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Maze Of Terror-"Lycanthropes" Single

Empire Records2014Lima, Peru's Maze Of Terror returns with their new single off of their highly-anticipated new album "Ready To Kill". And I for one couldn't be happier! Covered once before in these very pages (see link below) Maze Of...Show More Summary

Premortal Breath-They

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Released back in late July of this year, "They" is the first studio offering from Germany's Premortal Breath. With eight-tracks in total (incl. such glorious gems as "Fuck My brain" and "Blood Baby Shower"!),...Show More Summary

Desma-Identità Anonime

Atomic Stuff Records 2014 Brescia-based, with local rock influences such as Litfiba, Timoria and Afterhours working side-by-side with the classic rock/hard rock scene of old (Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin), the Italian band Desma was formed back in July of 2009 with this recently-released LP. Show More Summary

Can Of Soul-Hearreality

Atomic Stuff Records 2014 Can Of Soul is the new solo project from Tomas Toffolo (otherwise known here as "Tomrocker"). As one of the resident vocalists of Rock Against Cancer and a founding member of both the doom thrash metal bandShow More Summary

Primordial "Where Greater Men Have Fallen"

Primordial Where Greater Men Have Fallen (Metal Blade Records) By: Chris Davison I finally saw Primordial live, this year, at the Bloodstock Open Air festival. Of course, I'd seen them there before, but not before vocalist A.A. Nemtheanga had lost his voice. Show More Summary

Greensleeves-Inertial Frames

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Active since 1993, with this hour plus release offering proof positive that when it comes to high-quality progressive metal Europe and North America do not have the market cornered(!), Brazil's Greensleeves makes their triumphant return to the heavy metal scene with the Victor Schmidlin-produced album, "Inertial Frames". Show More Summary

Black April-Lunitics-Demo 2014

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Local artist alert. And by local I mean Ohio local! Because it's all about the home-pride as I always preach. In this case it's Black April from Cleveland Twinsburg, Ohio with their "Lunitics-Demo 2014"....Show More Summary

Wrong Era-The Wrong EP

Atomic Stuff 2014 "The Wrong EP" is the debut offering from Italy's freshly-assembled Wrong Era. Formed earlier this year out of the remains of Italian hard rock band Sutuana, with this recently released EP containing four new tracks...Show More Summary

Midnite Communion II: Out of the Woods

Bands: Cough, INVDRS, Atriarch, and SorxeVenue: The Complex, Glendale, CaliforniaDate: November 15th, 2014Midnite Collective and the Bitchcraft Trading Post recently teamed up to produce a combination doom metal concert and pagan-themed arts and crafts show at the Complex in Glendale, California. Show More Summary

Heavy Metal Time Machine is closed until further notice....

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014It is not easy for me to write this, but as of now I am stepping down and taking time away from Heavy Metal Time Machine. I wish that I had better news to post today, but alas this is something that I feel I must do as fatigue and exhaustion has crept into my life. Show More Summary

Heavy Metal Time Machine is under quarantine!

11/13/14OK, it's nothing that serious, but I've been under the weather for the past couple of days and I'm not my usual perky self! After attempting to write up a couple of reviews over the last two days I've seen the error of my ways (the articles were a hot mess kids!) and it's back to bed for yours truly. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday:"I Kill for Metal" Compilation

Here's a nice compilation from Online Metal Promo and Germany's Killer Metal Records. "I Kill for Metal", is a free download compilation featuring a mix of 40 current, advanced and unreleased original songs from established and up and...Show More Summary

Savage Master-Mask Of The Devil

Skol Records 2014 Last week I was thrilled to introduce our readers to Kentucky N.W.O.T.H.M act Savage Master (link provided below). N ow it is my extreme pleasure to report back to all of you that I have heard the band's full-length...Show More Summary

Saturday Singles: Snowy Shaw-"Fire" and Sleepy Hollow-"Bound By Blood"

It's been awhile since I last did a Saturday Singles feature so for that I do apologize. To make it up to all of my faithful followers (all half dozen of you!) I would like to present two songs that have personally been rocking my days...Show More Summary

Vicious Nature-Salvation

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Formed in 2012 and calling the West Midlands their home turf, Vicious Nature is a heavy /power metal band with two separate three-track EPs to their name so far in 2013's "Fight For Your Life" and this February, 2014 release, "Salvation". Show More Summary

Kentucky heavy metal band Savage Master announce upcoming tour dates!

Hailing from Louisville, Kentucky and fronted by the AMAZING Stacey Peak, Savage Master is a FANTASTIC N.W.O.T.H.M. band which has absolutely floored me with their larger then life take on classic metal! With Savage Master's full-length...Show More Summary


Napalm Records 2014 "Explositive" is the latest release from Austria genre-mix and max/crossover rock band Kontrust. Having previously been exposed to this band's wild and crazy antics thanks to 2012's "Second Hand Wonderland" ( More Summary

Two Concerts

A brief look at a couple of recent concerts. I took in the second night of Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats' back to back performances at the Roxy in West Hollywood late last month (my official writeup at Heavy Metal at can be found here), and then, an Halloween of all nights, the King Diamond Tour dropped in on The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Jacobs Moor-All That Starts

Bleedingstar Records 2014 Self-produced by the band members themselves, "All That Starts" is the full-length debut album from Austrian metal act Jacobs Moor. Founded in 2010 by Richard Krenmaier (Speed Limit, ex-Stygma IV, ex-Surrender,...Show More Summary

And the winner of a new Mausoleum Gate t-shirt is....

Congratulations to Daniel Ortiz of London! You are the winner of a brand new Mausoleum Gate t-shirt from Cruz Del Sur Music and Heavy Metal Time Machine. A special thanks to all of you who entered and while you might not have won this time be sure to visit us often as we have more prize packages scheduled for the very near future!

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