Metal News for July 7, 2012
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12 news articles posted on this day.
Greek brutal death metal band Birth Of Depravity recently unleashed its ten song debut "The Coming of the Ineffable" and is streaming the fifth track from it. Listen to an upload of the song "Ingrained Abnormality" below, following the traclklisting of the album. Birth Of Depravity started out in 2005, releasing a two song promo a few years later. The entered Block 33 studio in Thessaloniki Greece with sound engineer their good friend Thanasis Papaefthimiou, also known from Extreme Violence, to record the tracks which would become "The Coming of the Ineffable."
1. Enormous Voracity
2. Developed Mass Insanity
3. Subconsciously Confined
4. Enslaved in Somnium
5. Ingrained Abnormality
6. Misconceived Superiority
7. Towers of Disillusion
8. Patterns of Hatred
9. Dehumanization by Hellfire
10. The Coming of the Ineffable
Chilean thrash band D1straught will enter the studio in August to start work on its debut album, and will abstain from performing live for the rest of 2012 to concentrate on the recording process. The working title of the full-length is "Money Equal Death," not to be confused with the three-song EP of the same title that D1straught released earlier this year. The band has about ten to twelve songs written, but has not revealed which ones it will be putting on the album. The production team will be a combination of experience and understanding. Lalo Guzman, guitarist of D1straught, commented:
"Its really cool to be able to work with people like Johnny Verdugo and Ricardo Martinez. They know what they are doing, and of course to be able to work with Mariano Pavez; all the work he has done in the past with Criminal and Dracma. We are sure we are going to get our own sound, it will be massive and aggressive."
Anibal - Vocals
Lalo - Lead Guitars/Backing Vocals
Chris - Guitars/Backing Vocals
Leo - Drums
JF - Bass
Check out the EP "Money Equal Death" over at Digmetalworld.
Italian doom band Bretus has re-emerged three years after its self-titled EP to release its debut album "In Onirica." Below is an upload of the track "The Dawn Bleeds," plus you can hear the instrumental "The Black Sheep" over on YouTube. "In Onirica" was released by the Ukranian label Arx Productions with vinyl treatment by the Italian label Blood Rock Records.
Birmingham sludge band Grimpen Mire has released its debut album "A Plague Upon Your Houses" on At War With False Noise records, and is streaming all five tracks on it over on Bandcamp. On that same page you can listen to the five-song 2008 demo as well. Grimpen Mire will be appearing on Saturday, September 8th at Scruffy Murphy's in Birmingham along with Conan, Wizard's Beard, Black Magician and a few other bands.
Spanish stoner rock band Saturna recently released its debut album "The Kingdom of Spirit" on Odio Sonoro/Seven Snakes Records. Saturna has been streaming one of the tracks from the album, "The Hermes Stone," for a while in advance of the release. You can listen to that song below, and check out six more tracks from "The Kingdom of Spirit" over on YouTube. Saturna will also be playing at the Beegood in Barcelona, Spain with Plomo on October 5th.
MetalReview.com is now streaming "The Abrogation," the second album from Alabama death horde Chaos Inception, in its entirety. For the next two weeks those of you with a hunger for sonic violence can visit this location to get your fix. "The Abrogation" was released on June 5th via Lavadome Productions. Below is the artwork of the new album.
According to Michael Caine's character in the film, "The Dark Knight," some men just want to watch the world burn. In the world of heavy metal, that's kind of a cool line. Actually, that's a really cool line. It's not even that far from the truth for some bands. Some bands like to express their disenchantment with the world and how they'd like to snuff it out like a cigarette butt. Others like to reflect the world in their music, showing it for what it is without passing judgment. Some bands take it one step further and command that we change the world. Impending Doom is not one of them.
On the evening of July 6th, Impending Doom brought back to Nashville's Rocketown a different message: Change yourself. Disregard the world, because it will fail you. Some bands just want to tell you that the world will burn and you shouldn't be part of it. As it turns out, during my interview with vocalist Brook Reeves and some of the band before the show, Impending Doom is about as literal about that as can be. They were joined by fellow bands Within The Ruins, Erra, The Plot In You, and To Each His Own. More...
Structures has posted a drum play through video clip of Andrew McEnaney performing the song "Paralyzed," which is available below. Structures will be heading out on a European tour this coming November with Emmure, Parkway Drive, and The Word Alive. Check out full details at this location.
The Safety Fire, which will be touring with Between the Buried and Me throughout October, has now posted new footage online from the band's U.K. mini-tour with Gojira. Check out the new clips in the YouTube players available below.
After posting the new track "Anova" online, Spain's Re:inanimate has now released another song online for streaming. Check out the new clip for "Shila" in the YouTube player available below, or hear more music over at the band's Facebook profile.
In This Moment has posted the following statement online about canceling upcoming shows due to vocalist Maria Brink experiencing health issues:
"Over the last 2 weeks on tour Maria began experiencing acute pain in her lower back that kept getting progressively worse as the shows went on.
"We had a short break over the 4th of July holiday and Maria saw a doctor who informed her she might need immediate surgery to correct the problem, this obviously took immediate priority over everything else and we were forced to cancel 2 shows, Maine and New Hampshire, we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this caused any of our fans.
"Maria is starting to feel a little better and we are planning to rejoin our current tour supporting Shinedown in Montreal on the 8th, again, if you came to see us and we weren't there we are sorry, we will be back soon. Send Maria love and support."
In This Moment is also set to release new album "Blood" on August 14th, 2012 through Century Media. The album's track listing is: More...
Italian metal act Stormlord has checked in with the following announcement about gearing up to enter the recording studio this fall:
"The rehearsal/demo songs of the new album are almost done and they sound awesome. It's something between 'Mare Nostrum' and 'Supreme Art Of War,' but with a lot of brand new ideas and a strong mediterranean feel.
"We'll spend the whole summer listening to these demo songs, in order to be 100% sure about them, and than we just can't wait to enter in The Outer Sounds studios, in November, to record the new stuff.
"Trust us when we say that your wait will be worth it!"
Check out Stormlord's music and stay up to date on the recording process over at the band's Facebook profile.