avant-garde black metal

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.
 

Carach Angren, Wolfheart, Thy Antichrist and Nevalra live in Bristol 2019

The first band of the evening was the brutal trio Nevalra, who came all the way from Missouri, USA. This tour is in support of their debut full-length album, “Conjure the Storm”, which was released on June 7th this year. Vocalist and only guitarist in the band, Scott Eames, came on stage wearing a t-shirt and corpse paint due to the fact he is playing two back to back sets every single night on this tour, one with Nevalra and the second with Thy Antichrist, so he has no other way but to prepare in advance.

Wormwood release lyric video for first single “The Isolationist”

Today Wormwood invites you back 152 years in time. To this very day, on the first of June, 1867. To a year when the summer never came to Sweden. A devastating famine ravaged throughout the country. The scars from the starvation and the failed crops can be seen til these days out in the isolated provinces.
 
“The Isolationist” is song about solitude. About a man who refuses to leave his home deep in the forest. His old wife dies, yet there he remains and withers away into obscurity.
 

Wormwood to release new studio album “Nattarvet” on July 26th 2019

Wormwood have signed to Black Lodge Records and have announced the released of their sophomore album “Nattarvet”.

Watch the announcement video below.

With their unique melancholic, majestic and dark sound, Wormwood has found their perfect match with Black Lodge Records. Together they’ll march through the Swedish bogs, forests and mountains to show the world their own and unique take on Swedish black metal.
 

Dreadnought announces Summer 2019 US Tour

Denver progressive doom bringers Dreadnought have confirmed a stretch of US live dates to kick off the summer season. Set to commence on June 21st and run through July 7th, the trek includes eight shows supporting Montreal’s Big|Brave, and follows several previously-announced performances this spring including an appearance at Psycho Smokeout in Los Angeles, California alongside Elder, Monolord, Belzebong, Amenra, Uada, and more. See all confirmed dates below.