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Staff pick
Tribulation - The Children Of The Night
Oh well.

Perhaps less proggy, definitely less death metal-ly, definitely more concise. Definitely brilliant. Don't miss this gem.

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Picked by: Daniell
Thumbs up: Mr. Doctor, Nefarious, Apothecary
 
Cobalt - New Album Update 28.04

After 6 years without new releases, extreme metal band Cobalt is working on the follow up to 2009's Gin. Primary composer and instrumentalist Erik Wunder has stated that the material is written and you can expect 9 songs on the upcoming LP. In this new update, it is revealed that Cobalt is booked to enter the studio with long-time collaborator, Dave Otero at Flatline Audio in June. Wunder has also confirmed that vocalist Phil McSorley will not be featured on the album that will be called Slow Forever, by the way. (by flightoficarus)   Read more ››
 
Djevel - Share New Song 28.04

The title track of Saa Raa Og Kald, the new album from Norwegian metallers Djevel (featuring vocalist Erlend Hjelvik of Kvelertak), has been made available online and can now be streamed in the YouTube clip below. This is the second song the black metal band releases from their new output and you can check out "Saa Raa Og Kald" right now. Don't forget the album will be released via Aftermath Music on April 30th, 2015. (by Pazdzioch)   Read more ››
 
Soulfly - New Album Title Revealed, Release In August 28.04

Brazilian metallers Soulfly have just announced that follow up to 2013's album Savages is scheduled for release in August. In a recent interview, Max explained that it will be called Archangel, and it comes out in August on Nuclear Blast. And it's pretty much done. The music is all recorded and Max Cavalera only has to finish some vocals, then the mixing and artwork. (by Sword_Chant)   Read more ››
 
A Forest Of Stars - To Tour Europe With Harakiri For The Sky 28.04

As you may know, A Forest Of Stars have released their new album Beware The Sword You Cannot See and they are taking the new songs to the stage in Europe this October. The British black metallers are heading out on a European tour together with post-black metal unit Harakiri For The Sky on what promises to be an intense tour. Check out the first confirmed dates of the tour below and join the fun. There are still a few dates to fill in. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Savatage - To Release 'Return To Wacken' 28.04

Finally the reunion of progressive metal band Savatage, anxiously awaited by fans, has moved within reach. Now, in 2015, for the first time in over a decade, Savatage will return to the stage as part of a big live celebration at the Wacken Open Air. To celebrate the reunion performance, Savatage and earMUSIC releases the fittingly titled Return To Wacken on June 19th, 2015. A selection of classic studio songs, that the band played live at Wacken in their now two historical shows at the world-famous festival. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Evergrey - Factory, Tallinn, Estonia, 26.03.2015 10.04

Evergrey have been long-awaited guests around these parts. Even though they come from a country so close, it's apparently still a lengthy journey to drop by. To some, Evergrey are a band about 10 years past their prime, but their latest album seems to have gotten the blood flowing again and has gained some good attention. Regardless of the reasons, it was a pleasure to see them hit the stage in Tallinn as part of the Tallinn Music Week festival. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
 
70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 - Day Four: There's A Tear In My Beer 04.04

The last day of the cruise is always bittersweet since … well … it's the last day. But it's also the day to catch bands which were missed previously. (by D.T. Metal)   Read more ››
 
Getting Into: Manowar 29.03

The articles in this series begun by our own Baz Anderson are designed to give a brief overview of a band's entire discography, so as to provide a clear point of entry for the uninitiated. It offers a different approach from the typical review format, for the curious newcomer to a well-traveled band. Manowar Heavy/power metal USA Manowar helped kick off the American power metal scene back in the '80s with their self-referential bombast and overdriven melodic metal. While their fame stems as much from their seemingly-blissful goofiness (and… 'memorable' artwork) as from their... (by ScreamingSteelUS)   Read more ››
Random stuff
  Random album
Leng Tch'e - Hypomanic (2010)

Leng Tch'e is a band that plays some quite passable and pleasant grindcore that doesn't really excel at anything. Hypomanic is more of the same slightly above-average grind-death with a hardcore edge from these Belgian musicians. Stylistically, Leng Tch'e currently sounds a whole lot like Napalm Death, an influence confirmed by the band with the inclusion of one Barney Greenway on guest vocals in the track "Totalitarian". This is certainly not the only track where Napalm... (by jupitreas)   Read more ››

Reviewer: N/A      Users: 7.5 | 18 votes
  Random trivia
Destruction

Their original name was Knight of Demon, but that was changed after a few weeks.

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Område

Experimental Rock

Elderoth

Progressive Power

Gillan

Hard rock

Lucifer

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