- Sleep is going to be hitting the road this summer! SubRosa will be providing some support the first handful of dates. Get at this one if you can.
- And now for an absolutely massive tour. Amorphis. Dark Tranquillity. Moonspell. Omnium Gatherum. I mean, that really is something.
- Random news of the day. Apparently Limp Bizkit‘s Wes Borland and Blink-182‘s Travis Barker are working on a project together. Iiiiiinteresting.
- The Crown have released a video for the title track off of their upcoming new album, Cobra Speed Venom, which is out March 16th. Check it out below.
“Ein Bier… bitte.”
It’s time for Episode 44 of The Horns Up Podcast, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!
This week, the guys say “fuck it” and do it LIVE! From New York City. Corey’s in town for Enslaved / YOB (keep an eye out for that in our next episode) but before they give that a spin, here are some less coherent ramblings. New album chats on Moonspell, Devathorn and Dødheimsgard, a discussion of Megadeth’s still-not-yet-confirmed new lineup, and an all-out failure to press the Inception button. What’s that mean? You’ll have to listen!
All that and much, much more in Episode 44, so check it out!
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Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.
Good news, Moonspell fans: if you liked the band’s last few albums—2012’s Alpha Noir and its predecessor, 2008’s Night Eternal—their new set, Extinct, will probably be right up your alley. Now 11 albums and more than two decades into their career, the band’s settled comfortably into a sonic blend of gothic metal and melodeath. (Not to mention a penchant for album covers with gruesome images across grey backgrounds.) Does that sound always work? No. Does the album have its moments? Yes, and they’re often quite good—certainly enough to make Extinct an album worth your time, even in spite of its flaws.
It’s new release Tuesday—time for another edition of Just the Tip! Here are the new releases we’ll be discussing on the podcast this week!
March 17, 2015
Moonspell – Extinct (Napalm)
Devathorn – Vritra (World Terror Committee)
Dødheimsgard – A Umbra Omega (Peaceville)
We’ll also have written reviews of these and other new releases here on the site throughout the week, but for now, take a listen and check back later this week for our spoken thoughts in Episode 44!
Other New Releases of Note:
- Pyramids – A Northern Meadow (Profound Lore)
- The Order of Apollyon – The Sword and the Dagger (Listenable)
- Ranger – Where Evil Dwells (Spinefarm)
- Norse – Pest (Transcending Obscurity)
- Drakkar – Run With the Wolf (My Kingdom)