IMPRECATION to Release “Damnatio Ad Bestias” on Dark Descent Records

Texas horde IMPRECATION will once again lay waste to false metal with eight new tracks of blasphemous black/death metal. The band’s forthcoming full-length, Damnatio Ad Bestias, will be out March 22 on Dark Descent Records. Album track “Temple of the Foul Spirit” is streaming below.  Continue reading

Animated “Shred The Dead” Video From The Masked Mutants Of Creepsylvania GHOUL

The masked mutants of Creepsylvania, GHOUL, are pleased to undrape their hilarious, animated visual accompaniment to “Shred The Dead” via Revolver Magazine. The track comes by way of the band’s Dungeon Bastards full-length, released in 2016 via Tankcrimes.
Writes Revolver, “‘Shred The Dead,’ [is] an animated effort that follows the quartet as they skate through a series of obstacles, attacking gangs of ghouls (and people we despise). The fun clip comes to us via director Zak Kirwin, who uses the ripping thrash track as a catalyst for all the mischief the four get into, making for a highly fun and memorable clip.”

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CANDLEMASS – Release New Video For “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” Featuring Tony Iommi

CANDLEMASS have come full circle: their first singer Johan Langquist (who left the band after singing on the legendary 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus) has returned! Continue reading

CONAN Announce North American Tour Dates With Black Label Society and Atomic Bitchwax

UK Doom Metallers CONAN have announced that they will be supporting Black Label Society on their 20th Anniversary Tour with Atomic Bitchwax rounding out the bill. The tour begins April 24th in Denver, CO and runs through May 23rd in Los Angeles, CA. These shows will take place after CONAN’s previously announced headline dates. Continue reading

REV JONES “Metallica is the one that should be blamed”.

For more than three decades, Rev Jones has been one of the most unique and sought-after  bassists/vocalists in hard rock. And for his legions of fans worldwide, Bakwash is his riff-blasting,  face-melting, long-awaited solo debut album.

Since first picking up a bass guitar in 1985 – and utilizing what calls “an array of  techniques, both conventional and otherwise” – this native son of Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley has
recorded and toured with headliners that include Steelheart, Mountain, Michael Schenker  Group, Fuel, Leslie West, Paul Gilbert (of Mr. Big), Jeff Martin (of Racer X) and George  Lynch, as well as top indie shredders like Blasted To Static, Texas Hippie Coalition, Kottak,
Black Symphony. and Forte. “Whichever band he may share the stage with,” says Sugarbuzz  Magazine, “Rev Jones will be the guy on stage who will give the audience an unforgettable visual  and musical experience.” Continue reading

Funeral Chic To Join Integrity On Tour

On the heels of announcing their upcoming tour with HOMEWRECKER; North Carolina’s most dangerous and explosive band FUNERAL CHIC will continue their live assault across the U.S. into the Spring, joining INTEGRITY on tour. Also joining the trek on select dates is TOXIC HOLOCAUST as well as special guests ALL OUT WAR and FROM ASHES RISE. Continue reading


Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL are proud to announce The Wings Over USA 2019 tour. Kicking off on April 25th in Baltimore, the tour will make stops in Pittsburgh, Chicago and Nashville before concluding in Boston on May 11th. Joining the tour are none other than San Francisco Bay Area thrash legends and label mates DEATH ANGEL and ex-members of Megadeth, Shadows Fall and Scar The Martyr, ACT OF DEFIANCE.
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Chris Milan of PERFECT SCORE “My dad had this idea to make a jam band with our family”.

Perfect Score is a five-piece pop punk band from Sacramento, California. Formed in late 2016, we blend influences of rock, indie, and pop into our music. Gaining new fans rapidly and known for their high energy live show, we aim to create music that is fun but meaningful. Perfect Score is passionate about the music they have created together and are eager to show the world the emotion that is contained in their songs. Possessing a fun and intense live show with catching upbeat melodies, Perfect Score is set on proving they are capable of great things. Guitarist Chris Milan took some time away from his studies to endure our interrogation. Continue reading

BOOZE CONTROL Streaming Title Track from ‘Forgotten Lands’

German Old School Metallers BOOZE CONTROL are streaming the title track below from forthcoming album Forgotten Lands (Gates of Hell Records).

Forgotten LandsBOOZE CONTROL‘s fourth full-length album (fifth release overall), will be released February 22 on Gates of Hell Records. Pre-orders available now. Continue reading

STATIC-X Announces Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour

As teased late last year, STATIC-X will head out on their highly-anticipated Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary tour this summer, which will also serve as a memorial tribute to late vocalist Wayne Static. The tour will feature co-headliners and metal giants DevilDriver, and will also feature support from heavy mainstays Dope. The tour will begin in Tempe, AZ on June 18 and will visit over a month’s-worth of cities, coming to an end in Las Vegas, NV on July 27. Continue reading