Germ has spilled the beans on his new album. It'll be called Escape and furthermore you can already hear "I'll Give Myself To The Wind", the first single from this Australian one-man blackgaze outfit. The song is available for your listening pleasure below. Out on the 29th of April 2016, the record will be released through Prophecy Productions. Take a look at the cover art below as well as more details.
Sonata Arctica are focusing on their new album already. The Finns released their latest album two years ago, Pariah's Child, and also revisited Ecliptica for its 15th anniversary edition. Now, it's time to focus on something new. Apart from working on their new album, they announced the first part of their European Tour for 2016. As with Pariah's Child, the as yet untitled upcoming ninth studio album will be recorded at Studio 57.
The new lyric video for Metal Church's new single ''Killing Your Time" has debuted online. This tune appears on the band's forthcoming new album XI which will be available via Rat Pak Records (USA/Canada/SA), Nuclear Blast (Europe) and King Records (Japan) on March 25th. Hear the heavy metal titans' new single now here. The band's 11th studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe.
Incantation have good news to share with their fans. The legendary death metal band originally signed to Relapse Records in the early 1990s and released influential extreme metal albums, including Onward To Golgotha (1992), Mortal Throne Of Nazarene (1994), Diabolical Conquest (1998), and The Infernal Storm (2000), and have come full circle to reunite with Relapse for its forthcoming 10th studio album. The band is currently recording their upcoming full-length at their own Incantation Studios in Johnstown, PA.
"Goin' Down With The Ship" is the new video from former Hanoi Rocks frontman Michael Monroe. The song is taken from Monroe's latest studio album, Blackout States, which was released in October 2015 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's Horns And Halos was produced by Chips Kiesbye in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland. Check out their new video here.
Latvian gothic/doom metal act Catalepsia (recently interviewed for Metal Storm) took part in the Latvian national Eurovision song contest qualification with the single "Damnation". Now you can watch their performance here on the official video from the competition, courtesy of Latvian's national TV.
The Portland-based duo Death Fetishist, fronted by Matron Thorn, has inked a record deal with Debemur Morti Productions. Said label will be releasing the band's upcoming debut full-length effort, on which the band is already working hard. More details will follow in the near future. In the meantime, you can listen to the song "Lucifer Descending" in advance right here.
Remember that collaboration album Cult Of Lunaannounced recently with singer Julie Christmas? Well, it's time to hear a cut from the album Mariner right now and satisfy your curiosity. The first track they have decided to share online from the output is called "A Greater Call". You can enjoy the massive 8-minute track in all its glory below. How is that for a comeback?
Polish progressive innovators Riverside have just released a new lyric video for their upcoming single, the remixed version of Time Travellers, originally the ninth track of their latest album to date, Love, Fear And The Time Machine. You may enjoy this version of the track below. Do you prefer it to the one on the record?
Swedish grinders Gadget have just released another song for streaming, entitled "I Don't Need You / Dead And Gone", on Bandcamp. "I Don't Need You / Dead And Gone" comes off of the band's upcoming third album The Great Destroyer, due out March 11th through Relapse Records.
According to HuffPo France, after the controversial video was posted a few weeks ago showing Phil Anselmo giving the Nazi salute and shouting "white power", something he has apologized for multiple times, French senator and President of the General Council of the Vendée, Bruno Retailleau asked the promoters of French festival Hellfest to drop Down from its annual summer fest for promoting hatred. Dutch festival FortaRock canceled Down's appearance "to make clear that there is no room for racism or fascism at FortaRock."
A while ago, Behemoth frontman Adam 'Nergal' Darski revealed that he was working on a solo album, and that it would be quite different from the Polish band's music. Now he says he's putting the finishing touches to a "blues, country and folk" album. The vocalist/guitarist is working on the record for a side-project and hopes to complete studio work ahead of a September release.
Swedish death/doom metal team October Tide have been preparing their new album Winged Waltz. Now they have announced details regarding their forthcoming 5th studio album which is set to be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records, and the record will feature eight brand new tracks. The cover artwork has been created by Albin Högbom and can be seen below.
In case you haven't checked out Wild Throne, here is your chance. The U.S. progressive outfit released the debut album Harvest Of Darkness last year and now a new video has arrived. You can watch the music video for "Fear Yourself" right here and enter the bizarre world of Wild Throne.