Metal News for May 12, 2013
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11 news articles posted on this day.
Mastic Scum has commissioned Isis Design Studio for the artwork of band's the upcoming 5th album. Lukas Lancko has already started the work on some deadly grinding images for the cover art.
Mastic Scum's Harry Gandler comments: "We know Lukas and his great work since a long time and we are happy to work with him together for the new release. We have in mind a special idea for the artwork and he´s the perfect choice for the images and atmosphere we are looking for." More...
Indricothere has released the "II" album, which can now be streamed below or over at Bandcamp here. The track listing is as follows:
1. VI 08:57
2. VII 04:48
3. VIII 03:47
4. X 07:24
5. XI 04:54
6. IX 08:43 More...
The Ralph has posted a teaser trailer online for upcoming new EP "Delimiter." Check it out below. The band also comments:
"Delimiter will be out some time this summer. Early July if everything goes according to plan. It will be available for free (name your price) download from our Bandcamp page and other file sharing sites. Like our FB page to be up to date."
Lacrimas Profundere will be releasing new album "Antiadore" this coming June 3rd (Europe) and June 11th (North America). The band has now posted a teaser clip online featuring several songs from the release, which can be heard below. The album's track listing is:
01. My Release in Pain
03. What I´m Not
04. All For Nothing
05. Dead To Me
07. Still In Need
08. Deny For Now
09. Head Held High
10. My Chest
11. Remembrance Song
12. A Sigh
13. Words (Bonus Track)
14. Doomed and Unarmed (Bonus Track) More...
U.K. act Severenth has posted the new single "God's Game" online, which also appeared in Terrorizer Magazine's April edition. Check out the song below or hear more from Severenth at Facebook here.
Italy's Dine in Hell has checked in with the following statement about deciding to call it quits:
"Hi everybody, we'd like to inform you about our state. Lately we talked to each other about the project DIH and we decided to take a break for an indeterminate period of time.
"Each one of us has to take his own direction that is different from this one (work, university, musical projects), and we don't know how much time we can spend together for the band. We don't want to mess up the band it would be a useless stress.
"Things have a start and an end, and we don't know what it's going to happen, so for now we pack in and enjoy what we've got so far." More...
Paris, France act Stomb has posted a teaser trailer online for the "Fragment" EP, which can be viewed below.
The EP's cover artwork was designed by Hicham H. at Strychneen Studio, wihle mixing and mastering were handled by Andrew Guillotin at Hybreed Studio. For more info, head over to the band's Facebook profile.
Chaos Beyond's new music video for "One Click Away" is now available online and can be viewed below.
The track comes off upcoming album "The Drawing Board," due out June 14th, 2013 via Terrasound Records. You can also check out the band's previous video clip for "Crawling in the Dark" over at this location.
Australian thrash act 4ARM has checked in with the following announcement about recruiting a new guitar player:
"We are excited to announce Markus Johansson as the new lead guitarist of one of the most exciting and most talked about new thrash bands in the world, 4ARM!
"Due to serious family issues John Paul Glovasa was forced to make the difficult decision to step down from his position as lead guitarist in the band! Quoted saying, 'It was by far one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make.' though Danny, Mick and Andy wish Johnny and his family all the best! A hole needed filling.
"With a bunch of European festival dates coming up the band began the search for the man that would become the new lead guitarist of 4ARM. After hours of youtube clips and file sharing the guys narrowed in on Chicago based guitarist Markus Johansson!"
"We were able to kinda speak the same language right from the first time we met" Says front man Danny Tomb. "He just ticked all the right boxes for us, I really felt that I was already talking to "the new guy."
Johansson, who is a self taught lead guitarist from Chicago, has kept busy through the years working on solo projects with members from Anthrax, Testament, Dethklok, Dream Theater and more. After being told he got the job Johansson had this to say: "I am beyond excited, proud, and ready to shred it up with Australia's 4ARM!"
The band is also very pleased to announce that Markus will be joining 4ARM for the European dates scheduled in June, July and August.
28/06/13 - 29/06/13 Hard Rock Laager Festival, Vana-Vigala, Estonia
21/07/13 Metal Days Festival, Tolmin, Slovenia
25/07/13 Rock Im Bentonwerk, Mittelbach, Germany
01/08/13 Metal Heads Mission Festival,Simferopol, Ukraine
08/08/13 - 10/08/13 Getaway Rock Festival, Gavle, Sweden More...
Thriftway is a small grocery store chain here in Washington, one I stop at a couple of times a week for laundry soap or soda. Whenever I'm in the store I can't help but remember that this is where the Melvins got its start. Back in the early eighties, three teens from Montesano High School worked at a Thriftway store over in Greys Harbor County, WA. They despised their shift supervisor, whose name was Melvin. They even named their garage band after him, cranking out the slowest and most wretched riffs to ever hit the alternative rock/early indie metal scene. More...
After a successful crowd funding campaign for third full length album "Prototype" (set for release later this year), Canadian death metal band Insurrection has issued a video update for fans. Check out the guitar clip in the player below.