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Last updated on October 13, 2015 at 10:30 AM ET
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9 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Sweden's Mindless Sinner is streaming the new track "The New Messiah," the title track of the upcoming new album, the band's sophomore release and first in 29 years. The album drops on October 16th via Pure Steel Records.
The track list is as follows:
1. Men Of Steel
2. Where Worlds Collide
3. The New Messiah
4. Follow Your Path
6. We’re The Ones
7. Dance Of The Devil
8. Time Of Fear
9. Step Into the Fire
Check out "The New Messiah" here: More...
German metal act Ninja has signed a worldwide distribution deal with Pure Steel Records. The band was formed 1986, broke up in 1992, reformed briefly in 1997 and then again with a new lineup in 2014. The band issued three full length albums before the 2014 reformation. In December 2014, the band self-released the fourth record "Into the Fire."
"Into The Fire" will be officially released via Pure Steel Records on CD (date to be announced later) and the first three albums "Invincible," "Liberty" and "Valley of Wolves" will be re-released as part of the classic series on Karthago Records.
The band's current lineup features ex-Black Messiah guitarist Frangus, who joined earlier this year, as well as Universe drummer Hans Heringer, who join original members Ulrich Siefen (guitar) and Holger vom Scheidt (vocals). More...
Australia's prog sensation Caligula's Horse premiered a music video for the new track "Firelight" over at Billboard.com at this location (also in the player below). The song will appear on the upcoming third album "Bloom," which will be issued via InsideOutMusic on October 16th (EU) and October 30th (USA).
The full track listing for "Bloom" is:
2. Marigold streaming here)
7. Daughter Of The Mountain
Check out "Firelight" here: More...
Finnish metal act Crimson Day will release the debut full length album "Order of the Shadows" via Iron Shield Records (with distribution via Pure Steel Records) on Friday, October 16th. This is the follow up to the 2013 debut self-titled EP. A music video for the track "Blessed Be Thy Hate" can be viewed in the player below.
The track list for the album is:
1. Enter the Order
4. And Then Came Death
5. Order of the Shadows
6. Lies About Paradise
7. Far From Serenity
8. Burning Redemption
9. Fatal Destination
10. Blessed Be Thy Hate
11. The Gathering More...
The seventh full length studio album "Raben Im Herz" was announced by German gothic/epic metal band Coronatus. The album is set for release as a limited edition digipak (with exclusive bonus CD) and digital download on December 4th.
"Raben Im Herz" was recorded, mixed and mastered by Markus Stock (The Vision Bleak, Empyrium, Eisregen, Eluveitie) at Klangschmiede Studio E in Mellrichstadt, Germany. The cover artwork (shown below) was created by Jan Yrlund of Darkgrove Design (Apocalyptica, Manowar, Legion Of The Damned, Korpiklaani, Impaled Nazarene, Stratovarius).
More information on the album is expected soon.
German metal act Messenger unveiled the album artwork (shown below) for the band's upcoming sixth full length studio effort, which is entitled "Starwolf, Pt. II: Novastorm." The album is set to drop as standard CD, limited edition digipak with two bonus tracks and digital download on December 5th via Massacre Records.
More information is expected soon.
Swiss metal act Headless Crown released a music video for the new track "Edge of Sanity." The song will appear on the upcoming debut release "Time For Revolution," which is set for release on December 4th via Massacre Records.
"Time For Revolution" was recorded, mixed and mastered by Serge Morattel at REC Studio in Le Lignon-Genève, Switzerland and was produced and arranged by Headless Crown.
Check out the clip here:
Metalcore outfit Fire From The Gods premieres the band's new single "Pretenders" taken from the upcoming full-length debut which will be out via Rise Records in 2016.
Check out now "Pretenders" below.
You can catch the band live on the following dates: More...
Lamb Of God is streaming a new clip providing insight in regards to playing shows with the band. The short video also captures the band readying themselves to perform in Las Vegas this past August.
You can now check out the clip "5 Minutes To The Stage Clip" w/ Lamb Of God below.