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Ana Sapphira – Edge Walker

Review : Ana Sapphira – Edge Walker

Formed in 2008, New Hampshire based metal outfit, Ana Sapphira, brings us their debut LP, Edge Walker. Having opened for many national touring acts including War of Ages, Wolves at the Gate, August Burns Red and Impending Doom, the group will mark it’s sixth year of playing together in 2015. Check out the full review here. …continue reading

Pillar Will Release “One Love Revolution” on August 18th

Pillar Will Release “One Love Revolution” on August 18th

Rock band Pillar will be releasing their new album One Love Revolution on August 18th. Check out our previous post to hear clips from “leaked” songs. The tracklisting & album artwork can be viewed below. …continue reading

Thrice to Perform at Taste of Chaos

Thrice to Perform at Taste of Chaos

Thrice has been announced as part of the revival of Taste of Chaos. In this festival reincarnation, Thrice will be playing alongside mainstream acts such as Jimmy Eat World, All American Rejects, The Used, and Dashboard Confessional. The concert will be held at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino,CA on October 3, 2015. Tickets are now on sale starting at only $25. 

P.O.D. Tease “Revolución” (ft. Lou Koller of Sick Of It All)

P.O.D. Tease “Revolución” (ft. Lou Koller of Sick Of It All)

P.O.D. posted a teaser clip of the new track “Revolución” which features Lou Koller of Sick Of It All. Listen below. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming album, titled The Awakening, which releases on August 21st. Pre-order on iTunes. …continue reading

Flyleaf & Thousand Foot Krutch Join Axes & Anchors Cruise

Flyleaf & Thousand Foot Krutch Join Axes & Anchors Cruise

Flyleaf & Thousand Foot Krutch will join Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), Yngwie Malmsteen, Alex Skolnick (Testament, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) & many more on the upcoming Axes & Anchors Cruise. The cruise is described as having “40+ full-blown rock shows with some of the biggest legends and icons in music, the best food in the cruising industry – 24/7, more than a dozen workshops for all levels and interests – from sight-reading to …continue reading

P.O.D. Debuts New Single “This Goes Out To You”

P.O.D. Debuts New Single “This Goes Out To You”

P.O.D. have released the first single from their upcoming album The Awakening, which releases on August 21st. Listen to “This Goes Out To You” on Billboard. You will be able to pre-order the Howard Benson (Fundamental Elements of Southtown) produced album starting tomorrow June 9th. …continue reading

Random Hero Posts Video for “Not Alone”

Random Hero Posts Video for “Not Alone”

Random Hero have released a music video for “Not Alone”. Watch below. The song appears on their latest album Oceans Of Change. …continue reading

Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Lineup Announced

Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Lineup Announced

P.O.D., Beartooth, & ’68 will join the likes of Slipknot, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, Deftones, Faith No More, Jane’s Addiction, & many others at the 4th annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival on Oct. 24-25th in Sacramento, CA. Ticket pre-sales begins tomorrow at 10AM PST through 11:59PM PST on Sunday night. See the poster below for the full lineup. …continue reading

Purchase ‘Stryper – Live at the Whisky’ on Vinyl

Purchase ‘Stryper – Live at the Whisky’ on Vinyl

Ulterium Records is now offering pre-orders of a limited double gatefold vinyl edition of Stryper’s live album Stryper – Live at the Whisky. There will only be 300 copies worldwide. The European release date is August 7th & if you pre-order they will ship it the week prior. Check out the new artwork (Jan Yrlund of Darkgrove Design) & track listing below. In other news, the band has announced the details of the 3rd Annual Stryper Fan Weekend, which will take place September 10-13 in Anaheim, CA. …continue reading

P.O.D. To Release ‘The Awakening’ This August

P.O.D. To Release ‘The Awakening’ This August

P.O.D. frontman Sonny Sandoval was interviewed on the Mike James Rockshow & announced an August 21st release date for their new album The Awakening. Talking about the new album he goes on to say, “It’s a conceptual record, so it’s something different for us. It has a storyline to it.” The first single will appear soon. Watch the interview below. …continue reading

RED Release “Darkest Part” Behind The Scenes

RED Release “Darkest Part” Behind The Scenes

RED have released a behind-the-scenes look at their music video “Darkest Part”. You can check it out below along with the full & shortened versions of the music video. …continue reading

Manafest – The Moment

Review : Manafest – The Moment

Manafest returned in August of last year with “The Moment.” Better late than never, we check out this album and how it compares to his past work. …continue reading

Concord Bicycle Music Purchases Fearless & Wind-Up

Concord Bicycle Music Purchases Fearless & Wind-Up

Earlier this month, it was announced that Concord Bicycle Music purchased both Fearless Records (August Burns Red, Motionless In White, Pierce The Veil) and the current roster of Wind-Up Records. According to Billboard, “The principals of both labels in the current deal, Wind-up president/CEO Ed Vetri and Fearless Records founder and president Bob Becker will remain a part of Concord with their labels and staffs for the most part intact, while leveraging radio promotion, synchronization, sales, …continue reading

Uprise Festival Begins Announcing 2015 Lineup

Uprise Festival Begins Announcing 2015 Lineup

Uprise Festival (Shippensburg, PA) has begun announcing artists for this summer’s festival which is set to take place on September 18th & 19th. So far performers include Skillet, Casting Crowns, Switchfoot, Third Day, for KING & COUNTRY, Thousand Foot Krutch, Family Force 5, Disciple, and We As Human. Most of these artists will perform on the Main Stage

Michael Sweet Signs with Rat Pak Records

Michael Sweet Signs with Rat Pak Records

Michael Sweet has signed with Rat Pak Records and will hit the studio late this Fall to record a new solo album. In other news, Stryper is in the last week of vocals & guitar solos before wrapping up their new album Fallen.

Nine Lashes Working on New Album

Nine Lashes Working on New Album

Nine Lashes have announced on Instragram (see below) that they are currently working on a new album with none other than Aaron Sprinkle. …continue reading

Islander, ’68, & Children 18:3 Join Shiprocked 2016

Islander, ’68, & Children 18:3 Join Shiprocked 2016

ShipRocked which is billed as the “Ultimate Rock Music Cruise Vacation!” has released part of the lineup for the January 2016 trek. Islander, ’68, & Children 18:3 will join headliners Five Finger Death Punch, Seether, Halestorm, & plenty of other acts which you can below. If you’re unfamiliar the cruise sets sail aboard the Norwegian Pearl on January 18th from Miami, FL and the heads to Costa Maya, Mexico. …continue reading

Write This Down Offer Album Update

Write This Down Offer Album Update

Write This Down posted a short update to Facebook giving some details on the progress of their new album. The band’s new EP is done & should release soon. Read the state in full below along with what appears to be the album art. …continue reading

Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch Q&A

Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch Q&A

Trevor McNevan, frontman of Thousand Foot Krutch did an impromptu Q&A on Facebook. Follow the link to read in full or go below for some highlights. …continue reading

Wachinyeya Festival Announces Lineup

Wachinyeya Festival Announces Lineup

Wachinyeya Fest (Standing Rock, ND) have announced the majority of this year’s lineup which includes Project 86, Spoken, Tru Serva, We Are Leo, Random Hero, Danger Scene, Ravenhill, Scarlet White, & Unscene Patrol. If you’re not in that area of the country you can support their mission by purchasing a t-shirt. Tickets are also available at the link.

Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber Co-Headline Small Town America Tour

Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber Co-Headline Small Town America Tour

Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber are set to co-headline the fifth annual “Small Town America Tour 2015” along with Shonlock & Scarlet White. The tour will run Aug. 19-Nov. 22 with stops to be announced at a later date. The tour purposes to put on concerts in smaller towns which are normally passed over by big tours.

Impellitteri Post Music Video for “Empire Of Lies”

Impellitteri Post Music Video for “Empire Of Lies”

Impellitteri (feat. Rob Rock on vocals) released a new music video for “Empire Of Lies” from their new album Venom. Watch below. The album releases tomorrow via Frontiers Records. You can still pre-order on iTunes to get 2 tracks (“Face The Enemy” & “Empire Of Lies”) instantly. …continue reading

P.O.D. To Release ‘The Awakening’ This Summer

P.O.D. To Release ‘The Awakening’ This Summer

P.O.D. guitarist Marcos Curiel spoke with radio host Rooster at 94.5 KFMX (Lubbock, TX) and announced that the group’s new album will be titled The Awakening & he has been told it is slated for release this August. The first single is also slated to debut in May. Watch the interview below. …continue reading

Signum Regis Post Lyric Video for “My Guide In The Night”

Signum Regis Post Lyric Video for “My Guide In The Night”

Signum Regis have released a lyric video for “My Guide In The Night” which you can watch below. The band’s new EP titled Through The Storm will be released on Ulterium Records on May 8th in Europe and on May 12th in North America. …continue reading

Spoken Currently Recording Album

Spoken Currently Recording Album

Spoken are currently recording their new album in Phoenix, AZ. Drums on the 12 tracks have been finished and guitars are up next. Stay tuned to the band’s social media for updates.

The Dwelling – Strive

Review : The Dwelling – Strive

Full of uplifting themes laced with heavy grooves, we take a look at Oklahoma City metalcore band The Dwelling, and their soon to be released EP, “Strive.” Click here for the full review. …continue reading

Full Devil Jacket Stream New Album ‘Valley Of Bones’

Full Devil Jacket Stream New Album ‘Valley Of Bones’

Full Devil Jacket, which features former Day of Fire vocalist Josh Brown, are streaming their new album Valley of Bones before it releases tomorrow. Head over to Billboard to listen. Josh recently stated “The belief and my faith and what I think about God is all through that record… [T]his is the most biblically truthful record I’ve ever done in my life.” (As a warning to some of our readers, there is potentially offensive …continue reading

Flawed By Design Release Lyric Video for “The Great Return”

Flawed By Design Release Lyric Video for “The Great Return”

Check out Flawed By Design’s brand new lyric video for “The Great Return” below where you can download the single via Noisetrade as well. The song appears on their Rottweiler Records debut, titled A New Creation, which you can pick up from Rottweiler or on digital outlets including iTunes. …continue reading

Impellitteri Post Music Video for “Venom”

Impellitteri Post Music Video for “Venom”

Impellitteri, which features Rob Rock on vocals, have released a music video the title track from their upcoming album Venom. Watch below & be sure to check out the album when it releases on April 21st via Frontiers Records. You can get more info on the album here & pre-order on iTunes to get 2 tracks (“Face The Enemy” & “Empire Of Lies”) instantly. …continue reading

Islander To Support Nothing More on “We Are Not Machines Tour”

Islander To Support Nothing More on “We Are Not Machines Tour”

Islander have been tapped as support for Nothing More’s “We Are Not Machines Tour”. Poster & dates are below. …continue reading

Ulterium Records To Release Impellitteri ‘Venom’ on Vinyl

Ulterium Records To Release Impellitteri ‘Venom’ on Vinyl

Ulterium Records have announced that they will release the new Impellitteri album, Venom, on limited edition vinyl on May 29th. Pre-orders are available. Check out more about the album here before it releases on April 21st via Frontiers Records.

Harmony To Release ‘Remembrance’ EP

Harmony To Release ‘Remembrance’ EP

Harmony will release a new EP titled Rememberance on May 26th (May 22nd in Europe) on Ulterium Records. Check out a teaser video below. Pre-order here. …continue reading

Impellitteri To Release Venom in April

Impellitteri To Release Venom in April

Impellitteri, which features Rob Rock on vocals, will release a brand new album titled Venom on April 21st via Frontiers Records. Check out the album cover, track listing,& album trailer with song clips below. …continue reading

Love And Death Post New Song Clip

Love And Death Post New Song Clip

JR Bareis, guitarist in Love and Death, posted a clip of a new song the band is working on. Check it out below. It appears that the band plan on releasing another record. …continue reading

Michael Sweet on the Kill Rock Podcast

Michael Sweet on the Kill Rock Podcast

Michael Sweet (Stryper, Sweet & Lynch) is on the Kill Rock Podcast this week. Check out the episode below along with a short clip from the band’s upcoming new album Fallen. The new album will also features a cover of Black Sabbath’s “After Forever”. Michael will be working on his vocals over the next few weeks with an album release later this year through Frontiers Records. …continue reading

The Letter Black begins Indiegogo campaign for tour

The Letter Black begins Indiegogo campaign for tour

On the morning of March 6th, The Letter Black announced that they will attempt what many other Christian bands have attempted and successfully done: crowdfund their next tour. TLB officially launched their Indiegogo campaign “so that we can get to a town near you faster and more often than we have ever been able to before!!!” They’ve set an ambitious goal of $20,000 and they’ve got 30 days to make it happen. TLB has been …continue reading

Disciple

Interview : Disciple

Hello my friends, it’s been a while, but I’ve got another sweet interview for you to enjoy. Recently I attended the City Rock Fest Tour, featuring Disciple, Decyfer Down, Nine Lashes, and Seventh Day Slumber, when it made a stop in Minot, North Dakota. I didn’t have a chance to plan an interview in advance, but I figured I’d bring my iPod and mini microphone and see if any of the groups would be …continue reading

Tracings – Bloodlines & Anchors

Review : Tracings – Bloodlines & Anchors

From Fargo, ND post-hardcore band Tracings brings their newest EP, Bloodlines & Anchors. Read on for the full review. …continue reading

P.O.D. Recording New Album with Howard Benson

P.O.D. Recording New Album with Howard Benson

P.O.D. have begun recording their new album in LA with Howard Benson. The band is hoping to release it this summer. Check out a recent interview with Sonny Sandoval from Shiprocked 2015 as well as a clip with Marcos in the studio below. …continue reading

RED Premiere “The Darkest Part” Music Video

RED Premiere “The Darkest Part” Music Video

RED have premiered the music video for “The Darkest Part”, which you can watch below. The video originally premiered on Loudwire. The band’s new album, titled Of Beauty & Rage, releases tomorrow. …continue reading

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