Tag: Darkest Hour

Playthrough: “Step Back” from Dreamshade!

Endorsed by Tama, Zildjian and Evans in building his ultimate drum kit, Fry Ferrini doesn’t sit on his laurels and admire his work. Instead he chooses to absolutely annihilate it with a drum playthrough video for “Step Back” from his band Dreamshade and their album “A Pale Blue Dot” which we’ve been waxing lyrical about

Review: “News Feed” by Primal Creation

It has been a hard road out of hell for Thrash Metal quintet Primal Creation, who found a stable line up in 2014 before releasing their politically charged debut album “Demockracy” in 2017. Met with rave reviews it opened the door of opportunity and allowed them opening slots for both Skeletonwitch and D.R.I in 2018

Playthrough: “Shanghai Nights” from Dreamshade!

An album that caught us completely by surprise, “A Pale Blue Dot” by Dreamshade is one with so many different elements in the mix that it forms a dodecahedron of Metal sound. It even features a guest vocal appearance from John Henry of Darkest Hour, on one of its stand out cuts. Drummer Francesco ‘Fry’

Bootleg: Darkest Hour in Trois-Rivieres Canada!

If you met Darkest Hour frontman John Henry back stage at Rock Cafe Le Stage in Trois-Rivieres Canada in October 2004 and told him he’d be laying down vocals on a track by Swiss Melodic Death Metallers Dreamshade 16 years later, it would be interesting to hear his response. That track is “Nothing But The

Review: “A Pale Blue Dot” by Dreamshade

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Danish Grammy Award nominated producer Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe), who also worked on the bands previous album “The Gift Of Life”, Swiss Metallers Dreamshade are preparing to break down the walls between Metal sub-genres with “A Pale Blue Dot“. Formed in Lugano, Switzerland in 2012, Kevin Calì (Vocals), Fernando ‘Fella’ Di

Interview: Darkest Hour talk new material with Heavy New York!

It’s been four years since 2017’s “Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora” from Washington DC Melodic Death Metal quintet Darkest Hour before their 25th Anniversary tours but in this new interview with Heavy New York, guitarist Mike Schleibaum talks about new material as well as putting his name to a new signature custom ESP guitar

Bootleg: Darkest Hour at Wacken!

2011 saw the last Darkest Hour album with drummer Ryan Parrish and bassist Paul Burnette and with “The Human Romance” the Washington DC Melodic Death Metallers managed to get Animals As Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi to add a solo to “Terra Solaris“. The World tour that followed saw the band land at Wacken Open Air

NEWS: Mind Power unveil “Self Torture”!

Recorded between 2018 and 2019 at the Banana Ranch in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, the previously released quartet of digital EPs from Mind Power have been consolidated into a single vinyl pressing by Jump Start Records and rebranded “Self Torture“. That is available to order here with the band releasing a music video for “Mess” created by

Bootleg: Darkest Hour in Montreal!

Back in 2003, “Hidden Hands of a Sadist Nation” was King and this set from a young looking Darkest Hour was filmed just 11 days before that record dropped, at The Rainbow in Montreal, Canada. That third studio album, produced by Fredrik Nordström (Opeth, Dark Tranqullity, Arch Enemy) was released via Victory Records and saw