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Ewïg Frost - No Dice
punk speedmetal

Hooray! loved the "High Octane Anarchy" of Ewig Frost's EP and now they are back with another Motorhead worship punked-up speed metal Atomic Release. 13 songs, 30 minutes of ugly, gritty, rip-roaring Black Mountain Madness. Get yer smash on!

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Hatebreed - Unveil New Music Video 23.07

Having recently released a new album, The Concrete Confessional, Hatebreed continue to promote it now with a new music video. The Connecticut hardcore unit made a video for the track "Something's Off" and the clip was directed by David Broadsky. Check it out. You can catch Hatebreed live on the upcoming The Concrete Confessional North American Tour 2016 with DevilDriver, Devil You Know in September/October. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Goatwhore - Announce U.S. Live Dates 23.07

Goatwhore will return to the U.S. tour circuit this fall on a short run of live shows prior to and following their Ozzfest appearance in San Bernardino, California on September 24th. The trek will commence on September 16th and rupture fifteen stages through October 1st. Support will be provided by The Blood Royale on select dates. The band's latest U.S. journey will follow a two-week trek in Europe, set to kick off next month. For now, there is no word on the follow-up to Constricting Rage Of The Merciless (2014). (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Jason Newsted - Launches New Project 23.07

The short-lived Newsted project might be over but American bass player Jason Newsted (ex-Metallica, Voivod, Flotsam And Jetsam) is launching a new acoustic project called Would And Steal with Rob Tucker. Stay tuned for more news about that coming soon but he has debuted the new acoustic duo Would And Steal at Mighty Fine Guitars in California. You can watch that performance here. Jason Newsted plays guitar. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Blues Pills - Release Brand New Song 23.07

Up-and-coming blues rockers Blues Pills have released another brand new song called "Little Boy Preacher" off their upcoming second album, Lady In Gold (out this August 5th via Nuclear Blast). You can now watch the lyric video by editor extraordinaire Tommy Antonini here and enjoy the music. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Panndora - Band Update 23.07

Drummer Adrismith of Brazilian all-female metal unit Panndora has updated on the band. The group is still active even though they have been on hiatus. You can expect more news soon. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
70000 Tons Of Metal 2016 - Part One: Why You Should Go Next Year 12.07

Wow, it's already July; time is flying fast and the organizers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise are hard at work hammering out the details for the 2017 edition. I expect information for the public sale to be released any day now (veteran cruisers already have the chance to book) and if you are still on the fence about finally scratching The Original, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise off your bucket list, then this article is for YOU. (by D.T. Metal)   Read more ››
ScreamingSteel's Top 10 Best Metal Covers of Non-Metal Songs 11.07

The more I branch out into different forms of content on Metal Storm, the more I realize something: I don't have all that many original ideas myself, but I sure can parrot other people's work like nobody's business. That revelation made my next choice of publication inevitable: my own installment of the covers list thing, so that you may all cower at yet further evidence of my superior tastes. If you think I've missed something, I encourage you to check Dane Train's or BitterCOld's list to see if the song was already featured, and then to voice your concern in a civil... (by ScreamingSteelUS)   Read more ››
Roadburn Festival 2016 - Day 4: Afterburner 08.07

After the usual procrastination and delay, Apothecary and Mr. Doctor are happy to bring you the much overdue final installation of our coverage of this year's Roadburn Festival. (by Apothecary, Mr. Doctor)   Read more ››
Skyforger 22.07

Bad English: This may be a weird question, but how do you envision the Latvian metal scene if bands such as Skyforger and Heaven Grey had never existed? Peter Kvetkovskis: Well, there was always and still is another bands around - the metal scene here is quite big enough even without Skyforger or Heaven Grey. The question is how unique and original those bands are, but that's another topic to talk about I guess. It is very hard to make your name worldwide if you are from such a small far away country like Latvia is. You must be somehow original to stand out from millions of bands playing... (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Civil War 18.07

Bad English: Hi. Thank you for doing this interview with us at Metal Storm. NPJ: No problems!! Bad English: Can you introduce yourself, and tell us how you decided to become a singer and how you started listening to metal? NPJ: Oh, well things just happened. I've always had the music inside me and when the NWOBHM came: I found my destiny. What can I say? Metal is my life! Bad English: You're from Borlänge, right? And you support Leksands IF? NPJ: Yes, I am from Kvarnsveden, Borlänge Kommun and of course I support Leksand. There is no alternative. Well, now Borlänge... (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Pantheist 14.07

Bad English: Hi. Thank you for doing this interview with us at Metal Storm. Kostas Panagiotou: It's a pleasure as Metal Storm is one of my favourite metal sites on the net! Bad English: Can you introduce yourself, and tell us about your first steps into music, both as a listener and as a musician? KP: I grew up in Greece and you are immediately exposed to a lot of music in this country. Greeks like to party, and as they are emotional people they also like to express their emotions through listening to their favourite songs, so music is everywhere. I only started to think of myself as a... (by Bad English)   Read more ››
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Brimstone Coven - II (2013)

Brimstone Coven is one of those bands that is hard for me to not enjoy. Like, really hard. (by Mattybu)   Read more ››

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