This could be a treat for Cattle Decapitation fans. The San Diego extreme metallers are planning a series of limited edition vinyl releases for 2014 under the banner Decade Of Decapitation, to celebrate 10 years of releases on Metal Blade Records. The band's entire Metal Blade discography: To Serve Man (2002), Humanure (2004), Karma.Bloody.Karma (2006), The Harvest Floor (2009), and Monolith of Inhumanity (2012) are all being prepared in lavish gatefolds for release.
US heavy doom group Castle has recently announced their new album. If you know their previous works In Witch Order or Blacklands, you can start to anticipate the new opus Under Siege. The album will drop on May 20th via Prosthetic Records in North America.
Stream Of Passion have presented the lyric video for the song "The Curse", taken from their upcoming album A War Of Our Own, the band's fourth studio album that will be released on April 18th. The Dutch metallers are returning with the follow-up to Darker Days.
Swedish death thrashers Facebreaker came forward with a statement revealing that they have parted ways with their long time guitarist Mika Lagrén. Mika was part of Facebreaker for 12 years and has contributed his share as guitarist to all four full-length studio albums the band has released.
Romanian black metallers Negură Bunget have posted a message on Facebook announcing their North American Tour, which will happen between May and June 2014. The band is supporting their upcoming TĂU album. Grimegod will open for Negură Bunget.
Vader fans are probably eager to listen to their new album Tibi Et Igni. Well, today it was confirmed that the Polish death metal legends have just finished recording the follow up to their 2011 album, Welcome To The Morbid Reich. The new album is set to be released on May 30th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The band recorded the album at Hertz Studio in Bialystok (Poland) and it was produced by Wojtek and Slawek Wiesawski.
Sabaton's new album Heroes will be released on May 16th via Nuclear Blast Records, and it will be the first to feature the renewed line-up. The band is now giving fans a first glimpse of what the album will sound like with an in-depth trailer, in which you can listen to a snippet of the track "Far From The Fame" and to the band members' feelings about their upcoming release. The trailer was produced and edited by David Havlena of Czech Spark Magazine at the Pax Studio.
There is some more brutal death metal coming your way this year to be delivered by Hour Of Penance. The Italians have announced the title of their new album: Regicide, which will be released on May 13th in North America (May 12th in the UK/Europe, May 16th in Germany) via Prosthetic Records. Mark your calendars and prepare for the successor to Sedition.
Symphonic metal outfit Diabulus In Musica have finally premiered a song off their new album. The new tune is called "Inner Force" and the band shot a video for the song that will appear on their impending third album Argia. The Mikel Larequi-directed video is available for your viewing pleasure below. Do you like this new song?
Pryapisme will reissue their debut album, Rococo Holocaust, (originally released in 2010) on vinyl via Apathia Records. The release is planned for the end of May. This edition was specially remastered for vinyl by Simon Capony (Basalte Studio).
Black/death metallers from Spain Noctem have recently released a brand new video. The official video is for the track "Eidolon", extracted from the new album Exilium. Their first video in almost four years was directed by Henry Menacho from Kronic Produccions and written by Beleth. Enjoy the final result right here.
Finnish metal group Antipope returns from hiatus with a new music video for the track "Army Of Christ". The song in question is a previously unreleased track, which will be released as a digital single later on. Watch the video right here.
As you may already know, Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G. is ready to release his solo album I Am The Fire in Europe on March 17th and North America on March 18th through Century Media. Here you can find further details. The Greek guitar virtuoso already shared with us the track "My Will Be Done", featuring Candlemass' Mats Levén, while today we have the chance to enjoy the official video for the title track, "I Am The Fire", featuring Devour The Day.