RED REIGN – Tour Dates With QUIET RIOT, TESLA Announced

Richmond, Virginia-based rockers Red Reign specialize in a sound that recalls vintage rock and metal acts of the mid to late ‘80s, as evidenced by their just-released self-titled EP, which features the single “Not That Way.” So it will undoubtedly be a perfect fit when the group (which features singer/guitarist Carlton “Bubba” McMichael, guitarist Stevie Shred, bassist Larry Moore, an drummer Sammy Lee) opens a show on June 23rd with Quiet Riot, and three shows from August 3rd-5th with Tesla.
“WOW, we are so excited to join Quiet Riot for a show in Lynchburg, Virginia,” says Sammy Lee. “Seeing Frankie Banali for the 1st time was unbelievable to me as a drummer. I loved his booming sound and will now get to see and hear it up close and personal...
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FORCEPS – Streaming New Tracks, Seeking Label

FORCEPS is a 4 piece Death Metal band based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, born in 2006. Two neck wrecking tracks from their upcoming full length are available for streaming, find them HERE and HERE.

During the past decade the band made several shows in Brazil and released two DEMOS and one EP. Despite sometimes of inactivity due to changes in the lineup, the band kept its presence in the minds of local and international fans because of its identity and originality.

Musically influenced by elements of various Death Metal sub-genres such as Brutal Death Metal, Grindcore and Technical Death Metal, bringing in their lyrics a catastrophic vision of the future in a world ravaged by human action. A voracious critique of humanity’s relation with itself and with the planet in today’s world...

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SHADOW OF INTENT – Release New Lyric Video

West Hartford, CT symphonic deathcore outfit, Shadow of Intent, have teamed up with the awesome folks at Metal Injection to premiere their lyric video for an all new track entitled ‘The Catacombs.’ The brand new track, which features guest vocal performances from Jason Evans (Ingested) and Dickie Allen (Infant Annihilator) is taken from their forthcoming highly anticipated, absolutely crushing sophomore album, ‘Reclaimer‘, which is set to be released on April 28, 2017.
Head on over and check out the lyric video for ‘The Catacombs‘ at

Reclaimer‘ sees the band maturing and progressing, further developing their own signature sound...

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COCYTE – Full Length Album Details Revealed

Death horde COCYTE turned heads with their Suffocate Now demo in 2011, quickly followed by the New Breath EP in 2012 and follow up Asylum 2013. The Belgian band is one that can be hard to pigeon hole, cited as too death metal to be a deathcore but too deathcore to be death metal… but whatever they may be labelled, the end result is always the same and is nothing short of devastation. With a steady release history augmented with regular appearances across a multidude of venues in major European cities, todays incarnation of Cocyte is a well focused outfit, polished and oiled an inch from its death. Testament to that is the band’s latest release and first full-length The Human Disease, mixed by Christian Carvin and mastered by Alan Douches (Carnifex, Suicide Silence, Cannibal Corpse, Nile)...

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BLOODGOD – New EP Released

Dutch metal moloch BLOODGOD, featuring (former) members of Disquiet, Hymir and Nuestros Derechos, have released a new EP called ‘Catharsis’. The band’s second studio recording is now available through various digital music platforms, and as CD.

Five brand new tracks were recorded and mixed at Mass Audio Studio in the Netherlands, and mastered by Grammy nominated engineer Jacob Hansen (Aborted, Mercenary, Volbeat, Pestilence, etc) in Denmark.

The artwork depicts ‘t Schrickelik Tempeest’, meaning ‘the horrible tempest’ in old Dutch. It refers to the song with the same title and lyrics about the violent storm of August 1, 1674 that hit the episcopal cathedral in the band’s hometown Utrecht and turned it into


To facilitate you, ‘Ca...

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MIRRORS OF OBSIDIAN – New Album Announced

Irish extreme progressive metal act MIRRORS OF OBSIDIAN have just announced the will release their second studio album, “From One Form” on May 10th, 2017. To accompany this they have released a teaser video on their YouTube page which features an unheard audio snippet.

The eight-track album, recorded by the band at their own Dublin based Megatech Studios, was mixed by guitarist Eoin Ennis and Mastered by Mick Kenney of Anaal Nathrakh. Singer Ciaran Ennis has described the sound of the album as “fast and aggressive modern metal with progressive elements”.

There have been two singles released from the album so far, “Neutral Disease” and “The Core”, both of which are available to download free from the band’s bandcamp page...

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TMD’s 2017 Battle Of “Unsigned” Thrash Online Contest!

Do you play in an UNSIGNED thrash metal band that kicks major ass? Now is your chance to get discovered! TMD’s annual Battle Of “Unsigned” Thrash Online Contest returns. Open to the entire world. We are looking for the HOTTEST THRASH acts emerging from the underground metal scene all around the planet. Keep in mind, this is an online contest. Judging is not based on a live performance, instead it is based on your studio recording, social site popularity and video of live performance (not to be older than 2 years).

Rocket of TMD adds: TMD is searching for the best of the best...

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MOTION DEVICE – Launch Kickstarter For New Double-CD Concept Album

Toronto, CANADA – A young band from the suburbs of Toronto called Motion Device has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their upcoming double-CD concept album Wide Awake.
Fronted by their 15 year old vocalist Sara Menoudakis, the band has taken it upon themselves to prove to the world that the only thing a rock band in today’s music industry needs is fans. They’ve become experts in the crowd-funding forum with two previous releases Welcome to the Rock Revolution and Eternalize fully funded by their fans in 2014 and 2015.
Motion Device’s current campaign was funded in less than 3 days and continues to grow as the band introduces stretch goals to their loyal backers...
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