14:16 - RaduP C'mon, Russia, do something funny ... we're waiting for the end
14:13 - Darth Revan ... Or at the very least a sharknado
14:07 - Darth Revan Bitch please, everyone knows the end will come in the form of a birdemic
14:01 - RaduP You must rely on the noodles of the great Flying Spaghetti Monster!
13:49 - Syk I don't plan to, actually. just waiting for the end to come, now, with this wretched bananageddon
13:38 - RaduP I feel your pain, bro. How do you survive in such inhumane conditions?
13:37 - Syk funny you should say that. apparently atm (I don't know why) my country is experiencing a banana shortage (yes, I heard it in the news, more than once). a damn shame, as yes, a banana is a great thing IMO
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.
After the departure of Johannes Stoltenburg, Germans Downfall Of Gaia are pleased to announce his replacement behind the drums - Michael Kadnar. Michael was touring alongside Downfall Of Gaia with his other band Black Table, last year across the United States. Check out the official statements of the band and Michael below.
The latest album of death/doom metallers Frequency Of Butterfly Wings called The Weight Of Existence has now been released despite the difficulties and impediments faced. The opus follows their debut release The Butterfly Effect.
Avantgarde metal band Kekal recently announced their new album's title and release date. The successor to Autonomy and the Unsung Division EP is to be called Multilateral and comes out in August 2015. For now, you can listen to the brand new tune "Token Discontentment" on their Bandcamp page and download the song for free as well.
After streaming a new song, Throwdown have just announced the streaming of their entire new album Intolerance online. The opus is due out next week on January 21st through eOne Music but luckily, you can already stream the entire piece through the player available below. Was it worth the wait?
Iranian brutal metallers ScoX have released a new single called "Absolution Is Near". The song was released independently, mastered and mixed by Loud Zombie. The song is available for download on their official website. They promised the single would be released on Christmas Eve, but due to some problems, it's ready today. Enjoy!
American progressive rising stars Jolly just decided to offer up their latest album, The Audio Guide To Happiness (Part 2), as a free download for everybody. Are you going to miss this opportunity to legally download an entire album? If you are not, you can have The Audio Guide To Happiness (Part 2) right here.
California's Throwdown have released a new track titled "Defend With Violence" from their upcoming LP Intolerance, due out next week on January 21st, 2014 through eOne Music. The new album, the first in four years, was recorded at Hurley Recordings in Costa Mesa, California with rising producer Davey Warsop and mixed at Planet Z. Tell us what you think about the new song, available below.
German death metallers Lay Down Rotten will release their new album Deathspell Catharsis on January 24th, 2014 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; January 27th in the rest of Europe; and on February 11th in North America via Apostasy Records. The album was once again produced by the band's collaborator Thilo Krieger in his Desert Inn Studio and today you get to listen to a brand new song from them. It is called "Deathspell Catharsis" and you can blast it through the player below.
SikTh are among the new batch of bands confirmed for UK's Download Festival next year. While the fans would be hoping for a new album and full-on tour since the band disbanded in 2008, at least that's something. Volbeat, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Buckcherry, Memphis May Fire, Battlecross, Jake E. Lee's Red Dragon Cartel, Thy Art Is Murder, The Amity Affliction, Avatar, Lonely The Brave, Arcane Roots and Feed The Rhino are the other bands confirmed.
Brutal death metal force Dying Fetus have been confirmed for the 2014 UK Download Festival. After headliners were announced for next summer's Download Festival, the Internet spoke and made #WhyNotDyingFetus trend on Twitter. It started as a joke but the organizers of the festival were listening to the online buzz and now Dying Fetus will actually perform at Donington Park this upcoming June.
Anubis Gate have been working on their next effort called Horizons for the last two years. The plan was to release it this year, but the band will not meet that deadline. When Anubis Gate recorded Horizons, there were three songs that they didn't know what to do with. A different version of the song "Destined To Remember", a cover of the Pink Floyd track "Sheep" and a cover of "Broken Wings", originally by Mr. Mister. So, while you are waiting patiently until early 2014 for the new album to be released, you can now download this 22-minute EP called Sheepover here.
Death metal force Lay Down Rotten has announced the first details about their new album. After releasing albums like Breeding Insanity, Gospel Of The Wretched and 2012's Mask Of Malice, now it is time for the first sign of life from the band via their new label-home Apostasy Records. Deathspell Catharsis is the name of their new output which was once again produced by the band's confidant Thilo Krieger in his Desert Inn Studio. The artwork is by Toshihiro Egewa (Cryptopsy, Defeated Sanity, Krisiun and many more) and you can check it out here.
Hate Eternal have some good and bad news to share. The bad news is that drummer Jade Simonetto has left the band to further his education and post-music career. The good news is that the brutal death metallers are currently writing material for the follow-up to Phoenix Amongst The Ashes and are seven songs deep into the process. Hate Eternal is tentatively scheduled to begin recording in the Spring of 2014.