The first taste of Suidakra's new album is here. As of now, you can listen to the band's own brand of folk metal on their melodic new song "The Hunter's Horde". Realms Of Odoric is their first new album in three years and will hit stores this May 20th via AFM Records. How do you like Suidakra's new material?
Thrashers Death Angel continue to promote their new album, The Evil Divide, and have shared another new song online from it. While previously they offered us "The Moth", now it's "Hatred United, United Hate". Watch here the video for this track. The song features a ripping solo by Andreas Kisser of Sepultura.
Sunn O))) are releasing a new live album! The drone bringers will unleash a brand new triple-LP live album, captured on the band's first ever performance in Moscow last year, titled НЕЖИТЬ: живьём в России 11 августа 2015 (translated, NOLIFE: Alive In Moscow 11 August 2015). It drops via Southern Lord Recordings on May 29th in a limited pressing on three slabs of 12" vinyl housed in a Stoughton gatefold jacket with a digital download code included.
Swedish hard rock/stoner purveyors Spiritual Beggars just shared a new video for ''Hard Road'', filmed and edited by Dirk Behlau. The group has just wrapped up a European tour in support of their recently released 9th studio album, Sunrise To Sundown. The clip consists of footage gathered on the band's latest European tour and highlights the band's on and off stage character.
British thrash maniacs Savage Messiah have revealed that they will be hitting the road this June as main support to the mighty Testament on a short U.K. run. Also appearing are Broken Teeth. The band will be taking a short break from recording their new album for this tour.
On the 6th of May via Sepulchral Voice Records (Europe) and Profound Lore Records (North America), UK death metallers Grave Miasma will release their new EP entitled Endless Pilgrimage. That's one week from today, but you don't have to wait until then to enjoy the full release, since it is streaming online at this location. Check out the 33 minutes long offering now and share your impressions as well.
Swedish power metal heroes Sabaton are currently working on their new studio album, entitled The Last Stand, which is going to be released worldwide on August 19th through Nuclear Blast. The big announcement was made today and the band is working again with Peter Tägtgren on this brand new chapter in Sabaton history. The artwork on the album, available below, was made by Peter Sallaí who has been with the band since Carolus Rex.
Pain Of Salvation are scheduled to re-release their 2002 classic album Remedy Lane, together with a live recording of their performance of the album from ProgPower USA 2014. Remedy Lane Re:visited (Re:mixed & Re:lived) will be released on July 1st, 2016 via InsideOutMusic. As for news on their new studio album, it will be entitled In The Passing Light Of Day and is expected to be released later in the year.
Two years ago, Led Zeppelin faced a copyright infringement claim by a lawyer for the defunct 1960s group Spirit arguing that the opening notes of their iconic song "Stairway To Heaven" sound a lot like "Taurus", an instrumental piece by the late Spirit guitarist Randy California, released on his band's debut album in 1968. Well, now the lawyers suing Led Zeppelin over claims that the opening to "Stairway To Heaven" was stolen say their client is willing to settle for the sum of $1 but there's a catch.
Savannah sludge metallers Kylesa have informed that they will be taking a break from touring and writing new songs in the foreseeable future. While they released the lackluster album Exhausting Fire last year, they are now going on indefinite hiatus. Maybe the fire will come back again at some point.
The Swedish trio from Stockholm, Grand Magus, will bring us their new album Sword Songs this May 13th. Now, the heavy metallers give us the opportunity to listen to another new hymn, ''Forged In Iron - Crowned In Steel'' that appears on the record. You can listen to it below as much as you want.
After Motörhead's iconic frontman Lemmy died and the band dissolved, Swedish drummer Mikkey Dee had to search for other gigs and was supposed to perform with Thin Lizzy on their anniversary shows. However, he will join German iconic rockers Scorpions instead as they have hired him for their U.S. tour dates. He will replace the band's drummer James Kottak, who is currently on break while he seeks medical attention.
Since Emily Alice Ovenden left the band last year, Pythia have been fronted by the new singer Sophie Dorman. Unfortunately, they just announced that the Muses Of Metal Fest has been cancelled after Draconian pulled out. The festival was supposed to take place in Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom, on May 7th.
What happened to Adagio's new album that was supposed to have come out years ago? Their latest, Archangels In Black, came out back in 2009 already. In 2013, they shared new demo songs and expected to release the new record that year. However, that didn't happen. The proggers are now launching a crowdfunding campaign to help with the costs as they are releasing the new album, Life, through Stéphan Forté's label Zeta Nemesis.
As previously announced, there is a new Jorn covers album coming up called Heavy Rock Radio. While it is due out on June 3rd through Frontiers Music Srl, now it's time to hear a full song. Enjoy their cover of Frida's ''I Know There's Something Going On'' with a video, produced by Andy Pett and Golden Touch Film, to go with it below.