Exclusive Premiere: Nyctophile – We Are The Darkness (Music Video)

Metal Assault is pleased to bring you another exclusive premiere, this one featuring Los Angeles based melodic death metal group Nyctophile. They released their debut full-length “We Are The Darkness” earlier this year, and have proven themselves as one of the more promising extreme metal bands to have emerged in the LA underground over the past two years. It is for good reason that the band is playing one of our own upcoming events, Saturday December 8 at 5 Star Bar. Here is your first look at the music video for the album’s title track. Check it out, and keep tabs on Nyctophile for lots more scintillating melo-death! Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: Nyctophile – We Are The Darkness (Music Video)”

Exclusive Track Premiere: Our Dying World – Post Mortem

Our Dying World is the newest rising force amidst the vast plethora that is the Los Angeles metal scene. Formed by guitarist Tom Tierney in the year 2018 itself, Our Dying World is now ready to unleash their debut single, “Post Mortem”, showcasing the talents of vocalist David Ainsworth, as well as Raymond Sanchez of fellow LA band Thrown Into Exile, in the form of a guest guitar solo. Metal Assault is pleased to bring you the exclusive premiere, right here, right now. Listen to this skull-crushing, face-melting track using the Soundcloud player below. Continue reading “Exclusive Track Premiere: Our Dying World – Post Mortem”

Track Premiere: LA Instrumental Doom band Goliathan debuts “Albion”

Los Angeles based instrumental doom / post-rock group GOLIATHAN is releasing their new album Albion on November 16 via Metal Assault Records, and has revealed its title track, now streaming right here on Metal Assault. Listen to the track in its full glory using the SoundCloud player below. Continue reading “Track Premiere: LA Instrumental Doom band Goliathan debuts “Albion””

Exclusive Premiere: Silver Talon – Speed of the Night (Lyric Video)

As they say, when one door closes, another opens. Same applies to the world of heavy metal, as bands break up and fans mourn, but members of the broken-up bands move on to newer, greener pastures. The latest such case comes from the traditional heavy/speed metal scene of the great music town of Portland, Oregon. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: Silver Talon – Speed of the Night (Lyric Video)”

Album Stream: Dunbarrow – Dunbarrow II

Based out of Haugesund, Norway, Dunbarrow can be described as psych rock, stoner rock, classic heavy rock, proto-doom or a variety of other things. Influenced by rock music of the late ’60s and early ’70s, Dunbarrow presents a raw, organic brand of bluesy, haunting heavy music. Formed in 2011, the quintet released their debut full-length in 2016, and are now ready to unveil the sophomore effort, simply titled Dunbarrow II, set for release via Riding Easy Records this Friday September 14. Metal Assault is extremely pleased to bring you the exclusive North American premiere of the entire album! Continue reading “Album Stream: Dunbarrow – Dunbarrow II”

Track Premiere: Fuzz Evil – You Can Take Her Away

Hailing from Sierra Vista, Arizona, Fuzz Evil is a psych rock trio that lives up to its name and then some. Formed in 2014, the band released an impressive self-titled full-length debut in 2016, and are now ready to unveil their sophomore LP, High On You, on September 14. As Metal Assault prepares to host Fuzz Evil at our own event next Saturday the 15th at the Lexington in downtown LA, we are also ultra-stoked to bring you an exclusive premiere of a track from the album!  Continue reading “Track Premiere: Fuzz Evil – You Can Take Her Away”

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’”

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””

Album Premiere: SLC heavy-prog group Visitors unveils debut LP ‘Crest’

Metal Assault is extremely delighted to bring you an exclusive album premiere spotlighting one of our absolute favorite sub-genres in heavy music, prog. Contrary to popular belief, there is a plethora of great new, young bands blossoming in hard rock and heavy metal today, but the prog world in particular continues to be blessed by the emergence of fantastic young talent. Continue reading “Album Premiere: SLC heavy-prog group Visitors unveils debut LP ‘Crest’”