Animal Drive release “Bite”

…Melodic heavy metal with a hard rock groove. The riffs are sharp and brisk, and lead to sizzling guitar solos. The rhythm section is heavy and powerful, giving the Animal Drive sound both rock groove and metal heaviness. -Danger Dog Music Reviews Highly impressive debut from this talented Croatian upstart, which should garner attention from fans of Eclipse, Skid Row…

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Frontiers Music release new albums by Dukes of the Orient and CoreLeoni

Dukes of the Orient is undoubtedly a masterstroke wrought with passion and time by such experienced and masterful hands. -Cryptic Rock Essentially, Dukes Of The Orient, featuring John Payne and Erik Norlander, are modern heirs to the rich tradition of the melodic neo-progressive rock established by bands like Asia, and this new album is outstanding. Get it! -Danger Dog Music…

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Spinefarm Records and Candlelight news

STONE BROKEN PREMIERE “HEARTBEAT AWAY” VIDEO VIA KERRANG! SECOND STUDIO ALBUM AIN’T ALWAYS EASY OUT APRIL 13 U.S. TOUR SET FOR MARCH/APRIL 2018 Stone Broken tackle the sensitive issue of domestic abuse head on with the release of a rousing narrative and performance video for current single “Heartbeat Away.” The video, premiered exclusively with Kerrang!, appears on the band’s forthcoming…

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Napalm Records news

MONSTER MAGNET Release Second Track From MINDFUCKER HEY!!!! Three weeks ago the mighty Monster Magnet fired off their first single “Mindfucker” to give you all a perfect idea of what to expect from studio album number 11. Nothing less than total rock! And without a breath, here comes number two! A smokin’ hot, rocket fueled version of Hawkwind lead singer…

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Besvärjelsen set to release “Vallmo”

Swedish psychedelic stoner metal collective BESVÄRJELSEN, featuring within its ranks past members of Dozer, Greenleaf, Afgrund, Lastkaj, and V, will release their Vallmo debut this March via Suicide Records. BESVÄRJELSEN – Swedish for “conjuring” – was forged in 2014. Though clearly rooted in the realms of doom, within their engulfing sound lies traces of progressive metal, punk, folk, and classic…

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Bruce Lamont set to release “Broken Limbs Excite No Pity”

When BRUCE LAMONT released his first solo album, Feral Songs For The Epic Decline, seven years ago, he was best known as the leader of the psychedelic Chicago jazz-metal group Yakuza. Thus, that album’s morose, arty songs came as a radical departure, showing him to be just as comfortable constructing droning, Swans-like epics as exploding with industrial and black metal-inspired…

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Cave Bastard set to release “The Bleak Shall Devour The Earth”

San Diego-based brutalizing metal quintet CAVE BASTARD – comprised of ex/current members of Cattle Decapitation, Gutrot, Ritual Torture, Bridge Jumper, Temblad, and others – has completed harnessing the grinding, blackened scourge of their debut LP, The Bleak Shall Devour The Earth. The Bleak Shall Devour The Earth was captured in October 2016 at Audio Design Studios in San Diego, recorded…

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Alberto Rigoni album news

After the release of Duality album in September 2017, Italian prog rock bassist & composer Alberto Rigoni (solo, co-producer of Vivaldi Metal Project, Kim Bingham etc.) announces that he is now working on a new prog rock ambient solo album which will feature worldwide known natural born drummer Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats, Paul Gilbert, etc.). “The composition and production of…

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Phantom Winter premieres new album “Into Dark Science” in full. Band set to play at Roadburn 2018

“From the opening chords of “The Initiation Of Darkness”, Phantom Winter create an experience that grinds into you relentlessly and the results are truly phenomenal. You’ll be thankful for this experience, harrowing though it may be.” – The Sludgelord With a premiere via The Sludgelord the band is thrilled to show the beast that is Into Dark Science in full….

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