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DREAM THEATER's 'The Astonishing' Album Turned Into A Novel

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have announced "The Astonishing, The Novel", which will tell the deeper story of the band's double concept album, "The Astonishing". To bring this vision to life, DREAM THEATER has selected Peter Orullian. In its first incarnation, it will be a limited edition, with several exclusives only available in a short ...

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WITCHERY: Listen To New Song 'Oath Breaker'

"Oath Breaker", a brand new song from Linköping, Sweden-based blackened metallers WITCHERY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited sixth studio album, "In His Infernal Majesty's Service", which will be released on November 25 via Century Media Records. Commented WITCHERY guitarist Patrik Jensen: "This might be my favorite song of ...

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WITCHERY: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Nosferatu'

A full six years after their latest studio album release, Linköping, Sweden-based blackened metallers WITCHERY finally return with their long-awaited sixth studio album, "In His Infernal Majesty's Service", due on November 25 via Century Media Records. "In His Infernal Majesty's Service" track listing: 01. Lavey-athan 02. Zoroast 03. Netherworld Emperor 04. Nosferatu 05. The Burning ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Begin Recording New Album In December

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will enter the studio in December to begin recording their follow-up to 2015's "Hammer Of The Witches" album for a tentative September 2017 release. "The songs have been [musically] finished, actually," CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth told Metal Wani in a new interview (hear audio below). "I'm far ...

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WITCHERY Returns With New Lineup, 'In His Infernal Majesty's Service' Album

A full six years after their latest studio album release, Linköping, Sweden-based blackened metallers WITCHERY finally return with their long-awaited sixth studio album, "In His Infernal Majesty's Service", due on November 25 via Century Media Records. WITCHERY played a score of festivals in support of their latest release, 2010's "Witchkrieg", did a tour of Japan ...

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Norwegian Black Metal Legends EMPEROR To Perform 'Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk' Live In 2017

Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will return in 2017 for a few exclusive appearances, perfoming their "Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk" album in its entirety to celebrate the LP's 20th anniversary. The first confirmed show is next August at the Brutal Assault festival in Josefov, Czech Republic. Unlike EMPEROR's 2014 live appearances, during which EMPEROR ...

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Watch Animated Video For MARILYN MANSON And SHOOTER JENNINGS's Cover DAVID BOWIE's 'Cat People'

The animated video for Marilyn Manson and Shooter Jennings's cover version of David Bowie's "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Valenberg and Blake Judd. The Manson/Jennings version of "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" appears on Shooter's latest album, "Countach (For Giorgio)", which honors Bowie and electronic/disco legend ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Release 'SAY10' Album Next February

Shock-rocker Marilyn Manson announced that his tenth studio album, cleverly titled "SAY10", will be released on Valentine's Day 2017. Speaking with Alternative Press after receiving the Icon Award at this year's Alternative Press Music Awards, Manson said the follow-up to 2015's "The Pale Emperor" will arrive on February 14, 2017. No further details are currently ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'All Hail' Video

"All Hail", the new video from FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The song is taken from FIRESPAWN's debut ...

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DARK FUNERAL Releases 'Unchain My Soul' Video

"Unchain My Soul", the new video from Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Where Shadows Forever Reign", which will be released on June 3 via Century Media. The effort was recorded at the Dugout Studios in Uppsala, Sweden and was produced by guitarist ...

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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: Entire 'In These Woods' Album Streaming

"In These Woods, From These Mountains", the new album from Norway's THE WRETCHED END, can be streamed in its entirety below. The CD will be released on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist ...

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IHSAHN Collaborates With ARISTIDES INSTRUMENTS

Aristides Instruments has announced their collaboration with Ihsahn, founder of the legendary Norwegian black metal band EMPEROR. Ihsahn has released six solo albums, with his latest effort, titled "Arktis", available April 8. This signing bolsters Aristides Instruments' already robust roster and expands the number of notable users performing with Aristides's innovative arium-constructed guitars. As to ...

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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: 'In These Woods' Album Due This Month

Norway's THE WRETCHED END will release its new album, "In These Woods, From These Mountains", on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist Cosmo, and DARK FUNERAL drummer Nils "Dominator" Fjellstrom. Boasting a darker ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's 'Only Half There' Autobiography Due In August

Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend has collaborated with the London, U.K.-based publisher Rocket 88 on his autobiography titled "Only Half There". Due in August, the book is available in two editions, both produced to the highest standard. The Classic comes with a CD of newly recorded music titled "Iceland" and includes previously ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN: New Song 'Pressure' Available For Streaming

"Pressure", a brand new song from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan), can be streamed below. The track is taken from Ihsahn's sixth solo album, "Arktis", which will be released on April 8. The effort will be available in standard CD, deluxe CD (featuring additional exclusive content), and vinyl formats via Candlelight Records. ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces Full Details Of North American Headline Tour With MARILYN MANSON And OF MICE & MEN

SLIPKNOT has announced full details of its massive summer headline tour with MARILYN MANSON and OF MICE & MEN. The North American trek will see the Grammy Award-winning group bringing their explosive live show across North America, kicking off June 9 at Salt Lake City, Utah's USANA Amphitheatre. SLIPKNOT fan club ticket presales will begin ...

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Listen To MARILYN MANSON And SHOOTER JENNINGS Cover DAVID BOWIE's 'Cat People'

Marilyn Manson has contributed guest vocals to country personality Shooter Jennings's cover version of David Bowie's "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)". The track will appear on Shooter's upcoming album, "Countach (For Giorgio)", which honors Bowie and electronic/disco legend Giorgio Moroder. Moroder produced the original Bowie song for the soundtrack to the 1982 film "Cat People", ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN's 'Arktis' Album Pushed Back To April

"Arktis", the sixth solo album from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan), has had its release date pushed back to April 8 from the previously announced March 4. The album will be available in standard CD, deluxe CD (featuring additional exclusive content), and vinyl formats via Candlelight Records. The album's first single, "Mass ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Footage Of San Antonio Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CRADLE OF FILTH's February 12 performance at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. Support on CRADLE OF FILTH's North American tour is coming from BUTCHER BABIES and NE OBLIVISCARIS. CRADLE OF FILTH's eleventh studio album, "Hammer Of The Witches", was released on July 10 via Nuclear ...

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Dystopia - MEGADETH

Two gems in recent years followed by two head-scratchers. The only given in this band comes when a MEGADETH album truly tanks, the band storms back with sheer ferocity. Just when many listeners had given up on Dave Mustaine and MEGADETH following 2013's awkward, if occasionally fun "Super Collider", the proverbial storm gathers and strikes ...

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