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The Tom Morello and Pussy Riot song ‘Weather Strike’ has been remixed by The Bloody Beetroots with dazzling effect. The track was initially released last month and is a protest song written and co-produced with Russia’s influential art collective Pussy Riot and produced by Carl Restivo. Tom Morello, guitarist with …
The band Roxville

It is an odd period in music when melodic, riff-heavy rock has largely left mainstream charts while, at the same time, the genre has experienced a rebirth from the grassroots up as a whole new generation of bands who picked up the torch. Words: Kahmel Farahani While the field can …
Steve Harris, British Lion and Iron Maiden

British Lion has released a video today for the song ‘Land of the Perfect People’, taken from their second studio album ‘The Burning’, released in January 2020. The music was written by Steve Harris, with lyrics from vocalist Richard Taylor. Of the track, Taylor says, “it is about abandonment and …
Vince Otero from Internal Organs External

Arizona’s one-man Slamming Brutal Death Metal project Internal Organs External is masterminded by Vince Otero, who handles guitars, vocals, and drum programming, as well as recording duties. He is back with a follow up to the 2020 debut album ‘Into The Depths’ with an EP, the five-track, sixteen-minute aural assault …
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Born of Osiris will release their next album ‘Angel or Alien’ 2 July 2021 through Sumerian Records. The title track has been released today, along with a superb cinematic video, which you can watch below.  The follow-up to 2019’s ‘The Simulation’, the new album promises crushing vocals, intricate guitar work …

Lenne, a new project featuring Leonard Cerzosie Jr., Morgan Rose, Jim Taylor, and Corey Lowery, have released their fantastic first single, ‘Letting You Down’ through Imagen Records, which you can hear below. At the turn of this century, Cerzosie formed The Infinite Staircase. During a 2009 tour with Sevendust, Black Label Society and Dope, friendships …
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Mexican singer Marcela Bovio has been a well-known talent in the Metal scene for some time now through her work with Stream Of Passion, Ayreon, Mayan and many others.  Following the release of solo material, there was an enforced lull in her career when the celebrated singer revealed she had …
Devin Townsend on stage at Order of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1

What originally started as a series of online, live-streaming solo performances from Canadian maverick Devin Townsend to raise funds for a Canadian hospital, one in New York and the NHS during the first lockdown last year, has now reached concert number seven. We’ve had a Halloween special, a Christmas special …
KK Downing, Tim Ripper Owens and Les Binks from KK's Priest

The powerful ‘Hellfire Thunderbolt’, the first single from KK’s Priest’s ‘Sermons of the Sinner’ album, is out today, along with details of the LP pre-order options. Fantastically heavy, ‘Hellfire Thunderbolt’ is a great taster for the album to follow. KK is on fire, and there are some great duelling guitars …
Photo of the band Beatwood

If you like your stoner rock utterly unhinged, then this EP is lovingly crafted just for you. Coming on like Clutch’s swamp born jailbird cousin, Beastwood are a gloriously grooving filthy boogie machine that will make you feel dirty just listening to them. Beastwood – The Long Road To Ho …