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UDON Announces Dark Souls II: Design Works

UDON Announces Dark Souls II: Design Works

With its renowned difficulty and gripping gameplay, Dark Souls is the action-RPG franchise that gamers love to hate! While most games reward your successes, Dark Souls punishes you for your failures, making for a grueling yet intensely rewarding experience like no other. Despite most adventurers barely surviving the original game, players clamoring for more got their wish with the equally challenging sequel, Dark Souls II. Now, UDON Entertainment is also following up its hugely successful Dark Souls: Design Works art […]

IRON MAIDEN To Release New Double Album Recorded Differently Than Usual

IRON MAIDEN To Release New Double Album Recorded Differently Than Usual

IRON MAIDEN’s new studio album “The Book Of Souls” will be released globally on 4th September through Parlophone Records (Sanctuary Copyrights/BMG in the U.S.A.). It was recorded in Paris with their longstanding producer Kevin “Caveman” Shirley in late 2014, with the finishing touches added earlier this year. The band delayed the album release to give vocalist Bruce Dickinson time to recover from his cancer scare before needing to be involved in touring plans, release related press, etc. “The Book Of […]

LEAVES’ EYES Reveal Artwork And Title Of Upcoming Album

LEAVES’ EYES Reveal Artwork And Title Of Upcoming Album

LEAVES’ EYES vocalist Liv Kristine released this information about their upcoming new album: “Harald Hårfagre (c.850-932), remembered by medieval historians as the first king of Norway. The battle of Hafrsfjord is described in the Saga of Harald Hårfagre (Harald Fairhair) in Snorri’s Heimskringla. Harald defeated several petty kings and the battle is considered decisive in the unification of Norway. The seabed in Hafrsfjord hides many secrets and many traces. Moreover, Hafrsfjord is my birthplace. With our upcoming album we would […]

PYOGENESIS Reveal Artwork For New Album

PYOGENESIS Reveal Artwork For New Album

After more than 13 years, PYOGENESIS will release their new studio album “A Century In The Curse Of Time” on August 14th 2015. The artwork reflects the lyrical theme, which is about the change of 19th century’s society under the influence of industrialization, steam-engine, emerging bourgeoisie and science fiction literature such as Jules Verne. http://pyogenesis.com/

SQP Art Books To Release “The Art of José Cano” Pinup Art Book In October, 2015

SQP Art Books To Release “The Art of José Cano” Pinup Art Book In October, 2015

SQP Art Books’ newest collection by José Cano, understandably entitled “The Art of José Cano,” will be shipping in October. The Art of José Cano – A Passion for Pin-Ups! An all-new collection of pretty young pin-ups from a man who knows his way around every curve and hot spot! José Cano’s ability to bring life and lust to his portraits is second-to-none! An inspired illustrator who consistently brings his best to every eye-popping image he creates! Oversized 9×12 format, […]

NUCLEAR Reveals New Album Cover Art, Title And Tracklist 

Chilean thrashers NUCLEAR have revealed the cover artwork, album title and tracklist for their upcoming studio record which is set to be released via Candlelight Records in June 2015. The new album will be titled “Formula for Anarchy” and it continues with the band’s previous anti-systemic topics, although with a more radical political edge. Musically it is definitely the most violent, fastest and uncompromising material the band has ever written. The artwork was in charge of Gary Ronaldson of Bite […]

SOULFLY Release Artwork and Album Details for “Archangel”

SOULFLY Release Artwork and Album Details for “Archangel”

On August 14th (worldwide) metal icons SOULFLY will release their 10th studio album, Archangel, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, the band has revealed the stunning cover artwork created by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM) for the band’s upcoming dark and atmospheric masterpiece. ”I am so proud to be releasing SOULFLY’s tenth album,” comments founder/vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera. “I feel it is my most mystic album since Prophecy. The guest collaborations have always been a trademark of SOULFLY and Archangel […]

FEAR FACTORY Reveal “Genexus” Artwork and Track Listing

FEAR FACTORY Reveal “Genexus” Artwork and Track Listing

The pioneers of industrial-tinged extreme metal, FEAR FACTORY, will release their 9th studio album and Nuclear Blast Entertainment debut, entitled Genexus, on August 7th worldwide. Genexus was produced by vocalist Burton C. Bell and guitarist Dino Cazares, and co-produced by long-time collaborator Rhys Fulber. The album was mixed by famed British producer and engineer, Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD). Artwork was once again handled by artist Anthony Clarkson. Drums on Genexus were performed by Mike Heller (MALIGNANCY). […]

SEPARATION, A Hard Cover Art Book By Tyler Kirkham – Kickstarter Launched

SEPARATION, A Hard Cover Art Book By Tyler Kirkham – Kickstarter Launched

THE FIRST EVER Kirkham art book! Featuring over 13 years of comic book art, commissions, sketches, concept and graphic art. 272 pages! After being in the world of Comics for over 13 years and art world for even longer, it’s about time artist Tyler Kirkham compiled his amazing collection of work into a big beautiful hard cover art book!! Tyler has worked on books like Green Lantern Corps, Action comics, Superman/Batman, Amazing Spiderman, Ultimate Fantastic four, X-Men Phoenix Warsong, Tomb […]

CRADLE OF FILTH Unveil the Cover Artwork for Forthcoming Album “Hammer Of The Witches”

CRADLE OF FILTH Unveil the Cover Artwork for Forthcoming Album “Hammer Of The Witches”

Cradle Of Filth the UK’s most visionary and hellish outfit have unveiled the serene and alluring, yet harrowing cover artwork for their upcoming 11th studio album and opus nocturne entitled ‘Hammer Of The Witches’. Fiendish main man and vocalist Dani Filth explained the provocative artwork; “The artwork for ‘Hammer Of The Witches’ was created by Latvian Artist Arthur Berzinsh and is a lavish walk-through of the lyricism, drawing on rich Renaissance themes and displaying them in beautiful yet unsettling scenarios. Half of the detailed pieces are totally […]

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