When Cormorant announced that Arthur von Nagel was leaving the band, fans were concerned. Well, his replacement has finally been unveiled and it will be bassist/vocalist Marcus Luscombe (Vengince, ex-Cloakwheel). At this point, the band is actually preparing to enter Trakworx Studio in South San Francisco to record the follow-up to 2011's Dwellings. A late 2013/early 2014 release is expected, but we should know more soon.
Dying Fetus have announced a North American headlining tour for this fall. The tour kicks off on October 5th in Wilmington, North Carolina and features support from label mates Exhumed and Devourment, as well as Waking The Cadaver (10/4-10/19), Abiotic and Rivers Of Nihil (10/26-11/2). You can confirm the dates below. It has also been confirmed that Dying Fetus have re-signed with their long time record label Relapse Records.
Brace yourselves for some more death metal from Monstrosity because the band has new songs written for their new studio album and successor to Spiritual Apocalypse. In fact, the band has been recording the material. You can also check out below two drum cam videos of recent rehearsals of two brand new songs, "Solar Vacuum" and "Dark Matter Invocation".
Melodic death metallers Dawn Of Tears are back and will finally release new material. Their debut album Descent was released in the distant year of 2007 but this upcoming September 20th marks the release of Act III: The Dying Eve via their new label Inverse Records. The first taste of new music is expected next week.
Three years after releasing Archetype Of Chaos and spending a lot of time playing live, Trauma returns with Karma Obscura this month. The wait is finally over and you can check out the album's artwork right now. According to the band, the new songs are "modern groove combined with classic death metal deeply rooted in classic achievements of the 90s."
The Wolf Throne Festival has announced the last two names of the 2013 edition, which will also be their first: Proclamation and Cadaveric Fumes. The Wolf Throne is a festival dedicated to death metal and black metal that will happen in France.
If you were curious about Heart Attack after the review on Metal Storm, the groovy thrash metal band from the south of France is currently streaming their debut album in its entirety only until June 16th over here. This is your chance to listen to it. Enjoy!
As Swedish black metal horde Marduk is finalizing the plans for the last run of dates of the "Serpent Sermon 2012/2013 World Tour", they are pleased to announce that they will be doing a selection of tour dates in Sweden this October. Information regarding tickets and opening acts will be announced in the near future. All the dates can be seen just below the official tour flyer.
While there's still no music to devour, Watain have lifted the veil a little bit more on their new album The Wild Hunt. This time around, the black metallers unveiled the cover that will grace the album as well as the tracklist. You can expect eleven new songs. The artwork was executed in oil and mixed materials by Zbigniew M Bielak, the very same artist who was responsible for the Lawless Darkness artwork.
As the release of Masterplan's new beginning Novum Initium approaches, you can now listen to snippets of all the new songs from the CD on the video below. Maybe showing some other new songs will convince the fans to pick up the new album. Novum Initium will be released in Europe on June 14th and in North America on June 18th via AFM Records.
Russian folk metal band Kauan is now a five-member band as violinist Lubov Mushnikova has left the band and three new members joined the fold. The group's new line-up was introduced today with some major changes. Also, Kauan is currently looking for the possibility of doing gigs and tours worldwide.
Spanish metallers Dark Moor have presented their new video for the single "The Road Again". The band is about to release their new album Ars Musica next week on Scarlet Records. The video clip was directed by Oscar Martín from El Ojo Mecánico Productions. Watch how the video turned out below.
American band The Dillinger Escape Plan has some bad news for their European fans. They have been forced to cancel their scheduled European performances for this summer for June 20th through July 6th due to guitarist Ben Weinman's broken hand. He will spend June recovering. However, the band will return to Europe in the fall. You can also expect to see a new video for One Of Us Is The Killer title track which will be released in the coming weeks.
Swedish death/thrash metal quintet Darkane have posted a behind-the-scenes look at the making of their new album The Sinister Supremacy which also features a snippet of the new track "In The Absence Of Pain". You can check it out below. The first new album from the band in five years comes out at the end of the month in Europe and at the beginning of July in North America.
After revealing the details about their upcoming new album Endless Night, sludgy metallers TOAD take over and destroy by releasing the first song off the album. You can now stream the new tune "Howling House" at this location to hear what the band has to offer this time.