Heaven Shall Burn just revealed that they will be releasing their eighth studio album, Wanderer, this September 19th via Century Media. For the artwork, the Germans sent their friend and photographer Christian Thiele on a quest and asked him to capture the beauty of mountains, plains and shorelines. Once again, the album was produced by guitarist Alexander Dietz and co-produced by guitarist Maik Weichert. While the drums were tracked by Eike Freese at Chameleon Studios in Hamburg, the rest of the album was recorded at Dietz's own Chemical Burn Studios in Bad Kösen. Tue Madsen mixed and mastered Wanderer at Chemical Burn Studios as well as at his Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark. Check out the first abrasive track "Downshifter" right here.
As they prepare to release their first new album in three years, DGM have shared another song from the upcoming The Passage release. "The Secret Part 1", the opener track from the album, is by far the longest song they ever wrote. Prepare for more than 8 minute of progressive and melodic metal. Enjoy!
The Japanese post-rockers Mono have just announced their new album. After the 2014 albums The Last Dawn, Rays Of Darkness and a split with The Ocean last year, their 9th album Requiem For Hell is scheduled to be released worldwide on October 14th, via Temporary Residence Ltd. (North America), Pelagic Records (Europe) and Magniph / Hostess Entertainment (Japan and Asia). Discover the tracklist, cover and a teaser below.
Meta is the new album from Thy Catafalque and it has just been announced! The Hungarian avant-garde metal outfit of mastermind Tamás Kátai shared its first details today. The album is set for release on September 16th, 2016 on CD and LP on Season Of Mist. For now, you can check out the cover art, tracklist, and also stream the first single "Mezolit" here. So, how is the successor to last year's Sgùrr sounding so far?
A new Marilyn Manson record is coming out and it was just revealed! Marilyn Manson told Alternative Press, after receiving the 'Icon Award' at the Alternative Press Music Awards in Columbus, Ohio, about the plans for their next album. The successor to The Pale Emperor will be the band's 10th album and is titled SAY10. It is set to drop on Valentine's Day 2017 (February 14th).
After sharing a couple of new songs previously, Harakiri For The Sky have just announced the streaming of their entire new album Trauma: III online. The opus is due out on Friday (July 22nd) through Art Of Propaganda but luckily, you can already stream the entire piece through the SoundCloud player available below. Was it enjoyable?
German sludge/doom metallers Phantom Winter, featuring members of Omega Massif, are releasing a new album just one year after Cvlt. Titled Sundown Pleasures, the band's 2nd studio album album features artwork created by Hummelgrafik and it will be released on September 16th via Golden Antenna Records. Feast your eyes on the cover below and check out the tracklist as well.
Epica have presented the first part of the in-studio documentary of The Holographic Principle. The documentary gives a behind the scenes look at the recording process of the band's seventh studio album that will be released on the 30th of September through Nuclear Blast. It also previews the first music from the upcoming album. Don't miss out on the chance to listen to the first new material below.
New Asphyx album incoming! The Dutch death metal pioneers are ready to announce their new studio album release, following up on 2012's acclaimed Deathhammer record. The new album is now finished and will be entitled Incoming Death, and will be released worldwide on September 30th, 2016 via Century Media Records. You can start anticipating it!
Progressive metallers Seventh Wonder are finally releasing a live album! Welcome To Atlanta Live 2014 is hitting stores on September 23rd via Frontiers Music Srl. Now, you can see the CD/DVD tracklist and cover. This album aptly closes the first chapter of the band's history and works as a tasty appetizer for the new studio album planned for release in early 2017.
Atmospheric black metallers Hjel, led by Max (Windrider), have set the release date for their upcoming debut album, Kalte Asche, to July 22nd. The album will be released as limited digipack (100 pc.) by their label Abstrakte Wunden Tonträgerproduktion and digitally via the band's Bandcamp page. Additionally, you can now listen to the title track of the upcoming album here.
After they've announced their new album, Our Voices Shall Remain, the Finns Throes Of Dawn now give us a chance to listen to the album's first single. It's the atmospheric song "Lifelines" and you can give it a spin over here. The band will release their highly anticipated sixth record through Argonauta Records on the 20th of August. Was it worth the wait?
Arachnophobia Records has just revealed some details regarding the next Moanaa album, as well as the album's cover! The new album will be called Passage and will hit the stores on the 15th of September, 2016. This will be the post-metal band's second album and a follow-up to 2014's excellent Descent. Are you excited about it?
Amon Amarth have two new updates regarding upcoming shows. This September/October, the Swedish metal kings will return to the USA as direct support to the mighty Megadeth. Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok are also on the bill. As far as Europe goes, they also announced the final shows and support. They will do a trek with Testament and Grand Magus on select dates, and finish it all off with Behemoth in Scandinavia! Support for all dates in Germany, France and Italy to be announced soon. All shows happen in support of their newest 10th studio album, Jomsviking.