Guitarist Christian Muenzner is very busy these days. Apart from recording rhythm guitar parts for the Alkaloid debut album, a new project announced when he and Hannes Grossmann leftObscura, he is also joining forces with vocalist Kelly Sundown Carpenter (Firewind, Beyond Twilight, Iron Mask, etc.) in a new band. Christian Muenzner is very excited about this new band and seems like he wanted to form it for a long time. The songwriting process is underway and more will be revealed very soon.
German metal act Downfall Of Gaia announced the new release of Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay, the band's third full length studio release. The album drops on November 7th (G/A/S), November 10th (rest of Europe), and November 11th (North America) via Metal Blade Records. The band also presents a brand new 10-minute track, "Carved Into Shadows", available for streaming down under.
Germans Downfall Of Gaia have just finished the recordings for their new, third studio album Aeon Unveils Te Thrones O Decay. The follow-up to Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes will be released this coming fall. It was recorded at the '79 Sound Studio with Christoph Scheidel, mixed once more by Jack Shirley from Atomic Garden and mastered by Brad Boatright from Audiosiege.
In case you didn't know, Japanese demented avantgarde metallers Vampillia have recently released a new single for free called "You Should Go First." The good thing about it is that you can stream it below and also download it for free at Candlelight Records Bandcamp. Have fun!
Industrial metallers Ministry have recently launched the Ministry Mondays series where they offer weekly free downloads. Each Monday the band will post a song from their From Beer To Eternity remix album in the same order as on the album. Following that, they will also continue the series with remixes of material from their Relapse album. This week we have "Permawar" which you can download at this location. You can download the MP3 version but there is also a link to the full 320 experience.
Indonesian avantgarde band Kekal offers you the download of the new track entitled "By Means Of Survival" for free here. This track is the 4th from the band's upcoming record Multilateral that is available for free download. You can get the other songs over here. If you prefer, you can also listen to the new track "By Means Of Survival" as well as the previous tracks on Bandcamp.
UK progressive death metallers De Profundis have recently released their new EP Frequencies which is currently available directly for free from the group's Bandcamp. You can listen to the entire piece if you still haven't and also download it for free.
Germans Downfall Of Gaia have announced that they will enter the studio and start with the recordings of the follow-up to Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes album. Additionally, the band also unveiled Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay as the title for their upcoming new record, which shall be released sometime in the fall of 2014.
After releasing the new EP - Down IV - Part Two - yesterday, Down now present a brand new official video for the track "We Knew Him Well", taken from the new EP. Do not hesitate and check out the video clip now through the YouTube player below.
Down's new EP Down IV - Part Two has been made available for streaming via Soundcloud with the physical CD release scheduled for the 13th of May, 2014. Their new EP clocks at over 35 minutes and is available for streaming here or also here, in case the first link isn't available in your region.
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.
Every day, we get to hear new music and today it is Down's turn to debut a new track. In anticipation of their impending newest EP, the New Orleans sludge/stoner metallers revealed "We Knew Him Well" and you can stream the song right now on the Soundcloud player available below.
Behold, fresh news from the Down camp. The sequel to Down IV - Part One is finished and set for release. It will simply be called Down IV - Part Two and will be released on May 13th, 2014. The new EP was tracked at Nodferatu's Lair (vocalist Philip H. Anselmo's home studio) and produced by Michael Thompson. The rest of details - artwork and tracklist - can be checked out below.