Posts Tagged: nuclear blast

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 »

Case Study: Nightwish “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”


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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 »