Heavy Metal Mainstays TRAUMA Announce Newly Rescheduled Tour Dates

Last year, Bay Area thrash vets TRAUMA announced their long-awaited comeback and new member additions. In advance of finishing their upcoming third album, TRAUMA are set to hit the road on a brief headline tour beginning April 13 in Cool, CA. Additional east coast and midwestern dates have also been added. TRAUMA U.S. Tour Dates: 4/13 – Cool, CA @ Cool…

EXMORTUS premiere new single, “Make Haste”

“Inspired by the constant pressure of making deadlines and getting shit done, this song was the first one written for the record and will set the mood and attitude just right as the opening track. Rise to the occasion and strike while the iron’s hot! Make Haste!” states EXMORTUS founder, vocalist and guitarist, Jadren “Conan” Gonzalez. Produced…

AMORPHIS release first album trailer!

Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS are about to unleash their latest offering entitled Queen Of Time on May 18th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band releases their first album trailer, in which they talk about working with producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, KREATOR and many more) and the return of their new/old bass player Olli-Pekka ‘Oppu’ Laine.   Check out the lyric video of their first single ‘The…

Bleeding Gods Publish Official “Beloved By Artemis” Playthrough!

In January 2018, Dutch epic death/black metallers BLEEDING GODS released their new concept albumDodekathlon via Nuclear Blast. After several shows in the Netherlands and Belgium earlier this year, the band is preparing for the upcoming Japan tour in May. Today, BLEEDING GODS release the official playthrough video of “Beloved By Artemis,” featuring the performance of Ramon Ploeg (guitar), Rutger Van Noordenburg (guitar) and Gea Mulder (bass). Get your copy of Dodekathlon, here: http://nblast.de/BGDodekathlon album concept The…

Kataklysm Premiere Guitar Playthrough For “Guillotine” On Gear Gods!

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.  Today, the band partnered with Gear Gods to premiere the guitar playthrough for the first single, “Guillotine”. Check out the playthrough-   Recently, the band released a new trailer where Stephane Barbe discusses the bonus DVD that is included with the new album Meditations! Watch…

Dimmu Borgir Discuss Songwriting Process In First Album Trailer!

On May 4th, symphonic black metal masters, DIMMU BORGIR, will deliver their new full-length album in almost 8 years. Today, singer Shagrath and guitarist Silenoz discuss the writing process of their upcoming full-length release Eonian. “Combining orchestral elements with thrash metal riffs or black metal riffs can be quite challenging,”Shagrath states. “But that’s how we like to make music, to mix unexpected elements –…

Aftershock 2018 Line Heats Up With System of A Down and Deftones

  Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Returns With Massive Music Lineup Of Rock And Metal Acts Saturday, October 13 & Sunday, October 14 At Sacramento’s Discovery Park   *System Of A Down, Deftones, Alice In Chains, *Incubus, Godsmack, Shinedown, 311, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, At The Drive-In, Seether, Jonathan Davis Lead The Lineup…

Gra- Vasen, Darkness Befell Upon The World

Gra straight from Sweden, hailing from the underground, will unleash their raw black metal sound with Vasen. Gra was formed in the icy caves of Sweden by Heljarmadr and Dimman, creating a catastrophic black metal sound, sticking to some conventional rules yet breaking others to create this magnum opus. This album strikes you in the…