Just five months after the release of its self-titled instrumental debut, Portuguese post atmospheric black metal project A Forest of Dreams is back with its sophomore album "Sacrum Terram", now with Irae's mastermind Vulturius on vocal duties and lyrical concept, and Paulo Bucho (Cavemaster / Projekt NÖIR) providing drums on the track "Eterno Lamento".

Founded by Mário Rodrigues (DS13), the whole concept behind A Forest of Dreams revolves around misanthropy...

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Trailblazing metal band TETRARCH has signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records prior to the release of their sophomore full-length album, Unstable.

Fierce individuality and a fearless embrace of the outsider are at the heart of TETRARCH, a band equally defined by metallic power and melodic hooks. Seamlessly blending technical chops and aggressive ferocity with menacing groove and massive choruses, TETRARCH obliterates musical barriers. The band’s tireless hard work and...

Electro-pop duo SACRE have shared the music video for ‘01:00AM PINK MAMBA’, taken from their recently released album - LOVE REVOLUTION, which is part of SACRE’s exciting project that harnesses music, photography and storytelling. The music video was premiered via Guap. SACRE has already gained extensive support for their music from a host of tastemaker TV channels including Canal+ France, YouTube channel La Belle Musique, as well as radio stations...

Progressive metal artist Eric Francis has announced the upcoming release of his new LP "Under A Fake Sky," available on all digital platforms August28th. Creating a deliberate sense of “musical whiplash” in his sound, Eric Francis uses a contrast between light and heavy elements in his writing. “Under A Fake Sky” was conceived during the COVID-19 pandemic from March - July, and was created entirely by Francis...

Three years since the release of their previous album, Apostasie, dark metal pioneers NACHTBLUT return with even more vigor and announce their new gloomy offering, Vanitas, out October 2 via Napalm Records. The first single “Das Puppenhaus” (engl. the dollhouse) is reminiscent of scene giants such as Rammstein and draws the listener deep into the significant NACHTBLUT sound. Rhythmic guitars weave all throughout this smashing hymn while a steady rhythm...

SVALBARD have released the second track from their upcoming album When I Die, Will I Get Better?, due out via Holy Roar Records on September 25. The track, titled Listen To Someone, is streaming everywhere now, and an accompanying video has premiered via Revolver. Having lost none of their gut-punching energy, on their new album the four-piece have redefined post-metal and delivered an emotive opus for the ages; an eight...

In a summer without any concerts and festivals, the German post hardcore group 8KIDS are closing the gap and shortening the time until they can play live gigs again by releasing their first live EP, Live in Leipzig 2019.

The EP showcases the bands strong message more intensely than ever, amid an atmosphere of impassioned chanting an the sonically-palpable sweat and energy in the venue it was recorded last year....

Swedish doom metallers AVATARIUM have announced their concert movie "An Evening With Avatarium" recorded at their live show in Stockholm this January, it will be released on August 28th. The full show was filmed by five cameras at the legendary Nalen, and gives fans the chance to expierence AVATARIUM's live power despite the COVID-19 crisis.

Marcus comments: "This is a chance for the fans of Avatarium to see the concert...

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have released an official music video for ‘Hang On’, the lead single off their forthcoming album Out of Body. The video, which premiered earlier today on People.com, is the first in a five-part series of visuals for the album. Watch it now HERE.

“We worked with longtime collaborator and friend Jared Hogan on a five-part music video series for Out of Body,”...

West Yorkshire (UK) alt-rock outfit 'Monster Jaw' announce their re-union and deliver their video single for 'Fury In You'. Originally disbanding in 2016, the guys have recently being creating new material during the Coronavirus lockdown,

Monster Jaw sprang into action with their three track debut EP ‘Get A Tattoo’ back in 2013, produced by Wes Maebe (UB40/Celine Dion). It received much critical acclaim and global airplay across rock/alternative stations including...

Californian heavy rock collective BIG SCENIC NOWHERE, (w/ Bob Balch, Gary Arce, Tony Reed and Bill Stinson) return this October 23rd with their brand new EP 'Lavender Blues' on Heavy Psych Sounds, with special guests Per Wiberg (ex-Opeth), Daniel Mongrain (Voivod) and Chris Goss (Masters of Reality).

BIG SCENIC NOWHERE is the ambitious project merging the massive and fuzzy riffing of Bob Balch (Fu Manchu) with the atmospheric guitar lead...

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