Month: January 2021

Review: “Conjourments” by King Baal

Somewhere between Doom, Symphonic and simply Heavy Metal, King Baal hail from Portugal with a very personal approach to metal, blending powerful and intense patterns with occasional dreamy musical landscapes. The quartet comprises vocalist Joana Carvalho alongside guitarist and vocalist Narciso Monteiro bassist João Amorim and drummer Luis Moreira, a rich lineup with members that

Riff Police! Pull Over! #141: Savatage Vs Sabaton!

Lawyers all over the globe have their ears trained and their pencils sharpened for our weekly lethal dose of possible plaigarism that we do for s**** and giggles because we can. Don’t go writing in folks, it’s just for fun. You know, what we used to get from going to gigs, crowd surfing and… Facing

NEWS: Brand of Sacrifice premier “Animal”!

A third single from the upcoming 5th March album from Brand of Sacrifice has surfaced, complete with music video directed by Joey Durango that brings together timeless visuals and stories of the warrior. Entitled “Animal” it follows “Demon King“, a track that has already hit 477k Spotify Streams alongside the title track out of the gate with

Documentary: “Spirit Breaker”: Alpha Wolf’s Almost World Tour!

Directed and Edited by Sabian Lynch, “Spirit Breaker” documents 77 shows that Australian Nu-Metalcore skull crushers Alpha Wolf played around the Globe in support of their 2019 EP “Fault” with stops in Europe, Japan and the US all confirming SharpTone Records executive decision to sign them up was the right move. Since then they have

NEWS: While She Sleeps edit “Sleeps Society”!

Being a bit less anti-social, Sheffield Metalcore crew While She Sleeps have released an edited version of their music video for the title track of their new album “Sleeps Society” which cuts out the long form aspects and cuts straight to the track itself. The album is due for a 16th April 2021 appearance with

NEW: Juliet Ruin suffer from Vertigo…

…Cosmic Vertigo that is. The Canadian DJent fueled band have unleashed the second single from their as yet without a release date EP “Dark Water” in “Cosmic Vertigo” with 2021 the only information they’ve provided. However we don’t expect it to be all that long as fans are champing at the bit to hear more

Interview: Crytopsy on Metal Blade Live!

Another gem of an interview in the ever growing haul of goodies from the pharaoh tomb which the Metal Blade Live Series has brought us this week sees Matt McGachy, the man who replaced Lord Worm in Crytopsy in 2007 in the chair chatting to our host Allegaeon vocalist Riley McShane. In those 14 years he’s

Bootleg: “Beauty In The Sorrow” from Trivium!

Filmed during their summer European tour run in 2019 across three cities Utrecht Netherlands, Hamburg Germany and Berlin Germany, Trivium have shared a live rendition of “Beauty In The Sorrow” which appears on their “The Sin And The Sentence” album. The footage comes as the gears of the machine begin to crank towards their November

Bootleg: Glassjaw in New York!

Back in 1999, Post-Hardcore crew Glassjaw who were a major part of the Long Island New York scene and recorded the colossal “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Silence” with Ross Robinson (KoRn, Limp Bizkit, Slipknot). Here’s a full set from the band at Brownies in New York on 1st January 2001, filmed by

Interview: Bleed From Within chat with Neural DSP!

Following their playthrough video for their track “Pathfinder” with the new Neural DSP “Archetype: Gojira” plugin, guitarist duo Steven Jones and Craig “Goonzi” Gowans from Glaswegian Metalcore act Bleed From Within have done a new Q&A style interview with Neural DSP themselves. The “Fracture” European tour trek is set for November as the new material from