Trollfest have announced the digital release for A Decade Of Drekkadence - 10 Years Anniversary on January 15th. The album is a self-released LP brought out in 2013. It's a compilation album including some cover songs, b-tracks, early demos and acoustic songs. So far, it has been available as a limited picture LPs, but this picture disc is now more or less sold out. Moreover, you can hear the band sing some Christmas songs for the holiday season and troll a little.
According to Billboard.com, late AC/DC singer Bon Scott will be the subject of a new documentary due sometime in 2015, titled Looking For Bon, which will explore Scott's life from 1970 to 1974. Narrated by David O'Hara ("The Tudors", "The Departed"), the film will be followed by a Bon Scott biopic, based on a script written by late Australian music pioneer Vince Lovegrove (who shared vocals with Scott in The Valentines in the '60s) and Angela Anagnostopoulos, focusing on Bon's years in AC/DC.
Samael will delight their fans at Wacken because the Swiss group is set to play their third album Ceremony Of Opposites (1994) in its entirety. But there is more! The band is working on their next sonic adventure, and will play some select festivals in 2015. At Wacken, they will focus the main part of the performance on the masterpiece Ceremony Of Opposites.
After splitting with guitarist Joel Omans earlier this month, Californian deathcore machine Rings Of Saturn has issued an announcement about recruiting a replacement. So, the new guitar player in the group is Miles Baker. You can check out Baker's playing chops on the song "Peeling Arteries" through the YouTube player down under. The song is taken from Dingir. The group's latest effort, Lugal Ki En, released on October 14th via Unique Leader Records.
Amia Venera Landscape have finally unveiled more about The Great Mystery, their new album which follows the promising The Long Procession. Recently, the band has been revealing bit by bit details about it including the cover artwork and a small teaser which you can now see below. You will also be happy to know that the record is coming out in 2015.
Prog legends Fates Warning will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1986 Awaken The Guardian album with an exclusive headlining live appearance at the 2016 edition of the Keep It True Festival, set to take place in April 2016 in Lauda-Konigshofen, Germany.
Holiday season is upon us, and thrashers Toxik have given us all a present in the form of two new songs, which you can hear now below. It looks like thrash fans can start looking forward to the new Toxik album in 2015.
Annihilator's mastermind Jeff Waters has invited the band's former vocalist, Coburn Pharr, to feature in their performances when the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise sails to Jamaica in January 2015. Pharr was lead vocalist on their critically acclaimed and best-selling 1990 release Never, Neverland. If you are a fan of that album, this might be another reason to attend the cruise.
For Christmas, Pryapisme have decided to unveiled the classical re-orchestration of their gigantic 23-minute track "Petit traité de futurologie sur l'homo cretinus trampolinis (et son annexe sur les nageoires caudales)". Their upcoming EP Futurologie will be released on February 9th in Europe and February 10th in the USA, via Apathia Records. Enjoy!
Texas groove thrashers Pissing Razors have reunited and hope to tour and release fresh material in 2015. The band split in 2004 shortly after the release of their sixth album Evolution. Now the original lineup of Eddy Garcia, Danny Garcia, Joe Rodriguez and Matt Lynch are back together.
Heavy metal veterans Anvil have some touring plans to share. The band will embark on a extensive headlining tour across the United States next February and March. Direct support will come from Portland sludge metallers Lord Dying, while Sunlord will perform as the opening act on all dates. Check out the list of confirmed tour dates below the official tour flyer.
German death metal maniacs Debauchery have some pleasent news to share. Next summer, the band will be releasing their upcoming new studio album, entitled Fuck Humanity. The follow-up to 2013's Kings Of Carnage is planned to be released in July, 2015 via Massacre Records. More details about this new effort will be announced in the following weeks.
Florida-based metalcore/djent act Akeldama released a brand new official video, "A Seed Of Hope", now available for streaming through the YouTube player down below. The track for this videoclip is taken of their debut effort, Everything Beautiful, released back in September, 2013 through Rogue Records America.
Aussie extreme prog metallers Ne Obliviscaris are pleased to announce a several festival appearances for the upcoming 2015. Festival touring plans include some well known places, among others: Hellfest, Tuska Open Air, Summer Breeze, Metaldays, etc. More dates to be announced soon. All confirmed festival shows can be found down below. Check it out!
Though not much information was given yet, progressive metalcore giants Between The Buried And Me revealed they are returning to the studio in January with Jamie King, who mixed and mastered the band's live CD/DVD Future Sequence: Live At The Fidelitorium, to record the band's 7th full-length album. Until then, enjoy the band's alter ego below!