BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE Release Video for ‘My Favourite Stranger’!

London rockers BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE have released a video for ‘My Favourite Stranger’, the second single taken from their forthcoming album Yugen – out 25th May 2018 via Long Branch Records.

“The video for My Favourite Stranger is a different feel for us – we really wanted a clean, colorful approach rather than the darker, grittier look of most of our other videos,” says Paul Visser, singer and guitarist in BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE.

“We found a really cool new studio in Brixton under a railway arch and Canty from Dark North did an awesome job once again. We had a great time jumping around to our own song while he worked his magic!

This song is about a friend of mine going through relationship hell...

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THE KONSORTIUM (feat. ex-Enslaved, Mayhem members) Premiere New Track “Stormen” From Upcoming Album “Rogaland”!

Norwegian black/thrash metal outfit THE KONSORTIUM, feat. bassist Teloch ( Mayhem, ex- Orcustus, ex- Gorgoroth, ex- 1349) and drummer Dirge Rep (Orcustus, ex- Enslaved, ex- Aura Noir), premiere new track “Stormen”.

The song comes from the band’s forthcoming album “Rogaland”, due out on June 1st in Europe and June 8th in North America via Agonia Records. “Rogaland” is the successor to the band’s Norway-charting self-titled debut album from 2011.

Named after a county in Western Norway, “Rogaland” sees the band taking a different turn from its self-titled predecessor and critically acclaimed 2008 demo combined, following a more complex and technical trajectory.

The band has taken the utmost care in every detail to channel and bring forth the forces of their album’s namesake, with vocals recor...

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Defiatory – ‘Hades Rising’!

DEFIATORY was initiated in 2015 by Ronnie upon his departure from the prominent death metal band Aeon. Soon, Martin Runnzell joined the band to fill the vocal position and the first demo track, “Furor Unleashed” saw the light of day within a week after the initial collaboration between Martin and Ronnie.

Defiatory completed their debut “Extinct” (released via Black Lion Records in 2016) after completing the full lineup.

Defiatory is about to release their second album, aptly titled “Hades Rising”. The album marks the continuation of the band’s collaboration with Black Lion Records...

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Rebellion Festival Confirms Live Q&A Interview with John Lydon To Happen Sunday August 5th!

Rebellion Festival has confirmed a special live Q&A interview with legendary Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited (PiL) frontman John Lydon, scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 5th at the Opera House of the Winter Gardens.

The interview will be conducted by esteemed journalist Barry Cain and will focus on the band’s long career as they celebrate their 40th anniversary this year.

This will be followed by a live set from the post-punk icons as Public Image Limited (PiL) close the festival on a Sunday night. It’s the band’s first appearance at the festival since 2012. Their set is guaranteed to thrill and inspire and it’s an honour to have them back.

Day tickets available – HERE!

Rebellion Festival is known and respected for bringing together the best and most vital bands from ...

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CAULDRON To Release Fifth Album ’New Gods‘ on Dissonance in Europe in September!

For their new album, the Canadian metal trio have returned with producer Chris Stringer at Union Sound in Toronto. Entitled “NEW GODS”, Cauldron 5th full-length studio record once again promises a strong emphasis on songwriting and melody, complete with high-end organic production to match!

“We have always prioritized songwriting above anything else. For me personally, I have always felt more confident writing than as a “musician” and for the first time, I think we have found the production that best suits our songs.

We painstakingly followed our vision through to the end on this one and really spared no expense...

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