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Judas Priest - Unveil New Album Title, N. American Tour Dates

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 22:26

Iconic metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=78&bandname=Judas+Priest>Judas Priest</a>, who are among the nominees for the induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018, and for whom you can vote <a href="http://www.rockhall.com/fan-vote/2018-fan-vote">here</a>, just revealed the title of their new album. The heavy metal group announced today that their new studio album is called <i>Firepower</i> and will be arriving in early 2018. It's their first album since 2014's <i>Redeemer Of Souls</i>. They are also happy to announce the first North American dates of their 2018 World Tour. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32451>Read more...</a>

Chaos Echœs - Announce New Album Details

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 21:53

Morbid psychedelics of improvised darkness, France's <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7565&bandname=Chaos+Ech%9Cs>Chaos Echœs</a> have revealed the name and art on their Facebook for their forthcoming album and sucessor to 2015's explosive <i>Transient</i>. The sequel will be aptly called <i>Mouvement</i>, on top of <i>The Unfathomable</i> EP that was earlier revealed already to be scheduled for release. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32449>Read more...</a>

Portal - New Album Teaser Revealed

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 19:10

Australian masters of dissonant death metal <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4721&bandname=Portal>Portal</a> have some good news to share today! They will release their new and fifth album, <i>Ion</i>, worldwide via Profound Lore Records. Finally the follow-up to 2013's <i>Vexovoid</i> is coming. You can hear its teaser here. Are you ready for a new <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4721&bandname=Portal>Portal</a> album? <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32450>Read more...</a>

Summoning - New Song Available For Streaming

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:35

There's a new <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=438&bandname=Summoning>Summoning</a> tune to be consumed online. The Austrian black metal duo has released the 11-minute track and album closer "With Doom I Come" off of their impending new release, <i>With Doom We Come</i>. It is now available via Bandcamp, below, or on Spotify as well. Enjoy the first full song released from the new studio album. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32448>Read more...</a>

Sepultura - Announce European Tour With Obscura, Goatwhore

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:27

Heavy tour alert! In early 2018, Brazilian thrash metal legends <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=151&bandname=Sepultura>Sepultura</a> will head out on a lengthy and extensive European headline tour in support of their acclaimed new album, <i>Machine Messiah</i>. After an extremely successful tour with <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=142&bandname=Kreator>Kreator</a> and a raft of festival shows in 2017, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=151&bandname=Sepultura>Sepultura</a> will return to Europe with their most powerful billing yet. German technical death metal masters <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2870&bandname=Obscura>Obscura</a> are confirmed as direct support, followed by US-based death/black metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=321&bandname=Goatwhore>Goatwhore</a> and New Jersey's deathcore outfit, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9072&bandname=Fit+For+An+Autopsy>Fit For An Autopsy</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32447>Read more...</a>

Conan - To Record New Album In November

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:16

Britain's doom metal trio <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7824&bandname=Conan>Conan</a> have recently shared some good news. Their new album will be recorded in November to follow 2016's <i>Revengeance</i> when they return from the tour with <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8263&bandname=Monolord>Monolord</a>. The new record is set to be released in April 2018 on Napalm Records. Get ready! <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32446>Read more...</a>

Celtic Frost - Bassist Martin Eric Ain Passes Away

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 18:21

According to reports, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=70&bandname=Celtic+Frost>Celtic Frost</a> bassist and co-founder Martin Eric Stricker has passed away yesterday after a heart attack. The legendary musician formed <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=70&bandname=Celtic+Frost>Celtic Frost</a> with guitarist/vocalist Tom Gabriel Fischer in Zürich, Switzerland, in June 1984 in the ashes of the band <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=222&bandname=Hellhammer>Hellhammer</a>, where he also played. He was 50 years old. R.I.P. and condolences to his friends and family. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32445>Read more...</a>

Marilyn Manson - Bassist Twiggy Ramirez Accused Of Rape

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 14:20

Unfortunately, the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=478&bandname=Decapitated>Decapitated</a> case isn't the only one involving rape accusations in the metal world. <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6352&bandname=Marilyn+Manson>Marilyn Manson</a>'s long-time bassist Twiggy Ramirez (Jeordie White), who also played in <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2358&bandname=Nine+Inch+Nails>Nine Inch Nails</a> and <b>A Perfect Circle</b>, has been accused of rape, according to <a href="http://variety.com/2017/music/news/marilyn-manson-bassist-rape-1202595930/">Variety</a>. Jessicka Addams, lead singer in the band <b>Jack Off Jill</b> and his former girlfriend, detailed the alleged assault in a <a href="http://www.facebook.com/MissJessickaAddams/posts/10155413298828005">lengthy Facebook post</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32444>Read more...</a>

Decapitated - Members Formally Charged With Rape, Release Statement (Update)

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 13:48

<u>UPDATE:</u> Two more members of the Polish death metal band <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=478&bandname=Decapitated>Decapitated</a> have been charged with rape and kidnapping in Spokane. After Wacław Kiełtyka (Vogg) and Michał Łysejko were previously charged with rape and kidnapping, now Rafał Piotrowski and Hubert Więcek, the vocalist and bassist of the band, had their first court appearance in Spokane County on Friday for allegedly participating in a gang rape of a woman on their tour bus in Spokane on August 31st. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32398>Read more...</a>

Sons Of Apollo - Release New Video

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 13:37

The new progressive metal band <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9964&bandname=Sons+Of+Apollo>Sons Of Apollo</a>, which features former <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=92&bandname=Dream+Theater>Dream Theater</a> members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex- <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=874&bandname=Guns+N%26%23039%3B+Roses>Guns N' Roses</a>), Billy Sheehan (<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8758&bandname=The+Winery+Dogs>The Winery Dogs</a>, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6363&bandname=Mr.+Big>Mr. Big</a>, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5230&bandname=David+Lee+Roth>David Lee Roth</a>) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4082&bandname=Journey>Journey</a>, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force), have just released the Vicente Cordero-directed video for "Lost In Oblivion". The song appears on their highly anticipated debut album, <i>Psychotic Symphony</i>, out now via InsideOutMusic/Sony. Watch the video now here and discover more music from the band. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32443>Read more...</a>

First Revival - New Shows Announced

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 13:30

Luleå local melodic death metal sons <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9967&bandname=First+Revival>First Revival</a> have announced 3 shows, in nordic Sweden and also the band confirmed that guitarist Daniel Wester has left the group due to personal reasons. They already have a replacement in Isac Lundqvist. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32442>Read more...</a>

Elvenking - Stream New Single

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 14:22

As of now, you can check out <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=247&bandname=Elvenking>Elvenking</a>'s new single "The Horned Ghost And The Sorcerer"! On November 10th, AFM Records will release the folk power metallers' new studio album, <i>Secrets Of The Magick Grimoire</i>. While fans wait, here's a second brand new <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=247&bandname=Elvenking>Elvenking</a> track. Hear it below and tell us if you enjoyed it. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32441>Read more...</a>

Evergrey - To Reissue First Two Albums In November

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 14:13

After releasing <i>The Storm Within</i> last year, Swedish progressive metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=98&bandname=Evergrey>Evergrey</a> will now be reissuing two early albums. Two late 90's classic albums are about to be re-issued on November 24th 2017 (December 1st in North America) via AFM Records: the debut <i>The Dark Discovery</i> and the groundbreaking <i>Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy</i>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32440>Read more...</a>

Acid Witch - Announce New Album, Stream New Song

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 13:42

U.S. death doom metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3634&bandname=Acid+Witch>Acid Witch</a> are back! Finally, there will a new album from the haunting duo to follow 2010's <i>Stoned</i>. So, it's been seven long years. Titled <i>Evil Sound Screamers</i>, it will be out <a href="http://acid-witch-detroit.bandcamp.com/album/evil-sound-screamers">digitally</a> on Halloween via Hells Headbangers Records. The first single is "Mutilation Mansion" and you can hear it now. According to the band, this might get you in the Halloween spirit! <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32439>Read more...</a>

Degial - Debut New Song

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 13:29

Sepulchral Voice Records has recently announced the release of <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7390&bandname=Degial>Degial</a>'s new album. The Swedish death metal bringers will unleash their new full-length album, <i>Predator Reign</i>, on LP/CD on November 24th 2017. Apart from checking out the cover art, created by Paolo Girardi, you can already hear a new song as well: "Thousand Spears Impale". Enjoy! <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32438>Read more...</a>