Otep, led by mastermind/vocalist Otep Shamaya, are back with a new album this year to follow Hydra. The details of their seventh studio record and Napalm Records debut titled Generation Doom have been revealed. The album is set for an April 15th release and the artwork and tracklist have been unveiled now. Find out more about what you can expect on this record below.
Australian one man black metal act Ill Omen has recently posted online the first track "I. Æ.Thy.Rift" off Æ.Thy.Rift, its new opus. Nuclear War Now! Productions will release the third album of the band next month, digitally and on vinyl on March 1st, 2016. If you are curious about the music, head over here to have a listen to what IV, aka Mitchell Keepin, created.
Swedish death/black metal quintet Omnizide have released an update about their upcoming album. While the band released their debut Death Metal Holocaust two years ago, they are now working on the next one. In the meantime, they have revealed a preview of the new song "Doomsday Revelations" now available below.
UPDATE: After the Dutch festival FortaRock cancelled Down's performance due to Phil Anselmo's "white power" gesture and shouting, now their February 8th show in New Orleans, the band's hometown, has been cancelled as well. Phil apologized again and publicly apologized to his Down bandmates and now guitarist Pepper Keenan has responded.
Tombs - featuring Charlie Schmid (Vaura), Fade Kainer (Batillus) and Evan Void (Sadgiqacea) - will release their new 5-track EP, All Empires Fall, on the 1st of April via Relapse Records. Apart from revealing all the details about it, the band has also released an audio appetizer. You can listen to "Deceiver" here as of now, which is the first single to surface from the mini-album.
According to Music Business Worldwide, the two companies set up to manage copyrights for Deep Purple and other associated acts have fallen into administration — a process designed so that it protects companies from their creditors while a restructuring plan is completed.
A couple of days ago, we listened to the first single "Floating Point", that will be featured on the upcoming The Algorithm album under the name Brute Force. Now, Rémi Gallego (creator of the project) has unveiled more info about the upcoming release, including cover and guests. The new album will be released on the 1st of April 2016 under the FiXT Music Label.
Exciting news arrive from the Wolves In The Throne Room camp. Two years after releasing Celestite, which saw them win The Best Ambient / Drone Album Of 2014 at Metal Storm Awards, the American wolves are at it again, working on new material. They shared on their Facebook page that they are in the early stages of creating a new record.
Four years after Living Like A Runaway, hard rock icon Lita Ford is finally releasing a new album. The singer/guitarist has been working on new material and fans can get their hands on Time Capsule on April 15th via SPV/Steamhammer.
With the new album A Year With No Summeron the horizon, and after sharing a new song, Spanish progressive metal band Obsidian Kingdom have released today a new promotional video. "Black Swan" was the chosen song to showcase online, and you can see it below. What do you think of the first new sounds?
Swedish gothic/doom metal act Draconian just released a new video for the tune ''Stellar Tombs". You might recognize the track from the band's latest album Sovran. The video was shot in Iceland, so you can expect some melting beauty. It was directed by Bowen Staines (Sólstafir, Skálmöld, The Vintage Caravan, Ólafur Arnalds). Don't miss it below!
Omnium Gatherum's new album Grey Heavens is almost here. But before you get your hands on that, today you can listen to another new song crafted by the melodic death metallers from Finland. They just debuted the video for the tune "Frontiers" directed by Jaakko Mäntymaa and filmed by Markus Rask. Watch the video here. Are you pleased with the new material released so far?
Horse Latitudes will release a new album titled Primal Gnosis to the masses on March 25th. The Finnish sludge doomsters have now unleashed a seven-minute trailer which offers sonic snippets of three songs - "Incantation", "Spirals" and "New Dawn". Satisfy your curiosity about it below.