The Violent Years set to release “I Blame You And You Blame Me”

The Violent Years from Mandal (on the southernmost tip of Norway) were presented already in 2005 at the famous Quart Festival (Kristiansand, Norway), with their illusionless americana bottled on Nick Cave and early Sixteen Horsepower, when they warmed up for the late Jason Molina’s Magnolia Electric Co. Three long years later, they released an EP and this was followed by…

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The Darkness ‘Tour De Prance’, Rock City, Nottingham December 2nd 2017

The Rock’n’Roll Pantomime that is the Darkness hits Nottingham on a cool Saturday in December. Messrs Hawkins (Justin and Dan), Frankie Poullain and Rufus Tiger Taylor (yes his dad’s Roger of Queen fame), have brought Lowestoft’s finest export to the heart of the Midlands as part of their winter 2017 tour, tonight is party night. Before the Darkness hit the…

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Exercitus Dei: Christus Vincit (2015)

US project EXERCITUS DEI is a side project for composer and musician Jim Baptizer (of Baptizer), focusing more on ambient sounds than the more demanding industrial and power electronics explored through the Baptizer project. “Christus Vincit” is the first EP to be launched under this moniker, and was released through US label Silber Records at the tail end of 2015….

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Seventy One Sunset: Bitter Earth (2015)

New Zealand band SEVENTY ONE SUNSET first appeared as recording artists back in 2014 when they released their initial EP “Mule”. Towards the end of 2015 they took the next step on in that department and released their full length debut album “Bitter Earth”. Like with their EP, this production was released through kiwi label Allgood Absolute Alternative Records. Describing…

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M.I.N.E set to release debut single ‘The One’

Great events frequently cast their shadows before them: January 2018 will see the arrival of ‘The One’, the first single to be released by Germany’s latest electro pop trio M.I.N.E, featuring Camouflage vocalist Marcus Meyn, Fools Garden guitarist/composer Volker Hinkel and drummer/keyboardist and producer Jochen Schmalbach (Madonna, Depeche Mode, Aha, Fanta 4, among others). The second single is scheduled for…

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Nemesea premiere video with new vocalist via Metal Insider

The Dutch female fronted band NEMESEA, who recently introduced their new vocalist Sanne Mieloo to the public, have released an alternate version of the track ‘Hear Me’! Taken from their latest record ‘Uprise‘, released in 2016 with Napalm Records, NEMESEA have always perfectly managed to combine rock with electronica to stir up a dark and strangely addictive brew. The band…

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