EP REVIEW: The Devil Wears Prada – ZII


Rewinding back to August 2010, Metalcore savants The Devil Wears Prada put out the Zombie EP (Ferret Music) – a release that introduced a new level of maturity and heaviness for the band and remains a fan favorite to this day. Fast forward to the present day, TDWP have written ZII (Solid State Records), a sequel EP no one knew was coming. While its precursor is about fighting the apocalypse, ZII embodies the stemming feelings of exhaustion and hopelessness.

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The Devil Wears Prada Shares New Track “Nightfall”


The Devil Wears Prada has shared a sick new track “Nightfall” from their much-anticipated ZII EP set for release on 21st May 2021 via Solid State Records. The band has also planned a livestream event for Saturday, 15th May, during which they will play the entire ZII EP in full. Fans can purchase tickets for the event and pre-order at the link below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Azusa – Loop of Yesterdays


As we are stuck at home wondering what to do with all this unprecedented free time, I believe that we should invest our time to catch up with all the releases that have come out this year. Actually, I have to get into that myself, there are a lot of releases that I have missed so far this year and Azusa’s Loop of Yesterdays (Solid State Records) was one of them. I’m glad I listened to this album though, it has a very interesting balance between really heavy Melodic Death Metal riffs and progressive/experimental segments that present big ambient soundscapes.

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Proggy Supergroup Azusa Shares New Single and Video, New Album Incoming


International Supergroup Azusa, featuring vocalist Eleni Zafiriadou (Sea + Air), bassist Liam Wilson (The Dillinger Escape Plan), guitarist Christer Espevoll (Extol), and drummer David Husvik (Extol) — have dropped the new single and video for the track ‘Monument’ over at Revolver Magazine. The song comes from the forthcoming second album, Loop of Yesterdays, due out April 10 via Solid State Records. Loop of Yesterdays is available for pre-order at the link below! Watch the clip for Monument.Continue reading


Stream The New Song From Norma Jean – “[Mind Over Mind]”


Norma Jean has streamed a brand new song from their forthcoming, fan-named album All Hail, due out on October 25 via Solid State Records. ‘[Mind Over Mind]’. The new album was The disc was recorded earlier this year with producer Will Putney (Every Time I Die, Body Count) at his Graphic Nature Audio studio in Belleville, New Jersey. The band are currently touring North America with Fit For A King, Currents, Left Behind and Afterlife. Jam out the track right now!

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Demon Hunter – War / Peace


Demon Hunter has been around for a while so they can pretty much do whatever they want. War and Peace (Solid State Records) is proof that they probably shouldn’t. The compilations are polar opposites. War is alright—mildly entertaining filled with your typical Demon Hunter tracks. Peace is just a soft listen of nine uninspired songs and one decent ballad.Continue reading


Norma Jean Releases Video For “Children Of The Dead”


Norma Jean released a brand new song last week, ‘Children Of The Dead’. The band recently released a deluxe version of their 2016 album Polar Similar, out now via Solid State Records. The band is said to be working on material for their next album, slated to arrive in 2019. Watch the video now! Continue reading


Norma Jean Releases New Song – “Children Of The Dead”


Norma Jean, by Meg Loyal Photography

Metalcore leaders Norma Jean has been chilling of late after ripping up the road on tour earlier last year through late summer. The band recently released a deluxe version of their 2016 album Polar Similar, out now via Solid State Records. As a bonus to fans, the bands shared a brand new song, ‘Children of The Dead’. The track is a crushing, noisy throwback the bands’ earliest and best work, which is perhaps why they left it off Polar Similar. Jam it out below. The band is said to be working on material for their next album, slated to arrive in 2019. Continue reading


Fit For A King Book Headline Tour With In Hearts Wake, Like Moths To Flames and Phinehas


Fresh off of their run on the 2017 Warped Tour, Fit For A King has announced a headline tour this fall, with openers In Hearts Wake. Like Moths To Flames and Phinehas. Full schedule and dates are below.Continue reading