It seems that streaming upcoming albums is becoming a pretty common way of generating more buzz. Following the path of veterans as Helloween or Skid Row, heavy power metallers Civil War are sharing their upcoming debut album The Killer Angels, to be released worldwide tomorrow, June 11th, via Despotz Records. The whole album is streaming at this location but you can also listen to it through the Soundcloud below.
After a pretty long period of silence, Pythia shared with the fans the frantic activity that's been going on in the band in the last few weeks. In terms of good news, the symphonic band has finished writing their new album, and drummer Marc Dyos already finished recording drums. But no release date has yet been decided.
As many of you may already know, American thrash metallers Five Finger Death Punch are going to release their 4th and 5th full-length album in summer/fall 2013. More precisely, The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell - Volume 1 is scheduled to be released on July 30th, while Volume 2 should hit the stores around September.
Spanish symphonic power metallers Dark Moor are going to release their 9th effort Ars Musica on June 18th via Scarlet Records. But, to raise the expectations, the group decided to release a teaser of the album that can be enjoyed below. Furthermore, their brand new song "The Road Again" is also available for streaming on the Soundcloud player.
Five Finger Death Punch fans, watch out. Big news are coming from the band's official site. The band has announced the release of their new single "Lift Me Up" (featuring Rob Halford of Judas Priest). You can listen to the band's new single via iHeartRadio here. The song was originally introduced via a live performance at the Revolver Golden Gods. The band also unveiled that their upcoming two-part double album will be named The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 1 and The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2. Volume 1 which will be released on July 23rd, while its successor is scheduled for fall 2013.
Spanish symphonic/power metallers Dark Moor will release a brand new single, "The Road Again", at the end of the next week, on May 18th. The song for this single, which is already available for pre-order, comes off the group's upcoming album Ars Musica, which is scheduled to be released on June 18th via Scarlet Records.
Finnish singer Tarja has announced more details about the upcoming new album. It will be entitled Colours In The Dark and will be released on August 23rd through EarMUSIC Records. The album was mixed and mastered by Tim Palmer in Austin, TX. Tarja has also revealed a string of tour dates (mainly in Germany), which you can check out below.
Good news for DragonForce fans. The power metal band has just finished writing its second album with new vocalist Marc Hudson, and plan to enter the studio to start recording in May the successor to The Power Within. The band will work on Fascination Studios in Sweden with Jens Bogren and start laying down tracks.
Finnish metallers Amorphis, to raise the already sky-high expectations for their upcoming album Circle, scheduled to be released on April 19th and April 30th, have just revealed snippets of all the new songs accompanied by a track-by-track commentary made by none other than guitarist and founding member Esa Holopainen. You can see the video below.
Bad news for Kataklysm fans. Drummer Max Duhamel won't be performing on the next Kataklysm album Waiting For The End To Come due to problems with alcohol. The band promises to find a fitting replacement and announce it in the next few weeks.
American heavy metallers Skid Row have just premiered the lyric video for "Kings Of Demolition", the opening track from their upcoming EP United World Rebellion - Chapter One. Enjoy the new song below. More details about this release were previously reported here.
It has just been confirmed, on Megadeth's official pages, that Disturbed vocalist David Draiman will guest on the group's upcoming album Super Collider which is set for release on June 4th through Mustaine's new label, Tradecraft. According to Dave Mustaine, the album's artwork has been concluded and the band plans to reveal some new tour dates next week.
Finns Amorphis, not satisfied with the songs already premiered online, are releasing yet another new lyric video, this time for the 8th song of their upcoming album Circle, "Enchanted By The Moon" which is also its third single. Why complain? You can watch the video below right now.
Tobias Sammet of Avantasia has just announced that the new single, for the song "Sleepwalking", will be released on March 22nd and will be available as download single featuring a duet with female vocalist Cloudy Yang. The song for this single is taken from Avantasia's new upcoming album The Mystery Of Time, which will be out on March 29th, 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records.