Not only will you be able to attend the massive Maryland Deathfest next year but also the California Deathfest. This 3-day event will take place from October 9-11, 2015 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. The organizers of Maryland Deathfest recently decided to give it a go with an event on the West Coast and the first batch of acts confirmed seems promising. Check it out below and beam.
The sad news continue as Australian death/doom metal act The Slow Death have shared that their vocalist Gregg Williamson has passed away due to heart failure. This happens at the time the band is about to release their new album Ark in January on Chaos Records. They are now dedicating the album to Gregg Williamson.
After premiering a new song recently, grinders Napalm Death unveil the cover artwork and the tracklist for their upcoming 15th studio album Apex Predator - Easy Meat. The record will be released on January 26th, 2015 in Europe and January 27th in North America via Century Media Records. The album's artwork was created by Danish designer Frode Sylthe, who has previously worked on Napalm Death's latest album Utilitarian as well as with bands such as At The Gates, The Haunted or Burst. The cover is simple but meaningful.
Napalm Death have also premiered a new song today! It is the first song the group releases from their new album. Prepare to grind hard with "Cesspits", just turn the volume up and click play below. How was that as a start for the upcoming Apex Predator - Easy Meat album?
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.