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Arch Enemy – Handshake With Hell
Just before announcing the departure of Jeff Loomis, the Swedish melodic death metal band pays tribute to the American guitarist with a recap video of the track Handshake With Hell. The latter is embellished with images from the 2023 summer tour, which notably included a visit to Hellfest. See you on October 8 for their next concert at the Olympia (Paris), with In Flames and Soilwork.
Voivod – Rise
Still live, with the track “Rise” by Voivod, initially present on the album Phobos (1997). Discover its live version recorded at Wacken Open Air, which shows that the group still mixes energy and strangeness just as well. Morgoth Tales, an album celebrating the Canadians’ 40-year career, is still available.
Russell-Guns – Tell Me Why
Jack Russell, known for having held the microphone in the American group Great White, joins forces with Tracii Guns, guitarist and leader of LA Guns. The two hard rock figures are joining forces on an album entitled Medusa, scheduled for January 12. Here is a preview with the typically heavy “Tell Me Why”.
Enslaved – Sequence
Norwegian black metal band Enslaved continues its quest for experimentation. So as part of the Otherworldly Big Band Experience concert, they joined forces with the progressive rock group Shaman Elephant to give a unique color to their pieces, as evidenced by this new version of “Sequence”. If this concert took place in December 2021, to correspond to the winter solstice, its possible release on DVD or Blu-Ray has not been officially communicated.
Borknagar – Summits
Let’s stay in Norway with an extreme metal band, who invite you to accompany them in their ascent with the epic “Summits”. As cold as it is majestic, this title allows us to wait before the release of Fall, Borknagar’s next album, scheduled for February 23.
Mezzrow – King of the Infinite Void
The Swedish thrash metal band continues to celebrate its comeback. After releasing Summon Thy Demons, his first album in 33 years, Mezzrow unveils a new live performance recorded at the German Keep It True festival, available on limited vinyl.
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