Monday, June 29th

Geoff Tate resurfaces 8 replies

Geoff Tate (Ex-Queensryche) has resurfaced with his new band, Operation: Mindcrime. The first album of his planned trilogy is titled 'The Key' and is set for release through Frontiers Music Srl on September 18th.




808s & Dark Grapes III Stream 13 replies

808s & Dark Grapes III has been in the works for a couple years and it's finally here. The Oakland cloud rap duo Main Attrakionz's new album is produced entirely by Friendzone and can be streamed here: http://www.stereogum.com/1812289/stream-main-attrakionz-808s-dark-grapes-iii-stereogum-premiere/mp3s/



Khost stream two new albums 1 replies

English industrial/drone/doom metal band Khost are streaming two new albums at their official Bandcamp location.

The two albums are titled Copper Lock Hell and Corrosive Shroud respectively, whereas they have been released independently on June 19 and June 20 through Cold Spring Records.

Stream Copper Lock Hell here:
http://khostband.bandcamp.com/album/copper-lock-hell

Stream Corrosive Shroud here:
http://khostband.bandcamp.com/album/corrosive-shroud



Dan Tompkins leaves Skyharbor 13 replies

Dan Tompkins (singer for every progressive metal and djent band in the world) has mutually parted ways with the Delhi based, Skyharbor. The distance and heightened tour schedule for Skyharbor coupled with Tompkins rejoining TesseracT helped make the decision much easier for both sides and there is no bad blood between them. This will have no impact on the White Moth Black Butterfly project that consists of both Tompkins and Keshav Dhar.

The band has already brought on a new singer, Eric Emery (formerly of Concordia) to take over vocal duties. Here is Eric in a live take of the first song on Skyharbor's last album, "Evolution."





The Wonder Years Detail New LP 36 replies

Pop-punk titans The Wonder Years have detailed their upcoming fifth LP, titled No Closer to Heaven. The album will be released September 4th via Hopeless Records. The band has also announced that they will be launching pre-orders tonight, June 29th, 2015 as well as premiering a brand new song from the album.

Check out the tracklist below:

1. Brothers &
2. Cardinals
3. A Song For Patsy Cline
4. I Don't Like Who I Was Then
5. Cigarettes & Saints
6. The Bluest Things On Earth
7. A Song For Ernest Hemingway
8. Thanks For The Ride
9. Stained Glass Ceilings (Featuring Jason Aalon Butler)
10. I Wanted So Badly To Be Brave
11. You In January
12. Palm Reader
13. No Closer To Heaven

Source:

https://www.facebook.com/thewonderyearsband/photos/a.10150211335660195.449544.117482660194/10155840158280195/?type=1&theater



Cradle debut third new song 24 replies

British extreme metallers Cradle of Filth have released a third song from their upcoming album 'Hammer of the Witches' entitled 'Enshrined in Crematoria'.

The album will be released July 10th, to listen to the track go here:





New Shinedown Video 8 replies

Platinum-selling rock act Shinedown have unleashed the music video to their newest single, "Cut The Cord", which dropped early this morning.




It's unclear if the song is part of a new album or just a quick promotional single. If the former's true, it would be the band's first album since 2012's Amaryllis.

Shinedown is heading back out on tour on July 9 with a show in St. Petersburg, Florida kicking things off. Tour dates: http://www.shinedown.com/tour



Eliwagar stream new LP 1 replies

Norwegian folk rock/metal band Eliwagar are streaming their new album Heidr at their official Bandcamp location.

The 7th Eliwagar album has been released on June 17, courtesy of the band's own label Nordafolk Records.

Stream:
http://eliwagar.bandcamp.com/album/heidr



Sunday, June 28th

Polyenso reveal album title 4 replies

Polyenso have announced the title of their 2nd LP, Pure in the Plastic via a clip on YouTube with a description sharing that the album is "coming soon".





Chris Squire passes away 49 replies

Yes bassist and founding member, Chris Squire, passed away June 28th at the age of 67. The news comes less than six weeks after receiving a diagnosis for acute erythroid leukemia.

The following statement was released on the Yes Facebook page regarding the news:

"It’s with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our dear friend and Yes co-founder, Chris Squire. Chris peacefully passed away last night in Phoenix Arizona, in the arms of his loving wife Scotty.

For the entirety of Yes’ existence, Chris was the band’s linchpin and, in so many ways, the glue that held it together over all these years. Because of his phenomenal bass-playing prowess, Chris influenced countless bassists around the world, including many of today’s well-known artists. Chris was also a fantastic songwriter, having written and co-written much of Yes’ most endearing music, as well as his solo album, Fish Out ...more



Goblin Rebirth stream debut album 10 replies

Italian progressive rock band Goblin Rebirth are streaming their soon-to-come, self-titled debut album at their official Bandcamp location.

As the band name implies, Goblin Rebirth are the continuation of cult progressive rock outfit Goblin, which yielded masterpieces such as the Suspiria soundtrack. Goblin Rebirth will be released on June 29, courtesy of Relapse Records.

Stream:
http://goblinrebirth.bandcamp.com/



Saturday, June 27th

The Velvet Teen stream new LP 2 replies

Listen to The Velvet Teen's new album All Is Illusory on NPR before its official release date of June 30th via Top Shelf Records.

The album features artwork by Young and Sick, known for working with musicians like Foster the People and Maroon 5.

You can stream it here:
www.npr.org/2015/06/21/414724830/first-listen-the-velvet-teen-all-is-illusory



Friday, June 26th

Caspian announce new album; release new song 13 replies

Beverly post rockers Capsian have announced that their next album, entitled Dust & Disquiet will be available 25th September 2015 on Triple Crown Records.

Listen to the new track, 'Sad Heart of Mine', below:
http://noisey.vice.com/blog/caspian-new-album-announcement-dust-and-disquiet-sad-heart-of-mine-song



Death Angel preview live album 5 replies

Bay Area thrashers Death Angel previewed their upcoming live album The Bay Calls For Blood through Nuclear Blast's YouTube channel. The track 'Fallen', originally from 2013's The Dream Calls For Blood, can be heard below.



More info about the release: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/news/34291/Death-Angel-announce-new-albums/



Northlane debut first material from new album 35 replies

Leading up to the release of their highly anticipated third full-length Node, Sydney metalcore band Northlane split up the pieces to a new song entitled 'Leech' and posted them on various social networking sites for the community to find and assemble.

In less than a day, the puzzle was solved with thanks to fans and other associated acts such as Byron Bay contemporaries In Hearts Wake. Hooray for teamwork!

The band are currently working on a music video for the song, but in the meantime, listen to 'Leech' here:
http://themusic.com.au/news/all/2015/06/26/it-took-the-internet-less-than-a-day-to-solve-northlanes-single-puzzle/



Thursday, June 25th

Celldweller teases new EP 5 replies

Electronic rock project Celldweller has now officially announced and teased his upcoming EP, entitled Death, which is the final part from the 4-part EP project End of an Empire. The EP, much like the previous ones, will contain 5 original tracks along with multiple remixes and variations of the afformentioned songs.

The EP is set for release on July 17.

Teaser:



Tracklist:
1. Faction 10
2. New Elysium
3. Precious One
4. Faction 11
5. Faction 12
6. New Elysium (Zardonic Remix)
7. Precious One (Drumcorps Remix)
8. New Elysium (The Algorithm Remix)
9. Precious One (Rhys Fulber Remix)
10. Faction 10 (Instrumental)
11. New Elysium (Instrumental)
12. Precious One (Instrumental)
13. New Elysium (Zardonic Remix) (Instrumental)
14. Precious On ...more



New Act of Defiance video 10 replies

Ex-Megadeth members Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover recently announced their plans for a new band called Act of Defiance. Now the band have premiered a music video for the song 'Throwback', which is taken from their upcoming debut album.




The two are joined by former Scar the Martyr frontman Henry Derek and Shadows Fall guitarist Matt Bachland providing bass.

The band's debut album, Birth and the Burial, will be released on Aug. 21 on Metal Blade Records. For preorder information, check out this link: http://www.metalblade.com/actofdefiance/.



My Dying Bride announce album 26 replies

Seminal UK doom metallers My Dying Bride have officially released the details of their upcoming twelfth full-length studio album, the aptly titled Feel the Misery.

The album, which will be the first since 1999's 34.788%...Complete to feature founding guitarist Calvin Robertshaw, will be released on September 18 via Peaceville Records.

http://www.mydyingbride.net/item/my-dying-bride-invites-you-to-feel-the-misery-new-album-coming-september-18th



Wednesday, June 24th

Justin Lowe leaves After the Burial 66 replies

After The Burial guitarist and co-founder Justin Lowe recently left the band. His exit statement contains his thoughts on a massive conspiracy against him that is "more powerful than law enforcement." He states that the perpetrators could include everyone he knows.

Lowe posted the lengthy rant on his personal Facebook page, urging readers to save the letter in case it was deleted.

After The Burial has yet to comment on Lowe's departure or his exit statement.

Read more here:

http://loudwire.com/after-the-burial-guitarist-justin-lowe-leaving-band-conspiracy/



Thy Art Is Murder stream Holy War 30 replies

Sydney, Australia based deathcore band Thy Art Is Murder are currently streaming their third full length record Holy War. The album is being issued through Nuclear Blast records and is due for official release on June 26 (AU/EU) and June 29 (US/UK).

Stream below:





Rick Ross arrested 31 replies

Rick Ross has been arrested on kidnapping, assault (by pistol-whipping one of his employees), and aggravated battery charges.
This isn't the first time Ross has been arrested, as he was convicted of marijuana possession in 2008, 2011 and 2013 too.

Ross could be facing jail time if he is convicted.






Godsleep stream debut LP 5 replies

Greek psych/stoner rock band Godsleep are streaming their debut album Thousand Sons Of Sleep at their official Bandcamp location.

The album is an independent release since May 25.

Stream:
http://godsleep.bandcamp.com



New Cradle of Filth song 50 replies

British extreme metallers have released a new song from their upcoming album 'Hammer of the Witches'. The lyric video to the song 'Deflowering the Maidenhead, Displeasuring the Goddess' can be viewed here:





Bullet for My Valentine release new single 33 replies

Welsh metalcore band Bullet For My Valentine have released the second song off of their upcoming album Venom.

Stream 'You Want A Battle? (Here's A War)' below:




They have also announced a EU/UK tour recently. Check out the dates:

SEPTEMBER
28 Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK
29 Olympia, Dublin IE

OCTOBER

01 Bournemouth, Academy UK
02 Reading, Hexagon UK
03 Guildford, G Live UK
05 Aylesbury, Waterside UK
06 Stoke, Victoria Hall UK
07 Lincoln, Engine Shed UK
09 York, Barbican UK
10 Aberdeen, Music Hall UK
11 Dunfermline, Alhambra UK
13 Middlesbrough, Empire UK
14 Carlisle, Sands UK
16 Leicester, Academy UK
17 Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion UK
18 Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall UK
20 Swansea, Brangwyn ...more



Miguel streams new album 15 replies

Miguel is now streaming his sophomore LP, Wildheart, via NPR's First Listen service.

The album is scheduled to be released on June 30.

Stream it here: http://www.npr.org/2015/06/22/415459282/first-listen-miguel-wildheart



Refused stream Freedom 71 replies

Hardcore group Refused have now made their long awaited reunion record, "Freedom", available for streaming online. The album comes 17 years after the band's most acclaimed record, "The Shape Of Punk To Come".

Produced by Nick Launay (with two tracks co-written and produced by former Blinded Colony frontman Shellback), the record is released through Epitaph Records on June 29.

Listen to the full album here: http://officialrefused.com/



Failure stream new album 12 replies

It's been 19 years since we've heard anything from the space rockers who left us stranded on Fantastic Planet, but the highly influential, yet oft overlooked, 90's band Failure has finally returned to follow up that celebrated LP with The Heart Is A Monster. The album is set to drop on June 30th, but Entertainment Weekly has put a stream of the record on their website a week early.

The album was produced by lead singer and sometimes-guitar/sometimes-bass player Ken Andrews. It picks up right where Fantastic Planet left off, with a track called "Segue 4" referencing the three Segue tracks from the previous record, and an overall sonic soundscape that might have you thinking that The Heart Is A Monster was recorded 19 years ago.

The stream is hosted on SoundCloud, and can be heard on EW's website below:
http://www.ew.com/article/2015/06/18/stream-failure-the-heart-is-a-monster



Tuesday, June 23rd

Rosetta stream new album 22 replies

Post metal band Rosetta have now officially released their latest album Quintessential Ephemera on their Bandcamp page. The album is also available to download for free on their Bandcamp as well. This is also the first album with Rosetta as a five-piece band.

The album is set for physical release on June 31.

Stream/download here: http://theanaesthete.bandcamp.com/album/quintessential-ephemera



Stream Stendeck's Folgor 1 replies

Four years since the release of Scintilla, Stendeck is back with "a collection of massive beat-oriented electronica complemented by epic synth scores and resounding narratives."

You can stream/purchase Folgor on Tympanik Audio's Bandcamp page:
tympanikaudio.bandcamp.com/album/folgor



August Burns Red stream new album 62 replies

August Burns Red are now streaming their newest album Found in Far Away Places on iTunes Radio.

This marks the first record with the band's new label, Fearless Records. The album is scheduled to be released on June 30th.

Stream it here: http://iTunesRadio.com/AugustBurnsRed


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