07:08 - Joe Zombie Sumac should be added to the database. Supergroup featuring members of Isis, Baptists, Botch, and Old Man Gloom. Heavier than an elephant.
06:09 - Redn1ght Yeah, sometimes I feel like I spend too much time on /X/ type shit, call me crazy but hey. We all are crazy by some standard of society nowadays. :)
06:04 - ScreamingSteelUS 4:03 am and I've got class + errands + homework + administrative shit to be sorted out tomorrow, but it's a night to be awake for.
06:00 - Redn1ght Sometimes life can be an ass. Not sleeping and you are supposed to have some kind of a class today? >.> Totally forgot.
05:45 - ScreamingSteelUS That was the problem; I was working so hard on other things I didn't have time to kick back and criticize people. But now I've got my first publication of the new year under my belt.
Kiss has collaborated with the Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z on a new single, to be released on January 28th. The track "Yumeno Ukiyo Ni Saitemina" was composed by Kiss guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley and Greg Collins, with lyrics written by Yuho Iwasato. Momoiro Clover Z performs the song, with Kiss providing background vocals and instruments. It will be released in two versions, "Momoclo Edition" and "Kiss Edition", via iTunes in 120 countries. Hear the song below and check out as well the promo clip for the Best Of Kiss 40 CD (Japan Commemorative Edition).
Magic Kingdom from Belgium are bringing you more power metal this year. The group is releasing their first new album since 2010's Symphony Of War and it will be called Savage Requiem. You can feast your eyes on the epic cover artwork below. The record is set for release on the 20th of March via AFM Records.
After the announcement that UDR will release guitar legend Uli Jon Roth's brand new double album of 19 re-invented Scorpions tracks, titled Scorpions Revisited, on March 10th, here is the first song to enjoy. The pre-orders are available now via iTunes. When you pre-order, you get the song "Catch Your Train" instantly. You can now listen to that song below as well. Kick off your weekend with Uli Jon Roth!
The Icelanders Sólstafir announced that their drummer Guðmundur "Gummi" Óli Pálmason will not be performing during their upcoming European shows. He will be replaced by Karl Petur Smith during this period.
French avantgarde metallers Orakle have uploaded the second part of the making of their upcoming and long-awaited album, Éclats. The record will be released on May 11th on Apathia Records and the preorders will start on February 16th. Check out the two clips below to get a taste of the new material and what you can expect.
As you probably know by now, Venom, the influential British trio, will release their new studio album called From The Very Depths on January 26th in Europe and January 27th in the US via Spinefarm Records. As the release date approaches, they have now decided to share the track "Grinding Teeth", which can be streamed below. How is the follow-up to Fallen Angels sounding so far?
Dutch prog death metal veterans Phlebotomized have announced their new vocalist. The band welcomes Ben de Graaff (Night Of Suicide, Sepiroth) to their family as the new frontman. Be sure to catch him live at one of their upcoming shows and releases. Phlebotomizedreunited in 2013 after 16 years of silence.
Code announced last year that their upcoming full-length titled Mut would be released through Agonia Records, and they have now shared the second track on the album. The song is titled "Undertone", and clocks in at 3:37. The album is set for a February 27th release in Europe and March 10th in North America and will be released on a variety of formats, available for pre-order here. Enjoy!
The Norwegian avantgardists Manes, who finally released a new album last year, Be All End All, have been confirmed for the Dark Bombastic Evening 2015. It seems like Transylvania will be the place to be this summer as Agalloch and Shape Of Despair will also perform at the festival in August 2015 in Alba Iulia, Romania.
A new track from the French crazy cats Pryapisme has been revealed, "Part IX" of their upcoming 23-minute track from Futurologie, their upcoming EP. Pryapisme's upcoming EP Futurologie will be released on February 9th (10th in the USA) via Apathia Records. Enjoy the new track here!
Live At The Opera, which is the name of the first ever Satyricon live CD/DVD album, is coming out in April this year when they will be touring in Europe as well. The band now decided to share the cover with fans. Furthermore, you can watch below a preview from the live album Live At The Opera, an unmastered version. Enjoy!
Italian stoner/doom metallers Ufomammut will offer you a new creation this year by the name Ecate. The group's seventh full-length album will be released on March 30th on CD/LP formats via Neurot Recordings and the limited edition LP through Supernatural Cat for Europe and worldwide (excluding the US). While you wait, take a look at the tracklist below where you also find a first album teaser to get in the mood.
Forgotten Tomb are back in the studio! The Italian band started tracking guitars for their new album last week with producer Terje Refsnes at Sound Suite studios, Marseille (France) and Alessandro "Algol" Comerio's bass parts have been tracked down as well. Would you be pleased with something along the lines of the last album ...And Don't Deliver Us From Evil?
How about listening to some Venom? The British veteran metallers just debuted their new video. The band will be releasing their 14th studio album From The Very Depths later this month on January 26th in Europe and January 27th in the US through Spinefarm Records and now you can check out the tune "Long Haired Punks" as a first taste. Do you approve? Give us your impressions.
Delain announced today that guitarist Merel Bechtold (MaYaN) will join them on the upcoming European tour with Sabaton and Battle Beast starting this Friday in Oberhausen, Germany. Guitarist Timo Somers unfortunately won't be able to be present on this tour due to a very full schedule.