Album Reviews

Machine Head – Catharsis

30th January 2018 /raVen/

All Hail “Machine Head“!   Mix the genres of Nu Metal, Rap, American Heavy Metal and Punk into a musical metal blender and what it produces is Machine Head’s “Catharsis“.  A musical triumph that most [Read »]


RIOT V reveal cover and title of the new album

30th January 2018

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 the metal community gathered to Anaheim for the Hall of Heavy Metal History induction ceremony. Cult New York heavy metal band and godfathers of power metal RIOT V was inducted alongside BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, [Read »]

Machine Head

29th January 2018 /raVen/

This article is about the band. For the tuning machine, see Machine head. For the Deep Purple album, see Machine Head (album). Machine Head Machine Head performing in Zurich in 2007. From left to right: Phil Demmel, Dave McClain, Robb Flynn and Adam Duce. [Read »]


11th January 2018 /raVen/

Therion Biography Therion was formed in Upplands Väsby (a suburb to Stockholm, Sweden) in 1987 by Christofer Johnsson, under the name ”Blitzkrieg”. Chris was at that time playing the bass and did the vocals. The [Read »]

Corrosion of Conformity

16th December 2017 /raVen/

Corrosion of Conformity (also known as C.O.C.) is an American heavy metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina formed in 1982. For almost the majority of its existence, the band has consisted of guitarist Woody Weatherman, bassist Mike Dean (who left in 1987 but rejoined six [Read »]


ALMANAC talk about the bonus material

8th November 2017

ALMANAC – the new band of Victor Smolski (ex-RAGE) – are set to release their sophomore record titled »Kingslayer«, on November 24th, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The limited first edition of the new album will [Read »]


DESPISED ICON announce 2018 EU tour dates

26th October 2017

  Last year, Montreal based deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON released their Nuclear Blast debut »Beast«. After presenting the record extensively on several US tour with their label mates CARNIFEX, FALLUJAH and RINGS OF SATURN amongst others, [Read »]