Orlando, Florida metal act Meka Nism welcomes new members - guitarist Dave Arrieta and drummer Nick Colvin - to the band's live line up. The new members join the band just after the band unleashed the new EP "The War Inside" this past May.
Guitarist Bobby Keller comments: “We are extremely excited about our new members. Nick and Danny have such amazing talent and bring a lot to the table. The energy and chemistry on stage is as if we have been together for decades. The futu
Orlando's Meka Nism released a new video clip for the song "Trailblazer," which you can check out in the player above. The video comes via the YouTube channel for Spaceuntravel. The song is taken from the band's latest release "The War Inside" EP, which dropped back on May 10th. Check out the entire EP streaming in full over at this location. “The War Inside” stands for the ability to face your inner demons, conquer your internal battles, and to help realize that you can chan
Atlanta based Halcyon Way issued the new video clip/single "Blame," which you can check out in the player above. The song is the first song issued from the upcoming new album "Bloody But Unbowed." The album is expected for release on August 3rd and will be made available as a digipak CD, vinyl LP and digital download. The video was directed by Chance White and produced by White Flame Studios. "Bloody But Unbowed" was recorded, mixed and mastered by Mark Lewis (Whitechapel, T
Italian modern metal act Steelawake released a video clip for the new single "Dragging You Inside," which is available in the player above. The song is the first single from Steelawake’s forthcoming self-titled full-length album, coming out later in the year via Sliptrick Records. More information on the album is expected soon. On the song, the band commented: "'Dragging You Inside' is a song with more than one meaning. It’s about the end of a relationship, when there’s a fin
The Nottingham by way of Gibraltar based alternative/modern metal quintet The Five Hundred issued a video clip for the new single "Smoke & Mirrors." Check it out above. The song will appear on the band's new album "Bleed Red" coming via Long Branch Records on August 17th. Pre-orders can be made at this location. Aggressive yet euphoric, empowering yet simultaneously enslaving, The Five Hundred is renowned for overcoming adversities and laying siege to every stage they play. F
Nereis released a new video clip for the song "Overdrive," which is available in the player above. The song is the latest to be issued from the upcoming full-length album entitled "Turning Point," which is due out on June 8th via Eclipse Records. The video was again directed by Maurizio Del Piccolo.
"Turning Point" features twelve hard-rocking songs that take the listener on an all-out aural adventure, ranging from blistering alternative metal to mellow power-rock, and ever
Hot off the heels of signing a new record deal with Agonia Records, Atlanta based Halcyon Way announced details of the upcoming new album "Bloody But Unbowed." The album is expected for release on August 3rd and will be made available as a digipak CD, vinyl LP and digital download. The band's sound cannot be neatly slotted into any sub-category of metal. It can be described as heavy, catchy, technical, progressive and above all, focused on strong songcraft. The band draws in
The Nottingham by way of Gibraltar based metal quintet The Five Hundred has just announced that the band has signed a recording deal with Long Branch Records. Aggressive yet euphoric, empowering yet simultaneously enslaving, The Five Hundred is renowned for overcoming adversities and laying siege to every stage they play. From struggling with Tourette's, OCD, gambling and drug addiction, to perfecting the art and proving that together the band is a force of nature, now is the
Eclipse Records is thrilled to announce the signing of alternative rock/groove metal act Owl Company to an exclusive, worldwide deal. The band is currently wrapping up a full-length album with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5, Three Doors Down), which will be released later this Summer. Based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Owl Company combines hard rock influences from the 70s to the 90s with modern rage and brutality to create a sound that is fresh, aggressive, and enga
Italian modern metal act Steelawake signed with Sliptrick Records for the upcoming full length album "Steelawake," expected later this year. The first single "Dragging You Inside" will be issued as a video clip on June 1st. Check out a preview clip for the video in the player above. Matteo Piacenti, founder/main composer/lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band, formed Steelawake in January 2017, wanting to explore new ideas he had come up with over the previous few years
Halcyon Way, an American metal band from Atlanta, GA, signed a worldwide record deal with Agonia Records. Fresh off a month-long European tour with Angra and Geoff Tate's Operation: Mindcrime, the band is expected to release a new studio album - the successor to Billboard-charting "Conquer" from 2014 - in August. Halcyon Way is the ultimate example of blue-collar work ethic, self-reliant bootstrapping, and hard work and perseverance in spite of nearly insurmountable odds. The
Orlando's Meka Nism released the new EP "The War Inside" today (May 10th) and in celebration premiered the full EP stream over at Idobi Radio at this location. You can also check it out in the player above. The band commented: "We are extremely excited to release our new EP 'The War Inside' to the world today. It has been an amazing journey so far and the response has been mind-blowing. This is an opportunity, not only for us to release new music, but to release new music wit
New Jersey's Toothgrinder has premiered the video for "Vagabond" over at Loudwire at this location, or you can just check it out in the player above. The fivesome keeps it classy - by dressing in some seriously snazzy suits- as they narrowly evade the long arm of the law in this cinematic clip. They comment: "'Vagabond' is about vices and crutches, being lost and then found. The video follows the journey of a decision or an idea that takes form and eventually meets its inevit
Epica played their first set ever on stage at the Poppodium 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands on the 15th of December 2002... Since then, the band's dedication to their craft and formidable work effort have paid off, as they have had the chance to tour all corners of the globe, amassing a worldwide fan base. So, it is only fitting that the milestone that is their 1000th show brings them full circle to where it all began, in Tilburg. To make the celebration even larger-than-life
Nereis has revealed a new single and lyric video for the song "Two Wolves." This is the second video from the upcoming full-length album entitled "Turning Point," which is due out on June 8th via Eclipse Records. The video was directed by Maurizio Del Piccolo, utilizing imagery created by artist Claudio Calefato. Check out the clip in the player above.
“Two Wolves is a Cherokee native American legend which illustrates the central internal struggle of humanity” says vocalist
Swiss progressive/alternative metal act 69 Chambers is streaming the new song "F.Y.L.," which you can hear in the player above. The song appears on the new album "Machine," which drops on May 25th via Massacre Records!
"Machine" promises to be 69 Chambers most personal album - without sounding soft. The vocals are still alternating between fragility and pure anger, the guitar riffs are as heavy and precise as they come and collide with the tight drums. The track listing is:
Orlando's Meka Nism premiered the new single "Trailblazer" over at Pure Grain Audio at this location. Of course, the single is also streaming in the player just above. The track appears on the band's new WP "The War Inside," which is set to drop on May 10th. The band adds:"The meaning behind 'The War Inside' has a lot to do with the duality of things, the mental wars we all have with ourselves, good vs. bad, all of the stuff going on in the world today, and the everyday battl
Finnish darkened alternative metal quartet Skein released the new song "Cartographer" as a music video, which is available in the player above. The song was recorded with producer Tuomas Kokko (Swallow the Sun, Ghost Brigade, Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus) and is available as a standalone, independent release. “We wanted to put some new stuff out there after last year’s 'Deadweight' and before we start to record our upcoming EP later this spring. 'Cartographer' was reco
Italian hard rock/metal act Nereis will release the upcoming new full-length album entitled "Turning Point" on June 8th via Eclipse Records. Pre-order the album at this location. The band also released the first single/music video from the album for the song "Breaking Bad," which is available in the player above. The video was directed by Maurizio Del Piccolo, and was shot at Black and White Studio & Cross Studio in Milan, Italy. “Breaking Bad is about someone who has been op
Swiss progressive/alternative metal act 69 Chambers will release the new album "Machine" on May 25th via Massacre Records!
The album is the trio's third studio release, with the band consisting of Nina Vetterli-Treml (bass, vocals), Tommy Vetterli (guitar) and Diego Rapacchietti (drums).
The cover artwork (shown below) was created by Oliver Nanzig (photography) and Charles Blunier (graphics).
"Machine" promises to be 69 Chambers most personal album - without sounding