Tuesday, February 9th

Haken New Album Details 23 replies

Haken have confirmed that their new album will be released on 04/29/2016 and will be titled Affinity. They have also released the tracklist, which is as follows:

1. affinity.exe [1:24]
2. Initiate [4:16]
3. 1985 [9:09]
4. Lapse [4:44]
5. The Architect [15:40]
6. Earthrise [4:48]
7. Red Giant [6:06]
8. The Endless Knot [5:50]
9. Bound By Gravity [9:29]

Additionally, Haken noted that Leprous' Einar will appear on "The Architect" as a guest vocalist. Here's a link to the official source:


The Black Dahlia Murder guitarist quits 28 replies

Ryan Knight, the lead guitarist for melodic death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder, has quit the band, according to Lambgoat.

Knight said, "After nearly 7 years with The Black Dahlia Murder, I feel the time has come for me to step down and focus on other aspects of my life. The decision to leave was very difficult, yet necessary I feel for me to ultimately be happy and keep moving forward."

Article here:

New Blaqk Audio single 7 replies

Blaqk Audio, electronic side project of current AFI members Davey Havok and Jade Puget, have debuted a new track via California's Live 105. The song, "Anointed", is the first single off the duo's upcoming yet to be titled third album.

Listen to the track here:


Monday, February 8th

New Bossk album announced 10 replies

British post-metal band Bossk have announced that their first full-length album, Audio Noir, will be released on April 1st this year via Deathwish Inc. A song from the album, titled 'Kobe,' can be streamed on their Bandcamp page below:


Vinyl and CD preorders:


Sunday, February 7th

RYNG release debut LP 6 replies

Death Metal band RYNG have released their self-titled debut for a name-your-price via Bandcamp. The album was produced by Steven Ostroske at Third Eye Studios.

Download RYNG here: http://ryng.bandcamp.com/releases

Spiritual Beggars new song 13 replies

Swedish retro rockers Spiritual Beggars are streaming the title track from their upcoming 9th album. Sunrise to Sundown is set to be released on March 18 in Europe and March 25 in North America.

Sunrise to Sundown tracklist:

1. Sunrise to Sundown
2. Diamond Under Pressure
3. What Doesn't Kill You
4. Hard Road
5. Still Hunter
6. No Man's Land
7. I Turn to Stone
8. Dark Light Child
9. Lonely Freedom
10. You've Been Fooled
11. Southern Star

Watch the title track here:

The Artificials tease new albu 0 replies

Former Erra guitarist Alan Rigdon has announced via teaser that he is continuing the process of reviving his former band, The Artificials, and is planning to put out an album entitled "Heart" sometime in 2016. Links to the teaser and bandcamp page can be found below.

Link to Bandcamp: http://theartificialsmusic.bandcamp.com/

Watch the teaser:

New Death Grips Track 137 replies

Hip-hop group Death Grips have released a new song entitled "Hot Head", presumably from their upcoming album, Bottomless Pit.

Check out the track below.

Dustin Kensrue Releases Cover 13 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 7 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 22 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: http://sumerian10year.com/

Listen to 'Luminesce' below:

Housefire! rerelease Corn 4 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 20 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 8 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 5 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 31 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 18 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.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/EarthWindandFire/posts/1 ...more

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 116 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: http://pitchfork.com/news/63208-deftones-return-with-new-album-gore-share-prayerstriangles/

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 www.obeytheriff.com
www.beastwars.bandcamp.com // www.facebook.com/beastwars666

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 stream new album 9 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:


Gehennah's new album is streaming at Decibel Mag:


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.

Source: http://www.metalhammer.gr/2014-01-18-10-42-36/news-2/7737-cirith-ungol-reunion

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, http://www.sayanythingmusic.com/.

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: soundcloud.com/metalbladerecords/artillery-in-defiance-of-conformity

Pre-order Penalty By Perception here: www.metalblade.com/artillery/

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.

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