Sons Of Apollo - Psychotic Symphony Album Review by Adam McCann Label : InsideOut Music Year : 2017 Opus Maximus It’s nothing new, another year and Mike Portnoy announces a new band/project in some seemingly vain attempt to capture the former glory of Dream Theater. So here we are, 2017 and enter Sons of
Anvil - Plugged In Permanent Album Review by Adam McCann Label : SPV/Steamhammer Records Year : 1996 Crank it to 11 Lips has stated in several interviews that if it wasn’t for Germany and Scandinavia during the 90’s then Anvil would have gone their separate ways. It was these countries love of heavy metal
Corrosion Of Conformity - No Cross, No Crown Album Review by Adam McCann Label : Nuclear Blast Records Year : 2018 Corrosion of Conformity find their stride again It’s been awhile since Corrosion of Conformity (CoC) have fully been together under an ‘original line-up’ guise, but since their self-titled album in 2014, the band
Visions Of Atlantis - The Deep & The Dark Album Review by Rainer Kerber In December 2013, Thomas Caser, the last remaining founding member of the Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis, announced drastic lineup changes to his band. Because he no longer agreed with the stylistic development of the band,
CC Top - the German tribute to ZZ TOP - Hamburg 2018 Location: Marias Ballroom Hamburg-Harburg Date: February 17th 2018 No other band has influenced blues rock as much as ZZ Top. Even in the first year there were several line-up changes. But since then the trio from Texas plays with the same band members.
6th Lübeck Marzipan Rock Festival The Hanseatic city of Lübeck, located northeast of Hamburg, can look back on more than 1300 years of history. The city is considered the "mother of the Hanseatic League". Lübeck is famous among others for the Lübeck marzipan. What could be more natural than naming a
Anvil - Pound for Pound Album Review by Adam McCann Label : SPV/Steamhammer Year : 1988 Pounding the world By the late 80’s, Anvil should have been capitalising on their frankly, brilliant albums, however a lacklustre first release on a major label in 1987 with ‘Strength of Steel’ applied unwanted pressure as their peers
SAVAGE HANDS Post New Music Video For “Unconditional”; New EP, Barely Alive, Out on Friday March 2 Via SharpTone Records SAVAGE HANDS Post New Music Video For “Unconditional”; New EP, Barely Alive, Out Today Via SharpTone Records SAVAGE HANDS deliver a very deep and emotional music video for the new track “Unconditional,” which
ALLEGAEON: Colorado Death Metal Troupe To Kick Off US Tour This Week [photo by Matthew Zinke] Colorado death metallers ALLEGAEON will return to the road this week with Rings Of Saturn, Nekrogoblikon, and Entheos for The Dank Memes Tour 2018. The band's latest journey will commence on March 2nd in Mesa, Arizon and run
Black Moth, "Anatomical Venus" Release date : 2 March 2018 Via Candlelight/Spinefarm Finding as much strength in grace and wit as in riff-driven heaviosity, Black Moth emerged from Leeds in the early years of this decade powered by the twin forces of Sabbath and Stooges, yet set alight (and apart) by a Grand
GREEN DRUID: Denver-Based Psychedelic Stoner Doom Collective Hosts Their Own "Weed Olympics;" "Rebirth" Streaming At Cvlt Nation + Ashen Blood To See Release Via Earache Records Later This Month "Steady, subterranean, and filthy clean, GREEN DRUID duskily flows with the drone of a thousand rusty amps through the cracks and pores of forgotten, ancient crypts...
TREMONTI – Announces UK & European Summer Tour Dates! FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM "A DYING MACHINE" COMING JUNE 2018! TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, have announced a new set of UK & European tour dates. The band is already confirmed to support
ICED EARTH Currently on The Road in North America On The "Incorruptible" Tour Metal giants ICED EARTH are currently on the road in North America bringing their "pure and absolutely incorruptible heavy metal" (Rock Hard Italy) to fans across North America on their "Incorruptible" World Tour. Consisting of founding guitarist Jon Schaffer, drummer Brent
NIGHTWISH - Release Third Decades Trailer! Pre-order available here: http://nuclearblast.com/nightwish-decades Let's be honest; it does not take any overstated words to present this exceptional band to the world out there, for they are the undisputed pioneers of symphonic metal and the icons of a whole genre. Their virtuosity is consummate perfection, their inspiration
BULLET Release New Single and Video For "Ain't Enough" New Album "Dust To Gold" Out April 20th on SPV/Steamhammer Swedish Metal band Bullet have released a new digital single and video today. The new song "Ain't Enough" is taken from the forthcoming studio album "Dust To Gold". The new album "Dust To Gold" will be released through Steamhammer/SPV on April 20th 2018 as CD digi (incl. poster) / 2LP
Bolt Thrower - The IVth Crusade Album Review by Adam McCann Label : Earache Records Year : 1992 Where Next to Conquer? By 1992, Bolt Thrower had established themselves as the authority on military themed death metal. Taking their album title from the failed Fourth Crusade in which the Christian Crusaders decided to pillage