23:14 - Apothecary Pretty much lol, and I mean think of where sludge originated too: New Orleans. That's really all that needs to be said
23:10 - no one i think the raw ugly drunk rasping vocals suits the genre just fine, it's meant for rowdy drunk metal heads anyway isn't it?
23:07 - Apothecary So, uh, new Plebeian Grandstand is awesome? Especially this track [link] , sounds like some fucking evil "blackened drone" or something
23:00 - Karlabos Indeed. i don't get why is it commom sense that sludge singers must all sound like a drunk bad thrash wannabe vocalist. the only bands i like on the genre are the ones with vocals as far away as that as possible
With the 25th anniversary of Passion And Warfare tour announced earlier, there's more exciting news coming your way. Steve Vai and Legacy Recordings are about to release a special 2CD edition of the Passion And Warfare album which includes the first-ever release of Vai's Modern Primitive songs and recordings. The music on Modern Primitive has been completed by Vai for release as a full album disc and the 2nd CD is the bonus remastering of the Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition. The first disc ''Modern Primitive'' includes songs and recordings written from the time between the recording of Passion And Warfare and his first solo album Flex-Able. The double-disc album will be released on Friday, June 24th. For now, you can enjoy the new track ''Lovely Elixir'' revealed recently here.
Good news arrive from the Nile camp. The band is focusing on a new album, which should be released this summer by Nuclear Blast, before this tour. Three years have passed since their latest opus At The Gate Of Sethu and we can expect new music soon. In addition, World Management and Massive Music announced a Nile European tour in September and October with direct support from Suffocation. Are you excited about the new record?
Live At The Opera, which is the name of the first ever Satyricon live CD/DVD album, is coming out in April this year when they will be touring in Europe as well. The band now decided to share the cover with fans. Furthermore, you can watch below a preview from the live album Live At The Opera, an unmastered version. Enjoy!
Two years have passed since their last album Reign Supreme and now it looks like 2015 might bring a new Dying Fetus album. Drummer Trey Williams says in a recent interview that the brutal death metal trio will begin recording a new album next spring. He stated that fans can expect the usual blend of brutal, slam and death metal and social commentary. You can start anticipating the new album.
Today is the world premiere of the new music video for AC/DC's new song "Play Ball". The video was directed by long time AC/DC collaborator David Mallet in London. The song is taken from the new album Rock Or Bust, which will be released on December 2nd, 2014 worldwide. You have to wait almost one month and then you will be able to enjoy all the brand new 11 songs, that were recorded in Spring 2014 at Warehouse Studio in Vancouver. For now, you can enjoy the video below.
Machine Head are in the news again because they premiered a new video for the opening track "Now We Die" from their recently released Bloodstone & Diamonds. Check it out below and share your opinion on it. Bloodstone & Diamonds was released last week and if you would like to catch the band on tour, you can visit one of the An Evening With Machine Head shows in North America starting next year or their European tour with Darkest Hour.
Can't wait to hear the new Machine Head album Bloodstone & Diamonds? You don't need to wait any longer, because it is available for streaming in its entirely below. Listen to it while you can! If you would like to grab a copy of the new album, you need to wait until tomorrow because that's when it is going to be released in Europe via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and until November 10th, if you are in the UK or North America. So what do you think? Is it worth it?
After streaming their sixth full-length Blood Mantra in its entirely online, Decapitated are coming up with new video this time. They chose the song "Instinct" for the video and you can watch it below. If you still didn't hear the new opus, you can change it right now and enjoy it here.
After a 3D movie called Metallica Through The Never, a new Guinness World Record from last year for being the first band to play all seven continents in one year, it's maybe finally time for Metallica to finish that new record as well. Six years have passed since they released the latest full-length album Death Magnetic. At the beginning of this year, Metallica confirmed that they should to start working on new album this year. In a recent interview, bassist Robert Trujillo says work continues on the follow-up to Death Magnetic.
If you missed Marty Friedman's European tour this summer with Gus G., you've got another chance to see him live, but this time only in the UK. Norwegians Shining (NOR) and Marty Friedman have been announced as support of Kreator and Arch Enemy for their UK headlining tour. Unfortunately, the UK tour dates are without Sodom and Vader. Check out the full tour schedule below.
Decapitated recently released the first trailer for their upcoming new album Blood Mantra, which is set to be released this September 26th (Europe) and September 30th (US) on Nuclear Blast Records. They are still streaming "The Blasphemous Psalm To The Dummy God Creation", the second track of the new record, which can be enjoyed on the video below as well.
So here it is. Six months after they first announced the recording of their new album, we can finally hear some new Decapitated tunes. You can enjoy the second track of the Blood Mantra album called "The Blasphemous Psalm To The Dummy God Creation". The follow-up to Carnival Is Forever is due out this fall, on the 26th of September, via Nuclear Blast. It is the first record with new drummer Michał "Młody" Łysejko. Check it out below. Does it meet your expectations?
Jeff Loomis revealed on the latest Summer NAMM 2014 that he's going to start writing songs for his next solo album next month. He plans to be in the studio for it as early as this coming fall. It should be his last one within his contract with Century Media. Maybe after that we can expect the next Conquering Dystopia record. In the video below, he discussed his latest signature model from OG Schecter, as well as plans for the next months. Check it out.
After a fundraising campaign for their new album which collected more than 60.000 dollars, Obituary finally shared more information about the new record. The new yet-untitled album should be out this summer, probably in mid-July. The band spent the last weeks in the studio recording drums and vocals. You can also check out some of their upcoming shows below for this summer.