In anticipation of their upcoming North American touring debut supporting DragonForce, Nanowar Of Steel have shared a lyric video for “Metal Boomer Battalion”. The track comes from their most recent album, Dislike To False Metal. Check out the article below for the video, live listings, and more.
Ask anyone to name their all time favourite Irish metal bands and Primordial will likely sit near the top, if not at the very summit of the list. Formed three decades ago but with roots that date back further to when they were known as Forsaken, the Dublin based act have only ever made the barest minimum of changes to their line-up over the years, their most recent move seeing them return to operating with four members after nearly twenty years as a five-piece.
Salt Lake City thrashers Deathblow have shared the news that they will release their new EP Rotten Trajectory on September 29 via Sewer Mouth Records. The band are currently streaming the first public track from the recording, “Pounder,” and head out on tour next month. Check out the song below, and find out more.
The hope for a band to “return to their roots” is a phrase that has been thrown around so much in modern music, it has begun to lose its meaning. As with the roots of a tree, a band’s roots are always there, securing the foundation of their sound, no matter how many different directions it may branch out into.
The Funeral Portrait recently released their new video and track “Dark Thoughts.” Going public with the single also marked the start of their September and October US tour dates with Icon For Hire and more. Head into the article below for the video and tour information.
Legendary hard rock band Riley’s L.A. Guns, a dominant force in the music scene for over three decades, is preparing to launch their eagerly awaited single, “The Dark Horse,” under the banner of Golden Robot Records. The release is scheduled for September 29th, offering fans a preview of their upcoming album of the same name, slated for release in early 2024. Pre-Save the track now:
When your first two albums are such bonafide classics as to not only launch you to rock fame but also firmly establish your sound and style in everyone’s conscience, it can be difficult to find the space to grow amongst the weeds and weight of expectation, particularly when your third album saw some of the earnestness and depth not quite sacrificed at the altar of “the commercial gamble” (one that paid off, whether or not you choose to blame it on the Boom Boom), but tempered in exchange for slick, rock arena fillers.
In Flames has announced vinyl reissues of five of their albums from the last 20 years of the band, some which have never been on vinyl before. Releasing on November 17th, Reroute To Remain, Come Clarity, A Sense Of Purpose and Sounds Of A Playground Fading are available for pre-order now. The band released their new album Foregone earlier in 2023.
Tekkno… it’s not just a genre of music but it’s also the name of the world tour that is taking over the entire planet right now. Electric Callboy, Solence, and Conquer Divide rolled into Boston, MA this past week for the Tekkno World Tour. and let me just say this, this is the most fun I’ve ever had covering a show in my entire life so I’m not going to waste my time or your time so let’s jump right in!
What is it about our aching nostalgia for the eighties that finds us being drawn back to this magical decade? Perhaps video did not actually kill the radio star until the end of this era?