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The French assault called Benighted, who recently announced their Canadian headliner tour, taking off in late February, now announced the details for the band's debut live album Brutalive The Sick, due out Februry 23rd through Season Of Mist. Benighted shared the track "Let The Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth" from the upcoming release and you can stream it here. Below you can see the artwork, tracklist and a teaser.
Another new album! Romanian folk black metallers Negură Bunget have been busy recording the first installment of the "Transilvanian Trilogy" entitled Tău. Now the wait is over as the band announced the release date of the record for February 27th, 2015 and March 3rd for the North American release. The tracklist as well as the cover artwork are available below. Take a look.
The San Jose goregrinders in Exhumed are set to release a re-recorded version of the band's debut album, Gore Metal, under the title Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998-2015. With a more gruesome production and re-worked artwork, even nastier than the original, and lots of informative liner notes, Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998-2015 is set to be released in early February through Relapse Records. Pre-order the album here, see the new artwork and stream "Open The Abscess" below!
U.S. black metal entity Leviathan has completed work on its new full-length album Scar Sighted to be released on February 17th on CD/digital via Profound Lore Records with the vinyl edition to follow after. The album's tracklist has also been revealed as well as the details regarding the artwork(s).
Information has finally been revealed about A Forest Of Stars' new album. The album titled Beware The Sword You Cannot See is set to be released on the 27th of February next year through Lupus Lounge and it will contain 11 tracks which can be seen below. The follow-up to A Shadowplay For Yesterdays was mixed and mastered by Robert Hobson, who was responsible for both The Corpse Of Rebirth and Opportunistic Thieves Of Spring. Find out all about the album now.
Now that Enslaved have announced their new album In Times, the tours will begin and the first one will be with special guests stoners Yob and Ecstatic Vision supporting. The Norwegians will embark on a North American trek in March, around the time of the album release. See the dates below. Maybe you will get lucky.
Metallica are going to hit the ice. After the band announced 2015's Metallica Night with the San Francisco Giants, the group will now appear at a game by the San Jose Sharks on January 21st. The team will play its rivals the Los Angeles Kings that night. Metallica are joining forces with the San Jose Sharks for a special night of metal and ice hockey.
Good news for fans of Electric Wizard in North America. The English doom/stoner haulers will embark on a North American tour in 2015. It is the first time that the band will touch down on U.S. soil to tour in 12 years. The band will of course tour in support of Time To Die, their 2014-released opus, which came out via Spinefarm Records. The tour launches on March 31st in Philadelphia and runs through April 19th in Los Angeles and support will come from Satan's Satyrs, featuring Wizard bassist Clayton Burgess. Don't miss this opportunity to see them live.
The Australian grind maniacs in The Kill are back, for the follow-up to 2012's Make 'Em Suffer, with 19 tracks of blistering grindcore in the form of Kill Them... All. Behold the splattering new artwork and listen to two new songs, "Public Exection" and "Into The Drink", below. Kill Them... All is set for release through Obscene Productions and Blastafuk on January 5th, 2015. Let's grind!
The Belgian atmospheric metal band Thurisaz are proud to announce their upcoming live album Live & Acoustic, due out January 24th through Sleaszy Rider Records. The CD/DVD was recorded and filmed in front of a live audience and with live strings on the 1st of March 2014 at a sold-out show in 'GC Forum' in Wervik, the band's hometown. Wrap yourself in and enjoy their cover of Anathema's "A Natural Disaster" below.
And now for some new music from Dark Funeral. The Swedish black metallers signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records and now, after completing the search for a new frontman, unveil the first glimpse at their future releases with their brand new song "Nail Them To The Cross". You can hear the song and watch the video here. Share your thoughts on the band's first new material since 2009's Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus.
As you know by now, Ensiferum have a new album coming out next year called One Man Army. Today, you get to see the detailed and mythological cover that will grace the album created by renowned illustrator Gyula Havancsák (Annihilator, Týr, Elvenking, Stratovarius etc). Feast your eyes on it below now while you wait for new music.
Anthrax are back in the studio! Along with producer Jay Ruston, the thrash metal band is currently in a Los Angeles studio recording the follow-up to the band's 2011 Grammy-nominated album Worship Music. The group has been writing and demoing new songs over the past few months and plans to record well into January. Their as-yet-untitled eleventh full-length effort is set for a 2015 release via Megaforce. Let the anticipation begin...
Here is another new song from Periphery. The prog/djent band has premiered online the track "22 Faces" off of Juggernaut: Alpha, one side of their new concept dual album Juggernaut that is coming out in January. You can enjoy it here now. What do you think about this one?