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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.

In Mourning premiere music video for new single “Black Storm”

In anticipation of their new studio album “Garden of Storms” - which is due for release on October 4th, 2019, via Agonia Records - Sweden’s melodic, progressive death/doom metal masters In Mourning, premiere the first single titled “Black Storm”.

The single comes as a music video recorded by Jonna Andersson. Watch the video for “Black Storm” below.

Shaped In Dreams to release debut album “Echoes of Eldren Deeds” on November 1st 2019

Shaped In Dreams have released a video teaser for “Echoes of Eldren Deeds”, their debut album, which will be released on November 1st, 2019. Shaped In Dreams featuring Members Of Black Crown Initiate, Obscura, Obscurity, Alkaloid and more.

The first single “Fire Within” is set for release on September 6th, 2019, backed by a animated video. The album teaser can be viewed below.

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.
 

Orm releases new live excerpt from the song “Klippens Lyse Hal”

Orm’s second album “Ir” is an ambitious progressive black metal work consisting of the two +20 minutes long compositions “Klippens Lyse Hal” (“The Bright Hall of the Cliff”) and “Bær Solen Ud” (“Carry Out the Sun”) produced by the band’s guitarist and singer Simon Sonne Andersen.

Cult Of Luna to release new studio album “A Dawn to Fear” on September 20th 2019

On September 20th, 2019, Cult Of Luna will release their new album, “A Dawn to Fear”, the band’s first material under their sole name since 2013’s “Vertikal 1&2”.

Watch the video for the new single, “The Silent Man”, below.

Pre-order “A Dawn to Fear”, here, in the following formats:
• limited edition digibook 2CD

Arctos to release full-length debut album “Beyond the Grasp of Mortal Hands” on September 20th 2019

Arctos is the voice of the mountains, the call of the rising wild. Arctos’ savage brand of Northern Black Metal is brilliantly captured on the band’s full-length debut album, “Beyond the Grasp of Mortal Hands”, which will be released on September 20th, 2019, via Northern Silence Productions.

The album’s first single, “Autumn’s Herald… Interitus”, is streaming below.

Crepuscle to release new studio album “Heavenly Skies” on October 11th 2019

Creator-Destructor Records welcomes Redwood City, California symphonic/melodic death metal quintet Crepuscle. The label is preparing the band’s second LP, “Heavenly Skies”, for release this fall. Additionally, Crepuscle will support new labelmates Light This City on their tour through the Southwest US this week.
 

Kaamos Warriors release new single “Ruined by Plague”

Finnish metal band Kaamos Warriors releases the first single “Ruined by Plague” from their second album “Shadows of Northern Chaos”.

The single will be released on July 25th, 2019 by Inverse Records. “Shadows of Northern Chaos” album will be released in the end of 2019.
 
“The single "Ruined by Plaque" is the fourth track from the album, it is not the fastest one but represents the melodic roughness and dark atmosphere of the album”, says guitarist Jani.