Birmingham grindcore titans Napalm Death have announced that their guitarist Mitch Harris will skip the band's upcoming shows due to "illness within his family". Understandably, Mitch Harris will not be performing with the band in the near future and the group will bring in guitarists to replace him. However, they haven't revealed their identities yet. Napalm Death are about to release a new album Apex Predator - Easy Meat and will tour in North America with Voivod next year around the time of the album release.
Here is a fun tour. Canadians Voivod just announced that they will join joined forces with Napalm Death on the Through Space And Grind Tour that will be taking place in North America from January 27th to February 28th, 2015. Exhumed, Iron Reagan and Black Crown Initiate will be the special guests on all dates plus Ringworm, Dayglo Abortions and Phobia on select dates. Are you going? See the dates below.
Italian industrial metallers Death SS have released a new video for the track "Precognition" included on their latest come back album Resurrection which was released last year. This is already the 6th video that promotes their newest work. It was directed by Francesca Cigoli and Roby Manini in collaboration with Andrea Lotti for Golgotha Production. Enjoy!
Napalm Death's new album already has a title and release date. Mark your calendars for January 26th, 2015 in Europe and January 27th, 2015 in North America. That's when you will be able to get your hands on the record. The first details about the grindcore group's new album have been revealed. Their 15th studio album will be entitled Apex Predator - Easy Meat and will be released via Century Media Records. That is all for now. You can expect more details later.
After Decapitatedhad a serious van accident, now the Swedes Deathstars narrowly escaped a tragedy early on Saturday, October 25th when the tour bus they were travelling in caught fire in the middle of the Austrian Alps. The industrial metallers didn't make it to Italy but their European tour will continue in Munich despite the scare. They were lucky they got out in time or it could've been worse.
The seventh and final episode of the Noisey NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou documentary has been released. Down frontman Philip H. Anselmo opens up his home for a crawfish boil with the Noisey crew. Meanwhile, despite tragedy and significant loss, the natives of New Orleans will not waiver in their fight to write the best riff, and song, in the history of their city. You can now watch all the episodes of the series. Did you find it interesting overall?
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.