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If you were waiting to hear the entire new Thy Catafalque album Sgùrr, you are in luck because it is being streamed in its entirety over at Stereogum right now. Take it all in and then let us know what you think. Is it what you were hoping for after listening to the new songs? Season Of Mist will release the band's sixth studio effort on the 16th of October. If you wish, you can pre-order your copy at this location.
Philadelphia-based sci-fi thrashers Vektor have revealed the title of their upcoming new album, along with dates for their first ever European tour. Officially titled Terminal Redux, the brand new album was recorded and produced by the band at their home studio and at Panther Pro Audio in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was re-amped and mixed by Byron Filson at Villain Studios in Arizona. The album is due to be released in early 2016 on Earache Records.
The wait is over and the long journey begin as Swallow The Sun premiere their first song, taken from the triple album Songs from the North I, II & III, to be released on November 13th, 2015 via Century Media Records. "Heartstrings Shattering" is the new track, available for streaming as a lyric video down below, taken from the first album and also features guest vocals from Aleah Stanbridge (Trees Of Eternity). Check out the new song via YouTube player now.
A week ago, Annihilator began with 'European In The Blood Tour', where they perform in support of their recently released new album Suicide Society. In the meantime, the band present another new official video, "Snap", now available for streaming through the YouTube player down below.
US death trashers Blood Feast has inked a record deal with Hells Headbangers for the release of the band's third full-length album, The Future State Of Wicked. This will be their comeback album release, first after 1989' Chopping Block Blues. The band is currently finishing up The Future State Of Wicked at LCBW Recording in Watchung, New Jersey. A release is expected next year. More details will be unveiled soon.
"We're Not Gonna Take It", "I Wanna Rock", "The Kids Are Back"... There's hardly any rock fan around the globe who isn't familiar with the big hits Twisted Sister, whose frontman Dee Snider is going to appear on the new Avantasia album Ghostlights (out on January 29th, 2016). Besides Tobias Sammet, vocalists who have been confirmed for the new chapter of the Metal Opera are Geoff Tate (ex-Queensrÿche, Operation: Mindcrime), Jorn Lande, Bob Catley (Magnum) and Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween, Unisonic). More singers are going to be announced soon.
Crippled Black Phoenix, the band founded by multi-instrumentalist Justin Greaves, has signed a worldwide deal with Season Of Mist. The new label will release their upcoming mini-album, New Dark Age Tour EP 2015 A.D., scheduled to be out in November 27th. Today, you can hear the first single "Spider Island" at this location as a foretaste. It's a 5-minute song. Moreover, the group will be touring in Europe in November/December. If you want to catch them live, see the dates below.
Due to irreconcilable differences with band ownership, effective today vocalist Waylon Reeves has severed all ties with Mushroomhead and Filthy Hands Company. Waylon is thankful for the opportunity Mushroomhead has provided him the last 11 years and will now be concentrating his time and efforts on another project. Thank you to the fans for all your continued loyalty and support throughout the years. There is no further comment at this time.
The Spanish blackened death metallers Noctem will soon enter the studio to record their fourth studio album, expected to be released in the spring, 2016. This upcoming album will follow 2014's Exilium, released via Prosthetic Records.
A worrying news from the Satyricon camp. It seems that the band's frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. His full official statement can be read down below. We wish him all best and to get better as soon as possible.
As it has already been reported, Swedes Draconian will be releasing their sixth full-length studio album Sovran on October 30th via Napalm Records. Today, the band presents a brand new track, "Stellar Tombs", as a fine representation of what the new line-up is capable of. Do not hesitate and listen to the 6-minute long track over here.
Are you living down under and want an epic progressive live performance thrown at your face? Then we got good news for you! Australian progressive metal act Ne Obliviscaris has revealed that they will do an Australian tour this December, right after their European shows, supporting Cradle Of Filth for their Inquisitional Torture tour. Plini will join them as a support act. All dates are available below the official tour flyer. Check them out.
Def Leppard are just a couple of weeks away from releasing of their upcoming self-titled effort, to be out on the 30th of October, 2015 through earMUSIC worldwide (excluding North America, Japan). Now the band present the new official lyric video for their recently released single "Let's Go", available for streaming via YouTube player down below.
Romanian metallers DinUmbră are pleased to stream their upcoming new studio album, Soul Of A Galaxy, in its entirety. This will be their second full-length after their self-titled debut twelve years ago and two EP's. New album is available for streaming at this location.