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MY DYING BRIDE To Release 'Feel The Misery' Album In September
19 Jun 2015

MY DYING BRIDE's 12th full studio album, "Feel The Misery", will be released on September 18 via Peaceville. With crushing epic doom spanning eight tracks, and featuring the return of original guitarist Calvin Robertshaw to the fold, this is undoubtedly amongst the band's heaviest, darkest, and most majestic works to date, marking MY DYING BRIDE's 25th anniversary in punishing style, with the title track also set to feature as the album's debut video.

"Feel The Misery" sees a notable return to the band's old haunt, Academy Studios in Dewsbury West Yorkshire, for recording, where all of MY DYING BRIDE's classic early albums were produced. Mixing once more takes place at Futureworks ...
SYMPHONY X Releases 'Without You' Digital Single; Lyric Video Available
19 Jun 2015

New Jersey progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X will release their ninth studio album, titled "Underworld", on July 24 via Nuclear Blast Records.

The official lyric video for the track "Without You" can be seen below. The song has just been released as a digital single via Amazon, iTunes and Google Play.

Comments SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo: "'Without You' is a bit mellower than the first single, 'Nevermore', with a big chorus and a sweeping feel. I don't know if I would call the track a ballad, but it's a little bit softer, not so much about riff, but more the acoustic and electric interplay. Those two are good single choices, if you will, because they represent ...
DAVID VINCENT: I Am No Longer Working With TREY AZAGTHOTH And MORBID ANGEL
19 Jun 2015

Bassist/vocalist David Vincent of Florida death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL has released the following statement:

"I had good communication with Trey [Azagthoth, MORBID ANGEL guitarist] yesterday and we agree that there are incompatibilities with regards to us working together.

"Trey and I have accomplished amazing things together over the past 30 years and I wish him the best with his future projects. Out of respect for the legacy of these accomplishments, I encourage MORBID ANGEL fans to not take sides, because I am not.

"I look forward to sharing my new endeavors with all of you in the near future. Until then, stay Morbid!"

As previously reported, ...
SLAYER: Visualizer Video For New Song 'Repentless' Available
19 Jun 2015

SLAYER's eleventh studio album, "Repentless", will be released on September 11 via Nuclear Blast.

"Repentless" track listing:

01. Delusions Of Saviour
02. Repentless
03. Take Control
04. Vices
05. Cast The First Stone
06. When The Stillness Comes
07. Chasing Death
08. Implode
09. Piano Wire
10. Atrocity Vendor
11. You Against You
12. Pride In Prejudice

"Repentless", the album's title track, goes on sale digitally virtually everywhere today (Amazon, iTunes, Google). The "Repentless visualizer" clip can be viewed below.

"'Repentless' is my Jeff [Hanneman] tribute," said King. "I call it the 'Hann ...
RAGE Announces New Lineup
18 Jun 2015

Vocalist/bassist Peter "Peavy" Wagner of German power metallers RAGE has announced the band's new lineup. It is as follows:

Peter "Peavy" Wagner - Vocals, Bass
Marcos Rodriguez - Guitar, Vocals
Vassilios "Lucky" Maniatopoulos - Drums, Vocals

Comments Peavy: "There were quite a couple of proposals from established musicians, but this wasn't what I was looking for. I wanted to have a real band again with all members pulling in the same direction."

Marcos Rodriguez was born in Venezuela and currently resides in Antwerpen, Belgium. The 36-year old guitarist is a die-hard fan of RAGE who met Peavy on RAGE's 30th-anniversary tour when his band SOUNDCHASER ...
IRON MAIDEN To Release 'The Book Of Souls' Double Album In September
18 Jun 2015

IRON MAIDEN's eagerly awaited new studio album, "The Book Of Souls", will be released globally on September 4 through Parlophone Records (Sanctuary Copyrights/BMG in the U.S.A.). It was recorded in Paris with their longstanding producer Kevin "Caveman" Shirley in late 2014, with the finishing touches added earlier this year. However, the band decided to delay its release so that vocalist Bruce Dickinson, who was recently given the all-clear from a tumour, would have time to recuperate sufficiently to join in the preparations for the album's launch.

The stunning cover art was created by Mark Wilkinson, who has worked with the band previously, and because this 11-track album has a t ...
SLAYER: 'Repentless' Cover Artwork Unveiled
16 Jun 2015

The cover artwork for SLAYER's eleventh studio album, "Repentless", can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 11 via Nuclear Blast.

The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with the band's Tom Araya and Kerry King.

"We had a number of submitted ideas for the cover artwork," said Araya, "and we felt Marcelo's was the best. We made some suggestions and the result is an awesome album cover."

The "Repentless" title track will be available digitally virtually everywhere around the globe this Friday, June 19.

"'Repentless' is my Jeff [Hanneman] tribute," said King. "I call it the 'HannemAnthem.' It's my per ...
DAVID VINCENT: 'I Have Not Left MORBID ANGEL Nor Have I Been Asked To Do So'
16 Jun 2015

MORBID ANGEL bassist/vocalist David Vincent has released the following statement:

"I am aware of Trey Azagthoth's [MORBID ANGEL guitarist] announcement of a collaboration with Steve Tucker on new music. However, the inference that I have left MORBID ANGEL is incorrect. To be clear, I have not left MORBID ANGEL nor have I been asked to do so."

Azagthoth released a statement earlier today saying that he was "excited to announce that Steve Tucker and I are working together again for MORBID ANGEL and the next record will certainly be an amazingly sick World Beater!"

Tucker added in post on his Facebook page: "Yes! It is true. I am happy to announce that Trey and ...
AMORPHIS To Release 'Under The Red Cloud' Album In September
15 Jun 2015

Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS will release their new album, "Under The Red Cloud", on September 4 via Nuclear Blast.

States AMOPRHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "The album is titled 'Under The Red Cloud' and the artwork is done by Valnoir Mortasonge. Valnoir is well known from his works for LAIBACH, PARADISE LOST, WATAIN, BEHEMOTH and many more. It was a great pleasure to work with him as he [captured] the lyrical topics really well. Colors and details describe the music perfectly."

He continues: "'Under The Red Cloud' is produced by Jens Bogren, who did amazing job with the album. There's a lot's of elements in the songs but every note and element is in p ...
OBITUARY Releases 'Violence' Animated Music Video
15 Jun 2015

Death metal legends OBITUARY have released an animated music video for the track "Violence" from their most recent album, "Inked In Blood". The video, which was animated and directed by Balázs Gróf, can be seen below.

Commented OBITUARY: "We had a blast creating the idea for the video and to watch Balázs animate us was a very cool experience.

"In the world of modern technology, it is easy to shoot a music video with a camera crew and high-tech video equipment but we wanted something different. Something we hope the fans enjoy and understand that OBITUARY, though we are the godfathers of Florida death metal, don't take themselves too seriously and enjoy having fun.