Tag: Rockshots Records

NEWS: Karpenter take us to “The Manor”!

Firmly in the highly anticipated bracket is the upcoming album from Karpenter; a record which has each track run on horror movie themes and characters and pays homage to Tremors, the Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho and Jaws to name but three. That album, “Sleepless” was recorded and mixed by Gabriele Ravaglia (Extrema) and Gianmarco Bambini at

NEWS: Nahaya come out of incubation…

Can you name a Texan-based band that is an amalgamation of American melodic groove thrash, Gothenburg sounds, and Middle Eastern influences? That would be Nahaya who feature in their ranks members of Oceans of Slumber, Vesperian Sorrow, ex-Kingdom Collapse, Painting The Massacre and Cerebral Desecration who will be unleashing their new album, entitled “Vital Alchemy” via Rockshots Records

NEWS: Karpenter take a bite out of Jaws!

Horror film themed Metal albums might have been done before but not like this. Naming their band in tribute to acclaimed horror movie master John Carpenter, former Fightcast members Filippo Tellerini, Francesco Vicini, and Marco Biondi, along with Federico Conti (Creep), Manuel Nucci and Michele Mingozzi (Figure of Six) formed Alternative Metal act  Karpenter who will

NEWS: Nahaya premier “Deific Mask”, announce new album “Vital Alchemy”!

Featuring  within their ranks members and former members of Oceans of Slumber, Vesperian Sorrow, Kingdom Collapse, Painting The Massacre and Cerebral Desecration, the re-tooled Nahaya have been quietly working on the follow up to their well received EP pairing “Transcendence Pt. II” (2020) and “Transcendence” (2018). The result of their industry will be unveiled on 21st May via

NEWS: Enemynside suffered defeat?

For the last few years the promotional cycle of a Metal record has usually involved a trio of music videos before the albums drops, alongside interviews and playthrough videos but there are a few bands who buck that trend and do something different. One of those bands is Italian Thrash Metal act Enemynside. Back in

Review: “Initiation” by Thanatopsis

Having released some demos independently between 1993 and 1997, Californian Thrash infused Death Metal quartet Thanatopsis have finally completed their magnum opus of a debut album in “Initiation”. their debut for Extreme Metal Music. Recorded at Trident Studios with renowned producer Juan Urteaga (Exodus, Testament, Machine Head) who also mixed and mastered the album, 3/4 of the

NEWS: Enemynside predict the oncoming storm?

Italian Thrash Metallers Enemynside have returned to “Chaos Machine” for a lyric video. The track of choice is “Shitstorm“, a track that has that Pantera groove and is about strike of the people who have witnessed and suffered the abuse of someone in power. Speaking of a “Shitstorm“, maybe it’s time to return to “Alien” by

NEWS: Sinisthra follow the “The Broad and Beaten Way”!

Finland’s Sinisthra who feature in their ranks Amorphis vocalist Tomi Joutsen are sharing the new music video for single ‘Eterne’ from their forthcoming album, “The Broad and Beaten Way” due out 15th May 2020 via Rockshots Records. Guitarist Markku Mäkinen writes the majority of the music for the highly elusive band whose original and complex sound has often been mislabeled. The band explains

NEWS: Enemynside cover “Tornado Of Souls”!

Taking the original isolated drum tracks from Nick Menza and bass tracks from Dave Ellefson, Italian Thrash act Enemynside have recorded a cover of the classic “Tornado Of Souls” by Megadeth. We reviewed their Rockshots Records album “Chaos Machine” back in October and it’s an absolute beast, steeped in the history of the genre.