Here's a little update from Fairyland. Phillippe "Phil" Giordana has been working on new songs for the band's follow up to Score To A New Beginning (2009) and they are also looking for a new label as the new record will not be released via Napalm Records, as previously planned. Also, Fairyland will have new members and will not just be a solo project anymore. For now, the line-up is comprised of Willdric Lievin (Hamka) on bass, JB Pol (Kerion, Hamka) on drums and Phillippe "Phil" Giordana on keyboards. Francesco Cavalieri (Wind Rose) will handle vocals on the new album.
American extreme metallers Abigail Williams are proud to announce the release of The Accuser, the band's come-back album since 2012's Becoming. The Accuser, featuring a guest appearance by Neill "Lord Imperial" Jameson (Krieg, ex-Twilight) and artwork by Portland-based illustrator/tattoo artist Stevie Floyd (Dark Castle, Taurus), is due out October 30th through Candlelight Records.
With the release of their new album happening in just a few weeks, The Norwegians Tsjuder are sharing another new song from Antiliv. This time around, you can enjoy the tune "Djevelens Mesterverk", available here. If you are familiar with the band, this is exactly what you would expect to hear from them. If you don't, you can start getting to know them now.
After releasing two tracks as a foretaste, UK-based death metal legion Cruciamentum is currently streaming their first full-lenght album entitled Charnel Passages in its entirety, exclusively at The Quietus. The opus will be officially released on the 4th of September by Profound Lore Records. Go ahead and explore!
Century Media, one of the best-known independent heavy metal labels in the world, will be acquired for $17 million by Sony Music Entertainment, according to Music Business Worldwide. The company is apparently valued somewhere between $15 million and $20 million, and has more than 50 staff across the U.S. and Europe.
German power metal veterans Helloween have officially announced that they will tour Indonesia again for the fifth time. The upcoming Indonesia Tour is part of their My God-Given Right tour, the band's 15th album which was released in May 2015. The band will come to Indonesia after playing at Japan's Loudpark and touring Australia.
Canadian extreme mongers Revenge joined the Season Of Mist family this year. The duo of chaos extremists have completed work on their anticipated new album, titled Behold.Total.Rejection. The new album will be released by Season of Mist on November 13th. The album's tracks include "Desolation Insignia", "Hate Nomad", "Wolf Slave Protocol (Choose Your Side)", "Scum Defection (Outsider Neutralized)", and more. The album artwork and official tracklist will be released in the weeks to come.
Michael Monroe will release his new studio album, Blackout States, on Friday, October 9th via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's Horns And Halos was produced by Chips Kiesbye in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland. The band has shared now the album tracklist and cover. You can check out both below. As for the music, the first single is being released on September 4th. Stay tuned for that.
Ævangelist, the duo purveyors of blackened death metal, have announced Enthrall To The Void Of Bliss as the follow-up to last year's Writhes In The Murk. Enthrall To The Void Of Bliss is due out October 9th, with an LP release come December, through 20 Buck Spin.
Doomsters Avatarium have recently announced the release of their upcoming album The Girl With The Raven Mask set for October 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. And today, the band shares the first appetizer in form of the lyric video precisely for the title track, "Girl With The Raven Mask". It's a little faster than usual for Avatarium. Don't miss it below. What do you think about it?
Earlier this month, the American death metallers Horrendousrevealed all about their new albumAnareta, scheduled for an October 27th release via Dark Descent Records. And now it's time to hear some of the music from it as the band have unveiled the track "Sum Of All Failures" which can now be streamed online at this location. Have fun!
Featuring members of Tsjuder, Insense, The Cumshots and She Said Destroy, the Norwegian quintet Beaten To Death will release Unplugged, following 2013's Dødsfest!, on October 9th through Mas-Kina Recordings. A new single, entitled "Don't You Dare To Call Us Heavy Metal", from the upcoming album can be streamed below.
With their new album to showcase, TesseracT have announced a string of tour dates for Europe as well as North America. The band will be promoting Polaris later this year. The band has tapped ERRA, Skyharbor and The Contortionist to support them on the North American run. In Europe, the trek is happening in 2016 and they will be joined by The Contortionist too. Check out all the dates below.