Risk Relay Streams New Song “The Meeting”

New Jersey’s Risk Relay — now just over a week from releasing fourth full-length, “As We Descend” through Nefarious Industries – offers a new preview of the record with “The Meeting.” Check it out below.

The theme of “As We Descend” is inspired by the late nineteenth-century science fiction novel by John Uri Lloyd, “Etidorhpa,” which depicts the story of a man banished to an alternate world within the center of the Earth.

Offers Risk Relay with the new single: “‘The Meeting’ is the story of the restless mind of Llewellyn Drury, alone in his 1850s Cincinnati apartment, trying to find meaning through a dimly lit library of ancient texts as choking clouds of coal soot exhale against his window panes. The feeling of complete isolation descends like the creeping city murk but a restless mind conjures a white bearded phantom to impart the secrets of hidden science.”

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Existance Posts “Breaking The Rock” Music Video

French heavy metallers Existance just released a new music video for “Breaking The Rock,” taken from a new album of the same name due out on October 15th via Black Viper Records.

The album was recorded and mixed in France at Boss Hog Studio and mastered in Los Angeles by Maor Appelbaum (Halford, Malmsteen, Dokken).

1. Heavy Metal Fury
2. Honest
3. We Are Restless
4. All Is On Fire
5. Deserve Your Love
6. Sinner Of Love
7. Marilyn (Icon Of Desire)
8. In The Name Of Revenge
9. Pain In Paradise
10. Breaking The Rock

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Details Of New Album “Ghostlights” Revealed By Avantasia

Avantasia’s seventh album, “Ghostlights,” will be released worldwide on January 29th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. Today, Tobias Sammet proudly presents the cover and announces the tracklist, as well as the various formats, in which the upcoming record will be available.

The opus features guest appearances of Dee Snider, Geoff Tate, Marco Hietala, Sharon Den Adel, Michael Kiske, Ronnie Atkins, Bob Catley, Jorn Lande, Bruce Kulick, Robert Mason, Herbie Langhans, Oliver Hartmann and Sascha Paeth.

The record contains twelve songs and was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth in Gatestudio Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth is responsible for engineering and mixing “Ghostlights,” too. Mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg.

The instrumentalists on “Ghostlights” are the following:

Sascha Paeth – rhythm guitars, lead guitars, bass, additional keys
Michael Rodenberg – orchestration, keys
Tobias Sammet – additional keys and bass
Bruce Kulick – lead guitars
Oliver Hartmann – lead guitars
Felix Bohnke – drums

The track list is:

CD:

01. Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose 3:51
02. Let The Storm Descend Upon You 12:09
03. The Haunting 4:42
04. Seduction Of Decay 7:18
05. Ghostlights 5:43
06. Draconian Love 4:58
07. Master Of The Pendulum 5:01
08. Isle Of Evermore 4:28
09. Babylon Vampyres 7:09
10. Lucifer 3:48
11. Unchain The Light 5:03
12. A Restless Heart And Obsidian Skies 5:53

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CD 1:

01. Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose
02. Let The Storm Descend Upon You
03. The Haunting
04. Seduction Of Decay
05. Ghostlights
06. Draconian Love
07. Master Of The Pendulum
08. Isle Of Evermore
09. Babylon Vampyres
10. Lucifer
11. Unchain The Light
12. A Restless Heart And Obsidian Skies
13. Wake Up To The Moon (Bonus Track)

CD 2 (Bonus Disc – AVANTASIA live):

01. Spectres
02. Invoke The Machine
03. The Story Ain’t Over
04. Prelude
05. Reach Out For The Light
06. Avantasia
07. Whats Left Of Me
08. Dying For An Angel
09. Twisted Mind
10. The Watchmakers’ Dream
11. Another Angel Down

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(incl. 68page photo book ca. 28,5 x 28,5cm)
+ CD 3 (Karaoke Version of CD 1 w/o bonus track)

01. Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose
02. Let The Storm Descend Upon You
03. The Haunting
04. Seduction Of Decay
05. Ghostlights
06. Draconian Love
07. Master Of The Pendulum
08. Isle Of Evermore
09. Babylon Vampyres
10. Lucifer
11. Unchain The Light
12. A Restless Heart And Obsidian Skies

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Nyx Signs With Agonia Records, Posts “Home” Album Trailer

German female extreme metal force Nyx has inked a deal with Agonia Records. The band’s debut album, “Home,” is expected to drop on October 30, 2015. In anticipation, the duo has revealed a trailer for the upcoming effort – check it out below.

Nyx is made off Blitz (drums/vocals) and Vinterbarn (guitars/vocals) and was brought to life in 2011 to explore the endless metastases of the aspiring soul within a musical dimension.

Debut album, “Home,” was recorded and produced in Blackout Studio (Enthroned, Corpus Christii, Emptiness, Lvcifyre) with Enthroned’s bassist Phorgath behind the console.

The band commented: “We are Nyx and this restless album is our joint search for the inner home. Welcome to roaring wrath, screaming despair and silent yearning – welcome home.”

On the album trailer, the duo added: “This small album preview contains song snippets of the upcoming Nyx album ‘Home’ combined with behind the scenes impression of the whole working process: rehearsals, photosessions, studio-recording.”

The “Home” track listing is as follows:

1. Beyond
2. Chaos Pt. 20 – Black Isle
3. Chaos Pt. 38 – Metastases
4. Prelude
5. S.ave O.ur S.ouls
6. Deep
7. Going On
8. Home
9. Swallowed Screaming

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Suffer No Fools Streaming “Songs For The Restless Youth” EP

Suffer No Fools released new EP “Songs For The Restless Youth” earlier this month, and now all the tracks can be heard in the Bandcamp player below. The following press release was also issued about Suffer No Fools:

“Formed in Ealing in 2015 and comprised of Ali Khan on vocals, Jack Kirby and Jamie Newdeck on guitar, Alex Bain on bass, and Mike Taylor on drums. The band sets out to combine the best of its influences in order to create something contemporary that also hearkens back to the last few decades of metal.”

The EP’s track listing is as follows:

1. Acheron 01:00
2. The Bombing Campaign 06:09
3. Prey 03:49
4. Forgiven Or Forgotten 04:19
5. Abyss 05:02
6. Dirge Of The Old Gods 04:21
7. Into The Breach 04:24

Songs For The Restless Youth by Suffer No Fools

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The Burial Posts “Wretched Restless Forms” Lyric Clip

The Burial has posted a lyric video online for the song “Wretched Restless Forms,” which can be viewed below. The track comes off upcoming album “In The Taking Of Flesh” due out July 9th on Facedown Records. Pre-orders are now available at this location.

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Korpiklaani Posts Backstage Footage From Heidenfest Tour

Have you ever wondered what the Korpiklaani guys do backstage during tours? Backstage footage from the Heidenfest is now available below.

Shortly after the end of the celebrated Heidentfest tour, the restless Finnish folk metal pioneers will soon be on the road again. In January and February of 2013, the band will embark on an extensive headliner tour in support of new album “Manala” (out since August 3, 2012) with support from Estonian fellow folk metallers Mestatoll. Dates can be found after the jump.

30.01. D Essen – Turock
31.01. UK Norwich – Waterfront
01.02. UK Glasgow – Classic Grand
02.02. UK Manchester – The Academy
03.02. IRL Dublin – Button Factory
04.02. UK London – Underworld
05.02. F Colmar – Grillen
06.02. F Paris – Divan Du Monde
07.02. F Rennes – Antipode
08.02. F Cognac – West Rock
09.02. E Madrid – Caracol
10.02. E Barcelona – Razz2/Salamandra1
11.02. F Toulouse – Bikini
12.02. F Lyon – CCO
14.02. CH Solothurn – Kofmehl
15.02. CH Chur – Palazzo
16.02. I Reggio Emilia – Tempo Rock
17.02. I Turin – Combo@Suoneria
18.02. I Rome – Orion
19.02. I Treviso – New Age
20.02. SLO Maribor – Stuk
21.02. SK Bratislava – Majestic Music Club
22.02. H Budapest – Club 202
23.02. D Ingolstadt – Westpark

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Fallen Martyr Streaming New Track "Revelry And Reverence"

After previously uploading the new songs “Wake Up, Its Time” and “Cognitive Dissonance And The Children of Hamelin,” Fallen Martyr has now posted another new track online titled “Revelry and Reverence.” You can check out the song in the player below. The track is taken off the upcoming album “Shadows,” which does not yet have an official release date.

The track listing for the upcoming “Shadows” album is as follows:

1. Revelry and Reverence
2. Wake up, Its time
3. Therian Premonition
4. Doubt
5. The Restless king
6. Passing through the Veil of The Exterior World
7. Body of Light
8. Invocation
9. Cognitive Dissonance and the Children of Hamelin
10. The 8th Circle
11. Soul Left Bare
12. (Cast Me Out)

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Fallen Martyr Posts New Song "Cognitive Dissonance And The Children of Hamelin" Online

Fallen Martyr has posted the new song “Cognitive Dissonance and The Children of Hamelin” online, which is taken off the band’s upcoming album “Shadows.” You can check out the song in the clip below.

The “Shadows” track listing is as follows:

1. Revelry and Reverence
2. Wake up, Its time
3. Therian Premonition
4. Doubt
5. The Restless king
6. Passing through the Veil of The Exterior World
7. Body of Light
8. Invocation
9. Cognitive Dissonance and the Children of Hamelin
10. The 8th Circle
11. Soul Left Bare
12. (Cast Me Out)

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