It's time for you to listen to the new Neurosis album Fires Within Fires. The label Neurot Recordings has made it available online in full and on SoundCloud. How is the band sounding on their eleventh studio album? Is it better than Honor Found In Decay? You can be the judge of that. As for the official release date of the opus, it is set for September 23rd.
Good news for Benighted fans just in! The French death metal machine has finished the recording process for their next crushing full-length at Germany's renowned Kohlekeller Studio. According to the band, the forthcoming album and successor to Carnivore Sublime will be their "most brutal and sickest work of violence yet". The release is expected in early 2017.
Iron Maiden's gonna get you, no matter how far! The British metallers just announced their plans to protect fans from ticket piracy, profiteering and counterfeiting. The group, whose first major UK arena tour for six years will be announced tomorrow, September 23rd, have gone to great lengths to ensure their fans are able to buy tickets at the intended price rather than at the ludicrously inflated prices prevalent on many secondary ticketing sites and also to protect them against counterfeit tickets.
Testament's new album Brotherhood Of The Snake will be released on October 28th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. While the fans wait for it, they can now play the official browser game for the band's upcoming 12th album. You can play up to 666 points (fittingly) to prove you're a worthy prospect for the brotherhood and keep on playing to get inducted and claim your spot in the global highscore. Surf to this location to play! You know what the soundtrack will be.
U.S. metallers Charred Walls Of The Damned haven't released a new album since 2011's Cold Winds On Timeless Days. However, the brainchild of former Death/Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy - will release their third full-length, Creatures Watching Over The Dead, this Friday (September 23rd) via Metal Blade Records. You can check out the new record in its entirety at this location.
Blackened heavy metal band Faethom from Fort Lauderdale released a lyric video for "Slaves To The Dawn," a song off their 2nd full-length concept album, Fury Of The Scorned Witch. Watch it on the YouTube player available below.
40 Watt Sun, the UK doom metal band, have released now the second new song off of the upcoming record Wider Than The Sky. They are back with a new album after five years. Below, you can listen to the song "Pictures" for another taste of what's to come. What do you think about this one?
Officially, Opeth's new album is only released on the 30th of September via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. But today, you can hear another cut from Sorceress. The progressive outfit surprised fans today by uncovering a new tune, the third to be released from the new record until now. If you're so inclined, enjoy "The Wilde Flowers" here and see if it's up your alley.
On November 4th, 2016, Dark Tranquillity will release their 11th album Atoma worldwide through Century Media Records and start their North American headline tour. Fans needing a first taste of the album can hear the new track, "The Pitiless" this Friday. To keep the excitement going, the band will also debut a video for the song on September 26th, over at the Century Media Records YouTube channel. So, exciting things are coming really soon. For now, check out the song titles and album formats below.
AC/DC's long-serving bassist Cliff Williams said recently that he would leave the group after the band's touring cycle for the Rock Or Bust album is completed and now it's official. His last gig with the band happened yesterday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, USA. Watch his final message on the video below.
The Belgian group Amenra just announced an acoustic tour in Europe. The first leg of the Afterlife Alive tour has been made public and will happen next year. See the dates below. The tour follows the release of Alive, an acoustic live album, on Consouling Sounds.
John Haughm of Agalloch fame has a new band. It is called Pillorian and also includes Stephen Parker (Maestus/ex-Arkhum) and Trevor Matthews (Uada/ex-Infernus). Sounds promising? The band will release their debut album through Eisenwald Records in early 2017. The recordings should begin in the Fall/Winter.
The German sludge/post-metallers Downfall Of Gaia are excited to announce Atrophy, the band's 4th full-length album, due out on November 11th through Metal Blade Records. While the pre-orders are available here, you can view the artwork, read the tracklist and listen to a brand-new song, entitled "Woe", below. Are you ready for a new album?
After revealing earlier this year that they were working hard on a follow-up to The Joy Of Motion, instrumental djent masters Animals As Leaders just unveiled the first details regarding the new offering. First of all, it's to be called The Madness Of Many. The band's fourth full-length record is hitting stores on November 11th 2016 via Sumerian Records. For now, you can take a look at the cover and start anticipating the music.
Serbian progressive/power metal band Asymmetry just released their first full-length album, Fragility on September 16th, 2016. Following the successful EP, Room 17: Hours Between Shadows And Light (2012), Fragility is a conceptual story fragmented to 9 songs in total length of 50 minutes of music with powerful vocals, complex arrangements and strong rhythm section. Check it out for yourself in full via Bandcamp.