Sep 152016

demon-hunter_e81Seattle-based metallers Demon Hunter are putting the finishing touches on their eighth studio album, “Outlive”, for a tentative spring 2017 release. The band has released two album covers, along with a trailer video, in anticipation for the upcoming release, which you can check out below. The album and other one-of-a-kind items are available for preorder at PledgeMusic.

In a statement Demon Hunter says: “The last three years have been an absolute whirlwind. We’ve welcomed five (!) children into the Demon Hunter family, endured heartbreaking trials, and experienced joy beyond comprehension. ‘Outlive’ is a culmination of these peaks and valleys. It is a journey through adversity, survival, and overcoming the odds.

“They say the best stories are told by those who have lived a life worth commenting on, and we believe that our stories will resonate with each of you in some way. Continue reading »

Jan 062016

kristen-mayFlyleaf lead singer Kristen May recently released a new solo album, “Conversations”, which she funded through a PledgeMusic campaign.

May wrote on her PledgeMusic page: “Making this album has been a dream of mine for awhile and I’m so happy to finally make it a reality.

“I have had the opportunity to tour and make albums with my bands Vedera and Flyleaf for over a decade and now I [got] the unique chance to spend some time off the road, at home in Kansas City. Kansas City is a place where I have gathered inspiration through the years and I [was] so happy to make an album here once again. This time [I recorded] at the wonderful Chapman Recording Studios.” Continue reading »

Jun 302015

vivaldi logoVivaldi Metal Project, is an ALL-METAL-STARS amazing project that will blow you away! The project is lead by, keyboardist Mistheria [Bruce Dickinson, Rob Rock, Roy Z, Mark Boals, John West, etc.] and bassist Alberto Rigoni [solo artist, TwinSpirits].

The classic legendary masterpiece “The Four Seasons” by Antonio Vivaldi will be arranged in a Metal version and will be performed by top class musicians from all the world.

The Vivaldi Metal Project is an independent project, the staff is looking for supporters who can help in reaching the needed budget for the production (recordings, mixing, mastering, etc.) through a fundraising campaign. There are 17 really unique and great exclusives! Continue reading »

Nov 282014

RED 2014“Of Beauty and Rage” – our fifth album is officially out February 24th 2015. We’ve created, hands down, our best album yet. To celebrate this release, we also have created an exclusive, collectible full-length graphic novel inspired by the music and messages of RED.

You can now Pre-order the new album and the graphic novel at PledgeMusic We wanted to connect with our fans in a whole new way so we partnered with PledgeMusic in order to also offer a ton of one-of-a-kind experiences and exclusive items which you will only be able to find there.

Recording this album has been such an amazing experience for us and we really want to share that journey with you. Once you pre-order any of the packages you will get instant access to a special part of the site via the ‘AccessPass.’ There you will receive exclusive updates from us!

You’ll be the first to hear song samples, see pictures from the studio and during the music video shoot and get a behind-the-scenes view of the creation of the graphic novel. We want to bring you into our world as we release our new album, “of Beauty and Rage”! Continue reading »

Oct 312014

slechtvalk_logoThe Dutch extreme metal band Slechtvalk recently announced a crowdfunding-project to fund a new album, the recording proces has been pushed back to April 2015. Regarding the recording proces of the new album, the band posted the following on their facebook profile:

We’ve made a list of rewards/perks you can get in return for your contribution, which we hope you’ll find interesting.

Among the rewards/perks are various merchandise, like:
– Digital download of the new album.
– The New Album Signed by all bandmembers.
– T-shirt exclusively obtainable through the crowdfunding project.
– Lyric/story book containing thorough explanations of all songs, insights into Shamgar’s fantasy world which forms the basis of the narrative lyrics and various anecdotes from our 15 years of Slechtvalk history.
– Goodiebag containing the album, tshirt, lyric book and lots of goodies (and of course a bag ; )) Continue reading »