Recently, Brisbane proggers Caligula's Horse revealed that they would be releasing a new album called Bloom. Well, now the full album details have been unveiled. The cover artwork is quite colorful and according to the band, so is the music. Take a look at the cover below as well as tracklist and more.
Skyharbor have shared new music online and the fans appreciate it. Whoever is eager to listen to the follow-up to their excellent second album Guiding Lights now has something to enjoy before a new album arrives. The band has a new vocalist, Eric Emery, who replaces Daniel Tompkins (now fully committed to TesseracT), and you can see how he gels with the rest of the band on their new single "Out Of Time". Enjoy the single below!
You might remember that a while ago Anathema did a series of special cathedral shows. One of them was at Liverpool's cathedral and they filmed it. Directed by Lasse Hoile (Steven Wilson, Katatonia, Opeth), A Sort Of Homecoming is a stunning concert film of the band's homecoming show on March 7th 2015 in the spectacular setting of the Liverpool cathedral. Set for release on the 30th of October through Kscope, you can get a glimpse of their performance below.
Are you ready for some new Baroness material? You'd better be! While we haven't had much news from the Savannah, Georgia band in a while, today they just announced their new and fourth album. And with it, they also released a new song just now. Their new album is called Purple (and is due out December 18th via Relapse Records). It's their first with the new rhythm section, bassist Nick Jost and drummer Sebastian Thomson and since the 2012 bus accident. Listen to the intense new tune "Chlorine & Wine" as a first taste of the record and see the cover below as well.
Last month, Tobias Sammet announced that he was working on a new Avantasia album to the delight of fans. The new album and a world tour will come in 2016 but there is more. The first guest vocalist for the new Avantasia album and tour has now been announced. None other than singer Jørn Lande (Masterplan, Jorn, Allen/Lande) will appear on Ghostlights (out in January).
There is another new song from Leaves' Eyes available for streaming today. After showing us the new track "Halvdan The Black" before, the symphonic unit has officially released a brand new epic video clip for "The Waking Eye". "The Waking Eye" is also available as digital single. Enjoy the Vikings! How do you like the song?
Last year, Månegarm had announced that they would be releasing a new album in 2015 and the Viking black metallers are keeping that promise. In fact, just today they announced their new album that also marks their 20th anniversary as a band. Fittingly, their latest album will be self-titled and is set to be released on November 20th via Napalm Records. For now, the cover artwork and song titles are available below.
Black metallers Satyricon are going to revisit a special album in their career, the timeless and towering Nemesis Divina. Satyricon will return in 2016 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this seminal masterpiece, with a never-to-be-repeated series of exclusive European shows, wherein the Norwegian trailblazers will perform the album in its entirety for the first and last time.
Converge have a new release in store called Thousands Of Miles Between Us. It is coming soon via Deathwish Inc. on November 27th. Thousands Of Miles Between Us is the long awaited sequel to their landmark 2003 DVD release The Long Road Home and will be offered in 3 unique configurations; HD-Digital (Feature set only), 3 X Blu-ray set, and Limited Deluxe Box set versions. Stay tuned for the pre-orders and see what you can get on this release below.
In a perfect match, Swedish heavy metal units Wolf and Enforcer have joined forces for an upcoming European tour. Wolf will be promoting their latest album Devil Seed while headliners Enforcer present From Beyond in what promises to be a a celebration of Swedish steel.
The Devil Wears Prada have recently released a new six-song EP called Space, which was also the metalcore band's first release in two years. Recently, the group also premiered a video for the EP tune "Planet A" directed by Casey Pierce. You can now watch the video here and check out one of the new songs, if you still haven't listened to them.
It seems like we have another legal battle in our hands, this time involving Polish death metallers Decapitated and their former label Earache Records. While the group is now signed to Nuclear Blast Records, it appears that Earache Records has taken down the band's entire catalogue of music released by the label in retaliation for legal disputes brought forth by the band. Essentially, you can't buy or stream these albums from iTunes or Spotify now.
Prepare for an Iron Maiden world domination as the legendary heavy metal band is preparing to embark on a world tour next year in support of the upcoming double album, The Book Of Souls which will be released worldwide next week on September 4th. And they have already dropped a few hints on the destinations. They are taking touring to a new level using a Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet (aka Queen of the Skies) for their World Tour next year. The new Ed Force One will take the band, crew and over 12 tons of equipment more than 55,000 miles (88,500km) around the planet with concerts in six of the seven continents (Australasia, Asia, North and South America, Africa and Europe) with the tour expected to visit around 35 countries.
As reported recently, Underøath have reunited and they had promised more news in the future and here they are. After confirming two reunion shows at the 2016 Self Help Festival and South By So What, Underøath have announced a North American tour. Dubbed the Rebirth Tour, the band will be playing the albums They're Only Chasing Safety and Define The Great Line in their entirety. If you like those albums, this is a great opportunity.
Here's a little update from Fairyland. Phillippe "Phil" Giordana has been working on new songs for the band's follow up to Score To A New Beginning (2009) and they are also looking for a new label as the new record will not be released via Napalm Records, as previously planned. Also, Fairyland will have new members and will not just be a solo project anymore. For now, the line-up is comprised of Willdric Lievin (Hamka) on bass, JB Pol (Kerion, Hamka) on drums and Phillippe "Phil" Giordana on keyboards. Francesco Cavalieri (Wind Rose) will handle vocals on the new album.