Earlier this year, DGM revealed that they were doing to release a new album and today we get to find out much more about it. First, it will be titled The Passage. The Italian prog metal masters will release it on August 26th via Frontiers Music Srl. Moreover, Evergrey singer Tom Englund and Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo also appear as special guests on the record. The cover and song titles can be seen below.
After announcing that an instrumental album is in the works, Polish progressive masterminds Riverside will soon release their official biography! The news was announced a few days ago on their Facebook page in Polish. The biography will be written by Maurice Nowakowski, and will be titled "Sen w Wysokiej Rozdzielczości" ("A Dream In High Definition"). There is no precise release date for the biography, but the band wrote that it will be published at the end of the year.
Norwegians In The Woods... have announced a European mini-tour in support of their first album release in 16 years. The band reformed in 2014, consisting of the core members Anders Kobro (drums), twin brothers Christopher and Christian Botteri (bass and guitar). They were joined by English musician James Fogarty (vocals, guitars and keys) and the new album Pure was completed. The live band is completed by live musicians Kare (guitar) and Job (keys).
New music alert! It's a new song from thrashers Paradox. The successor to Tales Of The Weird is coming out this year and it's called Pangea (out on June 3rd in Europe and June 24th in the U.S. via AFM Records). Recently, the outfit released the lyric video for their first single "Ballot Or Bullet", now streaming in all its glory below. Enjoy!
Newly reformed from the ashes of Spirit Caravan, guitarist/vocalist Scott "Wino" Weinrich and the pair of musicians who rounded out the former (and current) trio, have signed to Relapse Records for the first new The Obsessed record since The Church Within, which was issued back in 1994. The band will enter the studio this summer to record the tentatively entitled Sacred album. A demo version of the song "Be The Night" from the forthcoming album can be heard below.
Baptism just unleashed the first track from their forthcoming full-length titled V: The Devil's Fire. The fifth album of the Finnish black metal underground veterans will be out on July 22nd via Season of Mist. The song "The Sacrament Of Blood And Ash" featuring Mikko Kotamäki from Swallow The Sun as guest vocalist is now available below for your listening pleasure as a lyric video, created by Costin Chioreanu.
How about some new Fates Warning material? It is here. In light of the upcoming release of their anticipated 12th studio album, Theories Of Flight, via InsideOutMusic on July 1st, 2016, the proggers just launched an album sampler video, containing excerpts from all songs on the album. Watch the clip here, which features footage entitled 'Feeding The Gulls' by Dennis Hlynsky. It's just the beginning.
Australian melodic death metal band Be'lakor have shared another new song from their awaited upcoming release, Vessels, due out June 24th via Napalm Records. In support of the record, the band will embark on an Australian tour in July/August. "Roots To Sever" is the fourth song from the album, and can be heard below. How do you like this 7-minute track?
Jorn has unveiled yet another new video for Heavy Rock Radio. Many songs in the release have received the video treatment so far. This time around, the video is for the hit tune "Running Up That Hill", a Kate Bush cover. Heavy Rock Radio hits a store near you this June 3rd through Frontiers Music Srl. Until then, enjoy another cover below.
Today, American deathcore group Carnifex is offering us the first video taken from their forthcoming album, Slow Death. It goes with the track called "Drown Me In Blood" and will be featured on their new album, due out next August 5th via Nuclear Blast Records! They are drawing first blood. Do you like this track? Let us know.
Tech death fanatics take notice because Vale Of Pnath just shared a brand new track! They have premiered their first ever lyric video for the track "A Nightmare Phantasm" (featuring Ryan Glisan of Pyrithion). You can pre-order the band's newest album, II, via Bandcamp. If you like the sounds, the release date is set for June 10th through Willowtip Records.
Bloody Hammers give us new music today. In advance of their new album's release, titled Lovely Sort Of Death, we get to enjoy "The Reaper Comes" as a first taste. Mastermind Anders Manga says of the record: "This album is certainly the darkest album I've ever recorded." Watch the haunting black and white video here.
Temple Nightside have shared the first single of their highly anticipated second album, The Hecatomb. The song is called "Adrift In Sepulchral Entropy" and is available to be streamed on the SoundCloud player down below. Check it out and let us know what do you think!
U.S. metallers Manowar have some sad news for their fans today. They will embark on a farewell tour or what they are calling their "final battle". The tour will begin in Germany (with dates yet to be revealed) and take them all over the world to say goodbye to their fans. So, it seems like they are calling it quits, or putting down their swords, after more than 30 years as a band.
While Periphery previously announced their new album, Periphery III: Select Difficulty, now we know more about it. The cover is available below and the record will hit stores on July 22nd via Sumerian Records. The progressive metallers have also released a few teasers of new material, so check them out.