As it has already been reported in our previous news, 40 Watt Sun will release their sophomore record Wider than the Sky this coming October. Now, the doom metal masters are honoured to present a very exclusive preview of the album with a 10-minute title track. It is available for streaming through the SoundCloud widget. Do not hesitate and check out the new track now!
Belgium metallers Oathbreaker will soon be releasing their third studio album, entitled Rheia. As a foretaste, the band presents the official music video for the tracks "10:56" / "Second Son Of R", available for streaming on the YouTube player down under. Video clip was directed, filmed and edited by Jeroen Mylle and Fabrice Parent.
West Coast occult metal act Castle is pleased to unveil the official music video for "Flash Of The Pentagram". The tune comes by way of the band's recently issued effort, Welcome To The Graveyard, out in stores from July 15th. The video clip, which was directed by Brian J. Davis, is available for streaming on YouTube player down below.
In support of their upcoming new release, entitled Maximalism, Swedes Amaranthe will hit the stages all over Europe this fall. Main support on this tour will come from Sonic Syndicate, while the position of opening act will belong to Smash Into Pieces. The complete list of tour dates can be found on the official tour flyer. More details for the upcoming full-length album will be available soon.
Max & Iggor Cavalera are pleased to announce the Return To Roots North American tour, scheduled for this September/October. With this tour Max and Iggor will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the legendary album Roots, which will be played in its entirety each night. The tour, which kicks off in Las Vegas, NV on September 12, will feature direct support on select dates from The Black Dahlia Murder and Combichrist, with additional support from Allegaeon, All Hail The Yeti and Oni.
This October Dutch doomsters Ortega will finally bring us their sophomore full-length album. Entitled Sacred States, the new effort was recorded by John Bart van der Wal and mastered by James Plotkin. Sacred States will also feature contributions by Gnaw Their Tongues and Ethan Lee McCarthy of Primitive Man. Furthermore, Ortega premiere a brand new track, "Maelstrom", now available for listening on SoundCloud widget. Check out the new stuff now!
Tampa, Florida-based death metal legends Morbid Angel are proud and excited to announce they have signed with UDR Music for all territories exclusively outside Japan. Featuring founding member and venerated guitar legend Trey Azagthoth, plus returning long-time member bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker, Morbid Angel are delighted to be back working with people who know metal music and will ensure the band reaffirms their status as the world's greatest death metal band.
Chicago post-metal/rock trio Russian Circles will release their highly-anticipated sixth studio album, Guidance, August 5th on Sargent House. In advance of the album's release date, the band made Guidance available for streaming in its entirety. Do not hesitate and listen to the complete new album on SoundCloud down under.
"Human", the new official music video from Americans Hellyeah, is now exclusively available for streaming through the YouTube player down under. Track for this video comes of the group's latest studio album, Unden!able, released on June 3rd via Eleven Seven Music. Videoclip was produced and directed by Robert Sexton with additional production by Wombat Fire.
German extreme metallers Defeated Sanity have recruited Josh Welshman as their new full time vocalist. Welshman, based out of Warwick, Rhode Island, also handles vocals duties, and all instruments for one-man death metal project Autonomy. Defeated Sanity is currently making plans to tour extensively in 2017, in support of their recently released new album Disposal Of The Dead/Dharmata. Stay tuned for more updates.
Californian atmospheric black metal one-man band Mare Cognitum is pleased to announce the release of the upcoming new album, Luminiferous Aether. I, Voidhanger Records will be releasing it on September 16th, 2016. The record was composed, recorded and produced by Jacob Buczarski. Cover artwork and logo was done by Moonroot Art. Vinyl version will be out later this year via Fallen Empire Records.
With the addition of Pro-Pain, Soulburn, and Komah, the line-up for Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2016 is now complete. The eighth edition of the annual metal meeting is set to take place December 16th & 17th, 2016 at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The organization is furthermore proud to reveal the daily schedule of the festival. Single day tickets are available on sale from today, the 1st of August. The full festival billing can be found below the official tour flyer.
Next month, exactly on September 9th, Black Funeral will be releasing new full-length album Ankou And The Death Fire, as has already been reported in our news couple of weeks ago . In those news you were also able to check out the band's new, title track "Ankou And The Death Fire". Now, Black Funeral premiere another new track from this record - "Gwyn Ap Nudd" - available for listening at this location.
This October Canadian death metal veterans Gorguts will be heading out on a headlining North American tour. The trek, which will start October 3rd in Brighton, MA and conclude on October 30th in New York, NY, will feature support from Intronaut and Brain Tentacles. Its full schedule can be found below.