Dutch symphonic metal act Delain just shared with their fans a new video for their most recent single, ''Suckerpunch''. The track appears on the band's new impending EP Lunar Prelude, which is hitting stores on the 19th of February 2016 via Napalm Records in preparation of their next full length studio album. The video was recorded with the always busy Patric Ullaeus at Revolver Film. Watch all the pyrotechnics and headbanging right here.
Canadian heavy metal old-timers Anvil announced their new album Anvil Is Anvil last year and they now finally share some music from it. The trio has unveiled a new lyric video for the tune ''Die For A Lie". If you are curious about it, check it out below. Anvil will soon embark on a colossal European run with special guest support from Dirkschneider. Following that tour, the trio will invade the U.S. for a spring outing featuring various support acts.
Swedish death/black metal quintet Omnizide have released an update about their upcoming album. While the band released their debut Death Metal Holocaust two years ago, they are now working on the next one. In the meantime, they have revealed a preview of the new song "Doomsday Revelations" now available below.
Roger "Rogga" Johansson and Paul Speckmann joined forces on Johansson & Speckmann in 2013. They are two well-known names in the death metal scene and their third full-length album will be released through Soulseller Records in spring 2016 following Mask Of The Treacherous. More details will be announced soon.
If you like thrash, check out Swedish metallers Gehennah's new album! Their new output Too Loud To Live, Too Drunk To Die is streaming online now and in full. It will be out on Metal Blade February 12th but you can give it a spin here. This is the band's awaited return and their first full-length since 1997′s Decibel Rebel.
Black Sabbath's farewell tour isn't going as smoothly as they would have hoped. The band has postponed their performance in Vancouver, Canada as well as Edmonton and Calgary due to Ozzy's condition. Their next performance will be on Saturday, February 6th in Tacoma, Washington. According to his wife, Sharon Osbourne, the canceled shows are in the process of being rescheduled, and Ozzy Osbourne will be rejoining the band on Saturday.
The official lyric video for "Descent Into The Maelstrom", a brand new song from the Los Angeles-based shred quintet Holy Grail, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, Times Of Pride And Peril, due out next week on February 12th via Prosthetic Records.
Guns N' Roses has added another North American show to its 2016 itinerary. The reunited band — featuring singer Axl Rose alongside guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan — will play in Mexico City on April 19th. As previously reported, Guns N' Roses will be one of the first acts to play the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on April 8th and April 9th.
English gothic/doom metal legends Paradise Lost released the excellent The Plague Within last year, which is nominated for Best Doom Metal Album at Metal Storm Awards 2015. Go vote if you still haven't. The band continues to promote the record now with a new music video for the track ''Terminal''. You can watch the video below; produced and directed by Oliver Barth and filmed at a special fan event at the Forum, in Bielefeld, Germany on August 17th, 2015.
Black/death metal blasphemers Black Witchery have lost one of their former guitarists, Tregenda, aka Steve Childers. According to reports, he died in a car accident. Childers performed with Black Witchery from 1997 to 2013. He also played in Public Assassin. He was 49. Our condolences.
Tygers Of Pan Tang are in the studio working on a new album having signed a deal with Mighty Music/Target Group. The self-titled album will be released in August, with a European tour to follow. It's being recorded at Newcastle's Blast Studio. The band's latest album Ambush came out in 2012.
According to Music Business Worldwide, the two companies set up to manage copyrights for Deep Purple and other associated acts have fallen into administration — a process designed so that it protects companies from their creditors while a restructuring plan is completed.
American one man black metal project Samhain (US-NH) from New Hampshire, led by main man Steven "Wisely" Dunn, is currently working on the band's second album. Samhain (US-NH) have released one album so far last year, entitled Spirit Realm. Check it out if you still haven't.
Doomsters With The Dead have announced a couple of UK shows. Lee Dorrian is reunited with longstanding former Cathedral member Leo Smee, who joins them on bass. According to their Facebook page, With The Dead also features former Bolt Thrower drummer Alex Thomas now.
Almost precisely 20 years after the Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral released their debut and landmark album, The Secrets of The Black Arts, and six years after the release of their last full-length studio album, the group is finally entering the studio again to create another blasphemous output.