ELECTRIC AGE ‘Sleep Of The Silent King’ Review, Stream & Official Videos


One of Louisiana’s more promising acts, Electric Age, recently released their phenomenal full-length album ‘Sleep Of The Silent King‘ though Argonauta Records. Since then, stellar reviews, avid accolades and increased attention has been heaped upon this Southern power trio, and deservedly so.   Continue reading “ELECTRIC AGE ‘Sleep Of The Silent King’ Review, Stream & Official Videos”

EVERGREY Shares Upcoming N.A. Tour Itinerary; SEVEN KINGDOMS, NEED, ASCENDIA Supporting


Phenomenal progressive rockers Evergrey have revealed the itinerary of planned upcoming North American tour dates and locations. The latest tour cycle comes as the band support their thrilling 2016 release ‘The Storm Within‘ from AFM Records. Support for the trek will come from Greece’s own prog rock greats Need, Floridian power metallers Seven Kingdoms and Toronto’s Ascendia. Here’s the dates: Continue reading “EVERGREY Shares Upcoming N.A. Tour Itinerary; SEVEN KINGDOMS, NEED, ASCENDIA Supporting”

SIKTH Share ‘The Future In Whose Eyes?’ Album Details; Debut Lyric Video

SikTH will release their new album ‘The Future In Whose Eyes?‘ on June 2nd through Millennium Night, the newly created label imprint from Snapper Music, home of Peaceville Records and Kscope. It will be issued in a variety of formats while Dan Weller, SikTh’s guitarist and producer states:   Continue reading “SIKTH Share ‘The Future In Whose Eyes?’ Album Details; Debut Lyric Video”

SUPERJOINT Announces Next Leg Of U.S. Tour; BATTLECROSS & CHILD BITE Supporting

Superjoint (formerly Superjoint Ritual) have scheduled the next leg of their Caught Up In The Gears Of Application U.S. Live Takeover tour. Beginning next month, the tour will make its way west from San Antonio, Texas in mid-April through mid-May, with additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks.   Continue reading “SUPERJOINT Announces Next Leg Of U.S. Tour; BATTLECROSS & CHILD BITE Supporting”

WORMWITCH To Issue ‘Strike Mortal Soil’ In May; Official Video Debut & Tour Dates


Vancouver-based blackened thrashers Wormwitch have announced their upcoming album, ‘Strike Mortal Soil‘, will be issued via Prosthetic Records on May 12th. To prepare the music-loving masses for the release, the guys are premiering their Official Video for the album’s lead-off single, ‘Everlasting Lie‘, today. The track’s Motorhead-gone-hellish sound and vicious sonics are as volatile as gets so see what you think about it below.   Continue reading “WORMWITCH To Issue ‘Strike Mortal Soil’ In May; Official Video Debut & Tour Dates”

42 DECIBEL Share ‘Overloaded’ Details & New Official Video


I have long championed Argentina’s 42 Decibel as one of the planet’s best, but tragically overlooked, rock ‘n roll bands. I’m not talking about just plain rock music, instead, the lethal kind inspired and influenced by the likes of AC/DC.   Continue reading “42 DECIBEL Share ‘Overloaded’ Details & New Official Video”

AMORPHIS Issue ‘Bad Blood’ Live Performance Video

Finnish heavy folk rockers Amorphis have just issued a live performance video for their song ‘Bad Blood‘, a track from their latest album, Under The Red Cloud. The band is still on tour in North America and shared a small taste of their shows in Philadelphia, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Pittsburgh and Cleveland in the video clip.   Continue reading “AMORPHIS Issue ‘Bad Blood’ Live Performance Video”

KAL-EL Reveals Details Of Upcoming Argonauta Records LP ‘Astrodoomeda’


The fantastic Norwegian stoner rock overlords Kal-El have revealed further details of their upcoming album release, ‘Astrodoomeda‘. The eight-song effort will be issued through the Italian label Argonauta Records who are quickly becoming one of the planet’s première outlets for quality underground rock music.   Continue reading “KAL-EL Reveals Details Of Upcoming Argonauta Records LP ‘Astrodoomeda’”

GRUESOME Streaming ‘Fragments Of Psyche’ EP; Upcoming Tour With OBITUARY


The old-school Death Metal influenced band Gruesome, which features Exhumed’s Matt Harvey along-side bassist Robin Mazen, drummer Gus Rios and guitarist Daniel Gonzalez, will release their new EP tomorrow (Friday, March 31st). Continue reading “GRUESOME Streaming ‘Fragments Of Psyche’ EP; Upcoming Tour With OBITUARY”

Vocalist Peter Dolving (Ex-The Haunted) Exits DRESS THE DEAD


It seems that only a mere three months after making their impressive live début in support of Death Angel at two shows in San Francisco, Dress The Dead are having problems. However, they are also reaching out to fix them…  Continue reading “Vocalist Peter Dolving (Ex-The Haunted) Exits DRESS THE DEAD”

GRAVES AT SEA Announce U.S. Touring Trek

Portland’s powerfully dense doom and sludge crew Graves At Sea have announced a new jaunt of summer tour dates for the U.S. The guys will be touring in support of their 2016 Relapse Records début full-length album, “The Curse That Is”. Check out the full itinerary below. Continue reading “GRAVES AT SEA Announce U.S. Touring Trek”

SHADOW GIANT ‘Honkytonk On The Moon’ EP Review & Stream

Shadow Giant - Honkytonk On The Moon
Shadow Giant – Honkytonk On The Moon

We are all well aware of the fact that Louisiana has been a hotbed of killer bands and music for decades, it’s just simple truth. The recent months have seen a rapid influx of more killer bands and albums keeping LA on the map, too. With new works from White Light Cemetery, Electric Age, Forming The Void and more, the swamp-laden realm of the U.S. that birthed sludge itself keeps us well rocked. Today, I’m here to present yet another LA-based band that has just issued a fantastic amalgamated effort , Shadow GiantContinue reading “SHADOW GIANT ‘Honkytonk On The Moon’ EP Review & Stream”

BLOOD OF ANGELS ‘Rise Of The Fallen Gods’ EP Review; Official Video


From the planetary home of globally wide Death Metal, Florida, comes Blood Of Angels and their imminent ‘Rise Of The Fallen Gods‘ EP. Expected to drop on April 21st, the three-song offering is a volatile blend of DM, melodic thrash and progressive metal. Featuring either present or past members of such acts as Foreshadow, Motograter, Leprosy, Denied ‘Til Death and more, Blood Of Angels seem poised for an all-out assault with the release. Continue reading “BLOOD OF ANGELS ‘Rise Of The Fallen Gods’ EP Review; Official Video”

Wasted Theory “Defenders Of The Riff Tour” – Spring 2017 Dates

Wasted Theory Band Photo
Wasted Theory

American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory are about to hit the road in a couple of weeks and ​have announced a North American tour for Spring 2017. With several heavy rock masters in alliance such as Wo Fat, Freedom Hawk, and ZED for select dates, as well as local support acts, this is a horde of heavy! Continue reading “Wasted Theory “Defenders Of The Riff Tour” – Spring 2017 Dates”

DEVIL TO PAY Premiere Official Video & Announce West Coast Tour


Indianapolis-based heavy alternative rockers Devil To Pay have premiered their latest official video, this one for the song ‘The Demons Come Home To Roost’. The song hails from the band’s most recent, and critically acclaimed, Ripple Music release A Bend Through Space And Time. Continue reading “DEVIL TO PAY Premiere Official Video & Announce West Coast Tour”

WEEDEATER Book Spring North American Tour


North Carolina sludge merchants Weedeater have unveiled their plans for a full-on North American tour this Spring. Several dates will see them joined by Primitive Man, as well as a string of dates with The Obsessed, Karma To Burn and Fatso Jetson.

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DOOMSTRESS Preparing For Round Of Extensive Touring; ‘How The West Was Doomed’ With DISENCHANTER & Headlining Trek


Never ones to sit idle and rest upon their laurels, Texas’ heavy doom unit Doomstress are gearing up for some major touring actions soon. First, April will see the band unite with their DHU Records label mates Disenchanter for the ‘How The West Was Doomed‘ trek. Continue reading “DOOMSTRESS Preparing For Round Of Extensive Touring; ‘How The West Was Doomed’ With DISENCHANTER & Headlining Trek”

BRUME To Bring The ‘Rooster’ Of Doom On 4-20

The San Francisco-based doom trio Brume will release their full-length début ‘Rooster’ on DHU Records/Doom Stew Records in the months ahead. The heavily hallucinogenic music of members Susie McMullin (Vocals/Bass), Jordan Perkins-Lewis (Drums) and Jamie McCathie (Guitar) first surfaced on 2015’s Donkey EP. Continue reading “BRUME To Bring The ‘Rooster’ Of Doom On 4-20”

KATAKLYSM To Support IN FLAMES On Several May U.S. Tour Dates


Canadian metallers Kataklysm are confirmed as the direct support for In Flames on at least six upcoming U.S. tour dates. The May dates will compliment In Flames various U.S. festival appearances and previously announced tour with Alter Bridge and Devour The Day. Continue reading “KATAKLYSM To Support IN FLAMES On Several May U.S. Tour Dates”

BAD COMPANY To Issue Deluxe Editions Of ‘Run With The Pack’ & ‘Burnin’ Sky’ In May; Bonus Songs Streaming

Rhino Records has announced the release of deluxe editions of the Bad Company albums, Run With The Pack and Burnin’ Sky, on May 26th. Both will feature the remastered original album along with rare and unreleased recordings, like these previously un-issued versions of ‘Young Blood (Alternate Version 2)‘ recorded in Grasse, France and engineered by Ron Nevison (Led Zeppelin, UFO, Hear) and ‘Morning Sun (Take 3/Early Version)‘ recorded by Chris Kimsey at Le Chateau Studios, Herouville, France, in the summer of 1976. Continue reading “BAD COMPANY To Issue Deluxe Editions Of ‘Run With The Pack’ & ‘Burnin’ Sky’ In May; Bonus Songs Streaming”