18:01 - Marcel Hubregtse Bell Witch will be the very first band for me at Roadburn this year ;-)
17:58 - Apothecary Fuck, this new Bell Witch track is awesome
17:45 - Marcel Hubregtse I found the new Kommandant pretty straight forward, like all their stuff. although it does sound different to Kontakt, The Draconian Archetype and Stormlegion. It is a lot slower now.
16:54 - flightoficarus86 Label threw this in with a handful of promos for upcoming releases. It's pretty [link]
16:46 - flightoficarus86 The new Kommandant is interesting. Gonna need to give it a few listens.
16:16 - The RedOctober [link] Update on Obscura. Also there is going to be a 15 min song :3. Me se excited :3
Belgium extreme metallers Aborted are pleased to announce their return to North America. This time the band will be co-headlining with Fit For An Autopsy and Archspire, supported by Dark Sermon and with one more band to be announced. This one month long trek will be the Aborted's first full tour across North America in support of their latest album, The Necrotic Manifesto, released back in April, 2014. Check out the confirmed dates below the official tour flyer.
At The Gates are touring hard in support of their latest (comeback) release At War With Reality, and are currently performing on the grounds of North America. Additionally, the band confirmed another set of tour dates. First they will be heading out to Latin America in the first half of September and afterwards the band will return to the shores of Australia in October/November.
The Swedish sludge/post-metal creators The Moth Gatherer have a new album on the way, and today they have released a short teaser, now available for streaming on YouTube player below. This teaser presents a part of the "Pale Explosions" song. The follow-up to the debut installment A Bright Celestial Light will be entitled The Earth Is The Sky, and will see its release later this year via Agonia Records.
Torche just released a brand new animated video for "Annihilation Affair", now available for streaming through the YouTube below. This post-apocalyptic vision of robotic destruction was directed by Phil Mucci (High On Fire, Pig Destroyer, Opeth). Track for this video clip is taken from the band's latest album, Restarter, released on February 24th via Relapse Records.
Dubbed the 'April Atrocity Tour', US death metallers Broken Hope will join forces with extreme metallers Internal Bleeding along with openers The Walking Dead Orchestra and Bleeding Utopia to embark the European grounds next month. A two-week run also include a several festival appearances. Check out the list of confirmed dates and tour trailer down below.
Currently on the road with their first ever full acoustic tour, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter are pleased to announce that they will be headlining this years edition of the Heidenfest tour in October. Co-headliner on this tour will be Finnish labelmates Korpiklaani, who are currently performing on the Paganfest tour with Wintersun. The line up is completed by the pagan metallers Varg and Skyforger as well as Bavarian power metalheads Winterstorm.
To support their latest release, The Killing Gods, US grinders Misery Index confirmed a string of tour dates for 'The Killing Gods US/Canada Tour - Part 1' this April/May. This two-week run, supported by special guests Lord Dying, will mainly cover the Eastern part of the North American continent. Check out all the confirmed dates down under.
Germans Powerwolf are pleased to share details for their next full-length effort. The album will be entitled Blessed & Possessed and is scheduled for a July, 2015 release on Napalm Records. The band is currently laying final touches to the mix together with sound wizard Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Once again guitarist Matthew Greywolf was also responsible for the cover artwork, which can be seen below.
High On Fire confirm that they are currently in working process for the upcoming new studio album, which will be released later this year. On their upcoming summer tour the band will be first presenting songs of this new record on European soil. More album details will follow soon. Until then, check out the confirmed tour dates down below.
Aussie metallers King Parrot are happy to announce the new label signings. The band joined the family of Housecore Records for North America, Agonia Records for Europe, and EVP Recordings for Australia, which will release their upcoming new album this spring. It was recorded by Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down) in Nodferatu's Lair Studio. More details will follow.
"Control", the new official music video from Swedish hard rock/heavy metal act Spiders, is now available for streaming through the YouTube player below. Track for this video clip is taken from the group's latest studio effort, Shake Electric, released at the end of October, 2014. Check it out!
Mexico's death doom metal act Majestic Downfall, fronted by Jacobo Córdova, has inked a record deal with Pulverised Records. Said label will be releasing the band's upcoming studio album (fourth in a row), on which the band is already working hard. More details will follow in the near future.
The latest (NSFW) video, "Bag Man", from Colorado-based blackened sludge trio Primitive Man, is now available for viewing down below. The track for this video comes from the band's recently released EP, Home Is Where The Hatred Is, out from February 17th via Relapse Records. It was produced by Ethan Lee McCarthy and directed by Novel Concept TV. Also, don't miss it and check out several confirmed tour dates for Europe and North America below the video clip.
Abiotic, the progressive deathcore/tech death metal band from Miami, is set to release their upcoming new album, Casuistry, on April 21st on Metal Blade Records. In support of the album, the band will be hitting the road starting this April for an extensive North American tour. The band is heading out alongside Boris The Blade, Alterbeast and more. The Cast Into The Depths Of Desperation tour kicks off April 12th and wraps up May 8th in San Francisco, CA. A complete list of dates can be found below.
Swedish heavy metal quartet Sister Sin present another new official video from their latest album, Black Lotus, which was released in October, 2014. Video clip for the track "Desert Queen" is now available for viewing through the YouTube down below. It was directed by 11Frames productions.