Metallica announced today that they have taken ownership of all their master recordings including all music and long form videos, a move almost unprecedented for musicians signed to recording contracts. Under provision of their renegotiated joint venture agreement with the Warner Music Group in 1994, all masters revert back to the band as of today, Nov. 30, 2012.
This February / March 2013, Rock the Nation America is proud to present the elite from the dark way of the force, some of metal's darkest and most ambitious prodigies that the scene has to offer. From the cold lands of Sweden, the return of the infernal black metal sons Marduk. Co-headlining is Portugal's dark gothic heavy hitters Moonspell...Both promise a show you won't soon forget! Backing the assault is Colombian / USA black metal rising demons Inquisition. Continuing the event in fashion is Italy's gothic melodic sensation The Foreshadowing, and to start up the fire, introducing Sweden's dark rock / metal band Death Wolf (featuring Marduk members).
Hatebreed has officially launched new album pre-order fan bundles for their forthcoming new studio album, 'The Divinity of Purpose' (Razor & Tie). The items featured in the Hatebreed bundle(s) include a 24x36 poster, album cover T-shirt, a black pullover “honor never dies” hoody, a collector’s limited-edition vinyl picture disc, a special brass knuckle collectible USB and more. Order now on http://www.hatebreed.com/
After recently releasing their fourth studio album, 'Illusions Of Grandeur,' Swedish death metal overlords Evocation are now ready to premiere a new video for the album track 'Divide And Conquer.' To watch the video, please head over to Decibel Magazine's official site by clicking the button below.
Spanish thrash metallers Angelus Apartrida continue to promote their newest studio album, The Call, which entered the charts in Spain at a stellar # 14 spot upon release in April of 2012 via Century Media Records. The band has therefore now launched a lyric video for the album track "Killer Instinct", which can be seen below.