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.
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
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. "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!"
Malevolence have just posted their second single extracted from their upcoming third album Antithetical online for streaming. Head below to hear "Devoured Unlimited" today! For a product made completely in Portugal, based just on a couple of raw notes and scribbles, this is the perfect demonstration that no huge investments are required to achieve an entertaining product. "Devoured Unlimited" serves as a testimonial to contradict the actual economic and social chaos panorama overfilling the Portuguese shores, yet manages to prove that it is necessary to move on, to be perseverant, to explore imagination and dedicate energy to find new ways to continue on giving good entertainment and optimism to the masses!
Los Angeles based rockers, Stars in Stereo have just unveiled a cover of the classic Nine Inch Nails track "Closer". The cover can be heard below via the SoundCloud player. The band will be releasing their debut self-titled album on April 9th, but will be available from the band on tour starting February 12th. The album features the single "The Broken". The band have also announced that they will be teaming up with Drowning Pool and Flyleaf for a Spring tour which kicks off on February 19th in Atlanta.
Oslo's Okular have set March 4th, 2013 as the date on which sophomore effort and Progressive Death Metal tour de force Sexforce will be self-released. The brainchild of composer and lyricist Andreas Aubert, Okular again offers the balanced blend of technicality, melody, and brutality first heard on critically acclaimed 2011 debut Probiotic, and yet Sexforce is somehow more accessible and compositionally dynamic than its predecessor. Stream the song "Sexforce" below.
Richmond, Virginia's Iron Reagan has announced that they will release their debut LP titled Worse Than Dead on March 5th, 2013 via A389 Records and Magic Bullet Records. Featuring Tony Foresta (vocals) and Phil "LandPhil" Hall (guitar) of Municipal Waste and Paul Burnette (bass) and Ryan Parish of Supression (drums), both also formerly of Darkest Hour, the 80s hardcore influenced thrash has drawn early comparisons to Leeway, The Cro-Mags and Nuclear Assault. With 19 blistering tracks, Iron Reagan promises to deliver the raging, intense jams you'd expect of such a line-up. Cover art for the record, the track "Cycle of Violence", and a full track listing can be seen below.
Fierce velvet-voiced rock 'n roll soul child Anna Rose, who Magnet Magazine calls, "a singer/songwriter who brings to mind Tori Amos’ haunting vocals with a distinct '70s vibe of a childhood immersed in music history," streams her latest song, "Electric Child" from upcoming album Behold a Pale Horse. Coming off a Nylon Magazine video premiere for "Behold a Pale Horse," the title track off of her upcoming album, Anna has been accepted to 2013 Canadian Music Week.
Italian Southern rock/doom metal act Tombstone Highway have premiered a new song off their debut album, Ruralizer, coming out February 28th in Europe/UK and March 19th in North America on Agonia Records. The song entitled "Bite the Dust (and bleed)" - featuring guest appearance by electric guitar virtuoso Mario Percudani (HungryHeart, Mitch Malloy) - can be streamed via the YouTube player just below!