Pilot release from our new collector's series aptly titled BEYOND THE ARCANE, dedicated as you can guess to unearthing and giving a second chance to obscure and forgotten demos and albums from the deepest bowels of the 80's underground scene.There couldn't have been a better choice to start the seri..
Brand new album by the international pirate horde, led by Captain Ced, returning for a first time with a full line-up. From the opening intro through the big epic finale, this is the explosive answer to "Pile of Skulls." Crack a cold one and join the raid!TRACK LISTING:1. Damnation (Intro)2. Endless..
Crazy good total 80s worship with sleazy vocals and amazingly stellar razor-sharp guitar work. Fans of NWOTHM, DOKKEN, and SABIRE should take note.Limited to 500 copies.TRACK LISTING:1. Witch Spells2. Hated3. Keep On Tonight4. Take Away Your Demons5. Blade's Edge6. Un Nuevo Ser..
The new chapter in the saga of the ANCIENT EMPIRE is a departure from the usual sci-fi themed content. Instead, it is an epic adventure inspired by Robert E Howard's Conan chronicles. Crack a cold one and join the world's most famous barbarian on his quest for battles, wenches, and eternal glory! Wi..
Venice, CA crossover legends UNCLE SLAM formed after the dissolution of Profile Records recording artists The Brood, when Todd Moyer (guitar, vocals) and drummer Amery Smith (ex-Suicidal Tendencies) decided to carry on with friend and former Dissenter bassist Simon Oliver. The group dedicated an ent..
Toward the end of summer 2013, PROJECT: ROENWOLFE issued their promising debut full-length, Neverwhere Dreamscape, through Divebomb Records. Unfortunately, life, distance, and various other creative priorities forced the group into an extended hiatus. But now, an all-too-long seven years down the li..
When groundbreaking guitarist Greg Howe inked a deal with Shrapnel Records during the late-'80s, the terms included two full-band vocal albums by the group Greg had been working on with his brother, vocalist Al Howe, for years prior. Formerly known as Duke, the band was fittingly rechristened HOWE I..
The criminally short-lived and underrated EPITAPH began taking shape in Tampa, FL circa 1990, when drummer Kevin Astl and guitarist/vocalist Tony Teegarden eventually hooked up with Wayne Burgess (guitar) and Mark Good (bass). The quartet specifically set out to craft an intelligent and technical fo..
After releasing a pair of excellent, Billboard-charting hard rock albums for major label Atlantic Records - Cool From the Wire (1988) and Turn of the Screw (1989) - DIRTY LOOKS licensed the nine-song Bootlegs release to Shrapnel Records in 1991. Consisting of material written throughout the band's p..
Energized by a spring 2019 reunion show followed by a massive trio of retrospective CD reissues that summer, Inner Strength guitarist Joe Marselle and vocalist Scott Oliva remained interested in creating new music. Inspired in large part by propelling Inner Strength's late-'80s/early-'90s progressiv..
The legendary Dan Swano may be thought of as a "metal god" - writing and performing as well as producing, mixing, and mastering countless such projects over the decades - but keep in mind that even by 1990, Swano had already been involved with a variety of rock, hardcore/punk, and metal bands. In hi..
PRIMAL SCREAM (NYC) formed in Brooklyn, NY circa 1986 when ex-Carnivore guitarist Keith Alexander set out to create a project that he could call his own, joining forces with Steve Alliano (formerly of Deathslayer/Helicon) on lead vocals and drums, and Rob Graham on bass. Shortly thereafter, the trio..