Symphonic metal greats Torn Between Two Worlds featuring Chris Rehn (Takida) andhave released a video for their cover of Adele’s iconic single – “Hello.” The cover is the follow up to their incredible pair of debut singles: “The Beauty of Deception” and “All Eyes on Me.” While familiar because it is a song in the cultural zeitgeist far beyond Pop and Metal, Torn Between Two Worlds takes the track and makes it their own, with Sarah’s fantastic voice and the tasteful track by Chris. Watch the video for “Hello” here:
Extreme Progressive Power Metallers Runescarred have shared their cover of Elton John’s classic “Madman Across the Water.” The track comes from the bands’ upcoming re-release of their 2020 album, The Distant Infinite on September 24th and you can pre-order the album now at the link below. The release features five additional acoustic tracks, and sees the band further push themselves out of their comfort zone with creativity. Check out this great cover right now!
Sabaton has shared a new two-song digital single which features their highly sought after cover of Manowar’s “Kingdom Come’ and “Metal Trilogy,” a medley of the band’s “Metal Ripper,” “Metal Crue,” and “Metal Machine.” This is now available digitally on all streaming platforms, and the song can be heard at the link below. The limited edition vinyl is already sold out. The band also released a stunning 3D motion graphics animated lyric video for “Kingdom Come” which can be viewed here:
Heavy metal Queen and acclaimed Blues artist Lisa Mann, a.k.a. White Crone has paid tribute ot the great Ronnie James Dio on what would have been his 79th Birthday. Mann covered Rainbow’s classic “Stargazer” in an epic performance of the track, befitting the legend. This is her first new music since releasing her album The Poisoner in 2020. Stream her cover now!
Heavy Metallers Whtie Wizzard are currently working on new music for their next full length! In the meantime they have released their cover of Iron Maiden’s classic song “Fligh of Icarus.” Check it out!
Arising from Los Angeles, California, Melodic Metalcore trio Light The Torch prove just how fitting their name is with their sophomore album, You Will Be The Death Of Me (Nuclear Blast Records). Each metallic anthem sets the stage as if the band had just lit their torches and sharpened their pitchforks in preparation for taking on their greatest demons.Continue reading
New Jersey metallers Behind The Horror have been keeping busy in 2021. With a series of covers (recently Sepultura, Audioslave, and Nightwish), playthrough videos, and now their new Podcast series, the band has been keeping their fans entertained and themselves sharp, as they work on new music for their next release. In the first few episodes, which you can see below, the brothers Gabriel and Lucas Alves continue to explore their earliest years as fans, their first forrays into making music, and much more! Watch it now and be sure to like and subscribe on YouTube to support the band!
From the frozen tundra of Alaska, comes badass metallers Atonement Denied! The band has just dropped a faithful and impressive cover of Trivium’s first major hit, “Like Light to the Flies,” along with a killer video. Voted one of the Top Original Alaskan Bands by the Anchorage Press, the track highlights the bands’ innate technical abilities, heaviness, and also a penchant for melodies. Watch the clip exclusively at Ghost Cult, right now!
Machine Head performed another of their lockdown-era “Electric Happy Hour” sessions where Robb Flynn is often joined by bassist Jared MacEachern. They perform a new set every Friday. This week featured “Locust”, Block”, “The Burning Red”, and the deep cut “Heavy Lies The Crown”, plus covers of Black Sabbath – “Children Of The Grave”, and Green Day – “Welcome To Paradise”, plus Robb proposes a challenge/ experiment for the ladies, and gave a shoutout to Ghost Cult!
Let’s just face facts, the past year has been grueling. The pandemic affected the human race tremendously, changing life on earth. Musicians, of all genres, have started to release music they made during the shutdown of everything everywhere, and most of it echoes the angst of being on lockdown. Enter Wednesday 13’s newest release, Necrophaze, Antidote (Nuclear Blast). Although the songs were recorded during the recording of Necrophaze (Nuclear Blast), the four tracks were a welcome reprieve from the current melancholy atmosphere of the music industry.