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00:42 - musclassia Also, Benjamin Breeg is a great song too - haven't listened to AMOLAD in forever, but I've always really liked that last 4 songs on it, especially The Legacy
00:38 - musclassia There's a couple of songs off X Factor and Virtual XI that might be interesting to hear re-recorded with Bruce, including that one (also Futureal). But I honestly struggle to listen to Bayley in Maiden, such a bad match IMO
22:52 - Apothecary So is this one [link] always been one of my favorites
In the last few weeks, rumors have been circulating around that Lamb Of God's Chris Adler is laying drums for the next Megadeth album. Chris Adler was photographed with Dave Mustaine eating tacos in Tennessee where the band is recording the new album. Megadeth have recently started dropping hints about the drummer and some fans have identified Chris Adler on the clips that you can see below. The band has now shared a picture of Chris Adler with a Megadeth t-shirt on their Facebook page. It's now official. Adler will be appearing as a guest on the album and contributing.
Axel Rudi Pell are about to release Magic Moments - 25th Anniversary Special Show on April 28th in North America (one day earlier in Europe) through SPV/Steamhammer. On July 11th 2014 at the Bang Your Head!!! festival, Axel Rudi Pell invited his old buddies of Steeler along with special guests like Rob Rock, Jeff Scott Soto, Doogie White, Ronnie Atkins, Graham Bonnet, Vinny Appice and many more! The whole show will be available on digipak 3CD, digipak 3DVD, Blu-ray and download. Check out the clip of "Since You Been Gone" featuring Graham Bonnet here for starters.
Feared have finally revealed all about their new album. After two albums in 2013, guitarist Ola Englund and company are now unleashing Synder ("Sins") on the 25th of May. Take a look at the album cover by Sylvain Lucchina below as well as the tracklist. The Swedish death metal foursome has also premiered the first single with a video for "My Grief, My Sorrow" which was directed by Ola Englund. Enjoy the new song below and tell us if it is a good start.
The Los Angeles metal machine, Resistance, have a new six-song EP on the way titled Volume 1 Battle Scars and have released a video for the title track "Battle Scars" which you can now watch right here. The EP was recorded at Skull Seven Studios in Los Angeles with famed producer Bill Metoyer at the helm and is set for an official release on April 14th 2015 through the band's own label, Metal Machine Records.
Norwegian proggers Magic Pie have announced that the band's new album King For A Day shall be released on the 25th of May on Karisma Records. The album was mixed and mastered by Rich Mouser (Spock's Beard, Transatlantic, Neal Morse, Dream Theater etc.) at The Mouse House Studios in Los Angeles, and contains six tracks, including one 27-minute track. Feast your eyes on the album artwork by Chris van der Linden of Linden Artworks below.
Frontiers Music Srl will release the brand new Impellitteri studio album, entitled Venom, on April 17th in Europe and April 21st in North America. A new video for the album's title track "Venom" can be seen below. Enjoy the new material from the American heavy metallers. The band hasn't released a new album in a few years. What did you think of the song?
Japanese heavy metallers Mardelas have released a video for the song "Eclipse", the opening track from their upcoming debut album Mardelas I. Originally the solo project of ex-Destrose frontwoman Marina Hebishii, Mardelas was expanded to a four-piece with the additions of guitarist Kikyo Oikawa (Screaming Symphony) and Light Bringer's rhythm section. The video can be viewed at your leisure below.
Belgium extreme metallers Aborted are pleased to announce their return to North America. This time the band will be co-headlining with Fit For An Autopsy and Archspire, supported by Dark Sermon and with one more band to be announced. This one month long trek will be the Aborted's first full tour across North America in support of their latest album, The Necrotic Manifesto, released back in April, 2014. Check out the confirmed dates below the official tour flyer.
At The Gates are touring hard in support of their latest (comeback) release At War With Reality, and are currently performing on the grounds of North America. Additionally, the band confirmed another set of tour dates. First they will be heading out to Latin America in the first half of September and afterwards the band will return to the shores of Australia in October/November.
The Swedish sludge/post-metal creators The Moth Gatherer have a new album on the way, and today they have released a short teaser, now available for streaming on YouTube player below. This teaser presents a part of the "Pale Explosions" song. The follow-up to the debut installment A Bright Celestial Light will be entitled The Earth Is The Sky, and will see its release later this year via Agonia Records.
New Jersey thrash metal veterans Overkill have inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Previously signed to the label for Europe only, Overkill's first worldwide release on Nuclear Blast will be a special box-set comprised of the band's entire back catalog, due out this fall and coinciding with their co-headlining North American tour (dates below) with fellow Jersey natives and progressive metal juggernauts Symphony X.
Niklas Kvarforth's Shining are now revealing a brand new track taken from their forthcoming full-length IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. The song "Framtidsutsikter" is streaming at this location or here. It's a 7-minute track and also the final track to be revealed before the release of the album on April 20th via the black metallers label Season Of Mist. So, make the best of it.
No Carcass shows allowed in Malaysia, it seems. The seminal death metal band was scheduled to play there in May but their visas were declined due to their "lyrical content". It's not the first time a metal band is banned in Malaysia. In 2013, Lamb Of Godwere forced to cancel a show in Kuala Lumpur because their performances were found to infringe on religious sensitivities and cultural values of Malaysian society. Now Carcass are taking the heat even after they played in Malaysia last year.
Torche just released a brand new animated video for "Annihilation Affair", now available for streaming through the YouTube below. This post-apocalyptic vision of robotic destruction was directed by Phil Mucci (High On Fire, Pig Destroyer, Opeth). Track for this video clip is taken from the band's latest album, Restarter, released on February 24th via Relapse Records.
Arcturus just released a new single from their coming album Arcturian, called "The Arcturian Sign". So why don't you give it a listen and judge for yourself? Fans have been waiting for years for new music from the Norwegian avantgarde metallers and finally here it is. Stop what you are doing! What are your impressions of "The Arcturian Sign"?