Dutch death metallers The Monolith Deathcult are premiering the first new track taken from their forthcoming EP Bloodcults, which has been scheduled for release on the 23rd of March via Season Of Mist. They are now streaming a lyric video for the song "Reign Of Hell". You can enjoy it as much as you want below. Did you like that?
After joining Century Media Records, the Finns Barren Earth have now shared the first track from their new record. The progressive death metal outfit, now reinforced by Faroese native lead singer Jón Aldará, launched the title track of their upcoming third full-length. The album will be entitled On Lonely Towers and will be released on March 30th, 2015 in Europe and March 24th in North America. Enjoy the 11-minute song below and share your impressions of the music.
As Behemoth's frontman Nergal prepares to release his autobiography Confessions Of A Heretic in English, the band just announced the release of their official biography on Metal Blade Records. Behemoth: Devil's Conquistadors by Łukasz Dunaj serves as an in depth look at the history of the events that materially influenced the band and a definitive Behemoth biography. If you want to get your hands on this book, you can already pre-order it.
Minsk fans rejoice because the band's new album is finally dropping in April! After a six-year slumber, the follow-up to 2009's With Echoes In The Movement Of Stone is called The Crash & The Draw and has been scheduled for release on April 7th 2015 in North America through Relapse Records. To build up the anticipation, you can check out the album's cover art as well as the tracklist below. Get ready!
As they prepare to release a new album, Faith No More have announced their first North American tour dates as well. A special pre-sale begins on January 28th at 10:00 AM local time. The Americans will also perform at Heavy Montreal festival in August. You already had the opportunity to listen to the new track "Motherfucker" but Faith No More are also releasing a new single called "Superhero" soon. It will be released as a limited-edition 7" on March 17th and digitally on March 31st.
Great news for fans of Klone and alternative/progressive metal. The French metallers just premiered a new song from their new album which will follow the excellent The Dreamer's Hideaway (2012). The first single from the new album, Here Comes The Sun, is called "Immersion" and you can enjoy it in all of its glory right here.
Here is some more new music from Torche. The band has already shared a few songs from their new album Restarter and now you can listen to "Loose Men" through Soundcloud below. The Southeastern sludge quartet will be touring in March in North America and later in Europe in May. Tell us what you think about this song after you enjoy it.
The Summer's Last Stand Tour has been announced! This Slipknot trek kicks off in July with special guests Lamb Of God, Bullet For My Valentine, and Motionless In White. It will take Slipknot across the USA and Canada in the summer to promote their latest record .5: The Gray Chapter. See the dates below. You might get a chance to catch this bill in a town near you.
The psychedelic blues rock group Blues Pills have announced the release of a special and very limited live album, entitled Blues Pills Live. The album was recorded during the band's headlining show at last year's Freak Valley Festival which marked a special event for the band. Take a look below at the stunning artwork by Marijke Koger-Dunham (The Beatles, Cream) who also created the cover for their successful self-titled debut album.
Porcupine Tree's drummer Gavin Harrison (also in King Crimson and with a solo career) will release a new album, Cheating The Polygraph, on Kscope in early April featuring surprising new arrangements of many of his favourite Porcupine Tree songs, boasting performances from some of the world's best contemporary jazz players. This could be interesting. What do you think?
Magic Kingdom from Belgium are bringing you more power metal this year. The group is releasing their first new album since 2010's Symphony Of War and it will be called Savage Requiem. You can feast your eyes on the epic cover artwork below. The record is set for release on the 20th of March via AFM Records.
Indian metallers Inner Sanctum just premiered a new tune from their new record. It's the first single and lyric video from their upcoming album Legions Awake, out in March 2015 worldwide. The track is called "Wake Of Destruction" and you can headbang to it below!
The last six bands have been confirmed for France's Hellfest 2015. They are: L7, Cavalera Conspiracy, Hawk Eyes, Monarch, Motionless In White and We Are Harlot. The running order with the schedule will be revealed a bit later. This will be the tenth edition of the festival which takes place at Clisson, France from June 19th-21st, 2015.
Born Of Osiris are hard at work on the follow-up to 2013's album Tomorrow We Die ∆live. The deathcore group plans to begin the recording sessions in February to track their next album. Meanwhile, the band's drummer Cameron Losh has released a short clip of some new music, which you can check out here. He also teased by posting "Bring back The New Reign sound" so that might be a hint that they are returning to the sound of their 2007 EP. Are you curious about the new Born Of Osiris record?