In January, as it happens on the regular, we hosted a night with local talents at our Asgaard venue in Gent, Belgium, with Powerstroke, Hudiç, and what ended up being the last show of Beyond Our Sight!

Awhile ago, crossover aggressors Cage Fight have released a single version of the track ‘My Dreams’, including a video for the emotive track taken from their self-titled album released via Candlelight Records back in 2022!

Metal powerhouse Umbra Vitae, featuring members of Converge, Twitching Tongues, The Red Chord, Uncle Acid and Tsjuder, announced their sophomore album ‘Light of Death’ to be released in June via Deathwish Inc., and shared a first relentless single with ‘Belief Is Obsolete’!

Australian metallers Flaming Wrekage shared single ‘Hell On Earth’, another banging track from their upcoming album ‘Terra Inferna’, set for release at the end of April!

Louisville thrash metalheads Belushi Speed Ball shred heads on new single ‘This Is The Peak’, another track from their upcoming album ‘Stellkira’!

French groove/nu metal thrash monsters Rage Behind have returned with a relentless new single ‘The Hands Of Revenge’, which was earlier to be found as a bonus track on their debut album released at the end of last year via Atomic Fire Records (Reiging Phoenix Music)!

Thrash metal outfit Extinct share the song ‘Annihilation By Words’, a track from their upcoming album ‘Incitement Of Violence’, set for release in April via MDD Records!

Canadian thrash metal/hardcore punk force Supermodel Taxidermy shared the single ‘Lipstick’, a homage to the women in the scene and a track from their upcoming album ‘At What Cost’, set for release in May!

Finnish sludge doom metal band Earthblood is set to release their 2nd EP ‘Witchburner’ via Inverse Records in April and shared first single ‘Sons of Heavy Rain’!

“Thrash Grass” outfit The Native Howl dropped the captivating new single and video ‘Mercy’ via Sumerian Records, featuring the ever impressive Lzzy Hale from Halestorm on guest vocals!