This past Sunday, Rob Zombie was forced to cancel their set at RockFest in Cabott, Wisconsin, due to the frontman losing his voice. He stopped singing during their second song of the set and left the stage. Today, Rob Zombie released a statement apologizing to fans for what happened. Rob says this was not something he did lightly and hopes these words may go some way to state why he had to stop the show early.
Italy's Lacuna Coil announced their first European headlining tour in support of the band's latest new album Broken Crown Halo, released in March, 2014. Joining the band on all dates will be Americans Motionless In White (who are debuting their new album Reincarnate in Europe), and Devilment - the new horror metal project from Cradle Of Filth's frontman Dani Filth. Dates can be found below the official tour flyer.
The first song unveiled from Nightbringer's new album is here. Their impending full-length is called Ego Dominus Tuus (I Am Your Lord) and the American black metallers have chosen "Et Nox Illuminatio Mea In Deliciis Meis" to be streamed now. Was it worth the listen? Let us know if you enjoy that song or not. It boasts nine-minutes of new music. The album cover art and tracklist are also available here.
Now, this is a treat for Arsis fans in North America. The death metal band will tour with special guests Allegaeon and Exmortus in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their classic debut album A Celebration Of Guilt and will be performing it live in its entirety. If you are in Europe and also want a piece of the action, fear not because the band announced they will bring the A Celebration Of Guilt 10 Year Anniversary Tour to Europe in October 2014. So, stay tuned for the dates in Europe.
Overkill has debuted another new video. It is their second off the freshly released new studio album White Devil Armory, which you have probably already listened to by now. The thrash legends give you "Bitter Pill" after the previous video for "Armorist". All you have to do is enjoy it below.
After confirming a European tour with Korpiklaani and Týr, scheduled for this November/December, the Swedes Sabaton are pleased to announce another set of European dates in early 2015. This time the official support will come from Finnish labelmates Battle Beast as well as Dutch symphonic metal band Delain. Check out the official dates down under!
After completing their new album, doomsters Witch Mountain now begin to reveal the first details about it. First of all, it will be called Mobile Of Angels. The release date is already set for North America on September 30th via Profound Lore Records. While you wait to hear new material, check out the wicked cover art below.
Recently, Japanese kimono-clad heavy metal outfit Onmyo-Za announced two new studio albums, 風神界逅 (Fuujin Kaikou) and 雷神創世 (Raijin Sousei), their eleventh and twelfth album respectively. It has now been confirmed that the two will be released simultaneously on September 24th via Tokyo-based label King Records. Mark your calendars!
New York hardcore act Sick Of It All announce the release of their upcoming new album, The Last Act Of Defiance, to be released on the following dates: September 29th, 2014 in Europe, Australia/NZ and September 30th in North America via Century Media Records. The Last Act Of Defiance was produced by long time friend and producer Tue Madsen who recorded the album at Nova Studio in Staten Island, NY while mixing it in his own Antfarm Studio in Denmark.
Four years after their latest album, Godsmack are back with a new one this year called 1000hp. The Americans debuted today the tune "Generation Day" and it is now available on the clip below. The album is set to be released in the US on August 5th via Republic Records and Europe/UK on September 1st via Spinefarm Records. Listen to the new song below and also check out the album details.
Here you have more new music from Sólstafir. It took them three years to prepare the new album Ótta but they have been sharing many new tracks before its release. The band is sharing now a song called "Dagmál," the final preview of the album. Stop what you are doing, take your time to listen to "Dagmál" and give us your impressions of the track.
With their new release The Re-Arrival on the horizon, Deadlock just premiered a brand new video. It is for the single "Renegade" and was directed and edited by Mirko Witzk. Watch it now here! As for The Re-Arrival, it drops on August 15th (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), August 18th (rest of Europe), August 19th (North America) via Lifeforce Records. Originally, "Renegade" appeared on their 2011 album Bizarro World.
While fans of the progressive metallers Redemption are probably eager to get some news on the follow-up to This Mortal Coil, the Los Angeles band just announced a new live release. Laser's Edge division, Sensory Records, will release Live From The Pit on September 16th, 2014. See the tracklist and the cover below.
Doom gothic metal band Diathra just presented their new video. It is for a song called "Forgive Me", taken from their forthcoming new album. The new output will be called Fascinating Impulses and is coming out soon on Stygian Crypt Productions. Until then, you can always listen to the new tune "Forgive Me" on the clip available below. Do you like the song?
Guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers, a former member of Fear Factory and now with Arkaea, was injured 6 months ago in a motorcycle accident. He is seeking help for the medical bills for the surgery. Donations can be made at this location. The goal is to raise $6,500.