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Last updated on July 30, 2014 at 8:57 AM ET
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7 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Swiss folk metal act Eluveitie premiered the new music video for the track "The Call of the Mountains" over at Decibel Magazine's website at this location (also in the player below). The song appears on the new release "Origins," which is set for release on August 1 (EU), August 4 (UK), and August 5 (US) via Nuclear Blast Records. A review for the album can be found at this location.
The track list for "Origins" is:
2. The Nameless
3. From Darkness
7. The Call of the Mountains
11. The Silver Sister
13. The Day of Strife
Check out "The Call of the Mountains" here: More...
Swedish hard rock act Nubian Rose has inked a deal with UK label Livewire/Cargo Records. The sophomore album "Mental Revolution" is slated for a November release. The new album "is armed with even heavier riffs, deeper melodies and a more mature production."
Swedish producer Tobias Lindell, who has produced albums such as "Tear The Walls Down" and "Address The Nation" by H.E.A.T., "Split Your Lip" from Hardcore Superstar and "Last Look Of Eden" from Europe, has mixed "Mental Revolution" and given it "an outstanding and impeccable sound."
Lead guitarist Christer Åkerlund commented: "We are very happy to sign with Livewire/Cargo Records for our second album. They have a reputation as being one of the most honest and hardworking label’s in the business and that says A LOT in the music industry. They have also shown true love to Nubian Rose and our music and that’s of course also very important to us."
John Dryland of Cargo Records commented: "It’s very exciting to be working with one of my favourite new bands of recent years and signing Nubian Rose to Livewire/Cargo Records has been an aim for some time."
Nubian Rose was founded in 2011 and self-released the debut album "Mountain" in 2012. More information on "Mental Revolution" is expected soon. More...
Italian thrashers Thrash Bombz will release the new EP "Dawn" this September via Iron Shield Records (distribution via Pure Steel Records). The follow up to the January debut "Mission of Blood" will hit the streets on September 12th.
The track listing for "Dawn" is:
3. Drown In Your Misery
4. Eternal Punishment
6. Human Obliteration More...
Dutch melodic/blackened metal act Onheil posted a new music video for the track "Storm is Coming." The song is the title track from the band's upcoming sophomore album, which is set for release via Cyclone Empire on September 5th.
The track listing for "Storm is Coming" is:
1. Embrace the Chaos
2. Kill Tomorrow
3. Self-Destruction Mode
4. The Omega Legions
5. Storm Is Coming
6. The End of Everything
7. Wings of Death
8. Dronkenschap in Duisternis II
9. Nature's Wrath
10. Streams of Silence More...
French symphonic power metal act Operadyse, featuring Spheric Universe Experiment vocalist Franck Garcia, posted a teaser clip for the band's upcoming, yet untitled, sophomore full length release. The album is the follow up to the 2013 debut "Pandemonium," which was issued in November via Sonic Attack.
The clip is a work in progress of the opening track "At the Gates of a New World." Check it out here:
U.K.'s October File released a new music video for the track "Reinvention." The song appears on the latest album "The Application of Loneliness, Ignorance, Misery, Love and Despair - An Introspective of the Human Condition," which was issued via Candlelight Records this past spring.
Check out "Reinvention" here:
Deep in the Finnish forest, in the town of Hattula, Nightwish is tucked away from the distractions of humanity writing the follow up to "Imaginaerum" (see review here). The album will mark the first release for new vocalist Floor Jansen (ReVamp/ex-After Forever), who joined Nightwish in 2013 during the last North American tour when Anette Olson split with the band.
The video features composer/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and vocalist/bassist Marco Hietala speaking about the writing process. Check it out here: