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"INRI", the newly remastered song from Swiss extreme metal band Schammasch is now available for streaming below. Another song, "Black But Shining", is also streaming here. Both songs are taken from the band's debut album Sic Lvceat Lvx, which was originally released in 2010 and has now been remastered and to be released on May 18th via Prosthetic Records.
Weedeater have announced new European dates in May and June. The notorious Southern sludge outfit will hit the road accompanied by partners in crime Today Is The Day and tour in support of their forthcoming album Goliathan, to be released on May 18th (May 19th in US). The tour will start on May 29th with their performance at Temples festival in Bristol, U.K., and will end at Hellfest on June 21st.
Shortly after they revealed the departure of frontman Patryk Zwoliński, Blindead have already announced his replacement. The post-metallers will now be fronted by Jan Galbas. Some of you might know him for his work with acts such as: Ampacity and Octopussy. He also took over guitar duties on the band's upcoming fifth studio album.
Gothic metallers Paradise Lost are returning with opus number fourteen, The Plague Within, on June 2nd in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. In anticipation of this release, the band has now premiered the new lyric video for the track "No Hope In Sight" which is the first new song you get to hear and also the album opener. Is it a worthy successor of Tragic Idol? You can be the judge of that.
The first details of Cradle Of Filth's new album arrived today. The U.K. hellish band has just unveiled the cover artwork for their upcoming 11th studio album entitled Hammer Of The Witches. Feast your eyes on the cover art created by Latvian artist Arthur Berzinsh below. The band has been busy putting the finishing touches on their album at the Grindstone Studios. It has been three years since the release of their previous album, The Manticore And Other Horrors, the longest gap in the band's history.
Jungle Rot have begun tracking their new album! The death metal machine is preparing what will be the successor of Terror Regime (2013). While the group hasn't revealed much about the album so far, they make one promise: "This album is going to annihilate!" We'll take your word for it.
Godsmack have a new video out. You might remember that the American band released the new album 1000hp last year. Now they release the official video for the track "Something Different," shot and directed by Paris Visone. The band is currently touring with special guests Papa Roach, Hellyeah, In This Moment and Within Reason in the U.S. with performances scheduled for several festivals in Europe as well.
As they prepare to release their new album Nämïdäë, the experimental doomsters Öxxö Xööx have shared another new song for your enjoyment. This new track is called "Dälëïth" and clocks in at almost 8-minutes. Whether you listened to the previous track "Äbÿm" or not, give "Dälëïth" a shot right here and share your impressions of the music.
The German heavy metal band Messiah's Kiss has recently posted a new video online for the tune "Buried Alive". The track comes from band's latest album Get Your Bulls Out! released last December via Massacre Records which came after many years without new music from the group. Get your heavy metal fix now below!
The Finns do it again, this time with metal stamps! A music-themed stamp sheet is set to be released in September designed by graphic artist Klaus Welp when the Finnish postal service, Posti, issues several new series of stamps. The rock and metal stamps were created to honor six Finnish bands that have achieved international success and they look pretty neat. The bands featured in the stamps are Hanoi Rocks, The Rasmus, HIM, Apocalyptica, Children Of Bodom and Nightwish.
Periphery are about to embark on the second leg of their North American tour dates in support of the Juggernaut albums and have premiered a new clip for "The Bad Thing". Jeff Holcomb directed the clip, which features a montage of live footage from the Washington D.C.-based outfit early 2015 tour. Enjoy!
French industrial gothic metallers Elyose just announced the details regarding their sophomore album entitled Ipso Facto. The new album will drop on June 15th and will be distributed via Season Of Mist. The mix and mastering of the album was done by Brett Caldas-Lima at Tower Studio and the artwork is the creation of Toxic Visions Design. You can view the artwork as well as the album tracklist below.
Italians Kingcrow have been working hard on a new album to follow 2013's In Crescendo. Previously, the band revealed that it would be called Eidos but now we know more about it. The progressive metallers return this year with a new conceptual album about choices, consequences, dealing with regret and disillusion. After their album Phlegethon dealt with childhood, and In Crescendo about the end of youth, Eidos can be considered the third part of a trilogy about the path of life. The album will be released worldwide on June 23rd through Sensory Records (Laser's Edge).
Whitesnake has recently announced the addition of keyboardist/singer Michele Luppi to the group's ranks. In 2011, Michele became the singer of Secret Sphere and released the album Portrait Of A Dying Heart the following year. He was also a member of Vision Divine and Thaurorod.