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ROYAL THUNDER REVEAL ‘APRIL SHOWERS’, THE FIRST TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM


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Critically acclaimed rock band Royal Thunder have debuted the much-anticipated first song from their new album WICK, out April 7 via new label Spinefarm Records. Listen to ‘April Showers’ Here:

The album is available for pre-order HERE.

“A lot has happened in life between Crooked Doors and WICK. This song was a life raft and an outlet while we were on the road. It was a song that we lived in and looked forward to playing, live. Personally, it gave me the freedom to release my emotions and process my thoughts while I was on the road.  We hope you enjoy this song. And we appreciate your support, sincerely. We present to you….April Showers.”Mlny Parsonz

WICK finds Royal Thunder at their creative summit. It’s a deeply personal, introspective effort, bolstered by monolithic riffing and the sort of lyrics and vocals that sear themselves into your brain… permanently.

The track listing and cover art for WICK are available below…

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ROYAL THUNDER WICK TRACK LISTING:
1. Burning Tree
2. April Showers
3. Tied
4. We Slipped
5. The Sinking Chair
6. Plans
7. Anchor
8. WICK
9. Push
10. Turnaround
11. The Well
12. We Never Fell Asleep

 

Josh Weaver – Guitar

Mlny Parsonz- Vocals, Bass, Piano

Evan Diprima – Drums, Percussion

Will Fiore – Guitar

 

 

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February 16, 2017 at Primordial (IRL) – Nosturi, Helsinki


February 16, 2017 at Primordial (IRL) – Nosturi, Helsinki by Serena Salomon.

 

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VAMPIRE: FIRST TRACK OF NEW ALBUM “WITH PRIMEVAL FORCE” RELEASED TODAY!


Screeching and yammering
With grins of vengeful might
Ghouls blaze across the sky tonight

“Ghoul Wind”, a brand new track from VAMPIRE’s upcoming second studio album “With Primeval Force” has been released. VAMPIRE’s way to combine Swedish death metal darkness with the invincible force of Teutonic thrash metal and the nightmarish rapture of Scandinavian black metal is unrivalled. Lugubrious beauty, inscrutable dread and abysmal terrors blended to a concoction most secret and forbidden. “Ghoul Wind” as well as the previously launched rough mix of the album track “Skull Prayer” is a prime example of the undisputable quality of one of Sweden’s most hopeful upcoming bands.

Behold the godless spirit raiders, smell the cadaverous odour and harken the ghoul wind!

VAMPIRE line-up:
Hand of Doom: Vocals
Black String: Guitars
Command: Electric Bass
Sepulchral Condor: Guitars
Abysmal Condor: Battery

VAMPIRE online:
http://www.vampireofficial.com
https://www.facebook.com/vampiretheband/?fref=ts

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TEXTURES – official guitar playthrough video by Joe Tal launched!


It’s exactly one year since the release of TEXTURES‘ fifth studio album »Phenotype«. The record was released via Nuclear Blast Records on February 2016 and was acclaimed worldwide as one of the best progressive metal releases of that year. The band celebrates the 1st anniversary of this album by releasing a guitar playthrough video for the song ‘Shaping A Single Grain Of Sand’ made by guitarist Joe Tal. Watch it here:

Joe Tal states: “It’s been a long while since we released a guitar playthrough video, it’s about time! To me this song represents the essence of the music of TEXTURES; poly-rhythms, groove, a big epic chorus, tempo changes and Thrash metal style riffs. It’s all there! Big thanks to fine people at Ibanez guitars.”

In addition, the band recently announced their Europe tour in April 2017. Catch TEXTURES live:

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REVIEW: Ephemerald – ‘I Bear Fire’ (single)


Ephemerald – ‘I Bear Fire’ Single Review

by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Finnish metal band, Ephemerald although fairly new to the scene, having formed in 2016 are no strangers to the industry as collectively the members have a wealth of experience and touring. The members consist of by Joni Snoro (ex-Frosttide), Lauri Myllylä (ex-Frosttide), Vesa Salovaara (Vorna) and Juho Suomi (Apocryfal & Prayed and Betrayed). They are wasting no time building their reputation as they have recently signed a deal with Rockshots Records to release their debut single ‘I Bear Fire’. So what can we expect from this new band?!…

‘I Bear Fire’ quickly asserts its massive presence, aided by dark and eerie sounds. The fierce growled vocals amongst the in depth instrumentation is very effective, with the big orchestrations enhancing the melodies and ambience. The contrasting memorable clean vocals, paired with aggressive vocals is well placed and makes quite an impact. This is an unstoppable mighty force; what a way to showcase their sound with this huge debut single!

Fortunately the band are currently working on their full length album release, which is tentatively set for 2018. Until then enjoy ‘I Bear Fire’!

You can watch the official lyric video for the single below:

 

 

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Reveal New Album Details, “Prevail I”


Explosive Canadian Hard Rockers, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS have completed work on their new album and Napalm Records debut “Prevail I”.  The album is set for release on May 12th!  Today the band reveals the artwork, track listing and has unleashed their brand new single  “Gotham”.

“Prevail I” is available for pre-order in exclusive bundle packages via the Napalm Records Webstore HERE.

Frontwoman KOBRA PAIGE on the story of  “Prevail I” the band’s most ambitious effort to date:
“When we are born, we are innocent, pure, and unshaped. This mandala signifies a human at the beginning of it’s journey. Unscathed and beautiful, the mandala is each and every one of us. As this album unfolds, you will notice it’s more than just music. ‘Prevail I’ is a story of visceral truth and I believe, if we’re really being honest with ourselves, everyone will find their story within it. After all, the battles may differ, but we all started as the same mandala and we are more relatable than we’d like to admit. Our only wish is that you may enjoy the freaking crap out of this album and find comfort in realizing you’re not alone.”

 

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“Prevail I” Track Listing:

  1. Gotham
  2. TriggerPulse
  3. You Don’t Know
  4. Specimen X (Mortal Chamber)
  5. Light Me Up
  6. Manifest Destiny
  7. Victim
  8. Check The Phyrg
  9. Hell On Earth
  10. Prevail

Led by frontwoman and vocal powerhouse KOBRA PAIGE, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS have been making a name for themselves worldwide since 2010 with extensive touring and three well-received albums.

KOBRA AND THE LOTUS is loaded with exquisite precision, heavy emotion, vocal brilliance and grand-scale dynamics, highlighting the glories of Classic heavy metal and rock.  Known for their exceptionally strong live shows, they proudly carry the flag for all metal/hard rock fans.

KOBRA AND THE LOTUS is:
Kobra Paige (vocals)
Jasio Kulakowski (guitars)
Brad Kennedy (bass)
Marcus Lee (drums)

For More Info Visit:
http://www.kobraandthelotus.com
http://www.facebook.com/KobraAndTheLotus
https://twitter.com/katlofficial/

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