Monthly Archives December 2017

Hamferð – ‘Támsins likam’ (2018)!

Hamferð refers to an apparition: the image of a person facing death, appearing before his or her loved ones as an omen.

“Faroese doom metal” is a powerful sound. Exclusive to this self-styled tag is Hamferð. For nearly a decade, the funereally dressed sextet has been casting a unique expression rooted in conceptual tragedy and intense, narrative doom metal.

“Hamferð is heavily inspired by our natural surroundings and our cultural heritage. Those aspects combine into unique feelings and atmospheres which we attempt to describe through our music.” – Theodor Kapnas

With an ambitious lyrical and conceptual approach, Faroese language, history and folklore are mixed together with grand atmospheres and weather-beaten grimness; a trademark that has earned worldwide attraction.

Stages at festiva...

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NIGHTRAGE: Video Footage “The Venomous” From Athens Show Posted!

Earlier this month the Greek/Swedish Melodic Death Metal act NIGHTRAGE joined FIREWIND on the “Immortals Over Greece 2017” tour. Now the video footage for “The Venomous”, from the Athens show (December 16th), has been posted online.

Greek/Swedish Melodic Death Metal act NIGHTRAGE’s latest album “The Venomous” was released on March 31st, 2017, via Despotz Records.

It might appear simple and straightforward, however, it’s everything BUT simple, it’s catchy and extreme, melodic and wild! And lyrically it deals with the failure of mankind and how we as human beings are racing towards our own extinction.

Watch the latest NIGHTRAGE videos:
The Venomous: HERE!
Affliction: HERE!
In Abhorrence (audio streaming): HERE!
Bemoan (audio streaming): HERE!

More information at:
www.nightrage...

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SOLDIERS OF SOLACE Reveal ‘We Are Immortal’ Album Details, Video Teaser Posted!

US heavy rockers SOLDIERS OF SOLACE will release their debut album ‘We Are Immortal’ on January 26, 2018, via German-based label Rock’N’Growl Records, a division of Rock’N’Growl Promotion.

The album includes 10 tracks and was produced by SOLDIERS OF SOLACE, recorded at Dexters Lab Recording LLC by Nick Bellmore and Zeuss. All tracks were mixed and mastered by Zeuss.

The cover artwork was made by Andy Pilkington of Very Metal Art (Soil, Flotsam & Jetsam, Fury, Kissin’ Dynamite, Bloodstock Festival).

Tracklist:

1. Rude Awakening
2. We Are Immortal
3. Cold As A Stone
4. Naked Truth
5. Walk Tall
6. Circus Clown
7. Washed In Flames
8. Dear John,
9. Freedom’s Children
10. Hannah

SOLDIERS OF SOLACE is an all original, hard-hitting, American heavy rock band, comprised of five members:...

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SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY GUITARIST MARC RIZZO, SET TO RELEASE ROTATION MARCH 30TH VIA COMBAT RECORDS!

SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo has set the release date for his new LP ROTATION, in stores March 30th via Combat Records/EMP LABEL GROUP/AMPED in North America, and COMBAT/SPV in Europe. ROTATION is the 4th solo release for Rizzo, following 2004’s COLOSSAL MYOPIA, 2006’s THE ULTIMATE DEVOTION (both released by legendary shred label SHRAPNEL), and the independently released 2010 LP LEGIONNAIRE.

Produced by Chris “Zeuss” Harris (Hatebreed, Soulfly, Rob Zombie, Chimaira), and featuring cover art by Melody Myers (Escape The Fate), ROTATION is a blistering showcase of Rizzo’s pummeling eclectic diversity, showcased on album tracks including “Spectral Intensities”, “Thrash Boogie”, and title track “Rotation”, combining Rizzo’s penchant for pummeling, low-end riffs, with thr...

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Into the Storm/Smooth Sailing – ‘Split’ (2018)!

Seattle bands Into the Storm and Smooth Sailing have teamed up to reveal a stunning new split album that will be released this spring.The split consists of two tracks by Into The Storm and four tracks by Smooth Sailing.

The first single. “Murder, Murder” Murder” (Into the Storm) has already been released via No Clean Singing and can be listened to at THIS LOCATION!

Into the Storm commented about the release:
“We are excited to release this split with our pals Smooth Sailing. Over the years we have shared stages, tours, practice spaces and even a member. This split for us is a throwback to times shared lamenting the state of the world, governments, and surveillance while throwing back a couple of cold ones under the stars...

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