DIRE PERIL – The Extraterrestrial Compendium (November 9, 2018)

DIRE PERIL – The Extraterrestrial Compendium (November 9, 2018)

US power metal band Dire Peril, made up of guitarist Jason Ashcraft (Helion Prime) and vocalist John Yelland (Judicator), have released their first single, “Heart of the Furyan”, from their long awaited debut album The Extraterrestrial Compendium, to be released worldwide via Divebomb Records on November 9th, 2018. Check out “Heart of the Furyan” below. Jason Ashcraft comments: “I know the album doesn’t come out for roughly four more months but we have a few things in the works…

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LEATHER LEONE – II (April 13, 2018)

LEATHER LEONE – II (April 13, 2018)

Leather Leone returns to the scene with her latest solo effort, simply titled II, on April 13, 2018, via Divebomb Records (USA) and High Roller Records (Europe). Oft-championed alongside Wendy O. Williams, Betsy Bitch, and Doro Pesch as a leading torchbearer for high-power heavy metal frontwomen, Leather Leone is perhaps best known for her outstanding work alongside legendary guitar shredder David T Chastain—having performed on no less than four of Chastain’s full-length albums prior to releasing her solo debut, Shock Waves,…

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PICTURE – Every Story Needs Another Picture/Marathon (November 10, 2017)

PICTURE – Every Story Needs Another Picture/Marathon (November 10, 2017)

Widely recognized as one of (if not the) first Dutch heavy metal bands, Picture‘s storied career dates all the way back to 1979. Their classic first four albums were previously subject to Divebomb‘s two-on-one CD treatment in 2013, with fifth opus Traitor joining the ranks in 2016 for the first time ever on disc. But the picture — pun intended — remains incomplete… If Traitor had signaled Picture‘s shift toward a slightly more commercial hard…

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EMERGENCY – Martial Law (Album Review)

EMERGENCY – Martial Law (Album Review)

What have we got here? Another long lost Dutch gem uncovered by Divebomb Records! English shouter Pete Lovell is most famous for fronting Dutch band Picture on two classic albums (Eternal Dark and Traitor) and of course being the frontman on the Picture‘s two great comeback albums in the 2000’s. Lovell grew up on Jersey (one of the Channel Islands in the English strait) where he started out with his own band Guilty Spirits in…

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LOVELL’S BLADE – Stone Cold Steel (February 10, 2017)

LOVELL’S BLADE – Stone Cold Steel (February 10, 2017)

Divebomb Records is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of the debut album by Lovell’s Blade, the band formed from defecting members of Dutch metal legends Picture. These former members are vocalist Pete Lovell, alongside guitarists Mike Ferguson and André Wullems. The trio then teamed up with bassist Patrick Velis and Noel van Eersel on drums to flesh out a powerful, well-equipped lineup for Lovell’s Blade. Recorded and mixed by Serge Naberman at the prestigious Claim to Fame Sound Studio,…

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PICTURE Re-release Classic Traitor Album (Album Review)

PICTURE Re-release Classic Traitor Album (Album Review)

Dutch cult classic heavy metal band Picture is one of those pioneers that influenced a lot of other bands but did not rise to fame and fortune themselves. Like, for example, their German colleagues in Accept. Having pioneered the Dutch rock scene in the early 1980’s the original line up is still active today and will be playing festival dates the upcoming summer. As an appetizer, the classic Traitor album gets a remaster treatment and…

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PICTURE – Traitor (Nov. 25, 2016)

PICTURE – Traitor (Nov. 25, 2016)

Widely recognized as one of (if not the) first Dutch heavy metal bands, PICTURE‘s storied career dates all the way back to 1979. Their classic first four albums have previously been subject to Divebomb‘s two-on-one CD treatment in 2013, and it’s now time to see the group’s fifth opus, Traitor, join the ranks. Originally issued on LP and cassette in 1985, Traitor was PICTURE‘s second (and, at the time, final) album with English frontman Pete…

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