14:55 - Apothecary I can guarantee you that I would not know at least 75% of the metal bands that I do today had it not been for this site
14:54 - Apothecary We care about giving those who are just starting out and getting going their time of day and the exposure they deserve. It isn't JUST MS that does this, but we do seem to be where that attitude is strongest
14:54 - Apothecary What makes Metal Storm so great, and what has kept me around here, is that we focus on the metal scene AS IT IS EMERGING. We don't just care about pimping bands that are already well established and that people know about already
14:10 - Kuroboshi Me one of them. Proud (mostly) lurker since 10 years back. Mostly too busy with regular life to have time to review etc.
Massachusetts metallers Killswitch Engage will release their new album, Disarm The Descent, on April 2nd through Roadrunner Records. Now you can take an exclusive first look at the band's new video for its first single, "In Due Time," which mixes footage of the band performing with behind-the-scenes shots of the making of the video itself. Watch the video directed by Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci here.
Swedish gothenburg metal maestros Soilwork have released the second single off the band's forthcoming double album, The Living Infinite. After premiering "Spectrum Of Eternity" last month, the band has now made available "This Momentary Bliss", which you can hear on the video located below.
Protest The Hero have finally released some news about the plans for a new album. Having completed all of their obligations to record labels, the band has started a campaign to raise money for the production of the new record. Protest The Hero expect to start recording in March or April and have a new album out in the summer.
Death metallers Aborted have just released their new lyric video for the song "Vermicular, Obscene, Obese" from their latest output Global Flatline in celebration of their upcoming tour with Vader and Bonded By Blood.
A new internet TV station dedicated to heavy metal has recently been launched, Heavy Metal Television. It is a free live television station, streaming worldwide 24 hours a day in hi-def video and hi-fi audio.
Hatebreed has announced that they will support their new album, The Divinity Of Purpose, with a US headlining tour featuring support from Shadows Fall, Dying Fetus, and The Contortionist. See the dates below. Hatebreed's The Divinity Of Purpose comes out on January 25th (Europe) through Nuclear Blast and January 29th (North America) via Razor & Tie.
As you probably know, Iron Maiden's bassist Steve Harris has recently released his debut solo album British Lion through EMI Music last month. Now the first video for the song "This Is My God" has premiered and can be viewed here. "This Is My God" is the opening song of the album. More album details were previously reported here.
The first trailer for HammerFall's upcoming live DVD/2CD, Blu-Ray/2CD Gates Of Dalhalla has been released today and can now be watched here. The new release will hit stores on November 30th via Nuclear Blast. More details about this release were previously reported here.
"Down Through The Ages", a brand new song from US metalcore band All That Remains has recently been uploaded by vocalist Philip Labonte to his YouTube channel and you can listen to it below. The track comes from ATR's forthcoming new album A War You Cannot Win. The new effort is expected to be released in September through Razor & Tie/Prosthetic Records and the band promises to release more new tracks soon.
"Gone Sovereign" and "Absolute Zero", two brand new songs from US metallers Stone Sour are now available for streaming here. Alternatively, you can listen to them below. These are the first two tracks from the band's upcoming album, House Of Gold And Bones - Part 1. The album is scheduled for release on October 23rd and Part 2 is scheduled for release sometime in 2013, both via Roadrunner Records.
The first music video from Baroness' latest album Yellow & Green has been released and can be seen exclusively here. The six-minute clip for "Take My Bones Away" was filmed by director Jimmy Hubbard during the band's recent tour with Meshuggah. Yellow & Green hit stores on July 17th through Relapse Records.
US thrashers Testament have released a lyric video for the song "Native Blood", taken from their upcoming new album Dark Roots Of Earth. You can watch the video below as the album's release date is fast approaching. Dark Roots Of Earth hits stores on July 27th in Europe and 31st July in North America via Nuclear Blast.
90-second samples from all songs to be featured on the new Testament album Dark Roots Of Earth have been made available for streaming online. The samples can be streamed at this location or at Nuclear Blast's Soundcloud page. The songs "Native Blood" and "True American Hate" are streaming in full. Dark Roots Of Earth will be released on July 27th in Europe and 31st July in North America via Nuclear Blast. More album details were previously reported here.
New Jersey thrash metal warriors God Forbid have unleashed a new music video for the title track "Equilibrium", taken from their March release of the same name, out via Victory Records. The video was filmed in Brooklyn, New York, it was directed by Eric Richter and you can watch it below.
US metalcore act In This Moment have released a video for the single "Blood" and you can now watch it below. Their new album is also titled Blood and is set to come out on August 14th via Century Media Records. Yet again the album was produced by Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Five Finger Death Punch). More album details can be found here.