Italian black metal band Stigmhate posted a message on their Facebook breaking the news about the death of their guitarist and vocalist Marco Gambicchia. The Italian metallers recently released the new album Zodacare Od Zodameranu and now face this tragedy. RIP.
Volbeat have confirmed that Hatebreed will be the special guests on their forthcoming UK tour in November. The band is still performing in support of their latest album Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies. See the dates below.
Poland's extreme metal band Hate are currently at the studio recording their new album tentatively named Crusade : Zero. The successor of 2013's Solarflesh will contain 8 new tracks and a few bonuses and is is tentatively scheduled for a worldwide release in November 2014 via Napalm Records. The sessions are taking place at this very moment at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland with Wieslawski Brothers behind the console.
New Orleans based sludge masters Eyehategod are pleased to premiere a brand new video, "Medicine Noose", now available for streaming through the Youtube player down below. The track for this video clip is taken off their latest and newest self-titled product, released just a couple of weeks ago, on May 21st.
Eyehategod are about to unleash their first new full-length in nearly 15 years, due out on May 27th, 2014 by Housecore Records in North America and Century Media Records releases it in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on May 26th. If you still haven't listened to it, it is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. If that is not enough to satisfy you, there's also the B-side "The Liar's Psalm" which you can listen to right here as part of Decibel magazine's flexi disc series.
The highly anticipated new Eyehategod record is right around the corner and today you can listen to another song from it. The band now spews forth "Robitussin And Rejection" from the impending self-titled album Eyehategod. The New Orleans sludge metallers' first album in over a decade was assembled and financed entirely by the band and will be released on May 27th, 2014 by their partners at Housecore Records in North America and Century Media Records releases it in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on May 26th. For now, prepare your ears for the venomous "Robitussin And Rejection" and click play here.
The first details of Eyehategod's new album are here and so is the first new song! First of all, the group's first studio full length album in over 13 years will be a self-titled album and it is coming on May 27th in North America on Housecore Records, May 26th in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on Century Media Records and May 21st in Japan on Daymare Records. More importantly, the music. The first new tune available from the record is "Agitation! Propaganda!" which you can stream now through the clip below.
After a successful crowdfunding of their latest opus The Cadaverous Retaliation Agenda, The Project Hate MCMXCIX is once again at it trying to get funds for a new album. Currently 5000$ of 10.000$ have been donated. Will it work again?
New Orleans sludge masters Eyehategod have bad news for their Australian fans. The band was forced to cancel the upcoming tour in the land down under (4 dates were confirmed), because of the booking issues. The statement can be read below. However, in other, more positive news, the band confirmed several tour dates across the US West Coast region, starting today in San Diego, CA. Check them out!
Apart from working on their new album, Polish band Hate have announced that they are taking part in the Spreading The Plague MMXIV Tour that will hit Europe in March/April 2014. The band will team up with Norway's pagan black metal horde Kampfar to bring supreme blasphemy to 16 cites of Euroland. On the tour that will start on the 28th of March in Munich, Germany, you will also see US avantgarde black metallers Velnias and Norwegian melodic black metal act Iskald as part of this tour package.
It has been a turbulent year for Hate. After releasing Solarflesh: A Gospel Of Radiant Divinity in the beginning of this year (January), the unexpected sudden death of the bassist Mortifer followed in April. The band decided not to disband and continue with their work. Even more, the Polish death metallers have already began working on new material for the upcoming, tentative 2014 release.
Just in time for the holiday season, Hate Eternal bassist J.J. Hrubovcak will bring forth Death Metal Christmas - Hellish Renditions Of Christmas Classics, a twisted rendition of some of the season's darkest hymns. It was composed and produced by J.J. with vocals and artwork by brother and Monstrosity/Vile/Azure Emote vocalist Mike Hrubovcak. You can check out the artwork below and also the first advance track "Unrest For Melancholy Men (God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen)". Well, why not?
Two months ago, Eyehategod lost their long-time drummer Joey LaCaze who passed away. The band is now beginning to move on after a difficult period and have announced Aaron Hill as their new drummer. Hill comes by way of New Orleans' local acts Missing Monuments and Mountain Of Wizard and will have big shoes to fill.