Kissing Candice returns with new look, new single ‘Skeletons’ featuring Butcher Babies’ Heidi Shepherd

Masked metal band Kissing Candice has returned with a new look and a new single, “Skeletons” featuring Heidi Shepherd from Butcher Babies. On this track, the band seamlessly melds its early metalcore and nu-metal influences with the melodic sensibilities of current active rock. The release follows the unveiling of the band's new masks and its appearance... Continue Reading →

Nonpoint releases new single ‘A Million Watts’

Nonpoint has released its new single and video "A Million Watts" through its independent label, 361 Degrees Records. Save/stream the song here, and watch the video below. Produced by Chris Collier (Korn), "A Million Watts" is the third single from Nonpoint's forthcoming "Heartless" EP, due Nov. 17, 2023. The EP will be available digitally and... Continue Reading →

Amaranthe releases new single and video ‘Find Life’

Swedish band Amaranthe has released the new single and video "Find Life," just in time for the start of its co-headlining European tour with Beyond the Black, which had been postponed numerous times. "’Find Life’ sees Amaranthe exploring a more somber and mature mood, all while keeping our trademark high energy rhythms and explosive riffs," guitarist/keyboardist Olof Mörck... Continue Reading →

Ad Infinitum to release ‘Chapter III: Downfall’ on March 31, shares new single and video ‘Upside Down’

Symphonic metal band Ad Infinitum will release its third studio album, "Chapter III: Downfall," on March 31, 2023, via Napalm Records and has shared the new single and video "Upside Down." Pre-order the new album here. “As we hit the road for our European tour with Amaranthe, Beyond the Black and Butcher Babies," the band... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Infected Rain – ‘Ecdysis’

By Greg Maki Merriam-Webster defines “ecdysis” as “the act of molting or shedding an outer cuticular layer.” Sounds like a fitting title for a record that’s all about moving forward with a futuristic twist on its metallic sound. “Ecdysis” is album number five for Moldovan band Infected Rain—its second via Napalm Records—and it’s clear the... Continue Reading →

Infected Rain releases new single featuring Butcher Babies’ Heidi Shepherd

Moldovan metal band Infected Rain has released the new single and video "The Realm of Chaos" featuring guest vocals from Heidi Shepherd of Butcher Babies. The song is the third to be released from Infected Rain's upcoming fifth album, "Ecdysis" (Jan. 7, 2022, Napalm Records). Frontwoman Lena Scissorhands said: "'The Realm of Chaos' was inspired... Continue Reading →

Infected Rain to release fifth album ‘Ecdysis’ on Jan. 7

Moldovan metal band Infected Rain, led by frontwoman Lena Scissorhands, will release its fifth album, "Ecdysis," on Jan. 7, 2022, via Napalm Records. The band recently completed its first-ever U.S. tour, with Butcher Babies and Stitched Up Heart. Fans can get a first taste of "Ecdysis" through its first single "Postmortem Pt. 1" and its accompanying music... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey of BUTCHER BABIES (August 2021)

After a year and a half, touring—the lifeblood of most metal bands—is back. For Butcher Babies, the return to some form of normalcy begins Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at the Metal in the Mountains festival in Pipestem, West Virginia. From there, the band will launch its “Butcher Babies vs. Goliath” tour, on which it will... Continue Reading →

Butcher Babies announce U.S. tour with Infected Rain, Stitched Up Heart

Butcher Babies will perform their debut album, "Goliath," in its entirety, along with recent hit singles and new material, on their fall 2021 tour, dubbed "Butcher Babies vs. Goliath." Frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey will continue to showcase fellow leading ladies by enlisting support from female-fronted acts Infected Rain and Stitched Up Heart. Kaleido will appear on select dates. The tour... Continue Reading →

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