Shadow Kingdom records

Track Premiere: Excuse – ‘Blade of the Antichrist’

July 2, 2019

Check out a genuine ripper from the forthcoming and long overdue debut full length from Finnish speed thrashers Excuse.

Full Album Stream: Troll – ‘Legend Master’

April 10, 2019

Portland doom voyagers Troll welcome you aboard their riff-engined Dragonship on their Legend Master LP.

You Should be Listening to Haunt

May 16, 2018

Fans of classic, old-school New Wave of British Heavy Metal sounds, it’s probably time you check out Fresno’s Haunt.

Full Album Stream: Lucifer’s Hammer “Victory Is Mine”

November 16, 2017

Chilean heavy metal wizards Lucifer’s Hammer raise fists and spirits with their take on NWOBHM on new mini-album, Victory is Mine.

Track Premiere: Horrified “Unanswered”

August 21, 2017

Stunned by Horrified’s awesomeness (potential Top 10 here), we begged and pleaded (actually, we asked) to premiere a track off “Allure of the Fallen” for the Deci-masses. You’re welcome.

INTERVIEW: Mark “the Shark” Shelton on Hellwell side-project and new Manilla Road album

September 17, 2012

“Epic’s in my nature,” says Mark “the Shark” Shelton. “That’s all there is to it. It’s all about the telling of a good story.” He’s talking about his writing style and ethos for Manilla Road and new side-project with Manilla Road bassist Ernie Cunningham Hellwell, but such a declaration applies equally to Shelton’s expansive conversation…