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Slayer start off the day with big news. First, last night at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Slayer surprised the capacity crowd with an unannounced performance, kicking off the show with a three-song set that included the global premiere of "Implode," the band's first new studio recording in five years. "Implode" can now be downloaded at Slayer's website provided you give your email address or sign up with your Facebook account. The band also signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast. A new Slayer song! Unexpected but are you happy with the final result?
Italian death/doom metallers Novembre are mourning the death of their former bassist Fabio "Puccio" Vignati. He had left the band in 1999. The band didn't elaborate on the cause of his death and preferred to remember his time recording their debut album Wish I Could Dream It Again. R.I.P.
A small new update suggests that the new Arcturus album is coming together these days. Last year, Hellhammer laid down the drum tracks for the album, and recently the official Facebook page for the band posted a short update: "Recording vocals". Short but good news! We'll just have to wait for more updates then. Fans have been waiting for a long time since the band's last album Sideshow Symphonies came out in 2005 already.
Suicide Silence continue their path after the tragic death of their vocalist Mitch Lucker. The next move for the band is their new album which will be called You Can't Stop Me. This is their first album to feature new vocalist Eddie Hermida (ex-All Shall Perish) and is coming on July 11th (Europe), July 14th (UK) and July 15th, 2014 (North America) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.
Death metal gang Cannabis Corpse's forthcoming full-length will be entitled From Wisdom To Baked and today you get to see them album cover artwork and also listen to a new song. Not bad! The first track at your disposal is called "Zero Weed Tolerance". Stream it through the Soundcloud player below and tell us what you think about it.
Spanish metallers Obsidian Kingdom have signed a deal with Season Of Mist. Founded in Barcelona in 2005, the group self-released their debut album Mantiis - An Agony In Fourteen Bites in 2012. Season Of Mist will reissue their debut later this year, before releasing the band's second album later on. The band shot a video clip for "Fingers In Anguish" which has never been released until now. You can watch it below.
Xandria present us their new video today! With only one week to go before Sacrificium hits stores, Xandria give you "Nightfall". The video for the song is available for your viewing pleasure below. After having the chance to listen to "Dreamkeeper" before as well as an album preview, the symphonic metallers now chose to showcase "Nightfall".
If you want to hear a new song from Equilibrium, rejoice because the folk metallers just debuted "Karawane" online. This is the first song to be unveiled from the forthcoming new opus Erdentempel. Waste no time and enjoy "Karawane" right here below. Is it what you were expecting from Equilibrium?
Yet another tour coming to Europe. To promote and support the upcoming album The Quantum Enigma, symphonic metallers Epica will embark on the first leg of The European Enigma Tour this November and December with Dagoba as special guest on these dates, except for London and Paris. To conclude this first leg, Epica will play their biggest show to date in Paris, at the legendary L'Olympia venue on the 29th of January 2015.
This could be an interesting tour. Swiss metallers Eluveitie have confirmed an European headlining tour. They will be back on the road this fall, with their brand new album in tow. Also, they will bring Arkona as well as Skálmöld along for the ride. This European tour is in support of the successor of the acclaimed Helvetios. Who is going to see them on this tour?
In addition to upcoming festival appearances, Norwegian black metallers Emperor will also be performing in Japan for their 2014 reunion shows celebrating the 20th anniversary of the album In The Nightside Eclipse. If you want to see Emperor perform live, this is the moment to do it.
With their fifth album in the works, Textures will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut album Polars this year and they are not missing the opportunity to do it with a bang. On this special occasion, the Dutch metallers will be playing an exclusive headline tour through Europe in October 2014, during which the band will be performing the debut album Polars in its entirety, supplemented with songs from their other albums.
After 4 years since their last studio album Weaver Of Forgotten, the Italian metallers Dark Lunacy recently announced their comeback with a release entirely inspired by the Russian glorious epic: The Day Of Victory, scheduled for release on May 9th, 2014 through Fuel Records. You can take a look at the album cover below. As for the music, you can already stream the tracks "Red Blocks", "Sacred War" and "The Mystic Rail" on the YouTube clip available below. Enjoy!
French massive doom/sludge act Oruga have revealed their first video clip for the song "Ghosts Of Anneliese", extracted from their upcoming debut album, Blackened Souls, to be released on May 19th via Apathia Records. This almost eight-minute crushing song can be enjoyed right now below.
Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach just released his new solo album Give 'Em Hell via Frontiers Records. He has also premiered his new video online for "All My Friends Are Dead" featuring Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Duff McKagan's Loaded). This is just one of the tracks that appear on the new album. Have you already listened to it?