17:13 - flightoficarus86 It served as decent entry level the way a lot of other crap does. Joe, you've got me embarrassed because my list was all 2000's. I LOVE Quicksand. Going to have to add a 90's portion.
17:08 - Sun Shiny One of my very first. Looking back I'm kinda like what was I thinking... :D
Now that they are releasing their first album in ten years, called Arcturian, Arcturus will also embark on the band's first European tour in a decade. Prepare yourself for this live avantgarde spectacle with none other than Vulture Industries supporting and more special guests to be announced. The first part of this European tour is happening in May, around the time the new opus will be released.
Shining are revealing an 8-minute brand new track today. Their forthcoming full-length is called IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends and today they are showcasing the song "Besök Från I(ho)nom". Go ahead and stream the tune here or over here, among other options. Do you prefer it to the previous song "Vilja & Dröm", for instance? Give it a spin.
Later this year, Amorphis will be heading out on tour with Nightwish and Arch Enemy but they have more tricks up their sleeve. In fact, you can expect the band's new album pretty soon, around September. The Finns started off the year by demoing new songs for their upcoming 12th studio album and will start pre-production this March in Helsinki with producer Jens Bogren. The album recordings will begin in April at Bogren's Fascination Street Studio in Stockholm. What will they bring to the table on their next album? We will have to wait and see.
While they haven't released a new album in five years, God Dethroned are now working on new material. The death metallers reunited on board the 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 and that seemed to have sparked them to write new music. The band has a few shows lined up for this year and hopes to record this year as well. The follow-up to Under The Sign Of The Iron Cross is coming. Good news then!
Slough Feg, whose last album Digital Resistance was in the running for Best Heavy / Melodic Metal Album on Metal Storm Awards 2014, have a new drummer in the fold. Addison Filipczyk, who is 25, will have big shoes to fill following in the wake of Harry Cantwell's departure, but after several months of rehearsal the group is confident that they are in capable hands and feet.
Windhand are back at it after their massive Soma album. The Richmond doomsters have entered the studio with legendary producer Jack Endino (Nirvana, Soundgarden, High On Fire). The band is recording their anticipated third full-length album at Soundhouse Recording in Seattle, WA. The currently untitled album will see a fall release via Relapse Records and promises to be their most ambitious record to date. The album will contain nine songs including titles like "Two Urns", "Hyperion" and "Kingfisher".
Sepultura are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a tour in North America in May and June. The thrash legends released their first music 30 years ago in 1985, Bestial Devastation. Bassist Paulo Jr. remains the only original member in the band but there is also guitarist Andreas Kisser, who is in the band since 1987. Now they can't wait to travel in time through their history with their fans in the U.S. and Canada. Sepultura will join forces with the mighty Destruction and Arsis, as well as Boris The Blade, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Micawber, and Starkill as rotating openers. See the dates below and join the celebration.
If you like to read and also like death metal and grindcore, this could be perfect for you. Originally released on Feral House back in 2004, Choosing Death: The Improbable History Of Death Metal and Grindcore is widely recognized as the definitive history of its titular extreme music subgenres. For its (more or less) 10-year anniversary, author Albert Mudrian - editor-in-chief of Decibel Magazine - has chosen life after death in the form of an expanded and revised edition, which flaunts 100 additional pages of new content.
After a few years without new releases, Brazilian extreme metallers Grave Desecrator just announced their return! They will release their next album through their new label Season Of Mist in 2015. Now we just have to wait to see what they have produced this time around. Expect more news soon.
It's time to hear some new material from Coal Chamber. The Los Angeles metallers fronted by Dez Fafara are back but is it with a bang? You can judge their first new single for now. It's called "I.O.U. Nothing" and it's their first new material in a long time. You can stream the song at this location.
Leaves' Eyes are back in the studio! The symphonic metallers are working on the follow-up to Symphonies Of The Night (2013) and the recordings are taking place at Mastersound Studio. The band has posted a photo today of singer Liv Kristine in the studio and updated on the new record. You can expect the album later this year already.
You can start your week with new music from Faith No More. The American metallers will release their first new album in almost two decades, Sol Invictus, and the second song you get to hear from it is "Superhero". It will be available as a limited edition 7-inch single on March 17th. Until then, give it a spin below. Did you enjoy the song?
As they are about to release their new album Extinct, gothic metallers Moonspell have now announced that they will be touring in the United States, Canada and Mexico in support of the record in April and May. Joining them on this trek are Septicflesh (who are also touring with the Portuguese band in Europe) and the Swedes Deathstars. See the dates below if you want to check out this tour.
In case you didn't know, Greek black metallers Devathorn have just released their new album Vritra via World Terror Committee. To celebrate that, they have also recently shared a lyric video for one of the new songs. You can hear below the track "Cathedral Of Set". Maybe if you like it, you will want to stream the entire new album over here. Feel free to explore Devathorn's music.