MONOLITH FESTIVAL – Details Revealed

Paranoid Beast Promotions presents the 2nd annual Monolith Festival.
The all day indoor Metal festival takes place Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the prestigious venue Cypress Avenue right in the centre of Cork City, Ireland.

This unique all-day festival features a diverse range of Irish and international bands reanimating the Cork Metal Scene since the glorious days of the An Crúiscín Lán venue.

From fast and fierce internationally established Greek extreme metal band ROTTING CHRIST, Welsh Death Metal band SODOMIZED CADAVER, UK Blackened Thrashers DAMIM and Austrian Death Metal veterans Schirenc Plays PUNGENT STENCH to slow, sludgdy Doom-induced acts like zhOra, FROM THE BOGS OF AUGHISKA, HUNDRED YEAR OLD MAN, MALTHUSIAN, KING WITCH, GRAVE SERMON, VOW, TERZIJ DE HORDE, RAUM KIG...

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SLIPKNOT – Debut New Song

SLIPKNOT have officially disclosed details regarding their new studio album. The outing has been titled We Are Not Your Kind and will be released on August 9 through Roadrunner Records.

The band have premiered the album’s first single, “Unsainted,” via the following M. Shawn Crahan-directed video, seen above.

Guitarist Jim Root noted, “This is most time we’ve had to write a record, and work stuff out together. One of my inspirations this time around was those artists that recorded full length albums – not just songs. While the industry is moving toward singles, Slipknot wanted to make an album experience, front to back.”

“These days the art we are making comes with the highest reward, because it’s taken the most time,” added Crahan...

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AD PATRES – Debut New Music Video

Death Metal heavy weights AD PATRES have just unleashed a (NSFW) music video for the song “Mechanical Enlightenment“, opening track of brand new album, “A Brief Introduction to Human Experiments” released on February 8th through XENOKORP.

After the lyrics video for the song “Spellbound and the recent live music video for “Led by Flesh, AD PATRES are releasing their third instrument of visual mind-dissection with “Mechanical Enlightenment”, which can be found on either YouTube here or Facebook here for sharing / embedding.

Promo material for the successful and critically-acclaimed new album, “A Brief Introduction to Human Experiments” is now being shared to the U.S...

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GOMORRAH – Signs With Willowtip Records

Willowtip Records welcomes Canadian tech-death band GOMORRAH to its roster. The deal will see Willowtip re-issue the band’s highly-acclaimed self-titled album on vinyl, CD and digital formats.

Released March 22, 2019, Gomorrah is the band’s second full-length album and was produced by Hannes Grossmann (Hate Eternal, Blotted Science).

Gomorrah is a death metal project founded in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. The project’s two official members are vocalist Jeff Bryan and guitarist Bowen Matheson. Gomorrah have released two full-length releases and are in the writing process of their third album to be released by Willowtip Records.

The band adds: “Our second full-length album pressed on clear vinyl, includes jacket and insert and ships plastic wrapped...

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ETHEREAL RIFFIAN – Debut New Music Video

Ukraine’s spiritualized rockers ETHEREAL RIFFIAN are presenting the first single and music video from their forthcoming third LP at The Obelisk. Watch “Legends” above.  Directed by iconic Ukrainian director Viktor Priduvalov, the new music video for the title-track “Legends” showcases a drastic contrast with the band’s previous efforts. Frontman Val Kornev explains the shift in the band’s songwriting and overall direction: «With current crises in worldwide leadership, ecology, education and, most and foremost, consciousness, we just can’t wait any longer to finally start doing things right. Enough of this bullshit! Our turbulent times require courageous decisions and robust music...

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ENTOMBED A.D. – New Album Details Revealed

Swedish death metal outfit ENTOMBED A.D. have announced plans to release their third studio album this summer. The outing has been titled Bowels of Earth and will hit streets on August 30 through Century Media Records.

Vocalist LG Petrov had the following to say: “We have our Brazilian friend, Guilherme, coming into the band on guitar and we’ve been getting energy from that. This recording was a lot more focused and straightforward. We kept things simple, but still with thought behind everything. And there was absolutely no stress!”

Further details will be issued shortly.

If you don’t know ENTOMBED A.D...

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SLIPKNOT – “How Dare You Martyr Me” Teaser

How Dare You!

Another teaser has been launched by SLIPKNOT, the latest sporting the caption of “How Dare You Martyr Me. The band have been teasing an apparent reveal planned for this coming Thursday, May 16th. They will also be performing their first live show since 2016 via ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!‘ this Friday, May 17th.

A similar video tease comprised of mostly previously released footage surfaced on May 13th, and also included what are thought to be brief glimpses of the band’s new masks. A new studio album from the outfit is headed for an August 09th release date via Roadrunner.

Slipknot is an American alternative metal band from Des Moines, Iowa...

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KNEEL – Debut New Song

At the Western edge of Europe in Portugal, a metallic monster looms prepared to pounce. This monster is one-man band KNEEL, and today we have their new track “Sovereignty” just for you! This song comes from the band’s upcoming album re-release Interstice which is out on May 22 via Pulmonary Records, and it is a scorcher. Paying attention to my musical tastes on here will surely yield knowledge that I have a keen appreciation for hardcore, thrash, and groovy music in general. Well, guess what Kneel is? All that and more. The guitars have a gritty tone, vocals are harshly shouted, and the general tone is one of aggression. Working a catchy hardcore soul into the body of the track gives it even more power...

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MEGADETH – Enter The Studio

Metal legends MEGADETH have entered a Franklin, Tennessee studio to commence pre-production for their sixteenth studio album and follow-up to 2016’s Dystopia. The band shared a handful of photos from the studio via social media (see HERE).

According to Noisecreep, bassist David Ellefson also shared moments from the studio, posting a celebratory shot on Instagram alongside a clip of him and drummer Dirk Verbeuren cooking a vegan meal while listening to some death metal. The bassist posted an update on Megadeth’s Facebook page as well, explaining the pre-production phase and that more updates will be coming as they progress.

See the video clip HERE.

Verbeuren joined Megadeth in 2016, replacing Chris Adler, who played on Dystopia and stepped down from the group in order to focus...

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ENTRAPMENT – Streaming New Album Online

Dutch death metallers ENTRAPMENT premiere their new and final album “Imminent Violent Death” in its entirety via the official media partners listed below.

Deaf Forever (DE)
Power of Metal (DK)
Friedhof (ES)
Kaoos Zine (FI)
Rock Hard (GR)

“Imminent Violent Death” was officially released on May 11th, 2019 via Dawnbreed Records.

Now with their fourth album, ENTRAPMENT have further honed their craft – a deadly combination of relentless death metal mixed with melancholic and dark melodies. This truly is a real feast for the old school death metal sound maniacs!

The artwork for “Imminent Violent Death“ was once again conceptualized and designed by Marald van Haasteren (High on Fire, Wolfbrigade, Baroness, Victims).

“Imminent Violent Death” tracklist:


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