Single Slam – Kaleidoscope by Machine Head (Catharsis)

Today is a good day. Machine Head have released a new single called Kaleidoscope. Kaleidoscope will feature on Machine Head’s, soon to be released album, Catharsis. Catharsis is due to drop on the 26th of January via Nuclear Blast.

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Album Review – Sign of the Dragonhead by Leaves’ Eyes (AFM Records)

German/Norwegian symphonic metal band, Leaves’ Eyes, released their latest album on the 12th of January. That album is called Sign of the Dragonhead and it was released via AFM Records.

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Single Slam – The Battle for Enki’s Tower by Dream Troll (Self Released)

Dream Troll have released a new single in anticipation of their next release. The single is called The Battle for Enki’s Tower and it will feature on The Witch’s Curse, due to be released independently on the 2nd of February this year.

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Single Slam – Bastards by Machine Head (Catharsis)

Metal giants, Machine Head, have released the third single from their new album, due out on the 26th of January. The single is called Bastards and it will feature on the album Catharsis which will be released via Nuclear Blast.

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EP Review – II by GnarWolf (Self Released)

Austin, Texas based hardcore band, GnarWolf, released their second EP, simply called II, back on the 8th of April 2017. The currently unsigned band are a 4 piece, releasing short, sharp tracks designed to pummel. Amidst all that pummelling. there is a little imagination and style too.

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Single Slam – We Do Not Resist by Orphaned Land (Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs)

Israeli folk, power, progressive metal pioneers Orphaned Land have released a new single called We Do Not Resist. We Do Not Resist is taken from their upcoming album called Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs. The new album is due to be released on January 26th via Century Media Records.

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Single Slam – Lightning Strike by Judas Priest (FIREPOWER)

Judas Priest have a new album due out in March this year called Firepower. The first single for this album has now been released. It is called Lightning Strike and it is awesome.

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UnholyDarklotus’ Favourite Albums of 2017 ( Numbers 5 to 1)

Welcome to the 3rd and final list that counts down my Top 25 Albums of 2017. A year that has thrown forth a plethora of top, top quality rock and metal albums.

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UnholyDarklotus’ Favourite Albums of 2017 ( Numbers 15 to 6)

So this is the second of 3 lists that will count down my Top 25 Albums of 2017. A year that has thrown forth a plethora of top, top quality rock and metal albums.

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UnholyDarklotus’ Favourite Albums of 2017 ( Numbers 25 to 16)

2017 has been a very good year for metal. I feel like I am saying that a lot these days but it is true. I have had the pleasure of listening to some astonishingly good music.

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Album Review – Down Below by Tribulation (Century Media Records)

Swedish metallers Tribulation are set to release their 4th studio album, Down Below, on the 26th of January 2018 via Century Media Records.

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Single Slam – Vigorish by My Columbine (Ritual Violence)

South African metal band My Columbine are about to release their first single. That single is called Vigorish and it will be out on the 21st of December.

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Single Slam – The Lament by Tribulation (Down Below)

Tribulation have released The Lament which will feature on the album Down Below. Down Below is due for release on the 26th of January via Century Media.

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Single Slam – Tree of Life by Tragul

Symphonic power metal band, Tragul, have released a new single called Tree of Life. The band formed in 2016 have released three singles prior to this one.

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Single Slam – Damaged Goods by Drop Oblivion (To be Confirmed)

Damaged Goods is the title of the first track to be released by Drop Oblivion. Drop Oblivion is the creation of UK based solo composer Ian Mortimer.

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