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Last updated on October 8, 2015 at 12:34 PM ET
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18 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Black metal collective Erimha just debuted new single “The Mark Of Liberation,” taken from the Canadian band's upcoming opus "Thesis Ov Warfare," due to be released October 30, 2015. Check out the song below, and you can also hear the previously released track "The First Law" at this location.
Yesterday we were very stoked to announce that Cyprus metal band Blynd is gearing up to release new album “Liber Sum” ("I Am Free").
The impending opus will drop on November 6, 2015 through CD and digital formats via Pitch Black Records.
After streaming the song "Al-Kimiya" along with the announcement yesterday, today a music video for the track comes online. Check it out below.
The "Liber Sum" track listing is as follows:
1. Bread and Circuses
4. Aes Cyprium
5. In the Epicenter
6. Under High Seas (A Prelude to the King)
7. Liber Sum
10. The Kingdom Withi More...
Fans in Europe and Asia have already had the pleasure to see the Danish rocker on stage with the metal opera - now the whole world is going to get their share of Pretty Maids' powerhouse Ronnie Atkins.
He will not only appear on the new Avantasia album 'Ghostlights,' he will also join the massive all-star lineup on stage around the globe during the "Ghostlights" world tour 2016. The European tour will start in March, with tour dates in other parts of the world to be announced soon.
"Ghostlights" will be out January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. Singers who have been confirmed for the album are Michael Kiske, Jorn Lande, Geoff Tate, Dee Snider, and Bob Catley. More to be announced soon!
Ontario metal band Odium is gearing up for third album "Terraform" - due out on October 23, 2015 -and before its release the group has posted a new teaser for the track "Displacement of Hope." Listen in below.
Odium is also offering fans a free download of latest single "Return To Form" at Bandcamp here, while you can catch the group live supporting "Terraform" on these dates:
Nov 20 - Richmond Tavern - London, ON
Nov 21 - Rockpile West - Toronto, ON More...
Greek melodic doom act Lachrymose released a new music video for the track "In A Reverie." The track features Therion vocalist Thomas Vikstrom (ex-Candlemass) and can be seen in the player below.
The song appears on the new release "Carpe Noctum," which dropped this past Friday via Pure Steel Publishing. Check out the clip here:
German groove metal act Adligate released a new music video for the track "Kill the Moon." The song appears on the debut album "New Blood Old Chapter," which was released back in April.
Check it out here:
Danish groove metal act Hatesphere announced "New Hell," the band's ninth full length studio effort, is set for release on November 20th via Massacre Records. A teaser preview can be heard in the player below.
The track list for the album is:
1. The Executioner
2. Lines Crossed Lives Lost
3. Head on a Spike
4. The Longest Haul
5. Your Sad Existence
6. On the Shores of Hell
7. New Hell
8. Master of Betrayal
9. Human Cesspool
10. The Grey Mass
11. Resurrect with a Vengeance (Live)
12. New Hell (Dynamic Mix) More...
Greek alternative metal act Killson released a lyric video for the new track "In Limbo." The song is the title track of the band's debut release, which is set to drop on November 6th (EU) (October 9th in Greece) via Roar! Rock of Angels Records.
The track list for "In Limbo" is as follows:
6. In Limbo
7. Left Behind
8. My Kind
9. No One Man
12. Shut Up
Check out the track here: More...
Greek metal act Crystal Tears - featuring Danish vocalist Soren Adamsen (Dignity/ex-Artillery/ex-Crystal Eyes) - released a new music video for the track "Ever Alone." The song appears on the band's latest album "Hellmade," which was released in 2014 via Massacre Records.
The footage was captured from the band's European tour at the end of 2014/beginning of 2015. Check it out here:
Greek thrash thrashers Suicidal Angels posted footage of the band recording the drums at Soundlodge Studios in Rhauderfehn, Germany last month. The band is in the studio recording the sixth full length album and follow up to the 2014 album "Divide and Conquer."
More information, clips and release information is expected soon. Check out drummer Orpheas Tzortzopoulos recording his part here:
German power metal act Rebellion released a new music video for the track "Hengist." The song appears on the band's new release "Wyrd bið ful aræd - The History of the Saxons" - which is available now through Massacre Records.
Check out the clip here:
Swedish doom act Mammoth Storm - featuring Draconian's Daniel Arvidsson - released a lyric video for the new track "Fornjot." The song is the title track of the debut full length album which is set to drop on November 6th via Napalm Records.
The album's track listing is:
1. Augurs Echo
2. Vultures Prey
3. Sumerian Cry
5. Horns of Jura
7. Ancient Apocalypse (Bonus Track)
Check out "Fornjot" here: More...
Spain's melodic power metal act Dark Moor released a music video for the new track "Gabriel." The song is taken from the sci-fi themed new release "Project X," which is set for release on November 6th via Scarlet Records.
"Project X" will come as both a standard CD and a double digipack edition, with the latter including 5 bonus tracks consisting of re-recordings of tracks taken from the band’s earlier albums.
The track listing for the album is:
1. November 3023
3. Beyond The Stars
4. Conspiracy Revealed
5. I Want To Believe
6. Bon Voyage!
7. The Existence
8. Imperial Earth
10. There's Something In The Skies
Bonus Tracks (Double Digipack Edition Bonus CD):
1. In The Heart Of Stone
2. Maid Of Orleans
4. A New World
5. Somewhere In Dreams
Check out "Gabriel" here: More...
French power/progressive metal act Asylum Pyre released music video for the new track "Only Your Soul." The song appears on the band's upcoming third studio effort - "Spirited Away" - which drops via Massacre Records on October 23rd.
The track list for the album is:
1. Second Shadow
2. The Silence of Dreams
3. Only Your Soul
4. Unplug My Brain
5. In Hayao's Arms
6. Spirited Away
7. The White Room
9. At My Door
11. Instants in Time
13. Fly More...
Vancouver’s thrash metal maniacs of Nylithia premiere two new songs, taken from their upcoming debut album "Hyperthrash", which will be out in stores November 21, 2015. Check out now the first of two new songs entitled "Blüdwolves" streaming below.
If you liked "Blüdwolves", press play and check out now "Whips & Chainz" after the jump: More...
Swedish old-school death metal veterans Grave premiere another new track entitled "Plain Pine Box", taken from their upcoming album "Out Of Respect For The Dead", which drops on October 26th via Century Media Records.
Check out now "Plain Pine Box" below.
Los Angeles', California, metalcore band The Ghost Inside premieres a new music video for the track "Move Me", taken from the album "Dear Youth" released end of 2014 via Epitaph records.
Check out now "Move Me" below.
Says vocalist Jonathan Vigil of the clip: More...
Child Bite premieres its cover of the Celtic Frost track "The Usurper", taken from the upcoming 12” titled "Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost", which will be released on November 13th via Corpse Flower Records. The song features ex-Pantera and Down frontman Phil Anselmo on vocals and is one of numerous Celtic Frost covers done by bands such as Municipal Waste, Hayward (feat. Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of Neurosis) and many more.
You can now check out "The Usurper" below.