Metal News for September 22, 2013
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Long Island hardcore activists Stray From The Path have returned with "Anonymous," which is out now. A teaser trailer for the album has also been posted online and can be viewed below.
To hear more from the album, check out the music video for the track “Badge & A Bullet” at this location.
Stray From The Path just completed a run across North America this summer on the annual “AllStars” Tour and will now head out for another U.S. trek this fall with Backtrack, Gideon, No Bragging Rights, and Rescuer rounding out the package. The tour kicks off on Oct 3rd, and full details are available after the jump. More...
After releasing the "Minions of Lust" music video, Irdorath now has a new video out for the track "Liar," which can be viewed below.
The video was shot in Switzerland this past July 5th. "Liar" comes off the band's upcoming album "I Am Risen," due out October 18th, 2013 via Noisehead Records.
Eternal Helcaraxe has announced the band will be releasing a brand new song on 7" vinyl in the coming months. The title of the track is "Flames in the Darkness."
The vinyl will be released through "Elemental Nightmares," a project that will feature 26 bands and 13 vinyl splits together to form one massive piece of art. More details on "Elemental Nightmares" can be found at this location. More...
Primitive Race has released a teaser via SoundCloud as work continues on the band's debut album. Check it out below.
Primitive Race currently consists of Chris Vrenna (Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson), Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory), Luc Van Acker (Revolting Cocks), Raymond Watts (PIG, Schwein, Schaft, Mekon, former KMFDM), Dave Ogilvie (Skinny Puppy, NIN, Marilyn Manson, Jakalope, Marianas Trench), Erie Loch (Blownload, Exageist, Luxt), Mark Thwaite (Peter Murphy, Gary Numan, Mob Research), Graham Crabb (Pop Will Eat Itself), and Chris Kniker (Lords of Acid Producer).
The band's upcoming debut single "Long In The Tooth" will feature remixes from Front Line Assembly, Paul Barker's (Ministry) latest project Bells Into Machines, and more. It will also be supported via an official lyric video.
Primitive Race also has a current Indiegogo campaign running for shirts and stickers that you can check out and support right here.
Beyond Visions will digitally release the "Your Face is Familiar" album this coming October 1st, 2013 via Sliptrick Records. The label also comments:
"Hailing from Stockholm, Beyond Visions is a fresh and emotionally charged melodic metal band fronted by the amazing singer Rebecka, whose sorrowful yet dynamic vocals are backed up by talented axeman Alex and skilled drummer Henrik.
"Beyond Visions’ Your Face is Familiar’ is an album whose articulated songwriting is gonna cause quite a stir in the melodic-heavy/rock scene." More...
Russian pagan metal band Smuta is now presenting a video for the song "Towards the North Country," which can be viewed below. "Towards the North Country" comes from the band's fourth album "To the North."
Wolves At The Gate is excited to share the band's cover of “Understanding In A Car Crash” by Thursday. Check it out via Alternative Press here.
The track is one of four taken from the Ohio group's upcoming digital-only covers EP, "Back To School."
“It's always hard to pick favorites, but ‘Understanding In A Car Crash’ has to be my favorite Thursday song to date,” WATG guitarist/vocalist Steve Cobucci explains to AP. “The type of honesty found in their music has been lost for a while in the scene and so this song was a perfect for what we wanted to do in this EP, which was to play some songs from our early days growing up that inspired us to do what we do musically.”
"Back to School" is set to drop September 30th and has the following track listing:
1. Deadbolt (originally by Thrice)
2. Understanding In A Car Crash (originally by Thursday)
3. Sleepwalking (originally by Blindside)
4. Planning a Prison Break (originally by The Receiving End of Sirens)
"Opus Serpens," a vinyl-only 10” black metal split between Philadelphia’s Ashencult and Sweden’s Mephorash, is available now.
You can buy your copy at Bandcamp here or stream the songs below. The track listing is:
1. ASHENCULT - My Tenth Death 07:40
2. MEPHORASH - Atramentous Ungod Suspect 09:21 More...
Swedish groove metallers Deathember have released the first part of their documentary ”Making of Going Postal.” The video series includes studio and behind the scenes footage from the band's time recording debut album ”Going Postal."
Deathember released ”Going Postal” on the 19th of April via Violent Groove Music Group. The album features 10 tracks, 2 of which include guest appearances by Daniel Ädel (Vildhjarta, Uneven Structure) and Ralph Santolla (Deicide, Obituary, Iced Earth). You can stream the full album at this location. More...
After playing the last show of the “Sounds Of A Playground Fading” cycle at Germany’s Summer Breeze festival, In Flames has just released a video for the title track off the album (reviewed here).
The video, which is made of live material, was produced by Patric Ullaeus. Check it out below.
Fans will also have another chance to see In Flames live this year: the amusement park Gröna Lund (Stockholm, Sweden) announced the band is confirmed for a special show next week, September 27th, 2013.
Gröna Lund had in fact closed their park for the season, but when they got word that In Flames was available, they decided to re-open the park, just for this show. Check out Gröna Lund's website here for details. More...