French “Avantgarde Metal” band AKPHAEZYA have inked a new album deal with code666 (part of the Aural Music Group). The band formed in 2002 to create music without boundaries and released their first demo in 2004 called “Akphaezya – Anthology II: Links from the Dead Trinity” , finally releasing their first full length album effort in 2008 on Ascendance/Candelight Records with worldwide critical acclaim. AKPHAEZYA guitarist Stephan H. commented on the new deal: “We are very proud to work with a cult label like code666, Tte new album “Anthology IV : The tragedy of Nerak” which is mastered by Brian Gardner (Down, Lamb of God, QOTSA…) will be released in March 2012.“code666’s Emiliano Lanzoni stated: “AKPHAEZYA are crazy, in the good way. I enjoyed their debut album, but when i received the new songs i was blown away: this is really top notch avantgarde metal: what code666 is renowed for.”AKPHAEZYA are now working on the artwork and video for the new album, titled “Anthology IV : The tragedy of Nerak” and scheduled for march 2012 on code666.

Whiskey on the Route 666 VIDEO

Italian Rockers RAIN just posted a preview of their new album titled “XXX”, check it out HERE !