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OVERKILL at House of Blues, Orlando, Florida (March 10th, 2020)

On the eve of a cancellation crisis that would devastate the live music scene for the foreseeable future, a crowd was gathering in the heart of a Floridian music venue, only aware that a storm of high-octane thrills waited just moments away. Overkill was back on tour, riding the indomitable wave of victory for their latest success “The Wings of…

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GEOFF TATE’s “Empire 30th Anniversary Tour: Empire and Rage For Order” at Center Stage, Atlanta (March 13th, 2020)

Looking back on the history of the progressive metal band Queensrÿche, there are two or three milestones that immediately stand out in their very successful career. The first and most obvious is their 1988 release “Operation: Mindcrime”, which is widely considered to be one of the best rock “concept albums” ever produced. But there were others, namely “Rage For Order”…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch Canadian Prog-Metallers ILLUMINATED MINERVA Question the Existence of Extraterrestrial Life In New Single “Sightings”

Illuminated Minerva is a technical, progressive metal band, from Calgary, Canada. With a captivating and visceral live show, the seasoned musicians of Illuminated Minerva have played with a host of bands locally including Tesseract, Intronaut, and Cloudkicker. In 2014, the band released their debut EP “The Immaculate Deception” and are following it up in 2020 with a full length “Enigma Adamantine” due out Sept 25th, and from that album we present you today the single “Sightings”. “Sightings” is the track for those who ‘want to believe’… Odd time signatures, throbbing bass and first hand accounts of unknown aircraft frame the…

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SONG PREMIERE: Listen to RED CAIN Ear-worm New Single “Demons” From Upcoming Album “Kindred: Act II”

Canada’s Red Cain is finishing their “Kindred” saga with the release of “Kindred: Act II” this coming October; and to whet palettes in anticipation, the single “Demons” debuts here today, July 24th. The new song explores a demon summoning gone horribly right – lick your lips and embrace your inner beast with this banger of a track. Watch the video below. Red Cain explains the track: “In what is becoming a tradition, we remember our roots and continue our romp through “Kindred: Act II” with this goth rock anthem evocative of the delicious, bloody melancholy of Charon, 69 Eyes, Lord of the Lost, with a…