On June 29th the new
Haste The Day album
Attack Of The Wolf King will come out. There will be a special edition as well, including
three bonus tracks (one of them is Meet Me Half Way, a cover from Black Eyed Peas), a DVD
with behind the scenes footage and three music videos, and special edition artwork. Want
to hear a song from Attack Of The Wolf King? Go to myspace.com and listen to Dog Like
For Today began recording their next album with producer Will
Putney (who also worked with Bloodsimpel and Haste The Day). The album will be the
follow-up to Portraits (2009). The title for the new record is Breaker and it will be
released by Facedown Records later this year.
Fireflight has a new video,
made for the song For Those Who Wait:
Alice Cooper will
join forces with producer Bob Ezrin for the recording of a new album. Ezrin did past
albums like Billion Dollar Baby and Welcome To My Nightmare and he's also known for his
work for Pink Floyd, Kiss and Peter Gabriel.
The German metalcore band Saphena had to say goodbye to
their bassist Silvia. She left due to health issues. Silvia was part of the band for nine
years. She's now replaced by Joki Schaller who produced and played on the upcoming album.
Illuminandi uploaded the
first full track of their new album In Via that came out today. The song is called The
Stryper is going to tour Israel and you
can be part of it. The band will be hosting a ten day tour from February 12th through 21st
2011. This VIP tour will be limited to 150 people. Portions of the trip will be filmed for
an upcoming DVD. Among the highlights are visits to Caesarea, Mount Carmel, The Dead Sea
and, of course, different locations in Jerusalem.
War Of Ages published a new
video. This video they've made for the song Collapse from the album Eternal.
The Powerless Rise,
the new As I Lay Dying album,
entered the Billboard 200 in the USA at #10 this week.
June 4th August Burns Red
will be filming a live DVD. This will happen at the Warehouse 54 in Manheim, Pennsylvania,
new band on Solid State Records is To Speak Of Wolves. This group just released their debut album Myself
< Letting Go. The album was mixed by Jason Suecof (who also worked for All That
Remains, August Burns Red and Trivium). You can listen to the song Quercus Alba on their
myspace.com profile. The song features Spencer Chamberlain from Underoath, who is a
brother of To Speak Of Wolves drummer Phil. To Speak Of Wolves also made a video for
Darkness Often Yields The Brightest Light:
signed Your Memorial.
This band already released an album independently, entitled Seasons. Right now Your
Memorial is writing songs for a new album that Facedown Records will release in the
Flatfoot 56 made a video for
the song Courage from their album Black Thorn:
Coriolis will release a new
album through Youngside Records. The record is called The Endless Funeral. Expect
Destroy The Runner is
disbanding. The members of the band are involved in different projects. Keep on the
lookout for a softer, more experimental project with Nick, Duane, Marc, Jeremiah and
several others called Other Mountains. Also check out Chapter 14 with Chad and Tanner. And
for the super heavy fans, be on the lookout for a very heavy, experimental band with Nick,
Duane (vocals), Kyle (from Thieves and Liars), and their guitar tech Jason.
Exhale has a video for the
song Turning Blind with footage from their tour:
The new Stryper album entitled The Covering
featuring all original members will be released in the fall of 2010. These are the songs
on the album: Heaven And Hell from Black Sabbath, Lights Out from UFO, Breaking The Law
from Judas Priest, The Trooper from Iron Maiden, Carry On Wayward Son from Kansas, Highway
Star from Deep Purple, Set Me Free from The Sweet, On Fire from Van Halen, Blackout from
The Scorpions, Shout It Out Loud from Kiss and Immigrant Song from Led Zeppelin. The
album will also have a new Stryper song entitled God. According to Michael Sweet this song
is very heavy both lyrically as musically - old school heavy metal.
Steve Rowe reported
that his new band Wonrowe Vision has signed with Silver Bullet Records. The debut album
Mission Invincible will come out on September 1st. The album will have a free bonus DVD.
Underoath will be entering the
studio on May 24th to record their follow up to Lost In The Sound Of Separation, which is
scheduled for a late 2010 release. The album will be produced by Matt Goldman (who did the
previous two studio albums as well) and Jeremy SH Griffith. Underoath also found a
replacement for founding member Aaron Gillespie who left the band after the Europeon tour.
The new drummer is Daniel Davison, formerly of Norma Jean. He will play on the new album
as well as play with the band during the upcoming Cool Tour with As I Lay Dying,
Blessthefall, Between The Buried And Me, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats and
War Of Ages.
My Silent Wake is
undergoing a lot of changes. First of all personell changes. Jasen and Andi have decided
to leave the band. A new drummer is found in Tank, from Seventh Angel. Though the split
album with The Drowning will be released by Bombworks Records, the next album will not
come out through this label. My Silent Wake is in the process of signing with a European
Illuminandi finished mixing
their new album in Chinook Studio. The mastering is done in the High End Studio in Warsaw
by Grzegorz Piwkowski. This is the tracklist for the album In Via: Intro, The Promise,
Poczekalnia, Cela, Wejdz, Interludium, Reborn, Illumina Tenebras Meas, W Drodze, ...I O
Tym Drugim and A Blessing. In Via comes out on May 28th.
Hands will record a
new album in January 2011... They will be recording in the Great Western Record Recorders
with Matt Talbott.
Project 86 will be releasing a
video for the song Destroyer very soon.
The Swedish melodic
metal band Audiovision
have released their video for the track Keep The Fire Burning. The song comes from their
new album Focus that came out through Ulterium Records on April 23rd. Keep The Fire
Burning is the second video from Focus. It was directed by Ronny Hemlin (Scar Symmetry,
Steel Attack) who also did the first video for Invitation.
Haste The Day has a new a
song on myspace from the upcoming record Attack Of The Wolf King. The song is called
Travesty. The new CD comes out on June 29th.
Altera Enigma has been
working on new material the last few months. The new material is heavier than anything
they've done before, but it also incorporates much more jazz than on the debut album
Pop punk band Children 18:3 will release a
new album through Tooth & Nail Records. The album is called Rain's A Comin' and it
appears on June 29th. On myspace you can hear new material.
April 30th 2020
As I Lay Dying is nominated in two
categories for the Metal
Hammer Awards by Metal Hammer Germany. The band is nominated for best international
band and best live act.
On 2010-05-06 Pantokrator will release the never
before released song The Initiation.
The UK black metal
band Wintersoul put a
new song on myspace. The track is called Thorns Of The Winter and it comes from Frozen
Storm Apocalypse. The album will appear through Nokternal Hemizpear Records on May 17th.
Saint has two new videos online.
First for the song The Blade, from the album Hell Blade:
The other new video
is for New World Order:
their second album Focus in Europe and North America. In a few weeks the band will release
the second video from the album, made for the song Keep The Fire Burning.
Theocracy is working on their
third album, to be released this year.
Craig's Brother has almost
finished a new album. It will have twelve songs.
April 23rd 2010
will cease to exist. The Swedish metal band was started in 1996 by singer Christian
Liljegren and guitarist CJ Grimmark. In 2008 Liljegren left and was replaced by Germán
Pascual. With the new singer Narnia released Course Of A Generation in 2009. Now the
members have decided to disband the group. Narnia will do one last farewell show.
Burns Red will be filming their first DVD in their home town Manheim, Pennsylvannia on
June 4th. The band will be playing songs from all their records. The audio will also be
recorded for a CD. The show will take place in a venue called Warehouse 54.
This metal/industrial outfit is returning with new material. The band debuted in 1997 with
Still Suffering on Tooth & Nail Records. Now the new album Numb...Reborn will see the
light of day. On Facebook you can hear new songs, including Don't Count Me Out with guest
appearances from Jim Chaffin (The Crucified) and Larry Farkas (formerly of Vengeance
Rising). The album has fifteen tracks and can be downloaded from the Fixtstore.
will release their new album Lost Boy through Solid State Records on June 8th. These songs
will be on the CD: Terra Firma, Hooligans, King Of The Hopeless, Crimson Grim, Lost Boys,
Dark Passenger, Gatekeeper, Digital Rebirth, Redeemer, Nuclear+, Lungs Full Of Water.
Bullroser Records released Through Soil And Skin, an album from the
Finnish band Sáwol.
spent the month February in the Glow In The Dark Studios for the recording of their fifth
release. This CD will be called Meridional and it comes out on July 13th.
Wake has a new song on their myspace.com profile. It's Bleak Endless Winter from the
split album with The Drowning, entitled Black Lights And Silent Roads. The record appears
is added to the line-up of the Brainstorm Festival. The band headlines the Saturday night, November
6th. Demon Hunter will be promoting their new album The World Is A Thorn.
April 16th 2010
release a single version of New Life. This is one of the songs on the new album
Interregnum. However, the single version will be different to the album version and it
will be exclusively available through itunes.com.
Stairway also made a video file containing poor quality sound clips of the album songs:
Ravens posted the new song Beautiful List on their myspace.com profile. They also
released a trailer to promote the release of Our Graceful Words (out on April 20th):
The Swedish progressive metal band Darkwater will start
recording their second album next week. Joining them on the album is Simon Andersson
(formerly of Pain Of Salvation) on bass. The yet untitled album will be mixed this summer
by Fredrik Nordström (At the Gates, In Flames, Dimmu Borgir) at Studio Fredman, and is
planned for a fall 2010 release through Ulterium Records.
Black posted the new song Believe on their myspace.com page. The song comes from their
upcoming album Hanging On By A Thread.
will be releasing Hawkology on June 8th. This release features their albums Letters To The
President, Smile It's The End Of The World and Hawk Nelson...Is My Friend.
The German death metal band Sacrificium will be filming a video tomorrow. The video will be for a
song from the new album Prey For Your Gods. If you want to be in the video, and if you are
into metal and know how to mosh, then this is what you've got to do: mail to email@example.com
with your name and age. If you're younger than 18 years, you will need a letter of
agreement signed by your parents. The band needs about 40 people at a little show they're
playing in Waiblingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. Entrance is free. Doors open 6:30 PM. Only
apply if you're really up for this and serious about showing up.
April 9th 2010
On April 23rd the
album Focus will be released by Ulterium Records. To support the album, Audiovision made a
video for the song Invitation:
As I Lay Dying put a new
song on myspace. It's a sample of Beyond Our Suffering from the upcoming album The
Powerless Rise (out on May 11th). The sample is 70% of the song.
Drummer and singer Aaron
Gillespie has left Underoath.
This decision followed shortly after the European tour, though it was note made in haste.
Aaron will be pursuing other musical and ministry endeavors. The rest of the band will
continue working on the next album.
Speaking of drummers, Jayson
Sherlock (InExordium, formerly of Mortification) will play on the next album from the
Finnish band Deuteronomium.
Since drummer J-J is having a sabbatical year, the band had to find a drummer to replace
him. Jayson Sherlock agreed to play drums on the fourth studio album.
The Devil Wears Prada has a new
video. It was made for the song Assistant To The Regional Manager from the album With
Roots Above And Branches Below.
Also Gwen Stacy published a video.
The titletrack from A Dialogue was used for this.
The Letter Black has an
album trailer to promote the release of the Hanging On By A Thread (out on May 5th):
Haste The Day is working on
their next album. It will be out in the summer. The title is Attack Of The Wolf King.
uploaded the song Vengeance Of A Scorned King to myspace. It's a track from their upcoming
album A Forlorn Throne.
And the band Sent By Ravens posted a new
song on myspace as well. The song is called Salt And The Light.
Through Solace uploaded
the new song Skyward. This is a demo recording.
Pillar has a new video, it's for
the track Whatever It Takes:
Whirlwind Records will release
a new album from Icon Clan. The record is called Rock 'n Roll Rodeo.
A new band on
Whirlwind Records is the UK hardcore band Conduit. This group will release their album Fear For Those Who Missed
It soon. The CD was produced by Jeff Scheetz.
April 2nd 2010
Punk rock band Sacred
Life from The Netherlands will be doing a reunion show at the Peacedog Festival. However, this is not
the first reunion show. The band was seen playing live in their home area. The festival
organisation heard about the show and invited Sacred Life for Peacedog 2010. Check out
this video with some live footage:
Other new bands added to Peacedog 2010 are Social Suicide, Through Solace
Two brothers of Sacred Life members are in the rock band Among This All. They
released their EP No Statues in March. The first single Last Kiss Last Goodbye is now on
added the new track New Life to their myspace music player. The song is taken from the
upcoming album Interregnum, out on April 5th.
On April 5th the new Exhale album Blind will be released worldwide by Dark Balance. The CD
was released today in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. You can also download it from
I-tunes, Napster, E-music and other digital music stores. A European tour will start on
April 16th, beginning in SCV Eureka, Zwolle, The Netherlands.
The French metal band Betraying The Martyrs covered a song from Destiny's Child called
Survivor. The music is in this youtube lookalike video:
Bride can't get
enough of it. After recording their final CD, Bride has been overwhelmed with emails,
letters and well wishes. Because of the reaction to their retirement, guitarist Troy and
singer Dale have decided to record ten more songs as an encore. This is especially for
those fans that prayed for them, supported and encouraged them throughout the years.
Ravens put more new songs on myspace. The songs are from their upcoming album Our
Graceful Words (out on April 20th). Have you seen the video for the new song Trailer Vs.
The Polish metal band Malchus released their new album Didymus through Soundmass.
are putting the finishing touches to their new album Blood In The Gears. This record will
be released through Solid State Records in the summer.
The musicianship of the artists is beyond doubt. Just listen to the
guitar solos in I'm Calling or the bass work in Enter The Light. If you appreciated
previous Stairway albums, you should certainly check out this... (read the
Audiovision - Focus (Ulterium Records)
Top songs on the album are the heavy opener Invitation, Keep The Fire
Burning with its catchy chorus, the uptempo We Are Not Alone with a nice keyboard solo,
and the arena rocker We Will Go. I hope... (read the full
Exhale - Blind (Dark Balance)
Personally I can appreciate the quality of the music, the thightness of
the drumming, though this is absolutely not my favorite kind of music. This is a band that
reminds me what extreme is... (read the full
Krig - Narcissistic Mechanism (Independent)
Krig has an ear for finding the right sound. The heavy, fat sound of the
music is a delight to listen to through a head phone. The mix is well done, making me hear
all the instruments. At first... (read
the full review)
Sinbreed - When Worlds Collide (Ulterium Records)
Though this might sound like Sinbreed is just another band, make sure
you check out the album because When Worlds Collide is of excellent quality. Great songs,
the full review)
Mastedon - 3 (Frontiers Records)
The metal element however is less prominent. But if that's not a problem
to you, you can get professional song writing and high quality melodic rock that could
fill arenas. Kerry Livgren fans... (read the full review)
Morphia - One Last Embrace DVD/CD (Dark Balance)
The song list represents the band well: From the heavier doom/death
songs to the lighter atmospheric stuff. And Morphia was a well-oiled machine at
Brainstorm, playing convincingly. The highlight of the concert... (read the
Templar - Dark Circus (Black Pope Music/ Youngside
Dark Circus proves this group can stand on their own feet. Though
there are guest vocals, Templar singer Toad does lead vocals in all songs. Musically a lot
has changed as well. Gone are the Saint... (read the
Stryper - Murder By Pride (Big 3 Records/ Frontiers
The trademark Stryper elements returned: harmonic vocals, interesting
guitar sounds and solos. One of the songs that stick out is... (read the
Conspiracy Of Thought - Nothing More Than Light (Independent/
Sometimes you hear something in the nu metal vein (Blowback). Sometimes
it's more along the lines of funky hard rock (The Plan), grunge (Genome) and even rapcore
(Missing). You can hear all kind of influences from... (read
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Narnia - Course Of A Generation (Massacre Records)
The melodic metal from Narnia has thrashy leanings in some songs, like
the opener Sail Around The World and especially the title track. There are also songs with
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Coriolis - Coriolis (PsychoAcoustiX Records)
The guitar sound is quite good and some ideas are interesting, like the
whistling in Hypothetical Life. Occasionally Coriolis reminds of a lighter and less
impressive version of Rammstein, with... (read the full