BPM Breaking News – Tuesday, October 16, 2023

This is breaking hard rock and heavy metal news for Tuesday Oct. 16th 2023.

Oxbow Debut “GUNWALE” Video as North American Tour Begins

With Oxbow launching their North American tour this Friday in Philadelphia, the band has released a video for “Gunwale”, the latest cinematic entry into the band’s slate of videos from their recently released album, Love’s Holiday (Ipecac Recordings).

‘Gunwale,’ and the gerund form ‘gunwaling,’ is described as a trick that you use when you’ve lost your paddles and it sees you standing at the boat’s stern, ON the stern, and moving the boat by squatting and then standing,” explains Eugene Robinson. “The lyric itself? Nothing to do with that. And yet it does.” Watch here.

ICE NINE KILLS Drop New Single / Music Video ‘Meat & Greet’

Murdersome metal trailblazers, Ice Nine Kills brought the latest chapter of their expansive cinematic universe to a brutal and sinister end last night as they premiered brand new ‘Silence of The Lambs’ inspired single and video “Meat & Greet” at an immersive event, hosted by INK frontman and maniacal mastermind, Spencer Charnas and entertainment journalist, Ryan J Downey. Fans tuned in from around the world to watch the event, that was also globally livestreamed on the band’s YouTube channel from The Montalbán Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

Listen here.

Makes My Blood Dance Release New Single “Knowin’ it Without Knowin’ Why”

Brooklyn-based Disco-Metal group Makes My Blood Dance features frontman EVO and guitarist/programmer Jon Kristian, co-mingling their curiosity for sounds that combine elements of musical theater, pop, and technical metal. Their 50-Shades-Of-Gray-tinged lyric video for the new single, “Knowin’ it Without Knowin’ Why” was released on October 15th. Watch the video here.

Symphonic Metal Unit Temperance Reveals Impressive Single “Darkness Is Just a Drawing”

Just in time for the release of their exciting concept album, ‘Hermitage – Daruma’s Eyes Pt. 2′, Italian maestros of modern melodic/symphonic metal TEMPERANCE reveal their third spellbinding single, “Darkness Is Just a Drawing”, together with a colorful official music video. The new full-length, ‘Hermitage – Daruma’s Eyes Pt. 2′, drops this Friday, October 20, 2023 via Napalm Records. Watch the video here.

Derision Cult Releases New Single & Video for “Slaves Rebuild”

Derision Cult uses cyberpunk-infused metal to focus their message on resisting media manipulation and corporate greed within their lyrics and against-the-grain sound. Certain aspects of their music showcase aspects of classic rock, thrash metal, all the way to Western country – especially in their new release “Slaves Rebuild”, out today accompanied by a new music video you can watch here.

Condemned Drop New Single “Valac”

San Diego-based death metal quintet Condemned has dropped their new single “Valac” and official visualizer (via Unique Leader Records). The track can be found on the band’s upcoming new album ‘Daemonium’ out in one month on Friday, November 17. Prior to today, the band released “Sigil of Belial” and the accompanying lyric video. Pre-save ‘Daemonium’ here, stream “Valac” or watch the visualizer here.

KING KOBRA Invite You To Crank Up The Volume On Their New Lyric Video!

Los Angeles, CA – After an astounding 4+ decades of non-stop rockin, both collectively and individually, you might expect the members of King Kobra to settle into a nice, quiet soft rock groove. But with the release of the band’s seventh studio album earlier this year, the triumphant We Are Warriors, King Kobra founder Carmine Appice and longtime members Johnny Rod and Paul Shortino as well as recent inductees, Quiet Riot’s Carlos Cavazo and Dio’s Rowan Robertson, prove that all those years of road-tested, studio-honed musical experience can make for some of the most powerful and potent hard rock heard anywhere. Check out the superb second track from their newest release Warriors, “Turn Up The Music,” an epic, fist-pumping ode to the glory of ear-splitting volume and a finely crafted metal song. Watch the video

TOXIC HOLOCAUST Issues Twentieth Anniversary Vinyl Repress Of Evil Never Dies Debut

Tankcrimes is pleased to announce a special twentieth anniversary vinyl repress of Evil Never Dies, the debut full-length from TOXIC HOLOCAUST, set for release on December 8th.

Initially released in 2003 via Nuclear War Now Productions and Witches Brew Records, Evil Never Dies was Grind’s first official full-length. Wrote All Music of the release, “…Evil Never Dies may have originally been released in 2003, but it rocks and rages like it was plucked directly out of the metal underground circa 1983.

Pre-Order here.