19:32 - Apothecary Haha, getting into all of the Wu comes with time for sure. I'm talking about this guy though, been getting into him a lot lately because he was on a track on one of Vordul Mega's (Cannibal Ox) solo albums and I liked his flow
Bong's new album We Are, We Were And We Will Have Been has been officially released. The good news is that you can actually listen to it in its entirety at their label's official Bandcamp. The new album comes only one year after Stoner Rock and how does it compare? Find out now.
The folk/progressive metal outfit Dreadnought, who had their debut album Lifewoven nominated on the Metal Storm Awards for the Best Progressive Metal Album category in 2013, have revealed the cover art of their upcoming album named Bridging Realms. The new album is to be released on August 11th via Sailor Records. Along with the announcement, the band has shared the first taste of the album, an epic number called "Transpiration". You can stream it below.
Fear Factory continue to reveal more about their new album. After announcing the title and release date, the next pieces of the puzzle are the cover artwork and the tracklist. Also, you can find out more about the concept behind the album that will be called Genexus.
Shining have released a music video for the track "Vilja & Dröm" which you might recognize from the black metallers new album IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. The NSFW video is streaming now online and you can watch it below if you dare. The video filmed and edited by long-time Shining collaborator Martin Strandberg features a band performance as well as footage of violence and brutality.
Avenged Sevenfold are finally releasing their new DVD. In anticipation of the release, here is the first glimpse at This Is Bat Country on the video below. It's only a teaser of what's to come with more details to be announced by the American metallers soon. But according to singer M. Shadows, it is going to encompass the whole world that they have been filming for the last few years as well as live performances.
Sinmara, the black metal quintet from Iceland, is back in the studio. After releasing their last album Aphotic Womb last year, the band has returned to Studio Emissary. More info about exactly what they are recording will be announced in the following months. You should expect some new material.
Thrashers Battlecross have just launched a brand new song from their forthcoming album, Rise To Power. Two years after War Of Will, the band is back. The new song, "Not Your Slave", is streaming online and available for your listening pleasure. Furthermore, you can see all the album details as well, including song titles, cover and release date.
Who wants to hear a song from Indesinence's new album? Well, now you can. The UK death doom metal quartet has released "Nostalgia" for streaming and you can enjoy the song at this location. Alternatively, you can listen to it through the SoundCloud player below. The song will appear on their impending album, III, set for release on the 21st of July via Profound Lore Records. Do you like it?
Remain Dystopian, the newest grindcore attack from Maruta, is currently available for streaming in full over here. The band will officially release their third album on June 2nd (US), June 1st (UK/world) and May 29th (GER/Benelux) through Relapse Records. This is Maruta's first full-length record since 2011's Forward Into Regression. Check it out for yourself.
French sludge/doom metal group Crown has recently announced their new album. If you know their previous work Psychurgy, you can start to anticipate the new opus Natron. It will drop in late July via Candlelight Records. As of now, there is still no new tunes to listen to but you can feast your eyes on the cover artwork below and see the tracklist.
Another new album is coming courtesy of melodic death metallers Soilwork! The Sweden-based unit has announced details regarding their forthcoming 10th studio album, called The Ride Majestic. The new album will hit stores worldwide on August 28th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. Discover the cover art illustrated by Róbert Borbás (Grinddesign) below as well as other important details. How will the band fare after the ambitious double album The Living Infinite? We will soon find out.
Arcturus just released their first new album in a decade, Arcturian. The bonus disc (only available with the book edition and the box set) of the avantgarde metallers new opus features a row of remixes of album tracks. To get an idea, just listen to this creepy alternative version of "Archer" created by Schwadorf (Sun Of The Sleepless, Empyrium, The Vision Bleak), now available below. How do you like this version of the song?
At last, Dragged Into Sunlight are releasing some new music again in 2015. And it will be a collaborative record with Dutch drone/black metal act Gnaw Their Tongues. Even though there aren't many more details about it available yet, you can start whetting your appetite and be prepared for a release in late 2015.
Jungle Rot continue to churn out albums consistently and be productive. Their newest offering and 9th album has just been announced. It's called Order Shall Prevail and will be in stores on June 30th through Victory Records. As an introduction to the record, you can already hear the first taste "Paralyzed Prey" right here right now. Get your death metal fix!
The Finns Baptism are the latest signing of Season Of Mist. The black metal underground veterans are aiming to release their first full-length on this label in 2016. After releasing their latest album As The Darkness Enters back in 2012, the band has been preparing a follow-up which is now finally coming together.