Fresh off of a hugely successful NAMM SHOW exhibiting with Ellefson Coffee Co, and his labels EMP LABEL GROUP and COMBAT, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has announced a string of March Midwest appearances including the launch of the URBAN LEGEND COFFEE STOUT with Sioux Falls microbrewery HYDRA BEER COMPANY.

The URBAN LEGEND release comes on the heels of the successful January launch of COMBAT BLOOD AND BULLETS CABERNET, a 2015 California Cabernet, and COMBAT HARD CIDER, a Hard Cider infused with Ellefson Coffee, both cellared and bottled by Scottsdale, AZs DESERT ROCK WINERY, announced officially on Sirius XM with EDDIE TRUNK during NAMM.

Currently available online from combatwines...

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STRAIGHT TERROR ‘Between The Lies’ Album Out, Picture Video for ‘Inferno’ Released!

Chile’s thrash metallers STRAIGHT TERROR just released their debut album ‘Between The Lies’ and posted a picture video for the song ‘Inferno’.

The album is produced by Straight Terror. Mixed/reamped by Javier Bassino (Fireland, Rexx, Elías), and mastered by Acle Kahney (TesseractT, Archetype, Mask Of Judas, Fell Silent) at 4D Sounds in UK. The artwork was made by Patricio Saavedra.

Track listing:

1. Blind Witness
2. Phantoms In My Memories
3. As I Claim For Resurrection
4. Past Life Apocalypse
5. Metal Madness
6. Inferno
7. Merchant Of Agony
8. You All Shall Die
9. Hallowed Destruction

Max Kübler – Vocals & Guitars (Agresion, Extrema, Blast)
Alan Lagies – Guitars (Remains)
Javier Menares – Bass Guitar (Caravan 1973, ADB)
Wernher Schurmann – Drums (Penerect, Apeiron)

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SAXON Re-Issue First Three Albums On 30th March 2018!

Saxon, over the decades have gone from being pioneers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to becoming one of the most successful UK rock acts of all time. The truth, though, is that Saxon have always transcended trends and eras.

From 1979’s ‘Saxon’ album to new album ‘Thunderbolt’, the band have enjoyed considerable success. Five Top 40 albums in the UK, with four Top 20 singles. And they were similarly successful in other parts of the world as well. It’s no wonder their influence spread across the globe, and played a crucial role in the way we look at hard rock and heavy metal today.

Saxon’s self-titled debut album was originally released on 21 st May 1979 and is arguably the first NWOBHM album to be committed to tape...

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SUSPERIA Premiere “My Darkest Moment” Music Video!

Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA release music video for the track “My Darkest Moment”. The video was filmed by Costin Chioreanu ( Twilight 13 Media) and Gina Sandulescu. The song comes from the band’s upcoming album “The Lyricist”, set to be released on March 16th via Agonia Records.

SUSPERIA is comprised of former Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man’s Child members. Their new album ” The Lyricist” will arrive nearly nine years to the day its predecessor ( “Attitude”, 2009) came out. “The Lyricist” is available for pre-ordering – HERE!

The origins of SUSPERIA can be traced back to 1998 when Tjodalv, then occupying the drum seat with Dimmu Borgir, and long-time friend Cyrus (ex- Satyricon, Old Man’s Child) got together to share ideas and write songs.

Clearly rooted and seasoned in the Norweg...

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Sludge-Metal Titans Desert Storm Release Weighty New Video + ‘Sentinels’ LP out March 16th on APF Records!

2018 marks the return of Oxford-based sludge-metal titans Desert Storm as they prepare to follow the release of 2014’s critically-acclaimed ‘Omniscient’ album with their new opus ‘Sentinels’, confirmed for release this coming March 16 th via APF Records.

Recorded with engineer Jamie Dodd (Orange Goblin) at Flesh & Bone Studio’s, Hackney and tracked by Steve ‘Geezer’ Watkins at Woodworm studios (which has also been used by legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi), ‘Sentinels’ is a colossal sounding record, it’s ten tracks punching the listener with an oppressive towering monolithic sound that batters, but never dulls the senses.

This week Desert Storm has unveiled their first video from the album with a film that is as heavy in its subject matter as it is sonically...

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