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Metal Review: Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls (2015)

Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

It is hard to believe that a band can exist more than four decades and still be doing things for the first time, but with Iron Maiden’s latest opus, The Book of Souls, this marks the British veterans’ first double studio album. More so than just putting out an hour and a half of music,

Song of the Week: Motorhead: Ace of Spades

Motorhead: Ace of Spades

After so much recent horrible news from Motorhead because of Lemmy’s health issues, it is time to give the band its due on this Song of the Week column. Without a doubt, Motorhead is a legendary UK band. Their style does traverse the metal genre, so they are definitely a staple of this blog. I

Iron Maiden Announces New Double Album The Book of Souls

Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

British metal legends Iron Maiden have announced that the band will release a new double studio album entitled The Book of Souls on September 4, 2015. The album will feature 11 tracks spanning over 92 minutes of music making it the first studio double album the band has released. It is also the first studio

Venom Announce New Album in January

Venom

UK’s Venom have just announced that they veterans will release a new album entitled “From the Very Depths” on January 27, 2015 via Spinefarm Records. Frontman Cronos says: “This album is perfect, all three members are totally over-the-top confident with the new songs and the production. We had a great atmosphere in the studio while

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

Judas Priest Release New Album Artwork and New Song Redeemer of Souls

Judas Priest Redeemer of Souls

British metal legends Judas Priest have unveiled the artwork for their upcoming new album, “Redeemer of Souls,” which is set for a July 11-16, 2014 release in various territories throughout the world (see below). In addition to the revealing of the album title and artwork, the band have also released the title track for listening

Hammer Films Releases The Quiet Ones UK Trailer

The Quiet Ones

Hammer Films have released the UK trailer for “The Quiet Ones,” which is hitting theaters on April 25, 2014. From the producers behind “Let Me In” and “The Woman in Black,” “Quiet Ones” looks good. “A university student (Sam Claflin) and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment — to create a

Movie Review: Byzantium (2012)

Byzantium

Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort. Director: Neil Jordan Writer: Moira Buffini (play) Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller Director Neil Jordan knows a little something about directing great films. His second

Cradle of Filth Premiere New Short Film

Cradle of Filth

British extreme metal bane Cradle of Filth have premiered a new short film to promote their upcoming foray into graphic novels, “The Curse of Venus Aversa.” Produced by Greylight Studios, the movie shows a secret ceremony in New Orleans recorded on a hidden camera. The graphic novel itself is co-written by vocalist Dani Filth and

Behemoth Co-Headlining European Tour With Cradle of Filth

Behemoth Co-Headlining European Tour With Cradle of Filth

British extreme metal veterans Cradle of Filth will embark on a 19-date European co-headlining tour with Polish death metal juggernauts Behemoth, which will release their new album “The Satanist” in 2014. Support will come from In Solitude, Inquisition and Svarttjern. Nergal comments: “We are immensely proud to start promotion of The Satanist on the release