The vocalist of American doom metal band Witch Mountain, Uta Plotkin, revealed during a recent interview (here) that she plans to leave the band for new projects. This announcement was issued a few months before the release of the fourth album titled Mobile Of Angels. Uta Plotkin is a member of the band since 2009 and participated in three albums.
Symphonic metal band Nightwish reveled the first trailer of their new studio album. The Finns' yet-untitled new album is in the making and today the band reveals a first glimpse into it. The new creation will be the first Nightwish studio record to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen. It's set for a release in spring 2015 via Nuclear Blast. Enjoy!
American atmospheric sludge metal band The Atlas Moth is streaming their entire third full-length album The Old Believer at this location. Ahead of its release, you can check out the music and enjoy the animations from Daniel Cervantes. Don't miss out!
American blackened sludge metal band Wolvhammer has revealed new details about their third studio album. It will be entitled Clawing Into Black Sun. In this new work, Wolvhammer mix "black metal, death rock, and punk into even more lethal volatile territory," according to their label Profound Lore Records. The band also released the new single "Death Division", available to stream on Soundcloud as a taste of the album.
The wait is over for Agalloch fans. The American folk black metal band just revealed the entire new album The Serpent & The Sphere which is now streaming in full online ahead of its release. You can start off your week by listening to the entire opus here. After you give it a spin, or more, tell us if are pleased with the band's fifth full-length album.
With their new album The Serpent & The Sphere about to be released in May, Agalloch have announced new tour dates for North America for their Serpens In Culmination tour. Joining the band on select dates on the first leg of the tour will be Obsidian Tongue, Vex, and Jex Thoth.
Doom/gothic metallers The Foreshadowing have released a song, a cover version of "The Rains Of Castamere" whose original music was written by Ramin Djawadi and George R. R. Martin. It's just a tribute to the Game Of Thrones series that the band recorded and mixed while working on the new album and is now sharing.
Good news arrive from the Omit camp today. Omit is doom metal band based in Oslo, Norway and their debut album Repose came out in 2011. Now its successor is being recorded at the Secret Quarters studio, as it was revealed by the band on their official Facebook page.
The funeral doom project Doom:VS, from Draconian member Johan Ericson, has finally revealed a new track titled "White Coffins" from their new work Earthless. Six years have passed since the release of their latest creation Dead Words Speak but now it is time for something new. You can listen to the 9-minute track "White Coffins" now here through the Soundcloud player. Enjoy! It is what you were expecting from Doom:VS?
The Atlas Moth revealed the rest of the details for their third full-length entitled The Old Believer. In case you missed it before, you can now also stream their new track "Collider" through the Soundcloud player here. The Old Believer gets its official release on June 10th, 2014 via Profound Lore Records and will have many interesting guest appearances. Read about it below.
Another song premiere today. Melodic death metal heavyweights Insomnium give us "Revelations", a brand new song taken from their forthcoming album Shadows Of The Dying Sun. After the song "Ephemeral" from the same name EP released last year, this is another appetizer for the new album. Enjoy the song through the lyric video right here. Take it all in.
Gothic/doom metal band Draconian has announced through their official sources that the search for a new singer has ended. Joining their ranks is Heike Langhans, a South African singer. She will replace Lisa Johansson, who left the band last year.
Swedish gothic/doom metallers Draconian have started writing new material. The band posted the following update on their Facebook page: "This weekend new lyrical creations will come to life. I am again collaborating with Författare (fotograf) Therés Stephansdotter Björk - who has contributed before with her poetry. Songs like 'Seasons Apart', 'She Dies', 'Not Breathing' and 'The Failure Epiphany' (among others) got a certain depth and presence thanks to Therés. She was also our photographer and a dear long-time friend of the band. The lyrical work for next album starts Now."
Swedish gothic/doom metallers Draconian are searching for a new female singer following the departure of Lisa Johansson in November of 2011. The band posted the following on their official Facebook page: "Since Lisa left the band we are as you know searching for a new brilliant singer to take her place. If you think you're woman enough to fill her shoes or if you know someone who could, please contact us. As we live and rehearse in Säffle in Sweden it's necessary that you either live close by or don't have a problem with traveling. This is a serious question so please, only serious suggestions. Hails!"