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The self-titled Digital EP from new supergroup BLOOD DIVISIONS is available today on Metal Blade Records. BLOOD DIVISIONS features a who’s who of metal musicians, including Chris Jericho, Dave Austin, Ralph Santola, Terry Butler, Greg Gall, Bill Owen, John Mahoney and Ben Meyer. The Digital EP features two tracks, the first being a cover of the Nasty Savage track “The Morgue“ and the second is a cover version of the Scorpions classic “Top of the Bill“.  

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Progressive supergroup, Jane Getter Premonition, has teamed up with PopMatters.com to launch a new track, “Surprised,” taken from the band’s Madfish debut, On, out October 2.  

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Swiss folk-metal pioneers ELUVEITIE and Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA, will join forces on a North American tour presented by REVOLVER Magazine this fall. The two bands will be co-headlining, with Canada’s The Agonist supporting on all dates.  

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Ecstatic Vision hit the road in a couple of weeks with Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats and Ruby The Hatchet for a full North American trek. Their stunning live show and debut, Sonic Praise earned them a signing with Relapse Records just a little after a year of coming together as a band. Don’t miss them in a city near you – all shows listed below. In case you missed it: Ecstatic Vision weave the guitar heroics of the 70′s heavy classics of UFO and Hawkwind with the rhythmic intensity of Sun Ra and Fela Kuti. Massive riffs vibe seamlessly with deep rhythms to create one of the most original and best heavy psych debuts in years. Ecstatic Vision Live Dates: 9/8: The Garage- Winston Salem, NC 9/9: Center... 

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D.O.A. is back with a vengeance! It looked like Canada’s legendary punk pioneers were going to hang it up, as Joe Shithead Keithley, the godfather of “hardcore” sought political office, but that didn’t happen this time so the political world’s loss is the music world’s gain.   

Expanding on the hit anime, novel, and game series Fate from Type-Moon, Gen Urobuchi and Shinjiro’s Fate/Zero is a faithful manga adaptation that also offers extended scenes and never-before-seen content!  

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MOTOR SISTER who feature Mother Superior founder, guitarist, and vocalist Jim Wilson fronting the band, with Anthrax’s Scott Ian on guitar, Pearl Aday on backing vocals, Joey Vera on bass, and John Tempesta on drums, have announced they will hit the UK for the first time ever in January 2016 to play ten in-your-face shows.And they can’t wait: Jim Wilson – “Motor Sister in the UK! Get down and get with it!” Scott Ian – “Motor Sister was born at a crazy party in the jam room at our house, just the five of us rocking our asses off. And now we get to bring that party to the UK!!! It’s a privilege my friends! See you soon.” Pearl Aday – “We love the UK. No... 

Baroness return with their first new music in three years, as the band releases their fourth album, Purple, on Dec. 18 via their recently formed label, Abraxan Hymns. The first song from the ten-track album, “Chlorine & Wine”, is available now, with an animated clip featuring “Chlorine & Wine” artwork viewable here: https://youtu.be/qhS0j3WxfWY.  

Sweden’s THE GREAT DISCORD, who just unleashed their debut full-length album Duende in June, are pleased to announce that their new EP Echoes is now available for streaming on Spotify and will be available at other digital outlets and streaming services such as iTunes, Amazon, Google, Apple Music, and Rdio on 9/18. The Echoes EP contains a version of the track “The Aging Man” performed simply with a piano and Fia Kemp’s striking vocals (music video coming shortly!), two cover tracks, and radio edits for their songs “The Aging Man” and “Ephemeral“. Listen now on Spotify HERE.  

Renowned guitarist, producer and engineer Masaki Murashita has announced the upcoming release of Inescapable Damnation, the debut EP from his solo project MURASHITA.  

Kaotoxin Records has announced the signing of a multi-album deal with French blackened death metal band Azziard. The band is fronted by A.S.A., vocalist for The Negation who released their newest album, Momento Mori, in July under the Kaotoxin banner. Azziard’s lineup also features former and current members of Moonreich, Whispering Tears, and Bran Barr.  

MOTOR SISTER who feature Mother Superior founder, guitarist, and vocalist Jim Wilson fronting the band, with Anthrax’s Scott Ian on guitar, Pearl Aday on backing vocals, Joey Vera on bass, and John Tempesta on drums, have announced they will hit the UK for the first time ever in January 2016 to play ten in-your-face shows.  

MAGISTER TEMPLI are offering another preview of the occult metal mastery to come with the September release of their second full-length, Into Duat, with the exclusive premiere of album track “Horus the Avenger“.  

It’s the story that has the whole world on the edge of its seat. The biggest Marvel event of all time. The story that destroyed the Marvel Universe. And if you thought it couldn’t get bigger – you thought wrong. Today Marvel is pleased to announce the expansion of the blockbuster Secret Wars event with SECRET WARS #9 – coming to comic shops later this year!  

An all-new Lara Croft miniseries begins with Corinna Bechko at the helm!  

From the immense imagination of Berserk creator Kentaro Miura comes Giganto Maxia, a science-fiction/fantasy manga of titanic proportions!  

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