Nov 152019

We are looking for an all-round CD reviewer. This is what we ask of you:

“Basic requirements

  • You have free time, that you want to invest in the website
  • You agree with’s mission statement and act accordingly
  • You have experience in writing articles / reviews.
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • Love for rock and metal music
  • Work with deadlines for publications.
    * You have the time and capability to write at least two reviews each month.

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Jan 252019

[In Dutch] Wij zijn dringend op zoek naar een webmaster / siteadmin het liefste uit Nederland maar Europa is ook goed, met programmeerkennis, zodat we nu heel snel onze nieuwe website kunnen lanceren (de layout is al klaar) dus het is de  hoogste tijd..

Ben je zelf geïnteresseerd of weet je iemand die mogelijk geinteresseerd zou kunnen zijn neem dan zsm contact met ons op. Heb je vragen mail ons gerust: We zouden het erg waarderen als je dit bericht deelt via je social media kanalen, alvast bedankt voor je hulp ! Continue reading »

Dec 122019

Video footage from old school death metal band GROMS exclusive reunion show at Nordic Fest (Norway) last month can be watched below.

And Jr Rife interviewed the band and asked them about their past, their reunion and the re-release of their 1994 album “Ascension.” The interview can be watched in the video below.

“Ascension” is remasted and re-released on November 15th. via Nordic Mission.

25 years ago, 4 young men from Kristiansand, Norway released their debut album “Ascension”. The band was called GROMS (acronym for God Rules Over My Soul), and their music was pure and heavy death metal.

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Dec 112019

On December 9, Alter B ridge performed at Paris, France’s L’Olympia, a venue very near to the band’s hearts due to it being the location where Jeff Buckley’s historic 2001 live album was recorded. To mark the occasion, Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy got to play a cover of Leonard Cohen‘s ‘Hallelujah’ — famously covered by Buckley — on Jeff’s actual 1983 Telecaster guitar.

Before the performance, Kennedy dedicated the song to Buckley, calling the musician “probably one of my biggest influences” and saying that “we owe a great debt” to Jeff, who tragically died in May 1997 in an accidental drowning at the age of 30.

Earlier this year, Kennedy told Music Radar about Buckley: “Jeff was such an important musical figure in my evolution, especially in the early to mid-’90s. Don’t get me wrong, I loved what was happening in Seattle. I’m from the Pacific Northwest and am very proud of all those bands and how much they affected music. But at that stage in my development, I was really trying to figure out how to integrate blues and R&B into what I was doing, to help inspire my own sound… I was just looking for guide posts.

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Dec 112019

Evanescence will begin recording a new album early next year, according to lead singer Amy Lee. Ahead of the outfit’s canceled Knotfest Mexico performance Nov. 30, the musician revealed the band’s studio plans for 2020. Evanescence last released “Synthesis” in 2017 and a self-titled effort in 2011.

Asked by Summa Inferno what’s next for Evanescence, Lee spilled the beans to the rock and metal outlet — watch the interview toward the bottom of this post. The chat took place preceding what was to be the group’s Saturday night set at Mexico City’s Knotfest Meets Forcefest late last month. Unfortunately, safety issues caused the cancellation, and a group of riotous fans subsequently set fire to Evanescence‘s equipment onstage.

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Dec 102019

Northlander have released a music video for ‘Heavy Fruit’ the track is taken from their debut album “Forces of Light” which is released on Dec. 6th. via Facedown Records. The video can be seen below.

From the band members of Fallstar comes a new band that has been four years in the making. Their new album, “Forces of Light”, is produced through Rat Family Records, most notably known recently for their production of Michael Sweet‘s solo albums and Fallstar‘s last record.

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Dec 082019

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P. ‘s December 1 performance at Forcefest in Mexico City can be seen below.

As previously reported, W.A.S.P. will embark on the “1984 To Headless” world tour in 2020. The trek will be a celebration of hits from the band’s first four albums: 1984’s self-titled debut, 1985’s “The Last Command”, 1986’s “Inside The Electric Circus” and 1989’s “The Headless Children”.

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