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Principality of Hell-Fire & Brimstone

W.T.C.Productions 2014 Between this band's name, the album title and one CD/LP cover that looks strikingly familiar ("Welcome to Hell" anyone?)it's fairly obvious from the start where this one is heading. Blackened thrash metal hollowed...Show More Summary

Hay Perro-Desert Of Nowhere

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Formed back in 2006, Chicago, Illinois's own Hay Perro first appeared on our site back in March of 2011 thanks to their bad ass debut album, "Eastern Ideas of Death", before taking part in an excellent interview...Show More Summary

Hollywood Monsters-Big Trouble

Mausoleum Records 2014 It was a week or two after the new Godzilla movie came out that I first listened to "Big Trouble". So as you can no doubt see I've sat on this release for weeks now. It's been so long in fact that I forgot what...Show More Summary

These Raven Skies-"No Need to Worry" Single

Blackstream Records2014 With a self-titled debut album due out in August, which you can (and should) pre-order as of June, Calgary-based These Raven Skies (formerly known as Dreams of Reason ) present their infectious new single "NoShow More Summary

Suburban Myth-"Welcome (If Only)" Single

Self-Release/Independent2014Suburban Myth is an alternative rock band out of Charleston, SC (vocalist Derek Daisey's home base of operations) and Nottingham, UK. ( the hometown of lyricist Phil Wormall ). Rounded out by bassist Nicholas...Show More Summary

Lewd Preacher-The Raw Age

Karthago Records2014Just one of two recently-released CDs plucked from the expansive catalog of Karthago Records, with the other one being Adrian's lone/cult 1987 LP, "One Step Into The Unknown" (review coming shortly on that one as well), "The Raw Age" is a compilation CD from Marburg, Hesse-based Lewd Preacher. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Gravity Rain-The Shining Silence

Self-Release/Independent 2014 With no reviews posted this past weekend I thought I'd make up for it by posting two great ( free ) downloads. The first one (a 27 track promo compilation) was just posted and while that release covered a wide-range of artists this "name you're own price" digital download simply covers Russia's own Gravity Rain. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: The Metal Madman Radio Show/Online Metal Promo-The Root of All Madness Compilation

Here's a nice new free 27 track compilation album to get you through this Metal Monday and the rest of the week. The Metal Madman Radio Show (USA) has teamed up with Online Metal Promo to release "The Root of All Madness", a free download...Show More Summary

French Metal Friday: Nightmare-The Aftermath

AFM Records 2014 French metal gods Nightmare are now 35 years into their career. To put that into perspective we're talking about (roughly) the same time period that the N.W.O.B.H.M. first started out! Way before home computers, MTVShow More Summary

Speed the Plough-The Plough & The Stars

Bar None Records 2013 Last year in celebration of New Jersey band Speed the Plough's 30th anniversary Bar None Records released this charming career retrospective. For those who may not be all that familiar with the name (outside ofShow More Summary

Super Massive Black Holes-Calculations of the Ancients

Minotauro Records.2014Kitchen sink metal anyone? Canadian band Super Massive Black Holes has you covered. Formed back in 2010 by the band's two guitarists, Denver Bergreen (Anakronis) and Jake Reimer (Statue of Demur), and with a pair...Show More Summary

Eyes 'N' Lips-Pornstar For President

Street Symphonies 2014 Milan, Italy is a long way's off from the Sunset Strip, but you sure wouldn't know that from listening to "Pornstar For President"! Not only that, but it's 2014 and not 1980 something! And yet here we have Eye's...Show More Summary

My Silent Wake-Eye of the Needle

Stone Groove Records 2014 If you are a regular visitor to Heavy Metal Time Machine then chances are you will have likely noticed that UK-based death/doom rockers My Silent Wake Back (MSW) are a new favorite of mine. It was only a few...Show More Summary

The Four Fours-"Count To Ten" Single

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Hailing from the UK's Derbyshire and featuring members with previous ties to math rock "wonder-band" You Slut! (hence the subtle tip of the hat that is their current name) we have The Four Fours. Or, asShow More Summary

Help Eryn Non Dae.'s "Meliora" receive a vinyl release!

Does everyone Remember French metal band Eryn Non Dae.? They were last covered here at HMTM back in December of 2013 ( http://metalmark.blogspot.com/2013/12/french-metal-friday-eryn-non-dae_13.html). In that article (a part of my French...Show More Summary

Aurelio Valle-Acme Power Transmission

Nuevo Leon Recordings 2014 Best known for his time spent with the experimental rock group Calla (a Brooklyn, New York-based band which he founded in the late nineties and continues to front (even if it's been seven years since Calla's...Show More Summary

Party Animals-Light a Fan Cool

Street Symphonies Records 2014 Pardon the cheesy one-liner Party Animals, but you had me at "Fuck You Baby"! This balls-to-the-wall, sexy sleaze rocker opens up "Light a Fan Cool" and from that moment on lead singer Andre and her band-mates had me just where they wanted. Show More Summary

Jar'd Loose-Turns 13

Threshold of Pain Records/The Path Less Traveled Records 2014 Buy it. That's all there is to it. Just buy "Turns 13". This Chicago-based band has just dropped their sophomore disc,"Turns 13" and it is fantastic! It's so good in factShow More Summary

Edward Rogers-Kaye

Zip Records 2014 For the uninitiated, UK-born (Birmingham, England), NYC-based Edward Rogers is a singer-songwriter who began his long and varied career behind the drum kit, playing in several garage bands. That was just as the British...Show More Summary

Prong-Ruining Lives (Limited Digipak Edition)

Steamhammer / SPV 2014 Amazingly enough New York's Prong last appeared in these hollowed pages two years ago. Exactly two years! That particularly appearance (http://metalmark.blogspot.com/search?q=Prong-Carved+Into+Stone) saw yoursShow More Summary

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