After 4 years since their last studio album Weaver Of Forgotten, the Italian metallers Dark Lunacy recently announced their comeback with a release entirely inspired by the Russian glorious epic: The Day Of Victory, scheduled for release on May 9th, 2014 through Fuel Records. You can take a look at the album cover below. As for the music, you can already stream the tracks "Red Blocks", "Sacred War" and "The Mystic Rail" on the YouTube clip available below. Enjoy!
French massive doom/sludge act Oruga have revealed their first video clip for the song "Ghosts Of Anneliese", extracted from their upcoming debut album, Blackened Souls, to be released on May 19th via Apathia Records. This almost eight-minute crushing song can be enjoyed right now below.
Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach just released his new solo album Give 'Em Hell via Frontiers Records. He has also premiered his new video online for "All My Friends Are Dead" featuring Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Duff McKagan's Loaded). This is just one of the tracks that appear on the new album. Have you already listened to it?
With a new Tombs album around the corner, it is about time to listen to a new song. Today is your lucky day because you can stream "Edge Of Darkness", the first cut from Savage Gold, at this location. Expect the new opus on June 10th (North America), June 9th (UK/world), and June 6th (Germany/Benelux/Finland) on Relapse Records. Until then, you can always stream the new song and enjoy or hate it, depending on what you think about it.
Legendary guitar virtuoso Marty Friedman has unveiled the music video for the tune "Inferno," the title track of his highly anticipated new album, due out next month. The concept for the clip — directed by Friedman and David Brodsky (Devin Townsend, The Black Dahlia Murder) — was inspired by a television show in Japan, where Friedman currently lives and is a popular TV personality himself. If you want to hear the new song and check out the video, it is available for your viewing pleasure right here.
Insomnium have released yet another new song from their forthcoming album Shadows Of A Dying Sun. The Finns have already released "Ephemeral", "Revelations" and "While We Sleep" before online. This time around, they are revealing "Black Heart Rebellion". Click on the Soundcloud player below to listen to the song now!
Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, Star One, Ambeon, Guilt Machine) recently started working on a new project, and is now revealing fans its first details. It will be a collaboration with Arjen's favorite female singer, Anneke Van Giersbergen (Anneke Van Giersbergen, ex-The Gathering), and fans should expect an epic concept double album, a combination of "classical meets metal" and "acoustic folk". More details to follow.
On April 19th, Record Store Day, Machine Head released the limited edition 10" Killers And Kings featuring a demo version of a brand new track entitled "Killers & Kings". If you didn't grab a copy of that, you can hear the demo version of "Killers & Kings" right now since the band finally shared an official stream of the song. Enjoy!
Grindcore legends Napalm Death are working on a new album to follow Utilitarian, released two years ago. The Birmingham band is currently recording new material and have updated on what's been going on behind the scenes. According to the band, you can expect a "more diverse and crazy sounding album." Do you have high hopes for the new release?
While fans received the news that Phil McSorley would leave Cobalt last month, the door was open for Erik Wunder to continue making music under the Cobalt moniker and today a new album is confirmed. That's right, a new Cobalt is imminent to follow 2009's Gin. It appears that Phil McSorley had a change of heart. Are you excited for a new album?
US power metallers Judicator are planning the release of their third full-length, At The Expense Of Humanity, that will hit the stores in September 5th, but we'll be able to catch a glimpse of the new album already on May 3rd, when the new EP Coping Mechanism will be released.
Wormreich have released a new video. The black metallers offer you their latest visual assault for the song "Revelation II: Serpents Of Choronzon," produced and directed by guitarist/keyboardist Nazgul Vathron. This song appears on their freshly released album Wormcult Revelations, their second so far. You can watch the video below if you have stomach for it.
San Diego outfit Cattle Decapitation, currently working on their new album, will be returning to Europe for a string of summer dates including festivals as well as club shows with death metal legends Possessed. Find out below if you can catch the band live on their next tour.
Warriors Of The Road World Tour! That's right, British heavy metal veterans Saxon have announced a first part of their massive world tour, to begin in the end of October, 2014 in Athens, Greece. Supporting Saxon on several dates will be Americans Skid Row, while other support groups will be confirmed additionally. The list of tour dates can be seen under the flyer.
Wovenwar are officially taking off. After As I Lay Dying members teamed up with Oh, Sleeper's Shane Blay to created the band, they released their new single "All Rise" today. If you are curious about their music, check out the track below. With their self-titled debut set for release in late summer 2014 via Metal Blade Records, what are your expectations for it after hearing this song?