German power metal band Freedom Call has revealed details about their upcoming new album. It will be entitled Land Of The Crimson Dawn and it will be released on February 27th, 2012 (Germany: February 24th, 2012; USA: February 28th, 2012) in three versions: as a jewel case featuring 14 songs, as a limited double CD digipak including six additional bonus tracks and on double coloured vinyl LP. You can check out the tracklist and cover art for the album below.
"Mandragora", a new video from Italian black metallers Opera IX is now available online (half of it) at the band's official website. It was censored from YouTube. The song comes off the band's upcoming album Strix Maledictae In Aeternum, due out on January 24th, 2012, in Europe and February 28 in North America via Agonia Records. The cover artwork for the album was handled by renowned artist Kris Vervimp (Enthroned, Marduk). It was mastered at Necromorbus Studio in Sweden by Tore Stjerna (Deströyer 666, Watain).