After unveiling the new song "The Arcturian Sign", avantgarde metal giants Arcturus have shared more material from Arcturian today. Yes, you get to hear a lot more from their impending and much-anticipated new album today. The 14-minute clip contains excerpts of all album tracks. Just click play on the video below and enjoy the music from this peculiar Norwegian band.
At the end of last year, the long-running heavy metallers Virgin Steele announced their new album. It was to be called Hymns To Damnation. However, the group has now changed the album title for some reason. Their forthcoming new studio album will instead be titled Nocturnes Of Hellfire & Damnation. The record will come out with three different covers as a standard 1CD version (the gargoyle cover), 2CD digipak version (the angel cover), 2 LP gatefold version (the flute playing skeleton cover) and download. You can feast your eyes on all the covers below while you wait for the sounds.
Sepultura have plenty of news to share these days. The Brazilian metallers are celebrating their 30th anniversary by releasing a special tribute to their fans. The band asked fans to contribute to the artwork for a new track, and the result is "Sepultura Under My Skin". The artwork for this historical release is created with the tattoos of Sepultura fans all over the world. See it below. Furthermore, you can check out the band's upcoming dates for Europe where they will be playing songs they normally don't perform.
Motörhead's South American tour dates didn't begin on a high note, quite the contrary. The legendary band was forced to pull out of the Monsters Of Rock Festival in Brazil over the weekend. Bassist/vocalist Lemmy Kilmister came down ill just hours before and the band cancelled their performance, sadly for Brazilian fans. However, guitarist Phil Campbell and drummer Mikkey Dee did have a jam session with Sepultura members. The good news is that Lemmy is doing better now and the band will continue the South America dates.
Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward announced he has been working on two solo albums Accountable Beasts and Beyond Aston. In fact, the new album Accountable Beasts has now arrived onto ITunes and is available for digital download here. This is Ward's first solo album in 18 years.
Britny Fox has returned from a long hiatus fully charged and ready for more. The band plans to book and perform select dates only at this time and they are currently in the studio writing and recording a new album.
With the critically acclaimed debut Funerals From The Astral Sphere in 2011, the Austrialian one-man band Midnight Odyssey can finally reveal the details for the upcoming 140 minutes long album Shards Of Silver Fade, due out June 8th through I, Voidhanger Records. Released as a digipack, with a 28 page booklet, Shards Of Silver Fade will be co-released with Swedish label Nordvis in a vinyl boxset later this year.
With the departure of Janto Garmanslund, long time vocalist in the band for 22 years, Norwegian black metallers Hades Almighty announced Ask Ty (Kampfar, Kraków) as the new frontman and vocalist for the band. Ask Ty will be featured on the band's upcoming releases out through Dark Essence Records in the coming months.
It would appear that Lamb Of God have commenced working on the follow-up to Resolution. The band has launched an official Instagram account and posted some photos including a shot of a Mesa Boogie Mark IV amp and hints at their seventh album. Drummer Chris Adler, who is currently recording with Megadeth, has also confirmed that the band is working on new material. Whether the recordings have started or it is just the writing process, it seems pretty clear that there's work being done on the next Lamb Of God album.
Paradise Lost have announced a special show. The gothic group will be performing their new opus The Plague Within in its entirety for the very first time at Bielefeld, Forum on the 17th of August in Germany! Don't miss out on this opportunity if you are near. The album will be released in June and the band has already shared the song "No Hope In Sight" so far.
Helmet Lady Records just announced the signing of crushing, India-based sludge band, Shepherd. Their small family has grown quickly in 2015 and Shepherd serves as an important cornerstone in the development of the label as a nirvana of beautifully heavy music on vinyl. First off, Demonstration 2 is set to be released this summer as #1 in the new HLR Ruination series as a newly mastered limited, hot mixed, custom colored vinyl limited to only 111 copies featuring artwork by the band and four raw, powerful tracks that set the doom meter aflame.
Canadian progressive metallers Moonlyght have put out a 10-minute teaser of Return To Desolation online. The new album will be released via Blast Head Records on July 7th 2015 and you can't miss this opportunity to hear more new material! The band hasn't released a new record since 2008's Shining.
Heavy doom metallers Castle have a new single to share. After releasing the album Under Siege last year, you can now check out this new track, "Deadhand Hexagram", here on SoundCloud or Bandcamp as well. This song will be released as a limited 7" vinyl and will be available on Castle's upcoming European tour.
Your power metal fix of the day just arrived because Helloween have premiered another new track. Shortly after showcasing the single "Battle's Won", you can now listen to "Lost In America" from Helloween's upcoming fifteenth studio album My God-Given Right. So stop what you are doing and get lost in the new song.