20:53 - Erik M. Lex, opinions differ of course. The Key is really one of my favourite DM albums. Maybe you're "one of those people" who likes Thresholds more. I found that one rather boring compared to the debut.
Since the band hasn't released a new album in years, you are probably curious about the new material Swedish gothic industrial outfit Deathstars has to share. The group just posted a new video about the making process of their new album called The Perfect Cult. Some snippets of new songs can be heard as well. If you want to know more, just watch the video below.
Legendary Italian black thrashers Necrodeath have released a video trailer for their new album, which will be called The 7 Deadly Sins, and is due out on May 13th via Scarlet Records. The 7 Deadly Sins follows the single-track album Idiosyncrasy, "delivering 7 fast and brutal songs centering around the 7 sins. For the first time ever, the band used their Italian mother tongue to write most of the lyrics, as well as English and Latin, giving a different edge to the music itself."
Grindcore legends Napalm Death have announced two special projects that have been in the works recently. First of all, the British band is launching a special cover song of the track "To Go Off And Things" by the Cardiacs via their Bandcamp page as charity download. Furthermore, Napalm Death are also releasing a limited and exclusive vinyl 12" EP entitled Our Pain Is Their Power to commemorate their very special Roadburn Festival appearance on April 10th.
After announcing that they would perform on home turf at UK's Download Festival, SikTh have announced their second show of the year. The British metallers will headline the Euroblast festival in Cologne, taking place from October 2nd-4th, 2014. This will be SikTh's first ever show in Germany.
Five Finger Death Punch are premiering a new music video for their cover of the classic track "The House Of The Rising Sun" found in the album The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell - Volume 2, released in November 2013. Enjoy it below.
Innovative metallers Shaolin Death Squad have recently posted an ominous picture on their Facebook page. It looks like they are at it again. This is the first sign that the band has begun work on new material since their 2010 release Five Deadly Venoms. Who's excited?
Death's 1988 masterpiece and second album Leprosy will be the next record to get the deluxe reissue treatment from Relapse Records. The band's classic remastered by Alan Douches (Mastodon, Nile, etc.) will feature more than 50 minutes of previously unreleased demos and rehearsal material plus brand new liner notes and a 24 page booklet with never before seen photos. Right now, you can listen to the newly remastered version of "Pull The Plug" available below.
Swedish up-and-comers Deathember have released a brand new video. The song is called "By Damnation" and it is their new single, available on the Going Postal limited edition CD. The video features footage from the Going Postal In India tour and you can watch it here.
The waiting period was long after Night Electric Night but its follow-up is coming to you this June. The Swedish outfit Deathstars has finally revealed the details about their long anticipated fourth studio album to be called The Perfect Cult, due out on June 13th via Nuclear Blast Records. You can catch the band live on their Claws Through Europe Tour 2014 which was postponed to September.
It seems like the Maryland Deathfest XII will not be graced by the performance of the Norwegians Ulver. The band was forced to cancel the upcoming show in Moscow in April and the performance at Maryland Deathfest due to health problems with one of its members.
Swedish outfit Deathstars has announced that the upcoming March/April European tour Claws Through Europe has been postponed and rescheduled. The reason for this is that the band's upcoming album has been pushed back too. All the information about the new album including title, tracklist, cover and release date are yet to be revealed at this point.
"Left For Dead", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area thrash metallers Death Angel, has been unveiled. The clip was directed by Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with Soilwork and Testament, among others. The song is taken from the band's recently released seventh studio album The Dream Calls For Blood, and comes on the verge of their upcoming tour with Children Of Bodom. Enjoy the video below and let us know if you like it.
In the second half of April, some of the biggest cities in Australia will host two established thrash metal veteran groups, Germans Kreator and Americans Death Angel. Be prepared for some intense and explosive thrash metal action. Check out the full list of co-headlining tour dates below the official tour flyer.
For the first time in over 5 years, Lizzy Borden's Appointment With Death lineup — Ira Black, Joey Scott, Marten Andersson and Lizzy Borden — will reunite for a one-night-only performance on Friday, January 24th at the Epiphone party at NAMM at Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa, California. You do not need to be a part of NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) to get tickets for this exclusive one-off show.