The final piece of the puzzle for German metallers U.D.O.'s new album Decadent has been unveiled. Scheduled for release in Europe on January 23rd and February 3rd in the US through AFM Records, you can take a look at the cover that will grace Decadent below. U.D.O. also announced the first dates for their 2015 European tour. More dates will follow soon.
Vocalist and visual artist Karyn Crisis has a solo project. While certain people know and appreciate her prior vocals with Crisis from 1993-2006, she is also known for her work in Ephel Duath. She has a new project with members of Ephel Duath, Intronaut and Immolation called Gospel Of The Witches and they have signed a deal with Century Media.
East Coast group Ramming Speed show how to host the wildest party imaginable in their new music video for "Anthems Of Despair (Summer Jam)". You can watch the madness unfold below. The track is taken from their latest record Doomed To Destroy, Destined To Die. In addition to the new video, Ramming Speed have also revealed plans to return to the studio next month to record material for an expected spring 2015 release.
Napalm Death have also premiered a new song today! It is the first song the group releases from their new album. Prepare to grind hard with "Cesspits", just turn the volume up and click play below. How was that as a start for the upcoming Apex Predator - Easy Meat album?
Do you want to hear Faith No More's new single? Well, the wait is over folks! The band's highly anticipated new album is coming out next year and as recently reported, their single "Motherfucker" is coming out before as foretaste. It's been a while since the band released new music. So, stop what you are doing and check out their new single right here below. Are you pleased with it? Share your thoughts about Faith No More's new tune.
American hardcore-punk/grind unit Full Of Hell is currently streaming their upcoming collaboration album with the Japanese noise master Merzbowat this location. The stream includes the Sister Fawn bonus disc, a five-song noise piece which is an extension of Merzbow's work. Enjoy!
Steven Wilson has announced that he will embark on a UK and European tour in March and April 2015 to coincide with the release of his awaited fourth solo album that we now know will be called Hand. Cannot. Erase. and is due for release in March 2015 on Kscope. Full details about the upcoming album will be revealed shortly. Below you can see his upcoming shows.
Sonata Arctica have recently released a re-recorded version of their debut album Ecliptica, which originally came out 15 years ago entitled Ecliptica - Revisited: 15th Anniversary Edition via Nuclear Blast. Well, now the Finns unveil a special video clip for their cover version of the Genesis classic "I Can't Dance", which is available as a bonus track on this release, as you might have noticed.
Rocket 88 will publish the first English-language edition of Relentless: Thirty Years Of Sepultura. In the first complete biography of metal legends Sepultura's epic career, Sao Paulo-based US author Jason Korolenko tells the remarkable story of how Brazil's biggest musical act came to sell over 20 million albums worldwide.
Here is another potentially interesting project. Guitarist Ola Englund (The Haunted, Feared, ex-Six Feet Under) and drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (ex-Decapitated, Krimh) are collaborating together on a new project called Eldvåg. Below you can get a taste of what you can expect from this project.
Two weeks after the latest trailer, Pryapisme have launched their very own "Meow Soundpad", a small website with a mini-game where you will have to find the right keyword to unlock a new song, which is the Part VI of "Petit traité de futurologie sur l'Homo cretinus trampolinis (et son annexe sur les nageoires caudales)". The band gave no hints, but if you look a bit closely at the band itself, it should be really easy.
Today you can listen to a track from the upcoming Vritra 12" MLP by Witchrist. The black/death metallers are releasing Vritra on January 15th via Iron Bonehead Productions. It will contain 3 new studio tracks featuring Okoi Thierry "KzR" Jones (Bölzer) on vocals, as he joined the band. As of now, you can listen to the song "Haruspex" below as an introduction.
Saint Vitus frontman Wino has finally spoken out after he was detained in Norway, allegedly for possession of methamphetamine, and deported to the United States. He explains what happened in Norway and acknowledges he has developed a dependency and is seeking treatment for it. The band, however, had to finish their European tour without him.
It seems like Orden Ogan are also releasing a new album next year. So, that means the power metallers finally completed the successor to 2012's To The End. As for the new opus, Ravenhead will be released on January 16th, 2015 through AFM Records and the cover artwork was painted by Andreas Marschall. Take a look at it below. The band has been working on a new video for the first single which means you will probably have a taste of new music soon.