Thursday, July 2nd

New Christian Mistress Song 2 replies

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 debut new tune 6 replies

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 -

High Country Tracklist:

1. Unicorn Farm
2. Empty Temples
3. High Country
4. Tears Like Diamonds
5. Mist and Shadow
6. Agartha
7. Seriously Mysterious
8. Suffer No Fools
9. Early Snow
10. The Dreamthieves
11. Buzzards
12. Silver Petals
13. Ghost Eye
14. Turned to Dust
15. The Bees of Spring

Rotting Christ to release live album 3 replies

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:

Zao to release new material 23 replies

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

New Zatokrev video 1 replies

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 announce new album 8 replies

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)
2. Tyler
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
10. Backslider
11. Jigsaw Girl
12. Send You to Heaven (Never Before Recorded)

Saint Asonia release new song 5 replies

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:

The Getaway Plan stream new LP 8 replies

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:

Lamb of God unveil new video 46 replies

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

Atlas Genius drop new track 4 replies

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."

Soulfly sell their souls to metal 29 replies

Soulfly have released the first song from their upcoming 10th album, Archangel, due out August 10. The song, 'We Sold Our Souls To Metal', is available for streaming via lyric video below.

Archangel will be the last album to feature Tony Campos on bass, with the journeyman moving on to perform with Fear Factory in May.

Myrkur releases new video 22 replies

Relapse Records have released a new video for 'Onde Børn', a track from the upcoming debut full-length album by one-woman black metal band, Myrkur.

The new album, M, is to be released on 21 August through Relapse.

You can stream the video and also listen to the two songs already released through Bandcamp below:

Monday, June 29th

Geoff Tate resurfaces 61 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 50 replies

808s & Dark Grapes III has been in the works for a couple years now 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:

Khost stream two new albums 3 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:

Stream Corrosive Shroud here:

Dan Tompkins leaves Skyharbor 27 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 81 replies

Pop punk titans The Wonder Years have detailed their upcoming fifth LP, entitled 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

You can catch the original announcement here: ...more

Cradle debut third new song 34 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:

Shinedown debut new video 25 replies

Platinum-selling rock act Shinedown have unleashed the music video to their latest 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:

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.


Sunday, June 28th

Polyenso reveal album title 6 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 59 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.


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:

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:

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:

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:

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.


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:

My Dying Bride announce album 28 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.


Between the Buried and Me stream Coma Ecliptic by MO
No Devotion debut new single by jesterhead
New Cradle of Filth song by BigPleb
Cradle debut third new song by BigPleb
New Brosef Gordon-Levitt song by Nigelh94
Slaves release tracklisting by OwMySnauze
New Blackmore's Night album by manosg
Barracks release new video by idontcarea
Leprous release lyric video by FearThyEvi
BREAKING: Chad Kroeger Sucks Dick by RosaParks
New Elitist track by romulanran
Cattle Decapitation release 2nd song by brainmelte
Gravesite stream debut LP by Metaltroni
New X Japan album and movie by RunOfTheMi
New Christian Mistress Song by Voivod
New As Cities Burn Song by RosaParks
The Dear Hunter release new song by deadcrown
Soilwork tease new song by FlyheadMet
Riverside detail sixth album by Onirium
New Chief Keef song by Thealwayso
New Crystal Castles song by VheissuCri
Carly Rae Jepsen releases new single by LivingThro
Rotting Christ to release live album by BandNewbac
New Celldweller song by CL0VER
Cradle of Filth debut new video by Acanthus
The Sword debut new tune by Ovrot
Evergrey release third video by OmairSh
Zao to release new material by jesterhead
Lamb of God unveil new video by TalonsOfFi
Shinedown debut new video by Subho1993

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