Dope released ”Dope: The Early Years 1997 / 1998” the original storybook and soundtrack of how it all began!

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Dope’s inception in NYC, The band is proud to announce the release of Dope: The Early Years 1997 / 1998, the original Story book and soundtrack of how it all began. Collection Contains: -32 page story booklet, filled with never before seen photos, accompanied by Edsel Dopes personal story of how it all began. -20 Remastered tracks, available for the first time ever in digital form. These are the Original Bedroom Demos that led to the bands rise to the top of the NYC club…

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Summoning unveil album cover and release date of upcoming album!

Ever since the release of their debut album ”Lugburz” (1995) Summoning have proven themselves to be the true guardians of Middle Earth! What started out as a project deeply rooted in traditional black metal took an epic turn in the following years – evergreens like ”Dol Guldur” (1996) and ”Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame” (2001) bear witness to a continuously refined soundscape. Five years after ”Old Mornings Dawn”, Protector and Silenius have turned over a new leaf in their bottomless saga titled ”With Doom We Come”. Summoning finally unveil first and hotly anticipated details about their upcoming…

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Act Of Defiance released new song called ”The Talisman”, premiered on Loudwire!

Act of Defiance the heavy metal group featuring the veteran talents of Chris Broderick on guitar, Henry Derek on vocals, Shawn Drover on drums and Matt Bachand on bass, will return with their new album, ”Old Scars, New Wounds”, on September 29th via Metal Blade Records. Today, the band has revealed a third new track from the album, the powerful epic ”The Talisman”, via loudwire.com. For another preview of ”Old Scars, New Wounds”, the previously released songs ”M.I.A.” and ”Overexposure” can be heard at: metalblade.com/actofdefiance – where you can also pre-order the album in…

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Árstíðir joins Myrkur and Sólstafir on European Autumn Tour!

Icelandic independent folk rockers,  Árstíðir are announcing that they will be joining eclectic countrymen and label mates Sólstafir on their European autumn tour. The band stated this about the tour with Sólstafir: “The Icelandic music scene is a tightly knit woolen sweater where musicians meet and musical expressions merge. For years we’ve bumped into the guys from  Sólstafir on different occasions and some of us have become good friends. We’ve followed closely  Sólstafir rise to acclaim, watched them hone their expression and listened to them fine-tune their unique sound. And now we’re honored to…

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Shining release new song ”Jag Är Din Fiende”(“I Am Your Enemy”) from the forthcoming new album!

Shining are unleashing the first song ”Jag Är Din Fiende”, taken from their forthcoming album, ”X – Varg Utan Flock”, which is scheduled for release on January 5th. The song “Jag Är Din Fiende” (which translates as “I Am Your Enemy”) will also be released on the A-side of a 10″ vinyl single that is entitled ”Fiende” and slated to hit the shops on November 24th. The B-side contains a largely acoustic cover version of “No Rest For The Wicked”, originally from Swedish rockabilly act The CoffinShakers. Mastermind Niklas Kvarforth stated this about…

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Halcyon Way To Co-Headline Marageddon III Festival!

Atlanta, Georgia based metallers Halcyon Way will be co-headlining Marageddon III festival, taking place on October 21st in Miami, Florida! All proceeds from the show go to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The band stated this about the co-headlining on the festival: “We are stoked to be co-headlining Marageddon III in Miami, FL on October 21st with our great friends in Silenmara. All proceeds from the show go to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Be there, this is a killer lineup!” Marageddon III event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1773018572727503 As previously announced, Halcyon…

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From the might of melodic death metal, we will rise!

Jinjer/Arch Enemy ”Dom Omladine Belgrade/Serbia”  18.09.2017 Ukrainian groove metalcore band Jinjer and Swedish melodic death metal masters Arch Enemy held a concert for the first time at Dom Omladine in Belgrade on September 18th. I can say about the show, it was a demonstration of melodic technical virtuosity, both bands showed with their energy on the stage, what it means to play a perfect show. While approaching the hall, there were many fans waiting to get in the hall. They were so excited and happy to be there, with those magical smiles…

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Hirax Full Video Footage from Hollywood show is available!

On September 15th, the Legendary U.S. Bay Area Thrash Gods, Hirax  performed at The Roxy Theatre Hollywood, supporting Sacred Reich. Statement of the band about the show: “Hirax Live YouTube concert footage at The Roxy Theatre Hollywood. This is the shortest set we have played since 1985 when we were ejected from The Country Club Reseda because there were too many kids stage diving????” (The photos are from the show of September 14th at The Observatory Orange County, taken by Albert Licano) Upcoming Hirax shows: 10-11-12 February 2018 True Thrash…

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GRAI, SatanaKozel, Welicoruss are going to held a concert in Belgrade at Club Fest on October 1st!

Within the European tour called “FOLK METAL MARATHON”Russian metal bands GRAI, SatanaKozel and  Czech/Russia metal band Welicoruss are going to held a concert in Belgrade at Club Fest in October 1st! The russia metal folk night is upon us, be there to witness the cool and magical power of raw and folk sound combined together.  The price of the ticket will be RSD 700 in pre-sales, and on the day of the concert it will cost RSD 900. Booking can be made via e-mail: marenafanzine@gmail.com About GRAI: The band was created…

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DevilDriver kicks off a tour with Superjoint this Saturday!

Southern California’s revered groove metal band DevilDriver will wrap up the first leg of their North American tour tonight in Lubbock, TX and they will not stop touring anytime soon.Tomorrow DevilDriver is set to kick off the second leg of their fall tour alongside the one and only Superjoint. Support on these shows will come from King Parrot, Cane Hill and Child Bite. The tour begins this Saturday September 23rd in Austin, TX and runs through October 20th in Orlando, FL.  A complete list of dates can be found below.   The mastermind of the band Dez Fafara stated this about…

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