WHITECHAPEL News

WHITECHAPEL News

Whitechapel launches new single, « Black Bear » 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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NOTHGARD News

NOTHGARD News

Epic melodic death metallers Nothgard post tour recap and launch video for « Guardians Of Sanity » Epic Melodic Death Metallers Nothgard have just finished their live activities for 2018. Bandleader Dom R. Crey comments: « Wow, what a blast! Four weeks, countless shows all over Europe and an incredibly awesome time. At the end of October, we started with the guys of Parasite Inc. in the ‘Malady X‘ release-tour, and would like to thank all those who came to the shows. The energy that our fans put up here was fantastic. We had never expected that lyrics…

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FRACTAL UNIVERSE News

FRACTAL UNIVERSE News

Fractal Universe signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records; new album, ‘Rhizomes of Insanity’, to be released in spring 2019 Photo credit: Vilvain Pictures Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Fractal Universe to its worldwide roster! Founded in 2014, Fractal Universe is a progressive death metal band from Nancy, France. They released their first EP, Boundaries of Reality, in February 2015, and played numerous shows in support of it, opening for bands such as The Black Dahlia Murder, Exodus, Monuments, and many more. With the release of their first full-length, Engram of Decline, in April 2017…

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KING DIAMOND News

KING DIAMOND News

King Diamond announces new DVD/Blu-ray, ‘Songs For The Dead Live‘; new video « Sleepless Nights (Live at The Fillmore) » now online 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 a single set….

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MOTHER FEATHER News

MOTHER FEATHER News

Mother Feather tackles « Red Hot Metal » as Maria Manic takes on Matt « The Bulldozer » Tremont in new video; NYC release show tomorrow at Knitting Factory « …a healthy serving of big, irresistible hooks, punk attitude and rock showmanship at its top-dollar best. » – Guitar World « …a fixture of the NYC rock scene. » – BUST Magazine « A bold rock & roll statement…’Constellation Baby’ doubles down on what makes them great while adding a few new twists to their already-potent sound. » – New Noise Magazine « A veritable tour de force. » – Planet Rock « ‘Constellation Baby’ sees the group expand beyond…

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AntropomorphiA News

AntropomorphiA News

AntropomorphiA enters the studio to begin recording new album, ‘Merciless Savagery’; announces line-up change Photo by Dennis Wassenburg  Unholy Dutch Death Metallers AntropomorphiA are currently busy in the studio recording their next album‚ Merciless Savagery. The album is being recorded at Aftermath studios and will be produced by drummer Marco Stubbe. Mastering duties will be handed over to infamous Dan Swano in December for a tentative release in spring of 2019!  AntropomorphiA comments: « As we shred closer to the end of the recordings of our 4th full length album, everything feels more pervasive than ever…

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Hamferð news

Hamferð news

Faroese doomsters Hamferð have released a live video recording of « Evst », the title track off the band’s 2013 debut LP. The song was performed at the release show for their latest album, Tamsins likam, on March 17th, 2018 at the old Sjonleikarahusið theater in Torshavn, Faroe Islands. Watch the video now at Hamferð previously released the live recorded video of « Stygd » from the same concert, the second track off Tamsins likam, released on Metal Blade earlier this year. See it here Singer Jon Aldara comments: « This concert was a meticulous production in regards to performance, sound and lighting,…

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KISSIN’ DYNAMITE News

KISSIN’ DYNAMITE News

Kissin’ Dynamite releases new single and video for « Heart Of Stone » with accompanying orchestra; announces more dates with Powerwolf Kissin’ Dynamite will support Powerwolf on their second European run in January, before embarking on a headline tour in March. See below for all dates!  Kissin’ Dynamite tour dates w/ Powerwolf Jan. 10 – Toulouse, France – Bikini    Jan. 11 – Bordeaux, France – Le Rocher De Palmer  Jan. 12 – Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 1 Jan. 13 – Madrid, Spain – La Riviera Jan. 15 – Lille, France – L’Aernoef    Jan. 16 – Nantes,…

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