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Malthusian - Below The Hengiform
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Lychgate - Stream Another New Song 22.05

The British unit Lychgate have chosen today, Friday the 22nd, to share another new song from their new album. This new tune is called "An Acousmatic Guardian" and you can hear it through the YouTube player available below. Do you like it better than the previous song "Letter XIX" shared before? Either way, enjoy! (by Pazdzioch)   Read more ››
 
Symphony X - Debut New Song 22.05

Shortly after they announced their new album, Symphony X have already shared new music! Today you can satisfy your curiosity about the band's new material by listening to "Nevermore", precisely the opening track of the album. Check it out below via the lyric video. It's a 6-minute hard-hitting song with the typical Symphony X elements from the latest records. What do you think of the tune? (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Neurotech - New Song Released 22.05

Slovenian industrial solo project Neurotech has released a new song from the upcoming album Stigma that will be released on the 8th of June this year. The song is called "Of Adversity" and you can give it a listen here via Bandcamp. It's the first taste you get from the new record. Enjoy the music! (by BloodJuNkie)   Read more ››
 
Slayer - Announce New Album Title And Release Date 22.05

Thrashers Slayer finally revealed more about their new album. It already has a title and a release date. In a video, the band confirmed that Repentless is the title of the 12-track album and it's coming out via Nuclear Blast Records on September 11th, curiously enough. The title came about after a song inspired by late guitarist Jeff Hanneman. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Children Of Bodom - Check In From The Studio 22.05

Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom are currently busy recording ten new tracks for the band's forthcoming 9th album release in their own studio in Helsinki. The band took some time out to report from the recording desk and give fans an update on the sessions. You can watch the update on the video below. The other important announcement is that the yet-untitled album is scheduled for a fall 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Roadburn Festival 2015 - Day 1: "Get Rekt" 15.05

It's that time again, folks! A month after it's already passed, and a bunch of reviews have already been written about it, your favorite procrastinators Apothecary and Mr. Doctor are once again getting to their four day breakdown of Roadburn Festival. We may be late to the game, but hey guys: you haven't heard the tale of Roadburn until you've heard it from us. So sit back, put your feet up, throw on that guilty pleasure power metal album that no one knows you like, and come along for the ride. (by Apothecary, Mr. Doctor)   Read more ››
 
Getting Into: Alice Cooper 03.05

Getting Into: Alice Cooper The articles in this series begun by our own Baz Anderson are designed to give a brief overview of a band's entire discography, so as to provide a clear point of entry for the uninitiated. It offers a different approach from the typical review format, for the curious newcomer to a well-traveled band. Alice Cooper Hard rock, heavy metal, glam rock, psychedelic rock, new wave, industrial metal, punk, experimental rock, pop USA It would be impossible to quantify the vast influence that Alice Cooper has had on hard rock and heavy metal. The name originally described... (by ScreamingSteelUS)   Read more ››
 
Evergrey - Factory, Tallinn, Estonia, 26.03.2015 10.04

Evergrey have been long-awaited guests around these parts. Even though they come from a country so close, it's apparently still a lengthy journey to drop by. To some, Evergrey are a band about 10 years past their prime, but their latest album seems to have gotten the blood flowing again and has gained some good attention. Regardless of the reasons, it was a pleasure to see them hit the stage in Tallinn as part of the Tallinn Music Week festival. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
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Tungsten - The Reservoir (2014)

Merging progressive metal and progressive rock is an ambitious task and a tenuous ground on which to make first impressions. Usually this endeavour results in, at the very least, some creative ideas which haven't been touched upon within either of these genres. With their debut effort Tungsten from Philadelphia find themselves positioning their music on this convergence point between rock and metal with unusual results. (by R'Vannith)   Read more ››

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