Spanish heavy metal masters Lords Of Black, who feature in their ranks the new Rainbow singer Ronnie Romero, recorded a cover version of their classic "Lady Of The Lake" during the sessions for their second album, II. The track, which was released as a bonus cut with the new disc, can be streamed below. The band releases the track in celebration of Ronnie's performances with Rainbow.
Recently, the new death metal group Memoriam fronted by Karl Willetts of Bolt Thrower fame released their first song. Now, the band has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast. This means that their debut album is coming out in 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records.
Today, you can discover a full new track from Witherscape's new album, The Northern Sanctuary, their second. Enjoy below the catchy track "In The Eyes Of Idols" in a lyric video designed by Cloud Music Typography. As usual, the Swedish duo Witherscape deliver a mix of progressive and death metal.
Archetapes Industries in conspiracy with the masters of psychoprog black metal Hail Spirit Noir is releasing a special pro-tape box set edition including their 2 masterpieces, Pneuma and Oi Magoi with a signed band photo exclusively for this release, under the titled XAIPE ΠNEYMA. The box set will be strictly limited to 50 hand-numbered copies.
Industrial pioneers KMFDM have joined earMUSIC for the release of ROCKS - Milestones Reloaded on September 9th, 2016. The album, a personal "best of" compilation by KMFDM protagonists and masterminds Sascha Konietzko and Lucia Cifarelli, who claim the re-imagined, re-mixed pieces would be an "ideal playlist for a live set", commemorates the band's 32nd anniversary. This release is to be followed by a new studio album and an extensive tour in 2017.
Motionless In White have joined forces with Roadrunner Records and the successor to Reincarnate (2014) will drop on the new label. Before that, you can listen to the band's new single "570" and also get it digitally here. Alternatively, you can stream it below.
Soilwork are about to release a special collection of rarities, Death Resonance (out August 19th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast). Apart from rare and unreleased tracks, the release also contains two brand new tracks. One of those is called "Helsinki" and the band has just revealed it online, in fact. What are you waiting for? Blast it now!
Here is some epic folk metal for you courtesy of Equilibrium. The German band will unleash Armageddon upon us this summer, their fifth studio album. Guitarist, composer and lyricist René Berthiaume spent almost two years working on this new opus and the result is rather dark, according to the label. But you can be the judge of that. Today, the band has released the lyric video of the brand new track "Prey" via YouTube. Check it out here.
As previously reported here and here, Led Zeppelin have been under fire and were accused of stealing the opening notes of their most famous song, "Stairway To Heaven," from the band Spirit. But now they have won the lawsuit. A Los Angeles jury has decided the band did not steal the opening to its classic anthem "Stairway To Heaven" from the album Led Zeppelin IV.
We already knew that Evergrey would be releasing a new album this year, but now we know almost everything about it. It is being released on September 9th actually and their new studio album is titled The Storm Within. The progressive band is celebrating their 20th anniversary with the strongest album of their career, according to their label AFM Records. Nightwish's vocalist Floor Jansen also makes a guest appearance on the song "In Orbit".
Tarja is showcasing a new song today. With the release of the upcoming studio album, The Shadow Self, only six weeks away, the official music video for her new single "Innocence" just debuted online. Directed by Argentinean movie director Mariano Cattaneo and filmed in Buenos Aires, you can watch the final result now here. How do you like the first single from The Shadow Self?
British heavy metallers Tank just released a new video for the tune ''Make A Little Time''. You can see it below. The video was filmed in Spain. A second video filmed for the title track of the album, "Valley Of Tears", is scheduled for release later this summer.
California's technical death metal purveyors Decrepit Birth have signed European record deal with Agonia Records. The band is currently working on their fourth studio album, whose release date is planned for late 2016. The band decided to move to Agonia after the expiry of their previous European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The latter will continue its work with the band for North American territory.
Fans of the prog rock genre rejoice because Marillion are releasing a new album! Sounds That Can't Be Made came out in 2012 but they have just announced the release of the brand new album delightfully called FEAR ['Fuck Everyone And Run'] on the 23rd of September 2016. The band's eighteenth studio album features 5 brand new tracks and the feeling within the band themselves is that they may have produced their best ever work. Learn more about what is coming below.