Promoting metal as art and culture

Night Viper

Exterminator By Tom Sutton Since the first whispers heard in 2014, the name of Gothenburg’s Night Viper has only gotten louder and louder. Thanks to a blistering debut album on Svart Records and a reputation as one of the most energetic, exciting and downright headbangable live bands around, Night Viper is now a must-see band…

Paradise Lost

A True Believer Paradise Lost is one of the biggest names in metal and is considered pioneers in both doom metal and sub-genres of gothic rock. Being around for nearly three decades and with 15 studio albums in their name, they have gained strength year after year, exploring sounds and being inspirations for countless bands.…

Death Alley

Superbia by Dennis Duijnhouwer The songwriting and creative direction are a product of the journey we have lived over the past years, ever since we released our debut ‘Black Magick Boogieland’. Keeping our visor open for new musical inputs, while thematically being fuelled with the dirt and pearls of what we go through as a…

Deathgrave

So Real, It’s Now By Greg Wilkinson and Andre Cornejo In 2012 Fern (Amber Asylum, ex-Ringwurm) and I (Greg, Brainoil, ex-Laudanum, ex-Graves at Sea) wanted to start working on a grind/HC/metal band.  Although it was an open forum, the initial premise was to grind with siege style blast beats while incorporating Rudimentary Peni style punk…

Stolen Memories

Paradox By Baptiste Brun Formed by Baptiste Brun (guitars) and his brother Antoine (drums) in 2007 Stolen Memories is a Progressive metal band from Lyon France. The band has released three albums, The Strange Order in 2010, Blind Consequence in 2013 and Paradox in 2017. Stolen Memories, is a progressive metal band, with a groovy…

Sendwood

Fist Leaf By Kriss W. Wood Guitar/drums combo from south of France, Sendwood is a metal rock duet, with a blues-punk attitude. With ‘Fist Leaf’, Sendwood first album, coming out in May 2018, the two musicians raw energy is set for one goal only, headbang. ‘Fist Leaf’ was recorded in 2 days, using only live…

Overdrivers

Rockin’Hell By Adrien Desquire Overdrivers plays an authentic and pure hard rock… A true stage presence, huge energy mixed with a wall of decibels! We play a rock’n’roll which goes back to basics, with a lot of energy, and with some Australian influences. Our latest release is our first album ‘Rockin’Hell’. We wanted to make…

Old Man Wizard

Blame It All In Sorcery By Kris Calabio ‘Blame It All In Sorcery’ is about a lot of things. Some of the songs are about fictional characters, and some of them are written about real experiences. There’s definitely a little bit of unifying thematic content. Lots of songs with bits about distrust of beliefs and…

Tengil

Shouldhavebeens By Sakarias Tengil is a constellation of musicians playing atmospheric, experimental heavy music that is at once nostalgic, quasi-symphonic and spiritually violent. Tengil’s eye-opening musical style has developed from raw hardcore to an almost heavenly wall of aggressive sound. Commanding a mind-bending and dynamic meld of hardcore, rock, blackgaze and melody, Tengil wields its…

Hekate

Totentanz By Susi Hekate was founded in 1993 in Koblenz (Germany), has since released seven albums in changing the cast. The origin of the band lies in the darkwave scene, whose elements are always found in the music. In our music, we want to touch on the hidden desires, longings and dreams of the listeners.…

RockFest Barcelona

Sun, sea and… metal! The city of Barcelona is not only a famous tourist destination but also for Rock Fest, a huge festival held in summer over three days. This event only started 4 years ago but quickly established itself being Spain’s best Rock and Metal music festival, attracting big names in the international scene.…

20 Watt Tombstone

Death Blues By Grand Master Oh to the Zee Born in the frozen north of Wausau, Wisconsin, fuzz-driven duo 20 Watt Tombstone has made a career out of loud rock n roll mixed with blues, metal and at times influences like roots and hip hop even shine through. Not quite stoner rock, not quite blues,…

Desertfest 2018

Your favourite Stoner Rock, Doom, Psych & Sludge bands are coming back to London once again this year for the 7th edition of Desertfest. The event, taking place May 4th to May 6th is ready to jumpstart the festivals season with another colossal and solid line-up of bands playing on stages in six different venues…

Tantal

Ruin By Dmitriy Ignatyev Tantal was formed in 2005. In the beginning band’s music style defined as a mixture of Progressive and Melodic Death Metal, through the years it has transformed to modern-prog-gothic-dark-metal with female vocals. At the beginning of 2007, the band recorded promo-cd ‘Emotional Distress’. Music on this album was a mix of…

Revenger

The New Mythology Vol. 1 by Andrew Bailey With the intent of bringing together technical thrash metal and gritty groove riffs, Revenger was born in 2012 through the hands of guitarist Jean-Pierre Poulin and drummer Chris Warunki. Their first independent album ‘To the Wolves’ came out in September 2014 with Jordan Knute (lead guitar), Greg…

Nytt Land

Odal By Anatoly “Shaman” Pahalenko The magic of the Ancient North. Music, skillfully balancing on the brink of ritual ambient and the traditional folk of Northern Europe is born in the heart of Siberia. The instruments created by the musicians of the band awaken something sacred, long forgotten. And the beats of the drums, amplified…

Drug Cult

Drug Cult By Aasha ‘High!’ our self-titled debut will be released on Ritual Productions this June Solstice, a heavy celestial journey cultivated during jam sessions of 2016 in the mountains of Mullumbimby. The writing process was a natural connection for us, starting with a riff, pulsing and drifting in and out of time, all our…

Deadly Carnage

Through the Void, Above the Suns by Adres Deadly Carnage was born in 2005 from an idea of Adres (bass) and Marco (drums), after the first few periods of militancy in the Black/Thrash Metal scene, the intentions of the band begin to change; the sounds become more atmospheric and introspective. In 2007 Deadly Carnage began…