U.D.O. - the band created and fronted by former Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider - issued an EPK video clip for the upcoming new album "Steelfactory," which is set to drop on August 31st via AFM Records/Soulfood Music. Pre-order the album now over at this location. The songs on "Steelfactory" are clearly influenced by the recent Dirkschneider shows - the simple straightness of the anthem-like songs make it a timeless record. With its earthy handmade sound – with the help of
Swedish/American power metal band Northtale - the brainchild of guitarist Bill Hudson (T.S.O./Circle II Circle/ex-Dirkschneider-U.D.O.) - issued a studio update on the upcoming debut EP: "Thanks everyone for all the name suggestions and for the very kind messages we’ve been getting. We’re very close to done tracking our first EP, and we expect to release it sometime after the summer. In the mean time, we’ll be sharing videos and photos of the recording process. Our Official F
On June 29th, British cult metal act Paradise Lost will release a remixed and remastered version of their eighth full-length album "Believe In Nothing." Initially released back in 2000, the artwork and production of the album never lived up to the expectations of the band. The quintet now presents a freshly reworked version of the album with more appropriate, gloomy artwork. Today, the band releases the third album trailer, in which singer Nick Holmes and guitarist Greg Macki
Swedish metal/hard rock act Dynazty issued a video studio update on the band's new album, the follow up to "Titanic Mass" (2016). Check out the clip in the player above. Recorded in Skara, Sweden in February/March 2018, the as of yet untitled album is set for a 2018 autumn release. Stay tuned for more information. #Dynazty #powermetal #traditionalmetal #hardrock #melodicmetal #SpinefarmRecords #studiovideo
Finnish folk metal act Korpiklaani posted the first trailer in a series of clips showcasing behind the scenes for the making of the new album "Kulkija," which is set to drop on September 7th via Nuclear Blast Records. In the clip - shown above - the band talks about the musical development for the album. If you missed the lyric video for the first single "Kotikonnut," check it out over at this location. More information on "Kulkija" is expected soon. Check out the album artwo
New York's Fire For Effect - featuring former members of Malevolent Creation, Pestilence and Suffocation - signed on with Agonia Records for a debut album expected late this year (2018). A promo clip, featuring studio footage and commentary can be seen above. The band commented: "Hey Guys, We are very happy to announce that we will be working with Agonia Records. As you can see we are working hard and rehearsing our songs that will be appearing on our debut album coming out
Norwegian melodic death metal act Art of Deception posted a preview clip and commentary for the upcoming new album "Path of Trees," which is set to drop on June 22nd via Rob Mules Records. Art of Deception is a melodic death metal band with thrash and progressive influences. The band formed as a group of youngsters in 2012 and has been playing live and making music ever since. The live show can be described as energetic and full of crazy ass windmilling. In 2016, the band rel
Germany's progressive death metal masters Obscura posted the first episode of a behind the scenes series on the making of the new album of "Diluvium" (defined as a great oceanic flood), the band's most evocative, diverse and vibrant release to date. The album is due out July 13th on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Pre-orders can be made at this location. On the concept, the band commented: "With the title track of our new album we present you one of the most fast forward
Progressive rock supergroup The Sea Within - featuring members of Pain of Salvation, Transatlantic and The Flower Kings, to name a few - released a studio trailer for the band's self-titled album coming June 22nd via InsideOutMusic. Pre-orders can now be made at this location. Check out the clip in the player above. The Sea Within is more of an amalgamation of some serious talents, than a regular “supergroup." Guitarist/vocalist Roine Stolt, bassist Jonas Reingold, keyboard
On June 29th, British cult metal act Paradise Lost will release a remixed and remastered version of the eighth full-length album "Believe In Nothing" via Nuclear Blast Records. The album initially saw the light of day in 2000, but never lived up to the band's personal expectations in terms of production. Now the band is set to release a new version of the album reworked by Jaime Gomez Arellano and featuring brand new, stylistic artwork (shown below). The lyric video for "Mout
Italian folk metal band Aexylium released a studio/lyric video clip for the new single "Revive the Village," available in the player above. The song appears on the debut full-length CD entitled "Tales from this Land" coming next month (June) via Underground Symphony Records. "Tales from this Land" was recorded at Twilight Studio by Davide Tavecchia and mastered at Domination Studio by Simone Mularoni (DGM, Labyrinth, Secret Sphere, Elvenking etc.). The artwork (shown below) w
Dee Snider is an influential hard rock legend, reality TV star, Broadway alumnus, horror movie director, radio host and the face and voice of the legendary Twisted Sister. He possesses a resume that many would kill for. And yet the singer's thirst for metal is far from quenched. Now Dee Snider is back with a brand new album entitled "For The Love Of Metal" to be released on July 27th via Napalm Records. Pre-order the album at this location. Dee talks about the album in the vi
New Zealand's Monsterworks will release the new album "Scale and Probability" on May 4th via Eat Lead and Die Music. Ahead of the release, the band is streaming the album in full in the player below. You can also purchase the album through that player as well. The album was recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales (Queen, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Coldplay) and mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound, Sweden, the band has gone for a full dynamic range approach to its music. Frontman
Turkish melodic death metal act Pitch Black Process is currently in the studio recording a new EP in follow up to the 2016 sophomore full length "Derin." The band, holed up at Dugout Studios in Sweden, made the following statement: "Think time has come to make an 'official' announcement; we are done with the demos and one more time, we will heading to Dugout Studios, Sweden this Tuesday to record a new EP with one of our 'fifth members' - Daniel Bergstrand. Stay tuned for mor
Kataklysm issued a behind the scenes clip, featuring vocalist Maurizio Iacono telling the story behind the band's new album "Meditations." Check out the clip above. "Meditations" is set to drop on June 1st via Nuclear Blast Records. Pre-order the album over here. The track listing is available here: 1. Guillotine (see lyric video) 2. Outsider 3. The Last Breath I’ll Take Is Yours 4. Narcissist 5. Born To Kill And Destined To Die 6. In Limbic Resonance 7. ...And Then I Saw Blo
Inverse Records is proud to announce the signing Italian post-apocalyptic thrashers Revolutio. The band will be releasing the new album “Vagrant” this 2018. The band released a studio report video, which can be viewed above.
Revolutio‘s music is an evolution of thrash/groove metal infused with post-apocalyptic and introspective elements, and describes the decay of modern age and the rise of a new era of man.
"Vagrant" was recorded, mixed and mastered at Audiocore Studio (
Following the announcement of the signing to Pagan Records, black metal band Varmia has released more details about the follow-up to the outstanding debut “Z mar twych." Entitled, “W ciele nie," the second album will be released on April 20th through Pagan Records on CD, digital and cassette formats. The band issued a studio/behind the scenes video on the making of the album, which is available in the player above. The artwork (shown below) and graphic design was done by Piot
New Zealand's Monsterworks will release the new album "Scale and Probability" on May 4th via Eat Lead and Die Music. The official video for album track "Weight of Emptiness" is available in the player above. The Fermi Paradox asks: "Why, in a vast universe where the probability of life evolving in multiple places would seem a certainty, have we not made contact with other civilizations?" Monsterworks' sixteenth album attempts to answer that question.
Recorded at Rockfield S
Bay Area melodic death metal outfit Light This City issued a new teaser video for the band's first new album in ten years. Having completed the new LP in recent days, the trailer shows the reactivated outfit in the studio, leaking the very first traces of the anxiously awaited record. The new record will be released on CD, LP, and digital formats on May 25th; watch for the title, artwork, track listing, pre-order links, audio samples, and more to be issued in the days ahead.
Italian death metal combo Mechanical God Creation is currently at Alpha Omega Studios putting the final touches on the upcoming third album. Today, the band is recording the bass tracks of Michele Attolino, who joined the band in November 2017. The next step will be mixing and mastering, which will be handled by Alex Azzali.
Comments the band: "It’s time for bass then our album is finally ready for mix and mastering! The third Mechanical God Creation full-length is almost r