“Welcome To Wacken” Virtual Reality Documentary Announced

“Welcome To Wacken” is an interactive virtual reality documentary that takes you deep inside Germany’s Wacken Open Air – the biggest heavy metal festival on Earth. Produced by Canada’s Banger Films (“Metal Evolution,” “Iron Maiden: Flight 666”) and Secret Location, this is the first fully 360° virtual reality music festival documentary: a story in five parts as told by different fans from around the world and climaxing with a live performance from Arch Enemy that puts viewers on stage with the band. The world premiere will debut at Hot Docs, Canadian International Documentary Festival as part of the DocX programme (April 28 to May 1) in Toronto Continue reading

Power Trip Releases “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe)” Video

Texas’ Power Trip just released an official video for “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe)” as the band continues to tour the planet in support of the “Nightmare Logic” LP, currently torching the West Coast of North America and heading to Europe next. Power Trip’s new video for “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe)” was captured at a spirited hometown show in Dallas and melts with clips of political propaganda encompassing vocalist Riley Gale’s lyrics that hone in on the devaluation of human life by those who’ve gained power through money and politics. The video was directed by Andy Capper (Vice, Noisey) with director of photography Joel Pront, and editor Andrew Betsch. Continue reading

Famous Last Words Gearing Up For U.S. Tour Dates

Post-hardcore outfit Famous Last Words is thrilled to announce the band will be hitting the road on a co-headlining tour alongside Manafest, with additional support from It Lives It Breathes. The tour kicks off April 26th in Kent, OH and will wrap May 13th in Memphis, TN Continue reading

Artwork For New Album “One Foot In The Grave” Issued By Tankard

2017 marks a jubilee year! 35 years of Tankard! And, of course, a suitable soundtrack cannot be neglected for the occasion. The band’s 17th studio album will be entitled “One Foot In The Grave” and will be released on June 2nd via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band is proud to reveal the cover artwork for the anniversary album Continue reading

Lyric Video For New Song “Fight” Posted By Helker

Argentinian power metal act Helker released the first single from the upcoming new album “Firesoul.” Check out the lyric video for “Fight” in the player below. “Firesoul” will be released on May 5th via AFM Records in both English and Spanish (digtal only as “Alma de fuego”). The track listing is as follows: 1. Continue reading

Harlott launches 3rd single, “Whore”, online

– March 28th, 2017 – On April 7th, Australian thrashers Harlott will release their new album, Extinction , worldwide via Metal Blade Records! Harlott returns with a harrowing offering of thrash metal, and a bleak interpretation of mankind’s future. A blistering assault of speed and aggression awaits those who endure Extinction , as well as a reverent journey into the power and force that is metal. Continue reading

Pale King Premieres New Song “Ominous Horrors” From Upcoming New Album “Monolith of the Malign”

Pale King premieres a new song entitled “Ominous Horrors”, taken from the upcoming new album “Monolith of the Malign”, which will be released on April 21st by Soulseller Records. The line-up consists of vocalist Jonny Pettersson (Wombbath, Ashcloud, Henry Kane), guitarist Håkan Stuvemark (Wombbath), drummer Jon Rudin (Ashcloud), and bassist Hannah Gill. Check out now “Ominous Horrors” below. Continue reading

Valgrind Debuts New Song “New Born Deceit” From Upcoming New EP “Seal of Phobos”

Italian death metal unit Valgrind debuts a new song entitled “New Born Deceit”, taken from the upcoming new EP, “Seal of Phobos”, which will be released by Everlasting Spew Records on April 14th. Continue reading

The Acacia Strain Premieres New Song “Bitter Pill” From Upcoming New Album “Gravebloom”

The Acacia Strain premieres a new song entitled “Bitter Pill”, taken from the upcoming new album “Gravebloom”. Rise Records has scheduled the effort for a June 30th release date. Continue reading

StarGazer Streaming “A Merging To The Boundless: Void Of Voyce”

Today, Nuclear War Now! Productions sets June 1st as the international release date for StarGazer’s “A Merging to the Boundless: Void of Voyce” on vinyl LP format. In the leadup to physical release, the album is currently streaming at Nuclear War Now!’s Bandcamp page here , as we as below. The album’s track listing is as follows: 1 Continue reading