Dr. Pretorius’ guide to Psycho Las Vegas Pt. III Sunday

It’s Sunday, you’ve lost about 85% of your hearing, the desert sun has changed the texture of your skin to that of a chicken McNugget. You being to fear that if you stop drinking now the cumulative hangover could be fatal but, nevertheless you persist. And you will be rewarded with a day of melodic,…

Album Review: Eluveitie – Ategnatos

Artist: Eluveitie Album: Ategnatos Record Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: April 5, 2019 Review by: Nick Licata Not since 2008’s, Slania, have I experienced an Eluveitie album as solid as, Ategnatos. Three years ago when they had a “drastic” lineup change, I thought it would be the end of the Eluveitie that I had…

Anneke van Giersbergen’s VUUR release first track off debut album

In 2016, renowned Dutch vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen announced the formation of a brand new progressive metal group under the name of VUUR. The band debuts ‘Days Go By – London’ with an album track video and digital release. This song is the first track taken from VUUR‘s debut album, which has yet to be…

STREAMING NOW: Forthcoming Re-issues from Caligula’s Horse (AU)

  Caligula’s Horse, one of Australia’s most exciting and innovative progressive bands, are set to return to Europe in June 2017 for a string of live dates including support slots with Opeth, Anathema & Pain of Salvation, UK headline shows and festival appearances at Midsummer Prog Festival (Valkenburg, Netherlands) & Be Prog! My Friend Festival…

FIRE RED EMPRESS make a thunderous impact with soaring new single ‘GIANTS’

“A hard-charging, riff-fuelled, radio-baiting monster that sounds like all your favourite bands beating each other to death” — Classic Rock Magazine “Equally delicate and ferocious” -Metal Injection Fiesty hard rock outfit Fire Red Empress are charging back into the scene with their new single ‘Giants’ that will set souls on fire. Frontwoman Jen means serious…

Album review: Steel Panther – Lower the Bar

Steel Panther, Lower the Bar Review by Erik D. Harshman    I’ve always said this about a Steel Panther album: you’ll laugh, you’ll thrash… and you’ll learn the truth about life and love. ​Well… Sometimes you’ll get the truth… Other times you’ll just get hyperbolic songs about partying, sex and metal, filled with equal amounts…