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MEGADETH: 'Dystopia' Title Track Available For Streaming

The title track of MEGADETH's forthcoming fifteenth studio album, "Dystopia", can be streamed below. Due on January 22, 2016, the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" was recorded last year in Nashville, Tennessee and was produced by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. The CD was mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with LAMB OF GOD, ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Release 'Arktis' Album In March

Candlelight Records has set a March 4 global release date for "Arktis", the sixth solo album from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan). The album will be available in standard CD, deluxe CD (featuring additional exclusive content), and vinyl formats. The album's first single, "Mass Darkness", is released today via iTunes and Amazon. ...

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MEGADETH Releases 'The Threat Is Real' Animated Video

MEGADETH's animated video for the new song "The Threat Is Real" can be seen below. The track was released last month as a 12-inch single as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort also includes the title cut and a cover of FEAR's "Foreign Policy", both of which are taken from ...

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Video Premiere: CRADLE OF FILTH's 'Blackest Magick In Practice'

"Blackest Magick In Practice", the new Sam Scott-Hunter-directed video from British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH, can be seen below. Comments the director: "There's dark madness in this video. 'Blackest Magick In Practice' is a deeply tragic tale of lost love. It's the grief stricken insanity of trying to bring back that loved one from ...

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Listen To New MEGADETH Song 'The Threat Is Real' (Audio)

MEGADETH's 12-inch single, "The Threat Is Real", will be released this week as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort will include the title track and a cover of FEAR's "Foreign Policy", both of which are taken from MEGADETH's forthcoming fifteenth studio album, "Dystopia". "The Threat Is Real" is now available ...

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DARK FUNERAL To Record New Album In Early 2016

Long-running Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will enter the studio in early 2016 to begin recording their new album, to be released via Century Media. Mastermind Lord Ahriman comments: "During the past months, we have been forging the foundation of what will become the new DARK FUNERAL album. Music and lyrics are falling in place, ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'The Emperor' Video

"The Emperor", 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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CRADLE OF FILTH Announces 'Inquisitional Tourture' North American Tour With BUTCHER BABIES

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on the "Inquisitional Tourture" North American headlining tour in January. Support on the trek will come from BUTCHER BABIES and NE OBLIVISCARIS. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will take place on Tuesday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. until Thursday, November 5 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO Project To Release New Album In 2017

EX DEO, the reactivated Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album for an early 2016 release via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the new CD "already has a working title, a master conductor on the orchestration and world-renowned mixer at the helm." Regarding the ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Footage Of Manchester Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CRADLE OF FILTH's October 22 performance at Academy 2 in Manchester, England can be seen below. CRADLE OF FILTH's eleventh studio album, "Hammer Of The Witches", was released on July 10 via Nuclear Blast. The CD marks the first release with CRADLE OF FILTH's new lineup, which includes new guitarists Ashok ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN Completes Work On New Solo Album

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) has completed work on his new solo album, to be released soon via Candlelight Records. Ihsahn played a brand new song, "My Heart Is Of The North", at this year's edition of the Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can ...

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Audio: PHILIP ANSELMO Joins Forces With CHILD BITE For Cover Version Of CELTIC FROST's 'The Usurper'

Next month, Corpse Flower Records will unveil "Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost", a maniacal 12-inch compilation featuring the likes of PERSEKUTOR, ACID WITCH, TEMPLE OF VOID, MUNICIPAL WASTE, HAYWARD featuring Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of NEUROSIS, EVOKEN and COFFIN'S SLAVE featuring Scott Carlson of REPULSION all paying tribute to one of extreme ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman To Resurrect EX DEO Project For New Album

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album — less than two years after Iacono announced that he was taking a break from EX DEO due to scheduling conflicts with his management company and his main band. Said Maurizio: "Yes, it's true. EX DEO ...

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SATYRICON To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of 'Nemesis Divina' In 2016

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will revisit the album that raised them from underground heroes to bold contenders on the world stage… the timeless and towering "Nemesis Divina". SATYRICON will return in 2016 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this seminal masterpiece, with a never-to-be-repeated series of exclusive European shows, wherein the Norwegian trailblazers will perform ...

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MEGADETH Taps LAMB OF GOD Producer JOSH WILBUR For New Album Mix

MEGADETH has tapped Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, ALL THAT REMAINS, GOJIRA) to mix the band's fifteenth album, which was recently recorded in a Nashville studio. The production duties on the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" were handled by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, KORN). Mustaine tweeted on Friday (July ...

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IHSAHN To Release Follow-Up To 'Das Seelenbrechen' In Early 2016

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) has completed the songwriting process for his sixth solo album, tentatively due in early 2016. Ihsahn spoke about his upcoming CD during an interview with Eternal Terror conducted at last month's Tons Of Rock festival in Halden, Norway. He said: "I would say in 95 percent of ...

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CHRIS ADLER Would Never Leave LAMB OF GOD For MEGADETH

LAMB OF GOD and MEGADETH drummer Chris Adler was interviewed on the latest installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting sessions for the new MEGADETH album: "Most of the ...

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