Metal

TOUR: Lacuna Coil Announces Dates for North American Tour with Epica

April 24, 2017

One of our favorite metal bands, Lacuna Coil has announced that they will be joining Dutch Symphonic Metal giants Epica on the North American Leg of the band’s “Ultimate Principal” Tour. Check out the news below: The month long September trek marks Lacuna Coil’s first US tour dates in over a year, as the band continues to support their latest full length studio effort, Delirium. Joining Lacuna Coil and Epica on the Ultimate Principal Tour are Insomnium & Elantris. Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 28th at 10am local time. LACUNA COIL – North America Tour Dates w/Epica, Insomnium & Elantris August 31, 2017 – Boston, MA @ RoyaleSeptember 1, 2017 – Montreal, QC @ MetropolisSeptember 2, 2017 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial TheaterSeptember 3, 2017 – Toronto, ON @ Opera HouseSeptember 5, 2017 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora TheatreSeptember 6, 2017 – Joliet, IL @ The ForgeSeptember 8, 2017 – Denver, CO @ Ogden TheatreSeptember 9, 2017 – The Complex Salt Lake City, UT September 11, 2017 – Seattle, WA @ The ShowboxSeptember 12, 2017 – Portland, OR @ The Hawthorne Theater  September 14, 2017 – [Read More]

Hard Rock

ZAKK SABBATH set release limited LIVE IN DETROIT LP via Southern Lord

April 20, 2017

  Zakk Sabbath is set to release a limited LIVE IN DETROIT LP via Southern Lord. The all star Black Sabbath cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie), and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens Of The Stone Age, Bl’ast!) have delivered some of the most epic performances. This LP is sure to capture the energy that these guys bring to the stage. You can pre-order the new album by heading over to https://southernlord.com/bands/view/zakk-sabbath. The three tracks comprising Live In Detroit were captured at the band’s thundering performance at The Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan on October 28th, 2016. Southern Lord will release Live In Detroit as a one time, vinyl-only pressing in multiple color variants. Additionally, the band will have the Live In Detroit LP available for purchase throughout their upcoming tour (see dates below). ZAKK SABBATH: 5/18/2017 The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY 5/19/2017 The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY SOLD OUT 5/20/2017 BB&T Pavilion @ WMMR BBQ – Camden, NJ 5/21/2017 MAPFRE Stadium @ [Read More]

Alternative

Get hooked on alt-metal band RAVEN BLACK with their new video for Twinkle Twinkle Little Scars

April 19, 2017

Are you ready to get addicted to a new band? Well here you go! Time to get your fix of alternative metal band RAVEN BLACK. Their music brings together a blend of metal, rock, alternative and more. Dipped in dark mystery, theatrical debauchery, commanding vocals and infectious melodies! They have just released a video for their track Twinkle Twinkle Little Scars. The song is off of their debut EP Seven Sins, out NOW via WURMgroup. The video was directed Josh Apple and filmed by Andrew Spirk of Monoblocstudios.com ” Check it out here: You can pick up their new EP Seven Sins now by heading over to iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/seven-sins/id1176288608  Track List: 1. twinkle twinkle little scars 2. still healing 3. voices 4. blackening 5. damaged 6. seven sins 7. 13 Their debut EP Seven Sins was recorded in the Wilderness, with Grammy Nominated ProducerUlrich Wild of WurmGroup. The seven song release has garnered loads of buzz and fans demanding more. Taken to the road again after a debut tour with Mushroomhead in October 2016, they played Rock Fest [Read More]

Alternative

Alternative metal band Ghost Season release new lyric video for The Vampire

April 18, 2017

Alternative Metal band Ghost Season from Athens, Greece have just released a new lyric video for their track, The Vampire. The song is off their debut album, Like Stars in a Neon Sky which is out on Pavement Entertainment. The album was co-produced by vocalist J.Loren Wince, from alt-rockers HURT.  Bassist Dorian Gates comments, “This is what we were waiting for. Over the last year we have put our hard work to make this album get to you. And we are blessed and honored to have by our side J Loren from Hurt and the guys at Pavement Entertainment.” Check out the lyric video here: The album brings a great blend of old and new metal as Guitarist Nick Christolis adds: “We blended in our music all of our influences: old meets new, classic meets modern. Thoughts turn into music, music becomes food for thought.” Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on their latest news. Information & Links: Website: www.ghostseason.com  Facebook: www.facebook.com/GhostSeasonMusic Twitter: www.Twitter.com/GhostSeasonBand Instagram: www.instagram.com/ghostseasonmusic

Band of the Day

SPOTLIGHT BAND: Old James is delivering a much needed dose of ROCK with their new video for Words as Weapons

April 5, 2017

We bring the spotlight on a kick ass band that we saw in San Francisco a couple years back opening for Girlschool. We are excited to hear that they are still killing it with their straight up rock dipped in metal. The band is the Canadian power trio Old James. They are soon to release their debut album, Speak Volumes and they have just released a video for their new track, Words as Weapons.  The song delivers us a heaping much needed dose of Rock with powerful riffs, the perfect balance of gritty and smooth vocals, strong melody, smoking guitar solo and killer drums.  They capture the raw intensity of old school rock n roll, yet bring an in-your-face modern intensity that has them capturing both the metal and rock scene. Check out the video here: Band Members: Brian Stephenson (Lead Vocals/Bass Guitar) Andy Thompson (Lead Guitar) Chris Stephenson (Drums/Backing Vocals) Get ready for their new music and make sure to share the video with your friends. Visit their social media sites for information and stay up [Read More]

Metal

VIDEO: Fear is Dead release video for “Gotta Go” off Eleutherophobia EP

March 8, 2017

  Check out the new video from New York band, Fear Is Dead for their song, Gotta Go. The song is off their EP Eleutherophobia which was released in November 2015. The video was directed by Skila of F.I.D. and co directed by Steven Velasquez and Walter Rodriguez. All sets were fabricated by PutitupNYC. The first scene bed room set was built in our home studio. The 2nd and 3rd scene sets were built at Block 6 Studios. Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on their latest news. Information & Links: Website: http://www.fearisdead.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fearisdead/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FearIsDead

Hardcore

Metal/hardcore band Nu-Nation from Russia release new video

December 26, 2016

Metal hardcore band Nu-Nation from Russia have released a new music video for their track, Insomnia. Check it out below: The video was directed and produced by Aleksey Misyurov.  You can pick up the song on their LP by heading over to the following links: iTunes: http://apple.co/291krYn Google Play: http://bit.ly/23svvpI Amazon: http://amzn.to/291du9p   https://facebook.com/nunationru https://nunation.bandcamp.com