Metallica Will Debut their “72 Seasons” Album with a Global Listening Event in Theaters


 

Metallica has announced a one-night-only global listening party for their new album, 72 Seasons, releasing on their own label Blackened Recordings on April 14th, 2023! The event will take place on April 13th, and tickets will be on sale soon from the link below. The new singles are streaming on all DSPs and the album is available for pre-order now on their website. Watch a video message from the band about the global watch party here!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Mono Inc – Ravenblack


 

The German Rock scene is legendary for producing exceptional bands like Scorpions and Rammstein. This schnitzel-loving nation is also known for its more niche music acts. Mono Inc. has been at the helm of the Gothic Rock movement since the early 2000s and they show no sign of slowing down.

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Metallica Shares a New Song and Video for “Screaming Suicide” from their Upcoming “72 Seasons” Album


 

Metallica has dropped a new single and video for their new song “Screaming Suicide!” This follows their initial single “Lux Æterna!” Like the prior video, the new one was also directed by Tim Saccenti. Both tracks are in a very Trad Heavy Metal vein. The tracks come from their new album 72 Seasons, releasing on their own label Blackened Recordings on April 14th, 2023! The new single is streaming on all DSPs and the album is available for pre-order now on their website. Continue reading


OTEP Books a Headline Tour of North America Honoring the Anniversaries of “Sevas Tra” and “Hydra”


OTEP, led by vocalist, poet, actor, author, and activist Otep Shamaya, will embark on its first headline tour in nearly three years this spring. The Sermons of Fire tour will celebrate their debut album Sevas Tra (Capitol Records) which turned 20 years old in 2022, as well as Hydra (Victory Records), turning 10 this year. Otep has recently completed a new album, expect to release this year as well. All dates announced so far are on sale at the links below.

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In Flames Shares a New Single and Music Video for “Meet Your Maker”


 

Legendary Swedish Metal band In Flames has announced their new album, their fourteenth, Forgone, due out via Nuclear Blast on February 10, 2023. Pre-orders are live now at the link below. The band has also shared a video for the new single “Meet Your Maker” – the band’s fourth single from the new album!

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Earth Releases a New Album – “Even Hell Has Its Heroes (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)”


 

Doom/Drone Metal innovators Earth have released a new album for New Year’s Day. Even Hell Has Its Heroes (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), from the forthcoming movie of the same name, is out now and streaming via Bandcamp. The vinyl edition was successfully crowdfunded by the fans and is sold out, but CD and limited cassette versions are available. The album contains 16 tracks and 63 minutes of new music, with artwork by Richey Beckett. Engineered and mastered by Mell Dettmer. Additional musicians on the album include Steve Moore, Don McGreevy, Bill Herzog, Lori Goldston, and Dettmer. Purchase and stream the album now!

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Nicarus to Release a New Single and Video on New Year’‘s Day


Israeli Folk, post-Grunge, and Doom Metal artist Nicarus is teasing new music for release on New Year’s Day. The alter-ego of vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Tali Green has been releasing a series of singles since releasing her last full-length album Coal People Coal Puppets in early 2021. Get notified of the single and video drop at the link below.

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Metallica Shares a Behind the Scenes Video for “Lux Æterna”


 

Metallica has shared a behind the scenes video for their recent single and music video “Lux Æterna!” Check it out below. Metallica will release their new album 72 Seasons, from their own label Blackened Recordings on April 14th, 2023! The single is streaming on all DSPs and the album is available for pre-orders now on their website. Continue reading


The Winery Dogs Announce Share Their New Single and Video for “Xanadu”


The Winery Dogs, by Evil Robb Photography

Prog-Rock supergroup The Winery Dogs, featuring Richie Kotzen, Mike Portnoy, and Billy Sheehan – already announced their upcoming new album III, is set for release on February 3, 2023, via the band’s Three Dog Music label (via Burnside Distribution/The Orchard). Following in the footsteps of their first two albums, III was once again self-produced by The Winery Dogs and mixed by longtime band associate Jay Ruston (Anthrax). Pre-orders are available today, December 9 on CD and all digital formats, which include an instant download of the album’s first single “Xanadu” – out now. A vinyl edition of III will also be revealed in just a few months. Watch the video, stream the single, and also a chance to win a guitar from Richie Kotzen.

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The Winery Dogs Announce European Tour Dates, New Single Out This Week


The Winery Dogs, by Evil Robb Photography

Prog-Rock supergroup The Winery Dogs, featuring Richie Kotzen, Mike Portnoy, and Billy Sheehan – already announced their upcoming new album. Now they have announced addtional 2023 tour dates, this time in Europe. III is set for release on February 3, 2023, via the band’s Three Dog Music label (via Burnside Distribution/The Orchard). Following in the footsteps of their first two albums, III was once again self-produced by The Winery Dogs and mixed by longtime band associate Jay Ruston (Anthrax). Pre-orders will be available starting Friday, December 9 on CD and all digital formats, which include an instant download of the album’s first song to be released, “Xanadu.” A vinyl edition of III will also be revealed in just a few months.

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