Concert Photo Review : EXILED FROM GRACE Live At Big Sexy Brewing Company – Sacramento, California

Exiled From Grace

Big Sexy Brewing Company – Sacramento, California

By Jennifer Black @ Black J Photo

Exiled By Grace are a  metal band from Sacramento, CA! Their debut EP “Tragedy” is out now on iTunes, Spotify, and other digital music platforms! Continue reading

CONCRETE FUNERAL Posts New Single “Stabbed To Death”

Calgary’s CONCRETE FUNERAL have been bashing their way into the ears of metal lovers in the local underground scene since 2015 and now they are bringing their debut album “Ultimum Judicium” to the masses this coming May 2019. Continue reading

DEATH ANGEL have unleashed new song called “The Pack”

California thrash metal legends DEATH ANGEL have unleashed a snarling new song today called “The Pack” from the band’s long-awaited 9th full-length album, Humanicide, that’s due out May 31st from Nuclear Blast Records. Watch the lyric video for the track below. Continue reading

Aftershock 2019 Expands To Three Days With Massive Lineup

After welcoming a sold-out crowd of 60,000 people in 2018, Aftershock returns even bigger this year, expanding to three full days of performances from some of the most popular music acts, including a mix of chart-topping headliners and up-and-coming buzzworthy bands across the rock spectrum. Continue reading

Fifth Annual RIDE FOR RONNIE Motorcycle Ride & Concert Announces Additional Performers

The 5th Annual RIDE FOR RONNIE Motorcycle Ride and Concert is set for Sunday, May 5, 2019, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Continue reading

NOISEM Announces Cease To Exist U.S.A. Tour

Baltimore’s NOISEM has announced Cease To Exist U.S.A. — a widespread spring tour across the country — in support of their third LP, Cease To Exist, which saw release in March through 20 Buck Spin.

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STATIC-X & DEVILDRIVER Announce WEDNESDAY 13 and RAVEN BLACK as Additional North American Tour Support

STATIC-X and DEVILDRIVER are pleased to welcome Wednesday 13 and Raven Black as additional official support artists on their upcoming North American headline dates, joining previously announced support artist Dope. The North American portion of the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary World Tour begins on June 18 in Tempe, AZ.

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Oklahoma City-based Progressive Death Metal Trio DISCHORDIA Announce The Ancient Blood Tour 

Oklahoma City-based progressive death metallers Dischordia had a standout year in 2018 between the release of their highly praised concept EP, Binge/Purge and a successful summer tour with support from Boston tech-death group The Summoning. Continue reading

Power Tools, Cover Songs And Prosthetic Records With Ryan And Robert Of Funeral Chic

In the video below Ryan and Robert of FUNERAL CHIC talk the current tour package with Toxic Holocaust, their new record “Superstition” out now on Prosthetic Records. power tools and more with Zoran Theodorovic.

North Carolina’s most dangerous band—FUNERAL CHIC is currently tearing through the west coast with their signature onslaught of explosive, crusty blackened death— with INTEGRITY on tour! Kicking off Thursday, April 18th in San Diego at Brick By Brick; this must-see tour lineup also includes TOXIC HOLOCAUST, ALL OUT WAR and FROM ASHES RISE on select dates.

Remaining dates below.

04/24 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge^
04/25 – Boise, ID – The Shredder^
04/26 – Portland, OR – Dante’s^^
04/27 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon*^
^w/ Integrity
^^ Integrity, From Ashes Rise and Incendiary
*w/ Integrity, Toxic Holocaust, From Ashes Rise and All Out War
**w/ Integrity, Toxic Holocaust and All Out War
^*w/ Integrity and Incendairy

Concert Photo Review : WHITEWOLF Live At Big Sexy Brewing Company – Sacramento, California

Whitewolf

Big Sexy Brewing Company – Sacramento, California

By Jennifer Black @ Black J Photo

 Ranging from having catchy riffs, heavy heart-pounding breakdowns, and memorable anthemic choruses that are guaranteed to get any crowd moving and singing along. Their songs discuss life’s everyday hardships, as their very own personal experiences. Bringing together a sound that is raw, loud, electrifying, and in your face. The band is determined to get audiences off their feet, be wild, and have fun.

Hear The New DARKTHRONE Song ‘The Hardship Of The Scots’

ENRIZ introduces the track “There really isn’t just ONE song that can represent this album, THE HARDSHIP OF THE SCOTS was my song and although we also wanted one of Ted’s songs to preview the album Ted took one for the team and we chose my song! Continue reading

Grand Magus Announces Tour Dates Supporting Amon Amarth

Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS are set to release their new studio album Wolf God on April 19th through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has announced their awaited return to North America for the fall’s most anticipated metal tour with AMON AMARTHARCH ENEMY and AT THE GATES. Continue reading

REVOCATION Kicks Off Chaos and Carnage US Tour With Whitechapel, Dying Fetus, Fallujah, And More

REVOCATION kicked off the Chaos & Carnage US tour Thursday at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. The month-long journey will run through May 17th and features co-headliners Whitechapel and Dying Fetus with additional support from Fallujah, Spite, Uncured, and Buried Above Ground. See all confirmed dates below.

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Prog-Death Metal/Prog-Rock Unit The Odious Launch “Repugnant”

Portland, Oregon-based progressive death metal/progressive rock faction The Odious recently officially announced the upcoming June 21st release of their second full-length album, Vesica Piscis. Continue reading

ARRIVAL OF AUTUMN Slaying the West Tour With SKINLAB Kicks Off on August 8th!

Canadian metal upstarts ARRIVAL OF AUTUMN are proud to announce the Slaying The West 12-date trek with headliners SKINLAB. The tour will kick off on August 18th in Reno, NV and will make stops in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Denver before the final performance on August 31st in Sacramento, CA. Continue reading

SAINT VITUS Unveil New Song, “Useless”

American doom metal godfathers SAINT VITUS are now streaming “Useless,”the third new track from their forthcoming album, ‘Saint Vitus.’ The record is set for worldwide release on May 17. “Useless” can be heard below. Continue reading

Sacramento, California’s FLUB set to release full length June 7th through The Artisan Era.

Sacramento, California-based experimental death metal project Flub is excited to announce the upcoming release of their self-titled full-length. The album is set for release on June 7th through The Artisan Era. It is the follow up to the group’s two prior EP’s and a standalone single which were released several years ago. Continue reading

Watch Reunited Thrashers Vio-Lence Perform Live In Oakland With Members of Slayer and Exodus

In the video’s below Bay Area Thrash-Metal legends Vio-lence performed Saturday night and Sunday for the first time since 2003 at the Oakland Metro in Oakland, California.  The current band lineup now consists of guitarist Phil Demmel, vocalist Sean Killian, bassist Deen Dell, drummer Perry Strickland, and guitarist Ray Vegas. Former member Robb Flynn of Machine Head was in attendance but didn’t perform. The band has booked has several more shows scheduled for the coming months, including a second Oakland date today (Sunday, April 14); a European appearance at the Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival in Kortrijk, Belgium; shows with Sacred Reich in Los Angeles and Phoenix; and concerts shows in Brooklyn, New York. Gary Holt of Exodus and Slayer joined the band for a rowdy rendition of the Exodus “A Lesson In Violence”.

VLAD IN TEARS Release Music Video “Born Again” Featuring LEX From MEGAHERZ

Later this year Vlad In Tears will release their next breaking record DEAD STORIES OF FORSAKEN LOVERS. On April 12th 2019 the band will release the first single BORN AGAIN. The biggest surprise is that the song will be a feature with Lex from Megaherz. But that’s not enough! For the first time ever Kris Vlad will sing in German! Continue reading

POSSESSED Releases ‘Shadowcult’ Music Video

Possessed‘s first new album in over three decades “Revelations Of Oblivion” will be released on May 10th 2019. Today the band released the second single “Shadowcult” alongside its live video footage from Bloodstock Open Air 2017; taken from the bonus blu-ray included in the “Revelations Of Oblivion” box set available exclusively through Nuclear Blast. Continue reading

VINCE NEIL Performs MÖTLEY CRÜE Classics In Pasadena

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil performed with his solo band on April 7 at The Rose in Pasadena, California. Video footage of the concert can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user “susan goepfert“). Continue reading

JOYOUS WOLF Release New Singles, “Quiet Heart” and “Place In Time”

Southern California based Rock band JOYOUS WOLF has released the first two singles which can be seen below off of their upcoming EP, Place in Time, “Quiet Heart” and “Place In Time,” which is due out 4/19 via Roadrunner Records. Continue reading

ENTOMBED Launch First Track “Sinners Bleed” From‘Clandestine – Live’

Entombed featuring original members Nicke Andersson, Uffe Cederlund and Alex Hellid invite you to hear the unique experience of the band performing their second album “Clandestine” in full live for the first time ever for the album’s 25th Anniversary.

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Watch Videos of ANVIL Live In Oakland, California

In the videos below Canadian Metal heroes ANVIL perform their classics “Winged Assassins”, “666” and “Oooh Baby”at Oakland Metro– Oakland, California – April 7th, 2019 Continue reading

Black Passage (featuring members of Fallujah,Wolf King, Behold the Desecration and Anisoptera) Release New Video

California metal band BLACK PASSAGE (Featuring members of Fallujah, Wolf King, Behold the Desecration and Anisoptera) have just released a video for their song Left to Waste. Continue reading

Tronos Release New Music Video For “Judas Cradle”

Today UK-based band TRONOS release the official music video for their recently released second single “Judas Cradle” from their forthcoming album Celestial Mechanics. Check out the intensely atmospheric clip created by Khaled Lowe, Sam Edwards and Caleb Carney for A-Side Films below. Continue reading

De Lirium’s Order release new single “Singularity”

Critically acclaimed Finnish death metal act De Lirium’s Order is releasing their fourth album Singularity on April 26, 2019 via Inverse Records. Today, the band releases the title track as a second single. Singularity comes with a sci-fi inspired fractal music video. Watch the music video below.

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ENFORCER – Unleash Lyric Video For “Searching For You”

In three weeks, on April 26, 2019, Swedish metallers ENFORCER will release their forthcoming studio album Zenith via Nuclear Blast. Today the band have unleashed another track off their new record, which will be released in English as well as in Spanish. Check out the breakneck-paced track “Searching For You” below. Continue reading

Brand Of Julez Release Music Video for “Take It All Away”!

New York based Heavy Rock Band BRAND OF JULEZ has released the official music video for their newest single, “Take It All Away.” Filmed in Staten Island, NY, “Take it All Away” was directed by Christian Lawrence Continue reading

Enterprise Earth Release “The Failsafe Fallacy” Music Video

ENTERPRISE EARTH have released their third LP titled Luciferous today and to celebrate, they’re unleashing the music video for “The Failsafe Fallacy.” Once again directed by The Beast, this is the third music video we’ve seen from the band off their new album. Continue reading

Jyrki 69 of The 69 Eyes – “We’re The Band That Time Forgot”

In the video below Jyrki 69 of The 69 Eyes talks about visiting graveyards, hooking up with Dez Fafara of Devildriver, the resurgence of rock n roll in Ameraica and more with The Mighty Zee aka. Zoran Theodorovic of Capital Chaos TV Continue reading

Solo Metal Musician Zac Leaser Talks About His Music and Living With A Rare Vocal Disorder

When you search “Zac Leaser Bandcamp” on your browser, you will come across 6 astonishing releases from a melodic/tech death solo musician based out of Fort Worth, Texas. Leaser has been releasing solo music on his bandcamp ever since April of 2016. Continue reading

Michael Wilton of Queensrÿche – Music Streaming Is ‘Killing A Lot Of Bands Out There’

In the video below, Michael Wilton of Queensrÿche chats with The Mighty Z aka Zoran Theodorovic about the current state of the music industry, the writing process of the new album, the new Motley Crue movie on Netfix and how the 80’s antics of Queensrÿche compare to Motley Crue. Continue reading

Ghost Announces Fall 2019 North American Dates

With “Dance Macabre” becoming the band’s third #1 single at Rock Radio, GRAMMY Award-winning artist Ghost announces a six-week North American headline tour that will see the Swedish rock band’s elaborate rock theatre presentation metamorphose into a full-on arena production. Continue reading

Sworn Enemy Unveils Music Video For “Coming Undone”

Metallic hardcore heavyweights SWORN ENEMY return with a vengeance on their venomous new record “Gamechanger,” due out next Friday, April 5. Check out a music video for “Coming Undone” Continue reading