Blind Guardian Drop a Re-recorded Version of “Ashes To Ashes” – New Album Coming Soon

German heavy metal legends, Blind Guardian, have unveiled their re-recorded version of “Ashes To Ashes.” The single is from the re-recorded version of their 1992 breakthrough album, Somewhere Far Beyond. The new album, Somewhere Far Beyond Revisited, is due August 2nd, via Nuclear Blast Records, coinciding with the band’s return to Wacken Open Air. Blind Guardian have also shared a live video of “Ashes To Ashes” from Hellfest 2022. Check it out below and find out more.
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CONCERT REVIEW: In Flames – Gatecreeper – Creeping Death at Saint Andrews Hall

Spring is here and the warmer weather has numerous bands hitting the road. A multitude of metal acts have made their way to Motor City and the locals are pleased as punch to have them. The Swedish darlings, In Flames graced Detroit with their presence last week. This notorious act has been on a month-long headlining trek and they brought along the mighty Gatecreeper, plus Creeping Death with them. Saint Andrews Hall is a venue known for their affection towards heavier acts and were ready to host the considerable commotion this tour would cause.Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Alcest – Les Chants de L’Aurore

Alcest began as a solo Black Metal project for French musician Neige at the turn of the millennium, and have since forged themselves a fine reputation as one of the pioneering bands of the Blackgaze sound. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Cavalera – Schizophrenia

There is something about the Sepultura sound which has rightfully allowed it to stand the test of time. It could be the bombastically frantic stringwork which has the capacity to power some cities. It could also be the cavernous, cacophonous screams and shouts. The drums never disappoint, and the production is mischievous yet meticulously guided.Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Tom Osman Interviews My Dying Bride’s Andrew Craighan About “A Mortal Binding”

In this episode, Andrew Craighan, founding member and guitarist of ⁠My Dying Bride⁠, has a compelling discussion with Tom Osman about the band’s latest release, “A Mortal Binding,” available now via ⁠Nuclear Blast Records⁠. Gain a deeper understanding of the album’s concepts and the band’s enduring influence on the metal genre.Continue reading

Cavalera Share a Single and Video for “From The Past Comes The Storms” – New Album Out Soon

Cavalera have just released their new single, a re-recording of “From The Past Comes The Storms.” Costin Chioreanu was once again enlisted to create the animated music video for the track, which is the second taken from the re-recorded version of the classic Sepultura album, Schizophrenia. Cavalera will unleash the new version of the full-length on June 21st via Nuclear Blast Records. Catch the new video and more below.
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Nightwish Shares a New Single and Video for “Perfume Of The Timeless” – Pre-Order New Album “Yesterwynde” Now

Nightwish recently announced their new album, Yesterwynde. The Symphonic metal legend’s new album will see the light of the day on 20th September 2024, marking the band’s tenth studio album, following on from the release of Human. :II: Nature. in 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. Pre-orders are live now at the links below. The band just shared a new Single and video for “Perfume Of The Timeless”-which you can watch now! Continue reading

Marilyn Manson and Nuclear Blast Records Tease a New Record Deal, New Music Incoming

Marilyn Manson’s comeback continues to pick up steam as both his social media accounts and Nuclear Blast Records are sharing an unofficial teaser alerting fans to a new partnership. It seems to be heralding a new music video and a new song, coming very soon, perhaps this week. This news follows his upcoming tour with Five Finger Death Punch and Slaughter To Prevail, and limited headline tour dates. Unsurprisingly, comments are disabled.Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Gatecreeper – Dark Superstition

After a five-year gap between albums, Arizonan quintet Gatecreeper are back with Dark Superstition (Nuclear Blast). Their third album sees their heavy, Death Metal roar wed to more melodic and concise metal. A heavy band embracing melody like this might raise some metalheads’ hackles, afraid their band going soft, but fear not. Their heft and aggression is still alive and kicking, but just married to more accessible metal.   Continue reading