If you were planning to attend Skeletonwitch's upcoming shows, you will see the band perform without their frontman Chance Garnette. The band is currently touring in North America with Amon Amarth and Sabaton and just released a statement explaining that the vocalist is facing "serious personal matters". The band has decided to finish the tour as a four-piece.
Black Widow is the name of In This Moment's new album. The American band has released a new video to promote it for the single "Sick Like Me". The video was directed by the band's own Maria Brink and Robert Kley. Atlantic Records will release the new album on November 17th. Until then, you can watch the new video below and check out all the details. Did you enjoy this video?
Omit have something new to reveal. The band has been busy recording the follow-up of Repose released in 2011 and now the doomsters decided to break the silence and revealed the cover artwork of the upcoming album entitled Medusa Truth Part. 1. The cover artwork is available below. Anxious to hear more of Omit's funeral dirges?
German Teutonic thrash metallers Sodom have announced the release of a brand new EP entitled Sacred Warpath. It contains 4 tracks, a brand new one and three live tracks. The new track which also gives the title to the EP was originally written for the release of a future new album but the band decided to release it separately as a teaser for what's to come.
As you know, proggers Pain Of Salvation are about to release an acoustic album called Falling Home. The first track off this release is now being launched and you can check out the acoustic version of "Linoleum" right now right here. You might remember this track from their 2010 album Road Salt One. Enjoy!
Even before Cannibal Corpse began their Russian trek, they had Russian Orthodox Church activist organizations trying to ban the shows. The truth is that three of the shows were cancelled. The death metal band recently completed their tour of Russia, a place they have played previously many times with no issues. Unfortunately, this tour did not go as planned. The group has now released a statement addressing these cancellations. Basically, they weren't allowed to perform at some shows.
Tombs released their new album Savage Gold on June 10th. Today the Americans present a video for their haunting cover version of David Bowie's classic "Heroes". The video was directed by Jaclyn Sheer and Samantha Astolfi. The song was originally recorded by David Bowie with Brian Eno in 1977. Tombs covered the song in 2012 with the German vocals provided by Ralph Schmidt (Hëllström, Planks). The video can be viewed through the YouTube clip here now.
The latest Pryapisme show in Paris, France, which took place at Le Klub last May, during their Catpocalypse Tour, was filmed and recorded professionally, and is now available in full on YouTube. What are you waiting for? Watch it now here below! Did you enjoy that?
Before they joined Century Media Records, the Finns Insomnium released their first albums through Candlelight Records, which will be releasing The Candlelight Years box set this November 24th. Covering the halcyon years that Insomnium spent with Candlelight Records, this 4 CD collection promises to deliver all the essential content any Insomnium fan would look for. Ranging from the epic label debut, In The Halls Of Awaiting, to the crushing 4th release Across The Dark, this covers the entire gamut of work created under Candlelight Records - including the extremely rare and hard-to-find demo EP Underneath The Moonlit Waves.
After a successful Eastern European tour last Spring, the Metal All Stars troupe is returning to conquer the rest of Europe and South America this fall with some exciting new additions to the line-up. But what is Metal All Stars, you might ask. The Metal All Stars was formed by Gabe Reed Productions as a way to give the world's metal fans an opportunity to see metal legends in one blockbuster show. Current confirmed dates will feature an evening of metal classics being performed in different line-up configurations with sets that include renditions of all the performing artists' respective classics.
Horror metal outfit Cadaveria has revealed the details of their new album Silence, due out on November 18th via Scarlet Records. Silence follows the previous album Horror Metal, released in 2012 on Bakerteam Records. You can see below the cover that will grace the album, the tracklist and more.
Another episode has been released from Noisey's NOLA: Life, Death, & Heavy Blues From The Bayou seven-part series. You can now watch below all three episodes unveiled so far. On this particular episode, guitarist/drummer Jimmy Bower discusses his come up with Shell Shock, the origin of Eyehategod and his place in the sound of New Orleans, including where he thinks the roots of the music lie.
Ensiferum have been locked away in Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo for three weeks. Drums, bass and most of the guitar parts have been recorded for their new album which is tentatively scheduled for release worldwide on Metal Blade Records in early 2015. At the end of last week, guest musician Timo Väänänen tracked some takes with his kantele (see below), and over the weekend, vocalist Petri Lindroos began tracking vocals. It's almost done.
Finnish melodic death metallers Omnium Gatherum have been forced to cancel the shows they were going to do in Japan due to a heavy breach in contract from the tour organizer and Metal Asia Agency. The band is devastated but promises that they will perform in Japan in the future.
Following the announcement of a new album, the progressive supergroup Soen have now revealed the tracklist for their upcoming sophomore record Tellurian, which is set for a release date of November 3rd via Spinefarm Records. The band have also unveiled a new video/single for one of these tracks entitled "Tabula Rasa."