EARTH SHIP, HIGH FIGHTER & MAMMOTH STORM: On tour this summer!

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EARTH SHIP, HIGH FIGHTER & MAMMOTH STORM: On tour this summer!

In support of their upcoming and hotly anticipated releases, EARTH SHIP have teamed up with HIGH FIGHTER and MAMMOTH STORM for an album release summer tour, kicking off in July!

EARTH SHIP

Hailing from Germany’s capitol Berlin, on their upcoming new album ‘Hollowed’ which is set to be released June 24th on Napalm Records, once again EARTH SHIP celebrate the power of riffs in all shapes and sizes. They’re not just delivering a finest sludge record, but it has been also written to be made for eternity in doom and beyond. Watch out when EARTH SHIP is going to perform their walls of tunes live!High Fighter

 
With HIGH FIGHTER on the bill, a volatile cocktail of heavy as hell riffs fuelled by beer and the mighty weedian riffs is already guaranteed, as t...

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BLOOD YOUTH RELEASE NEW VIDEO “MOOD SWING”

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Kaya Tarsus – Vocals  Chris Pritchard – Guitar  Max Dawson – Bass  Sam Hallett – Drums

BLOOD YOUTH RELEASE NEW VIDEO “MOOD SWING”

“Mood Swing is about just wanting to be left alone. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes we need time to deal with things in our own way,” declares Blood Youth vocalist Kaya Tarus regarding the band’s new single ‘Mood Swing’. The video, the third to be shot by Zac Pinchin, can be seen here. Kaya continues, “We wanted to get across a sense of isolation and paranoia and how being alone with your thoughts can actually be very claustrophobic!”

The track is taken from the quartet’s recently released sophomore EP ‘Closure’, which is now available for pre-order on their double vinyl ‘Inside My Head Vs. Closure’...

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CAPSIZE NEW ALBUM “A REINTRODUCTION: THE ESSENCE OF ALL THAT SURROUNDS ME” OUT JULY 22 VIA RUDE RECORDS

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CAPSIZE NEW ALBUM “A REINTRODUCTION: THE ESSENCE OF ALL THAT SURROUNDS ME” OUT JULY 22 VIA RUDE RECORDS

20th May: Post-hardcore quartet Capsize will release album ‘A Reintroduction: The Essence Of All That Surrounds Me’ via Rude Records on 22nd July 2016. The Southern Californians have also unveiled lead single ‘XX (I Sew My Eyes)’ and its jarring video, which can be seen here. Discussing the LP, vocalist Daniel Wand states “For this album, I wanted to write lyrics that I felt like I needed to hear, or would have liked to have heard at certain times in my life that I have only just recently worked through enough to put into words. The title represents what the album does for the band, and me personally.

It’s a reintroduction of who we are as a band, in reference to the things th...

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HELLIONS RELEASE NEW TRACK “QUALITY OF LIFE

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HELLIONS RELEASE
NEW TRACK “QUALITY OF LIFE

“Flaming-hot Australian punks get ready to set the world on fire” Kerrang!
“Your new favourite band” Team Rock
“Hellions is one of the most exciting things to happen to the Australian music scene
so far this year” Music Feeds

Hellions have released a brand new track ahead of their sets at Slam Dunk Festival this weekend, as well as their shows as handpicked support to Of Mice & Men and Northlane. “Quality Of Life” is an empowering and breakneck trip through thrilling riffery and soaring choruses that comes as their first taste of new music this year. They will be revealing and releasing their unbelievably good third album on UNFD soon.

Listen the new track by clicking on the image below or via Soundcloud here.

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HACKTIVIST RELEASE NEW VIDEO “HATE” AHEAD OF ISSUES TOUR

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HACKTIVIST RELEASE NEW VIDEO “HATE” AHEAD
OF ISSUES TOUR

Milton Keynes crossover trailblazers Hacktivist have released new video “Hate” ahead of their tour supporting Issues and Slam Dunk Festival appearances. “Hate” was filmed and edited by Hacktivist bassist Josh Gurner – on a budget of almost £10 – in the band’s lunch-breaks and days off from work, and gives a glimpse into their everyday lives.

He had this to say on the subject of the track and video: “Lyrically ‘Hate’ deals with the phenomenon of the simmering jealousy that manifests itself as online bile when people see what they perceive as a glimpse of ‘success’...

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Cd review Fractured Insanity – Man Made Hell

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Band: Fractured Insanity

Album: Man Made Hell

Release datum:  28 mei 2016

Genre: brutal death metal

Label: Xtreem Music

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Line- up:

Drum: Hammerman
guitars: Kenny V
Guitars: Daems
Bass/vocals: AVB

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Uit de belgische underground metal scene is dit Fractured Insanity. In 2004 zag deze band levenslicht. Via het spaanse label Xtreem Music stellen ze hun derde langspeler ‘Man Made Hell’ voor. Hun vorige 2 albums ‘When Mankind Becomes Diseased…’ en ‘Mass Awakeless’ kon al rekenen op veel positieve reacties.

Een groot verschil tegenover hun voorgangers is dat er een andere zanger is. Stefan laat zien dat hij waardige opvolger is. Vocaal klinkt het heel brutaal.  Instrumentaal hoor je stevige drums en scheurende gitaren...

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Jani gaat op metal cruise met Ancient Rites en Epica.

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Jani gaat op metal cruise met Ancient Rites en Epica.

De Belgische band Ancient Rites er de  Nederlandse symfonische metalband Epica zijn vanavond om 20.35 uur op de Belgische TV-zender VIER te zien in de TV-serie Jani Gaat. In deze realityshow zoekt presentator Jani Kazaltzis zijn eigen grenzen op. Eerder bezocht hij bijvoorbeeld het leger, werd hij wielrenner, joeg op spoken, ging op safari en werd hij moeder. In de aflevering van vanavond is te zien hoe het Jani vergaat tijdens de populaire metalcruise 70.000 Ton Of Metal die jaarlijks in februari tussen Florida USA, Cuba en Mexico vaart. Dit jaar speelde ook Ancient Rites en Epica op het cruiseschip, samen met nog 59 andere metalbands.

EPICA by Amy Harris @TheFirst3Songs

Photo by Amy Harris

Ook 2016 gaat weer een ongekend druk jaar voor deze bands worden...

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SUMMERROCK 2016 – Rock & Metalfest- Wedstrijd Winnaars !!!.

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SUMMERROCK 2016 – Rock & Metalfest

De wedstrijd tickets van de komende editie gaan naar de volgende winnaars…

Zoals je wellicht vernomen had mocht ROCK-PIX MEDIA zomaar 5x Duo-Tickets van Summerrock via een wedstrijdje weggeven aan de actieve Metal Head. We kregen dan ook zomaar 110 deelnemende mails binnen waarvoor dank, en zodoende werd het tijd om de 5 winnende personen bekent te maken.

De volgende personen mogen dan ook hun gewonnen duo-ticket aan de ticket-stand in ontvangst nemen.

1x. Janssens alain                    alain2069@hotmail.com

1x. Katrien Van De Vijver      katrienvandevyver@hotmail.be

1x. Dirk De Bruyn                    dirk_debruyn@telenet.be

1x. Jenna De Temmerman    jennadetemmerman@gmail.com

1x...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers-frontman opgenomen in het ziekenhuis

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Red Hot Chili Peppers-frontman opgenomen in het ziekenhuis

Anthony Kiedis, de frontman van Red Hot Chili Peppers, is opgenomen in het ziekenhuis. Volgens Billboard gebeurde dit als gevolg van extreme maagklachten, maar precieze details ontbreken nog.

Red Hot Chili Peppers zouden gisterenavond eigenlijk optreden op KROQ WeenieRoast. De band moest echter slecht nieuws brengen aan het aanwezige publiek: ”Anthony is on his way to the hospital right now and we’re unable to play this evening.”

Pinkpop en Rock Werchter

Deze zomer staat Red Hot Chili Peppers op Pinkpop en Rock Werchter. Doordat de ernst van de klachten nog niet bekend is, is het ook nog niet duidelijk of de optredens doorgang kunnen vinden...

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Psychedelic Stoner Rock – A DEVIL’S DIN – New Album ‘Skylight’ – Release Date: June 17th

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Psychedelic Stoner Rock – A DEVIL’S DIN – New Album ‘Skylight’ – Release Date: June 17th

If you’re a fan of Ghost, Syd Barrett/Floyd, Psych-era Beatles, Early Sabbath, 70’s prog: Yes, King Crimson, etc, QOTSA, Tool, My Bloody Valentine then this is one to check out! Montreal, QC based psychedelic stoner rockers with a tinge of metal A DEVIL’S DIN are returning in 2016 with their new album ‘Skylight’ being released via their indie label Island Dive Records on June 17th to follow up 2011′s debut ‘One Day This Will All Be Yours’.

I’ve included their links and info below and love to hear your thoughts on media coverage (review, interview, feature airplay of single, contests, etc.) Note: Limited CDs available.

The first single / video and album title track ‘Skylight’ was released earlier thi...

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