Soilwork are about to release a special collection of rarities, Death Resonance (out August 19th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast). Apart from rare and unreleased tracks, the release also contains two brand new tracks. One of those is called "Helsinki" and the band has just revealed it online, in fact. What are you waiting for? Blast it now!
Here is some epic folk metal for you courtesy of Equilibrium. The German band will unleash Armageddon upon us this summer, their fifth studio album. Guitarist, composer and lyricist René Berthiaume spent almost two years working on this new opus and the result is rather dark, according to the label. But you can be the judge of that. Today, the band has released the lyric video of the brand new track "Prey" via YouTube. Check it out here.
As previously reported here and here, Led Zeppelin have been under fire and were accused of stealing the opening notes of their most famous song, "Stairway To Heaven," from the band Spirit. But now they have won the lawsuit. A Los Angeles jury has decided the band did not steal the opening to its classic anthem "Stairway To Heaven" from the album Led Zeppelin IV.
We already knew that Evergrey would be releasing a new album this year, but now we know almost everything about it. It is being released on September 9th actually and their new studio album is titled The Storm Within. The progressive band is celebrating their 20th anniversary with the strongest album of their career, according to their label AFM Records. Nightwish's vocalist Floor Jansen also makes a guest appearance on the song "In Orbit".
Tarja is showcasing a new song today. With the release of the upcoming studio album, The Shadow Self, only six weeks away, the official music video for her new single "Innocence" just debuted online. Directed by Argentinean movie director Mariano Cattaneo and filmed in Buenos Aires, you can watch the final result now here. How do you like the first single from The Shadow Self?
British heavy metallers Tank just released a new video for the tune ''Make A Little Time''. You can see it below. The video was filmed in Spain. A second video filmed for the title track of the album, "Valley Of Tears", is scheduled for release later this summer.
California's technical death metal purveyors Decrepit Birth have signed European record deal with Agonia Records. The band is currently working on their fourth studio album, whose release date is planned for late 2016. The band decided to move to Agonia after the expiry of their previous European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The latter will continue its work with the band for North American territory.
Fans of the prog rock genre rejoice because Marillion are releasing a new album! Sounds That Can't Be Made came out in 2012 but they have just announced the release of the brand new album delightfully called FEAR ['Fuck Everyone And Run'] on the 23rd of September 2016. The band's eighteenth studio album features 5 brand new tracks and the feeling within the band themselves is that they may have produced their best ever work. Learn more about what is coming below.
In The Woods... new album finally has a release date. The fans had to wait 17 years for the follow-up to Strange In Stereo. The new album will be called Pure and it drops on September 16th via Debemur Morti Productions on CD/Vinyl/Digital. Mark your calendars folks! Apart from that, you can also take a look at the album cover and tracklist below. The CD edition will have a slightly different version of the art.
With a brand new label usually comes a new album too! Warbringer have found a new label home. The thrashers signed a new worldwide record deal with Napalm Records and will release their new album on the label. The band is currently in the studio recording their upcoming opus. The new album will be released in early 2017.
The controversial Mayhem have unveiled a new video for the track "Watchers". The video, directed and shot by Magnetar Studio is streaming now online. "Watchers" is taken from the band's latest album, Esoteric Warfare, considered the Best Black Metal Album Of 2014 on Metal Storm Awards. You can watch the band on their live environment as the video contains footage professionally shot by nine separate cameras. The performance was captured during the Baltimore stop of the Black Metal Warfare II Tour.
Shining are going to hit the road on their first-ever U.S. tour. The tour begins on August 11th in Houston, and sees the Swedes performing alongside Belphegor, Origin, and Abigail Williams. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below, with two Canadian dates as well. They will be presenting their latest record, IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends.
After a very long silence from the band, news broke that Excalion has parted ways with former singer Jarmo Pääkkönen, bassist Tero Vaaja and guitarist Vesa Nupponen due to personal life changes. The band has found suitable replacements for the band members leaving and is currently in search for a new record deal as their new album is ready.
Blaze Bayley just posted a new video online. The English heavy metal singer has been touring in support of the new album Infinite Entanglement. The video is for one of the new tracks, "Calling You Home", and was filmed by Blaze, band, fans and crew during the 2016 Infinite Entanglement European Tour.
2012's Dysrhythmia album Test Of Submission is getting a follow-up. The tech metallers will finally release a new album this year titled The Veil Of Control. Profound Lore Records will release it on September 23rd on CD/LP/digital. Check out the cover and tracklist below for an introduction.