After bassist Fabio Carito had left Brazilian female fronted metallers Shadowside, the band now confirmed that new bassist will be Magnus Rosén (ex-HammerFall). Magnus Rosén is already participating in the songwriting process of the new album with Shadowside, which is set to be recorded between June and August 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Once again, Fredrik Nordström will be in charge of the album production. More news to follow soon.
The wait is over and the long journey begin as Swallow The Sun premiere their first song, taken from the triple album Songs from the North I, II & III, to be released on November 13th, 2015 via Century Media Records. "Heartstrings Shattering" is the new track, available for streaming as a lyric video down below, taken from the first album and also features guest vocals from Aleah Stanbridge (Trees Of Eternity). Check out the new song via YouTube player now.
US death trashers Blood Feast has inked a record deal with Hells Headbangers for the release of the band's third full-length album, The Future State Of Wicked. This will be their comeback album release, first after 1989' Chopping Block Blues. The band is currently finishing up The Future State Of Wicked at LCBW Recording in Watchung, New Jersey. A release is expected next year. More details will be unveiled soon.
Due to irreconcilable differences with band ownership, effective today vocalist Waylon Reeves has severed all ties with Mushroomhead and Filthy Hands Company. Waylon is thankful for the opportunity Mushroomhead has provided him the last 11 years and will now be concentrating his time and efforts on another project. Thank you to the fans for all your continued loyalty and support throughout the years. There is no further comment at this time.
A worrying news from the Satyricon camp. It seems that the band's frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. His full official statement can be read down below. We wish him all best and to get better as soon as possible.
As it has already been reported, Swedes Draconian will be releasing their sixth full-length studio album Sovran on October 30th via Napalm Records. Today, the band presents a brand new track, "Stellar Tombs", as a fine representation of what the new line-up is capable of. Do not hesitate and listen to the 6-minute long track over here.
Def Leppard are just a couple of weeks away from releasing of their upcoming self-titled effort, to be out on the 30th of October, 2015 through earMUSIC worldwide (excluding North America, Japan). Now the band present the new official lyric video for their recently released single "Let's Go", available for streaming via YouTube player down below.
We already informed you about Joel Hoekstra's 13 new solo album, Dying To Live, which will be available via Frontiers Music SRL on October 16th. Now it s time to share a brand new official video for the song "Scream", now available for streaming through the YouTube player down under. Check it out!
Operation: Mindcrime, the band led by singer Geoff Tate, announce that they will embark on a European headlining tour this coming November/December. Seattle-based progressive metallers will be touring in support of their latest new album, The Key, out in stores from September 18th via Frontiers Music Srl. Check out the list of confirmed tour dates down below.
Texas-based classic rockers Scorpion Child have announced to release a brand-new single on 7" vinyl/digital download on November 6th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The single will contain the new track, "She Sings, I Kill", as well as another new song, "(Enter The) Twilight Coven", which will be a B-Side that is exclusive to this single. Both tracks will mark the first impression of the band's upcoming, second studio album, which is tentatively scheduled for an early 2016 release.
German metallers Varg, who recently signed with Napalm Records, are presenting a brand new video for the track "Rotkäppchen" [2015 version], which can now be seen below. This new version of the track will appear on the Varg's upcoming EP with the same title. Expect the album to hit stores on the 9th of October, 2015.
With their 30th anniversary as a band and newly recruited vocalist Mats Levén, who's a longtime friend of the band, Swedish epic doom veterans Candlemass have announced a brand new EP. The release will contain 4 new studio tracks. As of now, you can take a look at the album cover right here, which was created by artist Erik Rovanperä. Do you like it?
After some line-up changes, Dave Mustaine's Megadeth is back with a new record. If you enjoyed the band's last album Super Collider, prepare for the new one which will be named Dystopia. It is coming out in January 22nd, 2016. As for the music, you won't even have to wait to listen to some of it. You can stream the new song "Fatal Illusion" right away.
Two new compilations are coming from Pantera this year! History Of Hostility, a nine-track Pantera primer that includes some of Pantera's most legendary tracks from five studio albums, will be released on CD and LP on October 30th, just in time for Halloween. The influential metal band disbanded back in 2003, followed by the untimely death of guitar genius Dimebag Darrell in 2004 but the other members are involved in other bands. Their music, however, lives on.