US death metallers Masada have released a new single entitled "Stagger", which is presented in the form of a lyric video. With its death metal riffs and aggressive vocals, Masada is firing on all cylinders on this latest track!
Watch the lyric video for "Stagger" at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjIfDWhPSek&feature=youtu.be
The band has also announced that they will be releasing new singles later this year.
Finnish metallers Lamori are proud to present their new single and official lyric video "Heaven Ain't For Us".
Statement from the band:
"Our latest single Heaven Ain’t For Us rides the new wave of darkness from the upcoming album Neo Noir. It works as a perfect showcase for of what to expect from the rest of the album."
Check it out here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57-3uuFdhD4
Directed and filmed by: Mattia Baldanzi
Edited by: Mattia Baldanzi and Mikael Westerlund
Performer: Irene Pieraccini
Makeup: Ilaria Nucci
Lyrics: Matias Juselius
Female backing vocals: Evelyn Nyman
Malta's premiere death metal outfit Beheaded reveal a new track from their upcoming album "Only Death Can Save You", which will be released on June 14th via Agonia Records. Available as a lyric video, "The Charlatan's Enunciation" is the album's opening track, and second the single to see the light of day after "A Greater Terror".
Stream the song here: - https://youtu.be/Tv2Zw83q7K4
Forged from the darkest depths, "Only Death Can Save You" breathes violence and marches fearlessly down its death metal path. Summoning the visceral classic and the caustic edge of later death metal, the new punishing album spreads its aural horror with razor sharp precision.
To explain the title & concept of the new album, the band commented:-
"With 'Only Death Can Save You' our intent was to artistically delve into the deepest, darkest corners of the human psyche and follow a creative path into the obscure frame of mind a person has when facing death, which, is the ultimate most terrifying experience and yet the only ‘salvation’ from life. This is a concept reflected in the lyrics and also captured in the album’s artwork".
On song writing & recordings, they added:-
"Having had a stable line up since the release of our last offering 'Beast Incarnate', also meant that we could work more as a unit this time around with all members giving a much stronger contribution to the song writing. This also includes our drummer Davide Billia who’s responsible for the recording process of the album and this was a key factor in nailing the sound, timbre and tone we wanted to give to this album".
Beheaded also addressed their new label home and touring:-
"'Only Death Can Save You' marks the beginning of a new chapter for Beheaded as part of Agonia Records. We are all very excited about this release and feel strongly about the album. We’re also looking forward to unleashing a number of these songs live on a string of festivals as part of our tour with Incantation and Hate, which will coincide with the release of the album, set for early summer".
"Only Death Can Save You" was recorded and mixed at Mk2 Recording Studio, run by the band's drummer, Davide Billa. The album was mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland. Cover artwork was painted by Daniel Corcuero (Nekronikon).
Tryglav, the one man black metal band from Croatia has released a new lyric video for the single 'Evil Dead', a track inspired by the movie of the same title. The song is off the forthcoming debut album "Night of Whispering Souls" that will be unveiled on May 31, 2019, via Extreme Metal Music / Rockshots Records.
"Here is another song that I wrote for one of my previous bands. When I wrote this song, I was inspired by the "Evil Dead" movie. I think that the guitar, drums, and vocals are combined perfectly! It's a personal favourite, I especially love the riffs for this track. Pure horror black metal! "
Check out 'Evil Dead' at the following link https://smarturl.it/tryglav
The solo act known as Tryglav comes from the dark mind of Boris Behara, who was looking to express his vision in his own way and have full control over the music.
Tryglav is a god in Slavic mythology that represents the sky, the earth, and the afterlife. Channelling this power since 2018, Behara creates melodic, aggressive classic black metal with 80’s horror imaginary that is suitable for all fans of the genre looking for something fresh to bang their heads to.
The new album is the perfect combination of velocity and melody, some tracks are fast and brutal and others are melodic with catchy choruses that are easy to pick up during the first listen.
The album will be released through Extreme Metal Music / Rockshots Records on May 31, 2019.
Album pre-order available at http://bit.ly/tryglav_PREORDER
The first single "Night Of Whispering Souls" can be heard at the following link: https://youtu.be/3otu1Sbclgs
Extreme Metal Music: www.extremetalmusic.com
Finland's Korpiklaani release 'Bír Bír' lyric video in support of 2019 festival season + kick off AUS/NZ tour tomorrow!
Finnish Folk Metal Superstars Korpiklaani don't seem to need any rest! After playing an extensive European tour with Turisas and Trollfest in support of their latest studio album 'Kulkija' ('Wanderer'), the band is about to kick off an 8-show Australian & New Zealand run (w/ Troldhaugen) tomorrow. But before the sextet continues their current touring cycle with a North American co-headline tour with their label mates in Eluveitie in September/October, Korpiklaani will perform a string of European festival gigs. In anticipation of these upcoming summer dates - starting at Metalfest Open Air, Pilsen (CZ) on June 2nd - the band has unleashed a brand new lyric video for the Czech version of their all-time favourite 'Beer Beer', which can also be found on the tour edition of 'Kulkija'. Check out 'Bír Bír' [ft. Fleret] over on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4drIAMzV7qg
"The cooperation with Korpiklaani on the Czech version of their hit song 'Beer Beer (Bír Bír)' convinced us that even folk metal superstars like them can be nice guys with stellar manners. Not only did they prove this during the rehearsal at the Masters Of Rock Café in Zlín but also on the Masters Of Rock 2018 festival stage where we played with them after only one rehearsal of their song 'Vodka', our song 'Vizovice' and then - we believe we can say - our common song 'Beer Beer (Bír Bír)' with the Czech lyrics of our lyricist Jan Mrlík. That was a remarkable and exciting experience for us and hopefully for Korpiklaani as well. Korpiklaani, thanks to all of you!"
The track will be available digitally from Friday, May 24!
'The Wayfarers Australia & New Zealand Tour 2019' w/ TROLDHAUGEN
18.05. NZ Wellington - Valhalla *SOLD OUT*
19.05. NZ Auckland - Whammy Bar
21.05. AUS Brisbane - The Triffid
22.05. AUS Sydney - Manning Bar
23.05. AUS Canberra - The Basement
24.05. AUS Melbourne - Max Watt's
25.05. AUS Adelaide - Enigma Bar
26.05. AUS Perth - Amplifier
02.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air
21. - 23.06. LT Varniai - Kilkim Žaibu
05.07. F Colombier-Saugnieu - Plane ‘R Fest
06.07. D Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air
12.07. UA Kiev - Atlas Weekend
26.07. SLO Tolmin - MetalDays
01. - 04.08. RO Rasnov - Rockstadt Extreme Fest
02. - 03.08. FIN Tampere - SaariHelvetti
17.08. F St. Nolff - Motocultor Festival
'Wanderers Towards Rebirth - Kulkija Ad Ategnatos' w/ ELUVEITIE, GONE IN APRIL
19.09. USA Tampa, FL - The Orpheum
20.09. USA Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
21.09. USA New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
22.09. USA Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
23.09. USA Austin, TX - Come and Take It Live
24.09. USA Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
26.09. USA Mesa, AZ - Club Red
27.09. USA Los Angeles, CA - Regent Theater
28.09. USA Oakland, CA - Metro Operahouse
29.09. USA Portland, OR - The Bossanova Ballroom
30.09. CDN Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
01.10. USA Seattle, WA - El Corazon
03.10. USA Denver, CO - Summit
04.10. USA Lincoln, NE - The Royal Grove
05.10. USA Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze
06.10. USA Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall
07.10. CDN Toronto, ON - The Opera House
08.10. CDN Ottawa, ON - Brass Monkey
09.10. CDN Montréal, QC - Théâtre Corona
10.10. CDN Québec, QC - Impérial Bell
11.10. USA Worcester, MA - Palladium
12.10. USA Reading, PA - Reverb
13.10. USA Baltimore, MD - Soundstage
14.10. USA New York, NY - PlayStation Theater
Are you a traveller or a wanderer? Be part of Korpiklaani's journey around the world! Use the hashtag #KorpiklaaniWayfarers on Twitter and Instagram, and your photos will appear here:
Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners Motanka release a new video for the second single “Oy ty moya Zemle” (Ukrainian for “Here you are my land”) from their upcoming self-titled debut album.
Motanka will release their debut album Motanka on June 7th via Napalm Records. Influenced by traditional Ukrainian folk music, metal tunes and modern electronica, the band creates a very unique mix that the band refers to as Mystic Metal. Motanka managed to capture the trance-like magic of their live shows on their debut, which leaves each and every stereotype behind and hypnotizes with heavy ethno soundscapes.
MOTANKA on “Oy ty moya Zemle”:
"This is a song about Motherland, about boundless sky, native land, joyful sun and dear moon. Wherever you are, you will be a part of the land on which you were born and grew up. And it will stay forever, this is the power of mother Earth which cherishes us on her hands.”
Watch the new video HERE
The Ukrainian lyrics in English:
Oy ty moya Zemle – Here you are my land
Here you are my land
Here you are my native
Here you are my mother
Here you are my beloved
You are forever
Here you are my river
Here you are my sky
Here you are my sun
You are my happiness
Motanka is the name of the traditional doll that ancient Ukrainians used as an overseer for their protection and for the communication with their ancestors.
English Thrashers Forged In Black unveil 'Shadowcasters' lyric video; taken from their new album "Descent Of The Serpent"
Forged In Black unveil a new lyric video for the track 'Shadowcasters', taken from their latest and greatest album, Descent Of The Serpent. The video brings to life the stunning album artwork created for the band by Dan Goldsworthy (Gloryhammer, Alestorm, Accept, Hell etc), complimenting the punchy, direct metal attack of the song. The 'Shadowcasters' video is being hosted by Fighter Records, Forged In Black's label and a bastion of true heavy metal.Forged In Black have been playing a series of storming shows around the UK in recent weeks in support of the Descent Of The Serpent album, which continues to pull in adulation from all corners of the metal press...
Check it out here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw3kcwLlEUU
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Brazilian Power / Symphonic metallers FlowerLeaf have published a lyric video for the track "Grain of Sand", which was taken off from the band's debut full-length "Stronger". Vocalist Vivs Takahashi comments: «This was the first song written by FlowerLeaf. Marcelo [Kaczorowsky, instrumentalist] played some chords on the guitar and I quickly created the melody and the lyrics, and that's when we thought, 'OK, we can do this!'. The title of the album, "Stronger", is based on this song, which talks about how we can change the world even if we are just a grain of sand, so we need to be stronger.»
Watch the lyric video for "Grain of Sand" at this location: https://youtu.be/9mvvBgjcJxc
In addition to the producer and guitarist Raphael Gazal (Pastore, Bulletback), "Stronger", which is available on Spotify, iTunes and other streaming services, features special guest appearances from Mylena Monaco (Sinaya) and Marina La Torraca (Exit Eden, Phantom Elite ).
Google Play: https://goo.gl/HTrkWg
The Greek heavy/power metal band Diviner just released a lyric video for "The Earth, The Moon, The Sun", the second single from their new album "Realms of Time".
Link to the lyric video: https://youtu.be/pBMhA1GF2pM
"Realms of Time" will be released on June 7th via Ulterium Records. The album will be available on CD, LP and digital.
"Realms of Time" was produced and mixed by Fotis Benardo (ex. Septic Flesh), mastered by Henrik Udd (Powerwolf, Hammerfall, Myrath) and the artwork was created by Jan Yrlund (Battle Beast, Apocalyptica, Korpiklaani).
The album show improvements on every level since the band's debut album and the album won't leave fans of heavy and power metal disappointed. The album is heavy, melodic and epic and it’s full of energy, power and emotion. Follow Diviner into the Realms of Time!
Link to the music video for "Heaven Falls": https://youtu.be/_QN28AXXGvY
Yiannis Papanikolaou - Vocals
George Maroulees - Guitar
Kostas Fitos - Guitar
Herc Booze - Bass
Fragiskos Samoilis - Drums
German melodic death metallers Psychotool have published a lyric video for the track "Rotten Paradise", which is the title-track of the band's upcoming debut full-length, set to be released on May 17th via Black Sunset/MDD. Watch the lyric video at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mFlNhtCMGI&feature=youtu.be The album features 10 tracks and was mastered by Andy Classen at StageOne. The final tracklist can be found below. The album is also now available in the MDD Shop as a pre-order together with a shirt as a bundle!
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