Fake Figures (Atreyu, Ex-Hotwire, Etc.) Premiere New Music Video“Hole In The Sky”

A Brad Alexander helmed official music video for the new Fake Figures (Atreyu, ex-Hotwire, etc.) song “Hole In The Sky” has premiered online. The track will appear on the band’s new EP, “We Are The Dead“, which is scheduled for a spring release via War Against Records.

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Die Apokalyptischen Reiter Recording Album For 2017 Release

Die Apokalyptischen Reiter is back after a long break and announcing a new studio album for summer 2017. The band is currently recording this forthcoming, yet-untitled album, which will be produced by the group itself and co-producers Alexander Dietz (Heaven Shall Burn) and Eike Freese (Deep Purple, Kai Hanson).

The band states: “An album is approaching. The essence of live will burn into your flesh. We are back! This summer already, our 10th studio album is scheduled to be released! Currently, we are working hard on the recordings. Bring the horses out of the shed, we’ll also be back on tour this autumn; more info to follow soon! Cheers from Hamburg, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter!”

Stay tuned for more info, and check out a song off previous album “Tief.Tiefer” in the player below.

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Anderwelt Posts “Trinity Of Decay” Music Video

Austrian post / doom Metal band Anderwelt just released a new video clip for the song “Trinity of Decay.” The video was directed by James Quinn, starring Heike Christiane Kotsios & Ralph Saml, and can be seen below.

The band was formed in 2013 in Linz, Austria by Markus Steinberger and Alexander Dornstauder. Debut album “Schattenlichter” was released in 2015 – if you haven’t heard it yet, listen in at this location.

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Grai Posts New Song “Tread Of Winter”

Russian folk metal outfit Grai has a new winter single online and available for streaming below. The band also comments:

“Friends! Upon your requests, we present to you a new track called ‘Tread of Winter’ as well as a sympho-karaoke version. This track will most surely be on our new record.

“Lyrics by Dmitriy ‘Hort’ Dubinin, illustration by Alexander “Alex,’ recorded and mixed by The Amplogia studio, and symphony by Nikola Nikita Jeremic. Only available at our Bandcamp page.

???? – ??????? ???? (Tread of winter, single) by GRAI

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New Album “Zerkala” Announced By AcatoniA

Russian progressive metal band AcatoniA will release the new album “Zerkala” in September through Metalism Records. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered By Sergei Lazar (Arkona) and Alexander Hovanski.

AcatoniA was formed in 2011 by Alexander Hovanski and his wife Dasha Hovanski. The debut album “Belii Korabl” was released in 2014 and immediately received positive reviews around the world.

The album’s artwork can be viewed here:

Check out the new track “Run to Me” (“??? ? ????”), which was performed live last July here:

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If These Trees Could Talk Announces North American Tour Dates

Instrumental post-rock outfit If These Trees Could Talk just announced a USA headlining tour in support of new album, “The Bones of a Dying World.”

Kicking off in August in NY, the trek also features Driftoff, Spotlights, and Alexander Turnquist as support. See below for all dates:

Aug. 4 – Kingston, NY – BSP Lounge *
Aug. 5 – Boston, MA – Great Scott *
Aug. 6 – Brooklyn, NY – St Vitus *
Aug. 7 – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery *
Sept. 1 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen **
Sept. 2 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar **
Sept. 3 – Kansas City, MO – Record Bar **
Sept. 4 – Denver, CO – Hi Dive **
Sept. 6 – Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Caberet **
Sept. 7 – Seattle, WA – The Highline **
Sept. 8 – Portland, OR – High Water Mark **
Sept. 9 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill **
Sept. 10 – Los Angeles, CA – Complex **
Sept. 12 – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar **
Sept. 13 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls **
Sept. 14 – Austin, TX – Sidewinder **
Sept. 15 – New Orleans, LA – Howlin’ Wolf **
Sept. 16 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl **
Sept. 17 – TBA
*=featuring Alexander Turnquist
**=featuring Spotlights

Before the tour, If These Trees Could Talk will also play two special album release shows for “The Bones of a Dying World” in home-state of Ohio:

July 8 – Rumba Cafe – Columbus, OH
July 9 – Musica – Akron, OH

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Raw Posts “Stop Asking” Drum Playthrough Video

Raw just released another video with a song from the band’s third album “Battalion of Demons.” Check out the drum playthrough for “Stop Asking” featuring Alexander Wenz below.

The footage was filmed during the recording sessions for the band’s current album, which was released on January 15th. A previously posted studio video for the song “Battalion Of Demons” can also be seen at this location.

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Efpix Posts “Nothing Remains” Music Video

Russian industrial/symphonic metal band Efpix just released a music video for the single “Nothing Remains” that will be part of the brand new full-length album “Evil Sides.”

While “Evil Sides” isn’t set to drop until the end of the year, you can see the existential new clip for “Nothing Remains” below, directed by Alexander Kondrashov.

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