The Swedish death metallers in Entrails are excited to announce Obliteration, the band's 4th full-length album, due out May 15th through Metal Blade Records. The album was recorded by Entrails guitarist Jimmy Lundqvist at his own Bloodshed Studios, while mastering duties were taken care of by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studios. While the pre-orders are available here, you can view the artwork, read the tracklist and listen to a brand-new song, entitled "Beyond The Flesh", below!
While last year they revealed that their new album would be called Golgotha, heavy metal veterans W.A.S.P. have now joined forces with Napalm Records for its release. Six years in the making, Golgotha is being released this August and will be the band's 15th studio album. According to the label, the new record will continue down the path that 2007's Dominator and 2009's Babylon started on, both in production style and theme. Are you expecting good things from the new album?
Recently, Nile drummer George Kollias announced the release of his first solo album via Season Of Mist. Well, today you get to hear a bit of the album where Kollias performs all instruments. The first new track taken from his forthcoming solo album Invictus is the crushing "Shall Rise/Shall Be Dead" and features guitarist George Emmanuel from Greeks Rotting Christ. Check out if you like it or not over here or here.
Kataklysm have unveiled the cover that will grace their new album Of Ghosts And Gods. By now, we know that the album will be out worldwide on July 31st via Nuclear Blast. It will also contain 10 new songs and artwork done by dark and macabre artist Art by Surtsey and you can feast your eyes on it below. Enter the realm of Of Ghosts And Gods. The music will came later.
Black Sabbath will close out Ozzfest Japan in Makuhari Messe outside Tokyo in Japan on November 22nd. The announcement was made by Sharon Osbourne who calls it their "farewell." Last year, frontman Ozzy Osbourne said that the next Sabbath album, the follow-up to 2013's 13, would be their last with a tour to go with it. So far, no other dates have been announced and there's been no mention of the album being ready.
Angra have just shared their brand new video! After returning with their eighth album Secret Garden, the progressive power metallers have created a video for the "Final Light" track. This is the second music video from the new album, and flirts with real and imaginary elements in its dreamy landscape. Directed by Drico Mello, who's also responsible for the Angels Cry 20th Anniversary Tour DVD and the music video for the first single, "Storm Of Emotions". See it for yourself here.
Norwegian band Savn will make their live debut this year after releasing their self-titled debut in 2014. The symphonic gothic metallers have announced their first ever live concert. It will take place at Brynerocken on the 4th of September in Bryne, Norway! Savn is fronted by Midnattsol singer Carmen Elise Espenæs and also features Anders Thue and Stig Johansen of The Sins Of Thy Beloved fame.
Polish black metal duo Srogość are working on new music. After releasing their debut offering W Szaleństwie last year, the follow-up is coming along nicely and all the music is already recorded. If you are curious about their first album, you can always listen to it on Bandcamp.
Royal Thunder have released yet another new song from their forthcoming album Crooked Doors. The Americans have already released "Forget You" and "Time Machine" before online. This time around, they are revealing "Ear On The Fool". Click on the SoundCloud player, available over here, to listen to the song now!
Veil Of Maya have a treat for their fans today: a new song and video to go with it! Finally, three years after they released Eclipse, the deathcore group has a new album called Matriarch coming out on May 12th, 2015 via Sumerian Records. Hear the first single to be unveiled, "Mikasa", on the clip below and tell us your impressions.
Otep have dropped of their planned co-headlining run with Ill Niño, due to frontwoman Shamaya's claims the singer for metal outfit Terror Universal "grabbed her crotch" during a meet and greet. Terror Universal share members with Ill Niño and have disputed these claims via the vocalist's wife. Moreover, the Civil Unrest Tour organizers have also released a statement accusing Otep of slander and putting up this stunt. There are always two sides to every story but these are serious accusations flying around from both sides.
After some suspense and the release date postponed, Luca Turilli's Rhapsody's new album is finally being released on June 19th (Europe), June 22nd (UK), June 30th (US) via Nuclear Blast Records. Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus is the symphonic metallers new album and once again, the album was composed and produced by Luca Turilli, as always responsible for all the orchestral and choral arrangements. The album cover can be seen below alongside more details including guests and tracklist.
The Brazilian brutal death metal machine Krisiun have entered Mana Recording in Saint Petersburg, Florida to begin recording their new album. The production on the album is being handled by Erik Rutan, who has previously worked with such bands as Cannibal Corpse, Nile, Six Feet Under, Hate Eternal, and others. He also produced Krisiun's Conquerors Of Armageddon album back in 1999. The successor of The Great Execution should arrive this year.
Almost ten years later, Nuclear Assault are releasing new music in the form of a new EP. Called Pounder, it will contain 4 old school thrash tunes written by bassist Dan Lilker and guitarist/vocalist John Connelly. The release date is set for June 1st, 2015. Don't forget that the band's latest album was Third World Genocide (2005). Get ready for this new nuclear assault.
Post-rock astronauts God Is An Astronaut are back and they bring a new album! After releasing Origins two years ago, their newest offering is called Helios | Erebus and will hit stores on June 21st, 2015. While you wait to hear the entire thing, check out the first small album preview below. Did it whet your appetite?