Abigail Williams has transformed from an atmospheric blackened metalcore band to more long winded atmospheric blackened metalcore band. But, wait some doomy post rock sounds right out the gate, I am intrigued. The revamp is quite pleasant to hear, but my patience seems to falter somewhere amidst the eleven minute opening track “Ascension Sickness.” The dropping of the metalcore aspect of the band did quite shock me as I expected the same mediocre sound that hit the scene feeling like an attempt to be edgy black metal deathcore. This album is so far beyond that. read more
Abigail Williams are streaming their new album “Becoming” online in its entirety here. The album will be released on January 24th through Candlelight Records.
Abigail Williams have completed recording of individual performances for their still untitled second full-length. Captured at Conquistador Studios in Cleveland, Ohio, eight new songs were laid down with vocalist/guitarist Ken Sorceron and engineer Cole Martinez controlling the audio takes. The songs are currently being mixed by Peter Tagtgren (Dimmu Borgir, Immortal, Celtic Frost) and are expected to be completed later this month.
Nile is ready to release their new album “Those Whom The Gods Detest” on November 3rd through Nuclear Blast Records. The record was produced and mixed by Neil Kernon (Nevermore, Cannibal Corpse, Queensryche), along with drum production by Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Vital Remains, Goatwhore). You can see the cover art and track listing after the jump. read more