hard rock

Album Premiere: Freeways ‘True Bearings’

March 30, 2020

Canadian heavy metal/hard rock quartet Freeways twin leads their way into our hearts with new album, True Bearings. Streaming now in full at Decibel.

Album Premiere: Midas ‘Demo Tapes’

March 23, 2020

Throwback metallers Midas unleash Demo Tapes from their Midwest home of Detroit. New album Demo Tapes streaming now at Decibel.

Olympia Hard Rockers Quayde LaHue’s Full-Length Debut Streaming In Full

November 8, 2019

Quayde LaHüe, featuring members of Christian Mistress, hit that sweet spot between muscular hard rock and nascent heavy. metal

Video Premiere: Jess By the Lake – ‘Under The Red Light Shine’

June 24, 2019

Finnish hard rockers Jess By the Lake, featuring Jasmin Saarela from Jess and the Ancient Ones, debuts their brand-new video “Under The Red Light Shine.”

Demo:listen: Omen Stones

May 31, 2019

This week’s Demo:listen features Richmond’s hard-hitting and mercurial Omen Stones.

Suzi Quatro: Hell Bent for Leather

March 8, 2019

Suzi Quatro discusses her five-decade career, new album No Control and her influence on women in rock.

Track Premiere: Verni – ‘Lost in the Underground’

September 7, 2018

Stream a new song from founding Overkill bassist Verni‘s solo debut.

Q&A: David Andersson (The Night Flight Orchestra) Sails Into Yacht Rock Waters

July 30, 2018

An interview with The Night Flight Orchestra’s David Andersson about “Sometimes the World Ain’t Enough”.

Watch: We Sell the Dead – ‘Pale and Perfect’

February 6, 2018

Watch a new animated video from We Sell the Dead (In Flames, Firewind, Spiritual Beggars)!

Track Premiere: Hyborian – ‘Maelstrom’

February 15, 2017

Hyborian‘s first record will tell the story of an intergalactic traveller. You can hear the first part of the tale now. 

Track Premiere: Hark – ‘Disintegrate’

January 3, 2017

The newly-expanded quartet rips into sludgy hard rock on “Disintegrate.” 

John Gält Is A Sleaze Rocker

August 13, 2013

Here are the two main things you need to know about Kharkiv, Ukraine’s future sleaze rock superstars John Gält: 1. The band’s superb debut full-length Served Hot is a brash, hook-filled throwback to hard rock’s better days, marrying a bit of Motörhead aggro and Priest-y chug-soar-chug to an old school Mötley Crüe swagger n’ sneer….

2012 Hard Rock/Metal Grammy Noms Revealed, Hilarity Ensues

December 6, 2011

Sure, ripping the annual Grammy nominations (and then later the inevitable head-scratching winner, see above) is like shooting fish in a barrel, but we must point out that to be so utterly clueless about a major part of the music business (metal) for so long really does take some effort. At this point we can’t…