Recently back from a tour of the West Coast, San Francisco's Minot have launched pre-order
for their forthcoming debut EP, titled The Ringing Silence Between Your Ears
available February 5th from The Mylene Sheath. In addition, and in support of the new release, the band has premiered a stream of their new song, "The Means Relativize The Ends," be sure to check it out just below along with the new cover artwork.
Luna Ad Noctum's fourth studio album Hypnotic Inferno was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Wojtek Wiesławski and Slawek Wiesławski at the Hertz Studio in Poland. On this record, Luna Ad Noctum's strengths are put in a nutshell: brutal sounds and precision meet melodies full of passion, coldness and eccentricity! The album’s concept is about abnormal human behavior (such as hallucinations and madness) caused by psychoactive medication. Hypnotic Inferno will be released on February 22, 2013 via Massacre Records. Check out the song "In Hypnosis" below.
Blast Head Records is proud to announce their signing of Ancient Roman death metal band ADE for the Spring release of their sophomore album entitled Spartacus, which features extreme metal drummer George Kollias and will be the band's follow up to their 2009 debut Prooemivm Sangvine. True masters of music, ADE, formed in 2007, with the purpose of blending death metal with the traditional instruments of ancient Rome and Greece. This first single "Duelling The Shadow of Spartacus" ft. George Kollias is now streaming at the following link below.
Istanbul-based Turkish black/thrash force The Upheaval has recently inked a deal with the Canadian underground label Mulligore Production. The band's full-length 'Failure of Humanity will be issued on regular Jewel Case CD during the Spring. The album was mixed and mastered by Deniz Tuncer (Saints N' Sinners) and was recorded at Ö.T's Liberty Studio. The mix/master took place at Tuncer's '"Beef Sound" in March 2012. Both studios are located in Istanbul. The track "Obey the Beast" can be streamed via the SoundCloud below.
Following the recent disclosure of the details on their second LP and Relapse debut, Sky Burial, Inter Arma have released the first single from the album to the public. The fifth track from Sky Burial, "'sblood" is a prime example of Inter Arma's multi-faceted and all-consuming approach, pummeling the listener with nearly six-and-a-half minutes of hypnotic yet vicious, effects-laden riffery, taking the listener on a dread-fueled, hallucinogenic helicopter ride over a war-ravaged industrial wasteland.
Black metal masters Rottign Christ have debuted the title track off of their forthcoming album, Κata Τon Daimona Εaytoy ("Do What Thou Wilt"). "Kata Ton Daimona Eaftou" is streaming now via SoundCloud - check out the player below! Κata Τon Daimona Εaytoy ("Do What Thou Wilt") is set for a North American release on March 5th.
The long awaited new double album from Lost Soul - the Polish death metal masterminds - encompassing 20 years of band's career will be available on February 22nd. The 2 CD set will include 32 songs plus 2 covers, Metallica's "From Whom The Bell Tolls" and Prodigy's "Spitfire". Recordings for Genesis XX Years Of Chaoz took place in Wroclaw's Hellsound Studio, mixing duties took Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski (Behemoth), album was mastered by Wiesławscy Bros in Hertz Studio. Cover artwork created Michał "XAAY" Loranc (Nile, Kamelot), rest was designed by Piotr "SZAFA" Szafraniec and Endorfina Studio. Genesis XX Years Of Chaoz will be released as double digipak CD with 16-page booklet. Limited version with t-shirt will also be available.
Death Metal undeads Lifeless have finished the work on their long awaited second album, Godconstruct. The follow-up to the band's 2008 debut, Beyond the Threshold of Death, contains 11 new stunning and catchy pure classic Death Metal hymns deep from the crypts of Germany, which will crawl into your rotten ears and devour you from the inside out. Do you like rawness combined with emotionally melodies? Don't miss Godconstruct!
Easily one of the most anticipated Finnish death metal releases of this decade, Unending Degradation from Helsinki's Krypts has been set for a February 19th release date on Dark Descent Records with vinyl treatment coming from Me Saco Un Ojo. The band is currently streaming the song "Open the Crypt" - listen below!
Swedish experimental/progressive band The Moth Gatherer has premiered the first song from the upcoming debut album out on Agonia Records. "A Road of Gravel and Skulls" - an 8 minute massive track full of progressive emotions and melodic slower-sections, can be streamed via SoundCloud.
Arkaik Records, the brand-new record label offshoot of Arkaik Clothing, has announced its first signing. The label announced it will release the debut full-length record from Fairfax, VA's Lakeview this Summer. Titled Take The Fall, Lakeview's first full-length will feature 12 songs from the pop-punk/metalcore quartet, one of which can be streamed right now on YouTube - listen below!
Today Pyyramids shares "Do You Think You're Enough," an unheard song from the band's forthcoming debut album, Brightest Darkest Day, out April 9 on Paracadute. The band - helmed by Tim Nordwind from indie rock band OK Go and Drea Smith of the electro-pop outfit He Say/She Say - were initially introduced by a mutual friend via email and immediately bonded over an affinity for first-wave British post-punk and 80's Manchester bands. These influences meld with current sonic styles to create a fantastic record full of songs that will not leave your head easily. Hear "Do You Think You're Enough" in addition to other album cuts "Don't Go," "Smoke & Mirrors," and "That Ain't Right" via the SoundCloud link below.
Allston, MA groove heavy prog metallers, Caricature, are streaming their insanely shredtastic new song "Monuments" from their forthcoming debut album The Sound of One Man's World Collapsing online. You need to head below to the SoundCloud player and check this out today!
West Palm Beach rock band Surfer Blood have announced the release of new album and major label debut Pythons, out this Summer via Warner Bros Records.
Fast-rising progressive metal quartet Disperse have unveiled a new song off of their forthcoming Season of Mist debut, Living Mirrors. "Unbroken Shiver" is available for streaming via the YouTube player below! Disperse's Season of Mist debut Living Mirrors sees the band creating instantly memorable songs that balance amazing technical skills with elegance and passion. The dynamic sextet make it all look easy as they inject their own style into a modern take on intelligent, progressive metal and rock. Living Mirrors is out on February 19th in North America.
Avant-garde death metal unit Azure Emote - envisioned and created by Mike Hrubovcak (Monstrosity, Vile, Divine Rapture, Abraxas) and executed utilizing musicians from Death, Fear Factory, Monstrosity, Tristania, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder and more - today announces the completion of their second studio album The Gravity Of Impermanence. View the cover art as well as stream the epic closing track to the album "Puppet Deities" below.
You heard it hear first! The brand new song "To Touch The Sky" from In Vivid Colour. If you don't know them yet, you will soon enough. In Vivid Colour looks to be the next big thing in the world of post-hardcore. The band would describe their sound as melodic post-hardcore but whatever the genre, one thing is clear, this group totally rocks. In Vivid Colour is a Canadian band from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, formerly known as Said He With a Heavy Sigh. The group recently signed on with record company At Your Command Records who have helped In Vivid Colour emerge as one of this year's biggest "buzz" bands.
Female fronted band Neverstar’s new single "Don’t Call", which is scheduled for release on February 4th, is now available for streaming via SoundCloud. The song is from their debut album I’ll Be Waiting due out on the 8th of April. Take a listen below and check out the single's album art. I’ll Be Waiting was produced by Neil Haynes (Nevaneva, Doctor Fonda and Dead Man’s Crossing) at The Parlour Studios (Napalm Death, Mortad and Evile) in Northampton UK.
With a great response to Rushing Through The Sky, Schoolcraft has decided to record a cover of the smash hit "Change (In The House Of Flies)" from the behemoth Deftones. Take a listen and download the track below.
Swedish death metal legends Hypocrisy have released the cover artwork, track listing and the first single from their upcoming masterpiece End Of Disclosure
! Listen to the title-track from the new album below, or download the track here
. "This time I wanted to go back to basics," commented Tägtgren. "I felt like we lost it for the last couple of albums. This one is straight to the point and more Hypocrisy than ever! Fast, heavy, and epic. Enjoy!"