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Estrella-Whatever It Is (Single)

SJS Entertainment Limited 2014 "Whatever It Is" is a new single from Scottish four piece Estrella. Taking it's cue from classic 70s/80s rock influences such as Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Van Halen, AC/DC and Bon Jovi, Estrella is made up of brothers Paul Gunn (lead vocals), Luke Gunn (lead guitar) and Nathan Gunn (bass) plus drummer Leo McPherson. Show More Summary

The Flesh Eaters-A Minute To Pray A Second To Die (2014 Re-Issue)

Superior Viaduct 2014 Re-issued last month by Superior Viaduct, which means this one is fresh off the presses and probably still hot to the touch(!), "A Minute To Pray A Second To Die" is the second studio album from California's legendary (experimental) punk rock band The Flesh Eaters. Show More Summary

Bootlegs-W.C. Monster (2014 Re-Release)

Minotauro Records 2014 The first of two cult re-releases from our friends over at Minotauro Records, "W.C. Monster" was the full-length debut from Iceland's own ( pride and joy ) Bootlegs. Initially released in 1989, with the group's only other studio recording (the self-titled "Bootlegs") appearing the following year, "W.C. Show More Summary

Witch Mountain-Mobile of Angels

Svart Records 2014 Other then a brief break in the action in 2002 (and the fact that it took 10 years to get from the group's 2001 debut album, "Come To The Mountain", and it's follow-up, 2011's (Metal Mark-reviewed) "South of Salem") Portland's Witch Mountain has maintained it's presence in the doom metal community. Show More Summary

Penthos-Lifeless Haze

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Self-recorded and self-released, the four-track EP "Lifeless Haze" is the second overall demo from North Somerset-based Penthos. At just a hair over nineteen minutes (and most likely the very definitionShow More Summary

Interview with Skyconqueror

Germany's Skyconqueror made their debut here at Heavy Metal Time Machine on August 7th. Now I am pleased to present the interview that I conducted with this very cool, old-school/traditional heavy metal band. I want to thank them for...Show More Summary

The Gun Club-Fire Of Love (Re-Release)

Superior Viaduct2014 Long out of print and demanding a high dollar amount on the secondary market, "Fire of Love" is the 1981 debut from The Gun Club. It was only last month that this smashing 11-track album was re-issued in a CD-only...Show More Summary

The Rough Boys-Blood, Booze, And Gasoline

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Now, let me see if I have this straight. What we have here is a Toronto three-piece band that is named after a Neil Young lyric ( "All those rough boys, playin' that rock and roll") and sounds an awful lot...Show More Summary

Castle Freak-Still Rotting (Cassette Release)

Tridroid Records 2014 Leave it to our friends at Tridroid Records to offer up yet another great release on cassette tape! This time around the label is tackling Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Castle Freak who, besides (likely) being named...Show More Summary

Letters From The Fire-Letters From The Fire

Self-Release/Independent 2014 This Tuesday, August 19th to be more precise, Bay Area hard rockers Letters From The Fire will release their self-tiled, 5-track EP. All the rage on rock radio these days thanks to their hard & heavy take...Show More Summary

A Sound of Thunder-The Lesser Key of Solomon

Mad Neptune Records 2014 On September 9th Washington, DC-based A Sound of Thunder will release their fourth full-length album "The Lesser Key of Solomon". Up front the obvious must be stated. If ever there was proof that one does not...Show More Summary

Dead Dark Slide-I am Dead

Dead Games Records 2014 Ever wanted to like a band so bad only to hear it and immediately shudder? On principles alone I should have dug this outfit. An industrial goth rock band whose influences include Gwar, White Zombie, Bauhaus,Type...Show More Summary

Us Amongst The Rest-Follow The Truth

Two Star Records 2014 Heavy metal and hard rock. Emo, alternative rock and (melodic) post-hardcore. And finally, modern, radio-friendly and (nothing short of the potential to have single after single just lying in the wait on this 12-track LP!) heavy rock. Show More Summary

Lonely Kamel-Shit City

Napalm Records 2014 Not to be confused with "Sin City", "Shit City" is the new album and destination for Norway's Lonely Kamel. Unlike the album title though "Shit City" is anything but shitty! On album number four Lonely Kamel (sporting...Show More Summary

The Dream Logic-My Black Arts

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Their backgrounds include touring and performing with the likes of D’Angelo, Les Nubians, Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera and their friends include guitarists Eric Krasno (Soulive, Lettuce) and Vernon Reid (Living Color). Show More Summary

Bloodsoaked-Religious Apocalypse

Comatose Music 2014 After three years of (studio) silence one-man death metal band Bloodsoaked will make it's return on September 2nd. For fans of Death, Morbid Angel, Obituary, Decide and Cannibal Corpse that should be an important date as this Raleigh, North Carolina project has recorded an album that covers all the bases. Show More Summary

Backlit #3

After a long wait, Backlit #3 has finally been published! A webzine unlike any other featuring articles, interviews, artist profiles, and weird fiction, Backlit is the brainchild of Josh Haun of the fabulous That's How Kids Die and Brandon Duncan of Expiring Sun (amongst a myriad of other projects). Show More Summary

Primalfrost-Prosperous Visions

Maple Metal Records 2014 Active since early 2012, Primalfrost is a one-man band/project from Toronto, Ontario. With Dean Arnold (ex-Will of the Ancients, ex-Lesion) being the sole member and with just one other release to the band's name (2012's EP, "Chapters of Time") "Prosperous Visions" makes the proper full-length debut from this Canadian band. Show More Summary

The Mcooleys-Empty Blue Skies

Self-Release/Independent 2014 The Mcooleys are a British born but Mallorca based indie rock/alternative rock trio featuring brothers Adam (vocals, lead guitar) and Matthew (drums) Booley. Along with their best friend Jake McCann (bass)...Show More Summary

The New Jacobin Club-Soldiers of the Mark

Manticore Music Group 2014 Well Toto it seems as if we've lost our way again. It's not just that we're not in Kansas anymore. I've got this strange feeling that we're not even in this dimension anymore! Where oh where should we begin? With The New Jacobin Club it's a sure bet that all bets are off. Show More Summary

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