If you like your groovy metalcore mixed with some strong post hardcore elements then you should check out the latest music video from This Gun For Hire below!
Carrying on the strong themes and story that Ayreon is known for, he has released a lyric video for another anthemic and beautiful song.
Check out ‘Everybody Dies‘ below!
Bringing that old school metal/rock sound in the vein of bands like Black Sabbath and AC/DC, Gnash Rambler from Vancouver are looking to dish out some ‘Bad Karma‘.
Check out their new single below!
It looks like Canada is going to be getting a whole lot heavier this coming year with Armstrong Metal Fest. Bringing the likes of Boston tyrants Revocation and Vancouver’s own metal moshers in Ninjaspy, it’s going to be one hell of a weekend!
Check out the announced bands above and listen to the headliners of one day below!
The groove inducing alternative metal shapeshifters Twelve Foot Ninja are coming to the UK to bring their crazy craft to our shores this April.
You can view the tour dates below as well as check out their song ‘Invincible‘
Tuesday 11 April – Audio, Glasgow UK
Wednesday 12 April – Think Tank, Newcastle UK
Thursday 13 April – The Flapper, Birmingham UK
Friday 14 April – Rock City Basement, Nottingham UK
Saturday 15 April – Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes UK
Monday 17 April – The Underworld – London UK
Bringing a thrasher side of death metal, The Bleeding have a new album coming on the way titled ‘Rites Of Absolution‘ which brings a lot of lovely flavours!
Check out the title track of the record below!
It’s time to work out your schedules because Complexity Fest has announced their stage times for this years festival. As well as that, they have announced a ‘Complexity Black Ale‘ which will be available at the festival for purchase.
You can check out the stage times below as well as the headliner of the main stage!
Bringing you an old school sound of metalcore mixed with some strong heavy metal influences, This new album from The Parasite Syndicate will hopefully show you a more nostalgic take on what you might have heard from the genre.
The first track ‘Breathe You In’ is a five minute slobberknocker of riffs that shows you their sound from top to bottom. Whilst the vocals are punching through and the entire instrumental is coming through nicely, the whole emphasis of the track can make you lose interest after the first few minutes. Unfortunately that is what seems to make quite a few of the tracks on this record feel a bit dragging to get through. With the production and mixing sounding pretty solid at times, with the bass being a highlight in ‘All That We Have’ in small and specific sections as well as the time signature changes, the album does have structural integrity. As the album pushes further forward, the record keeps up this his and miss mentality, with one point being the vocals that come across as either exciting or wincing to listen to in ‘Red Sky’.
Instrumentallly, the record hits more positives towards the second half of the record, utilising a lot more cleaner guitars, such as the intro in ‘Origin’ and ‘Chakra’ which helps pace the album that little bit more and not feel stagnant in a sea of distortion. The overall riff structure that is present throughout the record is a strong reminder of what the older age of metalcore and heavy metal was able to produce with their album closer ‘The Illusionist’ showing off more of a lead atmosphere aside from the occasional guitar solo that the album showcases. The most unique track on the record has to be the shortest one. Titled ‘Animus’, the track uses a bit of electronic drums and a lot more of the clean guitar/vocal combination to create something really heavenly and something unlike the rest of the albums creation.
Like quite a lot of records of its nature, its strong push of the longer tracks tends to be more of a hindrance, but within the 9 tracks with 40+ minutes of material, you will most definitely find parts of songs where you feel at home with your metal self. The Parasite Syndicate have brought something exciting in their repertoire, but there are areas for growth and expanding. Otherwise, a above average debut!
The next announcement has come from UK Tech Fest and boy are they pulling out the big guns! With new UK exclusives joining the fray such as The Faceless, Beyond Creation and Humanity’s Last Breath joining other heavyweights such as Chelsea Grin, Uneven Structure and Ghost Iris, its shaping to be an amazing four days.
You can check out all the additions as well as listen to one of our favourite exclusives, Beyond Creation, below.
New additions below:
The Faceless (UK Exclusive)
Beyond Creation (UK Exclusive)
Humanity’s Last Breath (UK Exclusive)
Exivious (UK Exclusive – Final UK Show)
Panzerballett (UK Exclusive)
DSME (Drewsif Stalin’s Musical Endeavors)
Virvum (UK Exclusive)
James Norbert Ivanyi
Bringing a very aggressive deathcore sound to your day, Fit For An Autopsy have got a new song for you to mosh your friends out to.
Check out ‘Iron Moon‘ below!