Tuesday, July 26th

Coroner Enter Studio 30 replies

Swiss thrash and progressive metal icons Coroner have entered the studio to record a new album. The album is expected to be released in 2017 and will be their first album since 1993's Grin.


Alcest unveil Kodama 43 replies

French blackgaze forerunners Alcest will release, Kodama, on September 30, 2016 by way of Prophecy Productions. Their 5th album sees the duo fusing the extreme elements of their earlier releases with forays into new musical territories.

In addition to drawing influence from The Smashing Pumpkins, Tool, Dinosaur Jr, Grimes and The Cure, the 6-song collection recalls the undulating grandeur of the band's esteemed 2010 offering, Écailles De Lune and is billed as the band’s “Japanese album”, gleaning inspiration from and paying tribute to Hayao Miyazaki's film "Princess Mononoke" and the illustrations of Takato Yamamoto.

The album will be available in standard CD and LP editions as well as special, deluxe 2CD, 3LP and 4LP versions.

1. Kodama
2. Eclosion
3. Je Suis D'ailleurs
4. Untouched
5. Oiseaux De Proie
6. Onyx

http://en.prophecy. ...more

First Joy Opposites (ex-FACT) 5 replies

Half of beloved and late post-hardcore band FACT - guitarist/vocalist Adam Graham, bassist Tomohiro Takayasu, and drummer Eiji Matsumoto - teamed up with former Amity Affliction member Imran Siddiqi to form alternative rock band Joy Opposites, who have released their first single, "In My Bones" today:

For information on the other half of FACT, check out this article: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/news/36510/New-Shadows-ex-FACT-Song/

The band's first album (and release), titled "Swim", will release on August 10th.

New Father John Misty single 11 replies

Father John Misty put out a new single today, a mastered version of a song he uploaded to Soundcloud in May, "Real Love Baby". The song can be streamed below and is also available on all major digital platforms.

No recent word on a new album, though he suggested last year that it was already completely written.

40 Watt Sun Album Announced 17 replies

UK-based doom metal band, 40 Watt Sun, have announced their new album; 5 years since The Inside Room, the band's debut record since Patrick Walker's departure from Warning. 40 Watt Sun's sophomore record, Wider than the Sky, is set to be released on October 14th this year.
1. Stages (16:20)
2. Beyond You (09:42)
3. Another Room (11:56)
4. Pictures (09:50)
5. Craven Road (10:31)
6. Marazion (03:56)
The album's artwork is available from their announcement on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/40wattsun/photos/a.177162659008920.44184.161388333919686/1192492580809251/?type=3&permPage=1

Russian Circles stream 3rd single 12 replies

Russian Circles have released a third song from their upcoming album Guidance, due out August 5. The track, "Afrika", is streaming on Sargent House's Soundcloud page. The Chicago-based band has previously released two songs from Guidance, "Vorel" and "Mota". You can listen to these tracks on Sargent House's YouTube channel.

Soundcloud link to "Afrika":

Bones releases PaidProgramming2 9 replies

Bones has released the long awaited PaidProgramming2 for free. You can stream or download the album below:

Stream: http://tinyurl.com/pp2stream

Download: http://tinyurl.com/pp2download

Monday, July 25th

New Shadows (ex-FACT) Song 11 replies

One half of the beloved and late post-hardcore band FACT - guitarists Takahiro Onose, Kazuki Sakurai, and vocalist Hironobu Onose - have released a new single today, titled "Fail", that serves as an appetizer for the band's upcoming EP, "Progress".

The song and video can be found below:

"Progress" will be the trio's new project, SHADOWS', second EP (and release) on the label Maximum10, who previously housed FACT.

While the three aforementioned musicians are the only official members of SHADOWS, the band's elusive rhythm section was at one point manned by the bassist and drummer of fellow Japanese skatepunk band Waterweed, although it is unclear who exactly is filling those positions in this video.

The other half of FACT formed Joy Opposites, described by members as "alternative r ...more

Disillusion Tease New Single 13 replies

After 10 years of silence, Disillusion have come out of the woodwork with a minute-long teaser for a new single set for an October 7, 2016 release.

At the moment, it is still unclear whether a new album is to follow.

The teaser can be heard here:

New A Day To Remember Song 58 replies

Metalcore / Pop Punk band A Day To Remember have released a new song titled "Bullfight" off of their upcoming album Bad Vibrations, which is due for release on September 2nd.

Listen to "Bullfight" below:

New Alter Bridge Single 33 replies

American rock band Alter Bridge have released the first single from their upcoming fifth studio album The Last Hero.

Entitled "Show Me A Leader," the song first premiered on Sirus XM Octane and will be released for purchase on July 26. Sirus XM has made the song available to listen to at the link below:


The Last Hero drops on October 7.

Nails on hiatus 52 replies

Acclaimed powerviolence band Nails have announced they will be going on hiatus, along with the cancellation of their upcoming UK shows.

There has currently been no statement from the band regarding the nature of the hiatus. Their latest album You Will Never Be One Of Us was released last month via Nuclear Blast Records.

Manson announces new album 44 replies

In Alternative Press's interview with Marilyn Manson, Manson announced a new, already 10th, album called SAY10. SAY10 will to be released on Valentine's Day 2017.

View the Alternative Press interview in which Manson makes the announcement below:

Départe Unleash New Track 1 replies

Rising Australian prog metal band Départe have released "Vessel," the first track from their upcoming debut LP Failure, Subside, set to be released October 14th on Season of Mist.

Dir en Grey Keep It Weird 54 replies

Dir en Grey have released a music video for their upcoming single "UTAFUMI" on July 21st. "UTAFUMI" is set to be released on July 27th.


Though the official video is available only on Facebook, you can view an unofficial upload here:

Sunday, July 24th

New Jesu/Sun Kil Moon album 55 replies

Hot on the heels of announcing a new Sun Kil Moon album, Mark Kozelek has announced a new collaboration album with Jesu's Justin Broadrick, called 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth. The album will be released June 1, 2017.

Despite the release date being almost a year away, a new song from the album has been released. Stream "He's Bad" here: http://www.sunkilmoon.com/hesbad/

Present Paradox Live Recording 0 replies

Present Paradox has released a recording of their concert in cologne at the Live Music Archive
https://archive.org/details/PP2016-06-11 The band is currently touring in Germany with their latest album "My Map".

Ghost Hall releases new video 5 replies

Ghost Hall, the ambient/synthwave project of Rescue Dogs guitarist Nathan Fitzpatrick, has released a new video from their upcoming debut full-length, "Wavelengths", out July 24 via Serene Chaos Records.

The video can be seen below.

Saturday, July 23rd

Vicious Rumors post new video 6 replies

Californian US power metal powerhouse Vicious Rumors, have aired a new video at the official YouTube channel of SPV Records.

Video features a new song, titled "Take It or Leave It", part of the band's upcoming, 12th album Concussion Protocol, due out on August 26.

You can check the video right below:

Also streaming: "Chasing The Priest" (Official Lyric Video)

Kashee Opeiah stream demos 8 replies

German metalcore band Kashee Opeiah are streaming two demos from their upcoming album The Barrier // The Carrier via bandcamp. While the release date has yet to be announced, the new album will mark the first release from the band since their 2006 debut Panic In Solitude.

Listen here: https://kasheeopeiah.bandcamp.com/album/the-barrier-the-carrier

Also check out their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kasheeopeiah/?fref=ts

Daniel Lioneye returns with 3rd album 2 replies

After an 8-year gap, Linde Lindström, the guitar player of the Finnish love metal act, HIM will release a 3rd album as Daniel Lioneye. Vol. III will be out on August 19 via The End Records and features a blend of rock, psych metal and black metal.

Listen to 'Ravensong' below:

Track list:

01. Messier 0
02. Blood On The Floor
03. Break It Or Heal It
04. Licence To Defile
05. Ravensong
06. Alright
07. Baba Satanas
08. Aetherside
09. Dancing With The Dead
10. Oh God In Your Great Mercy
11. Mathematics Of The Storm
12. Neolithic Way

ADBOK new album and song 7 replies

Deathcore band, A Different Breed of Killer have a released a new song entitled "The Devouring Storm" off their upcoming album The City, which is due for November 2016.
The City was originally in the works back in 2009 and then 2012, but they left Rise to try to secure another record label, and corrupt data lead to it never being released. They are asking for funding on indiegogo to mix the album in 5.1, have it mastered, and then marketed.
You can stream "The Devouring Storm" here. It's also available on Spotify.


Oceans Blazed Alaska 20 replies

Deathcore juggernauts Oceans Ate Alaska have released a new song entitled "432 Blaze It", a collaborative effort with Metalcore musician and Youtube commentator Jarrod Alonge. This is their first release since their unexpectedly successful debut album Lost Isles.

New The Pineapple Thief Single 7 replies

Alternative prog band The Pineapple Thief have released the second single, entitled In Exile, from their upcoming album "Your Wilderness". The song is set to be the opening track of the record and, according to frontman Bruce Soord, "sets the tone perfectly".
Listen to In Exile

"Your Wilderness" will be released through Kscope records on August 12 and feature the band as a trio along with several guest musicians. Notably, Porcupine Tree's Gavin Harrison plays drums throughout the album, as does Supertramp's John Helliwell on clarinet.
"This has not only redefined our sound but also redefined how we approached the songs as a band, says Soord. [...] I’ve also rediscovered my progressive roots in terms of song-writing and arrangement."
"Your Wilderness" tracklist:
1. In Exile
2. No Man's Lan ...more

Relient K Stream Air for Free 5 replies

American rock band, Relient K, have released their 8th studio album, "Air For Free" for purchase and streaming on most popular online music services.

Stream/Purchase here: http://www.relientk.com/

Friday, July 22nd

New Single by Lupe Fiasco 4 replies

Today on July 22nd, 2016, Lupe Fiasco released a single called "Pick Up the Phone" from his upcoming album called "D.R.O.G.A.S.". The track is available on Spotify and Apple Music:


Oasis reissue Be Here Now 31 replies

Oasis will be reissuing Be Here Now, the album hailed by its creator as "the sound of ... a bunch of guys, on coke, in the studio, not giving a fuck", on October 7th.

Oasis's third album will be reissued on vinyl and as a 3CD deluxe edition, similar to the reissues of the last two records. The first disc will be the main album, the second disc will consist of B-sides and rarities, and the third disc will feature the Mustique demos, long sought-after by fans.

A track from the second disc, a "rethink" of opening track "D'You Know What I Mean?" by Noel Gallagher, can be streamed below. Gallagher had this to say on the rethink:

“As the years went by I'd started to accept that the songs on 'Be Here Now' were in fact insanely long... too long! Someone (I can't remember who) had the idea that we re-visit, re-edit the entire album for posterity's sake,” says Noel Gallagher via a press release. “We got as far as th ...more

Departures stream new album 31 replies

Departures' new full length Death Touches Us From The Moment We Begin To Love is now streaming over at VISIONS Magazine. The link can be found below:


Regina Spektor announces seventh album 30 replies

Regina Spektor is back with her 7th album titled Remember Us to Life, which will be released on September 30th.

The album will have 11 tracks; however, the deluxe version will have an additional 3 songs.

The first single is called 'Bleeding Heart' and is streaming on her website along with the album artwork:


Lost Salt Blood Purges CDs 10 replies

Australian experimental musician Lost Salt Blood Purges released 'Only the Youngest Grave' digitally earlier this year via Art As Catharsis. Now, the album is available on CD for the first time via Russian black metal and experimental noise label COD Distribution. The double CD comes with a previously unheard bonus track and will also be released as a collector's edition that comes with LSBP's previous album 'The Voids We All Long For.'

You can stream and purchase the regular double-CD from COD Noizes now, or pre-order the collector's edition via email.

Stream/buy here: codmusicdistro.bandcamp.com/album/only-the-youngest-grave

Alcest unveil Kodama by Keyblade
Updated CHVRCHES Track/Album by Asdfp277
First Joy Opposites (ex-FACT) by porcupinet
Russian Circles stream 3rd single by FearThyEvi
New A Day To Remember Song by henryChina
New X Japan album and movie by porcupinet
Coroner Enter Studio by sputnik1
Otep reveals single and music video by Asdfp277
Manson announces new album by PortalofPe
Korn Single + Album by DatsNotDaM
Disillusion Tease New Single by PortalofPe
40 Watt Sun Album Announced by elliootsme
Dir en Grey Keep It Weird by RikRoach7
Bones releases PaidProgramming2 by BlacKapes
New Shadows (ex-FACT) Song by owen
New Alter Bridge Single by Eons
New Father John Misty single by MyCarandMy
Nails on hiatus by PunchedPea

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