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Empyrios - Zion

Five years have elapsed since the band’s previous acclaimed work which gave the band the opportunity to become more known around the world. Assuredly, as Empyrios is more of a music project and its members are part of other bands as well, that long hiatus between albums wasn’t unjustified… probably a tad too much though.
 

As I Lay Dying sends a message to their Fans

The band has posted the following message on their official BF page.
 
“To our fans,
 
As we post this, the legal process is taking it’s course and we have no more information than you do. There are many unanswered questions, and the situation will become clearer in the coming days and weeks. We’ll keep you informed as best we can.
 

Schemata Theory - Dry Lung Rhetoric on June 3rd 2013

Bursting onto the UK metal/prog-metal scene all guns blazing, energetic new Reading-based six-piece Schemata Theory prepare to unleash their explosive debut album “Dry Lung Rhetoric” on June 3.
 
The album, which was recorded at the renowned Stakeout Studios and produced by Jason Wilcock (Fightstar, We Are The Ocean, The Ghost of A Thousand), features 11 tracks and includes a guest appearance from Mutiny Within’s Chris Clancy on concluding final track, “The Final Breath”.
 

Steel City - Now It’s Time out on May 28th 2013

“Now It’s Time”, the debut album by alternative metal band Steel City, will be released on May 28th, 2013 under logic(il)logic Records and distributed by Andromeda Distribuzioni.
 
The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Atomic Stuff Studio (Isorella, Brescia, Italy) by Oscar Burato.
 
Tracklist:
1. Intro
2. Now It’s Time
3. I Don’t Belong

Potential Threat SF - Civilization Under Threat on June 18th 2013

“Civilization Under Threat” from Bay Area Thrash Metallers Potential Threat SF will be released June 18th through Old School Metal Records.
 
The album gives a nod to the old school by combining aggressive, commanding vocals with dual guitars and a thundering bottom end.
 
Engineered and mastered by Juan Urteaga (Machine Head, Testament, Heathen) at Trident Studios has given the album a massively heavy quality without being over-produced. Thrash ’til Death!
 

Critical Solution taps Whitfield Crane & Andy La Roque for upcoming debut

The Norwegian Thrash Metallers from CRITICAL SOLUTION have just finished recording their debut album in ANDY LA ROCQUE's SONIC TRAIN STUDIOS in Varberg, Sweden. 
  
Mid 2011, the band worked already with Andy La Rocque, when he produced and mixed their EP "Evidence of Things Unseen". Also, this time, Andy La Rocque is responsible for the production, recording, mixing and mastering of this upcoming full-lenght, which will contain 14 tracks!
 

Lord


Hi Andy… As you already know “Digital Lies” has been chosen as the Best Album of February on Grande Rock! Congrats dude!
 
A: A big honour! Thank you very much. It’s great to hear that you guys are enjoying the new music. Hopefully everyone who has the chance to hear our album will think the same.
 
 
New album after 3-4 years, with a new drummer this time. Tim Yatras left and Damian Costas has filled his position. Is he a Greek as well?
 

Danny Bryant - Hurricane on 6th May 2013

Previously hailed as a young guitar virtuoso, and a protégé of Walter Trout, Danny Bryant is building a formidable reputation as a leading British blues rock guitar heavyweight in his own right. On Monday 6th May, Jazzhaus Records will release his new studio album "Hurricane" in the UK. 
 
Recorded as a power trio, the new album was produced by Richard Hammerton (Manic Street Preachers). The nine songs showcase the evolution of Bryant as both guitarist and songwriter. The album bursts with power-fueled originals, groove-driven up-tempo songs, and soulful blues ballads.
 

TesseracT - New album & Tour

The Law of Conservation of Energy states that: In a closed system energy is conserved, nothing is lost. It merely changes from one state to another.
 
UK's progressive rock band, TesseracT, have announced that their 2nd full length album, "Altered State", will be released on May 27th throughout Europe ( 28th in North America). Divided into four movements: “Of Matter”, “Of Mind”, “Of Reality” and “Of Energy”, "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band have gone through over the past few years.