Month: June 2022

NEWS: Intent premier “Victims of Conquest”!

Rising Arizona Thrash Lords Intent have shared the ferocious opening cut “Victims of Conquest” from their upcoming new album “Exile“, one said to unleash commanding rhythms and powerful lyrics on a tremendous scale. Having cut their teeth supporting bands like Havok, Overkill and DRI with material from 2018’s debut “Vox Populi“, the time is now

NEWS: Harbinger announce September Headlining tour!

Ahead of their second stage headlining slot at Tech-Fest this weekend, Harbinger have announced the rescheduled dates for the headlining tour that got postponed due to them joining Polish Death Metal pioneers Decapitated for their 25th Anniversary run with Signs Of The Swarm. These shows feature some venue switches but will honour the original tickets

Documentary: Crowdsurfing Through Europe with Frog Leap!

Taking his Metalized cover songs across Europe for the first time in a long while Leo Moracchioli from Frog Leap studios in Norway was joined by Toska guitarist Rabea Massaad and drummer Truls Haugen as well as a cast of thousands. Going behind the scenes he’s shared this featurette that documents the run with all

Review: “Sociopathology” by A Lie Nation

Originally formed by the fusion of two garage bands playing Extreme Metal cover songs in 2009 in Oulu Finland, A Lie Nation remained nameless until 2010 when vocalist Miikka Pyykkönen thought of the name as a play on the term “alienation“. By that time the quintet were already playing their own songs inspired by the

NEWS: Cardiac joined by Drew York for new EP!

Genève, Switzerland is home to Cardiac, a band who have been blazing a trail since the year 2000 with six albums and two EPs while playing everywhere from the US to Russia. Returning with their first record in four years titled “La Familia Never Dies” they’ve dropped a pair of singles in twelve days that

Bootleg: The Acacia Strain at Chain Reaction in Anaheim California!

As Tech-Fest approaches there couldn’t be a better time for this full pro-shot set from the slowly decaying The Acacia Strain to appear courtesy of 197 Media. Filmed on 28th November 2021 at the iconic Chain Reaction in Anaheim California it features audio mixed by Jesse Price and sees the band perform “It Comes In

Playthrough: “Two Towers” from Fit For An Autopsy!

After Patrick Sheridan dropped a playthrough video for “Pandora“, it’s only right that his fellow riff slinger and the man he looks to stage right under those lights Tim Howley gets a moment in the studio. He’s been filmed playing through “Two Towers” as “Oh What The Future Holds” continues to delight as the band

Bootleg: Malevolence in Leeds!

The future looks so bright it’s blinding for Sheffield shredders Malevolence with shows lined up left, right and centre including opening for Trivium and Heaven Shall Burn across Europe at the turn of the year. Rewinding the clock back to their headlining run in December, this pro-shot full set from the band at Leeds Temple