In Mourning fans have waited a while to hear new updates regarding the new album the band has been working on. Today we finally have news about the next chapter of the band. Sweden's melodic death/progressive metal masters are currently in the studio working hard on the successor to their 2012 much-lauded offering, The Weight Of Oceans. After the release of that album, the band parted ways with founding drummer Christian Netzell in 2014 to later be joined by former Katatonia drummer Daniel Liljekvist.
Fear Factory had a rough night yesterday. The American industrialists are currently touring in Europe as part of their Demanufacture anniversary tour, performing the album in its entirety. However, their tour bus had an accident last night while they were leaving Aschaffenburg, Germany. The good news is that despite the damage, the band members and crew are all fine. Days before, Fear Factory played in Paris at La Trabendo as well.
Cult Of Luna will be celebrating 10 years of one of their crowning jewels, 2006's classic Somewhere Along The Highway. And they will do that by performing the entire record at Roadburn 2016 in The Netherlands. The band performed at both the 2008 and 2013 editions of Roadburn and are among the most requested bands. Cult Of Luna will be playing the album in full at the 013 venue on Thursday, April 14th, 2016.
Varg are back with new material. They have released the EP Rotkäppchen this year and next year the main course, the album Das Ende Aller Lügen, will arrive in stores. In anticipation, the German folk metallers are now showcasing precisely the title track of the album. They made a video for "Das Ende Aller Lügen" and you can watch it now here. How do you like the new video?
À Boire Et À Manger is the new album from Pensées Nocturnes and it has just been announced! The French black metal outfit of mastermind Vaerohn shared its first details today. The record has been recorded and mixed at Le Studio de la Pipe and will be mastered at White Wasteland Studio. Cäme did the cover artwork as on the previous Nom D'une Pipe!. Two songs, "Le Rat des Goûts" and "Les Yeux Boiteux", can already be listened to on Bandcamp and SoundCloud with a provisional mastering. It's something! Dive into the music here.
Gorguts have announced a new European tour and the bill is impressive. The tech metallers will embark on a trek starting on March 23rd 2016 at the Inferno Festival with Psycroptic, Dysrhythmia and Nero Di Marte accompanying them until April 17th in 2016. Gorguts will play some new material on this trek. All the confirmed dates are below.
Yes, Pomegranate Tiger is releasing a new album! The Canadian prog/djent outfit saw their last album Entities make it to the Metal Storm Awards 2013 on the Best Djent / Math Metal category and this December they will release Boundless. Their second album drops on December 11th and the first song available is called "Cyclic". It's from their forthcoming album and Martin Andres recorded a playthrough video for it.
Two members have left The Man-Eating Tree. The Finns have good and bad news to share. Firstly, they have started the writing process for new material. Even though they released a new album this year, In The Absence Of Light, the focus is already on new song ideas. Unfortunately, Antti Karhu (guitar and backing vocals) and Mikko Uusimaa (bass) have left The Man-Eating Tree. They also shared a brand new video which can be watched here.
Sludging doomsters Fórn have just released a new EP called Weltschmerz. This is their first release which follows their 2014 debut The Departure Of Consciousness. If you want to listen to more material from the Americans, check out Weltschmerz on their Bandcamp streaming in full. But there is more music available. Fórn also have released the songs from their split 7" with Yautja. You can hear both songs at this location.
Savannah's Black Tusk have faced an immense and unexpected tragedy in late 2014 when founding bassist/vocalist Jonathan Athon passed away after a motorcycle accident in his hometown. Now, as a testament to his lasting legacy on the heavy music scene, the band is releasing Pillars Of Ash, their final recordings with Athon, on January 29th, 2016 via Relapse Records. You can stream the first released track from the record, "God's On Vacation," right now here via YouTube.
After Plague Beasts, Mories (Gnaw Their Tongues, Seirom, Aderlating, Mors Sonat, De Magia Veterum, among others) and his Cloak Of Altering avantgarde black metal outfit are releasing the Manifestation full-length through Crucial Blast in early December. As the album release date approaches, now we get to hear the tune "Cave Systems Of The Outer Moons". Check out this 8-minute track here if you dare.
American hardcore outfit Vision Of Disorder are about to release their new album worldwide, on November 27th via Candlelight Records. It's called Razed To The Ground, it was produced by Zeuss (Hatebreed, Demon Hunter, Rob Zombie), and is the band's second recording for Candlelight Records. Enjoy the entire piece via Bandcamp.
Disturbed came back with a bang from their hiatus. With a new album released and tours scheduled (Australia, New Zealand and North America), the successful Immortalized is keeping them busy. Also, they have premiered a new music video for the track "The Light". Directed by Culley Bunker and Craig Bernard, the clip is the second the band releases off of Immortalized. Enjoy!
Wolfmother are ready to release a new album! The Aussie hard rockers have named their new record Victorious and revealed all about it. You can grab Victorious in stores on February 19th via Universal Music Enterprises. Before that, you already have two new songs to discover: the single "Victorious" and another new song "City Lights". Both are available below. Let the journey begin.
Prepare for some big news from Borknagar today. The Norwegians just revealed the cover that will grace Winter Thrice; that is their new album which is being released on January 22nd, 2016 via Century Media Records worldwide. The 10th studio album of the black metallers will feature eight new songs. One of them is available as of now. It's called "The Rhymes Of The Mountain" and it opens the album. Stop what you are doing and give it a spin below!