07:08 - Joe Zombie Sumac should be added to the database. Supergroup featuring members of Isis, Baptists, Botch, and Old Man Gloom. Heavier than an elephant.
06:09 - Redn1ght Yeah, sometimes I feel like I spend too much time on /X/ type shit, call me crazy but hey. We all are crazy by some standard of society nowadays. :)
06:04 - ScreamingSteelUS 4:03 am and I've got class + errands + homework + administrative shit to be sorted out tomorrow, but it's a night to be awake for.
06:00 - Redn1ght Sometimes life can be an ass. Not sleeping and you are supposed to have some kind of a class today? >.> Totally forgot.
05:45 - ScreamingSteelUS That was the problem; I was working so hard on other things I didn't have time to kick back and criticize people. But now I've got my first publication of the new year under my belt.
The German black metal duo Helrunar is about to release a new album called Niederkunfft. Now you can finally enjoy the first song to be revealed, "Devils, Devils Everywhere!" available through Soundcloud. The band hasn't released a new album since 2011's Sól. Go ahead and immerse yourself in the new 7-minute track and then share your impressions.
After the announcement that UDR will release guitar legend Uli Jon Roth's brand new double album of 19 re-invented Scorpions tracks, titled Scorpions Revisited, on March 10th, here is the first song to enjoy. The pre-orders are available now via iTunes. When you pre-order, you get the song "Catch Your Train" instantly. You can now listen to that song below as well. Kick off your weekend with Uli Jon Roth!
Mark your calendars for April 13th because that is when Dopethrone's new album will come out through Totem Cat Records. Titled Hochelaga, its cover art was created by Alexandre Goulet and you can feast your eyes on it below. Besides that, you can hear a teaser for the Canadians upcoming 4th album.
Here is some more Napalm Death music for you! The UK metallers have just shared a brand new video for "Smash A Single Digit". Their upcoming 15th studio album, Apex Predator - Easy Meat, is released today in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Finland via Century Media Records. Napalm Death are celebrating that with an animated video. The video for "Smash A Single Digit" was directed and produced by Michael Panduro, who has previously worked for bands like Cephalic Carnage, Saint Vitus or Job For A Cowboy. Watch it below, it's worth it.
The Icelanders Sólstafir announced that their drummer Guðmundur "Gummi" Óli Pálmason will not be performing during their upcoming European shows. He will be replaced by Karl Petur Smith during this period.
Celebrating 40 years, proggers Rush and Live Nation confirmed that the R40 Live tour will visit 34 cities throughout North America this summer beginning on May 8th in Tulsa, Oklahoma and finishing on August 1st in Los Angeles, California. These not-to-be-missed concerts will highlight four decades of the band's music. Rush is ready to celebrate 40 years together with the most loyal fans in the world by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude.
Swedish metallers Civil War, featuring former members of Sabaton and Astral Doors, have revealed their upcoming album's title: Gods And Generals. In addition to that, the band has revealed the cover art that will grace the album and the release dates. Take a look at it below. Are you excited about the new album?
Asking Alexandria have lost one of their long-time members, vocalist/keyboardist Danny Worsnop. It was the guitarist Ben Bruce who broke the news today. According to him, the vocalist is pursuing other musical interests, namely his other band We Are Harlot. The band promises to continue and not slow down and will soon unveil their new singer. They are also working on a new album.
Body Count have premiered a new video. It's for the band's updated version of Suicidal Tendencies' classic "Institutionalized" that appears on their latest record Manslaughter. If you are curious about their version of the track, watch the video below! Body Count have a few European shows coming up with two shows in The Netherlands in June as well as festivals such as Hellfest in France and Download Festival 2015 in the UK.
"Pain" is a brand new song from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider, which can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track is taken from the group's new studio album, Decadent, which will be released today in Europe via AFM Records. The album will see its release in North America later on February 3rd.
French avantgarde metallers Orakle have uploaded the second part of the making of their upcoming and long-awaited album, Éclats. The record will be released on May 11th on Apathia Records and the preorders will start on February 16th. Check out the two clips below to get a taste of the new material and what you can expect.
As previously reported, the former Rainbow singer Graham Bonnet formed a new band. Now he will release a previously unheard album from 1975 as the first part of the newly launched "Graham Bonnet Archive" series. Private I - The Archives Vol. One is available digitally from January 22nd via iTunes and all other major digital media outlets.
It's time for you to listen to the new Archgoat album The Apocalyptic Triumphator which is now online streaming in full. Don't miss the chance to listen to the new album in advance. You can stream the black/death metallers' album at this location. Alternatively, you can listen to it below on Soundcloud. Do you like what you hear?
The sludge metallers in Primitive Man have announced the release of Home Is Where The Hatred Is, featuring four brand-new songs of pure nihilistic hatred, which is due out February 17th through Relapse Records. The EP will be available on standard black vinyl and a limited silver vinyl, with pre-orders available here. Home Is Where The Hatred Is serves as the follow-up to the band's full-length debut Scorn. You can also listen to the opening track "Loathe" available below.
Moonspell's upcoming studio album Extinct is coming out in March. Today you can check out the Road To Extinction teaser for the bonus DVD that comes with the mediabook and vinyl editions of the new album. This special 80-minute documentary bonus DVD provides an in-depth making of the album feature from the first note on, as well as the day-to-day lives of the Portuguese band in the studio. The exclusive DVD also includes statements from scientists covering the subject of Extinction, particularly the extinction of the Iberian Wolf, a cause Moonspell is personally involved in. Enjoy the teaser!