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Solipsist-The Burning Mass

Ferocious Records 2015 Solipsist is a long-running metal band that is based in Cleveland, Ohio and has two EPs, two splits and (thanks to this late March release) two full-length albums to it's name. Since day one this five-piece group...Show More Summary

Jupiter in Velvet-The World Didn't Start With U

Free 2b Free Records 2015 Look! Up there in the sky! Is it a bird? No! Is it a plane? Nope! Is it a band? Kinda. You're getting closer! Well then, is it a man who happens to be a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and electric rock and roller? Yes, you finally nailed it! It's Jupiter in Velvet!! Born and raised here in the U.S. Show More Summary

Interview with Lipstick's Greg Troyan

The "colorful" Greg Troyan For those of you who might not be familiar with the name yet (and the key word there is "YET"!), Lipstick is a up-and-coming glam rock/pop metal band from Nashville, TN. Just recently I had the pleasure ofShow More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Former Angels-Live at The Zoo

Self-Release/Independent 2015 Released back on June 21st, "Live at The Zoo" is ( ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC !!) full-length album from Australian hard rock/rock 'n' roll band Former Angels. Recorded live at The Zoo in their hometown of Brisbane...Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Listenable Records Sampler

Listenable Records 2015 This is a 18-track sampler from French label Listenable Records. It was released over the summer and it features a great deal of variety as far as metal genres go. You've got everything from Loudblast (death/thrash)...Show More Summary

Jupiter in Velvet-"The World Didn’t Start With U" Single

Free 2b Free Records 2015 With a release date of October 16th, "The World Didn’t Start With U" is the lead single from the forthcoming Jupiter in Velvet' album of the same name. At some point down the road I plan to cover that particular...Show More Summary

Warfield-"Barrage Fire" Single

IMM Records 2015 Active since 2012, Warfield is a five-piece thrash metal band that currently has one demo ("Killing Ecstasy") and one EP ("Call to War") to it's name. Released in 2012 and 2014 respectively, Warfield's previously-released recordings have been well-received by not only the general public, but by critics and fellow thrash bands. Show More Summary


HWY 61 Records 2015 HUGELarge is one guitarist/vocalist and one drummer. That's a set up that has been put to tape before and chances are that it will be done plenty of times after this. But, that's where we're at with this self-titled...Show More Summary

Good Guy Dies-"Restart" Single

Self-Release/Independent 2015 Based in London and comprised of ( absolutely amazing !!!!) lead vocalist Cherry Makej and guitarist extraordinaire Joe Hodgson, Good Guy Dies is a buzz-worthy indie project that has previously been covered here at Heavy Metal Time Machine. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Over the Top (Various Recordings)

Self-Release/Independent 2015 I've got Paul Rote to thank for this band. He aptly described this San Antonio, Texas band as The Godz meet Black Sabbath and as I type this up small piece up I've got "Trailer Park Queen" playing in the...Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Schism-Schism EP

Self-Release/Independent 2012 This 4-track EP comes courtesy of my friend and fellow blogger, Strappado. Or at least indirectly it does seeing as I follow Strappado on Bandcamp and all. But anyway, Schism here hail (or hailed as they...Show More Summary

French Metal Friday: Gang-Live Is All

Underground Investigation 2015 Active since 1990, Gang is a heavy metal/thrash band that hails from Fismes, Champagne-Ardenne and is currently comprised of Bill (lead vocals), Steve (lead guitars), Biggy (lead guitars), Philty (bass guitar), and Malo (drums). Show More Summary

Into Darkness-Sinister Demise

Rising Nemesis Records 2015 Pure unfiltered death metal. There's nothing quite like it is there? I mean talk about a thirst quenching thing! It sounds so good right now doesn't it? Well, that's exactly what you get when you down a tall...Show More Summary

Bootlegs-Ekki Fyrir Viðkvæma

Minotauro Records 2015 "Ekki Fyrir Viðkvæma" (Not for the sensitive) is the third full-length release for Iceland's Bootlegs. Chronologically it follows a 2007 live CD (the cheekily-titled "Live" which was actually recorded way backShow More Summary

Lipstick-Lipstick (2015 Special Editon)

BMI 2015 Originally released independently in late May of 2014 (with this special edition version seeing the light of day back in June of this year), "Lipstick" is the full-length debut album from the theatrical glam rock/sleazy hard & heavy band of the same name. Show More Summary

The Distorted Island: Heavy Metal and Community in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Heavy Metal Studies 2015 Over the past couple of years I've been able to share such documentaries as "Madder Than A Full Moon Dog" and the "Inside Metal: Pioneers Of L.A. Hard Rock And Metal" series with our readers. Now it's my extreme pleasure to present "The Distorted Island: Heavy Metal and Community in Puerto Rico" to all of you. Show More Summary

Fake Healer-Two Worlds

Self-Release/Independent 2015 Just formed last year out of the ashes of Dust Devil, Fake Healer is a new five-piece band from Florence, Italy and the self-produced "Two Worlds" is their full-length debut album. With eight tracks in all...Show More Summary

The Jokers-Hurricane

SPV/Steamhammer 2015 Rocking and rolling it's way into stores later on in September, "Hurricane" is the latest & greatest release from classic rock/hard rock band The Jokers. This UK band's third full-length album, "Hurricane" serves...Show More Summary

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