Sepultura have plenty of news to share these days. The Brazilian metallers are celebrating their 30th anniversary by releasing a special tribute to their fans. The band asked fans to contribute to the artwork for a new track, and the result is "Sepultura Under My Skin". The artwork for this historical release is created with the tattoos of Sepultura fans all over the world. See it below. Furthermore, you can check out the band's upcoming dates for Europe where they will be playing songs they normally don't perform.
It would appear that Lamb Of God have commenced working on the follow-up to Resolution. The band has launched an official Instagram account and posted some photos including a shot of a Mesa Boogie Mark IV amp and hints at their seventh album. Drummer Chris Adler, who is currently recording with Megadeth, has also confirmed that the band is working on new material. Whether the recordings have started or it is just the writing process, it seems pretty clear that there's work being done on the next Lamb Of God album.
Heavy doom metallers Castle have a new single to share. After releasing the album Under Siege last year, you can now check out this new track, "Deadhand Hexagram", here on SoundCloud or Bandcamp as well. This song will be released as a limited 7" vinyl and will be available on Castle's upcoming European tour.
Your power metal fix of the day just arrived because Helloween have premiered another new track. Shortly after showcasing the single "Battle's Won", you can now listen to "Lost In America" from Helloween's upcoming fifteenth studio album My God-Given Right. So stop what you are doing and get lost in the new song.
Two years after they released Nemesis, Stratovarius are unleashing Eternal. As usual, the power metallers don't waste much time between releases. Stratovarius have broken their year long silence to reveal they are in the studio completing a new record. Eternal will be out in August 14th, 2015 so mark your calendars!
The Finns Korpiklaani have shared another taste of their impending opus Noita. Ahead of its release on May 1st (Europe), May 4th (UK) and May 5th (US) via Nuclear Blast, you can listen to "Pilli On Pajusta Tehty" right here. The folk metal band premiered a music video for the brand new track featuring live footage from Korpiklaani filmed a few weeks ago at their show in Moscow. Give us your impressions of the tune.
Aussies Thy Art Is Murder are readying the release of their brand new studio album, called Holy War. The deathcore unit has now revealed the original uncensored cover artwork for their upcoming release. The album cover and packaging photos were shot by the band's long time photographer and friend, Thomas Savage. You can see it below along with the album's tracklist and the other cover as well.
Today has brought many premieres. Here is more new music for you. Luca Turilli's Rhapsody have also premiered a new song today. In fact, their first digital single "Rosenkreuz (The Rose And The Cross)" was released today and the band created a lyric video for it. Go ahead and get a taste of Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus below! It's only the beginning...
Symphonic metal masters Kamelot are ready to share another piece of music from their upcoming new album Haven. And so they have released a video for the track "Insomnia" and as of now you can watch it here. They promise an epic and cinematic experience. Enjoy!
Sirenia have decided to share today more material from their soon to be released new record The Seventh Life Path. While before the symphonic metallers unveiled the single "Once My Light" as the first taste, today there is a preview with snippets of all the tracks that will appear on the record. It's almost 6-minutes of new material courtesy of mastermind Morten Veland and company. Give it a try!
Prog alert! Spock's Beard are releasing a new album. The progressive rockers just revealed that they will return with their brand new 12th studio album called The Oblivion Particle, to be released at the end of August 2015. They will also head back to Europe later this year for a string of live dates in support of the record. Spock's Beard's forthcoming new studio album The Oblivion Particle is the follow-up to 2013's Brief Nocturnes And Dreamless Sleep. Look out for more info about it in the coming weeks.
Things are coming together for Abbath, the band formed by Immortal frontman Abbath Doom Occulta. You probably remember that last month, Abbath announced he would move on with a new band under his name, putting Immortal to rest. Now Season Of Mist are announcing the signing of Abbath and according to them, the Norwegian black metal legend is currently working on his debut album for Season Of Mist, which is expected to be ready in early 2016. Moreover, he has revealed the band's line-up.
Epica has been touring extensively to promote their latest album The Quantum Enigma from Europe to South America and that is not about to stop. The symphonic metallers have decided to tour Europe one final time in support of the album. This fall they will hit the road together with Swiss folk metallers Eluveitie. This tour will see Epica headline on the dates in Italy, France and the UK. Epica and Eluveitie will be co-headlining in Germany, Poland and Czech Republic. Swedish progressive melodic death metal band Scar Symmetry will be the opener for all dates for this strong bill.
Symphonic metallers Kamelot are about to start a trek in North America with DragonForce this April 25th in Mexico. However, those April and May shows aren't the only ones the band is doing in Canada and the United States. In fact, they'll return to the U.S. and Canada in support of new album Haven with a second leg starting in mid November. This will be their biggest North American headliner tour to date. See the dates below. DragonForce are the special guests once again.