"Symmetry In White" is the new video from New Orleans sludge metal veterans Crowbar, which was released today and can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Mike Holderbeast of Cement Level Studios (Goatwhore, High On Fire, Eyehategod), who previously directed the band's video for the track "Walk With Knowledge Wisely". You can expect to see Kirk Windstein as a minister and creepy nuns.
Do you have 20 minutes to hear some music? That's all it will take for you to listen to Haken's new song. The London-based progressive metallers have launched a stream of the longest track on the upcoming EP Restoration, which is "Crystallised," as well as a competition to win a signed copy of the vinyl EP, a t-shirt and a poster. As for the new song, hear the tune below which features guest appearances by guitarist Pete Rinaldi (Headspace) and drummer Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater).
Swedish death metallers Centinex have just premiered another new track entitled "Death Glance" and you can check it through the Soundcloud player below. Was it any good? The song is taken from their upcoming new album Redeeming Filth which will see the light of day on November 21st in Europe and on December 9th in North America via Agonia Records.
Start your week by listening to the trailer of Riot V's upcoming album. The remaining members of legendary metallers Riot are back and are ready to unleash the follow up to 2011's reunion record Immortal Soul. They are ready to unveil new music and the new record is called Unleash The Fire. See the new trailer below.
Einherjer have released their new music video and single. The video was made for the track "Nord og Ner" from their new album Av Oss, For Oss which is due to be released on October 27th through Indie Recordings. So mark your calendars! Watch this brand new video right here now. The man behind this music video is Costin Chioreanu, the very same man who directed the video for "Nidstong".
While the release of the new Luca Turilli's Rhapsody album has been postponed, the symphonic metallers are currently at the Backyard Studios of Kempten (Germany) to end the recordings of the new upcoming record entitled Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus. While the recordings are being completed, new details have been revealed about this new output.
Goatwhore have recently released a brand new video. The New Orleans band is showcasing the track "Nocturnal Conjuration Of The Accursed" on this video, a tune that appears on their latest extreme metal creation Constricting Rage Of The Merciless. You can now watch the video here below. Prepare to headbang!
The Swedish mergers of swing and metal Diablo Swing Orchestra have a new lyric video for us. It is "Jigsaw Hustle," the first single for the still unnamed album number 4 after Pandora's Piñata. This song also features the band's new vocalist Kristin Evegård and as promised, a good amount of disco beats. You can enjoy the new song below, and don't forget to dance.
Sad news are coming in from the Agathodaimon camp. Apparently, due to family circumstances, the only remaining founding member Sathonys, decided to lay the band to rest. You can read the full statement released by the frontman below. Agathodaimon released In Darkness back in 2013. The band's career spanned for almost two decades and they released 6 full-length albums.
Here's something to get you in the Heavy Christmas spirit. Finland's annual, all-star symphonic Christmas rock project, dubbed Raskasta Joulua, which translates to "Heavy Christmas," is enjoying its 10th year running. To celebrate that, the project, which tours every holiday season, will release a new studio album this year. The album, titled Ragnarok Juletide, will be released on November 11th via Spinefarm Records. Get a taste of the music below if you dare.
Legendary rockers Kiss continue to celebrate their 40th anniversary with the release of a deluxe two-CD version of their 1977 platinum-plus album, Love Gun, which is coming out on October 27th, 2014 on Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). The band's sixth studio recording Love Gun was the first album to feature lead vocal performances from all four original band members, and has since gone on to sell more than four million copies.
Two weeks ahead of its release, longstanding death metallers Necrophagia have made their new album Whiteworm Cathedral available for streaming in its entirety. Still available for pre-order, the record's due out on October 28th via Season Of Mist. Listen to the full album here.
The Swedes Graveyard have a couple of things to share. On one hand, the band announced the departure of bassist Rikard Edlund, who back in 2012 took a break from the band to fight his addiction problems. He now leaves to pursue other projects. On the other hand, the band is working hard on their next album with no release date planned yet. But it is coming folks!
To support their upcoming new effort, IV - One With The Storm, Finnish post-metal band Ghost Brigade confirmed a string of headlining tour dates for Europe. Joining them on the road will be Swedes Agrimonia and Estonian stoner doom duo Talbot. All dates, booked for February 2015, can be found below the official tour flyer. Check them out!
German Teutonic thrash metallers Sodom have announced the release of a brand new EP entitled Sacred Warpath. It contains 4 tracks, a brand new one and three live tracks. The new track which also gives the title to the EP was originally written for the release of a future new album but the band decided to release it separately as a teaser for what's to come.