Dead By Wednesday Announced As Support For Flotsam And Jetsam On Upcoming Tour

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Combat Records/EMP Label Group Dead By Wednesday has announced a new tour schedule. The tour, scheduled to start May 10 in Denver, CO, is in support of the band’s new self-titled album.  The album was released April 19 through Combat Records/EMP Label Group.  Its release was followed up with the debut of the video for the album’s lead single, ‘You & Die.’ The...

April 27th, 2019

“Phoner” with the Silent Assassin of Symphony X

Mike LePond of Symphony X has been busy during Symphony X’s layoff for the past couple of years, but I wouldn’t have guessed it as he set up our “phoner” interview for 10 am last Sunday morning. Even on holidays, I don’t get up before noon on a Sunday, let alone 10. Anyway, I noticed through social media that the night before he was rock’n out live on stage in...

March 13th, 2019

Mark Zavon Unveils New LP’s Lead Single

By Philip Sayblack Kill Devil Hill guitarist Mark Zavon is giving audiences their first preview of his debut solo album. Zavon premiered the single ‘Message at the Tone‘ on Friday.  The song is the lead single from Zavon’s forthcoming debut self-titled solo record, which is currently scheduled to be released Nov. 23 via EMP Label Group. Courtesy: EMP Label Group Zavon’s forthcoming album features...

November 4th, 2018

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

Archer Nation To Open 2019 With New Album

Courtesy: EMP Label Group By Philip Sayblack Hard rock band Archer Nation is preparing to release its sophomore album. The band is currently scheduled to release Beneath The DreamJanuary 25, 2019.  Produced by Mike Clink (Guns N’ Roses, Megadeth, Mo tley Crue), it will be released via EMP Label Group. Front man Dylan Rose said expectations for the record are high,especially since three years have...

September 19th, 2018

Sunflower Dead Debuts ‘Victim’ Video

Courtesy: EMP Label Group By Philip Sayblack Hard rock band Sunflower Dead has debuted the video for its latest single. The band debuted the video for its single ‘Victim‘ on Friday.  The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Coma, which is currently due to be released Oct. 19 via EMP Label Group. Directed by Matt “Lord” Zane, the video is the band’s first to debut its updated...

September 1st, 2018

Kill Devil Hill Guitarist Inks Deal With EMP Label Group; To Release Debut Solo Album This Fall

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Megadeth bassit Dave Ellefson’s EMP Label Group has added another big name to its artist roster. Kill Devil Hill guitarist Kevin Zavon recently inked a deal with the label that will see his debut solo album.  The as yet untitled album is currently scheduled to be released November 23 via EMP Label Group and features Brian Tichy (The Dead Daisies,...

August 27th, 2018

Sunflower Dead Signs With EMP Label Group; Announces New LP Title, Release Date

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group Goth rock outfit Sunflower Dead is offering fans an update on its next album. The Long Beach, California-based band — Michael Del Pizzo (vocals, accordion), Jaboo (guitar), Jamie Teissere (guitar), Christian Olde Wolbers (bass) and Brian “Brett” Weir (drums) — will release Coma, its third full-length studio recording, October 19 via EMP...

June 21st, 2018
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Dave Ellefson Announces New “BASSTORY” Tour

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Megadeth bassist and EMP Label Group founder Dave Ellfson is launching a new solo tour. Ellefson, who also runs Ellefson Coffee Company, will embark on what he has dubbed the “Basstory” starting September 21 in Portland, Oregon.  The tour is being labeled as an intimate “storyteller” type of presentation in which Ellefson stories of his...

June 15th, 2018
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EMP Label Group Adds Chronus To Its Roster

Courtesy: EMP Label Group By Philip Sayblack EMP Label Group’s artist roster has grown again. The company announced this week the signing of Swedish rock outfit Chronus.  Compared by many to the likes of Mastodon, the band originally formed in 2015 in Helsinborg, Sweden. it originally released its self-titled debut album october 31, 2017 via Ellefson Music Productions/SPV. That album is currently...

June 7th, 2018
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