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One Machine Unveils “The Final Cull”

One Machine - The Final Culll

One Machine, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (Testament, Nevermore, Forbidden, Dragonlord, Vicious Rumors), recently announced the upcoming release of their second full-length album, The Final Cull, out on September 18th worldwide via Scarlet Records.

The band recently released the new album art which was designed by Gustavo Sazes (Gus G., Morbid Angel, Arch Enemy). Read More

Eclipse Release Video for “I Don’t Wanna Say I’m Sorry”

Here’s the brand new video from Eclipse for the song I Don’t Want To Say I’m Sorry, off their new album Armageddonize.

Eclipse are fast becoming the most talked about band in the Melodic Rock circle, and rightfully so. Their songs stick in your head for days on end and their new album Armageddonize has been hogging way too much time in my personal music rotation for the past month. You know you have something special when every song could be a single. It’s that good.

Kamelot Unveils New Album Details

Kamelot - Haven

Kamelot have unveiled the details for their next album titled Haven.

Haven marks their debut with Napalm Records (via a licensing agreement through their own Kamelot Music, LLC).  The album was produced by long time Kamelot producer Sascha Paeth and was mastered by Jacob Hansen. Additional album guests include Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), Troy Donockley (Nightwish) and Charlotte Wessels (Delain). Artwork is by Stefan Heilemann, with additional art/layout from Gustavo Sazes.  Read More

Nightwish – Elan Official Video Premiere

The wait is over my friends. The video debut of Elan, the first single off of the upcoming Nightwish album Endless Forms Most Beautiful, has just been released. It’s the highly anticipated debut of, the one and only, Floor Jansen (After Forever, ReVamp). Floor stepped in on the last tour cycle for Nightwish, taking over the vocal reigns from Anette Olzon. Floor’s performance was met with both fan and critical acclaim, and needless to say…the rest is history.

Nightwish Promo Pic 2015

Endless Forms Most Beautiful will be released on March 27 (EU), March 30th (UK) and March 31st for the rest of the world.

Havok Drummer To Miss Select Tour Dates

Havok - Pete Webber

As previously announced, Havok will return to North America this fall, starting with a USA/Canadian run alongside Crowbar and Revocation, followed by a headlining trek in Mexico. Unfortunately, due to a family emergency, Pete Webber (drums) will sit out select dates on this upcoming tour, with Wretched‘s Marshall Wieczorek filling in temporarily. Read More