08:51 - Apothecary It's like it's saying "those things, that you thought were buried deep in your mind's recesses.... I am bringing them out." So, "disturbing" in a different sense of the word, I guess
08:50 - Apothecary I'm not in Vindsval's head of course, but I look at MoRT as channeling the nature of the human unconscious, and that's what's so off-putting about it in a way because its paradoxical structured/formless aura somehow reflects that
08:25 - Jaeryd Gnaw Their Tongues is something I would call disturbing though, yes.
08:23 - Jaeryd MoRT, disturbing or scary? Twisted, dark, insane, and brilliant, yes, but there's much more unsettling stuff out there.
08:14 - Apothecary If you liked I Shall Die Here, you might want to investigate the work of The Haxan Cloak farther, the guy they collabed with for it. Pretty nice if you're into the ambient stuff [link]
Motörhead have had to cancel a few shows this year and in previous years due to frontman Lemmy's health issues. However, yesterday they canceled their Berlin sold out show because guitarist Phil Campbell was hospitalized. While they didn't give more details about it, they promise an update soon. They are scheduled to play in Hamburg, Germany today.
Ashen Horde is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Trevor Portz. The black metal outfit's new album, Nine Plagues, will be unleashed unto the world come December 15th, 2015. For a taste of what you can expect from the release, check out the song ''Feral'' and listen to it below.
The legendary Swedish epic doomsters Candlemass will bring us a new EP soon. The four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the EP, which can be seen below, was created by Erik Rovanperä. A short clip of some of the sessions for the new EP can be seen below. This also offers fans the opportunity to have a first taste of the new music.
Children Of Bodom have announced a new show in Belgium after their previous show in Brussels was cancelled "due to the current unstable situation despite the best efforts of the venue and the organizer." They have confirmed a show in Kortrijk, Belgium for November 29th instead. Children Of Bodom are joined by Sylosis on this European tour which they decided to continue on despite Lamb Of God's cancellation.
Finnish doomsters Lord Vicar have announced their new album. It will be called Gates Of Flesh and will be out via The Church Within Records, on Winter/Spring 2016. This will be the band's 3rd full-length album, following Fear No Pain (2008) and Signs Of Osiris (2011). For now, you can take a look at the album artwork which is the painting "Nymphs and Satyr" (1873) by William Adolphe Bouguereau. Lord Vicar has been recording the album since October and you can expect more doom from them soon enough.
Not so long ago, English hard rock legends Whitesnake released the album The Purple Album, a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale's time as the lead singer for Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976. Shortly after he left, he formed Whitesnake in 1978. The group has now released a new video for the tune "The Gypsy", which you can watch below now.
Debemur Morti Productions have released information regarding the British post-metal act Latitudes' upcoming album. It will be called Old Sunlight and the full-length album will be released on CD, digital and vinyl formats on the 22nd of January. The song titles as well as the stunning cover art realized by the talented artist Thomas Neulinger (Secrets Of The Moon) can be seen below.
We all know the Danish one female black metal band Myrkur, now it's time to explore the Swedish outfit Nachtlieder, led by Dagny Susanne. She sings and plays all the instruments in the band, who will release a new album titled The Female Of The Species this 7th of December via I, Voidhanger Records. You can hear the new song "Malice, Come Closer" here on Bandcamp.
As previously reported, Pretty Maids' singer Ronnie Atkins has recently launched a new project called Nordic Union with Swedish songwriter and producer Erik Martensson. All you need to know about the band is available here. Now we have the first audio samples from the self-titled album. Check it out below and see if you like it.
Polish death metal blasphemers Behemoth have launched a preorder of a new vinyl/CD today. It is Live At The BBC, which contains four tracks, played live at The BBC/ Maida Vale Studios, recorded for The Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter, on the 8th of December 2014. It was first broadcast on December 12th, 2014. See the trailer below and all the details of the release.
In other line-up changes news, also Danish doomsters Saturnus have announced that keyboardist Mika Filborne left the band. While the band didn't go into much detail on the reasons for Mika Filborne's departure, they went on to say that it was a personal decision. According to the band, Mika has decided to leave the band immediately and they wish him all the best in the future. He had been in the band since 2013.
After recently announcing a new singer, British NWOBHM band Jaguar (once interviewed for Metal Storm) is on a singer hunt once again. Lars-Göran Persson (The Storyteller) left because the rest of the band is living in England and he is in Sweden, making it difficult logistically.
With the release of the Nail Them To The Cross single earlier this year, Swedish black metal masters, Dark Funeral, are now preparing the release of their next studio album. And it will happen in 2016 at last. Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus, their previous album, was released in the distant year of 2009. Last year, they introduced new vocalist Heljarmadr and bassist Natt. The black metallers will enter the studio early next year and record the new material.
The first new song from Swedish classic doom masters Witchcraft in three years is here. They will release their new anticipated album, Nucleus, on January 15th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available as a CD, lavish digipak (also as a t-shirt bundle), on vinyl (black, clear, splatter, gold) and as a digital download. As of now, the first single and new song "The Outcast" can be streamed below. Are you pleased with this new track?
The follow-up to The Underground Resistance is coming! The Norwegians Darkthrone are working on their new album. In fact, according to Fenriz, the duo is half way finished on the record and Nocturno Culto will sing on the entire album which is more on the "heavy/black metal" side.