Exclusive Premiere: LA’s most promising symphonic metal band Anthea unveils music video for new single, ‘Reach’

Los Angeles is blessed with musical talent unbound, and in the symphonic metal genre, there is none more promising and exciting than Anthea. The band has won new fans with every live performance, and is aiming to conquer territories much further beyond with their new studio recordings. Their scintillating new single ‘Reach’ is perfectly representative of what this band stands for, with scorching keytar leads complemented by crushing heavy guitar riffs and punctuated by solid, wide-ranged vocal delivery. Metal Assault has worked with this band and booked them on some of our shows, solely because we are huge fans of what Anthea has to offer musically, and this is a mere example of what they are capable of. We are proud to bring you the exclusive premiere of the music video for ‘Reach’. Watch it below, and keep your eyes and ears peeled for lots more from Anthea! Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: LA’s most promising symphonic metal band Anthea unveils music video for new single, ‘Reach’”

Castle signs with Ripple Music, announces New Album

It takes a special level of finesse, expertise and power to stand out above and beyond everyone else in a genre flooded with bands, and San Francisco group Castle certainly possesses that in plenty. The stoner doom band has left minds blown and audiences awe-struck with every studio release and live performance in their nearly ten-year long career thus far, and it comes as no surprise that the powers-that-be at Ripple Music have summoned Castle to join and decorate the much lauded stoner metal record label’s roster of great bands. Continue reading “Castle signs with Ripple Music, announces New Album”

Video Premiere: NY melodic death metal band The Silencer unleashes New Single “Within”

New York based melodic death metal band The Silencer is the brainchild of former Julius Seizure frontman and Will Killmore drummer Charlie Corletta, and in the past four years, has risen out of the NY/NJ metal underground to present some compelling music of their own. Metal Assault is pleased and proud to premiere the music video for their newest single, “Within”. Watch it below. Continue reading “Video Premiere: NY melodic death metal band The Silencer unleashes New Single “Within””

Seattle doom duo Year Of The Cobra announce Label Signing, set to begin US headline tour this week

Two-piece bands are cultivating the new revolution and evolution in heavy music, and there is none more incredible than stoner doom duo Year Of The Cobra from Seattle, Washington. Comprising the awesome twosome of Jon Barrysmith on drums and Amy Tung Barrysmith on vocals and double-fridge bass attack, YOTC have already come a long way in their 3 years as a band, crushing stages and making new fans one show at a time. The band has signed to Prophecy Productions, and will embark on a US headline tour this week. Continue reading “Seattle doom duo Year Of The Cobra announce Label Signing, set to begin US headline tour this week”

Behemoth announces North American Tour with At The Gates, Wolves in the Throne Room

Polish extreme metal giants Behemoth have announced the “Ecclesia Diabolica America 2018 e.v.” headline tour, with support acts At The Gates and Wolves in the Throne Room. The tour will see the three bands trek across North America this October-November. Behemoth also recently completed work on their 11th full-length album, which will see a worldwide release via Metal Blade Records (North America) / Nuclear Blast (Europe) this fall. Check out the dates below, along with quotes from Nergal of Behemoth and Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates: Continue reading “Behemoth announces North American Tour with At The Gates, Wolves in the Throne Room”