1. Devil You Know - The Beauty Of Destruction

    Devil You Know – The Beauty Of Destruction

    Devil You Know - The Beauty Of DestructionFirst off, it’s impossible to not compare this album to the Killswitch Engage album “Disarm The Descent” and the rest of the Howard-era discography, so I wont waste your time by saying this is not “Disarm The Descent”. What it is however is Howard Jones returning to the scene with a punch so hard that it could floor a colossus.

    “The Beauty Of Destruction”, the debut album from Howard‘s new band D…

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  2. The Good Hand - Atman

    The Good Hand – Atman

    The Good Hand - AtmanEvery now and then something really good comes creeping up from the underground and gives more established names a run for their money when it downs to songwriting, musical audacity and sheer originality. Kampen-based Dutch rock act The Good Hand are one such band…

     “Atman” is the band’s second full length album. It’s not they set out to rewrite the stoner rock rulebook, but it’s rather their…

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  3. Former Members Of As I Lay Dying Start New Band

    Former Members Of As I Lay Dying Start New Band

    Former members of metal band As I Lay Dying have formed a new band Wovenwar.

    The members of As I Lay Dying will be joined by Shane Blay (Oh Sleeper)on vocals, in place of the incarcerated former singer Tim Lambesis.

    The future of As I Lay Dying was up in the air following lead singer Tim Lamesis pleading guilty to hiring a hit man to kill his wife earlier in February.

    Wovenwarwill release their…

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  4. Corrosion Of Conformity Announce New Album Details

    Corrosion Of Conformity Announce New Album Details

    Corrosion Of Conformity have announced details of their upcoming new album “IX”. The band’s ninth album will be released via Candlelight records on the 24th June and will be preceded by the single ‘On Your Way,’ which will be released online on 13th May.

    The reunited three piece just completed a European tour including stops at Hammerfest and Leeds’ Brunell Club and debuted the lead single ‘On…

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  5. Mark Kwint & Jasper Strik Of Alvenrad Talk To ThisIsNotAScene

    Mark Kwint & Jasper Strik Of Alvenrad Talk To ThisIsNotAScene

    Folk metal in general is quite a quirky subgenre and often releases from that genre are a hit or miss affair. However, “Habitat”, the debut album by Dutch prog/folk metal ensemble Alvenrad is quite something different. ThisIsNotAScene caught up with Mark Kwint (guitars/vocals), Jasper Strik (keyboards, producer) and guest singer Koen de Graaffor their thoughts on the new album, local lore and the…

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  6. Crowbar Stream New Song From “Symmetry in Black”

    Crowbar Stream New Song From “Symmetry in Black”

    Crowbar - Symmetry In BlackNOLA sludge metal legends Crowbar are streaming the first track ‘Walk With Knowledge Wisely’ from their upcoming album “Symmetry in Black”.

    Crowbar frontman Kirk Windstein said:

    “‘Walk With Knowledge Wisely’ is the perfect opener for “Symmetry In Black.” It has every element of the Crowbar sound and is like an anvil to the face. It’s Crowbar at its finest.

    “We’ve grown so close as a band since…

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  7. Eyehategod Announce Headline US Tour With Ringworm & Enabler

    Eyehategod Announce Headline US Tour With Ringworm & Enabler

    Eyehategod Announce Headline US Tour With Ringworm & EnablerNOLA doom/sludge legends Eyehategod have announced they are hitting the road on a huge headline US tour, starting on May 28th in Atlanta Georgia. The tour is in support of Eyehategod‘s long-awaited eponymous album, which is released the day before the tour begins.

    Joining Eyehategod on the 26 data tour are metallic hardcore titans Ringworm and punk/hardcore miscreants Enabler.

    Eyehategod US tour…

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  8. Dave Evans - Nothing to Prove

    Dave Evans – Nothing to Prove

    Dave Evans - Nothing to ProveDave Evans isn’t quite the household name of his original bandmates in AC/DC, but he deserves your respect for continually slogging it out making music, “Nothing To Prove” being his latest EP, released through Rocksector Records.

    Opening track ‘Put Up or Shut Up’, oozes blues based classic rock and sounds like what could happen if Slash had a writing session with Black Stone Cherry, with its’ big…

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  9. Charlotte Wessels Of Delain Talks To ThisIsNotAScene (Part 2)

    Charlotte Wessels Of Delain Talks To ThisIsNotAScene (Part 2)

    Dutch symphonic metal outfit Delain is about to release their fourth album, entitled “The Human Contradiction”. It may very well be their finest effort to date. ThisIsNotAScene had the pleasure of doing an interview with the ever charming Charlotte Wessels. A plethora of different subject were discussed and that’s why this interview is divided in two parts. In part 1 the new album is discussed in…

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  10. Pact - The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating The Threshold Of Night

    Pact – The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating The Threshold Of Night

    Pact - The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating The Threshold Of NightWhat I know about Pactis that they are an american “black metal” trio, and, to be honest, I spent some time looking and could not really find out much more than that about them. Not all that important, at times a little mystique is good because at the end of the day it is really about the music and not the artist per se. “The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating The Threshold Of Night” is their…

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