Posts Tagged: nuclear blast

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 »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: April 2015

April brought a ton of great hits, and we’d like to give shout outs to a few standouts today: Nightwish have been in the Billboard charts all month long with their most excellent Endless Forms Most Beautiful; we got a #1 album in Sweden from Soul/R&B singer-songwriter Samuel Ljungblahd; the motocross film War Machines tore up both Documentary and Sports film… Read more »

Case Study: Machine Head Tease Bloodstone & Diamonds with Hidden Interactive Clips

When thinking of Metal legends, Bay area rockers Machine Head are among the first to jump to mind. Having just released their eighth studio album, Bloodstone & Diamonds, on November 10 via Nuclear Blast, these guys have been pushing the envelope and finding new ways to melt faces for over twenty years. As could be expected,… Read more »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: October 2014

October was a month for the Hard Rockers and Metalheads of The Orchard, with some top positions for Relapse Records, Pure Noise Records, Nuclear Blast and Ipecac Recordings with Obituary, State Champs, Exodus and the Melvins, respectively. That doesn’t mean other genres did get their say: Soul got a good rep there with The Budos Band,… Read more »