Good news for Pain Of Salvation fans in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The band just confirmed a North American tour for September with special guests and proggers Vangough. Daniel Gildenlöw now seems recovered from the flesh eating bacteria infection that bothered him earlier this year. He returned with a performance at Sweden Rock festival, the first since the illness. The North American tour sees the band playing two very special shows in Atlanta, during the ProgPower USA festival, including a once-in-a-lifetime performance of the band's masterpiece Remedy Lane in its entirety.
US extreme metal act, Ævangelist, is planning to unleash a new wave of nightmare as a full-length album. The follow up of their 2013 record Omen Ex Simulacra is titled Writhes In The Murk and it will be released via Debemur Morti Production on CD, vinyl and digital this September. Meanwhile, you can have a look at the cover and tracklist here.
New Jersey thrashers Swashbuckle have something for you and it's a new song! The Americans are gearing up for the release of a new EP called We Hate The Sea, which comes four years after they released their latest album Crime Always Pays.... Can't wait to hear the new stuff? Well, go ahead and listen to "I Hate The Sea (And Everything In It)" right now here.
Allen/Lande, the heavy metal project featuring vocalists Russell Allen (Symphony X, Adrenaline Mob) and Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan, Jorn), will release a new album. Entitled The Great Divide, the new opus is set for release on October 17th in Europe and October 21st in North America via Frontiers Records. Hear the first sounds of the new record through the video below.
American heavy metal quartet Hellyeah present a brand new official video for the track "Moth", which appears on the group's latest album Blood For Blood, out in stores from June 6th. Check out the video clip through the YouTube player down below.
After splitting with the band's drummer earlier this year, Georgia-based melodic metal band Theocracy is excited to introduce the addition of drummer Patrick Nickell to the line-up. Patrick is originally from Nashville, TN, and brings 13 years of drumming experience to the band. Additionaly, you can now exclusively check out the band's live in-studio rehersal with Patrick behind the drums. The video is available through the YouTube player below.
After playing in 2012 on the Barge To Hell cruise, Denmark thrash metal veterans Artillery will return to North America this fall for their first ever North American tour. The band will join Onslaught and Striker beginning on October 23rd at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, NY. The tour will weave its way throughout North America before coming to a close in Hollywood, CA on November 26th. Dates for the 'North American Thrash Invasion Tour' can be found below the flyer.
As you probably know by now, Armageddon are releasing a new album. In fact, the band has already shared the title track "Captivity & Devourment" off their upcoming output before. Well, today you get to hear more new tunes. It's the new track "Thanatron", now available on the lyric video right here. Enjoy!
Tool's latest album was 10,000 Days released back in 2006. The band has been working on new material but contrary to some rumours (a misunderstanding between the band's guitarist and a fan led to speculation that the group had completed the album and intended to release it this year), they haven't completed the new album yet. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, guitarist Adam Jones and drummer Danny Carey confirm that the new Tool record is far from completion. An ongoing lawsuit has weighed on all of the group members but the band has continued to write new music.
The Contortionist have shared the first single of their upcoming new album Language. The song is called "Language 1: Intuition" and is available to be streamed on the Soundcloud player below. After some teasing, you can finally hear a full song from the band's new album. What do you think about the song?
The most popular Hungarian folk metal band, Dalriada, announced that they have a new keyboard player: Gergely "Szög" Szabó. After a long time, Dalriada will be on a massive Hungarian tour alongside Wisdom and Tales Of Evening under the name Metal.hu Tour 2014.
Drone doom providers Earth are pleased to announce a full US tour in support of their upcoming new effort, Primitive And Deadly, to be released on September 2nd via Southern Lord Recordings. Opening act on all dates will be King Dude and tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am local time. Additionally, Earth had already confirmed a set of European summer tour dates, which can be found below the US tour list.
US progressive metal outfit Periphery will be emerging from the studio to hit the road this coming fall. 'Escape From The Studio North American Tour' will also feature The Contortionist, Intervals, and Toothgrinder. The trek kicks off just as Periphery finishes up a third full-length, to be entitled Juggernaut.
So, Maryland Deathfest just announced the first batch of bands for 2015 and it is already looking good. You don't believe it? Well, check out the line-up announced so far below. It includes the likes of Arcturus, Aura Noir, Lock Up, Metal Church, Neurosis, Portal, and many others.