In Solitude quits

Out of nowhere, the swedish heavy metal band In Solitude from Uppsala has lay down their instruments and decided to put the band to sleep. After 13 years of true service these guys released three high quality albums, ending on a career high note with the fantastic piece “Sister”. The band posted the following on […]

Sorcerer – In the Shadow of the Inverted Cross [5.0]

It’s really a pleasure to listen to In the Shadow of the Inverted Cross. A mixture of traditional Doom metal and actually classic hard rock. Indeed the singer Anders Engberg has a great voice range, clear and confident with the typical heavy metal long tunes and short vibrato. Within the mysterious melodies through the tracks, […]

Rival Sons recording exclusive Record Store Day track – (VIDEO)

Long Beach, California’s Rival Sons are celebrating this year’s Record Store Day on April 18th with an exclusive 7″ vinyl featuring two previously unreleased songs. The limited edition Record Store Day collectible features the tracks “Black Coffee”, recorded in the USA, and “Long As I Can See the Light”, which was recorded at Juke Joint […]

Heartist – Heart of Gold

The latest addition to the RoadRunner roster is youngster team Heartist. Originating from souther California they bring a modern touch of poppy metal featuring melodic rock-vibes that mix well with some djentish technical death metal influences in such likes as Periphery crossed with Avenged Sevenfold. Most evidently is the singer, Bryce Beckley who’s tone is […]

Airbourne – Live it up

One of the worlds heaviest rock machines, the aussies Airbourne, have once again written and drawn the world into an everlasting party with the video single Live It Up. Premiered just 2 days ago on RoadRunner Records YouTube-channel, the song already has almost 25.000 views and counting. Something is telling me that once again we […]

Volbeat – The Hangman’s Bodycount

Denmark’s biggest international stars must currently be Volbeat. By combining the traditional heavy metal with a american rock and the voice of a former death growler turned evil Elvis – Michael Poulsen – (sorry Glenn Danzig). This gang has now released their second video (check out the first!) from the major selling album Outlaw Gentlemen […]

Stone Sour – Do me a favor [Official Video]

Corey Taylors Stone Sour has finally revealed the video creation of director Phil Mucci for the song Do me a favor. Along with fat riffs, heavy drumming and his Corey’s very original voice (mostly known from Slipknot) is visualized by a story driven by a zombiesque doomsday theme featuring crazy priests and anti-heroes. All packaged […]

Bullet – Rolling Home [Official Video]

Feel you had a bit too little of pure rock n roll-ish heavy metal lately? Then the swedish guys in Bullet from Växjö is here to save you with their new video Rolling Home! In a touring nostalgia mode this video takes you through memories that mostly involve cars/tour bus, bear and playing on stage. […]

30 Seconds to Mars on the new album

The level of ambition is always beyond the sky when 30 Seconds to Mars sits in the driver’s seat. When launching their new album, called Love Lust Faith + Dreams, the band actually had their first single, Up in the air, shot into space by NASA in Florida. Check out THIS INTERVIEW on Fuse.TV with […]

Queensrÿche – Redemption (New song)

The Todd La Torre-fronted version of Queensrÿche have released a song called Redemption. To be frank, in my opinion, this actually sounds as Queensrÿche should do in this modern age. You can clearly hear the progressive arrangements and also the melodies from their early days until Empire. It will be interesting to see what Geoff […]

Royal Republic forced to tour break

The swedish rock sensation Royal Republic, that made themselves a name in the international music competition Emergenza Festival, have been forced to take a break in touring. Singer and guitarist Adam Grahn has after 5 years of heavy touring become mentally and physically exhausted. What started out as getting sick a lot over a period […]

W.E.T. – Love Heals [Official Video]

The swedish/american AOR-stars of W.E.T. have released another video from their highly praised second album Rise Up. The song is the power ballad Love Heals, which with it’s majestic chorus now also have a video. In the video we can see both filmed performances, studio work and live footage from their gig in Stockholm earlier […]

Whitesnake – Made in Japan [Live Video]

Whitesnake will soon release a majestic Live DVD named, Made in Japan. Singer and founder David Coverdale explains that the process for this release was extremely thorough as the sound should be the best Whitesnake ever has been recorded with. Along with Doug Aldrich and producer Keith Olsen, they have given it the best features to […]

Danzig plays Misfits

The evil Elvis is confirmed for not only a Danzig gig at the swedish metal festival Metaltown, but he will also play special gig consisting only of Misfits songs! The satanic rock singer made himself a name in the beginning of his career in the late 70:s as the frontman for punk/horror band The Misfits. […]

Stryper – Second Coming [3.5]

What better way to celebrate a bands 30th anniversary than to release a record with 14 re-recorded hits from the career (plus two new ones)? For a band like Stryper who had their highest commercial point in the eighties, while still being heavy metal, this is something that is very appreciated. I do know that […]