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Tag Archives: Nightmare Records

Album premiere: Stream Halcyon Way’s ‘Conquer’

Posted by on August 19, 2014

Over the course of three albums, Atlanta quintet Halcyon Way have been building up a name for themselves in the progressive metal scene. The band have built up a European following thanks to separate tours with Fozzy and Delain, have collaborated with Pamela Moore (“Sister Mary” of Queensryche’s Operation Mindcrime), and most recently, toured with […]

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Devildriver, Shadows Fall, Richard Christy & more detail ‘Spinal Tap’ moments

Posted by on March 2, 2014

Note: On this date in 1984, This is Spinal Tap was released. The mock documentary about a metal band on the downslope of it’s career is required viewing for any band, and still holds up today. November 11th, 2011 was “National Metal Day,” and this is a column we first ran back then. Happy 30th Annicrsary, […]

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Song Premiere: Tellus Requiem’s “Red Horizon”

Posted by on January 14, 2013

Norwegian progressive metal band Tellus Requiem first gained attention via their debut album, which they self-released digitally in 2010. Now signed to Nightmare Records, the band up the ante on their sophomore album, Invictus [The 11th Hour]. The band describe their influences as “Symphony X, Opeth, Megadeth, film scores and classical contemporary music,” going so far as to say […]

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Here’s A Metal Cover Of Adele’s “Skyfall” Bond Theme

Posted by on November 27, 2012

Australian female-fronted power metal band Divine Ascension like James Bond films enough that they decided to cover Adele’s theme song for the latest Bond flick. It’s a good move, given that Skyfall is the biggest James Bond film in the franchise’s 50-year history, and anything Adele touches turns to gold (or 10x platinum, as the case […]

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Exclusive: Stream Hemina’s New Album ‘Synthetic’

Posted by on March 26, 2012

Australia’s Hemina have been turning heads with their “dark, emotionally-driven” blend of prog rock and metal. And tomorrow (March 27), the group will officially release their full length concept album Synthetic via Nightmare Records. But why wait till then when you can hear it exclusively via Metal Insider first? For a limited time, we’re streaming […]

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Singer/Nightmare Records Founder Lance King Discusses New Solo Album And Effects Of Technology. Plus, We’re Streaming The Song “222. Awakening”

Posted by on November 1, 2011

For the past 21 years, singer Lance King has been the voice of numerous powerhouse metal and prog groups, including bands like Pyramaze, Avian, and Balance Of Power  to name a few). During that time, King has also been working behind the scenes in the industry, running his own independent label Nightmare Records. This past […]

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Stream Anubis Gate’s New Self-Titled Album

Posted by on September 9, 2011

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/1099445?secret_token=s-3xFKp” params=”auto_play=false&player_type=artwork&color=ff7700″ width=”300″ height=”300″ ] Anubis Gate’s fifth album, and first for Nightmare Records, is a must-own for any fan of classic ’80s metal and power metal. The Danish sextet claim influences ranging from Queensryche, Iced Earth and Fates Warning, but they’ve developed their own sound over the course of their career, culminating in […]

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Clandestine’s Debut Album Streaming Online

Posted by on February 17, 2011

California metal/prog band Clandestine’s debut album, The Invalid, is streaming online at AOL music’s listening party here.

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Clandestine Streaming New Song On NoiseCreep

Posted by on February 9, 2011

Clandestine is streaming a new song called “Philistine” exclusively at NoiseCreep.com.

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