Horrendous’ “Ecdysis” streaming in full at Noisey.com

One of this year's most anticipated and critically-acclaimed death metal releases is now streaming online in its entirety. Noisey.com has made Ecdysis, the new album from East Coast trio Horrendous available for streaming a week ahead of its official release date. To listen, visit noisey.vice.com/blog/horrendous-ecdysis-lp-stream. Picking up where the band's critically acclaimed 2012 debut, The Chills, … Continue reading Horrendous’ “Ecdysis” streaming in full at Noisey.com

Shiran to Release ‘Warm Winter Day’ EP November 15

Female-fronted Israeli metal project Shiran will self-release their debut EP, Warm Winter Day, on November 15. Created by siren songstress Shiran Avayou and former Band of the Day Ferium guitarist Elram Boxer in 2012, Shiran delivers a mixture of hard edged riffs and clean melodic vocals in a Djent metal style that also culls from Jazz and … Continue reading Shiran to Release ‘Warm Winter Day’ EP November 15

King Diamond ultimate editions out soon

A 2xCD collection of King Diamond songs, newly enhanced into ultimate editions by King Diamond and Andy LaRocque themselves, will be released by Metal Blade Records next month. King Diamond's Dreams of Horror is the only "best of" album covering the band's entire career. King Diamond and Andy LaRocque meticulously mastered and enhanced these 23 songs … Continue reading King Diamond ultimate editions out soon

Band of the Day: Chiral

Another impressive one-man act today, this time Italy's Chiral. "Formed" (if that's the right word for an act consisting of only one person!) at the start of 2014, Chiral already has one full album out and last month released a split EP with HaatE. Chiral is an exponent of black metal, taking the classic Swedish … Continue reading Band of the Day: Chiral

Wampire UK tour dates

Following on from the recent announcement of band's London show at Oslo (Hackney), the Portland Psych-Rockers Wampire have gone on to make a further announcement that they will be going on tour in the EU/UK this November/December. The tour features a one off date with Wampire supporting the legendary indie-pop songwriter Mac DeMarco in London … Continue reading Wampire UK tour dates

Review: Exodus – Blood In Blood Out

Blood In Blood Out is Exodus' first album with Steve "Zetro" Souza on vocals since 2004's Tempo of the Damned... and it's like welcoming back an old friend. While Rob Dukes has held the fort admirably over the last couple of years, I got into the band in the Fabulous Disaster era and Souza's recognisable screeching … Continue reading Review: Exodus – Blood In Blood Out