Author: David Castagno

VOIVOD – “The End Of Dormancy” EP Out Now; Update On Other Projects & Activities (video)

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Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD release a new 3-track 12” Vinyl and Digital EP entitled “The End Of Dormancy” today worldwide via Century Media Records.   VOIVOD drummer Michel “Away” Langevin checked in with the following comment about the release but also gave a status update on all other current band activities and upcoming… Read more »


Blues Pills – Release New Single and Video “Kiss My Past Goodbye” (watch)

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BLUES PILLS will release their new album “Holy Moly!” on August, 21st via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band reveals a video for their third and new single ‘Kiss My Past Goodbye’ Get the single digitally here: http://nblast.de/BP-KissMyPastGoodbye   Guitarist Zack Anderson comments: “‘Kiss My Past Goodbye’ is a song full of raw power, funky riffs,… Read more »


Dianthus Featuring Twin Sisters Jackie & Jessica Parry Sign with Deko Entertainment & Release New Single (video)

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Dianthus is currently in the studio recording their brand new album “Realms” with producer Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Symphony X, Butcher Babies, etc.), and they will be releasing a series of singles monthly leading up to the full release tentatively due in early 2021. Jackie and Jessica had this to say about their… Read more »


Morse, Portnoy, George launch video for cover of “Hymn 43”

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Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy & Randy George are returning to their Cover To Cover series of albums with ‘Cov3r To Cov3r’, the brand new third installment. Featuring their renditions of classic tracks by the likes of King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Gerry Rafferty, David Bowie & more (including their cover of ‘No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience… Read more »


Knotfest.com Announce Concert Streams From Jinjer and Judas Priest

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Knotfest.com has revealed the next two installments of it’s weekly Concert Streaming Series. First up will be progressive, groove metal wrecking machine, Jinjer, who will be streaming their show from Melboune in 2020 on Thursday, July 9th at 2pm PT / 5pm ET / 10pm BST / 11 pm CET. Following this, on Friday July… Read more »


Dukes of the Orient “The Dukes Return” (listen)

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Check out the appropriately titled ‘The Dukes Return’ from their upcoming sophomore album, “Freakshow” (August 7, 2020).  Who’s looking forward to this album? For those who don’t know, Dukes of the Orient features John Payne and Erik Norlander and is melodic rock with touches of progressive rock. Certainly recommended for fans of Original Asia and sonically similar acts. Listen… Read more »


Asking Alexandria Release ‘Antisocialist (Unplugged)’

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA, one of the most successful rock bands of their generation, have today announced the release of ‘Antisocialist (Unplugged)’. This track is featured on the band’s sixth full-length studio album, Like A House On Fire via Sumerian Records and the full band version of the song is currently sitting at #4 at Active Rock… Read more »


Zakk Wylde Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Black Sabbath with Blistering Recreation of Sabbath’s Debut Album

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Early September will see ZAKK SABBATH, the BLACK SABBATH tribute band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko  (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens of the Stone Age), release their spectacular tribute to the Birmingham four, a faithful yet supercharged rendition of BLACK SABBATH’s first album. Vertigo Records issued the iconic debut album on… Read more »


Join Us On July 3RD for our Virtual BBQ w/Five Finger Death Punch, Bad Wolves, Sevendust, CeeLo Green and more

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On a day meant to celebrate America, in a time most aren’t feeling most patriotic, FIRE FROM THE GODS is proud to present the JULY 4TH VIRTUAL BBQ as a reminder that United We Stand and Divided we will fall.  Join us as we raise funds for social justice organization, UNTIL FREEDOM, with performances and… Read more »


Neal Morse Announces New Solo Progressive Rock Concept Album ‘Sola Gratia’

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Neal Morse is pleased to announce the release of ‘Sola Gratia’, his new solo progressive rock concept album, on September 11th, 2020. Originating from a seed planted in his mind about writing a record based on the apostle Paul, ‘Sola Gratia’ quickly came together at the beginning of 2020. The album sees Neal working with… Read more »


DEVILDRIVER Reveals Menacing Second Single “Iona” + Eerie New Music Video (watch)

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Top-charting dark groove metal originators DEVILDRIVER recently announced the highly-anticipated release of their upcoming double album, Dealing With Demons. The first volume – entitled Dealing With Demons I – drops on October 9, 2020 via Napalm Records and marks the band’s first release of new, original material since 2016’s acclaimed Trust No One. Representing the onset of a final purging of the themes that have long possessed frontman Dez… Read more »


In Motive Release ‘Subtle Mistakes’ Acoustic Video (watch)

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In Motive have released an acoustic version of track ‘Subtle Mistakes‘ today with an accompanying music video. The band announced in September of last year the addition of their new vocalist David Escamilla (formerly of Crown The Empire 2010 – 2017) who lends his distinctively powerful vocals to the track. Watch the acoustic music video… Read more »


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