Vancouver Rock and Heavy Metal band Fallen Stars have dropped a new single and video for their track “Vicious Cycle.” The band will release their new full-length album Execution June 18th 2021, with more details to follow. The clip tells a personal story, but the heavy, ripping track also conjures a lot of feelings. This is a band that has a little something for every type of heavy music fan, so check em out!
C2 is a new podcast series from the minds of Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), Cori Westbrook focusing on helping bands with their music marketing, sales, and promotion. Curtis and Cori are frequently joined by Holly Royle and Gaia Guarda who both have recently joined forces with them in C Squared. In this episode of the podcast, Curtis, Cori, and Gaia chat with ambient artist Jeff Pearce.Continue reading
Super7 Toys has announced a new series of ReAction Figures with packaging and design that pays homage to old import metal albums! New figures for Iron Maiden, Motörhead, Venom join their line of music legends and toys. In addition to the figures, Super7 has released a Slayer Live undead playset as well as figures based on classic albums by Black Sabbath, Queen, Biggie Smalls, and more! Other reaction figures in the line include Ozzy Osbourne, Misfits, Ghost, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Agnostic Front, Anthrax, Motörhead, Venom, Gorilla Biscuits, King Diamond, Megadeth, Rancid, Judas Priest, and many more! Order right now since these usually sell out.
Devin Townsend has updated fans on his goings-on in the studio and with future plans! He is currently recording his new album Ligfhtworker with producer GGGarth Richardson at his The Farm Studios in Vancouver BC. The album is expected out for release in 2022 via InsideOut Music, Devin’s longtime label. Hre has also booked a tour to support the album, his first in a two years by the time of the dates. The “Lightwork Tour 2022” will go on sale Monday, June 14th, 11am CET and can be ordered at the link below. Devy has been busy during the pandemic releasing a live album, new music, hosting a plethora of livestreams and more.
As they have been teasing, Machine Head dropped a new three-song single, Arrows In Words From The Sky! The three songs are very unique sounding and along with the recent singles from the band signal a bold new direction. “Become The Firestorm” is a blackened thrash metal song that features drums from Navene Koperweis (ENTHEOS). “Rotten” is classic MH angry power groove, and the epic title track is sad, but fantastic. You can purchase and stream the tracks now and watch the video for “Arrows In Words From The Sky” right now!
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Doom Metal icons The Obsessed and The Skull have booked a co-headlining tour of the USA. Tickets on sale now from the venues and the bands at the links below. Kicking off on July 29th in Cleveland, Ohio, the doom rock caravan will wind its way through nearly two-dozen cities, drawing to a close on August 16th in Rochester, New York. Tickets are on sale now. See all confirmed dates below.
Vancouver’s Thrashy and Melodic Metalcore band Blood of The Phoenix has dropped a crushing new song and lyric video for the track “Signs of War.” The track comes from their forthcoming debut EP From What We Used To Know due out July 2nd, 2021,, and will leave you needing to hear more. Featuring dramatic, heavy songs, Blood of The Phoenix is buoyed by the powerful and inspiring vocals of Jess Escobar. Jess has one of the best voices we’ve heard in a long time and is complemented by killer hooks and heavy parts for all the kids to mosh to in your bedroom or your first shows back in the world. Check out the lyric video, right now!
Legendary USBM band Wolves In The Throne Room will unleash their new album on the world this summer with Primordial Arcana their first release via Relapse Records (North America only) out August 20th. The band also shared a new single and music video – “Mountain Magick” directed by themselves. Pre-orders are live at hte linsk below and watch the video right now.
When we last saw Miami’s Gears they were releasing a series of fiery singles and a sick cover of Deftones’ early track “Bored.” They even covered the Living Color classic hit “Cult of Personality” with Corey Glover. Today Gears are back with the new video for their track “See Me”, dropping tomorrow, June 11th, 2021 for purchase and on all DSP streaming platforms. The y video si a hybrid lyric video, with clips of the band performing and a powerful narrative that deepens the message of the song as well. As usual, Gears brings it with their great writing: riffs and catchy hooks for days. Watch the clip now!