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Tytus

Rain After Drought by Markey Moon Tytus rises in 2014 from the ashes of the punk rock ’n’ rollers Gonzales, sharing the same line-up. In zero time we came up with the first 7” Ep ‘White Lines’, edited by the 3 labels Ghost Highway (Spain), Kornalcielo (Italy) and Self Destructo (USA). Immediately after we toured…

The End Machine

The End Machine By Jeff Pilson The band features George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob, KXM), Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio, Foreigner), Robert Mason (Warrant, Lynch Mob, Cry of Love) and Wild Mick Brown (Dokken, Ted Nugent, Montrose). The whole project started when George approached me (Jeff Pilson) about writing and recording a Jack Russell solo record.…

Seax

Fallout Rituals by Carmine Blades & Derek Jay DJ: My background always seems messed up and backwards to me hahaha. I got into metal around the age of twelve with Metallica. My taste got heavier and heavier from there. As far as joining Seax… Matt Tomasz…the original bassist of Seax is a life long friend…

Oreyeon

Ode To Oblivion By Richard Silvaggio  Formed in 2014 by members of such as Woodwall, Mexican Mud or Army of Angry Youth, Oreyeon made a first impressing impact on the heavy rock scene with their debut ‘Builders of Cosmos’ released back in 2016. The band’s inspirations come from various kinds of the heavy music genre,…

Onirophagus

Endarkenment (Illumination Through Putrefaction) By Paingrinder Onirophagus is a Spanish doom/death band born under the musical influence of My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Hypocrisy, Ophis, Asphyx, Immolation, Incantation, Autopsy and Evoken among others. The band was created in September 2011 in order to compose music like that created by the great extreme metal bands of…

HMA Issue 13

13th Installation line-up Mortiis, My Dying Bride, Apocalyptica, Demons & Wizards, Dawn of Disease, KMFDM, Downfall Of Gaia, Månegarm, Midnight, Burning Witches, Svart Crown, God Dethroned Credo quia Absurdum, David Ocampo, Fabrice Lavollay, Guillaume Tocco, Jesus Lhysta, Lia Vé, Marcos Miller, Mitchell Nolte, Nanda Dika S, Przemek Galert, Seldon Hunt, Vladislav Cadaversky Ethically sourced and FSC approved Vegetable-based inks 100 high gloss pages Perfect PUR binding on 250gsm cover FEBRUARY 2020 Release Get our products herehttps://store.heavymusicartwork.com

Ketzer

Cloud Collider By David Gruber Based in Cologne, Ketzer (“heretic” in German) is comprised of five individuals who joined together as teenagers to release Satan’s Boundaries Unchained(2009). Hailed as one of the best blackened Thrash Metal records of recent years, the quintet’s debut launched them out of the underground and onto some of Germany’s most…

Big | Brave

A Gaze Among Them By Robin Wattie Mathieu and I started out as roommates, jamming together with acoustic instruments in our living room with friends. I had just started teaching myself how to play the guitar and once I started jamming with Mathieu, he gave me some pointers and taught me some unconventional chord shapes…

Hypoxia

Abhorrent Disease by Mike Hrubovcak Hypoxia is a New York City-based death metal band featuring members from Monstrosity, Secrecy, Castrator and Lethal Entity. Hypoxia was founded in 2008 by Drummer Carolina Perez and Guitarist Carlos Arboleda. In 2015 Hypoxia recruited Monstrosity Vocalist Mike Hrubovcak into the band for the Recording of their First full-Length album…

Hour Of Penance

Misotheism by Paolo Pieri, Giulio Moschini Hour Of Penance has steadily been making a name for themselves as one of the most intense, talented and impressive death metal bands around, both in the studio and on stage. Pouring heart into death metal and releasing emotions into what they do, they can easily be described as…

Fit For An Autopsy

The Sea Of Tragic Beasts By Joe Badolato Our new material it’s dynamic and powerful. The songs cover a variety of themes and moods, and it can be very aggressive while being thought-provoking. This is our second time working with Adam Burke, and we love the way he captures the visual representation of the record. …

Cirith Ungol

I’m Alive by Robert Garven Cirith Ungol was formed in 1971 by Greg Lindstrom, Jerry Fogle, and Robert Garven. Their goal was to write and play heavy music, and for over twenty years that was their sole reason for existence. After four studio albums in 1991, the band disbanded after their album ‘Paradise Lost’ was…

Black Sites

Exile By Mark Sugar An amalgamation of talent from Chicago’s underground music scene, Black Sites offers a fresh progressive metal sound that’s catching the ears of music critics and dive-bar concertgoers alike.   Former Trialsvocalist Mark Sugar is joined by his longtime collaborator Ryan Bruchert on guitar, José Salazar (Satan’s Hallow) on bass, and Garry…

Besvärjelsen

Frost By Erik Bäckwall Besvärjelsen was forged in 2014. The band is clearly rooted in doom, but with traces of metal, punk, folk and classic rock ‘n’ roll. The band released its first EP ‘Villfarelser’ 2015, followed by ”Exil EP” 2016 and debut album ”Vallmo” 2018. 2018 was spent mostly supporting Vallmo, but Besvärjelsen also…

Beneath the Hollow

Nihilist By Jesse DeGroot  Beneath the Hollow is a four-piece heavy metal juggernaut hailing from Chicago, Il. Combining a heavy power reminiscent of Pantera, Mastodon and Nothingface with soaring melodies of Alice In Chains and Soundgarden. This is a band that strives to create something truly unique. October 2018 The band released a six-song EP…

Amulet

The Inevitable War By Samuel Mackertich Hello! Samuel Mackertich bass player, keyboards and words for Amulet. This hellride through music all started at a school talent show doing a Green Jelly cover at maybe 10 years old. We mimed. It was all the fun and embarrassment I needed to convince me to take on life…

Heavy Feather

Debris & Rubble By Lisa Lystam My history started with the blues. I loved it since I was a kid. Then, when I was around eighteen years old I started my first band that was really influenced by Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. When I was a bit older I moved to Stockholm and started…

CRS

The Collector Of Truths By Sir OZ & Francisco “Chucky” Oroz CRS is a death metal band from Sonora, Mexico, formed in 1991 with the name of Cirrhosis by Francisco “Chucky” Oroz and Sir OZ, being the only original members in the current lineup. Due to their technical capacity, they incorporated early progressive elements and…

Glitter Wizard

Opera Villains By Wendy Stonehenge San Francisco’s Glitter Wizard have been playing heavy glam rock for over a decade and just released their fourth studio album ‘Opera Villains’. We have been together for around eleven years at this point. We had a few line-up changes in the beginning, but the current crew has been together…