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Northern Kings - Perform Finnish Heavy Metal Medley At The Kulttuuri Gaala

Finnish superstars Northern Kings, consisting some of the most recognisable Finnish vocalists: Marco Hietala (Nightwish, Tarot), Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica) and Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (ex-Charon, Dark Sarah), recently performed an all-time greatest Finnish heavy metal song medley in the national prestigious Finnish Vuosisadan Kulttuurigaala event (Culture Gala of the Century, celebrating 100 years of independent Finland), which took place on October 18th, 2017, and was streamed by the Finnish national broadcasting company, YLE. The songs performed were as follows: "Tallulah" (Sonata Arctica), "Colder" (Charon), "Wings Of Darkness" (Tarot), "Towards Dead End" (Children Of Bodom), "Hunting High And Low" (Stratovarius) and "Wish I Had An Angel" (Nightwish). You can watch the performance in full here.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by Kais | Comments (1)

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Pestilence - New Album Cover Art Unveiled

Today, we find out that in March 2018, Dutch death metal legends Pestilence will finally release their new album, Hadeon, via Hammerheart Records, a few years in the making. The futuristic cover artwork by Santiago Francisco Jaramillo from Triple Seis Design (Lock Up, Dying Fetus, Inquisition) has just been presented and you can feast your eyes on it below. The concept is based on a multi-layered reality, alien presence and negative frequencies.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Rhapsody - Announce 20th Anniversary Farewell Europe Tour

Recently re-united Italian symphonic metal band Rhapsody finished the first part of their "20th Anniversary Farewell Tour". On this successful tour, the band performed sold-out shows in Mexico City, Bogotá, Santiago and Buenos Aires. They also already announced a second Latin America tour leg, which will bring them back to Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Costa Rica, Columbia and Mexico in January 2018. But there will be no break for them because right after this second Latin America tour leg they will visit Europe for 23 shows in 11 different countries.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (13)

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Ozzfest - Sues Ozy Fest

According to reports, Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest has filed a lawsuit against the organizers of the interactive outdoor festival Ozy Fest, claiming that the New York City event and its logo were confusing music fans. Ozzy Osbourne's Monowise Limited Corporation claims that the festival's logo steps on Monowise's trademark.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by Bad English | Comments (7)

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Sólstafir - Premiere New Music Video

Sólstafir just premiered a new video in advance of their European tour with Myrkur and label mates Árstíðir in support of their latest full-length, Berdreyminn. The video was directed by Harri Haataja and cinematographer Vesa Ranta and was filmed in Lithuania.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Batushka - Join Metal Blade

The Polish black metal band Batushka has joined the Metal Blade Records U.S. roster. Metal Blade will re-issue Batushka's Litourgiya full-length, initially released in 2015 in limited quantity via Witching Hour Productions, on November 3rd. Pre-orders launched here. There's no word yet on a possible new album.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)

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White Wizzard - Release New Album Details

After a few line-up shake ups, heavy metallers White Wizzard are finally releasing a new album to follow 2013's The Devil's Cut. The new studio album is called Infernal Overdrive and shall be released on January 12th on M-Theory Audio. Vocalist Wyatt Anderson is back in the band and so is guitarist James J. LaRue, joining bassist Jon Leon.

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Posted: 19.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)

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Below The Sun - Present New Video Clip

Russian funeral doom/post-metallers Below The Sun have just presented their new music video for the song "Dawn For Nobody", taken from their latest album Alien World, which has been released on CD through Temple Of Torturous. Watch the clip below! You can also buy the album if you please at this location.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by Paz | Comments (1)

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Arch Enemy - Premiere Music Video

Arch Enemy have premiered the third video from their freshly released new album, Will To Power. This time around, the metallers have chosen the track "The Race" and Patric Ullaeus captured the band on their recent show in Helsinki, Finland. Watch "The Race" streaming below.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Cannibal Corpse - Premiere New Album's Title Track

Another new Cannibal Corpse track has debuted online! On November 3rd, the veteran death metallers will release their anticipated 14th full-length, Red Before Black, via Metal Blade Records. Cannibal Corpse go on tour with Power Trip and Gatecreeper the very same day the album comes out. For a new preview of the record, the title track can now be streamed right here via YouTube.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)

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Diablo Swing Orchestra - Confirm New Album Details

Eight-piece Swedish avant-metallers Diablo Swing Orchestra have finally confirmed all the details of their upcoming new album titled Pacifisticuffs. The 13-track album will be released on December 8th, 2017 via Candlelight/Spinefarm. Since the release of their last album, Pandora's Piñata, in 2012, lead vocalist Annlouice Lögdlund departed the band, and has been replaced by Kristin Evegård. Evegård has wasted no time integrating into the band, and along with an all-round more democratic process has added her lyrical and composition skills into the mix for Pacifisticuffs.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)

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Black Sabbath - Release Final Performance Of 'Paranoid'

Today you can watch Black Sabbath's final performance of their legendary song "Paranoid". This clip will appear on the upcoming The End Of The End Blu-ray and DVD release, which will also be released on CD and vinyl on November 17th via Eagle Rock. It was captured at their last-ever show in Birmingham in February and was the last track they played together.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Pig Destroyer - Enter Studio To Record New Album

Northern Virginia grindcore masters Pig Destroyer have entered the studio to begin recording their 6th studio album and follow-up to 2012's Book Burner. The yet-to-be-named full-length is being recorded at the band's own Visceral Sound Studios in Bethesda, MD and recorded/produced by guitarist Scott Hull. The album is expected to be released Summer 2018 via Relapse Records.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (9)

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Iperyt - Unveil New Album Title And Cover Art

Polish sonic terrorists Iperyt are pleased to announce that their 3rd full-length album will be called The Patchwork Gehinnom. The album will be released on the 15th of December 2017 through Pagan Records, the band's new label. For now, you can feast your eyes on the cover art below and tell us what you think about it.

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Posted: 17.10.2017 by Paz | Comments (2)

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Amenra - 'Mass VI' Available Online

It's time to hear Amenra's entire new album! The hardcore/sludge/post-metallers from Belgium are about to release their new album, Mass VI, on October 20th via Neurot Recordings but you can already discover it now. Don't miss the opportunity. Enjoy the entire record here. Are you pleased with the new offering?

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Posted: 17.10.2017 by Paz | Comments (3)

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Arkona - Reveal New Album Details

Arkona are back and they come bearing gifts (a new album). Khram, which is the Russian word for temple and the upcoming title of the Pagan folk metal band's hotly anticipated eighth studio album, set to be released on January 19th 2018 via Napalm Records! Mark your calendars and check out the album details below, while you wait.

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Posted: 17.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)