Gizmachi has sharted another new single and video, for their new track “Look What I’ve Become” from their upcoming new album, Omega Kaleid, due out March 12th. The video was directed by drummer Jimmie Hatcher. In addition to Björn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork, who lends his vocal skills to the entire album, “Look What I’ve Become” also features an appearance by guitarist Larry Mitchell, who has released numerous solo records in addition to working with Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek and Miguel Bosé.
Death Metal legends Cannibal Corpse previously announced their new album Violence Unimagined releasing April 16th 2021, via Metal Blade Records. The band shared their new single “Inhumane Harvest” – and now has David Brodsky-directed video for the track! Check it out!
Arizona-based heavy rockers A Fall to Break have shared a brand new music video for their track “Violence!” The tracks comes from their latest full-length album, Divided By Tyrants, released in the fall of 2020. The highly stylized music video is one part Mad Max Fury Road and one part Commando! Directed by Caleb Evans, it’s action-packed with guns, stunts, and more, with the band performing, intercut with the storyline. The band also shot a behind-the-scenes clip too! Check out the video now!
Progressive metallers Mastodon have shared a new music video celebrating 21 years as a band. The group bellied up to a bar near their hometown of Atlanta to share a humorous video. The band is currently recording with producer David Botrill (Tool, Dream Theater) for a new album, due out late in 2021 or early 2022 via Reprise Records. Potentially, the band has enough material for a double album, and a new release will be the first new material since their compilation album, 2020’s Medium Rarities. Check it out! Continue reading
Death Metal legends Cannibal Corpse have formally announced April 16th as the release date of their 15th studio album, Violence Unimagined, via Metal Blade Records. The band shared their new single “Inhumane Harvest” – which debuted on SiriusXM Liquid Metalshow, and you can hear it below. The band has also announced Hate Eternal frontman and producer Erik Rutan as a permanent member of the band, replacing Pat O’Brien who has been on hiatus from the band following personal issues. Pre-orders are also live for the new album at the link below.
Swedish Stoner Doom band Greenleaf has announced their new full-length album, Echoes From A Mass, due out March 26 via Napalm Records! The album is the successorto their 2018 release, Hear The Rivers, the ever-evolving band continues to reshape the genre with thor proggy, psychedelic stoner jams and this new album is the next chapter. Check out the video for the lead single “Tides” right now!
Metal, for all its anti-establishment credentials, can often be quite conservative. Many of the same old tropes have been rolled out again and again for the past four decades or so. Whilst that’s not a major problem for many metal fans, it is arguable that the same recycled ideas just don’t have the same impact that they once did. What once seemed impossibly heavy, deafeningly loud, even shocking or transgressive, can now be played on mainstream radio without anyone raising an eyebrow.
According to a new report by Metal Injection, Fear Factory’s long-awaited new album, and final release with vocalistBurton C. Bell, is due out sometime this spring. According to guitarist Dino Cazares joined Death Angel’s Ted Aguilar for an interview and said the new album should be out within the next “two or three months”. A single from the album is also expected soon. Dino recently shared some riffs off of the album via a playthrough/teaser.
Infected Rain has shared an update that the band has entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to their acclaimed 2019 album Endorphin, out now on Napalm Records. Frontwoman Lena Scissorhands has issued a statement on the new music and conceptual themes of the new album.
The early nineties was an exciting experimental and developmental time for the genre of Folk Metal. The German outfit SuidAkrA took on this evolving style and meshed it up with Black Metal on their debut album, Lupine Essence that was released in 1997. They were able to uniquely harmonize the two genres and create a memorable and meaningful record that is still considered with reverence in the Black/Folk/Celtic Metal scenes. Now the band is re-releasing their early work with original member Arkadius Antonik remastering each track himself. With new artwork, bonus tracks, and its first release on vinyl, these multi-genre metal veterans are getting a chance to properly present their initial material. Continue reading