After confirming a European tour with Korpiklaani and Týr, scheduled for this November/December, the Swedes Sabaton are pleased to announce another set of European dates in early 2015. This time the official support will come from Finnish labelmates Battle Beast as well as Dutch symphonic metal band Delain. Check out the official dates down under!
After completing their new album, doomsters Witch Mountain now begin to reveal the first details about it. First of all, it will be called Mobile Of Angels. The release date is already set for North America on September 30th via Profound Lore Records. While you wait to hear new material, check out the wicked cover art below.
Recently, Japanese kimono-clad heavy metal outfit Onmyo-Za announced two new studio albums, 風神界逅 (Fuujin Kaikou) and 雷神創世 (Raijin Sousei), their eleventh and twelfth album respectively. It has now been confirmed that the two will be released simultaneously on September 24th via Tokyo-based label King Records. Mark your calendars!
New York hardcore act Sick Of It All announce the release of their upcoming new album, The Last Act Of Defiance, to be released on the following dates: September 29th, 2014 in Europe, Australia/NZ and September 30th in North America via Century Media Records. The Last Act Of Defiance was produced by long time friend and producer Tue Madsen who recorded the album at Nova Studio in Staten Island, NY while mixing it in his own Antfarm Studio in Denmark.
Four years after their latest album, Godsmack are back with a new one this year called 1000hp. The Americans debuted today the tune "Generation Day" and it is now available on the clip below. The album is set to be released in the US on August 5th via Republic Records and Europe/UK on September 1st via Spinefarm Records. Listen to the new song below and also check out the album details.
Here you have more new music from Sólstafir. It took them three years to prepare the new album Ótta but they have been sharing many new tracks before its release. The band is sharing now a song called "Dagmál," the final preview of the album. Stop what you are doing, take your time to listen to "Dagmál" and give us your impressions of the track.
With their new release The Re-Arrival on the horizon, Deadlock just premiered a brand new video. It is for the single "Renegade" and was directed and edited by Mirko Witzk. Watch it now here! As for The Re-Arrival, it drops on August 15th (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), August 18th (rest of Europe), August 19th (North America) via Lifeforce Records. Originally, "Renegade" appeared on their 2011 album Bizarro World.
While fans of the progressive metallers Redemption are probably eager to get some news on the follow-up to This Mortal Coil, the Los Angeles band just announced a new live release. Laser's Edge division, Sensory Records, will release Live From The Pit on September 16th, 2014. See the tracklist and the cover below.
Doom gothic metal band Diathra just presented their new video. It is for a song called "Forgive Me", taken from their forthcoming new album. The new output will be called Fascinating Impulses and is coming out soon on Stygian Crypt Productions. Until then, you can always listen to the new tune "Forgive Me" on the clip available below. Do you like the song?
Guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers, a former member of Fear Factory and now with Arkaea, was injured 6 months ago in a motorcycle accident. He is seeking help for the medical bills for the surgery. Donations can be made at this location. The goal is to raise $6,500.
British melodic death metal act Engraved Disillusion announce the release of their sophmore album, to be entitled The Eternal Rest. Artwork for The Eternal Rest will be created by Colin Marks at Rainsong Design (Nevermore, Scar Symmetry, Sylosis). The follow up to 2011's Embers Of Existence debut is due for release in late 2014. The band also unveiled a complete tracklist of the album, and can be seen below.
We already knew that death metallers Morgothwere working on a new album. Now we know that they will release a new 7" EP and digital single this August 11th already entitled "God Is Evil" which features two brand new tracks. See the cover art here. This will be a foretaste of the upcoming album Ungod.
"Benighted is proud to welcome Bert (guitars) and Pierre Arnoux (bass/backing vocals) in the band for the summer festival appearances! Bert (High For A Dive, Sorastrella, Soulbreeder, ex-Winds Of Torment) was already a member of the Benighted family as he joined the band for the 'Morbid Angel Tour' in 2011 and the 'Summer Sickness Tour' in 2012. We are also very glad to welcome Pierre (High For A Dive, Poumon, Aabsinthe) in the team!"
Swiss noisemongers Kruger are about to release their brand new, fifth studio album. The quintet is announcing Adam And Steve album, to be released on October 13th on Listenable Records (vinyl version via Pelagic Records). Produced by the band and mixed by Magnus Lindberg (Cult Of Luna), Adam And Steve is carrying on with the band's tasty mix of Entombed, Converge, Breach and Tool, which set them as one of Europe's most reliable post-metal acts. Other details can be found below as well as the album's title track.
US heavy metallers Slough Feg have some unpleasent news to share. The band has confirmed that their drummer Harry Cantwell will be leaving the band after the July 28th show at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco, CA. Harry has been part of Slough Feg for the last seven years and has contributed his share to the band's last four full-length releases.