The mighty thrashers Anthrax released the album For All Kings this year, as you probably know. More recently, they have been working on a new cool video for the track "Monster At The End", which has now been revealed. The premise is that there's a little bit of the monster in all of us. Enjoy!
The first new song taken from Almah's forthcoming album has arrived! Their fifth album is called E.V.O. and the first song unveiled is precisely the album opener, "Age Of Aquarius". The brand new album will be released on September 23rd via Pride & Joy Music (Europe), Test Your Metal (U.S./Mexico/Canada) and King Records (Japan). Satisfy your curiosity below and share your impressions of the first sounds.
Aussies Caligula's Horse are facing their first line-up change. The band announced the departure of long-time drummer Geoff Irish and have revealed his replacement as Josh Griffin. As an introduction, he has recorded a drum play-through video for the track "Rust", taken from their most recent album, Bloom. Watch the new guy in action.
Now that Twilight Force have released their newest musical creation, Heroes Of Mighty Magic, a clip for "Powerwind" has been launched as well. Listen to these magical tunes over here below and check out the new album as well. Twilight Force also announce that they will be conquering Europe in early 2017 with their label mates in Sabaton and Accept.
It has been a busy last few days for In Flames. The Swedes have first premiered the song "The End" and announced their new album Battles to the masses. As if that wasn't enough, they have now also released the song "The Truth" online for public consumption. So, now you have two new In Flames tunes to discover and digest before the album is released on November 11th via Nuclear Blast Records and Eleven Seven Music. Dig in!
One of Slipknot's most beloved albums, Iowa (2001), is being performed live in its entirety in San Bernardino, California! The U.S. metallers just announced it and the special event will happen at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2016 on September 25th. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the album. If you want to witness it live, make the trip over there!
A new Lordi song has hit the interweb. The Finnish monsters have premiered a video for the track "Hug You Hardcore" and there are two versions of it, the censored and the uncensored video. Both are available below, for your viewing pleasure, directed by Owe Lingvall. The song is taken from the upcoming album Monstereophonic (Theaterror vs. Demonarchy), to be released September 16th on AFM Records.
Start your day with a deathly dose of Asphyx. The Dutch death metal force will release their long awaited new studio album, Incoming Death, on September 30th, 2016 worldwide via Century Media Records. Now, it's time to start listening to some of the music created for this release. The band has launched the first song off the record. Listen to the relentless 2-minute title track here now.
Following the untimely passing of iconic Motörhead bassist/frontman Lemmy Kilmister, the Rainbow Bar & Grill has unveiled a permanent statue of him, who was a regular at the Sunset Strip bar in West Hollywood. One fan, Katon De Pena, singer of LA thrash band Hirax, suggested erecting a statue in honor of Lemmy in his favorite LA haunt, the Rainbow Bar & Grill. The life-size bronze sculpture was commissioned after fans and friends contributed to a fundraising campaign following Lemmy's death in December. The statue is just another reminder that this legend will never die.
After joining Metal Blade, Candiria is now releasing their new album, While They Were Sleeping, their first since 2008. The Brooklyn's musical alchemists - long-known for fusing metal, hardcore, jazz, and hip-hop in a unique blend - will release their new album via Metal Blade Records on October 7th. It was recorded at Spaceman Sound in Brooklyn by Tom Tierney and Alex Mead-Fox, and produced by Candiria. Hear the first single "Mereya" now here.
Meshuggah just premiered a brand new track and the eager fans can now listen to it! The new song is called "Born In Dissonance" and will appear on Meshuggah's eighth album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason, out October 7th via Nuclear Blast. Expect some Meshuggah dissonance. Are you happy with it?
Death metal heavyweights Obituary are set to release a special two-song single soon called 10,000 Ways To Die. The release is coming this October 21st on CD/digital via Relapse Records. It contains a pair of brand new studio tracks plus a bonus live set of twelve classics and fan favorites from the band's storied catalog. Listen to the cheerful new tune "Loathe" right here.
Spanish symphonic metal masters Diabulus In Musica just announced their new album! The fourth album of their career will be entitled Dirge For The Archons. The cover and tracklist of their brand new album has been unveiled today and you can now take a look at it. The record is due out on November 18th via Napalm Records. As for the music, it is still under wraps.
Power metallers Serious Black just released a little preview for their upcoming second album, Mirrorworld (out September 9th via AFM Records). One year after their debut, As Daylight Breaks, the band returns in full force. You can see the album details below, hear a new album teaser and also a new song, "As Long As I'm Alive".
Los Angeles based Ides Of Gemini have joined the Rise Above Records roster and their third album will be released under the new label. They will start recording album number three with Sanford Parker in October and it's scheduled for a Spring 2017 release.