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Last updated on May 22, 2013 at 11:17 AM ET
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5 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Kaotoxin Records will release "Hand of Glory" from French instrumental doom act The Lumberjack Feedback on July 2nd in France and August 6th in the U.K. and U.S. 'Loud and Low' is the motto for a band playing with two drummers that anchor a sound rife with dynamics and contrast, while the EP as a whole works as a soundtrack to the apocalypse.
Produced by Billy Anderson, the first 1,000 copies of "Hand of Glory" come as a limited edition, hand numbered deluxe digifile. A promo video for the EP is playing below. Next month, The Lumberjack Feedback will head out on a series of European and U.K. dates in support of "Hand of Glory." For tour dates and updates go to this location.
Italian metal band Ancillotti - named after brothers Sandro, Daniele and Sandro's son Brian - have signed a worldwide deal with Pure Steel Records. The band was formed in 2009, self-releasing the debut EP "Down this Road Together" in 2012. The debut full length release is due out in 2013, however the details and exact release date have yet to be announced.
bass - Sandro "Bid" Ancillotti (Bud Tribe)
drums - Brian Ancillotti (Shabby Trick)
guitars - Luciano "Ciano" Toscani (Listeria, ex-Wyvern)
vocals - Daniele "Bud" Ancillotti (Bud Tribe, Strana Officina) More...
Taiwanese band Chthonic posted behind the scenes footage for the band's upcoming music video "Sail Into Sunset's Fire." The video will premiere on May 24, 2013 and is the second for the band's new LP "Bú-Tik," which is scheduled to drop on June 3, 2012 via Spinefarm Records. The first video - ""Defenders Of Bú-tik Palace" - can be seen over at this location.
Check out the footage here:
Swedish act Månegarm is streaming the title track to the band's upcoming new LP "Legions of the North." The album drops via Napalm Records on June 28th (ESP/SWE/NOR, G/A/S, FIN & Benelux), July 1st (Europe), July 2nd (USA/Canada) and July 5th (UK). A preview clip for the release can also be heard over at this location).
Check out "Legions of the North" here:
German metal act Thunder And Lightning unveiled the album artwork for the band's fourth LP "In Charge of the Scythe." The album is set for release on August 23, 2013 via Hammersound Records. The cover art was created by comic artist Tyler Kirkham (DC, Top Cow) and can be seen below along with a teaser video about the cover.
Check out the preview clip here:
The artwork can also be viewed here: More...