The anticipated brand new album by Neurasthenia 'Possessed By Your Omen' will be released on September 1st 2012, because of bassist Lehmann's engagements with Blaze Bayley European Tour, from March 8th to May 30th.
Brendan Kelly And The Wandering Birds have announced they will be releasing their new album 'I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever' on March 27th on Red Scare! Check out the track listing below and get ready for new music.
Los Angeles rock band Dead Sara have announced the release of their highly anticipated self-titled debut album on April 10th on Pocket Kid Records/ Fontana/Universal. Having spent much of last year in the studio, Dead Sara will hit the road in support of their debut full-length album beginning with a week of shows in Austin, TX at the "SXSW Music Festival" in March, followed by a spring tour supporting Chevelle, and radio festival dates including "BuzzFest" in Woodlands, TX, "EdgeFest" in Dallas, "LAZERfest" in Des Moines, and the "Big Gig" in Hartford, CT. Additional dates will be announced. The band will cap it all off with a 40+ date coast-to-coast run on the "Vans Warped Tour" this summer, beginning June 16th, and will perform at the annual Warped Tour kick-off party/record release party on Thursday, March 29th at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.
Candlelight Records today confirms June 5th as the North American release date for Fear Factory's new album, 'The Industrialist'. Produced by the band with Rhys Fulber (Front Line Assembly), the album was mixed by Greg Reely (Paradise Lost, Skinny Puppy, Machine Head). It features additional tracking by Logan Mader (Gojira, Divine Heresy, Five Finger Death Punch) and artwork by Anthony Clarkson (Devin Townsend).
Southern California's pop punk band, Such A Mess, will be releasing a split EP with Meaning In Masterpiece that will feature two brand new songs and two acoustic songs from both bands. The split will be released this spring on Sandcastle Records and will be available on the band's and label's merch stores as well as on iTunes.
Noisy Canadian record label, No List Records has announced they will be releasing 'Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Violence' the third release by Atlanta Georgia's Ungle Touchy on 12" vinyl and digitally on March 13th. "This is our first international signing", states label boss Lee Repko, "When I first heard this band I knew they were a perfect fit for us…honest misanthropy and ginsu-sharp riffs that cut straight to my heart. Their bio stated that they "just want to make your stomach turn" and that has always been at the core of No List Records mission statement."
'Unholy Exaltation Of Fullmoon Perversity' from Portland-based trio Weregoat (featuring members of Ritual Necromancy, Aldeberan and more) is now available through Dark Descent Records. Raw and slathered in filthy reverb; Weregoat is not a cookie cutter goat band trying to get by on heaviness alone.
Renowned progressive rock icons, Steve Hogarth and Richard Barbieri, have released their celestial collaborative debut, 'Not The Weapon But The Hand;, today on Kscope Music. "It goes beyond what you might expect from the two of us," said Hogarth. "The album consists of music which is at times moving, complex, multilayered, spooky, goofy and, of course, very personal."
Los Angeles-based progressive/melodic death metal act Dreaming Dead has set April 20th as the release date for their highly anticipated sophomore effort, 'Midnightmares'. The follow up to 2009's 'Within One', 'Midnightmares' showcases Dreaming Dead's ability to meld elements of black, death, thrash and Schuldiner-inspired progressive metal into one thought-provoking and intense sonic assault.
Nothnegal's new full-length album, 'Decadence', hits stores today! 'Decadence' is mixed by Greg Reely (Fear Factory, Machine Head, DevilDriver) and Ahti Kortelainen (Sentenced, Sonarta Arctica). 'Decadence' marks the first official full-length release from Nothnegal.
It has been an exciting start to 2012 indeed for Canadian four-piece Cuff The Duke, including a very exciting Juno award nomination, Adult Alternative Album of the Year, for 'Morning Comes' out today through Paper Bag Records. In celebration of today's release, and recent accolades in their homeland, Cuff The Duke are excited to release a brand new music video for "Count On Me" - a song that testifies to loyalty and friendship amidst the weight of loss and loneliness, following the boys on an imaginative, daydream adventure.
Mvd Audio will be releasing the long awaited Fastway album 'Eat Dog, Eat' on April 10th (US). This is the first Fastway album in over 20 years. The record was created at Chapel Studios with Ewan Davies as the engineer and mixer.
Brighton's Architects (UK) have just completed work on 'Daybreaker', the follow-up album to their highly successful 'The Here And Now'. 'Daybreaker' was produced with John Mitchell and Ben Humphreys at Outhouse Studios in Reading (Enter Shikari, You Me At Six, The Blackout, Funeral For A Friend, Exit Ten, Your Demise, Lower Than Atlantis, Kids In Glass Houses), the same team that worked on 'Hollow Crown' (2009). The stunning artwork for the album was done by Paul Jackson [Tank.Axe.Love] (ex Johnny Truant). 'Daybreaker' will be released on June 5th in the USA and May 28th in Europe.
West Coast death metal legend, Autopsy, has released its massive 22-track collection of re-mastered classics and rarities, 'All Tomorrow's Funerals', today on Peaceville Records. The release contains re-mastered versions of all of Autopsy’s past EP's - everything from 'Retribution For The Dead' to the now sold-out 'The Tomb Within' - plus four newly recorded tracks.
Today sees the long awaited release of Opera Diabolicus' new album '+1614' on Metalville Records. Opera Diabolicus is the brainchild of composer/musician David Grimoire and lyricist Adrian de Crow. The idea sprung to life when the two of them met randomly at a stage play of Umberto Eco's book The Name of the Rose at a theatre in Gothenburg the year 2006.
To kick off their tour with A Great Big Pile Of Leaves and Mansions, Young Statues have released an acoustic EP for name-your-price download below. The EP features 4 re-recorded and alternate versions of songs from their self-titled, debut full-length, released November 2011 on Run For Cover Records. 100 hand-stamped and numbered copies will be sold only at shows on this tour.
Since rocketing to the forefront of the techno/trance/industrial scene with the provocative debut smash "I Sit On Acid," Belgian dance music innovators Lords Of Acid have amassed a two-decade history of pushing buttons. Now, the Lords – known for their raunchy lyrics, grinding music and scintillating stage shows – are under intense pressure to alter the cover art for the new album 'Deep Chills' in order to meet Germany’s ultra-rigid Adult Content laws.
Ghost Thrower's (Boston, MA) '10 Songs' is now available from Jersey City label Black Numbers (PJ Bond, Go Rydell, Grey Area, Luther) in the limited LP vinyl format. For fans of La Dispute, Fucked Up and Refused, Ghost Thrower's '10 Songs' is equal parts desperate and aggressive without sacrificing melody. Featuring ex-members of Therefore I Am, Ghost Thrower '10 Songs' was originally released in October 2011 on CD and digitally through Equal Vision.
Headbangers rejoice! Savage Messiah is bringing British heavy metal to it's apex once again with the unveiling of their latest, 'Plague Of Conscience,' which is now available in-store via Earache Records. The album features some of the must intense riffing and heavy metal carnage in recent memory. After label and lineup changes, Savage Messiah have finally returned with new passion and a powerful new record.
British band Keane have announced that their fourth studio album, 'Strangeland' will be released May 8th in Canada on Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company. The band recorded 'Strangeland' with producer Dan Grech (Radiohead, The Vaccines, Howling Bells, Lana del Rey) in the UK at Tim Rice-Oxley's Sea Fog studio.