Dec 222016

PelleK_Dec_2016Norwegian Rock/Metal Singer ‘Per Fredrik Åsly’ (aka PelleK) has posted a cover of ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’. The video can be watched below.

Last summer PelleK fronted multi-national metallers Dragonforce for their appearances at the MetalDays (July 29 in Tolmin, Slovenia) and Benátská! (July 30 in Liberec, Czech Republic) festivals. Åsly was filling in for regular Dragonforce vocalist Marc Hudson, who was forced to miss the dates due to “health problems/issues.”. Video footage can be seen here. Continue reading »

Dec 202016

sacred_warriorClassic melodic, progressive hard rock/metal band Sacred Warrior have checked in with the following announcement:

“Sacred Warrior is excited to wish you a very Merry Christmas, and bring you our version of ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’! We have dedicated a lot of hard work to bringing our vision of this classic Christmas carol to life, and we are very excited to share it with you now! Our hope is that you listen and remember the incredible gift of Jesus that God gave us that first Christmas, and that hearing this would thrill your heart during the holiday season and all year long… Please, share with friends, family, and the music fans in your life who might enjoy this!”

Eli Prinsen stepped down as Sacred Warrior vocalist last June. Eli‘s statement can be found here.

As you can hear in the song (below) original Sacred Warrior singer Rey Parra takes care of the vocals. Rey has rejoined the band recently as lead singer, he will sing for Sacred Warrior as for his other band Worldview.

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Dec 142016

signum_regis_band_2015_Here is ‘The Magi’, a Christmas song by Slovakian metal band Signum Regis, the track is taken from the “Chapter IV: The Reckoning” album, which is their most recent effort, released on November 20th 2015 through Ulterium Records. The song can be streamed below.

“Chapter IV: The Reckoning” was mastered by Jens Bogren [Symphony X, Opeth, Arch Enemy] and the artwork was created by Jan Yrlund [Delain, Apocalyptica, Korpiklaani]. Special guests on the album are: Mistheria – classical piano on ‘Bells Are Tolling’, Roger Staffelbach – additional guitar solos on ‘The Magi’ and ‘Tempter Of Evil’. Continue reading »

Dec 062016

rottweiler recordsIt’s with great joy and excitement that we [Rottweiler Records] present to you “Fleas Naughty Dog Vol 4”. As usual, some songs are quite serious and reverent, some songs are silly and fun, and some are just well. . let’s call them unique. In totality this eclectic group of Christian artists represents a small fraction of the creativity of God’s people, in some small way mirroring His divine creativity.

Featuring: Tim Bushong, 13 Minutes, Grave Robber, Bridgeshadows, Immortal Souls, Leper, Death Requisite, In Darkest Dreams, Hand Of Fire, Wretched Graverobber, Peter 118, Derek Close, Deborah, Shiro, Anschluss Amor, and Platoon 1107.

Artwork (below) is created by Angel Nichols
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Dec 062016

hlw-crazy_christmas_afcPop Punk Band ‘Heart Like War’ has released a Christmas track, “Crazy Xmas’, check out the music video below. You can also download the track from bandcamp for free.

Heart Like War’s latest album “Fired Up” is released on June 7th. through Thumper Punk Records. “Fired Up” boasts catchy melodic pop punk songs that ignite the passion within. The tracks feature honest energy and an uplifting message. This is a follow-up to Heart Like War’s debut independent 2012 album “Party Propaganda Machine” recorded at Monkey Trench Studios with Mike Herrera of MXPX. Continue reading »