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New Ebook: The 125 most influential metal bands by Markus Ganzherrlich available at:
https://www.amazon.com/125-most-influential-Metal-bands-ebook/dp/B099Z3BDL7/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=125+most+influential+metal+bands&qid=1627131146&sr=8-1


Recent video reviews on our YouTube channel:

Audience Forte F5 power chord:
Italian version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5VVJfdRsK0
English version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3qK0n0FBvQ
German version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqIYvuCZ66g

Pantera_Reinventing the Steel 20th anniversary triple digipack CD English video review:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLtW1Vnbghw

Pantera_Reinventing the Steel 20th anniversary triple digipack CD Italian video review:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t57Is17k3E

Cathedral - The Garden of Unearthly Delights (English):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPUVBbSEuBE

Cathedral - The Garden of Unearthly Delights (italiano):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLGJ_uwIPp0

June 5: Bon Jovi's first bassist Alec Jon Such dies at the age of 70.

May 12: Trevor Scott Strnad, singer for The Black Dahlia Murder passes away at 41.

Feb 22: Mark Lanegan, writer and singer Screaming Trees, Queens of The Stone Age and Gutter Twins dies at 57.

Feb 9: Ian MacDonald of Prog Rock act King Crimson dies at 76.

Feb 1: John Zazula of Megaforce fame dies at 69 after a year from his wife's passing.

Jan 21: Meat Loaf dies age 74.


  • June 2022
    • (06.14)  Severe Torture's "Fisting The Sockets" EP is out, their first new material in 12 years!
    • (06.08) Release of the new Arch Enemy album has been pushed from July 29th to August 12th.

    May 2022
    • (05.25) Guillaume Bideau, the French vocalist for Mnemic (2006 to 2013) and Scarve (1998 to 2008) has died at the age of 44. No cause of death has been given.
    • (05.24) To listen to the new track 'Breed Death' from  Sensory Amusia 's new upcoming album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66hz9nxsFGI
    • (05.22) Sanzu have finished recording drums for their new album "Our Behaviour When Drowning".
    • (05.20) To listen to the new track 'Sunset Over The Empire' from Arch Enemy 's new upcoming album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWqS_ZG6FmQ
    • (05.19) Cattle Decapitated have finished recording drums for their new album.
    • (05.19) To listen to the new track 'Chaosmos' from  Origin 's new upcoming album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdHV0E7qyJ0
    • (05.18) Chaos Inception are putting the final touches on the mixing and mastering of their album.
    • (05.17) Ozzy Osbourne's new album should be out in September.
    • (05.16) To listen to the new track 'The Artificial North' from  Soreption 's new upcoming album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CS_TDabluo
    (05.02) Antropofagus have signed with Agonia Records, and will release their 4th album later this year.
  • (05.01) To listen to the new track 'G Check' from Peelingflesh's new upcoming EP "Human Pudding", visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8Ppl9uNZIs
Apr 2022
Mar 2022
  • (03.26) Monstrosity have started recording drums for a new album.
  • (03.25) To listen to the new track 'I Am That Thirst' off Meshuggah's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn3GrJg7b5I
  • (03.18) Added a review to Arkaik's "Labyrinth of Hungry Ghosts" album.
  • (03.14) To watch a guitar playthrough of the new track 'Labyrinth of Hungry Ghosts' off Arkaik's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33dFEgIXF24
  • (03.14) To watch a music video for the brand new track 'Fractured Continuum' off Analepsy's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81utyrkbfgU
  • (03.14) Peelingflesh will release a new EP called "Human Pudding" that will be out in April.
  • (03.12) Added a review to Near Death Condition's "Ascent from the Mundane" album.
  • (03.12) Added a review to Napalm Death's "Resentment Is Always Seismic - A Final Throw Of Throes" EP.
  • (03.11) Brutality's new album will be called "Sempiternity" and will be out May 27th.
  • (03.10) Added a review to Acranius's "Mercy Denied" album.
  • (03.09) Added a review to Paediatrician's "Postpartum Depression" album.
  • (03.09) Longtime Deftones bassist Sergio Vega is no longer with the band. He gives a lengthy statement about the situation which can be read here: https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/deftones-part-ways-with-longtime-bassist-sergio-vega/
  • (03.06) To watch a drum playthrough of the new track 'Spasmodic Dissonance' off Analepsy's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSSsChXUAPk
  • (03.06) Added a review to Immolation's "Acts Of God" album.
  • (03.05) Added a review to Nightrage's "Abyss Rising" album.
  • (03.04) To listen to the new track 'Light The Shortening Fuse' off Meshuggah's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYAik9oZMTA
  • (03.04) To listen to the new track 'Eternal' from Devolved, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQlma9uWJuM
  • (03.02) After drummer Gene Hoglan left Testament last month, his replacement has just been announced, none other than former Slayer drummer and drum icon Dave Lombardo.



Jan 2022
  • (01.31) To listen to the new track 'Locus Of Dawning" off Analepsy's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JZO15xXFqQ
  • (01.28) Arch Enemy will release their 11th studio album, "Deceivers", via Century Media Records on July 29th.
  • (01.28) To listen to the new track 'The Abysmal Eye" off Meshuggah's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZH9w-U4WJU
  • (01.28) Release of the new Nightrage album "Abyss Rising" has been pushed back to Feb 18th.
  • (01.27) To listen to the new track 'The Age Of No Light" off Immolation's new album, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6dvYGN3gYs
  • (01.24) Analepsy will release their new album "Quiescence" on April 15th.
  • (01.22) Devolved will be releasing some new music soon.
  • (01.21) Drummer Gene Hoglan has left Testament. He says due to scheduling conflicts, he's decided to step down so he can focus on other projects.
  • (01.20) Progressive metallers Voyager have just released their new single 'Dreamer' as their entry to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022 in Italy. See it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngBysDtBuvo
  • (01.17) Undeath's new album "It's Time...To Rise From The Grave" will be released April 22nd.
  • (01.15) Meshuggah's new album will be called "Immutable" and will  be released April 1st.
  • (01.14) Krisiun is busy recording their new album.
  • (01.06) Voyager have finished recording the drums for their new album.
  • (01.04) Arkaik will release their new album "Labyrinth of Hungry Ghosts" on March 11th. Go here for the new song 'Wayward Opulence': https://arkaikband.bandcamp.com/album/labyrinth-of-hungry-ghosts
  • (01.04) Dying Fetus have started recording their new album.
  • (01.02) Hour Of Penance is working hard on a new album they hope to release this year.