15:30 - Kuroboshi I'm looking forward to the awards, to find some new gewd music!
15:14 - 3rdWorld @Solar Yeah. And that is a really percussive album though I wouldn't say I enjoyed it head over heals. The recent teaser also seems that they are putting the spotlight on the drummer. Will have to see how this turns out to be.
American stoner/folk doomsters The Flight Of Sleipnir have revealed the artwork for their long awaited upcoming sixth full length album, Skadi, to be released through the German label Eisenwald Records. This is the first new release from the band since their 2014 album V. The band is also streaming the first track from the album, "Awaken". Check it out below.
Tome Of The Unreplenished, the atmospheric black metal band from Cyprus has unveiled the cover and tracklist for their new album Cosmoprism: The Theurgy - Act I, which will be released on February 3rd through I, Voidhanger Records. The second album will be available as a digifile CD with 12-page booklet and obi strip, strictly limited to 300 copies. Find all the details about it below.
"Deathwomb" and "NekroRegime" are two new songs from Swedish black/death metallers Omnizide, which can be streamed here as of now. The tracks are taken from the band's second studio album, NekroRegime, set to be released this December 16th via Carnal Records in Europe and Daemon Worship Productions in the USA.
The nominations for the 59th annual Grammy Awards were announced today. For the Best Metal Performance category, the nominees are Baroness, Gojira, Korn, Megadeth and Periphery. Gojira's Magma is also nominated for "Best Rock Album" and Metallica appears on the list for "Best Rock Song" with "Hardwired". Check out the nominees below.
Bring Me The Horizon have just released their first DVD, Live at The Royal Albert Hall, and now they have also shared a clip from it. You can watch them perform the track "Happy Song" with an orchestra and choir below. It was captured by Live Here Now from the band's headline set at Teenage Cancer Trust Presents, Royal Albert Hall, on Friday 22 April. All proceeds go to Teenage Cancer Trust.
Bornholm's new album, Primaeval Pantheons, will be released on December 2nd via Massacre Records! The Hungarian occult/pagan black metal outfit presents their 4th studio album, just in time for the darker season. The album was recorded, produced and mixed by Victor "Max" Scheer and mastered by Paul Ericksen. Enjoy the lyric video for "Runes Of Power" here.
U.S. metallers Stone Sour will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their second album, Come What(ever) May from 2006, with a deluxe 10th Anniversary edition, which will be available on December 16th via digital download, streaming services, and 2 LP black and gold mixed vinyl. Check out below Stone Sour's acoustic version of "Zzyzx Rd" from the Come What(ever) May 10th Anniversary Edition.
Swiss hard rock legends Krokus will release a new studio album, Big Rocks, on January 27th via Century Media. The disc sees the band paying tribute to bands and artists like Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Who, Stepenwollf, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and many more by presenting their very own versions of classic tracks such as "My Generation", "Tie Your Mother Down", "Whole Lotta Love", "Quinn The Eskimo", "Born To Be Wild" and others.
By now, you know about the upcoming DVD from Nightwish, entitled Vehicle Of Spirit, due out on December 16th. So far, the band has released live clips from the show at Wembley. Now it's time to see the first video from the Tampere, Finland show. It's the performance of the Oceanborn song "Stargazers".
Italian death metallers Hour Of Penance haven't released new music since the 2014 album Regicide. However, their new offering Cast The First Stone is being unleashed next year and the first new music has just been revealed. Enjoy some brutal death metal, the new single "XXI Century Imperial Crusade" right now. The song is written from the perspective of someone serving during the Crusades.
Greek power metal masters Firewind, the group led by guitar-wizard Gus G., is starting the promotional campaign leading up to the release of their 8th studio album, Immortals, which will be released on January 20th, 2017 via the band's longtime label partner Century Media Records in Europe and AFM Records in North America. Therefore, a first single off the upcoming album is being released today. Check out the album's opening track "Hands Of Time" and share your impressions about it. How do you like new singer Henning Basse?
Brent Hinds has broken his leg in a motorcycle accident, it has been revealed. The Mastodon guitarist/vocalist was about to play a few shows with his other band Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Meanwhile, Mastodon are done with their new album, confirmed by Troy Sanders, which will be released next year. So, at least there's that!
Dutch madman Mories is back with more news. This time from the Gnaw Their Tongues camp, who have just released the trailer for their upcoming ninth full-length studio album, Hymns For The Broken, Swollen And Silent, due for release on December 9th, 2016. Take a look at the devastating video below. Be warned though! The video has a lot of flashing images and may cause seizures for people with high photosensitive epilepsy.
It's a veritable melodic death metal feast! The triple threat of Dark Tranquillity, Amon Amarth and Omnium Gatherum are joining forces for an European tour next year. Dark Tranquillity is the main support of headliners Amon Amarth but they are also playing some headline shows in between to present their new album Atoma. More tour dates will be announced shortly.
"Doomsday Revelations", a brand new song from Swedish blackened death metallers Omnizide, is now available for streaming below. This is the fourth track from the band's new upcoming album NekroRegime, which will be available on December 16th, 2016 by Daemon Worship Productions and Carnal Records. How is the follow-up to Death Metal Holocaust sounding?