Narrow House is a doom metal band from the Ukraine. You might know them for their debut album A Key To Panngrieb. Their new opus will be called Thanathonaut and will be officially released on the 19th of May on Solitude Productions. For now, you can enjoy the trailer available here featuring one of the songs from the album.
Power metallers Sabaton will be present their new album Heroes live this year and the Swedes recently announced the first shows of their Heroes on Tour for Europe. The first shows will happen in Spain, Portugal and France. Check out the dates below. Watch out for their new record out on May 16th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast as well.
Just three months after releasing its latest album, Interval 02: Parallel Infinities - The Abscinded Universe, progressive death metal project Lascaille's Shroud is announcing a new release, named Lascaille's Shroud Presents Curaga. This, however, won't be a conventional release. The music will be focused on the aggressive side of power metal, and the album's theme will be that of video games: "Final Fantasy 7", "Final Fantasy 9", "Metal Gear Solid", "The Witcher", "Bioshock" and "Beyond: Two Souls".
In case you didn't know, Swiss extreme metallers Bölzer will be releasing a new EP this year called Soma following their acclaimed EP Aura released last year which got them a nomination in the Best Death Metal Album category at Metal Storm Awards 2013. Initially scheduled for March via Invictus Productions, the release of Soma has been delayed, but the duo assures that it "will sound and look that much better." To help you wait, you can now listen to a brand new song below called "Steppes". Take it all in and tell us what you think about this infectious new tune.
Yüksel Unutmaz from the Swedish heavy metal band Fatal Smile recently broke up the band on the first night of their 32-date European 2014 tour. It comes at a time the band had announced a new album called White Trash Heroes to be released on April 25th via FS Records/GMR Music Group.
Epica has shared a new video online but this time it is something a little different, an acoustic version of the new song "Canvas Of Life" from The Quantum Enigma performed by guitarist Isaac Delahaye and singer Simone Simons. You can watch the stripped down performance below and also have a taste of another new song from the impending release.
As an Easter gift, Grave Digger have recently revealed the tracklist of their new album Return Of The Reaper. The heavy metallers had already unveiled the cover artwork before. Check out the tracklist of their upcoming record Return Of The Reaper here. The album will contain 12 songs.
Horrifying news from Russian band The SLoT today. Before a signing session in St. Petersburg, an armed assailant approached the band. After striking up a conversation to get their attention, the man stabbed singer Daria "Nookie" Stavrovich in the neck multiple times before being subdued. The band's other vocalist, Igor "Cache" Lobanov, helped to ward off the attacker and then administered first aid to Nookie until she was taken to the hospital.
Gregor Mackintosh (Paradise Lost) founded Vallenfyre in 2010 and their second release is right around the corner. The British death metal outfit Vallenfyre has released another new song online from the upcoming Splinters. Splinters follows their acclaimed debut album A Fragile King and hits stores on May 12th in Europe and May 13th in North America via Century Media Records. Without further ado, Vallenfyre give you "Odious Bliss". Are you pleased with the song?
Converge have recently released a new music video for "Precipice / All We Love We Leave Behind". Both songs appear on their 2012 album All We Love We Leave Behind. The video was built, shot and edited by Craig Murray. Check it out now here.
American hard rockers Tesla are finally releasing their new album. Titled Simplicity, the opus will be out in Europe on June 6th on Frontiers Records. The Sacramento rockers are back with 14 new songs on Tesla's seventh all original studio album which follows a 6-years creative break from the release of the previous album Forever More.
Black metal quartet Mutilation Rites will unleash a new beast this summer. Their second album will be called Harbinger, as it was announced. The group finally finished their long-awaited follow-up to Empyrean. Once again recorded with Kevin Bernsten (TRIAC, Magrudergrind) at Developing Nations in Baltimore, the new album will be the band's first full-length to feature Ryan Jones (ex-Today Is The Day) on bass and vocals. A summer release is expected; more details will be revealed shortly.
Today the new Edguy album, Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown, sees its official release in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records, and the band is streaming the full album, complete with two bonus tracks, right at this location. Head over there, listen to it and tell us what you think about it.
Stoner/doom metal heavyweights Electric Wizard have finally completed work on its new studio album, whose title is yet to be confirmed. The effort will be the band's first release through Spinefarm Records and follows 2010's Black Masses. Let the anticipation begin...
This should be a treat for Powerwolf fans. Metal Blade Records has announced three Powerwolf releases for June 24th. First off, there will be The History Of Heresy, a massive box set containing two CDs, one DVD, a book and more. Additionally, and for the first time ever, Lupus Dei and Return In Bloodred will be released as Picture Discs on June 24th in an edition of 500 copies each.