Minors Premiere New Song & Video “Flesh Prison” From Upcoming New Album “Abject Bodies”

Canadian-based hardcore metal quartet Minors premiere a new song and video titled “Flesh Prison”, taken from their upcoming new album “Abject Bodies”, which will be out in stores February 22nd via Holy Roar Records.

Check out now “Flesh Prison” below.

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Prison Of Mirrors Streaming “Unstinted, Delirious, Convulsive Oaths”

Italian black metal cult Prison of Mirrors is now streaming the entirety of a new two-song EP titled “Unstinted, Delirious, Convulsive Oaths.”

Set for international release on June 30th via Signal Rex on cassette tape format, you can hear “Unstinted, Delirious, Convulsive Oaths” in its entirety below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Wounds of Radical Abnegation
2. Litany of Consecration

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New DVD/Blu-Ray “The Theater Equation” Announced By Ayreon

In September 2015, over the course of four sold-out shows, Ayreon’s legendary progressive rock concept album “The Human Equation” was brought to life as a full-blown musical production at the Nieuwe Luxor theater in Rotterdam.

This limited run of performances was witnessed by die-hard fans from across the world, but now Arjen Lucassen’s story can be witnessed by all, as a recording of the final night of those special evenings is being released as both a DVD & Blu-Ray package on June 17th, 2016 via InsideOut Music. “The Theater Equation” is subtitled in nine different languages and includes nearly one-and-a-half hours of bonus content. The release will be available as a special edition 2CD+DVD Digipak, standalone Blu-ray, & audio-only Digital Download.

Arjen comments: “Even today as I write this, I am amazed and touched by how hard everyone worked and how much love and care they generously gave to make it all happen. Sometimes the dream becomes reality!”

The stage show stars Dream Theater frontman James Labrie in his original roll as “Me” and features nearly the entire cast of vocalists from the original 2004 album. The main cast is supported by a specially put-together 19-strong Epic Rock Choir. This is a unique document of an undertaking that was surely once in a lifetime.

James LaBrie as ‘Me’
Devon Graves as ‘Agony’
Heather Findlay as ‘Love’
Eric Clayton as ‘Reason’
Magnus Ekwall as ‘Pride’,
Marcela Bovio as ‘Wife’
Irene Jansen as ‘Passion’
Anneke van Giersbergen as ‘Fear’,
Jermain van der Bogt (Wudstik) as ‘Best Friend’
Mike Mills as ‘Rage/Father’
Nienke Verboom as ‘Nurse’
Peter Moltmaker as ‘Doctor’
Anita van der Hoeven as ‘Mom’

Ed Warby: Drums
Jeroen Goossens: Flutes and woodwinds
Johan van Stratum: Bass
Maaike Peterse: Cello
Ben Mathot: Violin
Marcel Coenen: Guitars
Freek Gielen: Guitars
Erik van Ittersum: Keyboards/synths
Ruben Wijga: Keyboards/synths
Epic Rock Choir

THE HUMAN EQUATION STORY: After a mysterious single-car accident, the victim – a man in his late 30s – lies comatose in the hospital. Before the accident he was a powerful businessman, wildly successful by any measure but also known for his cutthroat business tactics. Now he finds himself trapped in a prison that took him a lifetime to build: the prison of his own mind.

Guarding the prison are his emotions, which have taken on vivid personas inside his mind. Some are friends, some are foes, and they all have their own agendas. Some aim to trick him or dominate him, others to comfort or inspire him. But the one objective they all share is to force him to face up to the demons of his past and the deep truths about who he is and how he’s lived his life, all of which he’s conveniently ignored until now. Fear, Rage, Agony, Love, Passion, Reason and Pride take turns engaging the man in this emotional warfare.

Two people hold vigil at the man’s bedside: his wife and his best friend. They are desperate to understand how the accident happened and to see even the tiniest sign that the man will regain consciousness. But the man’s recovery is not their only concern: is it possible that he somehow found out their secret, and that the “accident” wasn’t really an accident at all? Would he ever be able to forgive them?

Will the man have the strength to face the truth about himself and the ones he loves? The story unfolds over his twenty-day emotional struggle with Fear, Rage, Agony, Love, Passion, Reason and Pride, in which each day of coma is represented by a song.

Look out for more information in the weeks!

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Shivers Addiction Releasing New Album “Choose Your Prison”

Italian metal band Shivers Addiction (featuring Marco Cantoni from Cyrax) is gearing up to release new album “Choose Your Prison.” You can check out the artwork and track listing below, or follow the latest on the band at Facebook here.

1. Eternal Damnation
2. We Live on a Lie
3. La mort qui danse
4. The King and the Guillotine
5. Money Makes the Difference
6. Freedom
7. Where Is My Future
8. Painted Arrow
9. Against We Stand
10. Death Has Nothing to Teach

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Frostagrath Releases New Album “Extinguishing The Flame Of Life”

Egyptian depressive black metal outfit Frostagrath has released the “Extinguishing The Flame Of Life” album online, which can be heard in the player below or over at Bandcamp here. The track listing is as follows:

1. A Gate Of Inner Hate 08:28
2. Drowning In A Maze Of Mirrors 05:52
3. Questioning A Disharmonic Existence 06:52
4. Existence (Feat. Sayed Ragai) 08:25
5. Extinguishing The Flame Of Life 10:21
6. Escape Farewell Life ! 04:25
7. And Finally,The Death Caverns Will Carry Out My Soul (Re-Mastered) 16:16
8. The Prison Of Mirrors (Xasthur Cover) 08:08

Extinguishing The Flame Of Life by Frostagrath

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Tsavo Inc. Streaming New Album "When The Lions Are Hungry"

The debut album from Brazilian thrashers Tsavo Inc. “When The Lions Are Hungry” was released last month and is now streaming in its entirety through bandcamp. Check out the songs in the player below. The track listing is:

1. Welcome To Tsavo 01:53
2. Tsavo 04:02
3. When The Lions Are Hungry 04:31
4. Unborn 04:38
5. Reborn 04:35
6. Humanity 04:09
7. Take Me Out Of This Prison 01:29
8. The Solution 03:47
9. Immunodeficiency 04:16
10. Savannah 03:00
11. Tsavo (2003 Demo) 04:07
12. Unborn (2003 Demo 04:05
13. Humanity (2003 Demo) 03:49

When The Lions Are Hungry by Tsavo Inc

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