Finnish gothic group The 69 Eyes have secretly entered the studio with producer Johnny Lee Michaels, who already was responsible for the recordings of some of their best albums, Blessed Be and Paris Kills, to begin recording their new album for an early 2016 release.
Drakum, the folk metallers from Barcelona, recently announced their EP entitled Trollmin that will be released on the 10th of September 2015. Now band has revealed its tracklist and can be seen below. Soon you will be able to hear a new song from the release that follows the debut album Torches Will Rise Again.
Guns N' Roses have lost one of their three guitarists. Daren Jay Ashba has announced his departure from the Axl Rose-fronted outfit. He leaves the hard rock group after six years of service to focus on his band Sixx:A.M. Ashba was hired to join Guns N' Roses in 2009 following the release of Chinese Democracy to replace guitarist Robin Finck, who departed to rejoin Nine Inch Nails.
With the previously announced release of Ordeal, due out September 18th through Svart Records, the Finnish doom maestros Skepticism have revealed the brand-new video for "The Departure", to give the fans a taste of what's to come.
Ready or not, here is another new track from Praying Mantis' upcoming album, Legacy! As of now, you can listen to the tune "All I See" by hitting play on the YouTube video below and let us know what you think about the latest track. The heavy metallers are releasing their first new album since 2009's Sanctuary on the 21st of August 2015 via Frontiers Music Srl. Are you convinced?
UK heavy metallers Saxon are busy in the making of a video for the upcoming single "Battering Ram", due out August 28th. "Battering Ram" is the title track from the band's upcoming 21st full-length album, due out October 16th through UDR Music.
Following the release of a new song recently, here is the first official music video for the title track from folk group Blackmore's Night's upcoming studio album, All Our Yesterdays. The new album will be released on September 18th in CD, CD/DVD deluxe edition, 2xLP, deluxe box set and digital versions under Frontiers Music Srl. Until then, you can enjoy "All Our Yesterdays" below at least.
After announcing they were active again, U.K. thrashers Acid Reign have released "Plan Of The Damned", their first new song in 25 years. The single, which features the image "Delusion Dwellers" by acclaimed artist Laurie Lipton, can be streamed below. Acid Reign will be announcing a classic back-catalogue tour in the near future, although "Plan Of The Damned" will definitely be included, that will keep the band busy until late 2016.
Good news from the Eïs camp. The band has a new album on the way, it is entitled Bannstein and it will be out on the 2nd of October 2015 via Lupus Lounge / Prophecy Productions. This is also the follow-up to 2012's Wetterkreuz opus from the German black metallers. Take a look at the tracklist and cover below, just for starters. In October, when the album is released, the group is also embarking on a tour with Negator.
Swedish symphonic metallers The Murder Of My Sweet have revealed a bit more about their new album called Beth Out Of Hell, which will be out on the 21st of August 2015 through Frontiers Music Srl. It's a new song called ''Always The Fugitive'', now available on the YouTube player below. Give the song a listen, maybe you will like it.
Draconian released their latest album A Rose For The Apocalypse four years ago. Since then, the gothic doom group has added new singer Heike Langhans, who replaced Lisa Johansson. Today we finally start discovering their next creation. Now we know that their new opus is called Sovran and drops on October 30th via Napalm Records! You can feast your eyes on the cover art below and see the song titles as well. As for the music, nothing is available yet but it's only a matter of time.
A few months ago, Kataklysm warned that they would create a video for every song on their new album, Of Ghosts And Gods, something unprecedented. Now they have premiered the first official video for the song "Breaching The Asylum" which can be seen below. This is the first clip that the band releases in the series. There will be 10 music videos over the next ten days leading up to the release of their new album.
Drakum from Barcelona will publish their new EP entitled Trollmin on the 10th of September 2015. The epic folk metallers have also presented the cover artwork that will grace the EP, which was designed by Kogaion Art, like all their previous works. Trollmin is a concept album about trolls and it is dedicated to the town of Tolmin in Slovenia.
Italian gothic metallers Raven Tide are working on new songs after a few years of drought. So far, it's unclear if it will be just an EP or a full-length album. The group'st latest album, Echoes Of Wonder, was released in 2011. You can expect more details about the new material soon.
Wolfheart will release a new album, titled Shadow World, on August 21st through Spinefarm Records. Recently, the band led by Tuomas Saukkonen released a promotion video for the new song "Aeon Of Cold". You can watch it through the YouTube player below, as well as see the third album teaser released so far. So, there is plenty of new material to be discovered. Enjoy!