INSOMNIUM Release New Song ‘Revelation’, New Album Next Month

insomniumInsomnium return next month with their new album Shadows Of The Dying Sun, due out April 28th in Europe and April 29th in North America via Century Media Records. For now though, we are allowed to enjoy one song and it’s quite a ‘Revelation”.

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BENEATH Prepare To Launch New Album, Release New Lyric Video

beneathUnique Leader Records are on a roll this year as they prepare to roll out another fine album but this time from Beneath. You can view a new lyric video from the band called “Chalice” below. The new album, “The Barren Throne”, releases next month, adding to the fantastic list of releases launching in April and May.

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OPHIDIUS Release Another Play Through Video! This Time For The Track “Glory of the Dead”.

coverOphidius is just one of those bands whom I adore and I swear they get not enough attention. Incredible talent, beautiful musicianship and headbang inducing metal! Dragonborn axe master (I said axe) Peter Brown slays the song called “Glory of the Dead“, which is on their new EP “The Throat of the World” and is available for free download here. Enjoy the video and subscribe to their Youtube channel.

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TYR Releases “The Lay of Our Love” Music Video – Are Power Ballads Still Relevant?

tyr the lay of our loveTýr, melodic metal heathens from the Faroe Islands, have released a power ballad music video today and it prompts the question: Are power ballads needed anymore? We all know these were a big hit in the 80′s when every single ‘bad boy’ band in existence had to show off their softer side with acoustic guitars and clean vocals about love, roses and other things that soaked the neon colored panties of the women who listened. Fast forward 25 years and we have Týr doing the same thing, even bringing a woman on board by the name of Liv Kristine (Leaves’ Eyes), and together they belt out a powerful duet. So is this still relevant and enjoyable in 2014? The answer is yes.

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CHIMAIRA Releases New Music Video For “Wrapped In Violence”, Boredom Intensifies

chimaira noI’ve been a long time fan of Chimaira, since 2003 in fact. They kickstarted a burn in my heart for faster, heavier music with incredible solos and great riffs. The music was magical, the lyrics were perfect and the overall feeling I got while listening to Chimaira back then was sublime.

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