Sunday, February 7th

Dustin Kensrue Releases Cover 7 replies

Dustin Kensrue has released a new song from his upcoming release, Thoughts That Float On a Different Blood.

'Down There By the Train,' a Tom Waits cover, is available for streaming on the Thrice frontman's SoundCloud page. Thoughts That Float On a Different Blood, a collection of Kensrue's live covers, will be released on March 16th, 2016.

Saturday, February 6th

The Lumineers new album/song 6 replies

Indie folk trio The Lumineers have announced their first album in four years, entitled Cleopatra. They have also premiered the lead single from the record - "Ophelia." The album will be released April 8th.

stream "Ophelia"

ERRA debut new track, vocalist 10 replies

ERRA have released the first track, entitled 'Luminesce,' off their upcoming album Drift, due for release on April 8th. The album will also be the band's first release with former Texas In July vocalist J.T. Cavey.

The band will also embark on the "Sumerian Records 10 Year Tour" with label mates Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, After the Burial, and Bad Omens, dates for which can be found here:

Listen to 'Luminesce' below:

Housefire! rerelease Corn 2 replies

Kansas metal act Housefire! have rerecorded and finally rereleased their EP Corn Again. "We were really going for a much darker sound on this one," says guitarist and vocalist John Mohlman. The album can be streamed and downloaded at the link below.

Friday, February 5th

Haken announce new album 7 replies

Haken's website has been updated to officially confirm an album for 2016. This will be their first LP since 2013's critically acclaimed The Mountain and first release since 2014's EP Restoration.

The confirmation is from the website below. When prompted for a password, use "verbatim" to see the announcement. The site was also posted to the band's official Facebook page.

Motorpsycho reveal new single 2 replies

Norwegian psychedelic rockers, Motorpsycho have revealed the music video for their latest single 'Spin, Spin, Spin'. The song will be featured on their upcoming album, Here Be Monsters, due out on February 12 through Stickman Records/Rune Grammofone, as well as a stand-alone 7'' single.
Watch 'Spin, Spin, Spin' below:

Arrayan Path stream new album 4 replies

Cyprian heavy/power metal band Arrayan Path, are streaming their new album Chronicles Of Light at Metal Underground.

The album will be released today (Feb 5), courtesy of Pitch Black Records.


After the Burial New Song 15 replies

After the Burial have released the second track off their upcoming album Dig Deep, which is due for a February 19, 2016 release. Check out the new song entitled "Collapse" below:

Thursday, February 4th

R.I.P. Maurice White 17 replies

Maurice White, founder and former bandleader of R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire, has passed away at the age of 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Maurice's younger brother, Verdine, shared the news on Facebook. He wrote:

My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep. While the world has lost another great musician and legend, our family asks that our privacy is respected as we start what will be a very difficult and life changing transition in our lives. Thank you for your prayers and well wishes.

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Yndi Halda stream new song 17 replies

British post-rock group Yndi Halda are streaming a full track - titled 'Together Those Leaves' – from their long-awaited sophomore album entitled Under Summer. The album is due for release on March 4th.

Deftones premiere new song 110 replies

Deftones have debuted 'Prayers/Triangles' off their latest album, Gore. This is the follow-up to 2012's Koi No Yokan, which after numerous delays it will finally see the light on April 8.

Check out tour dates, a brief interview with Chino and 'Prayers/Triangles' at the following link:

Also, below:

Causa Sui release new album 3 replies

Danish psychedelic rockers, Causa Sui have announced the release of their 10th studio album, Return To Sky. It will be out on March 18 through their own El Paraiso Records.
Listen to 'The Source' below:

Beastwars release new track 9 replies

New Zealand stoner/sludge metal riffers Beastwars have released the first track from their upcoming album "The Death of All Things" out 22nd April.
The song is entitled CALL TO THE MOUNTAIN and you can check it out below
Vinyl pre order starts on Friday 11th March from //

Plini's charity drive 2 replies

Australian multi-instrumentalist Plini has released a new song, entitled Every Piece Matters, which is available to stream via his Bandcamp page.

100% of the proceeds are going to a wonderful non-profit organisation called Raw Impact, you can check them out here:

Stream here:

Violet Cold stream new LP 18 replies

Azerbaijani, one-man post/black metal band Violet Cold, is streaming its new album Magic Night at its official Bandcamp location.

The album officially floats on the internet as an independent release, since January 31.

Stream the album right here:

Gehennah air new track 8 replies

Swedish Motorhead/Venom metal band Gehennah, are streaming the title track from the new album Too Loud to Live, Too Drunk to Die, at their official Bandcamp location.

The album will see an official release on February 12, courtesy of Metal Blade Records.

You can stream the track right below:

Cirith Ungol Reunion 12 replies

Epic/doom metal cult heroes Cirith Ungol, have confirmed on their Facebook page their reunion. The band’s exact lineup is still uncertain, even though Tim Baker (vocals) and Robert Garven (drums) will probably be a part of it.

Moreover, any plans of a studio release haven’t been announced, but the group will perform on the second day of the Frost and Fire II music festival, on October 8, 2016.


Surprise Say Anything Album 30 replies

California pop-punk/emo band Say Anything have announced the release of their seventh studio album, I Don't Think It Is, which can currently be streamed on the band's official's website,

The news was dropped in surprise fashion, as no hint of an album release was given prior to a post on the band's Instagram page that stated "You know what? We're gonna stream our whole new record tonight and drop it on Friday. Enjoy." The album is set to be digitally released tomorrow, while physical copies will be available for purchase starting on April 15th.

Rotting Christ album stream 4 replies

Long-running Hellenic black/gothic metal band Rotting Christ are streaming their twelfth album Rituals ahead of its February 12th release date via Seasons of Mist.

You can stream the album below:

Trailer for Miles Davis biopic 18 replies

The late Jazz musician, Miles Davis has an upcoming biopic, Miles Ahead, starring and directed by Don Cheadle. The film is centered around Davis' life in 1979 and will be released in theaters April 1st.

Wednesday, February 3rd

New Artillery Track, Album 9 replies

Danish thrash metal veterans Artillery will publish a new album under Metal Blade Records on March 25th. The album will be called Penalty By Perception and its opening track "In Defiance of Conformity" is available now for streaming via Metal Blade's SoundCloud.

Listen to "In Defiance of Conformity" here:

Pre-order Penalty By Perception here:

Saosin share teaser 44 replies

Post-hardcore group Saosin have released a teaser for an as-of-yet untitled third album, which will be their first release since their divisive 2009 album In Search of Solid Ground. The band re-united in 2014 with original vocalist Anthony Green, who left in 2004 after the release of their debut EP to form Circa Survive.

Obscura stream new album 16 replies

Obscura's new album "Akróasis" is available for streaming:

The album will be released on February 5th through Relapse Records.

"Akróasis" track listing:
01. Sermon Of The Seven Suns
02. The Monist
03. Akróasis
04. Ten Sepiroth
05. Ode To The Sun
06. Fractal Dimension
07. Perpetual Infinity
08. Weltseele
09. Melos (deluxe vinyl bonus track)
10. The Origin Of Primal Expression (CD bonus track)

Dream Theater Share New Video 30 replies

Dream Theater have shared the new video for "The Gift Of Music" from their latest album The Astonishing. The video is set against the backdrop of the fictional region New Anglya and features the band performing in a tower.

The Astonishing is out now via Roadrunner Records

Myrath release music video 20 replies

Tunisian Progressive/Oriental metal band Myrath has released the video for 'Believer' off the upcoming album Legacy. The album is set to hit stores on the 12th of February in the US, and on the 19th of February in Europe.

2nd new Love Sex Machine song 7 replies

Sludge metal group Love Sex Machine have debuted a second song, titled "Black Mountain", off their upcoming sophomore LP Asexual Anger.

The stream can be heard below:

The Gathering: New Live Album 12 replies

As a celebration for the 25th anniversary of the band, The Gathering have just released for purchase their new live album, TG25: Live At Doornroosje. It is the first album by the band to feature every single member that has been part of it, including famed ex-singer Anneke Van Giersbergen.

Here's the stream of the song "Paper Waves", sung by Van Giersbergen and their current singer, Slije Wergeland:

Teen Suicide announce LP 32 replies

Maryland lo-fi outfit Teen Suicide have just announced their new double album titled, "It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir The Honeypot". This news was released along with the unveiling of the first single from the album, "Alex". The album is expected to be released on April 1st, 2016.


Preorder "It's The Big Joyous Celebration..." here:

Tuesday, February 2nd

Jon Bunch of Sense Field dead 6 replies

Jon Bunch, frontman of the punk rock band Reason To Believe and the emo/post-hardcore outfit Sense Field, passed away at the age of 45. The cause of death hasn't been reported yet. The musician's publisher confirmed his passing through his Facebook page:

"With broken hearts and so much difficulty, we write these words to all of you who love Jon. He is no longer with us now. We think his life here ended early morning, Feb. 1, 2016, but it is uncertain at this time. Our love, his family."

After the disbandment of Sense Field in 2004, Jon Bunch joined the emo/alternative rock band Further Seems Forever, replacing then vocalist Jason Gleason. They subsequently released the album Hide Nothing in 2004.

Following Further Seems Forever first break up in 2006, the singer went on to reunite with his Sense Field bandmates for the two Revelation Records 25 Years Anniversary shows in 2012. Bunch promptly formed the post-hardcore band War Gener ...more

Jazz Cartier streams new album 9 replies

Following his Polaris Music Prize nominated mixtape Marauding in Paradise, Toronto rapper Jazz Cartier has released his much-anticipated debut album Hotel Paranoia.

You can stream it here:

ERRA debut new track, vocalist by bloc
Housefire! rerelease Corn by Spec
After the Burial New Song by AdolfChris
Dustin Kensrue Releases Cover by BlacKapes
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Haken announce new album by porcupinet
The Lumineers new album/song by skoopy48
Deftones premiere new song by SgtAenema
2nd new Love Sex Machine song by wacknizzle
Motorpsycho reveal new single by Mad.
Arrayan Path stream new album by UnderTheNo
Hands Like Houses new song by alienobser
Surprise Say Anything Album by Stereochro
R.I.P. Maurice White by ShakeSoda
Cirith Ungol Reunion by Ovrot
Beastwars release new track by Pajolero
Killswitch Engage unveil second single by FearThyEvi
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