As you probably know by now, Horseback, led by ever-evolving Jenks Miller, will release its new studio album called Dead Ringers on August 12th through Relapse Records. As the release date approaches, he has now decided to share the track "In Another Time, In And Out Of Form", which can be heard over here. How is the follow-up to Piedmont Apocrypha sounding so far?
Are you up for some progressive metal? Because today we can listen to the first new song off of Canadian Anciients' new record, Voice Of The Void. The follow-up to the promising debut Heart Of Oak is coming out this October 14th via Season of Mist and the opening song "Following The Voice" is now streaming online. Don't miss it! Also, check out the album's cover artwork and more details below.
Wacken Open Air 2016 will tighten the security measures in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Germany, including a July 24th suicide bomber at an Ansbach music festival. Due to security concerns, all backpacks and bags are banned from the event area. This year, 1349, Alcest, Arch Enemy, Blind Guardian, Equilibrium, Ihsahn, Iron Maiden, Marduk, Testament, Triptykon, just to name a few, will perform at the festival this summer. Some 80,000 metal fans will be heading to Wacken Open Air next week.
Recently, the black metal duo Inquisition unveiled the crushing third song taken from their forthcoming full-length, Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith. Soon to be released via Season of Mist on August 26th, the album will feature 13 tracks. "Vortex From The Celestial Flying Throne Of Storms" is one of them and you can see if you like it or not after you listen to it here.
Thrashers Evildead (featuring members of Agent Steel and Abattoir) posted a picture on their Facebook page of guitarists Juan Garcia and Albert Gonzales jamming together, with the caption reading "It's happening". This indicates that the band has started working on what will be their first full-length studio album since 1991's The Underworld.
Now that they have revealed their new single, Orlando's hard rock band Alter Bridge have also unveiled all the details about their new album, The Last Hero. Pre-order the new album here. The album is set for release on October 7th, 2016, by Napalm Records. Check out the cover and tracklist below.
As you probably know, Hannes Grossmann is releasing his second solo album, called The Crypts Of Sleep. While previously the song "To Sow The Seeds Of Earth" was made available online, now fans can hear "Hail Satan" in the form of a lyric video.
German atmospheric black metal duo Imperium Dekadenz have revealed yet another new song from their upcoming offering Dis Manibvs. This time around, the band shared the 8-minute title track. Enjoy it while you wait and grab the album on August 26th via Season Of Mist.
Negură Bunget just announced their new album! The Romanian folk/black metallers released the first part of a trilogy, "Transilvanian Trilogy", last year, Tău, and this year will see the release of the second chapter: ZI (Romanian for 'Day' or 'Say') on September 30th via Prophecy Productions. Today, you can discover the album details here.
Sweden's In Flames have announced the first tour dates for their upcoming studio release. In January 2017, the band will embark on a tour of major UK arenas together with Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed in England, Scotland and Wales. Apart from their next DVD Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg scheduled for release on September 23rd, the band has premiered an exclusive preview of new music from their forthcoming album. You can hear it over here.
Epica have presented the second part of the studio documentary of The Holographic Principle, which gives you another opportunity to hear bits of new music from the album. This part deals with the recording of the piano, orchestra and vocals. If you are curious, just watch the video below and tell us what you think.
The Finnish band Amoral are set to call it a day in early 2017 after their final show, scheduled for January 5th at Tavastia in Helsinki. Before this they will set up an "old school shows" tour in the fall, playing songs off the first three albums as a five-piece without Ari Koivunen.
Finnish death/doom metal wizards Hooded Menace just announced new vocalist Harri Kuokkanen. He is known as the vocalist of doom metallers Horse Latitudes. You can expect news regarding their next album and upcoming tour shortly.
Cenotaph, the new album from UK death doom metallers Eye Of Solitude, is upon us and the band has been kind enough to release snippets of all the tracks that will appear on the opus. You can stream the previews in the YouTube clip below. Cenotaph will be officially released on the 1st of September, 2016.