22:37 - Erik M. ...aren't different in Belgium, right? I mean, they sound just like they they're spoken in France and Germany. Correct me if I'm wrong though, Zaphod.
22:36 - J. N. So this just happened in Glasgow. [link]
22:36 - Fearmeister Then I guess you won't mind me calling you a Hollander
22:34 - Erik M. Look, when we (Dutch people) refer to "Belgian" it means Flemish, which is basically a Dutch dialect (like Limburgs is). Why would I say "Belgian" when I'm referring to German or French? Those languages aren't different in Be
22:31 - Fearmeister Then I guess that Danish, Swedish and Norwegian are all the same language then
Iron Maiden's last album was The Final Frontier released back in 2010. But the band's next album could be in the works. In a Christmas card sent out to members of their fan club, and signed by the band members, the legendary heavy metallers hinted that a new studio album is looming on the horizon. The card features the band's mascot Eddie emerging from the studio along with a sign saying "Uroton 51." Some fans have interpreted the message "Uroton 51" to mean "On Tour 15".
In Flames are currently wrapping a co-headlining North American tour with fellow Swedes Opeth, and now announced the second leg of their Siren Charms Tour for 2015. The band will return to North America and play 21 full headline shows in February and March in support of the newest record Siren Charms. The trek starts on February 20th in Santa Ana, California and wraps on March 18th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wovenwar, who supported the band's European tour, will open all dates, while All That Remains will serve as direct support. Who's going?
Allegaeon have shared another new video! The tech death metal group has released their new album Elements Of The Infinite this year and now launches a brand new video for the tune "Threshold Of Perception". The band shot and edited the video themselves, with vocalist Ezra Haynes serving as the clip's director. Allegaeon shot it while they were in between their recent tours with Chimaira and Arsis where they ended up with some days off in Florida. Watch the final result here. Metal at the beach.
Infernal War have finished work on their new album and will be bringing you some more death/black metal next year via Agonia Records. The band's next opus will be titled Axiom. The Polish extreme metal group is currently undertaking mastering duties after finishing the recording of the new album. You can expect Axiom to drop in early 2015. For now, check out the cover artwork below.
Polish doomsters Gallileous have shared sad news about their former guitarist/vocalist Krzysztof "Wino" Winkler who has passed away recently. The band thanked him for everything from the time spent in the studio to the shows. R.I.P.
Norwegian black metallers Tortorum have recently announced that Dirge Rep (real name Per Håvarstein) is the band's new drummer. The first performance of the band with the new line-up will take place at Blastfest Festival 2015 in Norway after a longer break in the live activities.
The French assault called Benighted, who recently announced their Canadian headliner tour, taking off in late February, now announced the details for the band's debut live album Brutalive The Sick, due out Februry 23rd through Season Of Mist. Benighted shared the track "Let The Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth" from the upcoming release and you can stream it here. Below you can see the artwork, tracklist and a teaser.
Another new album! Romanian folk black metallers Negură Bunget have been busy recording the first installment of the "Transilvanian Trilogy" entitled Tău. Now the wait is over as the band announced the release date of the record for February 27th, 2015 and March 3rd for the North American release. The tracklist as well as the cover artwork are available below. Take a look.
The San Jose goregrinders in Exhumed are set to release a re-recorded version of the band's debut album, Gore Metal, under the title Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998-2015. With a more gruesome production and re-worked artwork, even nastier than the original, and lots of informative liner notes, Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998-2015 is set to be released in early February through Relapse Records. Pre-order the album here, see the new artwork and stream "Open The Abscess" below!
U.S. black metal entity Leviathan has completed work on its new full-length album Scar Sighted to be released on February 17th on CD/digital via Profound Lore Records with the vinyl edition to follow after. The album's tracklist has also been revealed as well as the details regarding the artwork(s).
Information has finally been revealed about A Forest Of Stars' new album. The album titled Beware The Sword You Cannot See is set to be released on the 27th of February next year through Lupus Lounge and it will contain 11 tracks which can be seen below. The follow-up to A Shadowplay For Yesterdays was mixed and mastered by Robert Hobson, who was responsible for both The Corpse Of Rebirth and Opportunistic Thieves Of Spring. Find out all about the album now.
Now that Enslaved have announced their new album In Times, the tours will begin and the first one will be with special guests stoners Yob and Ecstatic Vision supporting. The Norwegians will embark on a North American trek in March, around the time of the album release. See the dates below. Maybe you will get lucky.
Metallica are going to hit the ice. After the band announced 2015's Metallica Night with the San Francisco Giants, the group will now appear at a game by the San Jose Sharks on January 21st. The team will play its rivals the Los Angeles Kings that night. Metallica are joining forces with the San Jose Sharks for a special night of metal and ice hockey.
Good news for fans of Electric Wizard in North America. The English doom/stoner haulers will embark on a North American tour in 2015. It is the first time that the band will touch down on U.S. soil to tour in 12 years. The band will of course tour in support of Time To Die, their 2014-released opus, which came out via Spinefarm Records. The tour launches on March 31st in Philadelphia and runs through April 19th in Los Angeles and support will come from Satan's Satyrs, featuring Wizard bassist Clayton Burgess. Don't miss this opportunity to see them live.