ALBUM REVIEW: CB3 – Aeons

CB3 (aka Charlottas Burning Trio), and expansive space-rock outfit hailing from Sweden’s Malmo, recently released their new album, Aeons and delivered another healthy dose of accessible hazy instrumental jams. This, their fourth album, which was partially funded through Kickstarter, is the band’s first with The Sign Records. It sees them continue their eclectic mix of spacy psychedelic rock sprinkled with moments of jazz and occasional stoner riffs. Continue reading

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Rob Halford of Judas Priest Shares a Message of Support for Healthcare Workers Fighting COVID-19

The Metal God, Rob Halford of Judas Preist has continued to use his and his bands’ platform to spread positivity and strength at a time when the world is gripped by the terror of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Watch this message of support to frontline healthcare workers of the National Health Service (NHS) he has shared! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Pearl Jam – Gigaton

The inevitable march towards environmental destruction and a certain perma-tanned incumbent of The White House have lit a spark under Pearl Jam, in part inspiring new album Gigaton (Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records). “The lengths we had to go to then, to find a place Trump hadn’t fucked up yet” Eddie Vedder spits on ‘Quick Escape’, a moody, mid-paced rocker about an environmentally ravaged future. The restrained and subtle power of ‘Seven O’Clock’ is another reaction to modern America, saying that now is not the time for despondency given the situation and “sitting bullshit as our sitting president”. Continue reading

King Diamond Shares Visualizer for “Halloween”, New LP and CD of “Fatal Portrait” Incoming

King Diamond will see the re-release of his classic album Fatal Portrait on April 24th via Metal Blade Records! The band has shared a visualizer for the track ‘Halloween’, which you can see below. Recently setback by a hernia surgery that caused him to pull out of tour dates in Mexico last month before the coronavirus pandemic took hold, King Diamond is recovering and continues to work towards a new album, due for release later in 2020. Pre-orders are live for Fatal Portrait CDs and LPs, so watch the video and get yours! Continue reading

Metallica to Stream Live in Copenhagen 2009 Concert Tonight for #MetallicaMondays

Metallica’s weekly concert series #MetallicaMondays continues tonight with a livestream of the bands 2009 show in Copenhagen. The band will host simultaneous fundraisers benefiting All Within My Hands. During the first two shows alone, fans raised over $15,000! Generous donations like these help AWMH provide grants like those announced last week to Feeding America, Direct Relief, Crew Nation, and the USBG National Charity Foundation in support of COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Anova Skyway Shares “Diet of Worms” Music Video

Progressive metal band Anovoa Skyway dropped their first new song in three years, the super-heavy ‘Diet of Worms’!The track comes from their forthcoming new EP, recorded in collaboration with Louis Abramson of Jolly. You can watch the music video for the track here! Continue reading

Green Day Surprise Drops New EP – “Otis Big Guitar Mix”

Green Day have surprised dropped a new EP of remixes, Otis Big Guitar Mix. You can stream it now, below. Otis Big Guitar Mix contains updated versions of tunes from Green Day’s 2012 trio of albums ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré! It contains reworked versions of ‘Lazy Bones’, ‘Wild One’ and ‘Oh Love, and follows the release of their latest full-length record Father Of All which dropped in February this year. The band was to celebrate the release with a massive world tour, the Hella Mega Tour featuring Weezer and Fall Out Boy. Dates are postponed for now, to be made up at later dates TBD. Continue reading