Lotus Eater Debut New Music Video For “Break It”

Scottish metal band Lotus Eater premiere a new video for the band’s new track “Break It“. Comments the band:

“This is the sound of despair, the sound of five broken people, the sound of what happens when you take all hope away. This is not a fucking game to us: we are here to take over.”

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Kobra And The Lotus Premiere New Music Video For ‘Velvet Roses’

Kobra And The Lotus has released the official music video for “Velvet Roses”. The track is taken from their latest effort “Prevail II”, which was released on April 27 through Napalm Records.

Check it out below.

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Xandria Kicking Off Tour Dates With Once Human, Kobra And The Lotus

Napalm Records label-mates Xandria and Kobra and the Lotus are set to kick off their North American tour tonight in New York, NY at Webster Hall’s Marlin Room. Both bands have been chomping at the bit to return to the states and the time is finally here.

Xandria is touring in support of latest release and seventh studio album overall “Theater of Dimensions” (check out our review here). The album is a hyper-emotional affair that digs deep, lyrically speaking, while remaining an incredibly metallic effort.

Kobra and the Lotus is set to release new album and Napalm Records debut “Prevail I” this Friday, full of blistering guitars, pounding rhythms, and haunting vocal melodies that take the listener on a sonic journey.

Kobra Paige comments: “It’s been a long time coming for Kobra and the Lotus to release new music and what could be better than to do it on this power packed tour coming up. We are super pumped to be hitting the road with the mighty Xandria and Once Human! It’s sure to be a show that has something for everyone and charges people up from start to finish. Prevail I releases Friday but we will be kicking off the tour with the same blast of new tunes right off the bat…can’t wait to bang some hair and melt some ears!!! See ya soon.”

Kobra and the Lotus w/ Xandria and Once Human:
5/9: New York, NY @ Webster Hall
5/11: Quebec City, QC @ La Source de la Martiniere
5/12: Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques
5/13: Toronto, ON @ Garrison
5/14: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
5/16: Joliet, IL @ The Forge Club
5/18: Denver, CO @ Moon Room
5/19: Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
5/20: Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Bar
5/22: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
5/24: San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
5/26: Las Vegas, NV @ Adrenaline Sports Lounge
5/27: San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
5/29: Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater
5/30: Mesa, AZ @ Club Red-Mesa

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Kobra And The Lotus Streams New Song “TriggerPulse”

Kobra And The Lotus recently signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records and is set to release fourth album and Napalm Records debut “Prevail I + II” as two separate volumes of a double album.

The first part will be released in February 2017 with the second part to follow in October of 2017. Today Kobra And The Lotus debuts new single “TriggerPulse,” taken from “Prevail I.”

Kobra And The Lotus will take to the road this fall in Europe alongside label-mates Delain. Upcoming dates are available below.

24.09.2016 NL – Eindhoven, Poppodium de Effenaar (with Arch Enemy)
30.09.2016 LT – Kaunas, Lemmmy*
01.10.2016 LV – Riga, Nabakab*
02.10.2016 EE – Tallinn, Tapper*
05.10.2016 FI – Helsinki, Elmun Baari*
06.10.2016 FI – Tampere, Yo-talo*
07.10.2016 FI – Oulu, Hevimesta*

*Headline Shows

With Delain
14.10.2016 DE – Köln, Essigfabrik
15.10.2016 DE – Stuttgart, Im Wizemann
16.10.2016 DE – Hamburg, Gruenspan
17.10.2016 DK – Copenhagen, Pumpehuset
19.10.2016 DE – Berlin, Columbia-Theater
20.10.2016 PL – Cracov, Kwadrat
21.10.2016 PL – Warsaw, Progresja
22.10.2016 CZ – Zlin, Masters of Rock Club
25.10.2016 SK – Bratislava, Majestic Music Club
27.10.2016 AT – Vienna, Szene
28.10.2016 DE – Munich, Backstage
29.10.2016 DE – Aschaffenburg, Colos-Saal
30.10.2016 CH – Pratteln, Z 7 3
01.10.2016 FR – Lyon, Ninkasi Kao
02.11.2016 ES – Madrid, Arena
03.11.2016 FR – Toulouse, Metronum
04.11.2016 FR – Paris, Elysee Montmartre
05.11.2016 FR – Lille, Le Splendid
06.11.2016 BE – Antwerp, Trix
08.11.2016 UK – Birmingham, O2 Institute 2
09.11.2016 UK – Glasgow, Classic Grand
11.11.2016 IE – Dublin, The Button Factory
12.11.2016 UK – Manchester, O2 Ritz
13.11.2016 UK – London, Koko
15.11.2016 UK – Southampton, Engine Rooms
16.11.2016 UK – Cardiff, Tramshed

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Sister Sin Releases “Chaos Royale” Music Video

“Black Lotus,” the new album from Sweden’s Sister Sin, is in stores today. Accompanying the full-length release, the music video for the first single “Chaos Royale” can be seen below, thanks to Loudwire.com (the video is not available in all areas – head over to the Loudwire link if it doesn’t play for you).

“Black Lotus” is the follow-up to 2012’s “Now & Forever,” and delivers Sister Sin’s patented brand of no bullshit, full-throttle heavy metal. You can also hear the full album over at this location.

Written by guitarist Jimmy Hiltula and drummer Dave Sundburg, the “Black Lotus” story began in May at Leon Music Studios outside Karlstad, Sweden, with Rikard Lofgren and Gustav Ydenius, along with Cameron Webb (Motorhead, Megadeth) on board to mix.

Vocalist Liv Jagrell discusses the origin of the title: “The album title Black Lotus came up after a couple songs were already written. They seemed to have darker touch than before and somehow Black Lotus summed that feeling up. Lyric-wise, the inspiration comes from all kinds of places. Mostly personal struggles but also politics and fiction.”

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Sister Sin Posts New Lyric Video For “Chaos Royale”

Sister Sin will release fifth studio album “Black Lotus” on October 27th, 2014. Metal Hammer today dishes out the initial preview of “Black Lotus” with the premiere of the “Chaos Royale” lyric video.

Check it out below. Pre-orders are available over at this location and the track listing is as follows:

1. Food For Worms
2. Chaos Royale
3. Au Revoir
4. Desert Queen
5. Count Me Out
6. Stones Thrown
7. The Jinx
8. Ruled By None
9. Sail North

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Eryn Non Dae. Releases New “Hidden Lotus” Music Video

Eryn Non Dae. has teamed up with Metalinjection.net to premiere a new music video for “Hidden Lotus.”

The video was directed by Arnaud Gransagne and can be found below. “Hidden Lotus” comes off the “Meliora” album out now through M&O Music.

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Striker Recruits New Guitarist Tim Brown

Striker reveals today that Tim Brown has joined the band as a new guitarist. Tim is the brother of Adam, the band’s drummer.

He is the former lead guitarist of Canadian female fronted band Kobra and the Lotus (Simmons Records/Universal) as well as local band Sixguns Over Tombstone, which he grew up playing in with Adam.

Guitarist Chris Segger commented on Tim joining the band: “Please welcome our new guitarist Tim Brown!! We’re thrilled to have Adam’s brother join us in time for our upcoming Canadian tour and look forward to seeing you all on the road m/”

Striker is currently on tour in Canada. A complete list of dates can be found below.

Thursday May 23: Fort McMurray AB – The Den
Friday May 24: Red Deer AB – The Vat
Saturday May 25: Edmonton AB – The Pawnshop
Tuesday May 28: Banff AB – The Devils Gap
Thursday May 30: Nelson BC – Spirit Bar
Friday May 31: Kelowna BC – Level Nightclub
Saturday June 1: Vancouver BC – Funky Winkerbeans
Thursday June 6: Regina SK – The Exchange
Friday June 7: Brandon MB – Park Community Centre (All Ages)
Saturday June 8: Winnipeg MB – The Zoo
Sunday June 9: Thunder Bay ON – Crocks
Tuesday June 11: Kitchener ON – The Hive (All Ages)
Wednesday June 12: London ON – Norma Jeans (All Ages)
Sunday June 16: Chicoutimi QC – Le Sous-Bois
Wednesday June 19: Ottawa ON – Caf

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Graven Posts Full New "The Filth Will Cleanse" EP Online

Baltimore’s Graven (featuring 3 out of 4 members from Swarm of the Lotus) has digitally released a new EP entitled “The Filth Will Cleanse,” which can be heard in the player below. More info on Graven can be found over at Facebook here. The album’s track listing is as follows:

1. The Void 02:42
2. The Stygian Order 04:54
3. Imperialist 02:28
4. Utopian Womb 04:52
5. Sacrifice Of The Common Man 05:36

The Filth Will Cleanse by Graven

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