Newly founded Argento Records has confirmed the label's first title, with the impending release of Circle Of Molesters, the second LP from Trieste, Italy's corrosive sludge quartet, Grime. Following the release of their independent debut EP in 2011 and their dominating 2013-released debut LP, Deteriorate (Forcefield Records/Mordgrimm), the band enlisted the recording and mixing work of sound engineer Lorenzo Stecconi (Ufomammut, Amen Ra, Zu) and final mastering duties to Brad Boatright (Sleep, Corrosion Of Conformity, Nails) at Audiosiege. To have an idea of what the album will sound like, check out the trailer below and also see the cover artwork.
Italian melodic black metal act Infernal Angels released their last album Pestilentia in 2014. Recently, they announced that they are already working on new material, even though they didn't specify if it is for a demo, EP or full-length even.
Can't wait to hear the new Iron Maiden album? The wait has been long since 2010's The Final Frontier but now the iconic band is about to release a double album, The Book Of Souls. To whet the appetite of their fans even more, a 30-second preview of a new Iron Maiden song from the band's forthcoming album has been released and is now available in the YouTube clip below.
The new music continues, this time around with a new song from Motörhead. The legendary band has just premiered their brand new lyric video for the tune "Electricity." By now, you are probably aware that the heavy metal titans' upcoming 22nd studio album, Bad Magic, is due out on August 28th this year via UDR Music/Motörhead Music. Stream the new track below, and let us know what you think about it.
UK heavy metallers Saxon have shared a brand new video for the upcoming single and album of the same name, Battering Ram. "Battering Ram" is the title track from the band's upcoming 21st full-length album, due out on October 16th through UDR Music. If you want to hear new material from the veteran band, just click play on the video below for a first taste of the new record.
Joel Hoekstra has announced the release of his new melodic hard rock studio album Dying To Live from his electrifying new side project, Joel Hoekstra's 13. Hoekstra is best known as the current guitarist for Whitesnake/David Coverdale, and also known for his work with Night Ranger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and the popular Broadway musical show Rock of Ages. Dying To Live features an all-star cast of rockers including Jeff Scott Soto (vocals), Russell Allen (vocals), Tony Franklin (bass), Vinny Appice (drums), and Derek Sherinian (keyboards), and will be available via Frontiers Music SRL on October 16th.
Bay Area thrashers Hatchet have posted the new song ''The World Beyond'' online. The band will release their third studio album, Fear Beyond Lunacy, on October 30th via The End Records. Moreover, they also revealed the cover art that will grace the opus. It's all here below. The album will debut a new Hatchet lineup behind founding member, vocalist, and lead guitarist, Julz Ramos.
Finnish gothic group The 69 Eyes have secretly entered the studio with producer Johnny Lee Michaels, who already was responsible for the recordings of some of their best albums, Blessed Be and Paris Kills, to begin recording their new album for an early 2016 release.
Drakum, the folk metallers from Barcelona, recently announced their EP entitled Trollmin that will be released on the 10th of September 2015. Now band has revealed its tracklist and can be seen below. Soon you will be able to hear a new song from the release that follows the debut album Torches Will Rise Again.
Guns N' Roses have lost one of their three guitarists. Daren Jay Ashba has announced his departure from the Axl Rose-fronted outfit. He leaves the hard rock group after six years of service to focus on his band Sixx:A.M. Ashba was hired to join Guns N' Roses in 2009 following the release of Chinese Democracy to replace guitarist Robin Finck, who departed to rejoin Nine Inch Nails.
With the previously announced release of Ordeal, due out September 18th through Svart Records, the Finnish doom maestros Skepticism have revealed the brand-new video for "The Departure", to give the fans a taste of what's to come.
Ready or not, here is another new track from Praying Mantis' upcoming album, Legacy! As of now, you can listen to the tune "All I See" by hitting play on the YouTube video below and let us know what you think about the latest track. The heavy metallers are releasing their first new album since 2009's Sanctuary on the 21st of August 2015 via Frontiers Music Srl. Are you convinced?
UK heavy metallers Saxon are busy in the making of a video for the upcoming single "Battering Ram", due out August 28th. "Battering Ram" is the title track from the band's upcoming 21st full-length album, due out October 16th through UDR Music.
Following the release of a new song recently, here is the first official music video for the title track from folk group Blackmore's Night's upcoming studio album, All Our Yesterdays. The new album will be released on September 18th in CD, CD/DVD deluxe edition, 2xLP, deluxe box set and digital versions under Frontiers Music Srl. Until then, you can enjoy "All Our Yesterdays" below at least.
After announcing they were active again, U.K. thrashers Acid Reign have released "Plan Of The Damned", their first new song in 25 years. The single, which features the image "Delusion Dwellers" by acclaimed artist Laurie Lipton, can be streamed below. Acid Reign will be announcing a classic back-catalogue tour in the near future, although "Plan Of The Damned" will definitely be included, that will keep the band busy until late 2016.