Southern California heavy metallers Leatherwolf have set a December 15th release date for their new album Unchained Live. The album contains several of the band's biggest classics culled from their first three albums, including the MTV video singles "The Calling" and "Hideaway", as well as fan favorite "Dr. Wicked (Rx O.D.)" from their most recent studio release, New World Asylum.
Death metal demigods Carcass, melodeath powerhouse The Black Dahlia Murder, technical death metal heroes Gorguts and death/thrash squad Noisem will headline the Decibel Magazine Tour this upcoming March. The tour will fester across North America for 21 putrefying dates, integrating the past, present and future of extreme music. Check out the dates of this bill below.
Thomas Caser, Visions Of Atlantis drummer and the only remaining founding member, issued an update on the band's Facebook page today announcing two new singers in the band and the return of "old" band members. Furthermore, the band is working on their new album. It is a big turning point for the symphonic group.
The Greeks Suicidal Angels have shared today the opening track of their upcoming new album Divide And Conquer. The new thrash attack is called "Marching Over Blood" and the band released a lyric video for it. Get your thrash metal fix, turn up the volume and enjoy their new song right here.
Swedish doom metal legends Candlemass will perform the album Ancients Dreams in its entirety at Mikael Åkerfeldt's 2014 curated Roadburn event on April 11th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The festival has also confirmed the likes of Avatarium, Obliteration, Elephant9 with Reine Fiske, Trettioåriga Kriget and Promise And The Monster to enrich their line-up.
In case you were curious about the new Grand Magus album, it's time to listen to a full new song from it. The band has just unveiled the title track off Triumph And Power. It is now available for your listening pleasure through the lyric video below. Is it promising for what's to come?
Americans Converge have announced a new live release called Live At The BBC. The EP will be out soon on Deathwish Inc. but the exact release date is yet to be confirmed. Converge's Live At The BBC was recorded live by Simon Askew in the historic Studio MV4 at Maida Vaile Studios at the BBC in London, in August 2010. Take a look at the stunning cover art below and check out the teaser as well.
German metal queen Doro Pesch will celebrate her 30th stage anniversary by performing two special shows on May 2nd and May 3rd, 2014 at CCD-Stadthalle in Düsseldorf, Germany. On big anniversaries, she will traditionally welcome several heroes of the rock and metal scene. Several guests will join her on stage during the concerts, including Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian, Miland "Mille" Petrozza of Kreator, and former Accept singer Udo Dirkschneider.
Good news arrive today from symphonic metallers Whyzdom. The follow-up to Blind? is well underway and the recordings will start in January. The band now features the singer Marie Rouyer and this will be her first time to shine.
Doom bringers Conan have finally revealed the details of their new album. The band unveiled the tracklist and artwork for the next album and debut for Napalm Records entitled Blood Eagle. You can feast your eyes on the cover art below.
Are you ready for some sludge/doom goodness? Chicago metallers Indian have offered up a taste of their upcoming album in the form of the new track "Rhetoric Of No". The song will appear on the band's second Relapse release, From All Purity. The new songs are described as "psychologically acerbic hymns of hatred, disease and despair" so you know what to expect.
Even though they have already released five albums, black metallers Watain never released an official music video before. But that is about to end because today they debuted their first ever video for the track "Outlaw", taken from their latest album The Wild Hunt. You can satisfy your curiosity by watching the video below.
In 2012, the mighty HammerFall announced they would be taking a break in 2013 to come back in full force in 2014. After releasing the live DVD Gates Of Dalhalla and being quiet for most of this year, there is a new sign of life. It has just been announced that the new and yet untitled studio album of HammerFall will be released in August 2014. There will also be a single, released on vinyl and digitally, upfront in June. They really plan ahead.
Periphery have prepared a new release for next year called Clear. They are calling it their "new experimental recording" which represents the sum total of Periphery's achievements. Century Media Records has licensed Periphery's Clear for the world outside of North America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. It will be out on January 27th, 2014 as a limited edition jewelcase and digital EP. Hear the first new sounds below. This is not the new album yet which the band is working on.
After teasing with audio samples, power metallers Silent Force have unveiled the first full song off their new album. The song is called "Circle Of Trust" and the group made a video for it. Check out how their new vocalist Michael Bormann blends in as well as the other new members.