Symphonic metal heavyweights Epica have just released the second single off their new album, The Holographic Principle. Apart from watching a new video from the band, you can discover the new track "Edge Of The Blade". The video was shot together with director Jens De Vos and his team at Panda Productions. The Holographic Principle will be released on the 30th of September via Nuclear Blast Records. Mark your calendars!
The Finns Insomnium have delivered another trailer which presents Winter's Gate, their upcoming album. This fourth part is about the book that will come with the record. The album will be released very soon on September 23rd via Century Media Records. It is built around a short story, "Winter's Gate" ("Talven Portti" in Finnish), written by vocalist and bassist Niilo Sevänen. You can also hear more excerpts of new music from the opus, a concept album which will feature one 40-minute long track.
Persefone, the band from Andorra, just announced that their fifth album will be released on the 24th of February 2017 and will be called Aathma. The successor of Spiritual Migration will contain 10 new songs and it's mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street. The artwork is once again created by Travis Smith. Also, Persefone has announced the 2017 European Aathma tour.
Epica have presented the third part of the studio documentary of The Holographic Principle, which gives you another opportunity to hear bits of new music from the album. On this episode, the band focuses on the acoustic recordings, the concept of the album and once again give a detailed look behind the scenes.
The Andorra band Persefone announced that their guitarist Jordi Gorgues is no longer in the group. He decided to leave but on good terms. At this point, the melodic death metal band hasn't announced a replacement yet. Jordi was one of the founding members of the band.
Insomnium presents the third trailer of Winter's Gate, their upcoming album. This gives us another chance to hear more excerpts of new music from the opus, a concept album which will feature one 40-minute long track. For now, the Finns haven't released any stream or video of the new song.
Insomnium have presented the second trailer of Winter's Gate, their awaited new opus. This gives you another opportunity to hear bits of new music from the conceptual album, to contain a 40-minute long track. If you are curious, just watch the video below or at this location and tell us what you think.
Epica have presented the second part of the studio documentary of The Holographic Principle, which gives you another opportunity to hear bits of new music from the album. This part deals with the recording of the piano, orchestra and vocals. If you are curious, just watch the video below and tell us what you think.
Epica have presented the first part of the in-studio documentary of The Holographic Principle. The documentary gives a behind the scenes look at the recording process of the band's seventh studio album that will be released on the 30th of September through Nuclear Blast. It also previews the first music from the upcoming album. Don't miss out on the chance to listen to the first new material below.
Napalm Records and Be'lakor are proud to announce a worldwide deal to release the band's upcoming albums. The Australian band had promised updates soon and here it is. Their fourth album is planned to be released this year, with the exact date yet to be revealed. This also means more shows outside of Australia for them.
After parting ways with drummer Jimmy Vanden Broek, Be'lakor, the band from Australia, has announced their new drummer is Elliott Sansom. He has already recorded the drums for their new album and played on their European tour. The new album is planned to be released around March 2016. The mixing process is nearly complete.
Persefone has incorporated a new member in the band: the guitarist Filipe Baldaia. You might know his work on the band Nami. The progressive death metallers have been focusing on writing new material and are also confirmed for the Spanish festival Resurrection Fest 2016.
Persefone has announced the cancellation of their show at ProgPower USA 2015 in September. The band posted the news on their official site and is very disappointed with the whole situation but delays in the visa process were the root of the problem and forced this cancellation.
Draconian is back with a new record and the band from Sweden has now shared a teaser for their new album, Sovran. The sextet released the first sample of the album with a 4-minute teaser which you can discover in the video below. If you like what you hear, grab the album on October 30th via Napalm Records. Is it what you were expecting from Draconian?
Shaun Sykes, the guitarist of the Australian band Be'lakor, will be sitting out their next upcoming European tour for medical reasons. He will be replaced by Matt Dodds from Arbrynth. As you may know, the band has been working on a new album.