In their last tour recap, Cradle Of Filth revealed that they will soon begin writing material for a new album to follow The Manticore And Other Horrors. The band concluded a tour in Europe with Behemoth, In Solitude, Inquisition and Svarttjern. Furthermore, the band also documented and shared two live videos for you to enjoy. The first one features the band performing "Beneath The Howling Stars" (from Cruelty And The Beast) and also "Haunted Shores" from their Dusk... And Her Embrace opus. Enjoy!
On March 21st, Norwegian black metallers Satyricon will deliver a very special show at Rockefeller in Oslo and the last guests have been confirmed. The band will be joined by a Brass Ensemble consisting of members from the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and The Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Some of these guys performed both on Now, Diabolical and The Age Of Nero, and live with Satyricon in the past. With Nocturno Culto from Darkthrone already confirmed as special guest on Nemesis Divina songs, Thorns mastermind Snorre Ruch will be there performing classic Thorns songs that Satyr recorded with him, and Sivert Høyem is joining for the new single "Phoenix".
By now, you might have heard of Devil You Know, the new band of Howard Jones (ex-Killswitch Engage) with Francesco Artusato (All Shall Perish) and John Sankey (Devolved). The group has recently premiered the first single from their upcoming debut album The Beauty Of Destruction. The song is called "Seven Years Alone". Find out what the band sounds like through the clip below.
Swedish metal band Crucified Barbara has signed a recording and publishing deal with Despotz Records. They are currently in the studio completing their fourth album scheduled to be released in August 2014 to follow The Midnight Chase, released two years ago.
This could be a treat for Cattle Decapitation fans. The San Diego extreme metallers are planning a series of limited edition vinyl releases for 2014 under the banner Decade Of Decapitation, to celebrate 10 years of releases on Metal Blade Records. The band's entire Metal Blade discography: To Serve Man (2002), Humanure (2004), Karma.Bloody.Karma (2006), The Harvest Floor (2009), and Monolith of Inhumanity (2012) are all being prepared in lavish gatefolds for release.
US heavy doom group Castle has recently announced their new album. If you know their previous works In Witch Order or Blacklands, you can start to anticipate the new opus Under Siege. The album will drop on May 20th via Prosthetic Records in North America.
Vader fans are probably eager to listen to their new album Tibi Et Igni. Well, today it was confirmed that the Polish death metal legends have just finished recording the follow up to their 2011 album, Welcome To The Morbid Reich. The new album is set to be released on May 30th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The band recorded the album at Hertz Studio in Bialystok (Poland) and it was produced by Wojtek and Slawek Wiesawski.
There is some more brutal death metal coming your way this year to be delivered by Hour Of Penance. The Italians have announced the title of their new album: Regicide, which will be released on May 13th in North America (May 12th in the UK/Europe, May 16th in Germany) via Prosthetic Records. Mark your calendars and prepare for the successor to Sedition.
Symphonic metal outfit Diabulus In Musica have finally premiered a song off their new album. The new tune is called "Inner Force" and the band shot a video for the song that will appear on their impending third album Argia. The Mikel Larequi-directed video is available for your viewing pleasure below. Do you like this new song?
Black/death metallers from Spain Noctem have recently released a brand new video. The official video is for the track "Eidolon", extracted from the new album Exilium. Their first video in almost four years was directed by Henry Menacho from Kronic Produccions and written by Beleth. Enjoy the final result right here.
Do you want to listen to a new song from symphonic metallers Delain? The band just released the first single off their new opus The Human Contradiction and you can stream it online at your pleasure. The song is called "Your Body Is A Battleground" and it features Marco Hietala (Nightwish). Listen to the song through the lyric video below and tell us what you think about it.
Last time we heard of Nachtmystium, its mastermind Blake Judd announced the end of the band and the release of a final album called The World We Left Behind. Nachtmystium are returning to Belle City Sound today to put the finishing touches on the band's farewell album. The album will be released via Century Media Records worldwide in late spring/early summer 2014. An exact release date will be announced when it is confirmed.
As the release of Impaled Nazarene's new album approaches, the Finnish band has now released the cover artwork that will grace the impending Vigorous And Liberating Death. The album will be out on the 14th of April via Osmose Productions. You can expect a total playing time of 33:48. Do you like the cover?