Photo Credit: Kitetsu Takamiya LOVEBITES, one of the most important Japanese heavy metal bands, will release their thunderous new EP GLORY, GLORY, TO THE WORLD in the UK on CD and vinyl from 28 May, 2021 from JPU Records. It will be an extended EP featuring the award-winning band’s first theme song from anime as a bonus track. This will be the first time the LOVEBITES EP has been set to vinyl in the world. The new EP was released digitally worldwide and entered metal charts around the world, including all 5 tracks taking the top 5 positions of iTunes Japan’s Metal Song rankings. All five tracks Continue Reading

BODY COUNT Release Fan Created Music Video For “The Hate Is Real”

  BODY COUNT has never shied away from keeping it raw n’ real. In that spirit, Ice-T and crew launched a contest for fans to illuminate the musical and lyrical ballistics to their song “The Hate Is Real”, taken from their latest album, Carnivore. Fans were asked to create and submit their own videos so the band could pick the best as the visual accompaniment to BODY COUNT’s bloody, multi-tiered take on personal and systemic hate.  Now the choice has been made and you can watch the winning video for “The Hate Is Real” created by 25 year old Brooklyn, Continue Reading

INSOMNIUM Release Single & Video “The Conjurer”

INSOMNIUM Release Single & Video “The Conjurer” Finnish melodic death metal masters INSOMNIUM proudly present their new single “The Conjurer”. Follow THIS LINK to watch the video, which was once again created by renowned director Vesa Ranta. Click HERE to stream the single on all platforms.  The band comments: “We haven’t been idle during the pandemic. The Conjurer is a tragic tale of jealous and searing love that opens this new chapter for Insomnium. Monumental composition by Markus Vanhala that reaches its peak in the soaring dual guitar solo. The wintry music video was shot in the dreamlike landscapes of northern Finland Continue Reading


    BODY COUNT WINS “BEST METAL PERFORMANCE” AT THE 63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS BODY COUNT wins Grammy for “Best Metal Performance” at the 63rdAnnual Grammy Awards for their track “Bum-Rush” off of their latest full-length album Carnivore. This is the band’s first Grammy win for Century Media Records. Watch the music video for “Bum-Rush”  HERE and purchase and stream the track HERE. Carnivore was produced by Will Putney (Thy Art Is Murder, Knocked Loose) and features standout tracks such as: “Another Level (feat. Jamey Jasta)”, “When I’m Gone (feat. Amy Lee)”, “Point The Finger (feat. Riley Gale)”, and Grammy Award winning track “ Bum-Rush”. Carnivore is available to purchase and stream HERE. The following physical formats Continue Reading

SANGUISUGABOGG Share NSFW video for “Gored In The Chest”

Ohio’s notorious, boundary-pushing, and bloodsucking death metal outfit Sanguisugabogg have shared the NSFW video for “Gored in the Chest“.  The video was directed by Seby Martinez and Troma.  Watch it here: “It was a pleasure to work with Seby Martinez, an honor to work with Troma, and surreal as hell to have Sgt. Kabukiman all come together for this video,” the band says. Sanguisugabogg will release their Century Media Records debut, Tortured Whole, on March 26. It’s available for pre-order here: Learn more about Sanguisugabogg here. Sanguisugabogg craft uncompromising, in-your-face, and not-for-the-weak death metal that siphons inspiration from the Continue Reading

THE SISTERS OF MERCY Announce 3 Exclusive London Shows For September 2021

  THE SISTERS OF MERCY is 40 this year and will play 3 special shows at London’s Roundhouse. It howls, it’s grindingly beautiful, and it’s probably heading your way. New and hence unreleased songs make up half of any Sisters’ set these days, although the classics get a good thrashing in rotation. Having derived their light show from the Big Bang (gleefully inventing rave lighting in the process), the Sisters see no reason to tone it down, and will be exploding in all their usual glory at the next suitable opportunity. THE SISTERS OF MERCY live in London September 2021:Fri Continue Reading

Spanish Alt Rock Duo BALA Release Video For “Hoy No” From New Album “Maleza”

  BALA RELEASE VIDEO FOR “HOY NO” FROM NEW ALBUM “MALEZA” OUT ON 14TH MAY VIA CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS   After receiving international high praise for their first single “Agitar”, BALA prove with their new track and video that they are not just another ordinary rock outfit. These two Spanish women have a great presence and on-point songwriting, which carry perfectly the authenticity that is so important for a stripped down and pure setup like you will find in BALA. Open up a beer, get high on life and watch the sleek and filthy video for “Hoy No” HERE. The band comments on their new single: “Our second single brings Continue Reading

DREAMSHADE Release “Nothing But The Truth” Ft. John Henry of Darkest Hour

NEW ALBUM “A PALE BLUE DOT” OUT 5 MARCH Today, Swiss metallers DREAMSHADE release “Nothing But The Truth” from their upcoming album “A Pale Blue Dot” which is out this Friday! The track features guest vocals from John Henry of Darkest Hour and was recorded on the road back in February 2020, when Dreamshade’s guitarist Fella was filling in on Darkest Hour’s 25th Anniversary Tour. Listen to the song here. “Nothing But The Truth” follows previous singles “Stone Cold Digital (Ft. Rose Villain)“, “Shanghai Nights” and “Lightbringers“. Set for release on 5 March 2021, “A Pale Blue Dot” was recorded and produced during lockdown and inspired by US scientist Carl Sagan’s Continue Reading