Greek classic heavy metal thrashers Sense Of Fear are premiering their music video "Black Hole" via New Noise Magazine in support of their debut album “As The Ages Passing By…” released this past April via Rockshots Records.
Watch it now at the following link: https://newnoisemagazine.com/sense-fear-black-hole-video/
Years in the making, Sense Of Fear's debut full length “As The Ages Passing By…” follows the band's 2013 self-titled EP. Offering an old school heavy metal feel with a modern pounding anvil, each track crafted on the new album was carefully selected for a good old headbanging time along with telling a unique story. The album was recorded at Valve Studio in Thessaloniki, Greece by Stratos "Strutter" Karagiannidis (Gus G, Wardrum) with mixing and mastering done at Music Factory and Prophecy Studios in Kempten-ALLGÄU, Germany by R.D. Liapakis (Mystic Prophecy, Devil's Train) & C. Schmid. Album artwork designed and edited by Colin Marks (Nevermore, Exodus, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Kataklysm, Jeff Loomis, Xerath, Sylosis).
The band comments:
"Each song has its own gravity to the album, and all together create Sense Of Fear’s presentation to the world as a band and as musicians. All the lyrics come from personal experiences and emotions. This is our way to express ourselves and fight the personal demons."
"As The Ages Passing By…” is now available digitally and on CD via Rockshots Records online store here plus iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and all major online retailers.
Lyric Video - Torture of Mind - https://youtu.be/AkSjWa0zYZE
Lyric Video - Molten Core - https://youtu.be/F2JiNREnE34
Lyric Video - Unbreached Walls - https://youtu.be/nd9DcP96Klo
Earlier this year, Global Music Award-winning nomadic folk metal group Tengger Cavalry turned heads with the release of their sixth album, Cian Bi, via Napalm Records. Now, the band is thrilled to announce their upcoming return to Carnegie Hall’s stunning Weill Recital Hall in New York City (154 W 57th St.) for a special performance on Thursday, September 20. The performance will begin at 8:00 PM and tickets start at $30. The performance will feature traditional nomadic musical techniques and instruments such as throat singing, Mongolian long song, and Morin Khuur. Visit this link for more information.
In celebration of this performance announcement, Tengger Cavalry have revealed a brand new music video for their track “Redefine”, cut from Cian Bi. The video acts as an artistic interpretation of the message that Tengger Cavalry’s music often represents – raising awareness for the preservation of Mongolian culture in the face of modernization and overall culture conflict. Watch the video now, exclusively via Heavy Consequence, Consequence of Sound’s brand new metal vertical: https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/08/tengger-cavalry-redefine-music-video/
Frontman Nature G explains in description of the video:-
“As core members of Tengger Cavalry and traditionally trained Mongolian folk musicians, both Wulijimuren and I immigrated from China to New York City several years ago. Being stripped away from the Nomadic Grassland and stepping into the very industrial and multi-cultural world of the Big Apple, we’ve both faced challenges of progressing and preserving the traditional Nomadic culture in our lives and in modern day. Unlike Viking trends, Nomadic culture still exists upon the Grasslands and horse riding landscapes in Northern China and is facing great danger in the face of modernization and industrialization from the South. This video represents the mixed challenge we, as Tengger Cavalry, are facing every day. It’s a video about cultural conflict, homeland, modern culture, progression and inner strength.”
Cian Bi can be ordered via iTunes, Amazon, and/or Google Play, and streamed via Spotify.
In January, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine retweeted the group's cover of “Symphony of Destruction,” while the previous month, the official Motörhead Facebook page reposted their rendition of “Fight.”
Tengger Cavalry has been praised by top media outlets such as Metal Hammer, Terrorizer, Billboard, CNN, The Huffington Post and countless others.
TENGGER CAVALRY is:
Nature G - Vocals, Dombra, Production, Composition
Wulijimuren - Morin Khuur
Greg Baker - Bass
Pat Reilly - Guitar
Randy Tesser - Drums
Finland's My Reflection showcases the story of Finland, it's nature and history through their new video "Homeland"
The story of Finland, nature and history - My Reflection offers a showcase to Finnish metal with an atmospheric video "Homeland"
Finland is known for its thousands of lakes and major metal bands such as Stratovarius, Wintersun and Nightwish. Now the story of Finland's 100 years of independence, nature and some the best Finnish metal characteristics are combined in the "Homeland" single and music video by, also Finnish, metal band My Reflection.
"When composing, the "Finland 100" theme was very prominent and I wanted to tribute my homeland somehow, filming the "Homeland" video took a year to capture all the Finnish four seasons. "We missed the main celebration but it is great to own the piece to 100-year-old Finland still at this point."
"The song also offers a kind of a showcase to Finnish metal by combining its more delicate and delightful sides. There was no intention to do any clear line-up and I let the thoughts speak. Feelings are often roller coaster and this is the end result this time." says Petja Haapaniemi, the composer-guitarist-vocalist of My Reflection.
The band ends several years of silence to the release. "The break has brought certain balance and maturity to our music. We are happy to finally share the piece with all the metal fans", says My Reflection vocalist Jenni Räikkönen.
Watch the music video here:- https://youtu.be/jnZYMslUFE4
Listen the single:
Jenni Räikkönen – vocals
Petja Haapaniemi – guitar & vocals
Henri Vuorenmaa – guitar
Aki Tainio – bass
Petri Inkinen – drums
Japanese progressive power metal group Saber Tiger have released an official video for the song The Worst Enemy, one of the standout tracks (of many) on their forthcoming album Obscure Diversity. Brutal and subtle in equal measures, Saber Tiger are taking no one prisoner here.
Note: The fleeting outdoor shots seen in the video were taken from the bands recent trip to Latvia in the Baltics (specifically at the ruins and beach in Karosta) very close to our home base at Sliptrick Records in Liepaja.
Obscure Diversity shows a band that has no intention of slowing down more than three and a half decades after their genesis. If anything, their trademark blend of classy melodicism and fierce intensity is in better balance than ever. Read more about Obscure Diversity …here
Watch the video here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-b3anig_QhE&feature=youtu.be
Obscure Diversity | Released October 10th, 2018 on Sliptrick Records
Pre-order at Shop Sliptrick
Band links: Official Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter | On Sliptrick
Nu Metal vets Disturbed announce new album 'Evolution' out Oct 19th; reveal video for first track 'Are You Ready'
Grammy Award-nominated multi-platinum hard rock leaders Disturbed will unleash their seventh full-length album ‘Evolution’ on Friday October 19th on Reprise Records. The pre-order goes live at all digital retailers today with special D2C packages available on the band’s official website with the lead single ‘Are You Ready’ provided as an instant grat. Pre-order ‘Evolution’ HERE and watch the official music video for ‘Are You Ready’ HERE.
Said Disturbed: -
“It is with tremendous pride, joy, and anticipation that we look forward to sharing the next chapter in the creative life of Disturbed with the world. This record is truly unique, and very special to us, and we can only hope that upon listening to it, that the world will feel the same. The record showcases the most adventurous and eclectic combination of musical styles and moods that we’ve ever attempted in our careers. Each song truly has its own identity, feel, and power.
The writing and recording sessions that fostered this album were truly an emotional and magical experience for us, creating without boundaries or limitations, and simply going where each day’s musical inspiration led us. Influenced by some of the great classic rock records of our youth, it is an experience unlike anything we’ve previously created. Its time is drawing near for the world to finally hear what is undoubtedly the most daring record of our lives. Evolution is coming. Are you ready?”
‘Evolution’ makes good on the promise of its title. Disturbed unwaveringly cling to the uncompromising spirit that solidified them as a history-making force, while boldly progressing at the same time. Reteaming with ‘Immortalized’ producer Kevin Churko behind the board at the Hideout in Las Vegas, the musicians – David Draiman (vocals), Dan Donegan (guitar), Mike Wengren (drums) and John Moyer (bass) – retain their signature thunderous grooves and hypnotic heaviness as they further refine their ambitious melodies and penchant for progression, spanning the gamut of their potential.
Preceding the announcement, Disturbed engaged their diehard fan base to actually choose the first single – another historic first. They launched a site giving fans the option to vote for a heavy song or a ballad. The people spoke and picked ‘Are You Ready’.
‘Evolution’ arrives in the wake of the group’s 2015 album ‘Immortalized’, which became their fifth consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard Top 200, That accolade elevated them alongside Metallica, the only other hard rock group to do so in the history of the chart. The album also earned a platinum certification, and yielded the triple-platinum crossover smash ‘The Sound of Silence’ which received a nomination at the 2017 Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance.
Disturbed have sold 16 million albums globally. Their quadruple-platinum 2000 debut ‘The Sickness’ formally announced their arrival as hard rock leaders, with that status solidified by subsequent Grammy Award nominations as well as gold, platinum and double platinum-certified records together with countless sold-out shows around the globe.
American blackened rockers Cloak have revealed a new music video for the track "Beyond the Veil". The song has been taken from the full-length, 'To Venomous Depths', which was released in November 2017 via Season of Mist. Watch the (uncensored) video at the link below.
""Beyond The Veil" is a song that's grown in meaning and importance the longer it's been with us. It's a song about both the fear and comfort of knowing there is something much greater in charge here and the empowerment that it can bring. Regarding the visual aspects, we wanted to work with colour this time. Being fans of Dario Argento and classic 'Hammer Horror' films, it only felt right to pair the song with rich and powerful colours."
The Artwork of 'To Venomous Depths' has been created by Adrian Baxter.
Atlanta, Georgia in the Deep South of the USA is probably not among the cities named as first suspects for a black metal influenced rock band to emerge. Yet there at the crossing of two old American railroad lines, Cloak was conceived in the year 2013.
Their debut full-length, 'To Venomous Depths' is simply a perfect amalgamation of Nordic black metal with catchy hooks and melodic rock. And while the Americans are not claiming to be reinventing the wheel, their outstanding song-writing is catapulting this album to the top.
Cloak have named Dissection, Deep Purple, and Fields Of The Nephilim as main influences, but their harsh yet groove-fuelled sound has invited critics to draw comparisons with such acts as Tribulation, Watain, and Young And In The Way.
After spending two years in the rehearsal room carefully preparing their material, Cloak released a first sign of life in the shape of 'Demo 2015', which created an audible buzz in the US underground.
A two-track, self-titled EP followed in 2016, gaining the Americans worldwide attention and critical acclaim. In their short time of existence, Cloak have already shared stages with renowned acts such as Wolves In The Throne Room, Windhand, Inter Arma, Satan, and Taake.
It will not take CLOAK long to capture your interest, but with each new spin 'To Venomous Depths' will reveal new details that make their discovery worthwhile. There are no fillers on this debut album, just hits. Let's rock this cool darkness!
California melodic metal quartet Upon The Water have released a music video for their new single "Fire". Produced by Jordan Lockrey of Carnifex and mixed and mastered by Onism Creations, the song comes from the band's upcoming record, set to release later this year.
“This is a very personal song for us as it journeys through the depths of our experiences with alcohol/substance abuse, and the inner turmoil it causes," said Guitarist, Justin Joseph. "It was probably the most fun song to write as it really touched on a lot of our different influences which really took the song to fun new places.”
The video for "Fire" was shot and directed by Dana Willax (Kingdom of Giants), who captured the song's emotions through subtle lighting and rapid movements.
Willax commented on the project saying:-
"The UTW guys are a dream to work with. They are down to put in as much work as it takes and I appreciate that. I also appreciate the fact that they reached out to me to make them a video knowing I had never made a music video before. I am stoked for their future as a band and can't wait to work with them again."
Watch "Fire" below.
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New Zealand-based atmospheric metal ensemble Spook The Horses today debuts the visual accompaniment to "Following Trails." Now playing courtesy of New Noise Magazine, the hymn comes by way of the band's People Used To Live Here full-length released last year via Pelagic Records.
Issues the band:-
"The video is based upon a recollection of a dream, filmed within the house that the record People Used To Live Here was originally written, and is intended as both a literal and metaphorical reflection on ideas relating to the subjective limits of self, perspicacity, and self-determinism."
View "Following Trails," courtesy of New Noise, at THIS LOCATION.
If you missed it, view SPOOK THE HORSES' interactive video for "Made Shapeless" and stream
People Used To Live Here in full HERE.
People Used To Live Here is out now on CD, LP, and digital formats via Pelagic Records. See all ordering info below.
North America: http://bit.ly/sthputlhNA,
Imagine if band members could rotate between instrument positions, because each musician had a proficient grasp on each instrument involved? It would supply a degree of freedom and mutual musical understanding, something that most bands could only dream of. Spook The Horses, from Wellington, New Zealand, are such a band.
Perhaps it's this multi instrumentalism and virtuosity that explains the vast musical territory that is explored among the band's three albums: while 2011's debut album Brighter was defined by sweet post-rock crescendos, 2015's Rainmaker was a much heavier affair that would appeal to fans of Cult Of Luna or Amenra. The band's forthcoming People Used To Live Here, in quiet stark contrast to the aforementioned, sees the band turn the distortion knobs way down, to a mildly saturated crunch tone, at most.
The band's most daring effort to date, People Used To Live Here explores the natural and immediate. Written and conceived in relative isolation over several grim Southern Hemisphere winters, Spook The Horses is defining their own sonic trademark with this album: an atmosphere of quiet desolation, raw and real, desperate and unsettling; the post-apocalyptic soundtrack to abandoned places, where people used to live, at one point in time, long ago.
Fans of Bohren & Der Club Of Gore, Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, Mogwai (Come On Die Young), and Amenra (acoustic), pay heed.
Southern metallers Black Swamp Water release today their new single and video «Bitter Harvest», ahead of their second album «Distant Thunder», which will be out in August 24th through Mighty Music.
The video is now playing in our official media partners for this premiere:
Classic Rock Germany (DE, AU, CHE)
MyRock (DK) - premiere + airplay
New Noise Magazine (US)
Friedhof Magazine (ES)
Metal Roos (AU)
Ultraje Magazine (PT)
Kvlt Webzine (PL)
You can check it also in the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbU78UHqfew
Singer, Bjørn Bølling Nyholm, says:
"We chose «Bitter Harvest» as the first single for «Distant Thunder» because we believe it represents us as a band in the best possible way - it has a catchy and bluesy main riff, a strong southern vibe, and memorable hooks both melodically and lyrically - and the video shows both the energy that the song sparks in us as well as the main theme of it".
Black Swamp Water features Kim Langkjær Jensen, former drummer of death metal bands Dawn of Demise, Illdisposed and Koldborn. Other than Kim, the band consists of singer Bjørn Bølling Nyholm, bass player Jeppe Birch Friis, and the two guitarists Jan Geert and Martin Lykke Hansen.
Black Swamp Water is old school hard rock and heavy metal with obvious references to the bands like Black Sabbath, Ozzy and Corrosion Of Conformity with a howdy to the southern rock scene.
The Tue Madsen produced- & mixed debut album «Chapter One» from 2016 gave the band a reputation as a highly energetic live act with great reviews and airplays to follow on both MyRock and National Danish Radio.
Two years after the debut album Black Swamp Water is now ready to release their second album «Distant Thunder» to the world through Mighty Music on August 24th.
Vocals: Bjørn Bølling Nyholm
Guitars: Jan Geert & Martin Lykke Hansen
Bass: Jeppe Birch Friis
Drums: Kim Langkjær Jensen
Italian groovy melodic death metal band Bighate released a new music video Hybrid via Inverse Records. It's a link between Death Wish EP (released in 2017) and an upcoming new album.
WATCH the music video: https://youtu.be/1mSd4fz2tvU
Vocalst Heleonore comments:
"The topics covered tell about werewolves and ancient curses that give life to real black chronicles. Sound is close to Melodic Death Metal with modern influences."
Bighate is formed back in 2014 by Andy and Heleonore. They tried to mix their different musical taste, basically bounded to death, thrash and groove metal, to reach a common point. Band is currently working on a full-length album.
"Hybrid" is available on all digital platforms worldwide.
Apple Music: https://apple.co/2NOmBgt
Google Play: http://bit.do/bighate
Andy LaMorgue (Composer/Guitar)
Heleonore LaMorgue (Lyricist/Vocals)
Daniele Baieri (Guitar)
Gumball Watterson (Bass)
Andrea “Tawah” Torre (Drums)
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