World-music collective Heilung unveils a new single for the track “Tenet.” The track seems inspired by the Christopher Nolan movie and comes from their new album Drif, coming soon on August 19th, 2022 via Season of Mist. Pre-orders are available now at the links below. Purchase, stream, pre-save, and watch the video for “Asja” now!
70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise has announced that their eleventh sailing will be hosted on board The Freedom of the Seas from Miami, Florida to Bimini, The Bahamas from January 30th to February 3rd, 2023. The floating metal festival and vacation experience on the high-seas will soon announce the first bands, ticket on-sale dates, and more.
Machine Head performed all of their classic debut album Burn My Eyes (Roadrunner Records) on their livestream for its 28th Anniversary. The band was joined by drummer Chris Kontos (The Boneless Ones), but Logan Mader was unable to join. In addition to BME, the band also played a tom of covers of Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth, Accept, Sepultura, Cro-Mags, Exodus, and Poison Idea as well.
In a post to Facebook, Black Crown Initiate has announced they have amicably parted ways with band co-founder Andy Thomas (Antiqva). The band intends to continue on. They shared Andy’s comments on the split as well. Andy will fill in for Rivers of Nihil on their upcoming tour. The band released a new album in 2022, and just wrapped up a North American tour opening for Omnium Gatherum, and has a tour of Europe planned for this fall.
Rough news for Brendon Small of Dethklok as his Los Angeles Studio was robbed of rare and valuable guitars last night. Small posted the list of stolen gear online, in hopes they may be returned. Dethklok will perform at this weekend’s Adult Swim Block Party in Philadelphia and Small revealed earlier this week that he is closing in on finishing the next Metalocalypse film and album. Continue reading
Gilford New Hampshire welcomed Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, The Warning, and Lilith Czar for a great night of female-led rock n roll bands. Lilith Czar opened the show and performed many songs off her debut album “Created from Filth and Dust” and an incredible cover of Stevie Nicks’s “Edge of Seventeen.” Continue reading
Hardcore Punk legends The Original Misfits have booked a headline show in Dallas, their only headline show of 2022 at Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas, Texas for Halloween weekend on Saturday, October 29. The Original Misfits features singer Glenn Danzig and original bassist Jerry Only with Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein on guitar, supported by special guest Alice Cooper and The Distillers. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, August 12 at 10 a.m. at the link below. Misfits will headline Riot Fest 2022, along with My Chemical Romance.
Hardcore German Act, Rykers, are back with their newest effort, Ours Was a Noble Cause (BDHW). The band was originally formed back in 1992 and split up in the early 2000s. After a few reunions, Rykers came back in full force in 2013. Since then the band has proven they are just as pissed and angry as they were back in the beginning.
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Over the years I have slowly come around to liking more black metal projects, but none do more justice than those that focus on the atmosphere that brings you on a journey. British Columbia’s own Liminal Shroud does just this on their second full-length, All Virtues Ablaze (Willowtip Records). In just under forty minutes (across only four tracks), this album will be sure to be part of many conversations towards the end of the year.Continue reading