13:20 - Nimlot Yeah, I joined MS when I was 12 because it had information on Manowar, HamemrFall and Blind Guardian and a fun forum. After a while I just checked in regularly for updates, staff picks and the Metal Storm Awards.
11:36 - Ilham Hahaha. Reading through the shoutbox this morning was hilarious. First God Buster wants to be elite on MS, Joe is a spy with secret accounts, and my picture has been taken from under a table. Keep the jokes coming.
Norwegian progressive black metallers Borknagar are happy to announce that original vocalist Kristoffer "Garm" Rygg (Ulver) is to guest on two tracks of the band's upcoming album, due out this fall through Century Media. The as-yet-untitled album will be mixed in June by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio.
US technical death metal giants Origin will team up with Brazilian death metal trio Krisiun for an extensive co-headlining trek across North America this fall. 'Devastation On The Nation Tour' will also include Aeon, Alterbeast, Soreption, and Ingested as support, making this a must-see show for all death metal sympathizers. Full schedule of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
Finland's Amoral announced what they had been teasing the day before: singer Niko Kalliojärvi has returned to the band after a seven year absence. The progressive band is now a six-piece again. Kalliojärvi's return has been cooking up since last year, and he will be largely present on the band's 7th studio album, on which they are currently working on, with an early 2016 release planned.
1349 are bringing their black metal to the masses in the U.S. on their Chaos Raids USA 2015. Furthermore, they are taking with them Origin, Abysmal Dawn and Wolvhammer on this trek. 1349 will be presenting their new album Massive Cauldron Of Chaos which was released this year.
Origin's new album, Omnipresent, sees its official release today in Europe via Agonia Records. While it will only hit stores on July 8th in North America via Nuclear Blast, the entire new opus is currently streaming online until midnight on Saturday, 5th of July. So, you better enjoy it while you can! You can stream Omnipresent below, all of its 35 minutes of death metal. What did you think about this new album?
Doom metallers The Wounded Kings released a new album this year called Consolamentum. However, the band is now facing a line-up change as singer Sharie Neyland decided to leave for personal reasons. The Wounded Kings have brought back original vocalist George Birch who will join the band on their European tour. Sharie Neyland had been with the band since 2011.
Origin's new album is upon us and the band just keeps sharing new tracks. Why complain? And now you can enjoy the new tune "Absurdity Of What I Am" from the upcoming album Omnipresent in the form of a lyric video. Mark your calendars for a release on July 4th in Europe (Agonia Records) and July 8th in North America (Nuclear Blast). More importantly, enjoy the music.
'The Hell Over Europe' is coming our way this November/December, with Aborted in the main role. These Belgian extremers have announced a month-long headlining tour, on which they will be supported by American tech-death machine Origin and grinder maniacs Exhumed and Miasmal as the opening act. Check out the confirmed dates under the flyer.
Origin have been kind enough to share another new track from Omnipresent, their impending release. The death metallers now give you "All Things Dead" via the lyric video below. The track comes off their upcoming album, out on July 8th, 2014 in North America via Nuclear Blast (and on Agonia Records on July 4th in Europe). Enjoy!
The good news just keep coming in for Eluveitie fans. After revealing the first details of their new album Origins, the Swiss band is excited to bring their new Origins World Tour to North America in September/October, and promises to make every single night one to remember. The band will present new material and bring a hand-picked line-up featuring their friends from the Faroe Islands, Týr, and Metsatöll from Estonia.
If you are curious about Origin's new material, today you get to listen to a taste of the new album. The death metallers will release their new full-length Omnipresent on July 4th in Europe via Agonia Records (July 8th in North America via Nuclear Blast). "Manifest Desolate" is the first track to be revealed from the album and you can stream it here.
Technical death metallers Origin reveal the details of their new album, Omnipresent. Due out on July 8th in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4th in Europe through Agonia Records), the opus features a cover artwork crafted by Colin Marks (Nevermore, Kataklysm, Exodus) which can be seen below. As for new music, you will have to wait a little bit longer for that.
Technical death metal masters Origin had already announced their new album and now have inked a European record deal with Agonia Records. The band's new album - the follow-up to 2011's Entity - is entitled Omnipresent and will be made available this summer. The cover artwork, tracklist and other details will be revealed shortly.
American tech death metal monsters Origin are very pleased to reveal The End Of An Entity - Australian Tour, which will be executed in first half of May, 2014. A six-date reign of terror will be combined with the support from Australian extreme metal act A Million Dead Birds Laughing and their fellow countrymen Eternal Rest. The full list of dates can be seen below.
2014 will be the year Origin releases a new album. The Americans will soon start recording the new opus to be released this spring with the title of Omnipresent. Vocalist Jason Keyser will record his first album with the tech death metal band. Entity, released in 2011, was their last album. Also, the band advises you to prepare for the impeding crushing heaviness.