Monthly Archives November 2016

NEED Releases ‘Tilikum’ Live Rehearsal Video!

c638a3b3-156b-4c61-ad3f-56be83e8d16eGreek prog metal/rock band NEED released a live rehearsal video video for ‘Tilikum‘, the song is taken from their forthcoming fourth album “Hegaiamas: a song for freedom”, due out on January 17, 2017. The video was shot and recorded live at Studio Π. by John Kaimakamis.

The video was created by Haris Kountouris – HK Visual Creations. If you are looking for a progressive metal group that 100% justifies these two terms equally or for sophisticated metal music that will make you bang your head with pride, your search is over. Need is the band you were looking for. (

The album was produced by NEED and mixed/mastered by Hector.D at HD Studios. The cover artwork was made by Nick “Eyejacker” Panagiotopoulos.

NEED is a prog metal/rock band based in Athens, Greece...

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dba5642a-e128-4b23-ae3d-71e0090fb445Gearing up for their upcoming album release Dec. 9, Through Lucid Eyes is ready to drop a new banger, “Introspection”, which is their second single off of the EP, “Transient”.

In the past the band previously debuted tracks featuring Jesse Cash of ERRA and Carlo Knöpfel of Breakdown Of Sanity and, although this time around we have no guest vocalists, the track still shines on its own, with soaring cleans, scathing screams and great rhythm and melody throughout the whole song.

With mixing and mastering provided by Parallel Focus Studios very own Julian Rodriguez (former Elitist) in North Hollywood, and lyrics and production crafted by the band themselves, the Canada-based Progressive Metalcore quintet has crafted a great effort that will easily please and intrigue fans of ERRA, Northlane an...

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DEAD BY WEDNESDAY Drummer Announce “Opus Blizzard B-Day Bash 2017”!

de03cd5b-0e75-4bed-9cfb-12c6eed71d25New Haven, CT’s metal titans DEAD BY WEDNESDAY drummer Opus has announced a special “Opus Blizzard B-Day Bash 2017”, presented by Mindsnap Music, set to take place on January 13-14th. This 2-day festival will feature, on two stages, besides DEAD BY WEDNESDAY, bands like ALCOHOLICA, OFFICIAL SWORN ENEMY, EARTH Black Sabbath Tribute Band and many more. Get more information here:

Just recently DEAD BY WEDNESDAY released “The Surgeon”, the new video directed by Jacques Molle’ from their guest vocalist album THE DARKEST OF ANGELS, via the EMP LABEL GROUP Facebook page, which can be viewed here:

Upcoming Dead By Wednesday Shows:
Dec 15th – Sherlocks Erie PA, Erie w/ A Killer’s...

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EXTREMA Announce First Dates for “30 Years of Headbanging” Tour!

11fda2cd-7067-4dc1-82fd-7495ce43aaa9Italian thrash-metal legends EXTREMA have announced the first dates of their Italian “30 Years of Headbanging” tour, kicking off on February 3rd in Borgo Priolo. Check out the dates below:

03.02.17 – Borgo Priolo (PV) – Dagda Live Club
04.02.17 – San Donà Di Piave (VE) – Revolver Club
10.02.17 – Prato – Exenzia Rock-Club
11.02.17 – Cremona – Midian Live
17.02.17 – Roma – Jailbreak Live Club
19.02.17 – Perugia – Afterlife live club

Just recently EXTREMA joined MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA on their one-off Italian show in Milan (November 10th), as a part of the “Max & Iggor Cavalera … Return to Roots” tour.

EXTREMA released their new effort, “The Old School EP”, on May 27 via Punishment 18 Records...

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THE ALGORITHM – Brute Force: Overclock DLC!

f535368e-aafd-4d5c-9943-8b1d5147f248Brute Force: Overclock sets out to be the first ever DLC expansion released for a music album. Inspired by the DLC gaming concept of an-add on that enriches the original experience with new features and story lines, Brute Force: Overclock expands the musical universe created by the full-length album Brute Force released 1 April 2016.

This is what the THE ALGORITHM mastermind Rémi Gallego has to say:
“Overclock is a journey through the dark and warm corners of the Brute Force concept. Writing an album with a consistent atmosphere sometimes mean some ideas have to be left off or just cannot be exploited to their fullest...

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