Swedish death doomsters Heavydeath have shared samples from songs on their upcoming second full length album, In Circles We Die, which will be out in November 2016. The record was recorded during a few sessions in April and June 2016 by Nicklas Rudolfsson, Johan Bäckman and Daniel Moilanen. It was produced by Nicklas Rudolfsson and Johan Bäckman, mixed by Johan Bäckman and mastered at Sonic Train Studios by Andy La Rocque. More details regarding the album are expected soon.
Guitarist Troy Seele has announced his departure from Iced Earth due to family responsibilities. Troy Seele's last gig with the band will be Knotfest in Mexico City, October 16th, 2016. For those guitarists who think they've got what it takes to be in the studio and on stage with Iced Earth, send your audition video and contact info to the following link. The band is working on a new album at the moment but Seele will focus on his family.
According to Finnish metal magazine Inferno, former melodic death metallers Cryhavoc vocalist Kaapro Ikonen has just passed away. Kaapro Ikonen was always the singer of Cryhavoc from their inception in 1992 until they disbanded in 1999. He lost his battle with cancer.
Icelandic warriors Skálmöld revealed recently their new album details, for the release of Vögguvisir Ygdrasils. Now it's time for music. The band has shared the new song "Niðavellir" online. You can hear it on the YouTube player below. The video features the band members hearing the song and reacting to it.
Metal Storm reported about Wretch's upcoming new album just weeks ago. Now, the band is facing a tough period because drummer Jerry Clyde Paradis just died. He also played drums in The Gates Of Slumber and Sourvein. R.I.P.
Desolate Pathway, an epic doom metal band from England, has some news to share, three important updates. They have announced a special live bassist, their new album's release date and the guest musicians on it.
Bassist Pete Way is facing another health crisis. The 65-year-old former bassist for UFO has suffered a heart attack. In the summer of 2013, Way was diagnosed with prostate cancer during a routine check-up. A year later, he had officially beaten the disease, and he also expressed remorse about having lived a rock and roll lifestyle for so many years. Hopefully, he can recover from this too.
After the tragic loss of singer Aleah Stanbridge, doom metal act Trees Of Eternity have just shared long awaited updates about their new album which will be entitled Hour Of The Nightingale and is due out on the 11th of November 2016. Hear the first enchanting new song "Broken Mirror" from it now here. The song features lyrics by Aleah.
North Carolina's Bloody Hammers have recently released a new video from their newest album, Lovely Sort Of Death, which was officially released yesterday by Napalm Records. You can now watch the psychodelic video for "Lights Come Alive" below via YouTube. Enjoy it or dislike it!
After giving us all the details about Moonbathers, Delain's new record, the Dutch symphonic metal sextet now shares a new lyric video for the song "The Glory And The Scum", which can be seen down below. Their fifth studio album will be released worldwide via Napalm Records on the 26th of August, 2016. It was mastered by Grammy Award winner Ted Jensen.
Celebrating 20 years of their career, Germans Sacred Steel have revealed details for their upcoming new effort Heavy Metal Sacrifice, due out on October 14th, 2016 via Cruz Del Sur Music. You can also check to the cover artwork, which was provided by Polish artist Lukasz Jaszak, and full tracklist down under.
In 2013 American doomsters The Gates Of Slumber split up, when bassist Jason McCash died, and mainman Karl Simon decided to shut that chapter in the book of doom. But now Karl is back with his new doom metal project, called Wretch (officially formed in 2015). The band now presents their debut album - Wretch - to be out on August 26th through Bad Omen Records. You can also listen to the brand new song, "Rest In Peace", available for streaming down below.
Greek thrashers Suicidal Angels are very pleased to present a brand new music video, Division Of Blood, now available for streaming on YouTube down under. Track for this videoclip comes from the same-titled studio album, released back in May on NoiseArt Records.
Kai Hansen (Hansen & Friends) is proud to present the new official music video for his first single "Born Free". It is the first time fans are able to listen to a song from Hansen's solo debut album XXX - Three Decades In Metal. The album will be released as CD, 2CD special edition including all eleven songs with Hansen on vocals, 2LP and digital on September 16th on earMUSIC.