Posts Categorized: Artist News

Slayer Makes No Apologies (And Doesn’t Need To) with Repentless


It’s been six years since Thrash legends Slayer have blessed (or cursed) us with an album, but the wait is over on September 11, 2015. Enter Repentless: the band’s first LP since 2009s critically praised, Grammy-nominated World Painted Blood. Slayer began recording Repentless in March of 2014, recruiting decorated producer Terry Date, a man noted for his work with… Read more »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: May 2015


Oh what an exciting month May was! Bringing #1s from around the world and running the gamut in genres and formats, we couldn’t be happier to salute local stars like Ukraine’s Океан Ельзи, Turkey’s Ceza, Latvia’s Prāta Vētra, Brazil’s Jorge & Mateus and Luan Santana, Portugal’s DJ Manu Santos and Spain’s regular chart toppers, Gemeliers. The legendary… Read more »

Case Study: Nightwish “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”


GOALS Finnish-based Nightwish, the country’s top-selling band globally, composes some of the world’s best and most loved Symphonic Metal. When they announced they’d be releasing their 8th studio album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, with Nuclear Blast this year, we got cracking on a marketing campaign that would speak to the band’s devoted fan base and… Read more »

Australian Metal Heroes Thy Art Is Murder Wage “Holy War” with New LP


Aussie head-bangers Thy Art Is Murder have just released part one of a multi-part series tracing the history of the band and the creation of its upcoming album, Holy War. This first installment, titled “Holy War: Episode 1,” describes the band’s humble beginnings, initial touring efforts and questionable future after the release of its initial LP, Hate. The three-minute trailer… Read more »