10:10 - Darth Satanious I am up for people covering songs and giving them a spin in style and sound BUT never fuck with the guitar solo. When a band changes the guitar solo that cover is ruined for me. Breaking the Law from Arch Enemy is an example.
08:27 - Darth Revan And the arch enemy song is a cover of breaking the law... If there's a song that should probably NOT be made heavier out there, it's breaking the law
Earlier this year, grindcore legends Napalm Death confirmed that they were hard at work to write the follow-up to 2012's Utilitarian album. Well, the band has been recording the new material and that process is almost over. More importantly, you can expect an early 2015 release for this 15th studio longplayer effort from the Birmingham band. Frontman Barney also revealed some of the new song titles.
After releasing Tetragrammaton last year, Dutch death metal unit The Monolith Deathcult recently announced their forthcoming EP that will be called Bloodcvlts & Deathcvlts. They are currently in the studio, which they documented by releasing a video containing the song "The Mallevs Maleficarvm Manvscript MMXIV" to be viewed here below. You can expect 6 new songs on this release. What do you think about "The Mallevs Maleficarvm Manvscript MMXIV"?
Another episode has been released from Noisey's NOLA: Life, Death, & Heavy Blues From The Bayou seven-part series. You can now watch below all three episodes unveiled so far. On this particular episode, guitarist/drummer Jimmy Bower discusses his come up with Shell Shock, the origin of Eyehategod and his place in the sound of New Orleans, including where he thinks the roots of the music lie.
A few weeks ago, the new Noisey series NOLA: Life, Death, & Heavy Blues from the Bayou was presented. Now you can watch the first 15-minute episode of the a seven-part series examining the people and the culture that helped foster bands like Down, Eyehategod, Crowbar, Goatwhore and many others. The series starts off with Phil Anselmo talking about his experience in Pantera and many other bands. Check out the first episode below and tell us if you enjoyed it.
The Deathtrip is a relatively unknown band and has just two demos in their discography. A few days ago, a Facebook profile popped up, and news of the forthcoming full-length album were posted shortly after. The album, called Deep Drone Master, will be released on the Finnish record company Svart Records. The band currently consists of vocalist Bjørn "Lord Aldrahn" Dencker, session drummer Dan "Storm" Mullins, and guitarist "Host". Their debut album has been mixed by Snorre Ruch from the legendary Thorns and is set for international release on November 14th.
This could be interesting. Noisey has presented NOLA: Life, Death and Heavy Blues from the Bayou, a seven-part series examining the people and the culture that helped foster bands like Down, Eyehategod, Crowbar, Corrosion Of Conformity, Acid Bath, Goatwhore and many others. You can watch the trailer for it here now and see if you like it.
If you weren't planning to go to next year's Maryland Deathfest XIII, this final line-up announcement could make you change your mind. The third and final round of confirmed bands was just announced so check out the full line-up right here.
Since the revival of Death To All, the band has been very active on the stages all over the globe. This time they will be hitting on a headlining North American tour with special guests: Obituary, Massacre, Rivers Of Nihil and Untimely Demise (on certain dates). Scroll down and check out the full list of tour dates for yourself.
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.
A collection of metal musicians have joined forces for Project Rogue, a crowdfunded-based project to create a unique, new studio and video project. Project Rogue set up a target of $70,000 to raise in order to create Titans, an album featuring Lamb Of God's Chris Adler, System Of A Down's Shavo Odadjian, ex-Fear Factory drummer Raymond Herrera, Napalm Death's Mitch Harris, Cynic's Paul Masdival, Rob Barrett of Cannibal Corpse, among many others.
The Swedes Deathstars present us a new song today. After sharing the video for "All The Devil's Toys", today you get to listen to another song from the upcoming The Perfect Cult album. It is a lyric video for the opening track "Explode" and you can now watch that and hear the track here.
Death Angel's vocalist Mark Osegueda had the task to share today that the Bay Area thrashers have cancelled their summer festival appearances in Europe except for Hellfest in France, where they will be performing in June. Death Angel decided to cancel the tour dates to take care of the business side of the band and come back stronger.