SCANNER released their well received new album "The Judgement" last month.
The band has now released the official video clip for the album's title track, which was directed by Wayne A. Graves, Ursula Deja and Axel Julius.
Enjoy the clip here:
MESSENGER: New Album
The space pirates are back and have got a special something for their fans: the new album "Captain's Loot"!
The album will feature original songs by MESSENGER as well as covers of bands like Helloween or Dio and was produced and mixed by Rolf Munkes, Charles Greywolf and Lasse Lammert.
Wiebke Scholz is once again responsible for the cover artwork.
Metal legends Jutta Weinhold (ex-Zed Yago) and Preacher (ex-Running Wild, The Gate) are confirmed as guest musicians on "Captain's Loot"!
You can already listen to the Rainbow cover version "Kill The King" here:
The complete tracklisting looks like this:
01. Sign Of The Evil Master
02. Tod Dem DJ
03. Asylum XTC
04. Kill The King (Rainbow Cover)
05. Port Royal (Running Wild Cover) (Feat. Preacher)
06. Black Bone Song (Zed Yago Cover) (Feat. Jutta Weinhold)
07. Dr. Stein (Helloween Cover)
08. Don't Talk To Strangers (Dio Cover)
MESSENGER's "Captain's Loot" will be available as limited edition digipak as well as vinyl LP and is set to be released on March 27, 2015 via Massacre Records!
New Signing: WEEPING SILENCE
It's getting a bit darker - the Maltese gothic-doom metal outfit WEEPING SILENCE has signed with Massacre Records!
Having released 3 albums so far, WEEPING SILENCE appeared at several festivals (including MetalDays and Malta Doom Metal Festival) and, since their formation in 1998, played many gigs in several countries, alongside bands like Therion, To-Mera and Asomvel.
WEEPING SILENCE play a particularly atmospheric style of gothic-doom metal, melodic yet dark, with deep growls and female vocals.
WEEPING SILENCE are currently working on the band's upcoming album "Opus IV Oblivion", which will be released later this year via Massacre Records!
• Diane Camenzuli - Vocals
• Dario Pace Taliana - vocals
• Manuel Spiteri - Guitars
• Mario Ellul - Guitars
• Sean Pollacco - Bass
• Alison Ellul - Keyboards
• Angelo Zammit - Drums
» Live Dates
• 21.03.2015 MT Is-Siggiewi - Chateau Buskett (Metal Over Malta Festival)
• 09.05.2015 UK Bilston - The Robin 2 (The Dames Of Darkness Festival)
Behold! The title track of WATCH THEM FADE's upcoming album "Welcome To My Void" is going to crush your ears:
The band's stunning debut was produced, recorded and mixed by Alex Adelhardt at Ghost City Recordings and mastered by Will Putney at The Machine Shop. Jan Yrlund is responsible for the logo and booklet design.
The tracklisting of "Welcome To My Void" looks like this:
1. The End Is Nigh
2. Welcome To My Void
5. So Cold
6. Nothing Remains
8. I Am Alive
9. My Heart Is Dying In Your Dead Rotten Hands
10. Tread Your Path
11. Mathematics With Butterflies
WATCH THEM FADE's new album "Welcome To My Void" will be released on March 27, 2015 via Massacre Records and will be available for an attractive "newcomer price".
MASSACRE Soundcheck Vol. 4
DYING GORGEOUS LIES, DAMNATION ANGELS, STORMWITCH and VIPER SOLFA are all featured on the brand new "Massacre Soundcheck Vol. 4" EP!
It's been almost 2 years since DAMNATION ANGELS released their debut "Bringer Of Light" - about time to present the follow-up!
"The Valiant Fire" was mixed and mastered by Scott Atkins at Grindstone Studio. The stunning artwork's created by Rola Chang, aka JungShan Ink.
With "The Valiant Fire", DAMNATION ANGELS want to find the perfect balance between heavy guitar riffing and huge orchestration, thus creating a bigger, more epic and catchier sound.
You can already listen to the album opener "Finding Requiem" here:
The album's track list looks like this:
1. Finding Requiem
2. Icarus Syndrome
3. This Is Who We Are
4. The Frontiersman
6. The Passing
8. The Fire Inside
9. Under An Ancient Sun
DAMNATION ANGELS' new album "The Valiant Fire" will be released on March 27, 2015 via Massacre Records.
DYING GORGEOUS LIES: Album Details
Only a few weeks to go until the Bavarian female-fronted thrash metal outfit DYING GORGEOUS LIES will release its new album!
The tracklisting of "First World Breakdown" looks like this:
1. First World Breakdown
2. Rise Again (Album Version)
3. Wipe Out Yourselves
4. Suppressing Fire
5. Join My Hate (Album Version)
6. Schein (Feat. Nord)
8. Jay (Feat. Markus A. Giestl)
9. No. 759
As you can see, Markus A. Giestl from The Black Mile as well as Nord from Hämatom will appear as guest musicians on the band's second album!
DYING GORGEOUS LIES also released the official video clip for the album's title track, which was directed by Christian Lim (Limlights Productions). Watch the video here:
"First World Breakdown" was recorded and produced by the band and Jörg Wartmann, Frank Jooss as well as Corni Bartels and mastered by Thorsten Scharf and Jarek Zyla.
DYING GORGEOUS LIES' new album "First World Breakdown" will be released on February 20, 2015 via Massacre Records.
ANCIENT RITES: Album Details
Belgium's black metal veterans ANCIENT RITES will release their new album "Laguz" soon!
The tracklisiting looks like this:
1. Golden Path To Samarkand
2. Carthago Delenda Est
3. Under The Sign Of Lagoz
4. Von Gott Entfernt (Bij Nacht En Ontij)
5. Apostata (Imperator Fidelis)
6. Legio V Alaudae (Fifth Larks Legion)
7. Mind Unconquered
8. Umbra Sumus (We Are Shadows)
10. Fatum (Ill Fate/Noodlot)
The album was produced by Christian "Moschus" Moos and mastered by Eroc. Oliver Phillips is responsible for the orchestration.
The band's vocalist Gunther Theys created the album's artwork.
The album will also be available as limited edition digipak with a bonus video clip.
ANCIENT RITES' new album "Laguz" will be released on February 20, 2015 via Massacre Records!
New Signing: HEATHEN FORAY
HEATHEN FORAY, hailing from Austria, are going to release their new album "Into Battle" this summer via Massacre Records!
As most bands, HEATHEN FORAY went through several line-up changes during the past years, but this didn't stop them from kicking ass!
To this day, the Austrian quintet has already released 3 full-length albums and is currently recording the follow-up to "Inner Force".
The band's often on the road and was already supporting Korpiklaani, Eluveitie and others during the Paganfest Tour in Austria; they played with bands like Battlelore or Obscurity and went on EU tour with their label mates Adorned Brood as well as Nomans Land, Black Messiah and Negura Bunget in the past.
• Robert Schroll - Vocals
• Alex Wildinger - Guitars
• Zhuan - Guitars
• Markus Wildinger- Bass
• Markus "Puma" Kügerl - Drums
Folk Metal Crusade 2015 - Part I w/ HEATHEN FORAY, Netherfell + Supports
The quartet hailing from Belgium and the Netherlands was formed back in the 80's, being one of the first bands to play metal with occult and historically inspired lyrics when the metal scene back then was dominated by glam and alternative music.
During the band's history, ANCIENT RITES overcame several blows of fate, including band members passing away or bad experiences with promoters and labels. But all this didn't stop the band from continuing their journey!
The band's upcoming sixth studio album "Laguz" marks a new chapter in the band's history.
It's an invitation to enter long forgotten worlds through dark/historical lyrics and music that combines fierce metal with classical orchestrations.
ANCIENT RITES' new album is set to be released in late February 2015 via Massacre Records!
SCHWARZER ENGEL's upcoming album will be split into two parts: The first part "Imperium I - Im Reich Der Götter" will be released on April 24, 2015 via Massacre Records; the second, yet untitled part will follow in 2016!
The band is currently adding finishing touches to "Imperium I - Im Reich Der Götter".
Jan Vacik is taking care of the mix and mastering at Dreamsound Studios in Munich, Germany. The artwork will be provided by Season Zero.
SCHWARZER ENGEL have also been confirmed for Germany's M'Era Luna Festival 2015!
STORMWITCH: Track List + Lyric Video
STORMWITCH are ready to release a new album next year!
"Season Of The Witch" was recorded, mixed and mastered by Stoney Stoner. Minz Meyer and Stoney Stoner are responsible for the cover artwork.
The tracklisting of "Season Of The Witch" is as follows:
1. Evil Spirit
3. Last Warrior
4. True Until The End
5. Season Of The Witch
7. At The End Of The World
8. The Trail Of Tears
9. Harper In The Wind
10. The Singers Curse (Digipak Bonus Track)
11. Different Eyes (Digipak Bonus Track)
STORMWITCH returns with strong guitars, thundering drums and bass and as well catchy vocals.
STORMWITCH's new album "Season Of The Witch" will be released on January 23, 2015 via Massacre Records!
SCANNER: Album Track List
SCANNER will release a new album next year!
"The Judgement" was produced, recorded and mixed by Axel "A.J." Julius at s1s Studio and mastered by Svante Forsbäck at Chartmakers. Anestis Goudas is responsible for the cover artwork.
The tracklisting of "The Judgement" is as follows:
6. The Judgement
7. Batlle Of Poseidon
9. Known Better
11. The Legionary
The album offers catchy songs that will have you singing along, high-speed metal tracks as well as hymn-like songs.
SCANNER's new album "The Judgement" will be released on January 23, 2015 via Massacre Records!
HEYWIRE: Track List + Pre-listening
HEYWIRE' self-titled debut will be released next month!
"HeyWire" was recorded, mixed and mastered by Leo "Feinschmächer" Thygesen at Løvens Hule Studios. The artwork's designed by Glenn "Waterhook" Vandkrog.
The tracklisting is as follows:
1. Never Blink Again
2. Under The Sun
3. Lean On Me (Pre-listening: http://youtu.be/mOdaVfxIfgA)
4. My Way Out
6. Could Have Told Me
7. The Lost
9. Soul Is Gone
The album is full of melodic symphonic hard rock, woven in metal wire and will be available for an attractive "Newcomer Price".
HEYWIRE's "HeyWire" will be released on January 23, 2015 via Massacre Records!
CORONATUS: Video Clip
CORONATUS have recently released the official video clip for the song "The Elvenwell (I Can Give You)", which was directed by Joe Lindenmann.
Watch it here:
The song’s off CORONATUS’ recently released album "Cantus Lucidus".
MESSIAH'S KISS: Album Out Now
MESSIAH'S KISS' new album "Get Your Bulls Out!" is out now! Listen to and get your copy here:
The HATEFEST tour is going to wreck havoc again in April 2015! The unholy billing will be headlined by Six Feet Under & Marduk, Vader and Hate will join them. Special guests on all weekend dates will be EISREGEN and DEBAUCHERY!
Here are the confirmed dates:
presented by Blast!, Legacy, Metalnews.de, Noizeletter & RockHard
w/ Six Feet Under + Marduk + Vader + Hate
(*) Extended Show Guests: EISREGEN + DEBAUCHERY
02.04.2015 DE Leipzig - Hellraiser
03.04.2015 AT Wien - Gasometer (*)
04.04.2015 CH Pratteln - Z7 (*)
05.04.2015 DE Essen - Weststadthalle (*)
06.04.2015 DE Saarbrücken - Garage
07.04.2015 DE Lindau - Club Vaudeville
08.04.2015 DE Ludwigsburg - Rockfabrik
09.04.2015 DE Hamburg - Markthalle
10.04.2015 DE Geiselwind - Musichall (*)
11.04.2015 DE München - Backstage (*)
12.04.2015 DE Berlin - Postbahnhof (*)
The 6th album of the German power speed metal band SCANNER from Gelsenkirchen, with vocalistâ€™s Efthimios Ioannidisâ€™ first appearance on a SCANNER album.
Recorded, mixed and produced by Axel A. J. Julius at s1s Studio in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Mastered by Svante ForsbÃ¤ck (Rammstein, Vollbeat, Powerwolf) at Chartmakers in Helsinki, Finland.
Cover artwork, design and illustrations by Anestis Goudas, (anestisgoudas.com), Greece.