MUNICIPAL WASTE Release New Video For “Breathe Grease”

Richmond Virginia’s Municipal Waste, released their highly anticipated sixth album, ‘Slime And Punishment’, one month ago. Not only did the album debut on multiple Billboard charts, it also saw the highest first week sales for the band. In celebration, the band delivers a new music video in the form of the most epic rager. Continue reading

REVIEW: MOTOGRATER Do Not Disappoint With ‘Desolation’

As a writer, it’s a bit of an exciting game of “What will they do next?” when it comes to bands releasing new material.  Some bands change their sound, some bands change their look, and then there are bands that invent instruments.  Okay, maybe that last one is a little less frequent than the others, but it does happen and in 1995, Motograter became one of those bands. Continue reading

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Announce New Album ‘Psychosis’ Coming This Fall!

Cavalera Conspiracy, led by brothers and founding Sepultura members Max and Iggor Cavalera, have unveiled first details about the release of their fourth studio album titled ‘Psychosis’. The upcoming record is set for release on November 17th 2017 on Napalm Records and is produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading

ENSIFERUM Reveals Details For New Album & Launches First Single Off It

Hailing from the most metal country in the world, Finland, folk metallers or melodic death vikings ENSIFERUM are back to the grind with a new album entitled, ‘Two Paths‘, following the legacy and aura of their previous release ‘One Man Army‘ which was out back in 2015. On September 15, ENSIFERUM will release their new album worldwide via Metal Blade Records.  The album is produced is Ansi Kippo and the master was recorded on tape for a true old school analog experience. Talk about being trve!

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INTEGRITY Release New Video For “7 Reece Mews”

Apocalyptic heavy music icons, INTEGRITY, have released their highly anticipated 12th studio album ‘Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume’  out now via Relapse Records.  The band has released a short film accompanying the song “7 Reece Mews”. The film was directed by Jimmy Hubbard (Baroness, Mastodon, The Obsessed), Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn, which you can watch below: Continue reading

USNEA Share New Song “Lathe of Heaven” & Announce Full Album Details

Portland doom quartet USNEA have announced the full details of their third full-length album entitled ‘Portals Into Futility‘. Inspired by dystopian science-fiction and the painful intersection of today’s crushing reality, Portals Into Futility is 5 songs and 56 minutes of expertly crafted and elegantly depressive doom/sludge. With an evolved sound of strength and dynamism, USNEA delve more into the worlds of dissonant death metal, varied vocal structures and cinematic composition, all while maintaining the monumental heaviness, brutality, discord, anger, and mournful melodicism of their previous work. Across dark and brooding peaks and valleys, USNEA remind us that no matter how many doors are opened to the human species, our self-aggrandizement and hubris all lead to futility.

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TOWER OF BABEL Release Official Lyric Video For New Song “Midnight Sun” From Upcoming ‘Lake of Fire’

Tower Of Babel, the new American / European high energy international heavy rock band have released the official lyric video for the song “Midnight Sun” from their upcoming debut album ‘Lake Of Fire’ out on July 20 via Lion Music. Continue reading

MOONSPELL Announce New Album ‘1755’

Metal has always been deeply rooted in history, in terms of content – wars, natural disasters, murder, it’s all there.  But when you take a historical event, line it with poetic melody, and make it the concept for an album, you’ll definitely draw the right kind of attention.  That’s exactly what Portuguese goths, Moonspell, have done on their newly-announced 2017 release ‘1755’, which drops November 3 courtesy of Napalm Records.  The album tells the story of the devastating earthquake that decimated the band’s hometown of Lisbon in 1755, and is entirely in Portuguese! Continue reading

Review: Iced Earth Return With ‘Incorruptible’

Iced Earth first graced the Tampa, FL hard rock/metal scene in 1985 under the name Purgatory, changing their name to Iced Earth in 1988.  Formed by original singer Jon Schaffer, the band has experimented with several lineup changes throughout the years and released eleven studio albums, four EP’s, three compilations, three boxed sets, three live albums, and one cover album.  Continue reading