Slayer Unleash New Track

Slayer Unleash New Track

Slayer

From the depths, there emerges a new horror… The almighty Slayer have unleashed a brand new track. This is the first to feature guitar work from Gary Holt (Exodus) and the returning John Dette, replacing the late Jeff Hanneman and sacked drummer Dave Lombardo.

If you want to hear it, click HERE to download it.

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Are Led Zeppelin Overrated?

Are Led Zeppelin Overrated?

Led Zeppelin are probably the biggest sacred cows in Heavy Music.

The received wisdom is that they are the greatest band ever to walk the Earth.  Robert Plant is the greatest singer and frontman ever, Jimmy Page is among the greatest guitar players ever and John Bonham revolutionized drumming.

Personally, I only agree with ONE of those statements.

Listening back to some Zep, as is pretty much…

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Machine Elves – Wreck Myself

Machine Elves are an up-and-coming hard rock band, based in New York City. The band was initially formed in 2009 by…

Vampyre Heart – Crypt

Vampyre Heart are a Female-fronted Gothic Rock band based in the underworld of Bournemouth, UK…

Tuomas Holopainen - The Life and Times of Scrooge

Tuomas Holopainen – The Life and Times of Scrooge


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Nuclear Blast

Review by Rick Ossian

Let me see here… not quite sure how to begin this one!  Let’s just lay out what we know on the table and go from there, shall we?  What have we got here?  Now THAT’s a good question!  This is a beastie of several different proportions, it is.  To begin with, it is, quite naturally, an apparent side project of the Nightwish genius/creator/keyboardist, Tuomas…

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Wyrd Ways Rock Show Special Edition

Since I am away from my computer until Thursday evening, this week’s Wyrd Ways Rock Show will be a subscribers-only special, entitled “Greatest Openers”.  The show will… erm… showcase some of the best album openers in Metal.  Expect to hear from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Turisas, Amon Amarth and many more.

It’ll be ready and waiting for you on Friday.

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Front man Rado introduces Anti-Mortem

Front man Rado introduces Anti-Mortem

Anti-Mortem

What the American hard rock and metal scene needs right now is an infusion of youth and some new blood coursing through its veins. Enter Oklahoma natives and saviours of southern-infused hard rock ANTI-MORTEM and their upcoming debut album, New Southern. Formed in 2008 and with over 300 shows already to their name, the combined average age of this Oklahoma quintet is just 21-years-old. ANTI-MORT…

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1349 Return

1349
Norway´s masters of blackened sonic evil, 1349, are finally back with a deadly vengeance. Four long years after the release of the masterpiece Demonoir, the band will return with a new full-length album this Autumn. This album will be released on Indie Recordings throughout the world, except for North America where Season of Mistwill be handling the album. Get ready for an absolutely MASSIVE…

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WARDRUNA NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

WARDRUNA NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

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Wardruna are nominated for Best Underground Band at this years Metal Hammer Golden Gods, which is taking place at the IndigO2 on 16th June!

Vote for Wardruna!
http://goldengods.metalhammer.co.uk/vote/best-role-model

Wardruna has previously enchanted people from all over the world with their two mesmerizing releases Gap Var Ginnunga and Yggrasil, they have performed stunning concerts on great…

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FROM THE VASTLAND NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

FROM THE VASTLAND NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

From The Vastlands
We all know that there is a lot of great music out there, in countries where people are not able to express themselves freely and live out their visions and lifestyles as they please. One of these examples is Sina with his one man band From The Vastland from Iran.

From The Vastland released the album ‘Kamarikan‘ on Indie Recordingsvia the “Freedom of Speech – Music Builds bridges” foundation…

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