Earth Life Outcast, the new album from French black doom metallers The Foetal Mind, is currently streaming online. Recently, the band made the opus available and you can enjoy the entire piece via the YouTube player below. The album should be out sometime in 2015.
According to Billboard.com, late AC/DC singer Bon Scott will be the subject of a new documentary due sometime in 2015, titled Looking For Bon, which will explore Scott's life from 1970 to 1974. Narrated by David O'Hara ("The Tudors", "The Departed"), the film will be followed by a Bon Scott biopic, based on a script written by late Australian music pioneer Vince Lovegrove (who shared vocals with Scott in The Valentines in the '60s) and Angela Anagnostopoulos, focusing on Bon's years in AC/DC.
Prog legends Fates Warning will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1986 Awaken The Guardian album with an exclusive headlining live appearance at the 2016 edition of the Keep It True Festival, set to take place in April 2016 in Lauda-Konigshofen, Germany.
Annihilator's mastermind Jeff Waters has invited the band's former vocalist, Coburn Pharr, to feature in their performances when the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise sails to Jamaica in January 2015. Pharr was lead vocalist on their critically acclaimed and best-selling 1990 release Never, Neverland. If you are a fan of that album, this might be another reason to attend the cruise.
Texas groove thrashers Pissing Razors have reunited and hope to tour and release fresh material in 2015. The band split in 2004 shortly after the release of their sixth album Evolution. Now the original lineup of Eddy Garcia, Danny Garcia, Joe Rodriguez and Matt Lynch are back together.
Drummer Francesco Jovino has left U.D.O. after ten years in the band due to personal reasons. The heavy metal band is now searching for a new drummer since a complete world tour is scheduled for 2015 starting in early March 2015. They are also preparing to release their new album Decadent.
Frontiers Music Srl will release Uriah Heep's newest live album, entitled Live At Koko, London 2014, on February 20th in Europe and February 24th in North America. Below you can get a taste of what you will find by watching the band perform the track "Gypsy". Enjoy!
The official lyric video for "Shadowmaker", the title track of the upcoming album from Finnish cello masters Apocalyptica, has been unveiled and can now be seen below. The group's new album will be released in April 2015 via Eleven Seven Music Group in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and South East Asia. For the upcoming album, the band worked with Franky Perez as exclusive singer on the tracks. You can hear him on "Shadowmaker". Check it out!
German hard rock veterans Scorpions had announced this year that they would release a new album and here it is. Titled Return To Forever, the record is to be released on February 20th, 2015. Furthermore, if you pre-order the album now on iTunes or the band's webstore, you'll receive the brand new single "We Built This House". The band recorded 19 songs altogether. Twelve of which are on the album, sixteen on the Deluxe Edition.
In a burst of creative energy, Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon started writing his own batch of songs shortly after the band released their latest album Simplicity. While on the road touring during the summer or 2014, Frank spent all the lonely hours in his hotel rooms recording musical ideas. After returning home, Frank knew he had a batch of strong material, so Aaron Leigh (bassist) and Kelly Smith (drummer) joined him in the studio to help put the album into fruition. "Born Free" is the new video and song from Tesla's guitarist Frank Hannon solo album. The track is taken from Frank Hannon Band's new album World Peace and you can watch it below.
Infernal War have finished work on their new album and will be bringing you some more death/black metal next year via Agonia Records. The band's next opus will be titled Axiom. The Polish extreme metal group is currently undertaking mastering duties after finishing the recording of the new album. You can expect Axiom to drop in early 2015. For now, check out the cover artwork below.
Polish doomsters Gallileous have shared sad news about their former guitarist/vocalist Krzysztof "Wino" Winkler who has passed away recently. The band thanked him for everything from the time spent in the studio to the shows. R.I.P.
Norwegian black metallers Tortorum have recently announced that Dirge Rep (real name Per Håvarstein) is the band's new drummer. The first performance of the band with the new line-up will take place at Blastfest Festival 2015 in Norway after a longer break in the live activities.