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New ZAO Song Stream on Decibel and Digital Downloads Available July 10th

New ZAO Song Stream on Decibel and Digital Downloads Available July 10th

Check out a brand new ZAO track titled “Xenophobe” now streaming over at Decibel Magazine here. Pre-orders went live for the new 2 song 7″ but they already sold out. BUT, you can get both new songs on ZAO’s bandcamp page here when they officially release July 10th.

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

Announcing Breakout Press

Announcing Breakout Press

In our recent update, we shared the news that Indie Vision Music will be closing it’s doors as a online magazine / blog on July 4th. On a happier note we also mentioned a new site some of us were launching to fill that gap. Today we are happy to announce Breakout Press!

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The new site will be launched in phases, with the first being …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

The Devil Wears Prada – Supernova

The Devil Wears Prada – Supernova

The Devil Wears Prada have released their new song “Supernova” that you can take a listen to, below. The “Space Ep” will release on August 21st via Rise Records. …continue reading

Thumper Punk Records and SkyBurnsBlack Release Special “5 Volume” Benefit Compilation

Thumper Punk Records and SkyBurnsBlack Release Special “5 Volume” Benefit Compilation

Do you like massive compilations? Well look no further than the brand new “United We Skate Benefit” compilations available on the TPR bandcamp here. You can check out all 5 of these different compilation sets, below. Available for just $10ea (or $35 for all 5) with all proceeds to benefit skateboarding ministries at the Roots of Hope ministry in Jaco, Costa Rica, and the chapter of Christian Skaters International in Paarl, South Africa. Featuring 113 songs from a variety of bands spanning everything from punk and hardcore to the extremes of metal (and everything in between). Check these out below and make sure you pick one (or all) up. This is a joint release between Thumper Punk Records and SkyBurnsBlack Records. …continue reading

For All Eternity Sign With….

For All Eternity Sign With….

Sydney, Australia melodic metalcore band, For All Eternity have signed with the So. Cal. heavy music label Facedown Records. Look for their label debut “Metanoia” due out July 10th. Pre-orders and further info can be found below. …continue reading

Mantric Announce New EP

Mantric Announce New EP

Mantric have signed to Norwegian label Loyal Blood Records & will release the new 3 song Die Old EP on June 19th. If you order one of the new t-shirts you get a immediate digital download. The band also plan on releasing a new full length & have also launched a new website. Read the official statement below.
“We know you’ve been waiting five long years…and so have we. But here – finally – new …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

Harmony – Remembrance Ep Now Available

Harmony – Remembrance Ep Now Available

Harmony have released a special EP through Ulterium Records that includes 4 re-recorded tracks from their “Dreaming Awake” album along with 2 new tracks. Daniel Heiman (Ex-Lost Horizon) sings on all the tracks. Listen/purchase, below. …continue reading

Timōrātus Release ‘Grind EP’

Timōrātus Release ‘Grind EP’

Timōrātus, an ambitious one-man metal project by David Napier, has released the final EP in a 4 album concept series. Listen & download the brand new Death EP below via Bandcamp. The albums follow the story line “of a man named Kafla Serlaro as he loses his faith and times of living through the Black Plague.”

In other news, David announced that he has rewritten & re-recorded the songs from the Black EP along with 3 additional instrumentals. They will all be included on The Great Mortality, which is the album version of all 4 concept EPs. It will also be a free download & should be available late June. …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

Worldview Releases Music Video for “Illusions of Love”

Worldview Releases Music Video for “Illusions of Love”

Power metal band Worldview have released a music video for “Illusions of Love” which you can check out below. The track appears on their new album, The Chosen Few, which releases on May 26th. Pre-order here. …continue reading

Within Silence Post Music Video for “Silent Desire”

Within Silence Post Music Video for “Silent Desire”

Within Silence have posted a music video for the single “Silent Desire”. Watch below. The song appears on the band’s upcoming album, Gallery of Life, which releases on May 12th via Ulterium Records. Preview 4 tracks via Bandcamp below. The band was also interviewed recently at Antidote Radio where they talk about the new album, music, & faith. [h/t: Smacky] …continue reading

Pillar “Leaks” Previews of New Songs

Pillar “Leaks” Previews of New Songs

Rock band Pillar has been working on their reunion album for several years now but it looks like we are reaching the final stretch. Producer/mixer Travis Wyrick posted a new video on facebook “leaking” previews of 3 of the band’s heavier tracks. The current working titles of the songs include “Deadly Contact”, “Obliterate”, and “Lock and Squeal”. The record has now been “turned in” but the release date is still unannounced. …continue reading

Exiting The Fall – Bloodline

Review : Exiting The Fall – Bloodline

Indeed, it’s always sad to see a talented band call it quits, but at least they’re going out with a bang. Check out my review of Exiting the Fall’s latest and last release, ‘Bloodline.’ …continue reading

Trenches Offer Update on Album Progress

Trenches Offer Update on Album Progress

Trenches posted a short update on the status of their long-delayed album Reckoner. They scrapped some songs & replaced them with new ones which they were recording in March. They also mentioned that this album will not be their last record. Read the statement below. …continue reading

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

Animal Giant Releases New Track “Widows Son”

Animal Giant Releases New Track “Widows Son”

Animal Giant, the metal studio project from John LaRussa (Narcissus, Inhale Exhale) posted a new track called “Widows Son”. Check it out below along with 2013’s The Glory EP via Bandcamp (Name Your Price) . …continue reading

‘No New Kinda Story’ Now Available at Digital Outlets

‘No New Kinda Story’ Now Available at Digital Outlets

Tooth & Nail’s documentary film “No New Kinda Story: The Real History of Tooth & Nail Records” is now available to purchase or rent via digital outlets including”: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, & Xbox.

The Devil Wears Prada on Mayhem Festival

The Devil Wears Prada on Mayhem Festival

The Devil Wears Prada will appear on the Main Stage of the 2015 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival this summer with Slayer, King Diamond, & Hellyeah among many others. Check out the dates below. The band is currently on the Zombie 5 Tour through May 4th. …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

Solid State To Release “Killing Floor 2″ Video Game Soundtrack

Solid State To Release “Killing Floor 2″ Video Game Soundtrack

Solid State Records have announced that they will be releasing the official video game soundtrack for Killing Floor 2. Check out the album cover & track listing, which features Impending Doom, Living Sacrifice, Demon Hunter, & more below. The album is out on April 21st. …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

Peter Espevoll of Extol on the Latest Bad Christian Podcast

Peter Espevoll of Extol on the Latest Bad Christian Podcast

Peter Espevoll, vocalist in Extol, is the latest guest on the Bad Christian Podcast. Listen here (interview at 29:00). They discuss the band’s new documentary Of Light & Shade along with “music, mental illness, spending time in a Norwegian mental care facility with his family and why EXTOL took an unexplained hiatus.” Pre-order the documentary here. It is scheduled to start shipping on April 6th.

Embers In Ashes – Set Fire

Music Video : Embers In Ashes – Set Fire

Embers In Ashes have released a new music video for their track, ‘Set Fire’, from their recent full-length album, Killers & Thieves. Check out the video below. …continue reading

Red – Of Beauty and Rage

Review : Red – Of Beauty and Rage

Following a middling album in “Release the Panic,” veteran rockers RED seek to redeem themselves with “Of Beauty and Rage.” Does this new album prove to be a return to form? Find out here. …continue reading

The Order of Elijah Signs With Luxor Records

The Order of Elijah Signs With Luxor Records

Metalcore outfit The Order Of Elijah announced that they signed with Luxor Records, who will release the band’s new album War At Heart later this year. Check out the band’s latest, somewhat controversial, single “God’s Unwanted Children” below.

Narnia Prep New Songs for 2015

Narnia Prep New Songs for 2015

Melodic metal act Narnia are hard at work prepping material for their new album to release this year! The band also just confirmed that they will be performing at Elements of Rock in Switzerland next month.

Empire 21 New Album Available Now

Empire 21 New Album Available Now

Swedish melodic metal act Empire 21, a project featuring CJ Grimmark (Narnia, Saviour Machine, and Rob Rock), have released their self-titled new album. Pick it up on iTunes. Check out the lyric video for “I Can’t” below. …continue reading

Judgement X Day – The Altar

Review : Judgement X Day – The Altar

If you like your music raw, fast and heavy, then look no further. Read on for the review of Judgement X Days’s new debut EP, ‘The Altar’. …continue reading

Roxx Records Announces Mortification & Recon 25th Anniversary Reissues

Roxx Records Announces Mortification & Recon 25th Anniversary Reissues

Roxx Records have announced that in celebration of their 25th anniversaries this year, they will re-release Mortification’s Break the Curse & Recon’s Behind Enemy Lines on limited edition vinyl. No word on when they will be available.

Demon Hunter Post Music Video for “Death”

Demon Hunter Post Music Video for “Death”

Demon Hunter have unveiled the music video for the track “Death”. Check it out below. The song appears on the band’s latest album, Extremist, which is available everywhere now. …continue reading

Zao Working on Limited Edition 7″

Zao Working on Limited Edition 7″

Zao announced they are working on an upcoming limited edition 7 inch along with their new album. The band stated, “approving drum takes for two songs so that final recording can begin next week for a special limited edition 7 inch. One song will be on the upcoming album. one will not. more details later.”

Immortal Souls ‘Wintermetal’ To Release in March

Immortal Souls ‘Wintermetal’ To Release in March

Immortal Souls will release their new album, titled Wintermetal, this March via Rottweiler Records. Check out the album cover below. …continue reading

IVM Recommends: LEAH

IVM Recommends: LEAH

Symphonic metal act LEAH will release her new album, titled Kings & Queens, on February 3rd (US & Worldwide, January 30th for EU). Check out the lyric video for the single “This Present Darkness” below, along with an album teaser. The album “emerges as the heaviest of all her releases. Dabbling in worldly Celtic, middle eastern, and New-Age flavors, while lyrically laced with epic imagery of dystopias, fallen empires, spiritual warfare, love and destiny, this album proves to be very promising and is expected to be received by fans and critics as one of the top symphonic metal albums of the year.” Pre-order on Bandcamp, iTunes, or Amazon. RIYL: Nightwish, Within Temptation, Evanescence …continue reading