New York-based progressive instrumental metallers Behold The Arctopus have just released their new studio album, Cognitive Emancipation. The new album is a follow-up to their 2012 full length, Horrorscension, and was released on CD and digital versions on November 8th, 2016.
Just over a year since their last full length Abyss Of Longing Throats, Dutch one-man experimental black metal band Gnaw Their Tongues is back to ravage your ears with a follow-up. The new studio album, Hymns For The Broken, Swollen And Silent, will be released on December 9th, 2016 in LP, tape and digital formats.
Polish black metallers Cultes Des Ghoules are all set to unleash their upcoming third studio album unto the world on November 25th, 2016 in CD format and February 17th, 2017 in digital format. The record follows their 2013 sophomore album, Henbane. A sample track has also been released as a stream on their Bandcamp page. Check it out over here.
Aosoth have good news for their fans. Soon enough, the French black metal trio will release their fifth full-length album. For now, they have revealed a short teaser documenting the ongoing production of the album. The video was recorded at Hybreed Studios and focuses on the drums recording. Aosoth started recording their new album in July and its release date has been scheduled for 2017 on Agonia Records, but the title is yet to be revealed.
Heavy metallers Adrenaline Mob have confirmed that a brand new full-length studio album will be released early 2017 via Century Media Records. Following 2015's Dearly Departed, the forthcoming release is being recorded by guitarist Mike Orlando once again at his own Sonic Stomp Studio.
Finnish melodic death metallers Mors Principium Est have been recording their new album. The band has now shared the first studio diary, with a glimpse into some of the new songs. Once again, the studio diary is fun and crazy. According to the band, the new album is to be called Embers Of A Dying World and will be released in early 2017.
Good news coming in from Voyager! Two years ago, the Aussies released the album V, but the progressive metallers are already preparing their next release. The group has finished the writing process for album number 6 and will hit the studio to start recording in just under 3 weeks. To whet your appetite, here's a snippet of them working on one of the new tracks in their rehearsal room.
After being quiet for a while, Novembers Doom will re-enter the studio to record their tenth studio album, due out in 2017 via The End Records. Starting on October 21st, the band will record with Chris Djuricic (Jungle Rot, Malevolence) at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin, before sending the album to metal legend Dan Swanö (Opeth, Dissection, Katatonia) for mixing.
Quiet Riot have announced yet another singer change. They introduce Seann Nicols (formerly of Adler's Appetite) as their new vocalist starting in 2017. Quiet Riot are currently in the studio with Seann recording their forthcoming full length album of all new material, to be released on Frontiers Records in early 2017.
Progressive rock supergroup Neal Morse has finished recording, mastering and mixing their new concept double album. The news was revealed by ex-Dream Theater drummer and long-time collaborator of Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy. The new record will follow last year's The Grand Experiment.
Polish metallers Obscure Sphinx will return this year with a new album. Titled Epitaphs, the new opus has a release date set for September 12th. You can watch the band's first studio report below. The album was recorded at a Custom34 studio with producer Jakub Mańkowski.
After releasing their latest album, Hammer Of The Witches, and revealing Dusk And Her Embrace - The Original Sin, Cradle Of Filth are already eyeing their next release. In fact, the plan is to release a new album next year in September. The group is off to Brno in the Czech Republic on Thursday for their week long writing session. So, you can expect new material from the band in the near future.
As it appears, UK black metal act Winterfylleth will bring us some fresh new stuff in near future. The band will be releasing fifth studio album, to be entitled The Dark Hereafter. Appart from the album's cover artwork, which can be seen below, release date and other essential details still have to be officially confirmed.
Epica have presented the first part of the in-studio documentary of The Holographic Principle. The documentary gives a behind the scenes look at the recording process of the band's seventh studio album that will be released on the 30th of September through Nuclear Blast. It also previews the first music from the upcoming album. Don't miss out on the chance to listen to the first new material below.
Tech death metallers Archspire are heading to Denver next month to record their 3rd album with producer Dave Otero. 2014's The Lucid Collective is finally getting a successor. Stay tuned for more details about it.