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Today has brought many premieres. Here is more new music for you. Luca Turilli's Rhapsody have also premiered a new song today. In fact, their first digital single "Rosenkreuz (The Rose And The Cross)" was released today and the band created a lyric video for it. Go ahead and get a taste of Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus below! It's only the beginning...
Swedish psychedelic metallers Skraeckoedlan are thrilled to announce the release of the band's second full-length, Sagor ("Stories"), due out June 10th through In Flames frontman Anders Fridén's label Razzia Notes. As more details are yet to come, the band announced the release of a single, entitled Flod ("River"), to be released on May 22nd. A preview for the single can be viewed below.
Lucifer, the brand-new band featuring Johanna Platow Sadonis of short-lived The Oath, are proud to announce the release of the band's self-titled debut album, Lucifer I, due out June 16th through Rise Above Records. With Andrew "Andy" Prestridge (ex-The Oath) and Gary "Gaz" Jennings (ex-Cathedral), Lucifer will cloak the world with occult magic.
Symphonic metal masters Kamelot are ready to share another piece of music from their upcoming new album Haven. And so they have released a video for the track "Insomnia" and as of now you can watch it here. They promise an epic and cinematic experience. Enjoy!
Portuguese metallers Moonspell have released an official lyric video for the song "Medusalem". You might be familiar with the track since it is taken from the band's new album, Extinct, which was released in March via Napalm Records. The band has been promoting the record and toured recently in Europe. Next up, they will head to North America with Septicflesh and Deathstars. Don't miss the tour if you want to hear the new songs live.
"Time Machine", a brand new official music video from Royal Thunder, is now available for streaming through the YouTube down under. This 7-minute long track comes of the group's recently released sophomore effort, Crooked Doors, out in stores worldwide since April 7th. The mesmerizing video clip was directed by J.P. Bradburn.
Iced Earth is set to begin the writing process of their 12th studio album in the spring 2015. After a short hiatus, (due to founder, chief songwriter, and guitarist Jon Schaffer's second cervical fusion surgery), the heavy metallers are planning their schedule for the remainder of the year. Iced Earth fans can expect the next album, tentatively entitled The Judas Goat, and the subsequent touring cycle to begin in early 2016, according to their latest update. Long time drummer Brent Smedley will be returning to the band for the recording and touring of the next album cycle.
Thorbjörn "Thobbe" Englund, lead guitarist of Sweden's Sabaton, will release his second solo album filled with intense, high-quality guitar playing. Due out on May 22nd via Lion Music, From The Wilderness was composed and recorded while Englund was touring the world with Sabaton.
With 20 years and 4 full-length albums on its shoulders, the French black metal duo Celestia are pulling back to the shadows to rest. The band's final album, Apparitia Sumptuous Spectre, is due out by the end of summer through Apparitia Recordings. Though the CD version is scheduled for June and the vinyl version is scheduled for September, Apparitia Sumptuous Spectre can be streamed in full and purchased as a digital download through the label's Bandcamp page here. While at it, behold the artwork and tracklisting below.
Seven years in the making, the Aussie grinders Captain Cleanoff are stoked to announce Rising Terror, the follow-up to 2008's Symphonies Of Slakcness, due out April 25th through Blastasfuk. Read the tracklist and view the artwork below, while listening to three new songs streaming here. Let's grind!
The melodeath group Nightrage are currently streaming their latest work, The Puritan. Recorded in their new home of Gothenburg, Sweden and featuring a member named "Anders," this is a case where stereotypes won't lead you far from what sound to expect. A little bit of thrash, a lot of melodic riffs, death metal vocals. Check it out for yourself at this location. What do you think? Does Nightrage breathe new life into the genre with this new album?
Sirenia have decided to share today more material from their soon to be released new record The Seventh Life Path. While before the symphonic metallers unveiled the single "Once My Light" as the first taste, today there is a preview with snippets of all the tracks that will appear on the record. It's almost 6-minutes of new material courtesy of mastermind Morten Veland and company. Give it a try!
UK blackened death metal group Abyssal recently announced their brand new studio album. Titled Antikatastaseis, the record will be available on June 23rd via Profound Lore Records. For now, you can listen to the band's new single "I Am The Alpha And The Omega" below as a first taste. Moreover, you can take a look at the cover art that will grace the album as well as the tracklist.
The heavy metal trio Raven have tons of stuff to share today and that includes a new song, a new video and a new tour. Why not? You can now hear two new songs from their new album ExtermiNation. The first one is "Fight" which is streaming over here. And if that wasn't enough, the band also shared a new video for the tune "Battle March/Tank Treads (The Blood Runs Red)", now available for your listening pleasure below alongside the dates for their upcoming European tour.