To celebrate the release of their Capitol Records' debut, British duo Graffiti6 are streaming their new album for fans HERE
. 'Colours' features Graffiti6's breakout single, "Free," which is currently in rotation on VH1 and in the top 10 at AAA radio.
Reunited German metal legends Running Wild will release their brand new album 'Shadowmaker' in Germany on April 20th, in Europe on April 23rd and in the US/Canada on April 24th 2012 on SPV / Steamhammer.
Beware: Yog's new album is out! So if you are looking for the eradication of all living creatures before the end of this year, you have to drop yourself on 'Half The Sky'. This bullet in the head by our beloved swiss grinder-math-metal terrorists is currently available through Division Records (Dirge, Unfold, Lost Sphere Project…).
Bulgarian death metallers, Enthrallment have unveiled the cover and track listing for their forthcoming album 'People From The Lands Of Vit'. The album will be released soon by the American label United Guttural. The cover art of the album, entitled 'Hell,' is a creation by the Bulgarian artist Stefan Stefanov.
Two-time Juno-nominated Cancer Bats will release their fourth full-length album 'Dead Set On Living', on April 17th, 2012 through Distort Inc. in Canada. Once again utilizing the legendary Vespa Studios and producers Eric Ratz and Kenny Luong, 'Dead Set On Living' is undeniably the most metal-tinged offering the band has released to date, bringing yet another dimension to the Bats' signature sound.
Akron, OH post-rock outfit If These Trees Could Talk has announced plans to release the band's third album, 'Red Forest' on March 20th. Vinyl treatment will be released on Science Of Silence Records, while the band will self-release the CD and digital versions. The nine song, 48-minute long album was self-produced throughout much of 2011 at NEMeadow Studios in Bath, OH. Will Putney mastered the album and Charlie Wagers of Three Bears Design was at the helm for art direction and design.
'Feed The Extermination', the fourth album from German thrash metal veterans Vendetta, is set for North American release on January 31st. Their first release for Massacre Records, 'Feed The Extermination' incorporates more aggressive and progressive elements than previous albums, while slickly retaining the expected Vendetta approach. The album thunders with ten tracks in fifty minutes, produced by Dan Swanö (Edge of Sanity, Nightingale, Bloodbath) at Unisound, Sweden.
German dark power metal masters Mystic Prophecy will release their latest album, 'Ravenlord', onto North American audiences via Massacre Records on January 31st. Combining extreme metal elements with classic rock attributes with style, the musical variety and excellent songwriting make 'Ravenlord' instantly memorable, Mystic Prophecy even rounding out the album with a cover of Ozzy Osbourne's classic "Miracle Man."
By popular demand, Prosthetic Records will soon release 'The Collective', the critically acclaimed 2011 album by Houston progressive instrumentalists Scale The Summit, on vinyl. The LP - limited to 500 copies on high-quality 180-gram wax. It will feature enhanced cover art. Additionally, it will contain the bonus track "Redwoods," a song recorded during 'The Collective' sessions that to date has only been available on the Japanese version of the album.
Another country, another town, another place, the greatest road warriors in rock have once again bled their sweat all over another stage. A sold-out crowd roars their approval. Here we go: Lemmy steps up to the mike… "We are Motorhead!…and we play rock 'n' roll!"
Re-release of Svartsyn's classic debut album, entitled 'The True Legend', will be out on March 20th, 2012 in Europe and April 10th, 2012 in the North America. 'The True Legend' album, the one from Svarsyn's discography that can boast with being sold out and not available for a dog's age, has been remastered in full at Clintworks Studio - a studio opened in Hamburg by Dennis Israel; an assistant engineer who previously worked with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio (Amon Amarth, Opeth, Paradise Lost, Katatonia). The re-release has been partly re-recorded and equipped with a new laylout and cover drawn by US artist Chadwick St John.
Be prepared to have your head crushed by Enabler. This brain-melting hardcore punk/metal crossover band from Milwaukee was formed by guitarist and vocalist and songwriter Jeff Lohrber. Cut from the same cloth as the likes of Integrity, From Ashes Rise, Nasum and Masakari, Enabler are soon to release a new album via Southern Lord.
Tomorrow is the day when two highly anticipated albums will be released on Frontiers Records. Beyond The Bridge will be releasing 'The Old Man And The Spirit' and Mollo Martin will be releasing 'The Third Cage'.
'Fire Make Thunder' marks the fourth undertaking for the collaborative duo known as OSI. Formed in 2002 by Jim Matheos (Fates Warning, Arch/Matheos) and Kevin Moore (Chroma Key, former Dream Theater keyboardist), OSI is a long distance partnership, both musicians typically writing and recording alone and sending song ideas back and forth for further elaboration. Written and recorded throughout most of 2011, this latest release once again reflects the eclectic influences of both Matheos and Moore.
Vendlus Records has confirmed the upcoming debut from Oakland, California-based abstract/hyper metal act, Dimesland. The eclectic act has a strong interest in tension, mutation and fracture, in evidence not only harmonically and rhythmically but also within blurred tales of psychological havoc. Featuring members of The Residents and Wild Hunt, Dimesland was formed in 2006 by guitarists Nolan Cook and Drew Cook, and after several incarnations the lineup was solidified with the addition of drummer Harland Burkhart and bassist/vocalist Greg Brace.
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions will release a split 7-inch record from PA black metal blasphemers The Beyond and Indiana's death metal/punk beasts The Lurking Corpses, entitled 'Gross Encounters Of The Sacrificial Rite', on February 14th 2012.
Italian death metal act Humangled have recently completed recording a four-song follow up to their 2010 full-length, 'Fractal'. Entitled 'Odd Ethics', the EP is set to be released in early/mid 2012 through Abyss Records.
Southport, NC indie punk band Museum Mouth have digitally released their sophomore album, 'Sexy But Not Happy', for free download below. Furthermore, you can get the "Blood Mountain" single which includes the B-Side "A Place To Keep You" below. Also, the band did a video treatment for another B-side called "Kitchen Floor" which can be viewed below. If you download 'Sexy But Not Happy' "Kitchen Floor" will be included as a limited bonus track.
Do you like vinyl? We hope so because the vinyl version of Culture Tres sophomore album 'El Mal Del Bien' is now also up for grabs online which you can stream/download below. For the moment it is available at the special price of pay-what-you-want, with a minimum of 5 euro!!!
Janus - singer David Scotney, guitarist Mike Tyranski, bassist Alan Quitman and drummer Johnny Salazar - experienced great success with their 2009 debut album, 'Red Right Return', but the band's new album, 'Nox Aeris', reveals how far they've come. That musical revelation is the self-produced 'Nox Aeris', which is drops March 27th on Realid Records (through Warner Music Group's Independent Label Group). The first single, "Stains," is already getting spins at WIIL (Chicago), KPNT (St. Louis), WBUZ (Nashville), WJJO (Madison), WWBN (Flint), KHTQ (Spokane), as well as SiriusXM's Octane and Hard Drive XL.