Orange Goblin Announces London Christmas Show

Orange Goblin has checked in with the following announcement about the band’s upcoming annual Christmas show: “We are proud to announce that the festive chaos that is the annual Orange Goblin Christmas show will be taking place on Saturday 17th December at The Underworld, Camden, London. “This year we have given great thought to which bands should join us to provide the fans with the ultimate Christmas party and we are happy to announce that main support will come from the UK’s finest retro-rockers Gentlemens Pistols, promoting their latest album ‘At Her Majesty’s Pleasure.’ Kick-starting the party will be Welsh behemoths and ex-Acrimony heroes Sigirya who will be serving up treats from their debut ‘Return To Earth’ to be released soon.” Additional details on the show can be found at the Facebook event page Continue reading

Of The Archaengel Posts "Black Raven" Video Clip

Brazil’s Of The Archaengel has posted a video clip online for the song “Black Raven,” which can be viewed below. “Black Raven” is the opening track off “The Extraphysicallia.” The nine song album was mastered at The Cutting Room in Sweden, and also features a guest appearance by Sakis Tolis of Rotting Christ. Continue reading

MOAB Signs To Kemado Records, Readies Debut Album "Ab Ovo"

Kemado Records, home of The Sword, Saviours, Danava, and True Widow, has announced the signing of L.A. trio Moab. The band’s debut album, “Ab Ovo,” will see a August 16th release. Continue reading

Dark Funeral Reveals New Bassist, Zornheym

Swedish blackened death metal outfit Dark Funeral has announced that the band has found a new bass player after months of searching. A message from the group reads as follows: “The black circle has been closed once again and it is with great pleasure that we would like to announce and welcome our new bass player, Zornheym. Continue reading

Remastered Version Of Death’s "Lack Of Comprehension" Video Posted Online

A remixed and remastered version of Death’s “Human” record was recently released through Relapse Records to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the album. Relapse Records has now also posted a remastered version of the music video for “Lack of Comprehension” online, which can be viewed below. Continue reading

Iced Earth Reveals Artwork For New Album "Dystopia"

Iced Earth has announced the band’s new album will be titled “Dystopia,” and the album is currently set for release on October 17th, 2011 (Europe) and October 18th, 2011 (North America). The cover artwork for the album is available below. The band has also previously announced that the following song titles will appear on the album, although it was not revealed if this is the final, official track listing: Dystopia Anthem Days of Rage Soylent Green V Boiling Point Tragedy and Triumph Anguish of Youth Iron Will Continue reading

Endast To Film "Black Cloud" Release Shows For Live DVD

After performing at two of Canada’s metal festivals, the Heavy TO & Heavy MTL fests, Montreal based metal act Endast is hitting the road in support of the band’s third full length album “Black Cloud,” which reached #6 on the iTunes Canada best selling metal chart. Dates are as follows: AUG 13th – Manhattan – Moncton, NB AUG 14th – The Refinery – Charlottetown, PEI AUG 15th – The Capital Complex – Fredericton, NB AUG 28th – Southern Ontario Metal Festival – Port Burwell, ON SEP 3rd – Participate Arts Center – Tillsonburg, ON SEP 9th – Club Absinthe – Hamilton, ON The band also issued the following update about filming the shows for a live DVD: “Each show on the CD release tour will be filmed as part of a live DVD showcasing Endast’s insane live performances, exclusive behind the scenes footage and some extra special treats from the band. Continue reading

Gotham O.D. Announces Chinese Tour Dates

After previously canceling several tour dates due to illness , Gotham O.D. has now issued the following announcement about lining up a series of Chinese shows in August: “Firebox Agency’s conquest of the China’s growing music market has proceeded to the point when our merry men from Finland’s Savo are just about to enter the plane headed for Beijing. The originally planned showlist has grown to total of eight shows and now the tour includes festival performances at MIDI Ocean Music Festival in Rizhao and at MIDI Music Festival in Zhang Jiang. Continue reading

Semargl Finishes Recording Upcoming Fifth Album

Ukrainian “Satanic pop-metal” band Semargl has checked in with the following brief announcement about finishing the recording of a new album: “We just finished recording the new 5th album! At the moment all material is in mixing and mastering process at Blacklight Studio (Kiev) and we expect it to be released at the end of 2011.” Additional details on the new album, and follow-up to “Ordo Bellictum Satanas,” will be announced as they are made available. In the mean time, you can also check out the music video for the band’s latest single “Tak, Kurwa” by heading over to this location . Continue reading