California thrashers Hirax have been kind enough to let us listen to their new album Immortal Legacy in its entirety online. How nice of them! The album has been released in Europe and comes out in the rest of the world on March 4th. It's being released by SPV/Steamhammer, known for their old school style roster. How do you like the new album?
Preparing to release their forthcoming sixth studio album, Eternal Enemies, on April 15th, Emmure have presented the music video for the new tune "Nemesis". According to the label, Eternal Enemies features some of Emmure's "most violent material." Listen to the song and watch the video here.
American group Every Time I Die just announced that they are currently recording new material at GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou of Converge. This new album will follow Ex Lives released two years ago.
Infestus are releasing a new album and now you can know all about it. The awaited successor to E x | I s t will be called The Reflecting Void and will be available on April 25th (May 13th in North America) via Debemur Morti Productions in CD, vinyl and digital download version. Take a look at the cover artwork here as well as the tracklist.
"Feel What I Feel", a brand new official video from Swiss hard rockers Gotthard, is now available for viewing through the YouTube player below. This track is taken off their forthcoming new product - Bang! - to be out on 4th of April via Nuclear Blast Records. More album details can be found at this location.
On the 9th of May, the new Elvenking album, The Pagan Manifesto, will be released via AFM Records and now the Italian folk metallers are unveiling the cover artwork of the album. And do you remember who will guest in The Pagan Manifesto? Amanda Somerville. Refresh your memory here.
After crowdfunding their first album, this 'all-star' instrumental progressive metal band from the USA releases the first teaser of their collaboration. Conquering Dystopia, which is by the way also the name of the album, is the band featuring guitarists Jeff Loomis, Keith Merrow, bassist Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse) and Alex Rüdinger (The Faceless' drummer). The album will be out on the 10th of March and until that day you can enjoy the teaser, which is available on their official sites or on the video below.
Mael Mórdha has announced some sad news. The Gaelic doom metallers confirm that their frontman Roibéard Ó Bogail has left the band for personal reasons. The other Mael Mórdha members have made the decision to continue without Rob, the group's founding member.
Ladies and gentlemen, the third Souldrainer album is coming and it is called Architect. The Swedish melodic death metallers just revealed the cover artwork and tracklist of the album. Feast your eyes on it below. The band plans to release the album via ViciSolum Productions in 2014.
Guitar virtuoso Christian Muenzner, whom you might know as the guitarist of Obscura, Spawn Of Possession and Paradox, is working on his new solo album to follow 2011's Timewarp. His second album will be called Beyond The Wall Of Sleep and he launched a crowdfunding campaign for the album here. The money will be used to produce the album ready for release in May.
The Norwegian black metal project Khonsu has presented a new video for the song "Visions Of Nehaya", taken from their upcoming album. This new album is planned to be released this autumn, but Khonsu is also releasing a new EP called Traveller. For now, listen to "Visions Of Nehaya" on the video below with vocals by Terje Olsen (Chton, Eternal Silence, Killing For Company).
On May 4th, the new Xandria album, Sacrificium, will hit the stores via Napalm Records. This will also be the first album to feature new bassist Steven Wussow and new singer Dianne van Giersbergen. Today the band is unveiling what the album tracklist will look like and the first snippet of the upcoming single "Nightfall". Listen to it right here.
A couple of days ago, German heavy metal machine U.D.O. signed a long-term contract with their current label AFM Records. The new deal includes the release of 3 studio albums and 3 DVDs. After 27 years of existence, the band already released 14 full-length albums. Their latest, Steelhammer, came out last year in May.
In a surprising announcement, death metal legends Morbid Angel have announced that they are bringing their Covenant tour to Australia. Yes, that's exactly what you think it means. They are playing the whole Covenant album from start to finish, and a few classic goodies after that, of course.