Black metallers Non Opus Dei from Poland are preparing to release a new album. Titled Diabeł (The Devil), it will be released via Witching Hour Productions in the autumn of 2015. You can already see the song titles below as well as hear a short teaser of what's to come musically speaking. The opus was recorded at Bat Studio in Olsztyn, mixed and mastered by Haldor of SatanicAudio.
Swedish heavy metal band Ambush from Växjö have announced a new release called Desecrator. It is due out later this year via High Roller Records. It will be band's second full length after Firestorm which was released last year. So far, the band has revealed the artwork for the release, created by Alexander von Wieding.
Norway's Blastfest made a special announcement a few months back that it will be celebrating its national metal scene by boasting a 100% Norwegian lineup and having already announced acts such as Abbath, Green Carnation, Ihsahn, Ancient and Gorgoroth, the festival has now announced another wave of bands that will be appearing at the festival in February 2016.
Metalcore outfit Bullet For My Valentine, who are about to release their new and fifth album Venom, have revealed the second new song so far. Their new single is called "You Want A Battle? (Here's A War)" and is already available on iTunes and Spotify worldwide. If you want to hear it, just click play below and enjoy it.
Venomous Concept are still active. The international grindcore punk "supergroup" will release its next record via their new label Season Of Mist. Finally and after too long of a quiet spell, the band decided that it was time for more music. They got together with a bunch of ideas, which they had recorded in demo form here and there, on tour, and in various rehearsal studios. The grinders recorded a new album during 2014, which sees the band continue in their trademark hardcore punk styles - with the added bonus of compositions by Lilker and Cooke.
My Dying Bride's newest opus and 12th full studio album is coming and will be called Feel The Misery, set for release on September 18th via Peaceville Records. With crushing epic doom spanning eight tracks, and featuring the return of original guitarist Calvin Robertshaw to the fold, this album is being described as "undoubtedly amongst the band's heaviest, darkest, and most majestic works to date, marking My Dying Bride's 25th anniversary in punishing style." You can feast your eyes on the album's striking cover art and tracklist below.
On the band's latest album Super Collider, we had fiddles, horns, cellos and bagpipes. And now on the new as yet to be named Megadeth album, we're going to have some country style steel guitar, courtesy of Grammy-winning country singer/guitarist Steve Wariner.
The Black Dahlia Murder have shared new music! The U.S. metallers will return with the anticipated, new full-length album Abysmal, which is officially set for a September 18th release via Metal Blade Records. As an introduction and first look into the record, fans can spin the track, "Vlad, Son Of The Dragon" here now. According to the frontman, you can expect a more dynamic sound on this album. How do you like the new song?
Deep Purple will soon release not one but two separate live albums. From The Setting Sun... (In Wacken) and ...To The Rising Sun (In Tokyo) on 2CD+DVD, DVD, Blu-ray (Tokyo performance), Blu-ray 3D (Wacken performance) and 3LP gatefold on August 28th via earMUSIC. From The Setting Sun... (In Wacken) has been filmed by nine HD cameras at Wacken Open Air festival 2013. For the first time in Deep Purple's history, the band will release a 3D version of their performance on Blu-ray, filmed at Wacken. ...To The Rising Sun (In Tokyo) has been filmed by twelve HD cameras at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo in April 2014.
British heavy metallers Satan have recently announced the release of a new album entitled Atom By Atom. The album is scheduled to drop around October 2015 via Listenable Records, it consists of 10 songs composed by the band, including a collaboration with Angel Witch's Kevin Heybourne, so look forward to it! The album was recorded at Newcastle's First Avenue Studios. The tracklist can be viewed below.
By now, you are probably familiar with Chaos Magic, where singer Caterina Nix joins forces with Timo Tolkki. The band continues to share new music and the third song released so far is called ''A Little Too Late''. You can hear yet another brand new track from the debut Chaos Magic on the YouTube player below.
Dreadnought recently shared the track "Transpiration" from their upcoming album Bridging Realms, which can be enjoyed in all its glory here. Now they have shared with us another track, called "Odyssey." The track, a true odyssey, is a 14-minute long epic described as a "collision between Comus and Agalloch." Decide for yourself by listening to it on the SoundCloud player below.
U.K.'s Cradle Of Filth are set to release their forthcoming album Hammer Of The Witches on July 10th but until then, the band is whetting the appetite of fans by releasing another new track online! As of now, you can listen to the almost 7-minute tune "Deflowering The Maidenhead, Displeasuring The Goddess" right here right now on the video below. Enjoy it!
The British doom band Conan posted an update on their Facebook page. According to them, the songwriting for the new album is progressing smoothly, and soon they will be in the studio again to finalise the tracks and start to record.