Guitarist Ol Drake Rejoins Evile

Evile have been officially rejoined by guitarist Ol Drake. Drake parted ways with the group back in 2013 to pursue a solo career.

Comments Evile :

“We’ve been sat on this picture for a few weeks now, so we thought it was time to announce that we have a new lead guitarist….

We are beyond thrilled to be able to welcome Ol back!

Make sure to come and see us headline Manor Fest in Keighley on 12 May as it’s likely to be our only show this year. The link to tickets is on our events section.

After that we will be fully focusing on album number five for a planned release next year. We know that will make it five years between albums but the wait will be worth it.

m/”

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Parkway Drive Tweet Pics From New Album Sessions

Back in May 2017 (!) Parkway Drive announced that they were about 70% done recording their new effort. Past Friday (February 09th, 2018) the outfit shared the below series of photos via Twitter from the studio sessions. The new album is expected to arrive in stores later this year.

Working on album number 6 pic.twitter.com/Z5TA804y3d

— Parkway Drive (@parkwayofficial) February 9, 2018

Parkway Drive will be back in North America in spring for this headlining tour:

04/26 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
04/27 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
04/28 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
04/29 Memphis, TN – New Daisy
05/01 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
05/02 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
05/03 Norfolk, VA – NorVa
05/04 Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/06 Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
05/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05/09 Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
05/10 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
05/11 Peoria, IL – TBA
05/12 Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion

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Studio Diary Report On Album Six Posted By Mors Principium Est

Finnish based melodic death metal act Mors Principium Est released the first part in a studio diary series on the upcoming six full length studio release. The as of yet untitled album is expected for release in 2017.

In the first episode, U.K. based guitarist Andy Gillion is shown recording. Gillion commented: “Hey guys, welcome to the studio diary for album number six. The thing is that things got a little bit crazy the last time and a few people asked me: ‘Could you do something a bit more serious this time and really show what goes into making an album?’ And that’s exactly what I am going to do!”

Check out the clip here:

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Bloodshot Dawn Announces Guest Appearances On New Album

The U.K. melodic extreme metallers in Bloodshot Dawn have announced some of the guests that are set to appear on an upcoming second album, which is set to be recorded this summer.

Sven De Caluwé from Belgian death metal band Aborted will be weighing in with vocals, while Swedish guitar maestro Per Nilsson of Scar Symmetry and Wintersun’s Teemu Mäntysaari will also be adding pieces to the forthcoming album.

The band also announced that album number two will be a crowd-funded project that will launch on 16th April. Further details on the campaign and perks for contributing will be announced in the near future.

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