NYC thrashers Generation Kill reveal artwork and track listings for 'We're All Gonna Die' to be released on the 18th November. See 'Prophets Of War' the second track of the albumperformed live at Graspop Metal Meeting this past June:
The Iron Knights are to open for Diamond Head and Uli Jon Roth co-headline tour in London on the 26th September.
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their very first album, 'The Morning Never Came', Swallow The Sun will have their show at Klubi in Tampere, Finland, streamed live around the world. The show will take place on September 26th, and it will see the Finnish sextet playing their debut outing in full alongside selected newer material.
TAIWANESE METALLERS CHTHONIC will be Special Guesting on Satyricon's November/December 2013 European tour. Kicking off in Copenhagen, Denmark, on November 7th, this string of dates sees Chthonic visiting 36 cities around Europe, including a return visit to the UK, following their 2013 Download festival appearance.
Swedish shredders, GRAND MAGUS have just started to record the follow-up to last year's crushing output 'The Hunt'. Demoing and pre-production complete, the band have now entered the recording studios. To get a real killer record, GRAND MAGUS have once again engaged with Nico Elgstrand to produce, (Nico also produced the last record, 'The Hunt'), and is joined by the engineering force of Staffan Karlsson at Studio Sweetspot in Halmstad, who has worked with ARCH ENEMY and mixed the most recent record for SPIRITUAL BEGGARS.
Nightwish are to release a live dvd 'Showtime, Storytime featuring their headline show at Wacken Open Air. The Wacken Open Air appearance was the first of the three final shows of the band's 'Imaginaerum World Tour' 2013, which saw the Norsemen and their Dutch amazon Floor Jansen (REVAMP) playing of 104 concerts in 34 different countries with total audience of over 1,5 million fans around the globe.
New Swedish Doom Gathering AVATARIUM have just revealed the cover artwork and tracklist of their upcoming self-titled debut album which will be released November 4th, 2013 via Nuclear Blast. The band features legendary Doom Metal pioneer Leif Edling (CANDLEMASS) on bass, Marcus Jindell (EVERGREY) on guitar, Lars Skold (TIAMAT) on drums, keyboardist Carl Westholm and singer extraordinaire Jennie-Ann Smith.
Commander-In-Chief, the Norwegian 7 string singer/songwriter has released her hard-hitting song and video called 'I am th e Commander-In-Chief.The strongly satirical song and video features The Chief in the role as a crazy dictator. She studied footage of some of the most brutal dictators ever to get into character for the video and she mocks them all in the various scenes and in the lyrics.
Monster Truck & Gloryhammer (featuring Christopher Bowes of Alestorm) have been added to next Spring's Hammerfest 6 alongside Kreator, Soilwork, Corrosion of Conformity & Overkill. Hammerfest 6 (Book of the Dead) (March 14th/15th 2014)
Protest the Hero have annonced a headline European tour with Tesseract and The Safety Fire for Next February. The album release for 'Volition' is scheduled for 28th October via Spinefarm records.
Steve Hackett releases Genesis Revisited- Live at Hammermist a 3CD/1DVD boxset to coincide with the 2nd leg of the Genesis Revisited tour to hit the UK shores on the 22nd October. The DVD which won Event of the Year at the prestigious PROG magazine awards.
Tides from Nebula have premiered their new music video for 'Only with presence' which taken from their forthcoming album 'Eternal movement' which is to be released on the 7th October.
Humanfly are to go on indefinite hiatus, we have told today. But if you want to check them out, their past 2 albums are available on bandcamp
Savage Special: Check out what happened when EFTMP crew went on a road trip to Mansfield and met up with legendary NWOBHM band 'Savage'. Savage are famously recognised as the band who influenced Metallica many years ago. The band were kind enough to play a few acoustic tracks and be interviewed in there studio. Check it out here.
Defy All Reason: Check out what happened when the lads descended upon us in our HQ, for an interview and some acoustic tracks