Just days away from kicking off their North American tour, Wednesday 13 and his boo crew have debuted a new lyric video for the latest single, 'Monster' (Feat. Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil) from their recently released album, 'Necrophaze,' that is available now from Nuclear Blast Records.
Watch the lyric video for 'Monster' here: https://youtu.be/FE_m7Ya9c6s
Purchase 'Necrophaze' here: http://www.nuclearblast.com/w13-necrophaze
Purchase 'Necrophaze' bundles here: https://theoraclemanagementmerch.com/collections/wednesday-13
“'Monster' is the 1st Wednesday 13 song recorded to feature guest vocals. I wanted something different than I had ever tried before and I wanted a female vocalist. Cristina was the perfect choice for this song. I gave her the lyrics and some minor details, and she came back with what you hear. She totally floored us with her amazing vocal range and adding a new element never heard on one of our songs before.” – Wednesday 13
“This collaboration was born from blackness. Wednesday and I are both fans of the darkest vision of art and music, and when I was asked to sing with him for the song 'Monster', I immediately visualized his concept and shared it with pleasure. What I love about this song is that some people in life are taking the worst out of us... but demonizing it all and pushing away the tension through notes is the best thing to do.” – Cristina Scabbia
Wednesday 13’s 8th studio album, 'Necrophaze,' is available now from Nuclear Blast Records. Featuring special guest appearances from, Alice Cooper, Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour), Alexi Laiho (Children Of Bodom), Jeff Clayton (GG Allin’s Murder Junkies) and Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil) among others, 'Necrophaze' shocks and surprises with a cauldron of monster riffs and haunting lyrics and have listeners yearning for more.
Heavily influenced by real-life night terror occurrences of Wednesday himself, historical serial killers, and a slew of 80’s horror films, the ideas behind 'Necrophaze' are bizarrely familiar, frightening, and a hell of a lot of fun. Being a collector of both media and toys, Wednesday 13 was inspired by a craving for variety to create dual album artwork for this release (seen below). The covers showcase either end of the horror spectrum with a 'Creepshow' comic book vibe for the LP artwork, and the eeriness of something akin to John Carpenter’s 'The Fog' adorning the CD.
Åland Islands Gothic Metallers LAMORI unveil "The Devil's Mark" music video and announce "Neo Noir" album release date
Åland Islands metallers LAMORI are proud to announce that "Neo Noir" will be out on 31/01/2020 via Wormholedeath / Aural.
"Neo Noir - The New Black. Finnish goth-masters LAMORI are back. The reservoirs of darkness brings you their take on classic gothic metal mixed with dark wave, modern rock and everything in between. Bigger choruses, stronger melodies and bittersweet darkness all wrapped in a doomy package. The band worked close with both Mazzeo and Belotti all the way from pre-production to the final release. This time around we also put more time and effort on each instrument, especially the vocals. We think this album is a beautiful mix of both old and new LAMORI."
From Reservoirs of Darkness and Neon Lit Nightmares rises Finnish five-piece LAMORI. Their sound is defined by uniting Gothic Metal with Dark Wave, Modern Rock and everything in between. Lyrics inspired by cult horror movie maestros and old romanticism furthermore finalize their macabre elegance. The band roots back to 2006. Singer Matias Juselius and guitarist Marcus Pellas had ideas about starting a gothic rock band in their home town of Mariehamn, on The Åland Islands. Jens Wickholm soon joined the duo, followed by Mikael Westerlund on bass. An acoustic live performance was held under the name L'Amori Acoustica.
After a fruitless search for a drummer the band was put on ice for nearly two years. The group got together and started rehearsing again in late 2008, still searching for a drummer. Emanuel Sanchez stepped in and joined the group in early 2009. The band was now officially formed. Together they did their first live performance some months later. The constellation has remained the same until this day. Under the name L’Amori (later to be changed to LAMORI), the band recorded their first four track Demo EP in 2011, titled The Reservoirs of Darkness. Their first full-length album Deadly Desires was self-released some years later in 2013.
A year after the release of Deadly Desires the band penned a record deal with Italian label Wormholedeath. Their first major album To Die Once Again was released through the label in 2016. It was at this time the band changed the name from L'Amori to the more straightforward LAMORI. The following years the band toured in Finland, Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania and also started working on a new album. The recordings of Neo Noir began in the summer 2018 at Mathlab Studios in Italy, with producers Carlo Belotti and Jonathan Mazzeo. Of the three singles released prior to the album, An Angel by Your Side reached the most praise, hitting 380.000 views on YouTube in only one month.
Greek Melodic Gothic Metallers Sede Vacante announce new singer and bassist whilst recording new album
Greek heavy melodic Goth Rock/Metal act Sede Vacante are currently in the studio recording the new album, furthermore the band has announced their new singer Stephanie Mazor and bassist Nick Gko! Read below.
“Hello everybody and Happy New Year! It’s been a while since the last time you heard from us but we are really focused on working hard for our new album. So while the recording sessions are going on we feel it’s the right time to announce you that we are having a new line-up. Two talented artists joined the family of Sede Vacante and we are very proud of it. Please welcome our new singer Stephanie Mazor and bassist Nick Gko. We are looking forward to performing all together!!!”
Greek heavy melodic Goth Rock/Metal act Sede Vacante was formed in 2013. The band released their debut album “Skies Infernal” in November 2016 via Pride & Joy Music, receiving extremely positive feedback and the band was classified among the most promising goth bands of the current times. Besides having shared the stage with Delain and Sirenia in Athens, on June 29th 2017, Sede Vacante joined Evanescence in Romania (Arenele Romane), the reaction of the crowd was beyond any expectation. Currently the band is recording their new album. More information TBA.
My Kingdom Music is pleased to announce the signing of Rome-based Gothic Doom Metal band Witches Of Doom.
The group's third full-length album titled "Funeral Radio" will be a modern, creative and original expression of the Doom, Gothic and Stoner elements of the band and will see the light via My Kingdom Music on April 3rd, 2020.
Initially formed in 2013, Witches Of Doom grew from the fertile underground metal scene of Rome, and after two albums, a couple of singles and an European tour with ex Misfits singer Michale Graves, are ready to paint new dark scenarios with the third chapter of their career.
With more details about the band's new album to come, the critical moment has arrived: Witches Of Doom is armed, ready and hungry for the next big steps.
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British goth metal band Her Despair have released their new video for the song "The Exorcism" via PureGrainAudio. The track is taken from their upcoming album "Exorcisms of Eroticism" which will be released in November.
Watch the video here: https://puregrainaudio.com/videos/watch-out-uk-goth-rockers-her-despair-deliver-quite-the-exorcism-video-premiere
Pre-order here: https://herdespair.bandcamp.com/
Uruguayan-Finnish trio Upon Shadows announce new album "Modern Obscurantism"; first single released, pre-order now
Atmospheric female-fronted dark metal act Upon Shadows will release their new album Modern Obscurantism as a digital and physical digipak version with 12 pages booklet edition worldwide via Ground Media Group (due out October 18th). Now they stream first official single "Illusion of Freedom" watch it here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVB_OA4coZU&feature=youtu.be
Pre-order album here : groundmediagroup.bandcamp.com
Modern Obscurantism consists of 10 atmospheric dark/black metal tracks with twisted industrial influences. Album was mixed and mastered at Soundmix Studios, in Oulu, Finland by Mika Pohjola.
Natalia Arocena - Bass
Tamara Picardo - Keyboard, guitar & Vocals
Joonas Alaräihä - Session drummer for the album
Upon Shadows comments about the concept behind the new album:
"It establishes a parallelism between the obscurantism of the Middle Ages and the new forms of control and censorship, reminding us of the importance of keeping rebelliousness alive and fighting for utopias."
Lamori are proud to present their new single and official video ”An Angel By Your Side”.
Statement about the single:
”An Angel By Your Side” is the third single from our upcoming album “Neo Noir”. Driven by a big catchy chorus, the song also has some interesting electronic parts. Overall we believe the song will appeal to both old and new fans alike."
Check the video out here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtPervM0d1s&feature=youtu.be
Shot by: Therese Andersson (BLICK)
Produced by: LAMORI
Directed & Edited by: Matias Juselius & Mikael Westerlund
Shot on location at Rafaels, Jomala, Åland Islands
"For this one we stepped up the production a bit from our previous videos. Apart from a great performance by the band, it also features acting by Sabina Melander. Her presence adds a lot of emotion to this video. All this is filmed by our friend Therese Andersson, that we have worked with many times before on previous projects. The story of the video follows the theme of the lyrics in the song, but also leaves room for interpretation by the viewer."
Canadian Gothic Metal musician Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle Of Filth) releases new single "Where I Fall"
Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle of Filth) has just released her new single "Where I Fall". The song is from her upcoming album Martyr which will be released on October 7th 2019.
"I’m one of those people who entirely needs to detach to recharge. A “self healer” you might call it. Some people need to be around others to cope with loneliness, but I find when I’m alone I find all the answers as to why I’m depressed or feeling lost. I wrote Where I Fall about this secret place and the thoughts that run through my head"
Listen to the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St3XQ-KZlU4
Join the mailing list to be notified when the album releases: https://lindsayschoolcraft.com
Lindsay Schoolcraft is a singer, songwriter, harpist, and pianist from the city of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. She was discovered and recruited by British extreme heavy metal band Cradle of Filth in 2013 and promoted to full-time membership in 2014. Since then she has embarked on many world tours and appears on albums Hammer of The Witches (2015) and Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness of Decay (2017), both released under Nuclear Blast Records.
In addition, Lindsay is a co-founder in the classical meets black metal ensemble Antiqva alongside co-creator and guttural vocalist Xenoyr (Ne Obliviscaris). She also has a character, Skvllcraft, modeled after her stage persona in the black metal comic Belzebubs; Lindsay contributed her vocals as said character on their album Pantheon of The Nightside Gods(2019, Century Media Records).
2019 will see the independent release of Lindsay Schoolcraft’s debut solo album Martyr. More details to follow in the Summer and Autumn months.
Cradle of Filth keyboardist and vocalist Lindsay Schoolcraft, has just released her track "See The Light". The song is from her upcoming album Martyr which will be released in October and features a guest appearance from Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris. The album was co-written with former Evanescence drummer Rocky Gray.
"I knew I wanted to have a duet on this album somewhere and the more I completed composing “See The Light” with Rocky Gray the more I knew Xenoyr needed to appear on it. Sometimes if you want to say something loudly it has to be screamed harshly and the more I reflected on the lyrics the more I heard many of our shared conversations. This song is open to interpretation, but I wrote it back in 2016 when it was prevalent that greed and prejudice were more valued globally over compassion and doing the right thing. Those difficult times for the world inspired this song greatly.”
Listen to the song here: https://schoolcraftmusic.bandcamp.com/track/see-the-light-feat-xenoyr
Join the mailing list to be notified when the album releases: https://lindsayschoolcraft.com
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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
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