Tag Archives: Napalm Records

Metal Review: Gormathon: Following the Beast (2014)

Gormathon: Following the Beast

Sweden’s Gormathon is a melodic death metal borrowing from a few other genres delivering a diverse second album in “Following the Beast” and completely bypassing the notion of the sophomore jinx by any means. Where many bands have failed, Gormathon has used as a strength by honing their sound to its sharpest point. “Following the

Metal Review: Alunah: Awakening the Forest (2014)

Alunah: Awakening the Forest

Birmingham, UK’s doom metal outfit Alunah have a lot to live up to being a doom metal band from the same home of the mighty Black Sabbath. Led by the hypnotic vocals of Soph Day, the four-piece set themselves apart from the typical doom metal band by their incorporation of more psychedelic elements, but that

Music Review: John Garcia: John Garcia (2014)

John Garcia: John Garcia

Formerly of Kyuss/Hermano and current Vista Chino/Unida vocalist John Garcia believes in striking while the iron is hot. With his busy schedule, it is hard to believe that this stoner rock legend has time for a solo album, but that is just what he has done with his self-titled solo release. Make no mistake about

Cavalera Conspiracy Debut New Song Bonzai Kamakazi

Cavalera Conspiracy: Pandemonium

Cavalera Conspiracy debuted a new song today called Bonzai Kamakazi off of their new album “Pandemonium,” the follow-up to “Blunt Force Trauma.” “Pandemonium” comes out on October 31, 2014 (Europe) and November 4, 2014 in North America on Napalm Records. Check out Bonzai Kamakazi here. Max Cavalera tells about the song: “This song is about

Metal Review: Pet the Preacher: The Cave & the Sunlight (2014)

Pet the Preacher The Cave & the Sunlight

Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, Pet the Preacher is ready to become a household name with their Napalm Records release of “The Cave & the Sunlight.” Think of early Kyuss mixed with the good COC (with Pepper Keenan) and you have the sound that Pet the Preacher brings forwards. It is a groove heavy stoner rock

Metal Review: Nervosa: Victim of Yourself (2014)

Nervosa Victim of Yourself

Brazil’s all female Brazilian thrash metal trio Nervosa has finally released their debut effort after their 2012 3-song EP, “Time of Death,” burst onto the scene. With just those 3 tracks, Nervosa showed the potential that the band has, and now with the release of their debut full-length release, “Victim of Yourself,” we are certain

Metal Review: Conan: Blood Eagle (2014)

Conan Blood Eagle

Liverpool, England’s Conan are back with their sophomore effort, “Blood Eagle,” their follow-up to 2012’s “Monnos.” As you would expect from a band like Conan, their sophomore release is a heavy, doom-laden collection of songs that pull no punches. The grimy, sludgy sound gets no cleaner as the album pushes on and that is what

Moonspell Announce North American Tour Dates

Moonspell North American Tour Dates

Portuguese melodic death metal giants Moonspell have announced their return the U.S and Canada starting in January. The band will be headlining the America Noir Tour with support provided by Napalm Records label-mates Leaves’ Eyes and Atrocity. Moonspell American Tour Dates: January 31 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room February 3 – Ft Worth,

Leaves’ Eyes Announce Tour Dates

Leaves Eyes

German symphonic metal band Leaves’ Eyes have announced a string of tour dates in support of the band’s upcoming new release “Symphonies of the Night.” The album is expected for release later this year via Napalm Records. The following dates with Atrocity (featuring Leaves’ Eyes members Thorsten Bauer (guitars), spouse of Liv Kristine Alexander Krull

Metal Review: Manegarm | Legions of the North (2013)

Sweden’s viking metal horde Manegarm is back with “Legions of the North,” their first album since 2009’s “Nattväsen.” Their latest effort will be released on June 28, 2013 via Napalm Records and is without violin player Janne Liljekvist, who left last year “due to lack of motivation.” I wondered if Liljekvist’s reason for leaving was