Author Archives: Sean Rafferty

A metalhead residing the birthplace of metal - Birmingham!

Sabaton reveal new album artwork

Swedish power-metal kings Sabaton have revealed the artwork for their upcoming new album, Heroes. The new artwork was designed by Péter Sallai, bassist Pär Sundström also added: “We had the title in mind since before we even recorded ‘Carolus Rex’ and we already had ideas for artwork years ago. We had a few different ones to choose from, but when ...

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Atlases release ‘Secret Keeper’ video

Newbury hardcore outfit Atlases have released a brand new video. The group have posted a clip for their new track, Secret Keeper, in the run up to the release of their debut EP, Upbringing. Check out the new video below! Upbringing is due for release on January 20th. Fans can pre-order the new EP from the group’s Bandcamp page here.

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mallory knox

Mallory Knox recording album #2

British lads Mallory Knox have confirmed they are currently in the studio recording their 2nd studio album. The band are currently couped up in Moles Studio, Bath with legendary rock producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, You Me At Six) recording the follow up to 2013’s Signals. In the meantime, the group have also recently released a short tour documentary for ...

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sonisphere 2014

Seven new bands added to Sonisphere 2014

Sonisphere 2014 has announced 7 new acts for this year’s line up. Alice In Chains will be performing as part of their only UK festival appearance of 2014. Lead vocalist William Duvall commented: “We’re very excited to be playing once again at Sonisphere, particularly as this year has us joining our long-time friends in Metallica. It should be a fun ...

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cattle decapitation

Cattle Decapitation confirm they are writing new music

Cattle Decapitation have revealed they are currently writing the follow up to 2012’s Monolith of Inhumanity. Lead vocalist Travis Ryan posted the following statement: “Since we got home from THE SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR the guys have been hard at work on new material! I actually go in next week to grab a quick run through of the first new track ...

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Noctem reveal their new album

Extreme metallers Noctem have revealed the title, artwork and tracklisting for their brand new album. The lads will be releasing Elixium later this year via Art Gates Records/Metal Blade Records. Producer Daniel Cardoso gave a few words on the new music: “The extreme Spanish boys did it again. After weeks in the studio I can say that the new album ...

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Hot Damn

Hot Damn release free double A-side single

Gwent melodic hardcore-punk act Hot Damn have released a new double A-side single for free. The release of the single, Pocket Knife/Hollow comes in the run up to the band’s upcoming UK and Ireland tour with American buddies This Wild Life. Check out the video for Hollow below! Download the single for free here. Check out Hot Damn and This Wild ...

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fates warning

Fates Warning post ‘Firefly’ video

US progressive metallers Fates Warning have posted a brand new video for their track, Firefly. Vocalist Ray Adler gave a few words on the inspiration for the track: “I’ve always liked the romantic concept of the firefly. A tiny flashing creature searching for another on a warm summer night. Like stars that move…” Check out the video below! Fates Warning‘s ...

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Hit The Deck 2014 confirm first headliner…

Hit The Deck festival have confirmed the first headlining act for next year’s edition of the festival. Long Island’s Brand New will be headlining the two days of the festival which are set to take place on April 19th and 20th at various venues in Bristol and Nottingham respectively. Check out the first bit of festival artwork below! Organisers have ...

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A Day To Remember

A Day To Remember post ‘Right Back At It Again’ video

A Day To Remember have released a brand new video for their track, Right Back At It Again. The song comes from the band’s latest record Common Courtesy which saw it’s physical release just last month. Check out the new video below! The lads will also be making a visit to the UK next February on a headlining tour with ...

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