The extreme progressive/power metal group IMMORTAL GUARDIAN, who supported guitar icon Marty Friedman on a national tour earlier this year, have confirmed their first tour of 2020 – a six-week North American trek alongside the video game-inspired group PowerGlove. A… Read More ›
Month: July 2019
A genuine rock star since birth, Michael Monroe innately knows exactly how to sing, swagger and walk the most glamorous and colorful of walks. “One Man Gang,” the formerHanoi Rocks man’s brand new offering on Silver Lining Music, is all about the fun of… Read More ›
Rise Records and Tiger Army are excited to present the rollicking “Devil That You Don’t Know,” the second track to be lifted from the band’s forthcoming studio album, Retrofuture.
FIGHT TILL DEATH who released their new album “Tales Of Torture” in April of this year, have announced they will be opening for DRI at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz this coming October 18, 2019.
BENIGHTED were spawned by members from French Death and Black metal bands DISHUMANIZED, DARKNESS FIRE, and OSGILIATH, who joined forces in 1998 for a more brutal, heavy and modern way of expression.
Before finally kicking off their European summer tour tonight in Berlin, Germany, rock icons Queensryche release the lyric video for “Bent“, off their latest record THE VERDICT. Check out the video below.
Announcing the release of their new album “On The Hunt” on October 4, 2019, Vancouver heavy metallers IRON KINGDOM are excited to share the first batch of North American tour dates in support of the full-length.
While all of us are patiently waiting for their new album, ALIEN WEAPONRY makes the wait a little sweeter by bestowing the new official video for “Blinded” upon us. The video can be seen below.
Italian musician, film score composer and keyboardist Claudio Simonetti, will return to North America with his band on tour this fall. The tour begins September 14th in Atlanta, GA and runs through October 17th in Montreal, QC. A complete list… Read More ›
Lacuna Coil and All That Remains announce Disease Of The Anima co-headline tour presented by Revolver.
Legendary Thrash Metal Crossover band M.O.D. Classic has announced a series of live dates through the Southwest launching 8/15 in Reno, NV and wrapping up 8/18 in Anaheim, CA.
In the video below THE FACELESS perform in Orangevale, California – July 14th, 2019
Reaching a new apex in his near three-decade career as a celebrated singer, songwriter, producer, post-hardcore pioneer, and voice of Far, New End Original, and onelinedrawing, Jonah Matranga has welcomed fans worldwide to participate in the curation of his forthcoming Halfway To A Hundred release.
South African brutal death metal giants Vulvodynia have released the video for their track Famine taken from their new album Mob Justice. Originally premiered on the 15th July 2019 via popular extreme metal YouTube channel Slam Worldwide the video sees the track tackling the harsh reality of… Read More ›
Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling hard rock heavyweights Killswitch Engage have just dropped the new song “I Am Broken Too.” Listen and watch the lyric video below, which features singer Jesse Leach’s handwritten lyrics.
Former TESTAMENT and current DECONSTRUCT/TRAUMA bassist Greg Christian says that he was treated like “a thing” and “a stage prop” during his tenure with the band and claims that the business he “helped start” has been “hijacked.”
Hot off the heels of a whirlwind European festival run that saw the band headline major stages in the UK, Russia, Ukraine, and Czech Republic, and ahead of the West Coast leg of their headlining tour, FRANK IERO AND THE FUTURE VIOLENTS have just… Read More ›
Brazilian avant-hardcore/noise trio DEAFKIDS will make their North American live debut next month in support of their Metaprogramação LP, released earlier this year through Neurot Recordings.
SEMPITERNAL DUSK return with their second full length of primitive death metal doom entitled Cenotaph of Defectuous Creation.
Today, Ceremony reveal their new video and album title track, “In the Spirit World Now“. Front man and lyricist Ross Farrar explains, “The spirit world came about through the reading of Saul Bellow‘s ‘Humboldt’s Gift‘. The novel’s fictitious character, Von Humboldt Fleisher, writes a long letter… Read More ›
San Diego, California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX will release their 7th studio album, World War X on August 2nd via Nuclear Blast. In the video below, the band discusses working with artist Blake Armstrong on the artwork for World War X.
Wilson have just released their newest Tasty Nasty Tuesday experience. This week’s experience is a tribute video dedicated to Wilson guitarist, Kyle Landry, who just played his last show with the band at RiffFest. Watch the video below.
The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has announced that U.K. rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes will headline their hotly-awaited Fall 2019 tour, supported by Canadian all-girl alt-rock band The Beaches. The tour launches on September 23 in NYC and hits major NorthAmerican cities including Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, Vancouver, Los Angeles, and more.
Emerging from the shadows of eastern Poland back in 2015, black metal band Batushka have established themselves as one of the modern era’s most powerful and evocative bands.
ROSWELL 420 Fest – Marysville, California By Jennifer Black
In the video below CARTILAGE perform @ Obscene Extreme 2019
The Last Titan Big Sexy Brewing Company – Sacramento, California By Jennifer Black @ Black J Photo
Local rockers DAMAGED THINGS, play what they love so they have no limits. Lead singer and God of BBQ sauce Colin Stambusky opens up a little about his humble beginnings and more.
Catch MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT on the “Strange Affairs” Fall 2019 Tour Dates with CURSE MACKEY!
Gothic-Disco legends MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULThave announced the addition of 17 East and Midwest tour dates to the House of Strange Affairs 2019 Tour with special guest CURSE MACKEY. Launching October 18th in Detroit, MI, the second run winds through the… Read More ›
San Diego, California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX will release their 7th studio album, World War X on August 2nd via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band releases the music video for the second single, “World War X” witch was directed by Scott Ian Lewis. The video was produced by Digital Thunderdome andco-produced by Scott Ian… Read More ›
Teddy has dropped the gothic official video for latest single ‘Dead Presidents’ out now.
Earlier this year, Fractal Universe released their new record, Rhizomes of Insanity, via Metal Blade Records, and toured across Europe in support of it. During their show at Place du Luxembourg (Thionville, France), the band also filmed a video for… Read More ›
The day has finally come! Today, Turilli / Lione RHAPSODY – the new group featuring originalRHAPSODY members Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione, completed by former RHAPSODY members Dominique Leurquin, Patrice Guers and Alex Holzwarth – release their highly anticipated debut albumZero Gravity (Rebirth And Evolution), upon the world via Nuclear Blast (King Records in Japan… Read More ›
REPRESSA Live at ACE OF SPADES – Sacramento, California March 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
Formed in 2008 by Dominic Finbow from legendary UK doom abusers Moss, and Nick and Adam (of Vancouver’s famed war metal scene, specifically of scum cults Radioactive Vomit, Goatsblood, Deathwinds, and Ceremonial Bloodbath), and influenced by the tormented legacies of… Read More ›
DEFYING DECAY is a band made up of musical misfits, an eclectic mix of cultures and classical training, a hybrid born of many influences crafted by a shared passion for music. This enigmatic act is emerging onto the international… Read More ›
BLACKSHEEP The Boardwalk – Sacramento, California – March 17th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
MEMORIAM Featuring BOLT THROWER, BENEDICTION Members Launch Official Lyric Video For “Requiem For Mankind”
The war rages on! The third album from old school metal veterans MEMORIAM, Requiem For Mankind, was releases on June 21st, 2019. The album entered the official German album charts on a fantastic #20.
Professionally filmed video footage of ARCH ENEMY‘s entire June 29 performance at the With Full Force festival at Ferropolis in Gräfenhainichen, Germany can be seen below (courtesy of ARTE Concert).
Vicious Rumors wrapped up their 40th Anniversary Road Rage North American Tour last month. On June 20th they performed at Blue Lamp in Sacramento, CA. We were there to capture the action.
JOYOUS WOLF Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – March 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK