23:23 - s_t_s hey not that I miss them so but fo you know where band Deathstars's gone ? Seem they vanished...
21:47 - Risto It's their own tongue-in-cheek description. The vocals tip it over to the avantgarde side I think.
19:55 - Moose Many thanks to whoever introduced me to Astronoid via the shoutbox the other day. Their new album, Air, is magnificent. I can even understand why some refer to their genre as "Dream Thrash".
19:12 - Opethian @Apothecary, I got to meet him when I saw them play at Denver this past January. Dude is down to earth and was a privilege to get to meet him and Dallas \M/
Swedish black/death metal hybrids Autumn: Death have announced that the band is currently holed up in the studio recording an album, which will be their debut after the Autumn Death EP. All the songs are finished for the album, now it's only a matter of recording all of it. You can follow the album's progress on their Facebook page.
It has been a while since we heard anything from Germans Autumnblaze. They released their latest album Every Sun Is Fragile back in 2013. The band was recently working on a trilogy, three full-length records, but that might not happen after all. Markus Baltes will also record the debut album of his solo project Heavenly Half-Light.
German one man band Black Autumn has revealed what appears to be the artwork for their new album. Michael Krall has been working on new material and the release should be entitled Rauhnacht MMXV. We will keep you updated on what is brewing on Black Autumn's camp.
Swedish death metal veterans Grave have finished the recordings for their eagerly awaited new album, entitled Out Of Respect For The Dead. Three years have passed since the release of Grave's last opus, the highly praised Endless Procession Of Souls. Since autumn, 2014 the band have constantly been working on the forthcoming new studio album. Now Out Of Respect For The Dead is finally done, and it will be released through Century Media Records this October. More news to be revealed soon. Till then, check out the brand new track, "Redeemed Through Hate", through SoundCloud widget down under.
British psychadelic rock/doom quartet, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats confirmed a string of tour dates across the European continent, scheduled for this coming October/November. The band will be touring in support of their upcoming studio effort, to be released sometime in Autumn, 2015. More details to follow. So, check out the official tour trailer, flyer and all confirmed dates down under.
After a long silence, symphonic band Autumn has finally updated their fans. The Dutch band is waking up from its hiatus and will be doing some special shows in May. More importantly, the band is currently writing their brand new album. Overall, you can expect plenty of activity from them.
Polish heavy metal veterans Turbo are plannig to release their new studio album this Autumn. As the band members announced, we can expect solid heavy metal without any unnecessary intricacies. It will be the band's first album since their 2009 release Strażnik Światł. The release date of the as yet untitled album is scheduled for November. Turbo will enter the recording studio on September 15th at the latest.
"We are very pleased to announce that the German black/doom metal project Black Autumn has signed with Rain Without End Records. Black Autumn was originally reated as a black metal project in 1995 in the vein of Emperor, Satyricon and Ulver. Over the years the music has slowly evolved to include elements of doom, black, post-rock and ambient elecronica to create a unique blend of dark, atmospheric music. To date Black Autumn already has multiple releases including demos, splits, EP's and full lengths.
While Every Sun Is Fragile, the new album from Autumnblaze, will be released in spring of 2013 on Pulverised Records, the band has shared audio snippets of the upcoming opus which can be heard on the Soundcloud player below. Enjoy the new songs.
Symphonic metallers Within Temptation have been writing new material for the successor to 2011's The Unforgiving and have now announced a deal with BMG Rights which will release their new album in the autumn.
Cattle Decapitation has dropped off the Autumn Apocalypse Tour with Six Feet Under reportedly due to a physical altercation between vocalist Travis Ryan and Six Feet Under's Chris Barnes. Cattle Decapitation has now rebooked headlining dates leading up to their run with Dying Fetus and Cerebral Bore.
Germany's Autumnblaze recently tapped world-renowned artist Travis Smith (Death, Nevermore, Katatonia, Strapping Young Lad, etc.) to work on the band's upcoming album Every Sun Is Fragile cover artwork. Andrea Wolf-Schuler also participated. You can see the result below.
Dutch rockers Autumn have been forced to cancel their German dates in February due to irreconcilable work-related issues.
A statement from the band read: "Due to unexpected and unavoidable work commitments, Dutch heavy rock outfit Autumn have been forced to postpone all three German shows this February. The band did manage to salvage the show in Tilburg, Holland due to it being hosted on a Friday evening. Autumn are now collaborating with the venues and booking agency Creative Talent to either reschedule the cancelled shows or to incorporate them into a larger international tour later this year. Details will be released as soon as possible."
"The Scarecrow", a brand new video from Dutch symphonic/gothic rockers Autumn is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's latest output entitled Cold Comfort, released on November 8th via Metal Blade Records. More information about the album was previously reported here.