Metal News for April 26, 2009
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14 news articles posted on this day.
Bloodstream Parade has revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming album "The Apocalypse: In Retrospect," which can be viewed here. The band also issued the following statement about the art:
"Well, it's taken some time, but we finally have the CD cover for our upcoming Dark Star Records debut, 'The Apocalypse: In Retrospect.' Look for it everywhere in June!!!
"While you're at it, we do have some new songs posted on our Myspace page and website!!! Click on the links and give them a listen. Let us know what you think!
"More news on upcoming shows for this summer are coming soon. Keep checking back!"
The track listing for the album will be as follows: More...
Swedish metallers This Ending have posted "making of" footage for their latest music video of the song "Dead Harvest." The clip can be viewed below. More...
Dutch melodic metal band Edge of Serenity has issued the following update about acquiring a new bassist:
"We are proud to anounce that bassist Mark Brekelmans (ex Xystus) joined EDGE OF SERENITY
"With Mark aboard EDGE OF SERENITY completes its line up, and will introduce its debut album THE CHAOS THEORY on May 5th shows will follow, dates will be announced in the following months."
Dutch female fronted gothic metal band, Stream of Passion, has posted three new songs on their MySpace page. The songs, "When you hurt me the most," "My Leader," and "The Art of Loss," are from their upcoming album, "The Flame Within."
"The Flame Within" will be released as a normal CD as well as limited digipack edition with bonus track on the following dates:
May 27 – FIN & Spain
May 29 – GAS, Benelux, FRA, ITA, SWE
June 01 – Rest of Europe
June 02 – USA / CAN (RYKO) More...
Norwegian metal band, NATTEFROST, has posted a new track, “Nekronaut II Nekro Spirituals,” on their MySpace page. The song comes off their upcoming split, entitled “Engangsgrill.”
Due to receive it’s European release on Indie Recordings on 11th May, the 8-track “Engangsgrill” is a split between NATTEFROST (CARPATHIAN FOREST, NATTEFROST), and FENRIZ’ RED PLANET (DARKTHRONE). The album will be available both in CD and LP format. More...
Portugal gothic metal band, Moonspell, has canceled their upcoming shows in Belarus. The band comments on the cancellation:
"We are extremely disappointed by the fact we had to cancel the shows. The reasons on both Neopolis and COF site is accurate but Moonspell might add that the bands' buses entered Belarus territory and were meeting for possible solutions for the day. On the event that the truck with ALL of our tour equipment was held due to a bureaucratic detail in the border made all our efforts worthless." More...
Upstate NY death metal band, Blood Obsession, has issued the following update regarding the departure of their lead guitarist:
"We're releasing our 2nd full-length CD this summer and heading out on tour. Our Lead Guitarist decided Death Metal wasn't for him. We need a replacement shredder to join the band full-time, or to fill in for our tour in August."
"What we can offer:
-You be on a CD within a few months.
-You'll be on tour within a few months.
-We are serious and dedicated, as our eight year history would indicate.
-We have a secured practice spot in Hudson, NY at Ripper's house." More...
Swedish blackened death metal band, Rev 16:8, has posted a new track, “Flame Salvation,” to their MySpace page. The song comes from their upcoming full-length album, “Grand Tidal Rave,” which is set for a June 28 release date through Temple of Darkness Records.
Rev 16:8 was formerly known as Bloodshed.
Wisconsin death metal band, Jungle Rot, has announced the tracklisting for their upcoming album, "What Horrors Await," (cover art) which is as follows:
01. Worst Case Scenerio
02. The Unstopable
03. Straitjacket Life
04. State of War
05. Two Faced Disgrace
06. End of an Age
07. Speak the Truth
08. What Horrors Await
09. Nerve Gas Catastrophe
12. Exit Wounds
13. Invincible Force (Destruction cover)
14. Black Candle Mass More...
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE has canceled their rescheduled show in Moscow, Russia - originally moved from April 20th to June 25th - and their June 27th show at the Tuska Festival in Helsinki, Finland. The band has issued the following statement:
"Bullet For My Valentine are forced to cancel their appearances at DS Luzhniki Arena in Moscow and Tuska Metal Festival in Finland in June 2009 due to recording commitments for their 3rd album." More...
Athens metal band, Sickening Horror, has posted a new song, entitled "Mirrors Reflect Only Dead Bodies," from their upcoming album, "The Dead End Experiment," on their MySpace page. The band says the song, "lyrics deal with mind transcendence and drawing a straight line." More...
Daughters is heading into the studio in April to record their next full length for Hydra Head. In the meantime Sargent House has re-issued the band's selftitled EP from 2002, which has been out of print since 2003. The EP is now available on Itunes and most digital retailers to all digital retailers with old songs and new art. Here's the tracklisting to the "Daughters" EP:
1. Hello Assholes
2.Flattery Is A Bunch of Fucking Bullshit
3. A Room Full of Hard-Ons and Nowhere To Sit Down
4. My Stereo Has Mono and So Does My Girlfriend
Boston thrashers, Ravage, will be performing a special free show in New York City at The Lit Lounge on Monday May 4th.
The band has also provided the following information about the show:
"This special event will feature the new singer of Anthrax Dan Nelson as a metal DJ, sets by Ravage, Hull and Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, a giveaway of a guitar signed by Toxic Holocaust and more! Get there early because RAVAGE PLAYS AT 8:30 PM SHARP!"
Southern California death metal band, Dizkord, has posted their 2005 6 song EP enititled "Divinity" on their MySpace page.
Dizkord's current line-up is as follows:
Nick Cook - Vocals
Robert Elliott - Guitar
Jason Chavez - Guitar
Kenny Lockwood - Bass
Chad Chavez - Drums