Stoner/doom metal heavyweights Electric Wizard have finally completed work on its new studio album, whose title is yet to be confirmed. The effort will be the band's first release through Spinefarm Records and follows 2010's Black Masses. Let the anticipation begin...
This should be a treat for Powerwolf fans. Metal Blade Records has announced three Powerwolf releases for June 24th. First off, there will be The History Of Heresy, a massive box set containing two CDs, one DVD, a book and more. Additionally, and for the first time ever, Lupus Dei and Return In Bloodred will be released as Picture Discs on June 24th in an edition of 500 copies each.
In support of their upcoming new release, Blind Rage, German heavy metal veterans Accept announced a headlining Blind Rage Eurpean Tour, which will be executed this September/October. The complete list of tour dates is available below the flyer. Check it out!
Tech death metallers Archspire are about to release their new album set for April 29th in North America (April 25th worldwide) via Season Of Mist. However, you can stream the entire piece right now online. Enjoy it while you can! The band's second album is called The Lucid Collective and is available in full at this location.
Liv Kristine (Leaves' Eyes) is currently working hard on her new solo album to follow Libertine. Liv is already recording the new album which will be called Vervain. According to her label Napalm Records, a tentative release period is scheduled for late fall 2014.
Trees Of Eternity have revealed another piece of the puzzle of their debut album. Mattias "The Crypt" Norrman recorded the bass parts for their first full-length. Norrman, currently in October Tide, also played in Katatonia until 2009.
Irish metallers Primordial have finished the songwriting for their new album and also announced its title. It will be called Where Greater Men Have Fallen and the release date is already set: 21st of November, 2014 via Metal Blade Records. Who is excited for the successor to Redemption At The Puritan's Hand?
Last year, Savn, a new Norwegian gothic/folk metal band featuring Midnattsol singer Carmen Elise Espenæs and two members of The Sins Of Thy Beloved, Stig Johansen and Anders Thue, announced their self-titled debut album. The band now releases their debut video for the single "Hang On". While the album will only be released on April 25th in Europe, April 28th in the UK and May 13th in North America via CDR Records, you can now check out this song to whet your appetite.
American metallers Mastodon have revealed the first song off their new album which will be called Once More Round The Sun and should be released in June. This new song is called "High Road" and you can take the journey and stream it on their website or here. Not a bad start? What do you think?
After the trick to announce their new album, the Swedish band In Flames has now revealed on their website the cover art of their upcoming album Siren Charms which will be released worldwide in September. Siren Charms will be their 11th studio album and comes three years after the release of Sounds Of A Playground Fading. What do you think about the cover?
Tomorrow, Stream Of Passion will release their new album A War Of Our Own, the fourth of their career. To celebrate that, the symphonic metallers have now released a new video for the title track "A War Of Our Own". If you want to hear more of the new album, you can't miss it. Watch the video here right now!
By now, you have probably listened to Conquering Dystopia's self-titled debut album. This new band features guitarists Jeff Loomis, Keith Merrow, bassist Alex Webster and drummer Alex Rüdinger. Soon, you will be able to see them perform live as well since they will be opening for Animals As Leaders on their US tour. Chon will also perform on the tour.
The new EP by Unisonic, For The Kingdom, will be released on May 23rd via earMUSIC. The label has just unveiled the EP's cover artwork, created by graphic artist Martin Hausler (who has previously worked with Unisonic on the band's debut album cover design). The cover represents only a very small excerpt of the futuristic album artwork.
Darkspace, Borgne, Bölzer, and Rorcal are among the bands announced for the Helvete Underground festival taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from October 2nd-4th this year. This Swiss underground black metal festival will also have exhibitions and other activities.