Smash Into Pieces begin new era with “The Rain”

Smash Into Pieces bring you the next chapter moving into 2022, "The Rain" is the first single off the band's upcoming new album. After 2 years of hard work, 23 recorded tracks, 2 albums, 2 cinematic seasons and more than 20 released episodes, Smash Into Pieces brought their Arcadia-Story era to its end! Now the … Continue reading Smash Into Pieces begin new era with “The Rain”

ODDKO launches war on consumerism with new single / video

In the midst of the retail holiday, Los Angeles’ industrial metal outfit, ODDKO, has returned with a new single, "Siren Song", that takes aim at consumerism and the senseless cyclical compulsion to buy, waste and repeat. The song is accompanied by a mind-blowing VFX video masterpiece created by ODDKO visionary, award-winning director and motion designer … Continue reading ODDKO launches war on consumerism with new single / video

Midnight release three classic albums through Metal Blade

There's no dawn for Midnight, and Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the re-issue pressings of the thrashers three classic albums - No Mercy For Mayhem (2014), Sweet Death and Ecstasy (2017) - both available now - and Satanic Royalty (2011) - available December 10th, 2021. Each album comes in a variety of limited-edition … Continue reading Midnight release three classic albums through Metal Blade

Album Review: Ye Banished Privateers – A Pirate Stole My Christmas

I make no secret of my love of Christmas music; I'm sure I've mentioned before that (according to iTunes) I have 5.2 days of Christmas music. But, I have nothing, not one thing, even remotely like A Pirate Stole My Christmas! The band (crew?) known as, Ye Banished Privateers, describe themselves as playing pirate folk … Continue reading Album Review: Ye Banished Privateers – A Pirate Stole My Christmas

Steelhouse Festival announces first set of bands for 2022

Steelhouse Festival is excited to reveal the first elements of the line up to feature in 2022. And what a selection it is! With all bar one of these performers making their Steelhouse debut, there is a blend of freshness but also serious pedigree. This year the event will run 29th-31st of July and limited … Continue reading Steelhouse Festival announces first set of bands for 2022

Dutch power death metal band Spartan release new single

Dutch power death metal ensamble Spartan reveal the first single taken off the band's upcoming new album, Of Kings and Gods. Here's what the band had to say about "Prometheus": For the first song on the new album we tried to take a step outside of our comfort zone, and embrace a more modern sound. … Continue reading Dutch power death metal band Spartan release new single