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Last updated on October 28, 2016 at 10:08 AM ET
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14 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Luca Turilli's Rhapsody released a preview clip for the upcoming re-release of "Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus," the first studio album in music history to be remixed in Dolby Atmos.
Renowned producer/mixing engineer Chris Heil (David Bowie, Bryan Adams, Scorpions) took the band's latest studio album and mixed the entire masterpiece in Dolby Atmos - the mindblowing result will be submitted for the 2017 Grammy nominations.
The finished product, entitled "Prometheus, The Dolby Atmos Experience + Cinematic And Live," will also include two full live shows andwill be released December, 9th via Nuclear Blast.
The track listing for the release is:
Blu-ray – "Prometheus – The Dolby Atmos Experience" (Audio Blu-ray!):
01. Nova Genesis (Ad Splendorem Angeli Triumphantis)
02. Il Cigno Nero
03. Rosenkreuz (The Rose And The Cross)
05. Il Tempo Degli Dei
06. One Ring To Rule Them All
09. King Solomon And The 72 Names Of God
11. Of Michael The Archangel And Lucifer’s Fall Part II: Codex Nemesis More...
Swedish power metal act Lancer posted the first in a series of trailer clips leading up to the release of the new album "Majesty." Details on the album are still forthcoming, but the release date will be January 13th via Nuclear Blast Records.
Lancer recently released a lyric video for the album's first single "Iscariot," which you can check out over at this location.
In the first preview clip, the give you an introduction. Check it out here:
U.S. progressive act Maschine released a lyric video for the new song "Megacyma." Check it out below. The song is taken from the sophomore album "Naturalis," set to drop on November 18th via InsideOutMusic.
The track list for "Naturalis" is:
2. Night and Day (song streaming here).
3. Make Believe
4. Hidden In Plain Sight
5. A New Reality
7. Eyes Pt.2 (Live in Veruno) (Bonus Track)
8. Rubidium (Live in Veruno) (Bonus Track)
Check out "Megacyma" here: More...
Hevidence (f/k/a Evidence) - the brainchild of Italian guitar player Diego Reali (ex-DGM) - is streaming a new track from the upcoming debut album "Nobody's Fault." Check out "Miracle" in the player below. "Nobody's Fault" is set for release on December 1st via Frontiers Music srl.
Hevidence offers a mature and personal vision of hard rock and metal with a style reminiscent of the classic Official Yngwie Malmsteen albums mixed with power metal and melodic hard rock influences (think early Europe).
The track listing for “Nobody’s Fault” is:
1. Dig In The Night (see music video here)
2. Nobody' Fault
4. So Unkind
5. Ave Maria
7. I Want More
8. Out Of This Time
9. Pack Your Bags
10. All I Ever Needed
Check out "Miracle": More...
Morbid Messiah, true death metal from Mexico, are the latest band to sign with Poland's Godz ov War Productions. the band will issue the debut EP "In the Name of True Death Metal," in January 2017. The exact date will be announced soon.
Formed in 2015, this young, but rotten band, conjures a blend of morbid sounds and feelings in the style of L.A.'s Sadistic Intent combined with the Autopsy. The EP will be issued as a cassette and digital download.
For a taste of true death metal, check out "Putrid Voices" in the player below.
The track list for "In the Name of True Death Metal" is:
2. I am Your Lord
3. Putrid Voices
4. Sacrificed for Worship
5. From Human to Fiend
6. Condemned to Hell Sores
7. Legions of Death More...
Dutch grindcore act Teethgrinder is streaming another new song from the upcoming new album "Nihilism." Check out "The Pain Exceeds The Fear" in the player below.
"Nihilism" 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
7. Sicarius (song streaming here)
8. Pale Flowers
9. Bite The Hand That Feeds
Check out "The Pain Exceeds The Fear" here: More...
German thrash titans Kreator have revealed the cover artwork and release details for the upcoming new album "Gods Of Violence." The 14th studio album is set to be released on January 27th worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records.
"Gods Of Violence" was recorded under the watchful eyes of producer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Katatonia) who also mixed the record at renowned Fascination Street Studios. Mastering was done by Tony Lindgren, also at Fascination Street Studios.
Commented Kreator mastermind Mille Petrozza: "'Gods Of Violence' was the very first song that I wrote for this album, and it stuck to me as the title track. It contains everything that Kreator is known for and it will blow your minds. I promise!"
The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also made the limited edition artwork for KREATOR's last album, ‘Phantom Antichrist’ (2012) and has lent his talents to bands like Bolt Thrower, Accept and Overkill in the past. View the intimidating artwork below.
Regarding the artwork Petrozza added:"The cover of is a perfect reflection of my lyrical vision. I think this is Jan Meininghaus' best work so far."
The album will contain 11 tracks with a total running time of approx. 52 minutes. The track isting reads as follows:
2. World War Now
3. Satan Is Real
4. Totalitarian Terror
5. Gods Of Violence
6. Army Of Storms
7. Hail To The Hordes
8. Lion With Eagle Wings
9. Fallen Brother
10. Side By Side
11. Death Becomes My Light More...
Finnish black/death metal act Sepulchral Curse premieres a new song entitled "Disrupting Lights of Extinction", taken from the upcoming new EP "At the Onset of Extinction", which will be out in stores December 15 via Transcending Obscurity Records.
Check out now "Disrupting Lights of Extinction" below.
Explains drummer/backing vocalist Tommi Ilmanen: More...
Death n' roll outfit Scissorfight premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's new EP "Chaos Country", due out in stores later today via Salt Of The Earth Records.
Check out now "Chaos Country" in its entirety below.
Former Vreid guitarist Ese's black metal band Slegest premieres a new song and music video titled "I Fortida Sitt Lys", taken from the upcoming new album "Vidsyn", which will be out in stores November 4 via Dark Essence Records. The new album was recorded in Conclave & Earshot Studio and Systrond Studio with Bjørnar E. Nilsen (Vulture Industries) and frontman Ese as producers. Nilsen mixed the album, and it was mastered by Herbrand Larsen (Enslaved). It also features Grutle Kjellson (Enslaved) on the track "Som i eit endelikt".
Check out now "I Fortida Sitt Lys" below.
Says the band about the video and the song: More...
Singapore’s vedic blackened death metal band Rudra premieres a new song entitled "Ancient Fourth", taken from the forthcoming eigth album "Enemy of Duality", due out in stores December 17th via Transcending Obscurity Asia.
Check out now "Ancient Fourth" below.
"Enemy of Duality" track list: More...
Holy Grail posts a new graphic music video for "Those Who Will Remain", taken from the band's latest album "Times of Pride and Peril", out in stores now via Prosthetic Records. The clip tells the tale of a murderous merch guy...
Check out now "Those Who Will Remain" below.
Says the band of its decision to now release the video: More...
Zao debuts a new song entitled "A Well-Intentioned Virus", taken from the upcoming album "The Well-Intentioned Virus", which will be out in stores December 09th on the band's own label Observed/Observer Recordings.
Check out now "A Well-Intentioned Virus" below.
States vocalist Dan Weyandt: More...
Vanishing Life (Quicksand, etc.) premieres a new song entitled "Thinking Is Weightless", taken from the upcoming debut album "Surveillance", due out in stores November 11th through Dine Alone. The lineup features:
Vocals/guitars – Walter Schreifels (Quicksand/Rival Schools, etc.)
Guitars – Zach Blair (Rise Against)
Bass – Autry Fulbright (…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead)
Drums – Jamie Miller (Bad Religion, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead)
Check out now "Thinking Is Weightless" below.
The following dates are currently booked: More...