metal

Sonata Arctica to release new studio album “Talviyö” on September 6th 2019

On September 6th, 2019, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, called “Talviyö” (which means “Winter Night”), which includes eleven new tracks.

“We were speaking about having an album cover made from a photo, and luckily managed to find the award winning photographer Onni Wiljami, who actually hails from a village not too far from our hometown. His pictures were just perfect for this album”, explains keyboardist Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg.

Cemican to release new studio album “In Ohtli Teoyohtica In Miquiztli” on August 23rd 2019

On the eve of their Sunday appearance at France’s largest annual metal festival, Hellfest, Mexico's Cemican have premiered a lyric video for a new song from their forthcoming third album (and M-Theory Audio debut), “In Ohtli Teoyohtica In Miquiztli” (“the mystical path of the dead”).

Check out the lyric video for “La Que Baja De Las Estrellas” (“the one that comes down from the stars”) below.

High Command reveals first single “Visions from the Blade” from debut album “Beyond the Wall of Desolation”

Southern Lord will release the debut LP from Worcester, Massachusetts crossover outfit High Command, putting the final touches on the terminal “Beyond the Wall of Desolation” for release in the coming months. While the album’s street date and more are being locked down, an early single, “Visions from the Blade”, as a precursor for the record, as the band continues to tour across the country supporting Spirit Adrift.
 

Damn Your Eyes to release debut full-length album “Kill the Outside” on August 2nd 2019

New York-based heavy metal band Damn Your Eyes may seem new to the scene, but they are anything but green. The band - formed by former members of Harley Flanagan’s Hard-Core, We Are The Enemy and Bonesmith, plus current members of Black Water Rising - came together in 2015 and immediately hit the ground running.

Follow The Cipher release lyric video for new single “The Pioneer”

Swedish newcomers Follow The Cipher are currently working on their sophomore record, the follow-up to their self-titled debut album (2018), as well as arming for their upcoming festival shows at Rockharz Open Air, Germany (July 6) and Masters of Rock, Czech Republic (July 13).

But before the band hits the stage again, the quintet are surprising their fans by unveiling a brand new single today. Watch the lyric video for “The Pioneer” below.

Endseeker to release 7-inch “Spiritual Euphoria” on July 12th 2019

Hamburg, Germany’s finest new death metal act, Endseeker, have just finished tracking their upcoming new album, which is set to be released on September 13th, 2019.

They have teamed up once again with “Flesh Hammer Prophecy” (2017) producer Eike Freese (Heaven Shall Burn, Deep Purple, Gamma Ray). The album was recorded at Chameleon Studios in Hamburg, and was described as “a painless, pleasurable process for all”. More details on the new album shortly!

Alunah to release new studio album “Violet Hour” on October 11th 2019

On the back of last year’s critically acclaimed “Amber & Gold” EP, Alunah return with their brand new album titled “Violet Hour”, and the debut for Heavy Psych Sounds, who are proud to welcome the UK hard rock / doom heavyweights to their eclectic artist roster while joining label mates and high class acts such as Brant Bjork, Nebula, Nick Oliveri, Yawning Man among many more.

Agent Steel signs with Dissonance Productions and announces new album “No Mercy from the Godz”

The unstoppable force returns! USA Speed Metal Gods and true masters of Metal, Agent Steel, working on new album for release this year.

It’s been a long time anticipated, and now it’s official: 1980’s speed metal veteran, founder/vocalist John Cyriis, has resurrected his brand creation, the “Agent Steel band and it’s new incarnation in 2019... is finally upon us!”...