08:09 - BlueMobius Just got my tickets for the Decibel Magazine tour! :D
07:14 - ScreamingSteelUS My top choice was Persefone's "Spiritual Migration." Next was In Vain's new album, and after that I couldn't decide between Amon Amarth and Children of Bodom. Omnium Gatherum's I liked.
06:31 - AngelofDeth also think it was the fact that not much else came out that was good. Beyond is Omnium's best yet so I gave my vote to them but damn it still not that great an album
05:52 - deadone My problem goes down to individual albums where songs blur into one tedious dirge
05:51 - Unhealer Wonder what would have happened if the staff hadn't nominated them. Would they still win as write-ins?
Legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has confirmed that the upcoming Led Zeppelin album remasters will be released next year and include previously unreleased material. Page attended the Classic Rock Awards to pick up the "Film Of The Year" award for Celebration Day and shared the news.
Yob have been relatively quiet since they released their last album Atma. Now they share something that isn't exactly new. Instead, the doom metal band is streaming a re-mastered track, "Aeons", taken from their forthcoming Catharsis re-issue. Catharsis is the band's second album and was originally released ten years ago. So, it is the perfect opportunity to repackage, remaster, and reissue the out-of-print and hard to obtain album for its tenth anniversary. Don't be intimidated by the 18 minutes of the track. Enjoy it through the Soundcloud player below. The song "Ether" is also available.
On September 27th, FDA Rekotz will release death metallers Master's new album The Witchhunt. The trio has been around for a while since this is already the Chicago veterans' 12th full-length. Take the opportunity to listen to The Witchhunt on your Sunday rest through the player at this location. Let the witch hunt begin!
Swedish legendary guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen recently confirmed officially a string of dates for the exclusive Australian Masterclass Clinic Tour. The tour, consisting of four dates, will go through this December. The venue for each single date will be announced in near future.
Power metallers Masterplan have announced European dates for their upcoming Novum Initium Tour 2013 which is set to start in October in support of their recently released new album. Other than the headliners Masterplan, you will be able to see Mystic Prophecy, Jaded Heart, Siren's Cry and Sebastien depending on the dates. Check out a message from Roland Grapow on the video below.
As the release of Masterplan's new beginning Novum Initium approaches, you can now listen to snippets of all the new songs from the CD on the video below. Maybe showing some other new songs will convince the fans to pick up the new album. Novum Initium will be released in Europe on June 14th and in North America on June 18th via AFM Records.
Considering Masterplan's history, it is only natural that there is curiosity about their new album Novum Initium, especially now that the band features the new vocalist Rick Altzi. Today you have another opportunity to see how he fits the band because their new video clip for the song "Keep Your Dream Alive" is now available below.
After a teaser, Masterplan have released the first brand new song with new vocalist Rick Altzi which is available now for your listening pleasure below. Check out the lyric video for the new song "The Game" for a taste of Novum Initium and let us know what you think.
Melodic metallers Masterplan will release their new album, Novum Initium, on May 17th in Europe and May 21st in the US via AFM Records even though it was originally planned for April. The group has released an official album teaser video which can now be viewed here. This album will be the first with new singer Rick Altzi.
German power metallers Masterplan have unveiled the artwork that will grace their upcoming new album which will be called Novum Initium (new beginning) and successor to Time To Be King. You can take a look at it below and see what you think about it.
AFM Records had hinted to a new Masterplan line-up reveal a few days ago and now Masterplan has officially announced that Rick Altzi (At Vance, Thunderstone, Epysode) will be the band's new vocalist, replacing Jørn Lande, and Jari Kainulainen (ex-Stratovarius) will take over bass duties. The band is currently recording their new album to be released next year.
A remastered version of the title track from Death's landmark album Spiritual Healing (1990) is currently being streamed online. You can go back to good old times and check out the song exclusively at this location.
Roland Grapow, guitarist of German progressive/power metallers Masterplan, has revealed the following details about their new album release and progress: "Hi! I just came back from Hamburg 2 days ago, from our final arrangement session with Axel in his studio for our new songs. That means we finished our songwriting finally. This week we just do some preparing for the big recording session, on Sunday Martin is coming to my studio in Slovakia and we will start recording drums from monday on."
The first extract off Décade(nt), the collector reissue of the first Wormfood album Eponym is now streaming online. A remastered version of the song "The Dead Bury The Dead" is listenable here. Décade(nt) will be released on September 24th through Apathia Records and was remastered by Axel Wursthorn (ex-Carnival In Coal) at Walnut Groove Studio.