On September 30, 2016, Finnish Metallers Re-Armed will release The Era of Precarity will be released internationally via Finland's Saarni Records. The physical core of the album is packed into a stylish digipak, which is made from ecological materials. The band has pledged to donate 50 cents from the sale of every copy to Karma Ry (organisation), which supports elder people and young adults in band's home-town area with their activities to prevent disenfranchisement.
Check out The Era of Precarity album teaser at this location.
The band has released the following statement about the new album:
"The Era of Precarity is fully conceptual album where each track dives into a dystopian-world that you would never want to live in. The album reflects decadent elements of our society and challenges the listener to think what kind of world we want to live in now and in the future . All the major conflicts of the 21st century are still solved with warfare and the interesting question is; 'Do we really want to leave this perishing world as a legacy to our descendants?'
Therefore the message is current and very serious. While you're listening to the record we recommend you to leave larping clothes, drinking horns and mythological characters into the depths of your imagination. The world is here and right now."
The band's previous release, Total Lack of Communication was released in 2015, and followed with tours of China and Baltic countries.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
2/9 @ Blackpool, Järvenpää FIN
3/9 @ 15bar, Seinäjoki FIN
9/9 @ Bar Rock Bear, Vantaa FIN
16/9 @ Lepakkomies, Helsinki FIN
23/9 @ Katse, Jyväskylä FIN
24/9 @ Vernissa, Tikkurila FIN
6/10 @ Sala Rocksound, Barcelona ES
8/10 @ C.C. Valdefierro, Zaragoza ES
9/10 @ Sala Matisse, Valencia ES
11/10 @ Sala Metalarium, Badajoz ES
12/10 @ Sala Silikona, Madrid ES
14/10 @ Pikne Baar, Tallinn EE
15/10 @ Lemmys, Kaunas LT
16/10 @ Metro Club, Vilnius LT
Sorronia's back with new members, a new single album and a brand new lyrics video!
The band's newest song "Forsaken Tale" is gonna be released on the 5th of September with a brand new lyrics video. The video was made by Davide Cilloni who is also known for his works for Epica.
Sorronia's new single album, the forerunner of the band's second full length album, "Forsaken Tale" will be available from October.
There are gonna be three tracks on this EP, all with freshened, stronger sound and brand new melodies. The band's next LP is expected to be released in 2017.
On Friday, legendary melodic metal act In Flames released the first double single from their new studio album 'Battles', out on November 11th, and now the band reveal a lyric video for track 'The End'. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/OHVal3o1hbg
You can also hear band members talk about their choice of releasing not only one but two new songs at the same time and why they picked the tracks 'The Truth' and 'The End'. Watch the latest webisode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLnZMbZagak
Recorded in Los Angeles, the 15-track album sees the band taking a new approach while staying true to their vision and encompassing their unique, signature sound. In Flames brought in Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson (Papa Roach, My Chemical Romance) as a collaborator on 'Battles', creating an album that speaks to all In Flames fans alike.
Download the two singles 'The Truth' and 'The End' directly here:
If you want to know more about the title choice and the amazing artwork, check out what the band had to say about it in their first webisode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8xmDX1eLOs
'Battles' sees the band making the hooks sharper, the riffs tighter and honing the overall attack in a way that parallels their legendary live shows in an unparalleled fashion.
“When people hear this album I think they're going to instantly know that it's the new In Flames without us repeating the same song over and over, and that's something I'm incredibly proud of,” say singer Anders Fridén.
In Flames will be performing a string of dates in the UK alongside Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed — check out the full tour routing below:
Tuesday 10th - GLASGOW, HYDRO
Thursday 12th - NEWCASTLE, METRO RADIO ARENA
Friday 13th - BIRMINGHAM, GENTING ARENA
Sunday 15th - SHEFFIELD, ARENA
Monday 16th - MANCHESTER, ARENA
Wednesday 18th - NOTTINGHAM, MOTORPOINT ARENA
Thursday 19th - CARDIFF, MOTORPOINT ARENA
Saturday 21st - LONDON, 02 ARENA
You can purchase tickets here: http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/avenged-sevenfold-tickets
Check out a message from the band about the UK tour here:
Finnish melancholic melodic death metal band Shadecrown have set a release date for their debut album. The album is called Agonia and it is released October 21st 2016 via Inverse Records.
Shadecrown was founded in 2012 by songwriter / keyboardist Saku Tammelin and they have previously released one demo and EP. The band's music consists of many different elements and it's influenced by many metal genres such as thrash and melodic doom metal. In other words Shadecrown's music combines beautiful melancholic melodies and aggressive guitar riffs.
Led Astray music video available here.
Swedish heavy metal heroes Sabaton released their latest, highly-acclaimed record, The Last Stand, on August 19 through Nuclear Blast. The album reached the highest US & Canadian chart entries in the bands history debuting at #63 on the Billboard U.S. Top 200 album chart, #2 on the Billboard Hard Music chart, #2 on the Canadian Hard Music Chart, and #20 on the Canadian Top 200 album chart. The Last Stand also holds the #5 position on the Billboard Top Rock album chart, #4 on the Billboard Independent albums chart, and #19 on the Billboard Top Current Albums chart.
Worldwide first week chart positions for The Last Stand include:
#1 - Czech Republic
#1 - Finland
#1 - Sweden
#2 - Germany
#4 - Belgium
#11 - Netherlands
#11 - Norway
#15 - Hungary
#17 - UK
#29 - Australia
#92 - Ireland
Additionally, the band has revealed the first track-by-track trailer today, telling more about the stories behind the songs. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/_nIPHU6N1IM
Get the new album here: http://nblast.de/SabatonLastStandNB
Or digitally: http://nblast.de/SabatonDownloads
Prevail delivers groovy death metal directly from the darkest parts of Jutland Denmark. The experienced 5 piece including former members of Svartsot is a relatively unknown quantity in the Danish metal scene. Prevail have spent time developing the aggressive tone that is a the steppingstone for their debut album that has received the appropriate title "War Will Reign". The album is a tornado of leg crushing guitar riffs and technical ability. "War Will Reign" is an inferno of sound that takes no prisoners. There is no doubt that Prevail is "old school" but they are also a band that doesn’t shy away from great melodic choruses inspired the new and alternative metal genres that have gained tremendous popularity all over the world.
The production of the album is thick, chaotic and crystal clear and is recorded and mixed in the legendary Hansen Studios by Jonas Haagensen.
Lyrically Prevail addresses topics and stories about the darker sides of the human mind, the question of war, pain, worldwide spread of disease, and generally the darkest corners of the human mentality.
They have already shared the stage with bands like Unearth, Ferocity, Corpus Mortale, Artillery, Illdisposed, Konkhra, One Machine and many others. Now Prevail are ready to stand on their own feet and convince the metal community that Denmark have a brand new metal warship that will resonate for several years. The album will be released on October 15 and will be celebrated with two release parties respectively Von Hatten October 1st and Lygten St. October 15th.
Irish doom / sludge juggernaut Mares Of Diomedes, have revealed "Earth Destroyer" a brand new track taken from their forthcoming split with fellow doom merchants Dreich. The track is a roaring beast and is highly recommended for fans of Slomatics, Keeper and The Obsessed.
Stream the track at this location: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.ca/2016/08/and-earth-will-be-destroyed-with.html
The split album will be released on limited edition vinyl, cassette, CD and digital versions on September 16th 2016. Pre-order the album at this location: http://www.heavyearthrecords.com/shop/4589438932
Mares of Diomedes are a two piece from Ireland consisting of two brothers who started the band in 2014 and released their first self-titled EP; through Heavy Earth Records in early 2015. They toured Europe earlier this year and have taken a break from gigs to focus on writing their debut album.
Alpha Omega Management are pleased to announce the signing of Cold Raven to its roster!
Melodic obscure black metal horde Cold Raven - formed in 2013 - released their debut full length album “Equilibrium & Chaos” in 2014, via Sliptrick Records. The band's sound is influenced by the Black Metal scene in the early ‘90s as well by the bands that followed and contributed to open the horizons of the genre. So far Cold Raven has shared the stage with important acts, such as Nargaroth, Infernal War, Necromass, Dark Funeral, God Dethroned, Belphegor, Unleashed, Mortuary Drape, Impaled Nazarene, etc, and has played in several European countries.
Comments the band:
"We are pleased to announce we have signed a deal with Alpha Omega Management. This is an important step forward for us. Horns up!"
Alpha Omega Management adds:
"We're so glad to welcome Cold Raven to our Family! Despite the relatively young age of the band, these guys have been around a lot playing with great names out there. We've no doubt to say that Cold Raven will take many important steps onwards and upwards, so stay tuned for next announcements!"
Swiss Deathcore act Life's December will release their new, second album "Fatigue" on October 14th 2016 via Dark Wings. With "Construct" the band already published a first listening taste. Now, another song called "Just Another Error" has been released – you can check it out below.
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have released the debut album from putrid Canadian Death / Grind horror fiends Human Compost entitled "From The Grave They Crawl" on CD and Digital formats. Below is the official description:
Human Compost slash their path to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions with the long awaited debut album "From The Grave They Crawl". Hailing from the crypts of Toronto, Ontario Canada, Human Compost exit their tomb after a three year gestation period, releasing countless cult EP's and demos of Death Grinding Madness! "From The Grave They Crawl" displays a distinct rotten brand of buzzsaw groove, exhuming old school metal and horror... caked with plenty of cemetery soil. Human Compost destroy the listener with crushing concepts and rotten sounds of death and decay! A steaming slab of old school goregrinding decrepitude for fans of Autopsy, Coffins, Disma, Exhumed, Ghoul, Haemorrhage, Hemdale, Hooded Menace, Impaled, Impetigo, Lord Gore, Macabre, Machetazo, Mortician, Necrophagia and Undergang
Order the CD for only $10 with free shipping at http://www.horrorpaingoredeath.com/store/hpgd134.html
Listen to the full album for FREE, then purchase the Digital Download for only $6.66 at https://hpgd.bandcamp.com/album/from-the-grave-they-crawl
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