El Camino Releasing “Cursed Congregation” Album

Swedish group El Camino will release “Cursed Congregation” on LP, CD, and cassette formats this coming July 2nd, 2017 via To The Death / Night Tripper Records. Check out advance song “Stars and Silence” below, while the full track listing is as follows:

1. Into the Dark
2. Intent of Man’s Heart
3. Cursed Congregation
4. Penance Upon the Pyre
5. Häxkraft I – Domens Hand
6. Crooked Wand
7. Häxkraft II – Elin
8. Vengeance
9. Stars and Silence
10. Ordeal of Faith
11. Häxkraft III – Vags Ande

Stars and Silence by el CAMINO

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Graveshadow Kicking Off Tour Dates With Arkona And Sirenia

Having just completed a U.S. tour opening for Anvil and Nightdemon, now symphonic metal band Graveshadow will begin a west coast tour today in Seattle opening for Russia’s Arkona and Norway’s Sirenia.

“It’s great to be back on the road, especially with bands that have had a profound impact on the genre and us as musicians,” states guitarist Will Walker. “We look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones, it promises to be one helluva week!”

In between tours, Graveshadow has continued working on new material for the follow-up to 2015’s :Nocturnal Resurrection,” which will be the band’s M-Theory Audio debut.

“The new album is shaping up very nicely and all that’s really left is to fine-tune arrangements and continue rehearsing,” continues Will. “We will record in July with Night Demon’s Armand [John Anthony – guitarist] and we’re very excited about the project. It’s interesting to see how the new material has developed and we can’t wait to share with everyone. Keep an eye out!”

5/23 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
5/24 Bossanova Ballroom – Portland, OR
5/25 Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA
5/26 Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
5/27 Pranksters – Scottsdale, AZ

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New Song “The Beginning Of The Night” Streaming From Kaledon

Italian symphonic power metal act Kaledon – now featuring Overtures vocalist Michele Guaitoli – is streaming the new song “The Beginning of the Night.” The song is taken from “Carnagus: Emperor Of The Darkness,” the new album which drops on May 25th via Sleaszy Rider Records.

The track listing is:

1. Tenebrae Venture Sunt
2. The Beginning of the Night
3. Eyes Without Life
4. The Evil Witch (see video clip here)
5. Dark Reality
6. The Two Bailouts (song streaming here)
7. Trapped on the Throne
8. Telepathic Messages
9. Evil Beheaded
10. The End of the Undead

Check out the tune here:

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Zornheym Announces Debut Album “Where Hatred Dwells and Darkness Reigns”

Swedish symphonic extreme metal band Zornheym is preparing to unleash new album “Where Hatred Dwells and Darkness Reigns” this September 15th via Non Serviam Records.

With magnificent visual artistry in the form of cover art by Lordigan Pedro Sena and a concept expanding graphic novel illustrated by Anu Bring, every chapter tells gruesome tales of an asylum for the criminally insane.

The band comments: “This is the first chapter in the history of Zornheym and we are so very proud of the outcome. The performance of everyone involved has been amazing. To use so many real instruments from day one feels like such an accomplishment. This is just the beginning!”

Wing Studio’s sound wizard Sverker Widgren comments: “It was a great pleasure to take part in the journey of the creation of this record. To have Zornheym here in the studio with the ambition to make an album that is so much more than an ordinary metal album made me very excited to produce this recording from day one. Now looking at the final result, the power of Zornheym’s music can’t be denied really.”

1. The Opposed
2. Subjugation of the Cellist
3. A Silent God
4. Prologue to a Hypnosis
5. Trifecta of Horrors
6. …and the Darkness Came Swiftly
7. Whom the Night Brings…
8. Decessit Vita Patris
9. Hestia

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Black Metal Celebration “Black II” Details Announced

For it’s second year, “Black” – Vancouver’s assembly celebrating everything black metal – is being held at the Rickshaw Theatre on June 10th.

This year’s event will have an art exhibition of black metal culture featuring works from Kevin Eisenlord and lord of logos Christophe Szpajdel. In addition to showcasing black metal art, Szpajdel will be hosting a very special live art performance piece plus will be joined by Youtube sensation Vegan Black Metal Chef for a live cooking segment on stage along with serving a vegan buffet (wrist bands will be sold for the buffet at $10).

There will also be a short documentary showing about Christophe Szpajdel and his work over the years in the black metal community. Closing the night’s festivities will be local black metal band Svneater. Full details are available here.

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Kaledon Releases “The Evil Witch” Music Video

Kaledon just released a new music video for “The Evil Witch,” which was filmed near the city of Rimini by director Matteo Ermeti.

“The Evil Witch” is the latest single from forthcoming album “Carnagus: Emperor Of The Darkness,” which drops tomorrow, May 15th.

1. Tenebrae Venture Sunt
2. The Beginning of the Night
3. Eyes Without Life
4. The Evil Witch
5. Dark Reality
6. The Two Bailouts (song streaming here)
7. Trapped on the Throne
8. Telepathic Messages
9. Evil Beheaded
10. The End of the Undead

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Voyager Streaming New Album “Ghost Mile”

Australian progressive metal outfit Voyager just unleashed the band’s 6th opus “Ghost Mile” today – Friday, May 12th, 2017. The album is currently streaming in full below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Ascension
2. Misery Is Only Company
3. Lifeline
4. The Fragile Serene
5. To The Riverside
6. Ghost Mile
7. What A Wonderful Day
8. Disconnected
9. The Gentle Earth (1981)
10. As The City Takes The Night

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Municipal Waste Explains “Slime And Punishment” Album Title

Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia’s Municipal Waste barrels back onto the scene with latest piece of toxic detritus, “Slime And Punishment.”

Watch Ryan Waste and Tony Foresta share how the album title materialized in the video clip available below.

New album “Slime And Punishment” will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Order your copy of the album digitally on iTunes or over at Amazon Music and receive a download for “Amateur Sketch” instantly. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Breathe Grease
2. Enjoy The Night
3. Dingy Situations
4. Shrednecks
5. Poison The Preacher
6. Bourbon Discipline
7. Parole Violators
8. Slime And Punishment
9. Amateur Sketch
10. Excessive Celebration
11. Low Tolerance
12. Under The Waste Command
13. Death Proof
14. Think Fast

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Municipal Waste Explains “Slime And Punishment” Album Title

Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia’s Municipal Waste barrels back onto the scene with latest piece of toxic detritus, “Slime And Punishment.”

Watch Ryan Waste and Tony Foresta share how the album title materialized in the video clip available below.

New album “Slime And Punishment” will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Order your copy of the album digitally on iTunes or over at Amazon Music and receive a download for “Amateur Sketch” instantly. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Breathe Grease
2. Enjoy The Night
3. Dingy Situations
4. Shrednecks
5. Poison The Preacher
6. Bourbon Discipline
7. Parole Violators
8. Slime And Punishment
9. Amateur Sketch
10. Excessive Celebration
11. Low Tolerance
12. Under The Waste Command
13. Death Proof
14. Think Fast

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Municipal Waste Explains “Slime And Punishment” Album Title

Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia’s Municipal Waste barrels back onto the scene with latest piece of toxic detritus, “Slime And Punishment.”

Watch Ryan Waste and Tony Foresta share how the album title materialized in the video clip available below.

New album “Slime And Punishment” will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Order your copy of the album digitally on iTunes or over at Amazon Music and receive a download for “Amateur Sketch” instantly. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Breathe Grease
2. Enjoy The Night
3. Dingy Situations
4. Shrednecks
5. Poison The Preacher
6. Bourbon Discipline
7. Parole Violators
8. Slime And Punishment
9. Amateur Sketch
10. Excessive Celebration
11. Low Tolerance
12. Under The Waste Command
13. Death Proof
14. Think Fast

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