01:11 - flightoficarus86 I refuse to buy Vertebrae. There have been some good deals on RIITIIR, but my funds are limited. I have my essentials: Frost, Blodhemn, Mardraum, Below the Lights (not essentail, but nice), Isa, RUUN, and Axioma
Innovative metallers Shaolin Death Squad have recently posted an ominous picture on their Facebook page. It looks like they are at it again. This is the first sign that the band has begun work on new material since their 2010 release Five Deadly Venoms. Who's excited?
Death's 1988 masterpiece and second album Leprosy will be the next record to get the deluxe reissue treatment from Relapse Records. The band's classic remastered by Alan Douches (Mastodon, Nile, etc.) will feature more than 50 minutes of previously unreleased demos and rehearsal material plus brand new liner notes and a 24 page booklet with never before seen photos. Right now, you can listen to the newly remastered version of "Pull The Plug" available below.
Swedish up-and-comers Deathember have released a brand new video. The song is called "By Damnation" and it is their new single, available on the Going Postal limited edition CD. The video features footage from the Going Postal In India tour and you can watch it here.
The waiting period was long after Night Electric Night but its follow-up is coming to you this June. The Swedish outfit Deathstars has finally revealed the details about their long anticipated fourth studio album to be called The Perfect Cult, due out on June 13th via Nuclear Blast Records. You can catch the band live on their Claws Through Europe Tour 2014 which was postponed to September.
It seems like the Maryland Deathfest XII will not be graced by the performance of the Norwegians Ulver. The band was forced to cancel the upcoming show in Moscow in April and the performance at Maryland Deathfest due to health problems with one of its members.
Swedish outfit Deathstars has announced that the upcoming March/April European tour Claws Through Europe has been postponed and rescheduled. The reason for this is that the band's upcoming album has been pushed back too. All the information about the new album including title, tracklist, cover and release date are yet to be revealed at this point.
"Left For Dead", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area thrash metallers Death Angel, has been unveiled. The clip was directed by Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with Soilwork and Testament, among others. The song is taken from the band's recently released seventh studio album The Dream Calls For Blood, and comes on the verge of their upcoming tour with Children Of Bodom. Enjoy the video below and let us know if you like it.
In the second half of April, some of the biggest cities in Australia will host two established thrash metal veteran groups, Germans Kreator and Americans Death Angel. Be prepared for some intense and explosive thrash metal action. Check out the full list of co-headlining tour dates below the official tour flyer.
For the first time in over 5 years, Lizzy Borden's Appointment With Death lineup — Ira Black, Joey Scott, Marten Andersson and Lizzy Borden — will reunite for a one-night-only performance on Friday, January 24th at the Epiphone party at NAMM at Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa, California. You do not need to be a part of NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) to get tickets for this exclusive one-off show.
Napalm Death and Keith Harrison's live performance collaboration, Bustleholme, is taking place this Friday, November 29th. Originally planned to feature at the V&A Museum (London) in March, the Bustleholme project has been given a new life amongst the Modernist setting of the De La Warr Pavillion. The band will play a special live set through an experimental sculptural sound system constructed by Harrison. As the band starts to play, the raw-energy of the sound produced will reverberate inside the clay, causing it to slowly crack, disintegrate and explode, changing the music as it does.
The Maryland Deathfest XII line-up just keeps getting better and better. MDF announced a slew of additional confirmed acts that will play in Baltimore next year and there is still more to come, believe it or not. Now the question is: how will your body endure the constant beating?
Just in time for the holiday season, Hate Eternal bassist J.J. Hrubovcak will bring forth Death Metal Christmas - Hellish Renditions Of Christmas Classics, a twisted rendition of some of the season's darkest hymns. It was composed and produced by J.J. with vocals and artwork by brother and Monstrosity/Vile/Azure Emote vocalist Mike Hrubovcak. You can check out the artwork below and also the first advance track "Unrest For Melancholy Men (God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen)". Well, why not?
Swedish outfit Deathstars made two announcements today. First, they announced an extended tour throughout Europe for March and April 2014. Secondly, their much-anticipated new studio album is set for release in February 2014 via Nuclear Blast Records, their first since 2009's Night Electric Night. The Claws Through Europe Tour 2014 will showcase their new material. All the dates are available below. More info on the new album is expected soon.
Death Penalty, the new band formed by Cathedral guitarist Garry "Gaz" Jennings, featuring Belgian female vocalist Michelle Nocon (ex-Serpentcult) and guests, has inked a deal with Rise Above Records. This is Gaz's first serious venture following the mournful demise of the U.K.'s doom metal giants with their final album The Last Spire (via Rise Above), earlier in 2013. He has been working on songs for his new project for some time and had the idea of a strong female vocalist, which led him to Michelle and the pair have been working together since the summer. Death Penalty are also confirmed for an exclusive debut appearance at Rise Above Records 25th anniversary shows.