After the recent release of the well-received Under The Red Cloud worldwide, Amorphis have shared a new video today. The chosen song was their single "Death Of A King" taken from the fresh new album. The Finnish metallers will have a busy end of the year with a European tour scheduled for November/December alongisde Nightwish. Before that, in October, the outfit will perform on their home turf in Finland.
Death Angel will enter the studio on October 9th to begin tracking a new album to follow The Dream Calls For Blood. The Bay Area thrash metal band shows no sign of slowing down and will work once again with Jason Suecof and Rob producing at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. The band has been writing new songs in between tours and is now in the final stages of writing.
Apex Predator - Easy Meat came out this year and is the most recent album from grindcore titans Napalm Death. The band has been touring in support of the record and continues to do so with shows scheduled until the end of the year. Today they also debut the album's second video clip, for the track "How The Years Condemn" which is composed by live footage shot in North America by Doug Brown and enhanced by animation courtesy of Costin Chioreanu/Twilight Media. See it for yourself below.
Experimental metallers Shaolin Death Squad have announced the name of their long-awaited upcoming EP: As You Become Us. This five-piece EP will be the first record the band has produced since 2010's greatly-appreciated Five Deadly Venoms. The EP is set to be released via Shaolin Death Squad's long-time label, Do For It Records, and it was mastered by acclaimed producer Maor Appelbaum.
Death Dealer will drop their second full-length album, Hallowed Ground, on October 2nd, via Sweden Music Group (SMG), and they are debuting their hard-hitting new video for "Break The Silence" which can be watched below. The band features members who have previously played with the likes of Manowar, the Dictators, Halford, Lizzy Borden and Cage.
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.
Tyrant Of Death's new album Ion Legacy is out now worldwide as a 6-panel digipack. However, if you still haven't had the chance to listen to the entire release, you can still do it over here. The band has made the whole record available for streaming online, so enjoy it while you can!
The organizers of Maryland Deathfest are expanding to Europe, more specifically The Netherlands and the result is the first annual Netherlands Deathfest. The first 23 bands have now been announced for the festival coming in February 26th-28th, 2016 at the recently upgraded and renovated 013 venue in Tilburg. Check out the first confirmations which include Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Autopsy, Gruesome and Pig Destroyer, among many others.
Dream Death are holed up in the studio producing what will become their next full length album. After releasing their latest album, Somnium Excessum, back in 2013, the thrash/death/doom metallers will be in the Mr. Smalls Studio in Pittsburgh through the 16th of July and then again back at it the week of the 20th and finishing up with mixing in the middle of August 2015.
Death Angel have released online the live song "Execution Don't Save Me". The track will appear on their upcoming The Bay Calls For Blood - Live In San Francisco live album, which will also be included with the release of their new Thrashumentary DVD. Both will be out really soon on July 17th (Europe) and July 24th (US) via Nuclear Blast. You can hear the track on the YouTube video here.
The Duplantier brothers of Gojira are going through a difficult time and have been forced to cancel three shows due to a death in the family. Joe and Mario Duplantier's mother has passed away. As a result, and understandably, Gojira will be postponing their upcoming performances this week in Luxembourg on July 6th, Martigny on July 7th, and Prattein on July 8th.