Swedish metal heroes SABATON will kick off their North American "The Last Tour" headlining trek in just under one month! The band is touring in support of their highly-acclaimed eighth album, The Last Stand. SABATON will be joined by symphonic metal group Leaves' Eyes and heavy power metal onslaught/labelmates Battle Beast.
The gritty progressive metal band BARISHI have announced a series of New England live dates. These new shows see BARISHI playing alongside Season of Mist label-mates REPLACIRE. Following these shows, BARISHI will also perform on May 5 at Waking Widows Fest in Vermont. A full list of confirmed live dates can be found below.
The newly launched Swedish Death Metal group The Lurking Fear has signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records and is currently working on their debut album, expected to be released later this year.
Controversial Swedish metal band SHINING and Canadian chaos extremists REVENGE have announced a North American tour. The "No More Safe Space" tour begins on May 5 in Baltimore and runs until May 24. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found here.
Detroit's hard hitting COLD as life return with another track - "Suffer"! If you know these guys, you know this will be touch as nails.
Influential hardcore band, Terror, has announced plans to release a new EP titled, The Walls Will Fall, via Pure Noise Records on April 28th. In support of the new record, the band has announced they’ll be hitting the road this spring for a U.S. headline tour with God’s Hate and Abuse of Power.
Brooklyn hard rock legends LIFE OF AGONY have completed work on their new album and Napalm Records debut A Place Where There's No More Pain, which will be released April 28th via Napalm Records. Today the first video offering for the album's title track "A Place Where There's No More Pain" has been unleashed.
Nothing is quite as hazardous or risky as a night in the pit at a Slayer concert. Add to that the ferociousness of Lamb of God and Behemoth, and you've got a Satan-approved triple bill of Biblical proportions.
West Coast negative hardcore sect, THE INFAMOUS GEHENNA, has just completed a video for the song "Tormentorr," which sees its debut through Lambgoat. "Tormentorr" hails from the band's Deathkamp Ov The Skull record, the track infusing guest vocals from Integrity's Dwid Hellion and guitar from former Integrity guitarist Robert Orr into THE INFAMOUS GEHENNA's caustic and confrontational output.
Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of French musician and eclectic composer Igorrr - the main musical project by Gautier Serre. Known for combining genres such as black metal, death metal, baroque music, breakcore, and trip hop, Igorrr completed their third album this past December, after spending four years writing and recording the material. This upcoming record, entitled Savage Sinusoid, will be released in Spring 2017 via Metal Blade Records.
SOEN - the heavy progressive rock group featuring world-renowned drummer Martin Lopez (formerly of Amon Amarth and Opeth) and the dynamic voice of Joel Ekelöf (Willowtree) - recently released their new full length album, Lykaia, via UDR Music. Today, the band revealed a brand new music video for their heavy, riff-charged progressive opus "Opal."
Acclaimed Icelandic rock band SÓLSTAFIR have revealed new details their highly anticipated forthcoming sixth album. The new album is titled 'Berdreyminn', (which translates to a "dreamer of forthcoming events") and will be released worldwide on May 26th. The new full-length was produced by Birgir Birgirsson (SIGUR RÓS, ALCEST) and Jaime Gomez-Arellano (GHOST, PARADISE LOST, ULVER).
Maryland/Pennsylvania experimental death-noise band FULL OF HELL have announced the release of their most punishing, virulent, and dynamic album in their 8-year long career; titled Trumpeting Ecstasy, the 11-song album will be available May 5th, 2017 via powerhouse label Profound Lore Records.
Darkest Hour shares "Those Who Survived", a new track from their upcoming, ninth album, Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora (10 March, Southern Lord Recordings).
Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of the Spanish death/black metal band ALTARAGE. The band will release their highly anticipated sophomore album on the label worldwide later this year.
Returning a few years and a few tours after their 2014-released Helsinki Savagery debut album set the world ablaze, Finland's FORESEEN is back with the topically resonant savage crossover burst, Grave Danger, their second album for 20 Buck Spin. Additionally, the band is plotting their return to the US directly in conjunction with the album's release.
Germany's premier post-metal act The Ocean has started work on a new album, to follow-up their latest release: 2015's split EP with Japanese post-rock legends Mono, entitled Transcendental. In anticipation of the upcoming full-length record, The Ocean has launched a new live video for the track "Rhyacian", which is taken from 2007's Precambrian. Filmed at the Brick by Brick in San Diego, CA.
Chicago born Celtic punk band Flatfoot 56 has partnered with Pennsylvania punk rock label Sailor’s Grave Records to release their 7th studio album, Odd Boat, on April 28th. The upcoming record will be their first in 5 years, since the release of Toil in the fall of 2012.
CONAN are coming back to North America this May on tour with North. In addition to the headline run, CONAN will also take part in this year's Maryland Death Fest and 71 Grind Fest in Colorado Springs, CO. A complete list of dates can be found here.
Technical death metal force ARCHSPIRE have announced a headlining US tour. The tour begins on March 18, and sees the band touring across the country before concluding on April 5. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found here.
The gritty progressive metal band BARISHI have released a new music video for the track "The Great Ennead". The video, directed by Bobby Csehak showcases a live performance by the band, and is streaming now at the official Season of Mist YouTube Channel.
Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of french black metal cultists MERRIMACK. Regarding their signing, the band comments: "We are pleased to announce that MERRIMACK is joining the Season of Mist roster. This is another significant step in our goal to deliver the blackest of metal, without compromising our art. Working with fellow countrymen will ensure a fruitful cooperation, and their unquestionable professionalism can be nothing but a motivation for the band to make this union last long!"
After touring the world this past year in support of their latest album, Jomsviking, AMON AMARTH will head back out on the road this spring for a US tour with labelmates Goatwhore! Starting April 30th and running through May 21st, the journey will also see AMON AMARTH making appearances at some of the country's premier music festivals including: Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, Dark Lord Day, Northern Invasion, and Rock On The Range.
Swedish alternative rock/metal band Imminence will release their hotly anticipated new album, This Is Goodbye, on March 31st via SharpTone Records. The band has debuted a powerful new video for the record’s title track “This Is Goodbye,” which has created a firestorm of buzz for it’s release.
New Found Glory are proud to announce their new album, Makes Me Sick, due out April 28th via Hopeless Records. The album was produced by Aaron Sprinkle (MxPx, Anberlin, Acceptance) and mixed by Tom Lord Alge (U2, The Rolling Stones, Blink 182). The first single, "Happy Being Miserable," and album pre-orders will be available on February 16th.