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Last updated on March 30, 2023 at 5:13 PM ET
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11 news articles posted on this day.
Beast Eagle Unveils New Single
Beast Eagle's debut single release "Open Sky" is officially out now on Iron Head Records. "This track was written about the open road, with a sense of endless opportunities" says lead singer Kate Prokop. You can check out the song below.
Beast Eagle's self-titled EP will be the sophomore release from the band, loaded with 5 riff-heavy tracks that are sure to take you on a ride. The EP is lyrically inspired by the obstacles moving through a lifetime and is supported with thunderous rhythm sections and soaring vocals. It's bound to strike a heart string!
1. Heavy Bones
3. Down Like the Sun
4. Open Sky
5. Illuminate More...
Burning Witches Shares "Unleash The Beast" Video
Your favorite heavy metal force, Burning Witches, have unleashed their newest ounce of mischief with the brand new single "Unleash The Beast." On this track, roaring, dueling guitars battle each other with top-notch, fast-paced performances while the energy of the song rises to its climax when the sharp voice of singer Laura Guldemond combines with powerful harmonies. With the song’s bloodthirsty guitars and raspy voices, the head-bopping melodies push fans against walls.
"Unleash The Beast" is the second single off of their upcoming fifth studio album, "The Dark Tower," out May 5, 2023 via Napalm Records! Throughout their seven-year existence, the chart-cracking five-piece has had an exemplary career - topped by their most famous song, "Hexenhammer" (2 million clicks on YouTube), and strong appearances at Germany's most important metal festivals, like Wacken Open Air and Summer Breeze.
Burning Witches on their single, "Unleash The Beast":
"We are ecstatic to present you our new single ‘Unleash The Beast’ featuring the skillful Courtney Cox on lead guitar! The frantic track and video got visualized by DREAMFILM FACTORY, who already did an excellent job on our last video. Thanks for the wonderful teamwork and the awesome realization!
"We hope this powerful new track gets everybody even more excited about the release of album no. 5 on the 5th of May!" More...
False Memories To Release New Album In June
Frontiers Music Srl announces the upcoming release of the new studio album from dark metallers False Memories, "Hybrid Ego System," on June 9. The first single from the album, "Rising Tide," is out today. Watch the clip below, and pre-order/save the new album
Hybrid Ego System follows the band's last release, "The Last Night Of Fall," which was composed by guitarist/producer Francesco Savino (Demons Down, T3NORS) and vocalist Rossella Moscatello. The duo also oversaw the creation of the new album, with drummer Emanuele Cossu, guitarist Moreno Palmisano, and new bassist Davide Tavecchia rounding out the lineup.
"Hybrid Ego System" sees False Memories continuing to explore the farthest reaches of dark metal while still exploring their fondness for progressive metal. And as a special treat, legendary vocalist Anette Olzon (The Dark Element, ex-Nightwish) joins the band for a duet with Rossella on the track, "The Storm Inside".
Beginning in 2021, False Memories have enjoyed a burst of creativity and activity that has heightened their profile. First, they released their well received album, "The Last Night Of Fall," before closing out 2021 with a covers EP, "Echoes Of A Reflection," where they paid tribute to Lacuna Coil, Paradise Lost, Katatonia, The Gathering, and All About Eve.
2022 would see the band release a special live EP, "Live Until The Twilight" on all digital music platforms, and embarking on a European tour with labelmates Semblant. Additionally, vocalist Rossella Moscatello and Francesco Savino contributed their songwriting talents to tracks for their labelmates Revolution Saints' album "Eagle Flight." Of course, in 2022 the band also worked on their new album, "Hybrid Ego System." More...
Death/Thrash Band Invicta Premier Album
The brand new Invicta album "Triumph and Torment" includes 10 tracks of vicious and melodic Death/Thrash fit for a battle in Hell. Featuring Heathen touring guitarist Kyle Edissi on guitar and vocals, Invicta is a force to be reckoned with, delivering the killer tracks "Forces of Annihilation" and "Sinister Obsession" in their quest for total Metal domination. If you're looking for a cross between Revocation, Kreator and Iron Maiden, look no further.
"Our goal while writing and recording this record was to make it sound Vicious and Triumphant. We wanted each song to channel the villainous vibes that inspired it. We really challenged ourselves and feel that this is a big step beyond our previous material, while staying true to the Invicta sound. I am really proud of this album, and I am really proud of the band and everyone involved in its creation.
‘I was God... and yet, I was unchanged. I was not one with the universe. I was not content.’" -Kyle Edissi More...
Unearthing the Metal Underground: Unpure
Unpure has been around for decades, and it has garnered a formidable reputation in some quarters. But they’ve essentially existed beneath the surface by and large. The Swedish band initially came together in 1991 as a black metal band prior to developing toward a blend of blackened thrash and speed metal. Between 2004 and 2017, however, the unit was silent. Since then, they’ve only had a couple of releases that featured just a handful of newer songs. More...
Yotuma Premiere New Single & Music Video
Madison, WI-based death metal quartet Yotuma premiere a new single and music video by the name of “Shrine of Absolution”, taken from their upcoming new EP "Otherworldly Incarnate", which will be out in stores March 31. The effort was recorded by Evan Yoakum (Red Shed Studios), mixed and mastered by Russell Hollar (Nomad Recording Studios), with artwork done by Thahir M.
Check out "Shrine of Absolution" streaming via YouTube for you now below.
If you liked the track above we've included another song named "Welding The Flesh" from the album that has premiered online earlier and can be streamed via Spotify below:
Yotuma will be out on the below West Coast tour this April supporting Pyrexia and Embryonic Autopsy: More...
Pustilence Premiere New Single
Australian band Pustilence premiere a new single titled “Aspirants of Intemperance”, taken from their upcoming new album "Beliefs of Dead Stargazers and Soothsayers". The record is set for release in a multitude of formats by the Memento Mori and Rotted Life labels on April 24th.
Check out "Aspirants of Intemperance" streaming via YouTube for you now below.
Scowl Premiere New Single & Music Video
A music video for a new track from experimental hardcore punk outfit Scowl has premiered online, streaming via YouTube and Spotify for you now below. That single is the title track to the group’s impending EP “Psychic Dance Routine“, due out in stores on April 07th, 2023 via Flatspot Records.
Tells frontwoman Kat Moss: More...
Dave Lombardo (Ex-Slayer, Etc.) Premieres Track
Drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Dead Cross, Testament, etc.) premieres a second single named “Separation From The Sacred”, taken from his forthcoming debut solo effort “Rites Of Percussion“. Ipecac Recordings will release the album on May 05th, 2023.
Portrayal Of Guilt Premiere New NSFW Short Film
Blackened post-hardcore outfit Portrayal Of Guilt premiere their new short film by the name of ‘Devil Music‘, taken from the band's upcoming new album of the same name due out on April 20th (digital) and April 21st (physical) via Run For Cover Records.
Explains Emmanuella Zachariou who directed the video: More...
After The Burial Premiere New Single & Music Video
Technical metalcore outfit After The Burial premiere a new single and music video by the name of “Nothing Gold”, streaming via YouTube and Spotify for you now below.
After The Burial will be joining Spiritbox and Intervals for the below North American run this spring: More...
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