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Neuropunk Boostergang - EXPANDER

Folks that are uninitiated to the cacophonous noise that is generated by EXPANDER may see the words "thrash" and "Texas" in the band's bio and press releases, and get a preconceived idea that the group would be another straightforward band in the vein of POWER TRIP, or share a production sound with fellow Austin metallers ...

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Feeding The Machine - WOLF

Although formed in the mid '90s, WOLF's great breakthrough moment came in 2004, when their third album, "Evil Star", seemed to single-handedly kickstart a new-wave-of-old-school heavy metal, leading to the emergence of ENFORCER, CAULDRON, WHITE WIZZARD and countless others. What discerning consumers will have noticed at the time, and this remains true, is that none ...

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WARBRINGER Premieres Explosive New Single 'Firepower Kills'

Three weeks into the band's ongoing 54-shows-in-54-days co-headlining tour with ENFORCER, Los Angeles-based thrash quintet WARBRINGER has released a new single, "Firepower Kills". The song can be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music and other digital platforms. A lyric video — created by Hannah Left Wright of Shadowborn Group — can be seen below. "Firepower Kills" ...

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Video Premiere: DARK TRANQUILLITY's 'Forward Momentum'

"Forward Momentum", the new video from Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eleventh album, "Atoma", which will be released on November 4 through Century Media Records. The "Forward Momentum" clip was filmed in the far North of Sweden near Kiruna by Vesa Ranta (SENTENCED, ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Watch Animated Video For 'Atoma' Title Track

"Atoma", the new animated video from Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's eleventh album, which will be released on November 4 through Century Media Records. The band comments: "The title track is one of the catchiest and most direct numbers on 'Atoma' ...

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Video Premiere: DARK TRANQUILLITY's 'The Pitiless'

"The Pitiless", the new video from Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eleventh album, "Atoma", which will be released on November 4 through Century Media Records. "The Pitiless" video was filmed during DARK TRANQUILLITY's appearance at Germany's Turock Open Air festival in Essen by ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: 'Atoma' Track Listing, Album Formats Revealed

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their eleventh album, "Atoma", on November 4 through Century Media Records. Fans needing a first taste of the album can hear the new track "The Pitiless" this coming Friday, September 23 at Music Choice or by pre-ordering the digital album via Apple Music, Amazon or Google Play. ...

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STARKILL To Release 'Shadow Sleep' Album In November

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of Illinois-based symphonic melodeath group STARKILL. Formed in 2008, STARKILL released its debut EP independently before being discovered in 2011 by Century Media Records, which issued the band's two full-length albums, 2013's "Fires Of Life" and 2014's "Virus Of The Mind". STARKILL's third album, "Shadow Sleep", will be released ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Release 'Atoma' Album In November

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their eleventh full-length album, "Atoma", on November 4 through Century Media Records. The CD is being recorded at Rogue Music in Gothenburg, the studio owned by DARK TRANQUILLITY keyboardist Martin Brändström. Mixing duties will be handled by David Castillo, known for his work with bands such as ...

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CAULDRON: 'No Return / In Ruin' Video Released

"No Return / In Ruin", the new video from Toronto, Ontario, Canada metallers CAULDRON, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "In Ruin", which will be released on January 8 via The End Records. High Roller Records will make the album available in Europe on January 29. Says ...

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CAULDRON: 'In Ruin' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Toronto, Ontario, Canada metallers CAULDRON will release their fourth studio album, "In Ruin", on January 8 via The End Records. High Roller Records will make the album available in Europe on January 29. The cover artwork for "In Ruin" can be seen below. Comments CAULDRON's Jason Decay: "We wanted a basic, straight-to-the-point cover without going ...

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CAULDRON To Release 'In Ruin' Album In January

Toronto, Ontario, Canada metallers CAULDRON have signed with The End Records for the release of their fourth studio album, "In Ruin". For the CD, the trio returned to the Lincoln County Social Club recording studio in Toronto, where they recorded two of their previous albums, "Burning Fortune" (2011) and "Tomorrow's Lost" (2012). Co-produced by Chris ...

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DARKOLOGY To Release 'Fated To Burn' In June

American metallers DARKOLOGY will release their sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", between June 8 and June 15 through Prime Eon Media and its partners worldwide on CD and digital formats. Multiple special package configurations will be made exclusively available through the band's webstore and a vinyl release may follow later in the year. The album ...

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OVERKILL To Tour Europe With PRONG, ENFORCER, DARKOLOGY

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will embark on an extensive European tour in October and November. Support on the trek will come from PRONG, ENFORCER and DARKOLOGY. Commented OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "We hit the European shores on October 30 of this year, with our 'White Devil Armory' version of 'Killfest'. With us ...

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VANDERBUYST Releases 'Shakira' / 'Little Sister' Single

Dutch hard rockers VANDERBUYST have released a brand new seven-inch single entitled "Shakira / Little Sister" to coincide with the start of their extended European tour. The two tracks were recorded between Christmas and New Year with producers Danny Gras and Marcel Van De Vondervoort. The song "Little Sister" was written by guitarist Willem Verbuyst ...

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Death by Fire - ENFORCER

One of the break-out acts featured on Earache Records' 2009 retro-metal sampler, "Heavy Metal Killers", Sweden's ENFORCER has successfully scurried up the ladder of heavy metal labels since: from Heavy Artillery Records - home to their first LP, 2008's "Into the Night" ? to the selfsame Earache for 2010's sophomore "Diamonds", and now partnering with ...

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ENFORCER Frontman Interviewed On Greece's 'TV War' (Video)

On February 24, Metal Hammer Greece's TV show, "TV War", conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Olof Wikstrand of Swedish metallers ENFORCER. You can now watch the chat below. ENFORCER released its new album, "Death By Fire", on February 1 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD artwork was created by Jonathan Hultèn of Necromantic Art and ...

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ENFORCER Interviewed In Vienna (Video)

On February 12, Stormbringer.at webzine conducted an interview with Swedish metallers ENFORCER before their concert at Viper Room in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat below. ENFORCER released its new album, "Death By Fire", on February 1 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD artwork was created by Jonathan Hultèn of Necromantic ...

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ENFORCER: 'Mesmerized By Fire' Video Released

The official video for the song "Mesmerized By Fire" from Swedish metallers ENFORCER can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director, and the band's longtime friend, Gustav Öhman Spjuth. The group states: "We really feel we have something special to show this time, and it's definitely not just any other video." The "Mesmerized ...

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ENFORCER: 'Mesmerized By Fire' Promotional Clip Posted Online

A promotional clip for the song "Mesmerized By Fire" from Swedish metallers ENFORCER can be seen below. The band also filmed an official video for the track with director, and the band's longtime friend, Gustav Öhman Spjuth. The group states: "We really feel we have something special to show this time, and it's definitely not ...

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ENFORCER Films 'Mesmerized By Fire' Video

Swedish metallers ENFORCER recently filmed a video for the song "Mesmerized By Fire" with director, and their longtime friend, Gustav Öhman Spjuth. The band states: "We really feel we have something special to show this time, and it's definitely not just any other video." The "Mesmerized By Fire" seven-inch single will be released on January ...

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