What happened to Adagio's new album that was supposed to have come out years ago? Their latest, Archangels In Black, came out back in 2009 already. In 2013, they shared new demo songs and expected to release the new record that year. However, that didn't happen. The proggers are now launching a crowdfunding campaign to help with the costs as they are releasing the new album, Life, through Stéphan Forté's label Zeta Nemesis.
As previously announced, there is a new Jorn covers album coming up called Heavy Rock Radio. While it is due out on June 3rd through Frontiers Music Srl, now it's time to hear a full song. Enjoy their cover of Frida's ''I Know There's Something Going On'' with a video, produced by Andy Pett and Golden Touch Film, to go with it below.
Blackened death metal purveyors Withered, who are about to release their new and fourth album Grief Relic, have revealed the second new song so far. Their new single is titled "Downward" and is already available for streaming at Stereogum. If you want to hear it, just click play and enjoy it.
It looks like Evergrey fans won't have to wait that long for a new album from the Swedes. Following the success of Hymns For The Broken (2014), the progressive metallers have been recording new material for their next record since March at Top Floor Studios. The mixing was handled by Jacob Hansen. This will be Evergrey's 10th record. Let's hope it will be a special one.
Just a few months after releasing their self-titled album, Swedish Vikings Månegarm begins to work on a new release. The band doesn't say much about it at this moment; just posted on their official Facebook page a confirmation that the pre-production stage has begun.
Japanese cult death metal act Defiled have unleashed the first new song taken from their forthcoming album, Towards Inevitable Ruin, which is scheduled for worldwide release on July 8th via Season Of Mist. The brutally raw new track "Force And Obedience" is now available for your listening pleasure below. Tell us if you like it or not.
Turan is the title of black metallers Darkestrah's new record, which you can now hear in full online. You can satisfy your curiosity before its worldwide release on April 29th, 2016 via Osmose Productions. The album offers 6 new tracks recorded, mixed and mastered during March/September 2015 by Andy Schmidt. Listen to it on Bandcamp. How do you like the follow-up to Manas?
On June 24th, Whitechapel will release their sixth full-length, Mark Of The Blade, worldwide via Metal Blade Records. The new album has just been announced alongside a new track. To watch the lyric video for the first single - the album's title track, just hit play below. Here you also find the album details revealed so far.
Come June 3rd, Relapse Records will release the new album from Cough. But before that, the American doom metal quartet just released the second song "Dead Among The Roses" from their upcoming studio album Still They Pray for streaming. Check out the 11 minutes long song here now for some more Cough.
If you are an Opeth fan, you probably remember their first live DVD, 2003's Lamentations. Well, now the set is being released for the first time on triple heavyweight 180g vinyl via Music For Nations. The legendary live album, originally recorded at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on September 25th, 2003 features Damnation performed in full along with a selection of tracks from Blackwater Park and Deliverance.
More battles in court! Prospect Park Records has thrown a punch. Five Finger Death Punch are being sued by the label claiming that they failed to record a greatest hits album and a new record, according to Courthouse News Service. A record producer claims, among other things, that three members of the band are "shamelessly attempting to cash in before the anticipated downfall of their addicted bandmate."
Wolves In The Throne Room have shared some good news! After a quiet few years, spent at home building out their studio and writing a new record, the band is now ready to return to the stage. They have announced a Fall 2016 Tour. For now, they are touring the Eastern U.S. and Canada, an area they haven't toured in 5 years. Moreover, this year the duo celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Diadem Of 12 Stars and will reissue the record. Out of print physically for many years, they remastered the audio with Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Service and re-scanned all photography from original negatives.
Finnish extreme power metal idols Eternal Tears Of Sorrow are finally venturing outside of Europe and will play their first shows abroad in Japan. For now, they have booked two Japanese shows: in Osaka and Tokyo. The band's latest album came out three years ago, Saivon Lapsi and they haven't been very active lately.
Progressive death metal masters Fallujah have released a video clip for the track "Abandon". This new song comes from their upcoming third full-length album, Dreamless, which will be released this week, on April 29th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The clip was shot and directed by Robert Graves (The Black Dahlia Murder, Abysmal Dawn) and gives you another taste of the music you will find in Dreamless. Dive in!
Metal Blade Records just announced the worldwide signing of Swedish heavy metallers Trial. After the acclaimed Vessel album (2015), the band's popularity continued to grow, and it wasn't long before Metal Blade Records signed the band. With plans to re-invent themselves once again, Trial's upcoming debut for the label promises to be another step forward in their career.