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Last updated on September 30, 2016 at 7:35 AM ET
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7 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Spanish funerotting doom/death act Famishgod, lead by Dave Rotten (Avulsed) and Funedeim (Bizarre), has just revealed the title and cover art for the second studio release to be entitled "Roots of Darkness." The album will be issued on December 1st from Xtreem Music. A new song and track list for the album will be revealed soon.
The artwork for "Roots of Darkness" was painted by artist Abigor Artaburu, who already worked for bands like Aposento and Ouija, among many others. The new band logo was been designed by Phlegeton (Wormed). Check them out below.
The album is currently being mixed by Dave Rotten at his own Sanctuary Studios and will release just before Famishgod's live appearance at the 4th edition of the Madrid is the Dark Festival together with bands like Samael, Tiamat, In The Woods, Ahab, Draconian and many more.
"Roots of Darkness" will feature 7 conceptual chapters that continue the story from the debut album "Devourers of Light." The album musically deepens the dense, profound and dismal sounds of its predecessor, although this time with a human drummer and a better and heavier production, but always keeping true to the rotting, majestic and enigmatic essence that characterizes Famishgod. More...
Dutch grindcore act Teethgrinder is streaming the new song "Sicarius" from the upcoming new album "Nihilism." The album drops on November 18th via Lifeforce Records. Pre-orders for the album can be made at this location.
The track list for "Nihilism" is:
2. The Soil Has A Thirst For Blood
4. The Pain Exceeds The Fear
5. Force Fed Thoughts
8. Pale Flowers
9. Bite The Hand That Feeds
Check out "Sicarius" here: More...
Brazilian death metal band Escarnium premieres a new song entitled "Omnis Mortuus Est", taken from the upcoming new album "Interitus", which will be out in stores October 14 through Redefining Darkness in North America and Testimony Records in Europe.
Interitus was mixed and mastered by John Bart Van Der Wal (Aborted) at Hewwetover Studios in the Netherlands. It features cover art and booklet illustrations by Hugo Silva.
Check out now "Omnis Mortuus Est" below.
London's thrash metal unit One Machine premieres a new lyric video for "New Motive Power", taken from the upcoming new album "The Final Cull", which was released September 18 on Scarlet Records.
Check out now "New Motive Power" below.
Says guitarist Steve Smyth about the track: More...
American illustrator and metal graphic artist Mark Riddick's solo project Fetid Zombie premieres a new song entitled "If the Dead Could Speak", taken from the upcoming new album "Epicedia", which will be out in stores November 25 via Transcending Obscurity.
Check out now "If the Dead Could Speak" below.
Riddick handles vocals, guitar, bass, drum programming, and synths on Epicedia, but also enlists vocal and instrumental contributions from the following guests: More...
Brain Tentacles (Municipal Waste, Yakuza, etc.) premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be out in stores later today via Relapse.
Check out now "Brain Tentacles" in its entirety below.
We Came As Romans premieres a new song entitled "Wasted Age". The band is currently touring with Parkway Drive and Counterparts, dates for which are available after the jump.
Check out now "Wasted Age" below.
Parkway Drive, We Came As Romans & Counterparts North American "Unbreakable Tour" dates: More...