After recruiting two new guitarists, German gothic metallers Crematory have entered the Kohlekeller-Studios in September, to record their new studio album Monument, which will be released through Steamhammer/SPV, for their 25th anniversary, in the spring of 2016. This album will follow Antiserum and the group promises a return to their roots.
Death Angel will enter the studio on October 9th to begin tracking a new album to follow The Dream Calls For Blood. The Bay Area thrash metal band shows no sign of slowing down and will work once again with Jason Suecof and Rob producing at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. The band has been writing new songs in between tours and is now in the final stages of writing.
The Finns Dark Buddha Rising are gracing us with a new two-track album this year called Inversum. Before its release on September 25th through Neurot Recording, we get to hear part of a new track. The new album welcomes the addition of new Dark Buddha Rising recruits, V. Vatanen (guitar, vocals), J. Saarivuori (keyboards) and M. Neuman (vocals). You can enjoy below the audio excerpt of "E X O".
German power metallers Primal Fear have set Rulebreaker as the title of their new album, which is due out on January 29th, 2016 via Frontiers Music Srl. The album was recorded at Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark with producer Mat Sinner and engineer Jacob Hansen. This new album will feature the band's new drummer Francesco Jovino (ex-U.D.O.) and the return of founding member Tom Naumann. You can expect to know more about it in the near future.
Veterans Savage recently announced the release date for a double album package including a brand new 12-track studio album along with a 13-track live album. 7 will feature all new tracks including the band's first live album - Live 'N' Lethal featuring the whole of their debut album Loose 'N' Lethal along with tracks from previous albums Sons Of Malice, Xtreme Machine and Hyperactive.
Finnish power metallers Stratovarius will release their new album, Eternal, on September 11th via the earMUSIC label. Recently, the band has shared an intimate tour of the album via a 12-minute behind-the-scenes mini-documentary, which can now be seen below. The studio documentary spotlights the band in the studio recording, along with interviews about the new material.
Finnish gothic group The 69 Eyes have secretly entered the studio with producer Johnny Lee Michaels, who already was responsible for the recordings of some of their best albums, Blessed Be and Paris Kills, to begin recording their new album for an early 2016 release.
California sludge trailblazers 16 have commenced recording the follow-up to their latest album, 2012's Deep Cuts From Dark Clouds. For the as-yet-untitled new album, the band is once again reunited with producer/engineer Jeff Forrest. Ferry and vocalist Cris Jerue are also joined by drummer Dion Thurman of San Diego noise rockers Creedle, and bassist Barney Firks (Sylvia Juncosa). Potential song titles include "Pastor In A Coma," "George," "Peaches, Cream, And Placenta" and "Secrets Of The Curmudgeon."
Yes, Sunn O))) are finally recording a new album. After releasing splits, demos and several collaborations, fans will be pleased to know that the follow-up to Monoliths & Dimensions is being forged as we speak in the studio. The drone doom duo has been in Seattle for the last seven days and will emerge from this cave with their new album. Stay tuned for more info about it and start getting pumped!
Swedish band Kall has signed to Catatonic State. The black metallers will enter the studio shortly, to record their 2nd album, planned for release later in 2015. The new album, that follows Kall (2014), will be a long, intense journey into the mind of Kall.
It has been while since death metallers Dyscarnate released new music. Their latest album, 2012's And So It Came To Pass, is finally getting a successor. The British group will be entering the studio today to record a taster of their upcoming third album. This recording will feature a very special guest on vocals. In other news, the band has lost vocalist, bassist and founding member Henry Bates. He has decided to leave the band to focus on his personal life and other ventures.
The Cyprus power metal outfit Arrayan Path have announced on their Facebook page that they are currently in the recording studio, working on two new albums. The statement says: "Blood June! We are working daily to finish recordings. It's like a huge puzzle but we hope to be done soon. Major announcement regarding the 2 albums in the following weeks! Until then... happy summer season!"
U.S. progressive metal band Dissona have released another update on their upcoming album Paleopneumatic. After announcing that they have finished the recording process back in April, they have now made a statement on the mixing process, which is ongoing.
While they are busy recording their new album Love, Fear And The Time Machine, progressive metallers Riverside are already announcing various international touring runs to launch the record, which is expected to be released in September 2015 via InsideOutMusic. The band has announced An Evening With headline shows as well as summer festivals and a North America tour and a European tour. So, if you want to catch the band live, see the dates below and start preparing the trip! Also keep in mind that there is a new album coming.
Sinmara, the black metal quintet from Iceland, is back in the studio. After releasing their last album Aphotic Womb last year, the band has returned to Studio Emissary. More info about exactly what they are recording will be announced in the following months. You should expect some new material.