Tag Archives: Metal
Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter will be on CreativeLive again this Friday July 25th. He will be discussing composing metal melodies & harmonies. The event is free & you can RSVP here. The event runs 12-4PM PST.
For those planning on attending the free iMatter Festival held annually in upstate New York you should take note that it has been moved to the Chemung County Fairgrounds. Find more info on the fest’s Facebook. Though not a “Christian” festival, it has always featured many bands that we cover and this year is no exception with Sleeping Giant, Fit For A King, Gideon, Mouth Of The South, Sinners To Saints, Let//Go, & more.
Who Hearts Were His, a project from Gabe Fry, released a self-titled EP today. Check it out below. RIYL: Between The Buried And Me, Protest the Hero
Following 2012′s modest “Return to Life,” War of Ages return to form with “Supreme Chaos.” But, is this album a worthy addition to WOA’s impressive discography? Find out here.
Timōrātus, an ambitious one-man metal project by David Napier, has released the Black EP. He will be releasing a 4 EP set of metal genres [doom, black, death, grind] “that links together into a complete story of a man named Kafla Serlaro as he loses his faith and times of living through the Black Plague.” Check out the new EP, which is available as a free download, below.
Theocracy have announced their new drummer is Patrick Nickell and have released a live rehearsal video of the band performing “Nailed”. Check it out below.
The Swedish heavy metal band Messenger have announced that they will be releasing their new album, titled Perfect Storm, on September 1st. Check out a teaser video below.
Victory Records have released a new Darkness Divided track called “A Well Run Dry”. The band’s label debut, titled Written In Blood, will release on August 19th. Check out the album cover, track listing, & song below. Pre-order the physical copy of the album here.
Facedown Records have released a new 2014 Summer Sampler featuring unreleased tracks from Mouth Of The South, Colussus, & War Of Ages as well as tracks from other recent releases. Check out the full list of songs below where you can listen on Youtube below or download.
Mouth of the South – “Good Intentions”
Colossus – “Demons”
Everything In Slow Motion – “Poison”
War Of Ages – “From Ashes”
My Epic –…
I posted this on the IVM Facebook page and I am going to re-post it here for discussion purposes. View the pic below and read the text.
God’s Love For Hardcore have released the free 2014 Summer Compilation which features 20 tracks from Revivalist, Authors, Silence The Ocean, The Order Of Elijah, & more. Check it below via Bandcamp.
UGLYTWIN have released “The Mirror” the first single from their upcoming full length, titled Oh, The Cost, on August 26th. Check it out below.
Forevermore have released the track “Wormtongue”. Check it out below. The band’s new album, titled Telos, releases on July 22nd. Who plans on picking this up?
Forevermore have released ‘The Making of Telos‘ a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of their Solid State Records’ debut album. The album will hit stores on July 22nd. If you haven’t heard the band yet check out the track “Transcendence” below.
Facedown Records have premiered a new War Of Ages track called “Chaos Theory”. Check it out below. Pre-order the new album, titled Supreme Chaos, on iTunes or get the physical version. The album releases July 22nd.
The Beckoning, an extreme progressive / gothic metal band from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada have released their new demo. You can download Desolate on Bandcamp below.
Solid State Records have released the free Summer Sampler 2014 which features a previously unreleased Forevermore song as well as tracks from Demon Hunter, August Burns Red, The Overseer, Wolves At The Gate, and the rest of their current roster.
Syringe is a progressive death/thrash metal band from west Texas. They have re-recorded and re-released their 2002 release titled Former Life Departure. The band is currently offering it on Bandcamp as a free download which you can check out below. RIYL: older Extol, Living Sacrifice, Death
Attention metalheads, Blood Thirsty will be releasing their new album Sanguine River Absolution on July 8th. The band has just released a new lyric video for the track “Behold The Fire” which you can watch below. Pre-order the digital or physical version.
**Update: The chat is over but I was able to ask some questions I thought our readers might want to know about. Check below for answers.** Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter is chatting on the Soundrop on Spotify. Check it out.
Numbers released their full length, titled Three, in March and you can check out the track “Legal Lee Speaking” from the album below. Don’t forget to check out the interview with Kyle Bishop (vocals & keys). If you like what you hear be sure to head to Bandcamp to pick up the album or the instrumental version of it as well.
Numbers is a difficult-to-classify band out of Seattle. They released their full length, titled Three, in March and to be honest it was an instant buy. I was totally unprepared with what this unsigned band offered musically and was immediately hooked. Check out the interview with vocalist Kyle Bishop below and get to know the band before your friends do! Don’t forget to check out our stream of the song “Legal Lee Speaking” as well.
Zao will be heading to Treelady Studios (Pittsburgh) in July to record their new album with Dave Hidek. The band will be updating fans through videos and will soon release some limited edition merchandise to help cover recording costs.
Nick Hipa, formerly of As I Lay Dying, recently appeared on the MetalSucks Podcast where he discussed the situation with the former band, Wovewar, Christianity, & more. You can listen to that below. I think it is worthwhile for our readers because he gives an inside look of the whole “Christian band” issue, fan assumptions, the problem with labeling, and the behind-the-scenes factors with that. He also recently spoke with The Weeklings which you can read as well.
The Beckoning, an extreme progressive / gothic metal band from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada have released a new track called “Desolate Sanctuary” from their upcoming album. Check it out below.