According to Jeff Arwadi, the mastermind of Indonesian band Kekal, the music for the upcoming album entitled Multilateral is almost finished, as he is currently working on a final song. The total number of tracks will be 11 and the overall running time will be over an hour. Nine of the songs will be published before the album's release.
Indonesian band Kekal announced through the official Facebook and Twitter accounts that up to 3 tracks for their upcoming Multilateral album (set for release in 2015) will feature a Vocaloid character Megurine Luka. For those unfamiliar with Vocaloid, it's a singing voice synthesizer so the new album will have some female vocals, even though synthesized ones. You can listen to a sample below.
Paradise Lost is set to play for the first time with the real orchestra on the 20th of September. The show will take place in the Roman open air theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (the same one where Anathema shot their show for a DVD release). Two weeks after confirming the titles of the songs to be performed for the first time with an orchestra, the band now unveils the title of a brand new song to be performed for the first time ever. It is entitled "Victim Of The Past" and will be performed with the support of an orchestra. This song will be also part of the upcoming new Paradise Lost album.
Liverpool atmospheric rock sextet Anathema release a brand new lyric video for the track "Anathema". The song is taken from their latest record Distant Satellites, out from June 6th, 2014. The video is available for streaming down under through the YouTube player.
Indonesian avantgarde metal band Kekal released another, already the fifth track from their upcoming new album, called "Neutrality". The song is available for streming via SoundCloud widget down under. The official release of the Multilateral record is set to be released sometime in 2015. The album was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Jeff Arwadi, while the cover artwork was done by Levi Sianturi. Listen to the song and share your thoughts.
Italian death metallers Dark Lunacy released their new record entitled The Day Of Victory this year. Now the band finally announces the headline tour in support of the album that will include 9 Russian cities. All the dates can be seen below. The tour will also feature two supporting acts - thrashers Black Propaganda from Turin and progressive death metal band Synodik from Genoa.
Indonesian avantgarde band Kekal offers you the download of the new track entitled "By Means Of Survival" for free here. This track is the 4th from the band's upcoming record Multilateral that is available for free download. You can get the other songs over here. If you prefer, you can also listen to the new track "By Means Of Survival" as well as the previous tracks on Bandcamp.
Japanese avantgarde metallers Sigh posted a message on their Facebook page stating that they parted with the long-time guitarist Shinichi Ishikawa, and he is to be replaced by You Oshima (Kadenzza). Originally, Oshima had been announced as a guest on their new album.
Russian metal band Psilocybe Larvae has put out the announcement on their official website telling about the line-up changes the band experienced this summer. Guitar player Andrey "Luke" Lukashov and drummer Ilya "Alan" Piyaev have left the band to be replaced by Konstantin Kot'h and Evgeny "Evg" Trefilov accordingly, both from industrial metal band Vergeltung.
Swedish gothic metal legends Tiamat has just released another new video for the song "The Red Of The Morning Sun", which comes from their latest record - The Scarred People. The video once again was directed by Johan Edlund and Ioanna Lampropoulou. You can enjoy the video below.
Tiamat have released a new video for the song "Love Terrorists" taken from the album The Scarred People, released by Napalm Records in 2012. The video was directed by the band's frontman Johan Edlund and Ioanna Lampropoulou. You can watch the video here.
Indonesian avantgarde metal band Kekal has announced that their 9th full-length album titled Autonomy will be officially released on CD and digital formats between September and October 2012 by Whirlwind Records (as release dates vary on each region, exact dates will be announced later).
Indonesian avantgarde metal band Kekal has released a new music video for the song "Rare Earth Elements" from their upcoming new album Autonomy. The official release of the album is planned for June. Meanwhile, the video, directed and edited by Jeff Arwadi, can be seen on the band's official Facebook page or below.
Russian death/doom metallers Psilocybe Larvae have completed the recording of their new album entitled The Labyrinth Of Penumbra. The recording and mixing process took place at studio Kontakt under the guidance of Yury Smirnov, mastering duties were handled by Mats Lindfors at Cutting Room and cover art was taken care of A-Ra. The new song entitled "Soul Trekking" can be heard at this location.