20:49 - Joe Zombie I've had tinnitus for as long as I can remember. Oh well. After a while you don't pay attention to it, though I always leave my TV on when I sleep because silence makes the ringing more noticeable.
20:48 - Zaphod Of course it does, same with speakers. A better piece of advice would be to use common sense.
20:46 - pichel about earphones depends of the volume, i think
20:18 - The RedOctober No no the release date. Oh no problem. Cool. My bad then.
20:15 - J. N. I mean, the album was added over a month ago.
20:13 - The RedOctober J.N. anytime man also I had one query: If this site has atmospheric rock and many progressive rock bands (like King Crimson) (albeit some invisible) should not Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Muse,Zappa,Cream,Hendrix ,etc be included? (inv)
Persefone have a new drummer! They have welcomed Sergi "Bobby" Verdeguer to the band and he will take care of drums replacing Marc Mas Marti who left last year. He is the drummer of progressive band Nami, also from Andorra, and he has been a great friend of the band for years.
Recently, Behemoth's guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski revealed that he was working on a solo project which he described as "very stripped down and simple. The most primitive, acoustic-based stuff." The frontman has now shared some clips on his Instagram page of music he appears to be working on. Judging by the teases, it is quite different from Behemoth, as he had revealed. You can check out these small snippets here and here.
Axel Rudi Pell are about to release Magic Moments - 25th Anniversary Special Show on April 28th in North America (one day earlier in Europe) through SPV/Steamhammer. On July 11th 2014 at the Bang Your Head!!! festival, Axel Rudi Pell invited his old buddies of Steeler along with special guests like Rob Rock, Jeff Scott Soto, Doogie White, Ronnie Atkins, Graham Bonnet, Vinny Appice and many more! The whole show will be available on digipak 3CD, digipak 3DVD, Blu-ray and download. Check out the clip of "Since You Been Gone" featuring Graham Bonnet here for starters.
Norwegian proggers Magic Pie have announced that the band's new album King For A Day shall be released on the 25th of May on Karisma Records. The album was mixed and mastered by Rich Mouser (Spock's Beard, Transatlantic, Neal Morse, Dream Theater etc.) at The Mouse House Studios in Los Angeles, and contains six tracks, including one 27-minute track. Feast your eyes on the album artwork by Chris van der Linden of Linden Artworks below.
Frontiers Music Srl will release the brand new Impellitteri studio album, entitled Venom, on April 17th in Europe and April 21st in North America. A new video for the album's title track "Venom" can be seen below. Enjoy the new material from the American heavy metallers. The band hasn't released a new album in a few years. What did you think of the song?
New Jersey thrash metal veterans Overkill have inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Previously signed to the label for Europe only, Overkill's first worldwide release on Nuclear Blast will be a special box-set comprised of the band's entire back catalog, due out this fall and coinciding with their co-headlining North American tour (dates below) with fellow Jersey natives and progressive metal juggernauts Symphony X.
Niklas Kvarforth's Shining are now revealing a brand new track taken from their forthcoming full-length IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. The song "Framtidsutsikter" is streaming at this location or here. It's a 7-minute track and also the final track to be revealed before the release of the album on April 20th via the black metallers label Season Of Mist. So, make the best of it.
No fiesta after all. Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfiesta event, previously planned for May 27th-31st at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico, has been canceled for medical reasons. Ozzfiesta promoter Cool Breeze Concerts broke the bad news on the event's website, publishing an update revealing that Ozzy is having surgery, scheduled for May, following his South American tour. The reason given is cause for concern but the promoter didn't reveal anything else about Ozzy's health woes.
Last year, Canadian blackened folk metal band SIG:AR:TYR revealed that they were working on new album. Now it's time to see the cover artwork for Northen. According to mainman Daemonskald, the cover captures his love of old illustrated books. The artwork was created by Sara Stuart with layout and graphic design by Paul McCarroll.
Due to unforeseen visa processing delays, Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock has had to reschedule the first 3 shows of the 2015 North American leg of the Spirit On A Mission Tour to promote the brand new album of the same name which was released through In-Akustik in the USA on the 24th of March 2015. These shows have been rescheduled.
Dutch Doom Days XIV just announced funeral doomsters Shape Of Despair as the headliner on Saturday for this year's festival. The band has a new album scheduled to be released this year through Season Of Mist. Their new opus will be titled Monotony Fields, it has just been revealed, and will be released on June 15th worldwide, and the 16th in North America. Let the anticipation begin...
Today Skyforger release online the first song from their new album Senprūsija (which means Old Prussia). This song is called "Tagad vai nekad", or in English "Now Or Never". If you like what you hear, the album will be out on the 6th of April, 2015 via the band's own Thunderforge Records. Enjoy!
Hungarian long-running heavy metal band Ossian is about to release a new album, Lélekerő, on the 13th of April 2015. You can hear the first song "Ahányszor látlak" on the YouTube player below as well as the official trailer to get a sense of what's to come. This is already the band's 20th album!
As you probably know by now, Whitesnake will return with The Purple Album, their first new studio album in four years. The hard rock icons will release the record in Europe on May 15th, the UK on May 18th and in North America on May 19th via Frontiers Music Srl. The album is a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale's time as the lead singer for Deep Purple. Get another taste of The Purple Album with the premiere of "Burn", available for your enjoyment or otherwise below.
There will be a new Winterfylleth boxset available soon, released by Candlelight Records. The British atmospheric black metallers just announced that it will be entitled The Fathers Of Albion: An Anthology 2007 - 2013. A retrospective of Winterfylleth's early demos, folk songs and studio albums: including all of the band's recorded material prior to the release of the critically acclaimed 2014 album, The Divination Of Antiquity. It also features up to date and remastered editions of the band's first 3 albums, as well as all the early demos, splits and extras. So, basically you get it all in one box!