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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.

Kurgan signs with Massacre Records

KURGAN signs with Massacre Records The Danish melodic death metal band KURGAN has signed with Massacre Records! The band’s around since 2013 and doesn’t shy away from incorporating other metal sub-genres into their sound: melodic Viking metal themes collide with frostbitten black metal riffs and thunderous death metal grooves. Those …

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Angel announce new single

ANGEL announce new single ANGEL, the solo project of Helena Iren Michaelsen, is going to release its new digital single “Angel Maria” on April 29, 2019 via Massacre Records! The very personal song is dedicated to Helena’s daughter. Helena is currently working on ANGEL’s upcoming album “A Woman’s Diary – …

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Dreamslave reveal album’s track list

DREAMSLAVE reveal track list The French orchestral metal band DREAMSLAVE has revealed the track list of their upcoming album “Rest In Phantasy”! The album features a total of 12 songs and a guest appearance by Najib Maftah of Stolen Memories. DREAMSLAVE’s debut “Rest In Phantasy” will be released on June …

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Deep Sun issue official video for ‘Worship The Warship’

  DEEP SUN issue official video for “Worship The Warship” The official video for DEEP SUN’s new single “Worship The Warship” is here – check it out on https://youtu.be/6rcjofySzCU It’s the Swiss symphonic metal band’s second single taken from the upcoming album “Das Erbe der Welt”. The lyric video for …

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Seelenwalzer reveal album details

SEELENWALZER reveal album details The German NDH/metal outfit SEELENWALZER has released details about their upcoming release “totgeglaubt”! The band’s debut album – mixed and mastered by Andy Classen at Stage One Studio – will be released on May 24th via Massacre Records. The cover art was created by Markus Arnold, …

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Negator signs with Massacre Records

NEGATOR signs with Massacre Records Germany’s extreme black metal quintet NEGATOR has signed with Massacre Records! Formed back in 2003, the band can look back on various released albums as well as countless gigs (with Behemoth, Belphegor, Marduk etc), tours (with Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Koldbrann etc) as well as …

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Lefutray release first single

LEFUTRAY release first single The Chilean groove thrashers LEFUTRAY have released the first single from their upcoming album “Human Delusions” today! “The Mist” is accompanied by an official animated video that’s available on https://youtu.be/EnYEvc-jLBY “Human Delusions” is set to be released on May 24th via Massacre Records, and is available …

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Left For Red – Human Complex

    Left For Red show their primary colours with the release of this impressive album ‘Human Complex’ I guess it was a kind of conformation of the quickening of time as you get older moment, when it suddenly dawned on me that this bunch have been in existence for …

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Dreamslave signs with Massacre Records

DREAMSLAVE signs with Massacre Records The French orchestral metal band DREAMSLAVE has signed with Massacre Records, and will release its album “Rest In Phantasy” in June 2019 on Massacre Records! The band was formed in 2011, and has already shared the stage with bands like Arkona, Marquize, Whyzdom or Lyriel. …

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Onirophagus – Endarkenment (Illumination Through Putrefaction)

    Onirophagus sure do pack a mighty punch with the blistering album ‘Endarkenment (Illumination Through  Putrefaction), their first offering since 2013’s ‘Prehuman’ Whilst this technically is the bands second album, to all intents and purposes it could easily be viewed as a debut due to the line up changes …

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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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