Overkill Posts New “Welcome To The Garden State” Documentary Episode Online

American thrash metal legends Overkill has uploaded the sixth part of their documentary series entitled, “Welcome To The Garden State.” You can check it out below. The series has been aired to promote the band’s upcoming nineteenth album, “The Wings Of War,” which will be released tomorrow (February 22nd) through Nuclear Blast Records.

“The Wings Of War” will be available for purchase in the following formats:

– CD Digipak
– CD Digi + T-Shirt + Poster Bundle
– Green Cassette
– Grey Vinyl (limited to 1,500)
– Green with Yellow Splatter vinyl (limited to 500)

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Overkill Posts Second Part Of “Welcome To The Garden State” Documentary Series

Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill will unleash their 19th studio record, ‘The Wings Of War’, on February 22, 2019, via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band launches part 2 of their multi-part documentary series entitled ‘Welcome To The Garden States’. Watch as each of the band members detail their early influences and how it has helped shape the genre and their sound. Check it out, along with the first part, below.

“The Wings Of War” will be available for purchase in the following formats:
CD Digipak
CD Digi + T-Shirt + Poster Bundle
Green Cassette
Grey Vinyl (limited to 1,500)
Green with Yellow Splatter vinyl (limited to 500)Please note that imported items will ship

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Steel Panther Share New Footage From Recording Sessions & Announce March U.S. Tour w/ Wilson

Steel Panther have been in the studio tracking their new record at Sphere Studios in Los Angeles, CA. They shared the below footage from the recording sessions via Facebook:

In other news, Steel Panther and Wilson will be joining forces once again heading out on the ‘Heavy Metal Mardi Gras Tour‘ together for the below run of dates:

01/18 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues (no Wilson)
01/26 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues (no Wilson)
03/01 Jacksonville, FL – Mavericks Live
03/02 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
03/03 Birmingham, AL – Iron City
03/04 New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore
03/06 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
03/07 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
03/08 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa

Both bands will be hitting stages together starting later this month on the below run:

11/29 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
11/30 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
12/01 Sault Ste. Marie, MI – Kewadin Casino
12/02 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
12/04 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
12/06 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Center
12/07 Madison, WI – The Sylvee (‘JJO Yellow Snow Ball‘)
12/08 Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s
12/09 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant

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Defiatory Premiere New Music Video For “King In Yellow” From Latest Album “”Hades Rising”

Swedish thrash metal quintet DEFIATORY released their sophomore album “Hades Rising” via Black Lion Records in May 2018. The band recently filmed a video for the third track, King In Yellow, from the album. This track is a nod to the Robert W. Chambers’s collection of weird short stories, The King in Yellow.

Check the premiere below:

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Aborted Posts New Video “Vespertine Decay” Online

Belgian death metal/grindcore veterans Aborted has posted a new music video online for the song “Vespertine Decay.” You can check it out below. The song comes from the band’s upcoming album, “TerrorVision,” which is set to be released on September 21st through Century Media. It’s also the second song from the album to receive the music video treatment following, “Squalor Valor.”

“TerrorVision” will be offered in the following formats:

– Standard CD Jewelcase
– Gatefold LP+CD
– Ltd. Box set (with Digipak CD, bonus CD with the tracks of the “Bathos” EP, black belt with metal belt buckle, sticker set and button set)
– Digital

The LP is available in the following vinyl colours:

– Black: unlimited
– Pink: 200 copies, exclusively sold in Belgium
– Lilac: 100 copies, exclusively available at CM Distro Europe
– Transparent-blue: 200 copies, available at various online stores
– Transparent-green: 200 copies, exclusively available at EMP
– Yellow: 200 copies, exclusively available at Season Of Mist
– Transparent-magenta: 100 copies, exclusively available at Aborted’s webstore
– Glow-in-the-Dark: 700 copies

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U.D.O. Reveals New Album, “Steelfactory” Details, Posts New Video, “One Heart One Soul” Online

German metal gods U.D.O. will release their new album “Steelfactory” on August 31st worldwide via AFM Records. An official video for the new song “One Heart One Soul” is available for streaming below.

With “Steelfactory,” U.D.O return to their core competence, clearly influenced by their past shows with Dirkschneider, the songs in their rousingly simple straightness have a hymn character, as it is only known from the past.

“Steelfactory” has become a timeless metal album and thus the impressive statement of a master of his craft. With its earthy, punchy and handmade sound – with the participation of the Danish producer Jacob Hansen (among others Volbeat) – “Steelfactory” meets the nerve of the time, which may be triggered again since the successful Dirkschneider tour worldwide.

Steelfactory will available in the following formats:

– Ltd. Boxset
– Ltd. Digipak
– Gtf. Red/Yellow Splatter 2-Vinyl / AFM Exclusive
– Gtf. Silver/Black Marbled 2-Vinyl / AFM Exclusive
– Gtf. Clear Red 2-Vinyl
– Gtf. Clear Yellow 2-Vinyl
– Gtf. Black 2-Vinyl
– CD Jewelcase
– Download & Streaming


1. Tongue Reaper
2. Make The Move
3. Keeper Of My Soul
4. In The Heat Of The Night
5. Raise The Game
6. Blood On Fire
7. Rising High
8. The Devil Is An Angel (Bonus Digipak)
9. Hungry And Angry
10. One Heart One Soul
11. Pictures In My Dreams (Bonus Digipak)
12. A Bite Of Evil
13. Eraser
14. Rose In The Desert
15. The Way

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Yellow Eyes Premieres New Song “Velvet On the Horns” From Forthcoming New Album “Immersion Trench Reverie”

Brooklyn black metal outfit Yellow Eyes premieres a new song called “Velvet On the Horns”, taken from the band’s forthcoming new album “Immersion Trench Reverie”, which Gilead Media will release on October 20 on CD and digitally, with a vinyl edition projected for early December. It will be released also on tape via Sibir Records.

Check out now “Velvet On the Horns” below.

Immersion Trench Reverie by Yellow Eyes

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Haemophagus Releasing “Stream Of Shadows” Album

Haemophagus from Italy just released third full-length album “Stream Of Shadows,” featuring 14 songs of horror obsessed death metal and grindcore. Check out fourth track “Deranger” below.

“Stream of Shadows” was recorded, engineered, and mixed in Palermo by long time friend Silvio “Spadino” Punzo at Tone Deaf Studios. Mastering was handled by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound Mastering and artwork was made by Luis Sendón.

01. Shadowline
02. Tombtown
03. Blastmaniacom!
04. Deranger
05. Meteor Mind
06. Electric Circles in a Yellow Sky
07. Captured from Above
08. Innergetic
09. The Cosmicorpse
10. Infectious Domain
11. Monochrome
12. Unrestrained
13. Twisted Syllables
14. The Darkest Trip

Stream Of Shadows by HAEMOPHAGUS

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Lantern Reveals “II: Morphosis” Album Details

Lantern is gearing up to release “II: Morphosis” via Dark Descent Records on March 17th, 2017. The label issued this press release about the band and impending album:

“Since Lantern’s debut full-length album ‘Below’ perfectly got the zeitgeist of the mid-10’s dark and arcane DM revival Dark Descent Records has almost become synonymous for, it would have made perfect sense for those Finns to simply so to speak return to very same cave and lock themselves up down there with no heat nor light for two weeks straight to conjure the same type of pitch black music.

“But this is where you draw the line in between those happy with their little niche and the real artists, destined to expand their horizon no matter what… Fear not, ‘II – Morphosis’ isn’t trying to reach for the light either and still reeks of the ancient metal ov death foul stench. And even if they’ve now officially integrated the three extra members the initial duo had with them since 2011 for live activities and recorded it as a five piece, there’s still here a palpable sense of obscurity throughout those nine songs, as if being seen through a veiled curtain.

“But many actually will probably be quite surprised by how articulate but also strangely melodic the ‘new’ Lantern is. While a track like ‘Cleansing of the Air’ or the epic instrumental ‘Necrotic Epiphanies’ carry a strong thrash influence that can also be found in Necrophilos’ scruffy vocals, the album is first and foremost packed with twisted riffs that spiral on and off that pierce through the thick fog it conjures like razors. But no matter how hectic the whole thing gets, they never loose control, like some kind of bizarre version of Treblinka not led by clueless teenagers but proper musicians determined to get on a short leash the madness that drives them.

“Like on ‘Below’, the album’s brilliantly detailed yet disturbing artwork courtesy of Zbigniew M. BIelak is a collage of various concepts developed in the songs while Dan Lowndes of Resonance Sound Studios took care of the mixing and mastering duties, resulting in an album both daring and unique.”

01. Black Miasma
02. Sleeper of Hypnagog
03. Hosting Yellow Fungi
04. Cleansing of the Air
05. Necrotic Epiphaniesk
06. Transmigration
07. Virgin Damnation
08. Morphosis
09. Lucid Endlessness

II : Morphosis by Lantern

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The Morningside Streams New Track “Out Of Nest”

BadMoodMan Music, a sub-label of Solitude Productions, just released The Morningside’s “Yellow” this month, and now a new track from that release has come online. Check out third track “Out Of Nest” below. The label also comments:

“Since the very first album, it became apparent that Russian band The Morningside are on to something special. By blending genres like death, doom, and black metal, similar to Katatonia but more atmospheric, they’ve come up with a sound that’s absolutely beautiful and enthralling. It’s heavy but not crushing, the melodies remain ever so fragrant and the music sinuous in a graceful way.

“This album sees the band incorporate more progressive and even folkish and post-metal elements to make sure it’s fulfilling its ambition and at the same time not straying away from the established sound. Every song is like a different chapter – connected but different in a special way. Influenced by a Kurt Vonnegut book, the yellow tram on the cover is symbolic of the travails of the central character and also life – it’s up to us to keep it interesting and memorable. The album serves as a wonderful soundtrack to life and its infinite vagaries.”

1. To The Last Point…
2. As A Pilgrim
3. Out Of Nest
4. Missing Day
5. Depot Only
6. Clocks
7. …Then He Walked

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