Drone doom metal masters Sunn O))) will be presenting their latest album Kannon live in North America this spring. First, the band will perform at Big Ears Fest in Knoxville on April 2nd, appearing as one of the main acts. The festival will be immediately followed by shows in Nashville, Athens, Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tampa through April 8th. Later that month, Sunn O))) will travel to Austin to take part in Levitation 2016 and will assemble again in May, with a set at Moogfest in Durham, North Carolina.
Good news for fans of New Keepers Of The Water Towers! After releasing the epic The Cosmic Child album back in 2013, the Swedish progressive stoner band is now bringing us Infernal Machine, their new output. And we can already listen to some new material. The band has released the first advance track and it's called "The Forever War". Don't miss the opportunity to hear this gem below.
Otep, led by mastermind/vocalist Otep Shamaya, are back with a new album this year to follow Hydra. The details of their seventh studio record and Napalm Records debut titled Generation Doom have been revealed. The album is set for an April 15th release and the artwork and tracklist have been unveiled now. Find out more about what you can expect on this record below.
Last year, it was reported that Dream Death were working on a new album to follow Somnium Excessum. Having completed that process, the death/doom/thrash combo unit is now releasing Dissemination. The album features ten songs but the killer title track is currently available online to stream at this location. Dive in now!
New music incoming! This time it's a new song from Spiritual Beggars. The Swedish metallers return with their 9th studio album entitled Sunrise To Sundown, which will be released on March 18th, 2016 in Europe as well as March 25th, 2016 in North America via InsideOutMusic. Now it's time to hear some of the music that will appear on the record. Check out the album's first single for the title track "Sunrise To Sundown" right here.
UPDATE: After the Dutch festival FortaRock cancelled Down's performance due to Phil Anselmo's "white power" gesture and shouting, now their February 8th show in New Orleans, the band's hometown, has been cancelled as well. Phil apologized again and publicly apologized to his Down bandmates and now guitarist Pepper Keenan has responded.
Are you up for a new Deftones song? In case you didn't know, the band has recently revealed some info about the follow-up to Koi No Yokan. It will drop on April 8th and it's a gory one. It's called Gore and the first single has just arrived today after some teasing from the band. Satisfy your curiosity below and listen to the dreamy tune "Prayers/Triangles".
Dream Theater have released the first official new video from their freshly released 34-track double album, The Astonishing. The album dropped a few days ago on Roadrunner Records and now you can watch the prog giants shred amid flying robots on "The Gift Of Music" video, available here. Don't forget to catch the band live on their upcoming European tour where they will perform the entire record and later in North America.
This Friday, Italian symphonic death metal masters Fleshgod Apocalypse are set to release their new album King via Nuclear Blast so why not share another new song in the meantime? In celebration of the release, the band has premiered an official video for the new track, "Cold As Perfection". Watch the video's enchantingly tragic story unfold below. There's some nudity and blood spilling. You have been warned.
Here is more music! Obscura's first new album in five years, Akróasis, will be released in three days via Relapse Records. Right before its official release, the tech metallers are now streaming the opus in full online. If you are interested and can't wait any longer, give the album a listen at this location. Was it worth the wait?
Ministry's mainman Al Jourgensen has a new project called Surgical Meth Machine. The band has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records for their self-titled debut album. The record, which was recorded primarily at Jourgensen's home studio in Burbank, California with his longtime engineer Sam D'Ambruoso, will be released on April 15th worldwide. There is still no music available but the album cover and tracklist have been revealed.
Out of nowhere, Cult Of Luna just announced a new album! What? Yes, indeed. Apparently, the info was leaked before they could make the official announcement so they decided to do it anyway. So, the Swedes are releasing the new album Mariner in collaboration with Julie Christmas of Battle Of Mice and Made Out Of Babies fame. There is a teaser available for now. Check it out below and get excited!
As they prepare to release the new output, X - No Absolutes, the veterans Prong have unveiled the first taste of the record. If you are curious about it, stop what you are doing and spin the new single "Cut And Dry" right here. If you like what you hear, grab the record on Steamhammer/SPV worldwide on February 5th, 2016.
Exciting news arrive from the Wolves In The Throne Room camp. Two years after releasing Celestite, which saw them win The Best Ambient / Drone Album Of 2014 at Metal Storm Awards, the American wolves are at it again, working on new material. They shared on their Facebook page that they are in the early stages of creating a new record.
A new Voivod song has arrived. The Canadian progressive metal innovators are soon approaching the release of their new Post Society EP on February 26th, 2016 via Century Media Records. As of today, you can check out below the release's title track, one of the two new tracks featured on it. It's also a taste of what you can expect from their next album. Crank it up!