Finnish melodic death metallers Mors Principium Est have been recording their new album. The band has now shared the first studio diary, with a glimpse into some of the new songs. Once again, the studio diary is fun and crazy. According to the band, the new album is to be called Embers Of A Dying World and will be released in early 2017.
Good news coming in from Voyager! Two years ago, the Aussies released the album V, but the progressive metallers are already preparing their next release. The group has finished the writing process for album number 6 and will hit the studio to start recording in just under 3 weeks. To whet your appetite, here's a snippet of them working on one of the new tracks in their rehearsal room.
After being quiet for a while, Novembers Doom will re-enter the studio to record their tenth studio album, due out in 2017 via The End Records. Starting on October 21st, the band will record with Chris Djuricic (Jungle Rot, Malevolence) at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin, before sending the album to metal legend Dan Swanö (Opeth, Dissection, Katatonia) for mixing.
Quiet Riot have announced yet another singer change. They introduce Seann Nicols (formerly of Adler's Appetite) as their new vocalist starting in 2017. Quiet Riot are currently in the studio with Seann recording their forthcoming full length album of all new material, to be released on Frontiers Records in early 2017.
Progressive rock supergroup Neal Morse has finished recording, mastering and mixing their new concept double album. The news was revealed by ex-Dream Theater drummer and long-time collaborator of Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy. The new record will follow last year's The Grand Experiment.
Polish metallers Obscure Sphinx will return this year with a new album. Titled Epitaphs, the new opus has a release date set for September 12th. You can watch the band's first studio report below. The album was recorded at a Custom34 studio with producer Jakub Mańkowski.
After releasing their latest album, Hammer Of The Witches, and revealing Dusk And Her Embrace - The Original Sin, Cradle Of Filth are already eyeing their next release. In fact, the plan is to release a new album next year in September. The group is off to Brno in the Czech Republic on Thursday for their week long writing session. So, you can expect new material from the band in the near future.
As it appears, UK black metal act Winterfylleth will bring us some fresh new stuff in near future. The band will be releasing fifth studio album, to be entitled The Dark Hereafter. Appart from the album's cover artwork, which can be seen below, release date and other essential details still have to be officially confirmed.
Epica have presented the first part of the in-studio documentary of The Holographic Principle. The documentary gives a behind the scenes look at the recording process of the band's seventh studio album that will be released on the 30th of September through Nuclear Blast. It also previews the first music from the upcoming album. Don't miss out on the chance to listen to the first new material below.
Tech death metallers Archspire are heading to Denver next month to record their 3rd album with producer Dave Otero. 2014's The Lucid Collective is finally getting a successor. Stay tuned for more details about it.
With a brand new label usually comes a new album too! Warbringer have found a new label home. The thrashers signed a new worldwide record deal with Napalm Records and will release their new album on the label. The band is currently in the studio recording their upcoming opus. The new album will be released in early 2017.
While last year Firewind announced their new singer Henning Basse, they didn't mention that a new album was in the works. Well, now it's official. The follow-up to Few Against Many (2012) is finally coming and in fact, the band just entered the studio for the recording of their new 8th album. Furthermore, the power metallers announced rescheduled tour dates for Europe.
The Bonding is finally getting a follow-up! Symphonic metallers Edenbridge just announced their new album. Moreover, they will enter the studio in June to record their 9th full length album, titled The Great Momentum. The record will be released by Steamhammer/SPV in February 2017.
On the eve of their 10 year anniversary, Swedish hard rock band Horisont have announced the next chapter of their career by putting pen to paper and confirming a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. After releasing their fourth full length album entitled Odyssey in late 2015, Horisont are busy writing its follow up and plan to enter the studio this summer and unleash another album.
Earlier this year, HammerFalljoined the Napalm Records family for their upcoming, 10th studio album. it's been almost 20 years since they recorded their debut, Glory To The Brave. Well, the good news is that the power metallers are currently in the studio forging new material. In fact, according to their latest studio update, they have been recording clean/acoustic guitars for the record to be released on November 4th, 2016.