The Portland-based duo Death Fetishist, fronted by Matron Thorn, has inked a record deal with Debemur Morti Productions. Said label will be releasing the band's upcoming debut full-length effort, on which the band is already working hard. More details will follow in the near future. In the meantime, you can listen to the song "Lucifer Descending" in advance right here.
Remember that collaboration album Cult Of Lunaannounced recently with singer Julie Christmas? Well, it's time to hear a cut from the album Mariner right now and satisfy your curiosity. The first track they have decided to share online from the output is called "A Greater Call". You can enjoy the massive 8-minute track in all its glory below. How is that for a comeback?
Polish progressive innovators Riverside have just released a new lyric video for their upcoming single, the remixed version of Time Travellers, originally the ninth track of their latest album to date, Love, Fear And The Time Machine. You may enjoy this version of the track below. Do you prefer it to the one on the record?
Swedish grinders Gadget have just released another song for streaming, entitled "I Don't Need You / Dead And Gone", on Bandcamp. "I Don't Need You / Dead And Gone" comes off of the band's upcoming third album The Great Destroyer, due out March 11th through Relapse Records.
According to HuffPo France, after the controversial video was posted a few weeks ago showing Phil Anselmo giving the Nazi salute and shouting "white power", something he has apologized for multiple times, French senator and President of the General Council of the Vendée, Bruno Retailleau asked the promoters of French festival Hellfest to drop Down from its annual summer fest for promoting hatred. Dutch festival FortaRock canceled Down's appearance "to make clear that there is no room for racism or fascism at FortaRock."
A while ago, Behemoth frontman Adam 'Nergal' Darski revealed that he was working on a solo album, and that it would be quite different from the Polish band's music. Now he says he's putting the finishing touches to a "blues, country and folk" album. The vocalist/guitarist is working on the record for a side-project and hopes to complete studio work ahead of a September release.
Swedish death/doom metal team October Tide have been preparing their new album Winged Waltz. Now they have announced details regarding their forthcoming 5th studio album which is set to be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records, and the record will feature eight brand new tracks. The cover artwork has been created by Albin Högbom and can be seen below.
In case you haven't checked out Wild Throne, here is your chance. The U.S. progressive outfit released the debut album Harvest Of Darkness last year and now a new video has arrived. You can watch the music video for "Fear Yourself" right here and enter the bizarre world of Wild Throne.
Sourvein are back with a new album! The doom/sludge metal band's upcoming full-length and Metal Blade debut, Aquatic Occult, will reveal itself to the masses on April 8th. As of now, you can stream track three from the record called "Ocypuss". The track features guest vocals from long-time supporter, Lamb Of God vocalist Randy Blythe, and a guest performance by Mike Dean (bass) and Reed Mullin (drums) of Corrosion Of Conformity.
U.K.-based legends Discharge announced their signing to Nuclear Blast last year. After the release of their New World Order EP, the time has come to unleash their new studio album (their Nuclear Blast debut). It is titled End Of Days and will be made available on April 29th. Check out the cover and first details below.
The Swedes Draconian have some sad news and some good news to share with their fans. Firstly, they are parting ways with bassist Fredrik Johansson, who was in the band for 10 years, but he leaves now to spend more time with his family. Daniel Änghede will take over bass duties on tour while Tarald Lie from Tristania will be behind the drumkit as Jerry Torstensson will be enjoying his newborn daughter.
Proggers Haken have come up with an interesting way to announce their new album. Check it out here. Their awaited fourth studio album will be released on April 29th via Inside Out Music under the title of Affinity. What about hearing some new material as well? It's available below just as a tease if you can't wait any longer.
Candlemass' bassist and songwriter Leif Edling has launched a new solo project called The Doomsday Kingdom. After launching his new band Avatarium in 2013, Leif Edling is now focusing on solo material. You can already hear some previews of the material below.
Skeletonwitch have recently completed recording a new EP, the Ohio quintet's first new material since 2013's critically acclaimed Serpents Unleashed. The as-yet-untitled release, tentatively due out this summer, was recorded last month with Kevin Bernsten at Baltimore's Developing Nations and will feature the group's new vocalist, Adam Clemans (Wolvhammer).
Austin Lunn's Panopticon are finally making their debut live performance! The atmospheric black metal band will be one of the headliners at Migration Fest 2016, performing ...On The Subject Of Mortality in full as their first ever public live show. The fest had already announced its first names before, but this is their first headliner announcement.