Author Archives: Mike Trash

Ex members of Defiled, Ataris, and more showcase new band Lowlives with EP ‘Burn Forever’

Upon hearing the news that The Defiled had broken up in late 2016 to say that i was shocked is an understaement… … in my opinion they were one of the brightest and most original bands to have come out of the UK in a very long time, but despite always having hoped it was just a hiatus situation: I ...

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Alkaline Trio reveal details of new album ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’

Alkaline Trio have announced new album Is This Thing Cursed? and is to be released digitally on August 31st. The vinyl release of the album follows on October 19th. Is This Thing Cursed? is the first Alkaline Trio album to have been written almost entirely in the studio. It’s when the songs began to come together that the band noticed ...

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Lowlives release video for ‘Burn Forever’ and reveal EP details

Despite only being a band for little over a year, LOWLIVES have already amassed an impressive set of achievements, including passing 45,000 streams of ‘Burn Forever’ on Spotify, performing a Maida Vale session on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show, selling out their first ever London headline show at The Black Heart and being booked to play this year’s Reading ...

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Black Stone Cherry announce UK arena tour

Hot on the heels of their special guest slot to Guns n’ Roses at Download Festival this weekend, BLACK STONE CHERRY are excited to announce a UK headline tour for this December. The Kentucky boys tell us: “As many people know, the UK holds a special place in the hearts of BSC. The culture, the history, the music, and most ...

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Voivoid announce new album ‘The Wake’

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are not only celebrating their 35th band-anniversary, but have also just wrapped up studio-work for their upcoming new studio album entitled The Wake. Expected for a late September worldwide release via Century Media Records, “The Wake” is the highly anticipated successor to 2013’s Target Earth album and the 2016 mini-album Post Society. Drummer Michel ...

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Electric Wizard and many more acts added to Up In Smoke Festival

Up In Smoke Indoor Fest in Switzerland have just announced a bunch of new bands, including their second headliner: The almighty ELECTRIC WIZARD, bringing their new album “Wizard Bloody Wizard” to make Pratteln tremble once again! Also confirmed for the fest are: Canada own DOPETHRONE, ANCESTORS (USA) MESSA (IT) CHILD (AUS) HUMULUS (IT) GIANT SLEEP (GER/CH) The festival will be ...

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OTEP challenge Trump in new track ‘To The Galllows’ – New Tunes Tuesday

DISCLAIMER: NOT FAKE NOOZ. Iconic rockers OTEP recently announced details regarding their most uncompromising, candid, all- inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that they have ever released entitled “To the Gallows”. The track is lifted from their eighth full-length album, aptly titled Kult 45, on July 27, 2018 via ​Napalm Records. Drawing influences from politically-charged recording ...

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At The Gates reveal more details on new album

Gothenburg-based melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES are releasing their much-anticipated new studio album “To Drink From The Night Itself” today via Century Media Records. Next to the standard Jewelcase CD, the Digital Download and the LP version (Various options detailed below!), To Drink From The Night Itself, which was produced with Russ Russell (Napalm Death, The Haunted, Dimmu ...

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DevilDriver announce guests for ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End Vol.1’

DEVILDRIVER recently announced their highly-anticipated full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, Outlaws ‘Til The End. Vol 1, Their collection of savage metal interpretations will be released via Napalm Records on 6th 2018, and pre-orders are available now in multiple formats Today, DEVILDRIVER is pleased to reveal the third video in a series of new interview clips supporting the release of ...

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release new album ‘Risen’

May 2017 saw the release of Swine & Punishment. A companion remix album to The Gospel, its contents were reworked by Mortiis, Chris Vrenna, Oumi Kapila, Skold, Marc Heal, Kanga and more. This was followed by an EP entitled Prey & Obey, now PIG are back with a brand new album, ‘RISEN. ‘RISEN’  is set for release on the 8th ...

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