Swedish melodic death/black metallers DEVIAN — who feature in their ranks former MARDUK members Legion (vocals) and Emil Dragutinovic (drums) after their departure from MARDUK — have posted the second "webisode" documenting the recording process for the group's debut album, "Ninewinged Serpent", due on October 22 via Century Media Records. Watch the three-and-a-half-minute clip below.
"Ninewinged Serpent" was recorded at Sweden's Art Decay Studio. Mixing duties were handled by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman (AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR). The cover artwork was created by Greece's master of dark visuals Seth (PARADISE LOST, SOILWORK, OLD MAN'S CHILD).
"Ninewinged Serpent" track listing: 01. Serenade For The Fallen [Intro] 02. Dressed In Blood 03. Heresy 04. Scarred 05. Suffer The Fools 06. Fatalist 07. Gemini Is The Snake 08. Instigator 09. Remnant Song 10. Ninewinged Serpent
Ukrainian label PaS Records presents long-awaited release of russian Black/Death metal band REDRUM "Mephisto Opressor". 40 minute opus, that consists of 10 songs (including Morbid Angel cover "Dominate") and bonus: two videoclips for song Satisfucktion and Murderedroom, CD is designed with 12 pages booklet that includes all lyrics and info on the band. Powerful guitar pressure, near-eastern, ancient-egyptian melodies, death mystic-occult lyrics will not leave heavy & extreme metal fans, who familiar with creativity of bands like Behemoth, Zyklon, Nile, indifferent. CD is already available in label's mailorder.
01 - Sa Astridan Sondiczilless 02 - I Am [Atropos Kaa] 03 - Eyecloser [suizide version] 04 - Satis[fuck]tion 05 - Uizilopotchtly [A Bloody Centurion] 06 - Mephisto Opressor 07 - Silence Ov Dead Lambs 08 - Ominous World 09 - Nameless War 10 - Dominate [Morbid Angel Cover]
Contact with label: http://pas-records.com.ua firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact with REDRUM: http://murderREDRUM.narod.ru http://myspace.com/murderredrum email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Italy's NOVEMBRE will release its new album, "The Blue" (cover artwork), on November 5 via Peaceville Records. The CD was recorded at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, SENTENCED, AMORPHIS).
"The Blue" track listing: 01. Aenemia 02. Triesteitaliana 03. Cobalt of March 04. Bluecracy 05. Architheme 06. Nascence 07. Iridescence 08. Sound Odyssey 09. Cantus Christi 10. Zenith 11. Argentic 12. Deorbit
NOVEMBRE's latest album, "Materia", came out in 2006. It was the group's first release for the Peaceville label. The group's last CD for Century Media, "Dreams d'Azur", came out in 2002.
German metallers BRAINSTORM have finalized the tracklisting and cover artwork for their brand new single "Fire Walk With Me" due on October 19th (G/A/S/I) and October 22nd (rest of the world) via Metal Blade Records.
The tracklisting is as follows:
Fire Walk With Me (Single-Version) Breathe Worlds Are Comin' Through (live) Painside (live) Fire Walk With Me (Firestarter-Mix)
Asked for why this song is so special for the band, singer Andy B. Franck states: "This is Brainstorm�better then ever! Play it loud and find out yourself! This hits you right in your face!"
Followed by the release of the brand new (yet untitled) album on January 25th (G/A/S/I) and 28th (rest of the world), the German Metal-storm will hit the road again.
Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of the brand new Mark Boals / Magnus Karlsson cooperation THE CODEX on November 9th 2007.
THE CODEX marks the return to recording - after a 3 years hiatus - for Mark Boals, known as one of the best singers ever to work with Yngwie Malmsteen and first class vocalist, awarded in 1999 by BURRN! Magazine readers in Japan as Best Overall singer of the year
"The Codex" tracklisting: 01. Beyond The Dark 02. Raise Your Hands 03. Toxic Kiss 04. Bring Down The Moon 05. Running Out Of Hate 06. Dream Makers 07. Whole Again 08. Mistress Of Death 09. Mystery 10. Prisoner 11. You Can Have It All 12. Garden Of Grief
November 23rd, 2007 will see the release of the brand new EMPIRE album "Chasing Shadows" on METAL HEAVEN. This will be the 4th release from the band and the 1st featuring vocalist Doogie White (ex Rainbow, Cornerstone, Yngwie Malmsteen) and drummer Mike Terrana (Masterplan, Axel Rudi Pell) along side long time bass player, Neil Murray (ex Whitesnake, ex Black Sabbath, ex Gary Moore) and founding member, guitarist Rolf Munkes.
Munkes and White were introduced by Murray in late 2006. They quickly established a formidable writing partnership. The songs were written over a 2 month period near the beginning of 2007. The album went into full production in late Spring and was produced and mixed by Munkes at Empire Studios over the Summer months.
The track list goes as follows: 01. Chasing Shadows, 02. The Alter, 03. Mother Father Holy Ghost, 04. Sail Away, 05. Child Of The Light, 06. Tahigwan Nights, 07. Manic Messiah, 08. Angel And The Gambler, 09. A Story Told, 10. The Rulers Of The World
IMPALED NAZARENE issued the following update on their official site :
Manifest is ready and done. Recorded and mixed at Sonic Pump studio by Tapio Pennanen, mastered at Finnvox studio by Mika Jussila. Cover artwork and lay-out by Ritual. Final track order:
1. Intro: Greater Wrath 2. The Antichrist Files 3. Mushroom Truth 4. You Don�T Rock Hard 5. Pathogen 6. Pandemia 7. The Calling 8. Funeral For Despicable Pigs 9. Planet Nazarene 10. Blueprint For Your Cultures Apocalypse 10. Goat Justice 12. Die Insane 13. Original Pig Rig 14. Suicide Song 15. When Violence Commands The Day 16. Dead Return
Ben Moody and David Hodges, the duo behind the EVANESCENCE hit songs "Bring Me To Life" and "Fallen", have teamed up again to write and produce the new CELINE DION song "This Time", set to appear on her new album, "Taking Chances", due out November 13 on Columbia.
Recorded at: Egorov Studio, DDHStudio, 2007 Mixed and mastered by: Dron Photos & design by: Alissa The single, including cover artwork and lyrics, is available for download from the band's official website www.fry-band.net. Besides, the promo video is coming soon!
AYREON, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen, has posted audio samples (sample#1' , sample#2' ) of the next two guest singers who will appear on the band's upcoming album, tentatively due late 2007/early 2008: Phideaux Xavier and AFTER FOREVER frontwoman Floor Jansen. Other vocalists scheduled to appear on the CD include Bob Catley (MAGNUM), Anneke van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING), Jonas P. Renske (KATATONIA), Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN), Tom S. Englund (EVERGREY), Ty Tabor (KING'S X), Magali Luyten (VIRUS IV), Simone Simons (EPICA) and Liselotte Hegt (DIAL). A total of fifteen singers have been confirmed to guest on the album, with more to be added.
Folk metal band Wolfsangel from St. Petersburg, Russia celebrated their 5th anniversary in a special way. They had changed their name to Wolfmare. Let us note that this band has a 3-album contract with famous Austrian label CCP Records. The first of them, Whitemare Rhymes, will be released in November. They had also updated their official site. Now it can be found at www.wolfmare.com
Todays's exactly 10 years since the sad tragedy. The vocalist of great Russian doom metal band SCALd was found dead 10 years ago. We remeber Agyl... Especiaaly big is this loss for close people and friends, who were in one group with Agyl. In our blog we post the full story of this band (in Russian)' .
Also we have the interview with ex-bassist of SCALD - Velingor. Читать...'
Djn't forget to visit SCALD tribute page on MySpace' .
Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new album, "Immortalis", on October 9 via Bodog Music. The group's collaboration with Bodog reunites OVERKILL with Jonny and Marsha Zazula, previous owners of Megaforce Records, the label responsible for putting metal on the map and bringing OVERKILL's New Jersey thrash metal to the world. The Zazulas are now a part of the Bodog Music team in the United States.
"Immortalis" track listing: 01. Devils in the Mist 02. What it Takes 03. Skull and Bones (feat. LAMB OF GOD's Randy Blythe) 04. Shadow of a Doubt 05. Hellish Pride 06. Walk through Fire 07. Head On 08. Charlie Get Your Gun 09. Hell Is 10. Overkill V
In Flames' new track "Abnegation" can be heard online here' . The song will appear on the upcoming "Bam Margera Presents...Viva La Bands, Vol. 2" CD/DVD compilation, which is scheduled for a September 04th release date through Ferret/Filthy Note.
SPV has set an October 12 German release date for Moonspell's new CD, "Under SatanÆ", which consists of re-recordings of the band's legendary Ep "Under the Moonspell" (1994) as well as their first demo "Anno SatanÆ" and their sole track as Morbid God, "Serpent Angel". All songs were re-arranged and revamped in order to "underline their revered distinction as underground classics but now with a mature dark energy and class," according to a press release. "The full-length Cd (eight songs and around five instrumental compositions) was recorded at Denmark's Antfarm Studios with Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Dark Tranquillity, Rob Halford)."
"Under SatanÆ" track listing (not in final order):
01. Halla alle halla al rabka halla (Praeludium/Incantatum Solistitium) 02. Tenebrarum Oratorium (Andamento I/Erudit Compendyum) 03. Interludium/Incantatum Oequinoctum 04. Tenebrarum Oratorium (Andamento Ii/Erotic Compendyum) 05. Opus Diabolicum (Andamento IiI/Instrumental Compendyum) 06. Chorai Lusitânia! (Epilogus/Incantatam Maresia) 07. Intro 08. Goat on Fire 09. Ancient Winter Goddess 10. Wolves From The Fog 11. Outro 12. Serpent Angel
SHAMAN (formerly Shaaman), the revamped Brazilian band featuring drummer Ricardo Confessori alongside guitarist Leo Mancini, vocalist Thiago Bianchi and bassist Fernando Quesada, has posted the cover artwork for its new album, "Immortal", at this location. Due in November via Italy's Scarlet Records, the Cd will feature the following track listing:
01. Renovatti 02. Inside Chains 03. Tribal by Blood 04. Immortal 05. One Life mp3' 06. In the Dark 07. Strength 08. Freedom 09. Never Yield 10. The Yellow Brick Road
The song "One Life" can be streamed at this location.
Guitarist Steve Smyth has officially parted ways with NEVERMORE, citing personal and business differences.
According to Smyth: "All things find their end eventually, and at this time, I wish to make it clear that this was mutually agreed between the band and myself.
I will continue on with other aspects of my music career, including the upcoming release of The EssenEss Project, an all instrumental album, in the vein of progressive rock, that is now finished and being prepared for release.
LIZZY BORDEN's new album, entitled "Appointment with Death", will be released on October 2nd via Metal Blade Records. It was produced by L. Borden and J. Scott, recorded at the Zanzibar studios in N. Hollywood CA and was mixed by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal/ex-Morbid Angel) at Mana sound in Florida.
"Appointment with Death" tracklisting: 01. Abnormal 02. Appointment with Death 03. Live forever 04. Bloody Tears 05. The Death of Love 06. Tomorrow never comes 07. Under your Skin 08. Perfect World (I don't wanna live) 09. Somthin's crawlin 10. (We are) the only ones 11. The Darker side
Трек-лист альбома: 1. Who Did It? 2. Nice Place For A Sad Story 3. Snow White 4. Red Road In Purple Haze 5. "Your Hate Is Like A Poison Apple" 6. Bubble Bath 7. Pit Muses Have No Pity 8. A Rose For Michelle 9. "You're Gone With My Heart" 10. The Afterguide 11. Sonny On His Way 12. "Someday We'll Meet...I Hope" 13. Strayed Moppet (Live @ CT4FC Presentation)
Трек-лист бонус-диска: 1. The Opening 2. When Love Comes 3. Kisses In The Rain 4. The Ball 5. Stealing The Car / The Night Ride 6. Life's Not Fair 7. Yellow Roses 8. The Long Long Way 9. Someday We'll Meet...I Hope
HELLOWEEN are about to release their twelfth studio album, entitled "Gambling With The Devil" on October 23, 2007 (USA), October 26, 2007 (Germany) and October 29, 2007 (rest of Europe). The producer of this new release will be once again Charlie Bauerfeind. HELLOWEEN recorded at the Mi Sueno studios in Tenerife. Tracklisting has not yet been revealed. Check the album's cover below.
EXODUS' upcoming album will be entitled "The Atrocity Exhibition... Exhibit A".
EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt said for the album's title:
"Why Exhibit A you might ask? Because we already have four songs recorded and finished for the next album, which we will resume recording some time around the end of the year, and this is a two part record. Part two being exhibit B. So yes, there will be another Exodus album finished hopefully soon after the release of this one."
The track listing is as follows: 1. A Call To Arms 2. Riot Act 3. Funeral Hymn 4. Children Of A Worthless God 5. As It Was, As It Soon Shall Be 6. The Atrocity Exhibition 7. Iconoclasm 8. The Garden Of Bleeding 9. Bedlam 123
The CD was recorded at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California with producer Andy Sneap and will be released via Nuclear Blast in late October.
What must see the one who looks into the Abyss? The journey to the other side of reality - what is it like? Definitely you would never get an answer - the are no such words in human speech to describe the full vision… And for what? Feelings are the best way to reflect the other side, your demonic entity, to show your loyality to Hell. This reward is destiny of the chosen ones, and their name is… the servants of the Black Arts.
"Let Satan Speak through Our Lips" is the second album of blasphemers DARK DOMINATION which was belched from Latvian underground and ready to torment your soul! About 70 minutes of ritual Satanic initiation was recorded in the name of Him! Praise or die!
The material is prepared not for mass auditory, but for followers of Diabolic and underground Black Metal in its true form - diabolic essence impression through contact with Astral and also spreading hate toward god's creations.
Track-list: 1. Intro: Beyond the Gates of Hell 2. Hordes of the Godless 3. Under the Emperor's Wings 4. Satan's Worshipper 5. Let Satan Speak Through Our Lips 6. Against the Liar 7. Forest's Secret 8. Servants of the Black Art 9. Gloria tibi, Lucifer! 10. Isanda Teenistuses (bonus track)
The CD has 12-pages booklet and killer design which is visual entailment of featured material.
Cost: 12EUR (postal expenses are included) Distributors, ask for wholesale prices!
ARCH ENEMY will release the first single — "Revolution Begins" — off its upcoming album "Rise of the Tyrant" August 31 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, September 3 in Greece and September 5 in Sweden and Finland.
"Revolution Begins" track listing: 01. Revolution Begins (4:11) 02. Blood on your Hands (4:40) 03. Walk in the Shadows (3:07) [QUEENSRŸCHE cover version] * 04. I Am Legend / Out For Blood (5:36] [Live 2007] *