alongside Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth. 
 

Nanowar Of Steel to release new studio album “Italian Folk Metal” on July 2nd 2021

Parody Metal aficionados Nanowar Of Steel previously made waves by retiring from metal and transforming into a pop boygroup. Now they are ready to officially announce their comeback of their beloved comedy infused parody metal, releasing their new single and video for “Der Fluch des Kapt’n Iglo” (engl. “The Curse of Captain Birdeye”) today!

Entierro to release new EP “El Camazotz” on June 18th 2021

U.S. Heavy Metal band Entierro have announced the June 18th, 2021, release of long awaited follow-up to their 2018 self-titled full-length.

Entitled “El Camazotz”, after the Mayan bat god associated with night, death and sacrifice, the five-song EP represents a new chapter in the story of the band.

Stream EP track “The Tower” here or below.

Chalice Of Sin to release self-titled debut album on June 18th 2021

Chalice Of Sin is a sensational new heavy metal machine masterminded by vocalist Wade Black (Crimson Glory, Seven Witches, Leatherwolf), who started working on new music for the project in 2019. After sharing some music with the Frontiers label, Serafino Perugino President and A&R director of Frontiers Records, hooked him up with the label’s in-house powerhouse producer Alessandro Del Vecchio and work really began in earnest on Chalice Of Sin.

Marta Gabriel to release debut solo album “Metal Queens” on July 16th 2021

Crystal Viper front woman Marta Gabriel announced the release of “Metal Queens” - debut solo album, which is a collection of cover songs, and a tribute to the female heavy metal and hard rock singers of the ‘80s. “It’s a celebration and tribute to some of my favorite female vocalists, and a solid piece of heavy metal that fans might enjoy even if they don’t know original versions of those songs”, says Gabriel.

Cirith Ungol to release new EP “Half Past Human” on May 28th 2021

On May 28th, 2021, Cirith Ungol will release their new EP, “Half Past Human”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview, the new single “Brutish Manchild” below.

Pre-order “Half Past Human”, here, in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
• sheer violet marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)