Old Iron Streaming New Album “Lupus Metallorum”

Old Iron today releases new record “Lupus Metallorum” via Good to Die Records, which can be streamed via the SoundClodu player provided below. You can also catch these upcoming Old Iron live shows:

9/16 – Seattle, WA — Rat City Recon — White Center w/ Whores., Maximum Mad, Cages, Tacos!
9/18 – Seattle, WA – Pettirosso w/ Great Falls, Post/Boredom — Planned Parenthood Benefit

Tour w/ Archons:
9/28 – Bellingham, WA – The Shakedown
9/30 – Santa Cruz, CA – Blue Lagoon
10/1 – Sacramento, CA – Blue Lamp
10/4 – San Diego, CA – Casbah
10/5 – Anaheim, CA – Doll Hunt
10/6 – San Jose, CA – Ritz
10/7 – Pacifica, CA – Winters Tavern
10/8 – Oakland, CA – Golden Bull
10/10 – Portland, OR – The Fixin’ To
10/11 – Seattle, WA – Lo-Fi

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Nocte Obducta Teases New Album “Totholz”

Although its been available directly at live shows from the band, the new Nocte Obducta album “Totholz (Ein Raunen aus dem Klammwald)” will be officially released on the 26th of May. A new teaser trailer comes online and can be heard below.

The successor to “Mogontiacum (Nachdem die Nacht herabgesunken …)” contains seven songs with a playing time of 42 minutes and will be available in a limited vinyl edition as well as on CD. The vinyl edition will also feature different cover artwork than the CD. Pre-orders can be found at this location.

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Crohm Signs With Sliptrick To Release “Humanity”

Italian metal band Crohm has inked a deal with Sliptrick Records to release “Humanity” on March 21st, 2017. Sliptrick comments:

“The original line-up dates back to 1986-88 and after splitting up for 26 years, the band re-grouped once again to start playing live shows and finally release first album, ‘Legend and Prophecy,’ in 2015. The momentum has continued and now the band is ready with a brand new album titled ‘Humanity,’ which will be released through Sliptrick Records next month. Never quit, never surrender!”

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New Material In The Works From Cold Raven

Melodic obscure black metal act Cold Raven is currently writing new material for the sophomore studio release. The band’s debut effort “Equilibrium And Chaos” was released in March 2015. The new album will represent an evolution in the band’s songwriting, though confirming the style shown in the previous work.

In the meanwhile Cold Raven will be playing some live shows supporting important acts.

Guitarist Vuall commented: “We think live shows are the true essence of Cold Raven, and this is why we won’t stop playing live while writing new songs. It’s not an easy task but we feel it’s the right thing to do.”

More news is expected soon.

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Poison Headache Announces Debut Live Shows

After releasing a self-titled debut last month, San Diego metallic hardcore trio Poison Headache has now announced the very first live shows as a group: two dates in southern California with Rotten Sound. Additional performances are coming soon.

Aug. 24 – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
Aug. 25 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction

Produced by the band’s own Phil Sgrosso (vocals/guitar/bass), mixed by Taylor Young (Nails, Twitching Tongues), and mastered by Brad Boatright (Black Breath, Inverloch, Sleep) of Audiosiege Mastering, “Poison Headache” is a 10-song monster available for streaming below.

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Disparaged Recruits New Vocalist Marco Boehlen

Swiss death metal band Disparaged just issued the following announcement about recruiting a new vocalist:

“We’re glad to inform you that Marco Boehlen will be our new frontman. He’ll build the new front line together with Ralph, Adrian and Tom.

“Marco is known as the frontman of BloodWillBound and comes along with great experience in live shows and studio works. We’re really looking forward and just say: welcome on board and horns up, voice-doc!”

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Bloodiest Premieres New Song “He Is Disease” From Upcoming New Self Titled Album

Chicago six-piece experimental metal outfit Bloodiest (Yakuza, etc.) premieres a new song entitled “He Is Disease”, taken from the upcoming new self titled album, which will be out in stores January 15, 2016 via Relapse Records.

Check out now “He Is Disease” below.

Bloodiest will be playing some live shows in support of the album. Check all dates below:

03/04 Toronto, ON – The Hard Luck
03/06 Montreal, QC – Bar Le Ritz
03/07 Brooklyn, NY – St. Vitus
03/08 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
03/11 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class
03/12 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle

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Hate Splits With Guitarist Destroyer

Polish outfit Hate, which just released the “Crusade:Zero” album (reviewed here), has issued the following announcement about parting ways with the band’s guitarist:

“Hate has parted ways with guitarist Destoyer after 9 years due to different priorities between him and the rest of the band.

“We would like to thank him for his contribution through out all those years and wish him all the best in his future endeavours. For live shows he will be replaced by Dominik ‘Domin’ Prykiel (in the photo), who is already taking part in the European tour within the band’s ranks.”

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Infernaeon Cancels Upcoming Tour Dates

Infernaeon has issued the following announcement about canceling all upcoming live shows:

“Infernaeon will unfortunately need to cancel the rest of our tour dates with The Absence / From the Embrace / and The Mirage Theory due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize to our friends and fans and hope to get back on the road as soon as possible. Thank you for your support.”

For more info on the band and upcoming live activity, head over to the Infernaeon Facebook profile.

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The Paramedic To Miss Tonight’s Baltimore Show Due To Van Breakdown

The Paramedic has checked in with the following announcement about canceling tonight’s show due to van problems:

“Guys – we have the worst luck. On our way to the show today our new van broke down. Sadly, we’re waiting to get towed and see what is wrong.

“Unfortunately, we will not be able to make tonight’s show in Baltimore. We are so sorry for this and we will make it up as soon as we can. Thank you to Graffiti Warehouse for booking us and please go support all of the bands tonight including Design The Skyline.”

For more info on the band and upcoming live shows, head over to The Paramedic’s Facebook profile.

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