metal-church in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

Protesters Steal NYPD Radio To Blast 'Breaking The Law' By JUDAS PRIEST

Protesters who stole New York Police Department (NYPD) radios reportedly played JUDAS PRIEST's classic song "Breaking The Law" over the NYPD frequency Thursday night (June 4). According to the Twitter account US Protests: News & Updates, which offers "Breaking news, updates and information on the current protests taking place across the United States", protesters managed ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NECROPHOBIC To Release New Digital Single 'Mirror Black' In July

Following the release of their latest, critically acclaimed album "Mark Of The Necrogram" in 2018, Swedish blackened death metal veterans NECROPHOBIC return with the release of the new single/EP "Mirror Black" on July 17, as start of the campaign for their upcoming new studio album "Dawn Of The Damned". The "Mirror Black" EP features a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MUSHROOMHEAD Unveils Music Video For 'The Heresy'

The official music video for "The Heresy", a new song from Cleveland masked metallers MUSHROOMHEAD, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "A Wonderful Life", which will be released on June 19 via Napalm Records. Hair-raisingly dynamic and socially-inclined, "The Heresy" is a melodic, haunting rally cry featuring the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

FROM ASHES TO NEW Unveils New Single 'What I Get'

If there is a central theme on "Panic", the third album from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based act FROM ASHES TO NEW, it's that the only way to rise above obstacles is to trust in yourself. The new single from the album, "What I Get", talks about falling into self-destructive patterns that we have to break ourselves ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Cancels All Previously Announced 2020 Tour Dates

TOOL has canceled all of its previously announced 2020 tour dates due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweepin the globe. The band has issued the following statement regarding the matter: "As so many music lovers have come to realize over the last several weeks, there is no playbook that artists, promoters and venues can ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VOLBEAT's ROB CAGGIANO Breaks Down His JACKSON Signature Shadowcaster Models (Video)

Watch the video below as VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano breaks down the features on his all-new Jackson USA and Pro Series Signature Shadowcaster models. Triple threat Caggiano has made a name for himself as an acclaimed musician, songwriter and producer. Currently the lead guitarist for Danish heavy metal-rockabilly band VOLBEAT, Caggiano has also snagged five ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former L.A. GUNS Guitarist Releases New MICHAEL GRANT & THE ASSASSINS Single, 'Anthem Of Us'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Always The Villain", the debut album from MICHAEL GRANT & THE ASSASSINS, on July 10. MICHAEL GRANT & THE ASSASSINS play a diverse and exciting brand of hard rock music incorporating elements from alternative rock and metal, while exploring different textures, genres, and influences. Band mastermind Michael Grant (who plays ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Virus - HAKEN

Firstly, well done for picking a very pertinent title. Secondly, we should probably congratulate HAKEN for making exactly the kind of absorbing, detailed and substantial record that most of us now have more than enough time to digest. The sequel to 2018's fiery but finessed "Vector", the British prog metal crew's sixth full-length starts with ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

Dream Squasher - -(16)-

Calfornia's -(16)- have been clawing their way through the swamps of sludge for nearly 30 years. The roots of the band reach back to 1993, the same year that they released their debut album "Curves That Kick" on Bacteria Sour, the indy label owned by none other than Pushead. On the other side of ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

Aeternum Ignis - RE-ARMED

Timing is everything in the world of metal. If RE-ARMED had released their blistering 2012 debut "Worldwide Hypnotize" a decade earlier, the Finns would surely have been propelled to the front of a then flourishing melodic death metal scene. These days, melo-death is more of a fringe concern and, despite occasional masterworks from the likes ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

Listen To ALAIN JOHANNES's New Single 'Free'

"Free", the new single from Alain Johannes, co-creator of the highly influential '90s alternative rock band ELEVEN as well as a key contributor on releases from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THEM CROOKED VULTURES and Chris Cornell, can be heard below. The track is taken from Johannes's third solo album, "Hum", which will arrive on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENSLAVED Announces 'Cinematic Summer Tour 2020'

ENSLAVED has announces the "Cinematic Summer Tour 2020". After a successful, innovative streaming event on April 1 from Verftet Online Music, the Norwegian avant garde metal heroes will be taking it one step further to enlighten our concert-less summer with a series of online events that are much more than just streamed concerts... For this ...

Read more

Posted in: News