Pain announce new video, April 12th – live here when it premieres!

Today Pain release their new single "Push The Pusher". Demonstrating their ability to blend electro grooves with fist-pumping rock, this track is presented with a stunning clip made by a dedicated video team, Midjourney and AI tools. All images in the video are generated by AI and animated by two artists, Dmitry Alekseev and Sergey … Continue reading Pain announce new video, April 12th – live here when it premieres!

Pain announce new album, stream first single

Pain have announced their highly anticipated new album I Am, which will be released on May 17th via Nuclear Blast Records. With the first single "Go With The Flow", Swedish industrial project Pain set the tone for their upcoming 9th album, I Am. Accompanied by a high-quality video featuring actor Peter Stormare (Palme d'Or awarded … Continue reading Pain announce new album, stream first single

2023 Crew Review: Mosh – Da Boss

I'm going to be honest, this year's roundup is going to be a challenge for me. In the past I've reviewed dozens of albums and gone to a similar number of gigs each year so my biggest problem has been narrowing it down. This year, though, has been a struggle. Between real life, work, studies … Continue reading 2023 Crew Review: Mosh – Da Boss

Gig Review: Pain / Ensiferum / Eleine / Ryujin – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (10th October 2023)

What a night. Four great international bands, though with an early start necessitating a rapid change of clothes after work and the use of the nearby McD's before it turned into its nightly alter ego as a warzone (Glasgow residents will understand). First on the bill were self-styled "samurai metal" act Ryujin, all the way … Continue reading Gig Review: Pain / Ensiferum / Eleine / Ryujin – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (10th October 2023)

Pain release video for first original song in 5 years

Pain, the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer Peter Tägtgren, has revealed the band’s first original song in 5 years: "Party In My Head". Blending 80's synth, electro, and metal, Pain delivers one hell of an anthem providing a powerful sonic vaccine against the distress and depression caused by the worldwide pandemic. Peter Tägtgren comments: … Continue reading Pain release video for first original song in 5 years

Classic Cover: Pain – “Gimme Shelter” (original by The Rolling Stones)

Pain have always been known not only for their exciting mix of catchy melodies, majestic harmonies and powerful industrial metal rhythms, but for also having a fine sense for combining current world affairs with all-time classics, uniting people across generations and borders. Today, mastermind Peter Tägtgren proves this gifted instinct once more and have released … Continue reading Classic Cover: Pain – “Gimme Shelter” (original by The Rolling Stones)