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 →
Finnish vocalists Noora Louhimo (Battle Beast) and Netta Laurenne (Smackbound) have united under the banner Laurenne/Louhimo and will release their debut album, "The Reckoning," on July 9, 2021, via Frontiers Music SRL. The first single and video from the album, "Bitch Fire" featuring a guest guitar solo by Samy Elbanna from Lost Society, is available... Continue Reading →
Infected Rain vocalist Lena Scissorhands has teamed up with Chase The Comet to record a cover of the t.A.T.u. hit, "All The Things She Said." https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_-Zcg47f3aQ "To the constantly stressed and thoughtful world, we decided to give some love," Lena Scissorhands said. "This song was very powerful when released by t.A.T.u. in 2002 and still... Continue Reading →
Sweden’s hottest metal export is just finishing their European arena tour with Sabaton and are ready to present a very special Valentine’s Day gift: Amaranthe spice up the day with a brand-new song featuring Angela Gossow, the former singer of Arch Enemy! "Do Or Die" shows Amaranthe heavier side and comes with a dystopian horror video filmed in Spain, featuring Fardou Keuning's stunning creatures (https://www.fardoukeuning.com)... Continue Reading →
Eluveitie have hit the festival circuit supporting its new album "Ategnatos." Watch the band's full performance in high quality from Graspop 2019, June 21-23, 2019. Graspop Metal Meeting is a Belgian heavy metal festival held in Dessel each year since 1996. The festival draws a large number of international spectators, reaching over 100,000 in total.... Continue Reading →
As the saying goes, not all that glitters is gold. But then again, not all that is gold necessarily glitters. It was this idea that struck Finnish singer Tarja Turunen as she began work on her seventh solo album, "In the Raw." The album is available for pre-order here. Read on for album details, tracklisting... Continue Reading →
Symphonic metallers, Delain recently released a live album + BluRay "Hunter’s Moon" on Napalm Records. Now you can watch the stunning live performance of “Nothing Left” featuring Nightwish’s Marco Hietala and get a taste of what to expect on "Hunter’s Moon."
Eluveitie’s new single “Ambiramus” is just too good to not post about. The song puts the spotlight on new female vocalist Fabienne Erni and she doesn’t disappoint. The Swiss metal pack will release its new studio album, “Ategnatos,” on April 5th via Nuclear Blast.
Watch the video for “Ambiramus” inside!
2019 is shaping up as the year of Jinjer. After coming to North America for the first time in 2018 for tours with Cradle of Filth and DevilDriver, the Ukrainian quartet released the EP “Micro” (review) in January and already has completed a European tour with Soilwork and Amorphis. More shows in Europe, plus dates... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki ------ If I had to pick a metal band that’s going to break out worldwide in the very near future, I wouldn’t bet against Jinjer. The Ukrainian act has picked up a lot of steam in the past couple years, touring Europe with Arch Enemy and Soilwork, and coming to North... Continue Reading →