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.
Slayer will join forces this fall with special guests Anthrax and Death Angel for a seven week North American beat down. The dates start in Cleveland, OH on September 9th and will hit both major and secondary markets across the continent. Confirmed dates, with more to follow, are available below.
Italy's Cadaveria have announced that they are recording an EP alongside fellow Italians Necrodeath. As stated on their website and Facebook page, a year and a half after the release of their latest album Silence, horror metallers Cadaveria have entered the recording studios to work on the production of an EP.
Thrashers Death Angel continue to promote their new album, The Evil Divide, and have shared another new song online from it. While previously they offered us "The Moth", now it's "Hatred United, United Hate". Watch here the video for this track. The song features a ripping solo by Andreas Kisser of Sepultura.
More battles in court! Prospect Park Records has thrown a punch. Five Finger Death Punch are being sued by the label claiming that they failed to record a greatest hits album and a new record, according to Courthouse News Service. A record producer claims, among other things, that three members of the band are "shamelessly attempting to cash in before the anticipated downfall of their addicted bandmate."
After more than two decades, thrashers Demolition Hammer are back and will be doing some shows. In fact, their two shows at St. Vitus sold out, in under 3 minutes. However, fans will also be able to witness the band playing live again at 2016 Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore. They will be playing on Sunday, May 29th at Edison Lot.
The Evil Divide is coming and there is new thrash metal to be enjoyed, courtesy of Death Angel. The Bay Area band has just revealed the first song off the new record and it's called "The Moth". The Evil Divide gets its worldwide release on May 27th, 2016 through Nuclear Blast Records. If you like what you hear, go buy it. In the meantime, stop what you are doing and get into "The Moth".
After returning from hiatus in 2014, Atreyu released a new album last year called Long Live. However, on their next tour they are going back to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the record A Death-Grip On Yesterday this May. They will embark on a tour with support from Islander and Sworn In. The U.S. metallers will play the entire album on these dates.
Relapse Records has announced the final chapter in the comprehensive Death reissue series: the legendary 1987 debut Scream Bloody Gore. The album is due out on a wide variety of formats this coming May 20th and has been newly remastered for this reissue. Like the preceding Death reissues, the deluxe reissue of Scream Bloody Gore has been meticulously remastered from the original tapes by Alan Douches (Death, Mastodon, Nile) and includes a plethora of bonus content, including previously unreleased recordings and rehearsal demos, super-expanded packaging, and brand-new extensive liner notes from former Death drummer/Autopsy founder Chris Reifert, Sepultura's Max Cavalera, and original Scream Bloody Gore producer Randy Burns.
After entering the studio at the end of last year, the Bay Area thrashers Death Angel have shared more news regarding their new album. They have revealed that the follow-up to The Dream Calls For Blood will be called The Evil Divide. Check out the cover below and a sample of some new music is available on their website as well.