ICED EARTH AND ENSIFERUM TO HEADLINE MTV HEADBANGERS BALL TOUR 2016!

headbangers_ball_tourIf you grew up in the late ’80s/early ’90s, you know all about MTV’s Headbangers Ball. The program helped bring several metal outfits to a wider audience, and it easily became one of MTV’s most popular programs ever. While it was canceled in 1995, a new version started airing in 2003 with Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta as the new host. By the end of this year, MTV’s classic 80s show shall return as a series of events.

MTV Headbangers Ball was broadcasted for the first time on April 18th, 1987 and quickly became one of the most popular shows on MTV. The show was on air for eight years in the USA and six years in Europe. Besides music videos, the show also featured interviews with bands as well as specials on particular acts or festivals.

MTV Headbangers Ball, hosted by Continental Concerts ...

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Through Fire Announce Joining the ‘Generation Doom’ 2016 North American Tour Featuring Otep, Lacey Sturm, September Morning, and Doll Skin!

12662724_10153849589129424_8380442437174899763_nThrough Fire has embarked on the ‘Generation Doom’ 2016 Tour that began on April 8th in Las Vegas, NV and ends in Los Angeles, CA on May 28, 2016. 

The tour will be in support of their new single “Stronger” which is making a big impact at radio. The band will be releasing their debut album later this year via Sumerian Records. 

With anthems such as “Stronger” and “Breathe”, Through Fire is here to make their mark in the rock world!

Last month Through Fire released the official music video for “Stronger” which can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlpP5PO6wbk

Through Fire is: Justin McCain (Guitars), Grant Kendrick (Vocals), Patrick Mussack (Drums), Jesse Saint (Bass)

Tour Dates:
4/27 – Rock Falls, IL @ Longshots
4/28 – Indianapolis, IN @ 5th Quarter
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MIDNIGHT ETERNAL – “SIGNS OF FIRE” – MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED!

ffab2f21-b631-43f8-a916-36761851748aThe US symphonic metal band MIDNIGHT ETERNAL just released a music video for the track “Signs Of Fire” from their upcoming self-titled debut album.

The album will be released in Europe and North America on April 29th through Inner Wound Recordings and in Japan on April 27th through Avalon/Marquee.

Link to the music video: https://youtu.be/r_uTB-JQmTk

What characterizes the sound of Midnight Eternal is the sense of melody- a synthesis of melody and power, crushing guitars, double bass and beautiful multi-layered vocals. Led by the beautiful and emotional vocals of Raine Hilai, the future of Midnight Eternal looks very bright. 

The album was engineered by Eric Rachel (Skid Row, Symphony X) and the mixing and mastering was handled by Tommy Hansen (Helloween, Pretty Maids, Jorn). The impres...

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ROMANTIC REBEL PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR SINGLE “TOO FAR” ON REVOLVER.COM, NEW TOUR WITH SMILE EMPTY SOUL, NEW EP COMING OUT EARLY SUMMER 2016!

RR_promo“Too Far,” the new single from hard rock band Romantic Rebel premiered on Revolver.com. The track is off of their forthcoming EP to be released early Summer 2016. In addition to the premiere, the band has announced a North American Summer tour with Smile Empty Soul that begins on July 14th in Joplin, MO and concludes September 14th in St. George, UT.

The band is currently in the studio with Grammy nominated producer, Johnny K (Disturbed, Pop Evil, Sevendust, 3 Doors Down, Megadeth, Machine Head, Nonpoint, etc.) where work has begun on their sophomore album.

“This EP is very special to us. Alex and I wrote these songs from the heart; about past experiences and struggles. That said, we were very attached to them and didn’t want to see them change...

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Dallas Based EVEN THE DEAD LOVE A PARADE Sign To EMP LABEL GROUP/ EP To Release Digitally On 5/13!

Even_the_Dead_love_a_paradeEMP Label Group, the label owned by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, has signed Dallas, Texas Metal outfit Even The Dead Love A Parade, featuring Drowning Pool bassist Stevie Benton, and will release their EP digitally on May 13, 2016. The band have released their video for “Heart Poacher”, available on the EMP LABEL GROUP YouTube channel below:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wshq80h_h2k

EVEN THE DEAD LOVE A PARADE began life when friends, guitarist Braxton Henry and drummer Clint Litton decided they had wanted to get back to their original metal roots; a band with simple crushing riffs, huge drums, in your face vocals, a straight forward METAL band.

Braxton and Clint started sharing their ideas and riffs for the project with bassist Stevie Benton, better known as the bassist for i...

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