Candlemass Recording New EP With Mats Levén

Candlemass is back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals are being recorded during for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records.

The band is also happy to announce that Mats Levén, a longtime friend of the band, is now the permanent singer for the Swedish doom squad. Mats commented:

“20 years ago, Leif invited me to the project Abstrakt Algebra. 10 years ago, I started helping Candlemass with their demos. Today, I’m happy to say that I’m the new singer of Candlemass. I truly believe that 2016 will be one of the best years in a long time for Candlemass! Big thanks to my brothers of doom: Janne, Lasse, Leif & Mappe.”

Per Wiberg is today also an essential part of the Candlemass live shows with his keyboards and filling in for Leif on bass until he’s back in shape again. The band is currently recording the anniversary EP in Ghost Ward studios in Stockholm together with David Castillo.

“The new songs are more like the material on the ‘Nightfall’ album than what we did on ‘Psalms For the Dead,'” says Leif Edling. “Lot’s of guitars, and cool riffs but also really good songs that I hope and think our fans will dig!”

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My America Streaming New Track “Bad Hosts”

Brooklyn trio My America has wrapped up the recording of new album “Misses” with producer Kevin Bernsten (Full of Hell, Magrudergrind), and today Noisey premieres “Bad Hosts,” a track from the session. Listen in below.

New album “Misses” was recorded and mixed by Bernsten at Developing Nations and mastered by Brad Boaright (Nails, Code Orange. Front man Matt Turner comments: “‘Bad Hosts’ is the last song we wrote and recorded. The album itself is so serious and intense, ‘Bad Hosts’ is something we did for fun, to lighten the mood. We tracked the song live with Kevin. Although it’s not part of the album, it’s an essential part of our whole experience of making the album.”

My America will also play May 13th at Lucky 13 in the group’s hometown of Brooklyn, NY.

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Razormaze Splits With Guitarist, Announces New Member Joe Gettler

Boston’s Razormaze has issued the following statement about splitting with guitarist Dave Carlino:

“Hey slaves, pretty big announcement here: Dave Carlino and Razormaze have recently decided to part ways. We wish him luck in all his endeavors.

“We have a new awesome guitarist by the name of Joe Gettler who we’ve been working with for a few months now. He’s already an essential part of the band and a true best bud! Here’s to a new awesome incarnation of Razormaze that will be sure rip even more faces! Here here!”

You can also listen to the new song “Slowest Death” and find the band’s upcoming tour dates at this location.

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Razormaze Splits With Guitarist, Announces New Member Joe Gettler

Boston’s Razormaze has issued the following statement about splitting with guitarist Dave Carlino:

“Hey slaves, pretty big announcement here: Dave Carlino and Razormaze have recently decided to part ways. We wish him luck in all his endeavors.

“We have a new awesome guitarist by the name of Joe Gettler who we’ve been working with for a few months now. He’s already an essential part of the band and a true best bud! Here’s to a new awesome incarnation of Razormaze that will be sure rip even more faces! Here here!”

You can also listen to the new song “Slowest Death” and find the band’s upcoming tour dates at this location.

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