Album Announcements

AGALLOCH’S “FAUSTIAN ECHOES” EP NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

American folk metal masters Agalloch have released their newest EP Faustian Echoes on their Bandcamp page for just $6. “Faustian Echoes” is a two-part song inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s epic masterpiece “Faust,” and it’s over twenty minutes long — enough to give Moonsorrow a run for their money! The band made a collective statement about the digital download

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ENSIFERUM SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM THROUGH SPINEFARM — TITLE, ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING UNVEILED

North American fans won’t have to wait long to get their grubby hands on Ensiferum‘s fifth studio offering Unsung Heroes! The album hits record store shelves late this summer, though a release date hasn’t been pinned down quite yet. Produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Sentenced, Apocalyptica), the album features artwork by Kristian Wåhlin and a medley of special guests including

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NACHTMYSTIUM PREMIERES “DECIMATION, ANNIHILATION” ON AV CLUB LOUD

In anticipation of the release of Silencing Machine, Nachtmystium’s sixth full-length album, the band premiered a new track, “Decimation, Annihilation,” on AV Club Loud. Silencing Machine comes out on July 30 in Europe and July 31 in North America, and two singles — “Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams” and the title track — have already been released. The album is

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FINNTROLL TO BEGIN RECORDING NEW ALBUM

Get ready, folk metal fiends! Finntroll have announced plans to return to the studio sometime in November to record the follow-up to the fan favorite Nifelvind, according to the band’s official website. This album, which for obvious reasons doesn’t have a name yet, will be Finntroll’s sixth full-length and the third featuring lead singer Mathias “Vreth” Lillmåns. The band will

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DEVILDRIVER SIGNS WITH NAPALM RECORDS

Groove metal veterans DevilDriver and Austrian record label Napalm Records have officially joined forces! The band signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm and has tentative plans to release a 2013 album through the label. Frontman Dez Fafara (formerly of the now-defunct Coal Chamber) had this to say about the new deal: “”I am proud to announce DevilDriver’s new partnership

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ELUVEITIE TO RELEASE “THE EARLY YEARS” THIS SUMMER

It’s hard to believe that it was a decade ago that Eluveitie started setting the folk metal world on fire, but alas — the band is celebrating their 10th anniversary by releasing a 2-CD Digipak bundle called The Early Years. Among other exciting tidbits of the band’s history (including their first full-length album Spirit), the collection will contain a re-recorded

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RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER – NEW ALBUM OUT TODAY AND STREAMING ON METALSUCKS

Philadelphia death/thrash veterans Rumpelstiltskin Grinder have released their third full-length album, Ghostmaker, via Candlelight Records. The album is now available throughout North America for purchase, and if you want to check it out before you spend your hard-earned money, MetalSucks.net has it streaming for a limited time. The band has been around for ten years now, and they just keep

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL ALBUM RELEASES

Dublin Death Patrol is getting ready to release their new album on Mascot Records along with their previously unreleased 2005 old-school trash metal record DDP4Life this August. Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza says of the collaboration:

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FINNTROLL TO BEGIN RECORDING NEW ALBUM

Get ready, folk metal fiends! Finntroll have announced plans to return to the studio sometime in November to record the follow-up to the fan favorite

DEVILDRIVER SIGNS WITH NAPALM RECORDS

Groove metal veterans DevilDriver and Austrian record label Napalm Records have officially joined forces! The band signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm and has

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL ALBUM RELEASES

Dublin Death Patrol is getting ready to release their new album on Mascot Records along with their previously unreleased 2005 old-school trash metal record DDP4Life this August. Steve