13:12 - !J.O.O.E.! Failing that, he could always talk about one of his favourite dark ambient albums: A Deeper Kind Of Slumber by Tiamat.
13:02 - Marcel Hubregtse So could I. Especially given the fact I was hugely into heavy music at the time in both Singapore and The Netherlands and no one (not the user :p ) ever mentioned heavy hard rock in those countries.
12:11 - !J.O.O.E.! Tell us more about the "heavy hard rock" genre that was so well established in the 80s. I could do with a laugh.
A week ago, Annihilator began with 'European In The Blood Tour', where they perform in support of their recently released new album Suicide Society. In the meantime, the band present another new official video, "Snap", now available for streaming through the YouTube player down below.
The Spanish blackened death metallers Noctem will soon enter the studio to record their fourth studio album, expected to be released in the spring, 2016. This upcoming album will follow 2014's Exilium, released via Prosthetic Records.
Dutch doomers Faal recorded a split EP with British death doom metal band Eye Of Solitude. The EP will see the light of day on September 18th through Kaotoxin Records. Now, the label has made this split available streaming, and can be listened to via SoundCloud widget down below.
Funeral doom masters Skepticism premiered a new track, "You", the second one from their upcoming new effort Ordeal. Ordeal will see the light of day on September 18th via Svart Records. The 9-minute track is now available for streaming through the SoundCloud widget below. More details on the new album were previously reported here.
Soilwork's new album, The Ride Majestic, doesn't come out for two more weeks, but today, the band is excited to reveal this exclusive teaser clip, giving you approximately 30 seconds of each track to sample off the new album. The album comes out August 28th on Nuclear Blast.
Swedish three piece psychedelic doom crew Mammoth Storm confirmed the release of their debut studio album, Fornjot, worldwide via Napalm Records on November 6th. To taste a piece of this new effort the band made new track, "Augurs Echo", available for streaming through the SoundCloud widget down under. Also, don't miss to check out the tracklist and cover artwork of the album.
Texas prog metallers Oceans Of Slumber are pleased to present a brand new music video for the single, "Turpentine", now exclusively available for streaming through the YouTube player. Track for this video is also featured on the band's latest effort, Blue EP, released on March 31st, 2015 through Century Media Records.
Finns Omnium Gatherum, who have just started the North American tour with fellow countrymen Insomnium, premiere a brand new song, entitled "Skyline", taken from the band's upcoming (yet untitled) new album due out in February of 2016 on Lifeforce Records. The album was recorded by Teemu Aalto, mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö. More details will follow soon.
San Diego's Wovenwar recently performed a special show at Brick By Brick on July 10th. It was an intimate show, full of the band's friends and family, and they took the opportunity to film a portion of the set for a new video. "Archers" is now available for streaming on the YouTube player. Track for this video comes from the Wovenwar's self-titled debut, released in August of 2014 via Metal Blade Records. The video was shot by Josh Knoff and directed/edited by Nick Hipa.
Canadian grindcore outfit Fuck The Facts premieres a brand new track, titled "Storm Of Silence", taken from the band's upcoming album, Desire Will Rot, out on August 25th via Noise Salvation. "Storm Of Silence" is available for streaming through the SoundCloud widget, which you will find below. Additionally, in support of this new release, the band announced a string of tour dates across the North America.
British metallers Devilment premiere the new official music video for ''Sanity Hits A (Perfect) Zero''. The song comes off the band's debut effort, The Great And Secret Show, released in October, 2014 on Nuclear Blast. The video, directed by Lizzy Ellam and edited by Sam Scott-Hunter, can be viewed through the YouTube player down under.
Americans A Sound Of Thunder are preparing to release a new studio album, Tales From The Deadside, out in stores on September 25th. Now the band premiere a brand new track "Tower Of Souls" as a lyric video, available for streaming down under. Tales From The Deadside was recorded at Assembly Line Studios with producer Kevin Gutierrez.
Edmonton-based speed thrashers Striker are pleased to share a brand new music video for the track "Second Attack". The track for this video, which can be seen via YouTube player below, is taken from the band's latest full-length, City Of Gold, released back in August, 2014. This video clip was directed by Lindsay Robinson.
Norwegians Susperia are pleased to announce new vocalist to the group ranks after the departure of Athera. The band proudly presents Bernt Fjellestad (Guardians Of Time) as the new member and lead singer. Susperia also confirmed that all the material for their upcoming new album is finished, and are now in the process of recording it. A few snippets from the pre-production can be heard through the YouTube player down under.