Metal news




Kreator - New Album Cover Art Revealed

German thrash metallers Kreator have finally unveiled Phantom Antichrist's cover art. Their new album marks the debut for Nuclear Blast and is set for release on June 1st (Europe) and June 5th (North America). More album details were previously reported here.

The band posted the following on their Facebook page: "And here it is! We just revealed the cover art of our highly anticipated new album Phantom Antichrist. The piece has been created by iconic artworker Wes Benscoter who has worked for heavyweights such as Slayer, Dio or Black Sabbath before."

Read more ››

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kreator
Posted: 10.02.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (31)


Six Feet Under - Bassist Matt DeVries Leaves The Band

US death metallers Six Feet Under have announced via Facebook that bassist Matt DeVries is no longer part of the band.

Official statement from the band: "Matt DeVries (ex-Chimaira), who came on board as Six Feet Under's touring bassist in 2011, has decided to depart the brutality laden death metal act to pursue other musical endeavors. Details on who will be stepping in as the permanent bassist will be announced in the coming months."

Read more ››

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Six Feet Under
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Fear Factory - Reveal New Album Title

After revealing that the band was working on a new album, Fear Factory's guitarist Dino Cazares has now confirmed that the band's upcoming album will be entitled The Industrialist. All other details are still under wraps for the time being.

Dino Cazares posted this short update on his personal Facebook page: "Some of you already know this but the ones who don't the new FF CD is called The Industrialist."

Read more ››

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Fear Factory
Posted: 10.02.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (8)


While Heaven Wept - Working On New Album

US progressive/doom metallers While Heaven Wept have begun working on the band's follow-up to 2011's Fear Of Infinity and plan to record the new album in the autumn and release it in 2013.

Read more ››

Source: whileheavenwept.com
Band profile: While Heaven Wept
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Prong - Unveil New Album Details

US industrial metallers Prong have unveiled the artwork and tracklist for their forthcoming album Carved Into Stone. The album is set for release on April 23rd in Europe and April 24th in North America through Long Branch Records. The artwork was created by Vance Kelly (Down, The Sword) and the album was produced by Steve Evetts.

Read more ››

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Prong
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Crystal Viper - Reveal New Album Special Guests

Polish traditional heavy metallers Crystal Viper will release their new album titled Crimen Excepta on April 27th (Europe) and April 24th (North America) via AFM Records. The album was produced by Bart Gabriel and recorded with sound engineer Mariusz Pietka. There will be two special guests: David Bower, Hell's vocalist appears in the title track, while Vader's mainman Peter will be heard in the cover version of the classic Vader song "Tyrani Piekieł", which will be available as a bonus track on the limited edition of the album. More album details here.

Read more ››

Source: crystalviper.com
Band profile: Crystal Viper
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Trouble - Kory Clarke Quits The Band, Replacement Announced

Kory Clarke has announced his departure from US doom outfit Trouble to form a new band called The Bones Of Children with guitarist Russ Strahan (Pentagram, Land Of Doom). The band already found a replacement: Kyle Thomas (Exhorder, Floodgate, Witch, and Alabama Thunderpussy), which is already working with the band on their new album and has fronted the band in four live shows between 1997 and 1999.

Read more ››

Source: metalshockfinland.wordpress.com
Band profile: Trouble
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Bilocate - Premiere New Studio Diary Video

Jordanian dark oriental metallers Bilocate have premiered a new studio video exclusively at this location, taken from the recording sessions of the band's forthcoming album Summoning The Bygones. Alternatively, you can watch it here.

Read more ››

Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Bilocate
Posted: 10.02.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


Horseback - Finish Recording New Album

US ambient noise outfit Horseback have finished recording their new full-length album, which will be entitled Half Blood. The album was described by mainman Jenks Miller as "the band's most ambitious record to date that represents a synthesis of the approaches we've explored in the past." Half Blood was self-recorded and produced by Jenks Miller at The Chateau. Additional tracking was done at Arbor Ridge Studios and Track and Field Recording by Nick Petersen.

Read more ››

Source: facebook.com
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Liberteer - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Better To Die On Your Feet Than Live On Your Knees, the debut album from US grinders Liberteer is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. The band's debut album was released on January 31st in North America and is set to drop on February 13th in Europe via Relapse Records.

Read more ››

Source: lambgoat.com
Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Borknagar - New Song Online

"Roots", a brand new song from Norwegian metallers Borknagar, is available for streaming at this location.

"Roots" comes off the band's forthcoming album, Urd, which will be released on March 26 in Europe and March 27 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Paradise Lost, Katatonia) in Örebro, Sweden. More details about Urd were previously reported over here.

Void Eater for sending in this news!]

Read more ››

Source: borknagar.com
Band profile: Borknagar
Posted: 10.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (14)


Epica - New Song Streaming Online

"Storm The Sorrow", a brand new song from Dutch symphonic metallers Epica is now streaming online at Nuclear Blast's Soundcloud. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming release Requiem For The Indifferent, which will hit stores on March 9th, 2012, via Nuclear Blast. More album details were previously reported here and here.

Read more ››

Source: soundcloud.com
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (16)


Cap De Craniu - Debut Album Details Revealed, New Video Online

"I'll Break You Again Tomorrow", a brand new video from Romanian deathcore/death metal act Cap De Craniu is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's debut album I'll Kill If I Live, which was released on February 7th via Metalfan Records Division. The album was released in a jewelcase cover version and contains a booklet in a special format, with graphics signed by Calin Raduta, the main songwriter in the band. The song "Death & Taxes" is also available for streaming at the band's Bandcamp page.

Read more ››

Source: facebook.com
Posted: 09.02.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Killing Joke - Reveal New Album Details, Album Teaser Online

UK industrial metallers Killing Joke have unveiled details about their new album. It will be entitled 2012 and it will be released on April 2nd through Spinefarm Records/Universal. The album will be released in CD hardcopy, digital formats and will also be available on double colored gatefold vinyl. As a teaser for the new album, the song "Rapture" is currently streaming online and you can listen to it below.

Read more ››

Source: killingjoke.com
Band profile: Killing Joke
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Sepultura - Announce North American Tour With Death Angel, Krisiun And Havok

Brazilian thrash metallers Sepultura will embark on a North American tour this April with Death Angel, Krisiun and Havok as special guests to promote their latest output Kairos, released last year through Nuclear Blast.

Read more ››

Source: sepultura.com
Band profile: Sepultura
Event: Sepultura: North American Tour 2012
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)