Disturbed Completes Work On Seventh Album

Chicago based heavy metal/hard rock outfit Disturbed has made the announcement that they have completed work on their new studio album. A message from the group reads as follows:

“The new record is done! The new album includes many styles of music. Since our last album and the recent footage from the studio, we’ve seen a lot of discussion about the evolution of our new music. Disturbed Ones, we have decided to embrace the debate. For our next single – what kind of sound do you want it to be?”

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Kissing Candice Debut Cover Of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”

Kissing Candice debut their take on the title track to Michael Jackson‘s 33x multi-platinum album, “Thriller“. Next month will see the group embark on the inaugural ‘Summer Of Screams Tour‘ with Mushroomhead, Powerman 5000 and more.

Kissing Candice say of the cover:

“We are all big MJ fans! We were watching the video for Thriller and it just clicked. The aesthetic and lyrical content of the song fit us perfectly so we decided to hit the studio with Zach Jones and put our own spin on it.”

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Stone Sour Release “Burn One Turn One” Studio Footage

Stone Sour share a behind the scenes look at the studio sessions for their recently released song “Burn One Turn One“. That track was recorded during the sessions for their latest release “Hydrograd” and was released online late past month. It will be featured on an upcoming deluxe edition of “Hydrograd” that is scheduled for an August 31st release via Roadrunner Records.

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Dream Theater Enters The Studio To Begin Writing New Album

In late 2017, Dream Theater signed with Sony Music’s progressive imprint InsideOutMusic. Now, in preparation for the band’s fourteenth studio album and their first album ever produced in collaboration with this leading worldwide label, they are pleased to announce that they have entered the studio to begin the writing process.

Recently, John Petrucci and James LaBrie shared a quick video update from the writing sessions on the band’s official Facebook page (see below).

James comments: “We’ve been here for one week and it is going sensational. Everybody is in the one room… and I gotta tell you, if the first week is any indication of where this album is going, you’re in for a treat.”

John adds: “There’s a lot of ideas flowing, and it’s already been really productive after only a week in. So far the music is heavy, progressive, melodic, shredding and it’s epic.”

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Skeletonwitch Premiere New Song “When Paradise Fades” From Upcoming New Album “Devouring Radiant Light”

Skeletonwitch premiere a new song entitled “When Paradise Fades”, taken from their upcoming new album “Devouring Radiant Light”, which will be out in stores July 20 via Prosthetic Records.

Check out now “When Paradise Fades” below.

Devouring Radiant Light by Skeletonwitch

Devouring Radiant Light was recorded with Kurt Ballou (High on Fire, Kvelertak, Chelsea Wolfe) at GodCity Studio in Salem, MA, mixed by Fredrik Nordström (Opeth, At the Gates) at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, and was mastered by Brad Boatright of From Ashes Rise at Audiosiege Engineering in Portland, OR.

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Marilyn Manson Debuts “Cry Little Sister” Cover

Marilyn Manson‘s take on Gerard McMahon‘s “Cry Little Sister“, has officially premiered online. You can stream the studio version of that cover which was tracked for use in the upcoming X-Men film, ‘The New Mutants‘ below. ‘The New Mutants‘ will be open on August 02nd, 2019.

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The Agonist To Start Recording New Album This Friday

The Agonist are back in the studio for their sixth full-length effort. Tracking sessions for the drums are to kickoff this Friday, June 01st, with further details yet to be announced.

Drum tracking for album 6 begins this Friday! Last few practice sessions for Simon. #newalbum #metal #blast #heavyAF #GetReady pic.twitter.com/GZNpxaadHg

— The Agonist (@theagonist) May 30, 2018

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Doro Reveals More, “Forever Warriors, Forever United” Album Details

“Forever Warriors, Forever United” – its 100 days to go until the release of Doro’s highly anticipated new studio album. 100 days of waiting until the metal queen unleashes 25 brand new songs, her first double album ever, upon the music world. But “Forever Warriors, Forever United” isn’t simply just a double album – it’s two new Doro records as one, which will be released as premium 2CD set and vinyl formats on August 17th, 2018 through Nuclear Blast.

On Forever Warriors, Doro channels her inner wild warrior, with tracks like “Bastards” or the first single “All For Metal” (release: June 8th) affirming this. Her duet with Amon Amarth frontman Johan Hegg “If I Can’t Have You…” is sure to bring any metal head to their knees. This is Doro like you’ve never heard her before!

Forever United takes a more sentimental turn, with lyrical topics covering friendship, love and companionship. Highlights include Doro’s tribute to the late and great Lemmy.

“We’ve been touring a lot during the last years. We collected a lot of impressions and got to meet many amazing people. That inspired me enormously,” explains Doro. “The songs and ideas simply bubble out of me. That process didn’t even end while being in the studio. We had 50 song ideas in the beginning which turned into 14 concrete album tracks. Suddenly we had 20 songs, and in the end it was even 24. I also wanted to record ‘Caruso’ in the last recording week.”

With”Forever Warriors, Forever United,” Doro presents two new records, featuring 19 regular tracks and 6 bonus songs, which include some big surprises!

This unique song writing marathon was based on” “Living Life To The Fullest” back in January 2016. Says Doro , “I was flying to Lemmy’s funeral when the track’s melody and lyrics suddenly came to mind. Lemmy was always very important to me. Everything went quickly from this point. As soon as a song was constructed, I headed to the studio – between all those shows and tours – to capture the freshness and live energy of the new tracks.”

The result is 25 songs in the form of two fantastic albums, showcasing all of Doro’s wonderful and varied facets.” Forever Warriors, Forever United” is another huge chapter added to her long history.

The album cover artwork was once again created by Doro’s favourite artist, Geoffrey Gillespie. It portrays Doro in the middle of a swarm of wild metal heads exuding attitude, power and positive vibes. “The cover and the title form a perfect unit,” Doro explains, “Just as it should be. It all fits perfectly in line with the songs, which also deal with some political themes.”

Doro continues: “On Forever Warriors, Forever United, there will be a lot of big rock heroes. Fans might be curious about the many awesome guest musicians involved. There are some big anthems on both albums, countless heavy songs, as well as heart-warming melodies! The records are supposed to give you power and thus contain a lot of energy”.

The first single “All For Metal” features several metal heroes, who can also be seen in the upcoming music video, which will be released on June 8th. The list of guest stars will be unveiled soon… and Doro is already convinced that “’All For Metal’ is going to be the new ‘All We Are’!”

Guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio, Dead Daisies) and former Warlock guitarist Tommy Bolan, who also contributed to the highly acclaimed album Triumph And Agony in 1987, will also be part of the new album.

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Killswitch Engage’s Current & Former Frontmen Are Now Officially Friends

Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach and his predecessor Howard Jones (now Light The Torch) recently hung out together long enough, so that Leach now feels comfortable calling Jones “his dude”. States Leach in an Instagram post:

“You have no idea, none. Tonight was therapy and laughter. Tonight was the longest we were able to talk alone as friends, this guy is my dude! Lots of laughter and some deep stuff as well. Honored and happy! DUDE ….LIGHT THE TORCH IS no joke, incredible new @lightthetorchband just wait…….this man is back in FULL EFFECT!!! Wow! Coming at you sooon! Chills!
#Gratitude #HowardJones #Brothers #JesseLeach #SoMuchLaughter #WeGood #killswitchengage #Pals #lightthetorch”

“So we had a little venting session about working in the studio with Adam D, Howard went in, I assisted. Adam deserved it ha ha… Such good times last night man! At some point I’ll talk more about it. I honestly didn’t really know Howard as a person until last night.

We’ve seriously just never hung out. A lot of really crucial stuff was said and I made a new friend…We have a lot in common, it’s crazy! It was also nice to see all of the guys hanging out in the same room sharing stories and tons of laughs.

The past is the past and when you let go of certain things, forgive and move on…life gets a whole lot sweeter. Really really cool hangs, my heart is full today. ???? #AdamD #killswitchengage #JesseLeach #HowardJones #TherapySession #LightTheTorch #RealTalk #NewFriend #SuchABlast #Hojo #Anxiety #Depression #Brotherhood #Headcases #LeadSingerIssues”

So we had a little venting session about working in the studio with Adam D, Howard went in, I assisted. Adam deserved it ha ha… Such good times last night man! At some point I’ll talk more about it. I honestly didn’t really know Howard as a person until last night. We’ve seriously just never hung out. A lot of really crucial stuff was said and I made a new friend…We have a lot in common, it’s crazy! It was also nice to see all of the guys hanging out in the same room sharing stories and tons of laughs. The past is the past and when you let go of certain things, forgive and move on…life gets a whole lot sweeter. Really really cool hangs, my heart is full today. ???? #AdamD #killswitchengage #JesseLeach #HowardJones #TherapySession #LightTheTorch #RealTalk #NewFriend #SuchABlast #Hojo #Anxiety #Depression #Brotherhood #Headcases #LeadSingerIssues

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