Just one year after releasing its latest album, Earth Ground, experimental black metal project Thaw is announcing a new release, named St. Phenome Alley. This, however, won't be a conventional release. The music will be focused on the ambient/improvisation/drone territory. The album, available as a limited tape/digital release, will see the light of day on October 1st via Unquiet Records. You can watch the trailer below.
If you expected another teaser for the upcoming Riverside, that is exactly what is happening. The Polish progressive metallers Riverside have showcased only one new song from their new record opting instead to share a series of teasers. Now they just released their third and final teaser for Love, Fear And The Time Machine, called "Time Machine". This name, as expected, comes after the two previous teasers, "Love" and "Fear" released in the past couple of months.
Recently, Brisbane proggers Caligula's Horse revealed that they would be releasing a new album called Bloom. Well, now the full album details have been unveiled. The cover artwork is quite colorful and according to the band, so is the music. Take a look at the cover below as well as tracklist and more.
While Motörhead should be celebrating the release of their new album, Bad Magic, things aren't going well for Lemmy of late and in the last few years. After the band was forced to cut short a show in Salt Lake City earlier in the week after the 69 year-old frontman had some breathing problems, they ended up canceling their performance at the Riot Fest for the same reasons. Motörhead played just 4 songs in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Recently, Huntress' singer Jill Janus revealed that she was diagnosed with uterine cancer and was recovering from a successful surgery at home. Unfortunately, the band will also have to step down from the tour with Avatar, Gemini Syndrome and First Decree. The heavy metallers will not be touring in September due to Jill Janus' healing from uterine cancer surgery. She is now cancer-free but the doctors have ordered one more month to properly heal. However, Huntress will join Motörhead's MotörBoat Cruise.
After touring the world for many years and making acclaimed albums, British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley has started to create his new album. For the first time, he wants to offer his fans an insight into the creative part of this process. Writing this project started in March 2015. It is an album based on a science fiction story that Blaze is writing. He is still in the early stages of putting together the huge concept set 100 years into the future for this studio effort, so he felt it would be a right time to give his fans the opportunity to get involved. Find out all about the pre-order packages below.
Veterans Savage recently announced the release date for a double album package including a brand new 12-track studio album along with a 13-track live album. 7 will feature all new tracks including the band's first live album - Live 'N' Lethal featuring the whole of their debut album Loose 'N' Lethal along with tracks from previous albums Sons Of Malice, Xtreme Machine and Hyperactive.
Poland's Mgła have a new album soon to be released called Exercises In Futility. The black metallers are streaming it in advance of its release on Friday through Northern Heritage Records / No Solace. Play it loud in the player below. You can sit back, relax and just enjoy the entire record.
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?