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Maxdmyz Take On A-Z Questionnaire Challenge!

London-based five-piece alternative progressive metallers Maxdmyz take on the A-Z Questionnaire Challenge! If you think Glen Danzig meets Amon Amarth, you are half way to getting what the brilliant Maxdmyz are like!

Shield Fest II (FVK/More Than Most/Junior + more) @ Hobos, Bridgend

A very emotional night but it showed that FVK are going to go on and have plenty of success in their future ventures. A very good festival overall which organiser Adam Tibbs should give himself a pat on the back for! Now to count down the days until the next Shield Fest!

Rave the Reqviem preach The Gospel of Nil

Swedish industrial metallers Rave the Reqviem have announced that their The Gospel of Nil record is set for release on October 7 via DWA. Originally started as a one man project, the quintet now features a mother-son vocal combination. The record is the first album as a quintet and effortlessly combines industrial metal, heavy electronica and mainstream rock creating a mesmerising masterpiece.

Detours – Our Promise EP

Detours, a six-piece melodic metalcore band from Lowestoft released their debut EP earlier this week. The EP Our Promise was recorded at Foxhound studios who in the past have recorded bands like Empires Fade and City of Lights. Our Promise was in production for over a year before it was released this week; however the wait was definitely worth it.

Dark Tranquility show you Atoma

Swedish metal legends Dark Tranquility are currently recording their 11th album! The band have given us some hints to tide us over though, Atoma is the title and it's set for release via Century Media Records on November 4 2016!

Avatar announce UK tour!

Avatar are set to hit the UK this Autumn. The Swedes are heading to our shores as part of their European tour in support of their incredible Feathers & Flesh album which was released via Century Media Records this May.

Cane Hill – Smile

With debut album Smile out this week (July 15 to be exact), we delved into what has been billed as one of the hottest records of 2016 to find out exactly why the band are one you should love.

Fire From the Gods announce new album

Texas metal/hardcore quintet Fire From the Gods are set to release their debut Rise Reords album Narrative on August 26. The band have built up a strong fanbase through constant touring and sharing stages at festivals actoss the US with the likes of Motionles in White, August Burns Red, Judas Priest, Slipknot, Bring Me the Horizon and many more.

Chelsea Grin – Self Inflicted

The album continues to display new and raw material from the band. It's definitely something that should be heard by everyone, track by track.

Whitechapel – Mark of the Blade

Whitechapel are a deathcore band that hail from Tennessee. Mark of the Blade is their sixth album. No two songs are the same and fans are either going to love it or hate it.

The Dead XIII unveil Daemons video

Manchester metallers The Dead XIII have released the haunting video for track Daemons. The track is taken from the quintet's critically acclaimed 2015 album Catacombs.

Goth Metallers ‘Sinnergod’ unleash self-titled album in September!

Emerging Goth Metallers 'Sinnergod' unleash their engulfing self-titled album through all platforms on Friday 9th September.

First Bands Announced For Breaking Bands Festival 2017!

The ever growing and ever popular Breaking Bands Festival returns for its third year next May. Housed at the fantastic Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club in Bromsgrove, the Festival promises to deliver the very best emerging Metal, Punk and Rock bands to the general public.

Tarja – The Brightest Void EP

After leaving Nightwish over a ecade ago, Tarja has really come into her own. The Finnish beauty releases The Brightest Void as a form of gift to her fans. It is a prequel to her up and coming album. The EP is a joy to listen to.

Yashin release Stockholm Sinner

Yashin have released the video for monster smash Stockholm Sinner. The track is taken from the band's acclaimed new album The Renegades.

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