MERCURY CIRCLE (feat. members of CHILDREN OF BODOM & SWALLOW THE SUN) Share Brand New Music Video For “Black Mirrors”! New album, “Killing Moons”, to be released October 8th on Noble Demon

Following their critically acclaimed The Dawn Of Vitriol EP (2020), MERCURY CIRCLE have shared a brand new song from their upcoming and highly anticipated debut album, “Killing Moons”, which is slated for release on October 8, 2021 via Noble Demon! Born as a brainchild in 2018 by ICONCRASH’s and SWALLOW THE SUN’s Jaani Peuhu, and featuring members of CHILDREN OF BODOM, SLEEP OF MONSTERS & more, MERCURY CIRCLE create a diverse blend of dark rock infused with electrifying synth wave and slow, epic doom. On their upcoming full-length album, MERCURY CIRCLE unleash ten enthralling tracks, which differ wildly in expression and sonic aesthetics. “Killing Moons” is a deeply powerful and majestic piece of music – truly representing a … Continue reading MERCURY CIRCLE (feat. members of CHILDREN OF BODOM & SWALLOW THE SUN) Share Brand New Music Video For “Black Mirrors”! New album, “Killing Moons”, to be released October 8th on Noble Demon

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Reveals Guitar Playthrough Video for “Brace For Impact” from Latest Album, Blood In The Water

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM has revealed a new playthrough video for the track “Brace For Impact,” the most recent single from the group’s latest album, Blood In The Water. Watch the video today via Guitar World at https://www.guitarworld.com/news/michael-gilbert-brace-for-impact-playthrough. “This is a fun one to play because it’s definitely a challenging picking workout,” says guitarist Michael Gilbert. “Everything from fast alternate picking to slow eerie melodic tones to compliment the rest of the music and vocals. Hope you enjoy it as much as I love playing it.” Released June 4 via AFM Records, Blood In The Water is the fourteenth studio album from the legendary band. The blistering 12-track album was … Continue reading FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Reveals Guitar Playthrough Video for “Brace For Impact” from Latest Album, Blood In The Water

GWAR Announces Scumdogs 30th Anniversary Tour!!!

Human Scum, have you received your 5G chip implan-…we mean ‘vaccine’ yet? Now that you’ve gotten your shot in the arm, GWAR will give you a shot in the mouth (of spew) this fall as they return to the road in North America. The first part of the “Scumdogs 30th Anniversary Tour” will kick off September 16th with a show in the band’s adopted hometown of Richmond, VA and will run through September 19th in Pittsburgh, PA and also includes a stop at RiotFest. This tour will see GWAR playing the “Scumdogs of the Universe” record in its entirety. Support on the headline shows will come from Madball and Eyehategod. The band then returns to the … Continue reading GWAR Announces Scumdogs 30th Anniversary Tour!!!

Unpublished 1981 No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith-Era MOTÖRHEAD Interview Unearthed by Esteemed Journalist Malcolm Dome

A never-before-published interview with legendary MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy has been unearthed by veteran journalist Malcolm Dome, who conducted the interview in 1981 and recently happened upon the handwritten transcript in his personal archive. Four decades later, Rolling Stone has presented the unpublished interview for fans to enjoy. Read the interview today at https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/motorhead-lemmy-kilmister-no-sleep-til-hammersmith-lost-interview-1183208/. The 30-minute interview with the iconic singer/bassist took place in the London offices of MOTÖRHEAD’s then-record company, Bronze Records, prior to a festival where the band was performing in support of the original release of No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith, which will be reissued via BMG on June 25. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this … Continue reading Unpublished 1981 No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith-Era MOTÖRHEAD Interview Unearthed by Esteemed Journalist Malcolm Dome

ALIEN WEAPONRY to Release Vital New Album, Tangaroa, on September 17, 2021 via Napalm Records

ALIEN WEAPONRY have returned with a vengeance, announcing the release of their fervid upcoming sophomore release, Tangaroa, out September 17, 2021 via Napalm Records! Since releasing their acclaimed debut Tū (2018), the New Zealanders’ kinetic presence and sound – combining elements of thrash and groove metal with lyrics in the native indigenous language, te reo Māori — has attracted throngs of fans and media supporters across the globe. As with their 2018 single “Kai Tangata” – which has amassed more than 10 million views on YouTube and claimed the number-one spot on SiriusXM Liquid Metal’s “Devil’s Dozen” for 13 consecutive weeks – much of Tangaroa is immersed in the … Continue reading ALIEN WEAPONRY to Release Vital New Album, Tangaroa, on September 17, 2021 via Napalm Records

TEETH SHARE VIDEO FOR NEW SONG “VOODOO PRIESTESS” / PRE-ORDERS FOR “VOODOO PRIESTESS” + “WRITHE” 7-INCH ARE NOW AVAILABLE

“When we were writing ‘Voodoo Priestess,’ both Chris and I were living in isolation at my house,” says Prince. “We were experiencing some altering shifts in both of our lives. We were dealing with two different situations, yet they felt as if they were in the same vein. This song deals with a failing relationship in which you invested your whole heart into. The feelings of loss, betrayal, abandonment, and blunt reality have a strong presence in the lyrics.” He further explains,  “I think the intent was to produce something that was going to work as a therapeutic release for both of us … Continue reading TEETH SHARE VIDEO FOR NEW SONG “VOODOO PRIESTESS” / PRE-ORDERS FOR “VOODOO PRIESTESS” + “WRITHE” 7-INCH ARE NOW AVAILABLE

SLAY AT HOME FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH MEMBERS OF MEGADETH, INCUBUS, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, LACUNA COIL, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, CARCASS, PERIPHERY, + MORE / FESTIVAL FINALE SET FOR JUNE 18 + 19

Slay At Home, the first-of-its-kind virtual music festival organized by Frank Godla of Metal Injection, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the announcement of a grand finale. The fully-stacked event will air this Friday, June 18, and Saturday, June 19, with music beginning at 3PM EST both days and panel discussions beforehand. The free, virtual event will fundraise in support of four great charity organizations: Musicares, The Iggy Fund, Cancer Research Institute, and National Alliance On Mental Illness. Info on these four charities can be found at the Slay At Home website here.  Following the success of the first Slay At Home festival in the early stages of … Continue reading SLAY AT HOME FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH MEMBERS OF MEGADETH, INCUBUS, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, LACUNA COIL, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, CARCASS, PERIPHERY, + MORE / FESTIVAL FINALE SET FOR JUNE 18 + 19

SLEEP WAKER RELEASE “110 MINUTES” VIDEO —BAND TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ALIAS ON JULY 23

Grand Rapids band SLEEP WAKER — guitarists Jake Impellizzeri and Jason Caudill, vocalist Hunter Courtright, drummer Frankie Mish, and bassist Aaron Lutas — will release their second album Alias via UNFD on July 23. Pre-save the record here.  “‘110 Minutes’ is one of the most energetic songs on the record, but it still holds the same melancholic theme of change brought from loss,” the band says. “This is a concept we decided to carry over from the new song ‘Distance.’ We felt that making one of the hypest songs on the record connect back into the story our past song, ‘Relief’ [from 2018’s Don’t Look at the Moon], all the while making this song relate sonically to DLATM with heavy, … Continue reading SLEEP WAKER RELEASE “110 MINUTES” VIDEO —BAND TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ALIAS ON JULY 23

Seattle doom blues merchants SUN CROW share dark and compelling new track off ‘Quest For Oblivion’ / Out July 2 Worldwide via Ripple Music

Seattle-based doom blues foursome SUN CROW recently signed to Ripple Music for the worldwide release of their dark and hypnotic debut album ‘Quest for Oblivion’, due out July 2nd. Today they present a shiver-inducing second track with “Black It Out”. Rain-soaked doom blues, moss-covered stoner rock, grey sky heavy psych, whatever they call it, SUN CROW calls the old spirits of high volume heavy rock into close quarters and paints the ceiling and walls with magnets, wood, and glass. Clocking in at a generous seventy minutes in a Pacific Northwest haze of tar-thick riffs and grooves wrapped in epic vocals, their acclaimed debut album ‘Quest … Continue reading Seattle doom blues merchants SUN CROW share dark and compelling new track off ‘Quest For Oblivion’ / Out July 2 Worldwide via Ripple Music

SCAR OF THE SUN Drops New Lyric Video for Emotional Track “Anastasis”

After recently releasing their third full-length album, Inertia, via Napalm Records, Greek modern metal five-piece SCAR OF THE SUN now drops an intense lyric video for album closing song “Anastasis”, which in their native language means “resurrection”. Its heaviness, together with an emotional vocal performance from singer Terry Nikas, immediately indicates a deep, personal meaning that pierces the listener to the bone. Terry Nikas on the song:“‘Anastasis’ is the closing song of our new album Inertia, definitely it is emotionally the heaviest song we have ever created. It’s an homage to a very close person of mine and I felt like doing something in order … Continue reading SCAR OF THE SUN Drops New Lyric Video for Emotional Track “Anastasis”