After unleashing their first new track in nine years, SikTh have more to give us. One of the new tracks from their upcoming 6-track mini-album Opacities is called "Behind The Doors" and you can give it a spin or more below. It's new SikTh music! Don't miss it. If you like what you hear, get the new release on December 4th via Peaceville Records!
Motörhead have had to cancel a few shows this year and in previous years due to frontman Lemmy's health issues. However, yesterday they canceled their Berlin sold out show because guitarist Phil Campbell was hospitalized. While they didn't give more details about it, they promise an update soon. They are scheduled to play in Hamburg, Germany today.
Born Of Osiris returned this year with a new album called Soul Sphere, released via Sumerian Records. The deathcore group has now also revealed the first promotional music video for the new record. Director Ramon Boutviseth created an animated video for the track "Illuminate" where the band makes an appearance as well. Watch the end product here.
Turkish black metal band Blliigghhtted is gearing up to release their new full length album on December 24th through the London-based label Merdumgiriz Records, and it's called Kosmoskampf. The album will feature four tracks with a forty-four minute running time, focusing on "innovative and spiritual black metal." There will also be an accompanying 16mm film with the album. As of now, you can experience one of the tracks from the album, "And Tiamat's Present Absence," over here.
After the return of their original singer Niko Kalliojärvi, Amoral are releasing a new album next year called In Sequence. The Finnish sextet will release its 7th studio album in early 2016. The album will come out in Japan on January 29th through Ward Records, and the rest of the world follows on February 5th through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA / Nightmare Records, North America). In Sequence will also feature a whole bunch of guest musicians and the first single, "Rude Awakening", will be released on the 4th of December!
Ashen Horde is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Trevor Portz. The black metal outfit's new album, Nine Plagues, will be unleashed unto the world come December 15th, 2015. For a taste of what you can expect from the release, check out the song ''Feral'' and listen to it below.
Omnium Gatherum have finally revealed all about their new album. While previously fans got to hear a new single called "Skyline", the Finns have now revealed the details of Beyond's successor. The melodic death metallers will release Grey Heavens on February 26th, 2016 in Europe (19th of February in Finland) through Lifeforce Records. The record features 10 new songs. Check out the cover that will grace Grey Heavens below as well.
The legendary Swedish epic doomsters Candlemass will bring us a new EP soon. The four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the EP, which can be seen below, was created by Erik Rovanperä. A short clip of some of the sessions for the new EP can be seen below. This also offers fans the opportunity to have a first taste of the new music.
Children Of Bodom have announced a new show in Belgium after their previous show in Brussels was cancelled "due to the current unstable situation despite the best efforts of the venue and the organizer." They have confirmed a show in Kortrijk, Belgium for November 29th instead. Children Of Bodom are joined by Sylosis on this European tour which they decided to continue on despite Lamb Of God's cancellation.
Finnish doomsters Lord Vicar have announced their new album. It will be called Gates Of Flesh and will be out via The Church Within Records, on Winter/Spring 2016. This will be the band's 3rd full-length album, following Fear No Pain (2008) and Signs Of Osiris (2011). For now, you can take a look at the album artwork which is the painting "Nymphs and Satyr" (1873) by William Adolphe Bouguereau. Lord Vicar has been recording the album since October and you can expect more doom from them soon enough.
Not so long ago, English hard rock legends Whitesnake released the album The Purple Album, a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale's time as the lead singer for Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976. Shortly after he left, he formed Whitesnake in 1978. The group has now released a new video for the tune "The Gypsy", which you can watch below now.
It appears as if the guys in Sumac are keeping themselves busy by recording a follow-up to their debut The Deal. The album is being recorded at The Unknown studio in Anacortes, Washington, with audio engineering by Kurt Ballou of Converge fame. If you are not familiar with Sumac, you should know that the band consists of Aaron Turner (ex-Isis), Nick Yacyshyn (Baptists) and Brian Cook (Russian Circles). We can probably expect more information about the album in a not so distant future.
Cult Of Luna have posted a teaser for their upcoming split EP entitled Råångest (which means "raw anxiety" in Swedish) with The Old Wind. You can watch it now here. The release will contain three songs, of which one will be Cult Of Luna's cover version of the Amebix classic "Last Will And Testament". Råångest shall be available to the masses in January 29th, 2016 via Pelagic Records.
Melodic metal fans take notice because there is new Brainstorm music to discover. The power metallers recently announced that they are unleashing another new album next year called Scary Creatures. Today, there is a new video clip for the tune "The World To See", taken from the upcoming studio album (out January 15th in Europe, February 5th in North America on AFM Records). The band continues where they left off one and a half years ago with the previous release and also mix and mastering was once again handled by Achim Koehler.
Megadeth have shared a new song online! In anticipation of the release of their new studio album, the first in three years, Dystopia, the new menacing tune is called "The Threat Is Real". You can listen to the song on the band's official website here. If that link doesn't work for you due to an error, try this. What do you think about it?