01:38 - Apothecary Tbh I really can't stand most doom either, or at least that in the more traditionalist vein that just worships Sabbath, Pentagram, and/or Electric Wizard all day (which seems to account for most of the genre)
Following the release of the EP Termination Redux, brutal gore death metallers Aborted have just revealed the first details regarding their new album. Retrogore will bring more brutality from the Belgian unit and you can now take a look at the pure horror of the cover artwork available below.
Sonata Arctica are focusing on their new album already. The Finns released their latest album two years ago, Pariah's Child, and also revisited Ecliptica for its 15th anniversary edition. Now, it's time to focus on something new. Apart from working on their new album, they announced the first part of their European Tour for 2016. As with Pariah's Child, the as yet untitled upcoming ninth studio album will be recorded at Studio 57.
Incantation have good news to share with their fans. The legendary death metal band originally signed to Relapse Records in the early 1990s and released influential extreme metal albums, including Onward To Golgotha (1992), Mortal Throne Of Nazarene (1994), Diabolical Conquest (1998), and The Infernal Storm (2000), and have come full circle to reunite with Relapse for its forthcoming 10th studio album. The band is currently recording their upcoming full-length at their own Incantation Studios in Johnstown, PA.
Remember that collaboration album Cult Of Lunaannounced recently with singer Julie Christmas? Well, it's time to hear a cut from the album Mariner right now and satisfy your curiosity. The first track they have decided to share online from the output is called "A Greater Call". You can enjoy the massive 8-minute track in all its glory below. How is that for a comeback?
In case you haven't checked out Wild Throne, here is your chance. The U.S. progressive outfit released the debut album Harvest Of Darkness last year and now a new video has arrived. You can watch the music video for "Fear Yourself" right here and enter the bizarre world of Wild Throne.
Sourvein are back with a new album! The doom/sludge metal band's upcoming full-length and Metal Blade debut, Aquatic Occult, will reveal itself to the masses on April 8th. As of now, you can stream track three from the record called "Ocypuss". The track features guest vocals from long-time supporter, Lamb Of God vocalist Randy Blythe, and a guest performance by Mike Dean (bass) and Reed Mullin (drums) of Corrosion Of Conformity.
Proggers Haken have come up with an interesting way to announce their new album. Check it out here. Their awaited fourth studio album will be released on April 29th via Inside Out Music under the title of Affinity. What about hearing some new material as well? It's available below just as a tease if you can't wait any longer.
Austin Lunn's Panopticon are finally making their debut live performance! The atmospheric black metal band will be one of the headliners at Migration Fest 2016, performing ...On The Subject Of Mortality in full as their first ever public live show. The fest had already announced its first names before, but this is their first headliner announcement.
Prepare to enter the world of Fallujah's Dreamless. The progressive death metal band has just revealed the first details regarding their awaited new album to follow The Flesh Prevails. Nuclear Blast Entertainment will release Dreamless on April 29th and the cover has just been revealed along with the song titles. Check out the artwork created by Peter Mohrbacher below and speculate about what the band might bring this time around on their third album.
The Black Dahlia Murder have a few news to share today, good and bad news. After releasing their new album, Abysmal, the band has announced another headlining trek - this time, taking the show back to their roots! With Fallujah and Disentomb as support, the band plans to play their first full-length, Unhallowed (2003), in its entirety during the run, performing at intimate venues across the USA that haven't seen The Black Dahlia Murder since their debut was released. Brandon Ellis will join them on the road as the band's touring guitarist and replacement for Ryan Knight, who amicably parted ways with the group.
Drone doom metal masters Sunn O))) will be presenting their latest album Kannon live in North America this spring. First, the band will perform at Big Ears Fest in Knoxville on April 2nd, appearing as one of the main acts. The festival will be immediately followed by shows in Nashville, Athens, Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tampa through April 8th. Later that month, Sunn O))) will travel to Austin to take part in Levitation 2016 and will assemble again in May, with a set at Moogfest in Durham, North Carolina.
Good news for fans of New Keepers Of The Water Towers! After releasing the epic The Cosmic Child album back in 2013, the Swedish progressive stoner band is now bringing us Infernal Machine, their new output. And we can already listen to some new material. The band has released the first advance track and it's called "The Forever War". Don't miss the opportunity to hear this gem below.
Otep, led by mastermind/vocalist Otep Shamaya, are back with a new album this year to follow Hydra. The details of their seventh studio record and Napalm Records debut titled Generation Doom have been revealed. The album is set for an April 15th release and the artwork and tracklist have been unveiled now. Find out more about what you can expect on this record below.