Italian gothic metal sensations GODYVA will be releasing the new full-length CD, entitled "In Good and Evil", on June 6 through SorceryStudios Media Group.
GODYVA — who have been likened to EVANESCENCE, LACUNA COIL and NIGHTWISH — recorded the follow-up to their acclaimed "Advent" EP (2002) at Jolly Roger Studios and mixed it at the Temple of Noise in Rome by Christian Ice. The band are currently in Rome filming a video for the CD's projected title track.
01. In Good and Evil mp3' 02. Broken Angel mp3' 03. Aisthesis 04. Intimate 05. Lovable Sin mp3' 06. The Deeper 07. Blue Shadows 08. Flame Flower 09. Dreams Of A Child mp3' 10. Soul Desert 11. Light At Last! 12. Purified 13. Cold mp3'
German gothic rockers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE will release their new single, "Again It's Over" (cover), in Europe on June 9 via Napalm Records. The six-track mini-CD jewel-case edition will include three non-album tracks. A video for "Again It's Over" was recently filmed and can be viewed at this location' (Windows Media).
LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE's seventh album, "Filthy Notes for Frozen Hearts", was produced by none other than John Fryer (H.I.M., PARADISE LOST, NINE INCH NAILS, DEPECHE MODE) and is scheduled for release in July via Napalm.
The cover artwork for the new DEICIDE album, "The Stench of Redemption", has been posted online a href="http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/838/174/1600/small_STENCH_5.jpg" target="_blank">at this location.' The follow-up to 2004's "Scars of the Crucifix" was recorded at Morrisound in Tampa, Florida and marks the first recording with the new DEICIDE lineup following the departure of the Hoffman brothers. Joining frontman Glen Benton and drummer Steve Asheim in the new formation are guitarists Jack Owen (ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE) and Ralph Santolla (ex-ICED EARTH, DEATH).
New York-based death metallers SKINLESS have uploaded two tracks from their new album, "Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead", due on June 13 via Relapse Records. "Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead" is the band's first to feature new vocalist Jason Keyser. The follow-up to 2002's "From Sacrifice To Survival" was recorded with longtime engineer Brett Portzer at his Max Trax Studios and was mastered by Scott Hull at Visceral Sound.
"Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead" (view artwork at this location) track listing: 01. Overlord 02. A Unilateral Disgust 03. Deviation Will Not Be Tolerated mp3' 04. Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead 05. Sycophant 06. Endvisioned 07. Execution Of Reason mp3' 08. Wicked World (BLACK SABBATH cover)
Denmark's Codiac Records has just released "Shock Rock Hellions – A Tribute to W.A.S.P." (view cover here). The complete track listing for the 12-song effort is as follows:
01. DRACENA (SWE) – "Animal (Fuck Like a Beast)" 02. DENIAL OF GOD (DEN) - "Hellion" 03. STOS (POL) - "L.O.V.E. Machine" 04. HOLY DEATH (POL) - "Running Wild in the Streets" 05. CEREMONIAL CASTINGS (USA) - "Sleeping in the Fire" 06. BLACKIES (ITA) - "Rock and Roll to Death" 07. VICTIMIZER (DEN) - "Tormentor" 08. THIS TANGLED WEB (OZ) - "The Headless Children" 09. IMPALER (USA) - "On Your Knees" 10. CAPTAIN T & OSTRONOMY (USA) - "The Real Me" 11. CRYSTAL VIPER (POL) - "Wild Child" 12. EXEKRATOR (DEN) - "The Flame"
DARK ARENA, the new Cleveland, Ohio-based band featuring vocalist Juan Ricardo (ATTAXE, RITUAL), guitarists "Tall" Paul Konjicija (ANTITHESIS, RITUAL) and Dale Robertson (ROADIE'S NIGHTMARE), keyboardist Rhiannon Wisniewski (SOMNUS), drummer Chris Stolle (SOMNUS), and bassist Brian Glodde (ANTITHESIS, RICK RENSTROM), will release their debut disc, entitled "Alien Factor", on May 26 at the Great Lakes Metal Fest at the Cleveland Agora in Cleveland, OH.
"Alien Factor" was mastered by legendary producer Alex Perialas (TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX, OVERKILL) and features cover art by by Joseph Vargo at Monolith Graphics.
"Alien Factor" track listing: 01. A Place Called Freedom 02. Fear of the Night 03. Alien World 04. The Sight 05. Vicious Circle 06. Subterranean Man 07. Somewhere 08. Dark Sorrow 09. Crystallized
Check out the songs "A Place Called Freedom", "Fear of the Night" and "Alien World" at www.darkarena.cc.
Greek thrash metallers MEMORAIN have just released their new album from EMI Music Greece, entitled "Reduced to Ashes". The drums were recorded by Nick Menza (ex-MEGADETH) at his personal studio in Los Angeles, California and special guest Jeff Waters from ANNIHILATOR recorded a solo for the song "TV War".
"Reduced to Ashes" track listing: 01. The Land Of Pain 02. The Evil Within 03. Blinded By The Lights 04. Charge 05. See / Hate 06. Reduced To Ashes 07. TV War 08. Facing My Demons 09. Inside My Sickness 10. Against My Fate 11. Nothing Is Left 12. The Lights Into The Night