Metal News for April 3, 2013
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36 news articles posted on this day.
Rumors have been circulating of a breakup after Exodus cancelled its appearance at the Maryland Deathfest, and the group has now checked in with the following statement about the status of the band:
"We have recently observed a whirlwind of speculation, conspiracy theories, and just plain ole dumb-assed comments on the internet regarding Exodus' future and that of Gary Holt's commitment to this band. The following is an attempt to shed some light on actual facts, as well as trying to clear the air.
"The reason we cancelled our appearance at this years Maryland Death Fest was, in fact, due to Gary's commitment to his sudden and seriously ill father. Actually, just days prior to the start of the Metal Alliance tour, we were making arrangements to have someone fill in for Gary due to his unknown status. As things worked out, his father was able to recover to a somewhat stable condition, yet he is still not 'out of the woods' and continues to be a closely monitored. More...
Canadian act Unsacred Seed has released a self-titled album online for streaming. You can hear the full release below, or download the album on a pay-what-you-want scale over at Bandcamp. The track listing is as follows:
1. Deus Ex 06:05
2. Hundred Courts 06:12
3. Illbegotten 03:55
4. Wrath of Providence 05:27
5. Son of The Dragon 05:39
6. Anti-KlonZon 01:29
7. Chasing The Artifact 06:04
8. Siberian Skyscape 06:37
The Los Angeles trance-inducing doom weavers in Ides of Gemini are pleased to announce additional live rituals this Spring, further spreading their ethereal hymns to unsuspecting souls throughout North America.
The supplementary dates come in the midst of the band's slot on the Haze Over North America tour opening for Ghost B.C., and will include Demon Lung, Boris, and Deafhaven on select shows. See the updated itinerary below.
In related news, Ides of Gemini will release a new 7” entitled "Hexagram 45." Fittingly set to drop on Record Store Day April 20th via Magic Bullet Records, Hexagram 45 features two new tracks: "Spectral Queen" and "Darkness At Noon." More...
Portland trio Gaytheist is gearing up to burst out of the closet and onto the streets with "Hold Me...But Not So Tight." The rollicking good time and follow-up to "Stealth Beats" will see release through Good To Die Records this coming May 21st.
Intrigued by the name and sound, I got in touch with front man Jason Rivera to chat him up about "Hold Me..." and all things Gaytheist. Check out a transcript of our chat below, in which Jason discussed the multiple interpretations of the band's name, recording at Interlace Audio with "Stealth Beats" producer Stephan Hawkes, and the Portland music scene. More...
A brand new full-length album from Sacred Oath is scheduled for worldwide release on May 28th of this year. “Fallen” is the 6th studio album from the power metal quartet currently celebrating 25 years in the business.
Produced by lead singer/guitarist Rob Thorne at his studio in Connecticut, all 10 songs were recorded with the original 1988 line-up, including Pete Altieri (bass), Kenny Evans (drums), and Glen Cruciani (guitar).
“The four of us haven’t recorded anything together since 'Darkness Visible' for a variety of reasons,” says Thorne, who has produced six of the band’s more recent albums. “I threw the idea out there of doing an EP together to celebrate our 25th anniversary, and everyone jumped on board. It quickly escalate! d into a monstrous LP. It’s very exciting.”
The track listing is as follows (order subject to change):
King Of Your World
Misery Loves Company
Get Your Wings
The Way of All Flesh
The band chose to bring back artist Jason Beam for this release, whose artwork also appears on “Darkness Visible” (2007), “Till Death Do Us Part” (2008), and most recently “Spells and Incantations” (2012). “Fallen” will be released by Angel Thorne Music and distributed by MVD Entertainment. More...
Finnish act Project Silence will enter the studio this coming July to record new single with two tracks. The track listing will be:
1. One Way to Hell
2. Death and Madness
More information will be posted as it is made available. You can also find out more about Project Silence via the band's Facebook profile here. This new single will follow the band's previous full-length album "424."
São Paulo's -X- has posted the new single "Fallen" online, which can be heard in the player below. The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming debut EP "End Of Times," recorded in Flight Studios and M&H Studio in Sao Paulo, Brazil and slated to launch in the first half of 2013. -X- consists of:
Michel Marcos (-X-) - Vocals
Rogério Oliveira (ChimeraH) - Guitar/Vocals
Felipe Gabriel (ChimeraH) - Drums
Raphael Jorge (Heptah) - Bass
InsideOut Music is immensely pleased to announce the signing of progressive-rock powerhouse Bigelf for the release of a forthcoming new album later this year. Label head Thomas Waber says about the signing:
"We have been talking to Bigelf for quite some time now and I am really pleased that we finally managed to make this happen! Bigelf are an excellent addition to the InsideOut Music roster!"
It's been a few years since we've heard any activity from the Bigelef camp, so who better to explain to us what's been going on than the band's mastermind Damon Fox himself:
"Finally! Bigelf lands on a planet whose atmosphere is synonymous with progressive rock and heavy metal. One of my all-time favourite quotes is, 'Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid...' I'm ecstatic that InsideOut/Century Media and Mike Portnoy have joined 'forces' with Bigelf.
"First, I want to elaborate on what has been happening 'inside' the band since 2010, there have been numerous rumours on the internet that I fired everyone in Bigelf, this is completely untrue.
"After the juggernaut of 'Cheat The Gallows' came to a halt, the business and personal infrastructure of Bigelf imploded and an unexpected hiatus occurred leaving the band in complete disarray. A myriad of personal, financial and domestic matters had enveloped myself as well as certain members of the group. There also comes a time when deep down inside it just doesn't feel right anymore, and one has to face the music that the end is near. Transparency no longer exists and with that, clarity and perspective are lost. More...
Heavy stoner/sludge/doom band Red Sun -- founded April 20th, 2003 in Warren, Ohio -- is celebrating the group's tenth anniversary by throwing a huge concert in Columbus, OH, on Saturday April 20th, 2013.
The band -- consisting of Zach Germaniuk (guitar/vocals), Joseph Rosenblum (drums/vocals), and Roger Vincent (bass/vocals) -- has come a long way over the past ten years and a lot of stories have come out of that. According to Germaniuk:
"We started out as three gawky high school kids growing up in Warren, OH (birthplace of Dave Grohl). We've had like 5 bass players through that time and I'd say the fact that we kept the band together for ten years through a lot of personal adversity, overcoming addictions, living and working in different cities and still making time for this particular band is a huge milestone in itself. When we started, we were really the only high school band from our town that was actively playing shows in other cities, and I think we really took it to heart at a very young age. I think we've made more mistakes than milestones, honestly, but we're really trying our best to learn from those mistakes and live up to the expectations of our mentors and ourselves, too." More...
Stereokiller is currently streaming a brand new track from "Aeonic Obliteration," the debut full-length from Erie, Pennsylvania-based deathsquad Extinction Protocol. Unleash "Chained To Oblivion" at this location. The following press release was also issued about the band:
"Radiating the cataclysmic energy of an imploding galaxy, Extinction Protocoal merges modern groove/slam tactics with primal, classic death metal vitality, bridging the most schizophrenic old-school riffage with overpowering breakdowns. 'Chained To Oblivion,' the fifth of nine tracks found on Aeonic Obliteration, demonstrates the band’s brutal trade perfectly, a guttural, earthmoving anthem for annihilation.
"A nihilistic death metal vortex, Extinction Protocol’s debut album, Aeonic Obliteration lyrically scrutinizes the greed and corruption of mankind thus concluding mankind’s eventual downfall due to genetic testing and world altering events.
"With nine devastating songs packed into a nearly thirty-three minute event horizon, Aeonic Obliteration features stellar production values courtesy of Ivan at Anthropocide Studios (Abominable Putridity) and full-color cosmic destruction ala JoeJesus of DeviantArt, and will see release on May 14th worldwide via NYC-based D.I.Y. label P2." More...
Spanish act Oniricous is now streaming the new song "Reanimador" online, which can be heard below.
The track is taken from the upcoming debut album "Ritos Diabolicos," due out April 5th, 2013 on Razorback Recordings. For more info on the band, head over to the Oniricous Facebook profile here.
Black Tongue has posted a new song online titled "Voices," which can be heard in the YouTube player below.
Black Tongue's debut EP "Falsifier" is due out this coming May 7th, 2013. You can also listen to the previously posted track "Fauxhammer" at this location.
Finland's Oddland has just launched a guitar play through for the track "Lines Of Silver Blood." The band comments:
"We decided to do the guitar play-through on this song because it probably has some of the most technical guitar parts of the album. We figured people might be interested to see how they´re played. The live guitar tracks were recorded on top of the album version, and Ville (our drummer) was in charge of shooting and editing the whole thing. Have a look, won't you!"
This is the first play through that the band has launched from current album "Treachery Of Senses." The video of guitarists Sakari Ojanen & Jussi Poikonen playing along with "Lines Of Silver Blood" can be seen here: More...
Amidst bursts of regional touring throughout the East Coast and Southeastern states in support of the band's self-titled debut album, experimental punk act Burnt Books has released its first official video.
The visual depiction was directed by Matt Warthen for Warthen Media, filmed for the track “In A Shallow Grave.” The video doesn’t follow a complex storyline or involve complicated effects, but rather simply portrays the band in a very realistic live/practice setting. Check out the video below. More...
Sorrows Path has posted a cover of Black Sabbath's "Killing Yourself To Live" online, which is featured on the "Sabbath Cadabra - A Greek Tribute to Black Sabbath" release. Give the song a listen below.
The compilation album is being released by Metal Hammer Greece, and features Greek bands covering tracks from Black Sabbath's entire career. The CD will be given away for free with Metal Hammer Greece issue #340, on sale Tuesday, April 2nd.
Commented Metal Hammer Greece: "Black Sabbath invented heavy metal. The least we could do in order to celebrate their legacy is to gather some of the best Greek bands and have them play Sabbath's ecstatic music. Enjoy and worship the riff lords."
The track listing is as follows:
ROTTING CHRIST - "Black Sabbath"
INNERWISH - "Neon Knights"
SEPTEMBER CODE - "Fairies Wear Boots"
SORROWS PATH - "Killing Yourself to Live"
NIGHTFALL - "Jerusalem"
BATTLEROAR - "Falling off the Edge of the World"
PLANET OF ZEUS - "Behind the Wall of Sleep"
POTERGEIST VS. BOOGIE MAN - "The Wizard"
HEATHENDOM - "Voodoo"
TARDIVE DYSKINESIA - "Into the Void"
1000MODS - "Snowblind"
ROCK 'N' ROLL CHILDREN - "Children of the Sea" More...
Pitchfork today is streaming “False Cross” from Sadgiqacea's forthcoming debut album, "False Prism." Give the song a listen at this location.
Set for release on May 7th, the album was recorded and produced by Chris Grigg (Woe), and the 40-minute audio journey features four mammoth songs. "False Prism" follows the release of the band’s 2011 EP, "Submerged In Manichea" (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions) and two split recordings with Ominous Black and Grass (Anthropic). More...
Atlanta based quintet Triphon is very proud to announce the start of a sophomore album. The follow-up to the "Distance" album is scheduled for release in late 2013. The 16 track effort is twice the length of the debut album and will include one bonus track and one cover song. Rockingham Records also comments:
"Since the release of their debut album a mere 8 months ago, Triphon has been smashing their way into the modern metal scene. 'Distance' peaked at #3 on Amazon upon it's release with two singles 'Open The Gates' and 'Fall of the Tyrant' making the Top 50 as well. Features in Guitar World, PureGrainAudio, The Metal Temple, and The Spirit of Metal hail the band as 'One of the best new acts in the past year,' and have given two perfect 10/10 scores for the album. Triphon has also ranked among the top 1% of all metal bands, worldwide on Reverbnation in 2012. More...
Portuguese crust/grind-metallers Utopium are now streaming “Thin-Skinned Skill,” a brand new song from their upcoming debut album “Vicious Consolation / Virtuous Totality." Check out the chaotic and relentless track below.
Featuring 18 rapid and lethal discharges of a grindcore, crust, and sludge hybrid, “Vicious Consolation / Virtuous Totality” is slated for release on May 13th via Bleak Recordings/Raging Planet and can be pre-ordered in various bundles at this location. More...
Richmond, Virginia-based Forcefield Records is pleased to announce the signing of Italian doom miscreants Grime. The following press release was issued about the deal:
"Forged just three years ago in Trieste, Italy, Grime spews a cogent wall of filth, decay and soul-scarring sludge metal battery. Their forthcoming offering comes in the form of the fittingly dubbed 'Deteriorate.'
"The follow-up to their six-track self-released debut, which Pure Grain Audio simply called 'dirty-as-fuck,' offers up a bottom heavy exhibition of severing doom derived of misanthropy, anguish and hurt feelings. Self-described as the sound of 'a decaying swamp filled with trash,' Grime’s slow, heavy groove is earnest and vicious, their mammoth guitar riffs are sharp and crusted with rust, their drums and bass hit with the unstoppable power of a violent mudslide.
"Deteriorate’s eight tracks were recorded at Igloo Audiofactory in Italy by Enrico Baraldi, mixed and mastered by sound wizard Billy Anderson and will see official release on CD, LP and digitally via Forcefield Records May 7th. Fans of Iron Monkey, Noothgrush, Grief and Eyehategod are demanded to pay heed.
"Grime's ultimate goal is delivering their sonic destruction to a town near yours and next week they’ll do it alongside Richmond doomdoers Cough (on select dates). The short but deviant run will begin in Slovenia and charge through Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and the Czech Republic before coming to a close in Austria. See you in Hell, Europe." More...
Chilean metallers Naioth have released a new music video for the track “Death Elements,” which comes off debut album “Dance of Light." The video was filmed and directed by Mauricio Durán from Tejevientos Films and can be viewed below.
The "Dance Of Light" track listing is as follows:
2. Seed Of Truth
4. Dance Of Light
5. Death Elements
6. Mental Walls
7. The Alchemist
8. Paradox Spheres
9. Fast More...
Pyrithion has released a new in-studio video for "The Burden of Sorrow," which is to be released April 16th on Metal Blade Records. Check out the clip below. Metal Blade also comments:
"It's a struggle for some bands to get started, while others appear to seamlessly come together. With years of perspective and experience, the three members of Pyrithion have created a dark and intense death metal record almost overnight. The individual members' prior success aside, the music speaks for itself. In an exclusive studio video, shot and edited by Ryan Glisan, fans can catch a glimpse of what it's like to record inside Lambesis Studios."
Singer Tim Lambesis, who is best known for his work as the front man of As I Lay Dying, explains: "I have wanted to do a heavier and more traditionally metal band for a while. Being that I own a recording studio, I thought a great place to start was by asking my engineer who the best guitar player is that he has recorded. I wanted to team him up with one of my favorite guitar players growing up."
Ready for a full throttle metal assault to perk up your mid-week slump? Today we have the pleasure of teaming up with Texas DIY champions Seeker to premiere a brand new skull crushing single, "She."
Comments Seeker vocalist, Bryce Lucien, "We're extremely hard on ourselves, and we are constantly trying to push things further and further with each new song; 'She' is no exception. This is the fastest, angriest, and most chaotic track that we have ever released, and we can't wait to get out on the road and play it live."
Experience the crushing chaos of "She" for yourself through the player below (the song may take a moment to load after hitting "play").
Seeker burst onto the scene in late 2011, playing its first show on October 1st, 2011 before heading out on a debut tour the following week. Lucien describes the band’s sound as, “fast, aggressive, pissed off heavy metal. Everything we do is very raw, passionate and honest.”
For more info on the band, check out the Seeker Facebook profile here. You can also catch Seeker live on the "Rise of Darkness" tour. Details are as follows:
4/05 – Dallas, TX @ Sons of Hermann Hall
4/06 – Austin, TX @ The Hole In The Wall
4/07 – McAllen, TX @ Nikki Rowe VFW
4/08 – El Paso, TX @ The War Room
4/09 – Tempe, AZ @ The Spot
4/10 – Yuma, AZ @ The Venue
4/11 – San Diego, CA @ VFW 3788
4/12 – Cupertino, CA @ The Refuge
4/13 – Fresno, CA @ Chinatown Youth Center
4/14 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Eagles Lodge
4/16 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Shred Shed
4/17 – Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theater
4/18 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios
4/19 – Albuquerque, NM @ Gasworks
4/20 – Claremore, OK @ 18644 S. 4230 Rd.
4/21 – Shreveport, LA @ Mediastar Entertainment Hall More...
Southampton, U.K. doom trio Moss has now released new album, "Horrible Nights," in North America. In conjunction with the release, the band is streaming "The Coral of Chaos" at InvisibleOranges.com here or through the player below.
The band comments: "We wanted to write something that would stand up over time…no disrespect to our earlier recordings - we feel the essence and atmosphere of those is still very much with us, but they were of a time and place that we're no longer part of…"
The album's track listing is as follows:
1. Horrible Nights
2. The Bleeding Years
3. Dark Lady
4. Dreams from the Depths
5. The Coral of Chaos
6. I Saw Them That Night More...
Attention humans! The trolls in Finntroll have put together another nightmarish visual escapade for the track "Häxbrygd," taken off new album, "Blodsvept."
To watch the video, visit Decibel Magazine.com or check it out through the player below. In regards to this video, the band comments: "This is what happens when you put bunch of mentally unstable trolls into a small space filled with fumes and power tools. Insanity."
For more info on the upcoming Finntroll album, check out our recent interview with Finntroll over at this location.
U.S. act Archaic Eclilpse has posted the following message online about deciding to call it quits due to constant lineup changes:
"Hey everyone, so I know we have been silent lately. We have been trying for about a year now to fill our line-up and finish the CD we are working on but it has all been in vain. After a lot of thought we have decided as of today that Archaic Eclipse is disbanding.
"As a band it doesn't make sense to continue on when we cannot fill a line up to play shows. It has been an endless cycle of finding members, having them learn the old songs and by the time we are ready to go into writing new music people leave and we are stuck going through the cycle again. More...
This year Warbringer has been working on new material, but will take a break this weekend for the group's first trip to South America.
"It's a tremendous feeling to have heavy metal fans in South America continuously ask us to perform in their home countries, let alone have promoters willing to invest in us to finally make this happen," states drummer Carlos Cruz. "This 3-day weekend of performances will hopefully open the door to more opportunities for Warbringer to perform in many more countries there for the demanding fans. It's fact that South America upholds a die-hard heavy metal fanbase, and we'll be sure to NOT disappoint!"
The lineup for these shows will be the same lineup that has been touring together since last summer, which included 6 weeks of European dates and 10 headlining shows in Australia. Despite sharing the road for almost a year, the group never made an official announcement about guitarist Jeff Potts and bassist Ben Mottsman (both formerly of Mantic Ritual) joining the hard-working band-- until now. More...
Aosoth has premiered a video for "Ritual Marks Of Penitence" - the closing track off the new album entitled "IV: Arrow In Heart." The video, directed by Matthieu Spinazzola and David Fitt, can be viewed through the player below.
The new album is coming to shops on April 16th worldwide via Agonia Records. A re-release of Aosoth's "II" and "III" albums - both for the first time on black vinyl - will be available at the same time. The track listing is as follows:
1. An Arrow in Heart
2. One With The Prince With A Thousand Enemies
3. Temple of Knowledge
4. Under The Nails and Fingertips
5. Broken Dialogue 1
6. Broken Dialogue 2
7. Ritual Marks of Penitence More...
French metal act Eths split with the band's front woman last year, and now the band is proud to present new vocalist Rachel Aspe.
Rachel made her international debut on prime time television as part of "La France A Un Incroyable Talent" (the French equivalent/franchise of "America's Got Talent"). Her death metal vocal styling stunned the judges and crowd before going viral and being seen by millions of people (check out the clip below).
Rachel commented on joining Eths, saying: "I'm really proud to be a part of Eths. I've been a fan of the band for many years, and it's a great honor for me to sing songs I have been listening to for such a long time."
Regarding the new band member, Eths stated: "We're pleased to welcome Rachel to the band. She's great and has an awesome voice! Thanks a lot to Virginie and Nelly for filling in on stage during the last few months. Now a new chapter is beginning for Eths. We're energized and looking forward to our upcoming shows with Rachel. See you on the road!"
This new version of Eths has announced its first shows with Rachel on vocals. Details are as follows:
April 10th : Le Ninkasi Kao, Lyon (69)
April 13th : MJC Picaud / La Tangente, Cannes (06)
May 2nd : Secret Place, Montpellier (34)
May 3rd : Balelec Festival, Lausanne (CH)
June 1st : Conservatoire Henri Dutilleux, Clamart (92)
June 29th : Festiz, Tournus (71) More...
Terror has teamed up with Scion AV and Loudwire to release “The Most High” music video, taken from forthcoming album "Live By The Code," due out April 9th. Mixed by Matt Hyde and produced by Chad Gilbert, "Live By The Code" is “Terror at their very best,” according to Alternative Press.
Watch “The Most High” at Loudwire or through the player below.
Don’t miss Terroron tour with Hatebreed and Every Time I Die beginning April 9th. The group will continue touring the U.S. alongside Lamb of God starting May 16th in Asheville, NC. See a full listing of tour dates below. More...
Symphonic metal band Suncrown posted the first episode of documentary style teaser videos for the band's upcoming sophomore LP. The yet untitled follow up to the debut 2012 release "Follow Your Dream" is targeted for release later in 2013.
The video footage features drummer Tim Zuidberg arriving in the U.S. for the recording session with the rest of the band following suit. It also features live footage of the band. A snippet of the new song "The Beginning Is Near" can be heard in the video as well.
Suncrown is an international symphonic/epic metal band formed in 2011 by songwriter and keyboardist Oleg Biblyi (Ukraine) and vocalist Darren Crisp (USA). More information about the band, as well as how to order the debut release "Follow Your Dream," check out the Official Facebook Page. The band's full lineup is:
Darren Crisp - Vocals
Juliana Furlani - Vocals
Oleg Biblyi - Keyboards
Gustavo Bonfá (Sangrena) - Guitar
Kevin Ellerby - Guitar
Ederson Prado (Burning In Hell) - Bass guitar
Tim Zuidberg - Drums
Check out the footage here: More...
Norwegian act Koldbrann has posted a new music video from the band's latest album "Vertigo," which is out now.
Check out the "Drammen" clip below, filmed and edited by Effektor. The song features a guest solo by Destructhor of Myrkskog and Morbid Angel (Destructhor is not present in the video).
You can also listen to another track off the album, the previously posted song "Stolichnaya Smert," over at this location.
Canadian death metallers Necronomicon recently signed to Season of Mist, and have now announced their forthcoming album is entitled "Rise of the Elder Ones." The album will hit stores on June 7th (June 11th in North America), and the track listing is as follows:
2. The End of Times
3. The Living God (Pharaoh of Gods Part II)
4. The Nuclear Chaos
5. From Beyond
6. Rise of the Elder Ones
7. The Valley of the Lost Souls
8. Celestial Being
9. Dark Corners of the Earth
10. The Fallen More...
Death Dealer, featuring former Manowar members Ross the Boss (guitars) and Rhino (drums) along with vocalist Sean Peck (Cage) and guitarist Stu Marshall (ex-Dungeon), have unveiled the album artwork for the debut release "Warmaster." The piece was created by artist Marc Sasso (Dio/Halford/Cage) (shown below).
The band is also streaming the new song "Death Dealer," which can be heard below. "War Master" is expected to be released this year. Check out the track here: More...
Dutch symphonic metal act Magion posted a preview clip for the band's upcoming sophomore full length LP "A Different Shade of Darkness." The album is expected to be released this Spring, but the actual date has not been announced. The LP is follow up to the 2010 album "Close To Eternity."
Vocals: Myrthe van Beest
Guitars: Chris Vrij
Guitars: Arjen van der Toorn
Bass: Menno Bruggeling
Keys: Joop de Rooij
Drums: David de Waal
Check out the preview clip here More...
Melodic death act Violent Eve posted a new music video for the track "bloodlust." The song appears on the band's new LP "Exile," which is set for release on Noisehead Records on April 19, 2013 via Sobry Music. The video was directed by Ibon Antuñano and produced by David Sobrino.
Violent Eve features guitarist David Ramos (Dreamaker) and bassist Dani Fernández (Ex-Dark Moor) and the new record is the first for new vocalist J. Jurado.
Christian metal act Sacred Warrior posted a preview video featuring interview/studio footage for the band's first album in 22 years ("Obsessions," 1991). The album has been in the works for three years and has evolved from an initial rock sound to a much more metallic record. "Waiting In Darkness" will be the first to feature new vocalist Eli Prinsen (The Sacrificed) and is expected to be released this Spring, though no date has been announced.
Check out the preview clip here: