Ketzer reveals details for new album, ‘Cloud Collider’, launches first single, ‘No Stories Left’

Ketzer reveals details for new album, ‘Cloud Collider’, launches first single, ‘No Stories Left’

On April 12th, German extreme metallers Ketzer will release their fourth full-length, Cloud Collider, via Metal Blade Records. Looking on Ketzer‘s musical history, change is what has always defined their sound. From thrashing riffs to atmospheric blackened tunes, Ketzer is a band that has always aimed to defy genres. So what can we expect on Cloud Collider? Nothing more than a ride on a storm cloud, followed by a soft breeze in your face and, finally, a cleansing rainfall. Ketzer‘s fourth effort will surprise many as a shift into yet…

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BLAZE OF PERDITION News

BLAZE OF PERDITION News

Polish Black Metal warship Blaze Of Perdition  signs to Metal Blade Records! Photo by Kontamination design autorship Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of Blaze Of Perdition, one of the leading forces of the unstoppable polish Black Metal scene. Blaze Of Perdition comments: « We are thrilled and honored to become part of the label with such an undeniable input into the history of metal music. We’re hoping for a long and fruitful cooperation, which will begin with our fifth full-length album that’s already shaping up and will bear the name’The…

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EXUMER News

EXUMER News

Exumer reveals details for new album, ‘Hostile Defiance‘; launches video for title track; announces European tour dates On April 5th, legendary multinational thrash metallers Exumer will release their fifth full-length, Hostile Defiance, via Metal Blade Records. Hostile Defiance is exactly what its title suggests. A 42-minute full on attack, the thrash faction hold nothing back as they unleash hell as only they can, yet with more variety and dynamics than ever before. « We wanted to sonically progress, incorporating more melodic elements in the music as well as more rhythmic variety, » states vocalist Mem Von Stein. « We are…

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TYR News/ Vidéo  » Sunset Shore « 

TYR News/ Vidéo  » Sunset Shore « 

On March 8th, the Faroe Islands’ Tyr will release their eighth full-length, Hel, via Metal Blade Records. Hel is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career. For a preview of the album, a video for the new single, « Sunset Shore » ( directed by http://www.mihasznafilm.com/ ) can be viewed at: Týr vocalist / guitarist Heri Joensen comments: « In early January, immediately after spending our holidays in the Faroes, Gunnar and I traveled to…

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TANITH News

TANITH News

Tanith signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records Photo credit: Chris Shonting  Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Tanith to its worldwide roster! Since the release of their debut 7″ Citadel in February 2018, Brooklyn, New York’s Tanith has garnered a swift rise of interest. Formed between a group of musicians and friends, this US/UK collaboration features the stellar musicianship of Russ Tippins (guitar, vocals) of Satan fame, this time around sharing lead vocals with Cindy Maynard (bass, vocals) and lead guitar with Charles Newton. The line-up is completed by Keith Robinson on drums.  Tanith comments: « It is a great honor to…

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WHITECHAPEL News

WHITECHAPEL News

Whitechapel launches new single, « Third Depth » Artwork by Branca Studio On March 29th, Whitechapel will release their 7th full-length, The Valley, via Metal Blade Records. Mixed by David Castillo, mastered by Ted Jensen, and produced once again by Mark Lewis (Cannibal Corpse, The Black Dahlia Murder), The Valley is a reference to the part of Hardin Valley (west of Knoxville, Tennessee) where vocalist Phil Bozeman grew up. Set against this backdrop, he approaches his subject matter unflinchingly, building upon everything that came before, making it clear that he has survived that which he was forced…

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TYR News

TYR News

Tyr reveals details for new album, ‘Hel‘; launches first single, « Fire and Flame » On March 8th, the Faroe Islands’ Tyr will release their eighth full-length, Hel, via Metal Blade Records. Hel is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career. For a preview of the album, the first single, « Fire and Flame », can be heard at http://metalblade.com/tyr/ where Hel can also be pre-ordered in the following formats: –digipak-CD –box set (digipak CD, drinking horn,…

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DOWNFALL OF GAIA News

DOWNFALL OF GAIA News

February 8th sees Downfall Of Gaia release their new album, Ethic Of Radical Finitude! In anticipation of this release, Downfall Of Gaia have now launched a video for the second single, « We Pursue The Serpent Of Time« , which can be viewed at Downfall Of Gaia comments: « Today we’re excited to share the music video for our song ‘We Pursue The Serpent Of Time’, the second new song of our upcoming album, ‘Ethic Of Radical Finitude’! This time we’re joined by our friend Nikita Kamprad from Der Weg einer Freiheit for some guest vocals, and…

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KING DIAMOND News

KING DIAMOND News

King Diamond launches new video, « Arrival (Live at Graspop)« , from upcoming DVD/Blu-ray, ‘Songs For The Dead Live‘ On January 25th, King Diamond will release a new DVD/Blu-ray, Songs For The Dead Live, via Metal Blade Records. There is only one King Diamond, and for more than thirty years the great Dane has been dropping classic albums and putting on shows fans remember for the rest of their lives. Perhaps the only downside to having such a formidable catalogue is that there are just too many great songs to fit into…

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