02:28 - moonflash Yeah once you get to the weird part of youtube the right side bar becomes an awesome portal of discovery lol. And the one you just posted sounds equally intruiging, kinda like kung-fu hustle meets In Extremo :P
02:12 - Redn1ght There's also The Nine Treasures: [link] @Moonflash.
02:03 - Redn1ght Just browse through youtube's weird parts. You will find some weird ones.
01:53 - moonflash Frankly I'm kinda bored of germanic/scandinavian folk metal. So it's really refreshing to hear some asian or other folk influenced bands.
01:43 - Redn1ght So yeah, Moonflash. Tengger kinda sound like Finntroll. Just saying. :p
01:41 - Redn1ght Throat singing fits Metal so much. Haha.
Today Finnish black metal horde Sargeist has premiered the new track "The Shunned Angel". The song hails from their anticipated fourth album, Feeding The Crawling Shadows, set for international release on March 31st via World Terror Committee Productions for the CD version, with a gatefold vinyl version to follow at a later date. Dive deep into the black pit and listen to the song here. Also, check out the new album details below.
The first band confirmations of the 12th Metal Female Voices Festival edition are here. The festival will take place in mid October (17th - 19th), and as usual in the same venue as in previous years - Oktoberhallen, Wieze, Belgium. Regular pre-sale tickets will go on sale soon. The line-up with the first band confirmations can be seen below.
Persefone will re-release their classic album Core worldwide on April 18th through ViciSolum Records. The album has been sold out for years and many fans have requested that the band would re-release it. The new release, which also includes a very exclusive bonus track, has been remixed by Pere Revert (producer directly involved in the creation of both Shin-Ken and Spiritual Migration). For now, pre-listen to the track "Sanctuary Act III: Exiled To The Void" streaming at this location.
It seems like the Maryland Deathfest XII will not be graced by the performance of the Norwegians Ulver. The band was forced to cancel the upcoming show in Moscow in April and the performance at Maryland Deathfest due to health problems with one of its members.
Great news for the Australian fans of Anathema. The band has just announced the Australian Weather Systems Tour, which will happen this August. This three-date tour will visit Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Anathema is currently working on the follow-up to the Weather Systems album.
On the 11th of March, progressive guitar virtuoso Angel Vivaldi will release his new EP Away With Words. That's one week from today, but you don't have to wait until then do enjoy the full release, since it is streaming online right now at this location.
Deathcore outfit Suicide Silence are set to release The Mitch Lucker Memorial Show (Ending Is The Beginning) on CD/DVD digipak on March 17th, 2014 in Europe via Century Media. It has already been released in North America. The band now launched a new sneak peak video for the song "You Only Live Once" featuring Randy Blythe from Lamb Of God and also Robb Flynn (Machine Head). Enjoy the video right here.
UK grindcore outfit Corrupt Moral Altar has signed a deal with Season Of Mist, which will be releasing their debut album later this year. The band recently completed their brand new full length album after releasing two EPs and one demo previously.
Swedish metallers The Haunted has started recording an 8th studio album at Antfarm Studio in Denmark with the revamped band line-up featuring founding members Jonas Björler (bass) and Jensen (guitars), returning members Adrian Erlandsson (drums) and Marco Aro (vocals), and the newest member Ola Englund (guitars). The new album is expected to be released this coming summer. More details about it will be announced in the near future.
If you can't wait any longer to know something about Arch Enemy's new album, today is your lucky day. The first details about the follow-up to Khaos Legions have been unleashed. Three years later, the Swedish metallers have already started mixing their 9th studio album with Jens Bogren (Opeth, Paradise Lost, Kreator) at Fascination Street in Sweden. Apart from that, they revealed that the new album will be called War Eternal and drop on June 9th in Europe, June 10th in North America and June 4th in Japan. Do you have a good feeling about it?
Romanian folk metallers Bucovina have posted a message on their Facebook page, regarding their new album. They are working on new material and will begin recording the first demos for it. In one of the comments, they also stated that the new album will feature a re-recorded track from their debut album, Ceasul Aducerii Aminte.
Black metal extremists Svartidauði are streaming a new song. It is called "Venus Illegitima" and it is taken from their impeding release The Synthesis Of Whore And Beast, to be made available on the 30th of April via Terratur Possessions and Daemon Worship Productions. For now, stream the new song at Bandcamp or below, if you prefer.
Deftones will be headlining a string of Texas shows on May 27th, 28th, and 30th. Additionally, they will be participating in KFMX's Big Purple Party festival on May 25th. In terms of new material, Deftones' frontman Chino Moreno has confirmed in an interview with Soundwave TV that the writing sessions have begun for their new album. The follow-up to Koi No Yokan is in the works!