Monday, July 6th
North Carolina based prog metal outfit Between the Buried and Me are now streaming their seventh full-length, Coma Ecliptic, just a few days before its official release. Coma Ecliptic will be available to purchase on July 10th via Metal Blade Records.
Listen to the stream here:
Welsh/American alternative rock band No Devotion, featuring former members of Lostprophets along with Thursday frontman Geoff Rickley, have released a new single entitled 'Addition' for streaming (via the link below) as well as purchase through various digital music outlets.
The single is from the band's forthcoming debut album Permanence, slated for release on September 25 via Rickley's Collect Records.
Jack White and Allison Mosshart's The Dead Weather have been teasing ears since last year when they released 4 singles: 'Open Up (That's Enough)', 'Rough Detective', 'It's Just Too Bad', and 'Buzzkill(er)'. Today, it was announced that their first new album in 5 years, Dodge & Burn will be out this September and will include the following 4 singles as well.
However, it's also been noted that the band is not touring in support of the album.
Ukrainian alternative rockers Septa have released their new single, 'Borg Queen' (trekkies, rejoice!).
Part of the companion EP to the last year's mathcore thriller Destroyer, this song was produced by Sergei KNOB Lubinsky founding member of Ukrainian legendary band TOL and is heavily inspired by 00s post-hardcore and Deftones.
Destroyer Alpha will be available for download on July 7th: https://septa.bandcamp.com/album/destroyer-alpha
'Borg Queen' is available for free:
German funeral doom metal band Ahab have teased their upcoming album, the follow up to 2012's The Giant. The album, entitled The Boats of the Glen Carrig, clearly shows the band's continued theme of the sea. This time the band have been inspired by William Hope Hodgson's horror novel of the same name.
The album is set for release on the 28th of August.
1. The Isle
2. The Thing That Made Search
3. Like Red Foam (The Great Storm)
4. The Weedmen
5. To Mourn Job
6. The Light in the Weed (Mary Madison) (Bonus Track)
'Like Red Foam (The Great Storm)' video teaser:
'To Mourn Job' track teaser:
'The Weedmen' track tease ...more
Islamabad groove metal outfit Realm Unseen have released their first EP, "The Origin" for free download. The quartet, still currently without a drummer, self-produced the effort throughout 2014 and 2015 ahead of its June 30th release.
Stream and download the album here: https://realmunseen.bandcamp.com/
New Zealand post-hardcore act Barracks have released a video for "What You Said," the second single from their debut album Ghosts.
Philadelphia pop-punk band Brosef Gordon-Levitt have released a new song "Atlas" from their upcoming EP Tiger Tales, due out August 8th.
You can stream "Atlas" here:
Jonny Craig, the frontman for the Alternative/Post Hardcore band 'Slaves' has just leaked the tracklist via Instagram for their yet unknown sophomore album. There are no details regarding the album yet. Jonny Craig's Insagram post gives us an interesting insight about the new album... Like for instance, the track names consist of goofy titles, it will contain a whopping 15 tracks, and most importantly it will feature guest vocals from Garret Rapp (The Color Morale), Spencer Chamberlain (Underoath, Sleepwave) and Tilian Pearson (Dance Gavin Dance.)
Jonny's Instagram Post: instagram.com/p/4w0SmDidP6/
Sunday, July 5th
Norwegian experimental progressive metal band Leprous have released the lyric video for 'Slave' off their latest album The Congregation. The album was released on the 25th of May.
The video was made by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media.
Cattle Decapitation have released the second track from their upcoming album, The Anthropocene Extinction, entitled 'Mammals In Babylon'. The album will be released on the 7th of August.
Stream the new song here:
Pre-orders can be made at this link:
Saturday, July 4th
Italian old school death metal band Gravesite, are streaming their debut album Horrifying Nightmares... at the official Bandcamp location of Xtreem Records.
The album was officially released on July 1.
Friday, July 3rd
Japanese rock goliaths X Japan have officially announced a release date for their long since promised comeback album. As well as this news, the band has also revealed they plan to release a film on the day after the album's release, documenting their success as a band.
The album and the movie, both nameless as of yet, are scheduled for release on the 11th of March 2016 and the 12th of March 2016 respectively. The movie will be premiered by the band on the date of another announcement scheduled for March 12th, XDAY, where the band will be performing at London's SSE Wembly Arena.
Tickets for XDAY go on sale on the 4th of July 2015. Read more at:
Electronic metal producer Celldweller has released the first single of the last chapter of 'End of an Empire'. The 4th and final chapter will be entitled 'Death' and will feature some new songs accompanied with remixes. Watch the lyric video here:
Swedish dark metallers Evergrey have released the video for 'Black Undertow' off their latest album Hymns For The Broken. This is the third video off the new album and is once again directed by Patric Ullaeus, who also directed the band's previous two videos.
Crystal Castles have released their second song following the departure of vocalist Alice Glass last year. The song is called “Deicide" and is expected to be released on the upcoming Crystal Castles album later this year.
Originally Chief Keef said he was going to release his long-awaited Bang 3 LP July 3 but pushed it back July 14th. In the meantime the rapper dropped an uplifting pop-rap country song, "Ain't Missing You". The song features Jenn Em on the hook.
The song bares a strong resemblance to Diddy's "I'll Be Missing You" and Tim McGraw and Nelly's
collaboration, "Over and Over".
"Ain't Missing You":
Thursday, July 2nd
Recently reunited post-hardcore outfit As Cities Burn has released another new song entitled, "Goldmine."
They will be on tour celebrating the tenth anniversary of their debut full-length album, Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest, starting in on July 31st and will be joined by guests Emery, Listener, and Foreign Sons.
Their tour schedule and merchandise can be found at their official website:
Swedish melodeath band Soilwork has officially released a teaser from the title track from their new upcoming album The Ride Majestic. The new album is set to be released on August 28th.
A few months ago, Polish progressive rock band Riverside had announced the upcoming release of their sixth studio album. Details from this new effort, entitled Love, Fear and the Time Machine, have recently been revealed.
Musically, frontman Mariusz Duda has described the new release as blending the band's usual 70s influences with inspiration from the 80s. "We moved forward and sort of demolished the previous foundations and built new ones," he adds.
Duda has also stated the new album is characterized by greater flow and concision, new ideas and a "huge dose of melancholy and nostalgia."
Lyrically, although it has not been specified if the record was a concept album, Duda has said the new songs' lyrics were bound by the theme of transformation. It's "about making an important, perhaps life changing, decision everyone has to make at some point in their lives.
You can take a look at the record' ...more
Heavy metal outfit Christian Mistress have released a new song 'Open Road'. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album 'To Your Death', coming on September 18 2015.
The Sword have debuted the title track off their upcoming 5th studio effort, entitled High Country. The album is scheduled to be released on August 21 through Razor & Tie.
Listen to 'High Country' here - http://www.theswordofficial.com/
High Country Tracklist:
1. Unicorn Farm
2. Empty Temples
3. High Country
4. Tears Like Diamonds
5. Mist and Shadow
7. Seriously Mysterious
8. Suffer No Fools
9. Early Snow
10. The Dreamthieves
12. Silver Petals
13. Ghost Eye
14. Turned to Dust
15. The Bees of Spring
Greek black metal legends Rotting Christ have announced the release of their first ever live album, entitled Lucifer Over Athens. The band have claimed the release will cover everything from demos to their most recent releases.
The album was recorded December 2013, and is set for release August 21st.
Check out the official statement from the group here:
And the first preview track from the album here:
Metalcore group Zao will be revealing new material after a six-year wait on July 2, 2015. It will be able to be digitally streamed and will be released on an upcoming 7" vinyl, entitled Xenophobe / Fear Itself.
The track 'Xenophobe' will be premiered on July 2, 2015 exclusively through Decibel Magazine at approximately 3pm EST.
It will stream at the following URL:
Zao's official BandCamp page will be streaming both tracks from the release date of July 10, 2015 at the following URL:
The limited run of 7" vinyl for the tracks can be pre-ordered from the band's BandCamp page now.
Read the official statement from the band on their FaceBook page here:
Wednesday, July 1st
Swiss death/doom/sludge metal group Zatokrev have released an official video for their new song 'Swallow the Teeth'. The track is taken from the band's latest album, Silk Spiders Underwater.
You can watch the video here:
Toadies revealed their new album Heretics, which features "new songs and classic Toadies tracks deconstructed, re-arranged and re-imagined with acoustic guitar, mandolin, electric piano, bass & drums".
Heretics will arrive in stores Sept. 18, 2015 via Kirtland Records. Check out the tracklist and a preview of the first two tracks below:
1. In The Belly of a Whale (New Track)
3. Beside You
4. Queen of Scars (New Track)
5. Rattler's Revival
6. Heart of Glass (New Cover)
7. Possum Kingdom
8. The Appeal
11. Jigsaw Girl
12. Send You to Heaven (Never Before Recorded)
Saint Asonia, a supergroup created by ex-Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier, have released another single from their upcoming debut self-titled album coming July 31st.
The song entitled 'Blow Me Wide Open' is the second single released so far, which you can listen to here:
Aussie rockers The Getaway Plan are streaming their third LP, Dark Horses, on their Soundcloud, ahead of its July 3 release. Their first release since 2011's Requiem, Dark Horses sees a continuation of that album's experimentation into darker, more atmospheric territory.
Hear the full stream here, including a track-by-track breakdown by the band themselves:
American metalcore titans Lamb of God have premiered a new music video for the track 'Overlord'.
The track will appear on their upcoming album, VII: Strum und Drang, which will be out on July 24th.
Tuesday, June 30th
Alternative outfit Atlas Genius stream "Molecules," the new single for the trio's upcoming record, Inanimate Objects.
Inanimate Objects is due Aug. 8. It's the followup to the group's 2013 debut, When It Was Now, which was known for the hits, "Trojans" and "If So."