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Metal's Underground magazine


ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of critically acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth, has announced the addition of former Metal Church and Trans-Siberian Orchestra vocalist Ronny Munroe.An international metal band with classic and modern influences, ONE MACHINE features members carefully selected by Smyth, who is widely known for his work with Testament, Nevermore and Forbidden. ONE MACHINE's lineup is completed by former Biomechanical members Jamie Hunt on guitar and Matt "Spike" Cherry on drums, and former Savage Messiah bassist Stefano Selvatico


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MOB RULES Release Cover of Amon Amarth’s “Raven’s Flight”

The song was mixed and mastered by Markus Teske (The New Roses, Vanden Plas) who already took over the mix for the chart album "Beast Reborn".

Stream "Raven's Flight" here -> MobRules.lnk.to/RavensFlight 

Watch on YouTube -> Raven's Flight


Their current live album "Beast Over Europe" was released in September through SPV/Steamhammer as CD DigiPak, download and stream: MobRules.lnk.to/BeastOverEurope

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New York's own hard rockers and beloved doom punx Opulence have today unleashed their much anticipated debut full length Black Magic. The album, which was released via Blacklight Media Records, in conjunction with Station House Recordings, is now available on all digital platforms and can be purchased here: https://orcd.co/6v4d5yn

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Symphonic power metal band RAVENWORD has signed a worldwide deal with Rockshots Records to release their one-time studio album, Transcendence, on January 31.

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Knotfest, the music and lifestyle phenomenon created by multi-platinum, genre defining metal band, Slipknot, has announced its first ever cruise event, Knotfest At Sea. Furthering the global expansion of the Knotfest experience, the inaugural voyage of the Knotfest At Sea cruise will set sail from Barcelona on August 10th 2020 returning on August 14th.


Knotfest At Sea will be headlined by Slipknot who will perform two sets on board the ship with the full line-up and on board experiences still to be announced. For more info, head to KnotfestAtSea.com.

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Copenhagen Death Doom Steamroller KONVENT Releases Brand New Song, “Trust”!


LISTEN TO “TRUST” HERE! PRE-ORDER YOUR ALBUM COPY HERE!

 

Puritan Masochism out January 24, 2020 via Napalm Records

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SAUL have dropped the brand new song "Trial By Fire." Listen HERE.

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Vancouver's Celestial Ruin has just debuted a new single “Heart Shaped Ashes". Produced in Los Angeles by Mike Plotnikoff (In Flames, Three Days Grace, The Cranberries), the hard rock tune has a variety of elements that will appeal to fans around the world.

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70000TONS OF METAL 2020:


Exclusive Live World Premiere of ARCHON ANGEL


Whoever has been following 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World's

Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, over the past 9 years, does not only know that

it is much more than just another festival at sea. They will also know that

one of the things that make it such a unique once in a lifetime event is

that even now, only 2 months before the Independence Of The Seas will take

3000 Metalheads and 60 world-class Heavy Metal bands from Fort Lauderdale,

Florida, to Cozumel, Mexico, from January 7th to 11th, for Round X, the

Skipper and his crew always manage to surprise fans with specials -

including one time performances, album and band anniversaries, unexpected

jam band constellations, and other premieres exclusively happening on

board.


After recent additions such as Devin Townsend and Sortilège to the lineup

that already features names like Emperor, Epica and Wintersun, 70000TONS OF

METAL, The Original, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, is excited to

announce another world premiere event on board, namely the very first live

show by Zak Stevens' new project Archon Angel. The band's debut album

"Fallen" will be released in early 2020 on Frontiers Music, with a music

video for the title track and pre-orders for the album launching on

December 4, 2019.


For up-to-date lineup additions, please visit: 70000tons.com/artists

<http://70000tons.com/lists/lt.php?id=Z0sBAgBLAAIDTgJfBFdR>


Don't miss the boat! Visit 70000tons.com

<http://70000tons.com/lists/lt.php?id=Z0sBBwBLAAIDTgJfBFdR>

to book your cabin before they're gone.


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FRONTIERS ANNOUNCES THE SIGNING OF ARCHON ANGEL


FEATURING ZAK STEVENS ON LEAD VOCALS


DEBUT ALBUM "FALLEN" OUT EARLY 2020

EXCLUSIVE LIVE PREMIERE OF BAND TO HAPPEN AT 70000 TONS OF METAL 2020

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Drum Legend Dave Lombardo Makes Film Score Debut with

"Los Ultimos Frikis"


Watch the official trailer for Los Ultimos Frikis here: https://youtu.be/VbfJZOe0NaQ.

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Swedish melodic, brutal death metal band DEMONICAL, have announced the parting of ways with vocalist Alexander Högbom (October Tide). Högbom, who recorded one studio album with the band (2018's "Chaos Manifesto") announced his decision in June, with plans to leave the band permanently after Scandinavia Deathfest 2019. DEMONICAL already found a replacement in Christofer Säterdal (central figure in the picture), who will join the band as their new frontman. Bassist Martin Schulman provides more details on the matter.

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?Stone Sour’s First Official Live Album. 100% Live - No Overdubs!

16 Of The Bands Most Acclaimed Tracks, Including Absolute Zero, Through Glass And Song #3

 Pre-Orders Available now Here & Store.StoneSour.Com

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Surma signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

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VATICAN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM SOLE IMPULSE OUT NOVEMBER 15 ON 1126 RECORDS

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DEEP PURPLE TO RELEASE NEW LIVE ALBUM


“LIVE IN ROME 2013” ON DECEMBER 6TH

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Washington, DC’s rockers Never Elected have a new single “Wake Up” that will be out on November 15th.

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Seven Spires To Release “Emerald Seas" February 14th via Frontiers Music Srl

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The day has come: Finnish power metallers METAL DE FACTO have finally unleashed their debut album Imperium Romanum via Rockshots Records!

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After a long wait, Montreal blackened thrash band DIZASTRA offers up their first full-length album "Elder Sun", now available to massacre fans as of November 22, 2019.

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Kicks Off North American Headlining Tour With Atheist, Full Of Hell, Primitive Man, Author & Punisher, And Vitriol

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