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OZZY OSBOURNE’s ‘Ordinary Man’ Date Set For February 21

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has set Friday, February 21 as the release date for his new ORDINARY MAN album. Marking his first new solo music in almost 10 years, the album has been preceded by the release of two singles, the title #1 rock track “Under The Graveyard,” which was followed by “Straight To Hell” featuring Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash (watch the video here). The album’s track will be available instantly with any pre-order of the album. Pre-order the album here.

ORDINARY MAN will be available as a standard CD, deluxe CD, black vinyl, deluxe gatefold swirl color vinyl, picture disc and digital album. In addition, all physical copies of the album will include a unique code that will allow the purchaser to enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of over 300 OZZY prizes (including an official OZZY laminate to get into any show on the 2020 “NO MORE TOURS 2,” meet and greets with OZZY, a gift certificate to the OZZY global store and much more!) All details on the sweepstakes can be found at www.ozzy.com.

“It was a lot of fun to do though it’s a lot different from my other albums,” OZZY says of the album. “We recorded it quickly, which I haven’t done since the first Black Sabbath album. This made it a different process, which I actually enjoyed.”

Recorded in Los Angeles, the album features producer Andrew Watt on guitars, Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) on bass and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) on drums. Beyond the core band, ORDINARY MAN, features a who’s-who of OZZY friends and collaborators including Elton John, Post Malone, and Tom Morello.

“It all just came together,” OZZY explains of the guest stars. “Slash is a dear friend of mine, as is Elton. When I was writing ‘Ordinary Man,’ it reminded me of an old Elton song and I said to Sharon, ‘I wonder if he would sing on it?’ We asked and lo and behold, he agreed and sings and play piano on the song.”

Finnish Melodic Death Metal Act SUPERDEATHFLAME Releases New Single “Dying Embers”

Superdeathflame has released a new single “Dying Embers” and it’s available on music services world wide. New track presents the familiar SDF -sound with heavy grooving riffs tied together with ruthlessly catchy melodies.
Listen to Dying Embers:
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2FxLavP
Apple Music: https://apple.co/35u1Lva
Superdeathflame was founded 2007 in Finnish city of Kotka. They have released one full length album (The Last Wave, 2011) and a bunch of single releases.
Superdeathflame:
Tomi Tilli – vocals, guitar
Marko Tuhkunen – drums
SUPERDEATHFLAME
– Dying Embers

01. Dying Embers
ISRC: CH6541787316

Release date: January 9th 2020

Psychotic Waltz To Premiere ‘The God-Shaped Void’ At Listening Party In Ca.

US Progressive Metal pioneers and innovators PSYCHOTIC WALTZ return in full original line-up with their highly anticipated 5th studio album and first new music in 23 years. Entitled ‘The God-Shaped Void’, the upcoming new album and InsideOutMusic debut will be released on February 14th, 2020.

The band will be premiering the new album at a listening party at the
Burning Beard Brewing Company (785 Vernon Way, El Cajon, CA) on
February 13th at 7:30 pm.

Join members of the band to hear the album in its entirety, as well as a raffle for some band goodies.
Free entry.
https://burningbeardbrewing.com/

 

PSYCHOTIC WALTZ – “The God-Shaped Void”
1. Devils And Angels (06:29)
2. Stranded (04:49)
3. Back To Black (03:52)
4. All The Bad Men (03:59)
5. The Fallen (05:49)
6. While The Spiders Spin (05:49)
7. Pull The String (04:54)
8. Demystified (05:12)
9. Season Of The Swarm (05:57) *** Bonus Track
10. Sisters Of The Dawn (06:41)
11. In The Silence (05:16)

Check out the album’s opening track “Devils And Angels” here:

The album’s bonus-track “Season Of The Swarm” will be available on the limited Mediabook CD (which comes with expanded booklet and an exclusive logo patch), on the vinyl edition as well as on the Digital versions. A standard Jewelcase CD edition is available as well.

The vinyl edition of “The God-Shaped Void” comes as 2LP on 180gr. vinyl with gatefold packaging and with the entire album on CD as bonus in the following versions:
–  vinyl, there will also be the following strictly limited coloured editions available:
– Black 2LP + CD: Unlimited
– Lilac 2LP + CD: 200x copies from IOM Webshop
– Transparent Blue 2LP + CD: 200x copies from Nuclear Blast
– Dark Green 2LP + CD: 300x copies from CM Distro

All formats are available for pre-order starting today here:
https://psychoticwaltz.lnk.to/TheGodShapedVoid

PSYCHOTIC WALTZ line-up:

(Left to right on photo by Axel Jusseit)
Dan Rock – guitars & keys
Devon Graves – vocals
Ward Evans – bass
Norman Leggio – drums
Brian McAlpin – guitars

PSYCHOTIC WALTZ – Studio album discography:

A Social Grace (1990)
Into The Everflow (1992)
Mosquito (1994)
Bleeding (1996)
The God-Shaped Void (2020)

“Fucking Speed and Darkness” New Single by Midnight

On January 24th, Midnight will release their new album, Rebirth by Blasphemy, via Metal Blade Records. “‘Rebirth By Blasphemyis a rebirth,” states Midnight‘s sole driving force, Athenar. “It’s a change in life and it’s a rebirth of doing whatever the fuck you want and seeing what happens after that. It’s about saying yes, taking opportunities, taking a fucking chance.” These sentiments are backed up by the notorious – and prolific – underground band’s trademark blend of speed metal, black metal and punk rock, sounding both fuller and more raucous than ever before.

For a preview of Rebirth by Blasphemy, the new single “Fucking Speed and Darkness” can be heard on video above:

The title track and the previous single, “Rising Scum”, are also streaming now at: metalblade.com/midnight – where the record can be pre-ordered in the following formats:
– jewelcase-CD
– digipak-CD (EU exclusive)
– cassette
– black vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 750 copies)
– oxblood vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 1000 copies)
– oxblood / grey split vinyl w/ black splatter (US exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
– blood red / white melt vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
– 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
– grey marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 1500 copies)
– red / blue marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 1000 copies)
– red / black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 666 copies)
– bloody skin vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 400 copies)
– German flag vinyl (HRR exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
– jizz spinner vinyl (EU webshop exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

Dating back to the band’s inception in 2002, vocalist/guitarist/bassist/drummer Athenar has always known exactly what he wanted Midnight to be, and over the course of countless demos, EPs, compilations, splits and three full-lengths he has stayed true to his roots. There is no denying that, like its predecessors, Rebirth By Blasphemy is a ruthlessly catchy collection, every song, vicious as they are, wielding the kind of hooks that sink deep and don’t let go.

Handling every instrument himself and being quite unfussy when it comes to production typically means that the recording process is a straightforward one for Midnight, and this time was no different. Staying in his home town of Cleveland, he opted to record at Mercenary Studios with the assistance of Noah Buchanan, laying the drums down in a day, the guitars in a little more than that, bass in a few hours, and then tracking the vocals to two or three songs a day. “I think there’s really no production value on the album, it’s really just get in there, press record and see what happens. Maybe you can tell that the sessions went pretty quickly when you listen to it. There are so-called mistakes, of course, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.” He also wouldn’t have it any other way when it comes to touring this latest collection hard, with a lot of dates with a variety of bands already locked down. “It’s the rebirth, it’s saying fuck it and getting out there and doing what you’re supposed to do, and we’re supposed to play music. If people want to damage their ears by listening to it, that’s welcomed.”

Rebirth by Blasphemy track-listing
1. Fucking Speed and Darkness
2. Rebirth by Blasphemy
3. Escape the Grave
4. Devil’s Excrement
5. Rising Scum
6. Warning from the Reaper
7. Cursed Possessions
8. Raw Attack
9. The Sounds of Hell
10. You Can Drag Me Through Fire

NYC fans can hear Rebirth by Blasphemy (with the band!) before its release by attending the official listening party at Saint Vitus Bar on January 10th from 6-9PM. See the below event flyer for more details.

Midnight comments: “In the 80’s when heavy metal was the #1 commercial genre of music, you always heard about controversy and lawsuits against bands…whether that be satanic panic, or just general contract disputes where bands got FUCKED!
Although the age of information has watered down shock value and true artistry, there are still some legal things that we need to adhere by just to avoid the simple headache of lawsuits and contractual dispute. SO…Let us just plainly and simply state that the listening party we are hosting at Saint Vitus on Friday January 10th, 2020 from 6:00-9:00pm EST will be nothing like the standard listening party all you fuckers have had to endure in the past. We have some very special things planned for our die hard fans that have and will agree to show up for this event. Even though we can’t speak about it here for legal reasons…WHO GIVES A FUCK?!
Our intention here is to hang out and honor the existing fans who have stood by us through the years, and give you all the most authentic experience of just being an equal part of what we do. Again…for legal reasons, we can’t say certain things…But, we are ready to party with you filthy mother fuckers in the best way possible.
Be there, or be NOWHERE!!!”

Midnight tour dates
Jan. 10 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus *listening party
Jan. 11 – Brooklyn, NY – Market Hotel
Apr. 3 – Philadelphia, PA – Decibel Metal & Beer Fest @ The Filmore
May 30 – Seattle, WA – Northwest Terror Fest @ Highline Bar
June 13 – San Juan, PR – La Respuesta
June 20 – Millvale, PA – Metal Immortal Fest @ Mr. Smalls Theatre

Midnight online:
http://midnightofficial.com
https://www.facebook.com/midnightviolators/
https://www.instagram.com/midnightviolators/

God Dethroned To Release Full-length Album Via Metal Blade Records.

The immutable power of the Netherlands’ greatest blackened death metal band, God Dethroned, rings true on new album, Illuminati – their most varied material to date. With a cover by Polish master Michał ‘Xaay’ Loranc (Nile, Evocation), Illuminati is conversant in the tenets of death metal – experimental where it needs to be, and indomitable in spirit. It’s the kind of album that will bestow the Dutch heroes with accolades and push them across Europe (first with Obscura – see dates below) and then the rest of the globe (planning for North and South America is under way) throughout 2020.

God Dethroned‘s Henri Sattler checked in with the following comment about Illuminati:

“Freemasons, occultists and conspiracy theory enthusiasts pay attention! God Dethroned is back to smack you in the face with our new album called ‘Illuminati‘. After finishing the World War One trilogy, it was about time to go back to dark side with songs about religion, freemasonry and the occult. Song titles like ‘Spirit of Beelzebub’, ‘Broken Halo’, ‘Book of Lies’ and ‘Satan Spawn’ leave very little to the imagination as to what to expect from us from a lyrical point of view.

But those of you who expected us to go back into a raging frenzy of endless blastbeats and buzzsaw blade guitar sounds better beware. ‘Illuminati‘ is our most varied album to date with a heavy, yet in-your-face type of production. We managed to make our sound bigger and more orchestral than ever before with the use of both atmospheric keyboard parts and many additional vocal parts such as choirs and grunt-on-tone type of vocals. There is a lot to be discovered in the songs of this album because of the many details hidden in the music that will only reveal itself after many listens, and at the same time the tunes on ‘Illuminati‘ are catchier than ever before.

Lovers of Rhandy Roads-meets-Marty Friedman type of melodic guitar solos should definitely give Dave Meester’s spectacular leads a listen. Dave was welcomed to the band’s line-up during the European tour with Belphegor and Suffocation and stayed within our ranks ever since. Former guitar player Mike Ferguson however contributed greatly to ‘Illuminati’ by writing several stunning songs and riffs as well as recording half of all the rhythm tracks on the album. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”

Blaze Of Perdition To Release Full-length Via Metal Blade Records

Existing at the forefront of the Polish black metal movement, Blaze Of Perditionreturn with their fifth full-length, The Harrowing Of Hearts – their most urgent, refined, dynamic and accomplished work to date. Richly layered, it is also their most textured release, and they dive ever deeper into the themes they have been exploring since dropping their debut full-length in 2010, Towards The Blaze Of Perdition.

“I would say the new record is to 2017’s ‘Conscious Darkness‘ what [2011’s] ‘The Hierophant‘ was for ‘Towards The Blaze Of Perdition‘ – a continuation of the initial idea, but in more energetic and catchy form. Perhaps more approachable and listener-friendly, but it’s not up to me to decide,” states vocalist Sonneillon. “Although some gothic rock influences could be heard on ‘Conscious Darkness‘, here we took them out of the shadows and let them shine in the spotlight. It’s also our most collectively written effort so far, with every band member throwing something meaningful to the whole.”

Working with the same producer they’ve been teaming with since 2013 and with artwork designed by Izabela Grabda (facebook.com/Koniec-Czasu-100131781332285 // instagram.com/koniec.czasu), every aspect of The Harrowing Of Hearts has come together as intended, and with Metal Blade now behind them, the band are now ready to work their asses off to spread their name ever further. It’s also safe to say the members of Blaze Of Perdition don’t feel like they have anything to prove going into 2020.

“To me, art isn’t about proving anything to anyone, it’s about the expression of whatever one wants to express and channeling emotions and/or abstract concepts into something perceptible, something that might turn out to be just as precious for others. Focusing on proving anything to anyone usually doesn’t do any good for artistic endeavors.”

KAWIR Stream New IRON BONEHEAD Album At “Decibel” Magazine Site

Today, Greek black metal legends Kawir stream the entirety of their highly anticipated eighth album, Adrasteia, at Decibel magazine’s website. Set for international release on January 10th via Iron Bonehead Productions, hear Kawir‘s Adrasteiain its entirety exclusively HERE.

For over 25 years now, Kawir have been one of the unsung pillars of the classic Greek black metal sound. While the names Rotting Christ, Varathron, and Necromantia are incredibly important to that style’s foundation, it was Kawir who kept the faith during the ’90s and into the new millennium. In 1994, the then-young band released two pivotal 7″s, Eumenides and a split with Japan’s Sigh – on the pivotal Cacophonous Records, no less – and then followed those up in 1996 with the To Cavirs MLP, which is the first truly pagan-oriented record to hail from the Greek black metal scene. With that mini-album, Kawir set about on a Hellenistic crusade to celebrate their native gods and mythology in their lyrics and sartorial presentation. From the late ’90s onward, the band continued to remain prolific, perpetually committed to fine-tuning their idiosyncratic craft, culminating in underground classics Arai (2005) and Ophiolatreia (2008). Although 2012’s Ισόθεος featured a cross-continental lineup, the album further solidified Kawir‘s status as unique icons in the black metal underground.

Come 2016, however, Kawir aligned with longtime fans Iron Bonehead and released their first album through the label, the massively acclaimed Father Sun Mother Moon. That album saw Kawir return to an all-Greek lineup and recast their classic sound in a whole new light, and continued that forward momentum the next year with the fiery Exilasmos. If the 64-minute Father Sun Mother Moon was the sound of Kawir indulging their most epic expanses – always with power and poignancy, it must be said – then the 42-minute Exilasmos was its punchier and more restless counterpart. Taken together, both these albums for Iron Bonehead formed an exciting new chapter in the ongoing Kawir saga, and suitably saw the band reach a whole new generation of fans, their fire seemingly inexhaustible and a veritable fountain of youth.

Perhaps not surprisingly, that fountain overfloweth with Kawir‘s eighth album, Adrasteia. Although three years separate this and its full-length predecessor, Adrasteia amazingly brims with an urgency that’s simply startling for a band of such veteran status. Upon its first few resounding notes, Adrasteia is immediately and engagingly Kawir – and as the ceremonial slow-burn of opening track “Tydeus” builds, anticipation is set exceedingly high, these Greeks working a simmering spell of sumptuous splendor. The track segues into a heroic march by its latter third, with that ever-so-enticing Hellenic mysticism taking root, before the fury fully begins with the following “Atalanti.” Indeed, that fury doesn’t relent for the remainder of Adrasteia, but Kawir carefully keep their pacing nuanced and dynamic, with each of these six characteristically cascading tracks unveiling a breathtaking landscape of sonic peaks and valleys.

But, as ever with Kawir, the sonic portrait they paint is imbued with a deep lyricism hailing the Greek pantheon. In the case of Adrasteia, its namesake is the goddess of female revenge, and honorably does the album’s lyrical concept focus on heroic women and the cruelty around them. For this unique and tasteful exploration, Kawir here have gathered together a whole host of incredible guests, including Macabre Omen mainman Alexandros on all clean vocals, the ethereal Norwegian voice of Lindy-Fay Hella on the stark ‘n’ haunting “Colchis,” and Melechesh’s Ashmedi giving a guitar solo on “Danaides.”

Altogether, Adrasteia makes for Kawir‘s most quintessentially Greek album in many years – ever longer may their pantheon reign! Fully experience that reign exclusively HERE. Cover and tracklisting are as follows:

Tracklisting for Kawir’s Adrasteia
1. Tydeus
2. Atalanti
3. Danaides
4. Limniades
5. Colchis
6. Medea

OUT TODAY! Unbounded Terror – “Faith in Chaos”

UNBOUNDED TERROR, formed in Mallorca island (Spain) is one of the first Spanish Death Metal bands. It was formed in 1990, originally named Putrefeact Monstruosity until June 1991, when they adopted the name UNBOUNDED TERROR.

The band was soon promoted by the legendary label Drowned Productions, whose owner, Dave Rotten (Avulsed) has been a very good friend of the band’s lead guitarist, Vicente J. Payá, since 1990. First, they released the band’s debut demo “Sarcastic Souls” in 1991 and then their classic full length album “Nest of Affliction” in 1992, owning the honor of releasing the first national Death Metal album in both 12″LP, CD and cassette. After this album, the band played extensively throughout the Spanish territory and recorded two more demos “Growing on Sorrow” (1992) and “Through the Dark Desperation (Evil Laughs Stronger)” (1993). After that, the band was dissolved by Vicente due to problems with the lineup and focused on his newly created Doom Metal band GOLGOTHA, but that’s another story.

In April 2019, Vicente J. Payá, motivated by some people and fans to reunite UNBOUNDED TERROR and seeing that it was the right time, decided to bring back to life the band new members, remaining as the only original member. They immediately started to write new songs and, in the meantime, they played their reunion show, 26 years after their last show, at the prestigious Iberian Warriors Metal Fest on 29th of September. Right after that, in October 2019 they entered and recorded their new album 28 years after their debut, signing with Xtreem Music (ex-Drowned Prod.) being back home with the label that always supported and trusted them. “Faith in Chaos” is going to be released on CD & 12”LP in January 2nd, 2020.

Line-up:
Vicente J. Payá – Guitars
Andrew – Vocals/Bass
Portas – Drums
Juan – Guitars

Genre: Death Metal, Country: Spain

www.unboundedterror.com

HALESTORM’s LZZY HALE: ‘Nowadays Girls Are More Encouraged To Do What They Want To Do’

The latest episode of Ernie Ball‘s “String Theory” featuring HALESTORM‘s Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger, can be seen below.

Ernie Ball‘s “String Theory” is a web series from Ernie Ball that explores the sonic origins of some of music’s most innovative players.

In this episode, Lzzy and Joe discuss their beginnings with guitar, their love of playing, and their relationship with Ernie Ball.

“I think it’s important for everyone to find that thing,” Lzzy said. “Nowadays I think that girls are more encouraged to do what they want to do and what they desire to do.

“I grew up in a household where we didn’t even really talk about the whole ‘class ceiling’ thing,” she continued. “It was just, like, ‘If you wanna be a mechanic or a doctor or a rock star or a rodeo clown, or whatever, you can totally do it.’

“It’s like three different lifetimes that I’ve lived as far as the girl [playing music],” Lzzy added. ‘ The beginning was total naïveté, and I had no idea that that it’s kind of weird thing to be a girl in rock music. That kind of almost ‘blinders-on’ mentality meant I just kept moving forward and I didn’t pay any attention to it. So, you loading your equipment, and people are, like, ‘Oh, my girlfriend never carries my guitar for me’ — you know, that kind of stuff. And then, I remember early on, we used to start out just with me — just me up on stage — because no one’s gonna expect just a girl to walk out on stage at a rock show. And then you get to this middle section where you’re being shopped around to labels and there’s a lot of, ‘Well, we love what you do, but we can’t do anything with you, because women on rock radio, that’s not really a thing.’ So then you get this whole defiance [which] becomes your fire: ‘That’s ridiculous. I’m gonna do it anyway.’ So then you keep moving. And then it’s really great, right now, to be on this kind of third tier of that, whereas you can be on stage and look at all of these girls and just see them just get it. They’re looking on stage, like, ‘Yes. Absolutely. This is possible.’ Just remembering what it was like to be, like, ‘Oh, look. There’s the North Star. There’s the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s possible to do this.'”

HALESTORM‘s latest album, “Vicious”, was released on July 27 via Atlantic. The disc was recorded last year at Nashville, Tennesse’s Rock Falcon recording studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz.

Source: Blabbermouth

RIVAL SONS: Official Visualizer For ‘Feral Roots’ Title Track

Long Beach, California’s RIVAL SONS have released an official visualizer for the title track of their much-anticipated new album, “Feral Roots”, which arrives everywhere on January 25 via Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records. The clip was shot by RIVAL SONS vocalist Jay Buchanan and Steven Bradley in the woods of Franklin, Tennessee.

“Feral Roots” was produced by Grammy Award winner Dave Cobb at Nashville’s famed RCA Studio A, and the equally legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Exclusive pre-order bundles are available via RivalSons.com, including limited-edition vinyl and autographed lithographs of the album’s cover art, painted by renowned contemporary artist Martin Wittfooth. All pre-orders are joined by instant grat downloads of the recently released album tracks “Do Your Worst” and “Back In The Woods”.

Rolling Stone hailed “Do Your Worst” as “a relentless rocker with a gritty verse spearheaded by a sinister lead guitar riff and thumping drums. The track takes a deft turn when it hits the chorus, forgoing out-and-out guitar bombast for rousing gang vocals with Buchanan leading the charge.” “Do Your Worst” is joined by an official music video that shows rival sons at their onstage best, alongside behind-the-scenes footage and a performance filmed at the aforementioned Studio A.

“Back In The Woods” made its debut by way of Consequence Of Sound, which declared it to be “a rootsy rock track, with (RIVAL SONS) not only taking us ‘Back In The Woods’ but also back in time to big classic rock sounds of the ’60s and ’70s.”

The primal intensity of “Feral Roots” reflects a certain unrest at the heart of the album, sparked by Buchanan‘s recent move to Tennessee. “With all the stimuli we’re constantly receiving these days, I think a lot of people have a desire to live with more freedom and simplicity,” noted Buchanan. “There’s a longing for your truer nature to prevail, and to reclaim some sort of wildness.” But with its nuanced explorations of art and love and truth, “Feral Roots” ultimately argues for pushing beyond pure survival instincts and striving for something more exalted: an unbreakable commitment to creating beauty of your own.

RIVAL SONS have announced their first full North American headline tour. The dates include stops at New York’s Brooklyn Steel, Philadelphia’s Union Transfer and Los Angeles’s Henry Fonda Theatre. THE SHEEPDOGS will support all U.S. dates.

RIVAL SONS are: Jay Buchanan (vocals), Scott Holiday (guitar), Dave Beste (bass guitar) and Mike Miley (drums).


Source: Blabbermouth

OPETH Unveils New Live Video For “Demon Of The Fall”

On November 2nd, Swedish progressive metal legends OPETH will release their new live album Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Captured for DVD, Blu-Ray and Vinyl formats during their performance on May 11th, 2017 at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, CO, this concert showcases the unique beauty of both classic and new OPETH tracks. Today, the band unveils the second video from this performance. Watch the epic “Demon Of The Fall”, here:

Stream or download the single here: http://nblast.de/OpethDemonOfTheFall

Fans can now pre-order the various formats at http://nuclearblast.com/opeth-gardenofthetitans
Or at the band’s shop: https://www.omerch.eu/shop/opeth

Ahead of the album, OPETH will release the limited 10” vinyl ‘Ghost Of Perdition (Live)’ on October 19th. Side A contains the haunting live version of the band’s classic ‘Ghost Of Perdition (live)’, while the previously released ‘Sorceress (live)’ can be found on Side B. The release is available in the following formats:
10″ pink sparkle in sleeve (limited to 700)
10″ violet sparkle in sleeve (NB mailorder exclusive, limited to 300)
10″ toffee in sleeve (US NB mailorder exclusive, limited to 250)
10″ summer bronze in sleeve (US NB mailorder exclusive, limited to 250)

You can pre-order them here: http://nblast.de/OpethGhostOfPerdition
Or at the band’s shop: https://www.omerch.eu/shop/opeth

Just recently, the band announced that they will headline Inferno Metal Festival in 2019:
18. – 21.04.     N         Oslo – Inferno Metal Festival

In case you missed this first excerpt, you can listen to “Sorceress (live)”, here:
https://youtu.be/cHt4KNTgujQ

Always an unstoppable force for uniqueness amid a sea of generic swill, OPETH has been setting the rulebook ablaze, and ploughing a uniquely progressive and exploratory furrow for over 25 years now. Neither conforming nor exhibiting any desire to be restricted to a single genre, OPETH, quite simply, has a time honored tradition of blowing our minds with both class and forward thinking. All these years later, nothing and everything has changed once again with their most recent album, Sorceress.

Sorceress was released in September 2016. For the band’s first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH‘s imprint label Moderbolaget Records, the group returned to Rockfield Studios in Wales, also home to pivotal releases from QUEEN, RUSH and JUDAS PRIEST, where the Swedes had tracked “Pale Communion” in 2014 with Tom Dalgety.