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Last updated on February 23, 2017 at 10:13 AM ET
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6 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Gojira released a new music video for the song "The Cell." The song is lifted from the Grammy Award wining opus "Magma," which is available now via Roadrunner Records.
The video, directed by Drew Cox, sees Gojira delivering a pummeling and dynamic performance captured by a thermal-imaging camera. Check out the clip here:
Ayreon released a lyric video for the new song "Everybody Dies." The song can be enjoyed in the player below. The song is the second single from the upcoming new album "The Source," which can be pre-ordered now at this location.
Vocal guest appearances for "The Source" include: James Labrie (Dream Theater) as "The Historian"; Tommy Rogers (Between the Buried and Me) as "The Chemist"; Simone Simons (Epica) as "The Counselor"; Michael Mills (Toehider) as "TH-I"; Floor Jansen (Nightwish) as "The Biologist"; Hansi Kursch (Blind Guardian) as "The Astronomer"; Tobias Sammet (Avantasia/Edguy) as "The Captain"; Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus) as "The Diplomat"; Nils K. Rue (Pagan's Mind) as "The Prophet"; Zaher Zorgati (Myrath) as "The Preacher"; Tommy Karevik (Seventh Wonder/Kamelot) as "The Opposition Leader"; and, Russell Allen (Symphony X) as "The President."
The track listing for "The Source" is:
Chronicle 1: The 'Frame
1. The Day That The World Breaks Down (song streaming here)
2. Sea Of Machines
3. Everybody Dies
Chronicle 2: The Aligning Of The Ten
4. Star Of Sirrah
5. All That Was
6. Run! Apocalypse! Run!
7. Condemned To Live
Chronicle 3: The Transmigration
8. Aquatic Race
9. The Dream Dissolves
10. Deathcry Of A Race
11. Into The Ocean
Chronicle 4: The Rebirth
12. Bay Of Dreams
13. Planet Y Is Alive!
14. The Source Will Flow
15. Journey To Forever
16. The Human Compulsion
17. March Of The Machines
Check out "Everybody Dies" here: More...
"Nyctophilia" is the seventh studio album by Brazilian extreme metal act Nervochaos and will be released on April 7, 2017 through Cogumelo Records in Brazil and Greyhaze Records in North America and Europe. Today the band released a lyric video for the new song "Moloch Rise," which you can check out in the player below.
The new release is an eclectic mix of all that characterizes the band, 13 new tracks of 80s-fueled blackened extreme music, executed in Nervochaos' trademark raw, aggressive and organic style of Metal. "Nyctophilia" has a new intensity and is a step forward compared to their older releases.
For the first time, the band recorded the album outside Brazil, spending a month in Como/Italy at Alpha Omega Studio along with producer Alex Azzali, who also did mixing and mastering of the new album. It's also the first album composed and recorded with the new line-up which features Lauro ‘Nightrealm’ on vocal/guitar, Cherry on guitar, Thiago ‘Anduscias’ on bass and the only remaining original member Edu Lane on drums.
The album artwork (shown below) was created by Alcides Burn, a talented Brazilian artist that worked with acts such as Blood Red Throne, Acheron, Iconoclasm, Headhunter DC and many more. Nyctophilia also features special guest vocals appearance by Sebastian L. of Into Darkness and Leandro P. of R.N.S. plus one track, "Vampiric Cannibal Goddess," which features the riffs of Bolverk (Ragnarok).
"Nyctophilia" surely is the best album up-to-date from Nervochaos, which managed to evolve musically without losing its trademark sound.
The track list for the new release is:
1. Moloch Rise
3. Ad Majorem Satanae Gloriam
4. Season of the Witch
5. Waters of Chaos
6. The Midnight Hunter
7. Rites of the 13 Cemeteries
8. Vampiric Cannibal Goddess
9. Stained With Blood
10. Lord Death
11. Dead End
12. World Aborted
13. Live Like Suicide More...
Italian death metal unit Valgrind premieres a new song entitled "Ekphora’s Day", taken from the upcoming new EP, "Seal of Phobos", which will be released by Everlasting Spew Records on April 14th. The new release includes guest growls by Jonny Pettersson of Wombbath, as well as the first studio appearance of the band’s new guitarist, Umberto Poncina, who also engineered and mixed the EP.
Check out now "Ekphora’s Day" below.
Circle Of Contempt premieres a new music video for its track "Impulse", taken from the band's latest album "Structures For Creation".
Check out now "Impulse" below.
Scour (Down, Cattle Decapitation, Pig Destroyer, etc.) just posted official pro-shot live footage performing "Crooked", at the band's recent debut live performance in New Orleans, LA. Mike Holderbeast directed the clip.
Check out now "Crooked" below.