23:22 - !J.O.O.E.! Nah it's pretty playable. The only game breaking thing was this thing I described earlier [link] generally good performance, outside of some cut-scenes which is a universal issue for everyone.
23:20 - Redn1ght Hah. Cool, Metal. Would've been funny to see...
Today you can watch the video for the title track of the new studio album from U.D.O., the German metal band. "Decadent" is also the first song to be unveiled from the new release which comes out in Europe on January 26th and February 3rd in the USA via AFM Records. Enjoy the music.
American psychedelic rock band Iron Butterfly has reformed and is in the process of making a new studio album. Guitarist Mike Pinera (Alice Cooper), who joined Iron Butterfly in 1969, after In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was released, revealed the news of the band's comeback in a recent interview with blogger Jeff Cramer.
Proggers rejoice because Neal Morse is about to release its ambitious new album The Grand Experiment on the 16th of February 2015 with a European tour for March 2015. The full list of dates can be found below. Now they have revealed the new artwork and all the details. Who is excited to hear this?
Ephel Duath are disbanding. It was the founder of the band Davide Tiso who announced it and made the decision to put the avantgarde band to rest. Ephel Duath is essentially his baby and he decided to let it go. The band's vocalist Karyn Crisis has her new project Gospel Of The Witches and Davide Tiso is also involved. So, at least you will be able to continue following his work there.
Here is some Devin Townsend for you today. With the double album Z² out now worldwide, the band is currently on tour in the US with Animals As Leaders and Monuments. Now the prog crazies unveil a brand new lyric video for the track "March Of The Poozers" taken from the Dark Matters side of the album. What are you waiting for? Enjoy!
Hord are no more. The French progressive metallers announced their split today. They formed back in 2002 and released three full-length albums: Reborn From Chaos, The Waste Land and the last one The Book Of Eliot in 2013. According to their last updates, they were working on a new album too.
After sharing their song "Touch In The Night,"Battle Beast just debuted a new video for another track. Today you can hear "Madness" from their third, upcoming new record Unholy Savior, set for release on January 9th (Europe), January 12th (UK) and January 27th (US) 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The heavy metal band shot the video with the help of producer Ville Lipiainen (Nightwish, Hypocrisy and more) and some special guests. Check it out!
There's been a while since we have heard of Immortal. But there might be an explanation for it. According to Dagbladet.no, members of the legendary Norwegian black metal band are embroiled in a legal dispute over the Immortal trademark. The group's frontman Abbath (Olve Eikemo) has attempted to claim rights to the Immortal name via his sole proprietorship Eikemo Compositions. The application has been stopped by a lawyer representing lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (Reidar Horghagen), who want the Immortal trademark to be shared by all three members. So, Abbath doesn't want to share?
Things aren't looking good for Massacre. The Death Dta Tours has informed that due to several factors, the death metallers will not be taking part in the Symbolic 20th Anniversary European tour in late February/March 2015. Unfortunately, Massacre also had to cut their participation in the Swamp Leper Stomp '14 tour with DTA, Obituary and Rivers Of Nihil by one show. Bassist Terry Butler and vocalist Ed Webb issued joint statements indicating that they have left the band.
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis has penned the new song "So Unfair" about his son's struggle with Type 1 diabetes. All proceeds will go to the non-profit organization JDRF, a leading global organization funding Type 1 diabetes research. Every dollar donated is an entry to win a trip to Bakersfield, California to create and record a song with Jonathan Davis at his private recording studio.
Aussies Psycroptic just released a new clip for the tune "Echoes To Come". This is the first video created for their upcoming new self-titled album, their first since 2012's The Inherited Repression. You can see the band in action on the video below and listen to a new song. The tech-death metallers will release the new opus in early 2015, with the exact release date still to be confirmed.
Post-metallers Russian Circles are currently touring in the U.S. on their 10th anniversary tour. They just announced good news for their European fans as a whole lot of European tour dates with Americans Helms Alee are set for the spring of 2015. See the dates below.
A new Code track entitled "Dialogue" has just been released and can now be enjoyed here. The band has a new album coming out called Mut which is set for an February 27th release via Agonia Records. Besides that, you can take a look at the album's cover art, created by Thomas Neulinger, and tracklist below. Do you like this stylistic change of pace? Share your opinion with us.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of Judas Priest's best albums: Defenders Of The Faith. On March 9th 2015, a newly expanded 3CD version of the heavy metallers 1984 album Defenders Of The Faith will be unleashed. This special 30th Anniversary Edition includes the original ten-track album, fully remastered and a complete live recording from the Defenders tour, recorded at the Long Beach Arena in California on 5th May, 1984.
With a recently signed contract with French/US independent label Season Of Mist, the German black metal force Der Weg Einer Freiheit are stoked to announce their upcoming album Stellar, which is due out March 23rd in Europe and a day later in the US. Though no further details are available at the moment, you can still hear some of the recording of drums and guitars below. Sounds promising, doesn't it?