As Cobalt prepares for the release of their new studio album Slow Forever, the band is ready to give fans the first taste of what they can expect on March 25th when the album drops through Profound Lore Records. Today, you can listen to the 9-minute song entitled "Beast Whip", available for streaming exclusively at NPR. Check out the song there and then share your impressions of it.
Prepare to enter the world of Fallujah's Dreamless. The progressive death metal band has just revealed the first details regarding their awaited new album to follow The Flesh Prevails. Nuclear Blast Entertainment will release Dreamless on April 29th and the cover has just been revealed along with the song titles. Check out the artwork created by Peter Mohrbacher below and speculate about what the band might bring this time around on their third album.
Deströyer 666 have put on a new music video for the title track of their newest album Wildfire. This is their 3rd single off the album after "Live And Burn" and "Hymn To Dionysus". The video, directed by Costin Chioreanu, can be enjoyed on the Vimeo player below. And you can grab the album on February 26th via Season Of Mist.
Norwegian folk/Viking metallers Mistur are getting ready for the release of their new album, which will be entitled In Memoriam and will be released on Dark Essence Records this year. And to celebrate this event, they have released a new song called "Downfall" which you can check out via their Bandcamp page.
News just in: Finnish metallers Swallow The Sun were revoked from playing at their upcoming Dubai concert (February 12th) by the local authorities, says label Metal East Records. This comes after the band were accused that their concert in Dubai would be "promoting devil-worshiping". Just last year, Aborted's show in Dubai was also shut down.
Napalm Records and Be'lakor are proud to announce a worldwide deal to release the band's upcoming albums. The Australian band had promised updates soon and here it is. Their fourth album is planned to be released this year, with the exact date yet to be revealed. This also means more shows outside of Australia for them.
The Black Dahlia Murder have a few news to share today, good and bad news. After releasing their new album, Abysmal, the band has announced another headlining trek - this time, taking the show back to their roots! With Fallujah and Disentomb as support, the band plans to play their first full-length, Unhallowed (2003), in its entirety during the run, performing at intimate venues across the USA that haven't seen The Black Dahlia Murder since their debut was released. Brandon Ellis will join them on the road as the band's touring guitarist and replacement for Ryan Knight, who amicably parted ways with the group.
Not long ago, Greek melodic newcomers Sunburst have released the first music video off their debut album Fragments Of Creation. Now comes the time for the second music video to be previewed, and the track chosen is the first of the tracklist, "Out Of The World". You can watch the video below and discover their music.
A few months ago, Dutch death/doom metal unit Officium Tristeparted ways with former bassist Lawrence Meyer due to personal differences. Their new bassist has now finally been announced. Theo Plaisier will take over bass duties in the band.
German power metal act Sinbreed have shared a new video online for the track ''Moonlit Night''. The song appears on their impending new album, Master Creator, which will be released on February 26th via AFM Records. Check out the video online and see if you like the music.
Drone doom metal masters Sunn O))) will be presenting their latest album Kannon live in North America this spring. First, the band will perform at Big Ears Fest in Knoxville on April 2nd, appearing as one of the main acts. The festival will be immediately followed by shows in Nashville, Athens, Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tampa through April 8th. Later that month, Sunn O))) will travel to Austin to take part in Levitation 2016 and will assemble again in May, with a set at Moogfest in Durham, North Carolina.
Good news for fans of New Keepers Of The Water Towers! After releasing the epic The Cosmic Child album back in 2013, the Swedish progressive stoner band is now bringing us Infernal Machine, their new output. And we can already listen to some new material. The band has released the first advance track and it's called "The Forever War". Don't miss the opportunity to hear this gem below.
New Zealand sludge/stoner masters Beastwars have recently shared a new song online. This tune will appear on their upcoming album The Death Of All Things, due out on April 22nd. The follow-up to Blood Becomes Fire was produced by Beastwars and James Goldsmith, mixed by Andrew Schneider (Unsane, Big Business) and mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, Windhand). Before its official release, you can hear the tasty tune "Call To The Mountain" down below.
Swedish melodic death metal act The Duskfall's search for a new drummer is over as they just introduced their new man behind the drum kit, Simon Lindgren. He is replacing Fredrik Andersson, who was in the band briefly. You can see Simon Lindgren jamming in the video below, playing the band's "Farewell" song.