17:09 - Redn1ght Btw, pretty weird/odd shit happened yesterday when I was visiting my grandparents', there was a car crash when we left (well before we left) and a car crash yet again when we were coming back home at the start of those rides...
Voting on our 10th Anniversary Awards has closed and we would like to thank everyone who participated. It surely was a trip down memory lane for some and equally interesting to see which band won their respective category over the last 10 years.
You don't have to wait another minute to listen to Urfaust's Apparitions. The band's new EP, over 40 minutes long, is streaming in its entirety at this location via the SoundCloud widget. Sit back, relax and enjoy the music. So, what is your impression of the Dutch's duo new offering?
Today is a good day for Nightrage fans as the band just debuted a video for a new song and revealed all about their new album. Firstly, their new opus will be called The Puritan and drops on the 24th of April through Despotz Records. You can hear the first song below. What do you think of the new single "Kiss Of A Sycophant"?
Swedish death metallers Unleashed have completed the recording process for the successor to Odalheim (2012). The title of the album is still a secret but the label says it should be another classic record. The forthcoming release was recorded by producer and guitar player Fredrik Folkare in his own Chrome Studios in Stockholm, Sweden and will be released in the spring 2015 via Nuclear Blast. Are you excited to hear it?
"Hellion Rising" is the new video from Los Angeles thrash metal veterans Hirax. The song is taken from the band's latest opus Immortal Legacy, which was released in March 2014 via SPV/Steamhammer. Now you can headbang to "Hellion Rising" right here. Enjoy!
UFO will release a new album, A Conspiracy Of Stars, on February 23rd in Europe and March 3rd in the U.S. via Steamhammer/SPV. The band recorded almost a dozen new songs, produced and mixed in the Kentish town of Deal by Chris Tsangarides, renowned for his work with acts such as Thin Lizzy, Judas Priest and Gary Moore. You can enjoy now a teaser for A Conspiracy Of Stars which is available below as a foretaste.
Today you can listen to another new song from Israel's Melechesh from Enki, that's their new album. You can enjoy the new track on the official lyric video for the song "Lost Tribes" featuring none other than Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Killer Be Killed) on guest vocals. Turn up the volume and listen to the track here!
Folk metal superstars Korpiklaani have just announced that they have inked a new deal with Nuclear Blast for the release of their upcoming new album entitled Noita, which is set for a release in May 2015. The follow-up to Manala has been recorded at Petrax Studio with Aksu Hanttu handling production, recording and mixing again. It will also be the first album to feature new accordion player Sami Perttula, who has been playing a very active role in the folk arrangements along with fiddler Tuomas Rounakari. However, you will still have to wait a little more to listen to it.
"My Witness, Your Victim" is the second new video revealed by the Montreal melodic death metallers The Agonist off their new album Eye Of Providence. After showcasing the album opener "Gates Of Horn And Ivory", the band now fronted by Vicky Psarakis reveals yet another taste of new material. Are you pleased with this song?
Death metallers Morgoth have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming comeback album Ungod. The opus will be released on March 30th, 2015 in Europe and April 7th in North America by Century Media Records and boasts cover art by the always busy Greek cover designer Seth Siro Anton (Paradise Lost, Soilwork, Moonspell, etc.). Take a look at the artwork here. What do you think about it?
American doom metal band Witch Mountain has introduced new members. Through a recent interview, the band announced that the 19-year-old singer Kayla Dixon will take the place of Uta Plotkin, who announced her departure from the band before the release of their latest album Mobile Of Angels. Also, Justin Brown is the new bassist replacing Charles Thomas, who also left the band. The group also announced North American tour dates. Check out below a rehearsal video of the new line-up.
As they are gearing up for the release of their new record Into The Wild Life, hard rockers Halestorm have launched a new official video for the single "Apocalyptic". Watch the final product below. Mark your calendars for the album's release on April 3rd in Europe, April 6th in the UK, and April 7th in North America.
One month on from the departure of drummer Haruna, Destrose have revealed her replacement. Risa Risa (so good they named her twice) is the band's sixth permanent drummer, and previously plied her trade as session musician with various rock and jazz bands.
Der Weg Einer Freiheit have a treat for their fans today. They just premiered the first track from their impending opus Stellar. You can now stream below the 8-minute tune "Requiem" from the German black metal visionaries. Furthermore, more album details were unveiled. Stellar will be out on March 23rd (Europe) and March 24th (US) via Season of Mist. Until then, you can spin the new song!