NEWS

OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE Selling Two Unfinished Hollywood Hills West Homes

According to the Los Angeles Times, Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon Osbourne, are selling two unfinished houses in Hollywood Hills West, priced at $1.999 million each. The larger three-bedroom, three-bathroom property contains a 2,538-square-foot Contemporary house built in 1961. The smaller property includes 2,038 square feet of living space. Both houses have a pool, a spa and a two-car garage. Back in March 2013, Sharon and Ozzy sold one of their Los Angeles-area homes for $11.5 million. According to […]

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UNLEASHED: Third ‘Dawn Of The Nine’ Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, “Dawn Of The Nine”, on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED’s follow-up to 2012’s “Odalheim” was once again produced by the band’s guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios in Stockholm. The third track-by-track breakdown video for “Dawn Of The Nine” can be seen below. Commentary from UNLEASHED frontman Johnny Hedlund: “The Land Of […]

NEWS

Metal Injection Premieres First Video From KING HITTER

Celebrating the official release of the self-titled debut ep from North Carolina’s King Hitter, Metal Injection has premiered the first video by the band for the song “Feel No Pain.” Featuring vocalist Karl Agell (ex-Corrosion of Conformity) and his Leadfoot band mate, guitarist Scott Little, the ep is available now via Itunes, Amazon, FYE, and other fine outlets throughout North America. European release is set for April 6. “King Hitter means so much to me as it represents the first […]

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DARK VOID Announce Debut Six Track EP

Cypriot thrash metallers DARK VOID announce their debut (self-released) EP, titled “Release the Kraken” on April 3rd. Calling themselves as “Badass Thrash” and describing their influences “from Slayer to Vivaldi”, DARK VOID are indeed a force to be reckoned with, despite their young age. Listening to their massive thrash sound one would find it hard to believe that the band members’ average age is just 17! Formed in late 2013 as a group of friends getting together just to have […]

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HYPOTHERMIA Premiere New Track “Svartkonst”

Swedish trio HYPOTHERMIA, known for its ethereal black metal/rock output, have premiered a brand new song, “Svartkonst”. The track features on the band’s upcoming new album under the same title, set to be released on May 15th in Europe and May 19th in North America via Agonia Records. The act, whose ranks include musicians of Lifelover and Kall fame, have made the song available at this location:

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SONIC PROPHECY Release Lyric Video

Hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, heavy/power metal warriors SONIC PROPHECY are streaming their first single and Lyric Video online for “The Warriors Heart”. The lead-off single is from their 2nd full-length album ‘Apocalyptic Promenade’ released in digital format on March 7th, with the worldwide release on March 16th.  Maple Metal Records is also re-releasing Sonic Prophecy’s highly acclaimed debut album ‘A Divine Act of War’ from 2011 in Europe, UK, Asia and worldwide in March as well. The […]

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ENSIFERUM New Album First Week Chart Numbers Revealed

One Man Army, the latest studio recording from long-running Finnish folk metallers, ENSIFERUM, debuted at #167 on Billboard’s Top 200 Current Albums Chart, #19 on Billboard’s Hard Music Chart, #36 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart and #9 on Billboard’s Heekseekers Chart. In Canada, One Man Army placed at #69 on the Top 200 Current Albums Chart, #13 on the Hard Music Chart and #126 on the Digital Music Charts. On the Official Top 100 Charts in Europe, the record earned […]

EDITORIALS

METAL PURGATORY’s One Year Anniversary!

Happy birthday to this website! It was a year ago that this website was created as The Metal Foundry. It was a great first year meeting new bands, covering great albums and sharing news from amongst the metal community and thank you all who have tuned in and read the reviews, interviews and news! We here at Metal Purgatory are striving for more bands to interview, events to review and always looking for new music! Lets kick back and celebrate […]

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SIX FEET UNDER Unleash New Tune From Forthcoming Album

Cover Art + Track Listing Revealed Legendary death metal unit, SIX FEET UNDER, will release their eleventh studio recording this Spring via Metal Blade Records. Titled Crypt Of The Devil, the ten track slab of audio violence was composed by vocalist Chris Barnes and Cannabis Corpse bassist/vocalist Phil “Landphil” Hall. While on tour with Cannabis Corpse in 2013, Barnes and Hall met and kept in touch. Barnes would later lend his vocals to a track on Cannabis Corpse’s From Wisdom […]

ALBUMS

ACRANIUS – Dishonor

The German kings of slamming brutal death metal returned last year with their sophomore full length Dishonor. If anyone is not familiar with the genre of slam/brutal death metal, listen to Abominable Putridity, Ingested and Cerebral Incubation. This album can only be described as the soundtrack to torturing your worst enemy. Every track is pure brutal aggression that stands strong amongst the death metal elite. The opening track “Expulsed to the Worthless” begins heavy and does not let up any […]