There is a new split album on the horizon. American one-man atmospheric black/folk metal band Panopticon is joining forces with Waldgeflüster. The release is coming out on Nordvis Produktion on March 11th, 2016. As of now, you can take a look at the album's cover, illustrated by A. Lunn, and tracklist here below to whet your appetite. The 10-minute trailer is available there as well.
French hardcore/black metallers Plebeian Grandstand are returning this year with their 3rd studio album titled False Highs, True Lows. The album will be released this spring via Throatruiner Records and Basement Apes. Right now, the new opus is mixed and mastered and more info will follow soon. Stay tuned!
Germ has spilled the beans on his new album. It'll be called Escape and furthermore you can already hear "I'll Give Myself To The Wind", the first single from this Australian one-man blackgaze outfit. The song is available for your listening pleasure below. Out on the 29th of April 2016, the record will be released through Prophecy Productions. Take a look at the cover art below as well as more details.
The Portland-based duo Death Fetishist, fronted by Matron Thorn, has inked a record deal with Debemur Morti Productions. Said label will be releasing the band's upcoming debut full-length effort, on which the band is already working hard. More details will follow in the near future. In the meantime, you can listen to the song "Lucifer Descending" in advance right here.
As Cobalt prepares for the release of their new studio album Slow Forever, the band is ready to give fans the first taste of what they can expect on March 25th when the album drops through Profound Lore Records. Today, you can listen to the 9-minute song entitled "Beast Whip", available for streaming exclusively at NPR. Check out the song there and then share your impressions of it.
Deströyer 666 have put on a new music video for the title track of their newest album Wildfire. This is their 3rd single off the album after "Live And Burn" and "Hymn To Dionysus". The video, directed by Costin Chioreanu, can be enjoyed on the Vimeo player below. And you can grab the album on February 26th via Season Of Mist.
Australian one man black metal act Ill Omen has recently posted online the first track "I. Æ.Thy.Rift" off Æ.Thy.Rift, its new opus. Nuclear War Now! Productions will release the third album of the band next month, digitally and on vinyl on March 1st, 2016. If you are curious about the music, head over here to have a listen to what IV, aka Mitchell Keepin, created.
Tombs - featuring Charlie Schmid (Vaura), Fade Kainer (Batillus) and Evan Void (Sadgiqacea) - will release their new 5-track EP, All Empires Fall, on the 1st of April via Relapse Records. Apart from revealing all the details about it, the band has also released an audio appetizer. You can listen to "Deceiver" here as of now, which is the first single to surface from the mini-album.
Norwegian black/death metallers Sulphur will release their new album, Omens Of Doom, on March 11th via Dark Essence Records. Until now, the band hadn't revealed any music from it but now the wait is over. The song "Gathering Storms" from Omens Of Doom can now be streamed over here. It's the first song you get to hear from the band in seven years.
Three days before its official release, Aluk Todolo have decided to stream online their new album Voix in full. The French blackened krautrockers are finally releasing the follow-up to Occult Rock four years later. As of now, you can see how you like the new album by streaming it at this location.
If you are thinking "what will I listen to next?", you can always listen to the new Entropia (POL) album, Ufonaut, because the band has made it available online in its entirety at this location. How is the band sounding on their second album? Is it better than Vesper? You can be the judge of that. As for the official release date of the opus, it is set for the 15th of February through Arachnophobia Records (CD, LP, Digital).
How about some new music from Cobalt? Okay, but only a little to whet your appetite. This is the first trailer with new material from Slow Forever. The American duo are soon to release their highly anticipated 4th album, the first in seven years. Check out the teaser here featuring more artwork designed by Jimmy Hubbard and see the tracklist too.
With the new album A Year With No Summeron the horizon, and after sharing a new song, Spanish progressive metal band Obsidian Kingdom have released today a new promotional video. "Black Swan" was the chosen song to showcase online, and you can see it below. What do you think of the first new sounds?
French black metal duo Spektr have made their entire upcoming new album, The Art To Disappear, available for streaming ahead of its release. You can stream it now on the YouTube player down below. The album will be available worldwide on January 29th through Agonia Records. Is it better than their previous offering, Cypher, released back in 2013? Find out now.