Dallas Toler-Wade, was a long-standing 18-year member of the brilliantly Egyptian-themed metal band, Nile, where he composed the music for hit songs such as, “Execration Text”, “Permitting the Noble Dead to Descend to the Underworld”, and “Lashed to the Slave Stick”. Toler-Wade was also featured in Guitar World magazine alongside founding member and guitarist/vox/songwriter Karl Sanders. With his new band Narcotic Wasteland, he is pleased to announce the second single “The Best Times Have Passed” off the yet-to-be-titled new album coming in...

There are only a select number of bands that have accomplished what Judas Priest has throughout their career (as well as having served as a stylistic influence on such a wide variety of bands). Soon the group - singer Rob Halford, guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis - will be offering up more classic Judas Priest metal with the release of 'Redeemer of...

Thanks to Terrorizer Magazine, the new album from Norwegian black metallers Den Saakaldte entitled "Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete" can be listened to ahed of its European release date, which comes up on May 27th (North American release is scheduled for June 10th). 

Den Saakaldte steps out of the shadows after five long years of strengthening their dark musical identity and defining a more grim musical approach. Built upon intense and...

Italian reggae star Alborosie jumps aboard the massive new reggae roots riddim Zion Train with his latest single "Rise," available today on iTunes

Jamaica's own Liv Up Records dropped the Zion Train EP riddim on March 11 via VPAL (available now on iTunes). The 6-track selection has been receiving support and praise from around the globe (including New York's IRIE FM and British radio DJ David Rodigan). Recorded at...

How many blows can one take as a band, and still rise again afterwards? Looking at Gothenburg based DeathDestruction, the answer seems to be “a hell of a lot.”

Starting out as a side-project for a couple of years, guitarist Henrik Danhage, drummer Jonas Ekdahl, bassist Fredrik Larsson and vocalist Jimmie Strimell realized that the songs they’d written were a bit too good to only be toyed around with. With...

Tom Petty and THe heartbreakers yesterday announced their 2014 North American tour and the July 25th release of their first new studio album in four years on Reprise Records, Hypnotic Eye. The tour, featuring very special guest Steve Winwood, will begin in San Diego, CA on August 3rd. The tour includes already announced headline performances at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival and at the Lockn’ Festival in Arrington,...

Pink Floyd is releasing a 20th anniversary box set of ‘The Division Bell’, the band’s 1994 multi-million selling album that included the Grammy Award winning track Marooned. Set for release on 30 June 2014, ‘The Division Bell’ was the last studio album to be released by the band: David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright. This 20th anniversary box set features six discs, including three replica coloured or clear vinyl...

Today, Moribund Records announces the signing of American speed metal force Whele Evil Follows. The first fruit of this union shall be Where Evil Follows' debut album, Portable Darkness, tentatively slated for a late September release through Moribund. This album features the incredible talents of multi-instrumentalist Dean Sternberg. Dean handles soaring yet aggressive vocals and brings his bass-playing talents to the band. Dean is currently the touring bassist and back-up...

London-based indie-rock quartet The Boxer Rebellion are pleased to announce that their song, 'Promises', taken from their latest studio album of the same name, is currently being featured in the new Google advertisement. Televised 2 nights ago during the American Idol Finale, the new 90-second commercial draws from user-generated videos centered around the special moments during adolescence where lifelong memories are created. With its lyrics rooted in the idea of...

Today, Moribund Records announces August 5th as the release date for Vardan's Enjoy of Deep Sadness. Hot on the heels of the celebrated The Woods is My Coffin released by Moribund earlier this year, Vardan returns with his most soul-draining release yet, Enjoy of Deep Sadness. Chronologically the 12th album in the restless solo-visionary's ever-growing catalog, Enjoy of Deep Sadness is everything its title promises: sorrowful, time-stretched epics of hauntingly...

For three decades, the iconic, world renowned BON JOVI has steadfastly earned and maintained a stellar reputation as ambassadors of American rock ‘n’ roll, performing for more than 37.5 million fans, selling more than 130 million albums and racking up 96 No. 1 chart debuts around the globe. On the heels of yet another record-breaking year in 2013, which included another No. 1 record and the No. 1 worldwide tour,...

Today, Hells Heandbangers sets August 19th as the international release date for Children of Technology's Future Decay, set to be release on CD and LP formats. Busy out cruising the post-apocalyptic wasteland, Italian speed metalpunks Children of Technology are back with their highly anticipated second album, Future Decay. Four long years after their cult-classic It's Time to Face the Doomsday debut, the shit-hot Children of Technology here crank up everything...

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