Therion‘s 17th studio album Leviathan was recently released on Friday the 22nd January 2021. The album has been met with widespread praise and critical acclaim, and the Swedish symphonic metal forerunners are proud to celebrate its release day with yet another magnificent music video for the song Tuonela. You can expect to see demons, swordplay, fire, blood and drama – and basically anything else that’s epic crammed into one video! Enjoy!Continue reading THERION release single ‘Tuonela’ featuring MARKO HIETALA + music video
Los Angeles based Zero Theorem are continuing their momentum from 2020 with the release of new EP ‘The Killing II’, now available worldwide. The band combines existential lyrics about the human experience with blistering instrumentation. The group follows the lead of bands such as Tool and Primus by creating an entire universe of sound and light for fans to explore. The band teamed with renowned producer Kane Churko (Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment, Ozzy Osbourne, Papa Roach) on the EP and new focus track ‘Joke”.
Vocalist Caesar says of ‘Joke’: “The song reflects the illusory nature of the self, both in cyberspace and the physical world. No one is entirely what they may think or claim to be, even the most insightful among us. Moreover, today’s technological trends and social platforms seem to have amplified our tendency toward self-delusion.”
After months of isolation and anxiety, HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY‘s upcoming album “Mӕre” seems to be the soundtrack to our despair. Although the band is now forced to postpone the release to February 19th due to covid-related production delays, the Austrian pioneers of post black metal have now unveiled yet another video in support of their fifth studio chef-d’euvre: Renowned session drummer Kerim ‘Krimh’ Lechner (SepticFlesh, ex-Behemoth) delivers a spectacular pro-shot from the drum recording session of the band’snew song ‘I’m All About The Dusk’ that you can now watch here:Continue reading HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY RELEASE NEW SINGLE “I’M ALL ABOUT THE DUSK”
With their forthcoming 13th studio album, Portuguese dark metal giants MOONSPELL are approaching their 30th anniversary as a band more ambitiously and stronger than ever. Hermitage will see the light of day on February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records, and invites us on an entertaining and revolutionary, yet epic journey through the darkest days of human existence.
Since forming in 2013 UK label Blackbow Records has continued to release music created and appreciated by those who worship tone and riffs. Now in 2021 they are set to continue this trend with a new split LP of pure heaviness from Belfast based, sludge-juggernauts Slomatics alongside the blistering and crushing sounds of Ungraven. With 3 new tracks from each band the split is set for release on 5th March.Continue reading UNGRAVEN & SLOMATICS ANNOUNCE NEW SPLIT EP
The Dead Daisies fifth studio album HOLY GROUND sees the light of day today January 22, 2021. The band have covered a lot of ground getting to where they are today with singer/bassist, Glenn Hughes. As a band they have finally reached holy grounds with the leaner four-piece outfit delivering a new urgency and vigour to the overall sound and vibe. This album exudes an undeniable force that will please even the most hardened rock devotees.