Joey Jordison's project Scar The Martyr has announced that vocalist Henry Derek Bonner is no longer part of the band. Essentially, the band decided to let him go due to "creative and personal differences" but Henry claims he quit the band. Regardless of who made the move, he is out of the band. Currently looking for a new singer, the band is also coming up with new material.
American metallers Tombs have shared the first taste of new material. Following Path Of Totality, the group will unleash the new piece Savage Gold on June 10th (North America), June 9th (UK/world), and June 6th (Germany/Benelux/Finland) on Relapse Records. Hear the first snippets of new music on this album trailer below. What do you think?
Portugal's most infamous grind outfit know as Holocausto Canibal have recently released the lyric video for "Corrosão Uretral", the first single of their upcoming EP Larvas, due out in May via Czech Republic's Bizarre Leprous Production. You can stream the new song now below.
The Canadian up-and-coming power metal band Crimson Shadows has signed a deal with Napalm Records. The band's debut record came out in 2011, Glory On The Battlefield, and the next one has already been recorded and will be released worldwide in the summer. The band previously won the international Wacken battle in 2013.
If you live in the US, this might interest you (outsiders are welcome too). The inaugural Southern Darkness Fest is here and the first bands have already been confirmed. The fest is taking place in Tampa, Florida on August 23rd. Southern Darkness Fest is claiming to be the heaviest in the south and will span three different stages at three different venues: The Orpheum, Crowbar, and Ybor Live. While more bands will still be announced, the initial line-up is looking promising already. Check it out below.
German metallers Xandria are streaming a teaser for their upcoming album, Sacrificium, due to be released on May 2nd via Napalm Records. The clip gives previews of all the new tracks. You can watch it below and tell us your opinion about it. After "Dreamkeeper", this is another opportunity to hear the new vocalist Dianne Van Giersbergen.
Since the band hasn't released a new album in years, you are probably curious about the new material Swedish gothic industrial outfit Deathstars has to share. The group just posted a new video about the making process of their new album called The Perfect Cult. Some snippets of new songs can be heard as well. If you want to know more, just watch the video below.
German power metal superstars Edguy just premiered the new video for the song "Love Tyger", off their upcoming album Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown, due to be released on April 18th (UK April 21st, USA April 29th) via Nuclear Blast Records. The band labeled it as the "most different video clip we actually never shot", so... enjoy the bizarre output below and the new song, of course.
Revocation have a new record label. The technical metallers from Boston signed a deal with Metal Blade Records. The band has been very productive in terms of new releases and now prepares their next album to follow Revocation, released less than a year ago. Are you excited for the new album?
Stoner group Corrosion Of Conformity have finally concluded the work on their new album. The band has also confirmed a June 23rd as the European and 24th as the North American release date for IX, as it will be called. Produced by the band and long-time comrade John Custer, the album and lead single "On Your Way" will be available for preorders via ITunes, Amazon, and other popular outlets beginning May 13th.
UPDATE: It seems like there are new chapters to this story. After an update was posted on As I Lay Dying official website, now it has been revealed by the band's other members that it was not discussed within the band or with the management, implying the statement was released only by Tim Lambesis. On a message posted on guitarist Nick Hipa's Facebook page, all the members of As I Lay Dying except Tim Lambesis explain that this statement was new to them. Well, that was bizarre.
German metallers Axel Rudi Pell have a fresh new album called Into The Storm released this year in January through SPV/Steamhammer. Have you listened to it? The band has now unleashed a new video for the song "Long Way To Go" online. The video was directed by Tim Assmann and it is available for your viewing pleasure right here.
As the release date of their new album approaches, Texas-based metal veterans Helstar have unveiled an album trailer including excerpts from all nine songs on this wicked new record called This Wicked Nest. This is your chance to hear more new material. Enjoy it in the YouTube clip below.
Swedish death/thrash metallers Carnal Forge have announced the release of a new single. After returning from hiatus last year, their hard work is now coming to fruition. You can check out the front cover of their new single When All Else Fails below. It will include the new songs "Chemical Disincorporation" and "Bleed For Me."
The Japanese trio Boris are preparing to release another album and this one is called Noise. While the record will only come out on June 17th everywhere (except Japan) via Sargent House, today you can listen to a brand new song titled "Quicksilver". Click play on the Soundcloud player below and tell us what you think about the seven-minute track. Moreover, below you also find all the album details. Dig in!