Jun 162021
 

We are looking for (all-round) CD reviewers. This is what we ask of you:

“Basic requirements
* You have free time, that you want to invest in the website
* You agree with Mauce.nl’s mission statement and act accordingly
* You have experience in writing articles / reviews.
* Knowledge of the English language.
* Love for rock and metal music
* Work with deadlines for publications.
* You have the time and capability to write at least two reviews each month.

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Jun 182021
 

Napalm Records is pleased to announce that Swedish/American duo Silent Skies – featuring Evergrey vocalist Tom S. Englund and pianist/multiinstrumentalist Vikram Shankar – have signed an official worldwide contract with the premier Austrian label.

The differing musical backgrounds and previous experiences of the musicians have formed a creative space of development for Silent Skies. taking the listener on a touching, melancholic journey and convincing with captivating talent. They are currently working on a successor to their stunning 2020 debut full-length.

More details to be announced soon!

Silent Skies on the signing with Napalm Records:

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Jun 182021
 

NMB recently announced the release of their fourth studio album, “Innocence & Danger,” on August 27. Today, the band are sharing the first single and video from the album, for the opening track ‘Do It All Again’. The clip, created by Christian Rios, can be found below.

Mike Portnoy says this about the track, “This was the first song we wrote when we reconvened for the sessions for this album. It rooted from an idea Bill Hubauer brought in and we built off it from there. Like most NMB songs, I love the sharing of lead vocals… Neal Morse on the verses, Bill on the B section and an amazingly catchy 3-part harmony chorus with Eric Gillette taking the lead.”

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Jun 182021
 

Classic hardcore influence woven into melodic rock and atmospheric guitars—Meadows delivers it all while tending toward the current of modern hardcore. The Birmingham, Alabama 5-piece have been compared to contemporaries Counterparts and Defeater, as well as genre masters mewithoutYou and La Dispute, and are slated to play Furnace Fest 2021 this September.

Meadows‘ first single for Facedown drops today and is titled ‘The Depths.’ Over the next few months it will come together with future singles and constitute an EP. The 3-song collection, “In Those Days & Also After Part III,” will be released on August 20.

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Jun 172021
 

NoLifeTilMetal Records is excited to bring you the latest album from Banshee entitled The Madness on a one time exclusive vinyl pressing. This very limited pressing will be limited to 200 pieces only on a beautiful black 180 gram vinyl edition. 

Banshee‘s The Madness is probably the first heavy metal album that tackles the forefront of mental illness. Executive producer Steve Susman bares his soul as he shares some very personal difficulties that he was going through during the time period that The Madness was recorded.  

Banshee‘s The Madness has a classic heavy metal sound that will appeal to fans of Dio, Black Sabbath and more. 

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Jun 172021
 

Symphonic Metal/ Opera Metal band Aldaria has posted a short video online. Does this mean, a new album is on the way? We will see. Watch the video below.

Darkness has crept closer
Day by day
night by night
lingering
Until one day
There was nothing but
SILENCE

Aldaria‘s debut album “Land Of Light” has been released through Pride & Joy Music on March 24th. 2017. Featuring Yannis Papadopoulos, Eli Prinsen, Ronnie König, Jimmy Hedlund, Christer Harøy, Frode Hovd, Paolo Campitelli, David Åkesson & Uli Kusch. Mixed by Roland Grapow. Mastered by Jacob Hansen.

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