Posts Tagged ‘Musical ensemble’

Ben Draiman

Ben Draiman

Newday Tuesday time again and this time we’re being a bit more mellow.

This one is bound to spark controversy because he is far from being as heavy as our usual recommendations.

As far as talent is concerned, however, Ben Draiman has it in spades, feeling none of the pressure that one would expect from having a megastar older brother. (more…)

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Tuesday is upon us which means we get to dedicate the day to unearthing new artists.

Today’s gem is Finnish metalcore band Embrace the Abandoned

The five-piece, heavily influenced by bands such as Parkway Drive and August Burns Red, began playing together in 2011. (more…)

Be Silent: Living loud!

Be Silent: Living loud!

Tuesday is breaking bands day at Keep Calm and Rock On, and today we have someone we premiered last weekend, Be Silent.

Still in their first year as a band they were one of the many who got in touch on twitter and we think they have real potential.

The quartet from Laihia, Finland sound Trivium-esque, bringing their own brand of melodic metal to the world.

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Worshyping at the metal altar

Worshyping at the metal altar

It’s Tuesday again and that can only mean one thing…let’s check out some breaking bands.

This week  we’re taking a closer look at a band we gave airtime to on saturday, canadian thrash group The Worshyp.

Heavy metallers from Toronto, The Worshyp, are a four-piece outfit with a sound that will rattle your windows right out of their frames. (more…)

Album art for "Hail to the King"

Album art for “Hail to the King”

LA metal giants Avenged Sevenfold have announced a release date for their sixth studio album.

“Hail to the King” will be the band’s follow up to 2010’s Nightmare, and their first without the writing and drumming talents of Jimmy ‘the Rev’ Sullivan.

The new disc, due for release August 26th, has a lot to live up to, with “Nightmare” debuting at number one and spawning three number one singles in “Nightmare”, “So Far Away” and “Welcome to the Family“.  (more…)