Power Trip’s ‘Opening Fire: 2008-2014’ to be released on vinyl

Following its digital release earlier this year, Dark Operative will release the vinyl version of Power Trip's "Opening Fire: 2008-2014" on Friday, Dec. 7. A collection of the band's earliest non-LP output, the compilation documents Power Trip's self-titled 7", the "This World" single from "The Extermination Vol: II" LP compilation on Flatspot Records, the "Hammer... Continue Reading →

Arch Enemy to release compilation album ‘Covered in Blood’

Arch Enemy will release a strictly limited, hand-numbered 7" single and a digital single for their song “Reason To Believe” on December 7th via Century Media Records. Both formats, physical and digital, feature the Tears For Fears cover “Shout” as a b-side. The 7" single will be available in the following vinyl colors: - Black... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Ben Murray of Light This City

Light This City, a melodic death metal band out of California’s famed Bay Area, was an act on the rise when it suddenly called it quits in 2008. Ten years later, the quintet has reformed and recently released its fifth album, “Terminal Bloom,” through drummer Ben Murray’s label, Creator-Destructor Records. Though none of the band... Continue Reading →

PICKS OF THE WEEK: Liv Sin covers Danzig’s “Devil’s Plaything”

Liv Sin is the new band led by former Sister Sin vocalist Liv "Sin" Jagrell. The band recently released its folksy cover version of the Danzig song "Devil's Plaything," which can be viewed inside! We met Liv in person and interviewed her on what turned out to be one of the final runs for Sister... Continue Reading →

Metal Blade to reissue classic King Diamond albums on picture disc vinyl

On May 18, King Diamond will release LP reissues of the classic albums "Abigail," "Fatal Portrait," and "Them" via Metal Blade Records. Available as 180g picture discs, these exclusive editions can be purchased now at: http://www.metalblade.com/kingdiamond  "You can spiral yourself into darkness with these classic King Diamond albums, or you can exhibit them on your wall like I will. Either way,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW – ‘We All Want Our Time in Hell’ (tribute to Samhain, various artists)

Review by Jeff Maki —— Samhain, the less celebrated band of Glenn Danzig's legendary career, formed in 1983 after the Misfits dissolved. "Less celebrated" doesn't mean it wasn't good, but most often the goth-infused Samhain is seen as the band that eventually took on the vocalist's surname and became the Danzig as we know and... Continue Reading →

11th annual Record Store Day set for April 21, 2018

The 11th annual worldwide party that celebrates the culture of the indie record store is set for Saturday, April 21, 2018. Stores around the world will open up their doors to celebrate with their customers, the musicians who make the music they sell, and the staff who sell it. In its first 10 years, Record... Continue Reading →

Arch Enemy to release vinyl box set ‘1996-2017’ featuring all 10 studio albums & more

Arch Enemy will release a deluxe vinyl box set including all 10 studio albums and a bonus gatefold 2LP featuring covers and bonus tracks recorded between 1996 and 2017 on February 16, 2018. The hand-numbered box set also comes with a 36-page-booklet with liner notes. All albums are mastered for vinyl. "1996 - 2017" will... Continue Reading →

Dimmu Borgir announces 7” for new song ‘Interdimensional Summit,’ Early classics to be rereleased on vinyl Dec. 22

Eerie shadows are lurking in the dark corners of spring 2018; the Spirit that denies, a force able to distort our conception of space and time. Although Dimmu Borgir already proved with “Forces From The Northern Night” that they never really left the spotlight, the fans' craving for a new full-length album seems immeasurable after... Continue Reading →

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