Enter Shikari announce new single and video


New single ‘Torn Apart – 8th June 
‘Best British Band’ and ‘Best Single’ nominations at Kerrang! Awards

Enter Shikari this week release a video for the track ‘Torn Apart’, directed by Mike Tyler who was also responsible for the video for the band’s previous single ‘Anaesthetist’. Check it out here:

https://youtu.be/xndh_CwGCn8

The track is the third “proper” single from the UK Top 10 album ‘The Mindsweep’, andNew single ‘Torn Apart – 8th June 
‘Best British Band’ and ‘Best Single’ nominations at Kerrang! Awards Enter Shikari this week release a video for the track ‘Torn Apart’, directed by Mike Tyler who was also responsible for the video for the band’s previous single ‘Anaesthetist’. Check it out here: The track is the third “proper” single from the UK Top 10 album ‘The Mindsweep’, and follows hot on the heels of the announcement of Enter Shikari’s nominations for ‘Best British Band’ and ‘Best Single’ (for ‘Anaesthetist’) in this year’s Kerrang! Magazine Awards. ‘The Mindsweep’ was released in January 2015 through Ambush Reality / Play It Again Sam Recordings and is the fourth full-length studio album from Enter Shikari since forming at school in 2003. Since the album’s release, the band have undertaken a sold out UK tour (that culminated in two nights at London’s Roundhouse) and comprehensive treks around both Europe and North America. They are just about to embark on a tour of Australia and their eighth trip to Russia, before beginning an exhausting UK / European festival season that will see them headline the Second Stage at Download Festival, headline NASS Festival, and play headline / high-profile slots at the likes of Glastonbury, T In The Park, Rock Am Ring / […]

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Death Angel to release ‘A Thrashumentary’ DVD and live album. Playing UK shows this August


San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL are pleased to announce the release of ‘A Thrashumentary’. The DVD release was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones(KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios . It will be released on July 17th via Nuclear Blast Records. The release will also include aSan Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL are pleased to announce the release of ‘A Thrashumentary’. The DVD release was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones(KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios . It will be released on July 17th via Nuclear Blast Records. The release will also include a full live album entitled ‘The Bay Calls for Blood’. “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news,” comments vocalist Mark Osegueda. “’A Thrashumentary’ is finally complete and ready for release this summer! The film tells the story of DEATH ANGEL from our inception to the present day. With many guest appearances by some of our peers, and contemporaries who happen to be some of the most respected players in the genre. It covers the highs, lows and highs again of the band and the thrash metal movement. A must have for any metal fan!” “The even better news is ‘A Thrashumentary’ will be accompanied by an official live album called ‘The Bay Calls for Blood’, which was recorded in our hometown of San Francisco! We are so proud of this recording and performance that we decided to release it […]

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Forever Never release new video single and announce slots at Isle of Wight and Y Not? Festival


Essex Metallic Rockers in FOREVER NEVER have not only released a stellar new single that’s currently being playlisted on Kerrang! Radio and was featured as Front Magazine’s video of the day, but they’ve only gone and announced two killer Festival slots for 2015.

Forever Never will be performing at Y Not? Festival alongside the likes ofEssex Metallic Rockers in FOREVER NEVER have not only released a stellar new single that’s currently being playlisted on Kerrang! Radio and was featured as Front Magazine’s video of the day, but they’ve only gone and announced two killer Festival slots for 2015. Forever Never will be performing at Y Not? Festival alongside the likes of Snoop Dogg, Don Broco and Young Guns, and will also be performing at the prestigious Isle of Wight Festival alongside Blur, Basement Jaxx, Hacktivist and more. Forever Never’s new single ‘Never Giving Up’ can be heard for the next few weeks on Johnny Doom’s radio show over at Kerrang! Radio, and Alex Baker will be spinning it, too. Their video was filmed by Sitcom Soldiers

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The Darkness announce uk tour


The Darkness are pleased to announce the Blast of Our Kind tour.

The Blast of Our Kind tour will commence on November 30th in Norwich and culminate in a triumphant show at London’s Roundhouse on December 20th. It is the first, and a golden, opportunity for enthusiasts to see The Darkness on their own stage inThe Darkness are pleased to announce the Blast of Our Kind tour. The Blast of Our Kind tour will commence on November 30th in Norwich and culminate in a triumphant show at London’s Roundhouse on December 20th. It is the first, and a golden, opportunity for enthusiasts to see The Darkness on their own stage in support of the new, fourth album ‘Last of Our Kind’. ‘Last of Our Kind’ is an album of unparalleled beauty and power. It is to be released on June 1st, at which point children and adults alike will rejoice. The first single ‘Open Fire’ has already been unveiled and the video, directed by Simon Emmett, is currently lording over the internet, stamping it’s scaly feet and pecking at cyber grubs like a magnificent peacock. http://smarturl.it/openfirevid The album also features ‘Barbarian’, which was released as a ‘teaser track’, with a brutally beguiling animated lyric video illustrated by Nick Roche. http://smarturl.it/barbarianvid Blast of Our Kind will be The Darkness’ first UK tour since 2013. Those in attendance will be awestruck by the all-new material and downright delighted by the early works as The Darkness rip through their repertoire of ruddy great songs with new drummer Rufus […]

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In This Moment – ‘Sex Metal Barbie’ video


In This Moment – ‘Sex Metal Barbie’ video In This Moment have unveiled a brand new video for ‘Sex Metal Barbie’, a track taken from their current ‘Black Widow’ album.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZqWLIQaKM4&feature=youtu.be

The band’s fiery frontwoman Maria Brink also directed the ‘Sex Metal Barbie’ clip, explaining to Loudwire; “Directing it was a liberating experience. When you write music that youIn This Moment – ‘Sex Metal Barbie’ video In This Moment have unveiled a brand new video for ‘Sex Metal Barbie’, a track taken from their current ‘Black Widow’ album. The band’s fiery frontwoman Maria Brink also directed the ‘Sex Metal Barbie’ clip, explaining to Loudwire; “Directing it was a liberating experience. When you write music that you are very passionate about, being able to bring the visual aspect of it alive with the music is what ties everything together. Sex Metal Barbie is all about rising above hate. I used other people’s hatred to create this song and concepts. I really wanted this video to convey that other people’s perceptions of us are just their own twisted and warped views. I wanted a sarcastic and delusional visual to bring this video alive.” She continues; “I want to thank all the people who feel compelled to express negativity toward us for all the inspiration. I couldn’t have done it without them.” In This Moment completed their first UK headline tour in March, culminating in a sold out KOKO show in London. They’re currently nominated for ‘Best Live Band’ in the 2015 Relentless Kerrang! Awards, which is being held in the capital in June. […]

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King Parrot Stream New Album ‘Dead Set’

King Parrot Stream New Album ‘Dead Set’ The Aussie thrash metal/grindcore/punk mad men, KING PARROT, have teamed up with Metal Hammer UK to launch an advance stream of the band’s forthcoming album, Dead Set. The album is set to be released on May 15th in Europe (Agonia Records), May 19th in North America (Housecore Records) and May 15th in Australia(Rocket/EVP). Dead Set is available for listening inKing Parrot Stream New Album ‘Dead Set’ The Aussie thrash metal/grindcore/punk mad men, KING PARROT, have teamed up with Metal Hammer UK to launch an advance stream of the band’s forthcoming album, Dead Set. The album is set to be released on May 15th in Europe (Agonia Records), May 19th in North America (Housecore Records) and May 15th in Australia(Rocket/EVP). Dead Set is available for listening in full HERE The follow-up to 2013’s Bite Your Head Off effort, Dead Set was produced by Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down) in Nodferatu’s Lair Studio (Down, Eyehategod, Superjoint Ritual). Anselmo also stars in the video for Like A Rat, the first track released from the new album, and firmly gives them the seal of approval, saying: “King Parrot are a fine body of fellows, and it is our absolute pleasure to be working with these assaulting-yet-charming devils. Their best years are ahead of them!” Of the new album, vocalist, Matt Young, comments: “King Parrot are proud to release our new album ‘Dead Set’ via Agonia records this May. It’s been a long process but we happy to say that we are ready to move ahead and get this sucker out. We wanted to work together with the best people in the business to make this a great record and when Phil (Anselmo) said he wanted to be involved it […]

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The Gibson Custom Ron Wood L5S


The Gibson Custom Ron Wood L5S

Not all vintage guitars were first built in the 1950’s. In the periods between “The Golden Era” and the rebirth of Gibson Solid Body guitars as today’s new icons in their own right, a few gems found their way into the mix. Ask Ron Wood which of those flew mostThe Gibson Custom Ron Wood L5S The Gibson Custom Ron Wood L5S Not all vintage guitars were first built in the 1950’s. In the periods between “The Golden Era” and the rebirth of Gibson Solid Body guitars as today’s new icons in their own right, a few gems found their way into the mix. Ask Ron Wood which of those flew most unnoticeably under the radar and he’ll tell you the L5S is the most beloved to him personally. And who can argue with the very definition of ‘rock star?’ That’s why, today, Gibson Custom is pleased to offer a solid body inspired by a time of improbability, from an era that most guitar players might not recognize as having made some significant contributions to music. Applying the standards of craft, material and quality now the norm at Gibson Custom means the new Ron Wood L5S is not only a great retro Gibson design, but one of incredible tone and feel. Ron Wood Today’s L5S is made from a two-piece, hard maple top affixed to a chambered body comprised of a three piece maple center layer and 2 piece maple back . As with earlier versions from the ’70’s, the […]

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