After announcing the first dates of their farewell tour for North America, Australia and New Zealand, heavy metal legends Black Sabbath have finally announced European tour dates as well. Black Sabbath's farewell tour begins on January 20th, 2016 and it promises to surpass all previous tours with their most mesmerizing production ever. The Euro tour includes some festival appearances as well. See the shows scheduled so far below where the U.K. is still not included for now.
Earlier this year, Devin Townsend played an incredible sold-out show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall venue, bringing the story of Ziltoid to life on stage as well as playing tracks from across his back catalogue. This larger-than-life evening was captured on film and is set to be released on the 13th of November 2015. Shot on 15 high-definition cameras, it was directed by Paul M Green (Devin Townsend, Opeth, BB King, Steve Hackett) and features special guests such as Dominique Lenore Persi (Stolen Babies), Chris Jericho (world-famous wrestler and singer of US band Fozzy) and Jean Savoie, with video narration by Bill Courage, as well as 12 singers and actors as cast and choir. Check out the brilliant cover below.
A few months ago we announced that the drone titans in Sunn O))) are working on a new album. Today the band is peeling back the curtain significantly, and unveiling many new details about their upcoming work.
The mighty Carcass will release a special edition version of their latest album, Surgical Steel, on CD and digitally on October 30th, and on vinyl on November 20th via Nuclear Blast. The complete edition includes their whole 2013 comeback album Surgical Steel, along with the entire Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel EP released later. Well, and how about a new album? That is still under wraps.
The wait is over for Caligula's Horse fans who want to hear something from their new offering, Bloom. The up-and-coming Aussie progressive/alternative metal band's new record is set for release on October 16th in Europe and October 30th in the U.S. on their new label InsideOutMusic. In advance of the album's release, the band has presented "Marigold", a 6-minute tune which you can enjoy fully below. Remember that the band promised the new songs would be as vibrant and colourful as the album cover.
While the reunion of the classic band line-up speculation continues almost every week, Guns N' Roses and Dead Daisies guitarist Richard Fortus recently suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle accident. He broke his shoulder blade, collar bone, six ribs, a toe, has a bruised lung, lacerated liver and a concussion but he will make a full recovery. Sadly for Dead Daisies fans, Richard Fortus will miss the band's upcoming tour dates in Australia and New Zealand due to the crash.
Japanese metallers Loudness will release a special 30th anniversary edition of their classic album Thunder In The East in Japan on November 25th in several different versions featuring bonus DVDs with live footage from their 1985 U.S. tour, among other things.
Heavy metallers Valient Thorr have joined forces with Napalm Records for the release of their seventh album. The group will be heading into the studio this November to begin recording their new album that will be released in the spring of 2016. Before Valient Thorr make their way to the studio, they are going to fly over to Europe for the Intergalactic Roadwarriors Tour with special guests Black Bone and Child. The successor to Our Own Masters is coming!
Legendary Norwegian black metal frontman Gaahl (ex-Gorgoroth, God Seed) is embarking on a new project. Today he has revealed his new band: Gaahls Wyrd. The band's debut show will be at Blekkmetal festival that takes place at the USF Verftet venue in Bergen, Norway on November 13-15. This band fronted by Gaahl will perform songs from his long career, including several Trelldom songs never performed live before! With him are some members from Trelldom and God Seed and this will to be their debut concert and a night to remember.
Who wants to hear another new Enshine track? You got it. The band has shared the new tune "Resurgence" from their impending release Singularity. Just click play on the YouTube player available below and enjoy it. Are you pleased with it?
Temple Of Baal's upcoming album, Mysterium, is now available for streaming at Ultimate-Guitar.com ahead of its release. Click on the link to get access to the full album! After you do, share your thoughts and impressions about the music. How would you rate the album?
Fans haven't listened to new material from The Faceless in a while but that is about to change. However, there is an explanation for that. 2014 especially was a turbulent year for the band with several line-up changes happening, more than usual. Now mainman and frontman Michael "Machine" Keene and The Faceless are making a comeback with a new album. The first song revealed off their upcoming new record is "The Spiraling Void". Listen to it below and don't forget to share your thoughts about it.
After sharing a new song recently, Abbath will release a seven-inch single, Count The Dead, on December 11th via Season Of Mist. This will be the first official release of the band led by former Immortal frontman Abbath Doom Occulta. The A-side features the title track, a new song, while the B-side consists of a cover version of the Judas Priest classic "Riding On The Wind". Count The Dead will be released in two versions, which are both limited to 500 copies worldwide.
Ixion have revealed the cover artwork and title of their much anticipated upcoming album. Called Enfant De La Nuit ("Child of the night"), the new opus will come out in November, via Finisterian Dead End/Season of Mist and Code 7. The artwork was created by Pierre Roussel and you can take a look at it below.
Earlier this year, the original guitar players of Mercyful Fate's legendary Melissa and Don't Break The Oath albums, Michael Denner and Hank Shermann, announced that they were going to release some material soon from their new band Denner/Shermann. Their debut EP Satan's Tomb is coming out on October 2nd via Metal Blade. The title track has been finally released and is streaming online now. So, you can finally satisfy your curiosity.