Ghost has shared a new single and visualizer for their cover of “Phantom of The Opera” by Iron Maiden. Previously, the band sharted their cover of the 1990s hit by Genesis “Jesus He Knows Me.” The band will release their new covers EP Phantomime (Loma Vista Recordings) this week. Pre-orders in many formats, new merch, and more can be found below!
Ghost has shared a new single and video for their cover of the Genesis hit 1990s anti-televangelism song “Jesus He Knows Me.” Just in time for Easter Sunday, the track comes with a hilarious music video. The band will release their new covers EP Phantomime (Loma Vista Recordings). Pre-orders in many formats, new merch, and more can be found below. The band also releases a YouTube video of “religious programming” which you can also see below.
Long-awaited and long-delayed; Static-X – Fear Factory – Mushroomhead, and Dope finally got to play their show at Irving Plaza on Sunday night as part of The Rise Of The Machines tour. Planned a couple of years ago, the packed bill encountered the now all too familiar COVID delays, and coordinating that big of a bill takes monumental effort. Eventually, everyone was in place and the tour was a go. Any one of these bands would be worth the price of admission. Put them all together, and you have an epic evening in store.Continue reading →
Tribulation will release its upcoming EP, Hamartia, via Century Media Records on April 7th, 2023. For a preview of Hamartia, the new single – a cover version of Blue Öyster Cult’s “Vengeance (The Pact)” – can be heard now at the link below:
Pop and RnB star Lizzo brought her “Special” world tour of arenas to Europe this winter, complete with a huge stage show, her massive dance crew, and of course her flute. But in tribute to her German fans and Rammstein, in Hamburg this weekend she covered the industrial metal classic “Du Hast!” Watch Lizzo headbang, and twerk while singing the song.
Teramaze has shared a new single and video for their cover of 1980s pop hit duet “Easy Lover’ – written by bassist Nathan East (Fourplay, Eric Clapton) and performed by Phil Collins(Genesis) and Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind, and Fire). The band has also announced the return of vocalist Nathan Peachey, who was the vocalist on their critically acclaimed 2015 album, Her Halo. The band will carry on with two vocalists now. Stream the track and watch the video now!
The new Black Star Riders album Wrong Side of Paradise signals the end of one era and the start of a new one. After eight years with Nuclear Blast this, their fifth record, is their first with Earache Records, their first without co-founding guitarist Scott Gorham, and their first as a quartet.
In the battle for memorable metal, style or substance often battle for dominance. While Germany’s Crom may seem to lean more towards “style” in their sturdy and reliable brand of Trad/Power hybrid metal, the songs on the new release The Era Of Darkness (From The Vaults) also contain a strong measure of strength in the sword arm and fire in the heart.
Steeped in Nordic mythology, France’s Skáld draw extensively on traditional folk music and employ the Old Norse language for many of their lyrics. Huldufólk (Decca / Universal Music) is the group’s fourth full-length release and is themed around the subject of its title: huldufólk, or “hidden people” is the name given to the mythical beings — elves, dwarves, trolls — that populate Nordic folklore. Moreover, according to the press release accompanying this record, the work honours “an entire people in whom many Scandinavians still believe”.