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
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
Blacktop Mojo announce today the release of their third album, “Under The Sun” on September 13th. The album follows “Burn the Ships” which featured the singles “Where the Wind Blows” and their cover of Aerosmith’s “Dream On”. “Under the Sun”… Read More ›
Progressive metal band BLACK PASSAGE have just released their video for “Tables Turn”, a track from their upcoming album The Veil. The band features members of Fallujah, Wolf King, Behold the Desecration and Anisoptera. Watch the video below.
Palaye Royale have premiered a new video for their new single “Fucking With My Head.” You can check that out below. The band will be opening for Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson on their summer tour.
Sabaton have premiered a new video for their new song “Great War.” This track is from the band’s new album “The Great War,” which will be released on July 19.
NOVA SUTRO Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – May 25th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
Human Scum! Prepare your sacrificial offerings! The time has come for your Lords and Masters GWAR to announce their fall headline tour!
UK Grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are currently working on a new studio album to follow up 2015’s acclaimed Apex Predator – Easy Meat effort as well as 2018’s Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs compilation release.
The Horse And Sparrow Theory, the impending full-length from Stockholm hardcore crust punk veterans VICTIMS, in its battering entirety is streaming below. The stream comes in advance of the record’s worldwide release this Friday, June 28th via Relapse Records.
FAILURE BY PROXY Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – June 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are set to release their new album ‘The Great War’ on July 19th, 2019. Today the band reveals their second single, called “The Red Baron” Watch the lyric video below.
Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH are now announcing the start of their face painting contest, which will run from June 21 until July 5!
ISLANDER Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – June 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
Hard Rock Band ADEMA has announced that they have chosen long time friend Ryan Shuck (JULIEN-K, ORGY) to take on vocals for the band’s upcoming tour.
In the video below POSSESSED perform in London, England – June 6th, 2019
ANARCHY LACE Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – May 25th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
Switzerland’s sound wizards CELLAR DARLING have released another live video from their exclusive session at the YouTube Space in London! This time you’ll get to enjoy “Insomnia” – watch it below.
Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA have released their brand new single, “Satellite”. Watch the official music video below.
After six long years, DEVOURMENT returns to raw form, embodying brutality with their ferocious new album, Obscene Majesty, set for release August 16th via Relapse Records.
This Friday, Ventura, California’s GYGAX will deploy their blazing third LP,High Fantasy, through their cohorts at Creator-Destructor Records. With the album about to see public release, the band offers the new single, “The Eyes Have It.”
Pitch Black Records recording artists NIVIANE have released their highly anticipated new music video for the song “The Berserker” taken from the 2017 release “The Druid King”. The video directed by Ryan Adams of award winning production company RAAD House… Read More ›
Influential hardcore/thrash guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei, aka BILLYBIO, of groundbreaking bands Biohazard and Powerflo dropped his debut solo album, Feed The Fire, late last year via AFM Records.
P.O.D Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – June 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
San Jose deathgrind/punk practitioners DEATHGRAVE will take to the streets this July on an eight-date West Coast tour. The trek begins July 17th in Chico, California and will tear its way through eight cities upon its conclusion July 24th in Sacramento, California…. Read More ›
IRATA’s performance video for “Tower,” the title track of their latest full-length can be seen below, out now via Small Stone Records.
NINE SHRINES Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – June 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
French deathcore heavyweights BETRAYING THE MARTYRS will return to American shores this summer for their first-ever headline tour of North America. The “Summer Rapture Tour 2019,” also featuring support from Entheos, Within Destruction, Sentinels and Defying Decay, will kick off… Read More ›
Nonpoint have dropped their new video for “Fix This,” directed by Eric Richter. Watch it below.
German thrash titans DESTRUCTION are set to unleash their 17th studio album, Born to Perish, on August 9th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band present the first album trailer, in which Schmier, Mike, Randy and Damir discuss the band’s new line-up. Check it out below.
PRONG Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – May 20th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
Israeli thrashers SHREDHEAD, who recently wrapped up a Japanese tour alongside DevilDriver, will celebrate the worldwide release of their third album, Live Unholy, with a record release party in their native country next month.
NONPOINT Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – June 6th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
AGNOSTIC FRONT Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – May 20th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK
European diabolical death/ black metal troop BELPHEGOR are currently co-headlining this year’s “Devastation on the Nation” Tour alongside Swedish black metal stalwarts DARK FUNERAL. Joining them are INCANTATION, HATE, VALE OF PNATH, and NIGHTMARER.
TRENCH WARFARE are a tremendous black/death metal band that doesn’t compromise anywhere and the music is as hard-hitting as it can get. It’s a cathartic expression shrouded in darkness and sounds like a cross between Blasphemy and Incantation with Revenge thrown in for good measure. … Read More ›
They are the band that time forgot. They are the band that refuses to die. They are the Helsinki Vampires.
“Singin ‘N’ Slingin is the best body of work we’ve written so far. From start to finish, its rockin and groovin. We wanted to pay homage to our rock n roll roots and we did just that! Our leading track, ‘Money,’… Read More ›
OBITUARY Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California – May 20th, 2019 Photos by JENNIFER BLACK – Video by Zoran Theodorovic
The 13th annual Bloodletting North America Tour presented has been announced.
Two weeks ago, POSSESSED unleashed their highly anticipated Revelations Of Oblivion onto the world. Today the band releases the music video for “Graven”. Directed by Scott Hansen (Willie Nelson, A Day To Remember, Motionless In White, Deicide and Prong), the… Read More ›
Blasphemous black metal legion PROFANATICA will be embarking on a small run of U.S. tour dates this summer. The band will perform three shows in Oakland, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Tijuana. In addition to these newly announced dates, the band will… Read More ›
PELICAN, the instrumental quartet whose singular vision of heavy music eschews classification, recently announced their first full-length in six years, and today they’ve released a new song from it, along with US and new EU tour dates.
Hatebreed remain one of the most relevant and impactful acts in the hard rock and metal scenes. The Connecticut band celebrate 25 years of ruthless breakdowns, pit-stirring anthems, and poignant lyrics across eight albums and consistently sold-out shows in 2019.
The latest visual cut from Cannibal Corpse is from the mind of horror FX veteran Doug Sakmann. The concept builds upon the world brought to life by Zev Deans in the previously released “Code of the Slashers” video but adds significantly to… Read More ›
In the video below DARK FUNERAL perform in Oakland, California – May 18th, 2019 also on the bill were Belphegor, Incantation, Hate, Vale Of Pnath and Nightmarer.
In the video below Tom Sundgren of Capital Chaos TV talks touring, mushrooms and snacks with Cameron Porras of Inanimate Existence @ The Boardwalk – Orangevale , California.
ONOFF 420 Fest – Marysville, California By Jennifer Black ONOFF, sometimes stylized as ONOFF, is a Rock Trio punk rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ONOFF broke onto the Irish scene in 2002 with the release of their ‘Hey Jack! You’re… Read More ›
The Absence are streaming their cover of Bad Religion‘s “Do What You Want” below. Should you like to have your music in a more tangible format, you can find this cover along with the band’s new track “Walking Shdaows” and a live… Read More ›
In the video below, Tom Sundgren of Capital Chaos TV talks touring, writing and snacks with Dean Lamb of Archspire at the Oakland Metro, stop of their most recent North America tour.
The new Peter Darley Miller-directed Alice In Chains video for “Rainier Fog” can be seen below.
Born Of Osiris will be out this summer on a U.S. headlining tour with Bad Omens, Spite and Kingdom Of Giants opening. Born Of Osiris will be touring on their latest album “The Simulation“, which is in stores now. 07/19 Indianapolis, IN – The Citadel 07/20 Milwaukee, WI… Read More ›
Summer Slaughter 2019 will see the tour’s first ever triple co-headline bill, featuring Cattle Decapitation, Carnifex, and The Faceless all sharing the main event and performing full headline sets.
Legendary German thrashers, DESTRUCTION, have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming 17th studio album, Born To Perish. This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed artist Gyula fromHungary, who has also created artwork for ANNIHLATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS, TANKARD and many 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.
Iron Maiden are celebrating their upcoming tour of North America, Canada and South America with a live clip of “Flight of Icarus.”
Nobody can cheat death. And nobody can cheat at death metal either. Flying the flag for balls-out and murderous death metal since 2014, Entombed A.D. are poised to return with one of 2019’s most devastating, deathly statements.
On June 14th, Hate will release their 11th full-length, Auric Gates of Veles, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Auric Gates of Veles, the band has now launched a video for the first single, “Sovereign Sanctity”. Produced by 9LITER FILMY (9literfilmy.pl) and… Read More ›
In the video below watch videos of FLUB performing in Orangevale, California – May 10th, 2019 also on the bill were INANIMATE EXISTENCE, PRINCESS KITTEN, THE ODIOUS CONSTRUCT, WURMFLESH AND FORTRESS UNITED
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals premiere the below music video for “Photographic Taunts” which was captured by Mike Holderbeast during a jam session at Anselmo‘s own Nodferatu’s Lair.
Symphonic Death Metal one-man project The Outsider has just released a new Lyric Video for the track “Ancient Beast of the Apocalypse”, which features guest vocals by Snowy Shaw (former member of bands like Therion, King Diamond, Dimmu Borgir and Sabaton).
Tampa, Florida-based melodic death metal group THE ABSENCE have premiered a lyric video for “Walking Shadows,” a previously unreleased track recorded during the sessions for their acclaimed 2018 comeback album “A Gift For The Obsessed.” The clip – which features vocalist Jamie Stewart can be seen below.
Vane premiere a new music video and single entitled “The Ritual”. This stand-alone track is the follow up to last year’s “Black Vengeance” full-length.
Icelandic classic rock trio THE VINTAGE CARAVAN are about to kick off the second leg of their European tour in support of their latest studio album Gateways (August 31, 2018 through NuclearBlast/Alda Music).
Electro-industrial metal leaders COMBICHRIST will release their razor-sharp ninth full-length album, One Fire, on June 7, 2019 via Out of Line Music. Precise, lurking, ultramodern and merciless, One Fire is a retrospect and forecast in one for COMBICHRIST. Cold, industrial… Read More ›
Sci-Fi Death Metallers NUCLEUS have released the premiere of “Outpost,” a new track from forthcoming album Entity. Stream “Outpost” below.