Metal News for May 11, 2013
Last updated on May 20, 2013 at 6:19 PM ET
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10 news articles posted on this day.
Kara Darahu will release "Aether Inhaled Deformities" this coming June 28th via Artificial God Productions. You can now hear the title track below, and the following press release was also issued about the band:
"Kara Darahu seems to be one of the most monumental symphonic metal bands which comes from out of nowhere. Aether Inhaled Deformities sounds massive, brutal, chaotic, but made with good taste. Huge Symphonic orchestral parts brings some bigger names to mind like Dimmu Borgir, Septic Flesh and Fleshgod Apocalypse."
Poland's Titanium has posted a teaser trailer online for the band's self-titled album, which can be found below. The track listing is as follows:
1. We come to rock
2. Dogmatic mind
3. Another chance
4. The only one
5. Sacred dreams
6. Here and now
7. Forever mine
8. Nowhere to run
9. In the night
11. Riffs of steel
12. The curse of the whiteflag
Bosnia and Herzegovina based metal act As I Fall has released a new single online. Check out "Dark Days" in the player below, which will appear on the band's upcoming as-yet-untitled album. To hear more from the band, head over to Facebook here.
After pleading "not guilty" on charges of soliciting the murder of his estranged wife, footage has now been posted online from Tim Lambesis' arraignment, which is available below.
During the proceedings the prosecution outlined its case and stated what allegedly occurred. According to the prosecution, Lambesis gave an undercover agent money, pictures of his wife, gate codes for her home, and dates when the murder could occur, along with specifically stating he wanted her dead - apparently all of which was recorded on audio.
In addition to the recent statement made by Tim's primary band As I Lay Dying, the members of his new outfit Pyrithion also comment:
"I want to thank everyone for their patience and for their concerns and good wishes that you have shown the band this last week. Obviously this is a situation that can't be planned for and therefor we have been trying not to speak out of turn. As of now, we don't have any more information on the situation than what we can find in the news but we want to make sure this plays out how it needs to and that we don't in any way interfere. Thank you so much for the continued support everyone, it means a ton to us."
Cryostorm has posted the the 11th track online from the new album "Version." Check out "Apocrypha" in the player below, or find more info on the band at Facebook here.
California's Etched in Stone has checked in with the following statement about splitting with the band's drummer:
"It is with heavy heart we make this announcement, we've parted ways with drummer Tristan Costa.
"It's not easy to make announcements like this and we all wish our brother the best in his other ventures.
"We can positively assure you we are working very hard at bringing this new record to you as soon as possible. Though we are tasked with training a new face on the material, we WILL be back on track soon!" More...
Skull and Bones Records has issued the following announcement about inking a deal with I Shall Devour:
"We are very happy to announce the signing of Gold Coast based extreme metal band I Shall Devour! Their debut EP entitled 'Manipunation' will be out Friday, June 7th 2013 through Skull and Bones Records / Shock Entertainment. The official music video for the first single 'Pessimistic Misery' will be online Sunday, 12th May 2013."
Lousiana's Meridian has posted the "Paradigm" album online for streaming, which can be heard in the player below. The album is due for official release on May 24th, with pre-orders available at Bandcamp here. The "Paradigm" track listing is as follows:
1. Introductory Sequence 00:52
2. Triplanetary Alignment 04:22
3. Biogenetic Necessity I - Symbiotic Reformation 03:36
4. Translucent Form 03:42
5. Biogenetic Necessity II - The Endosymbiont 03:59
6. Virological Sapience 03:08
7. Viable Host 03:41
8. Endothermic Desecration 03:18
9. Ethereal Existence 03:52
10. Faltered Evolution 03:34 More...
Brazilian melodic metal act Onnirica has posted the song "Before" online, which features guest spots by Humberto Sobrinho (Ex-Hangar, Glory Opera, Achillea) and Sasha Garcia. Check out the track in the player below, or find more info about Onnirica at Facebook here.
Drugmetal.ru has posted a five part video series online featuring interviews from the 2013 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise.
Check out the playlist below, which features members of In Flames, Lacuna Coil, Nile, Doro, 3 Inches Of Blood, Tiamat, and Anaal Nathrakh.