French death metal up-and-comers Akiavel are now unveiling the grizzly second video from their recently released sophomore effort, “Væ Victis”, released April 23rd, 2021. “Comrade” is based on the notorious and truly horrifying serial killer: Andrei Chikatilo. Chikatilo - also known as the Butcher of Rostov, the Red Ripper, and the Rostov Ripper - murdered at least 52 women and children in the 70s and 80s. You can watch the...

Brazilian WITCHES TOWN was formed in 2018 by Bruno Baldessari, having as influences some of the metal legends like JUDAS PRIEST, RUNNING WILD and DEATH. For this journey of playing a death metal inspired heavy metal he recruited guitarist Vinicius Henrique, bassist Wellington Conte and drummer Rafael Rau.

Established as a quartet, the band spent the years 2019 and 2020 recording their debut album, “Black Pestilence”, which is now available...

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Alternative rockers THE NEW DEATH CULT are back with a big and driving banger 'Alive' - the first single from their upcoming 2nd album 'Supernatural' (due early 2022). Listen to the single here: https://orcd.co/tndcalive

Having cut the takes at the scenic Ocean Sound Studios (Giske island, Norway), it's evident that the band has been honing in on the eclectic 90's vibe meets modern rock sound...

Brazilian guitarist Alex Meister, known worldwide for his work leading the bands Pleasure Maker and Marenna-Meister, takes up his solo career with the single “Hard To Say Goodbye”, which is available on all digital platforms, along with the video clip. .

“Hard To Say Goodbye” is part of Alex Meister's new solo project, which started in 2019 with the theme “Just Thinkin'About You” and will now...

Spill your guts. Overshare. Don’t you wanna just spit it out sometimes? Covey does just that on their newest release Point Mutation from the upcoming album, "Class of Cardinal Sin". The British-born, Brooklyn-based artist delivers snippy, wry and dry lines like: “Let's act like everything is fine and I don’t have fucked up memories” that leave no room for misinterpretation. Anyway, can someone pass the blame?....

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI do not rest. Their acclaimed 11th studio album Jylhä was released on February 5, 2021. Since then they've been putting out a series of nicely filmed playthrough videos for a few of their new songs. A drum playthrough for the song "Verikoira" marked the beginning, which they followed up with an accordion playthrough for the track "Huolettomat". Today, you can watch another entertaining accordion playthrough...

Canadian Punk legend Murray "The Cretin" Acton of Dayglo Abortions releases his debut album - "Covid-19 Nervous Breakdown". Hence the name, this album is a direct result of when you lock down an artist who has spent his life on the road. Spawned from the boredom and frustration That have plagued the last year, this blatantly honest album delves deep into the mind of a caged artist!

Murray adds: "This...

Teased over the last few months with just the hashtag #JINJER4, JINJER have now dropped the biggest heavy music news of the year: The band will release their long-awaited new studio album, entitled Wallflowers, on August 27, 2021 via Napalm Records.

Through their relentless hard work, non-stop international touring and critically acclaimed chart-topping releases gaining them over 250 million cross-platform streams/views – JINJER are inarguably one of modern metal's hottest...

Today we are proud to announce the release of the first single from Norwegian creative duo, Hrada, featuring Peter Espevoll and Åsmund Janøy. Peter is known for his stunning vocal work with the ever-evolving Extol, bringing lauded albums like Burial, Undeceived and Extol to such vibrant life. Åsmund will also be familiar to fans of Extol - known as a film maker, he worked with the band on their expansive...

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NAPALM RECORDS is pleased to announce that Swedish/American duo SILENT SKIES – featuring EVERGREY vocalist Tom S. Englund and pianist/multiinstrumentalist Vikram Shankar – have signed an official worldwide contract with the premier Austrian label.

The differing musical backgrounds and previous experiences of the musicians have formed a creative space of development for SILENT SKIES, taking the listener on a touching, melancholic journey and convincing with captivating talent. They are currently...

Don Broco have announced the release of a special edition football jersey featuring the Hope United logo to raise money for the Cybersmile Foundation ahead of Anti-Cyber Bullying Awareness Day, which takes place on June 18th. It will be available from 7:00pm UK today and you can order the shirt here.

Lead singer Rob Damiani comments, “Bullying and...

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