27 Sep 2012

Introducing Redlight King

Three Things You Need To Know About Redlight King

You may not have heard of Canadian rockers Redlight King, but you will, to get you up to speed heres three things you need to know about Redlight King...

Introducing Redlight King


Introducing Mark Kasprzyk, AKA Kazzer. Kazzer has been on the scene in the US and Canada for quite a while now, most notablly with his 2002 release 'Pedal To The Metal'  That was featured on the remake of The Italian Job and Malcom In The Middle.

Kaz is also a really good singer, check out their acoustic version of 'Bullet In My Hand' here.



NEIL YOUNG LET REDLIGHT KING SAMPLE A SONG!! After writing and recording their first single 'Old Man' that features a sample from Neil Young's song also titled 'Old Man' RLK were faced with a problem...Kaz tells the story here...

The video for this also features model James Edward Quintance

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Redlight King's new single 'Comeback' is featured on the soundtrack for Marvels 'Avengers Assemble' 

Check out the video here!


Redlight King are on tour through the UK with Shinedown on these dates


24 Southampton Guildhall - Southampton

25 Exeter University - Exeter

27 O2 Academy Brixton - London

28 O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham

29 O2 Apollo Manchester - Manchester

31 HMV Picture House - Edinburgh


01 O2 Academy Sheffield - Sheffield

04 Norwich UEA LCR - Norwich

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25 Sep 2012

Ensiferum explain 'Heroic Folk Metal'

The experts explain what they do best to O2chat
24 Sep 2012

JETTBLACK 'Prison of Love' Acoustic Video

JETTBLACK 'Prison Of Love' Acoustic Video

JETTBLACK came into the Universal offices last month to do a private acoustic set for 10 lucky competition winners...

JETTBLACK 'Prison of Love' Acoustic Video ran a competition for 5 pairs of tickets to a private acousric performance from JETTBLACK.

Here the band are playing an acoustic verson Prison Of Love to the lucky few,

You can catch JETTBLACK on tour in the uk through October:

10th October 2012 – The Geogre – Andover – UK
12th October 2012 – Joiners – Southampton – UK
13th October 2012 – Bogiez - Cardiff - UK
14th October 2012 – Rock City - Nottingham - UK
16th October 2012 – The Stereo - York - UK
17th October 2012 – Trillians - Newcastle - UK
18th October 2012 – Vodoo - Belfast - UK
19th October 2012 – The Pint - Dublin - Ireland
20th October 2012 – Zanzibar - Liverpool - UK
21st October 2012 – Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton - UK
26th October 2012 – Camden Underworld - London - UK

Get your tickets here



24 Sep 2012

Redlight King - 'Ones To Watch'

Shakenstir speak about Redlight King's new video and upcoming tour with Shinedown

Shakenstir tip Redlight King as One To Watch...

The lovely people at have tipped Redlight King as One To Watch, see what they had to say about Redlight King's new album and upcoming tour with Shinedown here.

You can catch Redlight King on tour with Shinedown in the uk at these dates:

24 - Guildhall, Southampton
25 - Exeter University (The Great Hall), Exeter
27 - O2 Academy Brixton, London
28 - O2 Academy, Birmingham
29 - O2 Apollo, Manchester
31 - Oct HMV Picture House, Edinburgh

01 - O2 Academy, Sheffield
02 - Cardiff University SU (The Great Hall, Solus, CF10)
04 - UEA (University of East Anglia), Norwich

Tickets can be purchased here.

Check out their video taken from The Avengers Soundtrack below...

21 Sep 2012



German metal band Rammstein have now been confirmed as the second headliner for Download Festival 2013. The German Industrial metal titans bring their unique stage show to Download in their first EVER Donington performance – get ready for the mayhem!



18 Sep 2012


news feature

The long-awaited album Unsung Heroes by Finnish heroic metallers ENSIFERUM is being released today!

The band's fifth full-length album, represents both an evolution and a refinement for the band, who have made the biggest-sounding record of their nearly twenty-year career. "Crushing metal combined with majestic and beautiful folk and orchestration parts make this album something really unique in the whole genre," says bassist Sammi Hink.

Unsung Heroes was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Sentenced, Apocalyptica), and features artwork by Kristian Wahlin, as well as a medley of special guests including members of Die Apokalyptischen Reiter plus legendary Finnish singer/actor, Vesa-Matti Loiri.

“…Mount the longboats, light the torches, and prepare for battle,” warns Metal Injection while Stereokiller boasts: “This is nothing short of amazing, beautiful in every way possible. ”Elaborates Blistering in an 8/10 review: “ENSIFERUM weren't necessarily the first band out of the epic/folk gate, but they're probably the best… One jaunt through 2009's thoroughly captivating From Afar supports that notion, as the Finns were able to brandish a mighty sonic sword that kept the speed on 10, the jovial acoustics 'a hustling, and above all else, managed to bring a sort of mild sophistication to a style that is usually anything but. Essentially, ENSIFERUM doesn't play the stupid, folk metal game, and on Unsung Heroes, they manage to stay the course with sterling results.

17 Sep 2012

The Treatment Announce Christmas Date At London's Underworld


UK ROCKERS The Treatment will play a headline show at The Underworld in London on Saturday, December 15th – a Christmas outing to celebrate what has been an extraordinary year in the lives of the five young musicians…

Following the release of their debut ‘This Might Hurt’ album through Spinefarm Records, The Treatment have shared international stages with the likes of Alice Cooper, Steel Panther & Black Stone Cherry; released 3 singles & videos (with a fourth to follow); recorded a five-track covers EP (‘Then & Again’); appeared at major festivals all over Europe (including Graspop in Belgium & Download in the UK); and been hand-picked to join the Kiss / Motley Crue co-headline tour of North America – 43 arena dates taking in both coasts and key points in-between.

Says Treatment frontman Matt Jones: “I was on our tour bus in Las Vegas the other night, and it suddenly struck me just how amazing it is that we’re out here playing these huge venues with bands we’ve all grown up listening to and admiring, and that we’re going down really well with the US crowds and making lots of new friends. We’re living out our dreams and the great thing is, we’re doing it as a group of friends and we’re doing it through music.

“Oh, and I got to celebrate my 21st birthday on the road here. Not only was I taped to a chair and had champagne poured over me by Tommy Lee, but The Crue camp also arranged for me to be entertained by two strippers in clown make-up – and I’m terrified of clowns! It was quite some experience. What a night!”

THE TREATMENT’s latest single / video, ‘Shake The Mountain’, is now set for release on November 5th via Spinefarm; it comes complete with two bonus acoustic tracks, previously unreleased.Following this, from November 29th – December 11th, the Cambridge-based band will be Special Guesting with Thin Lizzy in the UK, prior to their Underworld appearance on the 15th; the full line-up for this show will be confirmed shortly.

 Tickets can be purchased here.

12 Sep 2012

Spinefarm Records US Launches Its Brand New Website!

Spinefarm Records US brand new website is up and running from today. Check it out!

Stay tuned for upcoming news regarding releases and tours with The Treatment, Ensiferum, Jettblack, Venom, Swallow the Sun and more!

Spinefarm Records US Launches Its Brand New Website!
3 Sep 2012


Sweden's Shining will release their highly anticipated second video on Monday, the 3d of September. The video, for the track "Tillsammans Är Vi Allt" from SHINING's seventh full length album "VII / Född Förlorare", was filmed both during a live concert at the Club Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland and in a studio setting.

The video features a binding story focusing around the themes of addiction and obsession. as envisioned onto visual form by Shining's mastermind Niklas Kvarforth and director Martin Strandberg.

Strandberg, who also directed Shining's first video "Förtvivlan, min arvedel" worked together with photographer Martin Eriksson of Hill Fifty and producer by Jussi Hyttinen of FLC 415, to bring to life the blood infused, dangerous visions.

Featured in the video are also Swedish model December Wiklund, and original guest vocalist from "Tillsammans är vi allt": famed Swedish singer Håkan "Nordman" Hemlin, who delivers a captivating performance with his anguish-fueled rough vocals.

Shining is currently focusing on the release of their eighth album "Redefining Darkness", due out through Spinefarm Records on October 29th.



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