Wrath Premieres ‘Draw Blood’ Lyric Video

Courtesy: Combat Records By Philip Sayblack Veteran thrash outfit Wrath released the lyric video for its latest single this week. The band premiered the lyric video for ‘Draw Blood‘ Sept. 17 via YouTube.  The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Rage, which is currently scheduled to be released Oct. 5 via Combat/EMP Label Group. Musically speaking, this song will appeal easily to...

September 22nd, 2018

Wrath Signs To Combat Records; Announces New Album Release Date, Specs

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Combat Records Combat Records roster has grown again. The famed hard rock label has added veteran thrash outfit Wrath to its roster.  The band is scheduled to release its new 10-song album Rage — co-produced by Chris Djuricic, and mixed and mastered by Bill Metoyer (Slayer, Sacred Reich, Helstar) – on October 5. Pre-orders are open now. The album’s...

August 11th, 2018

Exmortus Announces “Summer of Steel” Schedule

Courtesy: Prosthetic Records By Philip Sayblack Exmortus has announced its first batch of live dates in support of its new album. The band announced on Tuesday that it will launch “The Summer of Steel Tour” June 28 in its home town of San Diego, California.  The nearly month-long tour schedule is currently scheduled to run through July 24 in Oakland, California and includes performances in: Spartanburg,...

May 29th, 2018
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Marc Rizzo Holding Listening Party To Celebrate ‘Rotation’ Release

Courtesy: Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped By Philip Sayblack Marc Rizzo (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy) will hold a listening party Friday for his new album. The party, which will be held at Duff’s Brooklyn, comes a week after the album’s release, March 30 via Combat Records.  It is scheduled to start at 10 p.m.  Produced by Chris “ZEUSS” Harris (Hatebreed, Soulfly, Rob Zombie, Chaimaira)...

April 5th, 2018
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Hatchet Premieres ‘Desire For Oppression’ Video

Courtesy: Combat Records By Philip Sayblack Hatchet is giving audiences their first preview of its new album. The band on Thursday debuted the video for its new single, ‘Desire For Oppression.’  The song is the first single from the band’s forthcoming album, Dying To Exist, which is currently scheduled to be released June 22 via Combat Records. The video takes audiences into the studio as...

March 30th, 2018
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Hatchet Signs With Combat Records; Reveals New Album Specs

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Hatchet officially has a new home and a new album on the way. The band announced this week that it had signed a new deal with the recently resurrected hard rock label, Combat Records.  With the deal officially signed, the band–Julz Ramos (vocals/guitar), Clayton Cagle (guitar), Devin Reiche (bass) and Ben Smith (drums)–also announced it will...

February 23rd, 2018
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Ellefson Coffee Company Debuting New Lines At Winter NAMM

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group/Ellefson Coffee Company By Philip Sayblack Ellefson Coffee Company is appearing at this year’s annual Winter NAMM. The company is exhibiting at Anaheim Convention Center in Hall D, Booth 3905.  It will be there along with company head Dave Ellefson’s EMP Label Group and its imprints, EMP Underground, EMP Outlaw, THC Music and the recently re-launched Combat...

January 25th, 2018
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Marc Rizzo To Release New Solo Album In March, Tour With Soulfly This Spring

Courtesy: Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped By Philip Sayblack Guitarist Marc Rizzo has become a household name among rock and metal fans over the years thanks to his work with Ill Nino, Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy and his solo work.  This March, Rizzo will put his talents on display again when he releases his new solo effort, Rotation. Rizzo’s fourth solo full-length studio recording, Rotation...

January 2nd, 2018
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Combat Records To Rise Again

Courtesy: Combat Records/EMP Label Group/O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Combat Records is coming back. EMP Label Group head Dave Ellefson announced this week that the label, which was one of the seminal punk and thrash labels from the 1980s, has been resurrected and will be part of the EMP Label Group family. The one-time powerhouse label shuttered its doors in the mid-2000s after its...

November 30th, 2017
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