atmospheric black metal

Chrome Waves to release new album “The Cold Light of Despair” on November 8th 2019

Midwestern metal/post-metal outfit Chrome Waves presents “The Cold Light of Despair”, a collection of both new and previously released singles, covers, and more. The record will see release in November through guitarist Jeff Wilson’s independent label Disorder Recordings.
 

Eluveitie to release “Live at Masters of Rock” on November 1st 2019

Eluveitie are a phenomenon that has been flourishing across the world for more than 15 years. Starting out with their legendary debut album “Spirit” (2006) and the outstanding “Slania” (2008), up to their latest masterpiece “Ategnatos” (2019), the Swiss unit have developed a ground-breaking recipe

Verheerer to release new studio album “Monolith” on October 4th 2019

Not even 2 years after releasing their highly acclaimed debut; “Maltrér”, Northern Germany-based, Black Metal unit Verheerer gathered their forces again to bring their sophomore album “Monolith” upon this world: A timeless dark piece of cold and hostile extreme metal; seven songs between black and death metal, seasoned with some heavy metal that will take you on a journey from the rotten roots in the heart of man to the cold, merciless dawn of extinction.

Imperium Dekadenz release new single “Transcendence”

Atmospheric Black Metal duo, Imperium Dekadenz, are set to unleash their brand new magnum opus this Friday August 30th with Napalm Records. “When We Are Forgotten” dives deep into a complex cosmos made of anger, loneliness, melancholy and pure destruction. The band’s upcoming record not only convinces with a dynamic, energetic and organic production and sounds by no means polished, but is the same rough and dark as their home, the Black Forest, itself.

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2019 - Day 3

After two days of unpredictable weather and slowly growing mud, the heavens finally opened on Bloodstock Open Air’s final offering of heavy to see Belgian death metal figureheads Aborted play the wettest set at the festival thus far. While the circumstances were not ideal for anyone, Aborted saw fit to do what bands performing at festivals ought to; play their biggest hits and some sprinklings of new material here and there.

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2019 - Day 1

Since 2015, Bloodstock has grown incapacity, and this year’s event had its fair share of controversies. The most high-profile being the inevitable booking of their first metalcore headliner, Parkway Drive, at the expense of many enraged ‘true metal’ fans, as well as numerous band drop-outs beyond the organizer’s control, including the likes of Skeletonwitch, Code Orange and Dimmu Borgir (who they cancelled a day before their show).

Dimmu Borgir and Amorphis announce Winter 2020 European co-headlining tour

The year 2020 is set to start with a roll of thunder! Today, Norwegian black metal force Dimmu Borgir and Finnish melodic prog metallers Amorphis announce a co-headline tour that no metal fan should miss. On January 22nd, this killer line-up will hit London’s Kentish Town Forum, as part of a wider European run. Throughout January and February 2020, the unholy Scandinavian alliance will haunt 10 European cities and also bring American post black metallers Wolves In The Throne Room along as support.

Blut Aus Nord to release new studio album “Hallucinogen” on October 11th 2019

Long-running visionary French black metal entity Blut Aus Nord has unveiled the details on the act’s impending new album, “Hallucinogen”. Now scheduled for October release through Debemur Morti Productions, the record’s cover artwork and other details have been unveiled.