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Skyharbor have shared new music online and the fans appreciate it. Whoever is eager to listen to the follow-up to their excellent second album Guiding Lights now has something to enjoy before a new album arrives. The band has a new vocalist, Eric Emery, who replaces Daniel Tompkins (now fully committed to TesseracT), and you can see how he gels with the rest of the band on their new single "Out Of Time". Enjoy the single below!
The new Nhor album, Momenta Quintae Essentiae will be out on November 6th via Prophecy Productions, it has been revealed. With this new album, Nhor from the UK chooses a different approach. The eight pieces of the album try to capture nature without any judgement or interpretation. Find out more about this album right here.
The rising melodic metallers Arion have just announced the replacement of Viljami Holopainen, who had left the band to pursue different music. His replacement is none other than Cønstantine's very own Lassi Vääränen, who will now be the vocalist of both Arion and Cønstantine. Also, you can watch below the band performing "I Am The Storm" with new singer Lassi Vääränen live.
American one man black metal act Utstøtt has recently posted online their Taake cover of the song "Doedsjarl". According to Navnløs, the band is a big influence to him in terms of writing. Utstøtt released their debut album this year titled Hjørungavågr. Check it out on Bandcamp if you like atmospheric black metal.
Irkallian Oracle have finally announced some details about their upcoming album. The Swedish blackened death metallers named their 2nd studio album Apollyon and also unveiled its artwork. The cover art was once again created by David Herrerias (Nightbringer, Akhlys) and you can feast your eyes on it below. Do you like it?
You might remember that a while ago Anathema did a series of special cathedral shows. One of them was at Liverpool's cathedral and they filmed it. Directed by Lasse Hoile (Steven Wilson, Katatonia, Opeth), A Sort Of Homecoming is a stunning concert film of the band's homecoming show on March 7th 2015 in the spectacular setting of the Liverpool cathedral. Set for release on the 30th of October through Kscope, you can get a glimpse of their performance below.
Are you ready for some new Baroness material? You'd better be! While we haven't had much news from the Savannah, Georgia band in a while, today they just announced their new and fourth album. And with it, they also released a new song just now. Their new album is called Purple (and is due out December 18th via Relapse Records). It's their first with the new rhythm section, bassist Nick Jost and drummer Sebastian Thomson and since the 2012 bus accident. Listen to the intense new tune "Chlorine & Wine" as a first taste of the record and see the cover below as well.
Last month, Tobias Sammet announced that he was working on a new Avantasia album to the delight of fans. The new album and a world tour will come in 2016 but there is more. The first guest vocalist for the new Avantasia album and tour has now been announced. None other than singer Jørn Lande (Masterplan, Jorn, Allen/Lande) will appear on Ghostlights (out in January).
There is another new song from Leaves' Eyes available for streaming today. After showing us the new track "Halvdan The Black" before, the symphonic unit has officially released a brand new epic video clip for "The Waking Eye". "The Waking Eye" is also available as digital single. Enjoy the Vikings! How do you like the song?
King Diamond official 2015 video for the "Them" song "Welcome Home", featuring footage shot at this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, can be seen below. The footage was compiled by Strati Hovartos and Garrett Riker and taken from their various performances. Check out the band's performance below.
German hard rock veterans Scorpions have partnered up with Yahoo! for their first global live stream performance on Saturday, September 12th from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Fans can tune in at 9:10 p.m. ET to witness the Scorpions Brooklyn debut and enjoy a career-spanning setlist of the band's hits, anthems, and vintage classics.
Death Dealer will drop their second full-length album, Hallowed Ground, on October 2nd, via Sweden Music Group (SMG), and they are debuting their hard-hitting new video for "Break The Silence" which can be watched below. The band features members who have previously played with the likes of Manowar, the Dictators, Halford, Lizzy Borden and Cage.