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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

Blizzard Hunter-Conqueror Of Destiny

Self-Released/Independent 2014 Peruvian heavy/speed metal band Blizzard Hunter was first formed in 2006. Originally conceived as a Ozzy Osbourne tribute band and going by the name of Blizzard (with the Hunter part added only recently...Show More Summary


Lichtgestalt Music 2014 Lichtgestalt are a four-piece German band that was formed in late 2013 by guitarist Der Heizzer. Besides Der Heizzer it's line-up features vocalist Thomas C. Hertz, bassist Lippmann and drummer Brukke. As much...Show More Summary

State Of Salazar-All the Way

Frontiers Music srl 2014 Formed in 2010 by five students from the Malmö Academy of Music (all of which had a dream of playing in big arenas in front of large cheering crowds) Swedish rockers State of Salazar started by releasing their debut EP in 2012. Show More Summary

Where Giants Once Stood-Live Above EP

Self-Release/Independent 2014 "Live Above" is the upcoming release from Toronto metal act Where Giants Once Stood. Due for release on September 2nd and serving as the follow-up to 2013's "The Changing" (a release which garnered highShow More Summary

Skyconqueror - Under The Pentagram

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Dear readers of mine would it be alright if I asked you a question? Do you find yourself having those familiar cravings for old-school heavy metal? We're talking about the kind of old-school metal that draws...Show More Summary

Witchingseason-"Spiders" Single

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Heavy rockers would do well to take note. Here's another tasty new treat from my friend Lizzie over at Quite Great PR. Having already received some fantastic (and damn-straight warranted!) feedback from the likes of Phoenix FM host, Scott Sparx, " blown away by their music!... Show More Summary

Karen Haglof-Western Holiday

True Morgan Music 2014 "Imagine a distaff ZZ Top without the bluster" was the only selling point needed when it came to the solo debut from former Rhys Chatham and Band of Susans guitarist Karen Hagloff. Upon first listen I couldn't have agreed any more. Show More Summary

ArrJam-Session One

ArrJam.Atomic Stuff Promotion 2014 Ladies and gentlemen may I please have your attention. It's that time again in our program when we lay it all down and kick out the jams motherfkers! And here to give us a helping hand with that assessment is Italy's ArrJam. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: "By The Grace of US Metal" Compilation

ONLINE METAL PROMO and METAL TO INFINITY webzine (Belgium) are proud to jointly release "By The Grace of US Metal", a free download compilation featuring a mix of 34 current, deep, lost and unreleased original songs from up and coming as well as established hard rock and heavy metal artists from the United States. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Seventrain-"Bittersweet Seduction" Single

Seventrain are a blues-infused classic hard rock band from San Diego, California. Among it's ranks the group features former Cage guitarist Eric Horton, 24-7 SPYZ drummer Joel Maitoza and bassist Steve (Dino) Andino (formerly with Tourniquet). Show More Summary

Chrome-Feel It Like A Scientist

King of Spades Records 2014 Forgive me father for I have sinned. I've gone and sold my soul to Chrome. Not that I had much choice. All it took was one play of the group's long-overdo new album (long-overdo as in over 12 years since the release of "Angels in the Clouds"!) and I was done for! One play. Show More Summary

Straightline- Alteration of the Rules

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Confession time. Sometimes I'm a moron. OK, there are lots of times when I come across as a moron. You got me there. But in this case we're talking about Munich-based Straightline. There I was last week having typed up a review of their last album "Final Redemption". Show More Summary

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