Legendary Indianapolis' crusty crossover thrashers of the extreme Radiation Sickness, who will be releasing their first studio album in 20 years on Abyss Records, have announced several upcoming shows. Included are appearances at "Central Illinois Metal Fest" and Mayhem in May. A list of all upcoming dates can be found below.
Premiere track from Vorkreist's upcoming album, 'Sigil Whore Christ', is streaming right now below. The track is called "Maledicte". Vorkreist, French black/death metallers featuring members of Hell Militia, Secrets Of The Moon, Glorior Bello, Blacklodge, Antaeus and Merrimack, will release their 4th album on Agonia Records on April 22nd in Europe and May 22nd in North America.
In support of their new album 'I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever' out today on Red Scare Industries, Brendan Kelly And The Wandering Birds (featuring Lawrence Arms front-man Brendan Kelly) have premiered a full stream of their new release HERE
Blistering has teamed with Abyss Records and Sweden's Desultor to stream a track off the band's brand new full-length debut, 'Masters Of Hate'. The track, entitled "Another World," is a brilliant representation of Desultor's progressively-minded sound that blends speed, technicality, melody and aggression. Check it out for yourself HERE
Heavy/doom metal forefathers Saint Vitus have debuted the track "Let Them Fall", the opening track from their highly anticipated new album, on the Season Of Mist Facebook page
. 'Lillie: F-65' will be released by Season Of Mist on May 22nd. The album, their first new full length in 17 years, reunites the unmistakable guitar playing of co-founder Dave Chandler with the deeply resonant vocals of hard rock legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich.
With a writhing beast of a new album waiting in the wings, North Carolina hard rock misfits To Speak Of Wolves are giving fans a taste of the ferocity to come with the release of the first single, "Stand Alone Complex."
The first single from The Cult's forthcoming album 'Choice Of Weapon' is out today - you can stream the new track, "For The Animals", down below. Vocalist Ian Astbury told Rolling Stone about the single: ""For The Animals" reflects the sentiment the we are a raw, visceral animal, independent and beholden to no one. We celebrate that aspect that is also rising in the culture. We go where nature takes us."
Borknagar's highly anticipated new album, 'Urd', is out now in Europe and North America! The band would like to celebrate 'Urd's' release by presenting another new song off the album, "Frostrite". To listen to "Frostrite", featuring the returned ICS Vortex (Arcturus, ex-Dimmu Borgir) on main vocals, please visit the band's official Facebook
profile and like to reveal this new track.
On the heels of last week's debut of "My Destiny" - the first video from their anticipated sixth album, 'True Defiance' - mammoth metallers Demon Hunter are unveiling a third track today, a little more than two weeks from 'True Defiance's' April 10th release on Solid State Records. "Dead Flowers" puts Demon Hunter's mellower side on full display in the form of a darkly melancholic ballad.
San Diego's Astra will be streaming their new album, 'The Black Chord', in its entirety via a full CD listening party on AOL's Spinner! The album will be available for fans to stream from now until April 2nd HERE
'Synthetic' the new release from Hemina has been released today and in celebration of the album's release, Hemina has teamed up with Metal Insider for an exclusive full album stream of 'Synthetic'. Get a first listen to 'Synthetic' HERE
Today sees the release of the new album from Dark Empire entitled 'From Refuge To Ruin'. In celebration of the album's release Dark Empire has partnered up with GuitarWorld the online home of Guitar World Magazine for an exclusive full album stream. Get a first listen to 'From Refuge To Ruin' HERE
To the casual on-looker, PS I Love You's quick rise to the summit of the intensely competitive Canadian music landscape is the thing dreams are made of. Heck – just over one year ago the band released their highly praised homage to their hometown Kingston, Ontario. 'Meet Me At The Muster Station' was embraced by critics across the globe garnering consistently dazzling reviews. As a result PS I Love You's Benjamin Nelson and Paul Saulnier began to tour 'Muster Station' around the planet.
GunShyAssassin has posted an exclusive premier of the song "Insane Motor Cortex" from 'Mayhem Maniac Machine', the forthcoming album from tech-death phenoms Deadborn. The track is available for internet consumption HERE
. 'Mayhem Maniac Machine' is set to be released internationally on April 20th via Germany's Apostasy Records.
Dutch prog rockers, A Liquid Landscape are set to release their new album 'Nightingale Express' today via The Laser's Edge in North America. In conjuction with the album's release A Liquid Landscape has teamed up with AOL Music to present a full album stream of 'Nightingale Express'. Get an exclusive first listen HERE
Swedish black metallers Marduk will be releasing their 12th studio album, 'Serpent Sermon,' on June 5th in North America! The band is now giving fans their first preview of 'Serpent Sermon' with the premiere of the album's first track, "M.A.M.M.O.N." HERE
Brendon Small is thrilled to finally unleash a brand new track from his new side project, Brendon Small's Galaktikon. The new track, "On My Way", is the closing track on the upcoming concept album. Check it out HERE
. 'Brendon Small's Galaktikon' hits stores in late April 2012.
Toronto party thrashers Fatality have announced in a recent blog update the return of original founding drummer Mason Le Von, brother of vocalist / guitarist Spencer Le Von. In the blog update, Spencer wrote: This is Spencer Le Von of Fatality with a big announcement regarding a recent line-up change. We have parted ways with our drummer Andrew "Comfortability Snacks" Suarez and re-hired our original drummer and my brother Mason LeVon. There is no animosity or hard feelings towards Suarez and we still consider him to be a good friend. We wanted to thank him from the bottom of our tiny pink hearts for all his hard work and enthusiasm that made this band what it is today. We look forward to making more noise with him at some other point in the future."
Exumer are unveiling the third single from 'Fire & Damnation' HERE
. "The Weakest Limb" is the latest in a batch of singles to be heard from the album. 'Fire&& Damnation' will be released worldwide by Metal Blade Records - April 10th in North America and April 6th/10th in Europe/UK.
Central California's progressive atmospheric death metallers, Sidian, have partnered up with RebelPyro Management and are preparing to take things to the next level as they work on writing their as yet untitled forthcoming debut full length. After releasing 4 tracks over the course of the last year to give fans an idea of what to expect, the band hit Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, CA to work with Zack Ohren on a brand new track entitled "Eternal Bloom Of Lamenting Dawn." The new track, which is being exclusively debuted this weekend HERE
, is the first to feature new drummer Alex Bent (Arkaik, Hatriot) and showcases a marked progression in the band's songwriting abilities.