Motörhead recently returned to the studio to begin work on their 22nd studio album. The heavy metal legendary band released their latest album in 2013, Aftershock, but the band also faced a tough time after cancelling shows due to health issues of frontman Lemmy Kilmister. All of that seems behind them now as they are currently recording in Los Angeles with their longtime producer Cameron Web. Check out below some of the pics from the recording process.
Progressive death metal masters Obscura have announced that they will enter Dreamsound Studios this April to begin recording drums for their anticipated new album and first full-length in over four years. The band will work once again with long time producer V. Santura (Cosmogenesis, Omnivium). The album will see a late 2015 release via Relapse Records and will be the first to feature new members drummer Sebastian Lanser and guitarist Tom "Fountainhead" Geldschläger.
New music from Kylesa is always a good thing, right? Well, if you are a fan, you will be pleased to know that the Savannah sludge metallers are currently in the studio working on new material. It seems like the follow-up to Ultraviolet (2013) is taking shape. So far, nothing else has been revealed about the album, but at least we know that they are recording it.
Good news for grindcore fans. Magrudergrind have joined the Relapse Records family. More importantly, the trio has entered the studio to record their highly anticipated first new material in over five years with producer Kurt Ballou (Converge, High On Fire, Torche) at God City Studios in Salem, MA. The full-length record will be mastered by Pig Destroyer's Scott Hull and artwork will be designed by Clint Nicolas. The opus will see a release later this year along with extensive touring from the band. Who's excited?
Tool guitarist Adam Jones has recently shared a video filmed by Motörhead's drummer Mikkey Dee. It appears that the two bands are working on new releases in the same recording facility in Los Angeles. Tool have confirmed that they are working on new material before but fans are still waiting for the follow-up to 2006's 10,000 Days.
After being quiet for a while, Americans The Sword are about to enter the studio to record the follow-up to Apocryphon (2012). The stoner metallers will commence recording their fifth album, second for Razor & Tie, on March 16th in Austin, Texas. The album will be produced by Adrian Quesada and is scheduled for a late summer release with worldwide touring to follow. Good news all around!
Thrashers Testament are back in the studio! The follow-up to Dark Roots Of Earth released back in 2012 is finally shaping up. Vocalist Chuck Billy and guitarist Eric Peterson are demoing new material and have shared the first photos from the process. The new album will feature bassist Steve DiGiorgio, who returned to the band after the departure of Greg Christian. Their next record is expected to be released this year.
Guitar shredder Yngwie Malmsteen is back in the studio recording a new album. This means that the follow-up to 2012's Spellbound album is finally in the works. No further details about the new record have been revealed so far. Next year, Yngwie Malmsteen already has a few performances planned like the Monsters Of Rock Festival in Brazil on April 26th, 2015 and an exclusive show in Tokyo, Japan on February 2nd, 2015.
Singer James LaBrie of progressive metal giants Dream Theater has recently revealed to Simcoe.com that the band will enter the studio in February to create the follow-up to 2013's Dream Theater album which he said he expects to be released next fall. So, the proggers will soon begin work on their next album which will be their 13th already. Are you excited to see what the band comes up with next?
After releasing the brilliant The Migration in 2013, progressive metallers Scale The Summit are already preparing new music for their next album. In fact, they are entering the studio this Wednesday to record their fifth album for the next two months. All you can do now is wait and hope for good music!
As they had previously revealed, French doomsters Monolithe are working on new material. 2015 will mark a new chapter in Monolithe's history. The band will hit the studio in March 2015 to record two new full-length albums. These records will not be one-track albums. More news about them will spread in a few weeks.
Though not much information was given yet, progressive metalcore giants Between The Buried And Me revealed they are returning to the studio in January with Jamie King, who mixed and mastered the band's live CD/DVD Future Sequence: Live At The Fidelitorium, to record the band's 7th full-length album. Until then, enjoy the band's alter ego below!
The Norwegian progsters Leprous are back in the studio working on the follow-up album to 2013's acclaimed latest release Coal. Even though the new opus is still untitled, it is expected for a May 2015 release via InsideOutMusic. Good news all around! As usual, the band will change things up a bit and not make the same album twice.
Two years have passed since their last album Reign Supreme and now it looks like 2015 might bring a new Dying Fetus album. Drummer Trey Williams says in a recent interview that the brutal death metal trio will begin recording a new album next spring. He stated that fans can expect the usual blend of brutal, slam and death metal and social commentary. You can start anticipating the new album.
Iron Maiden's last album was The Final Frontier released back in 2010. But the band's next album could be in the works. In a Christmas card sent out to members of their fan club, and signed by the band members, the legendary heavy metallers hinted that a new studio album is looming on the horizon. The card features the band's mascot Eddie emerging from the studio along with a sign saying "Uroton 51." Some fans have interpreted the message "Uroton 51" to mean "On Tour 15".