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Given that it has been a year since their latest album, Sunset On The Golden Age, came out, Alestorm have decided to celebrate that by releasing a music video for one of their favourite tracks from the album, "Magnetic North". The video is a bit silly and filled with pirate mayhem but entertaining. You can now watch it here if you dare.
After showcasing the new track "We Sold Our Souls To Metal" before, Soulfly have more to offer today. They have released a lyric video for the brand new the track "Sodomites". The song comes from the band's impending 10th studio album Archangel and features Todd Jones of Nails fame on guest vocals. Dive into the heaviness of the asphyxiating track "Sodomites" right here.
As they gear up to release their new and 15th album, Suicide Society, Canadian thrashers Annihilator have now debuted the first video and song from the upcoming release. More specifically, they have shared the album's title track. As previously announced, Jeff Waters is also back commanding lead vocal duties as you can hear on this track. Enter Annihilator's "Suicide Society" below. Have fun!
Italian melodic black metal act Infernal Angels released their last album Pestilentia in 2014. Recently, they announced that they are already working on new material, even though they didn't specify if it is for a demo, EP or full-length even.
The Atlas Moth return bearing gifts. After their latest album last year, The Old Believer, the American group has premiered a new single/video which will appear on their upcoming split 7" with KEN Mode being released via Init Records this fall. The video was directed by Ryan Oliver who also directed the band's "Your Calm Waters" video. Enjoy the new song "The 6th Passenger Is Death" below.
Huntress have finally released a new song! The heavy metal band fronted by Jill Janus just shared a brand new lyric video for the tune "Flesh". The video is much more than just a lyric video. It's worth checking out below. You can get their new album Static on September 25th via Napalm Records. Mark your calendars!
Can't wait to hear the new Iron Maiden album? The wait has been long since 2010's The Final Frontier but now the iconic band is about to release a double album, The Book Of Souls. To whet the appetite of their fans even more, a 30-second preview of a new Iron Maiden song from the band's forthcoming album has been released and is now available in the YouTube clip below.
Finnish power metal legends Stratovarius have just released a new lyric video for a brand new track from Eternal, called "Shine In The Dark". The elaborate lyric video of the song features the band's vocalist Timo Kotipelto singing the lyrics in what seems to be their recording studio, and it can be watched below. What are your impressions of the first song revealed from the album?
The new music continues, this time around with a new song from Motörhead. The legendary band has just premiered their brand new lyric video for the tune "Electricity." By now, you are probably aware that the heavy metal titans' upcoming 22nd studio album, Bad Magic, is due out on August 28th this year via UDR Music/Motörhead Music. Stream the new track below, and let us know what you think about it.
UK heavy metallers Saxon have shared a brand new video for the upcoming single and album of the same name, Battering Ram. "Battering Ram" is the title track from the band's upcoming 21st full-length album, due out on October 16th through UDR Music. If you want to hear new material from the veteran band, just click play on the video below for a first taste of the new record.
Joel Hoekstra has announced the release of his new melodic hard rock studio album Dying To Live from his electrifying new side project, Joel Hoekstra's 13. Hoekstra is best known as the current guitarist for Whitesnake/David Coverdale, and also known for his work with Night Ranger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and the popular Broadway musical show Rock of Ages. Dying To Live features an all-star cast of rockers including Jeff Scott Soto (vocals), Russell Allen (vocals), Tony Franklin (bass), Vinny Appice (drums), and Derek Sherinian (keyboards), and will be available via Frontiers Music SRL on October 16th.
Bay Area thrashers Hatchet have posted the new song ''The World Beyond'' online. The band will release their third studio album, Fear Beyond Lunacy, on October 30th via The End Records. Moreover, they also revealed the cover art that will grace the opus. It's all here below. The album will debut a new Hatchet lineup behind founding member, vocalist, and lead guitarist, Julz Ramos.
No Temple, the new full-length by Turkish black metal band Blliigghhtted, is now available through London-based Merdumgiriz Records. After releasing Zeroes this year, this is the second album of the experimental band. You can listen to the entire opus on Bandcamp. Enjoy!
Shortly after unveiling the first track "Piety Carved From Flesh" from Charnel Passages, their impending new album, Cruciamentum are sharing another new song today. The new release comes four years after Engulfed In Desolation EP. Sit back, relax and enjoy "Tongues Of Nightshade" through the SoundCloud player down below.