The Heavy Metal Truants are delighted to announce that Maiden Legend Bruce Dickinson will be taking to the saddle and joining them on their annual quest to raise funds for disadvantaged children, a cause even more essential in a prolonged period when charities are suffering so badly. This marks the Ninth annual Heavy Metal Truants fundraising adventure. Traditionally (and primarily) a cycle […]

London based metallers Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders have revealed first details of their upcoming 6-tracks EP, entitled ‘The Abyss’. Read what Jason has to say on upcoming EP: “The Dark is a song that sums up the theme of this EP, “The Abyss”. It’s about death, obscurity and the “nothing”. It talks of things like trying to reach to the […]

Gentle Savage have released a lyric video for their new rocking single ‘Lovin’ Ain’t Easy‘, graphic & digital art by Kristian K XP. ‘Lovin’ Ain’t Easy‘ is available on all major streaming services: Here Order ‘Lovin’ Ain’t Easy‘: Here Lead vocalist Tornado tells the whole story on the single: “‘Lovin’ Ain’t Easy‘ is a presentation of a persons emotional state when without really knowing why, one has been rejected […]

US-based symphonic metal outfit FIREWING will release its debut album ‘Resurrection‘ in a few days, on April 23, 2021 via Massacre Records. The band has issued its first ever official video for the new single ‘Time Machine‘ today. The video was directed by Rodrigo Rossi, and features a cameo of Jenn Sakura, who also contributed guest vocals to the song. FIREWING mixes technical elements of heavy metal with melodic orchestrations, and renews the sound of today’s symphonic metal. ‘Resurrection‘ features a few guest musicians, including Bill Hudson (NorthTale), Jenn […]

The Wildhearts are proud to announce the release of ‘21st Century Love Songs‘, their brand new full-length studio album on September 3rd through Graphite Records. ‘21st Century Love Songs‘ is the follow up to ‘Renaissance Men‘, their highest charting album since 1994’s ‘P.H.U.Q‘, which debuted at number 11. “’Renaissance Men‘ reminded me of our first album, […]

Yesterday, Lars Ranzenberger (aka Lars Ratz) was killed in a tragic accident with his ultralight airplane on Mallorca, Spain. Lars was just 53 years old. Everyone at Massacre Records is shocked and mourns the loss of a longtime artist and friend. Lars and his band METALIUM were one of the senior artists at Massacre Records. The first contract was signed in 1999, and the debut album ‘Millennium Metal – Chapter […]

The Pittsburgh-based label, RFL Records, has teamed up with the multi-artist coalition, Hear ‘n Now, to release the initiative’s second single, ‘Let’s Rock the Stage‘. Off the heels of last year’s early pandemic collaboration, Hear ‘n Now released the track ‘No Road to Ruin‘, as a way to raise awareness and financial relief for those who were hit hard by the initial impact of COVID-19. This time around with […]