Angela Gossow leaves Arch Enemy, band announce replacement and new album details
In early June 2014, Arch Enemy will unleash their 9th studio album, War Eternal, worldwide via Century Media Records and Trooper Entertainment in Japan. With this upcoming release, the band will introduce a new member to their ranks: Alissa White-Gluz, former vocalist of Canadian extreme metallers The Agonist. Angela Gossow, who joined Arch Enemy in 2000 and made her debut on the now classic Wages Of Sin (2001), will be stepping down as front-woman and focusing on management, while Alissa takes her place.
Machine Head’s New Album “Killers & Kings” Details
This summer Nuclear Blast Entertainment will have the privilege of releasing MACHINE HEAD’s next full-length album, the band’s debut for the label. In anticipation and to celebrate Record Store Day (April 19, 2014), we’re excited to release a limited edition 10” featuring a demo version of a brand new track entitled “Killers & Kings”. Never heard or released before, MACHINE HEAD fans have been waiting for new music from the band for the last 3 years and “Killers & Kings” does not disappoint. Side B of the release will also feature MACHINE HEAD covering two tracks by the southern CA hardcore outfit, IGNITE.
New Decapitated Album and Drummer Announced
On March 10th, 2014 Polish Tech-Death masters, DECAPITATED hit Hertz Studio’s, located in Bialystok, Poland, to record their sixth record. The yet untitled creation is set for a release in September via Nuclear Blast. The band have also just announced that drummer Michal Lysejko is now a full-time member of DECAPITATED. Michal has already toured with the band on their recent tour with LAMB OF GOD in January.
Hacride European Tour
One of the forefathers of french progressive Modern Metal, HACRIDE, will tour Europe once more this spring! “So get ready Spain, Belgium, Holland, France and the U.K…. Hacride is back at full throttle!!!” – Hacride. Message from the band: “Hello everyone, We are proud to announce that we will be touring Europe along with Uneven Structure. Check out our tour dates if you wanna support us at your local venue!! Cheers from the Hacride Team”
Belphegor Announce New Album
It has been three years since BELPHEGOR released their highly acclaimed album ‘Blood Magick Necromance’. During this period, the band had also been forced to take a break while frontman Helmuth recovered from a severe illness. Now the time has come for BELPHEGOR to return bigger and stronger than ever! The European death / black metal titans finally unveil the title and release date of their brand new creation. One of the metal world’s most bizarre and authentic bands will release their tenth album ‘Conjuring The Dead’ on August 11 via Nuclear Blast.
Last Bastion release new lyric video
Power-metallers Last Bastion have just released the lyric video for the song “I Know When I’m Home”, and it can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylM6pB4b7UM
Killcode release new track
US Rockers, Killcode, have just released a new track. The song, called “Slave” was produced by Joey Z (Life of Agony). Head on over their Reverbnation page to have a listen: http://www.reverbnation.com/killcode/song/20354285-slave
Vader unleash new album artwork and details
Polish death metal legends VADER have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming album ‘Tibi Et Igni’.
The artwork was created by legendary artist Joe Petagno (MOTÖRHEAD etc.).
VADER mastermind Piotr states:
“Joe is a Legend! Not just because he created Motorhead logo or breathtaking artworks for many outstanding albums. Joe is over all times and his imagination touches the Hell itself….And this is enough reason to ask him for painting ‘a Hellfire’ for Vader’s new music. He accepted it and… made me so proud!“