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Invincible Records announce SACLAS new Martin Martinez project


SACLAS "Achamoth" - Invincible Records/DeFox Records 2023

The legendary mastermind Martin Martinez, announces the release of the new project called Saclas and debut album titled "Achamoth" which will be released on September 22th, 2023, distributed worldwide through Invincible Records on digital market.

A debut and concept album, where the treatises and wisdom of thinkers marginalized and forgotten by the Academy, have now been poured into thunderous and devastating sounds typical of Death Metal. Isn't Metal characterized by being extreme and reminding us of madness? Well, despair, emptiness, the chronic idea of death, the chaos of the world and its irreparability, were inspiring sources for "ACHAMOTH".

Death Metal project of the multinstrumentist Martin Martinez (Xipe Totec, Yatrogeny, Miquian, Consolamentum, Eclectic Spawn), where on this occasion, he carries out the recording of the voice and additionally, makes use of the transverse flute in the middle of those heavy riffs and dark, as expressed in his lyrics, as cursed philosophers and poets such as Mäinlander, Ciorán, Schopenhauer, Zapffe, Michelstaedter,  Caraco, Hesse, Leopardi and some topics of Gnostic tenor, are the content of SACLAS (“blind God” in Aramaic, main demon of the Manichaeism).

Track list:

1.- Achamoth  (intro)

2.- Without Will

3.- Redemption Of Mainländer

4.- Storm Of Lucidity (instrumental)

5.- Fatal Demiurge

6.-The Last Savior

7.-Dukkha (instrumental)

8.- Sorrows Of The World

9.- Leopardi Sigh

10.- Harry Haller

11.-Michelstaedter Rhetoric

12.-The Fall Of Sophia


Heart Of Steel Records announce the british heavy band GENERAL JACK


GENERAL JACK - General Jack - DeFox Records/Heart Of Steel Records 2023

DeFox Records and Heart Of Steel Records are very proud to announce the EP of GENERAL JACK, English band that was formed in the late 80s and that materialized their line-up in the 90s!

General Jack's sound is heavily influenced by the NWOBHM, conducted by the singer Darren Joyce with Shaun Stain,Guitar - Patrick Jackson, Guitar - Scott Gregory, Bass, Backing vocals - Drew Poxon, Drums, Backing vocals.

The EP titled "General Jack" contains four songs in tune with the first New Wave Of British Heavy Metal of the Eighties, the most authentic one with lots of Rock and Roll and Hard Rock.

The product will be launched on the digital market on date to be defined and will be distributed in major stores such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Music, Youtube Music and many others.

Track list:

1 Show No Mercy

2 Fantasy 

3 Cold Hearted Women

4 Going Back Home (Dr. Feelgood's Cover)

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DeFox Records and BUBBLE BLOOD RECORDS are pleased to announce the new album Titled " Get out of my head" of electro experimental project from Denmark called CLAYTONE CLAYMORE #claytoneclaymore #bubblebloodrecords

The product will be launched on the digital market on May 30 and will be distributed in major stores such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Music, Youtube Music and many others.

Track list:

1. Bitching 
2. Doesn't kill me 
3. Get out of my head 
4. N 
5. Pittbulls on parole 
6. Push me 
7. Under 

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AXE HERO Bomb news of the day!

Dopo quasi quarant'anni e per la prima volta AXE HERO esce come da tradizione legata agli anni 80,  in formato VINILE!! Ecco la news ufficiale di Aua Records e Heart Of Steel Records: "Seconda uscita Febbraio 2023, da Vicenza Axe Hero: raccolta di 4 brani dai master originali usciti su demo tra il 1984-1985: It's Rock, Violence Of Pleasure, Come Back e I'll Fly. Le prime copie conterranno come extra la riproduzione del flyer originale del gruppo del 1984 e la riproduzione della cartolina promozionale della King Klassic dell'epoca. Anche questo volume potete ordinarlo su auashop " #axehero #80sitalianmetal #italianmetallegion 😜🤘

La storia:

Nati ufficialmente nel 1981 con il nome di AXE HERO sono certamente una delle prime Hard and Heavy metal bands apparse in Italia. Costituiti dall'asse portante dei Galliazzo brothers, Mirko DeFox alla voce e David Johansen alla batteria debuttano con la prima demotape immediatamente (intitolata "Drive in metal" e registrata artigianalmente in sala prove) raccogliendo i primi tiepidi riscontri dalle primordiali  e underground fanzine. 

Nel 1983 esce la prima vera demo intitolata "Brainstorm" che contiene due songs che ricevono subito complimenti entusiastici, vale a dire "Lovin'Japan" e "Countryside" con la band che si è stabilizzata con Dave Moby Laperni alla chitarra e Fabio Pico Duarte al basso. Inizia un intensa attività live che porta i nostri ad aprire come gruppo "spalla" le serate a personaggi del music system televisivo come Jo Squillo, Garbo, i comici Gigi & Andrea e la soubrette Alba Parietti. 

Dopo poco tempo sull'onda di un soddisfacente entusiasmo la band pubblica una nuova cassetta demo "It' Rock (Against all)" che riscuote importanti e positive recensioni su tutti i migliori Rock magazines, da ricordare alcune pubblicazioni; nel magazine "Metal Forces" considerato la Bibbia metallica britannica, su "Shock Power" zine tedesca, su "Barst" in Belgio. Il gruppo si guadagna un ottima fama live grazie alle performances agli heavy metal fest di Padova (con Crying Steel, Hocculta e Devils Claws) e Verona dove viene presentato uno show molto shockante, con modelle seminude e culturisti travestiti da giustizieri.

Nell'1985 gli Axe Hero vengono contattati dalla label americana King Klassik Records (Hellcatz, Wrath) che invita la band a partecipare con un brano alla compilation di nuove band emergenti. Il duo dei Galliazzo brothers reclutano a fianco del fidato Dave Moby alla seconda chitarra l'ex Captain Kill (in seguito Xipe) Piero Albanese e al basso Cesco Laperni. Con  questa line-up entrano nei prestigiosi studios Space Station ed incidono la canzone "Come back".

Il disco della label americana non verrà realizzato ed il brano viene così incluso nella tape "3°act" (1986) la prima a nome X-HERO, che presenta anche la nuova line-up con Alex Stornello alla chitarra (proveniente da una band italoamericana distaccata presso la base N.a.t.o. di Napoli) ed al basso e tastiere Paul Blondie Gidoni, membro fondatore della band, presente nella prima demo tape.

Arrivano recensioni entusiastiche da mezzo mondo sopratutto dagli States dove il magazine rock più venduto "Aardshock America" tributa a Mirko De Fox la palma di migliore vocalist europeo in campo Metal, da ricordare la rivista peruviana "Cuero negro", il magazine brazilero "Rock Brigade", il portoghese "Brigada metal power" e il nipponico e ipercommerciale "Burrn".

In questo periodo alcune registrazioni tratte dalle prime due demo degli AXE HERO vengono riversate in un master e stampate in formato vinile a 33 giri senza autorizzazione della band e fatte circolare nella Ex Yugoslavia. Mirco Galliazzo attraverso una azione legale blocca la circolazione e distribuzione dell'album.

Mirko e soci entrano nell'Aprile '87 negli "Space Station studios" e registrano il debut album omonimo che verrà pubblicato a Settembre dall'etichetta romana Fly by Night con distribuzione Dischi Ricordi ( 

La stampa italiana esalta subito il disco e la band (“Ciao 2001”, "Metal Shock", la rivista "H.M.", "Flash", "Tuttifrutti"...) anche programmi radiofonici importanti (radio RAI, Radio Peter Flowers...) trasmettono le canzoni degli eroi, mentre la prima tiratura in vinile viene esaurita in poco tempo. I consensi positivi portano alla ristampa su vinile ed alla realizzazione di un numero limitato di copie in cassetta e compact disc con distribuzione Fly by Night e in Europa con Neat Records (famosa label inglese che ha lanciato Venom, Tygers of Pan Tang, Jaguar...). 

La storia continua ...

BOOM!!!! 💣 Bomb news of the day!! #axehero 🤘 After almost forty years and for the first time Axe Hero comes out in VINYL format!! Here is the official news from Aua Records: 

"Second release February 2023, from Vicenza Axe Hero: collection of 4 tracks from the original masters released on demo between 1984-1985: "It's Rock", "Violence Of Pleasure", "Come Back" and "I'll Fly". The first copies they will contain as an extra the reproduction of the original 1984 flyer of the group and the reproduction of the King Klassic promotional postcard of the time. You can also order this volume on auashop " #axehero #80sitalianmetal #italianmetallegion 😜🤘 /?axehero


Officially born in 1981 with the name of AX HERO they are certainly one of the first Hard and Heavy metal bands to appear in Italy.

Formed by the backbone of the Galliazzo brothers, Mirko DeFox on vocals and David Johansen on drums debuted with their first demo tape immediately (entitled "Drive in metal" and handcrafted recorded in the rehearsal room) collecting the first quietly feedback from the primordial underground fanzines.

In 1983 the first real demo titled "Brainstorm" was released which contains two songs that immediately received enthusiastic compliments, namely "Lovin'Japan" and "Countryside" with the band stabilized with Dave Moby Laperni on guitar and Fabio Pico Duarte on bass . An intense live activity begins which leads our band to open the evenings as a "support" group for characters from the television music system such as Jo Squillo, Garbo, the comedians Gigi & Andrea and the soubrette Alba Parietti. After a short time, on the wave of a satisfactory enthusiasm, the band releases a new demo tape "It'Rock (Against all)" which receives important and positive reviews on all the best Rock magazines, to remember some publications; in "Metal Forces" magazine considered the British metal bible, in German "Shock Power" zine, in "Barst" in Belgium. The group earns an excellent live reputation thanks to the performances at the heavy metal fests in Padova (with Crying Steel, Hocculta and Devils Claws) and Verona where a very shocking show is presented, with half-naked models and bodybuilders dressed up as executioners.

In 1985 Ax Hero were contacted by the American label King Klassik Records (Hellcatz, Wrath) who invited the band to participate with a song in the compilation of new emerging bands. The Galliazzo brothers duo recruited alongside the trusted Dave Moby and on second guitar the ex Captain Kill (later Xipe) Piero Albanese and Cesco Laperni on bass. With this line-up they enter the prestigious Space Station studios and record the song "Come back".

The album of the American label will not be released and the song is thus included in the tape "3rd act" (1986) the first under the name X-HERO, which also presents the new line-up with Alex Stornello on guitar (coming from a band Italian-American based in Napoli) and on bass and keyboards Paul Blondie Gidoni, founding member of the band, present in the first demo tape.

Enthusiastic reviews arrive from all over the world especially from the States where the best-selling rock magazine "Aardshock America" pays tribute to Mirko De Fox as the best European vocalist in the Metal genre, to remember the Peruvian magazine "Cuero negro", the Brazilian magazine "Rock Brigade ", the Portuguese "Brigada metal power" and the Japanese and hypercommercial "Burrn".

In this period some recordings taken from the first two AX HERO demos are poured into a master and printed in 33 rpm vinyl format without the band's authorization and circulated in the Ex Yugoslavia. Mirco Galliazzo through a legal action blocks the circulation and distribution of the album.

Mirko and partners entered the "Space Station studios" in April '87 and recorded the homonymous debut album which will be released in September by the Roman label Fly by Night with distribution by Dischi Ricordi (

The Italian press immediately praised the album and the band ("Ciao 2001", "Metal Shock","H.M. magazine","Flash","Tuttifrutti"...) also important radio programs (RAI radio, Radio Peter Flowers. ..) broadcast the songs of the heroes, while the first vinyl pressing sold out in a short time. The positive acclaim led to the reissue on vinyl and the creation of a limited number of copies in cassette and compact disc with Fly by Night distribution and in Europe with Neat Records (famous English label that launched Venom, Tygers of Pan Tang, Jaguar.. .).

The story continues ..

Multi-instrumentalist Martin Martinez announce the first solo album

MARTIN MARTINEZ “TEQUIPACHOLIZTLI” - Invincible Records/DeFox Records 2023

DeFox Records and Invincible Records are proudly to announce the first solo album of Martin Martinez, master and philosopher of ancient, primordial pre-hispanic music from Mexico.

The product it's entitled "Tequipacholiztli". The Album contains ten songs inspired by the ancient and mysterious pre-hispanic mood.

The release will be published in February 20th - 2023. Digital album will be available on every worldwide webstores, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play, Tidal, Shazam, YouTube Music and many more.

This time, the homonymous multi-instrumentalist presents us with a way of making music with pre-Hispanic instruments combined with Death Metal voices. The result is a mythical, mysterious and cavernous sound of a possible and hypothetical primordial Mexico.

Master creator of Metal bands such as XIPE TOTEC, MIQUIAN, YATROGENY and CONSOLAMENTUM, Martin brings us his first solo album "Tequipacholiztli" (anguish) translated from Nahuatl, the language spoken by the ancient Mexicas, which makes a kind of remembrance of the ancient songs existentialists called “Icnocuicatl” or songs of affliction. These small reflections about the life and death binomial capture the imagination of the creator of Tequipacholiztli, writing to his worldview little phrases of affliction and sorrow. The philosophical and lyrical influence of Cioran and Schopenhauer, as well as the music of Jorge Reyes and Antonio Zepeda are present, in a syncretistic project with pre-Columbian sounds, death metal and a lot of grief...

Nahuatl translation: Luz Mariana Padilla 

Cover: “The vision of the Brete” Beto Mire 

Lyrics, music and voices: Martin Martinez

Mastering & logo: Adrián Barrios 

Track List:

1.- TOYOLTZIN CHOCAHTICA (Our hearts cry)



4.- AHTICMATIH (We do not know)

5.- TOYEYAN (Our place)

6.- NEMILIZTLI (Existence)

7.- NOMTLI (Mute)



10.- AHTICMATIH TLEIN? (What is all this?)

“Toyoltzin chocahtica ihuan toehuatl ezquiza.

Our heart cries, our skin bleeds.

Cehcen tlacatiliztli, ce choquiztli huehueyac.

Every birth, a desperate cry.

Ahticmatih tlein quitoznequi yolliztli.

We do not know the meaning of life.

Ahticmatih tlein quitoznequi miquiliztli.

We do not know the meaning of death.

Toyeyan, tlacahcayahualliztli ixinach.

Our place, seed of lies.

Nacazatzatl īxpan in nemiliztli ixitecuicatiliz,

Deaf to the noise of existence.

Nomtli queh mimiqueh.

Dumb as corpses.

Ixpopoyohtlih Ometecuhtli iconehuan.

Blind sons of Ometecuhtli.

Tequipacholiztli ipan tlein huahlaz, iccxiohtli motlatla.

Anguish in the future, trail on fire.

Ahticmatih tlein?, ¿Tlein in xihuitl?

What is all this? What is time?”