XASTHUR was always known by many as one of the veterans of depressive black metal. A lot has changed through the years and we got the chance to talk with Scott about the transition of where he was before and where things are now. MP: Please introduce yourself: SCOTT: Hello, my name is Scott. MP: What got you into music? SCOTT: It’s been around me, in my life a lot since I was growing up. MP: Xasthur has been described as […]


MOURNING BELOVETH New Music Streaming Online

Ireland’s death/doom metallers Mourning Beloveth have today unveiled the first new music from their upcoming sixth album, Rust & Bone. The clip is an edited version of the track “Godether,” and is taken from the new album, due out on January 22nd, 2016, via Ván Records. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear it over here!


MORK Announces Pre-Order On Amazon

The previously announced digital single from Mork is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The single is titled I Sluket Av Myra, and features both new and old material from Mork’s debut album Isebakke, the split where Mork contributed tracks together with Hordagaard, Dauden & Drudensang, and of course from Mork’s upcoming second album. In addition to the 2016 full-length, the split mentioned above and the upcoming digital single, Mork also have a second split on the way, this time […]


AMORAL Announce Album Details

After the return of their original singer Niko Kalliojärvi, Amoral are releasing a new album next year called In Sequence. The Finnish sextet will release its 7th studio album in early 2016. The album will come out in Japan on January 29th through Ward Records, and the rest of the world follows on February 5th through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA / Nightmare Records, North America). In Sequence will also feature a whole bunch of guest musicians and the first […]


OMNIUM GATHERUM Unveil Album Cover & More

Omnium Gatherum have finally revealed all about their new album. While previously fans got to hear a new single called “Skyline”, the Finns have now revealed the details of Beyond’s successor. The melodic death metallers will release Grey Heavens on February 26th, 2016 in Europe (19th of February in Finland) through Lifeforce Records. The record features 10 new songs. Check out the cover that will grace Grey Heavens below as well. Tracklist: 01. The Pit 02. Skyline 03. Frontiers 04. […]


BRAINSTORM Debut New Video For New Song

Brainstorm brings us some new tunes for us melodic metal fans. The power metallers recently announced that they are unleashing another new album next year called Scary Creatures. Today, there is a new video clip for the tune “The World To See”, taken from the upcoming studio album (out January 15th in Europe, February 5th in North America on AFM Records). The band continues where they left off one and a half years ago with the previous release and also […]


MEGADETH Stream New Song

Megadeth have shared a new song online! In anticipation of the release of their new studio album, the first in three years, Dystopia, the new menacing tune is called “The Threat Is Real”. You can listen to the song on the band’s official website here. If that link doesn’t work for you due to an error, try this. What do you think about it? Dystopia arrives on January 22nd, 2016 and features the contributions of new guitarist Kiko Loureiro and […]


IN MOURNING Sign With Agonia Records

Agonia Records are proud to announce the singing of Sweden’s melodic death/doom metal masters, IN MOURNING! The band is currently in studio working hard on the successor to their 2012 much-lauded offering, “The Weight Of Oceans”. Hailed by many as the heir to Opeth’s melodeath throne, IN MOURNING was formed in the Swedish woods in the year 2000. Since then the band has evolved over the years striving to refine its sound to what it is today. April 2012 marked […]


SATURNUS Announce Keyboardist Leaves Band

In other line-up changes news, also Danish doomsters Saturnus have announced that keyboardist Mika Filborne left the band. While the band didn’t go into much detail on the reasons for Mika Filborne’s departure, they went on to say that it was a personal decision. According to the band, Mika has decided to leave the band immediately and they wish him all the best in the future. He had been in the band since 2013.


CULT OF LUNA Will Play ‘Somewhere Along The Highway’ At Roadburn 2016

Cult Of Luna will be celebrating 10 years of one of their crowning jewels, 2006’s classic Somewhere Along The Highway. And they will do that by performing the entire record at Roadburn 2016 in The Netherlands. The band performed at both the 2008 and 2013 editions of Roadburn and are among the most requested bands. Cult Of Luna will be playing the album in full at the 013 venue on Thursday, April 14th, 2016. But Roadburn 2016 has confirmed many […]