Mighty doomsters Funeralium have announced a special set for this Saturday where they will be performing at Doom Over London V. The French band is going to pay tribute to the truest and bestest heavy metal band ever, Manowar. You can't miss it!
Currently sharing a European tour with Portuguese metallers Moonspell, the Greeks Septicflesh have just released a new video today. You can watch here their gruesome new music video for "Prometheus", a track taken from their latest record Titan (2014). The storyline revolves around the theme of transformation and crossing the thin line between predator and prey. Curiously enough, this is only the symphonic metallers second video clip since their formation (the first being "The Eldest Cosmonaut" from the A Fallen Temple album).
Beer alert! To celebrate the release of the English version of Mikkeller's Book Of Beer, American metallers Mastodon have collaborated with famous beer brewery Mikkeller. The band and brewer have put together a bizarre "commercial" to help launch the book, which can be purchased at this location. You can view the video below if you dare.
Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk are facing a string of bad luck lately. After their guitarist Kevin Vruchtbaard got hospitalized following an accidental blow to his head, now bassist Rowan Roodbaert broke a bone in his foot. The band just finished their Paganfest Tour with Wintersun and Turisas with some war scars.
Get ready to be consumed by Ufomammut's heaviness! The Italian doom/stoner trio just released their new album Ecate and you can listen to it as much as you want right here in full. This is already the band's seventh studio full-length and was released officially via Neurot Recordings. Then tell us your impressions of the music on this new offering.
New York hardcore pioneers Agnostic Front will soon release their eleventh album, The American Dream Died, on April 3rd (Europe), April 6th (UK, France), and April 7th 2015 (U.S.) via Nuclear Blast. But they have made their entire forthcoming album available for streaming until this Sunday. Go ahead and enjoy it while you can! You can stream it on the YouTube player below.
Hardcore/noise rock purveyors KEN Mode have unleashed "Blessed", their new video for the first track they reveal from the forthcoming Success album. The video is directed by Christopher Mills, with guest vocals by Eugene Robinson (Oxbow), guest cello by Natanielle Felicitas, and guest noise by Dylan Walker (Full Of Hell). Apart from enjoying some new music, you can find out all about the new album as well, and that includes album artwork and tracklist.
Kontinuum's new opus, Kyrr, will be released via Candlelight Records on the 20th of April. After releasing "Í Huldusal" for streaming, now it's the turn of the album's second single, "Breathe". You can enjoy the lyric video for an edited version of the track below.
Two years after their latest record, Antigama are back with reinvigorated energy. In fact, the grindcore experimentalists are releasing a new album called The Insolent and the first song is already out there. It's called "Used To" and the band made a video for it. The video footage was shot by Paweł "Pavulon" Jaroszewicz and Łukasz Myszkowski at JNS Studio during The Insolent recording sessions. Take the plunge below.
You don't have to wait another minute to listen to Royal Thunder's new album Crooked Doors. This is only the band's second album, but they got plenty of attention with their acclaimed 2012 debut CVI. How does it compare to their debut? Is it a step forward? You can draw your conclusions after you listen to the entire 59-minute record via NPR here.
Tommy Rogers, Between The Buried And Me's frontman and multi-instrumentalist, is very busy these days. Apart from preparing Between The Buried And Me's upcoming tours and the release of their new album Coma Ecliptic, Rogers was recently tasked with putting together the film score for the movie Dutch Book. The film was screened this week at the Gasparilla International Film Festival in Tampa, FL. Fans that are into his Thomas Giles solo albums, Pulse, and Modern Noise, as well as the softer side of Between The Buried And Me should give the soundtrack a listen here.
Greek doomsters Sorrows Path have announced that they have replaced their guitarist Giannis Tziligkakis, who recently left the band, with George Vichos and will soon start working on the new album. You can see the band playing live on the next confirmed dates: 1st August 2015 Alternative Rock Festival (Atalanti, Lamia, Greece) and 30th January 2016 Mono Goes Metal Festival (Århus, Denmark).
Byzantine are about to release their new album and fifth of their career, To Release Is To Resolve, on April 7th. In anticipation of the release, the groove thrash metallers are currently streaming the entire offering online on SoundCloud. All you have to do is click play and enjoy. And if you like it, you can always get the album over here and support the band.
Sebastian Bach has recently announced the addition of Kevin Chown on bass guitar for the band! He joins guitarist/songwriter Devin Bronson along with long-standing drummer Bobby Jarzombek on the band's upcoming tour dates that begin on April 16th in San Juan Capistrano, California.