The pioneers of oriental metal music and warriors of light, ORPHANED LAND, are going to release their long awaited new album "All Is One" on June 24th (USA June 25TH) 2013.
This release is the bands 6th full length and marks a huge step forward! Today the band revealed the incredible cover artwork for "All Is One" created by the French artist Metastazis (Paradise lost, As I lay Dying, Sonne Adam, Watain...), incorporating perfectly the three signs of the biggest religions as one.
Sacramento, California-based crossover punk thrashers PSYCHOSOMATIC are gearing up for their Spring 2013 US tour.
The tour will see PSYCHOSOMATIC playing select dates with Philly-based ultra-violent death match rock n' rollers EAT THE TURNBUCKLE before hooking up with the Jersey devils in HAMMER FIGHT for 16-dates of destruction through Texas and the East Coast. A full list of tour dates is posted below.
4/04 Sacramento CA @ Press Club **
ORPHANED LAND, the pioneers of oriental metal music and warriors of light are in the final process of recording their long awaited new album. This release is the band’s 6th full length and marks another big step forward, it is the logical evolution from the last studio release “The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR”.
The title of the new album will be “All is One” and it surfaces on June 24th (USA June 25th), 2013!
Swedish classic rock superstars GRAVEYARD are glad to announce the return of bass player Rikard Edlund had checked himself into rehab in October last year.
Commented the band: “Ricky's back!.... more than glad to announce that: Rikard is back on (some kind of) track - which means that GRAVEYARD fans can start looking forward to his return to the stage”.
GRAVEYARD live 2013:
11.04. S Are - Bygget
17.04. FI Turku - Klubi Turku
InsideOut Music is extremely pleased to announce that they have signed a worldwide deal with the band SOUND OF CONTACT for the release of their debut album "Dimensionaut" on May 20th, 2013. The brainchild of Simon Collins (son of legendary musician Phil Collins) and keyboardist/co-producer Dave Kerzner, Sound of Contact marks the beginning of something that Collins had always wanted to put his hand to after ten years of promoting his own solo career. With the help of Kerzner as well as Matt Dorsey, Kelly Nordstrom and Hannah Stobart (Wishing Tree) with an album mixed by Nick Davis (Genesis, XTC, Marillion) this vision has come to fruition.
DIY heavy metal act on the rise, Seeker, has announced a headlining U.S. tour, "The Rise of Darkness Tour," set to commence next month. Fla. metal outfit, Forty Winters, will accompany Seeker on the two-week escapade, beginning April 5 in Seeker's hometown of Dallas, Texas. A full list of confirmed dates can be seen below.
Sweden's classic rock heavyweights SPIRITUAL BEGGARS are now debuting a first song off their upcoming 8th studio album release, "Earth Blues". Check out the stunning "Turn The Tide" below.
"Earth Blues" celebrates SPIRITUAL BEGGARS' 20th anniversary as band. The album will be released on April 15th, 2013 in Europe and April 16th in North America via InsideOutMusic.
1. Wise As A Serpent
2. Turn The Tide
Bay Area thrash metal icon, Exodus, has announced several headlining shows to commence following the band's March/April run on "Metal Alliance Tour". A full list of confirmed "Metal Alliance Tour" and Exodus headlining off-dates can be seen below.
Tickets for all "Metal Alliance Tour" dates - featuring headliner, Anthrax, as well as Municipal Waste, High on Fire and Holy Grail - can be purchased online here.
French metal rockers Karelia are set to release a new album in the UK with "Golden Decadence" on 15th April 2013 through Rocksector Records.
Karelia was formed with a deep will to play popular, multi-layered metal, staying free from cliché and genre-typical settings. Following the release of their self-produced demo and shows with acts such as Kamelot, Karelia signed in 2003 with Drakkar/Sony-BMG and released two albums, "Usual Tragedy" (2004) and "Raise" (2005).
Katatonia, Sweden's master of dark rock, has completed work on its latest video for the track, "Lethean," lifted from last year's acclaimed Dead End Kings opus. The video was shot by Lasse Hoile, notable for his previous work with the Katatonia as well as Opeth and Porcupine Tree. View the "Lethean" video below.
In related news, it has also been announced that Katatonia is shortlisted for a Swedish Grammy award in the 'Best Metal Album' category for "Dead End Kings".