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ICE AGE RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR “CLEVER” THROUGH PUREGRAIN AUDIO

Sweden’s top tier 3/4 female metal attack ICE AGE have unleashed “Clever,” the new video from their GMR Music Group release Breaking the Ice. The band has teamed up with PureGrain Audio for the premiere. Regarding the video for “Clever“, frontwoman Sabrina Kihlstrand says, ”We are incredibly happy to present our second video from our album Breaking the Ice. The video is directed by Berget... Read more →

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GRIMNER PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR “DODENS DANS” THROUGH NEW NOISE

Sweden’s favourite vikings, Grimner release their new single and video, “Dodens Dans” today, premiering the video through New Noise Magazine. Regarding the single, the band says, “Brothers and sisters! Today we want to present a song to you from our latest album Vanadrottning. It is called “Dödens Dans” (Dance of Death), and it tells of an old challenge, in Sweden called “holmgång”. In ancient nordic times, it was a way to solve disputes, and this solution was simply single combat. The winner would have the right to whatever he may have wanted from the loser, but if this challenge was ever denied by somebody, they would be marked as a niding (outcast). It is a fast-paced and energetic song, filled with melodies of old. Enjoy, friends. And if you already have, enjoy it again!” Grimner gives their audience a unique mixture of folk and metal, incorporating catchy melodies, folk instruments and heavy riffs into exciting, aggressive... Read more →

SPARZANZA RELEASES NEW SINGLE, “WHATEVER COME MAY BE”

SPARZANZA RELEASES NEW SINGLE, “WHATEVER COME MAY BE” Swedish metal heroes SPARZANZA released their eighth studio album, Announcing The End in October of last year. The album’s first single, “Vindication”got more than 666 000 Spotify streams and the second single and title track of the album, “Announcing The End,” got it’s own Bladerunner 2049 tribute music video with local actors from the band’s hometown of Karlstad. Now the time has come to release “Whatever Come May Be“, the song that Ennio Morricone never wrote. It hits like a lullaby from a spaghetti western written by Sergio Leone.   The band says, “”Whatever Come May Be” is one of the heaviest songs taken from the new album. The Morricone reference with the whistling in the beginning of the song is hard to miss. And when we had fans visit the studio during the recording, one of them (Sophie Aittola) got to do some... Read more →

SKARLETT RIOT PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “AFFLICTION”

SKARLETT RIOT PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “AFFLICTION”   Rising UK metal band SKARLETT RIOT have released the video for “Affliction,” the latest single from their critically acclaimed Regenerate album on Despotz Records. The band has teamed up with Metal Nation for the premiere.   Regarding the track, the band’s powerful frontwoman, Skarlett says, “”Affliction‘ expresses the emotions of someone going through a dark time in life. The song is a roller coaster of emotions going through someone’s head whilst they’re experiencing suffering. “With “Affliction,” I wanted to raise awareness of how important it is not to judge someone on their cover, because deep down you don’t know what they’re going through behind closed doors. Just because you can’t physically see it, doesn’t mean it’s not there.”   The single and video set up the quartet’s upcoming tour with Canadian band Sumo Cyco on their “No Sleep! No Surrender! UK tour in March.... Read more →

THUNDERMOTHER PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “WHATEVER”:

THUNDERMOTHER PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “WHATEVER”: Hotly tipped all female Swedish hard rock act THUNDERMOTHER releases new video for “Whatever” and teams up with Sleaze Roxx for the premiere.. The track is culled from the quartet’s third, self titled, album, released on 23 February via Despotz Records. The band says, “This video is about a girl who takes matters into her own hands. The shooting was intense because of the freezing cold, but we had so much fun and love the result. The song is a high energy ego boost meant to kick you in the ass when you’re feeling low. Don’t take shit from anyone and don’t let anyone decide for you!” In addition, THUNDERMOTHER has announced a string of upcoming dates: Feb 23 – Stockholm, Sweden – Harry B. James Feb 24 – Halmstadt, Sweden – Kajskjulet Mar 02 – Goteberg, Sweden – Sticky Fingers Mar 03 – Jonkoping, Sweden – Denim... Read more →

CORRODED GETS THE REMIX TREATMENT FROM PRODUCER ZARDONIC

CORRODED GETS THE REMIX TREATMENT FROM PRODUCER ZARDONIC Swedish metallers CORRODED have given Venezuelan DJ, producer, and remix artist ZARDONIC access to their entire Defcon Zero album, rather than just a single track and he’s given it a complete overhaul, just as he has with other Despotz artists such as SONIC SYNDICATE, SKARLETT RIOT, NIGHTRAGE and THE UNGUIDED. You can check out the single and title track, “Defcon Zero,” here.  CORRODED released their fourth album, Defcon Zero in April 2017 and started off the festival season by breaking the audience record at Sweden Rock Festival’s 4Sound Stage. After an intense summer on tour performing at Sweden’s biggest rock festivals, such as the aforementioned Sweden Rock Festival as well as Skogsröjet and Sabaton Open Air, they went on an autumn tour in Europe together with Pain and are set to kick off a new tour in the middle of February. Regarding the remix, the band says,... Read more →