Progressive metal band Seventh Wonder has just released their first live DVD, Welcome To Atlanta Live 2014, and they are also working on album number five, planned for release in 2017. In the meantime, you can listen to their brand new song "The Promise", which is also available on the live release. It's one of the two new studio tracks featured. Enjoy the epic 10-minute track "The Promise" below.
Dead Congregation's new EP is called Sombre Doom and as of now, you can listen to it in its entirety. The Greek death metal band has made the two-track release available for streaming here below. Start your afternoon with new music from Dead Congregation. Sombre Doom is their first new release in two years and will hit stores this November 7th via Martyrdoom Productions / Norma Evangelium Diaboli.
Deftones are returning to Europe for a tour in support of their latest album, Gore, released in April this year. The trek is called Gore Tour 2017 and will happen in April/May next year. The group will play in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, England and Scotland. Deftones had cancelled their previous European shows following the Paris terrorist attacks.
Southern Lord Recordings has recently announced the impending re-release of Sleep's "The Clarity". The special 12" contains the first new song from the band in nearly two decades. Initially released digitally as part of the Adult Swim Singles in 2014, "The Clarity" is the first new track the band released since their critically-adored Dopesmoker album. Afterward, the band issued a very limited run of the song on vinyl which was sold exclusively at their live shows and the band's online store. "The Clarity" will see a re-release in February 2017.
American thrash smashers Atrophy just posted some important news. The band was formed back in 1986 under the Heresy name but in 1987 changed it to the current one. They broke up in 1991, but in 2015 came back from the dead and added two guitarists to the team, Casper Garret and Rich Olsen. Three original members, vocalist Brian Zimmerman, bassist James Gulotta and drummer Tim Kelly, are still part of the unit. Now, they are creating new music!
Asking Alexandria have confirmed the return of vocalist Danny Worsnop after weeks of speculation over their future. Guitarist Ben Bruce said in a video posted on their Facebook page that they parted ways with Denis Stoff, who was in the band for only a year. Worsnop has also released a statement about his decision to return to the band and says We Are Harlot, the band he formed before leaving Asking Alexandria, will continue as will his solo career.
Katatonia celebrated the 10th anniversary of their landmark album, The Great Cold Distance, with an exclusive show in Bulgaria. The band was joined by the renowned Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra on their first set, playing the entire album from start to finish. But that is not all they are doing to celebrate The Great Cold Distance. In fact, they will release a 10th Anniversary 4 disc Deluxe Edition of the record plus a double gatefold LP version. This special live performance will be available on the release.
Bassist Anders Iwers (known from his work with Tiamat, Avatarium and Ceremonial Oath) has officially joined Dark Tranquillity as a full time band member after spending quite time playing bass on live shows with the band. The announcement was made recently. Daniel Antonsson had been the previous full-time bassist of the Swedish group.
After revealing their new album and line-up, Swedish thrashers Witchery have now shared the first song off In His Infernal Majesty's Service, their first new album in six years. The album's first new track, "Nosferatu", has been launched online via a lyric video as well as on all major digital outlets as online single. Angus Norder is now the vocalist of the band. Watch the clip produced by Cloud Music Typography below.
Swedish hard rockers Horisont have launched a video for their catchy new single "Eletrical", taken off their upcoming album, About Time, which will be released on February 3rd, 2017 via their new label Century Media Records. You can watch the video here below and tell us if you like it.
Finnish melodic death metallers Mors Principium Est have been recording their new album. The band has now shared the first studio diary, with a glimpse into some of the new songs. Once again, the studio diary is fun and crazy. According to the band, the new album is to be called Embers Of A Dying World and will be released in early 2017.
The Norwegian avantgarde metal band Madder Mortem just released a new video for the song "Fallow Season". The Norwegian quintet will release their first new album in seven years entitled Red In Tooth And Claw, on October 28th via Dark Essence Records. This is the second song released from this album.
Finnish old school death metallers Krypts are streaming online their upcoming sophomore album, Remnants Of Expansion in full over here. The follow-up to 2013 debut, Unending Degradation, will be released on 28th October 2016 by Dark Descent Records in pro-tape cassette, CD and vinyl formats. You can pre-order the vinyl and CD version over here and the pro-tape version here. How do you think this lives up to their debut in terms of old-school death metal kickassness?