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No Cross No Crown - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with its best album in 22 years. The group has never released bad or subpar music, but since Pepper Keenan removed himself from the picture to focus upon DOWN, the unit lost its momentum and magic. Now that the charming frontman has returned to the fold, the group has repossessed ...

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WHITE WIZZARD: 'Infernal Overdrive' Lyric Video Released

This Friday, January 12 marks the release of the new album from WHITE WIZZARD. Today the lyric video to the disc's title track, "Infernal Overdrive", has been released and can be viewed below. Fans have long anticipated the return full-length from traditional metal heroes WHITE WIZZARD, who revamped their lineup last year to include the ...

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EKTOMORF Loses Guitarist, Bassist, Drummer; New Lineup Revealed

Hungarian metallers EKTOMORF have parted ways with Tamás Schrottner (guitar), Szabolcs Murvai (bass) and Róbert Jaksa (drums) due to "personal differences" and have replaced them with Szebasztián Simon, Attila Asztalos and Dániel Szabó, respectively. EKTOMORF guitarist/vocalist Zoltán Farkas states: "After many years of touring and playing together, Tomi, Robi and Szabi decided to leave the ...

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WITCHERY Guitarist PATRIK JENSEN Says Newer Album Production Jobs Give Him 'Metal Fatigue'

Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with guitarist Patrik Jensen of Swedish thrashers WITCHERY. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why WITCHERY established the goal of releasing their new "I Am Legion" studio album a year after their previous "In His Infernal Majesty's ...

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Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness of Decay - CRADLE OF FILTH

"Nymphetamine", 2004, is the introduction album for many of CRADLE OF FILTH's followers, despite cutting groundbreaking works such as the band's loving ode to Hammer horror, "Dusk... and Her Embrace", the Clive Barker-inspired "Midian" and the sanguinary tribute piece to Countess Bathory, "Cruelty and the Beast". As accomplished as "Nymphetamine" is, could anyone have predicted ...

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DORO Releases Her First German-Language Album, 'Für Immer'

Doro Pesch has just released her first German-language album titled "Für Immer" via her own label, Rare Diamonds Productions. Conceived by Doro back in 1987, "Für Immer" was a divine ballad and her very first German song ever — and possibly the first track in the history of heavy rock that connected German and English ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY Releases 'No God' Video

Canadian metal veterans INFERNAL MAJESTY have released the official music video for the song "No God". Written, directed, produced and edited by vocalist Chris Bailey, this is the second video from the band's critically acclaimed new album, "No God", available from High Roller Records. The clip was filmed in Northumberland County, Ontario and Vancouver, British ...

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WITCHERY Releases Video For 'Of Blackened Wing'

Swedish blackened thrash metallers WITCHERY have released the official music video for the song "Of Blackened Wing", off their upcoming album, "I Am Legion", to be released on November 10 via Century Media Records. The clip, which was created by Martin Hultgren of Gryt Film, can be seen below. WITCHERY guitarist Patrik Jensen stated about ...

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WITCHERY To Release 'I Am Legion' Album In November

Following up last year's acclaimed "In His Infernal Majesty's Service" album, Swedish blackened thrash metallers WITCHERY have announced the release of their new album, "I Am Legion", for November 10 via Century Media Records. As with the previous album, "I Am Legion" was created in the WITCHERY lineup consisting of Angus Norder (vocals), Patrik Jensen ...

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SEPTICFLESH Frontman On Using An Orchestra: 'It's One Of Our Biggest Weapons'

The Conductor of WSOU 89.5 FM recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Spiros "Seth" Antoniou (a.k.a. Seth Siro Anton) of Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming "Codex Omega" album: Spiros: "This ...

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SEPTICFLESH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Enemy Of Truth'

The official lyric video for "Enemy Of Truth", a brand new song from Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Codex Omega", which will be released on September 1 via Prosthetic Records. SEPTICFLESH comment: "As the release date of our new ...

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Virtual Metal Band PENTAKILL Releases New Album 'II: Grasp Of The Undying'

Virtual heavy metal band PENTAKILL — featuring infernal lead vocalist Karthus, blazing axe-man Mordekaiser, enchanting keyboardist Sona, rumbling bassist Yorick, berserker drummer Olaf, and new member Kayle, a winged warrior goddess who sings songs presaging the end of the world — is breaking further out of the hundred-million-player League Of Legends gaming universe and onto ...

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Ritual - IN THIS MOMENT

At this point, IN THIS MOMENT is unstoppable. The band may yet have HALESTORM and LACUNA COIL to contend with if supremacy over this branch of hard rock is its goal. Yet the band's newest offering, "Ritual", for all its witty pop and electronic shakes behind a perpetual theme of repent and deliverance (you be ...

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INCANTATION: 'Messiah Nostrum' Video Released

Vertigo-inducing death metallers INCANTATION have unveiled their brand new video for the track "Messiah Nostrum", taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Profane Nexus". Regarding the Don Taylor-directed video, drummer Kyle Severn said: "Our second offering off of our new album 'Profane Nexus', 'Messiah Nostrum', is about world religion and prayer culminating at a point ...

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SEPTICFLESH To Release 'Codex Omega' Album In September

Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH will release their tenth full-length album, "Codex Omega", on September 1 via Prosthetic Records. A 360-degree video for the song called "Dante's Inferno", taken from "Codex Omega", can be seen below. The clip was created by Tommy Jones of Videohammer studios. SEPTICFLESH comment: "We are proud to present ...

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INCANTATION To Release 'Profane Nexus' Album In August

Extreme metal veterans INCANTATION will release their tenth studio album, "Profane Nexus", on August 11 via Relapse Records — the very same label that released the band's influential LPs "Onward To Golgotha" (1992), "Mortal Throne Of Nazarene" (1994), "Diabolical Conquest" (1998) and "The Infernal Storm" (2000). As expected, INCANTATION has taken steps to ensure that ...

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ALESTORM Releases 'Mexico' Video

Scottish folk/power metallers ALESTORM have released the official music video for their new song "Mexico", taken from the band's upcoming fifth full-length album. Titled "No Grave But The Sea", the disc will be released on May 26 via Napalm Records. Says the band: "Oh wow! It's Cinco de Mayo, so let's celebrate with a song ...

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Alive - EDGE OF PARADISE

While IN THIS MOMENT continues to rise as a dominant force in contemporary hard rock alongside HALESTORM and LACUNA COIL, it's odd that EDGE OF PARADISE is still scraping for turf. Despite six years as a band, a couple albums and a powerhouse singer who may well take over the scene if given the proper ...

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