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Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th!

Make sure to pick up Machine Head’s Limited Edition 10” Vinyl “Killers & Kings” at your local record stores.

Find your nearest one at recordstoreday.com

Autographed DEVIL YOU KNOW ‘The Beauty of Destruction’ booklets available with pre-order exclusively at Newbury Comics! First come, first served.

Autographed DEVIL YOU KNOW ‘The Beauty of Destruction’ booklets available with pre-order exclusively at Newbury Comics! First come, first served.

There’s still time to pre-order Tuomas Holopainen’s ‘The Life and Times of Scrooge’ on Amazon! Out April 15th (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records.

There’s still time to pre-order Tuomas Holopainen’s ‘The Life and Times of Scrooge’ on Amazon! Out April 15th (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records.

Within Temptation ticket sales for US + CANADA shows have officially started! First come, first served at within-temptation.com

Within Temptation ticket sales for US + CANADA shows have officially started! First come, first served at within-temptation.com

The debut soundtrack by Nightwish composer and keyboardist!

Tuomas Holopainen’s #TheLifeandTimesofScrooge will be released on April 15th (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records.

Available on iTunes.com/TuomasHolopainen.

The debut soundtrack by Nightwish composer and keyboardist!

Tuomas Holopainen’s #TheLifeandTimesofScrooge will be released on April 15th (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records.

Available on iTunes.com/TuomasHolopainen.

Machine Head and Orchid confirmed for Scion AV Rock Fest on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Pomona, CA! RSVP will open tomorrow at scionav.com

Machine Head and Orchid confirmed for Scion AV Rock Fest on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Pomona, CA! RSVP will open tomorrow at scionav.com

With twenty plus years, seven critically acclaimed full-length releases and multiple world tours to their credit, few can deny that when it comes to metal, MACHINE HEAD is one of the kings of the genre!

This summer Nuclear Blast Entertainment will have the privilege of releasing MACHINE HEAD’s next full-length album, the band’s debut for the label. In anticipation and to celebrate Record Store (April 19, 2014), we’re excited to release a limited edition 10” featuring a demo version of a brand new track entitled “Killers & Kings”. Never heard or released before, MACHINE HEAD fans have been waiting for new music from the band for the last 3 years and “Killers & Kings” does not disappoint. Side B of the release will also feature MACHINE HEAD covering two tracks by the southern CA hardcore outfit, IGNITE.

“I remember growing up in the thrash scene and always wanting to hear the demo version of songs,” commented vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn. “You searched them out. Thankfully my buddy Jim was a big ‘tape trader,’ and through trading we had both METALLICA demos, EXODUS demos, bootlegs of songs sometimes ‘years’ before they came out. I knew how to play every note of Pleasure Of The Flesh by EXODUS, easily 2 years before the record was out! My friends and I would debate the merits of each, but we all agreed, It was so much cooler to hear it BEFORE the album is out! So we’re gonna do that for you. I can’t wait for you guys to hear this stuff.”  

This limited edition 10” will also feature four alternate covers with two specific colors, each limited to 1,000 copies each.

Killers & Kings 10” tracking listing:

Side One: “Killers & Kings” (demo version)
Side Two: “Our Darkest Days/Bleeding” (IGNITE cover)

MACHINE HEAD are currently in the studio recording their eighth album for an early 2014 release, followed by a massive worldwide tour cycle.

With twenty plus years, seven critically acclaimed full-length releases and multiple world tours to their credit, few can deny that when it comes to metal, MACHINE HEAD is one of the kings of the genre!

This summer Nuclear Blast Entertainment will have the privilege of releasing MACHINE HEAD’s next full-length album, the band’s debut for the label. In anticipation and to celebrate Record Store (April 19, 2014), we’re excited to release a limited edition 10” featuring a demo version of a brand new track entitled “Killers & Kings”. Never heard or released before, MACHINE HEAD fans have been waiting for new music from the band for the last 3 years and “Killers & Kings” does not disappoint. Side B of the release will also feature MACHINE HEAD covering two tracks by the southern CA hardcore outfit, IGNITE.

“I remember growing up in the thrash scene and always wanting to hear the demo version of songs,” commented vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn. “You searched them out. Thankfully my buddy Jim was a big ‘tape trader,’ and through trading we had both METALLICA demos, EXODUS demos, bootlegs of songs sometimes ‘years’ before they came out. I knew how to play every note of Pleasure Of The Flesh by EXODUS, easily 2 years before the record was out! My friends and I would debate the merits of each, but we all agreed, It was so much cooler to hear it BEFORE the album is out! So we’re gonna do that for you. I can’t wait for you guys to hear this stuff.”

This limited edition 10” will also feature four alternate covers with two specific colors, each limited to 1,000 copies each.

Killers & Kings 10” tracking listing:

Side One: “Killers & Kings” (demo version)
Side Two: “Our Darkest Days/Bleeding” (IGNITE cover)

MACHINE HEAD are currently in the studio recording their eighth album for an early 2014 release, followed by a massive worldwide tour cycle.

San Diego, CA death metal outfit CARNIFEX has entered the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart at #98 with their new album Die Without Hope! The record was released on March 3 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, and also reached #8 on the Hard Rock Charts.


“First and most importantly, THANK YOU,” comments the band while on the road for their U.S. headlining tour. “Thank you to all our diehard fans for supporting this record. Die Without Hope debuted at #98 today on the Billboard charts. Not only is this our highest charting first week but it’s our highest selling. Special thank you to Nuclear Blast Records for all their hard work to make this the most successful album of our career. Nuclear Blast and fans like you are keeping uncompromised underground metal alive, thank you!”

San Diego, CA death metal outfit CARNIFEX has entered the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart at #98 with their new album Die Without Hope! The record was released on March 3 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, and also reached #8 on the Hard Rock Charts.


“First and most importantly, THANK YOU,” comments the band while on the road for their U.S. headlining tour. “Thank you to all our diehard fans for supporting this record. Die Without Hope debuted at #98 today on the Billboard charts. Not only is this our highest charting first week but it’s our highest selling. Special thank you to Nuclear Blast Records for all their hard work to make this the most successful album of our career. Nuclear Blast and fans like you are keeping uncompromised underground metal alive, thank you!”

DEVIL YOU KNOW, the new band comprised of Howard Jones (Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, BLOOD HAS BEEN SHED), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH, THE FRANCESCO ARTUSATO PROJECT),  John Sankey (DEVOLVED, FEAR FACTORY, DIVINE HERESY), Ryan Wombacher (BLEEDING THROUGH) and Roy Lev-Ari will release the highly-anticipated debut album, The Beauty of Destruction, on April 25th (EU), 28th (UK), 29th (North America and RoW) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment!


PRE-ORDERS available now at the Nuclear Blast web shop!

DEVIL YOU KNOW, the new band comprised of Howard Jones (Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, BLOOD HAS BEEN SHED), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH, THE FRANCESCO ARTUSATO PROJECT), John Sankey (DEVOLVED, FEAR FACTORY, DIVINE HERESY), Ryan Wombacher (BLEEDING THROUGH) and Roy Lev-Ari will release the highly-anticipated debut album, The Beauty of Destruction, on April 25th (EU), 28th (UK), 29th (North America and RoW) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment!


PRE-ORDERS available now at the Nuclear Blast web shop!

KILLER BE KILLED, the new band comprised of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), Troy Sanders (MASTODON) and Dave Elitch (ex-THE MARS VOLTA), will release their debut album on May 9 (Europe), May 12 (UK) and May 13 (N. America) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment!

KILLER BE KILLED, the new band comprised of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), Troy Sanders (MASTODON) and Dave Elitch (ex-THE MARS VOLTA), will release their debut album on May 9 (Europe), May 12 (UK) and May 13 (N. America) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment!