Thursday, May 5, 2016

MARE COGNITUM: STREAMING SPLIT WITH AUREOLE VIA BANDCAMP

California U.S.A. atmospheric black metal warriors MARE COGNITUM, via BANDCAMP, are streaming the bands new split EP with AUREOLE, unleashed 1/2016 via AVANT GARDE and FALLEN EMPIRE RECORDS.








MARE COGNITUM unleashed "EXTRACONCIOUS LUCIDITY, (RE-MASTERED), unleashed 9/25/2015 via I, VOID HANGER RECORDS.

MARE COGNITUM released "PHOBOS MONOLITH" 11/3/2014 via I, VOID HANGER RECORDS.

AUREOLE unleashed "ALUNAR", 9/18/2014 via FALLEN EMPIRE.


FROM MARE COGNITUM: 
Preview tracks from the forthcoming AUREOLE / MARE COGNITUM - RESONANCE: CRIMSON VOID LP have been posted.
Beware that which inhabits the Bell Tower...


Major announcement & general news post incoming.
THE MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT
AUREOLE // MARE COGNITUM - RESONANCE: CRIMSON VOID
Transmissions received in 2014 have been fully transcribed; A greater understanding of Citadel Alunar has been achieved.

Featuring cover art by Nightjar Illustration, this 41 minute journey into the red nebula is complete. Set to be released this year on CD via Avantgarde Music and LP via Fallen Empire Records, this collaborative split album features 2 tracks from each band, with each track also being molded by the bands collaboratively to most accurately present the visions received:
(Mare Cognitum)
Crimson Abyss: NGC 2237
Crimson Abyss: NGC 2238
(Aureole)
Void Obsidian: NGC 2244
Void Obsidian: NGC 2246

Preview Coming Soon.
THE GENERAL NEWS
The new yet-unnamed Mare Cognitum full-length is nearing completion as I am working on the final composition for the album. It is looking like a 5 track album of around 50 minutes of music. As things begin to wrap up, expect to see more details in this area.
The remastered version of "An Extraconscious Lucidity" has already been sent to press and the LP will be out mid-year via Fallen Empire Records.
A cassette box-set of my back catalog is currently in the works. An official announcement is coming soon.



MARE COGNITUM and AUREOLE SPLIT (VIA BANDCAMP, COURTESY OF AVANT GARDE and FALLEN EMPIRE RECORDS): 



Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l- 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

DEFEATED SANITY: DEBUT NEW TRACK "AT ONE WITH WRATH" VIA DECIBEL

German technical death metal warriors DEFEATED SANITY, via DECIBEL, are premiering "AT ONE WITH WRATH", a track from the bands anticipated new release "DISPOSAL OF THE DEAD DHARMATA", due to be unleashed 7/22/2016 via WILLOWTIP RECORDS.








DEFEATED SANITY have released  "GENEROSITY OF THE DECEASED", a new track from the bands SPLIT with MORTAL DECAY, unleashed 2/2015 via GOATGRIND RECORDS.

DEFEATED SANITY unleashed "Passages Into Deformity",  2/5/2013 via WILLOWTIP RECORDS






FROM WILLOWTIP RECORDS :http://www.metalinjection.net/av/song-premiere/defeated-sanitys-at-one-with-wrath-will-make-you-a-fan-instantly
Metal Injection has premiered a new Defeated Sanity official track! Click below to listen to "At One With Wrath" off the experimental prog side of the new album!

http://www.metalinjection.net/…/defeated-sanitys-at-one-wit…




Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l- 

INSULTERS: SET TO UNLEASH "METAL STILL MEANS DANGER"

Spanish blackened/thrash metal warriors INSULTERS have revealed the art work and track listing for the bands anticipated new release "METAL STILL MEANS DANGER", due to be unleashed soon in 2016 (release date T.B.A.) via UNHOLY PROPHECIES. 









 INSULTERS unleashed "WE ARE THE PLAGUE", 9/18/2013 via EQUINOX DISCOS.


FROM UNHOLY PROPHECIES:
UP-005CD | INSULTERS - Metal Still Means Danger (Giant Digipak CD)
I'm sure you remember this raw and dirty band from their prior release, the killer "We Are The Plague" album! That was UNHOLY PROPHECIE's first ever CD release!!
Now the time has come for INSULTERS to relese their new opus. The title is "Metal Still Means Danger".

It will be a cooperation between us and our friends from Equinox Discos from Spain. There will be a vinyl edition and obviously a CD edition. The CD edition will be again a giant digipak like the first edition. 4 panel digipak in the size of a 7" EP. César Valladares Fernández took care of the cover and is now taking care of the rest of the artwork. Expect something totally sick, putrid, raw and fucking evil!!
The whole material was recorded, mixed and mastered by Javi Flz. at Moontower Studios in March 2016.
Here some details about this release:
Title: "Metal Still Means Danger"
Tracklist:
1.- Age Of Terror
2.- Highway Of Death
3.- Icons & Symbols
4.- Bang Your Fucking Skull
5.- Forged In Hell's Fire
6.- Bastard Soldiers
7.- Burn With The Witch
8.- Here Falls The Hammer
9.- Metal Still Means Danger

The exact release date and some other details will be revealed soon. In the meantime bang your head to the wall, praise Satan and have fun, my friends!!!



 INSULTERS: "WE ARE THE PLAGUE" (VIA BANDCAMP, COURTESY OF INSULTERS):




Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-

SORCERY: POST NEW TRACK "THE NEW ARMAGEDDON"

Swedish thrash/death metal warriors SORCERY have posted "THE NEW ARMAGEDDON", a track from the bands anticipated new release "GARDEN OF BONES", due to be unleashed 5/15/2016 via XTREEM MUSIC.












SORCERY unleashed "ARRIVAL AT SIX", 2/15/2013 via XTREEM MUSIC.


FROM SORCERY:
What about Another teaser from the Garden of bones album? Well here it is. "The new Armageddon". Enjoy it loud.



VIDEO BELOW: SORCERY: "THE NEW ARMAGEDDON" (COURTESY OF XTREEM MUSIC):



Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-

MARDUK: ANNOUNCE FALL 2016 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH ROTTING CHRIST, CARACH ANGREN and NECRONOMICON

Swedish black metal warriors MARDUK have announced a FALL 2016  NORTH AMERICAN TOUR with ROTTING CHRIST, CARACH ANGREN and NECRONOMICON. 











MARDUK unleashed  "FRONTSCHWEIN", 1/19/2015 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

 ROTTING CHRIST unleashed "RITUALS",   2/12/2016 via SEASON OF MIST

 NECRONOMICON  unleashed "ADVENT OF THE HUMAN GOD", 3/25/2016 (NORTH AMERICA) and 3/18/2016 (REST OF WORLD) via SEASON OF MIST. 

  CARACH ANGREN  unleashed "THIS IS NO FAIRY TALE", 2/23/2015 via SEASON OF MIST.  2/23/2015 via SEASON OF MIST



FROM SEASON OF MIST:

Rotting Christ have announced a new North American tour. The tour begins on Sept. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, sees the band joining Marduk Official and Season of Mist label mates Carach Angren, and Necronomicon. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
ROTTING CHRIST are touring in support of their new album, 'Rituals'. The band, regarded as "one of the best guitar-riff-writing bands out there to date" (NO CLEAN SINGING), is streaming 'Rituals' in full here: http://rottingchrist.bandcamp.com
The band's twelfth studio album, 'Rituals' is regarded as "singular and unique a contribution to the development of metal as anything on the table." (Metal Injection) and is available across multiple formats at the Season of Mist E-Shop: http://smarturl.it/rottingchrist
Frontschwein 2016:
NORTH AMERICA
09/02/16 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
09/03/16 Tampa, FL The Orpheum
09/04/16 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
09/05/16 Baltimore, MD Soundstage
09/06/16 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre
09/07/16 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
09/08/16 Montreal, QC L'Astral
09/09/16 Toronto, ON The Opera House
09/10/16 Columbus, OH Al Rosa Villa
09/11/16 Chicago, IL Reggie's
09/12/16 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock
09/13/16 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
09/14/16 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
09/16/16 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
09/17/16 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
09/18/16 Portland, OR Bossanova Ballroom
09/19/16 Oakland, CA Metro Opera House
09/20/16 Las Vegas, NV LVCS
09/21/16 Los Angeles, CA Regent Theater
09/22/16 Phoenix, AZ Joe's Grotto
09/23/16 El Paso, TX Mesa Music Hall
09/24/16 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
09/25/16 Austin, TX Dirty Dog Bar



Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-

BLIND GUARDIAN: ANNOUNCE 2016 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH GRAVE DIGGER

German power metal warriors BLIND GUARDIAN have announced a FALL 2016 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR with GRAVE DIGGER.










BLIND GUARDIAN unleashed "BEYOND THE RED MIRROR", 1/30/2015 via NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS. 

GRAVE DIGGER unleashed "RETURN OF THE REAPER", 7/11/2014 via NAPALM RECORDS..







FROM BLIND GUARDIAN:

Holiday treats are arriving early this year as Blind Guardian announce their return to North America this fall for the second leg of the Beyond The Red Mirror tour!
Before the start of the tour, the band will make a stop at ProgPower USA Festival for a special performance on Thursday, September 8th. The following day they will kick-off their highly anticipated 19-date tour at The Orpheum in Tampa, Florida with none other than German metallers Grave Digger. Their trek will include one Canadian date as well as stops in Worcester, Milwaukee, and conclude on October 5th at The Fillmore in San Francisco.
BLIND GUARDIAN will be touring in support of their tenth album Beyond The Red Mirror which was the highest first-week U.S. sales numbers for the band. It debuted at #132 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, #3 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, and #6 on the Top Hard Music chart. In Canada, BLIND GUARDIAN nearly doubled their first-week numbers from 2010, resulting in Beyond The Red Mirror debuts at #49 on the Top 200 and #4 on the Top Hard Music charts.
Tickets go on sale on this Friday, May 6th at 10 AM local time.
Confirmed dates for the upcoming BLIND GUARDIAN 2016 Beyond The Red Mirror with GRAVE DIGGER are:
09/09/2016 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
09/10/2016 Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL
09/12/2016 Ziggy's By The Sea – Wilmington, NC
09/13/2016 Cats Cradle – Chapel Hill, NC
09/15/2016 Webster Hall – New York, NY
09/16/2016 The Palladium – Worcester, MA
09/19/2016 London Music Hall – London, ON CANADA
09/20/2016 The Crofoot – Pontiac, MI
09/22/2016 Sokol Auditorium – Omaha, NE
09/23/2016 The Rave II – Milwaukee, WI
09/24/2016 Pierre’s Entertainment Center – Fort Wayne, IN
09/26/2016 Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
09/27/2016 Gas Monkey Live – Dallas, TX
09/29/2016 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
09/30/2016 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
10/01/2016 House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
10/02/2016 Observatory North Park – San Diego, CA
10/04/2016 The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles
10/05/2016 The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA




Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l- 

OLD CORPSE ROAD: POST LYRIC VIDEO FOR "HERNE OF WINDSOR FOREST"

UK blackened/folk metal warriors OLD CORPSE ROAD have posted a lyric video for "HERNE OF WINDSOR FOREST", a track from the bands anticipated new release "OF CAMPFIRES AND EVENING MISTS", due to be unleashed 5/27/2016 via CACOPHONOUS RECORDS.



OLD CORPSE ROAD unleashed "INSIDIOUS ART AND SERPENTINE RITES", 5/1/2014 via THREE SWORDS RECORDS.

 OLD CORPSE ROAD unleashed "TIS WITCHING HOUR...AS SPECTRES WE HAUNT THIS KINGDOM", unleashed 11/11/2012 via GODREAH RECORDS. 



FROM OLD CORPSE ROAD:
The wait is almost over...




VIDEO BELOW: OLD CORPSE ROAD: "HERNE OF WINDSOR FOREST" (COURTESY OF CACOPHONOUS RECORDS):



Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-