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VEIL OF MAYA To Release 'False Idol' Album In October

Illinois's VEIL OF MAYA will release its new album, "False Idol", on October 20 via Sumerian Records. The disc is described in a press release as "a marked sonic evolution — it's more hypnotic, heavier, and hits harder than ever before. 'False Idol' also encodes a curious narrative underneath a maelstrom of polyrhythmic guitars, sweeping ...

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MISS MAY I: Making Of 'Shadows Inside' Album Part One

The first of four webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of MISS MAY I's new album, "Shadows Inside", can be seen below. Due on June 2 via SharpTone Records, the disc was co-produced by Drew Fulk (MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, EMMURE, CROWN THE EMPIRE) and Nick Sampson (ASKING ALEXANDRIA, BORN OF OSIRIS). Andrew Wade (A ...

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DECREPIT BIRTH Signs European Deal With AGONIA RECORDS

California's technical death metal purveyors DECREPIT BIRTH have signed a European record deal with Agonia Records. The band is currently working on its fouth studio album, tentatively due in late 2016. DECREPIT BIRTH decided to move to Agonia after the expiration of the band's previous European deal with Nuclear Blast. The latter will continue its ...

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Video Premiere: ASKING ALEXANDRIA's 'Let It Sleep'

"Let It Sleep", the new video from ASKING ALEXANDRIA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "The Black", which will be released on March 25 via Sumerian Records. The group once again teamed up with renowned director Ramon Boutviseth (DREAM THEATER, NONPOINT, VEIL OF MAYA), who helmed ASKING ALEXANDRIA's ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On His Latest Knee Injury: 'My Skeleton Has Betrayed Me More Times Than I Can Count'

Jimmy Cabbs conducted an interview with Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) before SUPERJOINT's October 31 concert in Los Angeles with DANZIG, VEIL OF MAYA, PRONG and WITCH MOUNTAIN. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his latest ...

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Matriarch - VEIL OF MAYA

Coming into their fifth album, "Matriarch", VEIL OF MAYA were faced with no singer. Recruiting Wisconsin native Lukas Magyar to take over for Brandon Butler, VEIL OF MAYA strips down a bit, from the previously detailed instrumentation to Butler's hard vocals. The band focuses on relatively less technicality and more clean singing. Thus far, fans ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Headline This Year's 'Summer Slaughter' Tour

Currently on the road in Europe in support of 2014's "War Eternal", extreme metal titans ARCH ENEMY will return to North America this July/August to headline the 2015 installment of "Summer Slaughter"! Featuring BORN OF OSIRIS, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, OBSCURA, AFTER THE BURIAL, CATTLE DECAPITATION and BEYOND CREATION as support, this tour ...

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