Triptykon's mastermind Tom Gabriel "Warrior" Fischer just released a statement about the band's new album Melana Chasmata special box set Century Media will be making available. Tom personally recommends fans not to buy it. He says it does not represent Triptykon even though the label can market the album as it pleases.
This could be interesting. On May 23rd (May 27th in North America), Season Of Mist will release a special compilation entitled One And All, Together, For Home. Initiated by Drudkh mainman Roman Sayenko, this project consists of established bands from the metal world recording folk and mostly acoustic songs. Does it sound like something you would want to hear?
The first album of the French sludge/doom metallers Oruga will be called Blackened Souls. The first details have been unveiled and the opus will be released on May 19th via Apathia Records. More info will be revealed soon and hopefully a taste of what's to come as well.
The details about the new Insomnium album are finally here. First of all, their sixth studio album is entitled Shadows Of The Dying Sun. The album will be released on April 28th in Europe and on April 29th in North America via Century Media Records, which is not that far away. The tracklist was also released and you can have a look at it right here. Don't forget to check out the album's first trailer as well where you have a glimpse of the album art, presumably.
It has been some time coming but guitarist Per "Sodomizer" Eriksson and Katatonia have now mutually agreed to part ways. Per joined the band in 2010 as a live session player and after some substantial touring quickly became a steady fixture being heavily involved in the recording of Katatonia's 2012 studio album Dead End Kings. For the Swedes upcoming Unplugged & Reworked Tour, Bruce Soord (The Pineapple Thief, Wisdom Of Crowds) will perform with the band as a special guest.
Novembers Doom are hard at work on the follow-up to 2011's Aphotic and have just released an album update. The band is currently in the studio recording their ninth opus, to be called Bled White, at Belle City Sound. If you are curious about the new material, below you find the first installment of the Novembers Doom studio sessions video blog for Bled White. Check it out.
Dutch death metal act Antropomorphia return to madness and announce the successor to the controversial Evangelivm Nekromantia full length album, released back in 2012 via Metal Blade Records. The new album will be entitled Rites Ov Perversion. Antropomorphia also announced that they are fully prepared to enter the studio and record this new album. Other details will be revealed soon.
Drummer Jaska Raatikainen of Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom has recently revealed that he was diagnosed with three prolapsed discs in his lower back during the band's fall 2013 European tour. Even though he is doing much better now, Jaska is still not 100% recovered. The band has just begun a North American tour and also released a new lyric video for the song "Sream For Silence" (from Halo Of Blood), available to watch here.
After unveiling the cover that will grace the album, Gamma Ray have now announced the tracklist of their upcoming release Empire Of The Undead. The record will be available as CD jewelcase, CD+DVD digipak, vinyl LP, box edition and on iTunes on March 28th via earMUSIC.
Mushroomhead are back with their eighth studio album, The Righteous And The Butterfly. The disc, due out on May 13th, will be issued by Megaforce Records. The cover artwork has been revealed and you can view it below.
It has been revealed that the new Posthumous Blasphemer album Exhumation Of Sacred Impunity will be released on February 22nd. For any pre-orders and orders, please contact the label Coyote Records. Furthermore, take a look at the death metallers album cover right here.
"Rise Of The Older Ones" is a brand new official video clip from Canadian extreme metallers Necronomicon (CAN), and is now exclusively available for streaming through the Youtube player below. Track for this video is taken off their latest same-titled product, released back in June, 2013 via Season Of Mist.
Therion's upcoming DVD Adulruna Rediviva And Beyond is about to be released on February 28th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. So far, two clips from the release have been unveiled and today you get to watch the band perform "Kali Yuga Part I", which you might recognize from the album Sirius B. Enjoy it below!
German power metallers Freedom Call are now giving fans the first taste of their upcoming album Beyond, due to be released in Scandinavia on February 19th, in Germany on February 21st, in Europe on February 24th and in the USA on March 4th through SPV Records. The band, in fact, just shared with us the video for the track "Union Of The Strong", which you can enjoy below.