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Simon Bower

Rock/Metal junkie living in beautiful Anglesey.Love live music and have a musical taste which can go from Cannibal Corpse to Kate Bush in the blink of an eye.

New Dying Gorgeous Lies single out now

        DYING GORGEOUS LIES post lyric video DYING GORGEOUS LIES’ new single “Fatal Craving” is here, and it comes with a lyric video that’s available for your viewing pleasure on https://youtu.be/Lf9TOGm8ANI It’s the first full single from the upcoming new album “The Hunter And The Prey” that’s …

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Imperia – Flames Of Eternity

It has been a long wait but Imperia finally return with their new album ‘Flames Of Eternity’ This latest Gothic Metal release represents the bands fifth full length album, and the first since 2015’s ‘Tears Of Silence’. Straight away, this record hits you as being one of pure quality, as …

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Chalice Of Suffering – Lost Eternally

        Atmospheric Doom Metal is incoming from the United States in the form of Chalice Of Suffering with their impressive second album ‘Lost Eternally’ If I had to summarise this album in one short word, then that word would be ‘diverse’. A conclusion I came to right …

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Il Vuoto – Vastness

    Il Vuoto release the hard hitting album ‘Vastness’ Emanating  from a single mind, this record is a deep and tortured offering. Revolving around the core theme of sorrow in its many forms, ‘Vastness’ is by its very nature an uncomfortable listen at times. Subject matters such as mental …

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Tulsa Doom signs with Massacre Records

TULSADOOM signs with Massacre Records The wild and hard-hitting savage barbaric metal outfit TULSADOOM has signed with Massacre Records! The band’s goal is to deliver steel-bending heavy metal hymns molten into a raw blend with the blood-soaked speed of early-day thrash and black metal. Needless to say that they deliver! …

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Psychopunch announce reissue of debut album

    PSYCHOPUNCH announce album re-release Attention! The Original Scandinavian Superdudes PSYCHOPUNCH are going to re-release their debut album “We Are Just As Welcome As Holy Water in Satan’s Drink” on Massacre Records! It will hit the stores on March 22, 2019. The original artwork was created by Challenge Custom …

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Illimitable Dolor – Leaden Light

      Illimitable Dolor return with ‘Leaden Light’, the follow up album to their stunning self titled debut offering from 2017   When I first came across this band in 2017, I was completely blown away. The debut album was produced with such depth of feeling and emotion ( …

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Eremit – Carrier Of Weight

      German Sludge/Doom trio, Eremit announce themselves proper with ‘Carrier Of Weight’ An initial glance of the track listing shows a mere three songs, so more of an E.P. than an album you might be forgiven in thinking. How wrong could we be, these three mighty slabs of …

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Velvet Viper signs with Massacre Records

VELVET VIPER signs with Massacre Records Massacre Records is happy to announce that the epic metal powerhouse VELVET VIPER has signed with Massacre Records! The band around Jutta Weinhold – who formed Zed Yago in 1985 – was originally formed in 1990 and reformed in 2016/2017. VELVET VIPER are currently …

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Lefutray signs with Massacre Records

LEFUTRAY signs with Massacre Records The Chilean groove thrash metal band LEFUTRAY has signed with Massacre Records, and plans to release its new album “Human Delusions” in April 2019! The sound of the new album promises to be even more suffocating, heavy and dense than on previous releases. LEFUTRAY consists …

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Dying Gorgeous Lies reveal album details

DYING GORGEOUS LIES reveal album details and song snippets The female fronted thrash outfit DYING GORGEOUS LIES will release its new album “The Hunter And The Prey” on March 22, 2019 via Massacre Records! The album was mixed and mastered by Charles Greywolf at Studio Greywolf. The killer artwork – …

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Damnation’s Hammer issue lyric video

DAMNATION’S HAMMER issue lyric video, reveal album details DAMNATION’S HAMMER have issued a lyric video for the opener of their upcoming album “Unseen Planets, Deadly Spheres” – which will be released on February 22, 2019 via Massacre Records! Watch the “Temple Of The Descending Gods” lyric video on https://youtu.be/E7aEjT7yt-M The …

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Caustic Vomit – Festering Odes To Deformity

Caustic Vomit unleash a mind warping beast of a demo in the form of ‘Festering Odes To Deformity’   That first listen of an Album/EP/Demo is a defining moment. Although your feelings may change or alter over the course of multiple spins, a lot depends on that initial exposure. I …

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Gloryful release ‘Brothers In Arms’ video

  GLORYFUL release new single and are confirmed for W:O:A The official video for GLORYFUL’s new single “Brothers In Arms” is here! Check it out on https://youtu.be/t1uwa8q8omE The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album “Cult Of Sedna”, which will be released on January 18, 2019 via Massacre Records. …

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Imperia to release new album in 2019

IMPERIA announce new album The multinational gothic metal outfit IMPERIA will release a new album next year! The band’s 5th studio album is called “Flames Of Eternity”, and will be released on February 22, 2019 via Massacre Records. It will be available as CD Digipak, limited edition vinyl LP, stream …

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Metal Inquisitor release new single

METAL INQUISITOR release single Well, you’ve waited enough: Enjoy METAL INQUISITOR’s new single “Beyond Nightmares” on https://youtu.be/T06866DVisE or a streaming platform of your choice! The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album “Panopticon”, which will be released on January 18, 2019 via Massacre Records. It was mixed at Gates …

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Furor Gallico – Dusk Of The Ages

    Furor Gallico brings their unique brand of Folk Death Metal to the table with the long awaited album ‘Dusk Of The Ages’. Formed in 2007, the band have honed their sound into something rather special, combining highly contrasting styles of music together to create a real breath of …

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Attica Rage announce ‘indefinite hiatus’

        It was with genuine sadness that I heard today that Glasgow Hard Rockers Attica Rage had decided to put the band on the back burner for the foreseeable future. On a personal note, there have been very few bands that have influenced my life up and …

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Hate Squad release second single

HATE SQUAD release new single and lyric video A bit more than a week to go until HATE SQUAD’s new album “Reborn From Ashes” will be released! The band now presents its new digital single “Until I Die”, which is also accompanied by a lyric video that’s available on https://youtu.be/wth3yL_K-Qk …

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Miracle Flair announce Russian tour

MIRACLE FLAIR to tour through Russia Modern melodic metal outfit MIRACLE FLAIR introduced their new band members Mimra Valentin (drums) and Christian Deml (bass) earlier this month. Now the quintet announced a tour through Russia, which will kick off on November 29th. All dates are available below!     MIRACLE …

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