Forming the Void

Reverie by Forming the Void When the idea came up I was thinking about emptiness and creation a lot. Once we all got together and started finding our sound, it seemed to fit the sonic aesthetic and subject matter. Those have remained present in my mind since then.  The album ‘Reverie’ is based around the…

Antipope

Apostle of Infinite Joy by Antti, Tuska E. & Mikko Antipope is a progressive extreme metal band, formed in Finland in 2004. So far, Antipope has released five full-length albums, the latest of which, ‘Apostle of Infinite Joy’ was released worldwide by a US record label Fertile Crescent Productions in February 2020. Antipope started as…

Føes

American Violence by Garrett Judkins Føes is the focus and outlet of all the negative stuff us guys can’t bury inside anymore. We’ve said before that it stands for different things to each of us, a common acronym we enjoy is fuck off eat shit. Simple but all-encompassing. Originally the name came from watching Willem…

Lords Of Black

Alchemy of Souls Part I by Tony Hernando The name and the general concept of the Lords Of Black were in my mind for a long time, before I formed the band with Ronnie Romero. Lords Of Black stands for a fictional secret society of Vigilantes or heroes if you will, that fight the evil.…

Possessor

Damn the Light by Graham Bywater The name Possessor is a combination of the names Confessor and Possessed. Two old school bands we like. It also looks kind of cool written down as it has that Metallica style looming presence.  From the start, I wanted the artwork to portray a demonic otherworldly creature waiting until…

Lady Beast

The Vultures Amulet by Deborah Levine Lady Beast is a traditional metal band from the steel city, Pittsburgh, PA. Going into their 11th year, the band has released five albums, toured worldwide and even organise their heavy metal festival, Metal Immortal Festival. For fans of Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Judas Priest and Dio, no song sounds…

SuperNaughty

Temple by Alessio SuperNaughty is an Italian Heavy rock band formed in Livorno in 2014. All band members were part of the hometown underground scene and played for decades with independent projects. In 2015 SuperNaughty self-produced the EP ‘Welcome to my V’, followed by an extensive live activity. At the end of 2016, the original…

Mercury Circle

The Dawn of Vitriol by Jaani Peuhu The name Mercury Circle came to me more like an unseizable cloud of interwoven stories, ideas and enigmas. Mercury, known as the messenger of the gods, patron of travellers, the god of thieves and magic, and the guide of the souls into the underworld, represents so much we…

Gramma Vedetta

A.C.I.D. Compliant by Dan Formed in 2017 in South London, Gramma Vedetta is a three-piece hard rock outfit, fusing a no-nonsense attitude with a passion for sci-fi and colossal riffs. Their united passion for bands like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Monster Magnet and for Science fiction fueled their releases since the early days. Their…

Harlott

Detritus of the Final Age by Andrew Hudson The band name Harlott, it means very little. It was just a word that sounded cool phonetically when I was a teenage boy and the extra T is alleviate issues we used to have with pronunciation as people kept coming at us with ‘Harlow”… which was weird.…

Sentinel Complex

Demise Of The Faithful by Jamie Everett, Joshua Grayson Sentinel Complex is Jamie Everett and Joshua Grayson’s brainchild, combining our shared love of everything dystopian, cyberpunk and industrial. The music we create is an amalgamation of hard-hitting drum beats, heavy riffs and adrenaline-fuelled metal, combined with a cinematic flair giving our music the unique characteristic…

Grayscale Season

Glitter by Adam Dahlman Grayscale Season is a four-piece band from Kungsbacka, Sweden. Drawing inspiration from bands like Deftones, Converge, and The Acacia Strain, they play groovy metalcore. To your question, what is Grayscale Season? Not as often as one might think! We live in Kungsbacka, which is a 20-minute drive from Gothenburg, and here,…

Comando Praetorio

Ignee Sacertà Ctonie by Comando Praetorio Formed in 2011 and featuring members of Movimento d’ Avanguardia Ermetico, Comando Praetorio made their public debut with the ‘Divinità Terrifiche’ EP in 2015. Although the interim has seemed quiet, the band have taken to the stage often and have otherwise been finetuning their debut album. At long last,…

Megaton Sword

Megaton Sword was founded in 2018. In 2019 the EP “Niralet” was released, and now in 2020 the debut album “Blood Hails Steel – Steel Hails Fire”. Megaton Sword is Uzzy Unchained on vocals, Chris the Axe on guitar, Simon the Sorcerer on bass and Dan Thundersteel on drums. Live from now on Seth Angel…

Ananda Mida

Cathodnatius by Matteo Pablo Scolaro Ananda Mida is a stoner rock and psychedelia collective led by Max Ear, the drummer from OJM and co-founder of Go Down Records. And Matteo Pablo Scolaro, underground guitarist with the help of Eeviac Artworks. Since 2015, they have been developing a seven%es sound mixed with desert and psychedelia grooves…

Asgrauw

IJsval by Asgrauw Asgrauw was formed in 2010 amid the dark forests of Groesbeek, The Netherlands. Since 2012 the band has found a solid and strong line-up in the form of Vaal (guitar/vocals), Kaos (bass/vocals) and Batr (drums). Since, Asgrauw has been spitting out a full-length every two years, gaining appreciation in the metal community.…

Wolftooth

Wolftooth hailing from Richmond Indiana, consisting of: Chris Sullivan- Vocals and Guitar, Jeff Cole- Guitar, Terry McDaniel- Bass, and Johnny Harrod- Drums, came on the scene in late 2017 when they released a three-song EP on Bandcamp grabbing the attention of stoner/doom label Cursed Tongue Records with their mix of NWOBHM and heavy rock. They…

Jaded Star

After touring the globe for years and captivating audiences all along the way, Maxi Nil (ex Visions Of Atlantis) and Raphael Saini (ex Iced Earth) joined forces to hit the road for their very own and brand new musical adventure to be known, as Jaded Star. Exploding with energy, experience and drive, the band’s debut…

Battle Born

Battle Born by Will Kerr Introducing Battle Born; a five-piece power metal band from Windhelm, Eastmarch. Join us as we set out to forge mighty steel, sing powerful hymns of war, and rid our homeland of the terrible scourge. The Battle-Born family are a pillar of society in the land of Skyrim, a freezing land…

Wishing Well

Do Or Die by Anssi Korkiakoski The band name is after free’s song ‘Wishing Well’, which I think is one of the finest hard rock songs ever written. I’m a big fan of classic two-word band names, and I spent some time thinking about the name—all the best bands in the genre use two-word names.…