Metal Making Headlines — Metal News So Hot It’s Molten

Metal Making Headlines — Metal News So Hot It’s Molten

The world of Metal is one of our fave places to be, and this lately it has been Pure Fuego with news from many of faves in the industry. So we have created this column to give you our highlights in recent weeks!

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Myrath

Last year was an insanely great year for Myrath, the band amazed international audiences with their music. They released the album Shehili, a beautiful collection of powerful metal choruses set against a backdrop of Middle Eastern melodies. Now in 2020, they’re back with their first-ever live album for what is set to be the beginning of an extremely bright future for the group.

Live In Carthage includes striking live recordings of the best songs from past Myrath albums and features ‘Believer,’ ‘Dance,’ ‘Get Your Freedom Back,’ and ‘Endure the Silence.’ The songs on the album showcase the rhythmic, uplifting melodies and compelling lyrics. The live video material transports the viewer into an enchanting setting with magnificent stage decorations and unforgettable performances.

It is set for release on April 17, you can pre-order it here!

Brass Against

Brass Against has made a big name for themselves with their incredible covers! However, they have recently announced that they have their EP coming out and we’re so stoked! The Brass Against EP is their first collection of original works, and we cannot WAIT to see what they have in store for us! 

Speaking about the EP vocalist Sophia Urista says, “Brass Against relies on the dedicated individualism of our members to do what we do. Therefore, we embrace everyone’s freedom of speech and expression, regardless of our differences. While we believe that anger, questioning authority, & fighting for freedom are vitally meaningful ways of expressing ourselves in society, we also hope to portray the absolute importance of acceptance, vulnerability, togetherness, excellence, curiosity & love. When our fans hear the new EP we want them to, ultimately, feel a connection (through our stories) to the strength within themselves, and thereby, those around them.”

The EP is set for release on April 10, and we will be back with our review for sure!

Metallica

Metallica has introduced ANOTHER first for their fans in the form of an exclusive vinyl club! As huge music fans themselves, Metallica has loved seeing the resurgence of vinyl and the enjoyment of collecting. With this in mind, The 2020 Vinyl Club Subscription will be available exclusively to members of Metallica’s Fifth Member fan club and will feature rare cuts, demos and rough mixes, and live rarities—none of which have ever been released on vinyl before. Each subscription includes a personalized membership card and a series of four 7” records shipped throughout the year—some of which will include additional collectibles. 

If you’re not already a member, you can join the club here

The Dead Daisies

Hard rock collective, The Dead Daisies have just announced that they have signed a worldwide deal with Spinefarm records! We’re so excited to hear this and get new music from the band!

Speaking about the signing the band says, “We’re thrilled to be releasing our upcoming album in collaboration with Spinefarm Records. This album is very important to us and we all felt we needed to take the next step not only musically but also from a label perspective. Along with Jonas, Maria, Dante, and the rest of the Spinefarm team, it’s time to crank up the engines and get to work on this next chapter with Glenn. So come to a show, enjoy the ride, and ROCK with us, we can’t wait for you to hear it!”

Jonas Nachsin Spinefarm’s general manager said of the union, “We are very excited to partner with The Dead Daisies on their newest and best album yet. With the addition of Glenn Hughes, all the work they’ve been putting in over the last few years will realize its full potential with this release. As we’ve been steadily adding both new and career artists to the Spinefarm roster, we extend a big welcome to The Dead Daisies on joining our rock farm.”

Details of the upcoming project are forthcoming, but we will keep you in the loop. When we know, we will let you know!

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Those were our highlights and we hope you enjoyed getting the scoop! We will be back soon with all the hot metal news we find! In the meantime, let us know if you will be collecting the Metallica vinyl or checking out Brass Against’s EP in the comments below, or tweet us @TheHoneyPop, we always love hearing from you!

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