Last year, Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody had a melt down which led his colleagues to abandon him on stage. Now, he made another scene. He suffered what he called a "mental moment" on stage at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, appearing to claim that his "mother" was dying. He was led off stage. Now he has dropped off the tour, with the band saying he's "fallen ill" and they will complete their live commitments with All That Remains singer Phil Labonte instead.
Deathspell Omega are currently streaming their new full-length The Synarchy Of Molten Bones online through their Bandcamp page. Spin it as much as you like. It should help you wait until November 8th, that's when the album is hitting stores via Norma Evangelium Diaboli. The 4-track release contains over 29 minutes of music.
You can start your weekend with new music from Death Fetishist. The US extreme metal act will release their debut full-length, Clandestine Sacrament, and the second song you get to hear from it is "Voidtripper". It will be available on the 28th of October through Debemur Morti Productions. Until then, give it a spin here. The song features guest vocals by D.G. from Misþyrming.
American 80s thrash, speed metallers Blessed Death just lost their guitarist Jeff Anderson. He battled cancer for 11 years and passed away recently. Jeff Anderson was in the band since the beginning in 1984 until they disbanded in 1992.
After announcing their debut albumClandestine Sacrament, the US blackened death metal duo Death Fetishist is now streaming a brand new song from it. It is called "Astral Darkness". Clandestine Sacrament is scheduled for release on October 28th on Debemur Morti Productions. The album features 8 new tracks of the band's signature nightmarish sound. You can hear one of them here.
French black metal gods Deathspell Omega recently confirmed that they will release their new album, The Synarchy Of Molten Bones, on November 8th via Norma Evangelium Diaboli. The Ajna Offensive will make the album available in North America. The cover artwork for the album has now been unveiled and can be seen below alongside the song titles. You can expect a total playing time of 29:12.
The Americans Death Fetishist have unveiled the cover art that will grace their forthcoming full-length Clandestine Sacrament, which was crafted by Polish artist Andrzej Masianis. Check it out below. You can expect the album to hit stores on October 28th via Debemur Morti Productions. Clandestine Sacrament will also include guest appearances by D.G. (Misþyrming), Doug Moore (Pyrrhon), Jürgen Bartsch (Bethlehem) and Mories (Gnaw Their Tongues).
Peaceville Records will release the 10th anniversary edition of SikTh's opus Death Of A Dead Day on double heavyweight LP and CD. Following the release on Peaceville of their mini album Opacities, their first new music since their acclaimed 2006 sophomore album Death Of A Dead Day, Peaceville will be re-releasing the album on the 10th anniversary of its original release on 30th September 2016.
Heavydeath, a Swedish hybrid death/doom metal band, will bring to us the new album, In Circles We Die, on November 25th through Iron Bonehead Productions. Recently, the band has shared the new single "As We Foretold", now available below. You can stream the title track and also 2 demo versions of other songs on Bandcamp.
Swedish death doomsters Heavydeath have shared samples from songs on their upcoming second full length album, In Circles We Die, which will be out in November 2016. The record was recorded during a few sessions in April and June 2016 by Nicklas Rudolfsson, Johan Bäckman and Daniel Moilanen. It was produced by Nicklas Rudolfsson and Johan Bäckman, mixed by Johan Bäckman and mastered at Sonic Train Studios by Andy La Rocque. More details regarding the album are expected soon.
Five Finger Death Punch just released a new video! It's for their next single "I Apologize". Taken from their sixth studio album, Got Your Six, the clip follows Ivan Moody through a cemetery housing deceased rock icons, ranging from Elvis to Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse to Jimi Hendrix. The clip was shot at Los Angeles' famed Angelus Rosedale Cemetery with Nathan Cox directing the band-conceived storyline.
Barely a month after this year's Maryland Deathfest ended, the organizers already announced the first batch of bands for the 2017 edition. This will be the 15th Anniversary of Maryland Deathfest and we assume the quality of bands will be nothing but spectacular.
Filter were scheduled to perform at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg Monday night (June 13th) but they claimed that the group was forced to cancel the concert after receiving death threats. Filter called off the performance just hours before taking the stage, while on tour with Combichrist. However, a representative for the club says that the band called off the show after one of the bandmembers was caught smoking inside the venue.
Currently touring in Europe to showcase their new album The Book Of Souls to their fans, Iron Maiden have also released a live video from the tour. The British metallers chose "Death Or Glory" and recorded their performance live from The Book Of Souls World Tour. See the end result here.