Fates Warning”Perfect Symmetry” and ”Parallels” Digi-CD and LP re-issues now available for pre-order via Metal Blade Records!

On January 12th, Metal Blade Records will re-issue two of Fates Warning‘s fan-favorite albums, ”Perfect Symmetry” (1989) and ”Parallels” (1991)! The vinyl re-issues are part of the Originals-series. Both ”Perfect Symmetry” and ”Parallels” will be released with 400g heavy cardboard spine sleeves (inside out print), 60x60cm two-sided artwork posters and 250g inserts. Both have received a new vinyl mastering by Patrick W. Engel. The CDs are 4-page-Digipaks with poster booklets, featuring five bonus tracks each! ”Parallels” Tracklist CD: 01 Leave the Past Behind 02 Life in Still Water 03 Eye to…

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GWAR premieres video for ”I’ll Be Your Monster” via HowardStern.com!

The wait is almost over, GWAR are set to release their latest opus ”The Blood of Gods” tomorrow (October 20th) via Metal Blade Records. Today they have teamed up with HowardStern.com, the online home of the Howard Stern Show, for an exclusive premiere of their new video for ”I’ll Be Your Monster.” Get a first look at the video, directed by David Brodsky of MyGoodEye, here:facebook.com ‘The Blood of Gods‘ is available for pre-order at metalblade.com/gwar. Digital pre-orders come with instant downloads of ”Fuck This Place”, ”El Presidente” and ”I’ll Be Your Monster”….

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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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GWAR Delivers “State of The Union” and unleashed new song “El Presidente”!

The countdown is on as GWAR gets ready to release their bone-crushing, corpse-grinding new opus ”The Blood of Gods” out October 20th via Metal Blade Records. As the world continues hurtling through space towards a great conflagration of death and destruction, your alien overlords have dropped ”El Presidente” the second single from the album. Hopefully this will speed things along! Head over to metalblade.com/gwar to listen to the track and pre-order your copy of ”The Blood Of Gods”. Digital pre-orders come with instant downloads of both ”Fuck This Place” and ”El Presidente”. Additionally Beefcake…

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Halcyon Way is going to tour with Angra and Operation:Mindcrime!

Alpha Omega Management has a huge pleasure to announce that  Halcyon Way are confirmed, as main support for Angra’s Omni World Tour 2018, alongside Operation:Mindcrime, kicking off on March 22nd in Belgium! Statement of the band about the tour: “HW is hitting the road in Europe again in March/April 2018 with Angra and Geoff Tate. We’re gonna be hitting a bunch of markets we’ve yet to play in, like Slovakia, Portugal and Spain but we also will get to see tons of old friends in places we’ve been before. And…

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The Unity (feat. members of Gamma Ray) release new song and music video for ”Never Forget”, and they will go on tour with Edguy!

The unity the new band founded by drummer Michael Ehré and guitarist Henjo Richter (both Gamma Ray),l released their third digital song and video for the song “Never Forget” today. Drummer Michael Ehre stated this about the song: “We are extremely happy to present our third single “Never Forget” shortly before our tour with Edguy starts. It will be released as Download and 7″ Vinyl-Single with an exclusive, unpublished bonustrack. We also produced a brandnew videoclip for this song. See you on tour in September, October!” “Never Forget“ will also be released as a 7″ vinyl single, limited to 500 units worldwide,…

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Metal Blade Records to re-issue Riot albums ”Army of One” and ”Through the Storm” on Digi-CD and vinyl!

Bonus tracks included, also the new vinyl mastering! Over the past couple years Metal Blade Records has re-issued a whole bunch of Riot albums on Digi-CD and vinyl. On September 8th the next two titles will be added to the rich catalogue of this fabulous band. ”Army Of One” and ”Through The Storm” are two studio albums that can easily be described as melodic power metal gems! ”Army Of One” will be available on Digi-CD with two bonus tracks ”Road Racin” (live)’ and ”Still Alive (instrumental rough mix)” as well as on…

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Sorcerer will release brand new 7” song ”Sirens” on September 8th!

Swedish Epic Heavy Doom Metal warlords Sorcerer will release   7” with two brand new songs on September 8th!  7” features the title track ”Sirens” as well as the exclusive B-side ”Disciples Of The Dark”! 7” will be available in three colours and is strictly limited, all versions hand-numbered. Black vinyl (300 copies), turquoise blue (200 copies) and clear (100 copies). Pre-order your copies now at EMP! Statment of the band about the song: “With this new single ‘Sirens’ we really want to show everyone that Sorcerer is a force to count on!” Sorcerer have…

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Act Of Defiance is going release new full-length album ”Old Scars, New Wounds’, on September 29th, and they released music video for ”M.I.A.”!

With their 2015 debut, ”Birth And The Burial”, metal band Act Of Defiance, featuring Chris Broderick on guitar, Henry Derek on vocals, Shawn Drover on drums and Matt Bachand on bass, delivered a blast of pure and unadulterated metal that ignored fads and hit home hard. This year, the band returns with their sinister new album, entitled ”Old Scars, New Wounds”, hitting retailers on September 29th via Metal Blade Records. You can also pre-order the album now at the same link, in the following formats: –CD –180g Black vinyl (EU exclusive) –golden…

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Brazil Thrashers Infestatio Pay Tribute To Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman with new video and song “Jeff”!

It’s been four years since the world of metal lost one of its greatest guitarists, Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman. There is no denying how much he influenced and continues to influence the world of metal and its wide range of musicians. Brazilian thrash act Infestation are one of those bands influenced by Hanneman and are paying tribute to the musician after his premature death with a video called “Jeff”. The video was edited by guitarist Renato Jafet and the song was recorded at Wink studio and produced by Rafael Neves and Caio Picolotto along…

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