This year, black metallers Satyricon are revisiting the album that raised them from underground heroes into the glaring spotlight of the international metal scene, Nemesis Divina. The band celebrates the 20th anniversary of this seminal masterpiece with a re-release via Napalm Records out today, newly remastered by Satyr himself and boasting upgraded and revamped packaging. You can stream the reissue of the classic Nemesis Divina in its entirety over here.
The mighty heavy metallers Valient Thorr have confirmed a July 29th release date for their Napalm Records debut and seventh full-length release. Old Salt is the anticipated follow up to 2013's Our Own Masters. Additional details including album art and tracklist have been revealed as well.
Southern California's sludge trailblazers 16 return with their 7th full-length album, Lifespan Of A Moth. It was self-produced by the band and recorded with Jeff Forrest (Cattle Decapitation, The Locust) at Doubletime Recording Studio in San Diego, CA. Hear "The Absolute Center Of A Pitch Black Heart," the debut single from the album now below.
Greek psychodelic/prog black metallers Hail Spirit Noir have announced that the band's new album Mayhem In Blue shall be released on October 14th via Dark Essence Records. The album was mixed by Dimitris Douvras (Rotting Christ) and mastered by Alan Douches (Chelsea Wolfe, Motörhead etc.). It will contain 6 brand new songs. Feast your eyes on the album artwork by Olia Pishchanska below.
Are you ready for some Terra Tenebrosa? Stop what you are doing and just listen to "The End Is Mine To Ride" right now! Debemur Morti Productions just released the lyric video for the song, which is the first you get to listen to from the anticipated new album The Reverses. Just click play on the video available below. Not a bad start? What do you think?
Norwegian band Jorn have shared another cover song video, this time for the tune ''Stormbringer'', a Deep Purple cover. You can see it and hear it below, as well as another video previously released. It is a cover of Paul Stanley's song ''Live To Win''. Both will appear on the upcoming covers release, Heavy Rock Radio. Enjoy!
Iron Savior's new album Titancraft will be released this Friday via AFM Records. Want to hear a teaser from it? Here's a brand new song, titled "Beyond The Horizon", available for your listening pleasure below. Do you like this song from the German power metallers?
U.S. black metallers Amiensus have inked a deal with Apathia Records. Following the release of their latest album, Ascension last year, and a new independent track called "Reflections" a few weeks ago, the band will release an EP in early 2017.
Sylosis frontman Josh Middleton has just released his debut solo album, Hollowed-Out Planetoid. It's a self funded and self-released album with no label involved. If you are curious about it, watch part 1 behind the scenes below to hear a ton of the music on the album. The album is available as a digital download through his website here.
Brazilian thrash metal trio Nervosa are giving fans a chance to hear samples from their upcoming second album, Agony. The band has shared previews of all the tracks on the record. That should give you an idea of what to expect. Check it out here.
Who's up for a new Inquisition song? As long as it is good. The track "Wings Of Anu" has premiered exclusively and can be enjoyed at this location. Alternatively, you can spin it here. "Wings Of Anu" will appear on the band's new album Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith, which will be released on August 26th, 2016 through Season Of Mist. See all the details below.
Former Bell Witch drummer and vocalist Adrian Guerra has passed away. Guerra formed Bell Witch with Dylan Desmond in 2010 and they made a demo and two full length albums, before Guerra left the band in 2015. The band created their own unique sound of extreme doom, and their second album Four Phantoms was nominated in the Metal Storm Awards 2015. Guerra passed away, reportedly, after a cardiac arrest. R.I.P.
If you were hoping to get a new Russian Circles album, you will be pleased to know that it has just been announced! Guidance, as it is called, will be released on August 5th, 2016 worldwide on Sargent House. The album was recorded and mixed by Kurt Ballou at God City Studios and mastered by Carl Saff. As of now, you can see the album trailer below as well as the new tour dates announced.
Yngwie Malmsteen is setting the World On Fire! That is the title of the Swedish guitar virtuoso's new record to follow Spellbound (2012) at last. The record is expected in June. Malmsteen spent two years working on World On Fire and did all the lead vocals on it.