Category Archives: Premieres

Video premiere: Insatia have a Memory of a Sapphire (and help from Chris Amott)

Posted by on June 21, 2017

What is it with Canadian/American female-fronted power metal bands? Kobra and the Lotus have quickly become standard bearers, and with fellow Canadian-Americans Insatia’s sophomore album, Phoenix Aflame, coming out this Friday, we’re premiering the band’s first single, “Memory of a Sapphire.” The band have a secret weapon on the single – former Arch Enemy guitarist Chris Amott, […]

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Video debut: Atlanta quintet Icaria “Collide” in video from forthcoming debut

Posted by on June 12, 2017

In less than two years, Atlanta metalcore quintet Icaria have already made a pretty impressive name for themselves, which will culminate with the July 14th release of their debut full length Transcendent. Proeudced and recorded by Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me) at The Basement Studios in Winston-Salem, NC, you can get a good […]

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Track premiere: Wreath of Tongues unleash frantic title track

Posted by on June 8, 2017

Tomorrow, New York City’s Wreath of Tongues will be releasing their self-titled single in advance of their debut EP, Out With The Good (which will be out on July 21st). The band, which features former Hivesmasher vocalist Aaron Heinold, formed last year and began playing around with several names until settling on Wreath of Tongues. The band’s […]

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Track premiere: comedian Jeff Simmermon talks about booking Vomit Fist

Posted by on May 30, 2017

On June 9th, comedian Jeff Simmermon will release his debut album, And I Am Not Lying, on Comedy Dynamics. And while Simmermon is a comedian, he’s worn many other hats, among them a member of an art rock band (Royal Quiet Deluxe) in which he played the typewriter as a percussion instrument in a band that also […]

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Video premiere: Broken Hope, “The Carrion Eaters”

Posted by on May 26, 2017

Next year, Chicago death metal standard bearers Broken Hope will celebrate their 30th anniversary. And with their seventh album, Mutilated and Assimilated, coming out on Century Media Records on June 23rd, we’re proud to premiere the video for “The Carrion Eaters.” The album was inspired by John Carpenter’s bleak 1982 horror film The Thing, and while the NSFW […]

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