DUST BOLT Releases New Lyric Video for “Bloody Rain” [Video Stream]

With the excitement of the new releases for 2019, let’s get you hyped some more. The balls to the wall thrash metal band Dust Bolt has released a new lyric video for the debut of their song “Bloody Rain” from their upcoming album ‘Trapped in Chaos,’ arriving January 18th, 2019 on Napalm Records. Continue reading

JOHN GARCIA Returns With ‘John Garcia And The Band Of Gold’

Desert rock legend John Garcia is back with and he brought some sand-covered riffs for your ears. Garcia is a founding member and former vocalist of the now disbanded Kyuss. Since their split Garcia has not stopped working on project after project, often bringing on old bandmates like Scott Reeder and Brant Bjork. After forming Slo Burn, Unida, and Vista Chino Garcia released two solo albums. Some of these included original material or different takes on old Kyuss tunes. Since his last recording, The Coyote Who Spoke in Tongues, John Garcia and the band have found a new energy that is palpable from the first note.

 

John Garcia And The Band Of Gold begins with the introductory track, “Space Vato”. As tiring as introduction tracks have become, this ramped up an energy that prepared you for the coming tide of the album. Garcia’s identifiable and unique voice is as strong as ever. With the small bite-sized tracks the album does not exhaust or lose momentum; One track moves on to the next without one staying for too long. Tracks like “Chicken Delight” and “Popcorn (Hit Me When You Can)” are groovy tracks rooted in old acid rock with modern aggression and style to them. “Lilliana” is riff powered desert rock, something that can only be born from sand. My favorite track on the record “Apache Junction” is pure Sabbath-worship that channels the energy of a song like “Hand of Doom”. After spending a day in the desert, you sit and stare at the stars with “Softer Side”. This ends the album on a soft and euphoric note.

John Garcia And the Band Of Gold is out via Napalm Records  January 4 with a European tour happening shortly after its release (dates below). To keep up with John Garcia and his band, follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Live:
JOHN GARCIA And The Band Of Gold
Special Show w/ Nick Oliveri, Luna Sol, Death in Pretty Wrapping
29.11.18 US – Las Vegas / Vinyl

w/ Dead Quiet
23.01.19 FR – Paris / Le Trabendo
24.01.19 FR – Bordeaux / Le Krakatoa
25.01.19 ES – Madrid / Caracol
26.01.19 ES – Barcelona / Razzamatazz 2
28.01.19 FR – Lyon / Le Kao
29.01.19 CH – Zurich / Bogen F.
30.01.19 IT – Milan / Santeria Club
31.01.19 DE – Munich / Backstage Halle  
02.02.19 AT – Graz / Explosiv
03.02.19 HU – Budapest / A38
04.02.19 CZ – Prague / Rock Cafe
05.02.19 DE – Nürnberg / Hirsch
07.02.19 DE – Jena / F-Haus
08.02.19 DE – Berlin / SO36
09.02.19 DK – Copenhagen / Loppen
10.02.19 NO – Oslo / John Dee
12.02.19 FI – Helsinki / Tavastia
14.02.19 SE – Stockholm / Debaser Strand
15.02.19 SE – Gothenburg / Sticky Fingers
16.02.19 DE – Hamburg / Gruenspan
17.02.19 DE – Cologne / Helios 37
19.02.19 BE – Leuven / Het Depot
20.02.19 DE – Aschaffenburg / Colos-Saal
21.02.19 DE – Essen / Turock
22.02.19 NL – Tilburg / 013
23.02.19 UK – London / O2 Academy Islington

ALIEN WEAPONRY Kick Off First-Ever North American Tour!

Three teenagers, known as Alien Weaponry, from a tiny town in the small South Pacific nation of New Zealand have managed to capture the imaginations of people all over the world with their unique thrash metal sound and commanding live performances.  Proclaimed by Noisey as a band “well on their way to world domination,” Alien Weaponry are invading North American shores for the first time ever, supporting industrial legends Ministry.  The tour kicked off earlier this month in San Francisco, CA and runs through December 21st in Los Angeles, CA.  A complete list of dates can be found below including a special headline show on November 23rd in Gallup, New Mexico can be found below. Continue reading

JINJER Announce All Details Of Upcoming 5-Track EP ‘Micro’!

Following the release of 2016’s ‘King of Everything’, and the reissue of their groundbreaking second album ‘Cloud Factory’ on Napalm Records, fans have chomping at the bit for new music from Jinjer. Now it is finally time for some heavy new tunes and the band is happy to oblige with the release of a brand new 5-track EP entitled ‘Micro’ due out January 11th, 2019! Continue reading

JINJER Releases Brand New Single And Music Video Of ”Ape” & Announces US Tour With DEVILDRIVER And BLACK RAVEN!

After posting live videos of tracks from ‘King Of Everything’ and ‘Cloud Factory’ people were instantly hooked and so began the shaping of their way into the metal scene. But even before that they were one of the few female leading bands that got a lot of praise for their unique and brutal sound. Just everything is on point with these guys and ”Ape” doesn’t say otherwise!

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Louder Than Life 2018 Spotlight: MONSTER MAGNET [Official Videos]

*This is part of our “Louder Than Life 2018 Spotlight” series where we  focus on some of the up-and-coming bands that fans can see at this year’s Louder Than Life Festival on Sept. 28th-30th.  This week, we’re checking out Monster Magnet.*

1989 marks the year of birth of New Jersey’s spacerock legends Monster Magnet. Though this band isn’t one of the headliners of this years festival they have put in their time and are veterans of the rock and metal world. They have likely put in more hours on stage than most of the other early acts combined. The bands first demos titled ‘Forget About Life, I’m High on Dope’ and ‘I’m Stoned, What Ya Gonna Do About It?’ should pretty much tell you everything you need to know about the band, but there is much more you should know. The band released their official debut album ‘Spine Of God’ on Caroline Records in 1991 which became a full on genre classic literally in an instant. If you were ever looking for some stoner space rock look no further than the originators; Monster Magnet. Frontman Dave Wyndorf has expertly piloted the band through an asteroid belt of lineup changes and health scares, substance abuse and public opinion, emerging as something of a stoner rock elder statesman. The drug hazed heavy sound of the releases helped in cementing Monster Magnet‘s reputation of being the only legit descendants of the likes of psychedelic and stoner rock Godfathers Hawkwind, Black Sabbath, and their electrifying punk siblings in MC5.

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Review: POWERWOLF – ‘The Sacrament Of Sin’ [Official Music Videos]

Who is ready for the most awesome and badass band hailing from German grounds? Powerwolf is back to release another beauty and this time it is called ‘The Sacrament Of Sin’ and I can assure you that it is as cool as it sounds. It contains all the best aspects Powerwolf has to offer and more. It is truly amazing and I can’t wait to share it with you guys. Get in!

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Review: DEE SNIDER – ‘For the Love of Metal’ [Official Videos]

‘For the Love of Metal’ is the highly anticipated solo album from the legendary, Dee Snider. Releasing on July 27, 2018 on Napalm Records, This is his latest record after 2016’s ‘We Are the Ones’. Snider is most well known for being the vocalist for the iconic metal band, Twisted Sister and host and radio personality of the very popular show, The House of Hair. This new album is what we needed; gut busting, new music from one of the great voices in metal. The direction of the album is very forward and goes back to the classic sounds of 80’s metal. This whole album is filled with killer riffs and hard hitting deafening percussion. I was so excited to hear that he was coming out with some new material. My mind was overwhelmed when I first clicked play and it remained that way throughout the whole album. Continue reading

WALLS OF JERICHO Embark On First East Coast Tour In 9 years!

For the first time in 9 years Detroit legends WALLS OF JERICHO have started off an East Coast tour seemingly out of the blue! The tour begins in Amityville, NJ on June 6th and ends in Toronto, Ontario on June 13th. This tour is to support their latest record ‘No One Can Save You From Yourself ‘off of Napalm Records. Sharing the headlining spot with FIRST BLOOD, LEFT BEHIND and SANCTION are along for the ride.

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DEE SNIDER – Releases Official Lyric Video For “Tomorrow’s No Concern”

Hard rock icon DEE SNIDER has released the official music video for the new track Tomorrow’s No Concernfrom his upcoming album ‘For The Love Of Metal’.  The album sees Dee team up with HATEBREED frontman, Jamey Jasta, as producer and makes good on an idea discussed on Jasta’s weekly podcast.

Watch “Tomorrow’s No Concern“at this link.

DEE SNIDER comments on his new single:

” ‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’ is the perfect first single off of my new album ‘For the Love of Metal’.  Lyrically it’s about me living for today, not in the past.  So many people waste their lives away remembering the “glory days”.  While I am proud of all that I’ve done, I’m more interested and excited about what is happening now.  In the song I urge the listener to do the same; live in the moment and don’t let the past – good, bad or indifferent – or what might or might not happen in the future ever slow you down!

‘For The Love Of Metal’ features contributions from Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE & current LIGHT THE TORCH frontman), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY), Joel Grind and Nick Bellmore (TOXIC HOLOCAUST) and Charlie Bellmore (KINGDOM OF SORROW).

Preorder ‘For The Love Of Metal’.

Jamey Jasta comments on the album:

I’m so happy and proud to have been a part of this project, DEE SNIDER is an American original, there is no other voice like his on earth, his power and passion really shine through on this album. Metal brings us all together and with Dee still at the forefront, it’s a great time to be a fan of heavy music!

Track Listing:

  1. Lies Are A Business
  2. Tomorrow’s No Concern
  3. I am The Hurricane
  4. American Made
  5. Roll Over You
  6. I’m Ready
  7. Running Mazes
  8. Mask
  9. Become The Storm
  10. The Hardest Way
  11. Dead Hearts (Love Thy Enemy)
  12. For The Love of Metal

Touring:

02.07.18 IL – Tel Aviv

03.08. – 04.08.2018 SE – Rejmyre / Skogsröjet Festival

10.08. – 12.08.2018 BE – Kortrijk / Alcatraz Metal Festival

For more information on DEE SNIDER, visit:

http://www.deesnider.com/