You can start your weekend with new music from Death Fetishist. The US extreme metal act will release their debut full-length, Clandestine Sacrament, and the second song you get to hear from it is "Voidtripper". It will be available on the 28th of October through Debemur Morti Productions. Until then, give it a spin here. The song features guest vocals by D.G. from Misþyrming.
Back in 2014, Candlemass bassist and songwriter Leif Edling announced his new band called The Doomsday Kingdom. Now, there are two important updates regarding this new project. Firstly, The Doomsday Kingdom will play their first show at Roadburn 2017 on Sunday, April 23rd, at Het Patronaat. Working with vocalist Niklas Stålvind when not handling those duties himself, Edling now presents the Never Machine EP to drop on November 25th via Nuclear Blast.
Here is more new music for you to hear today! This time it is some angry material delivered by Vermin Womb. They are about to release their debut full-length Decline on October 28th on Translation Loss Records (USA Vinyl/CD), Throatruiner Records (EU Vinyl/CD), and Sentient Ruin Records (Cassette). But you can already enjoy it as of now. Vermin Womb are now streaming Decline in its entirety here.
The nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's class of 2017 have already been revealed. Among the nominees, there are Bad Brains, Journey, Yes, Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Depeche Mode, ELO, Jane's Addiction and more.
Finnish power metal band Burning Point will release a new album called The Blaze on the 25th of November 2016 via AFM Records. The new record has just been announced and they also released the official lyric video for the album's lead track, "Master Them All", which can be seen below.
After calling it quits last year, Bethlehem are back from the dead! The black metallers celebrate the band's 25th anniversary and release their ninth, eponymous album on December 2nd, 2016! Bethlehem will drop via Prophecy Productions. The album cover as well as other album details can be seen below.
Norwegian black metallers Sarkom have recently announced their new offering. It's a new album called Anti-Cosmic Art, which will be out on Dark Essence Records on the 2nd of December. The album will feature special guests like Pehr from Alfahanne, Peter Huss from Shining, Ronni Le Tekrø from TNT/Roquefire and Sagstad from Trollfest. Feast your eyes on the cover below.
Symphonic metal heavyweights Nightwish have unveiled the first clip from their new live milestone, Vehicle Of Spirit, due out on December 9th, featuring not only two full concerts, but also plenty of bonus material. Today, the band presents the first live video clip and it's the opening track "Shudder Before The Beautiful" off of Endless Forms Most Beautiful, recorded at the Wembley Show in London.
Good news for all our British fans of Regarde Les Hommes Tomberů brace yourselves as they and their post-blackened sludge stylings prepare to ravage your isle!
For only four dates, the French post-black metal band, joined by Conjurer, will invade the United Kingdom with their brutal riffs in order to promote their latest record Exile, the follow-up of their self-titled debut album.
o Thursday 15th December - London, The Boston Music Room
o Friday 16th December - Coventry, The Phoenix
o Saturday 17th December - Leeds, Eiger Studio
o Sunday 18th December - The Junction, Plymouth
Spanish proggers Obsidian Kingdom have released a brand new video for the acoustic version of the track "Black Swan". The original track has been released on their latest full-length, A Year With No Summer, and they teamed up with audio-visual project This Is Not for the clip, shot in the marmoreal halls of the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in Barcelona, June 2016. Enjoy!
Experimental nature-themed one-man black metal project Botanist is streaming a new song from their upcoming split EP with Oskoreien. The new track "Dracula Vampira" from the upcoming split EP, EP3: Green Metal/Deterministic Chaos, due to be released on October 15th 2016, is streaming online. You can enjoy the new track here.
Ten years after they released their last album Blood Libels, Antaeus rise from the dead with a new album this year. The French black metallers have announced Condemnation as the title of the album which will come out on November 18th, 2016 via Norma Evangelium Diaboli. You can check out the album's cover artwork and tracklist below. If that is not enough to get you excited, the band has premiered the album's title track and you can hear it here.
Omnium Gatherum have a new drummer. Jarmo Pikka is out after many years and Tuomo Latvala is joining the band as a full-time drummer after one year of solid prospect member service. Tuomo is a drumming instructor at his private drum school in Turku (Southwest Finland), and currently plays also in Torture Killer. He has previously played in such bands as Demigod and Hateform. The Finns collectively thank and salute Jarmo Pikka for 18 years of service and brotherhood.
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.
Get ready, Roadburn enthusiasts because next year's edition is already shaping up nicely! The first announcement was made today and Coven will perform their first ever European show (and the band's first show at all in decades); John Dyer Baizley will be their 2017 curator and Baroness will perform on the main stage as part of his curation; Warning will perform Watching From A Distance in full; GNOD will celebrate their tenth anniversary as their artist in residence. Plus, Zeal And Ardor, Pillorian, Perturbator, Schammasch, Les Discrets and last but not least Oranssi Pazuzu will be performing on the Main Stage (good news for those who missed out this year).