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22:06 - LeKiwi Yea, I was just being sardonic :P Amazon deliver in a very timely manner I've found...
22:05 - Jaeryd17 Usually they deliver it pretty fast, but they give you the mp3 files of the CD too, so you can listen to it right away (albeit in a more compressed format) while you wait for the physical disc to arrive.
21:31 - LeKiwi I reckon they give you the CD in audio-format to shut you up in case the CD takes it's time to arrive :P
21:15 - Lit. Don't even know what this auto-rip is that everyone's spewing about. I've yet to have an issue with buying CDs off Amazon.
19:59 - Ceddybu pretty much agree with J-swizzle about amazon, ain't had problems with them and theres some good deals
Mayan have recently released the second studio trailer for their upcoming album Antagonise. Those of you itching to hear what the progressive melodic death metal band has in store for us can check out both trailers below which, luckily, contain snippets of music from the album.
Now that was quick. Feared mastermind Ola Englund has uploaded the band's latest effort titled Vinter on YouTube for all to hear and the album can be streamed below. The band's newest effort was released yesterday and is available via their official website and iTunes. The album was produced and mixed by Jocke Skog, who has also taken care of bass duties. What do you think about the album and its being released so promptly after Furor Incarnatus?
Earlier this year, The Kindred announced the completion of their "debut" album. Who, you may ask, is The Kindred? For those of you who've yet to emerge from your hovels, their former name might ring a bell - Today I Caught The Plague. Recognition? Then you can listen to the track below which was released in July this year and will be featured on the album in question.
It seems like progressive death metal quartet Spires has been busy since the release of Lucid Abstractions last year.
In a recent interview, frontman Paul Sadler stated: "What album, I never mentioned an album... Oh, the one we've been prattling on about seemingly for decades? Well, it's all written, and more or less all rehearsed and ready to be recorded except one song, so once we've got that down we'll be going into the studio. Unfortunately it's a very long song (no surprises there), so it could take a little while!"
In the wake of the 2013 Summer Slaughter Tour, Periphery have released a music video for the track titled "Ragnarok" off their most recent album Periphery II: This Time It's Personal which was released last July. The video, which features footage of said tour, can be enjoyed below.
Just days away from the release of their sophomore effort, The Tide, The Thief & River's End, Caligula's Horse have one final treat for us. You can now stream the album's closing track "All Is Quiet By The Wall" below. The album will hit the shelves on the 4th of October via Welkin Records. If you're a fan of progressive music and haven't heard of the band, you may now redeem yourself with your first experience. Below you also find the album sampler.
Having shown us some of their unreleased material written prior to their debut, Dissona have gifted us now with an insight into the progress on their upcoming album. You can stream the nameless demo below on Soundcoud having been forewarned by the band that low quality is to be expected. For the purposes of this demo, "the vocals were written in as the distant sounding synth lead."
With Tuomas Saukkonen's Winterborn looming on the horizon, the video for the song "Routa Pt. 2" will prove sufficient (yet temporary) appeasement for the fans of the multi-instrumentalist's solo project. This is the second specimen we've heard from the album; the first single can be found over here.
As the countdown on Insomnium's official website continued following the final episode of their recent documentary, a mystery release was acknowledged and has now been unveiled. You can now stream the track titled "Ephemeral" from the upcoming single of the same name on the lyric video below.
Insomnium fans can now enjoy the second part of the One For Sorrow making of studio documentary below or at the band's official website. The first part of the documentary directed by Jussi Ratilainen can be found here.
Three months following the release of their re-worked EP 8, djent outfit Uneven Structure have been keeping themselves very active. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone India, it was noted that the band is already recording new material.
The wait is over. The first single off Tuomas Saukkonen's new project, Wolfheart's upcoming debut album Winterborn, titled "The Hunt" is available for streaming on YouTube below. The album will hit the shelves on the 11th of October this year. Pre-ordering the album will entitle you to the two bonus tracks as shown below. All available details about the album including two trailers can be found here.
The day we've patiently awaited following the demise of Tuomas Saukkonen's bands and projects alike is looming on the horizon. From the ashes of Tuomas' previous efforts emerged Wolfheart's debut album, Winterborn, which is due for release on the 11th of October this year. You can pre-order the album over at this location. In addition to the release date, the album cover artwork, tracklist, and a fresh album teaser have been unveiled, all of which are available below.
Following a couple of shows in India this October and December (dates below), Dutch Textures will start finishing their upcoming new album, to be expected sometime in 2014. The follow-up to 2011 Dualism will be once again released by Nuclear Blast Records.
Following the release of their latest album The Fathomless Mastery and the departure of fellow vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt, Bloodbath fans have patiently awaited announcement of the new material along with the details of the mystery vocalist who will be making his mark on the band's timeline. While the latter information isn't yet available, the band has recently stated that they will begin recording the upcoming new album in January, 2014.